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B’siyata D’Shmaya

“Venishmartem” is a shiur for women that at will focus on the Torah perspective on maintaining our health. These interactive and question-friendly shiurim will be givenn in small classes of women for different age groups. Our speakers are Mrs. Goldie Silverstein and Mrs. Rochel Schwartz. Refreshments will be served.

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"It is worthwhile to give

Matanos L'evyonim to Kupat Ha'ir where we know for sure that everything will be distributed to the poor in the most decent manner."

Maran Harav Aharon Leib Steinman, shlit”a, contributing matanos le’evyonim to Kupat Ha’ir

The Rebbe of Viznitz, shlit”a, contributing matanos le’evyonim to Kupat Ha’ir

Maran Harav Shmuel Wosner, shlit”a, contributing matanos le’evyonim to Kupat Ha’ir

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You are invited to the Jewish Community Center’s SPECTACULAR

Purim carnival Tuesday, March 11, 6-8 p.m. Jewish Community Center, Oak Park 9 Bouncers! 9 Climbing wall! 9 Carnival games with prizes! 9 Face painting! 9 Arts and crafts! 9 Surprise mascot appearance! 9 Story time in the library (ages 1-5)! 9 Hamantaschen, popcorn and drinks for sale! Admission: Just $2 for 10 tickets.*

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Please contact Judy Front at jfront@jccdet.org or 248.967.4030. *Tickets required to play games and win prizes. Additional tickets available for purchase. Profits will be used to support JCC sports scholarships.

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Jewish Family Service Building Healthy Families

Jewish Family Service is a multi-faceted organization that provides services for every part of the family unit – older adults, caregivers, children and youth, individuals, parents and families as a whole. In addition to strengthening families, we provide important links and connections to community resources so that people are empowered with options to meet their needs. Have a question? Not sure where to turn? We are here to help. Give our Resource Center a call today – 248.592.2313 or contact resourcecenter@jfsdetroit.org.

Our Services Include: Mental Health Counseling Access to Healthcare (Project Chessed) Family Crisis Support Housing Assistance Domestic Violence Intervention Cancer Support Resources Transportation (Including Escorted)

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Jewish Family Service is proud to be a partner in Project Noam Detroit Jewish Family Service 6555 W. Maple Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48322 25900 Greenfield Road, Suite 405, Oak Park, MI 48322 248.592.2300 www.jfsdetroit.org

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On Friday night, my toddler was burning up with fever. Was I allowed to take her temperature so I could know if it was dangerously high?

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Taking the temperature of anyone who may be ill, toddler or adult, is permitted on Shabbos, even for non-life threatening situations. The issue is only which type of thermometer may be used: The old-fashioned mercury-type thermometer (no longer being manufactured) or the newer “mercury style” thermometers which are filled with a mercury-free liquid, may be used on Shabbos, and when necessary, it is permitted to shake them down before usage. [A rectal thermometer may be lubricated with baby oil or Vaseline.] A liquid crystal (plastic strip) thermometer, a type of thermometer that contains heat-sensitive liquid crystals in a plastic strip that changes colors to indicate different temperatures, is permitted by most poskim to be used on Shabbos, and one may do so when a mercury-style thermometer is not available. Using a digital thermometer is generally forbidden on Shabbos, since they work by turning on and off electrical circuits. Still, if the other type of thermometers are not available, and you are concerned that your toddler may be running a dangerously high fever, even if there is only a small possibility of that, you are permitted to use a digital thermometer, since it may be a life-threatening situation and we are obligated to desecrate the Shabbos under those circumstances. If you can figure out a way to use the digital thermometer while employing a shinui, that would be preferable.

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My husband tends to get headaches which, if left untreated, become so bad he needs to stay in bed. Is he permitted to take a painkiller as soon as the headache strikes, to prevent him from becoming bedridden?

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I gave birth on Thursday and will be home, b’ezras Hashem, for Shabbos. Are there any halachic leniencies I need to know about in my case?

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For 72 hours after giving birth (or after a miscarriage if the pregnancy was over 40 days) a woman is considered to be in a life-threatening situation, and she is permitted to do – or have others do for her – anything she might need for her recovery. This is permitted even if the yoledes herself does not request it or even if she says she doesn’t need it. Certainly, whatever can be done via a shinuy or a non-Jew should be done that way.

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My baby is suffering from a very bad diaper rash which the doctor said must be treated with cream. How do I go about treating it on Shabbos?

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Mordechai that she was going to fast? The answer is that Esther understood how she managed to become queen. Esther, the Talmud tells us, had a green pallor that was not particularly attractive. However, G-d graced Esther with such charm and appeal that Achashverosh selected her above anyone else. Esther realized that she achieved this position through the hand of G-d, although others might think it was a natural choice - Achashverosh was taken by her looks. Esther, therefore, knew that her looks were no asset. Yes, people might find her attractive, but that is not what will bring success: G-d will. She wanted to build within her a deep trust in G-d. She decided to fast so that by diminishing her beauty, she would have full faith in G-d. She could not hang her hopes on any other factor that she possessed and could have attributed to herself. Therefore, she revealed her plan to fast to Mordechai. If the Jews would hear the news, they would be distraught: How could Esther diminish her beauty - the cause of Achashverosh’s attraction to her? The Jewish nation would be forced to put full faith in G-d. They could not rely anymore on the natural attraction that existed previously. They had to believe that G-d alone

is their source of salvation, not Esther’s looks, wit, or character. The people believed and the people were saved. They were able to remove the blinders that nature presents and see things as they truly were: G-d controls all. Esther achieved her goal. She got an entire nation to recognize who controls the world, who makes nature natural: G-d. The Sages have memorialized this accomplishment of Esther in the Megillah, and it is read by the Jewish people every year. The name of G-d is never mentioned in the Megillah, to illustrate that the salvation of the Jews that appeared to result from political maneuvering and convenient coincidences was really the hand of G-d, albeit in a clandestine, natural way. The Megillah serves as a prime example of how we must appreciate the role G-d plays in our lives. Nature is natural because G-d makes it so, and it is as miraculous as the supernatural. Our job is to take in the commonplace, natural occurrences and appreciate them for what they truly are: a gift from G-d. A Freilichin Purim! Reprinted with permission from www.torah.org.

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Women’s Shiurim Schedule March 2014 Day Sunday Sun.March 2 Sunday Sunday Monday

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4:00 PM Mrs. Adina Morris

Cong. Ahavas Yisroel

6:45 PM Mrs. Shira Smiles (video)

Mrs. Seema Selmar

8:00 PM Rabbi Shaul Engelsberg

Partners In Torah Study Hall

11:00 AM Mrs. Basya Fishman

Behind the Mask

Parsha Hashkafa

Farhy residence

Megilas Esther Shiurei Rabosainu

Monday

8:15 PM Rabbi N. Lauer

Mrs. Devorah Rich

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8:15 PM Mrs. Chanie Schwab

Mrs. Chanie Schwab

Tuesday

1:30 PM Rabbi M. Cohen

Young Israel of Oak Park

9:10 PM Rabbi Dov Loketch

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Yeshayahu Parsha

Yeshivah Beth Yehudah

Tefilah

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10:30 AM Rabbi N. Lauer

Rabbi N.Lauer

Koheles

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11:30 AM Mrs. Chanie Schwab

Mrs. Chanie Schwab

Shmuel II

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8:30 PM Rabbi Doniel Neustadt

Partners In Torah Study Hall

Shoftim

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Mrs. Rochie Polter

Halacha

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1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the milk, eggs, sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon. 2. Grease a 12 cup muffin tin. Add about 1 cup of bread cubes to each muffin cup. Carefully pour egg and milk mixture evenly over each muffin tin. You may need to press down on the bread cubes after you pour a little mixture and then pour more. Pour slowly or you will have a mess. Cover the muffins with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours or up to overnight. 3. When ready to bake, preheat the oven to 350째. To make the cinnamon streusel, in a small bowl, combine butter, brown sugar, flour, cinnamon, and salt. Mix together with a fork until you have a crumbly mixture. Remove the muffins from the refrigerator and sprinkle the muffins evenly with the streusel topping. 4. Bake for 25 minutes or until tops are golden brown. Let muffins cool for 5 minutes. Remove from pan and serve with butter and maple syrup, if desired.

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» Costume weddings/any occasion jewelry - Shani at 2/752-3843 » Folding Tables & Chairs & Coat Rack: Nechama Weingarden @ 2/557-3444 » Nebulizer machine: call 248-552-1989; leave a message » GPS:for info call Benny 248-619-6845 » Beautiful Clothing for women,children & infants. Please take! Call Mrs. Schwab @ 248-968-0588 » Tznius (modest) hospital gowns for maternity or hospitalization, preserving dignity & modesty. Contact Miriam at 248-548-6771 or Amzalak@ yeshivanet.com. Confidential. » Tefillin & Gemara: Yaakov Gregg 248-967-4263. Tallis available at Beaumont Bikur Cholim » BRIS SET w/embroidered k’vater pillow, pillow for Kisay Shel Eliyahu, baby yarmulke w/ribbon ties & Artscroll Bris Milah book. Call Dee Dee Berman - 248-967-2338 or 248 525- 2334. » For Nursing Mothers - 3 Electric Medela pumps now available. Call Mrs. C. Schwab - 248-968-0588 » A walker w/wheels avail.- call Chai Lowenberg 2/559-5020 » Bridal Canopy – we provide gowns and ancillary items (shoes, slips, headpiece, veils, jewelry etc.) 248-953-0503. » The Kollel’s Cassette Tape library (over 1,000) in varied Judaic subjects is now located at the home of Mark & Badonna Berkman. Check it out & call 2/968-5650 » Feiga Pia Gown Gemach: Childrens & womens gowns for weddings.By appointment only. New # 248-491-8188 » “MAZAL TOV! IT’S A BOY” A Bris G’mach - Beautiful outfits, receiving blankets, bris pillows and pillowcases. Also available: Sefarim on Hilchos Milah, Hilchos Pidyon HaBen, and related Divrei Torah . Contact: Debbie Fine - Rachel Daskal 248.542.3544

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