October 27, 2016   25 Tishri 5777
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SHABBAT 
SHALOM! 
SHABBAT Beraysheet
Friday, October 28th 
6 p.m., Chapel
Saturday, October 29th
9 a.m., Sanctuary
Dr. Mitch Parker will officiate at Shabbat morning services.
10 a.m.   Supervised Youth Room
Kiddish is sponsored by the B'nai Israel Softball Team and the Kiddush Lunch Fund.

MAZEL TOV
To Marlene Margolis on the birth of her new granddaughters, Anna and Emma, born last week to parents, David and Marcela Margolis and to big sister, Olivia.
BI COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Veteran's Shabbat, Saturday November 19th
We will honor our veterans during the course of the Shabbat morning services.  If you wish to participate in planning for this event, please e-mail Rebbeca Tron.


TKA logo Installation weekend for Rabbi Brent Gutmann
November 18-19
Events include Wine and Cheese reception, Shabbat Installation Service, and Saturday evening event. All are welcome to attend. Click here for event flyer.

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
11/19/16, 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

Contemporary Jewish Novelists and their Impact on Jewish Thinking
led by Rabbi Norman Roman
3 Wednesdays in November, Noon-1 p.m.
$38.00 for all 3 sessions ($15/session) Includes catered, boxed kosher style pareve lunch. RSVP to TKA office:  248-661-0040 or  e-mail Cheryl Spektor.
11/2:  Elie Wiesel     11/9:  Isaac Bashevis Singer     11/16:  Amos Oz

"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.

Mazel Tov 
Happy Birthday!
Birthday Cake
OCTOBER BIRTHDAYS
29    Libby Beider,  Adina Robbins
30    Jeremy Baruch,  Philip Epstein
31    Benjamin Chudnow
NOVEMBER BIRTHDAYS
 2   Ezra Lupovitch
 3   Jason Bank
 4   Amy Robbins
 5   Debra Singer
 7   Michael Karesh
11  Nathan Gittleman
13  Lorne Newhouse
14  Joshua Jacobson
16  Judah Karesh
19  Gail Kaye
19  Martin Kurland
19  Shelli Orzach
20  Robert Kimmel
21  Adele Band
22  Belmont Kershenbaum
26  Leah Bernstein
26  Sharon Friedman
26  Jerry Knoppow
28  Paula Levy
Jewish Wedding

NOVEMBER ANNIVERSARIES
  7  Brian & Roxane Newhouse
14 Dave Hundiak & Fran Stark-Hundiak
20 Larry & Elyn Charlupski
26 Miles & Debra Singer
30 Michael & Betsy Wolf

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

10/29/2016 (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
NOVEMBER YAHRTZEITS
11/1/2016 (30 Tishri)    Isaac Knoppow, Anna Murray
11/2/2016 (1 Heshvan) Aaron Soverinsky
11/3/2016 (2 Heshvan) Sam Thomas Balkin, Edith Rosenberg
11/4/2016 (3 Heshvan) Renee Rochlin, Rhea K. Sossen
11/6/2016 (5 Heshvan) Harry Handler, Mr. George Kohn
11/7/2016 (6 Heshvan) Marilyn Breitman
11/8/2016 (7 Heshvan) Martha Faxstein
11/9/2016 (8 Heshvan) Lorraine Eras,
11/11/2016 (10 Heshvan) Morris Kimmel, Morris Lantor
11/13/2016 (12 Heshvan) Kayla Kapen
11/14/2016 (13 Heshvan) Philip Dines, Joseph Irving Friedman, Gertrude Nusholtz
11/15/2016 (14 Heshvan) Yusef Hakimian
11/18/2016 (17 Heshvan) Manny Chudnow
11/20/2016 (19 Heshvan) David Harris,
11/21/2016 (20 Heshvan) Naomi Lillian Markowitz, Irving A. Rubin, Martin Segal
11/22/2016 (21 Heshvan) Ethel Berman, Nathan Weiner
11/23/2016 (22 Heshvan) Serena Weiss, Serena Weiss
11/25/2016 (24 Heshvan) Mary Katz, Mr. Alvin Jacobson
11/26/2016 (25 Heshvan) Fara Caplan Baer, Robert Braverman
11/27/2016 (26 Heshvan) Nathan Silverman
11/28/2016 (27 Heshvan) Linda Kozlowski
11/30/2016 (29 Heshvan) Harry Golob 

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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