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Parshat Balak - June 29 / 30, 2018

06/29/2018 03:45:13 PM

Jun29

Parshat Balak

June 29 / 30, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

Shabbat Davening Schedule:
Fri., June 29
Mincha: 7:00pm
Candle Lighting: 8:17pm*
*Our members should ideally light no later than 7:25pm as that is the time we accept Shabbat at shul.

Shabbat, June 30
Shacharit: 9:00am (Shema: 9:06am)
Mincha: 8:15pm
Havdalah: 9:17pm

Next Fri., July 6
Mincha: 7:00pm
Candle Lighting: 8:16pm*
*Our members should ideally light no later than 7:25pm as that is the time we accept Shabbat at shul

 

Sun., July 1 – 17th of Tammuz – Fast Day
Fast begins: 4:04am
Shacharit: 8:00am
Mincha: 8:10pm
Fast ends: 9:06pm

Week Day Davening Schedule:
Shacharit
Mon.: 6:40am
Tues.: 6:45am
Wed. (July 4th): 8:00am
Thurs.: 6:40am
Fri: 6:45am

Mincha/Maariv
Mon. – Thurs: 8:20pm

Next Fri., July 6
Mincha: 7:00pm
Candle Lighting: 8:16pm*
*Our members should ideally light no later than 7:25pm as that is the time we accept Shabbat at shul.

 

Learning and Spiritual Opportunities

 

Shabbat Morning, June 30
½ hour before davening: Amud Yomi: Phil Arieff, Ben Karan and Bob Rabinoff

Sermon: "Family Separation at the Border and the Treasure of the Jewish People", Rabbi Wes Kalmar

Shabbat Afternoon, June 30

7:00pm: Rabbi Kalmar will be giving a class at the home of Nancy and Yale Freiman, 1941 W. Windsor Cir.

Week Days:

Sun. - Fri.: 30 Minutes Before Shacharit: Amud Yomi: (Talmud Bavli - Chagigah), Rabbi Wes Kalmar

Last class in the Israel history series will be Wednesday, July 11

 

 

 

 

Announcements

 

Refuah Sheleimah to Rachel Cornfield - Rochel bat Chasha

Refuah Sheleimah to Nachshon Meir ben Temima Chaya Sarah Shlomit

Rabbi Kalmar will be away for Shabbat next week, Parshat Pinchas, July 6th - 8th

Carrie Barbakoff will be away Wed., July 4 through Mon., July 9

Bikur Cholim: Volunteer to be involved in this important mitzvah! If you know of someone who could use some help or visitation, let our Bikur Cholim committee help out. Please contact Rabbi Kalmar: rabbikalmar@asktshul.com

PSA: The State of Wisconsin is giving $100 per child under the age of 18 that lived in Wisconsin in 2017. For more information please see this link: https://childtaxrebate.wi.gov/ NOTE: You MUST APPLY to receive this benefit. You must apply before July 2nd, 2018.

ASKT Tanach Study: Learning for the merit of a complete recovery for all of those in our community who are in need of a refuah and for Nachshon Eckhardt, 3 year old son of Tzvi and Temima Eckhardt, and grandson of Joel and Chana Eckhardt. By clicking here you can sign up to learn chapters of Tanach. You can study them in Hebrew or in English or whichever language works best for you. Please consider signing up for 10-15 chapters. We would like to finish the project by Tuesday July 17th. If you have trouble with the Google Sheet sign up - please email asktshul@gmail.com and we will sign you up for the chapters you would like to learn.

 

JCC Softball: Last Week, Softball was rained out. This week, no games because of July 4. Next game, July 10 at 6:00pm at Kletzsch Park field 3: CoD (Chabad of Downtown) at ASKT

If you are interested in being a sponsor for the softball team contact Rabbi Wes Kalmar: rabbikalmar@asktshul.com

 

 

 

 

Kiddush

 

This Shabbat: Sponsored by Paul and Shoshana Mendelson in honor of Shoshana becoming a black belt in Tae Kwon Do

Next Shabbat: Co-sponsored by Larry and Sheila Appel and Hollie and Armin Nankin in honor of Sheila and Larry's Anniversary and Armin's and Hollie’s birthdays

If you would like to sponsor a Kiddush in the future please contact Judy Baruch, jsbaruch@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

Thank You

 

Seudah Shlishit Duty: Bob Michels, Mark Pittleman, Aaron Bergtrom

A big thank you to Michael Tepper for organizing and doing all the work for the very successful ASKT golf outing. A fun time was had by all and the steak dinner was amazing! This was also a financial success for the synagogue.

Thank you to those that have signed up for the ASKT Tanach Study, in the merit of a complete recovery for all of those in our community who are in need of a refuah and for Nachshon Eckhardt, 3 year old son of Tzvi and Temima Eckhardt, and grandson of Joel and Chana Eckhardt:

Peggi Glaser, Chana Eckhardt, Richard Robbins, Joel Eckhardt, Hollie Nankin, Sara Karan, Shoshana Elias, Ruth Gould, Armin Nankin, Judy Baruch, Jerry Dorf, Jeanette Peckerman, Ivan M. Lang, Brian Pack, Liz Hallerman, Rebecca Kalmar, Jessica Kalmar, Martin Kalmar, Yossi Amir, Phil Arieff, Deborah Kalmar, Phyllis Lensky, Rabbi Levine, Rabbi Kalmar, Jerry Wicentowski, Yael Kanter, Michael Wicentowski, Simcha Singer, Karen Loeb, Rabbi Avi Pekier, Gil Rosen, Yaffa Arieff, Helene Wicentowski, Steve Baruch, Karen Torem, Risa Owens, Sheila and Larry Appel, Josh Pittleman, Becky Michels, Avery Gould, Joan Gigl, Harriet Dorf
Jerry Blumberg, Ben Karan, Maida Silverman, Yael Gaines, Kathie Bernstein, Eliana Kalmar, Ziona Amir, Michael Katzoff, David Amrani, Robin Cohen, Charlie Truitt, Bob Rabinoff, Denelle Carriger

Thank you to all of the ASKT Legacy Donors:

Terry and David Amrani, Larry and Sheila Appel, Carrie Barbakoff, Steve and Judy Baruch, Ilana Bassman, Yossi Bassman, Robin Benedon, Don Cohen and Lorraine Cohen, o’bm, Harriet and Jerry Dorf, Larry and Cindy Eckert, Shoshana Elias, Roberta Forman, o’bm, Yale Freiman, Nancy Freiman, Yael and Travis Gaines, Peggi Glaser, Bruce Glaser, Avery and Ruth Gould, Liz and David Hallerman, Jessica and Rabbi Wes Kalmar, Harry and Elsie Kanin, Akiva and Elana Karan, Ben and Sara Karan, Bobbie and Elliott Katz, Cindy and Michael Katzoff, Charlie Truitt, Phyllis Lensky, Rabbi Nachman and Leah Levine, Carl Crawford and Hara Levy, Karen Loeb, Scott Winkler and Frida Mandelblum, Mark Mendelsohn, Armin Nankin, Hollie Nankin, Jeanette Peckerman, Bruce Peckerman, Chanan Posner, Tanya Mazor Posner, Eric and Inna Pullin, Bob Rabinoff, Ed Rosenthal, Michal Rosenthal, Alan and Sue Rosenthal, Rabbi Mendel Shmotkin, Sam Stein, Anonymous, David Tepper, Michael Tepper, Yale Tolwin, Jerry and Debbie Wicentowski, Stan and Penny Wynn

 

 

 

 

Save the Date

 

Sun., August 19: Annual ASKT End of Summer Picnic / BBQ: Kletzsch Park Picnic Area 1, More Details to Come!

 

 

 

 

Donation Opportunities

 

Aliyah:
Please consider making a donation in honor of receiving an aliyah to the Torah.

Amazon Smiles:
When you make your regular purchases on Amazon.com have The AmazonSmile Foundation donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. Click this link to activate amazon smiles: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/39-1572032

Tree of Life:
To honor the memory of Lorraine Cohen, her loving family has donated a beautiful Tree of Life plaque to ASKT. Leaves can be purchased and inscribed to honor a person, recognize a special occasion or to remember a special loved one. Top leaves in brass: donation of $360 Bottom leaves in bronze: $180. Rocks at the base of the tree: $1800. If you would like to purchase a leaf or a rock to be inscribed please contact: Jeanette Peckerman via email: jcp815@wi.rr.com or by phone: (414) 351-3866.

ASKT Donation Cards:
If you would like to send a card, wishing a mazel tov, condolences, happy birthday, or get well to someone, you can do this via the shul by contacting Carrie Barbakoff, Administrative Coordinator at ASKT via email: carrie@asktshul.com. Please send / drop off all donations for cards at ASKT

ASKT Legacy Donors:
Thank you to all of our legacy donors for your commitment to the future of our shul! If you have not formalized your Legacy commitment yet, please consider doing so now. NOTE: A big thank you to Bob Rabinoff for being our first official Legacy commitment of 2017-2018!! In order to secure an additional grant from the Grinspoon Foundation we now need only three more new legacy commitments before August. Contact Carrie Barbakoff at carrie@asktshul.com to find out how.

Parshat Vayikra - Rosh Chodesh Nisan - Shabbat HaChodesh

03/16/2018 03:21:20 PM

Mar16

Parshat Vayikra
Shabbat Rosh Chodesh
Shabbat HaChodesh

 

March 16 / 17, 2018

 
Click Here for the Print Version of the Bulletin
 
Shabbat Davening Schedule:
Fri., March 16
Mincha: 6:45pm
Candle Lighting: 6:41pm

Shabbat – Rosh Chodesh,
March 10

Shacharit: 9:00am
(Shema: 10:01am)
Mincha followed by Seudah Shlishit: 6:35pm
Havdallah: 7:41pm
Week Day Davening Schedule

Shacharit:
Sun.: 8:00am
Mon. / Thurs.: 6:40am
Tues. / Wed. / Fri.: 6:45am

Mincha:
Sun., March 18: 6:45pm at ASKT
Mon.-Thurs.: 1:30pm at Ohr HaTorah

Maariv:
Mon.-Thurs.: 7:30pm
 
Next Shabbat, Fri., March 23
Mincha: 6:50pm
Candle Lighting: 6:49pm
 
Thank you:
 
Seudah Shlishit Duty:
David Hallerman and Brian Pack
Learning and Spiritual Opportunities
Shabbat Morning, March 17
½ hour before davening: Amud Yomi: Phil Arieff and Ben Karan
Sermon: Rabbi Wes Kalmar
 
Shabbat Afternoon, March 17 Tehillim Shiur for Men and Women
5:45 pm at ASKT - Rabbi Kalmar will be leading a discussion in the social hall - "I will exalt you, O Lord, For You Have Raised Me Up" - 

Drawing Strength when Life Gets You Down

Lessons from Tehillim Chapter 30"

 
Week Days:
Sun.-Fri.: 30 Minutes Before Shacharit: Amud Yomi: (Talmud Bavli – Shabbat), Rabbi Wes Kalmar
 
Mon., March 19 at 6:30pm: Java and Judaism for kids 6th grade and up. We will be discussing "When Bad Things Happen to Good People"

Tues., March 20 at 12:15pm: Lunch and Learn "David on the Run from Saul" with Rabbi Wes Kalmar at the JCC
 
Tues., March 20 at 7:00pm at the home of Melissa Pachon Tepper: Ladies Tehillim for Rosh Chodesh Nisan

Wed., March 21 at 7:45pm at ASKT in the Social Hall: Seven Decades of
Israel - Third Decade: 1969-1978
 
Announcements
Refuah Sheleimah to Rachel Cornfield - Rochel bat Chasha

Refuah Sheleimah to Nachshon Meir ben Temima Chaya Sarah Shlomit

Bikur Cholim: Volunteer to be involved in this important mitzvah!  If you know of someone who could use some help or visitation, let our Bikur Cholim committee help out. Please contact Rabbi Kalmar: rabbikalmar@asktshul.com

ASKT is on Facebook: If you have not “friended” ASKT Shul, “friend” us to see what is happening!
 
Community Wide Passover Food Drive: Until March 20: Purchase extra matzot, grape juice, canned gefilte fish, and matzo ball/soup mix (must be kosher for Passover) and bring to ASKT’s collection box in the ASKT lobby.
 
Selling Chometz and Maos Chittin: Rabbi Levine will be available at davening, (*especially this Sunday morning after davening) and during the week and by appointment to sell your chometz.
 
Kiddush
This Shabbat: Co-Sponsored by Aviva and Aaron Bergtrom in honor of Aviva’s birthday, by Vita Kushnir in honor of the sheloshim of her friend, Leib Yukhtman and by Harriet and Brian Pack in honor of the yahrzeit of Harriet's father Sol Sher and Brian's uncle Sam Gorelick with a cake sponsored by Drs. Shay Pilnik and Orlee Hauser

Next Shabbat: A sit down luncheon for Shabbat HaGadol, sponsored by Stanley and Phyllis Jaspan on the occasion of the yahrzeit of Stan’s father, Yosef ben Avraham Yitzchak.
 
This Week
NCSY: Sun., March 18 at 10:30am: Latte and Learning at Barnes and Noble
 
Mon., March 19 at 6:30pm: Java and Judaism for kids 6th grade and up. We will be discussing "When Bad Things Happen to Good People"
Tues., March 20 at 12:15pm: Lunch and Learn "David on the Run from Saul" with Rabbi Wes Kalmar at the JCC
 
Wed., March 21 at 7:45pm at ASKT in the Social Hall: Seven Decades of
Israel - Third Decade: 1969-1978
 
Save the Date
Tuesday March 27th - 7:45pm at ASKT - The Gideon Project - a division of
Reservists on Duty *- 5 young IDF soldiers who are coming to Milwaukee to
help defend Israel against 'apartheid week' which will be taking place at
UWM.
The soldiers will be sharing their stories and answering questions in a
panel at ASKT that evening. Come and take a break from Pesach cleaning for
a really stimulating and interesting evening. To learn more about the
organization that is sending the soldiers http://gideon.onduty.org.il/

This is a program of the ASKT Israel Action Committee - for more
information, contact Committee Chair - Matt Kleiman at mskleiman@gmail.com
 

Tuesday April 17th in the evening - Yom HaZikaron program at ASKT

Wednesday, April 18th - Yom HaZikaron commemoration at the JCC
 

Thursday, April 19th - Yom Ha'Atzmaut celebration and meal at ASKT

 
Save the Date
2018 Annual Event: Tues., May 15, 2018: “RE-AWAKENING ZIONISM” with ARYEH GREEN.  Aryeh Green is part of the Israeli Embassy Speakers Bureau, and formerly a senior advisor to Minister Natan Sharansky.  An expert in Middle East and Regional affairs, media issues, and Israeli history, Aryeh Green is also a brilliant and engaging speaker. The evening will also include honoring ASKT Lifetime Dedication Award Recipients: Dr. Harry & Mrs. Elsie Kanin, Mrs. Phyllis Lensky, and Mr. Yale Tolwin, as well as the presentation of a Young Leadership Award to Dr. Simcha & Mrs. Ariel Singer. Tickets begin at $36 per person, and the program begins at 7:00pm and includes the Dessert Reception to follow.  A special VIP portion of the evening will begin at 6:00pm for those who make a $180 donation or above to the annual event.

Sun., June 3rd – Mon., June 4th, 2018: Mantreat 7 - The Geneva Conference (or, Lake Geneva)
Mon., June 25 - Golf Outing and Steak Dinner: This coming year we will be reintroducing the ASKT Annual Golf Outing and Steak dinner!  Golf! Steak! Raffles! AND MORE!!! $125 for the full day’s events $75 for only the steak dinner ($65 early bird special on just dinner if you sign up and pay by April 30, 2018) Please contact Michael Tepper tomace626@gmail.com or sign up using the ASKT website https://www.asktshul.org/event/golf_dinner
 
Donation Opportunities
Aliyah:
Please consider making a donation in honor of receiving an aliyah to the Torah.

Amazon Smiles:
When you make your regular purchases on Amazon.com have The AmazonSmile Foundation donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. Click this link to activate amazon smiles: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/39-1572032

Tree of Life:
To honor the memory of Lorraine Cohen, her loving family has donated a beautiful Tree of Life plaque to ASKT. Leaves can be purchased and inscribed to honor a person, recognize a special occasion or to remember a special loved one. Top leaves in brass: donation of $360 Bottom leaves in bronze: $180. Rocks at the base of the tree: $1800. If you would like to purchase a leaf or a rock to be inscribed please contact: Jeanette Peckerman via email: jcp815@wi.rr.com or by phone: (414) 351-3866.

ASKT Donation Cards:
If you would like to send a card, wishing a mazel tov, condolences, happy birthday, or get well to someone, you can do this via the shul by contacting Carrie Barbakoff, Administrative Coordinator at ASKT via email: carrie@asktshul.com. Please send / drop off all donations for cards at ASKT

ASKT Legacy Donors:
Thank you to all of our legacy donors for your commitment to the future of our shul!  If you have not formalized your Legacy commitment yet, please consider doing so now.  Contact Carrie Barbakoff at carrie@asktshul.com to find out how.

03/16/2018 03:20:45 PM

Mar16

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Parshat Vayakhel-Pekudei

12/01/2017 11:20:57 AM

Dec1

March 9 / 10, 2018
 
Click Here for the Print Version of the Bulletin
 
Fri., March 9
Mincha: 5:35pm
Candle Lighting: 5:33pm

Shabbat, March 10
Shacharit: 9:00am (Shema: 9:08am)
Mincha followed by Seudah Shlishit: 5:30pm
Havdallah: 6:33pm
Weekly Davening Schedule

Shacharit:
Sun.: 8:00am
Mon. / Thurs.: 6:40am
Tues. / Wed. / Fri.: 6:45am

Mincha:
Sun., March 11 at 6:35pm: at ASKT
Mon.-Thurs.: 1:30pm at Ohr HaTorah

Maariv:
Mon.-Thurs.: 7:30pm
 
Next Shabbat, Fri., March 16
Mincha: 6:45pm
Candle Lighting: 6:41pm
 
NOTE: Daylight Savings Time begins Sun., March 11
 
Thank you:
 
Seudah Shlishit Duty: Phil Arieff, Ben Karan and Yehudah Tebbitt
Learning and Spiritual Opportunities
Shabbat Morning, March 10
½ hour before davening: Amud Yomi: Phil Arieff and Ben Karan
Sermon: Rabbi Wes Kalmar

Week Days:
Sun.-Fri.: 30 Minutes Before Shacharit: Amud Yomi: (Talmud Bavli – Shabbat), Rabbi Wes Kalmar

Tues., March 13 at 12:15pm: Lunch and Learn "David on the Run from Saul" with Rabbi Wes Kalmar at the JCC

Wed., March 14 at 7:45pm at ASKT in the Social Hall: Seven Decades of
Israel Second Decade: 1959-1968
 
Announcements
Refuah Sheleimah to Rachel Cornfield - Rochel bat Chasha

Refuah Sheleimah to Nachshon Meir ben Temima Chaya Sarah Shlomit

Bikur Cholim: Volunteer to be involved in this important mitzvah!  If you know of someone who could use some help or visitation, let our Bikur Cholim committee help out. Please contact Rabbi Kalmar: rabbikalmar@asktshul.com
ASKT is on Facebook: If you have not “friended” ASKT Shul, “friend” us to see what is happening!
 
Community Wide Passover Food Drive: Until March 20: Purchase extra matzot, grape juice, canned gefilte fish, and matzo ball/soup mix (must be kosher for Passover) and bring to ASKT’s collection box in the ASKT lobby.
 
Selling Chometz and Maos Chittin: Rabbi Levine will be available at davening, and during the week and by appointment to sell your chometz. He will also be collecting Maos Chittin – funds to help those who are in need to have a good Pesach. There are many families in need and our congregation has always been extremely forthcoming at this time of year in the past.  Let us continue that tradition.  To reach Rabbi Levine, one can call him at (414) 352-1662.
 
Kiddush
This Shabbat: Sponsored by Hara Levy and Carl Crawford in honor of the bat mitzvah of Mia Crawford

Next Shabbat: Sponsored by Aviva and Aaron Bergtrom in honor of Aviva’s birthday
 
This Week
NCSY:
 
Sun., March 11 at 10:30am: Latte and Learning at Barnes and Noble
 
Tues., March 13 at 12:15pm: Lunch and Learn "David on the Run from Saul" with Rabbi Wes Kalmar at the JCC
Wed., March 14 at 7:45pm at ASKT in the Social Hall:
Seven Decades of
Israel
Second Decade: 1959-1968


A decade by decade discussion of the thrilling history of the Jewish State with Rabbi Wes Kalmar (M.A. in Jewish History - Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies at Yeshiva University)

3rd Decade: March 21st, 4th Decade: April 11th, 5th Decade: April 25th, 6th Decade: May 2nd and 7th Decade: May 9th

To Register please email: 
asktshul@gmail.com. This class is free to ASKT members. Cost $70 for the entire series, $12 for individual classes for non-members
 
Save the Date
2018 Annual Event: Tues., May 15, 2018: “RE-AWAKENING ZIONISM” with ARYEH GREEN.  Aryeh Green is part of the Israeli Embassy Speakers Bureau, and formerly a senior advisor to Minister Natan Sharansky.  An expert in Middle East and Regional affairs, media issues, and Israeli history, Aryeh Green is also a brilliant and engaging speaker. The evening will also include honoring ASKT Lifetime Dedication Award Recipients: Dr. Harry & Mrs. Elsie Kanin, Mrs. Phyllis Lensky, and Mr. Yale Tolwin, as well as the presentation of a Young Leadership Award to Dr. Simcha & Mrs. Ariel Singer. Tickets begin at $36 per person, and the program begins at 7:00pm and includes the Dessert Reception to follow.  A special VIP portion of the evening will begin at 6:00pm for those who make a $180 donation or above to the annual event.

Sun., June 3rd – Mon., June 4th, 2018: Mantreat 7 - The Geneva Conference (or, Lake Geneva)
Mon., June 25 - Golf Outing and Steak Dinner: This coming year we will be reintroducing the ASKT Annual Golf Outing and Steak dinner!  Golf! Steak! Raffles! AND MORE!!! $125 for the full day’s events $75 for only the steak dinner ($65 early bird special on just dinner if you sign up and pay by April 30, 2018) Please contact Michael Tepper tomace626@gmail.com or sign up using the ASKT website https://www.asktshul.org/event/golf_dinner
 
Donation Opportunities
Aliyah:
Please consider making a donation in honor of receiving an aliyah to the Torah.

Amazon Smiles:
When you make your regular purchases on Amazon.com have The AmazonSmile Foundation donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. Click this link to activate amazon smiles: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/39-1572032

Tree of Life:
To honor the memory of Lorraine Cohen, her loving family has donated a beautiful Tree of Life plaque to ASKT. Leaves can be purchased and inscribed to honor a person, recognize a special occasion or to remember a special loved one. Top leaves in brass: donation of $360 Bottom leaves in bronze: $180. Rocks at the base of the tree: $1800. If you would like to purchase a leaf or a rock to be inscribed please contact: Jeanette Peckerman via email: jcp815@wi.rr.com or by phone: (414) 351-3866.

ASKT Donation Cards:
If you would like to send a card, wishing a mazel tov, condolences, happy birthday, or get well to someone, you can do this via the shul by contacting Carrie Barbakoff, Administrative Coordinator at ASKT via email: carrie@asktshul.com. Please send / drop off all donations for cards at ASKT

ASKT Legacy Donors:
Thank you to all of our legacy donors for your commitment to the future of our shul!  If you have not formalized your Legacy commitment yet, please consider doing so now.  Contact Carrie Barbakoff at carrie@asktshul.com to find out how.
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