April 27, 2017   1 Iyar 5777
NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING
MONDAY, MAY 22nd 7 p.m., Sanctuary
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SHABBAT 
SHALOM!  
  
Shabbat Tazria/Metzora
Friday, April 28th
6 p.m., Chapel
Saturday, April 29th
9:00 a.m.,  Sanctuary
Rabbi Mitch Parker will officiate at Shabbat Morning Services.
10 a.m. Youth Room is open and staffed.  
Kiddush Lunch is sponsored by: Rita Goldstone, Hilda Hamburger, Rachel Kapen, Gail Kaye, Sheila and Marty Kurland, Marlene Margolis, Ilene Miles and Carol Wiseman.
To help support Kiddush Lunch, please consider becoming part of a Kiddush Lunch Bunch Group or making a one-time donation to the Kiddush Lunch Fund.  Please contact the synagogue office for details.

SNL SATURDAY NIGHT LEARNING  COMBINED WITH DATE NIGHT 7:45 P.M., AT THE HOME OF Laurie and Robert Kimmel. Topic: "The City of Jerusalem during the time of the Crusades"
Please rsvp to Mitch:  mitch@bnaiisraelwb.org

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MAZEL TOV
To Michelle Tukel and Jay Brown on the recent birth of their grandson, David Floyd Ben Ezra.
To Sandy and Warren Lada on the recent birth of their new grandson.

BI/TKA COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

ATTENTION BI PARENTS OF HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS:
Shabbat Morning, May 13th
We will be honoring our graduating high school seniors during the course of morning services.  Please  click here to submit your student's post-high school plans.  
Please  e-mail Mitch if your student will be in shul on May 13th.
STUDENT LOAN INFORMATION
Hebrew Free Loans is now accepting applications for interest-free college loans through the William Davidson Jewish College Loan Program. 
Go to  http://jewishcollegeloansmi.org/  for information. 
The deadline for Cycle 1 applications is May 15.
Michigan Jewish Sports Foundation Scholarships   http://www.michiganjewishsports.org/scholarship_hertz.php 
Jewish War Veterans of Michigan offers scholarships to students who are related to a veteran, a senior at a local high school and attending a college in Michigan.  Call Shirley Marshall at (248)207-2816 for an application

SOCIAL JUSTICE BOOK CLUB IN FORMATION
books Organizational Meeting Sunday, April 30th, 10:30 a.m.
TKA/BI Social Hall
Book club sessions will be under the professional leadership and scholarship of Dr. Tara Hayes.  This Book Club is being organized by Nena and Mel Chudnof from TKA. Contact Nena and Mel with any questions:  248-363-6289/ melanena@comcast.net.
 
cap and gown ATTENTION PARENTS OF HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS:
JEWISH NEWS CAP AND GOWN ISSUE INFORMATION: 
The Jewish News will honor all Jewish students who are graduating this spring from Michigan high schools in our new Cap & Gown Yearbook 2017. The Yearbook will be published in our May 25 issue. For free, we will include a photo and up to 40 words listing the student's name, school and accomplishments. We also encourage families to honor their students or out-of-state graduates with a congratulatory ad.   Please go to: to  www.thejewishnews.com/cap-and-gown  and click on "Submit Cap and Gown Free Ad."  All free listings need to be submitted by May 8.

LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

ADULT EDUCATION
INTRODUCING . . . DATE NIGHT for parents of School-Age Children
date night
Saturday Evenings, 8 p.m. jerusalem
April 29          May 20
Mitch Parker will be leading learning sessions devoted to the History of Jerusalem.  The last session will take place on the weekend before Yom Yerushalayim which this year will mark the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem.   Sessions will be hosted in member homes.  RSVP directly  David Saperstein:  e-mail David Saperstein  if you are interesting in attending or hosting.

Talmud class with Mitch Parker
Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m., at the synagogue
We are currently studying Brachot, the first section of the Talmud.  Interested?  Contact Mitch:  mitch@bnaiisraelwb.org

WHAT'S THE SLANT?:  ADDRESSING CURRENT ISSUES IN THE NEWS
WEDNESDAY EVENINGS, 5/3 AND 5/10
7:30 P.M., ROOM 2, TKA/BI
Presented by David A. victor, Ph.D., Professor of Management and International Business, Eastern Michigan University.
This series of seminars describes current news events, providing some historical background to trends following multiple perspectives (from different national and political vantage points) on the same stories. Each seminar then allows for an open discussion of the subject in a neutral, moderated setting. 

Mazel Tov 
Happy Birthday!
Birthday Cake
APRIL BIRTHDAYS
27 Adam Weingarden 
30 Charles Seigerman,  Nathan Soverinsky 

MAY BIRTHDAYS
  3 Naomi Bernard 
  6 Susan Knoppow 
  8 Geri Feigelson 
  8 Howard Rosenberg
10 Jay Abramson,  Armando Duer,  Casey Weiss 
11 Rhonda Duer,  Rachel Jacobson
15 Marilyn Lantor 
16 Trudy Jacobson 
20 Linda Foster 
21 Louise Lazarus 
21 Megan Victor 
22 David Feber 
27 Susan Gartenberg,  Jay Kozlowski 
28 Susan Birnholtz,  Hilda Hamburger 
30 Jordan Rosen 

Jewish Wedding

APRIL ANNIVERSARIES
27  Michael & Carol Golob 
MAY ANNIVERSARIES
4 Warren & De-De Robinson 
  5 Herb & Marilyn Lantor 
  6 Sandy & Sue Birnholtz 
20 Jay & Joanna Abramson 
25 Joe & Leah Bernstein 
26 Jeffrey Lupovitch & Alissa Citron 
28 David Saperstein & Susan Knoppow 
29 Oscar & Adele Band 
30 Ed & Fran Chudnow 
30 Steve & Linda Jacobson

If your birthday or anniversary information is not listed, please  email the synagogue  so we can update our records.
May Their Memories Be For a Blessing 
APRIL YAHRTZEITS
4/28/2017 (2 Iyar)          Avraham Gershon Wygoda, Devorah Leah Wygoda
4/29/2017 (3 Iyar)          Anne Altshuler, Marty Apple
MAY YAHRTZEITS
5/1/2017 (5 Iyar) Allen Charlupski, Lillian Ruth Levin, Lillian Sonenshein, Aaron Wineberg
5/2/2017 (6 Iyar) Max Nusbaum
5/3/2017 (7 Iyar) Irving Victor
5/4/2017 (8 Iyar) Imre Erdos, Sarah Kurland Fridenberg, Edith Miller
5/5/2017 (9 Iyar) Robert Perry Schloss
5/6/2017 (10 Iyar) Gabor Fenyes, Marc Silverman
5/7/2017 (11 Iyar) Avrum Greenbaum, Gertrude Greenbaum
5/8/2017 (12 Iyar) Evelyn Graub, Gertrude Wapner
5/11/2017 (15 Iyar) Marilyn Soverinsky
5/15/2017 (19 Iyar) Rabbi Moshe Funk
5/16/2017 (20 Iyar) Pearl Mirkin
5/17/2017 (21 Iyar) Abraham Joseph Kleinbard
5/19/2017 (23 Iyar) Jean Rappaport
5/22/2017 (26 Iyar) Maurice Gordon, Harry Seigerman
5/23/2017 (27 Iyar) Marvin Picker
5/24/2017 (28 Iyar) Bernie Toby
5/25/2017 (29 Iyar) Stanley Berlin, Ralph Levin
5/26/2017 (1 Sivan) Sarah Hurvich
5/27/2017 (2 Sivan) Michael Berkowitz, Sandra G. Rose
5/28/2017 (3 Sivan) Morris Rogoff, Grace Weiss
5/29/2017 (4 Sivan) Edith Agauas, Arnold Margolis, Isadore Silverman
5/30/2017 (5 Sivan) Roslyn Tucker
5/31/2017 (6 Sivan) Alice Fenyes

To make a donation to commemorate a yahrtzeit, please click here .  If you are a member of the synagogue and a yahrtzeit for your loved one is not on the list, please contact the synagogue office so we can update our records.   Please click here if you wish to permanently memorialize a loved one by purchasing a yahrtzeit plaque.  
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