Weekly Shabbat Greeting
March 7, 2019
30 Adar I 5779
SHABBAT SHALOM
SHABBAT PEKUDEI
Friday, March 8th
6 p.m., Chapel
Saturday, March 9th
9 a.m., Sanctuary
Kiddush Lunch is sponsored by Debbie and Michael Balkin, Sue and Sandy Birnholtz, Nancy Benchell-Eisman and Jeffrey Eisman, Joan and Steve Freedman, Bernice Handler, ,Karen and Ron Sigal, Marla and David Weiss, David Pappas and Lisa Goldenberg.
don't forget
DON'T FORGET!
SET YOUR CLOCKS AHEAD ONE HOUR
THIS SATURDAY NIGHT, MARCH 9TH.
DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME BEGINS
SUNDAY MARCH 10th.
spring forward
bulb show
Sunday, March 10th
Bring your own lunch and drive with us to the
MSU Flower and Bulb Show.
(Show is located in Tipton, Michigan, NOT East Lansing)

10 a.m. Meet up at Scrambler Marie's 
27909 Orchard Lake Rd, Farmington Hills, MI 48334
10:15 depart for Flower Show
11:45 a.m . estimated arrival.
Entrance Fee: $5.00

We will tour the gardens together and enjoy thousands of spring bulbs and blooms on display in the Temperate House. Tropical and Arid domes will be lush with flowers, fruits, and foliage. Spring Flower Bulb Show is included with your admission to Hidden Lake Gardens ($5 per person, Free for HLG members). HLG hours during the Spring Flower Bulb Show Sunday hours 10-5, Garden itself is open 9-7.
RSVP to Mechelle Bernard: Mbernard1026@gmail.com  

For more information, visit the show website:
Detroit Sings
Tuesday, March 12th, 7 p.m.
Bert's Warehouse, across from the Eastern Market
Join others in the metro Detroit community and be part of a monthly pop-up choir singing Motown and other popular music hits! All ages welcome! No charge to attend. Check out the Detroit Sings Facebook Page by clicking here.
Tot shabbat
Next Tot Shabbat, Saturday, March 16th,
11 a.m. lower level
Join us for Shabbat stories and song followed by congregational lunch.
happy purim
Wednesday Evening March 20th
Purim Festivities
Purim Carnival and Megillah Reading,
Adat Shalom Synagogue
5:30 p.m. Family Purim Experience
6 p.m. Free Carnival with Star Trax Dance Party.
New this year: Sensory Friendly Room
Dinner available for purchase
8 p.m. Minha/Maariv/Megillah Reading followed by Dessert Reception

Thursday March 21st
7 a.m. Morning Minyan, Megillah Reading and Breakfast
B'nai Israel Synagogue

Purim celebrations are a community partnership with
B'nai Israel Synagogue, Adat Shalom Synagogue,
Congregation Beth Ahm and Congregation B'nai Moshe.
Shabbat Table
Shabbat for Solos
Friday, March 22nd, 6:30 p.m.
at the home of Howard Friedman
Please rsvp to Howard if you plan to attend: howard.friedman18@gmail.com
Sunday, March 31st, JCC West Bloomfield.
An unforgettable day-long festival of learning, created and implemented entirely through the imagination and effort of volunteers.
For more information and to sign up, please click here: http://www.limmudmichigan.org
Adult Learning Opportunities
Talmud Class with Rabbi Mitch Parker 
Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m., at the synagogue
We are currently studying Brachot, the first section of the Talmud. Interested? Contact Rabbi Parker .

May 2019
Jewish South Trip, Memphis to New Orleans:
Civil War to Civil Rights, led by Rabbi Mitch Parker.
Click here for detailed itinerary. Please contact Rabbi Mitch Parker directly by February 28th if you wish to participate. mitch@bnaiisraelwb.org

LIFECYCLES
MARCH BIRTHDAYS
 9   Rita Goldstone
12  Leah Gawel, Loraine Kuhn
13  Frank Ellias
14  Larry Charlupski, Lisa Goldenberg
19  Randall Gawel
20  David Pappas
23  Mindy Shuback
24  Jeremy Rosenberg
26  Karen Orzach, Roi Orzach
30  Ryan Schmeltz
31  Meredith Weingarden, Sharon Knoppow
MARCH ANNIVERSARIES
12   Stacy and Craig Gittleman
17   Susan and David Feber
22   Cathy and Michael Graub
28   Joyce and Bob Breitman
31   Janice and Henry Citron
Mazel Tov
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May Their Memories Be For a Blessing  
MARCH YAHRTZEITS
3/9/19 (2 Adar II)   Julius Shuback
3/11/19 (4 Adar II)   Freida Citron
3/12/19 (5 Adar II)   Sylvia Cohen
3/13/19 (6 Adar II)   Stanley Saperstein
3/16/19 (9 Adar II)   Dennis Cangemi
3/17/19 (10 Adar II)   Nancy Fischer
3/25/19 (18 Adar II)   Rose Finkelstein, Steven S. Marcotte
3/26/19 (19 Adar II)   Jewel Dorothy Shuback, Joseph Weiss
3/29/19 (22 Adar II)   Ruth Raimi
please click here . Please click here  if you wish to permanently memorialize a loved one
by purchasing a yahrtzeit plaque.   
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B'nai Israel Synagogue shares a building and a unique partnership with Temple Kol Ami. Click here http://www.tkolami.org to view the TKA website and upcoming activities.
B'nai Israel Synagogue is affiliated with USCJ
United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.
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