Beth Jacob's Weekly Beat
Candle Lighting
7:49 AM
Kabbalat Shabbat Mincha/Maariv
6:45 AM
9:00 AM
Latest Time for Shema
9:34 PM
Early Mincha/3rd Meal/Maariv
7:30 PM
Shabbat Ends/Havdalah
8:53 PM
Condolences to Barbara Barer; Michelle and Alan Moskowitz and their children Naomi, Zoe and Dafne; and Rebecca Bar-Shain and Devora Zack, on the passing of their husband, father, and grandfather, Mal Barer. 
Shiva services will take place at the Barer home (21 Wildwood Gardens, Piedmont) at the following times:
  • Sunday (5/12) - Mincha/Maariv at 6:45 PM
  • Monday (5/13) - Shacharit at 6:45 AM; Mincha/Maariv at 6:45 PM
  • Tuesday (5/14) - Shacharit at 6:45 AM; Mincha/Maariv at 6:45 PM
  • Wednesday (5/15) - Shacharit at 6:45 AM
This week’s Kiddush is sponsored by BJC
Classes & Events   
Seudat Shlishit: Shabbat, May 11 Seudah Shlishit shiur will be given by Rabbi Albert. The Topic will be on:

Sunday Morning Breakfast & Tefillah Talks in Memory of Henry Ramek : Learn together this Sunday morning, May 12 after Shacharit.

Pathways through the Parsha: Join Rabbi Albert Monday morning, May 13 for the Parsha class at OHDS at 8:30 AM. The class will also be livestreamed on Rabbi Albert’s Facebook page. If you would like to participate but can’t make it to OHDS, make sure to friend Rabbi Albert to watch the class live.

Lunchtime Talmud: May 16 at noon at the home of Shelley Zak, 901 Hillcroft Circle.

Kiddush in honor of Hila and Noam : On May 18, we are honoring Hila and Noam during Shabbat services and invite everyone to join us. There will be a special Tot Shabbat for the children with Hila and Noam and all the Gan children will go on the bimah to sing Adon Olam at the end of services. We will conclude the day with a special Kiddush luncheon catered by Flying Falafel. 
Thanks to Mary and Omer Friedman for hosting our first Kadima parlor party on Monday night. As Rabbi Albert and Aaron Harris shared, we are building to strengthen our physical campus and our spiritual growth. Let’s help move Beth Jacob forward together. Interested in learning more? The next parlor party: May 16th from 7:30-9:00 PM at the home of Deborah & Michael Sosebee (701 Trestle Glen Road).
BJC YOUTH: Tots - 5th grade
Shabbat Groups: All ages meet in the Downstairs Social Hall at 9:30 AM. Parents, please pick up your children at the end of services (before Kiddush). The Gan will be locked at the completion of groups.

B'nei J Tots: Special guest Meira Albert will lead a lively Tot Shabbat this week! Looking forward to seeing you there.

B'nai J Club:  Super Duper Kiddush this week!

B’nai J 2 : Noam and Hila will lead Tefilah and activity at 11:00 AM in the Teen Lounge.
Grades 6-8
Tuesdays: Lunch club at OHDS and every other Tuesday at CCJDS

Grades 9-12  
Mondays: Latte N Learn in Berkeley

Tuesdays: Lunch Club at Piedmont High and JCHS and every other Tuesday at Head Royce.

Tuesdays: Lunch Club at Oakland Tech

Thursdays : Learn N' Earn at BJC! 7:45 PM-8:45 P.M.

Fridays:  Lunch Club at JCHS
    Shabbat Open Table:
        Anyone and everyone (including children) are invited to a Shabbat
dinner hosted by Kirsten Barrere on
June 7, 2019. There is a maximum of eleven seats. Please RSVP to Kirsten at  
by June 5.