שבת שלום

Beth David B’nai Israel Beth Am
An Egalitarian Conservative Community
Affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism
‫שבת שלום‬
Shabbat Shalom
April 4, 2015
15 Nisan, 5775
1st Day Pesah
Torah: 385 Maftir: 931 Haftarah: 1300
See inside
for the Yom Hashoah information
Service Times
Friday ............................................ 6:00 PM
Friday Candle Lighting ................. 7:28 PM
Shabbat Minha ............................. 6:00 PM
Saturday Candle Lighting ............ 8:30 PM
Sunday ......................................... 7:50 PM
Monday -Thursday ....................... 7:30 PM
Shabbat - Sunday...........................9:00 AM
Junior Congregation: Chapel...... 10:00 AM
Monday-Thursday ......................... 7:30 AM
Friday.............................................9:00 AM
Members are asked to refrain from
wearing fragrances in the synagogue.
The Illumination for Pesach II
has been dedicated
In memory of Janice Freedman
by Alan, Hillary, Jason and Jordan
This issue of the Shabbat Shalom is sponsored by
Karen Bernstein & Ian Hendry and
Evelyn & Coleman Bernstein
in honour of Gal Fuchs’ Bat Mitzvah and
the 20th Wedding Anniversary of Gal’s parents
Dana & Yoram.
55 Yeomans Road, Toronto, Ontario, M3H 3J7 | Phone: 416.633.5500
Fax: 416.633.1740 | www.bethdavid.com
Upcoming Events
Club Chaverut
Enhanced Breakfast Sponsor
Sally Krigstin and Cliff Williams
Breakfast Sponsor
Sunday April 26, 2015
1:30 pm
Ganz Social Hall
Anne Balaban presents: “Redefining Aging”
Members: $7.00
Non-members: $10.00
RSVP to Rose Haspel at 905 764 8141 by April 20, 2015
Lorne Shelson & Annette Waxberg
& Children
Theatre Trips
Tuesday June 23
“Sweet Charity” – Shaw Festival
Wednesday September 2 “The Sound of Music” – Stratford Festival
Tickets (including bus): Club Chaverut or Sisterhood Members $90
Contact: Ruth Shapiro 905-771-1893
Beth David Baseball
Join the Beth David Baseball team as we compete in the Toronto Intra-Synagogue
Softball League. This is an official 3 pitch Softball league that is open to all
synagogue members over 18 years of age . Games are held on Sunday mornings
from 9AM to 11:30AM in the "905" area code beginning in May and ending in
September with the exciting playoffs. For further information, please contact John
Guterman, Beth David Team Captain/Manager [email protected].
Craft group- next meetings 8 PM - April 21st and May 19th - Willing to
teach knitting, crocheting, needlepoint & embroidery skills. Contact Noreen
Kasman - 905-881-2164 or [email protected]
Donations of worsted weight yarn or funds always welcome.
The Membership Committee's BOOK CLUB
Date: Monday, May 4, 7:30 PM
* Please provide your own copy of the book
Place: Beth David’s Boardroom
The Girl on the Train, by: Paula Hawkins
A debut psychological thriller that will forever
change the way you look at other people's lives.
Free! Limited number of participants!
RSVP at www.bethdavid.com
Looking for an exciting and engaging Jewish
education for your kids?
Beth David Hebrew School
ü Small classes, maximum 10 students
ü Personal attention based on the individual
ü Hebrew language skills and Judaic content
ü Dynamic and experienced teachers
ü Unique component offered by young Israeli emissaries
When: Mondays: 5:00 – 7:30 PM – **Dinner included!**
Ages: Grades 1 through 7
Where: Beth David Synagogue ,
55 Yeomans Road, Toronto
Call: (416) 633-5500 ext. 23
email: [email protected]
What a beautiful way to commemorate a
Yahrzeit, Birthday, Anniversary or any other
special occasion in your family’s life!
Classes will take place every Monday
and Thursday afternoon 1:00 - 2:00 pm
All participants must be 65+
Register online at www.bethdavid.com
or call 416-633-5500 ext. 0
Pearl Aaron
Abraham Ameis
Sadie Ameis
Renee Aron
Isaac Atkin
Lazar Bercovitz
Max Birken
Max Blumenfeld
Fanny Bogach
Peter Bornfreund
Edith Bresalier
Mina Brook
Bernice Cohen
Irene Cooper
Morris Chaim Cooper
Rose Crystal
Fanny Dazkovsky
Fanny Deri
Meyer Fagenbaum
Saul Feldman
Jacob Fine
Harold Florence
David Goldberg
Harris Goldberg
Ida Goldfarb
Samuel Goldfoot
Gertrude Goodman
Bessie Berelovitch
Louis Grossner
Mary Horn
Fela Jaskolka
Sam Kalmanovitch
Yahrzeits commemorated this week:
Meyer Kasman
Itzie Katzman
Ruth Katzman
Rose Korman
Rose Kornbloom
Frances Koven
Meir Krigstin
Funia Krongold
Dorothy Kurtz
Betty Lipsky
Helen Lubek
Irving March
James McVeigh
Rodelle Nisenbaum
Nathan Rosen
Sam Rosenberg
Beatrice Rosenbloom
Gail Ellen Rosner
Harvey Ross
Fruma Sackin
Ezra Samson
Louis Savlov
Sophie Sherman
Irving Silver
Eva Soren
Helen Stein
Meyer Stein
Isaac Suckonic
Esther Tameanko
Dina Treibicz
Isaac Treibicz
Louis Willer
Sam Wise
Adult Education
Join us for a lecture on
Jewish Rock Stars
with Eyal Bitton and Beth David Shinshinim
Sunday April 26th at 7:30 PM
Eyal Bitton is a composer and lyricist who is currently
serving as Cantor, at Beth Jacob Synagogue in Hamilton
Self-study program MONDAYS: Boardroom, 10-11 AM
This class meets weekly for the study of Yiddish literature
and language. Beginners are welcome.
Yiddish Literature
with Rabbi Edward Goldfarb
MONDAYS: This course is
comprised of 6 classes, led by Rabbi
Edward Goldfarb, devoted to the
study of Yiddish lite rature and
Beginners are welcome.
Classes will meet in the Boardroom.
Beginning Monday April 13th.
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Admission free. Open to all.
Junior Congregation
with Sharon
Ages 6-12
Downstairs Chapel
Shabbat Morning
10 AM-12 PM
Yummy nut free snacks will
be served.
Preschool Shabbat
Pray ‘n Play
with Hailey
For 1-5 year olds
In the Library
Shabbat Morning
Shabbat themed stories,
songs, snacks & activities
all geared to teach our
youngest congregants to love
Shabbat! Bring your children
& grandchildren!
April 4th
Saturday April 18th : Following morning services.
Baila Lubek will lead a discussion of Shemini and the
accompanying Haftarah.
Advanced registration for luncheon required: $10.00
by Tuesday April 14th.
Register online at www.bethdavid.com or
call Beth David at 416-633-5500 or
e-mail [email protected]
Lecture: May 3, 2015 7:30 PM
At Beth David B’nai Israel Beth Am
Dr. Avivah Zornberg will speak on: The Book of Ruth
'And I am a Stranger:' Becoming Ruth
Ruth is a stranger in more senses than
one. Who is this unknown woman who is
destined to become mother of royalty? What is
the process by which she finds her way into a
foreign and unwelcoming culture and religious
tradition? How does destiny come about?
Beth David Synagogue Presents
participate • learn • grow
Yom Yerushalayim
The King of Kosher Gospel
& Friends
May 17, 2015 • 8 PM
Lisa Sonshine
Marshall Loomer
Rebecca Finkelstein
Two Moishes
Michael Rubin & Marshall Loomer
Gal Fuchs
Also, featuring
The Nafshi Band
Alan Direnfeld Drums, Arnold Davidson Bass, Jeff Weisbrot keyboard, Martin Loomer Guitar.
General Admission 50.00
Premium Admission 100.00
Buy tickets by calling:
416-633-5500 ext. 0 or at www.bethdavid.com
Beth David • 55 Yeomans Road, Toronto ON
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Best of Israel 2015
Led by Rabbi Philip Scheim
Beth David Grand Tour and
Community Mission
June 29 – July 9, 2015
No one belongs here
more than us
Information Meeting
Monday April 20th 7:30 PM
Dear Members,
When calling the office for your various Synagogue activities and
needs, please note the extensions listed below for our office staff.
This will help make your office experience more efficient.
Cari Kozierok Bahar (ext. 22),
Robyn Zajac-Cooper (ext. 35), Jeev Logan (ext. 27),
Helene Jacobs (ext.28), Faye Major (ext. 0),
Simmi Toby (ext. 24), Thanuja Perera (ext. 25)
Philip S. Scheim - Rabbi | Marshall Loomer - Cantor | Michael Rubin - Ritual Director
Cari Kozierok Bahar - Executive Director
David Bienstock - President
Andy Pascoe - Vice President, Finance and Administration
Madeleine Sarick -Vice President, Programming and Ritual
Steven Risenman - Vice President, House and Property
Karen Bernstein - Secretary
Jerry Paskowitz - Treasurer
Ettie Schimmer - Past President
Steven Risenman - Brotherhood President
Lisa Levine - Sisterhood President
Barry Levine - Chairman of the Board