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Shabbat, Friday, May 18, Saturday, May 19
5 Sivan
Parashat B’Midbar    Evev Shavuot
Torah Reading: Numbers 2:1 (p. 774)
Haftarah: Hosea 2:1 (p. 787)

Friday, May 18
7:50 pm Candle Lighting
6:00 pm Early Kabblat Shabbat Service

Saturday, May 19
9:30 am Shabbat Service
7:30 pm Mincha, Tikkun Leyl Shavuot & Maariv
8:52 pm End of Shabbat

Sunday, May 20, Shavuot Day 1
Torah Reading: Exodus 19:1 (p. 436)
Maftir: Numbers 28:26 (p. 932)
Haftarah: Ezekiel 1:1 (p. 1321)
Readings from the Book of Ruth

Monday, May 21, Shavuot Day 2
Torah Reading: Deuteronomy 15:19 (p.1080)
Maftir: Numbers 28:26 (p. 932)
Haftarah: Habakkuk 3:1 (p. 1326)
Readings from the Book of Ruth
Yizkor

CONDOLENCES are extended to Maxene Bodin on the death of her mother, Pearl Sigberman.

THIS SHABBAT: Junior Congregation meets at 10:30 AM.

YAHRZEITS FOR MAY 18 – MAY 25  Albert Moss, Edward Karmin, Gertrude Gonzer, Irving Cohen (first father-in-law of Harold Farin), Hannah Bromberg (mother of Lloyd Bromberg), Sam Goldner (father of Lawrence Goldner), Charles Popiel (father of Esther Bressler), Hyman Morgenstern (father of Jay Morgenstern), Perry Brooks (husband of Phyllis Brooks), Bettie Liebowitz (mother of Brenda Liebowitz), Charles Cohen (grandfather of Lee Becourtney), Henry Joshua Steinbock, Milton Gottesman (brother of Susan Springberg), Bernard Kottler (father of Ellen Chaiken), Harriet Miller, Harry Kaye, Morris Margolies, Sam Bercy, Herman Goldstein, Sara Seltzer (mother of Barry Seltzer), Irving Bard, Irving Weiner, Maurice Sholtzow (father of Marshall Sholtzow), Rayce Margon (mother of Gloria Holler), Helen Kornbluh,

JEWRY DUTY  Making a Minyan is an important mitzvah. Please help make a minyan this week: Berg, Berman, Biser, Blum, Bodin, Boyars, Brenner, Bressler, Brokaw, Bromberg, Brooks, Brucker, Brussel, Butkovic, Chaiken

SPRING RAFFLE TICKETS:  Have been mailed to the congregation. Please consider committing to the sale of one or more Book. First prize is $1000 VISA card. Drawing will be at the June Jubilee, honoring Elaine Singer on June 10, 2018. Thank you for supporting our synagogue home.

MONTH OF MAY – VISIT FRED & MURRY’S KOSHER DELI, RT. 9, FREEHOLD – Eat in or take out. Sisterhood will receive 10% of the proceeds. Mention Sisterhood at the checkout register at the time of check out and sign the book.

FRIDAY, MAY 18, 6:00 PM – EARLY SHABBAT SERVICE.

SATURDAY, MAY 19, 7:30 PM-MIDNIGHT – TIKKUN LEYL SHAVUOT, MINCHA & MAARIV You are invited to celebrate Shavuot at Temple Beth Ahm with Torah-study and other learning sessions until midnight, (with Mincha at 7:30 PM & Maariv at 9:00 PM). Featured learning session facilitated by Rabbi Malik:  The Conversion Stories of 3 Jews-By-Choice: Ruth (from the Book of Ruth), Kim Kaufman, & Bob Strohmenger.

SUNDAY, MAY 20, 9:30 AM-1:00 PM, SHAVUOT DAY 1: HOLIDAY SERVICES & LAST DAY OF RELIGIOUS SCHOOL & YOUNGER CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES & DAIRY LUNCH
Children's programming includes Make-Your-Own-Sundae Ice Cream Bar. Suggested donation for lunch: $5/person;  FREE for children under the age of 18 and for first time guests. RSVP required by May 16:  732-583-1700 or info@TempleBethAhm.org End of Yom Tov day #1 & candle-lighting for Yom Tov day #2 – 8:53 PM.

SUNDAY, MAY 20, 9:00 PM-SHAVUOT DAY 2: EVENING HOLIDAY SERVICES, INCLUDING ALTERNATIVE YIZKOR OPTION

MONDAY, MAY 21, 9:30 AM-SHAVUOT DAY 2 HOLIDAY SERVICES, INCLUDING BOOK OF RUTH & YIZKOR End of Yom Tov day#2 – 9:00 PM. Evening minyan (Maariv) at the shul – 9:15 PM

TUESDAY, MAY 22, 6:15 PM – ANNUAL SISTERHOOD BASKET AUCTION Join us for a fun evening with a great dinner and wonderful baskets.  Doors open at 6:15 PM, with dinner at 7:00 PM. Cost: $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Make checks payable to Sisterhood TBA. Questions? Contact Sindy Manas at 732-727-9345 or sindy.manas@gmail.com

SATURDAY, MAY 26, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM – BEER & SHMEAR – TORAH TIDBITS. MEETS AFTER MINCHA

WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 7:00 PM-9:00 PM, "TBA-WOW (WITHOUT WALLS) CLASS" AT THE HOME OF TERRY & IRA STEIN IN FREEHOLD: "WHAT DOES BEING JEWISH MEAN TO YOU?" During these sessions held at congregants' homes on Wednesday evenings, Rabbi Malik leads discussions based upon the book, “I Am Jewish: Personal Reflections Inspired by the Last Words of Daniel Pearl,” edited by Judea and Ruth Pearl (2005).  The class sessions focus on different aspects of Jewish connection and self-definition: identity, heritage, covenant & faith, humanity & ethnicity, tikkun olam & social action.  The topic of the May 30 class is "Covenant & Faith" and will meet at the home of Terry & Ira Stein 225 Sheffield Dr., Freehold.  RSVP REQUIRED by Monday, a few days before each class. Call the host or the TBA office at 732-583-1700.   BRING YOUR OWN COPY OF THE BOOK TO EACH SESSION

SATURDAY, JUNE 2 & 16, 6:00PM – 7:30 PM – BEER & SHMEAR – TORAH TIDBITS, MEETS AFTER MINCHA

SUNDAY, JUNE 3 – CELEBRATE ISRAEL PARADE IN NEW YORK -  Join fellow TBA members on Sunday June 3rd marching in the Celebrate Israel parade. $18 covers a t-shirt, marching in parade and round trip transportation on a Coach bus from TBA. $36 Sponsors will get a t- shirt and their name on the back. Join fellow TBA members on Sunday June 3rd marching in the Celebrate Israel parade. $18 covers a t-shirt, marching in parade and round trip transportation on a Coach bus from TBA. $36 Sponsors will get a t- shirt and their name on the back. Please go to 2018TBA.eventbrite.com to get additional information and to register. Contact Ira 732.567.0450 with any questions.

SUNDAY, JUNE 10 – SAVE THE DATE – JUNE JUBILEE HONORING ELAINE SINGER Invitations have been sent to the Congregation. Join us to celebrate this wonderful occasion.

FRIDAY, JUNE 15- 6:00 PM – EARLY KABBALAT SERVICES WITH MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM, WILD WOMEN OF BIBLICAL PROPORTIONS Meets the 3rd Wednesday morning of the month.  Topic on June 20:   Meet at the Marlboro Public Library (1 Library Court, off Wyncrest Road).

SHABBAT MILESTONES Kvell with your Temple Beth Ahm family! Share good news 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 Sandyf320@gmail.com or call 732-241-6471, or Heather Steinklein at hsteinklein@hotmail.com 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 amynaphtali@verizon.net

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: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/22-6047134  Once you register TBA as your charity you just have to start your Amazon shopping at smile.amazon.com 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. To reserve a date or to get information, please contact Elaine Singer at 732-566-3306 or erubsinger@aol.com

SEND ALL ANNOUNCEMENTS TO:  Barbara Leveene at bleveenetchr@hotmail.com

Tue, May 22 2018 8 Sivan 5778