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Weekly Bulletin Parshat Vayishlach - 2017-12-01

12/01/2017 11:20:28 AM



Parshat Vayishlach

פרשת וישלח 


December 1 / 2, 2017

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

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

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
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:
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
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
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 or sign up using the ASKT website.
Donation Opportunities
Please consider making a donation in honor of receiving an aliyah to the Torah.

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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.
Tue, June 22 2021 12 Tammuz 5781