August 9, 2018 28 Av  5778
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Friday, August 10th  
Soul Shabbat Dinner and Service with TKA
ood for purchase, provided by Chef Cari
7 p.m. Services, Sanctuary with TKA
Saturday, August 11th 
9 a.m.,  Sanctuary
Kiddush Lunch is sponsored by Libby and Andy Beider, Cheryl and Arnold Berlin, Robyn ad Robert Canvasser, Tammy and Steve Dines, Lisa and Frank Ellias, Geri Feigelson, Vicki Freedman and John Marcotte, and Marcia and Chuck Seigerman.
Tot shabbat
11 a.m. This Saturday, August 11th
Children ages 0-5 bring your favorite adult and join Joanna Abramson for stories and fun.  Join us afterwards for lunch.

SNL 8:15 p.m. Saturday Night Learning will be at the home of Geri Feigelson. Please rsvp directly to Geri:

yahrtzeit3 YIZKOR BOOKS 2018/5779
We are compiling Yizkor Books to be used for the coming year.  If you have names to memorialize, please click here for a copy of the form, or email Debbie Singer at   Deadline for inclusion in this year's book is August 10th.

pool party
Sunday, August 12th
1-4 p.m. at the home of Lori and Matt Orel.  Please rsvp directly to Lori:

Shabbat Meal
  6:30 p.m., Friday, August 17th at the home of Marlene Margolis.  Please rsvp to Howard Friedman:  if you plan to attend.
Shofar and mahzor
Tickets orders should be received by August 30th to allow time for processing.


garden tools
Sunday August 12th (rain date August 19th) 
Help beautify our outdoor space.
10 a.m. to noon, TKA/BI
Help clean the TKA/BI gardens.  Meet at 10 a.m..  Bring your own gloves and garden tools if you have them, as well as yard waste bags.   CHILDREN UNDER 16 MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT.
No rsvp required.  Questions?  Contact

Michigan Jewish Food Festival
BI and TKA at the Michigan Jewish Food Festival
Sunday, August 26th 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Eastern Market, Detroit
B'nai Israel Synagogue and Temple Kol Ami will once again share a table at this event.  We will be weaving our synagogues together as we weave rugs on hula hoops!   We need your unwanted (clean) t-shirts of all colors  to use for this activity. Please drop them off at the collection box outside the TKA office by July 27th.

Talmud Class with Rabbi Mitch Parker 
Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m., at the synagogue
We are currently studying Brachot, the first section of the Talmud.  Interested?  Contact Rabbi Parker:

Mazel Tov 
Happy Birthday!
Birthday Cake
  9   Leonard Rosen
10   Julia Abramson
11   Nancy Benchell-Eisman,Marybeth Rosen, Michael Soverinsky 
13   Elizabeth Breitman 
13   Cathy Graub 
15   Andy Beider, Kayla Kapen, David Saperstein 
16   Marlene Margolis, Marcia Seigerman, Melissa Berlin 
19   Sally Soverinsky 
21   Stefani Chudnow, Adam Gordon   
22   Maya Rosenberg, Vernon Gordon   
27   Noah Marcotte, Cary Rosen, Melvin Toby   
29   Edward Chudnow 

Jewish Wedding
14  Jeffrey Eisman & Nancy Benchell-Eisman, Steve & Tammy Dines, 
Armando & Rhonda Duer,  Ram & Karen Orzach 
15  Mechelle & David Bernard
20  Michael & Debbie Balkin 
25  Alan & Marcia Agauas , Jerry & Sharon Knoppow
31 Michael Karesh & Gayla Bassham 

If your birthday or anniversary information is not listed, please  email the synagogue  so we can update our records.
May Their Memories Be For a Blessing 

8/9/2018 (28 Av) Louis Jonah Lieberman
8/10/2018 (29 Av) Judge Edward Avadenka, Dr. Leonard Gaba, Robert Alan Kapetansky, Edna Silverman
8/12/2018 (1 Elul) Moshe Buncel, Louis Silverstein 
8/13/2018 (2 Elul) Robert Keila 
8/14/2018 (3 Elul) Sam Toby 
8/17/2018 (6 Elul) Franka Charlupski, Loyed Wolberg
8/19/2018 (8 Elul) John Eby 
8/20/2018 (9 Elul) Reinald Freedman
8/22/2018 (11 Elul) Ernest Gans, Arthur Markowitz 
8/23/2018 (12 Elul) Alex Kuhn 
8/24/2018 (13 Elul) Pearl Leah Naimark 
8/26/2018 (15 Elul) (Rabbi) Carl L. Manello
8/28/2018 (17 Elul) Yosef Garber
8/29/2018 (18 Elul) Leo Orel 

To make a donation to commemorate a yahrtzeit, please click here .  If you are a member of the synagogue and a yahrtzeit for your loved one is not on the list, please contact the synagogue office so we can update our records.   Please click here if you wish to permanently memorialize a loved one by purchasing a yahrtzeit plaque.  
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United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.
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West Bloomfield, Michigan  48323