March 23, 2017   25 Adar 5777
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Vayakhel-Pekudei/Shabbat HaChodesh
Friday, March 24th
6 p.m., Chapel
Saturday, March 25th
9 a.m., Sanctuary
Rabbi Mitch Parker will officiate at Shabbat Morning Services.
10 a.m. Youth Room is open and staffed.  
Kiddush  Lunch is sponsored by The Allen Family marking the 5th yarhtzeit of Stuart Allen.  Kiddish Lunch is also sponsored by   Libby and Andy Beider, Cheryl and Arnold Berlin, Robyn and Robert Canvasser, Tammy and Steve Dines, Lisa and Frank Ellias, Geri Feigelson, Vickie Freedman and John Marcotte, and Marcia and Chuck Seigerman.
To help support Kiddush Lunch, please consider becoming part of a Kiddush Lunch Bunch Group or making a one-time donation to the Kiddush Lunch Fund.  Please contact the synagogue office for details.

To Howard Friedman, Leah and Joe Bernstein and Hallie and Daniel Bernstein on the passing this week of their beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Sharon Friedman.

To Rabbi Mark (Amy) Robbins, Adina and Coby on the recent passing of Mark's uncle, Donald Robbins.

Baby Blocks
To Cheryl and Rabbi Mitch Parker on the birth of their new granddaughter this week in Maryland.  Mazel Tov to new parents, Ilana and Ben Eastman.


NEXT KESHER TRAIL WALK, Sunday, March 26, 2:30 p.m.
Let's take a walk together to welcome spring! We'll meet at Arrowhead Trailhead, walk to the Village Place restaurant for refreshments and walk back to the trailhead. Please extend your afternoon by attending Sunday evening minyan at 5:00 pm! RSVP to Cheryl Berlin /248-763-1121, if you plan to attend.

Catered by Dish Kosher Cuisine.  Reservations must be received by April 4th.  Click here for seder details.    Click here for reservation form.

Upcoming TKA activities, BI members cordially invited to attend
April 5, 2 p.m.   Bring your tablet, phone or other devices for a lesson and Q and A with Stu Raben.  This continues the first Wednesday of each month.  Please rsvp to TKA office:  248-661-0040/

April 7th, 12-2:30, Bag and Bead with  Abby Pook.  
Bring your own lunch and join Abby for a beading lesson. $5.00 for supplies.  All supplies included.   Please rsvp to TKA office:  248-661-0040/
Click here for flyers for these events.


Study with Rabbi Mitch Parker, "A History of God,"
Wednesdays mornings, 9:30-11:00, beginning March 8th, Federation Building
Interested? Contact Federation:    248-205-2557 to register.

INTRODUCING . . . DATE NIGHT for parents of School-Age Children
date night
Saturday Evenings, 8 p.m. jerusalem
April 29          May 20
Mitch Parker will be leading learning sessions devoted to the History of Jerusalem.  The last session will take place on the weekend before Yom Yerushalayim which this year will mark the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem.   Sessions will be hosted in member homes.  RSVP directly  David Saperstein:  e-mail David Saperstein  if you are interesting in attending or hosting.

Talmud class with 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 Mitch:

Mazel Tov 
Happy Birthday!
Birthday Cake
23 Mindy Shuback 
24 Talya Berger,  Jeremy Rosenberg 
26 Karen Orzach,  Roi Orzach 
30 Ryan Schmeltz 
31 Sharon Knoppow,  Meredith Weingarden 

Jewish Wedding

28 Bob & Joyce Breitman
31 Henry & Janice Citron 

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 
3/24/2017 (26 Adar) Esther Patent
3/25/2017 (27 Adar) Tillie Kaufman, Stuart Allen
3/26/2017 (28 Adar) Isadore Goode, Anne Wechselfeld
3/27/2017 (29 Adar) Harold Goldstone
3/29/2017 (2 Nisan) Leonard Kershenbaum

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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