Shabbat Chol Hamoed

October 14-15, 2022 | 20 Tishrei 5783

* Shabbat morning services at 8:45 AM *


Chesed Opportunities:

Please sign up here to help out Larry and Sue Handman with meals during Sue's recovery.

Please sign up here to help the Sklar/Damast Family with meals during Miriam’s recovery. 


To Sarah Price on the passing of her father, Howard Solomon z'l.


Join us at the Simchat Torah Grand Kiddush following services! Thank you in advance for celebrating our Simchat Torah honorees with your sponsorship! 

Kol Hanearim – Larry Handman (circumstances permitting)

Chatan Torah – Rabbi Aaron Finkelstein

Chatan Bereishit – Rabbi Ari Schwarzberg

Shirat Chana Kallat Torah – Adynna Swarz

List in formation

Gail Katz & Mayer Bick, Noam & Cindy Drazin, Shep & Rae Drazin, Gary & Danielle Feigenbaum, Jeff & Shari Fishman, Michele Harlow, Gary & Lilia Hirschhorn, R. Yosef Kanefsky & Sari Abrams, David & Joelle Keene, Maureen & Derek Krantz, R. Aaron & Rachel Lerner, Robert & Debra Markovic, Daniel & Malka Popper, Hal & Lenny Schloss, Rena Selya Cohen, Aharon & Sheryl Shimoni, Susan Fink & Robert Smith, Neil Spears, Robbie & Sam Swarz, Eliott & Elise Trencher, JJ & Rachael Wernick, Bob & Hana Wexler

Minimum suggested donation is $50.

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

This Shabbat

6:02 PM

Friday Night Candlelighting

6:00 PM

Mincha/Ma'ariv | Abrams-Kanefsky Backyard (1537 Durango)  (In the event of rain, we will daven inside the house)

8:45 AM

9:00 AM

Early Minyan |offsite at 2245 Guthrie Circle | Post davening learning with Dr. Shlomo Melmed (Cedars).

Rechov Yeladim

8:45 AM (Please note earlier time!)

Shacharit | Main Sanctuary

Shabbat Morning: Introduction to Kohellet - Rabbi Aaron Lerner

9:48 AM

Latest Time for Kriat Shema

In the Sukkah - There will be grape juice and cookies in the sukkah for anyone who wants to make kiddush.

4:30 PM

Rechov Yeladim Sukkah Party - Food, friends and fun! All ages welcome!

Location: Wainberg Sukkah, 1917 Hillsboro Avenue   (In the event of rain, we will move inside the house)

5:30 PM

Mincha Sanctuary

Seudah Shlishit & Ma'ariv | The Fax Sukkah, 1509 Livonia Ave

Nothing But the Pshat | Abe Rosenberg

6:56 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.

This Week

Weekday Minyanim: 

Shacharit: Sunday (Hoshana Rabba) 7:45 AM, Wednesday & Friday: 7:00 AM, Thursday 6:45 AM.

Mincha Wednesday and Thursday: 6:00 PM

Shmini Atzeret Simchat Torah

Sukkot Teachers

Sunday Night (Shemini Atzeret) between Mincha/Maariv - Dr. Tamar Marvin

Drasha Shemini Atzeret - Rav Yosef

Shemini Atzeret Afternoon - "A Bat Mitzvah in Kugel?"

Simchat Torah Shirat Chana - Dr. Tamar Marvin

Simchat Torah between Mincha/Maariv - Rav Yosef, “After Hallel or After Mussaf? The Great Hoshanot Debate”

Rechov Yeladim

Simchat Torah Night

5:30-6:30 PM

Simchat Torah Day

9:30 AM - 11:15 AM

10:15 AM -11:15 AM

Torah puppet show, dinner, kids hakafot and goody bags! For ages toddler - 3rd grade | Beit Midrash

6 months – 5 years old

Grades 1 – 5

High Holiday Zmanim & Calendar

All times for the high holidays can be found here or you can grab a printed copy at the back of the Sanctuary.  Relaxed parking information can be found here.

Upcoming Events

Mincha 'N Munchies

October 22, 4 PM 

Save the Date and note earlier time! 

Rabbi Tureff's Book Launch

Saturday Afternoon

October 22, 5:15 PM

Temple Beth Am

Mazel Tov to Rabbi Chaim Tureff on his new book, "Recovery in the Torah." Rav Chaim will discuss his book over Seudah Shlisheet at Temple Beth Am. RSVP and pre-order a copy of the book hereTemple Beth Am is happy to host a mechitza minyan for Rav Chaim’s BDJ friends.  If you’ll be attending please sign up right away so that we can determine whether or not there will be a minyan.

Book Club

October 24th

7:30 PM

Have you read the book The Tunnel by A.B. Yehoshua? Let's get together to discuss!  Location: Yasgur/Lipner home9607 Bolton Road

Teen Girls Tefillah

November 5th

Encourage your daughters (7th to 12th grade) to sign up to lein, daven, gabbai, or otherwise participate. Sign up here.  

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 * 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 Michal Aviva Bat Yehudit (Na'amit Nagel's sister)

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