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Month: December 2013

Condolences

Condolences to Rose Nagler on the passing of her husband Ben Nagler.The funeral will take place, graveside, at Mt Sinai Cemetery on SOM Center
Rd. today, Sunday December 29, at 3pm.

Rose and their daughter Abby will sit Shiva at Rose and Ben’s home 2336 Loyola, University Heights, until Friday afternoon.

Visiting hours are:
Sunday, until 8pm.
Monday through Thursday: 2pm-5pm and 7:30pm-9pm
Friday 1pm-3pm.

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HJC News – Va’eira

Kiddush this Shabbos is sponsored by Rabbi Zion Jacar in memory of his mother Rina Chala.

Please note: There will be no Babysitting Program in Shul this Shabbos morning.

Shacharis this Wednesday is at 8am.

Mincha this coming week will be at 4:55pm. Several of our regulars are not able to join us for Mincha-Maariv until the end of the winter. Please, help us guarantee a minyan this week.

The Torah and Tolkien lectures concluded this past Monday. I think they were a huge success, well attended, and I enjoyed giving them immensely. The next series, on Navi, will take place this spring. Stay tuned for more details. Also, if anyone has ideas for other "different" or even standard topics for one or more shiurim, please let me know.

Good Shabbos

Rabbi Davidovich
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Friday, December 27

Candle lighting 4:45PM
Mincha 4:50 PM

Saturday, December 28 (Va’eira)
Chumash Shiur 8:30 AM
Shacharis 9:00 AM

Navi Shiur 4:05 PM
Mincha 4:35 PM
Shabbos ends 5:54 PM

Sunday, December 29
Shacharis 8:00 AM
Mincha-Maariv 4:55 PM, followed by Mishnayos Shiur

Monday-Tuesday, December 30-31

Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM
Shacharis 6:45 AM (Brochos on Talis-Tefillin at 6:53am)
Mincha-Maariv 4:55 PM, followed by Mishnayos Shiur

Wednesday, January 1
Shacharis 8:00 AM
Mincha-Maariv 4:55 PM, followed by Mishnayos Shiur

Thursday, January 2
Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM
Shacharis 6:45 AM (Brochos on Talis-Tefillin at 6:53am)
Mincha-Maariv 4:55 PM, followed by Mishnayos Shiur

Friday, January 3

Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM
Shacharis 6:45 AM (Brochos on Talis-Tefillin at 6:53am)

Candle lighting 4:51PM
Mincha 4:55 PM

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Winter Swim

Winter Swim 5774 is HERE!

Sundays this Winter!!

Jan 12, Jan 26, Feb 2 and Feb 9 2014.

Heights Jewish Center Synagogue is proud to be sponsoring winter swim sessions at The Keller center at Notre Dame College.

Women: 4:00-5:30 pm
Men: 7:00-8:30 pm

$10 for an adult
$8 for kids 7-12
$15 for 1 adult and 1 child under 7
$30 family maximum per session

Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult

 

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Torah and Tolkien – Part Three – Tonight 8pm at Beachwood Library

TONIGHT, Monday December 23rd, I will give the last lecture in the series of shiurim exploring the similarities and differences between traditional Jewish thought (Torah and Medrash) and themes found in the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. Classes are given at the Beachwood library from 8-9 pm.

For those who missed the first two classes, or who didn’t miss them but want to hear them again, they can be found here:

http://www.hjcs.org/recorded-classes/

I look forward to seeing you there.
RD

Torah_n_Tolkien_Lecture.pdf

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HJC News – Shemos

Kiddush is being sponsored by Jack and Margarita Judkovich in memory of their parents Dov ben Avram Zev, Rizel Bas Yakov Hacohen, Avram Dovid Ben Meyer and Sara Bas Shloyma.

Refuah Sheleimah to Chanan Perkel, Shira Katz, and Alex Adelman.

Mincha this coming week will be at 4:50pm. Several of our regulars are not able to join us for Mincha-Maariv until the end of the winter. Please, help us guarantee a minyan this week.

On Monday December 23rd, the Rabbi will be giving his last lecture in the series of shiurim exploring the similarities and differences between traditional Jewish thought (Torah and Medrash) and themes found in the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. Classes are given at the Beachwood library from 8-9 pm.

Heights Jewish Center Synagogue and CenStar Energy are once again partnering on a project that helps you save money on your Dominion gas bills and helps the Shul make money. For more information call the office.

Good Shabbos
Rabbi Davidovich
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Friday, December 20

Candle lighting 4:41 PM

Mincha 4:45 PM

Saturday, December 21 (Shemos)
Chumash Shiur 8:30 AM

Shacharis 9:00 AM
Navi Shiur 4:00 PM
Mincha 4:30 PM
Shabbos ends 5:50 PM

Sunday, December 22
Shacharis 8:00 AM
Mincha-Maariv 4:50 PM, followed by Mishnayos Shiur

Monday-Tuesday, December 23-24

Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM
Shacharis 6:45 AM
Mincha-Maariv 4:50 PM, followed by Mishnayos Shiur

Wednesday, December 25
Shacharis 8:00 AM
Mincha-Maariv 4:50 PM, followed by Mishnayos Shiur

Thursday, December 26

Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM
Shacharis 6:45 AM
Mincha-Maariv 4:50 PM, followed by Mishnayos Shiur

Friday, December 27

Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM
Shacharis 6:45 AM

Candle lighting 4:45PM
Mincha 4:50 PM

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HJC News – Vayechi

Condolences to Isak and Marian Kampinski on the loss of their son Jack.

Refuah Sheleima to Chanan Perkel, who is at UH.

Refuah Sheleima to Shira Katz, who is home from Rehab, and still recuperating.

Mincha this coming week will be at 4:45pm. Several of our regulars are not able to join us for Mincha-Maariv until the end of the winter. Please, help us guarantee a minyan.

On Mondays, December 16 and 23, I will continue the series of shiurim exploring the similarities and differences between traditional Jewish thought (Torah and Medrash) and themes found in the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. Classes are given at the Beachwood library from 8-9 pm. The first class will be available on the Shul’s website soon, but attendance at the first class is not necessary if you want to come to the second and third.

Good Shabbos
Rabbi Davidovich
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Friday, December 13 (Asara B’Teves)

Candle lighting 4:38 PM

Mincha 4:25 PM
Fast Ends with Kiddush, no earlier than 5:42 PM

Saturday, December 14 (Vayechi)

Chumash Shiur 8:30 AM
Shacharis 9:00 AM
Navi Shiur 4:00 PM

Mincha 4:30 PM
Shabbos ends 5:47 PM

Sunday, December 15
Shacharis 8:00 AM
Mincha-Maariv 4:45 PM, followed by Mishnayos Shiur

Monday through Thursday, December 16-19

Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM
Shacharis 6:45 AM
Mincha-Maariv 4:45 PM, followed by Mishnayos Shiur

Friday, December 20

Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM
Shacharis 6:45 AM

Candle lighting 4:41PM
Mincha 4:45 PM

Torah_n_Tolkien_Lecture.pdf

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HJC News – Vayigash

Refua Sheleima to Shira Katz.

Happy Birthday to Larry Pomerantz on his very special birthday.

Kiddush this Shabbos is sponsored by Bob and Debby Jacob in memory of their mothers Elizabeth Jacob and Elsie Mandel.

Shalosh Seudos is sponsored by Hillel and Zahava Seltzer in memory of Zahava’s father Gershon Adler, Hachaver Gershon ben Hachaver Gad Meir

Mincha this coming week will be at 4:45pm. Several of our regulars are no longer be able to join us for Mincha-Maariv until the end of the winter. Please, help us guarantee a minyan this week.

Thank you to all the volunteers who made the Chanukah dinner a big success!

On Mondays, December 9, 16 and 23, I will be giving a series of shiurim exploring the similarities and differences between traditional Jewish thought (Torah and Medrash) and themes found in the works of J.R.R. Tolkien.

Designed to engage fans of Tolkien’s work as well as serious Torah students, these one-hour talks will be held at the Beachwood library. There also will be time for Q&A.

Next Friday, December 13, is the Tenth of Teves, a Fast Day. See the Schedule for the changes.

Good Shabbos
Rabbi Davidovich
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Friday, December 6
Candle lighting 4:38 PM
Mincha 4:40 PM

Saturday, December 7 (Vayigash)
Chumash Shiur 8:30 AM

Shacharis 9:00 AM
Navi Shiur 4:00 PM
Mincha 4:30 PM
Shabbos ends 5:47 PM

Sunday, December 8
Shacharis 8:00 AM
Mincha-Maariv 4:45 PM

Monday through Thursday, December 9-12

Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM
Shacharis 6:45 AM
Mincha-Maariv 4:45 PM

Friday, December 13 (Asara B’Teves)

Fast Begins 6:33 AM
Shacharis 6:35 AM

Candle lighting 4:38 PM
Mincha 4:25 PM
Fast Ends with Kiddush, no earlier than 5:42 PM

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