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Parshat Vayera - November 15 / 16, 2019

11/15/2019 03:09:13 PM

Nov15

Click Here for the Print Version of the Bulletin
Click Here for Daily Mishna Study
 
Shabbat Davening Schedule
Friday, November 15
Candle Lighting: 4:10pm
Mincha / Maariv: 4:15pm
 
Shabbat, November 16
Shacharit: 9:00am (Shema: 9:11am)
Mincha: 3:45pm
Havdallah: 5:10pm
 
Week Day Davening Schedule
Shacharit:
Sun.: 8:00am
Mon. / Thurs.: 6:40am
Tues. / Wed. /Fri.: 6:45am
 
Mincha/Maariv:
Sun.: 4:05pm
Mon.-Thurs.:
Mincha at Ohr Hatorah: 1:05pm
Maariv at ASKT: 7:30pm

Next Friday, Nov. 22
Mincha/Maariv: 4:05pm
Candle Lighting: 4:04pm
 
Eruv Status: The Glendale Eruv is up
 
Kiddush
This Shabbat: Meat Kiddush Luncheon for Unity Shabbat with Ashley Blaker (looking for a sponsor)
 
Next Shabbat: Sponsored by Harriet and Jerry Dorf

If you would like to celebrate, commemorate, dedicate or give thanks - please let us know and help the shul continue to have great kiddushes. Consider sponsoring part of a kiddush with friends.  Please contact Judy Baruch, jsbaruch@gmail.com  To view the kiddush menu options (https://www.asktshul.org/kiddushsponsorship)

Kiddush WhatsApp group for Kiddush Insider info - Find out what will be served for kiddush in the upcoming week. To join, please email carrie@asktshul.com
 
Seudah Shlishit Duty:
Mark Pittleman and Bob Michels
Learning and Spiritual Opportunities
Friday Night following the meal at approximately 7 pm 
Ashley Blaker will share "My Jewish Journey" with the congregation.

Shabbat Morning, November 16
½ hour before davening: Amud Yomi (Talmud Bavli - Mesechta Gittin): Phil Arieff, Ben Karan and Bob Rabinoff
 
Shabbat Day - November 16th
"Being Frum (Religious) in the Workplace"  with Ashley Blaker
 
At Seudah Shelishit: “How a Comedian and Two Rabbis Can Fix All the Jewish World’s Problems in less than 30 minutes” with Ashley Blaker, Rabbi Wes Kalmar and Rabbi Mendel Shmotkin
 
Shabbos Morning Groups:
10:30 am: Groups for Torah for Tots will be run this week in the small shul/library/office by Aviva Bergtrom. We ask that adults present in the social hall take care not to disturb the groups
 
Week Days:
Sun. - Fri.: 30 Minutes Before Shacharit: Amud Yomi: (Talmud Bavli - Gittin)
 
Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 12:15pm in the reading room at the Harry and Rose Samson Family JCC – Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Kalmar, “David and Batsheva”
 
Announcements
Refuah Sheleimah to Rachel Cornfield - Rochel bat Chasha, to Eliezer ben Malka, to Yale Tolwin - Yoel ben Sheina Leah, to Shoshana Elias - Shoshana Bayla Bat Dina Sarah, Judy Baruch - Brocha Leah bat Basha 
 
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
 
Mazel Tov to grandparents Joel and Chana Eckhardt on the birth of a grandson, born to Naomi and Yair Eckhardt
 
Mazel Tov to grandparents Bob Fisher and Bonnie Helfgott-Krisztal on the birth of a granddaughter born to Michal and Dovid Rose, Rochel Liba Rose
 
YU-ASKT Fellows: The next Shabbat that we will be joined by our YU-ASKT Fellows will be December 5-8, 2019. Please let us know if you have ideas about how to best utilize their visit by emailing Rabbi Kalmar at rabbikalmar@asktshul.com.  
 
Need A Few Good Men - we are putting together our winter minyan commitment schedule and are looking for men to sign up for individual minyanim - morning or evening, out of the 11 weekly weekday minyanim that we have.  Please help the shul keep a timely consistent minyan and help those saying kaddish to have a minyan.   To sign up - you can go to this link https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1pijO6eC7LdSundAmJGTyvjSdoLmOa9QnZeU3soObCuM/edit?usp=sharing 
Thank you and Kol HaKavod to those who have signed up already! 

Cholent Madness Sign Up - We will be starting Cholent Madness at the end of November so get those recipes ready!  If you would like to participate, please speak with Rabbi Kalmar.  We need a volunteer to be the Cholent Czar this year to help organize this year's contest.  Please speak to Rabbi Kalmar if you would consider it.   This year you have another chance at glory and your name on the ASKT Cholent Cup!
 
This Week
Shabbat MKE - Wisconsin Unity Shabbat Weekend - Nov 15th-16th with Ashley Blaker - Comedian in Residence
 
Friday Night, November 15:
Shabbat Dinner at 5:15pm
Approximately 7:00 pm: Ashley will share "My Jewish Journey" with the congregation.
 
Shabbat Day - November 16th
"Being Frum (Religious) in the Workplace"  with Ashley Blaker
 
At Seudah Shelishit: “How a Comedian and Two Rabbis Can Fix All the Jewish World’s Problems in less than 30 minutes” with Ashley Blaker, Rabbi Wes Kalmar and Rabbi Mendel Shmotkin
 
Saturday night at the JCC at 7:00pm: part of the event where the community will come together to laugh, eat and have a good time To Sign up go to   https://www.milwaukeejewish.org/blaker/  
 
Sponsorship Opportunities - connected to the Achdut weekend - 1. Adam Margolis and Friends will be playing some music and doing Havdallah at the Saturday night event.  To sponsor the musicians, please contact Rabbi Kalmar.  2. Kiddush that Shabbat will be a catered community kiddush luncheon which will follow Ashley Blaker's talk on his Jewish Journey and we would like to find a sponsor for that.  Please contact Rabbi Kalmar as well if you would like to help sponsor that kiddush.

Rabbi Kalmar’s Lunch and Learn at the JCC Tuesday November 19 at 12:15pm at the Harry and Rose Samson Family JCC reading room – David and Batsheva
 
Upcoming
November 23 at 7:30pm: Women's Learning Gathering, a Video Presentation from the OU Women's Initiative. Followed by Discussion led by Rebbetzin Dr. Jessica Kalmar. Light Refreshments will be served
 
Community Announcements
New WhatsApp Group to replace Jewish in Milwaukee Site:
This group plans to serve as a place for local organizations and businesses to share information with the greater Milwaukee Jewish Community. To Join you need WhatsApp and then go to: https://chat.whatsapp.com/DsZi9Q8cgH08o2l8skTWth
 
New Kosher Delivery Service from Chicago: Shimon Porush will pick your order up for you and deliver it to your home. Restaurant deliveries are also an option. Shimon’s Phone: (414) 405-0499, Email: spk732@gmail.com, Delivery Fee: $20, plus tips are greatly appreciated Instructions: 1. Call the store: Jewel Osco: (847) 328-9791, Hungarian: (847) 674-8008, Romanian: (773) 761-4141, Mariano’s: (847) 763-8801, Shallots: (847) 677-3463, 2. Place an order under your name. 3. Pay the grocery store by credit card. 4. Tell Shimon you placed your order
 
Pies and Pies for Thanksgiving and Hillel 8th Grade Israel Trip - Order pizza pies ($20) (Cholov Yisrael) for a meal before Thanksgiving and Pies (All pareve - Pumpkin or Apple $12) for your Thanksgiving or Shabbos meal.  Pick up will be Tuesday, November 26th at Hillel Academy between 3:45 and 4:15.  To order go to https://hillelisraeltrip.com/ or email  Shosh621@aol.com  or text 262-957-7350.  Orders must be in for pies by Thursday, November 21st and for the pizza by Sunday, November 24th.  Gluten free available upon request.  Eat great pies and help the 8th grade Hillel Class make it to Israel this year! 
 
Board Game Event - Hillel 8th Grade will be running a Board Game Bonanza, THIS Sunday, November 17th (Packers Bye Week) between 1-4 pm at Bader Hillel Academy. For kids and adults - ages 4 to 104.    Games include - Various forms of  Risk and Fluxx, Apples to Apples, Ticket to Ride, Pandemic, Catan, Carcasone, Othello, Spot It, Set, Robo Rally, Spinagogue and Jenga.  Fun for the whole family!  Babysitting available for younger kids upon request.  $3 per person to get in the door.  Food will be available for sale.  Questions? Email  robintunkel@gmail.com  Proceeds will help support the 8th Grade Hillel Israel Trip.
 
Volunteer Opportunities
Each Shabbat morning from 9:00am – 1:00pm: Ushers needed to welcome and watch at the front doors of our synagogue. If you are interested in being an usher email: asktshul@gmail.com
 
Thank You
Thank you to the following people for being ushers this Shabbat:
Kaveh Shabtaie, Mark Mendelsohn and Brian Pack
 
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

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 is participating in SCRIP: SCRIP is now available through ASKT, give tzedakah while doing your regular shopping (groceries, gas, online shopping, etc)! Have a question? Contact our coordinator Sima Sendyk at: simafarekas@gmail.com

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 Legacy: If you would like to learn more about making a Legacy commitment for the future of our shul!  Contact Carrie Barbakoff to find out how.
 
Safety of ASKT - The front door to ASKT is locked at all times for the safety and security of our members, guests and staff. If it is not Shabbat or Yom Tov please push the ring doorbell and someone will answer the door. If it is Shabbat or Yom Tov we have a security guard and an usher who will let you in. If it is Shabbat or Yom Tov and no one is present please use the lower level entrance.

Parshat Lech Lecha - November 8 / 9, 2019

11/08/2019 02:33:13 PM

Nov8

Click Here for the Print Version of the Bulletin
Click Here for Daily Mishna Study
 
Shabbat Davening Schedule
Friday, November 8
Candle Lighting: 4:17pm
Mincha / Maariv: 4:20pm
 
Shabbat, November 9
Shacharit: 9:00am (Shema: 9:06am)
Mincha: 4:15pm
Havdallah: 5:17pm
 
Week Day Davening Schedule
Shacharit:
Sun.: 8:00am
Mon. / Thurs.: 6:40am
Tues. / Wed. /Fri.: 6:45am
 
Mincha/Maariv:
Sun.: 4:20pm
Mon.-Thurs.:
Mincha at Ohr Hatorah: 1:05pm
Maariv at ASKT: 7:30pm

Next Friday, Nov. 15
Mincha/Maariv: 4:15pm
Candle Lighting: 4:10pm
 
Eruv Status: The Glendale Eruv is up
 
Kiddush Levana: The last time to say Kiddush Levana is the night following Monday November 11th.
 
Kiddush
This Shabbat: A Dairy Sit Down Kiddush is sponsored by Gary and Michelle Goldenberg and Doris Shasha and Sharon and Harris Goldenberg in honor of the bar mitzvah of Oren Goldenberg

Next Shabbat: Next Shabbat: Meat Kiddush Luncheon for Unity Shabbat with Ashley Blaker (looking for a sponsor)

If you would like to celebrate, commemorate, dedicate or give thanks - please let us know and help the shul continue to have great kiddushes. Consider sponsoring part of a kiddush with friends.  Please contact Judy Baruch, jsbaruch@gmail.com  To view the kiddush menu options (https://www.asktshul.org/kiddushsponsorship)

Kiddush WhatsApp group for Kiddush Insider info - Find out what will be served for kiddush in the upcoming week. To join, please email carrie@asktshul.com
 
Seudah Shlishit Duty: Brian Pack and David Hallerman
Learning and Spiritual Opportunities
Shabbat Morning, November 9
½ hour before davening: Amud Yomi (Talmud Bavli - Mesechta Gittin): Phil Arieff, Ben Karan and Bob Rabinoff
 
10:30am: Sermon: “Are Video Games Good For You?”, Rabbi Kalmar
 
Shabbos Morning Groups:
10:30 am: Groups for Torah for Tots will be run this week in the small shul/library/office by Rebecca and Eliana Kalmar. We ask that adults present in the social hall take care not to disturb the groups
 
Week Days:
Sun. - Fri.: 30 Minutes Before Shacharit: Amud Yomi: (Talmud Bavli - Gittin)
 
Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 12:15pm in the reading room at the Harry and Rose Samson Family JCC – Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Kalmar, “David and Batsheva”
 
Announcements
Refuah Sheleimah to Rachel Cornfield - Rochel bat Chasha, to Eliezer ben Malka, to Yale Tolwin - Yoel ben Sheina Leah, to Shoshana Elias - Shoshana Bayla Bat Dina Sarah
 
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
 
Mazel Tov to Gary and Michelle Goldenberg on the bar mitzvah of Oren Goldenberg
 
YU-ASKT Fellows: The next Shabbat that we will be joined by our YU-ASKT Fellows will be December 5-8, 2019. Please let us know if you have ideas about how to best utilize their visit by emailing Rabbi Kalmar at rabbikalmar@asktshul.com.  
 
Need A Few Good Men - we are putting together our winter minyan commitment schedule and are looking for men to sign up for individual minyanim - morning or evening, out of the 11 weekly weekday minyanim that we have.  Please help the shul keep a timely consistent minyan and help those saying kaddish to have a minyan.   To sign up - you can go to this link https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1pijO6eC7LdSundAmJGTyvjSdoLmOa9QnZeU3soObCuM/edit?usp=sharing 
 
Cholent Madness Sign Up - We will be starting Cholent Madness at the end of November so get those recipes ready!  If you would like to participate, please speak with Rabbi Kalmar.  We need a volunteer to be the Cholent Czar this year to help organize this year's contest.  Please speak to Rabbi Kalmar if you would consider it.   This year you have another chance at glory and your name on the ASKT Cholent Cup!
 
This Week
Rabbi Kalmar’s Lunch and Learn at the JCC Tuesday November 12 at 12:15pm at the Harry and Rose Samson Family JCC reading room – David and Batsheva
 
Shabbat MKE - Wisconsin Unity Shabbat Weekend - Nov 15th-16th with Ashley Blaker - Comedian in Residence
 
Friday Night, November 15: Shabbat Dinner at 5:15pm followed by a talk by Ashley - "Being Frum (Religious) in the Workplace" at 7 pm. Friday night catered Chinese dinner will cost $28 per adult and $18 per kid age 10 and under To RSVP go to: https://www.asktshul.org/event/dinnernov15  Final RSVP's for the dinner must be in by Monday, November 11th. 
 
Shabbat Day - November 16th
Following Davening - Ashley will share "My Jewish Journey" with the congregation.
 
At Seudah Shelishit (following 3:45 Mincha): “How a Comedian and Two Rabbis Can Fix All the Jewish World’s Problems in less than 30 minutes” with Ashley Blaker, Rabbi Wes Kalmar and Rabbi Mendel Shmotkin
 
Saturday night at the JCC: part of the event where the community will come together to laugh, eat and have a good time
To Sign up go to   https://www.milwaukeejewish.org/blaker/  
 
Sponsorship Opportunities - connected to the Achdut weekend - 1. Adam Margolis and Friends will be playing some music and doing Havdallah at the Saturday night event.  To sponsor the musicians, please contact Rabbi Kalmar.  2. Kiddush that Shabbat will be a catered community kiddush luncheon which will follow Ashley Blaker's talk on his Jewish Journey and we would like to find a sponsor for that.  Please contact Rabbi Kalmar as well if you would like to help sponsor that kiddush.
 
Community Announcements
New WhatsApp Group to replace Jewish in Milwaukee Site:
This group plans to serve as a place for local organizations and businesses to share information with the greater Milwaukee Jewish Community. To Join you need WhatsApp and then go to: https://chat.whatsapp.com/DsZi9Q8cgH08o2l8skTWth
 
New Kosher Delivery Service from Chicago: Shimon Porush will pick your order up for you and deliver it to your home. Restaurant deliveries are also an option. Shimon’s Phone: (414) 405-0499, Email: spk732@gmail.com, Delivery Fee: $20, plus tips are greatly appreciated Instructions: 1. Call the store: Jewel Osco: (847) 328-9791, Hungarian: (847) 674-8008, Romanian: (773) 761-4141, Mariano’s: (847) 763-8801, Shallots: (847) 677-3463, 2. Place an order under your name. 3. Pay the grocery store by credit card. 4. Tell Shimon you placed your order
 
Mega Challah Bake - Jewish women of all backgrounds are invited to the Mega Challah Bake Tues, Nov 12 at Renaissance Place on the East Side. Join your fellow ASKT members Laura Karan and Inna Pullin for an enjoyable evening of challah-baking, eating, and schmoozing. To register, go to megachallahbakemke.com
 
Pies and Pies for Thanksgiving and Hillel 8th Grade Israel Trip - Order pizza pies ($20) (Cholov Yisrael) for a meal before Thanksgiving and Pies (All pareve - Pumpkin or Apple $12) for your Thanksgiving or Shabbos meal.  Pick up will be Tuesday, November 26th at Hillel Academy between 3:45 and 4:15.  To order go to https://hillelisraeltrip.com/ to order or email  Shosh621@aol.com  or text 262-957-7350.  Orders must be in for pies by Thursday, November 21st and for the pizza by Sunday, November 24th.  Gluten free available upon request.  Eat great pies and help the 8th grade Hillel Class make it to Israel this year! 
 
Board Game Event - Hillel 8th Grade will be running a Board Game Bonanza, Sunday, November 17th (Packers Bye Week) between 1-4 pm at Bader Hillel Academy. For kids and adults - ages 4 to 104.    Games include - Various forms of  Risk and Fluxx, Apples to Apples, Ticket to Ride, Pandemic, Catan, Carcasone, Othello, Spot It, Set, Robo Rally, Spinagogue and Jenga.  Fun for the whole family!  Babysitting available for younger kids upon request.  $3 per person to get in the door.  Food will be available for sale.  Questions? Email  robintunkel@gmail.com  Proceeds will help support the 8th Grade Hillel Israel Trip.
 
Volunteer Opportunities
Each Shabbat morning from 9:00am – 1:00pm: Ushers needed to welcome and watch at the front doors of our synagogue. If you are interested in being an usher email: asktshul@gmail.com
 
Thank You
Thank you to the following people for being ushers this Shabbat:
Kaveh Shabtaie, Michael Katzoff, Elisha Karan, Matt Kleiman, David Hallerman
 
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

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 is participating in SCRIP: SCRIP is now available through ASKT, give tzedakah while doing your regular shopping (groceries, gas, online shopping, etc)! Have a question? Contact our coordinator Sima Sendyk at: simafarekas@gmail.com

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 Legacy: If you would like to learn more about making a Legacy commitment for the future of our shul!  Contact Carrie Barbakoff to find out how.
 
Safety of ASKT - The front door to ASKT is locked at all times for the safety and security of our members, guests and staff. If it is not Shabbat or Yom Tov please push the ring doorbell and someone will answer the door. If it is Shabbat or Yom Tov we have a security guard and an usher who will let you in. If it is Shabbat or Yom Tov and no one is present please use the lower level entrance.

Parshat Noach - November 1/2, 2019

11/01/2019 01:53:47 PM

Nov1

Click Here for the Print Version of the Bulletin
Click Here for Daily Mishna Study
 
Shabbat Davening Schedule
Friday, November 1
Candle Lighting: 5:30pm
Mincha / Maariv: 5:25pm
 
Shabbat, November 2
Shacharit: 9:00am (Shema: 10:01am)
Mincha: 5:20pm
Havdallah: 6:30pm
 
Week Day Davening Schedule
Shacharit:
Sun.: 8:00am
Mon. / Thurs.: 6:40am
Tues. / Wed. /Fri.: 6:45am
 
Mincha/Maariv:
Sun.: 4:25pm
Mon.-Thurs.:
1:05pm: Mincha at Ohr Hatorah
7:30pm: Maariv at ASKT

Next Friday, Nov. 8
Mincha/Maariv: 4:15pm
Candle Lighting: 4:17pm
 
Eruv Status: The Glendale Eruv is up
 
Kiddush Levana: The last time to say Kiddush Levana is the night following Monday November 11th.
 
Kiddush
This Shabbat: Kiddush is sponsored by Larry and Sheila Appel

Next Shabbat: Kiddush is sponsored by Gary and Michelle Goldenberg and Doris Shasha and Sharon and Harris Goldenberg in honor of the bar mitzvah of Oren Goldenberg

If you would like to celebrate, commemorate, dedicate or give thanks - please let us know and help the shul continue to have great kiddushes. Consider sponsoring part of a kiddush with friends.  Please contact Judy Baruch, jsbaruch@gmail.com  To view the kiddush menu options (https://www.asktshul.org/kiddushsponsorship)

Kiddush WhatsApp group for Kiddush Insider info - Find out what will be served for kiddush in the upcoming week. To join, please email carrie@asktshul.com
 
Seudah Shlishit Duty: Phil Arieff, Ben Karan, Alex Miller
Learning and Spiritual Opportunities
Shabbat Morning, October 26
½ hour before davening: Amud Yomi (Talmud Bavli - Mesechta Gittin): Phil Arieff, Ben Karan and Bob Rabinoff
 
10:30am: Sermon, "The Acorn Principle - Faith in Yourself!", Rabbi Kalmar
 
Shabbos Morning Groups:
10:30 am: Groups for Torah for Tots will be run this week in the small shul/library/office by Aviva Bergtrom We ask that adults present in the social hall take care not to disturb the groups
 
Week Days:
Sun. - Fri.: 30 Minutes Before Shacharit: Amud Yomi: (Talmud Bavli - Gittin)
 
Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 12:15pm in the reading room at the Harry and Rose Samson Family JCC – Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Kalmar, “David and Batsheva”
 
Tues., Nov. 5 at 7:00pm: Ladies Tehillim for Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan at the home of Deborah Kalmar
 
Announcements
Refuah Sheleimah to Rachel Cornfield - Rochel bat Chasha, to Eliezer ben Malka, to Yale Tolwin - Yoel ben Sheina Leah, to Shoshana Elias - Shoshana Bayla Bat Dina Sarah
 
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
 
YU-ASKT Fellows: The next Shabbat that we will be joined by our YU-ASKT Fellows will be December 5-8, 2019. Please let us know if you have ideas about how to best utilize their visit by emailing Rabbi Kalmar at rabbikalmar@asktshul.com

Need A Few Good Men - we are putting together our winter minyan commitment schedule and are looking for men to sign up for individual minyanim - morning or evening, out of the 11 weekly weekday minyanim that we have.  Please help the shul keep a timely consistent minyan and help those saying kaddish to have a minyan.   To sign up - you can go to this link https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1pijO6eC7LdSundAmJGTyvjSdoLmOa9QnZeU3soObCuM/edit?usp=sharing 
 
Cholent Madness Sign Up - We will be starting Cholent Madness at the end of November so get those recipes ready!  If you would like to participate, please speak with Rabbi Kalmar.  We need a volunteer to be the Cholent Czar this year to help organize this year's contest.  Please speak to Rabbi Kalmar if you would consider it.   This year you have another chance at glory and your name on the ASKT Cholent Cup!
 
This Week
Rabbi Kalmar’s Lunch and Learn at the JCC Tuesday November 5 at 12:15pm at the Harry and Rose Samson Family JCC reading room – David and Batsheva
 
Save the Date
Shabbat MKE: The Wisconsin Unity Shabbat will revolve around the theme "ViAhavta LiReiacha Kamocha - Love your fellow as yourself" We will have Ashley Blaker as our 'comedian' in Residence that Shabbat and he will be sharing with us talks about his journey and other topics.

Sponsorship Opportunities - connected to the Achdut weekend - 1. Adam Margolis and Friends will be playing some music and doing Havdallah at the Saturday night event.  To sponsor the musicians, please contact Rabbi Kalmar.  2. Kiddush that Shabbat will be a catered community kiddush luncheon which will follow Ashley Blaker's talk on his Jewish Journey and we would like to find a sponsor for that.  Please contact Rabbi Kalmar as well if you would like to help sponsor that kiddush.

Friday Night, November 15: Shabbat Dinner at 5:15pm followed by a talk by Ashley - "Being Frum (Religious) in the Workplace" at 7 pm. Early Bird Special - Friday night catered Chinese dinner will cost $23.00 per adult, Kids 10 and under - $13 if you sign up before November 7th. After November 7th the cost will be $28 per adult and $18 per kid age 10 and under To RSVP go to: https://www.asktshul.org/event/dinnernov15   
 
Shabbat Day - November 16th - Following Davening - Ashely will share "My Jewish Journey" with the congregation.
 
Saturday night at the JCC: part of the event where the community will come together to laugh, eat and have a good time To Sign up go to   https://www.milwaukeejewish.org/blaker/
Community Announcements
New WhatsApp Group to replace Jewish in Milwaukee Site:
This group plans to serve as a place for local organizations and businesses to share information with the greater Milwaukee Jewish Community. To Join you need WhatsApp and then go to: https://chat.whatsapp.com/DsZi9Q8cgH08o2l8skTWth
 
New Kosher Delivery Service from Chicago: Shimon Porush will pick your order up for you and deliver it to your home. Restaurant deliveries are also an option. Shimon’s Phone: (414) 405-0499, Email: spk732@gmail.com, Delivery Fee: $20, plus tips are greatly appreciated Instructions: 1. Call the store: Jewel Osco: (847) 328-9791, Hungarian: (847) 674-8008, Romanian: (773) 761-4141, Mariano’s: (847) 763-8801, Shallots: (847) 677-3463, 2. Place an order under your name. 3. Pay the grocery store by credit card.
 
Mega Challah Bake - Jewish women of all backgrounds are invited to the Mega Challah Bake Tues, Nov 12 at Renaissance Place on the East Side. Join your fellow ASKT members Laura Karan and Inna Pullin for an enjoyable evening of challah-baking, eating, and schmoozing. To register, go to megachallahbakemke.com
 
Volunteer Opportunities
Each Shabbat morning from 9:00am – 1:00pm: Ushers needed to welcome and watch at the front doors of our synagogue. If you are interested in being an usher email: asktshul@gmail.com
 
Thank You
Thank you to the following people for being ushers this Shabbat:
Michael Katzoff, Kaveh Shabtaie, Brian Pack, Elisha Karan, David Hallerman
 
Thank you to those who took down the sukkah: Travis Gaines, Chanan Posner and Brian Pack
 
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

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 is participating in SCRIP: SCRIP is now available through ASKT, give tzedakah while doing your regular shopping (groceries, gas, online shopping, etc)! Have a question? Contact our coordinator Sima Sendyk at: simafarekas@gmail.com

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 Legacy: If you would like to learn more about making a Legacy commitment for the future of our shul!  Contact Carrie Barbakoff to find out how.
 
Kids Safety Request - We ask that no kids should be playing in the parking lot and the Green Bay Ave sides of the shul for safety and security reasons. Kids may play on the cement patio area outside of the social hall.
 
Safety of ASKT - The front door to ASKT is locked at all times for the safety and security of our members, guests and staff. If it is not Shabbat or Yom Tov please push the ring doorbell and someone will answer the door. If it is Shabbat or Yom Tov we have a security guard and an usher who will let you in. If it is Shabbat or Yom Tov and no one is present please use the lower level entrance.

Parshat Bereshit / Birkat HaChodesh - Oct. 25/26, 2019

10/25/2019 12:08:16 PM

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Click Here for the Print Version of the Bulletin
Click Here for Daily Mishna Study
 
Shabbat Davening Schedule
Friday, October 25
Candle Lighting: 5:35pm
Mincha / Maariv: 5:40pm
 
Shabbat, October 26
Shacharit: 9:00am (Shema: 9:57am)
Mincha: 5:30pm
Havdallah: 6:35pm
 
Week Day Davening Schedule
Shacharit:
Sun.: 8:00am
Mon: 6:40am
Tues., Wed. (Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan): 6:30am
Thurs.: 6:40am
Fri.: 6:45am

Mincha/Maariv:
Sun.: 5:30pm
1:05pm: Mincha at Ohr Hatorah (starting Mon., Oct. 28-Thurs.)
7:30pm: Maariv at ASKT (starting Mon., Oct. 28-Thurs.)

Next Friday, Nov. 1
Mincha/Maariv: 5:30pm
Candle Lighting: 5:25pm
 
Eruv Status: The Glendale Eruv is up
 
Kiddush
This Shabbat: Kiddush is not yet sponsored
 
Next Shabbat: Kiddush is sponsored by Larry and Sheila Appel
 
If you would like to celebrate, commemorate, dedicate or give thanks - please let us know and help the shul continue to have great kiddushes. Consider sponsoring part of a kiddush with friends.  Please contact Judy Baruch, jsbaruch@gmail.com  To view the kiddush menu options (https://www.asktshul.org/kiddushsponsorship)

Kiddush WhatsApp group for Kiddush Insider info - Find out what will be served for kiddush in the upcoming week. To join, please email carrie@asktshul.com
 
Seudah Shlishit Duty: Steve Baruch, Dan Carriger, Stan Wynn and Richard Robbins
Learning and Spiritual Opportunities
Shabbat Morning, October 26
½ hour before davening: Amud Yomi (Talmud Bavli - Mesechta Gittin): Phil Arieff, Ben Karan and Bob Rabinoff
 
10:30am: Sermon, "Science of Creation vs. Creation Story?" Rabbi Kalmar
 
Shabbos Morning Groups:
10:30 am: Groups for Torah for Tots will be run this week in the small shul/library/office by Aviva Bergtrom We ask that adults present in the social hall take care not to disturb the groups
 
During Seudah Shelishit - there will be a siyyum on Mesechta Chullin
 
Week Days:
Sun. - Fri.: 30 Minutes Before Shacharit: Amud Yomi: (Talmud Bavli - Gittin)
 
Rabbi Kalmar’s Lunch and Learn at the JCC will resume Tuesday, October 29th - David and Batsheva
 
Announcements
Refuah Sheleimah to Rachel Cornfield - Rochel bat Chasha, to Eliezer ben Malka, to Yale Tolwin - Yoel ben Sheina Leah, to Shoshana Elias - Shoshana Bayla Bat Dina Sarah
 
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
 
Vita Kushnir would like to thank the entire community for their support and help during this very difficult time after her mother's passing.
 
The next Shabbat that we will be joined by our YU-ASKT Fellows will be December 5-8, 2019. Please let us know if you have ideas about how to best utilize their visit by emailing Rabbi Kalmar at rabbikalmar@asktshul.com.  
 
Welcome back to Jerry Blumberg, who will be in town Mon., Oct. 28, 2019 thru January 1st, 2020.
 
This Week
Sun., Oct. 27: Flag football - fun for Kids and Adults followed by a hot dog meal at the shul.  10:30 am meet at shul to walk to Kletzsch park.  Please RSVP to Rabbi Kalmar  rabbikalmar@asktshul.com if you are coming.
 
Sun., Oct. 27 at 6:00pm: Annual Meeting of Members. The purpose of the meeting is to elect Directors and for the transaction of such other business as may come before the meeting. 
 
Rabbi Kalmar’s Lunch and Learn at the JCC resumes Tuesday, October 29 at 12:15pm at the Harry and Rose Samson Family JCC reading room  – David and Batsheva
 
Save the Date
Shabbat MKE - Sat, Nov. 16: The Wisconsin Unity Shabbat will revolve around the theme "ViAhavta LiReiacha Kamocha - Love your fellow as yourself" On Motzai Shabbat, the Jewish community will come together for Havdalah and a program followed by a comedy show "Strictly UnOrthodox" with Ashley Blaker.  We will have Ashley Blaker as our 'comedian' in Residence that Shabbat and he will be sharing with us talks about his journey and other topics. Please sign up for the Saturday night part of the event where the community will come together to laugh, eat and have a good time
Please Sign UP!!!   https://www.milwaukeejewish.org/blaker/
Community Announcements
New WhatsApp Group to replace Jewish in Milwaukee Site:
This group plans to serve as a place for local organizations and businesses to share information with the greater Milwaukee Jewish Community. To Join you need WhatsApp and then go to: https://chat.whatsapp.com/DsZi9Q8cgH08o2l8skTWth
 
New Kosher Delivery Service from Chicago: Shimon Porush will pick your order up for you and deliver it to your home. Restaurant deliveries are also an option. Shimon’s Phone: (414) 405-0499, Email: spk732@gmail.com, Delivery Fee: $20, plus tips are greatly appreciated Instructions: 1. Call the store: Jewel Osco: (847) 328-9791, Hungarian: (847) 674-8008, Romanian: (773) 761-4141, Mariano’s: (847) 763-8801, Shallots: (847) 677-3463, 2. Place an order under your name. 3. Pay the grocery store by credit card.
 
Jewish women of all backgrounds are invited to the Mega Challah Bake Tues, Nov 12 at Renaissance Place on the East Side. Join your fellow ASKT members Laura Karan and Inna Pullin for an enjoyable evening of challah-baking, eating, and schmoozing. To register, go to megachallahbakemke.com
 
Volunteer Opportunities
Each Shabbat morning from 9:00am – 1:00pm: Ushers needed to welcome and watch at the front doors of our synagogue. If you are interested in being an usher email: asktshul@gmail.com
 
Thank You
Thank you to the following people for being ushers this Shabbat:
Bob Rabinoff, Bruce Glaser, Dan Carriger
 
Thank you to the following people for sponsoring the Succot kiddushes and Simchat Torah dinner and lunch:
Karen Loeb: thanks to the families who have been so very hospitable, Maida Silverman in honor of Congregation ASKT and the Rabbi's families, Ben and Sara Karan in honor of beautiful elevated davening by Joel Eckhardt, Bruce and Peggi Glaser in honor of the yahrtzeit of Peggi's brother, Steve Schwid, Liz and David Hallerman, Bob Rabinoff, Judy and Steven Baruch in memory of Judy's father, Solly A. Spivek, Hollie and Armin Nankin to honor our grandchildren, Yishai, Ollie, Benji and Hilly's visit for Succot, Tanya Mazor Posner and Chanan Posner, Steve Cohen and Debbie Mendeloff in memory of Joey Mendeloff, Richard and Phyllis Robbins, Paul and Shoshana Mendelson, Deborah Kalmar in honor of Carrie Barbakoff, Carl Crawford and Hara Levy in honor of Rabbi Kalmar, Julie Kahn, Avery and Ruth Gould, Jerry and Debbie Wicentowski
 
Thank you to all those who lained, acted as Gabbai, davened, hosted YU-ASKT fellows, shuttled them around town, turned on Yahrtzeit Lights, hung sukkah decorations and helped make Yom Tov wonderful in so many other ways.

Thank you to Mark Mendelsohn for rolling all the many Sifrei Torah over the Yamim Tovim
 
Thank you to all those who helped with the Yom Tov meals: Inna Pullin, Deborah Kalmar, Peggi Glaser, Elana Karan, Tanya Mazor-Posner, Travis Gaines, David Hallerman
 
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

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 is participating in SCRIP: SCRIP is now available through ASKT, give tzedakah while doing your regular shopping (groceries, gas, online shopping, etc)! Have a question? Contact our coordinator Sima Sendyk at: simafarekas@gmail.com

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 Legacy: If you would like to learn more about making a Legacy commitment for the future of our shul!  Contact Carrie Barbakoff to find out how.
 
Kids Safety Request - We ask that no kids should be playing in the parking lot and the Green Bay Ave sides of the shul for safety and security reasons. Kids may play on the cement patio area outside of the social hall.
 
Safety of ASKT - The front door to ASKT is locked at all times for the safety and security of our members, guests and staff. If it is not Shabbat or Yom Tov please push the ring doorbell and someone will answer the door. If it is Shabbat or Yom Tov we have a security guard and an usher who will let you in. If it is Shabbat or Yom Tov and no one is present please use the lower level entrance.
Thu, November 21 2019 23 Cheshvan 5780