Weekly E-News 2021, 5781
February 12- February 19
Drive in Purim
Join us for a drive in Purim! Megillah reading, costumes, parade and goodies in our parking lot.

Date: February 25th
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Place: Parking lot at AA
ScholarStream
As we did in the Fall, AA is partnering with other Conservative congregations, the Rabbinical Assembly, the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, the Jewish Theological Seminary, and the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies to bring you an amazing learning opportunity! For four weeks, you will be able to learn with world-class Jewish teachers in an online format for FREE. The lists of classes is below; please click the link to register ahead of time and the Zoom information will be sent to you (use discount code SavJan21 at checkout for free registration). All sessions will be recorded and available to watch Please contact Rabbi Henkin if you have any questions.

How We Navigate Ethical Dilemmas and Reshape Rituals to Draw Us Closer to God
Tuesdays at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT
Join members of the CJLS as they take us through four teshuvot (responsa) that have recently been passed by the law committee.
•       2/16: Rabbi Jeremy Kalmanofsky on the Abbreviated Amidah
 
The Stories We Tell: Revealing Ourselves in Ancient Narratives
Wednesdays at 10 PM ET / 7 PM PT
Join Ziegler faculty as they explore our biblical and rabbinic narratives to draw lessons for today.
·         12/9: Rabbi Patricia Fenton will ask Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? A Case of Mistaken Identity

This Shabbat:
2020 | 5781 
Parashat Mishpatim/Rosh Hodesh Adar/Shabbat Shekalim

Candle Lighting: 5:51 pm
Havdalah: 6:47 pm
(All times are for Savannah)

Annual reading: Exodus 21:1-24:18 (Etz Hayyim pp. 456-480)
Triennial reading: Exodus 22:4-23:19 (Etz Hayyim pp. 465-474)
Rosh Hodesh reading: Numbers 28:9-15 (Etz Hayyim pp. 930-931)
Special Maftir: Exodus 30:11-16 (Etz Hayyim pp. 523-524)
Haftarah: 2 Kings 12:1-17 (Etz Hayyim pp. 1277-1279)



Shabbat Shalom!
Vaccine Info--Current Phase: 1a PLUS
COVID-19 vaccinations are now available through the Coastal Health District to the following groups

Adults age 65 and older
Caregivers of adults 65 and older
Emergency first responders
Healthcare workers
Residents and staff of long-term care facilities

Please call (912) 230-5506 or check their website for vaccination appointments. If you need assistance making your appointment, please contact our office and we will be happy to assist you!


Our daily minyan is moving to Zoom!

All services (weekday and Shabbat) will be held at the below Zoom meeting room or join us as the service is simulcast on our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/AguathAchimSavannah). Please use this information for all services!

Shaharit (Morning)
9:00 am Sundays
8:00 am Mondays-Fridays
9:45 am Shabbatot

Ma'ariv (Evening)
6:00 pm Sundays-Fridays (including Kabbalat Shabbat)


Meeting ID: 875 6579 9200
Passcode: Minyan
Your Online Siddur

A Siddur is here so you can pray
with fellow Jews at the AA

Click the button below!
The Office Hours are from 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
For normal business operations.
All services and programs continue virtually until further notice.
(including Sisterhood and Men's Club events)
Talmud Torah K'Neged Kulam - Torah Study for Everyone

1. Rabbinic Literature Study Group (Thursday afternoons, 2:00-3:15 pm): Take a look into the rabbinic mind and how the rabbis interpret the Torah in this weekly class. Contact Rabbi Henkin for the link to the class.

2.  Skeptics Study Group (second Thursday of every month, 11 a.m., hosted by Michael Konter): This group is for all of those who want to ask difficult questions about Judaism and/or seeking Jewish answers to the questions they have. Our next Skeptics class will be Thursday, March 11h at 11:00 a.m.

3.  Rabbis of the Mishnah Class will take a deep look into the Rabbis of the Mishnah; who they were and what they were thinking. Our next class will be held on Wednesday, February 17, Please contact Motti for class link or email mottilocker@gmail.com

More classes coming soon, so stay tuned!

Have something you want to learn about but don't see a class about it?
 Contact Rabbi Henkin at rabbihenkin@gmail.com or call the AA office.

All of our regular classes will be held via Zoom, an online meeting platform.
 If you'd like to join a class,
please contact Rabbi Henkin for the class link.
Birthday Celebrations

February 13
Orly Henkin

February 14
Stephen Herman

February 14
Sandra Seligman

February 15
Kenneth Sadler

February 17
Yael Elfassy-Conner

February 17
David Kinsey


Anniversary

February 16
Bill and Sharon Sand

February 17
Richard and Kathryn Barker

Yahrzeits For:

February 12 - February 19 , 2021
30 Shevat- 7 Adar 5781

Friday, February 12 /Saturday, February 13- 1 Adar
Abraham Davidson- father of Julius Davidson and Aaron Davidson

Sunday, February 14 /Monday, February 15- 3 Adar
Erwin Friedman- father of Stephen Friedman

Monday, February 15/Tuesday, February 16- 4 Adar
Israel Dunn- Father of Joan Moore

Tuesday, February 16/Wednesday, February 17-5 Adar
Murray Todtfeld- brother of Paul Todtfeld
Isadore Weitz- grandfather of Stephen Friedman

Wednesday, February 17 /Thursday, February 18- 6 Adar
Neil Haysman-brother of Melvin Haysman

Thursday, February 18/Friday, February 19- 7 Adar
Esther Kaminsky- grandmother of Myron Kaminsky, Danny Kaminsky, and Toby Friedman

Commemoration of the Yahrzeit begins the evening of the first noted date.
*Denotes Memorial Plaque
Donor Dues Program
In The Community
Israeli Cusine
 
CONTACT INFORMATION:
JEA Art Gallery:  5111 Abercorn St. Savannah, GA (912) 355-8111 
Vicky Lunick 912-355-8111
 
The Art Show at the JEA beginning Febuary 1, 2021, will feature the works of

Nae'Keisha Jones
 
Nae'Keisha - Biography
 Nae’Keisha Jones is an illustrator and writer from Colorado, now based in Savannah, GA. She graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design with a B.F.A. in Illustration and a minor in Creative Writing. Her work has been featured in Connect Savannah, ShopScad and VoyageAtl. She launched her online stores in mid 2020: ‘Canvas Chats’ on Etsy, and has also partnered with INPRNT to feature high-quality prints of selected pieces. Nae’Keisha is an advocate for creating visual stories while inspiring others to do the same.
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Nae’Keisha Jones’ artwork will be available for viewing from
February 1 through February 28, 2021, at the JEA (5111 Abercorn Street).
A socially-distanced Reception will be held on February 8, 4-6 pm.