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Tizku l’Shanim Rabot v’Tovot!

Friday, June 2, 2023

ShabBAN Naso Shalom


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Parashat Shabbat Naso 

Šabat Parašat Naso

3 June 2023 * 14 Ḣodeš Sivan 5783 

י”ד סיון התשפ”ג

Earliest Candle Lighting Time - 6:48pm

Candle Lighting Official Time - 8:04pm

Šir Haširim - 6:45pm

Minḣa / Qabalat Šabat / Ȯrvit - 7:00pm

Šaḣarit (Qorbanot) - 8:45am

Latest Šəmaȯ - 9:09am 

Dəvar Torah - 10:45am 

Qiduš - 11:45pm

Qidush this Shabbat is co-sponsored by the Garcia, Aharon, Wachsman, Weisburg, Small, Kristol, and Gadasi, and Rabbenou, families, in honor and in celebration with all Beth Aharon & HIR graduates @ the Bayit.

Open Mind - 12:30pm, a free talk on the contribution of the Haredim to Israel and Israeli society

Parent-Child Learning - 6:45pm @ 2BM

Daf Yomi - 7:00pm

Parasha Limud - 7:15pm 

Parasha Limud - Parasha reading and learning Teamim w/ Tsuri @ the LBM - this shabbat, learning the proper reading of Shema Yisrael.

Zohar - 7:45pm / Minḣa - 7:50pm

Səȯuda Šəlišit & Šiȯur - 8:10pm

Mila baParasha - after minḥa: Understanding a word in our parasha. This week “Eglot Tsav - עֶגְלֹת צָב - what does the word “tsav” mean; and what does tsaw; are they related; and where is the turtle hiding? Basic (and love of :) Hebrew is sufficient.

Šəqiȯa - 8:22pm * Ȯarvit - 8:57pm

Ṡet Hakok̇avim / Havdala - 9:07pm

Šabat Šel Šalom :)

Thursday, May 25, 2023

ShabBAN Shavuot veShabbat haShalom

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Parashat Shavuot Shabbat shalom 

Šiši-Šabat Šavuȯot & Parašat HaMoȯed 

26-27 May 2023 * 6-7 Ḣodeš Nisan 5783 

1-2 AḣarHaOmer * ו’-ז’ סיון התשפ”ג 

Thursday Evening, May 25 - Erev/Lel Shavuot, Sivan 6 

 * The early Shavuot evening Zemanim are based on Ben Ish Hai as brought to us by Rav Hayim Jachter of Shaarei Orah, Teaneck *

6:43pm - Earliest Candles Time

6:50pm - Mina followed by Arvit

Kiddush - Before Sheqia * 8:15pm - Sheqia 

7:57pm - Official Candle Lighting Time

8:07pm - HIR Mina

9:00pm - HIR Maariv

9:30pm - Tweens & Teens Dinner followed with Teen Learnings, Activities, and more Eats...

11:00pm-12:30am - Tiqun Lel Shavuot @ Beth Aharon

10:45am-5:00am - All night learning @ the Bayit, with Shavuot Scholars-in-Residence, Ms. Shuli Taubes of the SAR & Dr. Ari Gordon of the AJC

​​​​​​11:30 PM - The Chosen One: Jewish Approaches to the Doctrine of Election with Shuli Taubes

5:00am - Shaḣarit (HIR)


Friday Morning, May 26 - Shavuot Day 1, Sivan 6

8:45am - Shaḣarit

9:45am - Before Torah Reading - The Ketuba

11:45pm - After Musaf - Reading Megillat Ruth

12:30pm - Beth Aharon Luncheon – RSVP


Erev Shabbat, May 26 - Shavuot Day 2 starts, Sivan 7

6:44pm - Earliest Candle Lighting (from existing flame)

6:50pm - Shir Hashirim * 7:05pm - Mina followed by Arvit 

7:58pm - Official Candle lighting (from existing flame)

8:00pm: HIR Mina / Abbr. Kabbalat Shabbat / Arvit


Shabbat Day, May 27 - Shavuot Day 2 

8:45am - Shaḣarit 

9:30am-12:00pm - Extended youth groups with free play and cheesecake baking (HIR)

10:30am (approx.) - Azkara * 11:00am - Short Dvar Torah - Rav Yonah on the Moed

11:45pm - After Musaf - Reading Megilat Ruth 

12:00pm - Shabbat Shavuot Kiddush: Sponsorship needed and co-sponsors are welcome. Followed by@ 12:30pm Shiur by Michael Wachsman on the Status of Hol HaMoed: "So What's the Story with Chol HaMoed, Anyway?" What is the conceptual and halachic status of Hol haMoed. Very specifically, whether we are allowed to "work" on Hol haMoed. And if we are, what kind of work we can or can't do. I'd like to also, if I can find a very modern poskim, discuss whether we should be making every effort to take vacation days so as not to work on Hol haMoed.

4:30pm-6:00pm: Annual Cheesecake Decorating with Torah learning, snacks and free play (HIR)

6:45pm - Armchair Conversation: Shuli Taubes, Ari Gordon, and Rav Steven (HIR)

7:40pm - Zohar 

7:45pm - Minha followed by Shiur & Light Seuda Sheleshit * 8:17pm - Sheqia

8:20pm - Mila baParasha - after minḥa: Understanding a word in our Megila. This week “‘Orpa - עָרְפָּה” - who was she; what does her name mean; and is there some of ‘Orpa within us? Basic (and love of :) Hebrew is sufficient.

 8:52pm - Arvit * 9:02pm - Tset Hakokhavim / Havdala

Moadim LəSimḣa & Shabbat shel Shalom!

Friday, May 19, 2023

ShabBAN Mevarkhim Shalom Mahar Hodesh Bemidbar Sinai


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Parashat Bemidbar Sinai -Mevarkhim 

Šabat Mevarḳim Maḣar Ḣodesh 

Parašat Bemidbar

20 May 2023 * 29 Ḣodeš Iyar 5783 

44 BaOmer * כ”ט אייר התשפ”ג 

This Shabbat we start Sefer Bamidbar, with parashat Bemidbar, and celebrate the Unification of Jerusalem and the liberation of Judea, Samaria, and the Golan Heights in the 1967 Six Day War, a name which echoes the Six Days of creation. 

Participation Prize Shabbat for ALL KIDS will be this Shabbat Parashat Bemidbar, rewarding kids for their participation in tefilot, with great thanks to Judy Friedman for toy-prizes; to Riverdale Judaica for gift-certificates; and to Ami Aharon for encouraging, monitoring and prizing :)


Earliest Candle Lighting Time - 6:39pm

Candle Lighting Official Time - 7:52pm

Šir Haširim - 6:45pm

Minḣa / Qabalat Šabat / Ȯrvit - 7:00pm

Šaḣarit (Qorbanot) - 8:45am

Latest Šəmaȯ - 9:13am 

Dəvar Torah - 10:45am 

Rav on the Midbar.

Qiduš - 11:45pm

Qidush this shabbat is sponsored by Kevin & Mylene Benmoussa in memory of Kevin’s grandmother, Zouira bat Rika z”l; and in honor of the eternal Yerushalayim.

Open Mind - 12:30pm - Free Talk Circle
This time on the book The Giving Tree, and we ask if the Tree was spineless, fraier-פראייר, motivated by egoism, or simply of a giving nature? And what do we know about the Polish Tree?!

Parent-Child Learning - 6:45pm @ 2BM

Daf Yomi - 6:45pm

Parasha Limud - 6:45pm @ 2BM

Zohar - 7:35pm

Minḣa - 7:40pm

Səȯuda Šəlišit & Šiȯur - 8:10pm

Mila baParasha - after minḥa: Understanding a word in our parasha. This week “Shevet and Mate - שֵׁבֶט וּמַטֵּה” - what do the words mean; are they the same; and which Israelite Tribe was the largest? Basic (and love of :) Hebrew is sufficient.

Šəqiȯa - 8:11pm * Ȯarvit - 8:46pm

Ṡet Hakok̇avim / Havdala - 8:56pm

Šabat Šel Šalom & Ḣodesh Sivan Tov :)

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