What's Nu?
Parashat Bamidbar                     
June 8, 2019 - June 29, 2019
5 Sivan - 26 Sivan 5779

This issue of What's Nu 
is the last one for this year 
and lists events through 
Saturday, June 29.

Wishing you all
 Happy Shavuot

Dr. Hans Fisher
Survivor of the
S.S. St. Louis
will speak here on
June 8


Recent attendees at CJP's 
Ruderman Inclusion Program: 
Warren and Harriet Kantrowitz, 
Samara Katz, Cynthia Levitt 
and Scott Gladstone
See you in the Fall!     

Week at a Glance
Saturday, June 8
Services: 9:30 am
Mincha/Maariv: 8:10 pm

Sunday, June 9 
Shavuot 1st Day  
Services: 9:30 am & 6:00 pm
Monday, June 10
Shavuot 2nd Day   
Morning Services: 7:00 am & 9:30 am - Yizkor
Evening Services: 8:10 pm

Tuesday, June 11
Services: 7:00 am & 7:00 pm
Wednesday, June 12
Services: 7:00 am & 7:00 pm
Thursday, June 13
Services: 7:00 am & 7:00 pm  
Israeli Dancing with Pazit Lahav: 7:30 pm 
Friday, June 14
Morning Services: 7:00 am
Kabbalat Shabbat: 6:00 pm   
Saturday, June 15
Morning Services: 9:30 am   
Mincha/Maariv: 8:15 pm
Sunday, June 16
Services: 8:30 am & 6:00 pm
Monday, June 17             
Services: 7:00 am & 7:00 pm
Tuesday, June 18
Wednesday, June 19
Services: 7:00 am & 7:00 pm  

Thursday, June 20

Services: 7:00 am & 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing with Pazit Lahav: 7:30 pm 
Friday, June 21
First Day of Summer 
Services: 7:00 am
Kabbalat Shabbat: 6:00 pm 

Saturday, June 22  
Services: 9:30 am
Mincha/Maariv: 8:15 pm 
Sunday, June 23 
Services: 8:30 am & 6:00 pm

Monday, June 24  
Services: 7:00 am & 7:00 pm  

Tuesday, June 25

Services: 7:00 am & 7:00 pm
Wednesday, June 26
Services: 7:00 am & 7:00 pm 

Thursday, June 27 
Services: 7:00 am & 7:00 pm  
Friday, June 28
Services: 7:00 am
Kabbalat Shabbat 6:00 pm     

Saturday, June 29
Services: 9:30 am   
Mincha/Maariv: 8:15 pm

11th Annual Community Tikkun Leil Shavuot in Brookline Tikkun  
Saturday, June 8 starting at 9:00 pm (with a pre-tikkun session at 8pm) and ending June 9 at 4:00 am
Location: 384 Harvard Street and 100 Centre Street in Brookline

Join your friends and neighbors for an all-night educational and cultural experience at the 11th Annual Brookline Community Tikkun Leil Shavuot!  Celebrate a decade of traditional and innovative programming with another blockbuster night of communal learning. Come for one hour, or stay up all-night! Learn from world-renowned educators and neighborhood favorites.  
Dr. Davin Wolok will teach a class at 8:00 pm and Cantor Michael McCloskey will have his class at 11:45 pm.  
For schedule, session descriptions and registration click here.       
Hans Fisher - A Rare Survivor's AccountHansFisher 
Saturday, June 8, 2019 during our 9:30 am Shabbat service

On May 13, 1939, more than 900 Jews fled Germany aboard the S.S. St. Louis. Turned away both from Havana and, by the F.D.R. administration, from U.S. shores - they were forced to return to Europe. Over 250 of those aboard were murdered by the Nazis.
Do not miss a rare opportunity to hear a first hand account by Dr. Hans Fisher who was but a young boy on the S.S. St. Louis. Click here for more information.

A special kiddush will follow services.
Celebrate Shavuot  
at Temple EmethCelebrateShavuot  
Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 9:30 am

  • Shavuot Service: 9:30 am
  • Children's activities:10:30 am
  • Binah B'emet end of the year siyyum/celebration
  • Dairy kiddush luncheon & Limmud with Cantor Michael McCloskey following service. 


I Saw You Standing at Sinai:
The Quest of the Jew-by-Choice and Our Communities

On this day, Shavuot, when we read the story of Ruth, the quintessential Jew-by-Choice, join Cantor Michael McCloskey for an exploration of the layers of the meaning behind the rituals and process of casting one's lot with our people. How can we best accompany, empower and celebrate these individuals within our community and in turn strengthen and enrich our communities at large?
Congregation and Board of Director's Meeting Boardmeeting
Tuesday, June 18 at 7:30 pm  

Agenda will include:     
          • Rabbi's D'var Torah
          • Executive Director's Report
          • Security Update
          • Assistant Rabbi Search
          • Vote on the Budget
          • Building and Grounds (issues, concerns, projects for the Spring) 
          • New Business and Good & Welfare

Join us for coffee and ..... 

Click here to see a printable agenda.    
Tour de Shul
Tour de Shuls Tourdeshuls 
Sunday, June 23 - Routes start and finish at Temple Ner Tamid, Peabody, MA 01960  
It is that time of year! Come ride with Tour de Shuls (see flyer) on Sunday, June 23. This year the ride will start at Temple Ner Tamid, 368 Lowell St., Peabody, MA.  
  • Enjoy your choice of 10, 30, 52, or 81 mile routes; rest stops at area synagogues and beautiful views along the way!
  • First time rider? No problem! You can ride with an experienced rider to help you reach your goal. 
  • Registration fees before June 17 are $54 for an individual and $75 for a family. After June 17, fees are $72 for an individual and $100 for a family.
  • Individual riders are required to solicit a minimum of $50 in donations; families are required to solicit a minimum of $100 in donations.
Registration and more info at Tour de Shuls New England region 2019 
Sign-up and invite your family and friends to join you for this event to support the Camp Ramah Tikvah program. Please see the attached files. 

See you all on the saddle on the 23rd!
Binah B'emet
Binah B'emet has openings for students in Pre-K through 7th grade for the 2019-2020 year. Enrollment is now open. Join our innovative, exciting and individualized program - Because Every Moment Matters! 
Tell your friends: You can help spread the word about this joyful and innovative program by liking and following us on Facebook at Binah B'emet.
Registration forms for Binah B'emet are available in the office or online at the Temple website.
For more information, contact Samara at emethdcl@gmail.com  
Upcoming Events
Saturday, August 10
Erev Tisha B'av: Services at 7:45 pm
Sunday, August 11
Tisha B'av: Morning Services at 8:30 am  
Special Mincha at 1:00 pm  
Evening Services at: 7:45 pm   
Ongoing Programs
Hebrew for Adults HebrewforAdults 
Tuesdays at 8:30 am

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.

Who is God? Who Are We? - Adult Education with Dr. Davin Wolok DavinWolokadulted 
Every other Tuesday at 7:30 pm - Next classes June 11 & 25            
We will explore the Philosophy of the Bible as Seen through Story, Poetry, Prophecy and Commandment. Join Dr. Davin Wolok every other Tuesday after the evening minyan at his Adult Education class to participate in our lively exploration and dialogue. His topic for these two sessions will be "The End Which Has No End: The Overcoming of Evil and Death in Biblical Teaching and Prophecy."  All are invited.      
Roots: Reaching into the Past and Creating Connection in the Present for a Brighter Future Roots
Thursday mornings at 8:10 am     
Join Dr. Davin Wolok and Cantor Michael McCloskey as we explore the importance of legacy and our role within the world in Judaism. Over the course of the year we'll explore four themes:
  • Education
  • Environmentalism
  • Embracing an anti-materialist philosophy
  • Peace-making and dispute
The group will meet every Thursday at 8:10 am for 50 minutes over light breakfast and coffee.
(Same as Bagels & A Bisl Torah)

Brotherhood Floor Hockey FloorHockey 
Thursdays at 7:30 pm following the evening minyan 
Everyone is invited to join us! The team runs on adrenaline, competition and sportsmanship. It's a lot of fun! It is a blast! A great way to keep warm, get in shape and make friends! Please bring sticks if you have them. We do have some but if we get a good crowd we may need some more.   
For more information please contact Michael Clayton at: mclayton@comcast.net 
or call: C - 617-610-9281 / C - 617-840-3059. 
Post-Kiddush Torah Study with  
Dr. Davin Wolok PostKiddush    
Every other Saturday    
Please join Dr. Davin Wolok for his Post-Kiddush Torah Study session every other Saturday.
Free event. All are welcome. For more information, please call the Temple office at 617-469-9400.
Contribute to Temple Emeth
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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