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Month: May 2012

HJC News – Bamidbar and Shavuos

Kiddush this Shabbos is sponsored by Bob and Debby Jacob, and Joel and Sharon Peerless, and their families, in honor of Jack Mandel’s first Yohrtzeit.  

Welcome to our new members Richard and Chana Rogow.

Congratulations to Aliza Shapiro for receiving a Master’s Degree in Judaic Studies from Siegal College.

Saturday Night we will begin our all-night learning at 12:30 AM. Please check the schedule below for the list of shiurim.

Peter and Paula Baum invite everyone to their home 2358 Milton Rd on the first day of Shavuos, Sunday May 27, between 2pm and 6pm, for their annual Shavuos Ice Cream Social.  Cholov Yisroel and Pareve Ice Cream and Cheesecake will be served.  Leave the Peach Ice Cream alone.  

Good Shabbos and Good Yom Tov.
Rabbi Davidovich
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Friday, May 25
  Candle Lighting From 7:16 PM till 8:30 PM

  Mincha              7:05 PM

Saturday, May 26 (Bamidbar)
  Parsha class   8:30 AM
  Shacharis   9:00 AM
  Latest Time for Shema  9:41 AM  
  Start Shalosh Seudos before 5:43 PM  
  Navi class  will not meet this week
  Mincha       8:25 PM  (No Shalosh Seudos in Shul)
  Shiur after Mincha:  Insights into Perek Shishi of Pirkei Avos  
  Maariv    9:35 PM  
Light YomTov Candles from an existing flame after Shabbos ends, at 9:40 PM

Tikkun Leil Shavuos All Night Learning starts at 12:30 AM

12:30 AM:  Reading Bereishis Literally, the Slifkin Debate and more.


1:30 AM:  Rus and Relationships
    1. Rus and Machlon: Intermarriage Controversies
    2. Rus and Naomi:  Conversion Controversies
    3. Rus and Boaz: Charity, Yibbum, late-night encounters, and deed transfers
    4. Rus and Naomi Part Two: Motherhood and surrogacy 

3:00 AM:  Defining “Torah”: A reading of the Rambam’s Introduction to the Mishneh Torah


4:00 AM: Defining  “Talmud Torah”: A reading of the Rambam’s Hilchos Talmud Torah

Sunday May 27 (First Day of Shavuos)
  Early Shacharis  5:20 AM
  Sunrise    5:58 AM
  Second Shacharis Minyan   9:00 AM
  Latest Time for Shema   9:40 AM
  Mincha   8:30 PM
  Shiur:  How do we know that the Torah was given on Shavuos 
  Maariv  9:35 PM  
  Light Yom Tov Candles from an existing flame after 9:40 PM

Monday May 28 (Second Day of Shavuos)
 Shacharis     9:00 AM
 Latest Time for Shema   9:40 AM
 Yizkor  after 10:30 AM
 Mincha   8:30 PM

 Shiur: Modern Orthodoxy and Ultra-Orthodoxy, A Love Story
 Yom Tov ends   9:41 PM

The Week of May 29 through June 1
  

  Shacharis

   Tuesday through Friday    6:45 AM  (Gemara at 6:15 AM. Chumash-Rashi after Shacharis)
          
  Mincha-Maariv
    Tuesday through  Thursday    8:40 PM (Mishnayos at 8:10 PM)
    Friday                      7:10 PM
    Next Friday Candle Lighting    7:21 PM till 8:36 PM

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HJC News – Behar Bechukosai

Kiddush this Shabbos is sponsored by Martin and Marla Lipman in honor of the birth of their granddaughter Yehudis Lipman, daughter of Aharon and Sara Lipman.  

Mazel Tov to Milach and Adina Muskal on the birth of a daughter, Kayla Yehudis. Mazel Tov to the grandparents Gershon and Mary Ireland.

Mazel Tov to Rob and Jan Altshuler on the birth of a granddaughter, Sorah Leah Borochovitz.

Rosh Chodesh Sivan is this Tuesday.

Peter and Paula Baum invite everyone to their home 2358 Milton Rd. on the first day of Shavuos, Sunday May 27, between 2pm and 6pm, for their annual Shavuos Ice Cream Social.  Cholov Yisroel and Pareve Ice Cream and Cheesecake will be served.

I am currently taking requests for Shavuos night Shiur topics.  I am finalizing preparations so please speak to me over Shabbos until Sunday morning with your ideas.

Our condolences to Zahava Seltzer on the passing of her brother Eli Adler. The funeral will take place Friday, May 18th at 12:30 pm at Berkowitz Kumin.  Burial will be at Mount Olive Young Israel section.  Shiva will be at the Adler home, 3793 Bendemeer Road in Cleveland Heights until Thursday morning.


Good Shabbos.
Rabbi Davidovich

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Friday, May 18

  Candle lighting      from 7:12 PM till 8:24 PM

  Mincha              7:00 PM

Saturday, May 19 (Behar-Bechukosai)
  Parsha class   8:30 AM
  Shacharis   9:00 AM
  Latest Time for Shema  9:43 AM  
  Navi class  7:45 PM
  Mincha       8:15 PM  (Followed by Shalosh Seudos)
  Shabbos ends   9:33 PM


The Week of May 20 through May 25
  

  Shacharis

   Sunday                            8:00 AM
   Monday, Wednesday through Friday    6:45 AM
   Tuesday (Rosh Chodesh)  6:30 AM
       
  Mincha-Maariv
    Sunday through  Thursday    8:30 PM
    Friday                      7:05 PM
    Next Friday Candle Lighting    7:16 PM till 8:30 PM
Learning Opportunities next week
  Mishnayos:    Sunday through Thursday 30 minutes before Mincha (8:00 PM)
  Gemara:       Monday, Wednesday through Friday at 6:15 AM
  Chumash Rashi:    Sunday through Friday after Shacharis
  Gemara shiur with Rabbi Kirsch:   Sunday evening after Maariv for men
  Ethics of our Fathers for Mothers with Deena Davidovich: Monday 9:15 AM for women at 3791 Severn

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Our condolences to Zahava Seltzer on the passing of her brother Eli Adler. The funeral will take place Friday, May 18th at 12:30 pm at Berkowitz Kumin.  Burial will be at Mount Olive Young Israel section. 

Shiva will be at the Adler home, 3793 Bendemeer Road in Cleveland Heights until Thursday morning.

 

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HJC News – Emor

This Shabbos morning the Shul will have the privilege to hear a Drasha from Guest Speaker Rabbi Dr. Moshe Berger.

Welcome to our new members Barry and Devorah Hoffman.

Thank you to Gedaliah Corbett and his committee for running another very successful Book Sale.

On Sunday, May 13, there will be a Hachnosos Sefer Torah, dedicated by the family of the late Stewart Mandel, at the Young Israel in Beachwood. The program will begin with the completion of the Sefer Torah at 11:30 am at the home of Morris & Tova Mandel.  Procession to Young Israel at 12:30 pm, to be followed by a light lunch and short program. The entire community is invited.

I am currently taking requests for Shavuos night Shiur topics.

Good Shabbos.
Rabbi Davidovich
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Friday, May 11

  Candle lighting     earliest: 7:06 PM  latest: 8:17 PM

  Mincha              6:55 PM

Saturday, May 12 (Emor)
  Parsha class   will not meet this Shabbos
  Shacharis   9:00 AM
  Latest Time for Shema  9:46 AM  
  Navi class  will not meet this Shabbos
  Mincha       8:10 PM  (Followed by Shalosh Seudos)
  Shabbos ends   9:26 PM


The Week of May 13 through May 18
  

  Shacharis

   Sunday                            8:00 AM
   Monday  through  Friday    6:45 AM
       
  Mincha-Maariv
    Sunday through  Thursday    8:25 PM
    Friday                      7:00 PM
    Next Friday Candle Lighting    7:12 PM till 8:24 PM
Learning Opportunities next week
  Mishnayos:    Wednesday and Thursday 30 minutes before Mincha (7:55 PM)
  Gemara:       Wednesday through Friday at 6:15 AM
  Chumash Rashi:    Wednesday through Friday after Shacharis
  Gemara shiur with Rabbi Kirsch:   Sunday evening at 8:30 PM for men
  Ethics of our Fathers for Mothers with Deena Davidovich: will not meet this coming Monday
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HJC News – Acharei-Kedoshim

Shalosh Seudos this week is sponsored by Harold and Feiga Males in memory of Harold’s father Avraham ben Yeshaya.

This Shabbos at Shalosh Seudos we will continue learning Chapter 6 of Pirkei Avos.

The evening Mishna Shiur is now 30 minutes before Mincha.  This week that means 7:50 PM.

Heights Jewish Center Synagogue announces that our Third Annual Book Fair will be held this Sunday May 6th from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm in the main floor social hall.  Please stop in and check out the huge selection of books.  Also, we need volunteers to help us at any point during the sale and after the sale concludes on Sunday at 2pm.
 
Lag B’Omer is this Thursday. 
I am currently taking requests for Shavuos night Shiur topics.

Good Shabbos.
Rabbi Davidovich
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Friday, May 4

  Candle lighting     earliest: 7:01 PM  latest: 8:09 PM

  Mincha              6:50 PM

Saturday, May 5 (Acharei-Kedoshim)
  Parsha class   8:30 AM
  Shacharis   9:00 AM
  Latest Time for Shema  9:50 AM  
  Navi class   7:30 PM
  Mincha       8:00 PM  (Followed by Shalosh Seudos)
  Shabbos ends   9:19 PM


The Week of May 6 through May 11
  

  Shacharis

   Sunday                            8:00 AM
   Monday  through  Friday    6:45 AM
       
  Mincha-Maariv
    Sunday through  Thursday    8:20 PM
    Friday                      6:55 PM
    Next Friday Candle Lighting    7:06 PM till 8:17 PM
Learning Opportunities this week
  Mishnayos:    Monday and Tuesday 30 minutes before Mincha (7:50 PM this week)
  Gemara:       Monday  through Thursday at 6:15 AM
  Chumash Rashi:   Sunday through Thursday after Shacharis
  Gemara shiur with Rabbi Kirsch:   Sunday evening at 8:30 PM for men
  Ethics of our Fathers for Mothers with Deena Davidovich: Monday 9:15 AM for women at 3791 Severn
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