August 23, 2018 13 Elul  5778
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SHABBAT SHALOM
SHABBAT KI TEITZEI
Friday, August 24th
6 p.m.,  Chapel
Saturday, August 25th 
9 a.m.,  Sanctuary
Kiddush Lunch is sponsored by Rita Goldstone, Hilda Hamburger, Rachel Kapen, Gail Kaye, Sheila and Martin Kurland, Marlene Margolis, Ilene Miles, Carol Wiseman and Phyllis and Lenny Horwitz.

Mazel Tov 2
To Fran and Ed Chudnow on the wedding this weekend of their son Daniel Chudnow to Yael Nager.

HIGH HOLIDAYS 2018/5779
Shofar and mahzor
Tickets orders should be received by August 30th to allow time for processing.


PRE-HIGH HOLIDAY COMMUNITY LEARNING SESSION
Thursday, August 30th, 7 p.m.
Congregation Shaarey Zedek
Please rsvp to hstrasberger@shaareyzedek.org or call 248-357-5544 to respond by phone.

CONSERVATIVE SYNAGOGUE COMMUNITY SELICHOT SERVICE
Saturday, September 1st, Adat Shalom Synagogue
8 p.m. Minha/Maariv
9 p.m. Light Refreshments
9:30 p.m.  Musical presentation
9:45 p.m. Film: "Cuban's Forgotten Jewels:  A Haven in Havana
10:30 p.m.  Selichot Service

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.

Sunday, August 26th, 9 a.m.
Ride to Detroit's Eastern Market and Back
Inspired by gather Krakow JCC Annual Bike Ride for the living.  Register for the Detroit Ride on the day of the Food Festival.  Ride the 55k event (34 miles) from Huntington Woods to The Eastern Market.  Registrations is at 9 a.m. at the  Huntington Woods Recreation Center.   This is an unsupported ride.  Riders must have their own bike and helmet.  Proceeds from the ride will help support the Krakow, Poland JCC.  Questions?  Contact Dona Stillman at  stillman@jfmd.org or 248-833-2527.

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
27   Noah Marcotte, Cary Rosen, Melvin Toby   
29   Edward Chudnow 

Jewish Wedding
AUGUST ANNIVERSARIES
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 YAHRTZEIT

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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