August 10, 2017   18 Av  5777
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SHABBAT 
SHALOM!  
  
Shabbat Eikev
Friday, August 11th
6 p.m., SHABBAT IN THE PARK
Bloomer Park, West Bloomfield
Saturday, August 12th
9:00 a.m.,  Sanctuary
Rabbi Mitch Parker will officiate at Shabbat Morning Services.
Services will conclude at 11:30, followed by lunch and a study session in lieu of a D'var Torah during the course of the service.
Kiddush Lunch is sponsored by: Joanna and Jay Abramson, Alissa Citron and Jeffrey Lupovitch, Susan and David Feber, Cathy and Michael Graub, Lori and Matt Orel, Karen and Howard Rosenberg, Susan Knoppow and David Saperstein, Sharon and Jerry Knoppow, Ilana Glazier and Lowell Schmeltz, and Jan and Henry Citron.

SNL
Saturday Night Learning will be hosted by the Kimmels at 8 p.m.


PICNICFINAL SHABBAT IN THE PARK 2017.
NEXT FRIDAY, AUGUST 11TH
BLOOMER PARK, WEST BLOOMFIELD
Bring a picnic dinner and celebrate shabbat with music and fun.
We will be joined by Rabbi Brent Gutmann and Cantorial Soloist Hilary Duberstein from Temple Kol Ami.


Shofar and mahzor
HIGH HOLIDAYS 5778/2017
If you are interested in joining B'nai Israel 
Synagogue for the High Holidays and are not currently a member, please contact the synagogue for membership information or  Click here for High Holiday Ticket Information.
BI AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Wanted: Thumbs! Green and otherwise 
Sunday 8/12  10 a.m.-Noon
to help clean up the TKA/BI gardens. Meet at the synagogue. Please bring gloves, garden tools, water, a hat, sunscreen and yard waste bags. (Some will be provided.) Great for kids who need community service hours for school.
Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 


Summer Yoga beginning July 13th, led by Debby Abramson.  Ten one-hour sessions on Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m., Thursdays at 4:00 p.m.  Classes are located in the JCC Yoga Studio  
Cost:  $100/ten sessions, $50.00/five sessions.  Class is subject to minimal enrollment.  Contact Rabbi Parker to register for this class.  Thank you to the JCC for the yoga studio space!


LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

8-12 Graders Jewish Learning Opportunities Open to the Community 
Beginning Sunday, September 10th
   Learn Hebrew through EMU and earn college credit, Adat Shalom Synagogue
Beginning Monday, September 11th: 
   Nosh and Drash Monday Nights 6:30-8:30 p.m., Adat Shalom Synagogue
       Dinner and Learning
For more information, please contact Melissa Ser: mser@adatshalom.org or 248-626-2153

Shofar and mahzor
PREPARE FOR THE HIGH HOLIDAYS
COMMUNITY-WIDE EVENING OF LEARNING
Thursday, September 7th, 7:00pm, Congregation Shaarey Zedek.   Details coming soon!

ADULT EDUCATION
Talmud class with Rabbi 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 Rabbi Parker:  rabbi@bnaiisraelwb.org

Mazel Tov 
Happy Birthday!
Birthday Cake
AUGUST BIRTHDAYS
10 Julia Abramson 
11 Nancy Benchell-Eisman,  Marybeth Rosen,  Michael Soverinsky 
13 Elizabeth Breitman,  Cathy Graub 
15 Andy Beider,  Kayla Kapen,  David Saperstein 
16 Marlene Margolis,  Marcia Seigerman 
18 Melissa Berlin
19 Sally Soverinsky 
21 Stefani Chudnow,  Adam Gordon 
22 Maya Rosenberg 
23 Vernon Gordon 
27 Noah Marcotte,  Melvin Toby 
29 Edward Chudnow 

Jewish Wedding

14  Jeffrey Eisman & Nancy Benchell-Eisman
14 Steve & Tammy Dines
14 Armando & Rhonda Duer
14 Ram & Karen Orzach
15 Mechelle & David Bernard
20  Michael & Debbie Balkin
25 Alan & Marcia Agauas
25 Jerry & Sharon Knoppow
31  Michael Karesh & Gayla Bassham

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 
AUGUST YAHRTZEITS

8/10/2017 (18 Av)  Lillian Handler, Abraham Hurvich
8/13/2017 (21 Av) Manya Gartenberg, Theodore P. Mason, Benjamin B. Tower
8/14/2017 (22 Av) Joel D. Hamburger, Bennie Magy
8/15/2017 (23 Av) Marilyn "Mike" Feigelson, Marilyn Hope
8/16/2017 (24 Av) Bertha Chitkin
8/18/2017 (26 Av) Sarah Lewis, Ormond Sacks
8/20/2017 (28 Av) Louis Jonah Lieberman
8/21/2017 (29 Av) Judge Edward Avadenka,  Leonard Gaba, Robert Alan Kapetansky
8/23/2017 (1 Elul) Moshe Buncel, Louis Silverstein
8/24/2017 (2 Elul)  Robert Keila
8/25/2017 (3 Elul) Sam Toby
8/28/2017 (6 Elul)  Franka Charlupski
8/30/2017 (8 Elul) John Eby
8/31/2017 (9 Elul) Reinald Freedman

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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