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29 Adar I 5774



March 1, 2014

SHABBAT MORNING SERVICES

9:00 AM PEKUDE TORAH (P. 564) 38:21-23, 38:24-27, 38:28-39:1, 39:2-7, 39:8-14, 39:15-18, 39:19-21 MAFTIR (P. 524) 30:11-16 HAFTORAH (P. 1276) II KINGS 12:1-17

Baby Naming of Hillary Sage Brecher, daughter of Jackie & Scott Brecher and granddaughter of Marcia & Ian Brecher

10:30 AM JR. CONGREGATION (HMC) 11:00 AM TOT SHABBAT (MPR) Ian & Marcia Brecher invite the congregation to join them for a Kiddush in honor of the naming of Hillary Sage

5:15 PM MINCHA/MA’ARIV Monday, March 3 8:15 PM Power Down Shabbat Committee Mtg (Lib) Wednesday, March 5 7:00 PM Adult Hebrew Classes (MPR) 8:15 PM LJL Book of Esther/Rosh Chodesh Group (MPR) Thursday, March 6 11:00 AM Bible Study (MPR) Friday , March 7 POWER DOWN SHABBAT! 5:00 PM Tot Shabbat Program 5:34 PM Candle Lighting 6:00 PM Shabbat Dinner (by RSVP only) 7:30 PM Power Down Kabbalat Services for Everyone!

PICNIC AT THE MOVIES Tuesday, March 11th at 11:00 AM “The Quarrel” Chaim Kovler and Hersh Rasseyner were childhood friends in Poland, but had not seen each other in years, after a fight about the foundations of their Judaism. They run into each other in a park in Montréal, where Hersh now lives and where Chaim is visiting on a speaking engagement. Each believed the other had perished in the Holocaust, which took both their families. Will their chance meeting reunite them or tear them further apart?

OJC Men’s Club Annual Wine Tasting & Sale Our resident Oenophile, Bernard Kenner will share his expertise Saturday, March 15th following Megillah Reading & Sunday, March 16th during the Purim Carnival to help you make the perfect wine choices for Passover!

LIFELONG JEWISH LEARNING Speedy recovery to Ber Mlawski, Rita Levine, Harriet Brodsky, Sheila Lehrman, Ed Goldstein and Mort Davis

“The Book of Esther” Wednesday, March 5th and March 12th at 8:15 PM Rabbi Aviva’s Rosh Chodesh Group will join the discussion on March 5th

SISTERHOOD JUDAICA SHOP

LIBRARY NEWS

CALL SANDY NACHBAR (347)235-0079 OR HELENE KENNER 536-2546 (OR THE OFFICE)

LIBRARY HOURS TUES., WED. & THURS. 9:30 AM-1:30 PM & THURS. AFTERNOONS, 4-6:15 PM. BOOKS MAY BE RETURNED TO MAIN OR SCHOOL OFFICES, CONTACT PAULA SPECTOR AT 764-4213 EXT 23 RELIGIOUS SCHOOL

CONTACT ILYSE MILBERG 678-0962 OR FAYE GILMAN 764-2927 ●●●●●●●●●●

IF YOU WANT A MI SHEBERAKH SAID FOR SOMEONE WHO IS ILL, PLEASE CALL KAREN (536-6112 X 11) WITH THE ENGLISH & HEBREW NAME AND MOTHER’S HEBREW NAME. PLEASE LET US KNOW IF A CONGREGANT IS ILL OR HAS HAD A LOSS. D O NOT ASSUME THAT WE KNOW THIS INFORMATION IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW, NEEDS A LITTLE LOVING KINDNESS, A SYMPATHETIC EAR OR A SHOULDER TO CRY ON, OR SOMETHING TO CELEBRATE-WE CARE & OUR NEW HESED COMMITTEE IS HERE FOR YOU! HESED@OCEANSIDEJEWISHCENTER.ORG

Please join us for Bible Study class of the Book of Job on Thursdays at 11AM. If you have any questions, contact Paula: ojclibrarian@aol.com or 764-4213. Our next Book Review, The Septembers of Shiraz, by Dalia Sofer will be Thursday, March 20th at 11 AM New additions to the Shabbat Cart: My Promised Land, by Ari Shavit Ido in Autism Land: Climbing out of Autism’s Silent Prison, by Ido Kedar LET US KNOW IF YOU HAVE READ A BOOK THAT YOU FEEL WOULD BE A GREAT ADDITION TO OUR COLLECTION! MISSING: CHECK YOUR SHELVES FOR THE OJC COPY OF THE MIDWIFE OF VENICE


Join the Challenge: UNPLUG, POWER DOWN and RECONNECT Do you have multiple cell phones? Do you take your iPad to the beach or on vacation? Ever find it hard to get through a family dinner or a conversation without posting an update on Facebook? Is your computer always on? Do you miss out on the important moments in life because you’re buried in your iPhone or BlackBerry? If you recognize yourself – or friends, families or colleagues - then you need to join us for a National Day of Unplugging. Friday and Saturday, March 7-8, we will mark the National Day of Unplugging with 25 hours of programming: Shabbat Dinner on Friday night, inspiring Shabbat services and fun Shabbat afternoon activities and the opportunity to share a light lunch with other families following services. We are asking members of our community to make the pledge to unplug and join this exciting day of renewal. You can sign on by visiting http:// nationaldayofunplugging.com/. Then, plan to set aside March 7-8 to celebrate, join with friends and loved ones and rediscover the joy of Shabbat!

I want to ‘unplug, power down & reconnect.’ Count me in: __ I will attend Shabbat dinner. Adults $25, Children (under 13) $12

JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF OCEANSIDE

PRESENTS

T HE TZEDEK YOUTH CHOIR!

THE TZEDEK YOUTH CHOIR performs regularly in Israel and in Europe. Thanks to generous community sponsors, the teens are now coming to the US for the first time! Watch and listen to them singing and dancing and help them Build the Dream of a world full of opportunity! The Jewish Community Council of Oceanside is proud to sponsor and host Tzedek’s children! T HE TZEDEK YOUTH CHOIR AT T EMPLE AVODAH SUNDAY, MARCH 23RD 2:30 PM ADULTS $10 CHILDREN UNDER 16 ARE FREE TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR

For further information contact Sam Seifman 516 366 0755 or jecoconassau@gmail.com

REDUCE-REUSE-RECYCLE Every little bit helps…bring us your empty inkjet & toner cartridges to the office or school for recycling. Help OJC & the environment!

# ___ adults ___ children. RSVP to Main Office by Feb. 28th!

SISTERHOOD JUDAICA SALE

__ I’d like to take part in Shabbat services (an Aliyah, read Torah, lead a reading). Please contact me.

SUNDAY, MARCH 16TH

HOP IN DURING THE PURIM CARNIVAL CHECK OUT OUR NEW PASSOVER ITEMS!

__ I would like to share Shabbat lunch with other families Contact Wendy Pusateri 516-536-4867 wpusateri@gmail.com __ I’m interested in participating or leading Shabbat activities (a Shabbat walk, study, or indoor games.) __ I will attend Seudat Shelishit and Havdalah on Saturday Afternoon

Name_________________________________________________ Phone___________________ Email ________________________

OJC SISTERHOOD COOKBOOK

Know Your Neighbors Bagels & Brachas— Brachas—Saturday, March 15th Rev. Nicholas D. Lombardi joined the Oceanside community as the senior pastor of Saint Anthony's Catholic Church in June of 2012. Ordained in 1972, Father Lombardi is proud to call himself a Jesuit and fondly recalls meeting the current pope years ago.

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OJC SISTERHOOD GETS CREATIVE! Join us for a Pottery Painting session on Monday, April 7th Check your mail for the flyer and more information!

Davey LeBoyer 766-3244 Barbara Simon 678-5984

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