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Dear Beit Rayim Hebrew School Parents, School Calendar: You can find the BRHS calendar on our website under the "Back to School" package link or simply by clicking here. Reminder: There is no school on Thursday, September 29th in celebration of Rosh Hashanah. Welcome Michael Jay: This week we welcome Michael Jay to our Shabbat Service. Mr. Jay is presently in his 5th year at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City. He expects to become Rabbi Michael Jay in May 2012. Mr. Jay has an interesting background. He had been practicing law for about 15 years when he realized that he needed to pursue a career in the Rabbinate. So for the past 7 years Michael has been studying and lawyering full time as well as functioning as the Rabbinic Intern at this home Synagogue, Congregation Agudath Israel in Caldwell, New Jersey. In this capacity, he has taught in various Jewish educational settings, including Hebrew School, learner’s minyanim, adult education programs and conversion classes. Through a special program supported by USCJ, Michael Jay is looking forward to becoming Beit Rayim’s Rabbinic Intern, effective this September. Please come out this Shabbat and to greet and meet the newest member of our clergy team. Mr. Jay will come to BRHS on Sunday, September 25th to introduce himself to the students. Shabbat honouring BRHS Chidon students: On Saturday, September 24th BRHS Chidon students will be honoured in our Shabbat service at the Beit Midrash (sanctuary) in TanenbaumCHAT at the Kimel Family Education Centre Joseph and Wolf Lebovic Jewish Community Campus, 9600 Bathurst Street, Vaughan School Council Meeting: If you are interested in finding out more about your child’s Jewish education or want to make our school stronger, you are invited to join the School Council. We welcome all parents and thank all volunteers. Monthly School Council meetings are held on Sundays from 9:30 – 11am. The first meeting is on Sunday, September 25th. We hope to see you there. Lulav and Etrog: Beit Rayim is accepting orders for Lulavim and Etrogim so that you can fulfill the mitzvah of waving the Lulav and Etrog this Sukkot. The cost of the set is $45 and all orders must be prepaid by Monday, October 3rd. Contact Fran at the synagogue office at 905-889-0276 x.31 or admin@beitrayim.org Orders will be ready for pick up from the synagogue office (209 – 1118 Centre Street) Erev Sukkot Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Did you move? Did you change e-mail? Do you have a new phone number? Please contact the school office to update your information. School Office Hours: School office hours are Monday to Thursday from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. The office is closed on Friday. If you need to contact the school office during school hours you can call at 647-230-0597. You can contact the principal at principalkevin@beitrayim.org Facebook: ”Like" us today to keep up to date with upcoming school events, comments from our programs and more! All you have to do is click here or go to facebook.com/beitrayimhebrewschool A Night of Trivia: Balloon pops, 50/50 draws, raffle, light snacks, cash bar and prizes! Gather your friends for a fun evening of Trivia! Saturday, November 26th from 7:30 to 10:30 pm at Bayview Hill Community Centre, 114 Spadina Road , Richmond Hill . Tickets: $36 per person or purchase a table of 10 for $320. To purchase your tickets call 905-889-0276 x.31 or email events@beitrayim.org Please visit our website www.beitrayim.org for more information regarding school, synagogue and youth.


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