July 7, 2017   12 Tammuz  5777
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SHABBAT 
SHALOM!  
  
Shabbat Balak
Friday, July 7th
6 p.m., SHABBAT IN THE PARK
Bloomer Park, West Bloomfield
Saturday, July 8th
9:00 a.m.,  Sanctuary
Rabbi Mitch Parker will officiate at Shabbat Morning Services.
Kiddush Lunch is sponsored by the Kiddush Lunch Fund.

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SATURDAY NIGHT LEARNING 
8:30 p.m.  at the home of Laurie and Robert Kimmel.  Rabbi Parker will be leading the discussion.  Please   e-mail Rabbi Parker if you plan to attend.

PICNICSHABBAT IN THE PARK 2017.
BLOOMER PARK, WEST BLOOMFIELD
Future Dates: July 7th and August 11th 
Bring a picnic dinner and celebrate shabbat with music and fun.

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HIGH HOLIDAY INFORMATION
Honey

HONEY FUNDRAISER:   Honey from the Heart logo
ORDER HONEY FOR YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS
 www.orthoney.com/BIS.   O rder by July 24th for free shipping.  Questions?  Contact Peter Fenyes: 248-855-4033


yahrtzeit3 YIZKOR BOOK ENTRIES
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.


MICHIGAN JEWISH FOOD FESTIVAL
SUNDAY, AUGUST 27TH 11a.m. to 4 p.m.
Eastern Market, Detroit
     The second ever Michigan Jewish Food Festival is a celebration of food, spirit, justice, families and health! Taste what our tradition has to offer. Cooking demos from internationally acclaimed chef and author, Joan Nathan, The Gefilteria's Liz Alpern, and our own Hiya Gebreyohannes from Taste of Ethiopia. Participate in Do It For Detroit - an annual event supporting local initiatives promoting Detroit food justice and alleviating hunger. 
     Activities for all ages including a new family tent, fresh produce, honey tasting, and really good food. Visit the workshop and speaker tents and learn What the Torah says About the Commercial Consumption of Meat with Aryeh Bernstein from the Jewish Institute for Animals. Hear from experts on health and meet the community leaders of Detroit's visionary Food and Urban Farming Movement.  Click here for event flyer


LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

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
JULY BIRTHDAYS
  7 Ilan Elrom,  Yael Elrom
  8 Vicki Freedman 
  9 Joshua Chudnow 
11 Monte Schloss 
13 Coby Robbins
16 Tammy Dines,  Elan Rosenberg 
17 Joseph Roth
18 Howard Jacobson 
19 Randall Soverinsky 
20 Miles Singer 
21 Adina Berger 
24 Leslie Chudnow,  Bernice Handler 
27 Barbara Kappy 
28 Lena Karesh,  Francine Stark-Hundiak 
29 Robin Jacobson 
30 Ian Robinson 
31 Brandon Kappy,  Noah Weingarden 

Jewish Wedding
JULY ANNIVERSARIES
 6 Itzik Elrom & Paula Levy,  Adam & Meredith Weingarden
  9 Fred & Mindy Shuback
16 Evan & Leslie Chudnow,  Irvin & Barbara Kappy

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 
JULY YAHRTZEITS

7/7/2017 (13 Tammuz) Marjory Golob, Beverly Weingarden
7/8/2017 (14 Tammuz) Jules Doneson, Mrs. Anita Sonenshein
7/9/2017 (15 Tammuz) Irv Belsky, Mr. Isadore Hamburger
7/11/2017 (17 Tammuz) Pearl Nusbaum
7/12/2017 (18 Tammuz) Ida Friedman
7/13/2017 (19 Tammuz) Bella Lieberman
7/15/2017 (21 Tammuz) Max Kleinbard
7/19/2017 (25 Tammuz) Min Parker
7/20/2017 (26 Tammuz) Maxine Gordon, Toby Leib Myers
7/22/2017 (28 Tammuz) Esther Dworin, Abraham Nusholtz
7/23/2017 (29 Tammuz) Sophie Fischel
7/24/2017 (1 Av) Molly Haar, Florence Bobry Robert
7/25/2017 (2 Av) Milton (Billy) Graub
7/26/2017 (3 Av) Saul Raimi
7/27/2017 (4 Av) Herman Stark 

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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