Parshat Ki Tavo
August 27-28 | 20 Elul 5781
Sponsorship Donations

  • Kiddush is sponsored by Molly and Zach Rubin in honor of their daughter Rosa's Bat Mitzvah.
  • Seudah Shlishit is sponsored by Stanley Taub in honor of the Yarzheit of his father Gabor Taub z"l.
To sponsor in honor of a Simcha or Yarzheit, click here.
  • Mazal Tov: To Rosa Rubin, her parents Molly and Zach Rubin, and her siblings Yael and Akiva on Rosa's Bat Mitzvah this Shabbat!
  • Mazal Tov: To Lilia and Gary Hirschhorn and the entire Hirschhorn family on the engagement of their daughter Michelle Hirschhorn to Arie Reines!
  • Mazal Tov: To parents Aaron Finkelstein and Julie Sugar and to big sister Yara on the birth of a baby girl!
  • Welcome: To New Member Paige Schwimer!
  • Rechov Yeladim is seeking adult volunteers over Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Read a story or lead an activity–your help is much appreciated! Sign up here
  • Friday Night Candlelighting: 7:08 PM
  • Mincha & Kabbalat Shabbat: 7:00 PM in the Abrams/Kanefsky backyard

  • 8:25 Minyan in the Beit Midrash. Post-Davening Learning with Rabbi Yitz Etshalom
  • Rechov Yeladim: 9:00 AM in the Upstairs Classrooms (until 11:45 am)
  • Shacharit: 9:15 AM in the Sanctuary
  • Torat Chayyim: Approximately 11:00 AM in the Beit Midrash with Rav Yosef - Of Joy, Generosity... and Meat?
  • Mincha/Maariv: 6:50 PM in the Sanctuary
  • Seudah Shlishit in the Beit Midrash for those fully vaccinated
  • Nothing But the Pshat with Gail Katz.
  • Havdalah: 8:04 PM
Motzei Shabbat - 10:10 PM
The Kellner Backyard at 2245 Guthrie Circle

Rav Yosef will be offering interpretations of the Talmudic debate as to whether the creation of humanity was for the best, and now that we are here what we are to do. Robby Helperin will lead us in preparatory song, and at 11:00 pm, Josh Sharfman will lead us in Selichot. Join us!

For those who cannot feasibly attend but would like to do so virtually, there will be a Zoom option, accessible below.
Meeting ID: 812 2693 6594
Passcode: 017035
Weekday Minyanim

- Shacharit: Starting on Monday, we will begin Selichot 25 minutes earlier than that day's regular Shacharit time
- Mincha/Maariv will be at 7:05 pm this week
- Midrash Group: Tuesday at 7:45 AM in the Beit Midrash
  • Scouts of America Kickoff and Recruiting Meeting: Sunday, Sept 12, 2021, 4:00-6:00 PM in the backyard at 1717 Crest Drive. Future scouts and parents invited for fun, games, and prizes. More info in the flyer.
  • Teen Minyan will be starting on Saturday, September 11th, at 10:00 AM. Future dates: September 18th and 21st.
  • Teen Kickoff will be at the Melmed Sukkah on Saturday, September 25th, at 6:00 PM.
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Upcoming Events

  • Tashlich at the Beach: September 12th, 10:00-11:30 am at Dockweiler Beach - Join Rechov Yeladim for fun activities and learning for all ages. Food will be provided. RSVP by 9/9 here. Find a flyer here.
  • Sukkah Hop!: Friday, September 24th, 3:00 - 5:00 pm - Our Sukkah Hop will be an engaging and fun experience for our 1st to 6th graders. Snacks will be provided. Thank you to the Katrikh, Schwarzberg & Helfand families for hosting! Please RSVP by 9/23 here.
  • BDJ Sukkot Member Mashups: Shabbat Chol Hamoed - Friday night dinner September 24th and Shabbat Lunch the 25th. Sukkot during these Covid-19 times provides us all with a great opportunity to host and be hosted for a meal in the safer outdoors. Sign up to get to know members you see regularly but don't yet personally know! Find details and registration info here.
  • Tikkun Olam Breakfast: Please join us at Beth Jacob Congregation (9030 W. Olympic Blvd) on Thursday morning, September 23rd at 9:30 AM for a festive breakfast in honor of the holiday of Sukkot.
  • Explore LA Hebrew High - Virtual open house and private tours available. Website -; see Flyer for more details.
  • YCT's 19th Annual Yemei Iyun on Bible and Jewish Thought - On Zoom Sunday Aug. 29 & Monday Aug. 30. Details and Registration
  • Haiti Relief - Haiti has been hit by a magnitude 7.2 earthquake. Donate here to enable IsraAid's relief effort.
  • Maharat Power Hour of Torah (HHD Edition) - On Zoom Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. Flyer here; RSVP here.
  • Meet & Greet with Yoetzet Halacha Dr. Jordana Topp - Shabbat Afternoon, August 28th at 4:00 PM. Location and more details here.
  • Sheimos – Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon Chabad is hosting a sheimos receptacle on their campus (7215 Waring Ave., 90046). The receptacle is located on school grounds, and one cannot enter without permission. Call (323) 937-3763 to make an appointment. The dumpster is located in the parking lot on Formosa. A donation is requested as it's an expensive service they are providing.
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 * Avraham Yitzchak ben Devorah * 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)