August 2, 2018 21 Av  5778
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SHABBAT SHALOM
SHABBAT EIKEV
Friday, August 3rd  
6 p.m.,  SHABBAT IN THE PARK
Join us at Bloomer Park in West Bloomfield for Shabbat Dinner, Singing and Fun!  Please bring your own dairy or pareve dinner.
Saturday, August 4th 
9 a.m.,  Sanctuary
Rabbi Mitch Parker  will officiate at Shabbat Morning Services.
Kiddush Lunch is sponsored by Fran and Ed Chudnow, Leslie and Evan Chudnow, Fran Stark-Hundiak and Dave Hundiak, Laurie and Robert  Kimmel, Cheryl and Mitch Parker, Mindy and Fred Shuback, Julie Solomon and Rebecca Tron.

justice

Our very own Ruby Robinson, attorney and advocate for Immigrants' Rights is featured in "My Jewish Detroit," a publication of Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. Click here  to read the complete  article.



yahrtzeit3 YIZKOR BOOKS 2018/5779
We are compiling Yizkor Books to be used for the coming year.  If you have names to memorialize, please click here for a copy of the form, or email Debbie Singer at yizkorbooks@gmail.com.   Deadline for inclusion in this year's book is August 10th.


PICNIC
SHABBAT IN THE PARK 
TOMORROW, AUGUST 3rd
6 p.m., Bloomer Park
Bring a dairy or pareve picnic dinner.  Join us for dinner and fun.  All ages welcome.  No rsvp necessary. If it is raining, please enjoy your dinner at home.
Tot shabbat
NEXT TOT SHABBAT:  SATURDAY, AUGUST 11TH, 11 .AM.
Children 0-5 bring your favorite adult and join us downstairs for stories,  songs, and fun.  Stay afterward for lunch. No RSVP necessary to attend. 

pool party
Sunday, August 12th
1-4 p.m. at the home of Lori and Matt Orel.  Please rsvp directly to Lori:  loriorel@gmail.com.


Shabbat Meal
SHABBAT FOR SOLOS
 6:30 p.m., Friday, August 17th at the home of Marlene Margolis.  Please rsvp to Howard Friedman: howard.friedman18@gmail.com  if you plan to attend.
HIGH HOLIDAYS 2018/5779
Shofar and mahzor
Tickets orders should be received by August 30th to allow time for processing.

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memoirs
Memories and Memories
Wednesday, August 8th, Noon TKA/BI Room 2
Bring a lunch, notebook and pen and join Julie Solomon for this opportunity to record and create memory books.

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
Michigan Jewish Food Festival
BI and TKA at the Michigan Jewish Food Festival
Sunday, August 26th 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Eastern Market, Detroit
B'nai Israel Synagogue and Temple Kol Ami will once again share a table at this event.  We will be weaving our synagogues together as we weave rugs on hula hoops!   We need your unwanted (clean) t-shirts of all colors  to use for this activity. Please drop them off at the collection box outside the TKA office by July 27th.

ADULT LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
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:  mitch@bnaiisraelwb.org

Mazel Tov 
Happy Birthday!
Birthday Cake
AUGUST BIRTHDAYS
  1   Alissa Citron   
  2   Joshua Breitman 
  3   Laura Gartner 
  4   Steve Freedman 
  9   Leonard Rosen
10   Julia Abramson
11   Nancy Benchell-Eisman,Marybeth Rosen, Michael Soverinsky 
13   Elizabeth Breitman 
13   Cathy Graub 
15   Andy Beider, Kayla Kapen, David Saperstein 
16   Marlene Margolis, Marcia Seigerman, Melissa Berlin 
19   Sally Soverinsky 
21   Stefani Chudnow, Adam Gordon   
22   Maya Rosenberg, Vernon Gordon   
27   Noah Marcotte, Cary Rosen, Melvin Toby   
29   Edward Chudnow 

Jewish Wedding
AUGUST ANNIVERSARIES
14  Jeffrey Eisman & Nancy Benchell-Eisman, Steve & Tammy Dines, 
Armando & Rhonda Duer,  Ram & Karen Orzach 
15  Mechelle & David Bernard
20  Michael & Debbie Balkin 
25  Alan & Marcia Agauas , 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

8/1/2018 (20 Av) Ron Taub 
8/2/2018 (21 Av) Manya Gartenberg, Theodore P. Mason, Benjamin B. Tower 
8/3/2018 (22 Av) Dr. Joel D. Hamburger, Bennie Magy 
8/4/2018 (23 Av) Marilyn "Mike" Feigelson, Marilyn Hope 
8/5/2018 (24 Av) Bertha Chitkin 
8/7/2018 (26 Av) Sarah Lewis, Ormond Sacks 
8/9/2018 (28 Av) Louis Jonah Lieberman
8/10/2018 (29 Av) Judge Edward Avadenka, Edward Avadenka, Dr. Leonard Gaba, Robert Alan Kapetansky, Edna Silverman
8/12/2018 (1 Elul) Moshe Buncel, Louis Silverstein 
8/13/2018 (2 Elul) Robert Keila 
8/14/2018 (3 Elul) Sam Toby 
8/17/2018 (6 Elul) Franka Charlupski, Loyed Wolberg
8/19/2018 (8 Elul) John Eby 
8/20/2018 (9 Elul) Reinald Freedman
8/22/2018 (11 Elul) Ernest Gans, Arthur Markowitz 
8/23/2018 (12 Elul) Alex Kuhn 
8/24/2018 (13 Elul) Pearl Leah Naimark 
8/26/2018 (15 Elul) (Rabbi) Carl L. Manello
8/28/2018 (17 Elul) Yosef Garber
8/29/2018 (18 Elul) Leo Orel 

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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