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Weekly Announcements:

Kiddush this Shabbat will be in the Social Hall. Thank you to Dani and Nate Goldring, Abe and Itai Weinograd, and Judah Cohen for preparing the cholent. Thank you to Jeff Bellin for serving Kiddush.

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

Bnei Akiva Snif will not take place this Shabbat.

Parent-Child Learning: Join us for an in-person Parsha learning session THIS MOTZEI SHABBAT, Nov. 26th at 6:15pm. 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. Packets will be distributed during the program to review and study. Grades 1-5 will be given raffle tickets by answering questions at the session. Grades 6-8 should bring a device to play a kahoot challenge for a chance to win prizes. Children who consistently attend the learning sessions will have a chance to participate in the Grand Raffle. Last year’s Grand Raffle included an electric scooter for Grades 1-5 and Bruins tickets for Grades 6-8.

Semichat Chaver Program: We will continue learning this Tuesday, Nov. 29th 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, Dec. 1st at 11am via Zoom. The Zoom link will be emailed on Thursday.

A Conversation with Jake Auchincloss: We will be meeting with our MA representative, Jake Auchincloss, on Sunday morning, Dec. 4th at 10:00am, here at Beth El, to discuss Israel and the Middle-East. This program is being co-sponsored by Cong. Beth El-Atereth Israel and several other organizations in the area. Please RSVP using the following link: https://forms.gle/1SpwJp3TDvsybGDa6. See flier for more details.

Beth El Ice Skating Night: Join us for a fun time with family and friends at this shul ice skating event at the BU Walter Brown Arena on Motzei Shabbat, Dec. 17th from 6:30-8:30pm. Refreshments will be served. Admission is free. There is a $7 skate rental fee if you do not have your own skates—please bring exact change. RSVP by Dec. 8th here: https://forms.gle/zwxNi5ZGHa12D6NY6. See flier.

Save the Date: IDF Soldiers in Newton: There is an exciting program that will take place in our community the week of May 7th to 14th where the Beth El community will be hosting a unit of the IDF for an entire week. This is a program that will be run by an organization called Peace of Mind, which helps units of the Israeli defense forces who saw heavy battle to process and cope with their combat experiences. The program aims to cultivate a healthier transition from military to civilian life. The cost of the program is being funded by the Shemini Atzeret Israel Appeal of 2019. The program was originally scheduled for May of 2020, but was cancelled due to COVID. We look forward to hosting these soldiers in May of this year. During this week, there will be several events and opportunities where the community will be able to interact with the IDF soldiers. We will be looking for homes to host the soldiers for the week. Most of the meals will be outside of the host’s residence and instead at either our shul or in other locations. Look out for future updates regarding this unique and exciting event.