B'nai Israel Congregation News 
January 3, 2019
Happy New Year

Shabbat Shalom
Friday, January 4, 27 Tevet
Candle Lighting ~ 4:57 pm
Shabbat Services
***Friday Evening, January 4, 27 Tevet***
Service 8:00 pm
Oneg following sponsored by
Michelle Bannon & Rich Weisman

***Saturday Morning, January 5, 28 Tevet***
Service ~ 9:30 am
Sedrah ~ Va'era
Kiddish to follow 
sponsored by Diane & Alan Gerberg

Shiva - Minyanim
Bella Kalichman Glat
Sunday, January 6 and Monday, January 7
6:00 pm
at the home of 
Rena Goldwasser
8120 Garden Point Drive
Leland - in Compass Pointe

Fund-raiser for our
favorite charity
B'nai Israel
$25 for a book
filled with discount 
coupons for oodles of retailers, service suppliers, restaurants, golf clubs and courses, museums, tours, tax services, cell phone repairs, cleaning services.  This is the best book EVER!

Get your coupon book
in the synagogue office and pay by cash, check or online.


Coming Events
Please check Rabbi's Calendar before scheduling any event involving the congregation.  We aren't able to advertise any events in the Weekly
Newsletter  or on the ShulCloud calendar unless Rabbi's Calendar has been consulted.

Membership Kickoff
January 6, 
12:00 pm
Cooking for
Good Shepherd

January 9, 4:30 pm

January 18,
6:30 pm
Book Club
January 30,
1:00-3:00 pm
**Men's Club
Super Bowl Party
ALL members
are welcome

Sunday, February 3,
6:00 pm
Debbie & Jerry Smith's home

** Please make a reservation by calling or emailing the Shul office.
910.762.1117 ~ kate.bnaiisraelilm@gmail.com

Men's Club Super Bowl Party
All B'nai Israel members are invited!

Sunday February 3, 2019
TIME: 6:00 PM -- Kick off is 6:30 PM 
PLACE: Debbie & Jerry Smith's home in Landfall
BYO Beer or wine
RSVP needed by January 28, 2019
please call or email 
Efraim Jaronowski at 910-343-5789 or zb42@att.net 

Sisterhood Dues for 2019
It's that time of the year for renewal of Sisterhood 2019 membership.  The dues for the year are $36 for Bnai Israel members and $54 for non Bnai Israel members. If you are a new Bnai Israel member your first year is free. Dues can be paid by credit card on ShulCloud or by check, payable to Bnai Israel Sisterhood.

Membership Kickoff Get Together       Sunday, January 6, 12:00 Noon
Open to all current and potential new members. Potluck brunch at Debbie Smith's house.  All current members will receive an email with a list of needed items. RSVP: Debbie at  debbiesmithrep@gmail.com.
Sisterhood Shabbat & Guest Chef Dinner   
Friday January 18, 6:00 pm
If you wish to participate in the service by reading an English or Hebrew prayer or help with the dinner preparation on Friday morning, contact Sue Mintzes at   sue_mintzes@hotmail.com.  Please RSVP to Diane Gerberg at  balletladi@aol.com.

Corresponding Secretary Needed
We are looking to fill the Sisterhood Board position for Corresponding Secretary this coming year. The responsibilities of the position are to notify members of various activities through group emails and to submit Sisterhood information to the weekly Bnai Israel email newsletter. For questions or interest contact Barbara Waxman at barbarawaxman@gmail.com or Diane Gerberg at balletladi@aol.com.

Birthdays and Anniversaries
January 2019

Andrew Schreiber
Rena Goldwasser
Jerry Spivak
Scott Johnston
Howard Stein
Laurie Katz
Alan Dubs
Mike Huckman
Heather Harris
Deborah Meyerson
Stephen Cowan
Walter Winter
Sue Mintzes

Birthdays and Anniversaries come from your ShulCloud Member Profile.
If your special  day is NOT included here, please check your profile and add the dates.  If you are not  sure how to do that, contact Kate Maclay in the office for help at kate.bnaiisraelilm@gmail.com

5779  21-27 Tevet   December 29 - January 4, 2019
The Yahrzeits represent those whom we have remembered over the past week, Saturday evening through Friday Shabbat.

Bessie Green Mother of Zee Reitblatt
Emanuel Sugar Respectfully remembered
Harry J. Stein Respectfully remembered
Herbert Smith Father of Jerry Smith
James Orio Father of Diane Gerberg
Jean R. Greene Respectfully remembered
Jesse Drogin Father of Carol Atwood
Larry Klein Brother of Rhoda Galub
Mary Axler Respectfully remembered
Nora Owens Mother of Linda Leder
Pearl Bluestein Mother of Elane Janz
Samuel Bluestein Father of Elane Janz
Rose Alper Respectfully remembered
Walter Burchfield, Jr. Husband of Maria Burchfield

If you would like to make a donation to B'nai Israel, please click below
and use the Pay On Line tab on our website.

Sally Barenbaum and
Jane Watkins
Rabbi's Discretionary Fund
In memory of 
Joyce Perlman
Sally Barenbaum
Rabbi's Discretionary Fund
In memory of
Marci Mainus
Martin Fleming
Florence Disaster Relief
Hope this helps out some
David Reitblatt
General Fund
To help with recovery from the storm damage in honor of my mom and dad,
Zee & Joe Reitblatt
Frances Strauss
In memory of her sister, Sylvia Soltan
Jan Schochet
Florence Disaster Relief
For building and cemetery restoration
Reba & Jon Alper
Rabbi's Discretionary Fund
In memory of
Marilyn Alper Laufer
Terry Kramer
Cemetery Fund
In memory of 
Michael Kramer
Pearl Retchin
Cemetery Fund
In memory of
her mother, Sonya Kaplan

We are blessed to receive many checks.  Please hep us to correctly direct your
gift by including a brief note regarding what the check is for:  dues, event
payments, and others.  If your check is a contribution, please advise us to whom
or for what fund you are donating.

"All Israel is responsible for one another." 
- The Talmud 
Membership in the Circle of Honor is an annual gift. Please consider joining one of the Circle of Honor levels . Your gift will guarantee that B'nai Israel continues to serve all families and members, regardless of their financial status.   It will also ensure that we provide the best religious, educational, and social programs possible to serve our entire Jewish community. 

Our Circle is growing.  We are very grateful 
for those who have participated:

Mark Alper
Carol & Todd Atwood
Michelle Bannon & Rich Weisman
Roberta & Harold Eichenholz
Joan & Fred Feinstein
Carol & Scott Johnston
Judith Malman
Sharon & Stephen Mechum
Carolyn & Bruce Moskowitz
Beth & Walter Pancoe
Dee & Murray Sherma n
Reuben Silver
May his memory be for a blessing.
Debbie & Jerry Smith
Bucky Stein
Howard Stein
Martha & Steve Stein
Pam & Barry Weiss
Leigh & Walter Winter
Ronna & Herb Zimmer
Rose & Alan Zimmer

For more information about the Circle of Honor CLICK HERE

B 'nai Israel Congregation

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Office Hours Monday thru Friday - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Administrative Secretary,  Kate Maclay

shabbat shalom

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