August 17, 2017   25 Av  5777
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SHABBAT 
SHALOM!  
  
Shabbat Re'eh
Friday, August 18th
6 p.m., 
Chapel
Saturday, August 19th
9:00 a.m.,  Sanctuary
Rabbi Mitch Parker will officiate at Shabbat Morning Services.
Rabbi Parker's D'var Torah will focus on Civil Rights Issues and the importance of defending our liberties.
Kiddush Lunch following the conclusion of services.
Kiddush Lunch is sponsored by: Debbie and Michael Balkin, Sue and Sandy Birnholtz, Nancy Benchell-Eisman and Jeffrey Eisman, Joan and Steve Freedman, Bernice Handler, Marla and David Weiss, David Pappas, Howard and Trudy Jacobson.

SNL
Saturday Night Learning will be hosted by The Marcotte-Friedman family at 8 p.m.


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CONDOLENCES
To Tillie Silverman on the recent death of her brother, Sidney Feibus, in Florida.


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.

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Would your family like a sukkah?  The Foster Family would like to give theirs to a family who needs one.  Please contact Linda Foster directly: lindaefoster@gmail.com
BI AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Michigan Jewish Food Festival
MICHIGAN JEWISH FOOD FESTIVAL
B'nai Israel Synagogue and Temple Kol Ami will be sponsoring a table at the second annual Michigan Jewish Food Festival. Come see our display and learn about our partnership in our LEED-certified building.  Our table will sponsor Food Festival Bingo!  To sign up to help at the table,  CLICK HERE.
For more information, please contact   Mechelle Bernard,  mbernard1026@gmail.com  or Cheryl Berlin,  acberlin_mi@yahoo.com

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

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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
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

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

8/18/2017 (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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United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.
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