FLJC/CBI Virtual Comedy Night
December 5th 7:30 PM
$36 per computer by Nov. 27th; $40 per computer between Nov. 28th-Dec. 3rd
$50 per computer/admission to the virtual laugh room/virtual mention
$100 per computer/admission to the virtual laugh room/virtual program inclusion /1 bottle of wine + Babka (delivered to Fair Lawn/Glen Rock/Paramus only; others pick up at FLJC/CBI)

Additional donations: $18 per booster of 140 characters: Can include business advertisement, birthday/anniversary wishes, appropriate shout-outs
Additional sponsorships/donations are available starting at $180
Questions-please contact Andrea Pass at ComedyNight@FLJC.com

Payment via check made out to: FLJC/CBI Fundraising
Mail to: FLJC/CBI Comedy Night, 10-10 Norma Avenue, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
Include your name, email address, and telephone
 (For Boosters, please include your 140 word Booster in mailing)
All payments must be received by Thursday, December 3, 2020
in order to receive the dedicated log in.

Register faster online by clicking here and sending payment to the office.
Shabbat Message from Rabbi Salston
We wish Rabbi Salston a great vacation!
Rabbi Salston will be on vacation Thursday November 19th
through Tuesday November 24th.

Rabbi Salston's Coffee and Shmooze and Tea Time
will return Monday November 30th
Weekly Services
Please exercise care when joining the Zoom services if your audio and video are enabled for other attendees to hear and see you. If appropriate, please mute your device and close your video. Thank you!
or go to Zoom.US
or dial +1 929 436 2866 US
Meeting ID: 940 7714 6714
Password 215407
Friday, November 20th
4 Kislev - Erev Shabbat

Candlelighting 4:15 p.m.    
Virtual Kabbalat Shabbat-Maariv Service
6:30 PM Eastern Time

Saturday, November 21st
5 Kislev-Shabbat Toldot
Bereshit 26:23-27:27
Haftorah Malachi 1:1-2:7

9AM Shabbat Shalom Meet&Greet 
9:30 AM Shabbat Morning Service
followed by Virtual Kiddush/Shmooze!

Yasher Koach to this week's Torah Readers
Ritch Rosen, Leonard Kaufmann, Arthur Wartenberg, Rona Montag

Yasher Koach to our Haftorah Reader this week Ellen Wertheim

Yasher Koach to Rabbi Ronald Roth for delivering this week's Dvar Torah!

For the upcoming Shabbat Services, please send your Yahrzeit announcement to Evan Marcus  evan.marcus@gmail.com.
Pre-Havdalah Seuda Shlishit Program
will return November 28th

Shabbat Ends 5:18 PM
5:23 PM Havdalah
Evening Services
Sunday to Thursday 7:30pm
To download the service Click Here
Or go to Zoom.US or by phone dial
+1 929 205 6099
Meeting ID 992 9922 2789
Password: 609729
Click Here for the Yahrzeit List
Friday, November 20th to Saturday, November 28th 4 Kislev - 12 Kislev 5781
List will be in order of NEXT YAHRZEIT DATE

For the November 2020 News & Views Click Here.
Around Our Community
Mazel Tov to Marsha and Robert Thaler
who are celebrating their 52nd wedding anniversary!

Happy Birthday wishes to Emily Fine!

Mazel Tov to Marcia and Tom Kagedan
on the birth of a grandson
born to their children Eitan and Aviva Kagedan!

Refuah Shlemah to:
Yosef ben Devorah and Moshe;
Ilene Wolosin (Chaya Rossa bat Simcha);
Muriel Barker (Mancha bat Sarah Leah v'Yaakov);
Michael Vorobyov (Moishe ben Fanya v'Aaron);
Judith Levy (Yehudit bat Rachel); 
Arie Greenbaum (Arie Label ben Chava and Hersch) 
Jack Miller; Esther Oster (Esther bat Sarah and Chaim) 
Judith Shain-Alvaro (Yehudit Chasida bat Perel) 
Rose Lieberman (Ruchalay bat Vitel); Gittle bat Mina Sora  
Laili Golda bat Chaya v Reuven; Pincus ben Mina Sora; Flora Frank
Larry Mandel (Leibel ben Chaya); Gail Rottenstrich

To add a name to the Refuah Shlemah list, please email the office at info@fljc.com or call us at 201-796-5040. Names will be left on the list for 2 weeks; please contact us to continue listing a name.               
This Week's Classes
Jewish Business Principles TONIGHT - Thursday November 18th 8PM
Moderator - Charles Cohen

What are the foundational ethical Torah principles that are still very relevant to doing business the Jewish way? There are certain Torah teachings that one should have knowledge of to help guide you through the process which will be elucidated in our discussion.  

Meeting ID: 915 8008 0778 Passcode: 279902
Dial +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
Nosh and Knowledge Class with Rabbi Ronald Roth
Tuesdays 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM or 8 PM - 9 PM

NEXT CLASS NOVEMBER 17th - Jewish Views of Reparations Part 2
or go to ZOOM.US or dial  1 929 436 2866
enter Meeting ID: 993 3007 5757 Password 077431
Join Coffee and Commentary-Parshat Hashavua with Rabbi Salston
Wednesdays at 11AM
or Go to ZOOM.US or by phone dial+1 929 436 2866 US
and enter Meeting ID: 943 0394 9434 Password 226478
Social Action

28th Annual Chanukah Toy Drive
Now through Thursday December 4, 2020

 Emergency Supply Packages (ESP) November 19 to December 15
We are creating 100 winter emergency supply packages for Meals on Wheels recipients and others supported by Jewish Family Services in our community. Winter weather can make it impossible for them to receive their needed delivery of food.  Many of the recipients are Holocaust survivors.

or email Ilene Laufer at Rflanzman@aol.com with any questions.
Upcoming Events
By laptop or smartphone,
or go to Zoom. US or by phone, dial +1 929 436 2866 US
and enter Meeting ID: 951 5209 3762 Passcode: 980982
Sisterhood Book Club - Safekeeping December 6th 10AM

Meeting ID: 841 8449 2639
Passcode: ReadwithUs
MPC Virtual Bagel Breakfast Speaker Series. December 13th at 10:00 AM. 
Open to all FLJC/CBI members. 
Our speaker will be Dr. Robert Benedon,
Vice President of the J.N.F. Speakers Bureau.

Topic: J.N.F.: "More Than Just Trees." 
Additional information and Zoom link to follow.
A Conversation About Race with Rabbi Capers C. Funnye, Jr.
Sunday, January 31 5:00 PM

Rabbi Capers C. Funnye, Jr. is Chief Rabbi of the International Israelite Board of Rabbis. In addition, he is rabbi and spiritual leader of Beth Shalom B’nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation in Chicago and a long-time member of the Chicago Board of Rabbis. He will speak to our synagogue community about race and racial justice from his own perspective as a Black Jew and communal leader. Please click here to learn more about Rabbi Funnye, Jr.

Registration information to follow soon.
Upcoming Committee Meetings
All meetings on Zoom - Committee Chairs will share the 
Zoom connection information
Social Action Committee Meeting
Wednesday, December 2nd 8:00 p.m.

MPC Board Meeting
Thursday, December 3rd 8:00 p.m.

Executive Committee Meeting
Monday, December 7th 8:00 p.m.

Religious Affairs Committee Meeting
Wednesday, December 9th 8:00 p.m.

Sisterhood Board Meeting
Thursday, December 10th 8:00 p.m.

Board of Directors Meeting
Wednesday, December 16th 8:00 p.m.

Community Hebrew School of Bergen County
The Community Hebrew School of Bergen County
is now accepting registrations for the 2020-21 School Year!
Click Here to open the online registration form!
For any questions, please contact our Principal Marcia Kagedan
Electronic Memorial Wall is Live!
Our new Electronic Memorial Wall is now Live!
The Wall is situated by the entrance to the Sanctuary 
and can also be accessed online by this Memorial Wall Link.

To see a beautiful example of an enhanced plaque, 
please visit the Phyllis Fisch Plaque.
The Memorial Wall may be visited by anyone, anywhere 

 To buy a new standard or enhanced plaque or to enhance an existing plaque, please contact Abe in the office.

New standard plaques on the Electronic memorial Wall 
may be purchased for $360 each.
Any new or existing plaque may be enhanced with pictures, biographies/stories and links to plaques of relatives for $180 each after that.
Memorial Wall sponsors of $1800 are entitled to 2 free plaques with enhancements.
Administration Notes
Have a birthday, anniversary, graduation, baby-naming or other happy event to share with us? Want to share a dedication for a loved one?
Please consider sponsoring an upcoming issue
of The Insider. The cost is $36 to sponsor and have your message displayed. To sponsor, please contact Abe at abe@fljc.com.

ShopRite & Kosher Nosh Scrip Available in the Main Office.
Do you know that if you purchase scrip it does not cost you anything extra? And you get 2 1/2 % of your purchase applied to your scrip dues obligation and membership dues? The Center also makes 2 1/2 % of your purchase. What a great deal for everyone! Thanks in advance for helping to earn much needed funds with no cost to you!

Sisterhood Torah Fund Pins Updated 
Due to the COVID-19 situation, new Torah Fund pins have been delayed. This year's theme is "B'Yachad" (together) which is so appropriate as together we support the future of Judaism. All donations are appreciated. Donating to Torah Fund supports the schools that educate rabbis, cantors and Jewish scholars throughout the world. Please contact Gerry Roth Kessel at grkessel@optonlne.net or 201-264- 3706 for additional information. 

Synagogue Skills Learning Institute
Have you ever wanted to learn to read Torah? Have you ever wanted to learn to read Hebrew? To enrich your experience at the Fair Lawn Jewish Center, instruction will now be available for Torah Reading lessons; Haftarah hanting; How to daven various services, such as Minha & Ma'ariv; Learning the b'rakhot; and How to develop skills to follow shabbat services more easily. A corps of mentors are ready and willing to begin instruction on your schedule. Free and open to our members. To register, email Ellen Wertheim at ellenwer@hotmail.com.
Please indicate what skills you're interested in. 
The office staff is in the building each day. To reduce risk during COVID-19 we ask that members who have business with the Office contact us by email at info@fljc.com or call 201-796-5040. If you need to pick up or drop off materials with us, please call us from the parking lot and we will come to the Main Door to assist you. We appreciate your understanding.
To send documents to the Office, please (1) scan documents and email to the office at info@fljc.com, or (2) send by mail, or (3) arrange in advance to bring documents to the building and we will meet you in the Parking lot. Thank you!