August 10, 2017 18 Av 5777
This week's parsha is Ekev.

  Candle lighting:    8:12 pm
Friday Evening Service :     7:00 pm
Shabbat Morning Service :    9:00 am
  Starbucks, Bread & Torah with Rabbi Alan Lettofsky     9:00 am
  Shabbat ends:    9:14 pm
 
Friday, August 18 is going to be a 
BIG Night at BJC!

 
Back-To-School BBQ * 5:45 pm
 
Come for dinner and stay for our last Shabbat Rocks! of the season.
$10/adult; $6/child; children under two years old are free. Siblings, grandparents, aunts and uncles are all welcome to attend! RSVP to Wendy Altmire by August 15.
 

Beer Tasting Sponsored by Men's Club  * 6 pm
 
Do you know what makes beers different from one another? How do the ingredients influence the taste? Enjoy sampling several beers and learning from an expert local brewer from Goldhorn Brewery (located at Hub 55 and future site at the new Van Aken Plaza). Space is limited; open to anyone 21 & over. Snacks will be provided. $5 payable in advance or on the spot. RSVP to  David Cohen .
 

Our Last Shabbat Rocks! of the Season * 7 pm
 
Enjoy a live band playing some of today's most upbeat Jewish music. You will find yourself tapping your toes, clapping your hands and dancing to these contemporary melodies. Multiple musical genres are woven through the service, highlighting text from each of the Psalms, which creates an energizing and engaging service. A special prayer book has been created to offer Hebrew, transliteration and English to make this service user friendly. Listen to and download tracks from our website. Services will be held in the Linden Family Courtyard, weather permitting.
 

Atid Luau Shabbat Dinner * 8 pm
 
Join B'nai Jeshurun's 20s & 30s group following Shabbat Rocks! for this completely free meal. RSVP on Atid's Facebook page or contact Shani Kadis for more information. This program is supported in part by a Jewish Federation of Cleveland Young Leadership Division Microgrant.
 
 
Congregational Picnic
Sunday, August 20 * 11 am - 2 pm


New This Year:
* Bike, Scooter and Wagon  Decorating Station & Parade
    Noon-1 pm: Decorating Station;  1 pm: The Parade
* Inflatable Hungry Hungry Hippos

Free & Open to the Community

Grown-Up Wheels - Display your vintage or unique cars and motorcycles at our annual show. Contact Shani Kadis to learn more and participate.

Volunteers Needed - We are looking for helping hands to set-up, run activities, sell food and clean-up. You can register for a shift here or contact Shani Kadis. Your help will make our picnic successful and fun for everyone!

 

Get the Scoop at  Ben & Jerry's 
Thursday, August 24 * 5 - 8 pm 

Stop by and enjoy some ice cream as our staff and clergy help scoop. 20% of all sales during this time will go towards our synagogue, so bring your friends for a delicious cold treat! Ben & Jerry's is located at 20650 N. Park Blvd., University Hts.
 
 
Sunday, August 20 * 9:30 am
 
Help bag groceries for local Jewish  families in need. We need 8 - 10 volunteers over the age of 7 (with an adult). If you are interested in helping, contact Harriet Mann . The Pantry is located at 2004 S. Green Rd. in South Euclid.
 

"BEE J" Honey Sale 
Benefiting B JC Sisterhood

Order now for the fall holidays.  T he raw unfiltered honey is produced from the apiary at the home of congregant Bobbi Pincus where the bees are not subjected to toxic chemicals. They forage on herbs, native flowers and blossoms of trees. This product has been approved kosher by Rabbi Weiss.

There is a limited supply. Pick up at the synagogue will be arranged for paid buyers. If you have questions and to order, contact Harriet Mann  (216-765-0824).

$8.00 per 8 ounce bear shaped jar.

 
In This Issue
Straight from our website

THREE CAMP RAMAH ALUMS NOW HAVE LEADING ROLES ON BROADWAY. WHAT'S IN THE BUG JUICE?
Mazal Tov to:

Abigail Berman on celebrating becoming a Bat Mitzvah this Shabbat morning and to her parents Amy & Michael, brother Joshua and grandparents Helen Berman, Toby Greenwald and Stanley Greenwald. Abigail  is also the granddaughter of the late Irv Berman.

Joshua Rosenfeld on celebrating becoming a Bar Mitzvah this Shabbat afternoon (Mincha), and to his parents Barbara & Arthur, brother Ryan and grandmothers Sandra Lieber and Ruth Rosenfeld. Joshua is also the grandson of the late Henry Rosenfeld.

Ellen & Steven Potter and Roslyn & Ed Kowit on the marriage of their son and grandson, Brandon, to Emily Daigle.

Condolences to:

Daniel (Ines) Ades & family on the death of his mother, Jannette Orlovich Friedman de Ades.

Jim McConnell & family on the death of his wife, our member, Judy Wald McConnell.
Quick Links
Announcements

Hebrew Storytime at CCPL, Beachwood Branch, will be held Wednesday, August 23 at 4 pm with Zehava Galun.

Gross Schechter Day School will celebrate its 25th  Totally Kosher Rib Burn-Off on Monday, September 4 from 12 noon - 4:00 pm. For further information click here.
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