Candle lighting 4:22 pm
November 9: Parashat Lech Lecha
Havdalah 5:29 pm
Shabbat Morning:  9:30am followed by Kiddush lunch
Tuesday Minyan:  7:30am followed by bagel breakfast
UPCOMING AT BETH TIKVAH
THANK YOU to everybody who joined us for our scholar-in-residence weekend with Rabbi Daniel Nevins! It was wonderful sharing Shabbat dinner with over 100 of you and discussing science, technology & environmental  change through a Jewish lens. 

We are looking forward to seeing you for an inspiring Musical Shabbat on Friday, November 22nd, 7:30pm

EMERGENCY EVACUATION DRILL
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16TH (Shabbat Services)
Please consider participating in the first emergency evacuation drill for Beth Tikvah congregants on Saturday, November 16th. A team of Volunteer Emergency Evacuation officers will be leading this drill as will walk through the protocols of evacuating the building. If you would like to learn more about the security committee please email Deborah Freedman at  david_deborah@telus.net  or Jeff Rothberg at  yankeefan@shaw.ca

For participants attending services on November 16th we encourage you to keep your coat/belongings in the sanctuary as we would assume the weather will not cooperate during the drill

KADIMA & ATID -  CLIP 'N CLIMB
November 10th, 4-6pm, grades 3-7
CLICK HERE more information

Next book: Educated by Tara Westover
November 20th, 7:00pm

SPECIAL SHABBAT TO HONOUR OUR VOLUNTEERS
Please join us as we honour our many Beth Tikvah volunteers at Shabbat services, November 23rd. Kiddush lunch following services.

 BETH TIKVAH PRESCHOOL -  Now accepting registrations

L'CHAIM FOR KIDDUSH LUNCH
Our L'Chaim tradition is made possible by generous congregants who have donated a bottle of Scotch or Rye!  If you are able to help out with continuing this great tradition please drop off a bottle during regular office hours.
Following Shabbat lunch Rabbi Rubin will continue his discussion classes to explore what the greatest Jewish sages and scholars have to teach us about the weekly Torah portion.  Translations to all commentaries are provided. No background necessary.

Explore the deep spiritual wisdom and philosophical insight of five masters of our tradition. No background need for this journey into the heart of Judaism's deepest teachings.
MAZEL TOV
To our members celebrating a birthday in the coming week: 
Ros Fielding
Anita Hopner
Joanna Estok
Ralph Aknin
Barbi Waterman
To our members celebrating an anniversary in the coming week:
Shawn & Janet Halperin
Jeffrey & Iowna Wachtel
Michael & Lori Yelizarov
Andrew & Lisa Altow
Glenn & Deborah Davis
Give a little love, send a special card for their special day - Online card order
COMMUNITY EVENTS
SENIORS PROGRAM
Hosted by Kehila of Richmond in partnership with Beth Tikvah Synagogue.
November 11: NO PROGRAM - Remembrance Day
November 18: Denise Peron RN, "Aging Well" WELLNESS CLINIC
November 25: Music with Rowena Bridson and Victoria Smus

Register today to secure your spot in 2020

JACKETS AND SOCKS FOR THE NEEDY
Richmond Jewish Day School is collecting gently used jackets and new socks  to distribute to those who are  in need in our community. 
Please drop off your donations at RJDS or Beth Tikvah by November 15, 2019.



THE JEWISH LEARNING INSTITUTE 
presents BLIND JUSTICE
An evening with the Honourable  Richard H. Bernstein, Supreme Court Justice from Michigan

Sunday November 17, 7:30pm
Hilton Vancouver Airport Hotel
5911 Minoru Blvd. Richmond

To reserve - 604-277-6427


Tuesday, November 26, 6:00pm, at Congregation Beth Israel, 989 W. 28th Ave. Vancouver
Keynote Speaker: Dan Levitt
Everyone  welcome. RSVP to sberger@jewishvancouver.com

LIMMUD VANCOUVER'20
Registration for LimmudVan'20 is now open. Spend a great weekend on Feb. 29 & March 1 upping your Jewish game and expanding your network. 

Here's some important information:
New this year! Early bird registration fees are in effect until December 31. Be sure to register early and get this great deal.

Special discount price for those who are 36 years old and under. Our thanks to Axis Vancouver for partially underwriting the cost of this special price .

Erev Limmud (Feb 29) will be another fantastic evening of learning, music and schmoozing. Registration for Erev Limmud is separate from the full day Sunday (March 1). Register for both and get the most out of your LimmudVan'20 weekend!

LimmudVan'20 is a community event and cost should not be a barrier to participation. Look for the 'pay what you can' option.

Remember that even the full registration fee for LimmudVan doesn't cover all our costs. If you are able, please make an additional donation to help Limmud be sustainable.