Shabbat Shuvah | Parshat Vayelech

September 30 - October 1, 2022 | 6 Tishrei 5783


Halacha How-To's:

Halacha How To's for the upcoming chagim can be found here. Printed copies will also be available in the back of the sanctuary.

Thank you:

Chesed Opportunity:

To everyone who volunteered during Rosh Hashanah! We appreciate all of all baalei tefillah, gabbaim, shofar blowers, security volunteers, usher, page turners, Rechov Yeladim counselors and volunteers and teen learning volunteers.

Thank you to everyone who filled out our BDJ survey! We are so grateful for your feedback and look forward to sharing the results soon. Mazal tov to our raffle winner Baila Hall!

We are grateful that Sue has been discharged and will continue her recovery from home. Please sign up here to help out Larry and Sue Handman with meals during this time.

  • Seudah Shlishit is is co-sponsored by Robert Smith and Susan Fink in honor of the 40th yahrzeit of Robert's father Harry Robert Smith z"l and by Gary and Jill Linder in honor of the 53rd yahrzeit of Gary’s father, Jacob Linder z"l.

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

This Shabbat

6:21 PM

Friday Night Candlelighting

6:20 PM

Mincha/Ma'ariv | Abrams-Kanefsky Backyard (1537 Durango)

8:45 AM

9:00 AM

Early Minyan | Beit Midrash | Post davening learning with Rabbi David Block.

Rechov Yeladim

9:15 AM

Shacharit | Main Sanctuary

9:30 AM

Teen Minyan | Projection Room - For grades 7 - 12  

Coffee Club for Teen Girls in the Front Office

9:44 AM

Latest Time for Kriat Shema

Kiddush | Social Hall

4:45 PM

Shabbat Shuva Drash 

6:00 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. 

Mincha/Ma'ariv Sanctuary

Seudah Shlishit | Beit Midrash

Nothing But the Pshat | Dr. Sara Smith

7:15 PM


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.

High Holidays

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. 

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 has been mailed out and you should receive them soon. Relaxed parking information can be found here.

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:

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

• Click here to see the BDJ chag meal guest list.


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. 

Upcoming Events

Book Club

October 24th

Have you read the book The Tunnel by A.B. Yehoshua? If so, would you be interested in having a conversation about it? Let's get together to discuss. Let us know. Contact Tobi Inlender (tainlender@gmail) or Abigail Yasgur (

Community Announcements
Camp Announcement:

Moshava Alevy wishes you and your family a Shana Tova U'Metuka! Enrollment for Summer 2023 is underway, see you in just 39 Shabbatot from now!

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 * 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 * 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 * Chaya Rachel Bat Carmi Adina (Hallie Schiff) * 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) * Miriam Aliza bat Shifrah Chana * Ariella Rivka bat Tzippora * Ronen ben Yehudit * 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) * 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)* Yitzchak Dov Ben Devorah * Shoshanna bat Shulamit (Susan Handman) * Chana bat Avigayil * Miriam bat Zisa (Jill Linder's friend) * Chana Rachel bat Avraham v'Sosia * Noach ben Miriam (David Felsenthal’ s father)

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