Shabbat News: Lech Lecha

Shabbat Schedule
Candle Lighting: 5:43 p.m.
Minha Friday: 5:45 p.m.
Shaharit: 8:30 a.m.
Rabbi Yitzhak’s class: 4:30 p.m.
Minha Shabbat: 5:30 p.m.
Shabbat Ends: 6:51 p.m.

Shabbat Shiur for Women
The Shabbat Shiur for Women will take place at 4:00 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Barbara Kandelman, 3108 Jerome, with guest speaker, Rabbi Pichas Zusis.

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: Barney Brody (Baruch Brody), Jacques Blau, Joseph Russo (Yosef Russo)

Women: Pearl Capsuto (Peril bat Yehuda), Dorothy Levin, Roberta Cohn (Rivka Chaya bat Yosef), Serene Schly, Sara bat Rosa v’Gerald, Marie Hadges, Alice Perez, Sofia Masri, Buena Daniel, Dorothy Ventura Lewis (Duna Ventura Lewis), Doris Schayer, Ann Ellen Chunowitz (Chaya Hinda bat Tzvi Hersh)

Refuah Sheleima – A Speedy Recovery

We wish a Refuah Shleimah to Prof. Isaac Daniel (Yitzhak ben Bella), Albert Hazan (Avraham ben Rivka), Len (Yehuda) Marcus, Yitzchak Moshe ben Perel, Mordechai ben Tamar, Ivy Baruch (Ivy bat Rachel), Martha Bitran, Cecile Esses, Nagia David bat Yaffa, Rahel bat Freha Hasson, Marcelle bat Mazal, Belinda Soussana, Rachel Leah bat Yehudit.

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 Rabbi Isaac Rabin
on the passing of his beloved father, our long-time friend,
Bernard Rabin, a”h.
Condolences to the entire Rabin family.
May they be comforted among the other mourners
of Tziyon and Yerushalayim.


Mazal Tov to Yosef and Carmella Bega on the occasion of their grandson, Yosef Shalom Oziel, becoming a Bar Mitzvah.
May they see much Nahat and Simha from Yosef Shalom!

Join the Evanston Community Kollel Ateret Mordechai’s SEFER TORAH CAMPAIGN and purchase your letter, word, or pasuk for only $10 a letter. You will also receive a stunning certificate indicating which letter(s) belongs to YOU!
To purchase a letter, call or text 773-875-1019 or email

Hamim Sponsorsorships

Sunday Oct. 28: Breakfast sponsored by Melida Ordonez in memory of David Ordonez

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.



Please join us this Sunday October 21 @ noon for our SIS Membership Luncheon meeting.
No cost to SIS members with dues paid up.

Guest speaker: Leah Polin
Presenting: Israel at 70

Please respond as soon as possible – thank you!

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, November 4 at 10:00 a.m.

The Evanston Community Kollel – Ateret Mordechai


The learning for the week of
October 14 – 20
is dedicated on the first ano of
Mr. Joseph Zaretsky a”h
A past member of the Kollel

By his friends:

Miss Shirel Elisheva Solano
Drs. Shmuel and Rose Novil
Mr. Aryeh Wilson-Mendes

May his memory be a Blessing.


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!