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Month: March 2016

HJC News – Shmini / Parah

Refuah Sheleima to Mike Hoffer.

Pesach is under 30 days away. In honor of this month, my blog has reopened for business under the headings of #PesachPrep at https://thisshiurisaboutyou.wordpress.com/ You can also subscribe there to receive the posts by email.

The Gabbayim are creating a new database to organize all the names and yohrtzeits. Please go to http://goo.gl/forms/5tll9pFx5H to enter your information.

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: This Friday morning between 9AM and 11AM, the Illuminating Company will have a planned outage for the following streets in University Heights: Milton, White, Elmdale, University Parkway, Claver, Bromley and East Carroll. Please plan your Erev Shabbos accordingly.

Come out Tuesday night, April 5, from 7pm to 10:30pm to the Advertise Too! Shopping Boutique for Pre-Pesach shopping at Heights Jewish Center. See advertisetoo.com/shopping for more information.

—-> Please email me if you can host people for meals during Pesach.


The Simcha Kiddush for Simchas in March and April will be April 16th. Contact Jason Claude or the office to co-sponsor for as little as $18 a name.

Order your wine for Pesach by contacting the office. Deadline: Monday April 11th by 12:00 PM.

The Shul’s Calendar is available online. Go to
http://www.hjcs.org/calendar/ or to hjcs.org and click on the calendar link.

Good Shabbos


Rabbi Davidovich

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Friday, April 1

Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM

Shacharis 6:45 AM

Candle Lighting 7:34 PM
Mincha 7:30 PM

Shabbos, April 2 (Shmini/Parah)

Parsha Shiur 8:30 AM
Shacharis 9:00 AM
Navi Shiur 6:50 PM

Mincha 7:20 PM
followed by Shalosh Seudos
Shabbos ends 8:42 PM

Sunday, April 3
Shacharis 8:00 AM
Mincha-Ma’ariv 7:40 PM
followed by Mishnayos Shiur

Monday-Thursday, April 4-7

Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM
Shacharis 6:45 AM
Mincha-Ma’ariv 7:40 PM
followed by Mishnayos Shiur

Friday, April 8

Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM

Shacharis 6:45 AM

Candle Lighting 6:38 PM till 7:41 PM
Mincha 7:30 PM

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Continuing Shiurim through Heights Jewish Center

Sunday through Thursday after Maariv
Mishnayos Shiur with Rabbi Davidovich

Monday through Friday, 6:15am-6:45am
Gemara Sanhedrin Shiur with Rabbi Davidovich

Monday morning 9:30am
Ethics of Our Fathers for mothers: Deena Davidovich at her home

Sunday evening after Maariv
Gemara Shiur with Rabbi Yossi Kirsch

Thursday evening at 8pm
Rambam Shiur with Rabbi Davidovich at the Cedar-Green Kollel

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HJC News – Tzav

Welcome to Boris and Rachel Kagarlitskiy as new members to our shul.

The Simcha Kiddush for Simchas in March and April will be April 16th. Contact Jason Claude or the office for sponsorships.

Order your wine for Pesach by contacting the office. Deadline: Monday April 11th by 12:00 PM.

The Shul’s Calendar will now be available for all of April. Go to hjcs.org and click on the calendar link.

Pesach is under 30 days away. In honor of this month, my blog is reopening for business under the headings of #PesachPrep at
https://thisshiurisaboutyou.wordpress.com/

Good Shabbos

Rabbi Davidovich

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Friday, March 25 (Shushan Purim)

Candle Lighting 7:26 PM

Mincha 7:30 PM

Shabbos, March 26 (Tzav)

Parsha Shiur 8:30 AM
Shacharis 9:00 AM
Navi Shiur 6:45 PM

Mincha 7:15 PM
followed by Shalosh Seudos
Shabbos ends 8:36 PM

Sunday, March 27
Shacharis 8:00 AM
Mincha-Ma’ariv 7:35 PM
followed by Mishnayos Shiur

Monday-Thursday, March 28-31

Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM
Shacharis 6:45 AM
Mincha-Ma’ariv 7:35 PM
followed by Mishnayos Shiur

Friday, April 1

Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM

Shacharis 6:45 AM

Candle Lighting 7:34 PM
Mincha 7:30 PM

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Continuing Shiurim through Heights Jewish Center

Sunday through Thursday after Maariv
Mishnayos Shiur with Rabbi Davidovich

Monday through Friday, 6:15am-6:45am
Gemara Sanhedrin Shiur with Rabbi Davidovich

Monday morning 9:30am
Ethics of Our Fathers for mothers: Deena Davidovich at her home

Sunday evening after Maariv
Gemara Shiur with Rabbi Yossi Kirsch

Thursday evening at 8pm
Rambam Shiur with Rabbi Davidovich at the Cedar-Green Kollel

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HJC News – Vayikra/Zachor

Mazel Tov to Alex and Marina Abramov on the birth of a girl.

We would like to welcome (Yoel) Yoyo and Marni Moore as new members to our shul.

Kiddush is sponsored by Marni and Yoyo Moore to thank Hashem for life after YoYo’s surviving a major car accident 18 years ago and in celebration of Marni & Yoyo’s recent marriage on March 6th, MAZEL TOV Marni & Yoyo and Family.

We have cleared the misheberach list and are starting fresh. Please contact the office if you wish to add a name to the list.

Heights Jewish Center will be having a Parve Break the Fast meal – after Megillah reading Wednesday night March 23rd. There will be fun games and other activities planned. See Flyer for details. Call office for reservations.

Order Purim Cards by contacting the office.

Wednesday is Taanis Esther, a fast day, with an altered schedule.

Please note that Shacharis on Thursday, Purim, will be at 8:00 AM, with Megilla no earlier than 8:30AM. There will be no early Shacharis at the shul. A second reading, with no Shacharis, will take place at 10 AM. The shul will not have a second reading on Wednesday night.

My Thursday night shiur at the Kollel will not meet this week.

The Simcha Kiddush for Simchas in March and April will be April 16th, Shabbos Hagadol. Contact Jason Claude or the office to co-sponsor for as little as $18 a name.

Good Shabbos

Rabbi Davidovich
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Friday, March 18

Candle Lighting 7:19 PM

Mincha 7:20 PM

Shabbos, March 19 (Vayikra-Zachor)

Parsha Shiur 8:30 AM
Shacharis 9:00 AM
Navi Shiur 6:40 PM
Mincha 7:10 PM
followed by Shalosh Seudos
Shabbos ends 8:29 PM

Sunday, March 20
Shacharis 8:00 AM
Mincha-Ma’ariv 7:25 PM
followed by Mishnayos Shiur

Monday-Tuesday, March 21-22

Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM
Shacharis 6:45 AM
Mincha-Ma’ariv 7:25 PM
followed by Mishnayos Shiur

Wednesday, March 23 (Taanis Esther)
Fast begins 6:11 AM
Shacharis 6:30 AM
Mincha 7:10 PM
Maariv 8:15 PM
Fast ends 8:28 PM
Megilla Reading 8:30 PM

Thursday, March 24 (Purim)
Shacharis 8:00 AM
Second Megillah Reading 10:00 AM
Mincha 4:00 PM

Friday, March 25 (Shushan Purim)

Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM, maybe,maybe not Shacharis 6:45 AM

Candle Lighting 7:26 PM
Mincha 7:30 PM

Continuing Shiurim through Heights Jewish Center

Sunday through Thursday after Maariv
Mishnayos Shiur with Rabbi Davidovich

Monday through Friday, 6:15am-6:45am
Gemara Sanhedrin Shiur with Rabbi Davidovich

Monday morning 9:30am
Ethics of Our Fathers for mothers: Deena Davidovich at her home

Sunday evening after Maariv
Gemara Shiur with Rabbi Yossi Kirsch

Thursday evening at 8pm
Rambam Shiur with Rabbi Davidovich at the Cedar-Green Kollel

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HJC News – Pekudei

Kiddush is sponsored by Stu and Jennifer Mintz and Rita Mintz in memory of Stu’s father Zev ben Aharon – Bill Mintz A’H.

We will be resetting the misheberach list next week. The list will start with zero names. Any names you wish to have on the list should be sent in to the office.

Heights Jewish Center will be having a Parve Break the Fast meal – after Megillah reading Wednesday night March 23rd. There will be fun games and other activities planned. See Flyer for details. Contact office for reservations.

Order Purim Cards by contacting the office.

The next Simcha Kiddush covering March and April will be April 16th, Shabbos Hagadol. Contact Jason Claude or the office for sponsorships.

Please vote in the primaries this Tuesday.

Good Shabbos
Rabbi Davidovich
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Friday, March 11 (Rosh Chodesh)


Candle Lighting 6:11 PM

Mincha 6:15 PM

Shabbos, March 12 (Pekudei)

Parsha Shiur 8:30 AM
Shacharis 9:00 AM
Sof Zman Krias Shema 9:39 AM
Navi Shiur 5:30 PM
Mincha 6:00 PM
followed by Shalosh Seudos
Shabbos ends 7:21 PM
Set Clocks One Hour Ahead

Sunday, March 13
Shacharis 8:00 AM
Mincha-Ma’ariv 7:20 PM

Monday-Thursday, March 14-17

Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM
Shacharis 6:45 AM
Mincha-Ma’ariv 7:20 PM
followed by Mishnayos Shiur

Friday, March 18

Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM

Shacharis 6:45 AM

Candle Lighting 7:19 PM
Mincha 7:20 PM

Continuing Shiurim through Heights Jewish Center

Sunday through Thursday after Maariv
Mishnayos Shiur with Rabbi Davidovich

Monday through Friday, 6:15am-6:45am
Gemara Sanhedrin Shiur with Rabbi Davidovich

Monday morning 9:30am
Ethics of Our Fathers for mothers: Deena Davidovich at her home

Sunday evening after Maariv
Gemara Shiur with Rabbi Yossi Kirsch

Thursday evening at 8pm
Rambam Shiur with Rabbi Davidovich at the Cedar-Green Kollel

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HJC News – Vayak’hel / Parshas Shekalim

Kiddush this Shabbos is co-sponsored by Nochum Kats in honor of the Yohrtzeit of his father Roman Kats; and

Martin and Marla Lipman in memory of Marla’s mother Leah bas Velvel Chaim.

Heights Jewish Center welcomes new members:

Ben and Dorothy Shlimovitz and

Menachem and Crystal Selent.

HJC invites the women of the community to a cooking event Sunday March 13 at 2 pm. We will prepare freezable meals together so that dinner will be at your fingertips to combat the pre-Yom tov craziness. You will leave with 4 family sized meals. See flyer in shul for more details. RSVP to the office preferably by March 4. Contact Deena Davidovich, Rina Radcliffe or Crystal Selent for questions or more details.

Heights Jewish Center will be having a Parve Break the Fast meal – after Megillah reading Wednesday night March 23rd. There will be fun games and other activities planned. Details to follow shortly.

Order Purim Cards by contacting the office.

This Monday, March 7th is the last day to order your wine this time through Heights Jewish Center.


Deena’s weekly class for women will NOT meet this Monday.

I teach a shiur in Rambam Hilchos Melachim and Parsha at the Cedar-Green Community Kollel on Thursdays at 8pm. All men are welcome to join.

Rosh Chodesh Adar Sheini is next week on Thursday and Friday.

Good Shabbos


Rabbi Davidovich
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Friday, March 4

Candle Lighting 6:03 PM

Mincha 6:05 PM

Shabbos, March 5 (Vayak’hel/Shekalim)

Parsha Shiur 8:30 AM
Shacharis 9:00 AM
Sof Zman Krias Shema 9:46 AM

Navi Shiur 5:20 PM
Mincha 5:50 PM
followed by Shalosh Seudos
Shabbos ends 7:13 PM

Sunday, March 6
Shacharis 8:00 AM
Mincha-Ma’ariv 6:10 PM

Monday-Thursday, March 7-9

Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM (except Monday)
Shacharis 6:45 AM
Mincha-Ma’ariv 6:10 PM
followed by Mishnayos Shiur

Thursday, March 10 (Rosh Chodesh)

Gemara Shiur will not meet
Shacharis 6:30 AM
Mincha-Ma’ariv 6:10 PM
followed by Mishnayos Shiur

Friday, March 11 (Rosh Chodesh)

Gemara Shiur will not meet
Shacharis 6:30 AM

Candle Lighting 6:11 PM
Mincha 6:15 PM

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