Parshat Vayigash 
December 10-11 | 7 Tevet 57822
Mazal Tov:
To Shira Selick, parents Naomi and Jeff, brothers Jacob and Noah, and the entire Selick family on Shira's Bat Mitzvah this Shabbat!
Honoring: Jamie Garelick and Tzvi Wolf
YOU Did It!:
Thank you to everyone who contributed to our Chanukah fundraising project in partnership with Leket, Israel. Through your generosity, BDJ met and exceeded our goal, and Leket will be able to provide nourishing soup for over 1,300 Israelis who are in need.
Kiddush is Sponsored By:
Jeff and Naomi Selick in honor of their daughter Shira's Bat Mitzvah.

Seudah Shlishit is Sponsored By:
The Glass and Kotler families in honor of the yarzheit of Samuel Intrator z"l."
To sponsor kiddush or seudah shlishit to celebrate
a simcha or honor a loved one, click here!
This Week
  • Weekday Minyanim: Mincha/Maariv will be at 4:30 PM this week.
  • Note: Early Shacharit - 6:30 AM - this Tuesday for the Fast Tevet.
Boker Babies!
Sunday, December 12th | 8AM | Main Sanctuary
Families with young kids are taking over Shacharit! Followed by going out to breakfast together (outdoors) with Rabbanit Alissa. 
A Heart of Many Rooms: Building a Complex & Nuanced Zionism Sunday, December 12th | 10 AM | BDJ Beit Midrash
Session II: The Contemporary Palestinian Experience with Summer Jaber Massarwa of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Israeli Arab issues.
Tikkun Olam Lunch
Monday, December 13th | 11AM | BDJ Social Hall
BDJers of all ages are invited to volunteer!
To RSVP to volunteer, please email David Nimmer.
Fast of the 10th of Tevet
Tuesday, December 14th
| Zmanim |
Fast Begins – 5:38AM 
Shacharit – 6:30AM
Mincha – 4:15PM  
Fast ends – 5:16PM 

Halacha Hows To's Can Be Found Here.
BDJ Tisch | Friday, 12/17 | 8:30 PM
Dorit Naftalin and Harry Nelson's Home
All are welcome! For more info contact Rabbanit Alissa.
Teen Girls' Tefillah | Shabbat, 12/18 | 9AM
BDJ Projection Room
Tot Shabbat | Shabbat, 12/18 | 3:30PM
Garelick Backyard. For more info contact Claire Hurwitz.
BDJ Blood Drive | Sunday, 12/19 | 10AM
BDJ Social Hall
Boomer Melave Malka | Saturday, 12/25 | 7:30PM
with Rabbanit Alissa
Marcia & David Nimmer's Backyard
All BDJ Boomers Invited! For more info contact Jeff Rabin.
Around the Community
YULA High School at The Night of Comedy & Magic. Dec 13 honoring Dr. Charles & Victoria Frankel. For more info/RSVP, Click Here.

Ladino & Hebrew Language Class offered Tu/Th afternoons at Intiwasi School- 9017 W Pico Blvd starting April 19th. More info/register here

JScreen-Jewish Genetic Screening wants to keep you healthy. Click here to learn more and use code PreventCA100.

Moving Traditions, Risky Business: Helping Jewish Teens Make Good Choices. Dec 15 at 5 PM. Register Here.
Vaccine Seminar offered by Boaz Hepner. 12/13 & 12/23. How to address hesitant questions, natural immunity vs vaccine immunity & the children's dose. Register Here.

YULA High School Girls Division presents "Songs from Hamilton," a musical event for women only, featuring Hannah Zelkha & directed by Margy Horowitz. Dec 16, 18, & 19 at the Morgan-Wixson Theatre. Tickets Here.

Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles/Teen Talk App + LAJTI offering the second training cohort infused in Jewish values and community building. Learn more.
Misheberach List
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) * Gila bat Shoshie (mother of Michaly Lahat) * Avtalyon Zerachyah Ben Miriam Bracha (Avi Goldberg) * Eran Yakov ben Sara (Sara Naor's father) * Aliza Sara bat Miriam Chaya * Reuven Menachem ben Chaya Golda (Zane Anthony Mendelson) * Rachael bat Rivka (Rochelle Frimmer, Debi Pomerantz's Aunt).