What's Nu?
Parashat Bereshit        
October 26 -  November 9, 2019
27 Tishrei - 11 Cheshvan  5780

We had a wonderful
"Bash in the Booth."
We "Hanged Out in the Hut" 
as we celebrated Sukkot.

Daylight Saving Time ends
Sunday, November 3, 2019
at 2:00 am
Don't forget to fall back one hour.

Joel Katz
at Temple Israel, Sharon.
Mazal Tov, Joel! 

Week at a Glance
Saturday, October 26
Stand with Us Shabbat: 9:30 am 
Mincha/Maariv: 5:35 pm
Sunday, October 27  
Services: 8:30 am  
Binah B'emet: 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Evening Services: 6:00 pm  
Monday, October 28
Services 7:00 am & 7:00 pm  
Tuesday, October 29  
Services: 7:00 am & 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing with Pazit Lahav: 7:30 pm
Wednesday, October 30
Services: 7:00 am & 7:00 pm
Thursday, October 31
Services: 7:00 am & 7:00 pm
Roots: 8:10 am  
Friday, November 1 
Services: 7:00 am  
Kabbalat Shabbat: 6:00 pm  
Saturday, November 2 
Services: 9:30 am  
Mincha/Maariv: 5:30 pm
Post-Kiddush Torah Study w/Dr. Davin Wolok: 12:15 pm
Sunday, November 3
Daylight Saving Time Ends: 2:00 am 
Services: 8:30 am
Binah B'emet: 9:00 am   
Services: 6:00 pm  
Monday, November 4
Services: 7:00 am & 9:30 am  
Tuesday, November 5
Services: 7:00 am & 7:00 pm 
Hebrew for Adults: 8:30 am  
Wednesday, November 6 
Services: 7:00 am & 7:00 pm  

Thursday, November 7

Services: 7:00 am & 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing with Pazit Lahav: 7:30 pm
Friday,  November 8
7:00 am 
Saturday, November 9 
Services: 9:30 am 
Mincha/Maariv: 4:20 pm
High Five - Drop In, Do Good High5
Sundays, Oct. 27, Dec. 8, Jan. 26, Mar. 22, May 3 
12:30 - 3:00 pm
  • 5 Sunday afternoons
  • 5 Different projects
  • 5 Inspiring causes
  • 5 Opportunities to help others
  • 5 Quick ways to make a difference

Suitable for adults and supervised children of all ages.   


Open to all with prior sign up. All are welcome. 


A light lunch will begin at 12:30 pm and the program will follow thereafter until 3:00 pm.   


Sign up for one/more/all sessions - REQUIRED.  www.templeemeth.org 


The first session, Sunday, October 27   


Drop in and assemble Shabbat Bundles for Family Table to distribute along with Shabbat meals to those in need.     


CJUI Genesis Awards Program GenesisAwards 
Sunday, October 27 from 3:00 - 5:30 pm
Boston Marriott Newton  

Join Christians and Jews United for Israel at their 14th Annual Genesis Awards. This year Genesis Award Honoree & Keynote Speaker is
Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, Esq.
Israeli activist, attorney Nitsana Darshan-Leitner has been leading the legal fight against terror financing, the anti-Israel boycott campaigns (BDS) and combating the multitude of law-fare tactics utilized against the Jewish State by its enemies. As the president of the Israel based civil rights organization, Shurat HaDin-Israel Law Center, she has represented hundreds of terror victims in legal actions against terror organizations, their financial backers and proxies. Ms. Darash-Leitner has successfully recovered more than $300 million dollars in compensation on their behalf.  
To read more and for more information   click here.  
Post-Kiddush Torah Study with                               Dr. Davin Wolok post-kiddush   
Saturday, November 2 at 12:15
The Torah as a Twenty-First Century Document     
The thesis of our Post-Kiddush Torah Study sessions will be how the Torah reflects life as lived now and and offers solutions to our problems which are contemporary in their relevance.
Join us for a journey into an ancient document which will bring you into a more richly and meaningfully experienced present.  
Cantor-Plex Film Festival Cantors-Plex  
Saturday, November 2 at 7:00 pm
Join Cantor Michael and Dr. Ray Feller at our 10th Annual Cantor-Plex Film Series. Our theme this year is  Mikol Am V'lashon  (Among Every People and Language)
Tonight's movie is The Last Suit, written and directed by Pablo Solarz
At 88, Abraham Bursztein is seeing his place in the world rapidly disappear. His kids have sold his Buenos Aires residence, set him up to move to a retirement home, and disagree on how to handle his fading health; but Abraham survived the Holocaust, made a successful life in a foreign land, and isn't about to quietly fade away. Instead, he plots a secret one-way trip to Poland, where he plans to find the Christian friend who saved him from certain death at the end of World War II, and to keep his promise to return one day.  
As always, popcorn, soda and movie candy will be available, as well as craft beer (for those of age).
Brotherhood Keeper of the Flame KeeperoftheFlame 
Sunday, November 3 at Temple Israel, Sharon at 4:00 pm

Joel Katz, Brotherhood member will be honored as Temple Emeth's Keeper of the Flame on Sunday, November 3rd at Temple Israel in Sharon.
For more information about the event, to place a tribute book ad, or to register click here.  See invitation here 
Cost: $36 per adult, $20 per child. Vegetarian options available.
Women's Rosh Chodesh Study GroupRoshCodesh
Wednesday, November 6 at 7:30 pm
Join us for the 8 th year of our monthly Women's Rosh Chodesh Study Group.
The theme for this year is  In the Darkest of Times, Heroic Actions Rescue Humanity This study includes the Holocaust and the impact of the Resistance movement, Partisan actions, the establishment of Israel through the Haganah and Palmach and courageous acts of Jewish and gentile women.
In this first meeting we will welcome the new month of Cheshvan. Sheila Striar will lead the session and explain the theme, which is supported by the following words: "She takes her stand at the topmost heights; by the wayside; at the crossroads." Proverbs 8:20.  
Dr. Ray Feller will join us for the following session on Wednesday, December 4 and will speak on "Courageous Storytellers: Heroic Artists in WWII Camps and Ghettos."  
The group is open to all women. It is lay-led and advised by Cantor Michael McCloskey. Study and discussion hour begins at 7:30 pm following our 7:00 pm minyan. Come join us for some study, a little nosh and lots of camaraderie.
Shabbat K'ley Zemer - Musical Kabbalat Shabbat - Veterans Shabbat KleyZemer 
Friday, November 8 at 6:15 pm
Shabbat K'ley Zemer - Musical Kabbalat Shabbat, Veterans Shabbat - Honoring our veterans
Join Cantor Michael McCloskey, song leader David Wesson for an uplifting and foot stomping service, honoring our veterans,  
Services will be held in the Sanctuary. 
Delicious communal dinner by Liora's Catering to follow in the Krasner-Housman Auditorium.
All are welcome.
Reservations required by Monday, November 4, 2019.
No charge for Temple Emeth members. RSVP here with number attending dinner.
Donations welcome to help defray costs.
Non-members: $25 per family of 4; $10 each additional person. RSVP here.

Sox for Socks 
Collection box location & Dates - Temple Emeth
November 8th through 10th. 

New white socks can reduce the risk of skin infections, p r e v e n t f r o s t b i t e , a n d f o s t e r g o od h y g i e n e . J o i n B o s t o n Health Care for the Homeless Program, in partnership with our largest sock drive supporter, the Boston Red Sox, in a seasonal drive to collect new white socks for men and women living in shelters and on the streets. See flyer.  
Upcoming Events
Monday, November 11
Veterans Day Services: 7:00 am & 7:00 pm

Tuesday, November 12
Drop-Off for Rummage Sale begins

Saturday, November 18
Binah B'emet Movie Night: 6:00 pm

Friday, November 22
Rummage Sale: 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Sunday, November 24
Rummage Sale: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm 
 Binah B'emet Movie Night movienight 
 Saturday, November 16 at 6:00 pm  
 at the Baker Vestry  
 Come in PJs to a fun family movie night with:
  •   Havdalah
  •   pizza
  •   movie
  •   and popcorn.
Free - ALL ARE WELCOME - bring a friend.  
 Sisterhood Rummage Sale RummageSale   
 Friday, November 22 from 9:00 am - 12:00 noon   
 Sunday, November 24 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm    
Coming up: It is here again, the annual Sisterhood Rummage Sale and we hope you are looking around for items to donate in support of our Emeth and surrounding communities.
Our sale attendees come from far and wide and reflect how all our hard work matters. Many come year in and year out and we all look forward to seeing the familiar faces among the new ones. This sale is a huge community service event and always reflects how the generosity of our membership benefits others. Certainly, in November as we celebrate our many blessings with the Thanksgiving holiday, this event is another way we share them with others.

Again, this year, join in as celebrate our community with our always fabulous "Lady Baltimore Boutique" crammed with new items, unique treasures and designer clothing, lots of great sorted clothing and bric-a-brac ad midst lots of camaraderie with old or new friends. Details on the many ways you might volunteer your help are included below. Start gathering your donations and begin dropping them off at the Temple on Tuesday, November 12 (side entrance under the school overhang on Puddingstone Road). Pick-up is very limited; PLEASE call Harriet early in the drop-off time if you absolutely cannot transport your items (617-566-2078).
Merchandise needed!                        Volunteers needed!                     
Contact Harriet Kantrowitz at 617-566-2078 or rummagesale@templeemeth.org to volunteer, to get donation forms or for any other questions. Mark your calendar now and see you at the sale.

Harriet Kantrowitz, Chair 2019 Temple Emeth Sisterhood Rummage Sale.

Ongoing Programs
 Kachol-Lavan (Blue and White) - Israeli  
 Dance Troupe Kachol-lavan 
 Sundays from 11:00 am - 12:00 noon
Join the Israeli dance troupe for boys and girls, ages 8-12. "Blue and White" is a professional and fun Israeli dance troupe taught by Pazit Lahav. The troupe will perform at local community festivals.  
For more information contact Pazit at: 617-690-9912, or brooklinefolkdancing@gmail.com
Hebrew for Adults HebrewforAdults 
Tuesdays at 8:30 am - One time class on Wednesday, Oct. 30.*

Master teacher, Myril Adler, engages students in the study of Hebrew
through the Siddur with the aim of becoming more familiar with synagogue and home liturgy. The class explores a variety of topics including holidays,  Jewish History and Torah. Beginning readers especially welcome.

Adult Education with Dr. Davin Wolok DavinWolokadulted 
Every other Tuesday at 7:30 pm - Next class Oct. 29            
Abe, Jake, Mo and More: The Role of Personality Development in the Bible
     We ask, "What is so-and-so like?  Are they quiet, loud, weak, boisterous, aggressive?  Do they teem with insight or are they impulsive?" The presupposition of the above questions is that a person has an unchanging personality which can be pinned down once and for all. 
     In this course we will see how Biblical characters like Abraham, Jacob, Moses and others, in fact undergo change and development. We will learn how they grow and in this way become models for us in our own struggles and striving.  
Join Dr. Davin Wolok and Cantor Michael McCloskey as we explore the importance of legacy and our role within the world in Judaism. The theme of the year is the Jewish Pride Curriculum and explores the Great Ideas our civilization gave the world.  These will include but will not be limited to:
  • The weekend
  • Payday (paying employees on time)
  • Charitable giving
  • Ecology (Animal Rights, Urban Greenbelt, Crop Rotation)
  • Compulsory Education, Class Size Limits and Adult Education
  • Asylum and Protection of Disenfranchised
  • Census
The group will meet every Thursday at 8:10 am for 50 minutes over light breakfast and coffee.

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Gifts to Temple Emeth supplement traditional membership dues and fees and help us to provide a wide range of educational, cultural and religious programs. You can help! Please consider sponsoring a kiddush, beautifying the Sanctuary with bimah flowers, or purchasing a simcha leaf or memorial plaque, among other giving opportunities.

More details are on our website. To make a contribution, click here. Thank you!

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