Shabbat News: Ki Tavo

Shabbat Schedule
Please note: Throughout the summer until September we will be having early Minha.
Candle Lighting: 7:06 p.m.
Minha Friday: 7:00 p.m.
Shaharit: 8:30 a.m.
Rabbi Yitzhak’s class: 5:55 p.m.
Minha Shabbat: 6:55 p.m.
Shabbat Ends: 8:14 p.m

Shabbat Shiur for Women
The Shabbat Shiur for Women will take place at 4:00 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Esther Friedman Samber, 3032 Chase, with guest speaker, Rebbetzin Sylvia Abramson.

Nava Yitzhak’s Children’s Supervision
The Nava Yitzhak’s Children’s Supervision is run by Nava Yitzhak in the Serene Center Zayan Hall every Shabbat from 10:30 – 11:30 AM.

The following are names of those whose memory will be remembered this week and for whom a special prayer will be recited this Shabbat:

Men: Sam Levy (Shmuel Levy), Albert Avram Hako (Avraham Hako), Semaya Morris Mevorah (Moshe Mevorah), Frank Harris, Maurice Hillel (Moshe ben Avraham Moshe HaLevi), Aryeh ben Bahor, Judah Hayot

Women: Nurete bat Natan v’Osnat, Suzy Sonsino (Suzy bat Victoria Vida v’Yosef), Buena Cohen, Rachel Mindel Tartak, Rose Schly (Rosa bat Rivka v’Eliyahu), Bessie Cohen

Refuah Sheleima – A Speedy Recovery

We wish a Refuah Shleimah to Dr. Rene Amon, Ezra Atami, Martha Bitran, Cecile Esses, Jack Chunowitz, Nagia David bat Yaffa, Prof. Isaac Daniel, Gabriella bat Sarah, Rahel bat Freha Hasson, Albert Hazan, Len (Yehuda) Marcus, Rachel Shaoul bat Esther, Belinda Soussana, Dr. Betty Jane Yadede, Rachel Leah bat Yehudit, and Zohar ben Mazal.

The Rabbi is creating a new list of names of people who need a Refuah Sheleima, which he will read on Shabbat.
If you have any names please email them directly to Rabbi Yitzhak at



We wish condolences to Roya Meshulam on the passing of her beloved father, Hoshang Cohanim.
May the entire Meshulam and Cohanim families be comforted among the other mourners of Tzion and Yerushalayim.


Mazal Tov to Danielle and Asher Yaakov Kohn on the birth of their daughter, Maya. Mazal Tov to the grandparents, Dr. Behzad and Saeideh Farah and to the great grandmother, Mrs. Fahimeh Devorah Farahmandpour.
May Maya be raised l’Torah, Hupa, and Ma’asim Tovim!

Selihot Services

Selihot Services began August 13th, and continue weekdays at 6:15 a.m. Sundays until Yom HaKippurim at 7:00 a.m., followed by Shaharit.
This year we will have our joint service on September 2nd
with all the Sephardic Congregations at the Sephardic Congregation.
Services will be followed by Shaharit and then breakfast.
Please make every effort to attend.


Help the Sephardic Congregation’s Book Drive by donating your used books and cds to the synagogue. We hope to resell these books at our upcoming book sale (TBA).For more information please contact Rabbi Yitzhak at Thank you in advance!

Hamim Sponsorsorship

Shabbat Sept. 8: Hamim sponsored by Marcelle Levy in memory of Elie Levy a”h

If you would like to sponsor a Shabbat Hamim or Seudat Shelisheet in honor of, or in memory of, a friend or loved one, please contact the office at (847) 475-7707.

Sephardic Congregation Annual Banquet
The Sephardic Congregation’s 50th Annual Banquet Committee is looking for volunteers to help with this year’s upcoming event. For more information, please contact the synagogue office.

Board Meeting

The next Executive Board meeting will take place on Sunday, October 7, at 10:00 a.m.

The Evanston Community Kollel – Ateret Mordechai


The learning for the weeks of
August 26 – September 9
Is sponsored by
Dr. Sol and Rachel Hasson
In memory of
Donna bat Rachel Perahia
August 26 – September 2
Sponsored by
Dr. Behzad and Saeideh Farah
In honor of the birth of their new granddaughter Maya
Born to Danielle and Asher Yaakov Kohn


The Kollel thanks the patrons for their generosity!

Sponsor Learning in the Kollel
Our Rabbis teach that there is enormous power and merit associated with supporting Torah learning. As such, please consider sponsoring a night, a week or a month of learning in the Kollel. You may sponsor in memory, or for a speedy recovery, or in honor of a loved one or friend. In addit
ion to the great merit of supporting Torah in our community, your sponsorship will be marked with printed pages noting the intent of your support that are placed in stands on the tables in the sanctuary for the duration of your sponsorship period.
Here are the costs for the various sponsorships:
A night of learning – $52
A week of learning – $100
A month of learning – $400

Thank you in advance for your support!