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on Shabbos - January 21, 2023
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Kiddush this week will take place in the Social Hall. Thank you to Judah Cohen, Dani Goldring, Ashki Hedvat, Mayer Kahan, Josh Sydney and James Wolfe for making the cholent. Thank you to Jeff Bellin for setting up.

Family Seudah Shlishiet this week will take place in the Social Hall. Thank you to Dan and Donna Stanger for setting up.

Bnei Akiva Snif this Shabbat “Vaera” will be at Shaarei starting at 4:20pm for grades 2-6.

Condolences to our cherished members Leonid and Larrisa Levin on the passing of their beloved father and father-in-law, Anatoly Levin, a’h. Leonid will be observing Shiva at his and Larissa’s residence, 460 Commonwealth Ave in Newton through Tuesday evening. There will be a Shiva minyan at the residence for Mincha/Maariv on Sunday at 4:40pm. You can sign up for the minyan here: https://shiva.bethelnewton.org/. Anatoly wrote memoirs about his life and the transformative times he experienced. These can be accessed here: https://www.cs.bu.edu/fac/lnd/.m/dAd/. May Hashem console the Levin family among those that mourn for Zion and Jerusalem.

Bnei Akiva Window Stickers Making will be this Sunday, Jan. 22nd at Shaarei from 10:30-11:15am for grades 2 and up.

CJP Security Training: THIS WEEK: The CJP will be presenting a Security and Operations training session for our shul members outlining key concepts and strategies to foster a welcoming shul atmosphere while maintaining security. All Beth El members are invited to participate in this on Tuesday, January 24th at 6-7:30pm at Beth El. Light food will be served. Please sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/key-security-concepts-ushergreeter-training-tuesday-january-24-registration-471368775697

Rosh Chodesh Shevat will be this Monday, Jan. 23rd. Please note that Shacharit will begin a few minutes earlier to accommodate for the additional supplications.

Semichat Chaver Program: We will continue our learning series this Tuesday, Jan. 24th at 8pm in person. Please contact Rabbi Segal if you would like to join.

Thursday Morning Learning with Rabbi Segal on the Parshat Hashavuah will take place this Thursday, Jan. 26th at 11am via Zoom. The Zoom link will be emailed on Thursday.

Parent-Child Learning: There will be no Parent-Child Learning this Saturday evening but we look forward to seeing you for a session NEXT Saturday Night, Jan. 28th at 6:30pm. There will be prizes, treats and an opportunity to have lots of fun learning with your friends. All children from grades 1-8 are invited with their parents. Children who consistently attend the learning sessions will have a chance to participate in the Grand Raffle.

Mishloach Manot 2023 Fundraiser: We will be continuing our popular Mishloach Manot Project for the 2023 Purim Season (Mar. 6th-7th). Members will have the opportunity to send and receive mishloach manot baskets from fellow congregants. Please review your email for login information that was sent earlier this past week, and see the flier at the end of this week’s kishrei for other details. Please contact Tanya Fischer fischertanya@yahoo.com or Robin Schwartz robinfschwartz@gmail.com for any further questions.

Maayan Presentation Co-sponsored by Beth El: Ma’ayan’s Emerging Scholar Fellow, Miriam Zami, will be giving a presentation on “When Rabbis Laugh: Humor and Laughter in Rabbinic Literature” at Congregation Beth El on Sunday, February 5th at 10am. Admission is free and open to women only. Please see flier for details.