October 13, 2016   11 Tishri 5777
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SHABBAT 
SHALOM! SHABBAT HAAZINU
SHABBAT VAYEILECH
Friday, October 14th
6 p.m., Chapel
Saturday, October 15th
9 a.m., CHAPEL
THERE IS A TKA BAR MITZVAH THIS SHABBAT.  PLEASE USE THE SHUTTLE FROM PRINCE OF PEACE IF YOU PLAN TO DRIVE.
Dr. Mitch Parker will officiate at Shabbat morning services.
10 a.m.   Supervised Youth Room
Kiddish is sponsored by the Kiddush Lunch Fund and will be in the lower level following services.
Introducing:  SHABBAT KULANU  שבת כולנו   
October 15, 2016
11:00 AM-11:45 AM
The entire community is invited to join the members of Bnai Israel for a Shabbat of learning, song and fun. There will something for everyone.
Adults: D'var Torah and Discussion led by Sy Manello
Teenagers: Self led Torah discussion
Children: Ages 9-14,Torah Discussion led by Joe Bernstein
Children: Ages 4-6:Stories, songs and activities led by Barbara Dworin
Children: Ages 2-4: Stories, songs and activities led by Gaye Taub

MAZEL TOV
To Sharon and Leonard Rosen on the birth of their new grandson.  Mazel Tov as well to parents, Jillian and David Rosen and to big sister Ella.

BI COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

SUKKOT/SIMCHAT TORAH SERVICES SCHEDULE


SUKKAH HOP, Shabbat Hol Hamoed Sukkot sukkkah 2
Saturday, October 22nd
Following Shabbat morning services, there will be a congregational Sukkah Hop and Potluck. Thank you to the Freedman, Lupovitch and Kimmel families for opening their sukkot and their homes.  To register for this event, please e-mail Mechelle Bernard:mbernard1026@gmail.com or Cheryl Berlin:  acberlin_mi@yahoo.com. To sign up to bring a dish, please click here for the event flyer and further information.

Volunteers Welcome to help kids in Detroit
It only takes a few hours per week to make a difference in a child's life.  Join our tutoring group at Bennett Elementary School in Southwest Detroit.  We will arrange for a carpool for you to do one-on-one tutoring with students who just need someone to read and discuss with them.  You can do this without any special training!  Choose from a schedule of days and times.  It's easy and SO worthwhile. 
Contact Sue Birnholtz,  sbirnholtz@aol.com


To join the B'nai Israel Synagogue Family Facebook Group, contact  Ilana Glazier
YOUTH ACTIVITIES
Shabbat Kulanu-Shabbat together for all!
shabbat whimsy
Shabbat Morning Tot Shabbat and Youth Activities, 
Shabbat Morning Teen Scene Dates for 2016-2017
10/15/16, 11/12/16, 12/17/16, 1/21/17, 2/11/17, 3/18/17, 4/8/17, 4/18/17, 5/20/17
These dates are for both Tot Shabbat (Ages 2-5) and Youth Ages 10-17.
All activities are in the lower level on Shabbat Morning beginning at 10:45 a.m.


LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
ADULT EDUCATION
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

"You too can give a D'var Torah"  
Between October 29th and January 14 we will read the book of Braishit. This first book of Torah scroll the Torah is full of stories of love, conflict and intrigue as families try to grapple with both the mundane and the extraordinary.  Here is your chance to prepare a dvar Torah on the lives of our earliest ancestors and their families.  If you are interested, please let Mitch know.  A little secret: the preparation is often the best part of the process.

Travel and Learn:
If you are interested in being on the organizing committee for a potential B'nai Israel tour of the Jewish South, please contact Mitch:  mitch@bnaiisraelwb.org.

Mazel Tov 
Happy Birthday!
Birthday Cake
OCTOBER BIRTHDAYS
15    Joe Bernstein,  Erin Graub
16    C. Michael Graub,  Roxane Newhouse,  Jordan Weiss
17    Lenny Jacobson
19    Kenneth Brown,  Ruth Kozlowski
20    Adam Marcotte
21    Annie Jacobson
23    Jerome Beale,  Carrie Roth
24    Steven Dines
25    Ruby Robinson
26    Mechelle Bernard,  Stacy Gittleman
29    Libby Beider,  Adina Robbins
30    Jeremy Baruch,  Philip Epstein
31    Benjamin Chudnow
Jewish Wedding

OCTOBER ANNIVERSARIES
13   Howard and Karen Rosenberg
14   Arnie and Cheryl Berlin
18   Jordan and Inez Stevenson
22   Warren and Sandy Lada
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 
OCTOBER YAHRTZEITS
10/14/2016 (12 Tishrei)    Esther Berkowitz Ellias
10/16/2016 (14 Tishrei)    Irving Morris Wiseman
10/17/2016 (15 Tishrei)   Jerome Burbank, Anita Harris, Ben Kert, Sophie Kuhn
10/23/2016 (21 Tishrei)    Richard Sisler
10/24/2016 (22 Tishrei)    Oscar Altshuler
10/25/2016 (23 Tishrei)    Evelyn Gruber
10/26/2016 (24 Tishrei)   Betty Segal
10/29/2016 (27 Tishrei)   Rae Jacobson, Barbara Keila, Sidney S. Stark
10/30/2016 (28 Tishrei)   Carl Cohen, Rachel Goodman, Allan B. Rimar, Rosann Toby
10/31/2016 (29 Tishrei)   Milt Fishman
  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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United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.
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