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Shabbat, Friday, January 18, Saturday, January 19
13 Shevat
Parashat Beshallah
Torah Reading: Exodus 14:26 (p. 405)
Haftarah: Judges 4:4 (p. 424)

Friday, January 18
6:00 pm Early Kabbalat Shabbat service
4:40 pm Candle Lighting

Saturday, January 19
9:30 am Shabbat Morning Service
4:00 pm pm Mincha
4:00 pm Farin Baby Naming
5:44 pm End of Shabbat

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

THIS SHABBAT: We celebrate the baby naming of Harold Farin’s great-granddaughter.

NEXT SHABBAT: We celebrate the Bar Mitzvah of Matthew LaPierre

YAHRZEITS FOR JANUARY 18 – JANUARY 25 Alex Schindler, Israel Tavel, Morris Weinstein, Chiedet Feigenson, Dora Beloff, Etta Levy (mother of Barbara Levy), Frieda Avis, Joseph Fishman, Mildred Steinberg (mother of Allan Steinberg), Rebecca Kurzrok, Samuel Louis Ziet (father of Sandy Percy), Susan Carin Rabinowitz (daughter of Sidney & Audrey Rabinowitz), Celia Bloom, Dave Tarlow, David T. Rosenberg, Israel Leckner (father of Philip Leckner), Joseph Jay Schenker, Rose Cohen (grandmother of Lee Becourtney), Sylvia Gunderson (sister of Carol Hinkis), Alvin Krauthamer, Irving Greenfield (father of JoAnn Abraham), Sophia Zydney (mother of Trudy Mark), Yetta Adelson (mother of Allan M. Adelson), Erna Glickstein, Alan Dean Ellis (brother of Stephen Ellis), Faye Kravitz (mother of Lois Finn), Sydney Sokol (father of Eliot Sokol; grandfather of Deanna Sokol), Elaine Zuckerman (mother of Daniel Zuckerman), Florence Teitelbaum (mother of Deena Charnofsky), Irma Berg (mother of Herman Berg), Rafael Weissman, Samuel Glazer (uncle of Mark Rosenthal), Samuel David Hochberg, Carol Cohen (grandmother of Sarah Portilla), Gustave Kestenbaum (father-in-law of Ian Lifchus), Jean Wagman, Raymond Leon Wolin, Samuel Miller, Stuart Botwinik

JEWRY DUTY  Making a Minyan is an important mitzvah. Please help make a minyan this week: Juros, Kalt, Kaplan, B, Kaplan, J, Kaplan, M, Kaplan, S, Kaplan,S, Katz, Kauffman, Kaufman, R, Kaufman, M&K, Kesselman, B, Kesselman, P, Klein, L&S, Klein, M&E, Koltenuk

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO READ TORAH, HAFTARAH, OR MEGILLAH, CONTACT SHANI ABRAMOWITZ! Shani is a JTS rabbinical student who is our Torah, Haftarah, & Megillah Reading Coordinator. You can contact Shani at (630) 310-7990 or

THE NOMINATING COMMITTEE is hard at work assembling a slate of candidates for the upcoming TBA Board Elections.  If you are interested in serving on the Board please e-mail Marshall Sholtzow at

SUNDAY, JANUARY 27, 7:30 PM - Marlboro Jewish Center presents the movie Foxtrot ( Running time is 1:53. Cost is $7 at the door.  Refreshments, including pretzels, candy, soft drinks and coffee.   Marlboro Jewish Center, 103 School Road West, Marlboro, NJ.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 9:00 AM - WORLD WIDE WRAP and BREAKFAST.  Join us for minyan and put on tefillin.  No experience necessary.  We will help you!  All are welcome!  Immediately after minyan enjoy a bagel breakfast sponsored by the Men’s Club.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM, LUNCH & LEARN WITH RABBI MALIK, “TOURING THE JEWISH LIFECYCLE: FROM BIRTH TO DEATH TO THE AFTERLIFE"  Join Rabbi Malik to learn about and discuss the aspects and meaning of Jewish lifecycle events, as well as Jewish perspectives on the question, "What happens after you die?" Upcoming sessions meet on the FIRST Thursday of the month: March 7, April 4.  RSVP required by February 4.  There is a $10 fee for lunch. For information or to volunteer to coordinate the "Lunch" part of "Lunch & Learn", contact the synagogue office by January 15.  VOLUNTEER(S) NEEDED.  We will have to cancel the February session if we do not get a volunteer to coordinate the January lunch BY JANUARY 15. 

SHABBAT MORNING, FEBRUARY 9, 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM, "LEARNER’S MINYAN" WITH OUR REBBITZMAN, CANTOR ADI WYNER: If you have ever felt ‘lost’ during synagogue prayer services (“davening”) and you want to learn “what”s, “how”s, and “why”s of various parts of the Shabbat morning service, come to Learner’s Minyan, which will take place on the SECOND Shabbat of every month in TBA’s chapel (while the main service takes place in the sanctuary). All you need to bring is your willingness to learn and any questions that you may have about topics related to Jewish prayers. People at all levels of knowledge and experience are welcome! Upcoming sessions: Feb. 9, March 9,    April 13.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 7:00-8:30 PM, TBA-WOW (WithOut Walls) CLASS AT CONGREGANTS' HOMES:  “PROVOCATIVE TALMUD TEXTS"  During the 5 sessions that will be held at homes throughout Monmouth County on the SECOND Wednesday evening of the month (from December 2018-April 2019), Rabbi Malik will lead discussions of Talmud texts that deal with provocative topics including, "The Meaning of Suffering", "The Rebellious Child", "Acceptance of Torah: Free Will or Not?",  "Resurrection of the Dead", & "Are There Rewards For Observing God's Commandments".  The Feb. 13 session will be held at the home of Kate & Dave Smith (22 Vista Drive in Morganville). Topic: “The Acceptance of Torah: Free Will or Not?”. For more information & to RSVP (required), call the synagogue office by February 8.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM, "WILD WOMEN OF BIBLICAL PROPORTIONS" TAUGHT BY RABBI MALIK   Meet at the Marlboro Public Library (1 Library Court, off Wyncrest Road) on the THIRD Wednesday of the month). Upcoming dates:  Feb. 20.

SATURDAY, MARCH 9th, CASINO NIGHT - Save the Date!  Details to follow soon!

MARCH 24-26, 2019 AIPAC (AMERICAN ISRAEL PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE) POLICY CONFERENCE IN WASHINGTON,DC.   Join Rabbi Malik’s Temple Beth Ahm synagogue delegation for this event that attracts more than 18,000 community and student activists from all 50 states, more than half of the Senate, and over a third of the House of Representatives. Through demonstrations of groundbreaking Israeli innovations that are saving lives, keynote speeches by top political leaders and smaller educational sessions, conference attendees experience the full scale of pro-Israel activism in just 3 days. On Tuesday, we lobby members of Congress to support legislation that encourages a stronger relationship between the U.S. and Israel. Cost of conference: $599. Register online: or call Max Jaffe at 646-360-1527 or   Find out more information at

APRIL 29-MAY 10, 2019, “JOURNEY TO ISRAEL” TRIP WITH RABBI MALIK & ITC (Israel Tour Connection)   Create memories by traveling to Israel with Rabbi Malik for Yom HaShoah, Yom HaZikaron, & Yom HaAtzmaut. Cost of land package: $3195 discounted rate for a shared hotel room if pay by check. Single room supplement: $1175. Group flight available from/to Newark for $1750.  For more details about the trip itinerary and to register online, go to this link:  For additional information, please contact Janine at or (973) 535-2575 or (800) 247-7235 

INSTRUCTIONS TO RECEIVE TBA SHOFAR  If you are not receiving the Shofar, click here to sign up. [] or call the office at 732-583-1700

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 bimah during Friday night services. We will toast your milestone at the Kiddush after Shabbat morning services. 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. Winter Promotion: For first time Kvellers, Buy One Milestone, Get One Free! Contact Heather Steinklein at or 732-387-2651, or submit the available form or just call Jenn in the office.

SPONSOR AN ONEG OR KIDDUSH!  On Friday evenings, after 8:00 PM services, there is 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, the 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 celebrate any other special occasion. To reserve a date or to get information, please contact Elaine Singer at 732-566-3306 or

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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!


Thu, January 24 2019 18 Shevat 5779