August 3, 2017   11 Av  5777
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SHABBAT 
SHALOM!  
  
Shabbat V'Etchanan/Shabbat Nachamu
Friday, August 4th
6 p.m., Chapel
Saturday, August 5th
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: The Gartenberg-Schreiber Families: Susan, Lori, Elissa, Sloan, Larry, Hannah and Joshua marking the yahrtzeits of Randi Ellen Schreiber and Sydney Gartenberg.

SNL
8:15 p.m. at the home of Cheryl and Rabbi Mitch Parker.



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.


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YIZKOR BOOK ENTRIES DUE FRIDAY, AUGUST 4TH.
Memorialize your loved ones in our annual Yizkor Book, to be used on Yom Kippur, Shemini Atzeret, Pesach and Shavuot.  Click here for yizkor book order form.
Entries must be received by August 4th to be included in this year's book.

BI AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

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!

SUMMER LEARNING:
"Famous Jewish Women You Have Probably Never Hear Of"
Mondays, 10-11:30 a.m. beginning July 10th, TKA/BI Chapel.
No charge for BI or TKA members. 
REGISTRATION REQUIRED:  Please email Rabbi Parker if you plan to attend.


pool party
SUNDAY, AUGUST 6TH
1-4p.m.,  hosted by The Orel Family.
Members, please respondloriorel@gmail.com or 


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
  3  Laura Gartner 
  4  Steve Freedman 
  9  Leonard Rosen 
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

  4   Brian & Casey Ginsberg
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
8/3/2017 (11 Av) Carmen Friedman
8/5/2017 (13 Av)  Sydney Gartenberg, Simon Aaron Kapen, Randi Schreiber
8/6/2017 (14 Av)  Rose Feibus
8/7/2017 (15 Av)  Molly Agauas
8/9/2017 (17 Av) Moishe Glazier, Belmont Kershenbaum, Phillip Nusholtz
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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