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05/17/2019 05:35:10 PM

May17

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Shabbat Davening Schedule
Friday, May 17

Candle Lighting: 7:52pm*
Mincha / Maariv: 7:00pm (Omer 27)
*Our members should ideally light no later than 7:25pm as that is the time we accept Shabbat at shul.

Shabbat, May 18
Shacharit: 9:00am (Shema: 9:07am)
Mincha: 7:50pm
Havdallah: 8:52pm (Omer 28)

Week Day Davening Schedule
Shacharit
Sunday 8:00am
Mon. / Thurs.: 6:40am
Tues. / Wed. / Fri.: 6:45am
 
Mincha/Maariv
Sun., May 19-Thurs., May 23: (Omer 29-33): 8:00pm
 
Next Friday, May 24
Candle Lighting: 7:59pm*
Mincha / Maariv: 7:00pm
*Our members should ideally light no later than 7:25pm as that is the time we accept Shabbat at shul.

Eruv Status: The Glendale Eruv is up

 
Kiddush
This Shabbat: Sponsored by Yael and Linda Gaines in honor of Travis graduating from UWM School of Nursing
 
Next Shabbat: 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
 
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, Richard Robbins

Learning and Spiritual Opportunities
Shabbat Morning, May 18
½ hour before davening: Amud Yomi (Talmud Bavli - Mesechta Chullin): Phil Arieff, Bob Rabinoff and Ben Karan
10:30am:: Drasha, Rashida Tlaib and the Truth, by Rabbi Kalmar
 
Shabbos Morning Groups:
Groups for Torah for Tots will be run this week by Rebecca Kalmar and Eliana Kalmar
We ask that adults present in the social hall take care not to disturb the groups

Shabbat Afternoon:
"Torah Views On Positive Parenting and Grand-parenting" 6:45pm at the home of Simcha and Laura Karan,
7012 Bethmaur. Discussion with Rabbi Kalmar
 
Week Days:
Sun. - Fri.: 30 Minutes Before Shacharit: Amud Yomi: (Talmud Bavli - Chullin)
Tues., May 21 at 12:15 at the JCC Reading Room: Lunch and Learn, Sefer Shmuel Bet: “David – King of Israel: “The Beginning of His Reign
 

Announcements

Refuah Sheleimah to Rachel Cornfield - Rochel bat Chasha
Refuah Sheleimah to Eliezer ben Malka
Refuah Sheleimah to Vita Kushnir’s mother, Brochah Chaiah tzipa sarah bat Yocheved chavah
Refuah Sheleimah to Yale Tolwin - Yoel ben Sheina Leah
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
 
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.

Come and Meet New VIsiting Community Shlichim There are new community Shlichim, Uria and Moria Roth, who are here for an orientation Shabbat. They will be joining us at the afternoon discussion at the Karans and for Mincha and Seudah Shelishit.   We will provide babysitting for the little ones there at the Karans. 

Uria and Moria Roth and their three children: Nadav (age 8), Roni (age 6) and Yuval (age 3) will be coming to Milwaukee to be the community Shlichim in August.
Uria has done shlichut in the Western US and also been on shlichut in the former Soviet Union and Azerbaijan. Originally from Haifa, he and his family now live in Jerusalem where he is currently the Director Teen Programming for the Fuchsberg Center, a Conservative movement home base.  He has a Masters in Political Science as well as a teaching certificate. His hobbies include traveling, reading, board games, having ice cream, and baking. Moria is also an educator, currently working in a girls’ high school. Among other subjects, she teaches theater, and is currently working with an adult theater group in Jerusalem as well as taking a baking class. Uria and Moria are in Milwaukee for an orientation. Make sure to give them a nice Glendale welcome!  
 
ASKT Website Exciting Updates
SHARE YOUR PHOTOS WITH ASKT: Please share your ASKT related photos by sending them to Bruce Glaser at
bdglaser@gmail.com or by giving him a link to a Dropbox folder. To view past photos, go to: https://www.asktshul.org/photo_gallery.php
 
JCC Softball League: ASKT had a 12-9 victory over Metro in their first game!
Tues., May 21, double header: 6:00pm at Kletzsch Park field 3: ASKT at Shalom and at 7:00pm at Kletzsch Park field 1: EE at ASKT All are welcome to come and cheer on the team! If you are interested in playing on the team email: 
asktshul@gmail.com
 
This Week
Tues., May 21 at 12:15 at the JCC Reading Room: Lunch and Learn, Sefer Shmuel Bet: “David – King of Israel: “The Beginning of His Reign
 
Save the Date
All Sold OUT!!
ASKT Tailgate and Brewer’s Game - Terrace Reserve Seats behind home plate! - Sun., May 26: ASKT Tailgate and Brewer’s Game vs. Phillies. 11:45am: Tailgate, 1:10pm: game start. $20 for ticket and tailgate, $10 for tailgate only. Tailgate will include: hamburgers / hot dogs, corn on the cob, and drinks (including beer). Go to: 
https://www.asktshul.org/event/tgb2019 to RSVP!
A big thank you to Jerry and Harriet Dorf and David and Terry Amrani for helping to sponsor this annual event!  
If you still want tickets let us know and we will see what we can do.

"Sefirat HaOmer (Counting the Omer): It's Not Too Late to Make it Count.” - Wed., May 29 at 7:45 pm at ASKT: Dana Margolis, Senior Lecturer for Hebrew Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee/  This is a timely topic for the period between Passover And Shavuot.

ASKT Annual Event - Sun., June 2nd at the Wisconsin Club - Speaker - Rabbi Meir Soloveichik, rabbi of Congregation Shearith Israel in Manhattan and director of the Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought at Yeshiva University.  His topic will be "The Most Famous Photo in Jewish History: The Enduring Allure of the Three Soldiers at the Wall" 6:30PM: Welcome Reception: Wine and appetizer reception with Guest Speaker, Rabbi Meir Soloveichik 7:30PM: Program and Dessert Reception Honoring: Jeanette & Bruce Peckerman, ASKT Lifetime Dedication Award and Mazi & Elisha Karan, Young Leadership Award
Program and Dessert Reception Only: $54/person, Contributions to the Annual Event of $180 or more will include 1 or more tickets to the Welcome Reception
Please get your RSVP's in and also your Tribute Book messages in as soon as you can.

Shavuoton with Rabbi Hillel Brody and Six Torah Tours Guests - June 7th-10th - Wonderful Shavuot programming - classes, desserts, treats, divrei torah, ask the rabbi sessions and more for Adults teens and kids.
 
Mantreat  - June 30 / July 1 at the Nankin’s Lake house at Lake Nagawicka in Hartland: ASKT Men’s Retreat Returns!
 
Wisconsin Unity Shabbat - 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.
 
Community Announcements
Milwaukee Chevra Kadisha: is in need of more men and women to help with the mitzvah of Taharas. There is a stipend per tahara, or you can choose to donate the money to tzedeka. If you are possibly interested: call men’s coordinator Rabbi Dovid Perlman or women’s coordinator Ilana Kastel (home: 414-449-1259).
 

Yom HaAtzmaut / Israeli Independence Day - Sun., May 19 – 3:00 – 6:30 pm at Milwaukee County War Memorial Center (750 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive): Show your support during Wisconsin’s largest celebration of Israel! Timeline*: 3:00 – 3:30pm: Opening Ceremony, 3:30 – 4:30 pm: Walk for Israel (1.5 mile solidarity walk), 4:30 – 6:30 pm: Celebrating Israel’s diverse culture through fashion, art, instruments**, silent disco, and food for purchase ($5 meals and $20 family)
 
Wed., May 29th from 7:30- 9:00 A.M. at The Wisconsin Club,
6200 Good Hope Road. Jewish National Fund  Breakfast for Israel  The speaker is Mosab Hassan Yousef, an internationally renowned writer and Palestinian who worked undercover for Israel’s internal security Service, Shin Bet. To attend, one can RSVP by May 16th by either going to: JNF.org/wibfi or calling the JNF office at 414-963-8733. There is no cost to attend.
 
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

Lake Park / ASKT Co-Sponsored JCC Chaverim Shavuot Luncheon at ASKT: Volunteers are needed to help on Monday, June 3 at 1:30pm for cooking, and Tuesday, June 4 at 11:30am-1pm for the luncheon
 
Thank you
Thank you to the following people for being ushers this Shabbat:
Kaveh Shabtaie, Bob Rabinoff, Dan Carriger, Brian Pack, David Hallerman, Travis Gaines, Paul Mendelson, Shoshana Bauer, Mark Mendelsohn
 
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)!
1. Go to ShopWithScrip.com and select Join a Program.
2. Enter our organization’s enrollment code: 76FAFF8961L28
3. Link your bank account to enroll in online payments and place your first order. 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.

Parshat Achrei - MotBirkat HaChodeshMay 3 / 4, 2019

05/03/2019 04:33:52 PM

May3

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Shabbat Davening Schedule
 
Friday, May 3
Candle Lighting: 7:37pm
Mincha / Maariv: 7:00pm
 
Shabbat, May 4
Shacharit: 9:00am (Shema: 9:15am)
Mincha: 7:35pm
Havdallah: 8:37pm
Week Day Davening Schedule
Shacharit
Sunday (Rosh Chodesh Iyar): 8:00am
Mon. (Rosh Chodesh Iyar): 6:30am
Tues. / Wed. (Yom Ha’Zikaron): 6:45am
Thurs. (Yom Ha’Atzmaut): 6:40am (Hallel)
Fri.: 6:45am
 
Mincha/Maariv
Sun., May 5-Thurs., May 9: (Omer 15-19): 7:40pm
 
Next Friday, May 10
Candle Lighting: 7:45pm
Mincha / Maariv: 7:00pm
 
Eruv Status: The Glendale Eruv is up
 
Kiddush
This Shabbat: Not yet sponsored
 
Next Shabbat: Sponsored by Justin (Tzedek) and Aliza Lubin in honor of the Bar Mitzvah of their son Dovid
 
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
 
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 Rabinoff, Yoni Sendyk and David Tepper
Learning and Spiritual Opportunities
Shabbat Morning, May 4
½ hour before davening: Amud Yomi (Talmud Bavli - Mesechta Chullin): Phil Arieff, Bob Rabinoff and Ben Karan
10:30am: Drasha, “Facing the Darkness” by Rabbi Kalmar
 
Shabbos Morning Groups:
Groups for Torah for Tots will be run this week by Aviva Bergtrom
We ask that adults present in the social hall take care not to disturb the groups
 
Shabbat Afternoon:
6:30pm at the home of Deborah Kalmar, 6737 Atwahl: Rabbi Kalmar will speak on “The Halacha of Shaking Hands (With the Opposite Sex)
 
Week Days:
Sun. - Fri.: 30 Minutes Before Shacharit: Amud Yomi: (Talmud Bavli - Chullin)
Tues. May 7: NOTE: NO Lunch and Learn
Wed., May 8th at 8:10pm (following Mincha/Maariv): Yom HaZikaron program at ASKT
 
Announcements
Refuah Sheleimah to Rachel Cornfield - Rochel bat Chasha
Refuah Sheleimah to Chizkiyahu Nachshon Meir ben Temima Chaya Sarah Shlomit
Refuah Sheleimah to Eliezer ben Malka
Refuah Sheleimah to Vita Kushnir’s mother, Brochah Chaiah tzipa sarah bat Yocheved chavah
Refuah Sheleimah to Yale Tolwin - Yoel ben Sheina Leah
 
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 Website Exciting Updates
SHARE YOUR PHOTOS WITH ASKT: Please share your ASKT related photos by sending them to Bruce Glaser at bdglaser@gmail.com or by giving him a link to a Dropbox folder. To view past photos, go to: https://www.asktshul.org/photo_gallery.php
ASKT in the News Webpage: is up and running at the ASKT website - please click or go to  https://www.asktshul.org/askt_in_the_news  to read previous articles featuring ASKT history news and members.
ASKT Kosher in Milwaukee is on the website - check it out at https://www.asktshul.org/kosher
ASKT Kosher in Chicago is now up on the website! check it out at https://www.asktshul.org/kosher-in-chicago.html
ASKT Bulletin is on the Website - click or go to https://www.asktshul.org/bulletinanytime for the latest version of the ASKT bulletin. 
ASKT Acceptable Kosher Symbols is on the Website - check it out https://www.asktshul.org/kashrut.html
Cholent Madness is on the website check it out https://www.asktshul.org/cholent-contest.html
Updated Photo Gallery on the website, check it out https://www.asktshul.org/photo_gallery.php
Five Torot of ASKT - Check it out on the website https://www.asktshul.org/five-torot.html

JCC Softball League: Season starts Tuesday, May 7: Double header at Kletzsch Park: 6:00pm: ASKT at Rollies on field 1, 7:00pm: ASKT at Shul on field 3 All are welcome to come and cheer on the team! If you are interested in playing on the team email: asktshul@gmail.com
 
This Week
Wed., May 8th at 8:10pm (following Mincha/Maariv) at ASKT: Yom HaZikaron program at ASKT. We will also once again be in involved in Yizkereim: Honor Israel’s Fallen, a global project designed to honor the memory of the 23,632 fallen heroes who sacrificed their lives defending and protecting the land of Israel. Olami, in partnership with The Afikim Foundation and Israel’s Diaspora Ministry has built a website where visitors ‘adopt’ a fallen hero and perform a positive action in his/her memory (chesed, Torah study, tzedaka, or prayer). A virtual candle lights up on that hero's page with each action. Our shul has reserved a block of 38 heroes. Please help keep their memories alive. The custom link to our block can be accessed by clicking here. Login, read the short bio of a fallen hero and pledge a meaningful action to honor his/her memory. To watch a short and moving video, click here.
Thurs., May 9 at 6:00pm: Yom Ha’Atzmaut Seudah Delicious Israeli cuisine from Taboun, a live concert from a great band, $18.00 per person.

RSVP by going to https://www.asktshul.org/event/yh2019
 
Save the Date
Sun., May 26: ASKT Tailgate and Brewer’s Game vs. Phillies. 11:45am: Tailgate, 1:10pm: game start. $20 for ticket and tailgate, $10 for tailgate only. Tailgate will include: hamburgers / hot dogs, corn on the cob, and drinks (including beer).

Go to: https://www.asktshul.org/event/tgb2019 to RSVP!
 
Sun., June 2: ASKT Annual Event at the Wisconsin Club

Speaker - Rabbi Meir Soloveichik, 
rabbi of Congregation Shearith Israel in Manhattan and director of the Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought at Yeshiva University. 

His topic will be "The Most Famous Photo in Jewish History: The Enduring Allure of the Three Soldiers at the Wall"

6:30PM: Welcome Reception*: Wine and appetizer reception with Guest Speaker, Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

7:30 PM: Program and Dessert Reception

Honoring: Jeanette & Bruce Peckerman, ASKT Lifetime Dedication Award and Mazi & Elisha Karan, Young Leadership Award

Program and Dessert Reception Only: $54/person, *Contributions to the Annual Event of $180 or more will include 1 or more tickets to the Welcome Reception

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.
 
Community Announcements
Milwaukee Chevra Kadisha: is in need of more men and women to help with the mitzvah of Taharas. There is a stipend per tahara, or you can choose to donate the money to tzedeka. If you are possibly interested: call men’s coordinator Rabbi Dovid Perlman or women’s coordinator Ilana Kastel (home: 414-449-1259).

Sun., May 5 at 3:00pm at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC (6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.): Yom HaShoah - Holocaust Remembrance Day. Keynote Speaker: Eric Blaustein was 12 years old when he saw his father taken away on Kristallnacht. He lived for three years with false papers and later survived Buchenwald by swapping identities with an Italian inmate who had died. He moved to Israel in 1948, fought in the War of Independence, and moved to the United States in 1954. Holocaust Education Honoree: Beth Feest. Winners of the Holocaust Writing & Art Contest sponsored by the Habush Family Foundation

Tues., May 7 at 6:00pm at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC (6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.): Yom HaZikaron - Israel’s Day of Remembrance Guest speaker: Gili Meisler On the 71st Yom HaZikaron we commemorate the memory of those lost to us. The final resting place is still unknown for 173 IDF soldiers. Gili Meisler’s brother, Giora, was one of those soldiers. Gili made the film Fireflies about his family’s experience and as keynote speaker, he will share his story with us. NOTE: Ceremony attendees are asked to wear white shirts.

Sun., May 19 – 3:00 – 6:30 pm at Milwaukee County War Memorial Center (750 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive): Yom HaAtzmaut / Israeli Independence Day
Show your support during Wisconsin’s largest celebration of Israel! Timeline*: 3:00 – 3:30pm: Opening Ceremony, 3:30 – 4:30 pm: Walk for Israel (1.5 mile solidarity walk), 4:30 – 6:30 pm: Celebrating Israel’s diverse culture through fashion, art, instruments**, silent disco, and food for purchase ($5 meals and $20 family maximum) *Times are approximate, **Instruments are for educational purposes only

Wed., May 29th from 7:30- 9:00 A.M. at The Wisconsin Club, 6200 Good Hope Road. Jewish National Fund  Breakfast for Israel  The speaker is Mosab Hassan Yousef, an internationally renowned writer and Palestinian who worked undercover for Israel’s internal security Service, Shin Bet. To attend, one can RSVP by May 16th by either going to: JNF.org/wibfi or calling the JNF office at 414-963-8733. There is no cost to attend.
 
Volunteer Opportunities
Each Shabbat morning from 9:00am – 1:00pm: Ushers needed to man 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, Michael Katzoff, Richard Robbins, David Hallerman, Brian Pack, Matt Kleiman, Eric Pullin
 
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)!
1. Go to ShopWithScrip.com and select Join a Program.
2. Enter our organization’s enrollment code: 76FAFF8961L28
3. Link your bank account to enroll in online payments and place your first order. 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.

Shabbat / First Days of Pesach - April 19-21, 2019

04/19/2019 12:25:55 PM

Apr19

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Shabbat / First Days of Pesach Davening Schedule:

Friday, April 19 - Erev Pesach
Fast of the First Born begins: 4:51am
Shacharit followed by FIRST BORN SIYYUM completed by Michael Ish-Shalom and breakfast): 6:40am
Siyyum Sponsored by Stan and Phyllis Jaspan
Last Eating of Chametz: 10:35am
Burning and Nullification of Chametz by: 11:43am
 
Friday, April 19 - First Night:
Candle lighting: 7:21pm
Mincha / Maariv: 7:20pm
Followed by FIRST SEDER (should not begin before): 8:22pm
(Midnight and Afikomen eaten by 12:51am)
 
Shabbat, April 20 - First Day and Second Night
Shacharit (Prayer for Dew-Tal): 9:00am
Note: please remember to eat Seudah Shlishit at home
Mincha/Ma’ariv: 7:20pm
Followed by SECOND SEDER (Omer 1)
Preparation for Second Seder begins after Candle lighting: 8:22pm
Those at home recite “Baruch Hamavdil bein kodesh l’kodesh before lighting

Sun., April 21 - Second Day
Shacharit: 9:00am
7:25 pm: Mincha followed by a shiur and Ma’ariv (Omer 2)      
Havdalah: 8:23pm
Mon., April 22 – Wed., April 24Chol Hamoed 
Shacharit: 6:30am
Mincha/Ma’ariv (Omer 3-5): 7:25pm
 
Thursday, April 25th - Chol Hamoed
Shacharit: 6:30am          
Reminder: Make an Eruv Tavshilin
Candle Lighting: 7:28pm
Mincha/Maariv (Omer 6): 7:30pm
 
Next Friday, April 26th - Seventh Day 
Shacharit: 9 am
Mincha: 7:25 pm 
Candle Lighting: 7:29 pm (Omer 7)
Kiddush Levana: If necessary the New Moon may be sanctified the first night of Pesach, April 19th and second night of Pesach, April 20th
 
Please Note: Mincha on Friday evenings will be at 7pm from now on until September 13th.

Eruv Status: The Glendale Eruv is up
 
Kiddush
This Shabbat: No Kiddush - Kitchen Closed for Pesach
 
Next Shabbat: No Kiddush - Kitchen Closed for Pesach
 
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
 
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
Learning and Spiritual Opportunities
Shabbat Morning, April 20
½ hour before davening: Amud Yomi (Talmud Bavli - Mesechta Chullin): Phil Arieff, Bob Rabinoff and Ben Karan
10:30am: Drasha by Rabbi Kalmar
 
Shabbos Morning Groups:
Groups for Torah for Tots will be run this week by Rebecca Kalmar and Eliana Kalmar both first and second day of Pesach
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 - Chullin)
Tues. April 23: NOTE: NO Lunch and Learn
 
Announcements
Refuah Sheleimah to Rachel Cornfield - Rochel bat Chasha
Refuah Sheleimah to Chizkiyahu Nachshon Meir ben Temima Chaya Sarah Shlomit
Refuah Sheleimah to Eliezer ben Malka
Refuah Sheleimah to Vita Kushnir’s mother, Brochah Chaiah tzipa sarah bas Yocheved chavah
Refuah Sheleimah to Yale Tolwin - Yoel ben Sheina Leah
 
Mazel Tov to Vita Kushnir on the birth of a granddaughter, Chava Ruth
born to Chaim and Chaya Mushka
 
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
On Friday, Erev Pesach, April 19: you may need to arrange for edible chometz in your garbage to be taken away. You can arrange for Garbage Pickup from our Caretaker Charles Greer by appointment (414) 610-7531

ASKT Website Exciting Updates
SHARE YOUR PHOTOS WITH ASKT: Please share your ASKT related photos by sending them to Bruce Glaser at bdglaser@gmail.com or by giving him a link to a Dropbox folder.  Bruce will archive the photos and edit and upload selected photos to ASKT's picture gallery on its website.  
To view past photos, go to: https://www.asktshul.org/photo_gallery.php
ASKT in the News Webpage: is up and running at the ASKT website - please click or go to  https://www.asktshul.org/askt_in_the_news  to read previous articles featuring ASKT history news and members.
ASKT Kosher in Milwaukee is on the website - check it out at https://www.asktshul.org/kosher
ASKT Kosher in Chicago is now up on the website! check it out at https://www.asktshul.org/kosher-in-chicago.html
ASKT Bulletin is on the Website - click or go to https://www.asktshul.org/bulletinanytime for the latest version of the ASKT bulletin. 
ASKT Acceptable Kosher Symbols is on the Website - check it out https://www.asktshul.org/kashrut.html
Cholent Madness is on the website check it out https://www.asktshul.org/cholent-contest.html
Updated Photo Gallery on the website, check it out https://www.asktshul.org/photo_gallery.php
Five Torot of ASKT - Check it out on the website https://www.asktshul.org/five-torot.html
 
Save the Date
Thurs., May 9 at 6:00pm: Yom Ha’Atzmaut Seudah Great Israeli cuisine made by an authentic chef, a live concert from a great band

Sun., May 26: ASKT Tailgate and Brewer’s Game vs. Phillies
 
Sun., June 2: ASKT Annual Event at the Wisconsin Club - Speaker - Rabbi Meir Soloveichik, rabbi of Congregation Shearith Israel in Manhattan and director of the Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought at Yeshiva University.  His topic will be "The Most Famous Photo in Jewish History: The Enduring Allure of the Three Soldiers at the Wall"
6:30PM: Welcome Reception: Wine and appetizer reception with Guest Speaker, Rabbi Meir Soloveichik
7:30 PM: Program and Dessert Reception
Honoring: Jeanette & Bruce Peckerman, ASKT Lifetime Dedication Award and Mazi & Elisha Karan, Young Leadership Award
Program and Dessert Reception Only: $54/person
Contributions to the Annual Event of $180 or more will include 1 or more tickets to the Welcome Reception
 
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.
 
Community Announcements
Milwaukee Chevra Kadisha: is in need of more men and women to help with the mitzvah of Taharas. There is a stipend per tahara, or you can choose to donate the money to tzedeka. If you are possibly interested: call men’s coordinator Rabbi Dovid Perlman or women’s coordinator Ilana Kastel (home: 414-449-1259).
 
 
Wed., May 29th from 7:30- 9:00 A.M. at The Wisconsin Club, 6200 Good Hope Road. Jewish National Fund  Breakfast for Israel  The speaker is Mosab Hassan Yousef, an internationally renowned writer and Palestinian who worked undercover for Israel’s internal security Service, Shin Bet. To attend, one can RSVP by May 16th by either going to: JNF.org/wibfi or calling the JNF office at 414-963-8733. There is no cost to attend.
 
Volunteer Opportunities
Each Shabbat morning from 9:00am – 1:00pm: Ushers needed to man 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 and Yom Tov: Kaveh Shabtaie, Bob Rabinoff, David Hallerman, Dan Carriger, Richard Robbins
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)! 1. Go to ShopWithScrip.com and select Join a Program.
2. Enter our organization’s enrollment code: 76FAFF8961L28
3. Link your bank account to enroll in online payments and place your first order. 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.

Parshat Metzora / Shabbat HaGadol - April 12 / 13, 2019

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Click Here for the Print Version of the Bulletin
 
Shabbat Davening Schedule:
Fri., April 12
Candle Lighting: 7:12pm
Mincha: 7:00pm

Shabbat, April 13
Shacharit: 9:00am (Shema: 9:33am)
Mincha: 7:10pm
Havdallah: 8:12pm
Weekday Davening Schedule
Shacharit
Sun.: 8:00am
Mon. / Thurs.: 6:40am
Tues. / Wed. / Fri.: 6:45am
 
Mincha / Maariv: Sun-Wed: 7:20pm at ASKT
 
Thursday, April 18
Mincha/Maariv: 7:20pm
Bedikat Chametz (search) after: 8:22 pm

Next Friday, April 19 (Erev Pesach and First Night):
Fast of the First Born begins: 4:51am
Shacharit followed by FIRST BORN SIYYUM completed by Michael Ish-Shalom and breakfast): 6:40am
Siyyum Sponsored by Stan and Phyllis Jaspan
Last Eating of Chametz: 10:35am
Burning and Nullification of Chametz by: 11:43am
Candle lighting: 7:21pm
Mincha / Maariv: 7:20pm
Followed by FIRST SEDER (should not begin before): 8:22pm
(Midnight and Afikomen eaten by 12:51am)
Kiddush Levana: The last time to recite Kiddush Levanah is the entire night following Thursday April 18th. If necessary the New Moon may be sanctified the first night of Pesach, April  19th and second night of Pesach, April 20th
 
Please Note: Mincha on Friday evenings will be at 7pm from now on until September 13th.

Eruv Status: The Glendale Eruv is up
 
Kiddush
Kiddush this Shabbat is a sit down luncheon for Shabbat HaGadol, sponsored by Stan and Phyllis Jaspan on the occasion of the yahrzeit of Stan’s father, Yosef ben Avraham Yitzchak. 

Next Shabbat: No Kiddush - Kitchen Closed for Pesach

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

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
Shabbat Morning, April 13
½ hour before davening: Amud Yomi (Talmud Bavli - Mesechta Chullin): Phil Arieff, Bob Rabinoff and Ben Karan

Following davening at 11 am:Shabbat HaGadol Drasha, Shoes on the Danube, the Bones of Yosef and a Response to Anti-Semitism, by Rabbi Kalmar

Shabbos Morning Groups:
Groups for Torah for Tots will be run this week by Aviva Bergtrom
We ask that adults present in the social hall take care not to disturb the groups

Shabbat Afternoon: 6:10pm: at the home of Jerry and Debbie Wicentowski, 6998 N. Beech Tree Dr. Rabbi Kalmar's class on the Haggadah Part IV

Week Days:
Sun. - Fri.: 30 Minutes Before Shacharit: Amud Yomi: (Talmud Bavli - Chullin):
Tues. April 16: NOTE: NO Lunch and Learn
 
Announcements
Refuah Sheleimah to Rachel Cornfield - Rochel bat Chasha
Refuah Sheleimah to Chizkiyahu Nachshon Meir ben Temima Chaya Sarah Shlomit
Refuah Sheleimah to Eliezer ben Malka
Refuah Sheleimah to Vita Kushnir’s mother, Brochah Chaiah tzipa sarah bas Yocheved chavah
Refuah Sheleimah to Yale Tolwin - Yoel ben Sheina Leah

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

Please clean out your shtender of all chametz!

Selling Chometz and Maos Chittin: Rabbi Levine will be available at davening in the evenings, Sunday morning, 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.

On Friday, Erev Pesach, April 19: you may need to arrange for edible chometz in your garbage to be taken away. You can arrange for Garbage Pickup from our Caretaker Charles Greer by appointment (414) 610-7531
 
ASKT Website Exciting Updates
SHARE YOUR PHOTOS WITH ASKT: Please share your ASKT related photos by sending them to Bruce Glaser at bdglaser@gmail.com or by giving him a link to a Dropbox folder.  Bruce will archive the photos and edit and upload selected photos to ASKT's picture gallery on its website.  
To view past photos, go to: https://www.asktshul.org/photo_gallery.php
ASKT in the News Webpage: is up and running at the ASKT website - please click or go to  https://www.asktshul.org/askt_in_the_news  to read previous articles featuring ASKT history news and members.
ASKT Kosher in Milwaukee is on the website - check it out at https://www.asktshul.org/kosher
ASKT Kosher in Chicago is now up on the website! check it out at https://www.asktshul.org/kosher-in-chicago.html
ASKT Bulletin is on the Website - click or go to https://www.asktshul.org/bulletinanytime for the latest version of the ASKT bulletin. 
ASKT Acceptable Kosher Symbols is on the Website - check it out https://www.asktshul.org/kashrut.html
Cholent Madness is on the website check it out https://www.asktshul.org/cholent-contest.html
Updated Photo Gallery on the website, check it out https://www.asktshul.org/photo_gallery.php
Five Torot of ASKT - Check it out on the website https://www.asktshul.org/five-torot.html

MKE Pesach Car Cleaning:Sunday, April 14 - Thursday, April 19: Locations: Glendale CLTC: Sunday (4/14): 8:00 AM - 6:00PM and Thursday (4/18): 9:00 AM - 6:00PM, Chabad of Mequon: Tuesday (4/16): 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM and Jewish Beginnings: Monday (4/15): Midday- 6:00 PM and Wednesday (4/17): Midday-6:00PM Appointment required. Contact: Arie Mandelblum, Cell: (414)-731-0849 or Email: mkepesachcarcleaning@gmail.comor follow the following link to schedule your appointment: https://forms.gle/ujAHLfqvVCFqbav17 Prices*:Sedan: $25, Mid-Size: $30, Minivan or SUV: $40, Get $5 off your total when you book for two or more cars. *10% of all proceeds will be donated to local charities *Prices subject to change upon state of vehicle
Ferrantes at the JCC – Pre-Passover Week Specials:
Sunday, 4/14 – Chinese Night (3-7pm): Kung Pao and beef broccoli, egg rolls, rice and Chinese chicken wings, Monday, 4/15 – Beef Kebabs, Tuesday, 4/16 – Brisket Dinner, Wednesday, 4/17 – Brisket Sandwich (extra seating will be available), Thursday, 4/18 – Fried Chicken Sandwich (extra seating will be available)
Passover Schedule:
Chometz Burning: Friday, April 19th from 10:00-11:30am. IT WILL NOT BE IN GLENDALE THIS YEAR. This year’s burning will be at Station 81 which is located at 4401 W River Lane in Brown Deer, WI 53223. The burn will take place behind the station and in front of the Department of Public Works (DPW). It is important for everyone who attends to know that no one can park in front of the station, all attendees must enter from the rear of the property.

Shabbat, April 20 - First Day and Second Night
Shacharit (Prayer for Dew-Tal): 9:00am
Mincha/Ma’ariv: 7:20pm
Followed by SECOND SEDER (Omer 1)
Preparation for Second Seder begins after Candle lighting: 8:22pm
Those at home recite “Baruch Hamavdil bein kodesh l’kodesh before lighting

Sun., April 21 - Second Day
Shacharit: 9:00am
Mincha: 6:30pm followed by Ma’ariv (Omer 2)
Havdalah: 8:23pm

Mon., April 22 – Wed., April 24Chol Hamoed 
Shacharit: 6:30am
Mincha/Ma’ariv (Omer 3-5): 7:25pm
 
Save the Date
Thurs., May 9: Yom Ha’Atzmaut Seudah

Sun., May 26, 2019: ASKT Tailgate and Brewer’s Game vs. Phillies
Sun., June 2, 2019: ASKT Annual Event at the Wisconsin Club - Speaker - Rabbi Meir Soloveichik, rabbi of Congregation Shearith Israel in Manhattan and director of the Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought at Yeshiva University.  His topic will be "The Most Famous Photo in Jewish History: The Enduring Allure of the Three Soldiers at the Wall"
6:30PM: Welcome Reception: Wine and appetizer reception with Guest Speaker, Rabbi Meir Soloveichik
7:30 PM: Program and Dessert Reception
Honoring: Jeanette & Bruce Peckerman, ASKT Lifetime Dedication Award and Mazi & Elisha Karan, Young Leadership Award
Program and Dessert Reception Only: $54/person
Contributions to the Annual Event of $180 or more will include 1 or more tickets to the Welcome Reception

November 16, 2019: 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.
 
Volunteer Opportunities
Each Shabbat morning from 9:00am – 1:00pm: Ushers needed to man 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, Bob Rabinoff, Brian Pack, David Hallerman, Dan Carriger, Shoshana Bauer-Mendelson and Paul Mendelson
 
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)! 1. Go to ShopWithScrip.com and select Join a Program.
2. Enter our organization’s enrollment code: 76FAFF8961L28
3. Link your bank account to enroll in online payments and place your first order. 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.
Shayla Section:
Q: May one purchase plain unflavored seltzer or sparkling water without Passover certification or without any certification at all? 
A:  Yes
Fri, May 24 2019 19 Iyyar 5779