Shabbat Mevarchim
Parshat Chayei Sara
October 29-30 | 24 Cheshvan 5782

  • Mazal Tov: To Rabbi Abraham Lieberman on the birth of a grandchild!
Thank you to everyone who responded quickly and generously to our campaign to resettle Afghan refugees in the San Diego area. This week we sent a check for $9000 to support the resettlement of two families. Thank you to Hetty Melmed for leading the charge.
  • Friday Night Candlelighting: 5:45 PM
  • Mincha/Maariv: 5:50 PM in the Abrams/Kanefsky backyard (1537 Durango Ave)

  • 8:25 Minyan in the Beit Midrash. Post-Davening Learning with Jordan Lurie
  • Rechov Yeladim: 9:00 AM in the Upstairs Classrooms
  • Shacharit: 9:15 AM in the Sanctuary
  • Teen Minyan is not meeting this week. It will resume next week.
  • Tot Shabbat: 3:30 PM at La Cienega Park. Details below!
  • Mincha: 5:30 PM in the Sanctuary
  • Seudah Shlishit & Maariv in the Beit Midrash for those fully vaccinated
  • Nothing But the Pshat with Abe Mezrich
  • Havdalah: 6:41 PM
Tot Shabbat
3:30-5:00 PM at La Cienega Park

Families with children 0-4 years old are invited to get together for some quality time with food, storytelling, and singing! Register & plan potluck items here. For more info, contact:
  • Weekday Minyanim:
  • Mincha/Maariv will be at 5:45 PM this week
  • Friday Shacharit will be at 6:30 AM for Rosh Chodesh Kislev
  • Tikkun Olam Lunch on Sunday, October 31st at 11:00! Located at B'nai David. Lend a hand on-site! Register to volunteer by contacting
  • Gemara Shiur with Rav Yosef on Mondays at 7:30 PM. More info:
  • YP Torah On Tap: Wednesday, November 3rd, 6:00 PM at Founder's Ale House (Outside) - Join us for YP Torah on Tap where we will connect, learn a bissel Torah, and unwind with chevre! To learn more, contact Rabbanit Alissa at
  • Minyan 4 Minions (1st-4th grade) will return on November 6th from 5:00-6:35 PM! Join us for a special Mincha led by the kids, refreshments, and a parent-child learning activity. For more info, contact:
  • BDJ Game Night - November 13th at 7:45 PM in the Social Hall. Join us Motza'ei Shabbat for the ultimate trivia night experience, including human bingo! Don't worry--it's nothing like the Squid Games. This is your opportunity to prove you and your team are the cleverest in all of the Shul! We've got prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams. RSVP here!
  • A Room of Many Hearts: Building a Complex and Nuanced Zionism - This three part lecture & discussion series has its first session on November 14th at 7:00 PM. Click here to learn more!
  • Join the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles for Guided Meditation & Reflections twice a month on Thursdays at 8am and Fridays at 12pm. To register or to learn more, please email Marlee Goldshine at or call 323-761-8132.
  • The LA Jewish Community Children's Choir will meet in person for five sessions, socially distanced and outdoors! Join them by emailing It begins November 7th! Please see the flyer for details!
  • The Jewish Federation is offering $250 Ralphs gift cards to help young adults during the pandemic. The age range is 18-40. You can find more information and a link to the application (which takes less than 5 minutes) here.
Esther bat Devorah Bella (Mayer Schames' mother) * Emanuel ben Hinda (Mr. Sassover) * 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) * Chayim Menashe ben Fruma (Manny Klein) * Chava bat Helen (Eva Magid) * Masha Hinda bat Malke Roisa * Tova Chaya bat Leah Malkah * Hersh Yaakov ben Chaya Leah (David Stein's father) * 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) * Aharon Avram ben Adina (Aron Wolf) * Esther bat Liba (Jill Lefferman's mother) * G'dalyah Reuven ben Bracha (Gary Linder) * Miriam Yosefet bat Leah Malka (Tobi Inlender's sister) * Masha Libi bat Shulamit (Sheryl Shimoni's sister) * Laurie Higashi * Shoshana Raizel bat Chaya (friend of Miriam Katz) * Leah Rivka bat Ada * Shulamit bat Miriam * Yoseph Ben Gittel Pessel * Bracha Merel bat Rivka (Bernice Epstein) * Baruch ben Sara (Rabbanit Alissa's father) * Ida bat Raya * Lev Binyamin ben Masha Libba * Rivka Chanah bat Tziporah (Ariella Moss' mother) * James Schnellbacher (Debra Smith’s grandfather) * Zechariah Ben HaRav veHeChazan Tehillah (R. Alissa's brother) * Yitzchak Shlomo ben Mirel Devorah (Chaim Plotzker’s son) * Amichai Yehoshua ben Leah Feigele (Ami Korn) * Leah Chaya bat Basha * Wolf Isaac ben Nediva * Shana bat Chia (Jillian Isaacs) * Sarah Freida bat Raizel (Rachel Olshin's mom) * Illana bat Elke (Heather Thau's mother) * Gilad Tal (Julie Sugar's cousin) * Baila Malka bat Ada Etti (Ze'ev Korn's mother) * Farah bat Mozelle Tobe (Brenda Robin's mother) * HaRavYitzchak ben Tobeh (Audrey Kraus' father) * Paltiel Moshe Ben Shapsa Zev v’ Asna Fayga (Margy Horowitz's cousin) * Avraham Chaim ben Rivka * Susan Bercovici (Daughter-In-Law of Rica Bercovici) * Sarah Yaffa bat Elka Tzivia * Aaron Ben Mai * Nechemya Ben Gittel (father of Carly Mann) * Aliza Talia Sarah bat Dina Rachel (Rachel Lesin Kasirer's friend) * Tzvia bat Yona * Dan ben Esther (Dan Schechter) * Yehoshua Michael ben Yafa Peninah (Boaz Hepner's friend Josh Rothstein)