Weekly Shabbat Greeting
February 28, 2019
23 Adar 5779
SHABBAT SHALOM/SHABBAT SHEKALIM
SHABBAT VAYAKHEL
Friday, March 1st
6 p.m., Chapel
Saturday, March 2nd
9 a.m., Sanctuary
Kiddush Lunch is sponsored by Joanna and Jay Abramson, Alissa Citron and Jeffrey Lupovitch, Susan and David Feber, Cathy and Michael Graub, Lori and Matt Orel, Karen and Howard Rosenberg, Susan Knoppow and David Saperstein, Sharon and Jerry Knoppow, Ilana Glazier and Lowell Schmeltz, Jan and Henry Citron.
Baby Blocks
MAZEL TOV to Laurie and Robert Kimmel on the birth of a new grandson this past week. Mazel tov to new parents, Emily and Stephanie Kimmel Kurtz
Saturday, March 2nd
7:30 p.m. Havdalah followed by Game Night
Bring your favorite board or table game or use ours. No charge to attend.
bulb show
Sunday, March 10th
Bring your own lunch and drive with us to the
MSU Flower and Bulb Show.
(Show is located in Tipton, Michigan, NOT East Lansing)

10 a.m. Meet up at Scrambler Marie's 
27909 Orchard Lake Rd, Farmington Hills, MI 48334
10:15 depart for Flower Show
11:45 a.m . estimated arrival.
Entrance Fee: $5.00

We will tour the gardens together and enjoy thousands of spring bulbs and blooms on display in the Temperate House. Tropical and Arid domes will be lush with flowers, fruits, and foliage. Spring Flower Bulb Show is included with your admission to Hidden Lake Gardens ($5 per person, Free for HLG members). HLG hours during the Spring Flower Bulb Show Sunday hours 10-5, Garden itself is open 9-7.
RSVP to Mechelle Bernard: Mbernard1026@gmail.com  

For more information, visit the show website:
Detroit Sings
Tuesday, March 12th, 7 p.m.
Bert's Warehouse, across from the Eastern Market
Join others in the metro Detroit community and be part of a monthly pop-up choir singing Motown and other popular music hits! All ages welcome! No charge to attend. Check out the Detroit Sings Facebook Page by clicking here.
Tot shabbat
Next Tot Shabbat, Saturday, March 16th,
11 a.m. lower level
Join us for Shabbat stories and song followed by congregational lunch.
happy purim
Wednesday Evening March 20th
Purim Festivities
Purim Carnival and Megillah Reading,
Adat Shalom Synagogue
5:30 p.m. Family Purim Experience
6 p.m. Free Carnival with Star Trax Dance Party.
New this year: Sensory Friendly Room
Dinner available for purchase
8 p.m. Minha/Maariv/Megillah Reading followed by Dessert Reception

Thursday March 21st
7 a.m. Morning Minyan, Megillah Reading and Breakfast
B'nai Israel Synagogue

Purim celebrations are a community partnership with
B'nai Israel Synagogue, Adat Shalom Synagogue,
Congregation Beth Ahm and Congregation B'nai Moshe.
Shabbat Table
Shabbat for Solos
Friday, March 22nd, 6:30 p.m.
at the home of Howard Friedman
Please rsvp to Howard if you plan to attend: howard.friedman18@gmail.com
Adult Learning Opportunities
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 .

May 2019
Jewish South Trip, Memphis to New Orleans: Civil War to Civil Rights
led by Rabbi Mitch Parker.
Click here for detailed itinerary. Please contact Rabbi Mitch Parker directly by February 28th if you wish to participate. mitch@bnaiisraelwb.org

Explore Jewish Mysticism with Rabbi Gutmann, Temple Kol Ami
Four-part series, Wednesday evenings, 7 p.m.
February 20th, 27th and March 6th and 13th
This series is FREE to B'nai Israel and Temple Kol Ami Members
Non-Members $18 for series/$5 per session
RSVP to Cheryl Spektor: cspektor@tkolami.org /248-661-0040
LIFECYCLES
MARCH BIRTHDAYS
1   Ronald Gadoth-Goodman
 9   Rita Goldstone
12  Leah Gawel, Loraine Kuhn
13  Frank Ellias
14  Larry Charlupski, Lisa Goldenberg
19  Randall Gawel
20  David Pappas
23  Mindy Shuback
24  Jeremy Rosenberg
26  Karen Orzach, Roi Orzach
30  Ryan Schmeltz
31  Meredith Weingarden, Sharon Knoppow
MARCH ANNIVERSARIES
12   Stacy and Craig Gittleman
17   Susan and David Feber
22   Cathy and Michael Graub
28   Joyce and Bob Breitman
31   Janice and Henry Citron
Mazel Tov
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May Their Memories Be For a Blessing  
FEBRUARY YAHRTZEITS
2/28/19 (23 Adar)       Bruria Melman
MARCH YAHRTZEITS
3/4/19 (27 Adar)   Tillie Kaufman
3/5/19 (28 Adar)   Anne Wechselfeld
3/6/19 (29 Adar I)   Harold Goldstone
3/9/19 (2 Adar II)   Julius Shuback
3/11/19 (4 Adar II)   Freida Citron
3/12/19 (5 Adar II)   Sylvia Cohen
3/13/19 (6 Adar II)   Stanley Saperstein
3/16/19 (9 Adar II)   Dennis Cangemi
3/17/19 (10 Adar II)   Nancy Fischer
3/25/19 (18 Adar II)   Rose Finkelstein, Steven S. Marcotte
3/26/19 (19 Adar II)   Jewel Dorothy Shuback, Joseph Weiss
3/29/19 (22 Adar II)   Ruth Raimi
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by purchasing a yahrtzeit plaque.   
B'nai Israel Synagogue is affiliated with USCJ
United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.
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