Shabbat News: Pikudei

Shabbat Schedule

Candle Lighting: 5:29 p.m.
Minha Friday: 5:30 p.m.
Shaharit: 8:30 a.m.
Rabbi Yitzhak’s class: 4:15 p.m.
Minha Shabbat: 5:15 p.m.
Shabbat Ends: 6:40 p.m.

Shabbat Shiur for Women
The Shabbat Shiur for Women will take place at 3:00 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Esther Weiner, 3000 Sherwin, with guest speaker Rabbi Eric Goldman.

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: Myron Brod (Mendel ben Mayer), Shemaia Aroeste (Shemaryah Aroeste), Elyahoo Saeedi, Yehezkel Tsadik

Women: Miriam Mary Rocco (Miriam bat Victoria Vida), Ruth Mevorah Katz (Rut bat Aliza), Pauline Battat (Penina bat Clara), Fannie Victor (Fruma bat Rav Gavriel Velvel), Clara Habib

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 Rochel Chana, Ivy Baruch (Ivy bat Rachel), Martha Bitran, Cecile Esses, Nagia David bat Yaffa, Rahel bat Freha Hasson, Marcelle bat Mazal, Melida Ordoñez, 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


Please remember to turn your clocks ahead one hour
on Motzaei Shabbat, to begin Daylight Savings Time


With the Grace of Hashem, the Sephardic Congregation has reached a monumental point in its history – namely the remodeling of our sanctuary. As you could see from the list below, people have already begun generously donating towards this project. But we have a while to go before we reach our goal. As such, we are reaching out to our friends and families to help with this important project. Any amount is helpful, every dollar counts. You could also indicate where you want your donation to go towards. We thank everyone in advance for your generous help in making this dream – our dream – a reality!


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.

Board Meeting
The next Executive Board meeting will take place Sunday, March 10th, at 10:00 a.m.

The Evanston Community Kollel – Ateret Mordechai 


Learning for the week of

February 24 – March 2, 2019

Was sponsored for the Refuah Sheleima of

Alfred Sayegh (Menashe ben Dina)

May Hashem heal him completely!

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!