Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Weekly announcements-Shabbat: June 8, 2013

Korah
June 8, 2013 / 30 Sivan, 5773
Rosh Hodesh Tammuz
Bar Mitzvah Jonathan Halliday
Shabbat greeter: Liliana Trodler
Parnassim:Roger Antebi and Deborah Kraus

Torah: Numbers 16:23-17:24 (Etz P. 863)
Maftir: Numbers 28:9-15 (Etz P. 930)
Haftarah: Isaiah 66:1-24 (Etz P. 1221)

Torah Reading:Chayim Lowen, Leonora Fenyves, Eric Cohen
Zac WolofskyAtara Laor, Ernest Gross, Olga Gross
Haftorah Reading: Jonathan Halliday

 This week's Kiddush will be sponsored by Olga Gross in honor of Jonathan's Bar Mitzvah

Candle Lighting: 8:22 PM
Havdalah: 9:31 PM  
                       
SYNAGOGUE NEWS
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 

Tuesday, June 11 / 3 Tammuz at 7:30 pm
The Annual General Meeting is a moment when the leadership of the synagogue reports on the year that is concluding and sets the framework for the year that is to come. This year we are pleased to recognize Deborah Kraus for her wonderful singing voice and over 10 years of singing Kol Nidrei in the Alternate Service.  Please join us as we celebrate this achievement.  Refreshments will be served.


5th ANNUAL END OF YEAR BBQ AND DORSHEI EMET TALENT SHOW
Sunday, June 9 at 5pm
Join us for our end of year BBQ and Talent Show. Do you sing, dance, play an instrument, juggle, or do something else entertaining? Please contact Cynthia Weinstein at 514-487-9030 cynthiaweinstein@aol.com to book your spot and/or to RSVP for the dinner. Kosher hot dogs and tofu hot dogs will be provided by the children's programming committee. Please bring potluck parve salads and desserts to share. We look forward to welcoming you. Rain or Shine.
  
BRING-A-FRIEND SHABBAT-KIDDUSH IN HONOR OF CANTOR HEATHER
Saturday, June 15th 
With a view to the growth and renewal of our vibrant congregation, we are asking you to help us spread the word about Dorshei Emet.

Whether unaffiliated, unfulfilled or simply unaware of our unique community, your network of contacts includes at least one person or family who would identify with our Shul and would actually welcome the opportunity to try us out.  
  
We look forward to welcoming you and your guests. 

Following services, please join us for a special farewell Kiddush in honor of Cantor Heather Batchelor. 
  
SHABBAT MORNING GREETERS
We recently introduced a new initiative where synagogue members act as greeters on Shabbat morning, welcoming our Congregants and guests. If you would like to more information on what is involved or would like to volunteer to be a greeter, please contact Andrei Kelner andrei.kelner@gmail.com or Robyn Bennett robyn@dorshei-emet.org (514) 486-9400.  Students are also welcome. 

LITTLE FREE LIBRARY AT DORSHEI EMET
The Kehillah Committee announces the creation of a Little Free Library at Dorshei Emet:  Take a book, leave a book or two, return a book; no charges, late fees, waiting lists - just a simple shelf in the table at the front entrance where you can donate and borrow books.  We ask that you write inside the front cover, "Contributed by [your name].  Please return to the Dorshei Emet Little Free Library."  You do not have to write your name, but borrowers might want to discuss the book with you!  (Surplus books may be donated to the JPL). Please contact Beth Blackmore for more details atbeth.emunah@gmail.com

MEMBER NEWS

2013 MONTREAL FRINGE FESTIVAL
Rena Hundert has created a new one woman show for the 2013 Montreal Fringe Festival! Here are the details: http://montrealfringe.ca/en/show/sky-exploding
  
STRATFORD FESTIVAL PRESENTS: DARK LULLABIES
Friday, June 14 at 4:30 pm
Documentary by members:  Irene Lilienhein Angelico and Abbey Jack Neidik. Winner of numerous international awards and selected as one of the 50 greatest documentaries of all time.   http://www.stratfordfestival.ca/forum/
CALLING TORAH AND HAFTARAH CHANTERS OF ALL AGES!
How about redoing your Bar/Bat Mitzvah Torah/Haftarah portions, or any other ones?What about celebrating or commemorating a particular occasion /event /person in a meaningful way?  We especially welcome first timers and repeaters. Ours is a participatory shul and we need your participation.
Please contact: Doreen Saibil: Torah chanters: (514) 488-6219 email: dmsaibil@hotmail.com
Pearlann Goldenberg: Haftarah chanters: (514) 486-2012 email:pearlann.g@gmail.com
Shul office: Barbi (514) 486-9400 email: barbi@dorshei-emet.org

HOOTENANNY IN OLD MONTREAL
June 17, 7:30 pm :http://bit.ly/13lO4Zq 
Free-for-all!Celebrate spring. RSVP. elybonder@gmail.com

MAZEL TOV
To Leah Saltiel , her mother Joan Simand, and brothers Jacob and Ben Saltiel on Leah passing the Qu├ębec bar. 
  
REFUAH SHLAIMA
Zvi ben Taibel v'Yosef (Harry Fainsilber); 
Rachmiel ben Miriam v'Isacc (Ralph Schwartz);
Yehudit bat Shalom v'Frieda (Odette Chonchol)  
Yasmin bat Galila (Jasmin Peleg)
Eliahu ben Leah v'Yacov (Charley Levy)
Faivel ben Esther v'Shmuel (Paul Ostroff)
Yisrael ben Esther v'Shmuel (Stan Tucker)
*if someone needs an extra blessing for someone who is sick, please email   
barbi@dorshei-emet.org with their hebrew name, parents hebrew name, their english name. Please give me their hospital and room number if they are a member.

YAHRTZEITEN FOR THIS WEEK
June 8-14, 2013 / 30 Sivan - 6 Tammuz, 5773 
Charles Levine , father of Adrianne Sklar 
Samuel Elman , father of Robert Elman 
Issie Etcovitch , brother of Betty Spiegel 
Sylvia Gurevitch , mother of Anne Bellman 
* Elaine Charkow , mother of Fran Croll 
Aharon Barsheshat , father of Menahem Barsheshat 
Abraham Krystal , father of Maurice Krystal 
*Steven Takefman , brother of Charles and Marilyn Takefman 
*Augusta Becker , mother of Hillel Becker and Donnie Frank.
*Bella Freeman Brasloff , mother of Reuben Brasloff 
Sheila Krolik , mother of Dorothy Stern 
*Moe Spiegel , husband of Betty Spiegel 
Nathan Caplan , father of Neil Caplan 
James Lackman , father of Phillip Lackman 
*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
SAYING YES TO SOCIAL CHANGE IN ISRAEL TODAY. 
New Israel fund presents an evening of dialogue, on issues including women's rights, religious pluralism, and economic justice, led by Yossi Beilin, former MK who has served as Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister and Justice Minister.  At Temple Emanu-El-Beth Sholom on Tuesday, June 18th, from 7:30-9:30pm. Admission free, but registration required:  click http://socialchangemtl.eventbrite.ca  or call 416-781-432

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 yahrzeit, 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 Lois Lieff at 514-489-9274 or loislieff@sympatico.ca.

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