Parshat Vayikra | Parshat Zachor
March 11-12, 2022 | 9 Adar II 5782
Mazal Tov:
To Vicki and Mark Rothman and the entire Rothman Family on Saul Rothman's wedding this week to Yehudit Cariry, in Israel
Our dear friend Orli Low broke her wrist and the Feuer/Low family will need help with meals over the coming weeks. Please contribute to their meal train here.
Purim is almost here! More details below...

Thank you to the Ciment and Melmed families for coordinating our mishloach manot again this year! And thank you in advance to all those who volunteer to deliver this coming week.
Tzeitchem L'Shalom
To Jennifer Leevan and Claire Hurwitz. We wish you well on your future professional endeavors!
  • Kiddush is sponsored by Jill, Maia, Joshua and Jacob Lefferman in honor of Matt's 50th birthday
Come Work With Us!
BDJ Board of Directors: The Board Nomination Committee is seeking members who wish to serve on next year’s Board of Directors (starting in June). Anyone who is a member for 12 months or more and in good standing shall be eligible for consideration. If you are interested in serving or want to nominate a fellow member, please contact Catherine Schneider, board nomination committee chair
BDJ is Hiring! We have a number of positions opening up shortly and would appreciate any referrals (job descriptions in links below). Interested/Questions? Contact Adynna.
Rechov Yeladim Takeover Shabbat
Let's all take pride in our kids' Tefilla skills and excitement!
If you require an accommodation in order to participate in Shabbat services with BDJ please contact We welcome and support children, teens, and adults with disabilities, mental health conditions, and their families and caregivers. Please reach out if you have any questions and/or would like to request an accommodation.
This Week
Weekday Minyanim: Mincha/Maariv will be at 6:45 PM this week.

Wednesday: Ta'anit Esther
Fast starts at 5:49 am. Shacharit at 6:30 AM. Mincha at 6:15 pm. Ma'ariv and Megillah at 7:30 pm.

Thursday: Purim Day
Shacharit and Megillah at 6:30 am. Mincha at 5:00 pm. Ma'ariv at 8:30 pm.
Monday, March 13th | 7:30 PM | BDJ Beit Midrash
Gemara Shiur w/ Rav Yosef; A weekly (Every Monday!) text based talmud class. Zoom option!
March 13, Sunday Morning | 9:30-11am | Trencher's Backyard 
Intergenerational Mishloach Manot (1st-6th Graders) - Register
BDJ full Purim schedule/offerings can be found here.

Matanot L'evyonim: Everyone may fulfill the mitzvah of matanot l'evyonim here.
Purim Halacha How-Tos: Please view all of the Purim Halacha How-Tos here.
Upcoming Events
Sharsheret and BDJ Present: V'chai Bahem - The Requirement to Understand our Hereditary Risk with Rabbi Jason Weiner, BCC. March 26th at 5 pm - Abrams/Kanefsky Home. Explore the halachic connections with genetic cancer screening and learn what the Torah and rabbis teach us about being proactive about our health. Refreshments sponsored by Rena Selya Cohen.
In Case You Missed It
  • Farewell Shabbat for Rabbanit Alissa: You can view remarks from last Shabbat from Rav Yosef here and from Rabbanit Alissa here.
Around the Community
Coffee with a Cop 3/16 from 7:00 - 9:30 am. Come speak with Senior Lead Officer Chris Baker regarding activity in the community. Cheviot Hills Rec Center - 2551 Motor Ave. More info here.

Yoetzet Halacha Program with Dr. Riva Preil and Yoetzet Jordana Topp on March 24th at 8 pm: The Inside Story: A Conversation about Pelvic Floor Health. For address email

Secure Community Network (SCN) is hosting a Situational Awareness Training 3/21 @ 7PM on Zoom and our BDJ community is encouraged to join. Register Here.

929 invites you to read Tanakh with new eyes: one chapter a day, every day, in sequence. Interested in joining/starting a BDJ group? Contact Hana Wexler
310 9910252. Info on the cycle here.
Moshava Alevy wishes you a Happy Purim! We are filling up fast for Summer 2022! Want to hear more? Check out our new digi-brochure here.

Bnei Akiva presents the Rachel Tabibi z'l Geniza Project. Drop off your sheimot on March 20 - only official geniza boxes accepted. More info:

New JFS Special Needs Parents Support Group. Multiple dates 3/9-3/20. Register here.

Jewish Teen Initiative Gender, Sexuality, & Suicide Prevention Parent Workshop. Mar. 24 Details/Register.

JWRC's production of Something's Rotten BY women FOR women (March 24, 27 & 28) featuring our very own BDJ members! Get Tickets Here.
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) * 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) * 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) * Leah Chaya bat Basha * Wolf Isaac ben Nediva * 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) * 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 * 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 HaCohen ben Chaya Golda (Zane Anthony Mendelson) * 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).