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Month: June 2016

HJC News – Shelach

Kiddush this Shabbos is sponsored by Benzy and Heather Palanker in honor of the birth of their daughter, Hadassah.

There will be an Ask-the-Rabbi Hot Topics breakfast on Sunday July 10 at 9am, a week from this Sunday, sponsored by Dr Shira Katz and Lena Katz in memory of Sheldon Katz. Everyone is invited.

The next Simcha Kiddush will take place July 30th. Contact the office or Jason Claude to co-sponsor for as little as $18 a name.

This Shabbos is Shabbos Mevorchim. Rosh Chodesh Tammuz is the following Wednesday and Thursday.

Refuah Sheleimah to Maya Kleyman and Rebbetzin Schur.

Set some sort of reminder to repeat Shema at home after dark on Friday night.

Good Shabbos

Rabbi Davidovich
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Friday, July 1 (Canada Day)
Shacharis 6:45 AM

Mincha 7:15 PM
Candle lighting 7:30 PM till 8:45 PM

Shabbos, July 2 (Shelach)
Parsha Shiur will not meet
Shacharis 9:00 AM
Latest Time for Shema 9:44 AM
Navi Shiur will not meet
Mincha 8:30 PM
Followed by Shalosh Seudos
Shabbos Ends after 9:54 PM

Sunday-Monday, July 3-4
Shacharis 8:00 AM
Mincha-Maariv 8:50 PM

Tuesday, July 5
Shacharis 6:45 AM
Mincha-Maariv 8:50 PM

Wednesday-Thursday, July 6-7 (Rosh Chodesh)
Shacharis 6:30 AM
Mincha-Maariv 8:50 PM

Friday, July 8
Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM
Shacharis 6:45 AM
Mincha 7:15 PM
Candle lighting 7:29 PM till 8:44 PM

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HJC News – Behaalosecha

Refuah Sheleimah to Maya Kleyman and Rebbetzin Schur.

The Stone Setting for Sandy Cohen will take place this Sunday, June 26th at Mt Sinai Cemetery, at 11:30 am. The congregation is invited to attend.

You can access the shul’s calendar for the entire months of June and July at the shul’s website, at http://www.hjcs.org/calendar/ If you wish to add the Shul’s calendar to your own Google calendar, let me know.

You can access my written Divrei Torah at https://thisshiurisaboutyou.wordpress.com/

Zman Krias Shema ends at 9:41am this Shabbos. One should say the entire Shema (all 3 paragraphs) beforehand to avoid the risk of missing the time during Shacharis.

Also, set some sort of reminder to repeat Shema at home after dark on Friday night.

Good Shabbos

Rabbi Davidovich
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Friday, June 24

Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM
Shacharis 6:45 AM
Mincha 7:15 PM
Candle lighting 7:30 PM till 8:46 PM

Shabbos, June 25 (Behaalosecha)
Parsha Shiur 8:30 AM
Shacharis 9:00 AM
Latest Time for Shema 9:41 AM
Navi Shiur 8:00 PM
Mincha 8:30 PM
Followed by Shalosh Seudos
Shabbos Ends after 9:55 PM

Sunday June 26
Shacharis 8:00 AM
Mishnayos 8:20 PM

Mincha-Maariv 8:50 PM

Monday-Thursday, June 27-30
Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM
Shacharis 6:45 AM
Mishnayos 8:20 PM
Mincha-Maariv 8:50 PM

Friday, July 1 (Canada Day)
Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM
Shacharis 6:45 AM
Mincha 7:15 PM
Candle lighting 7:30 PM till 8:45 PM

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HJC News – Naso

Kiddush this Shabbos is sponsored by Yossi and Channa Ireland in honor of their son Aaron’s first Siyum on Masechta Makos.

Shalosh Seudos is sponsored by the Shabbos afternoon Gemara Chabura; Mike Swirski, Chuck Zeitler, Rick Prizant, Leon Adato, and Martin Lipman, in honor of their making a Siyum on Mesechta Kiddushin.

Refuah Sheleimah to Maya Kleyman.

The stone setting for Sandy Cohen, will take place Next Sunday, June 26th at Mt Sinai Cemetery, at 11:30 am.

You can access the shul’s calendar for the entire month of June at the shul’s website, at http://www.hjcs.org/calendar/ If you wish to add the Shul’s calendar to your own google calendar, let me know.

You can access my written Divrei Torah at https://thisshiurisaboutyou.wordpress.com/

Zman Krias Shema ends at 9:40am this Shabbos. One should say the entire Shema (all 3 paragraphs) beforehand to avoid the risk of missing the time during Shacharis.

Set some sort of reminder to say Sefira at home after dark on Friday night.

Good Shabbos

Rabbi Davidovich
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Friday, June 17
Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM
Shacharis 6:45 AM
Mincha 7:15 PM
Candle lighting 7:29 PM till 8:45 PM

Shabbos, June 18 (Naso)
Parsha Shiur 8:30 AM
Shacharis 9:00 AM
Latest Time for Shema 9:40 AM
Navi Shiur 8:00 PM
Mincha 8:30 PM
Followed by Shalosh Seudos
Shabbos Ends after 9:54 PM

Sunday June 19
Shacharis 8:00 AM
Mincha-Maariv 8:50 PM

Monday-Thursday, June 20-23
Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM
Shacharis 6:45 AM
Mishnayos 8:20 PM
Mincha-Maariv 8:50 PM

Friday, June 24
Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM
Shacharis 6:45 AM
Mincha 7:15 PM
Candle lighting 7:30 PM till 8:46 PM

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Schedule for Shavuos Night at HJC

12:45am: The Real Origin Story and History of Yom-Tov Sheini, by Rabbi Jason Claude


2:15am: Exploring The Scandals of the Book of Ruth, by Rabbi Raphael Davidovich

3:45am: Exploring the "Merkava" the Divine Chariot of Yechezkel: The Haftora of the first Day of Shavuos, by Rabbi Raphael Davidovich

5:15am: Shacharis

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HJC News – Bamidbar and Shavuos

The Simcha Kiddush this Shabbos is co-sponsored by:

· Jason and Sandra Claude in honor of Jason’s Birthday.
· Morton Cohen in honor of his birthday, his brother Gary and mother Esther’s birthday.

· Rabbi Raphael and Deena Davidovich in honor of the June birthdays of Deena Davidovich, Chana Davidovich and Rabbi Davidovich

· Edna Edelman happy birthday to me and many more.

· Dr. Bela Glaser in honor of his brother Dr. Otto Glaser’s Yahrzeit and remembering Rabbi Schur A’H.

· David and Devorah Goldblatt Happy 1st Birthday to Maya and 6th to Ilana Goldblatt.

· Yossi and Channa Ireland in honor of their 15th Wedding Anniversary and Naama’s 10th Birthday.

· Bob and Debby Jacob in honor of the Yahrzeit of Debby’s father Jack Mandel and in honor of granddaughter Elisheva’s Second Birthday and in honor of the birth of their granddaughter Rylee Elyse born to daughter Jenny and son-in-law Randy Begley who live in Cincinnati.

· Boris and Rachel Kagarlitskiy in honor of Rachel’s Birthday and graduation.

· Zev and Leah Kushner in honor of the Birthdays of their children Nechemiah Kushner and Bracha Goetz and in honor of the 11th anniversary of Bracha and Yonatan Goetz.

· Martin and Marla Lipman in honor of the birthdays of Kaylee Lipman and Josh Mendelson, and mazel tov to all those who completed Seder Nashim with Daf Yomi.

· Jeff and Melanie Muller in honor of Melanie’s birthday and their Wedding Anniversary.

· Joel and Sharon Peerless in honor of the Yahrzeit of Sharon’s father Jack Mandel and Joel’s mother Miriam Peerless.

· Steven and Elana Perlin in honor of Elana Perlin’s 26th Birthday, Ken Yirbu.

· Ben and Dorothy Shlimovitz in honor of their 5th Wedding Anniversary.

· Irwin and Lorna Shulman: Everyone should have a good Shavuos and a safe summer.


· Chuck and Sandra Zeitler in honor of Davida Schultz’s Birthday.

Mazel Tov to Bob and Debby Jacob on the birth of a granddaughter.

Refuah Sheleimah to Maya Kleyman.

You can access the shul’s calendar for the entire month of June at the shul’s website, at http://www.hjcs.org/calendar/ If you wish to add the Shul’s calendar to your own google calendar, let me know.

You can access my written Divrei Torah at https://thisshiurisaboutyou.wordpress.com/

Zman Krias Shema ends at 9:39am this Shabbos and Shavuos. One should say the entire Shema (all 3 paragraphs) beforehand to avoid the risk of missing the time during Shacharis.

Set some sort of reminder to say Sefira at home after dark on Friday night.

There will be learning and Shiurim at Shul all Shavuos night. The schedule will be in the next email.

Good Shabbos and Good Yom-Tov

Rabbi Davidovich
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Friday, June 10
Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM

Shacharis 6:45 AM

Mincha 7:15 PM



Candle Lighting 7:26 PM till 8:42 PM

Shabbos, June 11 (Bamidbar)
Parsha Shiur 8:30 AM
Shacharis 9:00 AM
Latest Time for Shema 9:39 AM
Start Shalosh Seudos before 6:33 PM
Navi Shiur 8:00 PM
Mincha 8:30 PM (No Shalosh Seudos in Shul)
Shiur after Mincha
Shabbos Ends after 9:51 PM
Light YomTov Candles from an existing flame after 9:51 PM, and after saying "Baruch Hamavdil Bein Kodesh L’Kodesh"

Tikkun Leil Shavuos All Night Learning starts at 12:45 AM

Sunday June 12 (First Day of Shavuos)
Early Shacharis 5:15 AM
Sunrise 5:53 AM
Second Shacharis Minyan 9:00 AM
Latest Time for Shema 9:39 AM
Mincha 8:40 PM
Shiur after Mincha
Maariv 9:50 PM
Light Yom Tov Candles from an existing flame after 9:51 PM

Monday June 13 (Second Day of Shavuos)
Shacharis 9:00 AM
Latest Time for Shema 9:39 AM
Yizkor after 10:30 AM
Mincha 8:40 PM, followed by Neilas Hachag
Yom Tov ends 9:52 PM

Tuesday-Thursday, June 14-16
Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM
Shacharis 6:45 AM
Mishnayos 8:20 PM
Mincha-Maariv 8:50 PM

Friday, June 17
Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM
Shacharis 6:45 AM
Mincha 7:15 PM
Candle lighting 7:29 PM till 8:45 PM

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HJC News – Bechukosai

We welcome Steve and Simcha Liss as new members of Heights Jewish Center.

Mazel Tov to Rabbi Yossi and Gila Kirsch on the engagement of their son Shami to Chani Neuman. The vort will take place this Sunday between 7PM and 9:30PM at the home of the kallah’s grandparents, Moshe and Zahava Neuman, 23453 Wendover Drive, in Beachwood.

Refuah Sheleimah to Maya Kleyman.

The next Simcha Kiddush will take place next Shabbos, June 11th, Erev Shavuos. Contact Jason Claude or the office to co-sponsor for as little as $18 a name.

If you have any Torah topics or seforim you would be interested in learning on Shavuos night, please let me know as soon as possible.

This Shabbos is Shabbos Mevorchim Sivan. Rosh Chodesh is this Tuesday.

You can access the shul’s calendar for the entire month of June at the shul’s website, at http://www.hjcs.org/calendar/ If you wish to add the Shul’s calendar to your own google calendar, let me know.

You can access my written Divrei Torah at https://thisshiurisaboutyou.wordpress.com/

Zman Krias Shema ends at 9:39am this Shabbos. One should say the entire Shema (all 3 paragraphs) beforehand to avoid the risk of missing the time during Shacharis.

Set some sort of reminder to say Sefira at home after dark on Friday night.

Good Shabbos

Rabbi Davidovich
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Friday, June 3
Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM

Shacharis 6:45 AM

Mincha 7:10 PM



Candle Lighting 7:23 PM till 8:37 PM

Shabbos, June 4 (Bechukosai)
Parsha Shiur 8:30 AM


Shacharis 9:00 AM

Sof Zman Krias Shema 9:39 AM


Navi Shiur 7:55 PM

Mincha 8:25 PM, followed by Shalosh Seudos
Shabbos Ends9:47 PM

Sunday, June 5
Shacharis 8:00 AM
Mishnayos Shiur 8:15 PM
Mincha-Ma’ariv 8:45 PM

Monday, June 6

Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM
Shacharis 6:45 AM
Mishnayos Shiur 8:15 PM
Mincha-Ma’ariv 8:45 PM


Tuesday, June 7 (Rosh Chodesh)

Shacharis 6:30 AM
Mishnayos Shiur 8:15 PM
Mincha-Ma’ariv 8:45 PM

Wednesday-Thursday, June 8-9

Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM
Shacharis 6:45 AM
Mishnayos Shiur 8:15 PM
Mincha-Ma’ariv 8:45 PM


Friday, June 10
Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM

Shacharis 6:45 AM

Mincha 7:15 PM



Candle Lighting 7:26 PM till 8:42 PM

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