March 30, 2017   3 Nisan  5777
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SHABBAT 
SHALOM!  
 
THERE IS A TKA BAR MITZVAH THIS SHABBAT.
PLEASE PLAN TO USE THE SHUTTLE FROM PRINCE OF PEACE. 
Vayikrah
Friday, March 31st
6 p.m., Chapel
Saturday, April 1st 
9 a.m., CHAPEL
Rabbi Mitch Parker will officiate at Shabbat Morning Services.
Rabbi Parker will offer the D'var Torah: "The Real Story of the Four Children (Sons)"
10 a.m. Youth Room is open and staffed.  
Kiddush will be in the lower level following the conclusion of services.
To help support Kiddush Lunch, please consider becoming part of a Kiddush Lunch Bunch Group or making a one-time donation to the Kiddush Lunch Fund.  Please contact the synagogue office for details.

SALE OF HAMETZ
Please click here for document.  All documents must be received by Friday, April 7th, noon.  Please place in folder at back of chapel.

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BI/TKA COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

PASSOVER SEDER, TUESDAY APRIL 11TH, TKA
Catered by Dish Kosher Cuisine.  Reservations must be received by April 4th.  Click here for seder details.    Click here for reservation form.


Upcoming TKA activities, BI members cordially invited to attend
April 5, 2 p.m.   Bring your tablet, phone or other devices for a lesson and Q and A with Stu Raben.  This continues the first Wednesday of each month.  Please rsvp to TKA office:  248-661-0040/cspektor@tkolami.org

April 7th, 12-2:30, Bag and Bead with  Abby Pook.  
Bring your own lunch and join Abby for a beading lesson. $5.00 for supplies.  All supplies included.   Please rsvp to TKA office:  248-661-0040/ cspektor@tkolami.org
Click here for flyers for these events.

REMINDER.......B'nai B'rith Great Lakes Region is offering College Scholarships for 1st year students.  The website for the application is: www.bnaibrith.org/scholarship Application deadline is April 10, 2017

cap and gown ATTENTION PARENTS OF HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS:
JEWISH NEWS CAP AND GOWN ISSUE INFORMATION: 
The Jewish News will honor all Jewish students who are graduating this spring from Michigan high schools in our new Cap & Gown Yearbook 2017. The Yearbook will be published in our May 25 issue. For free, we will include a photo and up to 40 words listing the student's name, school and accomplishments. We also encourage families to honor their students or out-of-state graduates with a congratulatory ad.   Please go to: to  www.thejewishnews.com/cap-and-gown  and click on "Submit Cap and Gown Free Ad."  All free listings need to be submitted by May 8.

LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

Study with Rabbi Mitch Parker, "A History of God,"
Wednesdays mornings, 9:30-11:00, beginning March 8th, Federation Building
Interested? Contact Federation:    248-205-2557 to register.

ADULT EDUCATION
INTRODUCING . . . DATE NIGHT for parents of School-Age Children
date night
Saturday Evenings, 8 p.m. jerusalem
April 29          May 20
Mitch Parker will be leading learning sessions devoted to the History of Jerusalem.  The last session will take place on the weekend before Yom Yerushalayim which this year will mark the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem.   Sessions will be hosted in member homes.  RSVP directly  David Saperstein:  e-mail David Saperstein  if you are interesting in attending or hosting.

Talmud class with 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 Mitch:  mitch@bnaiisraelwb.org

WHAT'S THE SLANT?:  ADDRESSING CURRENT ISSUES IN THE NEWS
WEDNESDAY EVENINGS, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3 AND 5/10
7:30 P.M., ROOM 2, TKA/BI
Presented by David A. victor, Ph.D., Professor of Management and International Business, Eastern Michigan University.
This series of seminars describes current news events, providing some historical background to trends following multiple perspectives (from different national and political vantage points) on the same stories. Each seminar then allows for an open discussion of the subject in a neutral, moderated setting. 

Mazel Tov 
Happy Birthday!
Birthday Cake
MARCH BIRTHDAYS  
30 Ryan Schmeltz 
31 Sharon Knoppow,  Meredith Weingarden 

APRIL BIRTHDAYS
 1  Henry Citron 
 2  Daniel Serlin 
 3  Mitch Parker,  Miry Serlin 
 4  Stephen Jacobson 
 5  Deborah Balkin 
 6  Tillie Silverman 
 7  Arnold Berlin 
 8  Oscar Band 
12 Brianna Dines,  Arica Jacobson 
13 Matthew Orel 
15 Eli Eisman 
16 Jonathan Abramson 
20 Cheryl Berlin 
21 Rachel Kapen,  Jeffrey Lupovitch,  Cooper Myers 
24 Elianna Orel 
26 Evan Chudnow,  Marvin Kozlowski 
27 Adam Weingarden 
30 Charles Seigerman,  Nathan Soverinsky 

Jewish Wedding

MARCH ANNIVERSARIES
31 Henry & Janice Citron 

APRIL ANNIVERSARIES
4  Martin & Sheila Kurland
  5  Vern & Karen Gordon 
19 Louis & Sally Soverinsky 
27 Michael & Carol Golob 
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 
MARCH YAHRTZEITS
3/29/2017 (2 Nisan) Leonard Kershenbaum
APRIL YAHRTZEITS
4/1/2017 (5 Nisan)         Bennie Mirkin
4/2/2017 (6 Nisan)         Jonas Dworin, Sam Friedman
4/3/2017 (7 Nisan)         Harold MIlton Ellias
4/6/2017 (10 Nisan)       Jack Chitkin, Erwin Robinson
4/7/2017 (11 Nisan)       Sidney Wechselfeld
4/10/2017 (14 Nisan)     Jolyn Freedman, Harry Silverman, Sadie Weiss
4/11/2017 (15 Nisan)     Mimi Schloss
4/13/2017 (17 Nisan)     Esther Manko
4/14/2017 (18 Nisan)     Goldie Chaner, Rose Kaye, Rose Kleinbard
4/15/2017 (19 Nisan)     Bluma Stark
4/18/2017 (22 Nisan)     Shmuel Muschkies
4/19/2017 (23 Nisan)     Julius Abramson
4/21/2017 (25 Nisan)     Max Fischel
4/22/2017 (26 Nisan)     Ida (Huddle) Band, Lottie Kwiatek
4/24/2017 (28 Nisan)     Sara Garber, Morris Soloway
4/28/2017 (2 Iyar)          Avraham Gershon Wygoda, Devorah Leah Wygoda
4/29/2017 (3 Iyar)          Anne Altshuler, Marty Apple

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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