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May 27, 2017

2 Shvat 5777           

Parshat Badimar

Rabbi: Dovid Asher 

President: Ben Freedlander                             

The Eruv Is Up                      

Shabbat Services:

Candle Lighting: 8:03 p.m. 

Fri. Mincha: 7:00 p.m.

Shacharit: 9:00 a.m.

Junior Congregation: 9:30-11:30

Beginners Services:10:00 a.m.

Mincha: 7:50 p.m.

Shabbat Ends: 9:07 p.m.

Weekday Minyan:

Shacharit: Week of May 28

Sun & Mon: 8:30 a.m.
Fri: 6:30 a.m.

Mincha8:05 p.m.

Next week’s candle lighting: 8:10 p.m.

Shul News and Mazel Tovs:

Mazel Tov to Rabbi Yisroel Fletcher on receiving Smicha from Yeshivas Torah Vodaas

Kiddush is sponsored by:

§Rabbi Yosef and Leah Skaist in honor of Shlomo?s graduation from UVA Law School and Mazel Tov on Shlomo and Rivka?s new house.
§Rich and Diane Goldberg in honor of Bill Roodman?s special birthday and in honor of Karen receiving her Masters.

Kiddush is sponsored on Shavuot by Rabbi Dovid and Aliza Ashser in honor of Rabbi Yisroel Fletcher receiving smicha from Yeshivas Torah Vodaas.

Kiddush on June 3rd  is sponsored by:

§The aufruf of Joel McCauley and on his upcoming marriage to Liron Segal
§All of our graduates. Mazel Tov!

§Yosef and Michele Goldenberg in honor of Chana?s graduation from RTA.

Wishing a Refuah Shleima to:

ØRoz Burkat
ØJay Glazer
ØDave Lowitz
ØChaya Sarah Pollack
ØHenry Snider
ØSusan White
ØAnne Woods

Happy Birthday!

5/26 ? Yehoshua Aronowitz

5/27 ? Shmuel Modes, Yisroel Skaist

5/28 ? Aril Lehman, Rabbi Baruch Sherman

5/29 ? Karen Roodman

5/31 ? Eric Shoenfeld

6/2 ? Ari Elgort

6/3 ? Dovid Rubenstein

6/4 ? Jane Samora, Esther Shoenfeld, Robert Siegel

6/5 ? Noah Samberg

6/6 ? Eric Cantor, Abbie Ellis, Dovid Gruber, Rabbi Mo Sherman

Shavuot Schedule

Tuesday May 30th

Mincha ? 8:05 p.m.

Candle Lighting ? 8:06 p.m

Wednesday May 31st

Shacharit ? 9:00 a.m.

Mincha ? 8:05 p.m.

Candle Lighting ? after 9:10 p.m.

Thursday June 1st

Shacharit ? 9:00 a.m.

Yizkor- ~10:30 a.m.

Mincha ? 8:05 p.m.

Yom Tov Ends ? 9:10 p.m.

Shavuot Learning

Shavuot Night (at the home of Rabbi and Aliza Asher)

11:15 p.m. ? Rabbi Asher will be speaking on ?Yizkor: An Analysis of the Most Popular and Famous Memorial Prayer Service.?

12:15 ? Rabbi Skaist will be speaking  on ?Only a Custom? Are Customs Binding in Jewish Law?

Rabbi Eli Hochner will be speaking between Mincha and Maariv each evening.

There will be a Perek on the Lawn Wednesday, May 31 at 6:00 PM at the home of Susan and Mark Press (909 Orchard Road).  The Perek is in commemoration of the Yahrzeit of Susan?s mother, Gladys Ross. OBM.  The speaker will be Don Cantor. Light refreshments will be served and the entire community is invited.


Shabbat Services Parshat Naso:

Candle Lighting: 8:08 p.m.

Fri. Mincha: 7:00 p.m.

Shacharit: 9:00 a.m.

Junior Congregation: 9:30-11:30

Beginners Services:10:00 a.m.

Mincha: 8:00 p.m.

Shabbat Ends: 9:12 p.m.

Education @ KBI:

Rabbi Asher?s Shabbat morning Gemara class will meet this week at 8:30 a.m.

There is a Pirkei Avot class on Shabbat afternoons, 1 hour before Mincha in the main sanctuary. 

Rabbi Bart started a new series on ?Hilchot Yom Tov ? Background and practical applications.? The second  class will be this Monday, May 29 after Shacharit.


Tuesday Night Women's Learning ? will resume in the Fall.


Events around Town:

Please join Hadassah Richmond as we celebrate landmark birthdays for two very.  special women, Joan Ruby and Amy Krumbein.  A lovely luncheon is planned with entertainment at the JCC on June 4th at 11:00 a.m..  Dietary laws observed.  Couvert  $54.00.   For more information contact Beth Rochkind at 804.901.3690.

The entire Richmond Community is invited to the Rudlin Torah Academy 2017 Chesed Awards Gala, Tuesday, June 6th, 6:30pm at the Weinstein JCC. This years Chesed Award Honoree is The Jewish Community Federation of Richmond. Mrs. Lin Hardy will receive the ABCD Award. Guest speaker Shira Lanyi. For tickets or to RSVP call (804) 353-1110 or visit rudlin.com/chesedRSVP.

The entire community is invited to the YVA and STOR annual Shalsheles Event. Sunday, June 18th at the Weinstein JCC. Doors open at 4:15pm, program starts at 4:30 pm.  This year's event features former KBI Rabbi Daniel Yolkut as keynote speaker and honorees Rabbi and Mrs. Baruch Sherman, as well as alumni guests of honor Mrs. Esther (Lancry) Sabag (STOR '02) and Mr. Aryeh Sklar (YVA '08).  The event includes high school graduation featuring Rosh HaYeshiva Rabbi Chaim Ozer Chait, followed by a complimentary dinner honoring graduates and alumni. Please visit shalshelesevent.com to RSVP and to sponsor or place an ad in the journal. Contact Yonatan Cantor or Sorah Plotnick for more information.

Coming to Richmond this summer: Camp Yaniv. There will be separate boys and girls divisions for 3-8th grade from 9-4 daily. There will be sports, swimming, baking, learning, arts and crafts, field trips, and much more. June 26- August 4. Weekly price $175. Contact Rabbi Menachem Sherman at [email protected].

Camp Kaytana (Bart Camp)  is back for its 9th year and will be running from  June 21st ? August 11th for ages 2-8. Camp hours are from 9-1 and aftercare is available upon request. Early Bird Special is $70/week, $65/week for each additional child. After May 1st, the cost is $75/week, $70/week for each additional child.  Please contact Malka Bart at 804-551-3227 or [email protected]. 

Thursday Night Talmud and Cholent will resume in the Fall.

Richmond Jewish Rescue ?  RJR (Central Virginia's new first response team) -804-781-6000.  Please contact Elliot Plotnick or Shmuely Modes for further information.


Events @ KBI:

End of Year Boy Scout Dinner is Wednesday, June 7th at 6:30 p.m. Please email Heni Stein at [email protected] to RSVP.

Save the Date: KBI Service Award Dinner - June 25  

KBI will be honoring Ilene and Marvin Paley at our Service Award Dinner for their many years of service and dedication to KBI. Please join us June 25th at 6 PM to honor them. Rich Lehman will be emcee for the evening. A Memory Book is being prepared and ads are available  for purchase. Please contact the office or Diane Goldberg if you would like to participate.

Easy Fund Raising for KBI. Please work Saturday Midnight Bingo at Pop's Bingo for Let's Give RVA. Each volunteer earns approximately $200 per night for KBI (please remember to specify KBI). Please see any of the Goldberg's for details.

To be the ?Who Wants to be the KBI President? and give the weekly announcements all you have to do is contact the office and send in a $36 donation to the Kiddush Fund. Your delivery of the announcements will be judged by impartial family judges. 


Do you know any teens that want to eat amazing food and experience the holiday of Shavous?  Send them to the Sherman's house on May 30 at 9PM!! (6208 Patterson Ave). 

Monday ? LIFT at Starbucks (3820 Gaskins Rd.) at 6:30 p.m. Come for the coffee, stay for the spirituality!

Wednesday  - LIFT at Starbucks (5802 Grove Ave.) at 6:30 p.m. Come for the coffee, stay for the spirituality!

Looking Ahead:

Shavuot ? May 31-June 1

Graduation Kiddush ? June 3

Joel McCauley Aufruf ? June 3

Boy Scout Dinner ? June 7

Kevin Fine Aufruf ? June 10

Naava Plotnick Bat-Mitzvah ? June 17

Annual KBI K?hal Meeting ? June 25

KBI Dinner honoring Marvin & Ilene Paley ? June 25