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News and Mazel Tovs:
Tov to David and Hana Hecht on the
birth of a boy! The Shalom Zachor will
take place tonight at 9:00 p.m. at the Hecht's home,
to Jay and Felicia Glazer on the loss of their son, Doron
Glazer. May the Glazer family be comforted amongst the mourners of Zion and
is sponsored by:
§David and Fran Gewirtz in commemoration
of the yahrtzeit of
§Debbie Braverman in memory of her
parents, Wally and Frances Leopold, and her sister, Bev Merenbloom.
is sponsored by:
§Cliff Altschull in commemoration of his
§Menachem and Arielle Sherman in
commemoration of Arielle’s father’s yahrtzeit.
Henry Snider, Coach Doug Lewis, and their families are very grateful to all the
people who made Simchat
Torah so special. To the Rabbi, Ritual Committee, organizers, chorus, chair
Ilene, Amy Beth, kitchen preparers and servers and all the people who were kind
enough to contribute to meal and the ruach
that accompanied it—TodahRabah.
Wishing a RefuahShleima to:
– Tovi Weinberger
Cantor, Marvin Paley,
– Lee Braverman
– Joan Cantor, Alexander Klestzick, Neena
– Fran Blum, Avraham Fitzgerald,
Fishing Trip will be on October
22, 2017 from 10:30
am to 7:00
pm. The Head boat leaves the dock at 12:30
pm and returns to the dock at 5:30
pm. The cost is $45/person and is limited
to the first 40 people.
Please pay on line at www.kbirichmond.com
or send your check in to the office. The office will verify your reservation.
We will depart the KBI parking lot at 10:30
a.m. and we will carpool to the boat
(approximately 90 minute drive). For further information please contact Ben
Movie Afternoon will be held on Sunday,
p.m.-5:45 p.m. Toy Story II will be the featured film.
$5/person, $15/family max. Snacks will be provided. For further information,
please contact Sarah Chandler at 347-821-1590 or [email protected].
Veteran’s Day Dinner will be held on Friday,
November 10 at 5:30 p.m. in the KBI social hall.Prices are $14/adult, $10/child (13 and
under) and $50/family max. Please contact the KBI
office at 288-7953or
questions or reservations.
KBI's Social Justice committee invites
you to support food insecurity in RIC at FEEDMORE, October
24, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Volunteers will be assisting
staff pack food bags in the CVFB distribution facility. Tasks are of
nature and include assembling 2000
food bags with shelf stable items that are delivered to children in
various schools each week. Volunteers will unpack items from crates and
cartons, assemble them into food bags and recycle and clean up after their
shift. Limited space available for volunteers. For more information or to
volunteer, please contact Miriam Davidow
at 288-3505 or[email protected].
National Holocaust Cemetery presents the Esther J. Windmueller
Never Again Award, a $300 dollar scholarship awarded annually to a high school
student. The check will be awarded to a high school student in Virginia who
submits the best essay. This year’s topic is "Never Again - What We Can Do
Today to Stop the Growing Tide of Anti Semitism World-Wide and also in
America“. The essay should be 500 words or less, and be emailed to [email protected]
by October 31, 2017.
The winner will read his/her essay at the annual Kristallnacht Ceremony on November
12, 2017 at 2:00
p.m. and provide a one page handout about what
the audience members can do to counteract the growing tide of anti-Semitism.
For the application, please visit http://www.emeksholomcemeteryrichmond.org/If
you have questions, please feel contact [email protected]
Events around Town:
Torah Academy and Weinstein JCC invite active seniors to “THE BETTER TOGETHER
PROJECT!” This program brings together RTA students and seniors for learning,
sharing, and relationship building. This will be an innovative
intergenerational program working with RTA’s 7th and 8th grade students. The
next event is Wednesday, October 25 at
a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Weinstein
Program is free and refreshments will be served. For questions, email [email protected]
or call SorahPlotnick
Education @ KBI:
Rabbi Asher’s Shabbat morning Gemara class will meet this week at 8:30
a.m. in the
KBI social hall.
Please join us Sunday mornings for
a Men’s Open Beit Midrash in the Weger
chapel after Shacharit.
For any questions, please contact Dr.
Doni Poliakoff at [email protected]or Rabbi
Bart at [email protected].
If you would like assistance in setting up a chavruta, please reach out to Rabbi Asher at
NCSY (for teens)
for a fun, casual event for your teen? Look no further than NCSY’s LIFT (Leadership
program. Every Tuesday LIFT
will meet 7 p.m. at
the Village Starbucks (7017 Three Chopt
Rd.) If you miss that one, you can join us on
p.m. at the Starbucks
at 3820 Gaskins Rd.
wonder how Israel became a state and how it still survives? Join us for the
NCSY series, TRIP, and learn about our beloved land Israel - October
29th (Beth Sholom),
We provide the food and the fun!
you have any questions about either of these programs, please contact Arielle
Sherman at 602-885-2282
or email [email protected].
The KBI Mikvah now offers membership and
sponsorship opportunities (listed below.) To get started, please visit
www.kbimikvah.org to make your online payment.
•"Friends of the Keilim" Membership:Donate
$36 between now and 12/31/2017 to have unlimited use of the Keilimmikvah
of the Mikvah" Membership:
Donate $250 between now and 12/31/2017 to have unlimited use of the regular mikvah
during 2018 (women only, please).
of the Mikvah" Sponsorship:The
Mikvah is excited to offer this opportunity to the community at large, to
sponsor a patron’s membership. A sponsorship will provide a woman with full use
of the primary mikvah for
the 2018 calendar year. Please consider sponsoring a mikvah
patron by donating $250 by December 31, 2017.
For more information, please contact Elizabeth
Mikvah Chairperson, at [email protected].
& Stand-In Attendant Training:
Are you a buddy or interested in being a
stand-in attendant? We need your help! The Mikvah Committee will be providing a
training for buddies and those interested in being a stand-in attendant. We are
offering two different training times, to suit the schedules of as many women
as possible. The trainings
will be held in the Women’s Center part of the mikvah
and last 1-2 hours. Trainings are
scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on October 22 and 29.
Please RSVP by October 16 to Deena
at 713-614-4332 or [email protected]
Department of Treasury Designates, Sanctions
Oct. 13, the United States Treasury Department announced
new sanctions against the Islamic Revolutionary
Corps (IRGC) for its support of terrorism. The sanctions
pursuant to the global
Executive Order (E.O) 13224 and consistent with the Countering America’s Adversaries
response to the group’s support
QF) — the wing of
the IRGC responsible for cultivating and
pursuit of power comes at the cost of regional stability, and Treasury
continue using its authorities to disrupt the IRGC’s destructive activities,” said
Treasury Secretary Steven
are designating the IRGC for providing support to the
key Iranian entity enabling Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s
violence against his own people, as well as the lethal activities of
support for IRGC-QF
included training, personnel, and military equipment, as
well as the recruitment and