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Mazel Tov: to Talia and Menachem Fromer on the Bat Mitzvah of their

daughter, Eliana which they will be celebrating in Israel.

Thank you: to the children of Rabbi Roy and Judy Rosenbaum for sponsoring kiddush this week in honor of Rabbi Roy and Judy’s 50th wedding anniversary.

Thank you: to Marvin and Judy Packer for sponsoring Seudah Shlishit this week in commemoration of the yahrtzeit of Marvin’s mother, Regina Schiffman Packer, z’l.

Mazel Tov: to Jone and Allen Dalezman on the birth of a grandson. Mazel Tov to parents Adam and Ariana Dalezman. May they raise him to Torah, Chupah and Ma’asim Tovim.

Mazel Tov: to Jan and Andrew Wiener on the birth of a grandson. Mazel Tov to parents Alex and Atara Wiener. May they raise him to Torah, Chupah and Ma’asim Tovim.

Condolences: to the Blinder Family on the loss of Sylvia Blinder, z'l who was a long time member of the shul and the sisterhood. Shiva will be observed at the Blinder Residence 15 Kendall Road Newton Centre, MA through Tuesday evening August 7th. The family will be receiving Shiva calls from 2:00pm - 4:00pm and from 7:00pm - 9:00pm. May Hashem console the entire Blinder family among those that mourn for Zion and Jerusalem.

Guest Speaker- Shabbat Afternoon Shiur: This week the Shabbat afternoon shiur will be given by Rabbi Dovid

Rosenbaum, who is the Rabbi of the Young Israel Shomrai Emunah of Greater Washington in Silver Spring and the son of our own  Rabbi Roy and Judy Rosenbaum. The shiur will be given at 6:45pm on “The Shema:

What Does it Mean When We Say ‘V'ahavta es Hashem Elokecha.’” Rabbi Dovid Rosenbaum is also the President of the Vaad Harabanim of Greater Washington and is currently the Beth Din Administrator for the

Vaad, supervising get and litigation procedures. He also acts as a halachic resource for many organizations in his community.

High Holiday Seating: The High Holiday season is approaching and we hope that the coming year will bring good tidings for us and all of Klal Yisroel.  Plans for our 5779 High Holiday Services are now underway. This year Rosh Hashanah falls on Monday, September 10th and Tuesday, September 11th, 2018. The web link to register for seats and the configuration of the seating plan in the shul can be viewed on-line at http://HighHolyDays.BethElNewton.org. When you register, you will find a display of the seats that you had the previous year. If you wish to retain those seats, please check the box that says: "Check here to request the same seats as last year".  If you wish to change your seats or are ordering seats for the first time please give three preferences in priority order for the section and seats you want to sit in. In any case, please enter the number of seats you are ordering in each category  (Men's, Women's, Children's), and complete your registration. We will work to assign seats on a first-come, first-serve basis, but will be mindful of other criteria when we assign seats as we strive to be accommodating to all our members. We ask that your seat orders be in by Sunday, August 19th, 2018 so that we will have ample time to make the seating assignments fairly and properly. If you do not renew your previous years’ seats by that date, the seats will be released to the general seating pool. Please go to the above link and fill out the on line form ASAP. Those who do not have access to a computer can call the Shul office for a paper copy to submit.

Childcare Registration for the High Holidays: We are looking forward to davening together as a community on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. In order to provide a positive experience for adults and children alike, programs will be available for both days of Rosh Hashanah and on Yom Kippur for Kol Nidrei and daytime. If you have not yet signed up for childcare, please do so asap so we are able to make sure we are properly staffed. The sign up link is  http://childcare.bethelnewton.org/. There is a charge of $45 per child for the entire High Holiday childcare program. This fee includes all the childcare sessions and snacks. Please understand that if your child is not pre registered, there will be an additional charge of $18 per child added on making a total of $63 per unregistered child.