SERVICE & CANDLE LIGHTING TIMES
Friday, Jan 19
Kabalat Shabbat 4:55pm
Candle Lighting 4:57pm

Shabbat, Jan 20
Morning Services 9:00am
Evening Services 4:50pm
Havdallah 5:58pm

Sunday, Jan 21
Morning Services 8:30am
Evening Services 5:00pm

Weekday Services
Morning Services 7:15am
Mincha / Maariv 5:00pm

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Announcements
Condolences

To Stefanie and Jason Waxman & Family on the loss of their beloved grandmother,
great-grandmother, Maria Colilli, obm

May the Almighty provide comfort to the entire family during this difficult time.
In the Community
JNF Tu Bi'Shevat Family Festival

Sun, February 4th
1:00pm
JNF Tu Bi'Shevat Family Event

at the Royal Botanical Garden Interpretive Center on Sunday February 4th, 2018.
For more information:
Call (905) 527-5516 or email 
hamilton@jnf.ca

Jewish Social Services Annual Wine Tasting Event

In support of the Hamilton Kosher Food Bank

February 25, 2018 7:30 pm

$25 per person
Wine & food sampling, raffle/prizes

An opportunity of order wine for Passover

Contact JSS 905-627-9922 for more information
Shalom Village

Shalom Village is currently looking for volunteers to work in Bubbie's CafĂ© from 11:30am -1:30pm Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.  For a full job description or to enquire further, please contact Debbie Ginsberg at 905-529-1613 ext 236.
Short Vort:  A Taste of Freedom
On the fateful night of our redemption, the prerequisite for freedom in Egypt was to stay in our homes, place blood markings on our doorposts, and eat the Pascal lamb in family units.

Why were these our specific rites of passage?

My father once suggested that most nations are born in bloodshed. One would have expected that after 210 years of brutal slavery, vengeance would rage when the tables were finally turned. Yet, at that long anticipated moment, we were commanded to stay at home. We would leave Egypt with a "mighty hand" but one defined by self-restraint not revenge.

We were also born as nation in our homes demonstrating that the most fundamental unit of any society is the family. The power of the Jew is the home.  A value that has been perpetuated until this day.

Rabbi Daniel Green

To share comments, or to read more Short Vorts click here.
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COMING UP...
The BIG Night
GOURMET DELICACIES - COCKTAIL LOUNGE - MUSIC - ART
Saturday, February 10th @ 8:30pm
To Benefit the Hamilton Mikvah

Netkin Auditorium
125 Cline Avenue South, Hamilton.
CLICK HERE for  tickets or to sponsor
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Tastebuds Cabaret
Marvin Caplan z"l Memorial Community Event
Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 6:30pm
Hosted by the Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton and Beth Jacob Synagogue.
Come celebrate and give back with an evening of dance and music! All proceeds support Tastebuds - Hamilton's student nutrition collaborative, helping over 30,000 students a day sprout healthy relationships with food through student nutrition programs. Tickets $15 online, $20 at the door. To purchase tickets online  click hereFor more information, contact Beth Jacob Synagogue office at  905-522-1351.
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Hamilton Kollel Women's Rosh Chodesh Event - This Sunday


Come join our first ever Amein night where we will explore the meaning of the Brachos (blessings), eat tasty foods, and answer Amein together! 

AN ABUNDANCE OF AMEIN: An Evening of Gratitude
Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 8pm
235 Bowman St @ 8:00pm

P.S. If you know of anyone who is unwell, please bring their Hebrew names so that we can include them in our Tefilos (prayers)

If anyone is interested in taking part in sponsoring this event or for more information please be in touch with Chaviva Kutnowski at  hamiltonkollel@gmail.com
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The Adas 2018-19 Calendar is HERE!


Pickup at the Shul
An $18 donation to the Sisterhood is optional but appreciated.

Thank you to all of our sponsors! A special thank you to Sheryl Katz for all of her help.

Adas Youth Programs
A-Yo Club & Hebrew Village Presents:
PAINT NIGHT (IN THE MORNING)

Welcome Back to Hebrew Villagers & Welcome to A-Yo Club members & guests!
RSVP required.
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Hebrew Village
Welcome Back Oli Borr!
We are excited to welcome back Oli Borr who will be partnering with Gila  Mesusany & Michaela Wolf (while Moran Makmal is on maternity leave).

It's a New Semester. Sign up Now!
Hebrew Village provides a foundation in Judaism & Hebrew language.  The progamme is  specifically designed  for kids in Public School as well as anyone needing extra assistance in Hebrew language.  

A-Yo Club
Following the Hebrew Village classes, the "Villagers" will be brought to A-Yo Club, for a fun, informal, educational experience and activity, with other community children.

The first A-Yo Club event, open to the entire family, is on Jan. 28th at 10:45 AM and will be an exciting Paint Party (Paint Night in the Morning), with Maggie Norris & Oli Borr.  (See above for details & to register).
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Save the Dates:


Sun, February 4th @ 10:45am
A-Yo Club Children's Tu BiShevat Brunch & Seder
Drop-in cost: $8 / Season Pass holders & Villagers are FREE! RSVP Appreciated.
Grades 1-8


Sun, February 11th @ 10:45am
Join special guest, David Levy of Chocolate Tales for A-YO Club's Parsha themed Chocolate experience! RSVP Required! E-mail ayo@adasisrael.ca
Season Pass holders & Villagers are FREE! / Drop-in cost $12 / For grades 1-8


Sun, February 18th @ 10:45am
A-YOs Got Talent!!! Do you dance? Sing?juggle? tell jokes? play an instrument? have any hidden talents you would like to share? Here is your chance to shine!!!
You must sign up to perform at A-Yo's talent show by February 11th by e-mailing ayo@adasisrael.ca and let Oli know what your talent is and how long it will take you to perform.
Performances by grades 1-5 (all are welcome to come and watch - Younger children must be accompanied by an adult.)
This program is FREE for everyone!
All performers may be featured on this years Purim video and the winner will perform live at Purimania! A prize will be awarded to all participants.


Sun, February 25th @ 10:45am
A-Yo Club Getting ready for Purim! Activities will include making Mishloach Manot to deliver to Shalom Village residents on Purim.
Season Pass holders & Villagers are FREE! / Drop-in cost $5
For grades 1-8


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Adas Israel meets Chabad Niagara for this years Bat Mitzvah Club!
With Chaya Lavin & Perla Zaltzman
For girls Grades 6-8
Starts January 27th at 8:00pm
For more information or to receive a starter kit, e-mail  perla@jewishniagara.com