Shabbat News: Shemot

Shabbat Schedule
Candle Lighting: 4:07 p.m.
Minha Friday: 4:05 p.m.
Shaharit: 8:30 a.m.
Rabbi Yitzhak’s class: 2:55 p.m.
Minha Shabbat: 3:55 p.m.
Shabbat Ends: 5:18 p.m.

Shabbat Shiur for Women
The Shabbat Shiur for Women will take place at 3:00 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Bobbie Nussbaum, 2825 Fitch, with guest speaker, Rabbi Daniel Kanter.

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: Robert Aronesti (Moshe Aronesti), Leon Kamhi (Yehuda Kamhi), Victor Levy (Avigdor ben Yisrael v’Shoshana), Maurice Sonsino (Moshe ben Negma v’Eliyahu), Abraham Sayegh (Avraham ben Sarah), Rafael Elkaim (Rafael Eliahu ben Shlomo), Moises Levy (Moshe Levy), Bernard Landis (Berel Ben David), Ino Isaac Perahia (Yitzhak ben Vida u’Moshe), Morris Arouty, Robert Westerfeld (Reuven Westerfeld)

Women: Anna Arouty (Chana bat Moshe), Allegra Amado (Simcha bat Sarah v’Nachman Moshe), Victoria Varon Smaller Goldberg (Victoria bat Shlomo), Louna Ashkenazi, Jennie Elias, Anna Nettler (Chana Nettler), Rachel Cohen Arazi

Refuah Sheleima – A Speedy Recovery

We wish a Refuah Shleimah to Prof. Isaac Daniel (Yitzhak ben Bella), Albert Hazan (Avraham ben Rivka), 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, Melida OrdoƱez, 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


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/Breakfast Sponsorsorships

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 send in your Tu B’Shvat Dinner reservations if you haven’t already done so – thank you!

Board Meeting
The next Executive Board meeting will take place on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

The Evanston Community Kollel – Ateret Mordechai


The learning for the week of
December 23 – 29, 2018
Is sponsored by
Ralph and Alfred Sayegh
In loving memory of
Abraham Sayegh (Avraham ben Sarah)
Dina Sayegh (Dina bat Hanna)
Sophie bat Dina

And by

This week’s learning is also sponsored by
Dr. Steve and Dr. Rose Novil
In loving memory of Dr. Rose’s father,
Avigdor ben Israel

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 addition 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!