Thursday, February 7, 2013

Weekly announcements for January 9, 2013


Mishpatim / Shekalim
February 9, 2013 / 29 Shevat, 5773
Bentsh Rosh Hodesh Adar - Sunday
Parnassim: Maurice Krystal and Nicole Allio

Ba'al Tefillah: Mark Bassel
D'var Torah: Rabbi Julia Appel
Torah:Exodus 22:4-23:5 (Etz P.465)
Maftir::Exodus 30:11-16 (Etz P.523)
Haftarah: II Kings 12:5-16 (Etz P.1277)

Torah Reading: Sheila Caplan, Neil Caplan
Haftarah Reading: Archie Fineberg

Candle Lighting: 4:54 PM
Havdalah: 6:03 PM

SYNAGOGUE NEWS

KEHILLAH CONVERSATIONS
Saturday, February 9, following services.
 Please join us at the next Kehillah Conversation, when our theme will be ISRAEL.  Everyone is welcome to attend. We look forward to hearing form you.

*NO SHABBAT MORNING STUDY GROUP
The Shabbat Morning Study group with Carmela Aigen will resume on February 23, 2013.


FIRE AND ICE-HAVDALAH & SKATING AT BEAVER LAKE
Saturday, February 9th, 6:30pm 
Bring your family and friends for an enchanting evening. We will begin with a short Havdalah service followed by skating. Bring your skates and helmet, or rent equipment at the rink. Bring your own hot cocoa and marshmallows. Cookies will be provided.  
Please RSVP to Cynthia Weinstein at cynthiaweinstein@aol.com or (514) 487-9030.

JEWISH HEROES CLASS:
Thursday, February 7 at 7:30pm  
This class will be held at the home of Peter Margo: 3555 Cote des
Neiges, #2203,  please call or email to confirm 514-937-3117 or 
phoenix@vif.com The subject for the class will be: EMIL FACKENHEIM, Rabbi, Professor, Theologian, Survivor.


 KEHILLAH COMMITTEE
The Kehillah committee will be holding its first meeting the 2nd  week of February.
The mandate of this committee is to strengthen communication and the bonds of community among us. If you are interested in participating please call Beth Blackmore 514-279-5742 orbeth.emunah@gmail.com.

SHABBAT MINI-SERIES: speaker: Professor Marc Silverman
February 15 and 16, 2013  When Judaism Met Israel: Israeli Jewish Culture's Uniqueness, Strengths and Challenges. Dr. Marc Silverman is a senior lecturer at Hebrew University's School of Education and Melton Centre for Jewish Education.
Friday Night Talk: "'The New Jew'/the 'Hebrew-man': The Cultural Ideal of the Zionist Movement's Founding Parents and its Destiny"
Shabbat Morning Talk: "New or Renewed 'New Jews': Faces of the Jewish Renaissance Movement in Israel Today and of its Opponents".  
Friday Night
6:00pm Kabbalat Shabbat
6:45pm Potluck Dinner
8:15pm Lecture
Please contact Yolande Martel to reserve your place for dinner and to coordinate your contribution to the dinner: yomar@videotron.ca
Please bring a vegetarian or dairy dish to share (no meat), cut and ready to serve, to feed at least 10 people. Also, please bring hallah, candlesticks and kiddush wine for your family. 
Saturday
10:00am Services

MESSAGE FROM NOMINATING COMMITTEE
Are you or someone you know interested in making a meaningful leadership contribution to our shul? Whether you're a seasoned veteran of other boards or someone who has never been part of a formal governance structure, there are leadership opportunities at Dorshei Emet. Our Nominating Committee will soon
 begin work in anticipation of the Shul's AGM in June . Anticipated Board vacancies include four Directors, as well as First Vice president, Treasurer, and Chief Parnass. Recommendations can be sent to the attention of Sara Saber-Freedman, Chair, Nominating Committee, via the shul office at 514-468-9400.
  
ANNUAL GIVING CAMPAIGN
Thank you  to everyone who has contributed so far to this year's Annual Giving Campaign. To date the participation
rate is up to 38%. Having 100% participation is our mark of success. Please join us at the close if this year's campaign which will coincide with our annual Purim celebration on Saturday, February 23. New for this year, everyone who makes a contribution towards the Annual Campaign, will be entered into a special door prize draw and will have the chance to win one of two sets of Canadian Hockey tickets. The hottest tickets in town! We look forward to celebrating with you! Please contact the office at 514-486-9400 to make your contribution.

PURIM PARTY 2013
Dorshei Emet presents The Queen of Persia   
Saturday, February 23, 2013
6:30pm Children's Carnival
7:00pm Purim Shpiel
7:15pm Megillah Reading / Costume Contest
8:45pm Party!
Everyone is welcome.




MEMBER NEWS
  
THANK YOU
The following Shul members volunteered at Le Cafe on Tuesday, February 5th
Irwin Tauben
Marilyn Caplan
Neil Caplan
Shara Rosen
Raizel Candib
Mark Medicoff
Mort Weinfeld
Gaby Orbach

MAZEL TOV
To Peggi Cohen and Mark Rabinovitch on the birth of their first grandchild, Samson Hananiah Roth, son of Arielle and Yaacov Roth of Washington, D.C.

To Helen and Irv Binik and family on the marriage of their daughter Ariela Binik to Ryan Samaroo.

CONDOLENCES
To Rochelle Lieberman and family on the death of her beloved father, Hersz (Harry) Lieberman z"l.
  
KOL HAKAVOD
Monette Malewski on receiving the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. 

REFUAH SHLAIMA
Zvi ben Taibel v'Yosef (Harry Fainsilber); 
Rachmiel ben Miriam v'Isacc (Ralph Schwartz);
Yehudit bat Shalom v'Frieda (Odette Chonchol)  
Zlate bat Fishel v'Miriam (Charlotte Wertheimer)
Yasmin bat Galila (Jasmin Peleg)
Moshe ben Pia v'Shlomo (Murray Perelman)
Eliahu ben Leah v'Yacov (Charley Levy)
Faivel ben Esther v'Shmuel (Paul Ostroff)
Yehudit bat Zipporah v'David
Chaim Zvi ben Irmgard v'Avraham (David Pinto) 

YAHRTZEITEN FOR THIS WEEK
February 9-15, 2013 / 29 Shevat-5 Adar
Joseph Lewis , father of Anne Lewis
* Moe Amsel , brother-in-law of Helen Amsel
Oscar Helfer , father of Peter Helfer
Steve Kery , father of Marion Kery
Esther Mayoff , mother of Moe Mayoff
Bernard Caplan , father of Sheila Caplan
Bessie Klein , mother of Sandor Klein
Charles Bacal , father of Ethel Horowitz
Abraham Israel Gans , father of Freda Rashkovan
Tibby Sheres , sister of Peter Harmon
Nathan Berkson , brother of Dora Morrow
* Lillian Marcovitz , aunt of Heather Prout
Moses Gabriel Shainbaum , father of Toby Shainbaum-PollakSheindl Cohen , mother of Ben Cohen
Hannah Helfer , mother of Peter Helfer
Henrietta Sybil Shapiro , sister of David Asch
Reuben Burnstein , father of Janice Rosman
Saul Klarer , father of Howard Klarer
Samuel Shiroky , father of Isaac Shiroky
Jack Soicher , husband of Sylvia Soicher

*Names with an asterisk (*) indicate a memorial plaque in our sanctuary. We encourage you to consider adding to our memorial board. To do so, please call Barbi at 514-486-9400
If you would like an Aliyah for a yahrtzeit on a Shabbat morning, please identify yourself to a Parnass when you come into the sanctuary.
  
ABOUT TOWN

JEWISH PUBLIC LIBRARY 
Thursday, March 7 at 2:00 p.m. 
Ami Sands Brodoff, Montreal novelist, will kick off the Jewish Public Library's Afternoon Book Review Series with a talk and discussion of the compelling new novel,  The Twelve Tribes of Hattie, by Ayana Mathis.  
Jewish Public Library, 5151 Cote Ste-Catherine.  Advance tickets: (514)-345-6416

SEMINAR SERIES AT MCGILL 
ISGAP | The Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy presents: Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective.
McGill University , Tuesdays 5:30 to 8:00 PM, Leacock Building, Rm. 738 
Feb. 12 at 5:30 pm in Leacock Room 738. David Matas
International Human Rights Lawyer, Winnipeg "Antisemitism and the Peace Process". 
Feb. 26 - Shalem Coulibaly
Professor of Philosophy and Secretary General, Universit√© de Ouagadougou  (Burkina Faso) "Sub-Saharan Africa, Globalization and Antisemitism". 
Mar. 12 - Yigal Carmon
Founder and Director, MEMRI.
Apr. 9 - Nora Gold
Associate Scholar at the Centre for Women's Studies, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto "'I Don't Know Why They Hate Us - I Don't Think We Did Anything Bad To Hurt Them': Jewish Girls (Aged 10-12) Reflect on Their Experiences of Antisemitism". 

THE CANADIAN ASSOCIATES of BEN-GURION UNIVERSITY SPEAKER SERIES
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 7:30pm-Victoria Hall, Congregation Shaar Hashamayim-425 Metcalfe Avenue, Westmount.
Speaker: Professor Ilan Troen, Director, Schusterman Center for Israel Studies, Brandeis University.
Topic: Resettlers or Recent Settlers: Who Are The Israelies - To The World, To Palestinians And To Themselves? Free public lecture shaarhashomayim.org

MORNING MINYAN 
Minyan takes place every Monday and Wednesday morning at 7:30 am, followed by breakfast. Monday is a traditional davening and Torah reading. Wednesday is a Mindfulness Meditation minyan.
If you are saying Kaddish, observing a yahrtzeit, or marking a special occasion, please join us.  It is a wonderful way to start the week or the day in a warm and inspiring ambiance among friends. 
Contact Irv Perlman at 514 -733 -1874 or irv.perlman@gmail.com



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