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Building The Judaism of Tomorrow TODAY with L'Dor Va-Dor

JOIN US FOR SHABBAT VIRTUALLY EVERY FRIDAY

Watch our Shabbat Service, then join us online live for our
ZOOM & SCHMOOZE Virtual Oneg Shabbat, every Friday at 8:00 pm

Call us: 561-968-0688
Email us: Info@LDORVADOR.org
Our Mailing Address is:
Congregation L'Dor Va-Dor . 6100 Boynton Beach Blvd. # 743102 . Boynton Beach, FL 33474
Dear Congregation L'Dor Va-Dor Members, Congregants, Friends, and Neighbors,
Tuesday, October 12 at 7:00 pm
TORAH STUDY and CHAT WITH RABBIS
(weekly on Zoom)
Rabbi Barry Silver
Guest Rabbi David Levin,
a non-denominational rabbi,
founder of Jewish Relationships Initiative, educator, and author

Zoom Session - Meeting ID: 883 4142 6745 Passcode: 037332
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Wednesday, October 13 at 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Faith, Diplomacy and Human Rights:
An Interfaith Day of Reflection and Conversation
presented by
Florida Atlantic University Honors College
(virtual event on Zoom)
Rabbi Barry Silver
Paulin Djomo
Reverend Katherine Pater
Shaikh Shafayat

Dr. Jeffrey Morton, moderator
Dean Justin Perry
 
JOIN FROM COMPUTER ...

OR Click the below link for direct access:

Meeting ID: 860 3390 3462
Passcode: Whc1013
 
NO COMPUTER? JOIN BY PHONE … Dial following:
  1-312-626-6799, then enter Meeting 860 3390 3462 and #, then enter Passcode Whc1013 and #
  1-929-205-6099, then enter Meeting 860 3390 3462 and #, then enter Passcode Whc1013 and #

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Friday, October 15 at 5:30 pm
Live and In-Person

OUTDOOR
SHABBAT CELEBRATION
for the ENVIRONMENT

at the Oak Pavilion
West Boynton Park
6000 Northtree Blvd
Lake Worth

This Shabbat is part of the national interfaith effort
to take action on Climate Change!
(see below for more information)
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Wednesday, October 20 at 7:00 pm
Rabbi Sam Silver
CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES Forum
(monthly on Zoom)
Rabbi Barry Silver
and
Guest Pastor Fritz Aufdencamp

TOPIC
Who are God's chosen people?
Jews, Christians, Muslims, or none of these?

Zoom Session - Meeting ID: 867 6104 1462 Passcode: 308365
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Friday, October 29 at 7:00 pm
Live and In-Person
SHABBAT CELEBRATION
at the Fellowship Hall
Methodist complex
101 North Seacrest Blvd
Boynton Beach
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Tuesday, November 9 at 6:30 pm
TORAH STUDY and CHAT WITH RABBIS
(weekly on Zoom)
Rabbi Barry Silver
Guest Rabbi Moishe Kievman,
an orthodox rabbi of the Chabad Chayil and Family Shul
of North Miami Beach, FL

Zoom Session - Meeting ID: 883 4142 6745 Passcode: 037332
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Monday, November 15 at 7:00 pm
Congregation L'Dor Va-Dor
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
and BOARD ELECTIONS
(virtual event on Zoom)

We will provide link information as we get closer to the date.


TOMORROW EVENING at 7:00 PM!



TORAH STUDY and
CHAT WITH TWO RABBIS



RABBI BARRY SILVER
and
Guest RABBI DAVID LEVIN
 
A Discussion about
the TORAH Parsha LECH LECHA & more

Tuesday, OCTOBER 12 at 7:00 pm ET
LIVE on COMPUTER or PHONE

We are very fortunate to have Rabbi Barry and guest Rabbi David Levin with us for this evening to discuss the upcoming Torah Parsha of Genesis Lech Lecha. Rabbi Levin is a non-denominational rabbi, founder of "Jewish Relationships Initiative", educator, and author. Jewish Relationships Initiative seeks to create relationships through meaningful connections to Jewish wisdom, ritual, and community, via life cycle events, study and learning, conversation, and connections with others.

We welcome all to join in on
this exciting and informative virtual program,
understanding more about the Torah
and other topics that may be raised!
We hope to see you Tuesday at 7:00 pm ET.
 
 
JOIN FROM COMPUTER ...
Meeting ID: 883 4142 6745
Passcode: 037332
 
NO COMPUTER? JOIN BY PHONE … Dial following:
  1-312-626-6799, then enter Meeting 883 4142 6745 and #, then enter Passcode 037332 and #
  1-301-715-8592, then enter Meeting 883 4142 6745 and #, then enter Passcode 037332 and #
LIVE & IN-PERSON
SHABBAT CELEBRATION
with L'DOR VA-DOR

Friday, OCTOBER 15 at 5:30 pm

We welcome you to join with us LIVE
With
Rabbi Barry Silver

Cantorial Soloist Rose Lopater
Cantorial Soloist Carol Garrett

and guest speakers

AN ENVIRONMENTAL SHABBAT,
part of the national interfaith effort
to take action on CLIMATE CHANGE

At the
West Boynton Park - Oak Pavilion
6000 Northtree Blvd, Lake Worth
Off Jog Road, between Le Chalet Blvd and Hypoluxo Road
Behind the Park Vista High School

Casual dress (and ready to have FUN!)
Bring lawn chairs if you would like
(there are picnic tables and benches)
 
Please wear Masks for all of our safety
DON'T MISS THIS
SPECIAL OUTDOORS SHABBAT!!

Bring the kids and grandkids -
All are WELCOME!
Acknowledging
DONATIONS to L’Dor Va-Dor
 We are so grateful for the
generosity & love shown to
L’Dor Va-Dor by your donations!
TODAH RABAH

. By Rachel Friend for the High Holy Days.

. By Sharon Leibovitz and Ed Gomez, in memory of Sharon's father, Lou Rose, and her grandmother, Rebecca Block

. By Joan and Charles Gruber, in memory of:
  • Herman Gruber
  • Rywa Gruber
  • Abraham Rabiner
  • Alma Rabiner
  • Bruce Rabiner
  • Joseph Gruber
  • Pluma Gruber
  • Yitzchak Engel
  • Tziporah Engel
  • Moshe David Gorman
  • Abraham Thau
  • Steve Lenn
  • George Kransdorf
  • Michael Kesselbrenner
  • Arlene Davidson
  • Herman Feder
  • Jeanette Feder
  • Alan Hecht
  • Victor London
  • Michael Sims
  • Ed Schiff
  • Arthur Kirson
  • David Izarow
  • Stan Silk
  • Michael Larsen

. By Marlene and Sheldon Krauss, in memory of Sheldon's father, Harry Krauss

. By Elaine and Julius Kurtz for the High Holy Days

. By Carol and Eric Sonenblum for the High Holy Days
ALL of your Donations
are most welcomed,
are tax-deductible,
and will be acknowledged
for your record-keeping.

WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT
to continue our work!
Please consider supporting
L'DOR VA-DOR
in whatever way you can.
THANK YOU SO MUCH!
Please note our address for any mailed donations:

Congregation L'Dor Va-Dor
6100 Boynton Beach Blvd. #743102
Boynton Beach, FL 33474
 
L'Dor Va-Dor continues to do tikkun olam,
repairing the world, one Mitzvah at a time.
Some Exciting Community Programs
AVAILABLE FOR YOU ...

SOUSA MENDES FOUNDATION
presents the following programs:

An amazing true story / film ...
The Catcher was a Spy: The Moe Berg Story
Sunday, OCTOBER 17 at 4:00 pm ET
Tickets by donation ($18 suggested, tax-deductible)

Morris “Moe” Berg was a Jewish American catcher and coach in Major League Baseball (Brooklyn Dodgers and Boston Red Sox) who served as a spy for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II. Berg was sent by the US government to determine whether the German physicist Werner Heisenberg was developing an atomic bomb for Nazi Germany, and Berg was authorized to shoot Heisenberg if he had definitive proof in the affirmative. See the film and then meet best-selling author Nicholas Dawidoff who wrote the book on which the film was based!

The film stars Paul Rudd, Jeff Daniels, Mark Strong, Paul Giamatti, and others.
After registering, you will be sent the link for the film.

For more information and to register, Click Here.
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She saved ANNE FRANK's diary for posterity ...
Miep Gies and the Rescue of Anne Frank's Diary
Sunday, OCTOBER 24 at 2:00 pm ET
FREE Program, registration is required

This program pays tribute to the woman who sheltered Anne Frank for three years and then rescued her now-famous diary. Miep Gies oversaw the “secret annex” where the Frank family was housed, while sheltering another Jewish person in her own home. Meet Gillian Walnes Perry who knew Miep Gies well and accompanied her to the Academy Awards and Meeg Pincus who wrote a delightful book on Miep Gies for young people. Books will be available for sale, if desired! Perfect Chanukah gift for a young person in your life!

For more information and to register, Click Here.
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The hero of the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games ...
Jesse Owens and the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games
Sunday, OCTOBER 31 at 4:00 pm ET
FREE Program, registration is required

Jesse Owens, the son of Alabama sharecroppers, was the Olympic champion who defeated Nazi ideology in Hitler’s stadium. He later served on the Board of the National Conference of Christians and Jews. Meet his grandson, Stuart Owen Rankin, who will be in dialogue with Lori Weintrob, historian and Director of the Wagner College Holocaust Center. Representing the International Olympics Committee on the panel is Anita L. DeFrantz, a US Olympic medalist and Vice-President of the IOC.

For more information and to register, Click Here.
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JEWISH WOMEN'S ARCHIVE
Fall Series Quarantine(ish) BOOK TALKS (QBT)
present the following:

For more information and to register for any of the Book Talks, Click Here.

Asylum: A Memoir of Family Secrets
By Judy Bolton-Fasman
Thursday, OCTOBER 14 at 8:00 pm ET
Asylum recounts the search for answers to the mysteries embedded in the lives of the author's Cuban-born mother and her elusive Yale-educated father.
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Praying with Jane Eyre: Reflections on Reading as a Sacred Practice
by Vanessa Zoltan
Thursday, OCTOBER 21 at 8:00 pm ET
Ms. Zoltan brings a Jewish text-study to her favorite novel Jane Eyre in her book Praying with Jane Eyre.
WE WELCOME ALL THROUGH OUR DOORS!
Virtually and Literally
You know YOU are always welcome to L’Dor Va-Dor!
Thank you to our newest members of L'Dor Va-Dor!

Dr. Stuart and Annette Baine
Bobbie and Irwin Benson
Shashawna Foland
Cynthia and Harry Plonskier
Stanley Rosenwasser

THIS IS THE TIME TO JOIN!
WE NEED YOU!
 
Don't miss out on our wonderful offers available NOW
for all those NEW to L'DOR VA-DOR!
[ Discount of $125 pp, plus apply High Holy Day ticket purchase ]

or call us at 561-968-0688
MI SHEBEIRACH HEALING PRAYERS
 
To those on our Healing List and those that are not but should be, we send out our thoughts and wishes for you to be stronger, to heal, to recover, and to attain a full recovery to good health, a Refuah Shlema! Hoping that you will be returned to good health soon!
 

Please let us know of someone who should also be included in our Healing List, as well as those who have now recovered and should be taken off from our list (please contact our office at 561-968-0688). 
 
HEALING LIST

Robert Blutinger
Theresa Derocchis
Bill Dunaief
Laura Gallagher
Richard Glass
Sherry Glass
Arthur Hoffman
Carole Kahn
Carol Kirschner
Harvey Portnoy
Linda Pruskin
Leonard Rose
Jayne Rosenblum
Stanley Rosenwasser
Jesse Seligman
Victor Siegel
Journai Taylor
Harriet Tepper
Sheila Winston

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WE REMEMBER THOSE WHO HAVE RECENTLY PASSED:
 
Frances Martin
Marie Therese Victor


MONTH OF OCTOBER YAHRZEITS,
May their memories live on through and within us:
 
Stanley Baum
Dorothy Blitz
Samuel Bloch
Rebecca Block
Pete Brown
Lucy Brower Brundage
Morton Foreman
Esther Gerstein
Murray Goldman
Benjamin Gordon
Helen Green
Eleanor Greenberg
Eileen Grier
Beverly Hammer
Ettie Himmell
Shirley Hyman
Dora Kamen
Ruth Kaminsky
Edith Kearly
Stanley Keller
Harry Krauss
Dorothy Leaf
Sidney Levine
Rebecca Libfeld
Ian K. Lippert
Sara Millman
Martin Ostroff
Rose H. Rheims
J. Louis Rose
Rose Rosenberg
Sanford Rosenberg
Sara Rosenberg
Eva Rosenthal
Arlene Rosenwasser
Mark Rubin
Myra Plotke Rubin
Joseph Sawitz
Ross Seligman
Hannah Silverherz
Sam Silverherz
James Smith
Geraldine Spies
Sally Spruchman
Esther Vesole
Herman Vesole
Anita Vogel
Ralph Weil
Sam Yapalater
We are looking very forward to another beautiful celebration outdoors on Friday, October 15 for Shabbat and the environment! We will have a special service, music, and guest speakers sharing about climate change and the environment. Please join with us. If you are not able to drive or need a ride, please contact our office at 561-968-0688. If you are able share your drive with others, please let us know this too!

We are busy planning more live and in-person Shabbat celebrations. We have the calendar marked for Shabbat on Friday, October 29 at 7:00 pm at the Methodist Fellowship Hall in Boynton Beach and will share other dates once confirmed. We hope that we will get to see you soon at one of these upcoming Shabbats! Please we require all to wear masks for the safety of all of us at these in-person celebrations.

We are also looking forward to our guest speakers for our upcoming Torah Study sessions, tomorrow, October 12 (Rabbi David Levin) and on November 9 (Rabbi Moishe Kievman). Don't miss these to obtain some wonderful insight and learning about our Torah!

Please look below the two images and find some great and interesting stats about ISRAEL. We know that you will find this of value and interest! Thank you to Stanley Rosenwasser for sharing.

We miss you and wish each of you good health, shalom, love, peace, and laughter. Have a wonderful and peaceful week!

With Shalom,
Sharon Leibovitz
Israel Statistics
 
Geography:
 
  • Israel is only 1/6 of 1% of the landmass of the Middle East .
  • Israel is roughly half the size of Lake Michigan .
  • The Sea of Galilee , at 695 ft. below sea level, is the lowest freshwater lake in the world.
  • The Dead Sea is the lowest surface point on earth, at about 1,373 feet below sea level.
  • Israel is the only nation in the world that entered the 21st century with a net gain in its number of trees.
  • Jericho is the oldest continuously inhabited town in the world.
  • The Mount of Olives in Jerusalem is the oldest, continually used cemetery in the world.
 
Demographics:
 
  • Israel 's population is half the size of Metro New York City .
  • Israel has only 2% of the population of the Middle East .
  • Israel has the highest ratio of university degrees per capita in the world.
  • Israel produces more scientific papers per capita than any other nation in the world - by a large margin.
  • Israel has the highest number of scientists and technicians per capita in the world - by a large margin.
  • Israel has the highest number of engineers per capita in the world.
  • Israel has the highest number of PhD's per capita in the world.
  • Israel has the highest number of physicians per capita in the world.
  • Israel has the largest percentage of its workforce employed in technical professions in the world.
  • Israel is the largest immigrant-absorbing nation in the world, per capita.
  • Israel is the only country in the Middle East where the Christian population has grown over the last 50 years.
  • Israel is the only country in the Middle East where Christians, Muslims and Jews are all free to vote.
  • Israel is the only country in the Middle East where women enjoy full political rights.
 
Economics:
 
  • Israel has the largest number of startup companies per capita in the world. 
  • Israel is the world's largest wholesale diamond center, finally surpassing Antwerp in the 1970's.
  • Most of the cut & polished diamonds in the world come from Israel .
  • Israel has the largest number of NASDAQ listed companies outside of the US and Canada .
  • Israel was the first country to have a free trade agreement with the United States .
  • Apart from the Silicon Valley, Israel has the highest concentration of hi-tech companies in the world.
  • The cell phone was developed in Israel at Motorola's largest development center.
  • The Voice Mail technology was developed in Israel In the early 80's,
  • IBM chose an Israeli-designed computer chip as the brains for its first personal computers.
  • The first anti-virus software for computers was developed in Israel in 1979.
  • Most of the Windows NT and XP operating systems were developed in Israel by Microsoft.
  • Both the Pentium-4 and Centrino processors were entirely designed, developed and produced in Israel .
  • The Pentium MMX Chip technology was designed in Israel at Intel.
  • Israel has the highest number of home computers per capita in the world.
  • The technology for the AOL Instant Messenger and ICQ was developed in 1996 by 4 young Israelis.
  • Israel was the first Middle Eastern country to launch a satellite, the Ofek 1, on September 19, 1988.
 
Culture:
 
  • Hebrew is the only case of a dead national language being revived in all of world history.
  • Hebrew had not been spoken as a native tongue by anyone for centuries.
  • Today it is the native tongue of millions of people.
  • Israel has more museums per capita than any other nation in the world.
  • Israel has more orchestras per capita than any other nation in the world.
  • Israel publishes more books per capita than any other nation in the world.
  • Israel publishes more books translated from other languages than any other nation in the world.
  • Israel reads more books per capita than any other nation in the world.
  • The most independent and free Arabic press in the Middle East is in Israel .
 
Military/Security:
 
  • Israel has the largest fleet of F-16 aircraft outside of the US .
  • Israel has the world's most impenetrable airline security.
  • Israel spends more money per capita on its own protection than any country in the world.
 
Other:
 
  • Israel's dairy cows are the most productive dairy cows in the world. They average 25,432 pounds of milk per cow per year, compared to just 18,747 pounds from American cows; 17,085 from Canadian cows; 13,778 from European Union cows; 10,207 from Australian cows; and 6,600 from Chinese cows.
  • Israel has more in-vitro fertilization per capita than anywhere in the world, and it's free.
  • Israelis, per capita, are the world's biggest consumers of fruits and vegetables.
  • Of the 175 UN Security Council resolutions passed before 1990, 97 were directed against Israel.
  • Of the 690 UN General Assembly resolutions voted on after 1990, 429 were directed against Israel. 
CONTACT INFORMATION
 
Our Mailing Address is:
Congregation L'Dor Va-Dor
6100 Boynton Beach Blvd. # 743102
Boynton Beach, Florida 33474

Our Congregation Phone:
(561) 968-0688

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Rabbi Barry Silver
Spiritual Leader of Congregation L’Dor Va-Dor
(561) 302-1818

Sandy Lopater
President of Congregation L’Dor Va-Dor
(561) 926-4692

Joel Brusso
Vice President of Congregation L’Dor Va-Dor
(561) 523-5851

Hannah Klingsberg
Office Administrator
(561) 968-0688

Sharon Leibovitz
The VOICE E-Newsletter writer and editor
High Holy Days and Shabbat coordinator and associate producer
(561) 703-4565
SharonLeibovitz@gmail.com
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