Resilience, Faith and Fun: Reflections on the B'nai Jeshurun Israel Family AdventureRabbi Weiss will speak about his recent trip to Israel during the Shabbat morning service.  Please join us!
B'nai Jeshurun Congregation

Shul News
July 31, 20144 Av 5774
This week's parshah is Devarim.  It is also Shabbat Hazon.  Please click on the Quick Link in the right hand column to read more about this week's Torah portion. 


 Candle lighting: 8:26 pm
Friday evening: 7:00 pm
Saturday morning service: 9:00 am
Starbucks, Bread & Torah with Rabbi Stanley J. Schachter9:00 am
Minyan: 6:00 pm
Havdallah: 9:30 pm

Guest Speaker Chen Arieli, Board Member, The Aguda

Shabbat morning, August 9 


Please join us next Shabbat morning to hear our guest speaker, Chen Arieli, who will speak in conjunction with the 2014 Gay Games.  The Aguda is the Israeli National LGBT Task Force.


Ms. Arieli also leads projects for women's health empowerment and serves as spokesperson and political advisor to MK Merav Michaeli (Labor). 

Tisha B'Av - Tisha B'Av -Fast of the 9th Day of Av 


Monday, August 4  

6:00 pm No minyan service
8:30 pm Mincha followed by Ma'ariv and Lamentations (Eicha)
8:41 pm Fast begins

Tuesday, August 5 
7:00 am Combined minyans - no tallit & tefillin
6:00 pm Mincha - with tallit and tefillin
9:10 pm Fast ends 


Hazak Indoor Picnic
Sunday, August 10 * 5:00 pm 

Featuring Ron Papaleo, Versatile Vocalist  
Hazak members $15; Guests $18. Reservations close August 4.  
Chairpersons: Rose & Dan Lash (216-531-2668)
A repeat performance by popular demand... 
                               Barbecue & Books 
                             Tuesday, August 12

An event you won't want to miss, featuring a summer supper story hour, 
games and prizes! Enjoy a barbecue supper and have an opportunity to
select some great reading. 

6:00 pm Barbecue supper (vegetarian available upon request)
6:45 pm Fun games with Rabbi Josh 
7:15 pm Special summer bedtime story hour with our librarian, Rafi &
stories for older children
Both the Dennis Children's Library and the Jacobson Library will be open
so everyone has a chance to borrow books. Door prize drawing for all who attend. This is a library event for everyone! Come and enjoy some
delicious food and borrow some great reading!  RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. RSVP  by August 7.
$6 per person; $18 per family.

Young Families Summer Activities

Lake Farm Park 
Wednesday, August 13 
9:30 am -12:30 pm 

$4 per person 2 years & over
Meet at Lake Farm Park for fun on the farm. Milk a cow, see the sheep herding dog and farm animals and take a wagon ride. Pack a lunch or buy lunch at the caf´┐Ż. RSVP by August 4 to Risa Roth. 

Meet & Eat Mishpachot Shabbat Picnic Dinner
Friday, August 8
5:45 pm * Rain or shine 
Join us for an outdoor Shabbat dinner at our playground. Meet and schmooze with other young families with children ages birth to 6 years (older siblings are welcome, too. Entertainment by Magician Drew Murray.
$8/adult; $5/child ages 2-12. Vegetarian options available by request.
RSVP by August 1 or by contacting Risa Roth
This program is being generously supported by a grant from the JECC. 
In This Issue
LGBT Guest Speaker August 9
Tisha B'Av
Hazak Indoor Picnic
Barbecue & Books
Young Families Activities
Straight from our website
When it comes to food, Southerners and Israelis have a lot in common.

Marilyn & Bob Alpern on the birth of a great-grandson, Maor Alpern.


Adrienne (Mel) Wasserman, Brian Wasserman & families on the death of their brother and uncle, Gene Maeroff.

Karen (David) Yahr & family on the death of her father, Edward Wax.
Quick Links

Being Jewish on Campus:
What you need to know before you go - an event for high school grads.  Wednesday, August 13, 7 pm at the home of Becky & David Heller.  Free.  RSVP to Debbie Klein at 216.593.2834.

Jewish Genealogy meeting Wednesday, August 6 at 7:30 pm @ Menorah Park with Amy Wachs, "Back to the Shtetl: Finding Records in the Russian Pale."

Global Hosting Opportunity: The Cleveland Council on World Affairs (CCWA) is partnering with the US Agency on International Development (USAID) to welcome government and business officials from Belarus September 5-21, 2014.  They are looking for home hospitality hosts. Deadline to apply is August 8.  Contact Patrycja Ajdukiewicz at 216-781-3730 ext. 404.
Straight from Israel

 Israel named #1 in clean tech

Contact Information
tel 216-831-6555
fax 216-831-4599