Shir Chadash 
Weekly Newsletter
May 19-26, 2017
Thursday, May 18th

7:30 pm, Mindfulness Meditation

Friday, May 19th

6:15 pm, Shabbat Services 

Saturday, May 20th
  • 9:30 am, Shabbat Services followed by kiddush lunch sponsored by Shir Chadash in honor of Deborah Mintz
  • 10:30 am, Tot Shabbat, Mini Minyan and Jr Congregation
Sunday,  May 21st
  • 9:00 am, Last day of Religious school 
  • 9:15 am, Minyan and Men's Club breakfast
  • 11:00 am, Congregational Picnic at the Metairie JCC
In This Issue
Parashat Behar-Bechukotai
Torah:
Leviticus 25:1-38

Haftarah:
Jeremiah 16:19-17:14

Within our congregational family we extend
Mazel Tov to:
Jeremy Bleich on being picked up by the Oklahoma Dodgers.  They will be here on May 28th to play the The New Orleans Baby Cakes

Condolences to:
Caron Bleich & Family on the loss of their mother, grandmother & great-grandmother, 
Dorothy Joseph

Shintee Boykins on the loss of his great uncle, Charles Stewart

Mindfulness Meditation

Taught by Deena Gerber & Laura Kulick
Thursday, May 18th
7:30 pm at Shir Chadash

Schedule of Weekly Services

Shabbat
Fridays, 6:15 pm
Saturdays, 9:30 am
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Weekday
Sundays, 9:15 am
Wednesdays, 7:00 am

*Both Minyans are followed by breakfast*

Contact Us
Rabbi
 
Executive Director
 
Director of Education and Family Programming

Administrative Assistant
 
Chef


Office Phone
504-889-1144
 
Office Fax
504-889-1146

Quick Links
This Coming Week at Shir Chadash
Wednesday, May 24th
  • 7:00 am, Minyan followed by breakfast 
  • 10:00 am, Last Sisterhood class 
Thursday, May 25th
6:30 pm, Richard & Anne Uhry Virtual Parasha Dine and Discuss 

Friday, May 26th

6:15 pm, Shabbat Services 

 

Saturday, May 27th
  • 9:30 am, Shabbat Services followed by kiddush lunch 
  • 10:30 am, Tot Shabbat, Mini Minyan and Jr Congregation
Sunday, May 28th

9:15 am, Minyan and Men's Club breakfast

 

Monday, May 29th - Office Closed Memorial Day

 

Tuesday, May 30th 

8:30 pm, Tikkun Leil Shavuot at Beth Israel

 

Wednesday, May 31st - Office Closed

9:15 am, Shavuot Services.  Yizkor will be recited.

 

Thursday, June 1st - Office Closed

9:15 am, Shavuot Services

 

Friday, June 2nd
  • 10:00 am, Nearly New merchandise acceptance in the double classroom
  • 6:15 pm, Shabbat Services 
Saturday, June 3rd
  • 9:30 am, Shabbat Services followed by kiddush lunch 
  • 10:30 am, Tot Shabbat, Mini Minyan & Tot Shabbat
  • 9:00 pm, Shir Chadash Summer Prom
Sunday, June 4th

9:15 am, Minyan and Men's Club breakfast

Congregational Picnic
RAIN OR SHINE!!!



The Annual Congregational Picnic/Shul School End-of-the-Year Party will take place this Sunday, May 21, 
11-1 pm, at the Metairie JCC 
(pool/field if it's sunny; basketball court if it's not).  
 
Thanks to all those who stepped up to volunteer! We could still use a bit of help with set up and clean up and  we are especially desperate for someone to take the first shift at the grill (10-11 am), setting up and getting the first batch of deliciousness ready .  Please sign up for a task by emailing  Mia  or use the super-easy  SignUp.com.  

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Shul Pool
SHUL POOL

Cool off on Shabbat afternoons at the Metairie JCC Pool
  4-6pm May 27 through Sep 16
 
Non JCC members welcome: please leave your name at the JCC front desk on arrival
 
Tikkun Leil Shavuot
 
Save the Date....Shir Chadash Summer Prom
 
 
Join the Prom Committee!  
We need volunteers to help with decoration, set up, and clean up.  
Please email Mia Kearney-Bagneris i f you can lend a hand.
 
Nearly New News
   
 
Weekly Donations
 
Caring Committee Fund
To:            Louis Stern
                  In honor of your 85th birthday
From:      Natalie & Charles Cohen

To:            Bruce & Ellie Wainer & Family
                  Condolences on the loss of Lester Wainer
From:      Natalie & Charles Cohen

To:            Bertha Kern & Family
                  Condolences on the loss of Nathan Kern
From:      Natalie & Charles Cohen

To:            Barbra Kaplinsky
                  Mazel Tov on becoming President of National Council of Jewish Women
From:      Natalie & Charles Cohen

To:            Lisa & Michael Sackett
                  Mazel Tov on Meagan's marriage
From:      Natalie & Charles Cohen

To:            Caron Bleich
                  In memory of your mother, Dorothy Joseph
From:      Natalie & Charles Cohen

To:           Louis Stern
                 In celebration of your 85th birthday
From:      Sandra Burstein

General Fund
To:            Bruce & Ellie Wainer & Family
                  In memory of Lester Wainer
From:      Sarah Pailet

To:            Louis Stern
                  In honor of your birthday
From:      Rachelle Hirsch

To:            Dr. Louis Stern
                  In honor of my friend's 85th birthday
From:      Rene Lehmann

To:            Sheree & David Kanter
                  In memory of your mother Marion Feinstein
From:      Carole & Dick Neff
 
                  For Honors Received
From:      Jacqueline & Beryl Ames

To:            Louis Stern
                  In honor of your special birthday
From:      Jacqueline & Beryl Ames
                 
In memory of special cousins: Sidney Kayman on his Yahrzeit and Alfred Kayman & Julian Berenson at Yizkor time
From:      Jacqueline & Beryl Ames

In memory of our parents, silblings, inlaws at Yizkor and our grandmother & family brutally murdered in the Shoah
From:      Jacqueline & Beryl Ames

                  A Shavuot Offering
From:      Jacqueline & Beryl Ames

To:            Louis Stern
                  In honor of your 85th birthday
From:      Jake Kottle

To:            Louis Stern
                  In honor of your 85th birthday
From:      Celia Weinstein

Gilda Finkelstein Gift of Israel Fund
To:            Louis Stern
                  In honor of your special birthday
From:      Sanford Pailet

To:            Caron Bleich
                  In memory of your mother, Dorothy Joseph
From:      Sanford Pailet

The Lagniappe Fund
To:           Caron Bleich
                 In memory of your beloved mother, Dorothy Joseph
From:     Sandra Burstein

To:           Doris Rosen
                 In memory of your dear sister, Anne Zitler
From:      Sandra Burstein

Yahrzeit Fund
To:            Bruce & Ellie Wainer & Family
                  In memory of Lester Wainer
From:      Robin & Nathan Lew
                 
                  In loving memory of Bryde Haspel
From:      Joan & Gerald Berenson

                  In memory of Lee Pailet
From:      Sanford Pailet

                  In memory of Bob Sackett
From:      Rochelle Sackett