Shabbat News: BeShalah – Tu BeShevat

Shabbat Schedule
Candle Lighting: 4:28 p.m.
Minha Friday: 4:30 p.m.
Shaharit: 8:30 a.m.
Rabbi Yitzhak’s class: 3:15 p.m.
Minha Shabbat: 4:15 p.m.
Shabbat Ends: 5:39 p.m

Tu BeShevat Sameyah!

Shabbat Shiur for Women
The will be no Shabbat Shiur for Women through the end of January.

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: Albert Avenaim (Avraham ben Marguerite u’Benoit), Gerald Schly (Yosef ben Shmuel), Makhlouf ben Simha Fima, Maimon Bouskila, Charbi ben Sito, Herman S. Aronesti (Chaim ben Rachel), David Amado, Charles A. Ventura (Avshalom ben Haim v’Regina), Norton Krieger (Nachman Krieger), Norman M. Varon (Nachman Moshe Varon), Charles Cassuto (Shaoul Cassuto), Menachem Kaufman, Mazal Tov Shukiar

Women: Esther Benmergui Beniluz, Grace Marcus (Gracia bat Sophie v’Yehuda), Victoria Saporta, Simha Fima, Irene Rifkin (Irene bat Rachel), Matilda Wasserstrom, Miriam Pinto, Lenore Skenazy, Miriam Pinto, Golda Malka bat Manuela Bella, Mazal Tov Shukiar, Rachel Schreim (Rachel bat Habiba v’Haim), Bessie Isaacson (Bat Sheva Yitzhakson)

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, Ariella Leba bat Chana, 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

Mazal tov to Shirel and Yoel Lipkowitz on their recent marriage.
May they build a Bayit Ne’eman BeYisrael, leShem uleTiferet!

This Shabbat there will be a Hamim/lunch Sheva Berachot for Shirel and Yoel,
sponsored by Rabbi and Rabbanit Yitzhak,
Shirel’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mario and Eloisa Solano, and by friends of Shirel and Yoel.

This Shabbat is the Yahrzeit of Aliza bat Shaba, mother of David Mishlati.
The Mishlati family prepared a few of the salads and kugel in her memory and her Zechut.

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 Sunday, February 3, at 10:00 a.m.

The Evanston Community Kollel – Ateret Mordechai


The learning for the week of
January 13 – 19
Is sponsored by
Yehuda and Sarah Shemer
Moshe and Yocheved Shemer
In memory of
Rabbi Rachamim Avraham ben Sa’ada

This week’s learning is also sponsored by
Batia Elkaim Bromberg
In memory of her mother
Esther bat Luna v’Avraham
and her uncle
Shlomo ben Luna v’Avraham

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!