May 18, 2017   22 Iyar  5777
ANNUAL MEETING MONDAY, MAY 22ND, 7 P.M.
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SHABBAT 
SHALOM!  
  
Shabbat BEHAR-BEHUKKOTAI
Friday, May 19th 
6 p.m., Chapel
Saturday, May 20th 
9:00 a.m.,  Sanctuary
Rabbi Mitch Parker will officiate at Shabbat Morning Services.
10 a.m. Youth Room is open and staffed.  
Kiddush Lunch is sponsored by Debbie and Michael Balkin, Sue and Sandy Birnholtz, Nancy Benchell-Eisman and Jeffrey Eisman, Joan and Steve Freedman, Bernice Handler, Marla and David Weiss, David Pappas and Lisa Goldenberg, Trudy and Howard Jacobson.
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.

MAZEL TOV
To Robin Pappas and David Pappas on the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Pappas, to David Smoler, son of Becky and Glenn Smoler.


PICNIC COMING SOON:  SHABBAT IN THE PARK 2017.
6 p.m. Friday June 9th, July 7th and August 11th 
Bloomer Park, West Bloomfield.
Bring a picnic dinner and celebrate shabbat with music and fun.
BI AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Shavuot TIKKUN LEIL SHAVUOT
Tuesday Evening, May 30th 
Learning sessions begin at 8 p.m.,  Maariv 10 p.m., followed by all-night learning sessions, culminating in a dawn shacharit service at 5 a.m.  Session leaders include Rabbi Mitch Parker, Rabbi Norman Roman, Rabbi Brent Gutmann, Rabbi Jonathan Berger, Howard Friedman, John Marcotte and others. Click here for complete schedule.

LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

ADULT EDUCATION
INTRODUCING . . . DATE NIGHT for parents of School-Age Children
date night
Saturday Evenings, 8 p.m. jerusalem
May 27
Mitch Parker will be leading learning sessions devoted to the History of Jerusalem.  The final 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

Mazel Tov 
Happy Birthday!
Birthday Cake
MAY BIRTHDAYS
20 Linda Foster 
21 Louise Lazarus 
21 Megan Victor 
22 David Feber 
27 Susan Gartenberg,  Jay Kozlowski 
28 Susan Birnholtz,  Hilda Hamburger 
30 Jordan Rosen 
Jewish Wedding

MAY ANNIVERSARIES
20 Jay & Joanna Abramson 
25 Joe & Leah Bernstein 
26 Jeffrey Lupovitch & Alissa Citron 
28 David Saperstein & Susan Knoppow 
29 Oscar & Adele Band 
30 Ed & Fran Chudnow,  Steve & Linda Jacobson

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 
MAY YAHRTZEITS
5/19/2017 (23 Iyar) Jean Rappaport
5/22/2017 (26 Iyar) Maurice Gordon, Harry Seigerman
5/23/2017 (27 Iyar) Marvin Picker
5/24/2017 (28 Iyar) Bernie Toby
5/25/2017 (29 Iyar) Stanley Berlin, Ralph Levin
5/26/2017 (1 Sivan) Sarah Hurvich
5/27/2017 (2 Sivan) Michael Berkowitz, Sandra G. Rose
5/28/2017 (3 Sivan) Morris Rogoff, Grace Weiss
5/29/2017 (4 Sivan) Edith Agauas, Arnold Margolis, Isadore Silverman
5/30/2017 (5 Sivan) Roslyn Tucker
5/31/2017 (6 Sivan) Alice Fenyes

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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