Parshat Behar
May 20-21, 2022 | 19 Iyyar 5782
Mazel Tov:
To Adynna & Mike Swarz on the bat mitzvah of their daughter Eliana Swarz. Mazal tov also to brother Gavi, grandparents Tamara & Anton Samuel and Robbie & Sam Swarz and the extended family.
Kiddush and Seudah Shlishit are sponsored by the Swarz Family in honor of the Bat Mitzvah of Eliana Swarz.

YP Kiddush is sponsored by:
  • Jesse Martin in honor of finishing every episode of Real Housewives of New York
  • Mochi Biro in honor of Penina Peri Fink Smith Biro on her Birthday!
  • Tzvi Wolf in honor of Susan Fink and Melissa Nathan for planning the Member Mashups.
  • Zev and Claire Hurwitz in honor of Josh Kahn's upcoming trip to Outer Space aboard Blue Origin. Nesiya Tova!
  • Jeremy and Danielle Berman in honor of Danielle and Lior finishing their first year of grad school and daycare, respectively
  • Melissa, Noah, and Holly Nathan in honor of in celebration of Penina Smith's Birthday and for Zev Hurwitz: President of the Mayim Chayim Fan Club
This Shabbat
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This Week
Weekday Minyanim: Mincha/Maariv will be at 7:40 PM this week.
Upcoming Events
Around the Community
Interfaith Solidarity March | May 22nd 1:00pm-5:00pm- The Institute For Religious Tolerance, Peace, and Justice invites you to join their Seventh Annual March! The theme this year is Freedom, Diversity, and Respect: Learning to Live Together. Click here for more information and to sign up.

Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters LA: JBBBSLA is seeking mentors to volunteer to make an impact on a child’s growth and success. Be a part of a valued community and create meaningful, life changing relationships. Click here to learn more and apply.
Moshava Alevy: During this time of the counting of the Omer, we count UP towards Shavuot because this is a special period itself. However, when we count the days till the start of Moshava Alevy, we are counting DOWN because we just can't wait for camp to begin! See you in 32 days!

TAP: Jewish World Watch's TeenAmbassadorProgram(TAP)is now accepting registrationsfor its next cycle beginning June 20. TAP is an opportunity for teens (grades 9-12) whowant to learn leadership skills, make an impact and earn service hours. Click here to learn more.
In Case You Missed It
Misheberach List
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) * 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) * Esther bat Liba (Jill Lefferman's mother) * G'dalyah Reuven ben Bracha (Gary Linder) * Miriam Yosefet bat Leah Malka (Tobi Inlender's sister) * Laurie Higashi * Shoshana Raizel bat Chaya (friend of Miriam Katz) * Bracha Merel bat Rivka (Bernice Epstein) * Baruch ben Sara (Rabbanit Alissa's father) * Lev Binyamin ben Masha Libba * Rivka Chanah bat Tziporah (Ariella Moss' mother)* Zechariah Ben HaRav veHeChazan Tehillah (R. Alissa's brother) * Yitzchak Shlomo ben Mirel Devorah (Chaim Plotzker’s son) * Sarah Freida bat Raizel (Rachel Olshin's mom) * Illana bat Elke (Heather Thau's mother) * Baila Malka bat Ada Etti (Ze'ev Korn's mother) * Farah bat Mozelle Tobe (Brenda Robin's mother) * HaRavYitzchak ben Tobeh (Audrey Kraus' father) * 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) * 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* Rachel Chana bat Rivka (Rochelle Frimmer, Debi Pomerantz's Aunt) * Daniella Leah bat Zeeva * David Aharon Yizchak Ben Micha’el HaCohen (David Stein) * Miriam Aliza bat Shifrah Chana * Ariella Rivka bat Tzippora * Ronen ben Yehudit * Chaya Rachel Bat Carmi Adina (Hallie Schiff) * Boaz Yaakov Ben Leah Rivkah (Boaz Hepner) * Moshe ben Mildred (Jeff Feuer's Stepfather) * Tova bat Pesche (Tiffany Miller's mother) * Boaz Hepner’s friends - Chava leah bat Shprintze Bluma, Chaya Esther bat Shprintze Bluma, Avrahom Elijah ben Sara Miriam * Chava Leah bat Shprintze Bluma * Chaya Esther bat Shprintze Bluma * Avrahom Elijah ben Sara Miriam *Aharon Ben Rosa (Aharon Shimoni) * Neil Andrew Bryson Smith (Shanee Michaelson's Friend) *Chaya bat Leah Zlata (Cindy Steinschriber)* Tamar Miriam bat Esther Alter (Esther Macner’s daughter)