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    • Weekly Newsletter Vol. XVIII, No. 15 Tishrei 30 – Cheshvan 6, 5774 October 4 - 10, 2013 NEXT NEWSLETTER DEADLINE IS Wednesday Oct 9th at NOON All submissions must be emailed to newsletter@yieb.org On those weeks when our Shul Secretary is away on vacation throughout the year, the Newsletter will be emailed but not printed. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- WELCOME To Rabbi Elie & Suzie Tuchman who are joining us this Shabbat. Rabbi Tuchman, Head of School at Yeshiva at the Jersey Shore, will deliver the Drasha on Shabbat morning and speak at Seudat Shlishit. --------------------------------------------------------------------- MAZAL TOV To Susan & Jerry Gerstman on the engagement of their son Joshua to Talia Ashkenazy daughter of Sharon & Israel Ashkenazy. Also to Shuli & Benjamin Gerstman, Avi Ashkenazy and grandmothers Eva Wein, Toby Jacoby and Pnina Ashkenazy and all their nephews and nieces, ___________________________________________ KIDDUSH NOSH SPONSORS September 22, 2013 – October 5, 2013 Birthday: Sara & Bruce Fischer: Sara Fischer Ellen & Marc Gable: David Schmidt Shelley & Milton Goldman: Dan Geisler Ariela & Scott Grayman: Elissa Grayman Friedner Tamar & Stuart Green: Benjamin H. Green Brina & Zvi Herskovits: Eli Herskovits Elaine & Neal Machtiger: Sandy Machtiger Katz Lori & Jeff Moskowitz: Shira Moskowitz Lori & Scott Noah: Stacey Noah Stein Jodi & Steven Reich: Jessica Reich Miriam & Howard Rosenblum: Jessica Rosenblum Felene Weinstein-Schwartz & Michael Schwartz: Adina Schwartz Estelle & Scott Siegel: Rebecca Siegel Karen & Chayim Stern: Ben Stern Tema & Tony Winston: Lilach Winston Anniversary: Sarita & Dan Sragow: Allen & Shoshana Sragow Yahrtzeit: Michael Davidovich: Martha Davidovich's Father - Yitzchok Shelley & Milton Goldman: Abraham Goldman Shelley & Milton Goldman: Ceil Rubin Tapper -------------------------------------------------------------------------- SEUDAT SHLISHIT Sponsored by the Cohen family in loving memory of Taly Cohen ‫,ע״ה‬ and by Miriam & Howie Rosenblum in commemoration of the Yahrtzeits of their fathers, Joseph Leiderman and Sidney Rosenblum. The guest speaker is Rabbi Elie Tuchman, Head of School at Yeshiva at the Jersey Shore and YIEB's Center for Early Learning. Topic: "Punishments, Consequences, and Corrective Actions - a perspective on Parashat Noach" ___________________________________________ "We are excited to announce the expansion of the playground area! SAFETY NOTE: Parents - please make certain that children do not play in the playground area during the construction. This is especially important over Shabbat, when children often play unsupervised outside during davening. Thank you for your help in ensuring a safe environment for our children!" SAVE THESE DATES Join Governor Chris Christie at the Orthodox Union Advocacy Center’s 2nd Annual Legislative Breakfast Keynote Speaker: Governor Chris Christie Sunday October 6th 10 AM. – 12 PM. Congregation Keter Torah, 600 Roemer Avenue, Teaneck, NJ The Legislative Breakfast is free but reservations are required. RSVP: OUadvocacy.org/NewJersey ***** BRUNCH, LECTURE and BASKETBALL CLINIC WITH TAMIR GOODMAN ("The Jewish Jordan"). Sunday October 6th 12-3 PM Please see attached flyer for more details ***** Annual Sisterhood Rummage Sale October 13th, 9 AM – 3 PM at the Shul. Please contact Susan Gerstman 732.668.2400 or Leah Weinberger 732.613.8797 if you have any items that you wish to donate or if you are able to help at this important Sisterhood fundraiser. ***** “Meet the Candidates Night" at YIEB. Tuesday night October 15th at 7:30 PM RSVP NOW Hear from Assemblyman Peter Barnes and Mayor David Stahl who are running to represent NJ’s 18th district in the NJ State Senate. More details to follow. For more information or to get involved please contact Ruth Bash. ***** YIEB's CASINO NIGHT AND GIFT AUCTION Sunday October 27th at 7 PM Play with us; enjoy real casino tables and dealers, a buffet dinner and fantastic gift auction for you. All this fun and YIEB makes the money. Call Ellen Gable for more info, 732.390.5083 or egart@aol.com Please see attached flyer for more details. **** YIEB ANNUAL DINNER Sunday December 15th at 5:30 PM (Please see attached flyer for more details) Celebrating 20 years in our building Three Neshei Chayil will be honored: Judy Silber Elaine Heumann-Ruth Amkraut Gemilat Chesed Award Allison Schechter Hakarat Tov Award Rebbetzin Sharon Weinstein Women's Young Leadership Award Please join us on Sunday December 15th 5:30 PM to honor these three special women. Ilean Safren & Ellen Gable Dinner Chairs Lou Safren Fundraising V.P. _________________________________________ Jay Weinstein, Rabbi 732.354.5912 (cell) 732.254.1860 x2 (office) Elliot Denenberg, Editor Aron Adams, President Yaakov Wasser, Inaugural Rabbi (1979-2009), Retired SHABBAT NOACH Rosh Chodesh II Candle Lighting.....................................6:17PM Friday Mincha (Rosh Chodesh).............6:22PM Shkia.....................................................6:35PM Shabbat Drasha will be delivered by Rabbi Elie Tuchman, Head of School at Yeshiva at the Jersey Shore and YIEB's Center for Early Learning Shabbat Shacharit........................8:00, 9:00AM Latest Sh’ma.........................................9:52AM Shabbat Mincha....................................6:10PM Shabbat Maariv.....................................7:16PM Shabbat Ends .......................................7:24PM Sun Shacharit ..............................7:30, 8:30AM Mon/Thurs Shacharit....................6:20, 8:00AM Tues/Wed/Fri Shacharit................6:30, 8:00AM Sun - Thurs Mincha/Maariv ...................6:10PM Mon-Thurs Late Maariv .........................9:30PM Candle Lighting next week ....................6:06PM Mikvah Hours – It is imperative that men do not assemble or remain in the Mikvah area and/or the parking area nearby, 15 minutes prior to and until 15 minutes after the times designated below. Motzei Shb’t -1½ hrs after Shb’t ends - for 2 hrs Weekdays...................................9:00-11:00PM Friday & Yom Tov........By Appointment Only Mikvah 732.257.4121 Eruv status 732.254.1860 X5
    • The next two YIEB Board of Directors Meetings: 1. Thursday October 24th @ 8 PM 2. Tuesday December 17th @ 8 PM --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Interested in doing a great Chesed for our Shul? Then join the Kiddush Nosh Team! About every 6 to 8 weeks (or depending on your availability) we would need your help with setting up Kiddush Nosh on Shabbat - it's that easy! To sign up, please contact Kim German at 732.387.8646 or kimger@gmail.com. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ SISTEREHOOD BLOG YIEB Sisterhood is off to a great new year. We started off the year with over 100 women joining together for our kick-off dinner. Under the leadership of Sarah Naus and her fabulous committee, the evening was a huge success. Thank you all. We are so excited to have Kathy Brody and her team running the gift shop again. They have been out in full force during the weeks leading up to and including the Yom Tovim. Please remember, the Gift Shop has amazing items available all year long. And new this year, thanks to the sisterhood board, we purchased new storage cabinets allowing for a greater amount of inventory. What else is new? We can help enhance your Simcha if you choose to rent our brown or black table cloths and/or beautiful silk flowers, just contact Barbara Goldman. Coming soon will be our garage sale fundraiser. Susan Gerstman will lead the charge. Just remember, when you support sisterhood's efforts, it benefits youth programming. And speaking of youth, Melissa Rosen has hit the ground running as she begins her third year as youth director. All ages have turned out for her usual creative programming from Sukkah decorating to Sukkah progressive dinners. Thank you to everyone who makes it work. Michele Falk Sisterhood President. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- YIEB Sisterhood, in conjunction with the Center for Early Learning @YIEB Presents: Two After School Activities beginning in October! On Mondays, join Sensei Gene for Karate for 9 weeks Open to grades Kindergarten through Adult. 4:45 - 5:45 or 6:00 - 7:00 Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Levels welcome! Cost is $81 Register online: tinyurl.com/yieb-karate Beginning October 14th On Thursdays, join Rovers Soccer with Spencer Rockman for 9 weeks Open to grades Kindergarten through 2nd 4:30 - 5:30 Cost is $135 Register online: tinyurl.com/yieb-soccer Beginning October 17th See flyer for more details Contact Mairov Shron with questions: 732.254.7888 or mairov@comcast.net --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- YIEB GIFT SHOP Artwork in our showcase this week is from Daniel Azoulay - to enhance our Jewish spirit. You may call Kathy Brody, Brina Herskovits or Leah Weinberger to make your purchase. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- CHINUCH/ADULT EDUCATION New Monday Night Learning Series with Rabbi Weinstein begins on Monday night, October 7th, 8:30- 9:30 PM. "Halachot and Ethics of Interpersonal Relationships". This week, focus is on the Mitzvah of: Dan Le-khaf Zekhut - Judging Others Favorably & Losing Touch with Reality. See attached flyer for more details YIEB & Highland Park Community Kollel. Gemara Class with Rabbi Nussbaum, Tuesdays at 8:30 PM. Class resumes with the topic Prohibitions of Shabbat. New Women's Wednesday Class with Rabbi Weinstein, 9:45-10:45 AM, "The Thought and Theology of Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik" Begins on Wednesday, October 9th. In Depth Talmud Class Given by Yaakov Weinstein, Wednesday 8:30PM In this week’s class we will discuss, “Charoset: the Universal Dip.” ________________________________________ DAF YOMI: From Rabbi Weinstein Join Daf Yomi at YIEB with Rabbi Weinstein: • Monday through Friday after 1st Minyan (approximately 7:10-7:45 AM) Sunday morning after 1st Minyan (approximately 8:10-8:45 AM) • Shabbat morning following 1st Minyan (rotation of presenters). _________________________________________ DAF YOMI B’IYUN Join Rabbi Shlomo Landau on Tuesday nights at 8:45 PM, followed by Maariv at 9:30 PM, to explore in depth, a topic from the week’s Daf Yomi. Can’t make it in person? Do Daf Yomi online! http://ouradio.org/daf http://www.dafyomi.org/ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ FROM THE MIKVAH COMMITTEE To make an appointment for the Mikvah for Friday nights, please call Claire Kagel, 732.613.9511 _____________________________________ SAFETY REMINDER When walking to and from Shul for Mincha and Maariv, please wear your reflective vests. _________________________________________ YAHRTZEITS Tishrei 30, 5774 Gary Kaplan for his Mother, Rachel bas Yisroel Lieb, (Rita Kaplan) on 10/4/2013 Tishrei 30, 5774 Jerry Gerstman for his Brother, Chaim Hersch Ben Menachem Mendel Halevi (Herman Gerstman) on 10/4/2013 Tishrei 30, 5774 Joel Felder for his Mother, Nechama Bat Shalom Yehuda (Natalie Felder) on 10/4/2013 Cheshvan 1, 5774 Haim Brezis for his Father, Yaakov Nachum Ben Shlomo Zalman (Yaakov Nachum) on 10/5/2013 Cheshvan 1, 5774 Chayim Stern for his Grandmother, Rivka Maryam Bat Harav Tzvi Aryeh (Rivka Twersky Novoseller) on 10/5/2013 Cheshvan 2, 5774 Rebecca Goldwaser for he Father, Aryeh Ben Dan (Leo Brener) on 10/6/2013 Cheshvan 2, 5774 Ilean Safren for her Mother, Balia, (Eleanor Brilliant) on 10/6/2013 Cheshvan 2, 5774 Judith Goldrich for her Father, Yitzchak Dovid Ben Gershon (David Goldberg) on 10/6/2013 Cheshvan 2, 5774 Howard Tune for his Father, Yitzchak Ben Mattisyahu (Joe Tune) on 10/6/2013 Cheshvan 2, 5774 Seth Cohen for his First Wife, Taly bat Yeshayahu (Taly Cohen) on 10/6/2013 Cheshvan 3, 5774 Barbara Elem for her Husband, Volf Yaakov Ben Dovid (Bill Elem) on 10/7/2013 Cheshvan 3, 5774 Ricki Haber for her Grandmother, Mindel Dvora bat Zvi (Mindel Helfman) on 10/7/2013 Cheshvan 3, 5774 Howard Rosenblum for his Father, Pinchas Zelig Ben Yisroel Moshe (Sidney Rosenblum) on 10/7/2013 Cheshvan 4, 5774 Stuart Kushner for his Father, Nissen Ben Zeleg (Nathan Kushner) on 10/8/2013 Cheshvan 4, 5774 Daniel Sragow for his Father, Alter Yisrael Leib Ben Chaim Reuven (Irving Leon Sragow) on 10/8/2013 Cheshvan 5, 5774 Charles Rothenberg for his Grandmother, Chaya Sarah Bat Shmuel Eliahu (Sophie Rothenberg) on 10/9/2013 Cheshvan 7, 5774 Michele Waldman for her Father, Binyamin ben Moshe (Benjamin Waldman) on 10/11/2013 Cheshvan 7, 5774 Joel Gordon for his Grandmother, Chaya bat Yaakov Betzalel (Ida Gordon) on 10/11/2013 (Please remember to update your information online) The first Dor L-Dor program will take place Motzei Shabbat November 9th - time is yet to be determined. Once again, I thank to thank all those who sponsored in the past. Without this continued financial support the Dor L-Dor program would not exist. Please contact Ari Kevelson to contribute towards this wonderful program. Also, please contact Ari Kevelson if you are interested in being one of the many guest story tellers. Thank you to the Dyckman Family for sponsoring a Teen Minyan Kiddush in honor of our first B’nei Akiva Shabbat. Thank you to the Gable family for their recent sponsorship of a Kiddie Kiddush in honor of David Schmidt’s birthday. B’nei Akiva Begins THIS Week! Help us to kick-off our newly expanded B’nei Akiva program this Shabbat! Our new program includes SNIF Shabbat activities for 2nd & 3rd graders and 4th & 5th graders, a V’ZaCh chapter for middle school students and high school programming. This Shabbat the following programs are scheduled: *Ruach Mincha and Kabbalat Shabbat. 6 PM in the Beit Midrash, all welcome. *Chinese Shabbat Dinner at the Shul for High School students. RSVP required. $15 per person. *Oneg Shabbat at shul for High School Students. All welcome, no RSVP required. *SNIF programs for grades 2-5 at the shul, Shabbat afternoon. 5:10 p.m. (always one hour before mincha). No RSVP required.
    • B’nei Akiva Shabbatot occur two times each month. The next B’nei Akiva Shabbat is scheduled for October 25-26. Noah-Palooza Shabbat groups this week will explore parsha Noach in some exciting and creative ways. Make sure your child steps into this parasha experience this week. Playground Celebration Join us on Shabbat afternoon, October 12th at 4 pm to celebrate our newest additions to our shul playground! Stories, games, snacks and, of course, lots of playground fun. Making Bedtime Jewish Families are invited to join us on Sunday, October 13th at 4:00 pm for a special “Making Bedtime Jewish” program. The program, appropriate for nursery school through 3rd graders will include stories, games, a special bedtime art project and tips for making bedtime a more meaningful time. RSVP strongly encouraged. $12 per child. $36 family max. New Youth Calendar October’s YIEB Youth calendar was emailed this week. Please check out the great programs we have this month! Chailight: Chesed It is time to assist in restocking the local kosher food pantry. Please donate dried goods and canned goods all throughout October. There is a collection bin in the front lobby. Any Questions? If you have any questions or need more information about any of our program, please contact Melissa at youthdirector@yieb.org or 732.991.6110. ___________________________________________ ********************* Timely Community Announcements ********************* (YIEB does not endorse the Kashrut of any non- YIEB event or listing appearing in the Newsletter) NechamaComfort: Community Awareness Event to be held Monday, October 14, 2013, 8:00 PM at the home of Robert and Riki Kreitman, 22 Marshall Drive, Edison, NJ. NechamaComfort is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping those who have experienced infant and pregnancy loss at any time in their lives. NechamaComfort’s services include immediate attention at the time of the loss, support groups, individual counseling, and guidance to medical staff, clergy, and communities. Web: www.nechamacomfort.org. For more info, please contact Riki at 732-819- 9642. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ACTT Achieving Change Through Torah program, now in its 8th year, helps individuals succeed in making meaningful and lasting changes in their lives. The source book for the entire year is: Step by Step compiled by Rabbi Dovid Weinberger. See the ACTT web-site, www.actt613.org , for the current Learning Schedule (Modules page) and for all the event audio presentations. For more info, e-mail info@actt613.org or call Phil Rosen 732.572.8762. ___________________________________________ Collecting Sheitels: Keren Kol Kallah - established to provide orphan and destitute Kallahs in Israel with essential needs. Donated custom Sheitels, some brand-new, some gently worn, are sold to women in Israel who would not otherwise have the funds to buy a quality wig. All the money raised at the sale goes towards a Hachnasas Kallah fund which helps needy brides in Eretz Yisrael. Sheitels can be dropped off by Aviva, 16 Edgemount Road, Edison. For more info, please see contact Aviva Siegel 732.572.4408 siegelmom@optonline.net ---------------------------------------------------- RABBI PESACH RAYMON YESHIVA NAMED A NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL BY UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION The Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva (“RPRY”) has been named a National Blue Ribbon School. On September 24th, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recognized RPRY as one of fifty exemplary, high performing private schools nationwide. Being a National Blue Ribbon School has become a mark of excellence in education recognized by everyone from parents to policy-makers throughout the United States. The United States Department of Education will honor RPRY and the other National Blue Ribbon awardees at a recognition ceremony in November in Washington, D.C. A list of the 2013 National Blue Ribbon Schools is available at http://www.ed.gov/nationalblueribbonschools. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- RPRY PTA is partnering with ShoeBox Recycling, a for-profit recycler of shoes. We are collecting used, but still wearable pairs of men’s, women’s and kid’s shoes. The PTA earns some money as we recycle as many pairs of shoes as possible. Please drop off your used shoes at RPRY, placing them into the ShoeBox Recycling box that is located in the school lobby next to the office. Thank you and wishing you and your families a Happy and Healthy Sweet New Year. Ariella Schachter RPRY PTA President -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Navigating through Today’s Dating Maze: Ways our community can be helpful Join the Orthodox Forum of Edison/Highland Park for their season kick-off event presenting Dr. Efrat Sobolofsky this Saturday Night, October 5, 8:45 pm at Ohav Emeth. Dr. Sobolofsky is the Director of YUConnects, a project of the Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) of Yeshiva University. The program is free of charge. The Orthodox Forum gladly accepts season sponsorships, as well as program sponsorships. For more information and to view the entire season program visit our new website orthodoxjewishforum.org. ___________________________________________ EMUNAH is joining Highland Park for their annual township wide garage sale on Sunday October 6th from 9 AM to 6 PM. It will be held at Adrienne Orani’s home, 292 North 5th Avenue, Highland Park. Please look through your home and feel free to donate anything and everything to make this event a success. We are looking for all sorts of items including furniture, bicycles, glassware, dishes, picture frames, Judaica, etc… Now is the time to clean out your home of all those unwanted gifts and used items. For drop off information, which will begin after September 30, please call Sue Redlich at 732.558.4917. We welcome volunteers throughout the day. Please call Sue to be assigned a 2 hour time slot. Chessed hours can also be provided to students. _______________________________________ JCC ANNOUNCES WALKING TOUR OVER THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE On Wednesday October 16th the JCC of Middlesex County is offering a unique trip for individuals who enjoy walking! Starting at the Woolworth building in Lower Manhattan NYC Tour Guide Marty Schneit will lead the group over the one mile long Brooklyn Bridge into Brooklyn Heights where he’ll talk about the history, architecture and famous events in the area; then on to the Promenade for outstanding photo opportunities and Montague Avenue with its’ wide array of restaurants and shops and a break for dinner on your own. This trip is being offered with or without transportation from the JCC on Oak Tree Road and return from Brooklyn. Transportation leaves the JCC at 1 PM and returns approximately 8:30 PM. Cost with round trip transportation is $49 for JCCMC members; $55 for non-members. Don’t need transportation? Meet us at the Woolworth building and return home on your own and pay $20 for members; $24 for non- members. Space is limited. For more information and to register please call Diane Mael, Director of Adult Services, at 732.494.3232 extension 614. _______________________________________ CHAI LIFELINE SHABBATON After a one year hiatus, the Edison/Highland Park community will once again be welcoming approximately thirty boys between the ages of 7 and 15 along with staff from Chai Lifeline for a weekend retreat on Shabbat, October 18-19. During the Shabbaton, community boys become “buddies” to the Chai Lifeline kids. It will include an inspirational community-wide Seudah Shlishit at Ohr Torah. This Shabbaton has been recognized twice internationally as one of the best Shabbatons of the year. It provides the opportunity for kids in a very difficult situation to forget their troubles for a weekend and enjoy themselves with old friends and new “buddies.” It also provides their families with much-needed respite. In past years, the Shabbaton was subsidized by a small number of individuals. Unfortunately, they no longer have access to those funds, and must reach out to the community at large. We need to raise another $7,000 to cover the Shabbaton. Please sponsor or contribute today (all contributions will be displayed on the recognition card): $1,000 Sponsor Shabbat lunch $ 500 Sponsor Seudah Shlishit $ 360 Sponsor a child for the weekend $ 180 Contributor Checks should be made out to “Chai Lifeline” and mailed to David Waizer, 53 North 7th Avenue, Highland Park, NJ 08904. Teens from Highland Park/Edison who would like to volunteer should contact Barbara Edery at barbaraedery@gmail.com This event qualifies for Chesed hours and letters can be provided upon request. ___________________________________________ The FRISCH SCHOOL, located in Paramus, N.J., invites all 8th graders and their parents to our Open House on Sunday, November 10th at 9:15 AM. (Kindly register at openhouse.www.frisch.org) Come and experience the innovative formal and informal educational opportunities provided to our students to foster their individualized intellectual and religious growth. ___________________________________________ The OU JOB Board link is on the Shul’s website; www.yieb.org _______________________________________
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