October 4, 2018 25 Tishrei  5778
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SHABBAT SHALOM
SHABBAT BERAYSHEET
THERE IS A TKA BAR MITZVAH THIS SHABBAT.
PLEASE USE THE SHUTTLE FROM PRINCE OF PEACE.
Friday, October 5th 
6 p.m.,  Chapel
Saturday, October 6th 
9 a.m.  CHAPEL
     Kiddush is sponsored by the Kiddush Lunch Fund and will be in the  lower  level at the conclusion of services.

THank you THANK YOU TO THE FOLLOWING FAMILIES FOR SPONSORING SIMHAT TORAH LUNCH THIS PAST WEEK:   Debbie and Michael Balkin, Sue and Sandy Birnholtz, Nancy Benchell-Eisman and Jeffrey Eisman, Joan and Steve Freedman, Bernice Handler, Marla and David Weiss, David Pappas and Lisa Goldenberg, Bev Avadenka, Bernice Jacobson, Howard and Trudy Jacobson, Linda and Steve Jacobson, Pearl and Seymour Manello, Yifat Clein and Ruby Robinson, Lou and Sally Soverinsky and Ruth Webber.

shabbat dinner october 16th
NEXT SHABBAT FOR SOLOS:
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26th, 6:30 p.m. at the home of Geri Feigelson.  Please contact Howard Friedman to rsvp.  


Welcome, hebrew
Welcome to our newest member, Faye Menczer Asher.  We warmly welcome Faye into our congregational family.

west bloomfield trail

DON'T MISS THE TRAIL WALK THIS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7TH!
Meet at the trailhead on Arrowhead at 2:45 p.m.  Questions? Contact Geri Feigelson.
SAVE THE DATES:  OCTOBER 19-21, 2018
JOSEPH B. ROSE SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE WEEKEND
"OUR CHILDREN, OUR TEACHERS"
We warmly welcome our congregational children and teachers for the weekend: Rabbi Jared Anstandig, Sarit Anstandig, Rabbi Avihud Kimmel, Jonathan Parker and David Rosen for this special weekend.  Click here to read speaker biographies
Friday Night, October 19th 
6 p.m.  Services
7 p.m. Shabbat Dinner (advanced reservation required 
8:15 p.m. Learning Session
Saturday, October 20th
9 a.m.  Services followed by Congregational Lunch
8 p.m. Havdalah and Program at the home of Rabbi Mitch and Cheryl Parker
Sunday, October 21st
8:30 a.m.  Services followed by breakfast and final learning sessions

We appreciate the generosity of our weekend sponsors
Andrea E. Rose and an anonymous donor, for making this weekend possible.

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OCTOBER 14th 
CALLING ZOO-LOVERS OF ALL AGES!  
Bring your parents!  Bring your grandparents!  Bring your kids!

10 a.m. Meet at B'nai Israel            10:15 a.m.   Depart for Zoo
11 a.m.   Arrive at Zoo, Special Zoo Exploration Activities
1 p.m.  Special Zoo Exploration Activities
1:45 p.m.   Depart Zoo for B'nai Israel
Free Jerusalem Pizza lunch for everyone!  
RSVP required by October 11th to    Randy:  brsov@yahoo.com
Zoo Members: No Admission or Parking Charge
Zoo Admission (non-zoo members)
$11.00 Children/seniors (if purchased online)*   $14.00/adults
Parking:  $8.00/car
*Please note that prices are $4.00 higher if purchased at the gate.

Experience Israel with Rabbi Mitch Parker Israeli Flag
February 4 - February 13, 2019
Main Tour Package: 10 days and 9 nights
Land Package (Twin/Double sharing basis) $2995/person
Land Package (Single) $3840/person
Overnights in: Tel Aviv, Sea of Galilee and Jerusalem
Approximate Air Price: $880 per person Detroit - Tel Aviv Roundtrip
For Questions or to Reserve your spot by October 30th
Contact: Lori Lasday via e-mail:  IWiLLisrael@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:  mitch@bnaiisraelwb.org

Mazel Tov 
Happy Birthday!
Birthday Cake
OCTOBER BIRTHDAYS
 4  Ilene Miles, Emilie Weingarden 
 5  Beth Avadenka 
10  Marcia Agauas 
15  Joe Bernstein, Erin Graub 
16  C. Michael Graub, Roxane Newhouse, Jordan Weiss   
17  Lenny Jacobson 
19  Kenneth Brown 
20  Adam Marcotte 
21  Annie Jacobson 
23  Jerome Beale 
24  Steven Dines   
25  Ruby Robinson 
26  Mechelle Bernard, Stacy Gittleman 
29  Libby Beider 
29  Adina Robbins 
30  Jeremy Baruch 
31  Benjamin Chudnow 
31  Yael Duer 

Jewish Wedding

OCTOBER ANNIVERSARIES
10 Michael & Marybeth Rosen 
13  Howard & Karen Rosenberg
14  Arnie & Cheryl Berlin 
18  Jordan & Inez Stevenson

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 
OCTOBER YAHRTZEITS
 
10/5/2018 (26 Tishrei)   Penelope Silverman, Samuel Lever
 
10/6/2018 (27 Tishrei)   Rae Jacobson, Barbara Keila, Sidney S. Stark
 
10/7/2018 (28 Tishrei)   Carl Cohen, Rachel Goodman, Allan B. Rimar,  Ruskin, Rosann Toby
 
10/8/2018 (29 Tishrei)   Milt Fishman
 
10/9/2018 (30 Tishrei)   Isaac Knoppow
 
10/10/2018 (1 Heshvan)  Aaron Soverinsky
 
10/11/2018 (2 Heshvan) Sam Thomas Balkin, Edith Rosenberg
 
10/12/2018 (3 Heshvan) Renee Rochlin, Rhea K. Sossen, Clara Spector Rasnek
 
10/13/2018 (4 Heshvan)  James Hope
 
10/14/2018 (5 Heshvan) Abraham Finkelstein, Harry Handler, George Kohn
 
10/15/2018 (6 Heshvan) Marilyn Breitman
 
10/17/2018 (8 Heshvan) Lorraine Eras
 
10/19/2018 (10 Heshvan) Morris Kimmel
 
10/21/2018 (12 Heshvan)  Paula Balkin, Bessie Glazier, Kayla Kapen
 
10/22/2018 (13 Heshvan) Philip Dines, Joseph Irving Friedman, Gertrude Nusholtz
 
10/24/2018 (15 Heshvan) Yusef Hakimian
 
10/26/2018 (17 Heshvan) Manny Chudnow
 
10/28/2018 (19 Heshvan) David Harris
 
 
10/29/2018 (20 Heshvan) Naomi Lillian Markowitz, Irving A. Rubin, Martin Segal
 
10/30/2018 (21 Heshvan) Ethel Berman, Oscar Trager
 
10/31/2018 (22 Heshvan) Serena Weiss


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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