December 23, 2016

"Connecting people to the Jewish Community"

Phone: 604 241-9270 or email:kehila@uniserve.com

website:  www.kehilasociety.org

 

Friday, December 23, 2016 - Shabbat Candle Lighting 4:00 pm
Saturday, December 24, 2016 - Shabbat Ends 5:13 pm




Check out our new website www.kehilasociety.org
We would like to wish you and your family a very Happy Chanukah!






If you are a family in need of affordable housing and live in Richmond check out the above project from Tikva Housing.

If you are a senior in need of affordable housing you can contact S.U.C.C.E.S.S. for senior units at Storeys - Richmond.  To apply for bachelor and 1 bedroom  units, please call  Dominic Fung at 604-684-1628.




Kehila Seniors and Chabad Seniors Program
January - April 2017
    
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Date
Program Venue and Schedule
Monday, December 26, 2016 No program Stat Holiday
Monday, January 2, 2017 No Program Stat Holiday
Monday, January 9, 2017 Program:  Video "A New Life on the Land"
Beth Tikvah Synagogue
9:30 - 11:45        ESL
10:30 - 11:45     Tea, Coffee & Socializing
11:00 - 11:45     Easy Fun Seniors Exercise
12:00 - 1:00       Lunch $10.00
Program to follow 1 - 2

Monday, January 16, 2017
Program:  Pat Johnson "Current Events"
Beth Tikvah Synagogue
9:30 - 11:45        ESL
10:30 - 11:45     Tea, Coffee & Socializing
11:00 - 11:45     Easy Fun Seniors Exercise
12:00 - 1:00       Lunch $10.00
Program to follow 1 - 2

Monday, January 23, 2017
WELLNESS CLINIC
Program:  "Practioners from Wellness"
Beth Tikvah Synagogue
9:30 - 11:45        ESL
10:30 - 11:45     Tea, Coffee & Socializing
11:00 - 11:45     Easy Fun Seniors Exercise
12:00 - 1:00       Lunch $10.00
Program to follow 1 - 2

Monday, February 6, 2017
Program :  Shaine Levine "Yiddish Storytelling in English"
Beth Tikvah Synagogue
9:30 - 11:45        ESL
10:30 - 11:45     Tea, Coffee & Socializing
11:00 - 11:45     Easy Fun Seniors Exercise
12:00 - 1:00       Lunch $10.00
Program to follow 1 - 2

Monday, February 13, 2017 No Program Stat Holiday
Monday, February 20, 2017 Program:  Pat Rolston and Student Pianist
Beth Tikvah Synagogue
9:30 - 11:45        ESL
10:30 - 11:45     Tea, Coffee & Socializing
11:00 - 11:45     Easy Fun Seniors Exercise
12:00 - 1:00       Lunch $10.00
Program to follow 1 - 2

Monday, February 27, 2017
WELLNESS CLINIC
Program:  Vreni Gurd
"Chronic Pain Relief"
Beth Tikvah Synagogue
9:30 - 11:45        ESL
10:30 - 11:45     Tea, Coffee & Socializing
11:00 - 11:45     Easy Fun Seniors Exercise
12:00 - 1:00       Lunch $10.00
Program to follow 1 - 2

Monday, March 6, 2017
Program:  Michael Schwartz
"The Kitchen Stories"
Beth Tikvah Synagogue
9:30 - 11:45        ESL
10:30 - 11:45     Tea, Coffee & Socializing
11:00 - 11:45     Easy Fun Seniors Exercise
12:00 - 1:00       Lunch $10.00
Program to follow 1 - 2

Monday, March 13, 2017
Program:  From COSCO
"Sleeping and Seniors"
Beth Tikvah Synagogue
9:30 - 11:45        ESL
10:30 - 11:45     Tea, Coffee & Socializing
11:00 - 11:45     Easy Fun Seniors Exercise
12:00 - 1:00       Lunch $10.00
Program to follow 1 - 2

Monday, March 20, 2017
WELLNESS CLINIC
Program:  
"RJDS Israeli Dancers"
Beth Tikvah Synagogue
9:30 - 11:45        ESL
10:30 - 11:45     Tea, Coffee & Socializing
11:00 - 11:45     Easy Fun Seniors Exercise
12:00 - 1:00       Lunch $10.00
Program to follow 1 - 2

Monday, March 28, 2017
Program:  Video:  
"A Taste of Passover with Theodore Bikel"
Beth Tikvah Synagogue
9:30 - 11:45        ESL
10:30 - 11:45     Tea, Coffee & Socializing
11:00 - 11:45     Easy Fun Seniors Exercise
12:00 - 1:00       Lunch $10.00
Program to follow 1 - 2

Monday, April 3, 2017 Program:  Passover Seder
Beth Tikvah Synagogue
9:30 - 11:45        ESL
10:30 - 11:45     Tea, Coffee & Socializing
11:00 - 11:45     Easy Fun Seniors Exercise
12:00 - 1:00       Holiday Lunch $12.00
Program to follow 1 - 2

Monday, April 10, 2017 No Program Passover
Monday, April 17, 2017 No Program Passover
Monday, April 24, 2017
Program:  Nico Slobinsky
"Israel and Trump"
Beth Tikvah Synagogue
9:30 - 11:45        ESL
10:30 - 11:45     Tea, Coffee & Socializing
11:00 - 11:45     Easy Fun Seniors Exercise
12:00 - 1:00       Lunch $10.00
Program to follow 1 - 2



 
For information Tel: Pat 604 273 0526 or the Kehila Office at 604 241 9270.  For Wellness Clinic Appointments you can contact Ruth or Marlene Shore.  
Ruth's Number is 604-271-1973.  Marlene's number is 604-275-7543
The bus information is sent to the Bus Company Thursday before our Monday group so to arrange Transportation please call Toby at 604-537-5451

We have a new exercise person, Nina, she would love to work out with you.
 
Chabad Seniors Program
Marlene will like to welcome all of you back to the Thursday Senior's Program at Chabad.  The cost is $9.00 for  a Hot Lunch.  Rabbi Baitelman will speak once a month and the other Thursday will be musical entertainment.  This all begins at 11:00 at the Chabad  of Richmond, 200 - 4775 Blundell Road.  If you need any other information please contact Marlene Shore at 604-275-7543.  As well, our Bus is available for the Thursday program, please call Toby at 604-537-5451 to arrange a pick up.
 
December 29th
January 12th
January 26th
February 9th
February 23rd
March 9th
March 23rd
April 6th
April 20th 


Our Seniors Program have baby blankets, if you know anyone that needs them please contact the office at 604-241-9270 and ask for Toby Rubin.  Thanks!
 

We would like to thank our generous sponsor   in corporation with 




OPPORTUNITIES TO SUPPORT YOUR COMMUNITY
 

KEHILA SOCIETY TRIBUTE CARDS:
  
 
FOR ALL OCCASIONS, $10.00 minimum donation per card, fully tax deductible.  Proceeds go towards Jewish programs in Richmond.
 
 
 
 

Please let us know which card you would like to send;
flowers or Judaica.
 
By supporting Kehila, you are supporting the
Jewish community of Richmond


  SYNAGOGUE INFORMATION
  
 
  
#200 4775 Blundell Road.
For information on all the new classes and programs see
the Chabad of Richmond website: www.chabadrichmond.com
 
Rabbi Yechiel Baitelman; 604-277-6427
Services:
Friday nights                                7:15 PM
Saturday                                     10:00 AM
Chassidic mysticism:   Sunday   8:45 AM
Yeshiva Night:              Tuesday: 7:30 PM - 8:30 pm
Daily Morning Services Monday - Friday 6:45 AM
ESL Intermediate and Advance Thursday 9:45 to 12:00
Torah Studies Thursday 7:30pm
 


Camp Gan Israel Winter Camp is back for its 3rd season!

Have your child(ren) spend their Winter Break in a fun, safe, exciting Jewish environment. Every day features Jewish songs, crafts and stories, specialty instructors in subjects such as drama and sports, and an exciting field trip.
 
New this year: Chanukah Experience! All of our activities and themes will have an exciting Chanukah twist!

Week 1: December 19-23 (5 days) - $200
Week 2: December 26-30 (5 days) - $200
*Special: $360 if you sign up for both weeks!*
Monday-Thursday 9:00-3:30
Friday 9:00-12:30 (to accommodate Shabbat's early arrival :)

Open to children in Pre-3 - Gr. 4

Registration is now open at GanIsraelBC.com/Register
Please contact us if you have any questions. We look forward to enjoying Winter Break and Chanukah with your children!
Rabbi Dovid and Chaya Rosenfeld
Camp Directors 

 

  

  
 
  
  
Rabbi Howard Siegel: rabbisiegel@btikvah.ca
9711 Geal, Richmond BC. V7E 1R4
604-271-6262


SERVICES
Services; Friday 6:00 PM           Saturday 9:30 AM
Beth Tikvah will be holding morning minyan every Tuesday, 7:30 am
ISHA I'ISHA GIFT SHOP
Check us out for gifts for weddings, new babies, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs.  New and exciting items are arriving continually.  Call Vicki- 604.272.1582, or Maureen: 604.241.3102
 
There is a teenage group centred out of Beth Tikvah, that meets regularly.  To find out upcoming activities please call the Synagogue.


   





















The Bayit 
The Bayit, 10791 NO. 3 RD, Richmond, British Columbia,
 thebayitrichmond@gmail.com

Carlebach style Kabbalat Shabbat at  7:15 pm
Services Shabbat morning will start at  10:00 am  followed by kiddush lunch at around  12:15 
Services will be held at The Bayit  10791 No 3 Rd (second floor)
Please feel welcome to join us (and bring a friend or family member!)
 
All services services will be held at The Bayit 10791 No 3 Rd (second floor)
Please feel welcome to join us (and bring a friend or family member!)
I am looking forward to seeing you there.




    
COMMUNITY EVENTS




 


DOWNSIZING
Let us help you to make your life easier
Donated items (large and small) are now being accepted by a local auction house, on behalf of ORT Vancouver. Let us help you benefit from this great fundraiser.
For more information, please contact: 
Bess Hirsch .................   778-834-4412
Mary Tobin .................    604-276-9282





  OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS
  
JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER VANCOUVER
 
The JFGV is committed to building a strong, vibrant and enduring Jewish community in the Lower Mainland, in Israel and throughout the world by nurturing the values and practices and traditions which sustain and enrich Judaism and Jewish culture.
 
For more information, visit www.jewishvancouver.com or Tel: 604 257 5100
 
RICHMOND JEWISH DAY SCHOOL
 
Integrated Judaic and General studies from Preschool - Grade 7
Enriched program for gifted children; before and after school care;
Special education program for children with different learning styles;
Registration opportunities available
For more information visit   www.rjds.ca or tel: 604 275 3393
   
  
SYNAGOGUES :
 
CHABAD OF RICHMOND
  BETH TIKVAH
THE BAYIT
WRJCC
CENTRE FOR JUDAISM
BURQUEST JEWISH COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION
 
 
JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE AGENCY
For almost 75 years JFSA has been providing opportunities to enhance the quality of life for individuals and families. We are a social service organization committed to Jewish values, ethics and community. JFSA offers a comprehensive continuum of service for individuals and families at all ages and stages of life in the Jewish and wider community.
Our departments include Senior Services, Counseling, Resettlement, Employment, Immigration as well as Basic Resources
For more information please visit www.jfsa.ca or call 604 257 5151
 
JEWISH SENIORS ALLIANCE
 
In fulfilling its mission provides information, education, advocacy and referral for seniors by seniors in Greater Vancouver and the Lower Mainland.
 
For further information, visit www.jsalliance.org   or tel: 604 732 1555
 
 
HEBREW FREE LOAN ASSOCIATION
 
 
  
OUR SPONSORS
 

           
 
 
 
 

 


































Kehila Society of Richmond
604-241-9270 

"The Kehila Society of Richmond's mandate is to strengthen Jewish life in Richmond in an accessible and inclusive manner. We are a strategic planning body developing services and initiatives for present and future needs of our Jewish community."