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Shabbat News: Nitzavim, Rosh Hashana, Tzom Gedalia

Shabbat Schedule
Please note: Throughout the summer until September we will be having early Minha.
Candle Lighting: 6:54 p.m.
Minha Friday: 7:00 p.m.
Shaharit: 8:30 a.m.
Rabbi Yitzhak’s class: 5:40 p.m.
Minha Shabbat: 6:40 p.m.
Shabbat Ends: 8:02 p.m

Shabbat Shiur for Women
The Shabbat Shiur for Women will take place at 4:00 p.m. in conjunction with HTC, at Cong. Adas Yeshurun. The guest speaker will be Rabbi Yosef Polstein.

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: David Bitran (David ben Tzamila), Isaac Mitchell (Yitzhak Michael), Albert Cohen Arazi (Avraham Arazi HaCohen), Elie Nessim Motro, Elie Yosef Levy (ELiyahu Yosef ben Warda v’Yosef), Jacques Cicurel (Yaakov ben Nessim v’Rivka), Victor Schreim (Haim ben Rahel u’Moshe), Solomon Bello (Shlomo Bello), Maurice Hillel (Moshe ben Avraham Hillel HaLevi), Charles Aronesti (Yisrael Aronesti)

Women: Betty Nathan, Victoria Tacher, Ethel Aronesti (Ettel Aronesti), Esther Rubenstein, Anna Meshulam, Regina (Rayno) Meshulam

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 hhyitzhak@aol.com.

Announcements

Selihot Services

Selihot Services continue weekdays at 6:15 a.m. Sundays until Yom HaKippurim at 7:00 a.m., followed by Shaharit.

Selichot on Erev Rosh Hashana
Reminder: Selichot on Erev Rosh Hashana will take place this Motzaei Shabbat at 12:40 a.m., not on Sunday morning.

There will NOT be a Selichot service Sunday morning. Shaharit on Sunday will be at 8:00 a.m.

Rosh Hashana Schedule

FIRST NIGHT: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 – CANDLE LIGHT 6:51PM, MINHA 7PM

FIRST DAY: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 – SHAHARIT 8:30 AM
KIDDUSH FOLLOWING TORAH READING BEFORE BLOWING OF THE SHOFAR

SECOND NIGHT: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 – MINHA 5:30PM followed by Tashlich – CANDLE LIGHT 7:59 PM

SECOND DAY: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 – SHAHARIT 8:30 AM
KIDDUSH FOLLOWING TORAH READING BEFORE BLOWING OF THE SHOFAR

Tzom Gedalia Schedule

Wednesday, September 12, is the Fast of Gedaliah

Fast begins at 5:12 a.m.
Selihot, Shaharit – 6:15 a.m., Minha 6:50 p.m.
Fast ends at 7:55 p.m.
People who don’t feel well may break the fast at 7:46 p.m.

BOOK SALE COLLECTION

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 hhyitzhak@aol.com Thank you in advance!

Hamim Sponsorsorship

This Shabbat, Sept. 8: Hamim sponsored by Marcelle Levy in memory of Elie Yosuf Levy (Eliyahu Yosef ben Warda v’Yosef)

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.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
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

SPONSORSHIP SCHEDULE

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

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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!