Parshat Ki Tavo

September 16-17, 2022 | 21 Elul 5782



To new members Nurit Benrey and Jacob & Arielle Lewis!

To Senator Kamlager who is joining us this Shabbat!

Rechov Yeladim:

Rechov Yeladim is back and better than ever!  Check out important updates and fun upcoming events here.  for more information, contact Jenna Rubin,


Elul is here! Join Rav Yosef and Dr. Tamar Marvin for a full lineup of learning, davening and singing. More info here. View more information about the upcoming holidays below.  

  • A donation to the kiddush fund has been made by the Civic Engagement Initiative Committee in honor of Senator Sydney Kamlager's visit to BDJ this week. Welcome Senator Kamlager!
  • Seudah Shlishit is sponsored by the Kotler and Glass families in memory of Roisa bat Israel Tzvi z'l and David Yehuda ben Yosef HaLevi z'l.
  • Mincha & Munchies this week is sponsored by Mindy & Mark Treitel.
  • YP Kiddush Donations
  • Tzvi Wolf in honor of the bar mitzvahversary of Stevie Green.
  • Eli Shavalian in honor of Stevie Green for all of his support in making sure YP Minyan stays afloat!
  • Hirschbergs in honor of Stevie Green for being a true representation of a mensch and our Saturday board game buddy
  • Zev, Claire & Dov Hurwitz In honor of Stevie Green, for carrying the whole team on his back!
  • Rachel Olshin in honor of Sara Naor and the great places she will take kiddush!
  • Rena & Yona Remer in honor of their 2nd wedding anniversary and 3rd attempt to celebrate with friends
  • Mendel Weintraub in honor of his sister, Elisheva, visiting from the Big Apple

Sponsor a Kiddush or Seudah Shlishit! Visit here for more information.

This Shabbat

6:40 PM

Friday Night Candlelighting

6:40 PM

Mincha/Ma'ariv | Abrams-Kanefsky Backyard (1537 Durango)
9:00 AM
Rechov Yeladim | Ages 6 Months to 6th Grade
9:15 AM

Shacharit | Main Sanctuary

9:30 AM

YP Minyan | Beit Midrash

9:30 AM

Teen Minyan | Projection Room - For grades 7 - 12

9:42 AM

Latest Time for Kriat Shema
Kiddush | Social Hall

5:00 - 6:30 PM

Mincha N' Munchies | Treitel Backyard (9023 Larke Ellen Circle)

Shabbat afternoon fun for grades 5 - 8

6:35 PM

Mincha/Ma'ariv Sanctuary

Seudah Shlishit | Beit Midrash

Nothing But the Pshat | Abe Mezrich

7:35 PM


10:15 PM


10:15 pm - “Inhabiting the Story of Tishrei”, a shiur with Rav Yosef (Beit Midrash)

11:00 pm - Selichot with Josh Sharfman (Sanctuary)

If you require an accommodation in order to participate in Shabbat services with BDJ please contact We welcome and support children, teens, and adults with disabilities, mental health conditions, and their families and caregivers. Please reach out if you have any questions and/or would like to request an accommodation.
This Week

Weekday Minyanim: Mincha/Ma'ariv will be at 6:35 PM this week. Selichot & Shacharit are 6:20 am Monday and Thursday; 6:35 am Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

LA Yoetzet Halacha Initiative
September 17th
4:00 pm
Home of Dena Katz
Pre-Rosh Hashanah Shiur and Get Together with Yoetzet Halacha Dr. Jordana Topp. For Women Only. More info: Sponsored by Beth Jacob, Yavneh, YICC, BDJ, and Knesset Israel.

Blood Drive

September 18th

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Our next blood drive is around the corner! Sign up to save a life here and use code BDJ.  

Sharsheret West Coast 5k/10k Dash
September 18th
8:00 AM

Join Team B'nai David-Judea/Sprinting with Sari and team captains Sari Abrams and Mendel Weintraub for Sharsheret’s “West Coast 5k/10k Dash," supporting Jewish families facing breast cancer, ovarian cancer, and hereditary risks for cancer. The dash will take place on Sunday, September 18th at 8:00 AM at Dockweiler Beach. Family Fun Race at 9:15 AM.  Sign up here today.
Upcoming Events

Gettin' Into It

September 24th

Following Tefillah, in the Beit Midrash

At Kiddush on Shabbat morning September 24th we’re Gettin’ Into It as our Ba’alei Tefilla Alex Fax, Mordechai Fishman, Joel Jacobson, Michai Mazar, Josh Singer, and Ariel Stein lead us in singing and thinking about some of the central tefillot of the Yamim Noraim. Rechov Yeladim will be extended so that all adults can participate! 

Mincha East

September 24th

6:05 PM

Mincha, seudah shlishit and learning with Rav Yosef, and maariv. Graciously hosted by the Higashi-Shaw family, 1216 Alvira St.  Please rsvp to

High Holidays

High Holiday Zmanim & Calendar

All times for the high holidays, including the upcoming selichot schedule, can be found here or you can grab a printed copy at the back of the Sanctuary. The printed calendar will be mailed out around Rosh Hashanah time. Relaxed parking information can be found here.

Shabbat Shuva

October 1st

4:45 pm

“Triage: There is No Moment Like the Present” 

The Shabbat Shuvah Drasha, delivered by Rav Yosef, is one of the central gatherings of our year, when we take the time to deeply explore an idea and its ramifications for the way we live, as individuals and as a B'nai David community. Please be sure to join us. Childcare will be provided in Rechov Yeladim. The Drasha is dedicated to the memory of Albert Kanefsky a”h, on the occasion of his 20th yahrzeit. 

Family Tashlich

October 2nd

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Mother's Beach

Join Rav Yosef and Jenna Rubin for Story, Craft Project & Inspiring Tashlich. For all ages.


Mother's Beach: 4135 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Ray

Entrance in Cheesecake Factory parking lot. Fee is $6. 

YP Sukkot Dinner

October 10th

Join BDJ YPs for a dairy group dinner on the Second Night of Yom Tov in the Blumofe Family's sukkah! Children are welcome! Space is limited, sign up by clicking here.

Membership Connections:

Chagim Host and Guest Lists:

• Hosts: email and we'll send you a list of people who would love to be a guest.

• Guests: please fill out this form or email us at (Please note we are not making direct matches. We’re just making it easy for people to find each other!)


Sukkot Membership Mash-Up, 10/9 or 10/10

• Yes, here we are making direct matches! Sign up to host or be hosted on either the first night or day of Sukkot. 


Share Your Sukkah

• Are there times when your sukkah will be empty, and you’re willing to open it up to BDJ members who don’t have a sukkah? Fill out this form to let us know, and interested guests will be in touch with you to work out the details. 

Community Announcements
Camp Announcement:

Want to save $800 today? Just a couple more days till the end of our MEGA Early Bird special for Summer 2023 at Moshava Alevy! Check out our Instagram and Facebook pages for info, pics, and more! Deal ends on 9/15 - Apply today!

Misheberach List

Bella Rivka bat Rosa (Aharon Shimoni's sister) * Shulamit bat Ruchel Sheina (Selma Framson) * Michael ben Malka (Max Wozniak) * Chaya bat Bela (Mayer Bick's mother) * Tziporah bat Tova (Mrs. Sassover) * Chava bat Helen (Eva Magid) * Masha Hinda bat Malke Roisa * Tova Chaya bat Leah Malkah * Hersh Yaakov ben Chaya Leah (David Stein's father) * Saureet bat Yehudit (Saureet Hayill) * Nechama Bracha Bat Yechiela * Moshe ben Shoshana (Martine Porter Zasada's uncle) * Yehezkel ben Kaila (Fred Toczek's father) * Mordechai David ben Margalit (Zev Hurwitz' father) * Sarah Golda bat Fradyl (Rav Yosef's mother) * Shlomo haCohen ben Rachel * Shalom David Ben Feigel (father of Boaz Hepner's friend) * Yair ben Bella Rivka (Sheryl Shimoni's nephew) * Esther bat Liba (Jill Lefferman's mother) * G'dalyah Reuven ben Bracha (Gary Linder) * Miriam Yosefet bat Leah Malka (Tobi Inlender's sister) * Laurie Higashi * Shoshana Raizel bat Chaya (friend of Miriam Katz) * Bracha Merel bat Rivka (Bernice Epstein) * Lev Binyamin ben Masha Libba * Zechariah Ben HaRav veHeChazan Tehillah (R. Alissa's brother) * Yitzchak Shlomo ben Mirel Devorah (Chaim Plotzker’s son) * Sarah Freida bat Raizel (Rachel Olshin's mom) * Illana bat Elke (Heather Thau's mother) * Baila Malka bat Ada Etti (Ze'ev Korn's mother) * Farah bat Mozelle Tobe (Brenda Robin's mother) * HaRavYitzchak ben Tobeh (Audrey Kraus' father) * Avraham Chaim ben Rivka * Susan Bercovici (Daughter-In-Law of Rica Bercovici) * Sarah Yaffa bat Elka Tzivia * Aaron Ben Mai * Nechemya Ben Gittel (father of Carly Mann)* Avtalyon Zerachyah Ben Miriam Bracha (Avi Goldberg) * Eran Yakov ben Sara (Sara Naor's father) * Aliza Sara bat Miriam Chaya* Rachel Chana bat Rivka (Rochelle Frimmer, Debi Pomerantz's Aunt) * Daniella Leah bat Zeeva * David Aharon Yizchak Ben Micha’el HaCohen (David Stein) * Miriam Aliza bat Shifrah Chana * Ariella Rivka bat Tzippora * Ronen ben Yehudit * Chaya Rachel Bat Carmi Adina (Hallie Schiff)* Moshe ben Mildred (Jeff Feuer's Stepfather) * Tova bat Pesche (Tiffany Miller's mother) * Boaz Hepner’s friends - Chava leah bat Shprintze Bluma, Chaya Esther bat Shprintze Bluma, Avrahom Elijah ben Sara Miriam*Aharon Ben Rosa (Aharon Shimoni) * Neil Andrew Bryson Smith (Shanee Michaelson's Friend) * Tamar Miriam bat Esther Alter (Esther Macner’s daughter)*Leib ben Helen (Lloyd Levitin)* Dovid ben Rena Sheva (Margy Horowitz's Brother) * Marnina Danielle bat Yehudit Rifka * * Rella Miriam bat Ella (Sabrina Gillespie's mother)*Adira Aviva bat Sarah (Andrea Feldman)* Yitzchak Dov Ben Devorah * Marnina Daniella Bat Yehudit Rivka * Shoshanna bat Shulamit (Susan Handman) * Chana bat Avigayil * Miriam bat Zisa (Jill Linder's friend)  

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