Shabbat News: VaYelech – Shabbat Shuva – Yom HaKippurim

Shabbat Schedule
Please note: Throughout the summer until September we will be having early Minha.
Candle Lighting: 6:42 p.m.
Minha Friday: 6:45 p.m.
Shaharit: 8:30 a.m.
Rabbi Yitzhak’s class: 5:30 p.m.
Minha Shabbat: 6:30 p.m.
Shabbat Ends: 7:50 p.m

Shabbat Shiur for Women
The Shabbat Shiur for Women information is not available at this time.

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: Charles Aronesti (Yisrael Aronesti), Zaki Lichaa (Yitzhak Elisha), Nisso Cordovi (Nissim ben Itzhak), Herbert Friessner, Yachot Levy, Avram Levy, Yehuda Benisti, James Elias (Yehoshua Eliyahu), Dr. Yako Sneor (Yaakov Sneor), Dr. Nejat Kheradyar (Moshe HaCohen ben Bashi), Albert D. Cassuto (Avraham ben David)

Women: Allegra Cohen Fieldman (Allegra bat Rachel), Allegra Rousso (Simcha bat Oro Franco), Kate Marcus (Gittel bat Binyamin), Suzanne Avenaim (Suzanne bat Marguerite)

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


Selihot Services

Selihot Services began August 13th, and continue weekdays at 6:15 a.m., and Sundays until Yom HaKippurim at 7:00 a.m., followed by Shaharit.


We wish condolences to Rose Nathan on the passing of her beloved sister, Rickey Gallant, beloved sister also to Lou Pardo, z”l.
May the Gallant, Nathan, and Pardo Family be comforted among the mourners of Tziyon and Yerushalayim.


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!

Seudat Shelisheet Sponsorship

Seudat Shelisheet is sponsored by
Angele Schreim and Family in memory of Victor Schreim ben Rachel u’Moshe and in memory of Regine Hassid Yona

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 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!