Weekly Announcements:Bnei Akiva Snif: this Shabbat, October 12th will be held at Beth El at 5:45pm –6:45pm for 2nd-8th graders.
Thank you: To all CSS members who are volunteering their time to protect our Shul this Shabbat.
Lulav Sets: through NewtonLulav.com. Will be available for pick up on Sunday, October 13th from 9am-12pm at Beth El.
Thank you: to Sarabeth and Jonathan Lefman for sponsoring kiddush on the first day of Sukkot in honor of their new daughter, Eliana.
Seventh and Eight Grade Bnei Akiva Shakshukah Sukkah program in Shaarei’s Sukkah Thursday night October 17th at 6:00pm.
High School Bnei Akiva Simchat Beit HaShoeivah: all 9-12th graders are invited to a simchat beit hashoeiva on Saturday night, October 19th at 8:00pm in the Beth El Sukkah.
Sukkah Hop: The annual Sukkah Hop will be on Tuesday, October 15th from 4:00-5:40pm starting at Shaarei and ending at Beth El for grades K-6. We are looking for teenagers in grades 8-12 to chaperone the Sukkah Hop. Chaperones will be paid. We are also in need of families to host the children. This is a great way to bring cheer and smiles to your sukkah and both hosts and children have a great time every year. If you are able to chaperone or host, please email Tamar Katz at Tamarkatz78@gmail.com.
OU Women’s Initiative -We are pleased to partner with the OU Women’s Initiative in Simchat Torah Together 5780 - a national program featuring shiurim for women on Simchat Torah morning in 44 shuls across North America. At Beth El the shiur for women will be given by Ellie Riesel during the multiple repetitions of the Torah reading on Simchat Torah morning. The shiur will take place in the library following the first the completion of the first cycle of the Torah reading. The topic of the shiur is “A Midrashic Understanding of the World’s First Murder: Are We Really Meant to Take it Literally?” To learn more about the OU Women’s Initiative go to ou.org/women.
Simchat Torah Candy Bags: we are looking for volunteers to assemble candy bags for the children on Simchat Torah evening. If you can organize or help with this sweet project, please contact the shul office at email@example.com
Rachel Sharansky Danzinger -Scholar in Residence Shabbaton - On Shabbat November 15th and 16th we will be having Rachel Sharansky Danzinger as our Scholar in Residence. We will be having a community dinner Friday night in shul followed by a talk from Rachel and she will speak after Musaf on Shabbat morning. Please save the date. More details to follow