Shabbat, Friday, June 16, Saturday, June 17
23 Sivan
Parashat Sh’lach
Torah Reading: Numbers 13:1 (p. 840)
Haftarah: Joshua 2:1 (p. 857)

Friday, June 16
8:11 pm Candle Lighting
6:00 pm Child-Centered Family Service
7:00 pm Adult Kabbalat Shabbat Service
Saturday, June 17
9:30 am Shabbat  Service
12:00 pm Kiddush Luncheon
2:00 pm Mincha
9:20 pm End of Shabbat

THIS SHABBAT: a Kiddush Luncheon is sponsored by JoAnn & Stuart Abraham in honor of their 50th Anniversary!

ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCEMENT:  Elly & Mark Rosenthal announce the engagement of their son, Josh!

CONDOLENCES are extended to Roberta Kaufman on the death of her husband, Joseph Kaufman.

YAHRZEITS FOR JUNE 16 – JUNE 23  Dr. Maxwell Ross, Jerry Pearlman, Max Mintz, Paul Markowitz (uncle of Naomi Blum), William Luper, Abraham Lopato, Irene Levine (mother of Michael Levine), Isidor Kurzrok, Jack Ellis (father of Stephen Ellis), Jennie Miller, Max Nabutowsky, Sigurd Reiss (brother of Dan Reiss), Ann Kesselman (mother of Bruce Kesselman), Ida Furman (grandmother of Hayley Furman), Mildred Vineburg (grandmother of Joseph Colodin), Abe Morin (father of Marla Edlin), Dana Brody (sister of Stuart Zavolinsky), Frieda Kestenbaum (grandmother of Gloria Tepper), Mary Schwartz (mother of Dorothy Zavolinsky), Miriam Siegel, Anne Hirsch (mother of Arthur Hirsch), Fannie Green, Harold Schlesinger, Harry Kaufman (father-in-law of Roberta Kaufman), Aaron Arthur “Arty” Brenner (father of Harvey Brenner), Lillian Liebowitz (mother of Marion Himmel), Michael Block, Beckie Unger, Joseph Einstein, Lester Glaser (father of Ellen Adelson), Sadie Leff (mother of Audrey Rabinowitz)

JEWRY DUTY  Making a Minyan is an important mitzvah. Please help make a minyan this week: Morgenstern, Movsik, Naphlali, Neglio, Olarsch, Pasternak, Percy, Philmus, Pollack Pollock, Portilla, Price, Pusillo, Rabinowitz, Rein

INTRODUCING OUR NEW TORAH, HAFTARAH, & MEGILLAH READING COORDINATOR, ALEX ALGAVA! From now on, if you are interested in reading Torah, Haftarah, or Megillah at Temple Beth Ahm, please contact Alex Algava at 732-546-2437 or

FRIDAY, JUNE 16, “THIRD FRIDAY” EARLY KABBALAT SHABBAT SERVICES: 6:00 PM Child-Centered Family Service, followed by a 7:00 PM Adult-Centered Kabbalat Shabbat Services.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 7:30 PM – CONGREGATIONAL MEETING. All temple members in good standing are invited to attend this important meeting to discuss and vote on the proposed budget for the coming year.

SHABBAT MORNING, JUNE 24 at 9:30 AM, High School Graduates' Shabbat & Board Installation, followed by lunch.  Lunch will be sponsored by some families of high school seniors and the Board of Trustees. Sponsors so far are the parents of Elana Barlev, Jake Brancati, Maya Kurzman, Ben Olarsch and David Thompson

SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM, LEARNERS’ MINYAN WITH OUR REBBITZMAN, CANTOR ADI WYNER. This is the final Learners' Minyan of the year until January 27, 2018.

TBA SPRING RAFFLE: 3 Great Prizes $750 Gift Visa, $500 Amazon Card, and $250 Wegmans Card.  COST: $10 per ticket.  Please support our fundraising effort and try to commit to selling a minimum of the 10 tickets sent to you.  Extra books are available in the temple office.  All are welcome to join us for the drawing on June 25th after Sunday morning minyan.
Please return tickets and payments to the office as soon as possible.

FRIDAY, JUNE 30, 6:00 PM, Outdoor Kabbalat Shabbat in the Garden of Ken & Irma Philmus-  Kabbalat Shabbat services, led by Rabbi Malik, will take place at the Philmus' home (19 Colonial Drive in Matawan). Weather permitting, services will takes place in the beautiful gardens of the Philmus' home.  

FRIDAY, JULY, 7, 6:30 PM, SHABBAT UNDER THE OPEN SKY  Come eat, drink and mingle at Temple Beth Ahm's annual Shabbat Under the Open Skies. Join us for a family oriented outdoor service and sing-along led by our very own Rabbi Malik, followed by cocktails and delicious desserts. RSVP via our TBA Facebook page or via email to

WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM, WILD WOMEN OF BIBLICAL PROPORTIONS This women's Torah study class meets at the Marlboro Public Library (1 Library Court, off Wyncrest Road). It is free and open to the public. This final session of the year will replace the session that was originally scheduled in June. Topic in July:  Queen Avigayil, Wife of King David.


MONDAY, JULY 31, 7:30 PM, EREV TISHA B'AV STUDY SESSION & TISHA B'AV SERVICES & EICHA/LAMENTATIONS READING AT MARLBORO JEWISH CENTER,   Erev Tisha B'Av study session will begin at 7:30 PM. Tisha B'Av fast begins at 8:12 PM. Maariv & the chanting of Eicha/Lamentations will begin at 8:15PM. Location: MJC (103 School Road West in Marlboro, NJ).

TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 8:00 AM & 7:45 PM, TISHA B'AV MORNING & AFTERNOON SERVICES AT TEMPLE BETH AHM  Shacharit will begin at 8:00 AM. Mincha will begin at 7:45 PM. The Tisha B'Av fast ends at 8:45 PM. It is traditional NOT to wear Tallit or Tefillin at the Shacharit (morning) service. It is traditional to wear Tallit & Tefillin at the Mincha (afternoon) service.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 11, 5:30 PM, Child-Centered Shabbat Sing-Along with Miss Amy & Child-Centered Spaghetti Shabbat Dinner (for families with young children), followed by 8:00 PM Adult-Centered Kabbalat Shabbat Services

SHABBAT MILESTONES Kvell with your Temple Beth Ahm family! Share goodnews of any kind - birthdays, anniversaries and whatever makes you smile! On the fourth Shabbat of each month, we will announce your milestone from the bima during Friday night services. We will toast your milestone at the Saturday Kiddush. You will be listed on the display board on each table in the social hall. You will have your milestone printed in the weekly announcements and monthly Shofar. In addition to the single milestone at $36, we offer a “Milestone Six Pack.” Buy 5 milestones and get one free and “kvell” all year for $180. Email Sandy Finkelstein at or call 732-241-6471, or Heather Steinklein at or call 732-387-2651, or just hand in the available form to the office or just call Jenn in the office.

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PRESCHOOL RECYCLES  Turn your trash into cash for the preschool by adding to our collections.  Thank you for participating in this program. Preschooll accepts natural corks, used makeup and skin care containers, toothpaste containers, juice pouches, and soda can tabs. Questions? Contact Amy at

WHEN BUYING THROUGH AMAZON ALWAYS USE OUR LINK! Temple Beth Ahm participates in Amazon's affiliate program. When you shop at Amazon by clicking on the following link, every purchase benefits our religious and primary school. Don't forget to click the link:  Once you register TBA as your charity you just have to start your Amazon shopping at each time and TBA will benefit!

SPONSOR AN ONEG OR KIDDUSH! On Friday evenings, after services, there is always a lovely Oneg Shabbat held in our synagogue. This year we have a number of opportunities for congregants to sponsor an Oneg in honor of an event in your family. You can also sponsor a Kiddush on Shabbat. Either can be for a birthday, an anniversary, a graduation, a birth of a child or grandchild, the yahrzeit of a loved one, the anniversary of your own Bar/Bat Mitzvah, or just because you want to do it. The donation for this is $200 and you will be doing a mitzvah by helping your synagogue. If you sponsor, you can get one cake made by Mark’s Bakery. Please contact Elaine Singer,, with the date/s on which you would like to be sponsor.

SISTERHOOD & TBA GIFT CARD PROGRAM  Every time you buy gift cards through this new program you are helping support the Temple Beth Ahm which gets a percentage from each purchase. There are cards that range from auto & gas, grocery stores, online retailers to hotels and travel and so much more. Check it out at  For more information contact Sindy Manas at 732-727-9345 or


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