Outdoor Shabbat

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Worship Schedule

Wednesday, October 15
Erev Simchat Torah
6:30 p.m. Evening Celebration/Service

Thursday, October 16
10:15 a.m. Sh’mini Atzeret/Simchat Torah Yizkor Service

Friday, October 17
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service,followed by an Oneg

Saturday, October 18
Torah Portion: B’reishit, Gen. 1:1-6:8
Haftarah: Isaiah 42:5-45:10
8:30 a.m. Torah Study
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service (23rd anniversary of this service)
Service Leader: Jim Spievak; Torah Reader and D’var Torah: Naomi Woods
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah

Friday, October 24
6:00 p.m. Teen Shabbat Experience
6:15 p.m. New Member Erev Shabbat Service, followed by a special oneg

Saturday, October 25
Torah Portion: Noach, Gen. 6:9-11:32
Haftarah: Isaiah 66:1-13, 23
8:30 a.m. Torah Study
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leaders: Steve Milgrom & Chuck Helsel; Torah Reader: Sydney Wexler; D’var Torah: Larry Krause
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah

Friday, October 31
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service, followed by an Oneg. Special guest speaker Rabbi Richard Address will share Jewish Views on Mental Illness

Saturday, November 1
Torah Portion: Lech L’cha, Gen: 12:1-17:27
Haftarah: Isaiah 40:27-41:16
8:30 a.m. Torah Study
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Leslie Mark; Torah Reader: Jane Best; D’var Torah: Louise Winheld
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah

Friday, November 7
6:00 p.m. Tot Shabbat Service
6:00 p.m. Shabbat Simcha Service
8:00 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, November 8
Torah Portion: Vayeira, Gen. 18:1-22:24
Haftarah: II Kings 4:1-37
8:30 a.m. Torah Study
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Steve Ritter; Torah Reader: Janice Alper; D’var Torah: Elissa Shuchter

Friday, November 14
6:00 p.m. Teen Shabbat Experience
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Family Service, followed by an Oneg
8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, November 15
Torah Portion: Chayei Sarah, Gen. 23:1-25:18
Haftarah: I Kings 1:1-31
8:30 a.m. Torah Study
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Howard Hian; Torah Reader: tba; D’var Torah: Joe Nalven
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah

Friday, November 21
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the JDC with guest speaker, Alan H. Gill, CEO of the American Joint Distribution Committee, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, November 22
Torah Portion: Tol’dot, Gen. 25:19-28:9
Haftarah: Malachi 1:1-2:7 or I Samuel 20:18-42
8:30 a.m. Torah Study
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Al Kohn; Torah Reader: Leslie Mark; D’var Torah: Erica Berent
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah

Wednesday, November 26
7:30 p.m. Interfaith Thanksgiving Service at Beth Israel followed by a reception

Friday, November 28
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, November 29
Torah Portion: Vayeitzei, Gen28:10-32:3
Haftarah: Hosea 12:13-14:10
8:30 a.m. Torah Study
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Ken Turest; Torah Reader: Adam Turken; D’var Torah: Scott Landau

Friday, December 5
8:00 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service and Installation of Rabbi Jordie Gerson, followed by an Oneg
(Tot Shabbat and Shabbat Simcha moved to next Friday)

Saturday, December 6
Torah Portion: Vayishlach, Gen. 32:4-36:43
Haftarah: Hosea 11:7-12:12
8:30 a.m. Torah Study
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leaders: CBI Men’s Club
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah

Friday, December 12
6:00 p.m. Tot Shabbat Service
6:00 p.m. Shabbat Simcha Service
6:00 p.m. Teen Shabbat Experience
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Family Service, followed by an Oneg
8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, December 13
Torah Portion: Vayeishev, Gen. 37:1-40:23
Haftarah: Amos 2:6-3:8
8:30 a.m. Torah Study
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Jerry Sampson & Elissa Shuchter; Torah Reader: Judy Glenn; D’var Torah: David Kroll
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah

Friday, December 19
6:00 p.m. Teen Shabbat Experience
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, December 20
Torah Portion: Mikeitz, Gen. 41:1-44:17
Haftarah: Zechariah 4:1-7
8:30 a.m. Torah Study
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Al Kohn; Torah Reader: Maxine Endy; D’var Torah: Fern Kohn (Chanukah Program)
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah

Friday, December 26
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, December 27
Torah Portion: Vayigash, Gen. 44:18-47:27
Haftarah: Ezekiel 37:15-28
8:30 a.m. Torah Study
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Joe Oppenheimer; Torah Reader: tba; D’var Torah: Naomi Woods