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Block Party August 19

Friday, August 17

JOIN US THIS AUGUST!!!

Men’s Club Jack Rizman Memorial Golf Outing August 26

Israel Committee welcomes Assaf Grumberg of Stand With Us Wednesday, August 15

5304 RFD, Hilltop Rd. & Route 83, Long Grove, IL 60047 Phone: 847-634-0777 www.bethjudea.org

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HIGH HOLIDAY INFORMATION HIGH HOLIDAY TICKETS and SCHOOL INFO PICKUP To expedite the distribution of High Holiday tickets and school admit cards, congregants are required to pick up their High Holiday tickets and school assignments in person at the synagogue office. Tickets and school assignments will be available for pick-up beginning Monday, August 20, 2018. Packets can be also picked up during regular weekday office hours: Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm and on Fridays from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm. Should you need special arrangements please call Lisa at the synagogue office at 634-0777. Tickets cannot be released unless 1/3 of dues and fees for the fiscal year 2018/19 and all prior dues are paid, unless you are on Visa/MC or on a payment plan approved by the Finance Committee. REMINDER: BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE FORMS ARE DUE BY AUGUST 10th!

In This Issue Page Rabbi’s Reflections 2 Notes from Hazzan 4 High Holiday Information 5 Calendar 8 President’s Message 9 CBJ Mission Statement 10 Special Upcoming Events 11 BJECC Mini Movers at CBJ 12 New Advertising Opportunity 14 Ways & Means 14 B’nai Mitzvah Bios 15 Religious Education 16 Youth 17 Adult Education 19 Sisterhood /Annual Rummage Sale 21 The Word – August 2018

Sisterhood Gift Shop Men's Club Men’s Club Golf Outing CBJ Community News Interfaith Council BJE Early Childhood SHALVA Membership Alternative Minyan The Goodman’s Blog The Helping Hand Plan Hesed Birthdays & Anniversaries Yahrzeits Tributes

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FROM THE RABBI GROWING TOGETHER Shammai teaches in Pirkei Avot – The In my final year of Rabbinical School, I Ethics of Our Fathers (1:15), "Make had the good fortune of studying with your Torah study fixed, say little and do Dr. Dov Zlotnick, of blessed memory. much, and receive every person with a Dr. Zlotnick was known to have cheerful face." In many ways, this memorized the entire Mishna. While he teaching is a guide for all clergy was greatly respected for his transitioning into new communities and knowledge, he was also highly a charge for communities on how to regarded for modeling that knowledge RABBI embrace their new clergy. through how he interacted with people. MORRIS ZIMBALIST As my classmates and I prepared to At this exciting time of transition, we assume the pulpit in congregations have the sacred opportunity and across the country, Dr. Zlotnick obligation to build our collective Jewish future reminded us that we will encounter many together at Congregation Beth Judea. We will opinions from those whom we serve. And take the opportunity to learn from and with each while tempting to say conclusively that one other, and to create transformative experiences opinion is right and the other is wrong, we that help us grow as individuals and as a should temper our judgment and suggest that congregation. And while it might seem impossible for clergy and the Jewish community neither opinion is definitely right nor wrong, at large to say little, right now is a time that we rather one is simply more followed than the must embrace the discipline of careful listening. other. All the more so, we must not simply listen to hear each other, but rather listen to understand each Dr. Zlotnick based his logic on a life-long study other. The better we can understand each other’s of rabbinic texts in which the greatest of needs, the greater our ability will be to create lessons are often learned simply by examining goals with the necessary strategies and tactics in the disagreements of our Sages. The disputes place to achieve them. This will allow us to do so much! And the more we get done, the happier we between the Sages Hillel and Shammai have will be, so greeting each other with a cheerful emerged as some of the most well-known face will be second nature. differences of opinion in our tradition. And more often than not, Hillel emerges as the Wishing you much happiness in the final days of opinion most followed. That said, when one summer and good luck to our students as they chooses to follow the opinions of Shammai , it begin the new school year! might seem as if it is a road less traveled than B’vracha, when following Hillel’s opinions. But as poet Robert Frost writes in The Road Not Taken, “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.”

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NOTES FROM HAZZAN Transition Summer is a time of great with all of you - especially with my first transition - of endings; of Shabbat Under the Stars and High Holy beginnings. Schools end and Days at CBJ coming up. As I have been vacation or camps begin. Students preparing for these great events, I have graduate and begin their lives in found that I not only get to share new the larger workforce. For myself, I experiences with you, but I get to share have made this transition from the some of the music which I have come to East Coast here to Illinois, from love. Some of this music I have already HAZZAN cantorial student to Hazzan. For GIL EZRING had the pleasure of enhancing services the past few weeks, I have gotten with and many more which, I hope, you to know many of you and found that even the biggest of transitions, the will all find as moving and spiritual as I do. I will most drastic of changes, can be made begin to introduce more of this music throughout without fear with the support a great the year for Shabbatot and chagim. Please community - even if the movers didn’t continue to watch the videos I post to the arrive for more than two weeks after my Congregation Beth Judea Facebook page (and move... make sure to sing along!) leading up to Shabbat Under the Stars. I hope to make this special From my first Shabbat to Tisha B’Av, my service an event which we will all remember - a time here has already been filled with “Shehecheyanu moment” that will set the tone many “Shehecheyanu moments”. These for my relationship with all of you for, what I have become joyous moments which I hope to be, a long time here at CBJ. have had the honor to share with the CBJ community thus far and, I am excited to Thank you, say, I will have the honor of sharing many more of the “Shehecheyanu moments” Hazzan Gil Ezring

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HIGH HOLIDAY INFORMATION AND UPCOMING EVENTS HIGH HOLIDAY EVENTS & INFORMATION AUGUST August 6 August 8 August 10 August 19 August 20 August 26

Shofar Blowing Lessons Shofar Blowing Lessons Book of Remembrance Forms Due Maot Chitim Packing High Holiday Ticket and School Assignments Pickup Begins Maot Chitim Delivery

IMPORTANT DATES IN JEWISH HISTORY

SEPTEMBER 1

SELICHOT

SEPTEMBER 9

EREV ROSH HASHANAH Do not blow shofar in the morning.

SEPTEMBER 10 ROSH HASHANAH I SEPTEMBER 11 ROSH HASHANAH II SEPTEMBER 12 FAST OF GEDALIAH

SEPTEMBER September 1 September 2 September 4 September 4 September 16 September 18 September 19 September 23 September 23 September 24 September 25 September 30

Selichot Lulavim and Etrogim Orders Due AJEC Program (in Northbrook) RSVPs Due for Tot High Holiday Svc Build Sukkah Project Isaiah Community Yizkor Steak, Scotch & Trivia in the Sukkah Erev Sukkot Sukkot I Sukkot II Hoshana Rabbah

SEPTEMBER 18 KOL NIDRE SEPTEMBER 19 YOM KIPPUR SEPTEMBER 23 EREV SUKKOT SEPTEMBER 24 SUKKOT I SEPTEMBER 25 SUKKOT II

SEPTEMBER 30 HOSHANA RABBAH

COMING IN AUGUST August 2 August 5 & 6 August 6 August 11 August 15 August 15 August 17 August 19 August 22 August 26 August 26 August 26 August 27

Rummage Sale Set-Up Annual Sisterhood Rummage Sale Mini-Mitzvah Day Collections Begin Men’s Club at Lieberman Stand With Us Workshop & Speaker jBaby Mini Movers at Beth Judea Shabbat Under the Stars Annual CBJ Block Party Sisterhood Program Annual Jack Rizman Golf Outing Religious School Opening Day Mini-Mitzvah Day Sisterhood Program

COMING IN SEPTEMBER September 2 September 6 September 15 September 28

Buffalo Grove Stampede Sisterhood Book Club Men’s Club at Lieberman Religious School Kallah

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HIGH HOLIDAY INFORMATION AND FLYERS

SOCIAL ACTION

Shofar Blowing Lessons

ROSH HASHANAH 2018 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR MAOT CHITIM

for adults and children Orin Rotman will be available for Shofar Blowing Lessons Monday, August 6, 2018 and Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Sessions will be held from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm both evenings at Congregation Beth Judea NEW SHOFARS CAN BE PURCHASED AT THE SISTERHOOD GIFT SHOP Download Full Flyer

Sunday, August 19, 2018 Packing Day Sunday, August 26, 2018 Delivery Day

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IT’S TIME TO ORDER:

JOIN US FOR SELICHOT

LULAVIM AND ETROGIM $48 BUNDLES OF SCHACH $18/BUNDLE

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2018

TO ORDER PLEASE FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW

AND RETURN TO THE SYNAGOGUE OFFICE BY SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2018 NAME_________________________________________________ PHONE________________________________________________ EMAIL ADDRESS_______________________________________ NUMBER OF SETS OF LULAVIM & ETROGIM______________

Start the High Holiday season with study, prayer and (of course) dessert at our Selichot Services with Rabbi Zimbalist, Hazzan Ezring and the Beth Judea Choir. DISCUSSION – 9:00 PM DESSERT RECEPTION – 10:00 PM BUILD SUKKAH SERVICES – 10:30 PM

September 24, 2017

NUMBER OF BUNDLES OF SCHACH______________________

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HIGH HOLIDAY INFORMATION AND FLYERS

AJEC presents Preparing Our Hearts and Souls for the New Year Tuesday, September 4, 2018 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Presenter: Lena Kushnir Ed.D. Join us as we approach the High Holidays with fresh energy, inner reflection, and the renewal of strength and hope. This event will be held in Northbrook. FREE BUT TICKETS RQUIRED - RSVP BY SEPT. 4

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Beth Judea Men’s Club Steak, Scotch AND TRIVIA in the Sukkah Sunday, September 23, 2018

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CALENDAR Special Events August 6 August 8

Shofar Blowing Lessons Shofar Blowing Lessons

Sisterhood August 5 & 6 August 22 September 6

Israel Committee August 15

Men’s Club

Stand With Us Workshop August 26 Sept. 2

Annual Dr. Jack Rizman Golf Outing Buffalo Grove Stampede Softball Season is Underway

Programming August 17 August 19

Shabbat Under the Stars CBJ Block Party at Twin Creeks Park

Sisterhood Rummage Sale Sisterhood Social Event Sisterhood Book Club

Religious School August 26 August 26

Religious School Opening Day Mini-Mitzvah Day

Adult Education Our regular weekday and Shabbat classes continue to meet – see page 19 for details October 9 October 17

Hebrew Literacy I Begins Tap the Torah

High Holiday Guide Coming Soon HIGH HOLIDAY & SCHOOL ASSIGNMENT PICKUP BEGINS - August 20 BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE

Youth IMPORTANT UPCOMING DATES FOR YOUTH View our calendar online at http://tinyurl.com/BJUSYCalendar

Meetings Please check website

Be Sure To Check Out Our New Section

DEADLINE – AUGUST 10, 2018.

This is the Deadline for the Book of Remembrance Forms is August 10, 2018. Please be sure to submit your forms as it will be submitted to the printer that day, and no revisions can be made.

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“Beth Judea Community News” see page 27 BIRTHDAYS AND ANNIVERSARIES Shabbat Prayers August 3, 2018 – 7:30 pm Those who celebrate birthdays and anniversaries during the month of August will be recognized at our service on August 4th. Our worship will begin at 7:30 pm. Children of every age are welcome!

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President’s Message

SIDNEY MATHIAS CBJ PRESIDENT

As I start my second year as your President at Congregation Beth Judea, I can hear the excitement brewing. Our new clergy have already made their positive impact at CBJ. Let us welcome Rabbi Morris Zimbalist and his wife, Alison, and their children, Zachary and Evelyn, and Hazzan Gil Ezring to our CBJ community. If you have not yet met our new clergy, please take the opportunity to meet them at our Shabbat Under the Stars BBQ and Service on August 17th. You can also watch them on several videos on the CBJ Facebook page. Their last video has over 5000 "hits." I have been stopped by many congregants and non-congregants who have expressed their excitement about our new clergy.

I would like to congratulate our new officers and board members who were elected at our recent Annual Meeting: • Natalie Solomon as VP of Education • Dave Rebnord as VP of Finance • Leslie Abella as VP of Ways and Means • Natalie Pesin as Board Secretary Our newly elected Board members: • Tammy Brody • Gary Ernsteen • Brad Finkel • Marcy Kostis

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Daniel Landau Staci Levy Steve Limer Brandt Rosen

Please congratulate them when you see them. All our officers and board members put in long hours on behalf of CBJ. I would also like to congratulate Marc Sender, our CBJ Youth Director. Marc has been named to the JUF's 7th Annual Jewish "36 under 36" list, a well-deserved honor. Under Marc's leadership, our Beth Judea USY chapter recently won the International Chapter of the Year. You can see his full bio at www.oychicago.com/36under36. It is quite impressive. If you shop at Amazon, you can make a financial difference for CBJ. Amazon Smile donates 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to Congregation Beth Judea. Go to smile.amazon.com or contact Lisa at the CBJ office for details. During the summer, as our congregants are on vacation and there are fewer programs and meetings at Beth Judea, we need your help in ensuring that there are enough people for our daily minyanim. Please attend if you can. Our daily minyan schedule is as follows: Morning Minyan: • Sunday - 9:00 am • Monday - 6:15 am • Tuesday-Friday - 7:30 am Evening Minyan: • Monday-Thursday - 7:30 pm (continued on next page)

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President’s Message

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On August 5th and 6th, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, our Sisterhood is holding their Annual Rummage Sale. Drop-offs are at the synagogue starting on Sunday July 29th through Thursday, August 2nd. Volunteers are needed to help sort during the drop off week. Please see the details in your weekly CBJ email. On Wednesday, August 15th at 8:00 pm, StandWithUs is holding a workshop on "The ABCs of the BDS Movement." It is a must event, especially for students who will be going to college campuses this fall and their parents. You need to find out what the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement is doing in their efforts on our campuses to marginalize and eventually eliminate Israel. This event is for the community and is sponsored by the CBJ Israel Committee. Please RSVP to Lisa Neiman at lneiman@bethjudea.org, or call her at the office at 847-634-0777. On Friday, August 17th, Shabbat Under the Stars will be held at JCC Elaine Frank Apachi Day Camp. More information can be found in this issue of the word. On Sunday, August 19th , our annual Block Party will be held at Twin Creeks Park in Buffalo Grove at 11:30 am. Lunch will be available, and we will have our annual USY vs Men’s Club softball game. On Sunday, August 26th at 10:00 am, the Men's Club is hosting the 23rd Annual "Dr. Jack Rizman Memorial Golf Outing." It will be located at the Buffalo Grove Golf Club at 48 Raupp Blvd. in Buffalo Grove. Please see all the details and the registration form in your weekly CBJ email or contact the CBJ office. As you know the High Holidays are earlier this year. I appreciate all our members past support for our congregation. Please register your membership on-line to show your continued support for CBJ. As a reminder, Book of Remembrance forms are due on August 10th, and you can pick up your High Holiday tickets and school assignments on August 20th. As we all know, there was a devastating condo fire recently in Prospect Heights. We at CBJ want to help the victims of this tragedy. Residents of the buildings lost everything. Our thoughts and prayers go out to them. I understand the victims have received enough clothing and other items from the generosity of the community and would prefer gift cards. We will be notifying our congregants how they can help the victims. B'Shalom, Sidney Mathias CBJ President

Congregation Beth Judea Mission Statement Congregation Beth Judea is a welcoming egalitarian synagogue whose mission is to create a warm and inviting home that serves the lifelong spiritual, educational and fellowship needs of our members. Consistent with the principals of the Conservative movement, we embrace Torah and our responsibility to serve and support the greater Jewish community, the community at large, the United States of American and the State of Israel. The Word – August 2018

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PROJECT ISAIAH

SHABBAT UNDER THE STARS

The Men’s Club Is Sponsoring Project Isaiah

Take a bag as you leave services on Rosh Hashanah and return it filled with food on Kol Nidre, September 18, 2018.

Help Start The New Year Right, Give To Those Less Fortunate Download Full Flyer

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BLOCK PARTY

ISRAEL COMMITTEE PROGRAM USY vs MC Softball Challenge

INVITES YOU TO JOIN US ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15th at 8:00 pm August 19, 2018 – 11:30 am

as STANDWithUS Chicago presents

Come Meet New Members and visit with Rabbi Zimbalist & Hazzan Ezring BBQ Hot Dog Lunch & Snacks Music by A-Z Entertainment Arts & Crafts, Relay Races USY vs. Men’s Club Softball Challenge Twin Creeks Park - Buddy Baseball Field 401 Aptakisic Road - Buffalo Grove, IL PLEASE RSVP NOW

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SPECIAL EVENTS – JCFS, JUF, BJECC JBABY

Congregation Beth Judea and Board of Jewish Education ECC

SCHOOL SUPPLIES & BACKPACKS NEEDED FOR JCFS CLIENTS BETH JUDEA RELIGIOUS SCHOOL MINI-MITZVAH DAY

are proud to sponsor: SUNDAY, AUGUST 26, 2018 9:00 am

JUF YOUNG FAMILIES Mini Movers Introduce your child to rhythmic movement and basic dance vocabulary, all the while dancing with their favorite partner - You! With your help, your little one will master skills like balancing, jumping, and movement in all directions. This class is best for walkers. Location: Congregation Beth Judea 5304 RFD, Long Grove IL, 60047 Time: Wednesdays from 9:30 am – 10:15 am August 15, 2018 – September 5, 2018 Cost: $20 (1 child) | $30 (2 children) Registration: https://www.juf.org/jbabychicago/j_class.aspx?cid=328 For More Information Contact: jBaby Chicago - jbabychicago@juf.org 312-357-4907 Click here for flyer

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Beth Judea Religious School will be creating backpacks for Jewish Child and Family Services. They are in need of the following new backpack and school supplies:

NEEDED SUPPLY LIST           

Backpacks (solid colors) Pencils & Pens Pocket Folders Spiral Notebooks Crayons (box of 24) Washable Markers Large Erasers Glue sticks Scissors Rulers Notebook Paper (wide-ruled)

The collection box is located in the synagogue office. School supplies and backpacks should be new. Collection starts August and ends at 9:00 am on August 26.

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If you can volunteer email Ronna at bows23@gmail.com

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Annual Events SISTERHOOD ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE

STOP! BEFORE YOU DONATE THOSE SALEABLE ITEMS

MEN’S CLUB ANNUAL GOLF OUTING MEN’S CLUB 3RD ANNUAL DR. JACK RIZMAN MEMORIAL GOLF OUTING Sunday, August 26, 2018 Buffalo Grove Golf Club

SISTERHOOD ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE AUGUST 5 & 6, 2018 We will be accepting donations of clothing, household items, dishes, kitchenware, books, toys, bikes, pictures, linens and SMALL furniture. Drop offs through August 2nd at noon. Rummage Sale Flyer

Donation Flyer

BUFFALO GROVE STAMPEDE

Full Details

Become a Sponsor

SAVE THE DATE SAVE THE DATE

Join the Men’s Club at the Buffalo Grove Stampede

The Beth Judea Ways & Means Committee

Will be holding an

October 18, 2018 through October 21, 2018

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Shiva Baskets

NEW!! WAYS & MEANS

Sunshine Fund

CBJ Business Directory Advertising Opportunity

The primary purpose of the shiva tradition, or "sitting shiva," is to create an environment of comfort and community for mourners; it helps guide friends and family members through the loss of a loved one. Throughout the weeklong shiva period, mourners come together in one family’s home to offer their condolences and support. From a practical standpoint, the shiva process and practices associated with Jewish mourning add comfort to the life of a mourner following a death. In the period after suffering a loss, a mourner may be comforted by the structure and routines prescribed by traditional Jewish mourning laws. Historically, the Board of Directors of Congregation Beth Judea has sent shiva baskets to the immediate family of Board members; parents, spouses, siblings and G-d forbid, children. We would like to extend this gesture to the entire congregation.

Advertise your business in our new Business Directory section of The Word! $120 for a year (one-year term) Submit a high resolution graphic of your business card to Lisa Neiman at lneiman@bethjudea.org. Subscription payment must be received to activate term. Leslie Abella

Donations may be sent the shul attention Lisa Neiman. Thanking you in advance for you generous donations. Respectfully, Lisa Neiman

Gift Cards SUPPORT BETH JUDEA BY PURCHASING GIFT CARDS Purchasing gift cards is one of the easiest ways to support Beth Judea.

SUPPORT BETH JUDEA WHILE YOU SHOP ON AMAZON!!

The Congregation earns a rebate from the vendors when you utilize the gift cards, so there is no cost to you. Gift cards can be utilized the same as cash, there are no restrictions.

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If you are shopping for groceries or clothes, going to a movie or traveling, you can help support our Congregation. Order forms for Gift Cards are available in the office or in the Lobby on Sunday morning. They can be purchased with cash, check, or credit cards (a 2.5% convenience fee will be added when paying with a credit card). Click Here to Download Form

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B’nei Mitzvah Bios With much pride and love, Harrison Reinstein will be called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, August 25, 2018. Harrison is an 8th grade honor roll student at Daniel Wright Junior High School. Harrison loves basketball, volleyball, and just about anything sports related. He presently enjoys playing volleyball for the Daniel Wright Trojans. Harrison has a genuine love for family, friends, learning, and life in general. Harrison took his love of sports to a new level by choosing the Sports Shed to be the focus of his Mitzvah Project. He collected new and gently used sports equipment that will be sent to inner city schools and after school clubs, allowing them to have the opportunity to enjoy sports as much as he does. Joining Harrison on his special day are his proud parents, David and Michelle Reinstein, siblings Paige and Arielle, and grandparents Marilyn and Joel Levin and Michael and Debby Reinstein, as well as friends and relatives from near and far. Harrison would like to thank Hazzan Weisberg and Andrea Dickson for all their kindness, and dedication in helping Harrison prepare for his special day. Much thanks as well to Rabbi Zimbalist, Hazzan Ezring, Rabbi Pivo, Anna Besser, and all of Harrison's teachers for guiding and instructing him over the years in preparation for this important milestone.

A Hearty Mazel Tov to all our August & September B’nei Mitzvah

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Dylan Alec Tehrani, an eighth grader at Hawthorn Middle School South in Vernon Hills, will be called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, September 1, 2018. Ever since Dylan took to the stage for the first time in a production of “Gulliver’s Travels,” he has loved the theater. He has been in about a dozen shows over the years and has developed his acting chops in musicals and plays such as “The Jungle Book,” “Lion King,” “Grease,” and “High School Musical.” Dylan has also starred as Horton the Elephant in “Seussical the Musical,” the Beast in “Beauty and the Beast,” and Michael Banks in his school’s production of “Mary Poppins.” Besides theater, Dylan is active in school government. He was a senator for his class last year and was voted to be in charge of the school store this year. He also participates in choir and has attended We Day for the past couple of years. Over the summers, Dylan loves his time at Camp Chi, and he recently returned from a trip to Boston with his Nana and Papa. For his mitzvah project, Dylan wanted to give back to Reach Rescue, a local shelter where his family recently adopted a puppy named Oreo. Dylan made ropes for the puppies to chew on and will donate some of his bar mitzvah money to the shelter. Dylan would like to thank his tutor, Kim Abern, for helping him learn his Torah and Haftorah portions, and he is excited to be the second bar mitzvah that Rabbi Zimbalist and Cantor Ezring officiate at Beth Judea. He would also like to thank his Mom and Dad, James and Robin Tehrani, his sister, Amelia, his grandparents, and the rest of his family, as well as all his Hebrew school teachers for all of their support and guidance over the years. As they say, the show must go on!

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Religious Education When students return to the classroom in the fall, they will be taking part in the deeply rooted Jewish tradition of kehillah, or community. It all began at Mt. Sinai when the Israelites united in Anna Besser their commitment to each other Education Director and to God. The descendants of that kehillah at Mt. Sinai have created Jewish communities all over the world to provide for the spiritual and social needs of Jews everywhere. But what is a kehillah? The definition of kehillah is community, but that doesn’t only apply to Jewish communities. It’s also about the various communities we are a part of - school, clubs, summer camp, sports teams, service community group, or even a social network. Any group of people united around a common goal or belief is a kehillah. By attending religious school, our children become members of many kehillot—their group of friends, class, grade, youth group, and/or b’nei mitzvah group—within the larger synagogue community.

CBJ SCHOOL DATES TO REMEMBER

August Event

Time

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5:45 pm

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Don’t forget to join us on Sunday, August 26th at 9:00 am for our Opening Day program that will include Mini-Mitzvah Day, Classroom Visits, and a Bubble show!

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9:00 am – 12:00 pm

September Event 2

Time

No Religious School (Labor Day Weekend)

No Religious School (Rosh Hashanah)

Sunday, Sept. 9th & Tuesday Sept. 11th

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Our kehillot teach us to celebrate our similarities; we recognize ourselves in each other rather than divide on our differences. So, let’s work together to make sure our children thrive in their kehillot and keep finding ways to unite with one another.

School Opening Day Mini Mitzvah Day Classroom Visits

First Beyahad (HS) Class

6:30 – 8:30pm

(Temple Chai location)

No Religious School (Kol Nidre)

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Sukkot Family Program (K-2nd Grade)

11:00 am

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Beyahad (HS) Class (CBJ location)

6:30 – 8:30 pm

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Classes in Session (Yom Tov Activities)

4:15 – 6:15 pm (Aleph-Dalet)

6:15 – 8:00 pm (Heh)

28-29 Gimel – Dalet Kallah @JCYS Henry Horner (Ingleside, IL)

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Youth WHAT’S UP IN THE WORLD OF OUR YOUTH??? Camp – Camp – Camp ... And Now We’re Back!!! That’s right friends... the BJUSY you know and love is back for another raucous year. We are returning to you with fresh faces and expanded programming. The fun all begins August 19th with our annual USY vs. Men’s Club softball game and BBQ at the amazing Beth Judea Block Party. Be sure to join us there as we kick off another great year!!! We will follow that up with our second annual Back to Camp Pray and Play around the bonfire on Friday, August 24th and a joint CBJ Youth and Hebrew school kickoff event featuring Ben’s Amazing Balloon Show on Sunday, August 26th. Our Tuesday lounge nights then kick-off on Tuesday, August 28th with mini golf. With all the fun events throughout the summer with Rabbi Zimbalist and Cantor Ezring, I can’t wait for the school year to begin and for more people to get to know our incredible new clergy members. Over the past month, in addition to spending time with our new clergy, I once again had the pleasure of visiting our CBJ youth and teens at various Jewish day and overnight camps across the Chicagoland and Wisconsin areas. I had an AMAZING time!!! It is hard to describe the feeling that I get inside when I enter one of these camp communities. It is one of those warm fuzzy feelings that permeate throughout your body. I find it impossible to hold back a smile when I enter one of these Jewish camps. After my camp visit last year, I wrote about how the feeling of being “at home” is what makes camp so special. This year solidified that notion that we have built as a CBJ youth department mirrors that same feeling. As I walked into each camp, I could see, hear, feel, and experience the sense of comradery among the campers. I could tell the pride that each camper felt in “their” camp. They thought about the camp as an extension of themselves and as belonging to them. When talking to one camper at Ramah overnight camp, she specifically described it as being home. I spoke to another camper about it

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at Camp Chi, and she talked about not wanting to even know what day it was because she didn’t want to have to think about the idea of leaving camp. Each camper I spoke with beamed when they talked about the things that they did at their camp. They were truly excited to show me around and point out everything about their camp that makes it special. In the end, it is that exact feeling that these campers have that makes going to a Jewish camp special. That special exciting home feeling is the same one our kids share about going to USY programs at the Youth House. This year we will offer programs that cater to the artists, the athletes, the techies, the board gamers, the writers, the readers, the adventurers, and the social butterflies. We will have programs that will thrill, educate, scare, enlighten, surprise, excite, and so much more. The only way, however, for our programs to do any of that is for you to help get people to them. Send us your sons, your daughters, your sisters, your brothers, your nieces, your nephews, and all your grandchildren!!! We will make believers out of all of them. Be sure to look at the pictures from all the different camp visits by clicking one of the folders on the next page! Remember you can always stay up to date with all things BJUSY throughout the entire year by visiting our new and improved website www.bethjudeausy.weebly.com as well as our calendar http://tinyurl.com/BJUSYcalendar. You can sign up for membership by going to http://tinyurl.com/bethjudeayouth. B’Shalom, Marc Sender - Youth Director Congregation Beth Judea, 5304 RFD, Long Grove, IL Office: (847)-634-0777 ext. 114 | Cell: (847)-334-8639 Email: YouthDirector@bethjudea.org | www.bethjudeausy.weebly.com Sign up for membership at http://tinyurl.com/bethjudeayouth Check us out on Facebook and Twitter! Please consider making a donation to the Youth Fund or Rachel Hirshman Fund to help USYers go to regional programs and Israel

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Youth CHUSY Region Kick Off Program for 9th to 12th grade: Don’t miss an incredible start to the year!!! CHUSY region has arranged for an exclusive private showing for USY only at the world famous Second City in Chicago, IL. The fun begins on September 16th. The best part is the transportation and show are being generously supported by donations resulting in the cost being only $20 per USYer (includes a ticket to Second City and transportation from the suburbs). Sign up by going to www.chusy.org!

Links to pictures from the different camp visits: Henry Horner Day Camp Visit Pictures Elaine Frank Apachi Day Camp Visit Pictures Ramah Day Camp Visit Pictures Camp Chi Visit Pictures Camp Ramah Overnight Visit Pictures

CBJ Youth Membership Registration!!! CBJ Youth Membership Registration 20182019

IC Orlando Promo Video and sign up link- https://vimeo.com/231548080

Shout Outs: BJUSY sends a shout out to Jacob Cytron and all the Ramah Overnight Camp campers and staff for welcoming Marc on an awesome visit to Ramah Overnight Camp! BJUSY sends a shout out to Lori Stark and all the Ramah Day Camp campers and staff for welcoming Marc into their tefillah sessions on a great visit to Ramah Day Camp! BJUSY sends a shout out to Brad Finkel and all the Camp Chi campers and staff for welcoming Marc into their beautiful campgrounds in Lake Delton, WI! BJUSY sends a shout out to Jamee Smith and all the JCC Elaine Frank Apachi Day Camp campers and staff for welcoming Marc out for a rousing all day Shabbat celebration filled with songs and plays! BJUSY sends a shout out to Graham Little and all the Camp Henry Horner campers and staff for welcoming Marc out for an amazing Horner Idol show!

Want to send a shoutout to someone??? Send Marc an email at YouthDirector@bethjudea.org

Register by September 14 to get $50 off registration with a $400 deposit* https://www.regpacks.com/reg/templates/build/ ?g_id=100778566

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ADULT EDUCATION Welcome to our Adult Education Series. To register for classes or to find out more information, please contact Anna Besser at abesser@bethjudea.org.

Adult Education Series Ongoing Classes WEEKLY CLASSES:

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These classes are ongoing. Please join at any time. Hebrew is not required for any of these classes, unless specifically noted.

Let’s Talk Talmud: Grappling with Life, Law and Innovation

Sunday mornings at 8 am Taught by Orin Rotman The Talmud is a profoundly rich compilation of wisdom that has continued relevance to our contemporary search for meaning. It addresses eternal questions of ethics, human nature and our relationship to the Divine. Participate in a lively discussion of the Talmud and its relevance for us today. No prior knowledge required and texts will be provided.

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These Saturday morning classes are ongoing. Please join at any time.

Weekly Parsha Study Facilitated by Orin Rotman Shabbat morning at 9:00 am every Shabbat morning Weekly study to discuss the parsha of the week. We will discuss questions raised by the participants. Shabbat morning at 9:00 am every Shabbat morning

(Artscroll Schottenstein edition is used for the class)

Sweet Taste of Torah: Psalms Taught by Orin Rotman

Wednesday evenings at 8 pm For thousands of years Judaism has been interpreting and applying the Torah to everyday life. This class follows the Tanach cycle. Each week we will read through several chapters a week of the Nevim (Prophets) texts, then on to Ketuvim (Writings), then back to Torah again.

Alternative Shabbat Service Facilitated by Norm Kurtz

Shabbat morning at 10:30 am every Shabbat morning Norm Kurtz facilitates this Shabbat morning service that focuses on building community by enjoying a passionate, meaningful, and dynamic Shabbat morning experience. Join this innovative, creative, and different minyan each Shabbat morning at 10:30 am in Room 1.

Shabbat morning at 10:30 am every Shabbat morning

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ADULT EDUCATION Welcome to our Adult Education Series. To register for classes or to find out more information, please contact Anna Besser at abesser@bethjudea.org.

Adult Education Save the Date

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Sisterhood / Annual Rummage Sale Hello Ladies!! How’s your summer going? Thinking of decluttering your home? Really? You ARE??!! Well, boy, are you in luck! It’s SISTERHOOD RUMMAGE SALE TIME!! Yep, Sunday, August 5th is the day our Beth Judea Sisterhood’s rummage sale. Rummage drop off starts on Sunday, July 29th. So, if you’re thinking of getting rid of your gently used clothing and household items, please consider donating them to the rummage sale. And, we not only want your rummage, we want YOU to join in the fun. Please plan to help us with the sorting and distribution of all the goodies people will be dropping off. In fact, you would be very surprised to discover how many items still have price tags attached to them. Yes, you could consider these items NOT gently used, but NEVER used! And we’re talking some designer stuff too! If you’ve wanted to get more active in Sisterhood, this is a great way to get your toes wet. Think about helping during the week and/or on the day of the sale. It’s easy-peasy, AND you’ll have FUN! A big thank you to Helaine Katz-Ratskoff and Sandy Goldenberg for chairing the 2018 rummage sale. Please join us! Speaking of joining us, yes, please join us! Annual dues are $40.00 per year. You can join when you join Beth Judea via the website or you can join directly by dropping off your check in the synagogue office, sending it to Debbie Limer (our fabulous Membership VP), or handing it directly to Debbie at any sisterhood meeting or event. Come join us and be a part of something wonderful. Come for the programs; stay for the new friends you’ll make! Rhonda Cohn & Sarah Goldenberg Co-Sisterhood Presidents Contact Information: Rhonda Cohn: funnymom@cohn1.com Sarah Goldenberg: sarahbgoldenberg@gmail.com

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Where every woman’s voice is heard

SISTERHOOD ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE SUNDAY, AUGUST 5 & MONDAY, AUGUST 6 9:00 am to 3:00 pm We will be accepting donations of: clothing, household items, dishes, kitchenware, books, toys, bikes, pictures, linens and SMALL furniture! NO COMPUTERS, UNDERWEAR, SWIMWEAR!

DROP OFF TIMES & DATES: Sunday, July 29 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday, July 30 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Tuesday, July 31 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Wednesday, August 1 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Thursday, August 2 9:00 am – 12:00 pm NO DONATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED THE DAY OF THE SALE!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Contact: Helainerae Katz-Ratskoff helainerae@gmail.com Sandra Goldenberg slgoldenberg@yahoo.com

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Where every woman’s voice is heard CBJ Sisterhood welcomes Alison Zimbalist to our community! All Sisterhood Members are invited to join us as we welcome our new Alison Zimbalist, the wife of our new Rabbi, to our CBJ Sisterhood family. We are so excited to have her join us. Date: Wednesday, August 22, 2018 Time: 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm Location: Lieberman Social Hall Come out and enjoy some dessert & wine as we get to know Alison and celebrate the upcoming year.

Where every woman’s voice is heard

Where every woman’s voice is heard

WE NEED YOUR COLLEGE STUDENT ADDRESS It is time again to start collecting addresses of your college students. Addresses need to be submitted yearly so we can keep our information current. Please email the addresses to Lisa Neiman at lneiman@bethjudea.org no later than November 1, 2018

SISTERHOOD BOOK CLUB Come Join Us As We Discuss

Windy City Blues by Renee Rosen Leeba Groski’s love of music lands her a job at a new record company in Chicago where she crosses paths with Chuck Berry, Etta James, etc. but it is a black guitarist that steals her heart. Their relationship is unwelcome in segregated Chicago & especially in her Orthodox Jewish home. Yet in the midst of the Civil Rights Movement, they discover that in times of struggle, music can bring people together.

Book Discussion will be on Thursday, September 6, 2018 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

NEW LOCATION: Sunset Foods Community Room – 2nd Floor Please RSVP to brendaclevin@gmail.com This event is open to Sisterhood and CBJ Women

We look forward to sending greetings and a gift to your college student(s)

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Sisterhood Gift Shop The Sisterhood of Beth Judea proudly shares about our renowned Judaica Shop! Our Judaica Shop carries a wide variety of items and gifts with continually updated inventory. Stop by and take a look at many of the following types of items: *Tallitot *Kippot *Women’s Head Coverings *Seder Plates *Hanukkah Menorahs *Shabbat Candlesticks *Kiddush Cups *Tzedakah Boxes *Wedding Gifts * Shofars *Bar & Bat Mitzvah Gifts *Mezuzah Cases and Kosher Scrolls *Yahrzeit Candles *Jewish Children’s Books *Wall Home Blessings *Hostess Gifts *Wedding Glasses *Decorative items……..and so much more! Come and browse our amazing collections of beautiful Judaic Jewelry – for both Men and Women! We have countless Hamsas, Chais, Stars and Hoshens. You will love our special designer pieces. Also our non-Judaic jewelry can make a special gift as well.! You will find many price points to meet all budgets. Our extensive collection of tallitot, for both men and women, is a specialty we are known for in the Chicagoland area! We always have approximately 100 of the tallitot in stock…most of them made in Israel! If the choices are overwhelming – or you wish to simply allow a family member or friend choose on their own – a Gift Certificate may be the wise choice for you – any denomination – anytime. We make it easy for you too – as we accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover! So stop by and visit us to see for yourself why all of the talk! Our hours when Hebrew School is in session are: Tuesdays – 4 pm to 8 pm

Sundays – 9 am to 12:30 pm

We also will gladly make appointments to meet with you at your convenience – simply contact: Karen Nagel; 847-722-6621; geniuspkn2@aol.com Ann Lerman; 847-373-8640;annlerman325@gmail.com Have the Judaica Shop be a go-to spot for all your Judaic needs – please come visit us soon!

Congregation Beth Judea Gift Shop (Where shopping is a mitzvah)

20% OFF ONE SINGLE ITEM OF $25 OR MORE Coupon must be present at time of purchase Exclusions include sale merchandise, special orders, scrolls. One coupon per family. No other discounts or promotions apply -Expires December 31, 2018 COUPON


Men’s Club Ladies and Gentlemen of Beth Judea,

Listed below are a few of our upcoming events:

As the first order of business in my new role as Men’s Club President, I want to thank Jerry Sakol, the outgoing President, for his outstanding leadership these past two years. He leaves some immensely big shoes to fill; he has been both a helpful mentor and inspirational role model. With his able assistance, along with the guidance from all the other past presidents we are blessed to have play active roles in the Men’s Club, I will hopefully be able to get the job done.

LIEBERMAN CENTER - AUGUST 11: This is a wonderful opportunity to assist nursing home residents attend and participate in a Shabbat service. Please contact Sandy Ramras at Si1ramras1@mac.com for more information.

These are certainly momentous times for Beth Judea. The synagogue celebrated its 50th Anniversary in May with a very successful event attended by over 250 people. On July 1 we welcomed our new clergy team of Rabbi Morris Zimbalist (and family) and Hazzan Gil Ezring. Their leadership will help us usher in a new era and lay the foundation for our shul’s next 50 years! At the same time, we bade farewell to Rabbi David Klatzker and his wife Randy. We owe them a deep sense of gratitude for ably leading us through a difficult year that ended brightly with the exciting prospect of new beginnings. On a much smaller scale, the Men’s Club also changed leadership. Ably assisting me in the coming years are: Rob Lipka, Executive Vice President and Treasurer; Allen Harris and Steve Limer, Vice Presidents for Programming; Jerry Sakol, Ritual Vice President; Brandt Rosen and David Granoff, Vice Presidents for Membership & Communication; Alan Friedlander, Secretary; Sandy Ramras, Lieberman Center Volunteer Coordinator; and acting as Directors at Large Orin Rotman, Mischa Schlichting, Norm Kurtz, Fred Rabinowitz, Evan Rumack, Jerry Sakol, Sandy Victor, Eric Yegelwel, Louis Rabin, and Craig Cohn. When you see any of these men please feel free to ask them about Men’s Club and its upcoming events or provide them with any comments or suggestions you may have about new or old programs.

RIZMAN GOLF OUTING - AUGUST 26: This long standing annual event features a round of golf, competition prizes, and raffle prizes. The day is capped off with an all-you-can-eat dinner at Lou Malnati’s. Contact Allen Harris at allenhar55@gmail.com BUILD THE SUKKAH - SEPTEMBER 16: An annual event in which every teen or adult is invited to help put together the shul’s Sukkah. STEAK & SCOTCH IN THE SUKKAH SEPTEMBER 23: This is probably one of the most beloved and well attended events of the year. Great food, excellent and sometimes unique adult beverages, interesting people, and scintillating conversation all combine to make this a don’t miss date! HEBREW LITERACY I - STARTING ON OCTOBER 9: A wonderful and easy to follow 13-week class taught by Eric Yegelwel and Jerry Sakol to either refresh your Hebrew reading skills or start you on the path to becoming a more proficient Hebrew reader. This class helps make all worship services more meaningful. In closing, I’d like to tell you a little about myself and in the months ahead a different Men’s Club member will be similarly featured. My wife Jean and I have been Beth Judea members for over 30 years. I recently completed a 3 year term on Beth Judea’s Board of Directors; I also served on the Facilities Committee and continue to serve on the Finance Committee. Our four grown daughters and one grand-daughter all regrettably live out of state. I retired from a banking career in 2010 at the height of the financial crisis and have been happily retired ever since. My main hobbies are gardening and traveling as much as possible. Last year Jean and I successfully finished a multi-year goal of visiting all 50 states. Ron Friedman Men’s Club President

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Men’s Club Tzedakah Fund The Men's Club has made donations from the minyan tzedakah box: Gift cards for those impacted by the fire in Prospect Heights. We thank all those who have contributed to the tzedakah fund administered by Men's Club.

Men’s Club strives to offer something for everyone. As such, we’re always open to new and creative programming ideas that help Jewish men lead rich and filling Jewish Lives.

2017 BJMC/Rizman Memorial Golf Outing

HELP THE ELDERLY ATTEND SERVICES Once a month, the Beth Judea Men’s Club volunteers at the Lieberman Geriatric Center and helps the elderly get to and from services. If you are interested in helping please contact Sandy Ramas. MEN’S CLUB MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

Save the Date - BJMC Retreat

Photos taken by Evan Rumack

MEN’S CLUB SOFTBALL LEAGUE Beth Judea Men’s Club Softball League Schedule Final Standings are listed on the last page of the link above

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Community News CONGRATULATIONS TO MARC SENDER

Congratulations on being named to 36 Under 36! We are honored to highlight the amazing work you are doing in our community and the admirable way you represent Chicago’s Jewish young adults. A shortened version of Marc’s profile will be featured in the August issue of JUF News. We hope you will share this news with your family and friends – you can do so easily from Oy!Chicago’s Facebook page. Also, friends and family can make a donation to JUF in Marc’s honor – and any donation up to $36 will be matched, doubling the impact and benefit to those in need in our community! Marc will receive an e-card whenever a donation is made in his name. Mazal tov!

CBJ MEN’S CLUB receives recognition from CJE Senior Life for their volunteer service and dedication.

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Interfaith Council News from the Northwest Suburban Interfaith Council By Joanne Dicker and Helene Fox, Beth Judea representatives to the Council

We welcome our new members of the Interfaith Council: Rabbi Morris Zimbalist of Beth Judea, Cantor Gil Ezring of Beth Judea, and Father Joseph N. Le of St. Alphonsus Liguori. Thank you to all of you who participated in the “Stamp out Hunger” program sponsored by the US Postal mail carriers on May 12, 2018. The non-perishable food items donated were distributed to our food pantries located at Beth Am, St. Mary Parish, and Kingswood Methodist Church. Also, a big thank you to all who participated in our 5th annual i-walk against hunger on Sunday, June 24, 2018. We collected over $7,000.00 in corporate and individual donations which went directly to our four local food pantries. This walk was so successful due to the community working together as coordinators, walkers, donors, and volunteers. A special thanks to the members of St. Mary Parish, who hosted registration and set up, and the members of Hope Lutheran Church, who hosted our midway reception. Our upcoming events are: 1.

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5th annual service trip to Detroit on August 1-5, 2018. Volunteers will work with Cass Community Social Services to repair, maintain, and build facilities to benefit the hungry, homeless, and unemployed. Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration on Sunday, November 18th at St. Mary Parish in Buffalo Grove at 7:00 pm.

Non-perishable food: Please remember those less fortunate. Donations of canned goods are accepted throughout the year at our food pantries located at Congregation Beth Am (1370 Abbott Court, Buffalo Grove), Kingswood Methodist Church (401 W. Dundee, Buffalo Grove) and St. Mary Parish (10 North Buffalo Grove Road.), and and St. Alphonsus Liguori (411 N. Wheeling Road, Prospect Heights) . We are discussing ideas for further educational programming. If you have any suggested topics, please contact us. For more information on any of our programs, please contact us by e-mail or telephone: nwsinterfaith@gmail.com, 224-699-0386 or visit our website at http://www.northwestsuburbaninterfaith.org or your council representatives: Joanne Dicker: joannedicker@comcast.net Helene Fox: helene125125@gmail.com Donations may be made directly to: Northwest Suburban Interfaith Council 1282 Green Knolls Drive, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

DOING GOOD IN DETROIT FLYER

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BJE Early Childhood Centers

MT Nesters The MT Nesters are starting our 25th year. But our dues are still the same -- $20/year (no senior discounts). However, membership in the MT Nesters for your first year is free if you are currently a member of Beth Judea. We are continuing to hold our monthly program/meetings on Sundays, usually in the afternoon, and sometimes outside of the synagogue. For additional information contact Carol Schechter at 847-537-3566 or Sam Chiprin at 847-459-0316.

Did You Know... Do you know of information that would be of interest to our congregants? If so, please let us know.

Registration for 2018-2019

Cell Phone Drop-Off Box In Synagogue Office! Help domestic abuse victims by donating your old cell phones.

Registration at the Board of Jewish Education Early Childhood Center at Beth Judea is well under way. Registration for our 2018-2019 school year has begun. Schedule a visit to one of our classes: New Steps (parent/caregiver and toddler), More Steps (2 year olds), Kadima (3 year olds) and Pre-K, and learn about our amazing curriculum. Call us at 847634-0363 to begin your child’s preschool journey. Come and see what we’re all about!

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Each phone raises money for domestic abuse crisiscounseling services in the Jewish community! SHALVA offers free counseling to Jewish women who are or were in an intimate partner relationship. If you or someone you know needs our help, call 773-583-4673.

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New Membership Programs Beth Judea Announces Exciting New Membership Programs:

Alternative Shabbat Service Alternative Shabbat Service Service Leader: Norm Kurtz

1. Referral Program Gift of Membership 3. STEPS to Membership

Every Shabbat Morning 10:30 am until 11:45 am.

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We're very excited to announce new membership programs for our community! We're making it easy and rewarding for you to help spread the word about our synagogue community to your family, friends, and Jewish families that might have moved into the neighborhood! Click Here for Full Details

Planned Giving Is Beth Judea a Part of Your Estate? Help ensure the future of Congregation Beth Judea. From Generation to Generation “Making a Difference in the Lives that Follow”

You are invited to join the Alternative Shabbat Service which meets every Shabbat morning. Our growing interpretive minyan (prayer group) is focused on building community by enjoying a passionate, meaningful, and dynamic Shabbat morning experience. We are innovative, creative, and different from the traditional service. We are friendly and welcoming to all. Being nonjudgmental and accessible, we are interested in creating a meaningful spiritual community where joyful prayer and spirited Torah discussion is experienced, accompanied by camaraderie and friendship. Join us for prayer/discussion/ learning and stay after services for Kiddush/lunch with the entire Congregation. We meet in the former youth lounge on the lower level of the Synagogue (which is accessible to the physically challenged) from 10:30 am until 11:45 am. Bring a friend with you. We look forward to welcoming you to our community. Shabbat Shalom,

LIFE IN ISRAEL THE GOODMAN’S BLOG Howie and Suzanne Goodman were valued members at Beth Judea until they decided to make aliyah in 2009. The Goodmans have agreed to provide us with a blog on their experiences as new olim in Israel. Though we continue to miss the Goodmans, we can all look forward to reading about their adventures in Israel through the blog. To learn more about the Goodman’s life in Israel click here to share their experience.

Norm Kurtz Service Leader

For further information: cbjoffice@bethjudea.org

EVERY SHABBAT MORNING

Upon three things the world is based: Upon Torah, Upon Divine Service and Upon the Practice of Charity

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The Helping Hand Plan

The Helping Hand Plan A Project of Congregation Beth Judea Hesed Committee   

Do you need some help? Do you need a ride to a doctor’s appointment? Do you need a ride to services at Beth Judea?

WHAT IS THE HELPING HAND PLAN? Beth Judea has a group of volunteers who are ready, willing, and able to lend a hand. Just call or e-mail if you need some assistance. WHO DO I CONTACT TO REQUEST SOME HELP? Please call Larry Wollheim at 847-6349399 or e-mail Larry at lwollheim45@gmail.com to request help. It’s a Mitzvah to help someone. Please allow us to help you.

You Make A Difference We firmly believe that reaching out to others benefits not only the recipient, but the person providing help as well. This is, without a doubt, a win-win situation for all involved. If you are interested in making a difference, please contact one of the Hesed (Caring) committee members below: Ellene Lammers Wendy Wunsch Evan Rumack Larry Wolheim

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Hesed Committee

An Important Announcement CONGREGATION BETH JUDEA HESED (CARING) COMMITTEE The Hesed committee would like to know if you have any difficulties/problems that you would like to discuss with a knowledgeable individual. We have a group of congregants who have been trained or are professionals who would be able to provide a brief consultation with you in order to refer you on for more in-depth assistance. We are also thinking about starting some support groups. We would like to know what you feel your needs are. Please email Ellene Lammers at elammers@comcast.net or call the Rabbi. FOR A LIST OF EMERGENCY HOTLINE NUMBERS, AGENCIES AND RESOURCES click here

We Would Like To Know WE WOULD LIKE TO KNOW . . . . If you are celebrating a life cycle event such as a birth, engagement, or wedding, we would like to know about it so that this milestone can be included in The Word. If you are ill or know someone who is sick, we would like to know about it so that a prayer for recovery can be said, so that the clergy can call or visit, and so that the Hesed (Caring) committee can be notified and be of assistance. If there is a death in your family, we would like to know about it so that we can offer our support, can share this information with our congregation, and so that we can add your loved one to our Yahrzeit records. Please call the synagogue office with this information. Do not assume that someone else will have notified the synagogue staff.

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AUGUST BIRTHDAYS We wish a very Happy Birthday to the following members of our Beth Judea Family: August 1

Michael Rosenfeld

August 20

David Rebnord

August 2

Edith Margules

August 21

August 3

Anatoliy Kabalkin

August 4

Michele Sussman

Ken Brandt Lesley Elisco Ron Friedman Norman Kronowitz Shira Sender

August 5

Craig Levin Stuart Pearl Brandt Rosen Lee Silver

August 22

Andrea Alhadeff Ellen Gluskin Morry Rizman

August 23

Tammy Brody

August 6

Richard Chappe Michael Jacobs

August 24

Samuel Feldman Debra Posner

Charlene Entman Bruce Portnoy

August 25

Lauren Axel Michael Chorpash Jonathan Gerchikov Sheri Lewison Deborah Limer Linda Stark

August 8 August 10

Phyllis Dritz Michael Levenstein Linda Spitz

August 11

Gloria Hernandez August 26

Jerrold Silver

August 12

Mitchell Polonsky Nate Solomon

August 27

Lori Finn Sherie Zucker

Lee Goldberg Meyer Halperin Staci Levy

August 29

Jim Duvel Jeff Kostis Joan Kurtz Barbara Pearl

August 13

August 14

Sanford Victor

August 15

David Brody

August 30

Mischa Schlichting

August 16

Jordan Krugel

August 31

August 17

Bruce Entman Brian Wenk

Ron Miller Edward Newman Steve Rosenbloom Paula Silberman

August 18

Nancy Litwin

August 19

Stacy Brull Jennifer Korshak Marcie Marcus Tatyana Pesin Heidi Robbins Carey Rosemarin Marcia Weissman

We encourage you to also contact one another to share in their celebration

NOTE: If your name is missing from the list please contact the synagogue so we can update your information in our files.

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AUGUST ANNIVERSARIES We wish a very Happy Anniversary to the following members of our Beth Judea Family: August 1

Rhonda & Edward Newman Erica & Matt Veronie

August 4

August 21

Stella & Yigal Greener Barbara & Lee Silver Marcia & Robert Weissman

Cecily Kanter & Scott Berlant Marci & Bryan Fooden

August 22

Stefanie & Joshua Ebner

August 7

Bonnie & Stanford Robbin

August 23

Lee & Arnold Goldberg

August 8

Sherri & Morrie Lieberman Staci & Steven Turofsky

August 24

Vicki & Sanford White

August 25

August 9

Jill & Peter Marks Anne & Lance Pacernick

Marla & Neal Feld Joan & Norman Kurtz Nancy & Burton Litwin

August 10

Effie & Matthew Kudlowitz Merle & Evan Rumack

August 26

Celia & Dan Geiger Gayle & Michael Ludwig

August 11

Drora & Jerry Patt

August 27

August 12

Rhonda & David Cohn Julia & Boris Lyubomirsky

Amy & Scott Bauer Jayme & Gary Ernsteen Ann & Mitchell Lerman Ina & Sanford Ramras Cornelia & Earl Roden

August 15

Mary & Harvey Brickman Judith & William Levitan Rhonda & Larry Wollheim

August 28

Pamela Weiner & Steven Malkin

August 29

Joanne & Steven Dicker

August 30

Marah & Jonathan Altenberg Lauri & Stanley Rosenbloom

August 31

Charlene & Bruce Entman Kristie & Mark Fingerhut Jen & Jeff Goldstein Jimena & Jared Goldstine Ann Lesley & Scott Rosen Karen & Paul Saharack Ethel & Mitchell Schwerdlin

August 17

Barbara & Stuart Pearl Beth & Kenneth Redfern

August 18

Beth & Cary Chaitman

August 19

Robin & Fred Fingerhut Wendy & Steven Frost Pamela & Howard Kaufman Linda & Albert Stark

August 20

Sheree & Lee Arbus Sheryl & Harold Cutler Judith & Glenn Goldstein Robin & Hyman Riebman

We encourage you to also contact one another to share in their celebration NOTE: If your name is missing from the list please contact the synagogue so we can update your information in our files.

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August Yahrzeits YOU WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED AND ALWAYS IN OUR HEARTS August 3

Helen Berkovitz Isadore Cohen Gary Davidoff Rae Duboe* Jennie Frost Marilyn Kandel* Daniel Luciano Cantor Murray Nixon* Tevya Polakow Stanley Ramras Milton David Secler* Susan Spivak* Elaine Weiner

Harold Brown* Marlene Cohen* Helen Davis* Morris Elisco Yehuda Greener Leo Liebovitz Samuel Manewith Ben Osgrove* Shirley Pulver Toby Rockwell Meyer Segal* Sheldon Manny Stern Faye Yablon

Shirley Coady* Max Cohen Louis Deckowitz Lillian Fischman* William Horwitz* Harry Lipka Lena Mathias* Harry Pinzur Eugene Ramras Elaine Rothschild Abraham Silberberg Rose Stupel

August 10

Marilyn Bacalar Lillian Dannen* Morris Feldman Rae Kubiak* Ruth Mandel* Clara Pieter* Rose Stein Israel Yatkowsky*

Gerald Balbirer* Bernice Ellis Paul Fish Michael Lazar* Natalie Meltzer Dayton Robinson Morris Sulak Sam Yublosky*

Marcella Bulmash Martin Ernsteen Bessie Kessler* Howard Leibach* Herman Nidetz* Ruth Sheft Herbert Wolff Joseph Zarchy

August 17

Kalman Albun* Harry Borkan* Earl Elisco Irving Katz Ruth Moses* Irv Pearlman* Jack Rosenbloom* Arthur Silverberg

Edna Arker* Gloria Chappe Herbert Forman Abram Lieberman* Helen Nevin Daniel Ramras Eve Rosenfeld

Alvin Berger* Irene Cohen Sonia Karchmar* Rose Luciano* Seymour Paisin* Mollie Resnick* Alice Rothenberg

* Denotes the deceased has a yahrzeit plaque. If you are interested in purchasing a plaque please contact the synagogue office.

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August Yahrzeits (Cont) YOU WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED AND ALWAYS IN OUR HEARTS August 24

Morton Abelson* Tessie Barkan Frances R. Corenman* Jack Glickman Emanuel Gurin Mary Hill Maurice J. Korengold Jacob Louis Levin* Sarah Lorber Harris Rosenthal* Leo Semel Donna Truger*

Barbara Abramovitz* Rosalyn Coleman* Mildred Forman* Alex Greenberg* Kenneth Haberman* Joseph Klaskin* Minnie Fannie Krassner* Yetta Lipka Sidney Patt Arthur Rothenberg* Sam Stark*

Ida Albun* Sam Cooper Richard Freid Ruth Greenhill-Spatt Millie Hennes Jake Klein* Bernard Landau Debora Litwin* Robert Rosenbaum* Eve Scholl Stuart Trock

August 31

Louis Broodno* Melvin Feldman* Arthur Gerchikov Hyman Hoffman* Estelle Kwasman Dorothy Perlmutter Sidney Schreibman* Alan Slivka

Greta Dessauer Rochelle Feldman Paula Greenstein* Amelia Kane Dorothy Leibowitz Martin Reicher Diane Shapiro*

Audrey Epton Jacob Friedland* Al Harris Janet Klass* Selma Opper Kenneth Sachsel* Lillian Shugan

* Denotes the deceased has a yahrzeit plaque. If you are interested in purchasing a plaque please contact the synagogue office.

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September Yahrzeits YOU WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED AND ALWAYS IN OUR HEARTS September 7

Bessie Brenner* Betty Falcon* Morris Gorin* Lillian Loeb* Alan Nisenbaum* Nathan Sandler* Daniel Schuster Ida Stein

William Burg* Carl Gershonfeld Michael Litt Morris Mills Jack Rosemarin Leslie Schiff* Sam Seligman Albert Sumner*

Rose Edelstein Beverly Goldstein Rose Litwin Nathaniel Moffett Elsie Saharack Edward Schmarak Theodor Sender* Jack Weinger

September 14

Faye Angell* William Dunn Millie Fenchel Etta Greenberg* Ruth Levy* Ida Rich Jessie Rubinstein* Jules Spitz Sol Weinberg* Adolf Wolff

Dorothy Behn David S. Eisenberg Leonard Fisher* Robert Hillman Max Pander Lillian Rosenston Irving Schuster Sally Sylvan Gerszon Weiskopf* Abraham Wolinsky*

Bernard Cutler* Bertram Eisner* Fred Green Louis Lerner* Lillian Raab Lance Rubin Lenore Shapiro Arlene Watters Richard Wolf* Nathan Zeiger

September 21

Frances S. Barnett* Marianne Brenner* Louis Elgenson Sandra Fooden Morris Ginsberg Arnold Hecht* Sarah Levsky* Pearl Margolis Sam Rabin Maurie Schneider Harriette Silverman*

Arnold Block* David Brodsky* Dorothy Feldheim* Faye Frank Leon Goldberg* Hyman Hundert* Harvey Maller Ruth Mason Bernard Resnick* Celia Schreibman*

Louis Bloom Jeffrey Caplan* Suzanne Fine Norman Friedman David Goldbogen* Sol Kessler* Debrah Margolis Anita Raab Morris Roden Morris Shapiro*

September 28

Isaac Appel Irving Brown Charles Feldman Yale Gerol* Solly Gordon* Max Mann Hyman Molotsky Richard Nathan* Eva Pander Meriel Schneider Carolyn Wolff

Symon Bows* Carol Caplan M. Eileen Fojtik Philip Gluskin* Ida Kamen Esther Mendelsohn Rochelle Mosoff Philip Nemser* Howard Riebman Frances Spiegel* Anna Wortell*

Dorothy Brown Harold Falcon* Arlene Ganden Rose Goldberg* Yetta Levy* William Meyers* Shalom Nahum* Millard Oscherwitz* Solomon Schiller Ida Sulak

* Denotes the deceased has a yahrzeit plaque. If you are interested in purchasing a plaque please contact the synagogue office.

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TRIBUTES FOR AN EXPLANATION OF THESE FUNDS, PLEASE SEE OUR WEBSITE PRAYERS HAVE BEEN SAID FOR THE RECOVERY OF: Sari Beatty Marsha Bernstein Debbie Dubin Esther Mosak Zekhar Pesin Alan Sabol Joan Smith Linda Stark Condolences Upon the Deaths of: Robyn Anders Daughter of Lee Brown Sister of Lisa Neiman

Rheba Greenberg Aunt of Steve Greenberg William “Bill” Katz Father of Brian Katz Father of Peggy Weiner Jerry Lipson Father of Rebecca Schlichting Evelyn S. Marder Grandmother of Eric Marder Eudice Rosenblatt Mother of Erica Krugel Frieda Schwartz Mother of Sue-Ellen Duboe

Congratulations upon Births: Suzi & Bruce Darin upon the birth of their grandson, Hudson Levi Dexl Lindsey & Brian Dexl, upon the birth of their son, Hudson Levi Dexl Lesley Elisco upon the birth of her grandson, Rex Irving Slade Kitty & Bruce Hoffman upon the birth of their granddaughter, Zoey Bea Modisette

Barbara & Jeffrey Julis upon the birth of their grandson, Theodore Julis Collart Joan & Norm Kurtz upon the birth of their granddaughters, Corinne Georgia Kurtz and Vera Bailey Kurtz Susan & Keith Mann upon the birth of their granddaughter, Shayna Rose McDaniel

Wendy & Steve Frost upon the engagement of their daughter and Consuelo Frost upon the engagement of her granddaughter, Sloane Frost to Andreas Johnson Hadrian & Randy Markowitz upon the engagement of their daughter, Allison Markowitz to Shaun Albert.

Rosita & Marty Rothenberg upon the engagement of their son, Scott Rothenberg to Danielle Gershon RABBI ZIMBALIST DISCRETIONARY FUND IN HONOR OF: Kitty & Bruce Hoffman upon the birth of their granddaughter, Zoey Bea Modisette. Susan Adleman

Kim & Stewart “Skip” Mann upon the birth of their grandson, Owen James Mann

IN MEMORY OF: Eudice Rosenblatt, beloved mother of Erica & Gary Krugel. Eileen & Alan Spiegel

Robin & Hy Riebman upon the birth of their granddaughter, Eliza Naomi Riebman

UPON THE YAHRZEIT OF: Jack Goldberg, beloved father. Lee & Arnie Goldberg

Robin & Hy Riebman upon the birth of their granddaughter, Hailey Jade Bye

Arlene Teppler, beloved sister. Renee & Wes Brown

Jeanie & Michael Rosenfeld upon the birth of their granddaughter, Sydney Fallon Rosenfeld

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Congratulations upon Engagements: Laurie & Neal Ford upon the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Ford to Daniel Channon

Karri & Howard Spiegel upon the birth of their grandson, Elias Andrew Bohar

RABBI LIFSHITZ DISCRETIONARY FUND IN HONOR OF: Barbara & Jeffrey Julis upon the birth of their grandson, Theodore Julis Collart Debbie & Ron Kovich


TRIBUTES RABBI LIFSHITZ LEGACY FUND UPON THE YAHRZEIT OF: Bea Bauer, remembering our Mother and Nana. Scott, Amy, Alex, Jake & Brett Bauer Fannie Loiben, beloved grandmother and great grandmother. Scott, Amy, Alex, Jake & Brett Bauer Marilyn Kandel, beloved aunt and great aunt. Scott, Amy, Alex, Jake & Brett Bauer Arthur Solomon, beloved father. Sheri & Paul Zucker RABBI KLATZER DISCRETIONARY FUND UPON THE YAHRZEIT OF: Aaron Greenberg Steve Greenberg HAZZAN EZRING DISCRETIONARY FUND IN HONOR OF: Joan & Norm Kurtz upon the birth of their granddaughters, Corinne Georgia Kurtz and Vera Bailey Kurtz. Renee & Wes Brown Joseph Zarchy Roberta and Andrew Zarchy

CANTOR WEISBERG DISCRETIONARY FUND

CANTOR WEISBERG DISCRETIONARY FUND (Cont.)

IN APPRECIATION OF: Our travel to Israel to visit family and tour Golan and Galilee. Sherry & Daniel Weinberger

UPON THE YAHRZEIT OF: Morey Coleman, beloved grandfather. Marla & Ken Brandt and Family

IN HONOR OF: Cantor Roger Weisberg upon his retirement. Congratulations and thank you for supporting us over the years. Lori & Gary Thalheimer and Family IN MEMORY OF: Robyn Anders, beloved daughter of Lee Brown, and beloved sister and aunt of Lisa & Jason Neiman and Family. Renee & Wes Brown Gayle & Richard Pervos UPON THE YAHRZEIT OF: Brett Lawrence Berlant, beloved son, brother and uncle. Karen Berlant

Dorothy Block Gloria, Harold, Rachel, Ross and Suzanne Secler, Nancy Block, Ethan and Debbie Ritz Marion Block Gloria, Harold, Rachel, Ross & Suzanne Secler Faye Bloom, in blessed memory. Davita & Ronald Bloom Lillian Cohen Ilene Hauser

Max Hiller Elleen & Steve Lammers and Family Toby Rockwell, beloved mom, grandma and wife. Debbie & Marc Posner Milton David Secler, beloved father and grandfather. Gloria, Harold, Rachel, Ross & Suzanne Secler Albert Soll Roberta & Bill Uhler Ron Weiner, beloved father. Marla & Ken Brandt and Family

PRAYER BOOK FUND IN MEMORY OF: Robyn Anders, beloved daughter of Lee Brown, and beloved sister and aunt of Lisa & Jason Neiman and Family. Sandy & Andy Levitt Lenny Cohn, beloved friend of The Brodsky Family. Ann & Mitch Lerman CHESED FUND UPON THE YAHRZEIT OF: Morris Elisco, always remembered. Hennie Elisco

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TRIBUTES GENERAL FUND

IN HONOR OF: Suzi & Bruce Darin upon the birth of their grandson, Hudson Levi Dexl. Rita & Sid Mathias Maureen & David Stolman Lesley Elisco upon the birth of her grandson, Rex Irving Slade. Rita & Sid Mathias Kitty & Bruce Hoffman upon the birth of their granddaughter, Zoey Bea Modisette. Jan Charman and Family Barbara & Jeffrey Julis upon the birth of their grandson, Theodore Julis Collart. Rita & Sid Mathias

Joan & Norm Kurtz upon the birth of their granddaughters, Corinne Georgia Kurtz and Vera Bailey Kurtz. Rita & Sid Mathias The Movitz Family. Louis Newman Robin & Hy Riebman upon the birth of their granddaughters, Eliza Naomi Riebman and Hailey Jade Bye. Rita & Sid Mathias Karri & Howard Spiegel upon the birth of their grandson, Elias Andrew Bohar. Debbie & Ron Kovich

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GENERAL FUND (Cont.) IN MEMORY OF: Robyn Anders, beloved daughter of Lee Brown, and beloved sister and aunt of Lisa & Jason Neiman and Family. Ellen & Jeff Gluskin Dana & Ken Goldstein Marcia Lipka Rita & Sid Mathias Sarajane & Chuck Orloff Rona Wolf Gail Gerber & Eric Yegelwel Sidney Aronoff, beloved father of Jan & Mike Schrimmer. Rita & Sid Mathias Jerry Lipson, beloved father of Rebecca & Mischa Schlichting. Ellen & Jeff Gluskin Dana & Ken Goldstein Deborah & Jeffrey Karp Rita & Sid Mathias Gail Gerber & Eric Yegelwel

GENERAL FUND (Cont.) UPON THE YAHRZEIT OF: Ben Fisher Frances Fisher Perry Fisher Sarah Fisher Herb Fisher

Florence Frankel Louis Newman Osna Goldstein, our dearly missed Bauby. Marla & Ken Brandt and Family Leo Liebovitz, beloved father. Susan & Michael Mangurten

June Mattson Joan & Norm Kurtz Zig Price, beloved father. Liz & Gary Schachter Morris Savitsky

Eudice Rosenblatt, beloved mother of Erica & Gary Krugel. Cathy & Michell Feiger Harriett & Jordan Krugel Rita & Sid Mathias Gail Gerber & Eric Yegelwel Frieda Schwartz, beloved mother of Sue-Ellen and Fred Duboe. Rita & Steven Spitz UPON THE YAHRZEIT OF: Florence Bankendorf Carla & Elliott Bankendorf Allan Brandt, our dearly missed grandfather. Marla & Ken Brandt and Family

Jerry Savitt FAMILIES WITH YOUNG CHILDREN FUND IN MEMORY OF: Robyn Anders, beloved daughter of Lee Brown, and beloved sister and aunt of Lisa & Jason Neiman and Family. Pamela Weiner & Steven Malkin UPON THE YAHRZEIT OF: Stanley Ferrari Pam & Joel Polakow and Family Ira Pulver, beloved father. Shirley Pulver, beloved mother. Linda Ragins, miss you sweetie. Teri & Owen Pulver and Family

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TRIBUTES EDUCATION FUND

SISTERHOOD FUND

KIDDUSH FUND

IN HONOR OF: Joan & Norm Kurtz upon the birth of their granddaughters, Corinne Georgia Kurtz and Vera Bailey Kurtz. Jean & Ron Friedman

IN HONOR OF: Abbey Finn upon becoming a Bat Mitzvah. Kitty & Bruce Hoffman

IN HONOR OF: Renee Klass upon receiving the 2018 Congregation Beth Judea Outstanding Service Award. Maureen & David Stolman

IN MEMORY OF: Robyn Anders, beloved daughter of Lee Brown, and beloved sister and aunt of Lisa & Jason Neiman and Family. Trudy & Robert Balogh and Family Andrea & Ed Hockfield

Rachel Jordan upon receiving the 2018 Congregation Beth Judea Outstanding Service Award. Kitty & Bruce Hoffman Rabbi Klatzker upon receiving the 2018 Congregation Beth Judea Distinguished Service Award. Kitty & Bruce Hoffman

William Katz, beloved father of Peggy & Mike Weiner and Family. Trudy & Robert Balogh and Family

Ann Lerman & Karen Nagel upon being named Women’s League Valued Volunteers. Linda & Ira Lippman

UPON THE YAHRZEIT OF: Joseph Gardberg Rita & Glen Gardberg

Lisa Neiman upon her 25 years with Beth Judea. Merle & Evan Rumack

TORAH RESTORATION FUND

Marilyn Green Rebnord upon receiving the 2018 Congregation Beth Judea Outstanding Service Award. Kitty & Bruce Hoffman

IN HONOR OF: Sharon & Harris Weiner upon their special anniversary. Marcie, Alan and Ross Marcus UPON THE YAHRZEIT OF: Cindy Marlo Cohn Craig Cohn

IN MEMORY OF: Burt Fischman, beloved husband of Rhoda Fischman. Kitty & Bruce Hoffman SOCIAL ACTION FUND IN MEMORY OF: Robyn Anders, beloved daughter of Lee Brown, and beloved sister and aunt of Lisa & Jason Neiman and Family. Nanci & Marty Karlin

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Stacy Sachs upon receiving the 2018 Congregation Beth Judea Rabbi Award. Janet & Myron Reicher Karri & Howard Spiegel upon the birth of their grandson, Elias Andrew Bohar. Jean & Ron Friedman IN MEMORY OF: Robyn Anders, beloved daughter of Lee Brown, and beloved sister and aunt of Lisa & Jason Neiman and Family. Helene Fox Janet & Myron Reicher Merle & Evan Rumack UPON THE YAHRZEIT OF: Lillian Caplan, beloved mother. Ron Caplan Martin Ernsteen Jayme & Gary Ernsteen Fannie Keifsky Jack Kersky Bertha Schnabel Cheryl & Stuart Kersky Helen Stolman, beloved mother. Maureen & David Stolman

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TRIBUTES MEN’S CLUB FUND IN HONOR OF: Joan & Norm Kurtz upon the birth of their granddaughters, Corinne Georgia Kurtz and Vera Bailey Kurtz. Ellen & Jeff Gluskin Marcie, Alan and Ross Marcus Gail Gerber & Eric Yegelwel IN MEMORY OF: Shelle Sakol Radin, beloved mother of Jerry & Heidi Sakol. Ellen & Jeff Gluskin UPON THE YAHRZEIT OF: Sydney “4 Sewer Syd” Weinberger. Sherry & Daniel Weinberger

LINDA & ALBERT STARK FUND IN MEMORY OF: Robyn Anders, beloved daughter of Lee Brown , and beloved sister and aunt of Lisa & Jason Neiman and Family. Linda & Albert Stark UPON THE YAHRZEIT OF: Rose Stark, loving mother and grandmother. Linda & Albert Stark and Family Sam Stark, loving father and grandfather. Linda & Albert Stark and Family

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USY/KADIMA SCHOLARSHIP FUND

USY/KADIMA SCHOLARSHIP FUND (Cont.)

IN HONOR OF: Larry Bender upon receiving the 2018 Congregation Beth Judea Board Member of the Year Award. Jan Charman and Family Ann & Mitch Lerman

IN MEMORY OF: Robyn Anders, beloved daughter of Lee Brown, and beloved sister and aunt of Lisa & Jason Neiman and Family. Geri & Robert Friedman Jean & Ron Friedman Mindy Gordon Alina & Neil Greenhill Marvin Zeff

Suzi & Bruce Darin upon the birth of their grandson, Hudson Levi Dexl. Jan Charman and Family Kitty & Bruce Hoffman upon the birth of their granddaughter, Zoey Bea Modisette. Kim & Stewart Mann Owen James Mann our precious grandson. Grandma Kim & Grandpa Stewart Mann Stacy Sachs upon receiving the 2018 Congregation Beth Judea Rabbi Award. Marsha & Chuck Bernstein Ira Sender upon his birthday. Marsha & Chuck Bernstein Marc Sender upon receiving the 2018 JUF 36 under 36 award. Ann & Mitch Lerman Bonnie & Ira Sender

UPON THE YAHRZEIT OF: Victor Lichtenstein, beloved father and grandfather. Alina & Neil Greenhill Scott Taxer, beloved husband and father. Audrey, Ronald & Gabrielle Taxer

INCLUSION FUND IN APPRECIATION OF: Rabbi Klatzker and Randy Katz with gratitude for their part in our CBJ community. Wishing you good health. Susan Adleman IN HONOR OF: Renee Klass upon receiving the 2018 Congregation Beth Judea Outstanding Service Award. Rita & Sid Mathias Stacy Sachs upon receiving the 2018 Congregation Beth Judea Rabbi Award. Renee & Michael Klass

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TRIBUTES BEN SAYPOL MEMORIAL FUND

BEN SAYPOL MEMORIAL FUND (Cont.)

BEN SAYPOL MEMORIAL FUND (Cont.)

IN HONOR OF: Larry Bender upon receiving the 2018 Congregation Beth Judea Board Member of the Year Award. Marlene & Stacy Sachs

IN HONOR OF: Joan & Norm Kurtz upon the birth of their granddaughters, Corinne Georgia Kurtz and Vera Bailey Kurtz. Marlene & Stacy Sachs

IN MEMORY OF: Harold Greenbert, beloved father of Gail & Rabbi Howard Lifshitz. Ann & Mitch Lerman

Suzi & Bruce Darin upon the birth of their grandson, Hudson Levi Dexl. Kitty & Bruce Hoffman Marlene & Stacy Sachs

Brenda & Jay Levin upon the birth of their granddaughter, Haley Fiona Levin. Ann & Mitch Lerman

Natalie Gurin upon receiving the 2018 Congregation Beth Judea Outstanding Service Award. Ann & Mitch Lerman Marlene & Stacy Sachs Rachel Jordan upon receiving the 2018 Congregation Beth Judea Outstanding Service Award. Ann & Mitch Lerman Marcie, Alan and Ross Marcus Marlene & Stacy Sachs Renee Klass upon receiving the 2018 Congregation Beth Judea Outstanding Service Award. Ann & Mitch Lerman Marlene & Stacy Sachs Rabbi Klatzker upon receiving the 2018 Congregation Beth Judea Distinguished Service Award. Ann & Mitch Lerman

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Marilyn Green Rebnord upon receiving the 2018 Congregation Beth Judea Outstanding Service Award. Ann & Mitch Lerman Marlene & Stacy Sachs Stacy Sachs upon receiving the 2018 Congregation Beth Judea Rabbi Award. Ann & Mitch Lerman

Jerry Lipson, beloved father of Rebecca & Mischa Schlichting. Ann & Mitch Lerman Eudice Rosenblatt, beloved mother of Erica & Gary Krugel. Marlene & Stacy Sachs Samuel Weiner, beloved father of Pamela Weiner and Steven Malkin. Ann & Mitch Lerman UPON THE YAHRZEIT OF: Pauline Brill, beloved mother and grandmother. Marlene & Stacy Sachs

Karri & Howard Spiegel upon the birth of their grandson, Elias Andrew Bohar. Ann & Mitch Lerman IN MEMORY OF: Robyn Anders, beloved daughter of Lee Brown, and beloved sister and aunt of Lisa & Jason Neiman and Family. Elliott & Carla Bankendorf Marsha & Chuck Bernstein Sue & Aaron Hershinow Kitty & Bruce Hoffman Debbie & Ron Kovich Stewart, Kim, Ryan, Jason, Amber, Nate and Owen Mann Susie & Bob Pinzur Carol & Art Schechter Maureen & David Stolman Karen Walanka

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TRIBUTES MICHAEL PEARL MEMORIAL FUND

ETHAN LEVITAN MEMORIAL FUND

JUDY WALCER MEMORIAL FUND

IN MEMORY OF: Robyn Anders, beloved daughter of Lee Brown, and beloved sister and aunt of Lisa & Jason Neiman and Family. Renee & Michael Klass and Family Susie & Dave Waitz

IN HONOR OF: Suzi & Bruce Darin upon the birth of their grandson, Hudson Levi Dexl. Sue-Ellen & Fred Duboe

IN MEMORY OF: Eudice Rosenblatt, beloved mother of Erica & Gary Krugel. Louise & Lou Barnett Chuck Walcer

STEVE GOLD MEMORIAL FUND IN MEMORY OF: Robyn Anders, beloved daughter of Lee Brown, and beloved sister and aunt of Lisa & Jason Neiman and Family. Leah & Sam Chiprin

JERRY BERENSON MEMORIAL FUND IN MEMORY OF: Steven Singer Melinda, Jeff, Jonathan and Elizabeth Fine UPON THE YAHRZEIT OF: Henry Kaner, beloved father and grandfather. Carol & Sheldon Kaner and Family

JACK RIZMAN MEMORIAL FUND IN HONOR OF: CBJ Men’s Club Golf Outing, a generous donation was made. CBJ Men’s Club

Stacy Sachs and Family upon Stacy Sachs receiving the 2018 Congregation Beth Judea Rabbi Award. Susie Rizman IN MEMORY OF: Robyn Anders, beloved daughter of Lee Brown, and beloved sister and aunt of Lisa & Jason Neiman and Family. Marti & Morry Rizman

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AUGUST 2018 Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

05

06

07

9:00 am Minyan 9:00 am Rummage Sale

6:15 am Minyan 9:00 am Rummage Sale 6:30 pm Shofar Blowing Class 7:30 pm Minyan

7:30 am 7:30 pm 8:00 pm 8:00 pm

No Talmud Study

Minyan Minyan Choir Reh. Ritual Mtg

JCFS School Supply Donation Collection Begins

Wednesday

7:30 am Minyan 7:30 am Minyan 9:00 am Rummage 7:30 pm Shabbat Svc Sale Drop Off 7:30 pm Minyan 8:00 pm MC Mtg Candle Ltg. 8:00 pm Youth Mtg. 7:50 pm

8:00 am Weekly Parsha 9:30 am Shabbat Svc 10:30 am Gan Shabbat 10:30 am Interpret Svc 8:00 pm Rummage Sale Set Up

08

09

11

7:30 am Minyan 7:30 am Minyan 6:30 pm Shofar Blowing 7:30 pm Minyan Class 8:00 pm Exec Mtg. 7:30 pm Minyan 8:00 pm Social Action Mtg 8:00 pm Taste of Torah .

03

Saturday

7:30 am Minyan 9:00 am Rummage Sale Drop Off 7:30 pm Minyan 8:00 pm Facilities Mtg. 8:00 pm Taste of Torah

04

10

7:30 am Minyan 8:00 am Weekly Parsha 7:30 pm Shabbat Serv 9:15 am MC-Lieberman 9:30 am Shabbat Svc BOOK OF 9:30 am Baby Naming REMEMBRANCE 10:30 am Gan Shabbat FORMS DUE. 10:30 am Interpret Svc Candle Ltg. 7:41 pm

13

14

15

8:00 am Talmud Study 9:00 am Minyan

6:15 am Minyan 7:30 pm Minyan 8:00 pm Membership/ Program Mtg.

7:30 am 7:30 pm 8:00 pm 8:00 pm

20

Friday

02

12

19

Thursday

01

16

17

18

Minyan jBaby begins at CBJ Minyan Finance Mtg. Stand With Us Program 8:00 pm Taste of Torah

7:30 am Minyan 7:30 pm Minyan 8:00 pm Donor Reception

7:30 am Minyan 6:00 pm Shabbat Under the Stars 7:30 pm Shabbat Svc

8:00 am Weekly Parsha 9:30 am Shabbat Svc 10:30 am Gan Shabbat 10:30 am Interpret Svc

22

23

Minyan 7:30 am Minyan 9:30 am Choir Reh Investment 7:30 pm Mtg. 8:00 pm 8:00 pm Sisterhood Mtg 8:00 pm

21

Candle Ltg. 7:31 pm 24

25

8:00 am Talmud Study 6:15 am Minyan 8:30 am Teacher Orientatio 7:30 pm Minyan 9:00 am Minyan 8:00 pm Ways & Means 11:30 am CBJ Annual Meeting Block Party HIGH HOLIDAY PACKET PICKUP BEGINS

7:30 am Minyan 7:30 am Minyan 7:30 am Minyan. 6:00 pm Madrichim 9:30 am jBaby - BJECC 7:30 pm Minyan Orientation 7:30 pm Minyan 7:30 pm Minyan 8:00 pm Sisterhood Social 8:00 pm Choir Reh Program 8:00 pm Education Committee Mtg No Taste of Torah

7:30 am Minyan 8:00 am Weekly Parsha 7:30 pm Shabbat Svc 9:30 am Shabbat Svcs 9:30 am Bar Mitzvah 10:30 am Gan Shabbat Candle Ltg. 10:30 am Interpret Svc 7:20 pm

26

28

30

31

7:30 am Minyan. 7:30 pm Minyan 8:00 pm Board Mtg

7:30 am Minyan 7:30 pm Shabbat Svc

8:00 am 8:00 am 9:00 am 9:00 am

27 Talmud Study 6:15 am Rizman GolfOuting 7:30 pm Minyan 8:00 pm Religious School Opening Day Prog/ Mini-Mitzvah Day

Minyan Minyan Sisterhood Social Program

7:30 am 4:15 pm 6:15 pm 7:30 pm 8:00 pm

29 Minyan Religious Sch Heh Minyan Choir Reh

7:30 am 9:30 am 7:30 pm 8:00 pm

Minyan jBaby-BJECC Minyan Taste of Torah

Candle Ltg. 7:08 pm

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CONGREGATION BETH JUDEA 5304 RFD Long Grove, IL 60047 (847) 634-0777 E-Mail: info@bethjudea.org Website: http://www.BethJudea.org Rabbi Morris Zimbalist Hazzan Gil Ezring Rabbi Emeritus Howard Lifshitz Hazzan Emeritus Roger J. Weisberg President Sidney Mathias Executive Director Lisa Neiman Educational Director Anna Besser Youth Director Marc Sender Editor Evan Rumack

From The Editors In order for your article to be published in the next issue, we must have it at the synagogue by the 10th of the month! There will be no exceptions. This includes information on disk as well. We need your article as it is important to let the congregation know what your group is doing. Announcements should take the form of articles in The Word rather than separate flyers. The opinions expressed herein are not necessarily those of the Rabbi, Board of Directors or the editors.

Worship Schedule

Candle Lighting Times Candle Lighting time is calculated for 18 minutes before

sunset and is adjusted for Daylight Savings Time. Conducted by Rabbi Morris Zimbalist and Hazzan Gil Ezring Shabbat Evening Services .........................................7:30.p.m. Shabbat Morning Services ........................................ 9:30 a.m. Gan Shabbat – Shabbat Mornings .............................10:30 a.m. Alternative Shabbat Service (Interpretive Minyan).. 10:30 a.m. Weekday Morning Minyan: Sunday .................................................................. 9:00 a.m. Monday ................................................................ 6:15 a.m. Tuesday through Friday ........................................ 7:30 a.m.

August 3 ................................................... 7:50 pm August 10 ................................................ 7:41 pm August 17 ................................................. 7:31 pm August 24 ................................................. 7:20 pm August 31 ................................................. 7:08 pm

Weekday Evening Minyan: Monday through Thursday .................................... 7:30 p.m.

The Blessing For Lighting The Candles On Shabbat is Bo-ruch A-tah Ado-nai E-lo-hei-nu Melech Ha-olam A-sher Ki-de-sha-nu Be-mitz-vo-tav Vi-tzi-va-nu Le-had-lik Ner Shel Shabbat.

Blessed are You, Lord our God, King of the universe, who has hallowed us through His Commandments, and has commanded us to kindle the lights of the holy Sabbath.

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