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Shabbat, Friday, November 9, Saturday, November 10
2 Kislev
Parashat Toldot
Torah Reading: Genesis 27:28 (p. 157)
Haftarah: Malachi 1:1 (p. 163)

Friday, November 9
8:00 pm Kabbalat Shabbat service
4:27 pm Candle Lighting

Saturday, November 10
9:30 am Shabbat Morning Service
12:15 pm Mincha
5:27 pm End of Shabbat

YAHRZEITS FOR NOVEMBER 9– NOVEMBER 16  Anna Shuster (mother of Ted Shuster), Isidore Prager, Jack Palker, Leonid Movsik (father of Gennady Movsik), LeRoy Shanin (father of Neil Shanin), Morris Kenneth Schuster, Gloria Shapiro (mother of Monica Hirsch), Morris Frachtman, Seymour Klein (father of Leonard Klein), Goldie Pernick, Stephen Brian Pearl, Arie Bergenfeld (father of Brett Bergenfeld), Betty Schwartz (mother of Leonard Schwartz), Harriet Norma Phillips, Helen Schachter (mother of Carol Rosenfield-Leibeck), Miriam Manas (mother of Howard Manas), Harry Brucker (brother of Robert Brucker), Harvey Himmel (brother-in-law of Marion Himmel; uncle of Lyle Himmel), William Prusack (father of Ellen Morgenstern), Mary Doris (mother of Leroy Doris), Abraham Flecker, Harold Isaac Gross, Irving Herman, Moses Retman (father of Anne Schuman), Lawrence Kaplan, Beatrice Labow (aunt of Susan Winograd), Jacob Diamond (father of Helen Gross), Lillian Silverman (mother of Roberta Kaufman)

JEWRY DUTY  Making a Minyan is an important mitzvah. Please help make a minyan this week: Silver, Silverman, Singer, Skolnik, E, Skolnik, J, Skolnik, E&H, Smith, Snovsky, Sokol, D, Sokol, E, Sokoloff, Solomon, Springberg, Stein, Steinberg, A&A

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 shani.abramowitz@gmail.com

CAKES FOR THANKSGIVING AND THE HOLIDAY SEASON – May be picked up on November 11.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 7:30 PM, MEN’S CLUB COMEDY NIGHT – IT’S A LAUGHING MATTER Join us for a fun evening of comedy, food and celebration. The show will be preceded by a Kosher Deli dinner from Lox, Stock & Deli, (Kosher BYOB). Featured comics: Joan Weisblatt, George Gallo, and Gary Keshner. Cost: $42/pp. RSVP a must to Steve Schuman at sschuman@optonline.net  (732-995-4318) or Seth Arbital at smarbital@gmail.com (732-513-0731).

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11,  11:00 AM – 3:00 PM -SISTERHOOD VENDOR FAIR. Contact  Sindy Manas at Sindy.manas@gmail.com for further information. See our flyer on Facebook. There will be vendors selling jewelry, cosmetics, crafts, items for children, holiday items, food, etc.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 5:00 PM, KABBALAT SHABBAT SERVICES & MULTI-GENERATIONAL FAMILY SHABBAT DINNER BEFORE RABBI-IN-RESIDENCE TALK.  Kabbalat Shabbat services begin at 5:00 PM. Dinner will begin after services, at around 6:00 PM. Dinner price: $22 for adults & FREE for all children under the age of 18. Dinner is FREE for first-time guests, thanks to sponsorship by the Prusack-Morgenstern Fund. Rabbi-in-Residence talk by Rabbi Ellen Wolintz-Fields after dinner will begin at around 7:30 PM.  RSVP for dinner before November 12 to info@templebethahm.org

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16 & SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17:  RABBI-IN-RESIDENCE SHABBAT WITH RABBI ELLEN WOLINTZ-FIELDS. Topic: "Creating a Personal Relationship with God, Torah, & Israel."  Rabbi Wolintz-Fields is the first rabbi in the position of Executive Director of the Women’s League for Conservative Judaism. Previously, Rabbi Wolintz-Fields was the Vice-President for Congregational Engagement at ITC, Israel Tour Connection. For eighteen years, she served as a congregational rabbi and educational director in communities in New Jersey & Illinois. The Brooklyn native is a graduate of the Double Degree Program at Barnard College and List College. She received her MA in Jewish Women’s Studies and Rabbinic Ordination from the Rabbinical School of the Jewish Theological Seminary. Rabbi Wolintz-Fields serves on the RA Executive Council and the Conservative Movement’s Committee on Jewish Law and Standards (CJLS). Rabbi Wolintz-Fields will speak on Friday night after dinner, on Shabbat morning during services, and after Shabbat lunch.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 7:30 PM – SISTERHOOD CRAFT PROGRAM – WINE GLASS PAINTING Details to follow.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2, 11:00 AM – PANCAKE BREAKFAST SPONSORED BY SISTERHOOD AND MEN’S CLUB Details to follow.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 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: Jan. 3, Feb. 7, March 7, April 4.  There is a $10 fee for lunch. For information and RSVP (required) or to volunteer to coordinate the "Lunch" part of "Lunch & Learn", contact the synagogue office by November 15. VOLUNTEER(S) NEEDED.

SHABBAT MORNING, DECEMBER 8, 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: Jan. 17, Feb. 9, March 9, April 13.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 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 (Dec. 12, Jan. 9, Feb. 13, March 13, & April 10.), Rabbi Malik will lead discussions of Talmud texts that deal with provocative topics including, "The Meaning of Suffering", "Resurrection of the Dead", "The Rebellious Child", "Acceptance of Torah: Free Will or Not?" & "Are There Rewards For Observing God's Commandments".  The Dec. 12 session will be held at the home of Sandy & Brian Krampel, 1 Warren Drive in Aberdeen. For more information & to RSVP (required), call the synagogue office by December 7.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16,  10:00 AM -SISTERHOOD and MEN'S CLUB PRESENT "THE GIFT OF LIFE" - BREAKFAST. Mark Meade received a new heart in 2008 from an anonymous donor. Mark and his wife Terry will inspire and entertain you with their story told on behalf of the NJ Sharing Network.  Humor has gotten them through some very dark times.  This event is free but please RSVP so we know how much food is needed.  Rick Robinson - metsfan63@gmail.com or Sandy Finkelstein - sandyf320@yahoo.com

ONE WARM COAT DRIVE RUNS THROUGH DECEMBER 16:  The Social Action Committee is collecting the following items for the One Warm Coat Organization: Outgrown and no-longer-needed  (clean) jackets, coats, hats, gloves, scarves, sweaters, sweatshirts, vests, jeans. All items will be distributed to men, women and children in need by the Jersey Shore Rescue Mission.  In addition to the collection box in the lobby, we will have a collection bin (with a sign) in the parking lot as well as a collection box at Snap Fitness, 318 Lloyd Road (thank you, Brian Lillianthal). Please spread the word to your friends, family and co-workers. If you wish to donate money, go to the website (www.onewarmcoat.org): $1 buys two coats/jackets! When filling out the form to donate funds, please use our coat drive number 18-0083. Please contact Janet Kaplan at 732-910-4416 or janetk222@gmail.com.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19th, 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: Jan. 16, Feb. 20.

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: https://aipac.secure.force.com/web_app#/register/EV161206 or call Max Jaffe at 646-360-1527 or mjaffe@aipac.org.   Find out more information at www.policyconference.org

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: www.israeltour.com/rmalik  For additional information, please contact Janine at janine@israeltour.com 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. [www.templebethahm.org/EmailSignup]www.templebethahm.org/EmailSignup 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. Contact Heather Steinklein at hsteinklein@hotmail.com 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 erubsinger@aol.com

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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!

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

Thu, November 15 2018 7 Kislev 5779