Beth Jacob's Weekly Beat
September 7, 2019
PARSHAT SHOFTIM
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
Late Candle Lighting | 7:12 PM
Kabbalat Shabbat Mincha/Maariv | 6:45 PM
Shacharit | 9:00 AM
Latest time for Shema | 9:55 AM
Mincha | Third Meal | Maariv | 6:50 PM
End of Shabbat (Havdala) | 8:08 PM
Mazal Tov to Leah Minkoff on reading Torah this past week
for the first time at Oakland Hebrew Day School!
Kiddish is sponsored by Dan and Jessica Minkoff in honor of Leah’s reading Torah for the first time this week at OHDS and in celebration of her upcoming Bat Mitzvah in Israel this Sukkot.
Lulav & Etrog Orders
Please order your Lulav & Etrog by 9:00 AM on Monday, September 9th. Monday is the absolute last day that we will be able to order from our supplier. Order HERE. Thank you!
Events and Classes
Seudat Shlishit: Please join us this Shabbat, September 7 for Seudat Shlishit taught by Rabbi Albert. The topic will be on: The Laws of Rosh Hashanah.
Sunday Morning Breakfast & Tefillah Talks in Memory of Henry Ramek: Learn together this Sunday morning, September 8 after Shacharit.
Lunchtime Talmud: Thursday, September 12 at noon at the home of Shelley Zak, 901 Hillcroft Circle. 
Active-Shooter Training: 
Please join the Beth Jacob community for an active-shooter training presentation by Sgt Brian Alaura of the Oakland Police Department on Sunday, September 15 at 9:30 AM. This presentation will discuss awareness techniques and concepts relating to active-shooter events.
BJC Youth: Tots - 5th grade
B’nai J Club: Looking forward to seeing everyone at a special activity focusing on teambuilding through activities and song run by Roni and Adi.
B’nai J²: Join us for Middle School Minyan every other Shabbat with NCSY staff. There will be a Mussaf service, Torah discussion, and Kiddush! This week’s Minyan will be led by Rabbi Akiva at 11:00am in the Downstairs Sanctuary. Hope to see you all there!
We are looking to add more games and activities to groups! Please let us know at chani.naiman@gmail.com if you have any games, activities, books, small rugs, to re-home. Thank you!
Monthly Shabbat Open Table: 
Monthly Shabbat Open Table: Anyone and everyone (including children) are invited to a Shabbat dinner hosted by Kirsten Barrere on October 4, 2019. There is a maximum of eleven seats. Please RSVP to Kirsten at barrere0424@sbcglobal.net by October 2.  
Beth Jacob Congregation, 3778 Park Blvd, Oakland, CA 94610