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Weekly Bulletin Parshat Vayishlach - 2017-12-01

12/01/2017 11:20:28 AM

Dec1

Carrie

Parshat Vayishlach

פרשת וישלח 

 

December 1 / 2, 2017

 
Click here for the Print Version of the Bulletin
 
Shabbat Davening Schedule:
Fri., Dec. 1
Mincha: 4:05pm
Candle Lighting: 3:59pm

Shabbat, Dec. 2
Shacharit: 9:00am (Shema: 9:23am)
Mincha followed by Seudah Shlishit: 3:55pm
Havdallah: 4:59pm
Week Day Davening Schedule
Shacharit: 
Sun.: 8:00am
Mon. / Thurs.: 6:40am
Tues. / Wed. / Fri.: 6:45am

Mincha:
Sun., Dec. 3: 4:00pm at ASKT
Mon.-Thurs.: 1:05pm at Ohr HaTorah

Maariv:
Mon.-Thurs.: 7:30pm at ASKT
 
Next Shabbat, Fri., Dec. 8
Mincha: 4:00pm
Candle Lighting: 3:58pm
 
Kiddush Levanah: The final time for the sanctification of the New Moon of Kislev is the night following Sunday Dec. 3
 
Thank you:
 
Seudah Shlishit Duty: Phil Arieff, Ben Karan, Yehudah Tebbitt
 
A big thank you to the DIY Day Volunteers: Dan Carriger, Travis Gaines, David Hallerman, and Scott Noll!
Learning and Spiritual Opportunities
Shabbat Morning, Dec. 2
½ hour before davening: Amud Yomi: Phil Arieff and Ben Karan
Sermon: Rabbi Wes Kalmar

Groups (for Grades 2 and up) led by Betzalel Karan will begin after Torah reading (approximately 10:30) in the small shul

Super Shul: for younger kids will begin at 10:30am in the kid’s room in the social hall led by Rivky Tebbitt and Rebecca Kalmar
 
Week Days:
Sun.-Fri.: Amud Yomi: Rabbi Wes Kalmar (Talmud Bavli - Shabbat)

Tues., Dec. 5 at 12:15pm: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Wes Kalmar at the JCC in the Reading Room will return entitled: “David: On the Run from Saul”
 
Wed., Dec. 6at 12:15pm at ASKT: New 4 Part Class Series: Prime Prayer Finding meaning in life by delving into the fundamental prayer of Judaism- the Amidah
 
Announcements
Refuah Sheleimah to Rachel Cornfield - Rochel bat Chasha

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!
 
Cholent Madness will be starting Jan. 6th, 2018. If you'd like to compete, email Rabbi Kalmar at rabbikalmar@asktshul.com
 
Kiddush
This Shabbat: Co-Sponsored by Yaffa and Phillip Arieff in memory of all of their nifterey Kislev, and by Ben and Sara Karan, Ken and Robyn Karan, and Joel and Chana Eckhardt in memory of their mother, Beatrice Karan A'H [Bina bat Simcha] and by Eliezer Smilovici in memory of Eliezer’s wife, and Sara’s mom, Beatrice Smilovici A'H [Batsheva bat Mark]
 
Next Shabbat: Sponsored by Bob Rabinoff
 
This Week
Tues., Dec. 5 at 12:15pm at the JCC in the Reading Room: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Wes Kalmar returns entitled: "David: On the Run from Saul " on the Book of Samuel I Bring a bag lunch or purchase food at Ferrante’s at the JCC
 
Wed., Dec. 6 at 12:15pm at ASKT:Prime Prayer - Class #2 - Gevurot - Finding meaning in life by delving into the fundamental prayer of Judaism- the Amidah
 
Cataloging of Library:
 
We are missing some volumes of The Journal of Contemporary Halacha - volumes 1, 6,8, 9, 38,39, 41, 46, and 57. If you have one of these or know where it is - can you kindly return it to the library?
 
Committee Corner:
 
Building Committee: Sun., Nov. 26 was a successful work day, and a number of things were fixed around the Shul
 
Save the Date
Sun., Dec. 17th 5:30-7:30: ASKT's Annual Chanukah Bash - Marvel's One Man Circus - Fire Eating!, Broken Glass Walking!, Giant Bubbles, Circus Tricks, Magic and More!  Fun for Kids and Adults! Pizza, latkes, donuts, hot cocoa, photo booth, raffle, Latke-Hamentasch Debate (looking for one debater - talk to Rabbi Kalmar) and more. Please RSVP at https://www.asktshul.org/event/chanukahparty2017
 
Sun., June 3rd – Mon., June 4th, 2018: Mantreat 7 - The Geneva Conference (or, Lake Geneva)
 
Thurs., June 28th - Golf Outing and Steak Dinner: This coming year we will be reintroducing the ASKT Annual Golf Outing and Steak dinner! Thursday June 28, 2018 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.
 
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.

Weekly Bulletin Parshat Chayei Sara - 2017-11-10

11/10/2017 01:59:49 PM

Nov10

Carrie

 
Parshat Chayei Sara
פרשת חיי שרה
 
November 10 / 11, 2017
 
Click here for the Print Version of the Bulletin
 
Shabbat Davening Schedule:
Fri., Nov. 10
Mincha: 4:20pm
Candle Lighting: 4:15pm

Shabbat,  Nov. 11
Shacharit: 9:00am (Shema: 9:08am)
Mincha followed by Seudah Shlishit: 4:10pm
Havdallah: 5:15pm
Week Day Davening Schedule
Shacharit:
Sun.: 8:00am
Mon. / Thurs.: 6:40am
Tues. / Wed. / Fri.: 6:45am

Mincha:
Sun., Nov.12: 4:15pm at ASKT
Mon.-Thurs.: 1:05pm at Ohr HaTorah

Maariv:
Mon.-Thurs.: 7:30pm at ASKT
Next Shabbat, Fri., Nov. 17
Mincha: 4:10pm
Candle Lighting: 4:08pm
 
Thank you:
Thanks to Michael Tepper for running the Flag Football this past Sunday!  Thank you to Betzalel Karan for organizing the hot dog lunch.

Seudah Shlishit Duty:
David Tepper, Yoni Sendyk, Bob Rabinoff
Learning and Spiritual Opportunities
Shabbat Morning, Nov. 11
½ hour before davening: Amud Yomi: Phil Arieff and Ben Karan
Sermon: Rabbi Wes Kalmar

Groups (for Grades 2 and up) led by Betzalel Karan will begin after Torah reading (approximately 10:30) in the small shul

Super Shul - for younger kids will begin at 10:30am in the kid’s room in the social hall led by Rivky Tebbitt and Rebecca Kalmar
 
Week Days:
Sun.-Fri.: Amud Yomi: Rabbi Wes Kalmar (Talmud Bavli - Shabbat)
 
Sun., Nov. 12th at 7:00pm at ASKT:  Java and Judaism with Rabbi Wes Kalmar: The topic - Modern Orthodoxy from a Teenager's Perspective

Tues., Nov. 14 at 12:15pm: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Wes Kalmar at the JCC in the Reading Room will return entitled: “David: On the Run from Saul”
 
Announcements
Refuah Sheleimah to Rachel Cornfield - Rochel bat Chasha

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!
 
Mazel Tov to Simcha and Ariel Singer on the naming of their daughter, Eden Ayelet
 
New ASKT Website: We are excited to announce and unveil the new ASKT website!  If you have not gotten a chance to register, please do so today!  We promise that you will love the convenience.  To register, go to www.asktshul.org and click the New User: Register Now link at the top right of the site.  Thank you to Elisha Karan for the tremendous job and time and effort spent on his ongoing work to create our new site.
 
Kiddush
This Shabbat: Harriet and Jerry Dorf in memory of their parents
 
Next Shabbat: We need a sponsor!  If you would like to sponsor or co-sponsor next week's kiddush or a kiddush on December 9th, 16th or 23rd, please email Carrie at carrie@asktshul.com 
 
This Week
Sun., Nov. 12th at 7:00pm at ASKT:  Java and Judaism with Rabbi Wes Kalmar: The topic - Modern Orthodoxy from a Teenager's Perspective
 
Tues., Nov. 14 at 12:15pm at the JCC in the Reading Room: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Wes Kalmar returns entitled: "David: On the Run from Saul " on the Book of Samuel I Bring a bag lunch or purchase food at Ferrante’s at the JCC
 
Communal Event:
Tues., Nov. 14 at 7:00pm at Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun:
2020 W. Brown Deer Rd., River Hills ANSWERS, RESOURCES SUPPORT! & How to navigate in this new world of senior care. For further information and to RSVP by Nov. 7, contact Jane Chernof, Director of Engagement, by email: JaneC@MilwaukeeJewish.org or phone: (414) 390-5725
 
Upcoming
Fri. Night, Nov 17th: Friday Night Oneg at the home of Bruce and Peggi Glaser, address, 7:30 pm - 9 pm, Discussion Topic:  "The Jewish Father Letter: Is it too Expensive to be Jewish?"
 

Sun., Nov 19th: Rosh Chodesh Kislev - Great Melodies to get us in the mood for Hanukah - Hallel Led by Joel Eckhardt and Mussaf led by Chanan Posner. Men and Women are invited to come and enjoy a wonderful harmonious Hallel to help get us in the mood for Chanukah.  Followed by breakfast at ASKT.  $5 per person and $20 family max. Shacharit starts at 8 and we should get to Hallel by 8:20.

 
Save the Date

Wed., Dec. 13th: ASKT's Annual Chanukah Bash

June 3rd- 4th, 2018: Mantreat 7 - The Geneva Conference (or, Lake Geneva)

NCSY (upcoming Shabbaton):

Dec. 21-25: Senior Shabbaton  (9th – 12th grades) Winter Conclave 2017
Early Bird Registration: $279 (Until December 2nd)  (Requires a deposit of $100) Regular Registration (After Dec 1): $299 (Available from December 2nd) (Requires a deposit of $100) For more information: https://midwest.ncsy.org/sy-anne-okner-winter-conclave-2017/ or talk to our very own Betzalel Karan, Milwaukee NCSY Director
 
Executive Committee Meeting
Nov 5 – Summary: 
  • Finances: Surplus for 4 months ending 10/31/17;  $23,238 in Operating Acct & $10,649 in Building Acct   
  • Building: Approved replacing the air conditioner / furnace for about $15,000, to be completed before spring; need to continue to put money aside for future capital needs, such as new roof (estimate of 2 yrs.)
  • Kiddushes: Have all been sponsored so far this fiscal year
  • Youth –  3 month trial period for youth director and assistants
  • Committees: Organizing committees, following “hat drop” on Simchat Torah
  • Charidy Campaign: Will run again this fiscal year – tentatively before end of December
  • Website: Using new software, which will provide much information and flexibility.  Soon to be operational
 
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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