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Parshat Vayakhel-Pekudei

12/01/2017 11:20:57 AM


March 9 / 10, 2018
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Fri., March 9
Mincha: 5:35pm
Candle Lighting: 5:33pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Refuah Sheleimah to Nachshon Meir ben Temima Chaya Sarah Shlomit

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

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

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

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

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

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

Amazon Smiles:
When you make your regular purchases on have The AmazonSmile Foundation donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. Click this link to activate amazon smiles:

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: 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: 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 to find out how.
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