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Parshat Shemot - Jan. 17 / 18, 2020

01/17/2020 01:20:29 PM

Jan17

Click Here for the Print Version of the Bulletin
 
Click Here for Today's Mishna Study
 
Shabbat Davening Schedule
Friday, Jan. 17
Candle Lighting: 4:26pm
Mincha / Maariv: 4:30pm
 
Shabbat, Jan. 18
Shacharit: 9:00am (Shema: 9:41am)
Mincha: 4:25pm
Havdallah: 5:26pm
 
Week Day Davening Schedule
Shacharit:
Sun.: 8:00am
Mon. / Thurs.: 6:40am
Tues. / Wed. Fri.: 6:45am
 
Mincha/Maariv:
Sun.: 4:30pm
Mon.-Thurs.:
Mincha at Ohr Hatorah: 1:05pm
Maariv at ASKT: 7:30pm

Next Friday, Jan. 24
Mincha/Maariv: 4:40pm
Candle Lighting: 4:35pm
 
Eruv Status: The Glendale Eruv is up
 
Kiddush
This Shabbat: Kiddush is not yet sponsored
 
Next Shabbat: Kiddush is not yet sponsored

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: Richard Robbins and Yoni Sendyk
Learning and Spiritual Opportunities
Shabbat Morning, Jan. 18
½ hour before davening: Amud Yomi (Talmud Bavli - Mesechta Gittin): On Shabbat the class is led by Phil Arieff, Ben Karan and Bob Rabinoff
 
10:30am: Sermon, "No Place Like Home?", Rabbi Wes Kalmar
 
Shabbos Morning Groups:
10:30 am: Torah for Tots: will be run this week in the small shul/library/office led by Rebecca Kalmar
 
Torah for Tots Room for kids age 1-5 only during 10:30 am and the end of davening on Shabbat mornings - Please make every effort to keep this space free of noise and older kids so that the program can proceed uninterrupted. 
 
10:30am: Older kids (age 6 through 4th grade) group: will be run this week in the social hall by Paul Mendelson
We ask that adults take care not to disturb the groups

Week Days:
Sun. - Fri.: 30 Minutes Before Shacharit: Amud Yomi: (Talmud Bavli - Gittin) Led by Rabbi Kalmar
 
Daily Mishna Study - Following Shacharit on weekdays we are studying the Mishna, Tractate Bava Basra.  To study along with us go to our website here.
 
Sun., Jan. 19 from 9:30am to 10:30am at ASKT: AMA (Ask Me, Rabbi Kalmar Anything) for bar mitzvah age boys. This is open to boys who had their bar mitzvah in the past year or will have one in the next year.
 
Sun., Jan. 19 at 7:30pm at ASKT: Women's Learning Gathering, a Video Presentation from the OU Women's Initiative. Followed by Discussion led by Rebbetzin Dr. Jessica Kalmar.
 
Tues., Jan. 21 at 12:15pm at the JCC’s reading room: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Kalmar David and Batsheva, a study of the book of Samuel II.  To catch up on previous classes go to our website here.
 
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 Debbie Mendeloff and Steve Cohen on the upcoming marriage of Samara Pachefsky to Andrew Block

Proposed Mission Statement: “Anshe Sfard Kehillat Torah is an Orthodox synagogue welcoming a diverse Jewish population.  We aim to foster prayer, learning, personal growth, a sense of community and a strong love of the State of Israel In accordance with Torah principles and Jewish law.”
The Executive Committee, Co-Presidents, Ben Karan and Steve Baruch and Rabbi Kalmar invite feedback which will be discussed at the next Executive board meeting. NOTE: Before the Mission Statement becomes official, the Mission Statement must be approved by the full Board of the congregation.
 
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 - 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
Sun., Jan. 19 from 9:30am to 10:30am at ASKT: AMA (Ask Me, Rabbi Kalmar Anything) for bar mitzvah age boys. This is open to boys who had their bar mitzvah in the past year or will have one in the next year.
 
Sun., Jan. 19 at 7:30pm at ASKT: Women's Learning Gathering, a Video Presentation from the OU Women's Initiative. Followed by Discussion led by Rebbetzin Dr. Jessica Kalmar.
 
Tues., Jan. 21 at 12:15pm at the JCC’s reading room: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Kalmar David and Batsheva, a study of the book of Samuel II.  To catch up on previous classes go to our website here.
 
Upcoming
YU-ASKT Fellows Weekend:  January 24-26, 2020:
 
Meet our New Fellow: Shayna Herszage. Shayna Herszage is originally from Columbus, Ohio. After spending a year at Midreshet Nishmat in Israel, she is now a Junior at Stern College for Women, studying Neuropsychology and Creative Writing. In her spare time, she loves theatre(musical or otherwise), reading, and exploring New York.
 
Fri., Jan. 24 at 8:00pm: Oneg for girls (5th grade and up) at the home of Rabbi and Rebbetzin Kalmar, Oneg for boys (5th grade and up) at the home of Elana and Akiva Karan
 
Shabbat, Jan. 25: after Kiddush discussions led by Fellows
 
Sun., Jan. 26 at 11:00am: Come to Chai Point for a discussion led by the YU Fellows with the residents of Chai Point and the Jewish Home. Stay for the chance to purchase lunch at the OASIS and chat with our YU fellows.
 
After Shabbat, Jan. 25:  7 pm - High School age (8th and up) with Fellows Motzai Shabbos program - Bowling for Boys, Game Night for Girls, followed by food at ASKT
 
Annual Charidy Fundraiser:  “Until 120!!” Sunday, January 26th until Monday, January 27. Please consider making a stretch gift to help us make our goal of sustaining a vibrant ASKT community into the next generation.   Also - we will be creating fundraising teams so that everyone can help us make our goal.  If you'd like to create a team - email asktshul@gmail.com
 
Save the Date
Torah-for-Tot-Tu'Beshvat - A Program with Rabbi Kalmar for kids and parents 9:30-10:30am on Sunday, Feb 2nd
 
Community Announcements
Bader Hillel Academy 8th grade Israel trip fundraiser:
Potato Kugel for sale: Kugel orders must be placed by Friday, January 31, to purchase, go to: https://hillelisraeltrip.com/shop/homemade-food/homemade-potato-kugel/
Pizza for sale: Pizza orders must be in by Friday, January 24th, to purchase go to: http://bit.ly/hillelisraeltrip-pizza
 
WhatsApp Group replaces 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
 
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. Get in touch with Shimon (via phone or email) so that you can coordinate pick-up and delivery 2. 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, 3. Place an order under your name. 4. Pay the grocery store by credit card.
 
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, Richard Robbins and Elisha Karan
 
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

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.
 
Nach Yomi: (Friday, Jan. 17): Joshua 9  (Click here for Nach Yomi Inspiration Podcast)

Today’s Nach Yomi: (Shabbat, Jan. 18): Joshua 10 (Click here for Nach Yomi Inspiration Podcast)
 
Today’s Daf Yomi: (Shabbat, Jan. 18): Berachot 13

Parsha Vayechi - Jan. 10 / 11, 2020

01/10/2020 12:36:57 PM

Jan10

Click Here for the Print Version of the Bulletin
 
2 minute DT Parsha Vayechi
Entitled: “God’s Presence at the Sick Bed”
 
Click Here for Today's Mishna Study
 
Shabbat Davening Schedule
Friday, Jan. 10
Candle Lighting: 4:18pm
Mincha / Maariv: 4:20pm
 
Shabbat, Jan. 11
Shacharit: 9:00am (Shema: 9:41am)
Mincha: 4:15pm
Havdallah: 5:18pm
 
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, Jan. 17
Mincha/Maariv: 4:30pm
Candle Lighting: 4:26pm
 
Eruv Status: The Glendale Eruv is up
 
Kiddush
This Shabbat: Kiddush is sponsored by Yael and Travis Gaines in honor of Yosef's bar mitzvah
 
Next Shabbat: Kiddush is not yet sponsored

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:
Travis Gaines, David Tepper, Simcha Singer
Learning and Spiritual Opportunities
Shabbat Morning, Jan. 11
½ hour before davening: Amud Yomi (Talmud Bavli - Mesechta Gittin): On Shabbat the class is led by Phil Arieff, Ben Karan and Bob Rabinoff
 
10:30am: Sermon, "Crying, Silence and Noise Making in the Public Eye", Rabbi Wes Kalmar
 
Shabbos Morning Groups:
10:30 am: Torah for Tots: will be run this week in the small shul/library/office led by Aviva Bergtrom
 
Torah for Tots Room for kids age 1-5 only during 10:30 am and the end of davening on Shabbat mornings - Please make every effort to keep this space free of noise and older kids so that the program can proceed uninterrupted. 
 
10:30am: Older kids (age 6 through 4th grade) group: will be run this week in the social hall by Paul Mendelson
We ask that adults take care not to disturb the groups

Week Days:
Sun. - Fri.: 30 Minutes Before Shacharit: Amud Yomi: (Talmud Bavli - Gittin) Led by Rabbi Kalmar
 
Daily Mishna Study - Following Shacharit on weekdays we are studying the Mishna, Tractate Bava Basra.  To study along with us go to our website here.

Sun., Jan. 12 at 8:45pm: Men’s Meat Midrash at the home of Matt Kleiman
 
Tues., Jan. 14 at 12:15pm at the JCC’s reading room: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Kalmar David and Batsheva, a study of the book of Samuel II.  To catch up on previous classes go to our website here.
 
Sun., Jan. 19 at 7:30pm at ASKT: Women's Learning Gathering, a Video Presentation from the OU Women's Initiative. Followed by Discussion led by Rebbetzin Dr. Jessica 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, 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 parents, Lauralyn and Scott Noll and grandparents, Larry and Sheila Appel on the wedding of Tova Noll to Tzvi Tornek
 
Mazel Tov to Travis and Yael Gaines on the bar mitzvah of Yosef
 
Condolences to Diana Kahn on the passing of her mother, Blanche Kahn, a’h. Shiva is taking place at 6575 N. Green Bay Ave., #110
Today, Friday: 11am-2:00pm, Sat.: 7:00-9:00 pm, Sunday: 12:00- 4:00pm and 7:00-9:00pm and Mon.: 12:00-4:00pm and 7:00-9:00 pm
 
Proposed Mission Statement: “Anshe Sfard Kehillat Torah is an Orthodox synagogue welcoming a diverse Jewish population.  We aim to foster prayer, learning, personal growth, a sense of community and a strong love of the State of Israel In accordance with Torah principles and Jewish law.”
The Executive Committee, Co-Presidents, Ben Karan and Steve Baruch and Rabbi Kalmar invite feedback which will be discussed at the next Executive board meeting. NOTE: Before the Mission Statement becomes official, the Mission Statement must be approved by the full Board of the congregation.
 
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 - 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
Men’s meat Midrash: Sun., Jan. 12 at 8:45pm at the home of Matt Kleiman
 
Tues., Jan. 14 at 12:15pm at the JCC’s reading room: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Kalmar David and Batsheva, a study of the book of Samuel II.  To catch up on previous classes go to our website here.
 
Upcoming
Sun., Jan. 19 at 7:30pm at ASKT: Women's Learning Gathering, a Video Presentation from the OU Women's Initiative. Followed by Discussion led by Rebbetzin Dr. Jessica Kalmar.
 
Save the Date
YU-ASKT Fellows: The next Shabbat that we will be joined by our YU-ASKT Fellows will be January 24-26, 2020.
 
Annual Charidy Fundraiser:  Sunday, January 26th 
 
Torah for Tots (age group) Tu beshvat - Program with Rabbi Kalmar: 9:30-10:30am on Sunday, Feb 2nd
 
Community Announcements
Bader Hillel Academy 8th grade Israel trip fundraiser:
Potato Kugel for sale: Kugel orders must be placed by Friday, January 31, to purchase, go to: https://hillelisraeltrip.com/shop/homemade-food/homemade-potato-kugel/
Israel bound dips for sale: Dip orders must be placed by Wednesday, January 15, to purchase go to: http://bit.ly/hillelisraeltrip-dips
Pizza for sale: Pizza orders must be in by Friday, January 24th, to purchase go to: http://bit.ly/hillelisraeltrip-pizza
 
WhatsApp Group replaces 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
 
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. Get in touch with Shimon (via phone or email) so that you can coordinate pick-up and delivery 2. 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, 3. Place an order under your name. 4. Pay the grocery store by credit card.
 
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, Richard Robbins and Elisha Karan
 
Thank you to Rebecca Kalmar for minding the door at Torah for Tots this week
 
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

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.
 
Nach Yomi: (Friday, Jan. 10): Joshua 2  (Click here for Nach Yomi Inspiration Podcast)
 
Today’s Nach Yomi: (Shabbat, Jan. 11): Joshua 3 (Click here for Nach Yomi Inspiration Podcast)
 
Today’s Daf Yomi: (Shabbat, Jan. 11): Berachot 8

Parshat Vayigash - Jan. 3 / 4, 2020

01/03/2020 01:44:22 PM

Jan3

Click Here for the Print Version of the Bulletin
Click Here for Today's Mishna Study
 
Shabbat Davening Schedule
Friday, Jan. 3
Candle Lighting: 4:11pm
Mincha / Maariv: 4:15pm
 
Shabbat, Jan. 4
Shacharit: 9:00am (Shema: 9:40am)
Mincha: 4:10pm
Havdallah: 5:11pm
 
Week Day Davening Schedule
Shacharit:
Sun.: 8:00am
Mon.: 6:40am
Tues. (Fast of 10th of Tevet): 6:30am
Wed.: 6:45am
Thurs.: 6:40am
Fri.: 6:45am
 
Tues., Jan. 7 - Fast of 10th of Tevet
Fast begins: 5:52am
Fast ends: 5:04pm
 
Mincha/Maariv:
Sun.: 4:15pm
Mon.-Thurs.:
Mincha at Ohr Hatorah: 1:05pm
Maariv at ASKT: 7:30pm

Next Friday, Jan. 10
Mincha/Maariv: 4:20pm
Candle Lighting: 4:18pm
 
Eruv Status: The Glendale Eruv is up
 
Kiddush
This Shabbat: Dairy Kiddush is sponsored by Melissa Pachon Tepper and David Tepper in honor of the yahrtzeit of Melissa’s mother, Linda Pachon
 
Next Shabbat: Kiddush is sponsored by Yael and Travis Gaines in honor of Yosef's bar mitzvah

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: Bob Michels, Mark Pittleman and Aaron Bergtrom
Learning and Spiritual Opportunities
Shabbat Morning, Jan. 4
½ hour before davening: Amud Yomi (Talmud Bavli - Mesechta Gittin): On Shabbat the class is led by Phil Arieff, Ben Karan and Bob Rabinoff
 
10:30am: Sermon, "From Kishinev to Monsey and from Lublin to MetLIfe Stadium: A Tale of a People", Rabbi Wes Kalmar
 
Shabbos Morning Groups:
10:30 am: Torah for Tots: will be run this week in the small shul/library/office
 
Torah for Tots Room for kids age 1-5 only during 10:30 am and the end of davening on Shabbat mornings - Please make every effort to keep this space free of noise and older kids so that the program can proceed uninterrupted. 
 
10:30am: Older kids (age 6 through 4th grade) group: will be run this week in the social hall with Travis Gaines
We ask that adults take care not to disturb the groups
 
Shabbat, Jan. 4, Post Kiddush Discussion with Rabbi Kalmar
"Is the Future of Modern and Centrist Orthodoxy in Peril?"– Part II – Possible Solutions - "Getting Inspired and Finding Our Hedgehog!?"

Week Days:
Sun. - Fri.: 30 Minutes Before Shacharit: Amud Yomi: (Talmud Bavli - Gittin) Led by Rabbi Kalmar
 
Daily Mishna Study - Following Shacharit on weekdays we are studying the Mishna, Tractate Bava Basra.  To study along with us go to our website here.

Tues., Jan. 7 at 12:15pm at the JCC’s reading room: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Kalmar David and Batsheva, a study of the book of Samuel II.  To catch up on previous classes go to our website here.
 
Ladies Tehillim and Special Singing Program for Rosh Chodesh Tevet: Wed. Jan. 8 at 7:45pm 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, 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
 
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 - 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, Jan. 4 Post Kiddush Discussion with Rabbi Kalmar
"Is the Future of Modern and Centrist Orthodoxy in Peril?"– Part II – Possible Solutions - "Getting Inspired and Finding Our Hedgehog!?"
 
Sunday, Jan. 5 at 7:30pm: Executive Committee Meeting
 
Tues., Jan. 7 - Fast of 10th of Tevet
Fast begins: 5:52am
Fast ends: 5:04pm
 
Tues., Jan. 7 at 12:15pm at the JCC’s reading room: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Kalmar David and Batsheva, a study of the book of Samuel II.  To catch up on previous classes go to our website here.
 
Ladies Tehillim and Special Singing Program for Rosh Chodesh Tevet: Wed. Jan. 8 at 7:45pm at the home of Deborah Kalmar
 
Upcoming
Men’s meat Midrash: Sun., Jan. 12 at 7:30pm at the home of Matt Kleiman
Save the Date
YU-ASKT Fellows: The next Shabbat that we will be joined by our YU-ASKT Fellows will be January 24-26, 2020.
 
Annual Charidy Fundraiser:  Sunday, January 26th
 
Community Announcements
WhatsApp Group replaces 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
 
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. Get in touch with Shimon (via phone or email) so that you can coordinate pick-up and delivery 2. 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, 3. Place an order under your name. 4. Pay the grocery store by credit card.
 
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, Kaveh Shabtaie and Elisha Karan
 
Thank you to Travis Gaines for leading the K5-4th grade group.
 
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

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 Miketz / Rosh Chodesh Tevet - Dec. 28/29, 2019

12/27/2019 02:14:12 PM

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Click Here for the Print Version of the Bulletin
Click Here for Today's Mishna Study
 
Shabbat Davening Schedule
Friday, December 27
Candle Lighting: 4:05pm
Mincha / Maariv: 4:10pm
 
Shabbat, December 28
Shacharit: 9:00am (Shema: 9:38am)
Mincha: 4:00pm
Havdallah: 5:05pm
 
Week Day Davening Schedule
Shacharit:
Sun. (Rosh Chodesh): 8:00am
Mon. (last day of Chanukah): 6:35am
Tues.: 6:45am
Wed. (New Year’s Day): 8:00am
Thurs.: 6:40am
Fri: 6:45am
 
Mincha/Maariv:
Sun.: 4:10pm
Mon.-Thurs.:
Mincha at Ohr Hatorah: 1:05pm
Maariv at ASKT: 7:30pm
 
Chanukah
Ends Mon., Dec. 30

Next Friday, Jan. 3
Mincha/Maariv: 4:10pm
Candle Lighting: 4:11pm
 
Eruv Status: The Glendale Eruv is up
 
Kiddush
This Shabbat: Kiddush is not yet sponsored.
Cholent competition continues: 'Pop Goes the Chew-Lent' vs. “All Natural FlatCholent”

Next Shabbat: Kiddush is not yet sponsored

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: David Hallerman and Brian Pack
Learning and Spiritual Opportunities
Click Here for Laws of Chanukah 5780
Shabbat Morning, December 28
½ hour before davening: Amud Yomi (Talmud Bavli - Mesechta Gittin): On Shabbat the class is led by Phil Arieff, Ben Karan and Bob Rabinoff
 
10:30am: D'var Torah, Rabbi Nachman Levine
 
Shabbos Morning Groups:
10:30 am: Torah for Tots: will be run this week in the small shul/library/office
 
Torah for Tots Room for kids 1-5 only during 10:30 am and the end of davening on Shabbat mornings - Please make every effort to keep this space free of noise and older kids so that the program can proceed uninterrupted. 
 
10:30am: Older kids (age 6 through 4th grade) group: will be run this week in the social hall by Eric Pullin
We ask that adults take care not to disturb the groups
 
Shabbat, December 28th, following Kiddush:
A women's learning series, First class: Reflecting Her Light: Practical Lessons from Rebbetzin Henny Machlis led by Jesse Miller

Week Days:
Sun. - Fri.: 30 Minutes Before Shacharit: Amud Yomi: (Talmud Bavli - Gittin) Led by Rabbi Kalmar
 
Daily Mishna Study - Following Shacharit on weekdays we are studying the Mishna, Tractate Bava Basra.  To study along with us go to our website here.

Tues., Dec. 31: NOTE: NO Lunch and Learn To catch up on previous classes go to our website here. The class will resume Tuesday, Jan. 7
 
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
 
Safety Concerns - Strollers 
The executive committee has addressed a safety concern regarding the social hall. Stroller parking has been designated along the back wall of the social hall and not in the upstairs coat area.  Elisha Karan will be available to help you to find a place to put your stroller.
 
Rabbi Kalmar is on vacation through Thursday January 2nd and returning Friday January 3rd.

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 - 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
A women's learning series is starting on Shabbat, December 28th, following Kiddush:
First class: Reflecting Her Light: Practical Lessons from Rebbetzin Henny Machlis led by Jesse Miller
 
Upcoming
Post Kiddush Discussion with Rabbi Kalmar
"Is the Future of Modern and Centrist Orthodoxy in Peril?"
January 4th – Part II – Possible Solutions
 
Tues., Jan. 7 - Fast of 10th of Tevet
Fast begins: 5:52am
Fast ends: 5:04pm
 
Ladies Tehillim and singing for Rosh Chodesh Tevet: Wed. Jan. 8 at 7:30pm at the home of Deborah Kalmar
Save the Date
Men’s meat Midrash: Sun., Jan. 12 at 7:30pm at the home of Matt Kleiman
 
YU-ASKT Fellows: The next Shabbat that we will be joined by our YU-ASKT Fellows will be January 24-26, 2020.
 
Annual Charidy Fundraiser:  Sunday, January 26th 
 
Community Announcements
WhatsApp Group replaces 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
 
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. Get in touch with Shimon (via phone or email) so that you can coordinate pick-up and delivery 2. 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, 3. Place an order under your name. 4. Pay the grocery store by credit card.
 
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
 
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, Dan Carriger, Paul Mendelson
 
Thank you to Eric Pullin for leading the K5-4th grade group.
 
Thank you to everyone who helped make the Chanukah Carnival and Party a success: Krista and Kaveh Shabtaie, Betzalel, Yaffa, Aryeh, Eliana Karan, Ben Karan, Elisha Karan, Yoni Sendyk
 
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

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.
Mon, January 20 2020 23 Tevet 5780