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Jay Weinstein, Rabbi
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  1. 1. Weekly Newsletter 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 NEXT NEWSLETTER DEADLINE IS Wednesday Nov 6th 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. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------MAZAL TOV To Shelli Liebov on the celebration of her Bat Mitzvah. Also to Shelli's parents, Jeff & Jodi and her brother Mitchell. Mazal Tov to Grandma Linda Bloom and Saba and Safta Yaakov & Ilana Liebov, and all uncles, aunts, cousins and relatives celebrating with her today. _________________________________________ KIDDUSH NOSH SPONSORS October 27 – November 3, 2013 Birthday: Marion & Michael Bernstein: Danielle Bernstein Andrea Rybak-Feiglin & Marc Feiglin: Marc Feiglin Tamar & Stuart Green: Jordan Green Elaine & Neal Machtiger: Ilan Katz Rachelle & Jack Markowitz: Penina Markowitz Lori & Jeff Moskowitz: Adina Moskowitz Risa & David Waters: David Waters Lara & Arel Weisberg: Lara Weisberg Anniversary: Ellen & Marc Gable: Ellen & Marc Gable Yahrtzeit: Jane & Marc Pomerantz: Murray Golden Other Events of Note: Shelley & Milton Goldman: Steven's Bar Mitzvah Parsha -------------------------------------------------------------------------SEUDAT SHLISHIT SPONSOR Jeff & Jodi Liebov in honor of the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter Shelli. Jeff will be the guest speaker. _________________________________________ TO THE YIEB COMMUNITY I express my heartfelt appreciation to all, for their concern and well wishes which was so warmly extended to me during my recent emergency; A special Yasher Koach to all the physicians and especially my children Deena and Adam who worked feverishly and tirelessly to make my recovery happen. Fondly, Mel Schindelheim --------------------------------------------------------------------------------SAFEY REMINDER When walking to and from Shul for Mincha and Maariv, please wear your reflective vests. _________________________________________ Vol. XVIII, No. 19 Cheshvan 28 – Kislev 4, 5774 SHABBAT TOLDOT (Mevorchim Chodesh) YIEB Young Families .......................... 5:00PM Candle Lighting ..................................... 5:37PM Friday Mincha ....................................... 5:42PM Shkia .................................................... 5:55PM Shabbat Shacharit ....................... 8:00, 9:00AM Latest Sh’ma....................................... 10:05AM Shabbat Mincha .................................... 5:30PM Shabbat Maariv..................................... 6:36PM Shabbat Ends ....................................... 6:44PM Winter Minyan Men! Now that the clocks are changing and Mincha/Maariv during the week is very early, we need everyone's help to ensure we have a minyan. Thank you! Sun Sh’chr’t (Rosh Chodesh I) ... 7:30, 8:30AM Mon Sh’chr’t (Rosh Chodesh II).. 6:15, 8:00AM Tues & Wed Shacharit ................. 6:30, 8:00AM Thurs Shacharit ........................... 6:20, 8:00AM Fri Shacharit ............................... 6:30, 8:00AM Sun - Thurs Mincha/Maariv ................... 4:35PM Sun Late Maariv .................................. 8:30PM Mon-Thurs Late Maariv ......................... 9:30PM Candle Lighting next week .................... 4:29PM Mikvah Hours – It is imperative that men 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) CHINUCH/ADULT EDUCATION New Monday Night Learning Series with Rabbi Weinstein begins on Monday night, November 4th , 8:30-9:30 PM. "Halachot and Ethics of Interpersonal Relationships"- This Week Will Focus on the "Kiruv Rechokim (Outreach): Am I my Brother’s Keeper? YIEB & Highland Park Community Kollel. Gemara Class with Rabbi Nussbaum, Tuesdays at 8:30 PM, with the topic Prohibitions of Shabbat. November 1 - 7, 2013 New Women's Wednesday Class with Rabbi Weinstein, 9:45-10:45 AM, "The Thought and Theology of Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik" Continues on Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 In Depth Talmud Class Given by Yaakov Weinstein, Thursday 8:30PM In this week’s class we will discuss, , “Yachatz: the Great Divide.” ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------DOR L-DOR The first Dor L-Dor program will take place Motzie Shabbat November 9 -6:30PM. Once again, I would like to thank all those that sponsored in the past. Without this continued financial support the Dor L-Dor program would not exist. To donate, please log onto the ShulCloud Network. Under the 'Member Area' drop down menu, please choose 'Member Donations', you can then select to donate toward Dor LDor. Once a donation has been made, an email notification is sent to Ari Kevelson. Please donate so that this year’s program can be as enjoyable as possible for all the children who attend. Please contact Ari Kevelson if you are interested in being one of the many guest story tellers. Thank you to the Rothenberg Family and the Landa Family for their generous donations. Thank you to Josh Fogel our opening act on November 9th. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- SAVE THESE DATES YIEB ANNUAL DINNER Sunday December 15th at 5:30 PM (Website link forthcoming) (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. **** Fifth Annual YIEB TRIVIA BOWL Saturday December 21st Details to Follow _________________________________________ YIEB CONGREGATIONAL MEETING Sunday November 3rd 8-9:30 PM
  2. 2. CASINO NIGHT WRAPUP Our Casino Night & Gift Auction this past Sunday was aN incredible success because of the wonderful people on my committee, all those that attended, table sponsors and our donors. Thank you to Rabbi Weinstein for your support. I would like to thank my committee: Ruthie Rosenstock, Jeffrey Taub, Rich & Helene Lener, Faye Price, Wendy & Bruce Schaeffer, Heather Gable, Marc Gable, Cheryl Svei, Doreen & Maurice Traiman, Elaine & Neal Machtiger, Ralph Rosenbaum, Miriam Rosenblum, Cheryl & Aaron Shmulewitz, Barbara Goldman, Jeff Chustckie, Sara Fischer, Lori Freides, Lou Safren, Aron AdamS and Suri Moskowitz & Felice Berk for handling banking. Thanks to Elliot Denenberg for ShulCloud and the Newsletter. The night would not be the same without the numerous other people that pitched in to help out. This included Sandy Lang, Michele & David Falk, Milton Goldman, Ilana Bohm, Ilean Safren, Hadar Bram, Andy Gross, Barrry and Max Schecter, Debbie Chustckie, and Myra Pludwinski. Please patronize our corporate sponsors: Academy of Art Highland Park, Acme, Amazing Savings, Appliance Doctor, Bonds Cleaners, Brooklyn Teen & Women's Apparel, Burritolam, Cadar Grove Dental, Chopstix Chinese Takeout, Diamonds Nails, D.P Lorena Hair Salon, Dougie's BBQ, Dunkin Donuts, Eddie's Falafel, Glatt 27, Gotham Burger, Hair Cuttery, Heritage Cleaners, Hotels Unlimited, Jeff Wilks Music & Entertainment, Jerusalem Pizza, Judaica Gallery, Judaica House, Judaica Plaza, Leisure Time Travel, Levy's Pizza, Milltown Buy Rite, Mocha Bleu, New Image Hair Salon, Noah's Ark Deli, Park Place, Regal Limousine & Car Services, Renovation Revolution- Yosef Schmidt, Roberts Flowers, Robin Dianne Hair Salon, Rosenbaum Financial Services, Singer Sheitel Care, Shelly's Vegetarian Cafe, Sushiana, Sweets to Nuts, Teaneck General Store, Tekniques Hair Salon, Tempo Aquatics, World of Color L.L.C (Moshe Safren), World Class Shoprite, and Zuzanna's Esthetics. Finally, thank you to both Lin's Kosher Chinese in Manville for the delicious buffet and N.J Casino Nights for the marvelous Casino experience. Ellen Gable, Casino Night & Gift Auction Chair ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------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/ LOST & FOUND Found on Dunhams Corner Road: Little girl’s size 8 silver and sparkles Kenneth Cole Reaction Shabbat Shoes. Contact the Kagels _________________________________________ YAHRTZEITS Cheshvan 25, 5774 Young Israel of East Brunswick, for its former member, and generous supporter, Larry Schacht on 10/29/13 Cheshvan 28, 5774 Michael Davidovich for his Wife, Chaya Chava (Martha Davidovich) on 11/1/2013 Cheshvan 28, 5774 Steve Katz for his Father, Ben Zion Ben Rav Yisrael Hacohen (Benjamin Katz) on 11/1/2013 Cheshvan 29, 5774 Ilene Weintraub for her Mother, Fruma Raizel Bat Aharon Leib (Fay Keingarsky) on 11/2/2013 Cheshvan 29, 5774 Jeff Perlman for his Grandmother, Faiga ben Ephraim (Fannie Perlman) on 11/2/2013 Kislev 1, 5774 Miriam Rosenblum for her Grandmother, Gitel Bat Yitzchak Tzvi (Gitel Leiderman) on 11/4/2013 Kislev 1, 5774 Saul Landa for his Mother, Chana Bat Yosef Getzel (Hannah Landa) on 11/4/2013 Kislev 1, 5774 Marty Hackman for his Father, Moshe Ben Peretz (Morris Elias Hackman) on 11/4/2013 Family Bingo Nite Save the date of Motzei Shabbat, November 16th for our annual Family Bingo Nite! Food, fun, games and prizes for all! Past participants include young families, high school students hanging with their friends, adults on a date night and women enjoying a ladies night with friends! This event is really for the young and the young at heart. All proceeds benefit YIEB Youth. See you there! Parent Meetings YIEB Youth is hosting a series of parent meetings to gather feedback and take our youth program to the next level. The next meeting is Tuesday evening, November 5th at 9:15 p.m., for parents of Chaverim (K & 1st graders). B’nei Akiva Returns Mark your calendar! B’nei Akiva will be returning on Shabbat, November 8-9. Planned activities include a Friday night oneg for V’ZaCh, Shabbat afternoon SNIF and a melave malkah for high schoolers with a kumsitz and bonfire. Dor l’Dor & Mishna Club Dor l’Dor parent child learning and Mishna Club for middle schoolers begins on motzei Shabbat, November 9th at 6:30 p.m. NEW! Chailight: Chesed Please contribute new toys and other gifts to our Chanukah toy drive in coordination with Ohel. There is a bin in the lobby. Kislev 2, 5774 Sandi Davidov for her Father, Nachum Ben Zusha (Norton Haar) on 11/5/2013 Any Questions? Kislev 4, 5774 Al Passner for his Mother, Chana Baila Bat Avraham (Bertha Passner) on 11/7/2013 _________________________________________ Kislev 5, 5774 Phyllis Soslowsky for her Father, Efraim Mordechai Ben Moshe (Max Popowitz) on 11/8/2013 Kislev 5, 5774 Ilana Waisbord for her Father, Yisroel Eliezer Ben Tzvi Chaim (Ivan Waisbord) on 11/8/2013 If you have any questions or need more information about any of our program, please contact Melissa at youthdirector@yieb.org or 732991-6110. YAHRTZEIT PLAQUES The price of a Yahrtzeit plaque is $360. If you are interested in purchasing a Yahrtzeit plaque, please contact Lori Small at plaques@yieb.org __________________________________________ Kislev 5, 5774 Ava Waisbord for her Husband, Yisroel Eliezer Ben Tzvi Chaim (Ivan Waisbord) on 11/8/2013 Kislev 5, 5774 Bernard Weinberger for his Mother, Devorah Leah Weinberger) on 11/8/2013 (Please remember to update your information online) MINYAN HELP NEEDED During the winter months, when Mincha/Maariv begins early, we need your help to keep our Minyan strong, especially when we might have an additional Minyan for someone sitting Shiva: A great success for the inaugural event of the YIEB Social/Cultural Excursion Group. Nineteen women and men enjoyed an amazing day at the Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ. _____________________________________
  3. 3. TEEN MINYAN KIDDUSH The Shul is seeking volunteers to coordinate weekly Kiddushim for the Teen Minyan. Many thanks to Harry Newmark and Alvan Small for handling this responsibility last year. Please contact Melissa Rosen, Mairov Shron or Charlie Rothenberg. _________________________________________ SHARSHERET THANKSGIVING BAKE SALE Buy delicious, homemade kosher pies and breads for Thanksgiving and support a great cause at the same time! Announcing the Fifthannual “Pies For Prevention" Thanksgiving Bake Sale to support Sharsheret (Hebrew for “chain”), a national not-for-profit organization supporting young women and their families, of all Jewish backgrounds, facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, both of which have affected our community. Place your orders and any additional donations online at www.sharsheret.org/pies-forprevention/eastbrunswick no later than November 22nd. Baked goods are prepared with certified kosher ingredients in volunteer bakers’ kosher home kitchens. For more information, please contact Suri Moskowitz 732.261.4261 Susan_moskowitz1@yahoo.com or Linda Gardner 732.991.4806lmjjg@aol.com. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------YIEB MIKVAH The Stephanie Shatkin Mikvah of the Young Israel of East Brunswick is seeking volunteers to fill in as Shomrot on Friday nights, Yom Tov and when the regular Shomrot are unavailable. Please contact Sharon Weinstein at weinsteinshar@gmail.com or 732-354-5913 if you are interested. Volunteers will be trained by the Rabbi and Sharon in advance of becoming a Shomeret. _________________________________________ 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. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------YIEB GIFT SHOP GIFT CERTIFICATES are now available at the YIEB Gift Shop. Purchase them for Chanukah gifts and for any occasion throughout the year by calling Kathy Brody 257.2679. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------CHAI LIFELINE A fund has been established at Chai Lifeline in memory our dear friend, beloved wife, mother and daughter and sister, Martha Davidovich. Contributions to this fund will pay for direct services needed by victims of ovarian and breast cancer and their families. To make a donation go to: www.chailifeline.org/martha If you have any questions please call, Brina Herskovits 732.930.4955. Thank you for your support. _________________________________________ CANDY BAGS Candy bags for your special Simcha must be ordered from the YIEB Sisterhood. Please call Shelley Goldman 908.421.1103 further BIKUR CHOLIM/SHIVA DIVISION Thank you to the many members of the community for their ongoing support and assistance to families during Shiva. Suggested donations of $10 to aid a particular family during the week of Shiva may be sent to Julie Katz, 20 Rebel Run Drive (payable to Bikur Cholim-YIEB.) Please indicate the family name in the memo section of your check). Recipient families will be informed of your donation. For further information on how you can help and support a particular family or for general Bikur Cholim information, please contact Julie Katz, Karen Stern, Miriam Rosenblum or Suri Moskowitz. Thank you for your continued support. _____________________________________ SHUL PARKING LOT Please do not park nor stand in Fire Lanes. It is essential we allow for passage of emergency vehicles. ______________________________________ LADIES SHIDDUCH TEHILLIM GROUP Only 15 minutes each week at your leisure. Join the many women in the community saying Tehillim to help the ones we care about find their Bashert. To be part of this Mitzvah team or to submit a name to the Shidduch List, contact Amy Zelka 732 613.8717 amy.zelka@gmail.com __________________________________________ SISTERHOOD FLOWER FUND Help enhance everyone’s holidays by beautifying the Shul with stunning flower arrangements on the Bima. Flowers are purchased through the Sisterhood Flower Fund. Please send your $18 check, payable to YIEB Sisterhood, to Elaine Machtiger at 3 Boston Post Road ASAP. Contributions will be acknowledged in the Newsletter. Thank you. _________________________________________ LADIES TEHILLIM GROUP HELPING HAND COMMITTEE Have you ever been locked out of your car; Had to pick up your sick child at school while your newborn was sleeping’ or needed to check on your parents who were home alone? Were you fortunate enough to get help? Would like to pay the favor forward? Family and friends aren't always around, and there are time when members in our community need a helping hand. We are forming a committee of volunteers who would be willing to help out when someone has an unexpected emergency situation. If you are interested in helping out, please contact either: Debbie Chustckie at chustckie@aol.com Bobbie Cumsky at cumsky@aol.com Brina Hershkovits at bhersko@ymail.com Thanking you, The Helping Hand Committee _________________________________________ KIDDUSH NOSH We are looking to supplement our Kiddush Nosh with healthy alternatives for our children. We are looking for volunteers to purchase fruits and vegetables before Shabbat and to cut up fruits and vegetables on Shabbat morning. If you are interested please email Simi Fogel at susansemel@gmail.com __________________________________________ We’re looking for a volunteer to take over as newsletter editor. Please contact Elliot Denenberg at newsletter@yieb.org to discuss required work effort and skill set. . _________________________________________ The Ladies Tehillim Group meets Monday nights at 7:45 PM in the Social Hall for reading Tehillim and reciting Refuahs. Please join us for this most important Mitzvah. The one hour is time well spent. Readings are in English or Hebrew. Many thanks to the following women who steadfastly partake in this Mitzvah; Ellen Gable, Barbara Goldman, Brina Herskovits, Hindy Kierman, Esther Kosoffsky, Sarah Naus, Florence Passner, Bea Rosenbaum, Rosalie Rothenberg, Sarita Sragow, Cheryl Svei, and Amy Zelka. Please be vigilant and use the crosswalks. In particular, be careful not to cross Dunhams Corner Road directly in front of the Shul. _____________________________ YIEB BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETINGS Wednesday December 18th @ 8 PM
  4. 4. ********************* Timely Community Announcements ********************* (YIEB does not endorse the Kashrut of any nonYIEB event or listing appearing in the Newsletter) An Important Announcement from the Orthodox UNION ADVOCACY CENTER Tuesday, November 5th is Election Day in New Jersey. Every seat in Trenton from the Governor through the Legislator is up for grabs. This is our opportunity to have our voices heard, especially with regard to Educational Affordability. Please VOTE. Everyone must vote in order for our community to be heard! For more information please call our New Jersey office at 201.416.7740. This is your chance to make the statement that our community is involved. Please don’t waste this opportunity. Sara Rosengarten Orthodox Union's Institute for Public Affairs Associate Director of New Jersey Voter Outreach 201.416.7743 RosengartenS@ou.org ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------SOFER COMING TO HP The sofer will be at Judaica Gallery, 300 Raritan Ave., Highland Park, this Sunday, November 3rd from 10 AM to 5 PM. Walk-ins are welcome, but if possible, please call 732.828.7722 for an appointment. -------------------------------------------------------------------EAT OUT FOR JEWISH EDUCATION NOVEMBER 5th Cast your vote for Jewish K-8 Day School Education by eating out at participating kosher restaurants in Highland Park, New Jersey, that will donate a percentage of profits made between 5:00 pm and closing time on Election Day, Tuesday, November 5th, to CNJKIDS. Participating restaurants include Park Place at 120 Raritan Avenue, Jerusalem Pizza at 231 Raritan Avenue, and Sushiana at 314 Raritan Avenue. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------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. _________________________________________ Come join the ALL STAR BASKETBALL EXTRAVAGANZA – A morning of fun basketball contests and games. Sunday October 27th from 10-11:30 am @ the RPRY GYM, for boys, grades 3-5. $15/person in advance...$20 at door (price includes tshirt). For more information please call Didi Deitcher at 732.921.7736 or Leslie Ostrin at 848.248.2884. This event is first in a series of a RPRY 7th Grade Bar Mitzvah Project: raising funds to bring over an Israeli Army Troop, through a program called Peace of Mind (POM). POM is an organization that helps Israeli soldiers who have served for 3 or more years in a high risk combat unit in the IDF, and are being helped in their transition back into civilian life. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------CNJKIDS Ready to Accept Gifts of Stocks, Bonds and Mutual Funds The transfer of appreciated assets allows donors to support Central New Jersey Kehilot Investing in Day Schools, Inc. (CNJKIDS) while reducing exposure to capital gains taxes. Donors are also able to claim immediate income tax deductions for these gifts. For more information on giving gifts of stocks, bonds and mutual funds to CNJKIDS, please contact CNJKIDS’ Treasurer Jon Caplan at 732.249.8600. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------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 contact Aviva Siegel 732.572.4408 siegelmom@optonline.net _________________________________________ 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 RPRY MISHMAR. Mishmar learning program is held at RPRY every Motzei Shabbat at 8:00. Please bring your own Seforim. Cost is still only $3.00 which includes, pizza, donuts, prizes and raffles ---------------------------------------------------------------------CHAI LIFELINE TOY DRIVE Chai Lifeline is having its annual toy drive, in time for Chanukah. Please drop off toys at RPRY and Yeshiva Shaarei Tzion from 10/23 – 11/20/. All toys must be NEW. Please DO NOT WRAP GIFTS. Toys are needed for children of all ages, from newborn to teenagers. Age appropriate gifts for children ages 13 and up are especially needed. Donations gladly welcome. Make checks payable to Chai Lifeline and in memo indicate “toy fund”. Send checks to Chai Lifeline, 106 Clifton Ave, Lakewood, NJ 08701, attention Rochel Medlowitz. For more information, please call Bobbi at 732.819.7842. _________________________________________ SHUL DECORUM REMINDER Please refrain from all unnecessary conversation during Davening _______________________________ The annual AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY’S MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER 5K WALK will be held on Sunday, October 27th at the NJ Expo Center. Registration starts at 7:30 AM; Walk starts at 10:00 AM. Checks can be made payable to the American Cancer Society. One can register on-line www.makingstrideswalk.org/edison. If interested in participating, and/or sponsoring, please call Bobbi 732.819.7842. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSES BRURIAH HIGH SCHOOL a division of the Jewish Educational Center is holding an open house, Sunday Nov. 3rd at Bruriah High School, 35 North Avenue, Elizabeth NJ. In addition, please join us at the home of Estelle & Scott Siegel, 18 Melanie Manor, East Brunswick. on Monday evening Nov. 11th for a Community Parlor Meeting for an opportunity to meet and speak more informally with administrators, faculty and fellow parents. For further information please call 908.355.4850 _________________________________________ TORAH ACADEMY OF BERGEN COUNTY invites all 8th grade boys and their parents to our Open House on Sunday, November 3rd. Doors open at 9:15 AM and the program begins at 10 AM. You may preregister on our website: www.tabc.org/admissions. For more information please contact Ms Donna Hoenig, our Director of Admissions, at admissions@tabc.org. TABC is located at 1600 Queen Anne Road, Teaneck,NJ _________________________________________ 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. _________________________________________ RAE KUSHNER YESHIVA HIGH SCHOOL Open House RKYHS invites all 8th graders and their parents to our Open House on Sunday, October 27th. Registration at 8:30 AM; program begins at 9 AM. To register go to www.jkha.org/openhouse Join us for an inspiring morning highlighting our academic excellence, educational initiatives and co-curricular opportunities. This is an Open House you will not want to miss! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------PCLC HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE Monday, November 11th 10 AM to 1:30 PM 511 Ryders Lane, East Brunswick The PCLC is a Jewish community high school and middle school program offering a fullday, high quality education enhanced by technology and on-site teaching by subject experts. Contact us today to register for our Monday, November 11th Open House. 732.387.2693 or community@pclcnj.com ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  5. 5. WE’RE LOOKING FOR A VOLUNTEER TO TAKE OVER AS NEWSLETTER EDITOR. This March, I plan to run in the Jerusalem Half Marathon to support an organization called SHALVA. SHALVA is a very special organization in Israel which takes initiative to help children with physical and mental disabilities, so they and their family can live a more normal life. It would really mean a lot to me if you can help me reach my goal in order to help those families in Israel by visiting my webpage at http://www.run4shalva.org/view_profile.php?id= 876 Thank you so much for your generosity and support! Miriam Weintraub PLEASE CONTACT ELLIOT DENENBERG AT NEWSLETTER@YIEB.ORG TO DISCUSS REQUIRED WORK EFFORT AND SKILL SET.
  6. 6. Dear YIEB Community, We wanted to take this opportunity to remind everyone of the MANY Adult Education classes that are currently being offered at YIEB. Taking the time to study Torah during the week can really help infuse meaning & spirituality into the daily routine. Also, it allows you to connect with others and of course, all YIEB classes are free of charge! Each class is open to participants of varied learning backgrounds and allows you the opportunity to just “jump in” even if you have not attended previously. So, take a look at the list below and find a class to join! Additionally, please remember that our YIEB Beit Medrash is stocked with an array of Seforim that might be of interest to you. If you have any questions or suggestions or if you’re looking for a one on one charvusa, please feel free to contact either of us. Best wishes to a year filled with Talmud Torah! Claire Kagel (claire.kagel@gmail.com) Rabbi Weinstein (rabbiweinstein@gmail.com) Current YIEB Classes Daily • Daf Yomi with Rabbi Weinstein o Sunday following 7:30 AM Minyan, o Monday-Friday following the 6:30 AM Minyan o Shabbat following the Hashkama minyan (rotation of presenters) Monday • Tehillim Group for Women, 7:45-8:30 PM • Halachot and Ethics of Interpersonal Relationships for Men & Women with Rabbi Weinstein, 8:30-9:30 PM Tuesday • Daf Yomi B’iyun for Men with Rabbi Landau, 8:45-9:30 PM • Gemara Class for Men with Rabbi Nussbaum of the Highland Park Community Kollel, 8:30-9:30 PM Wednesday • The Thought & Theology of Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik for Women with Rabbi Weinstein, 9:45-10:45 AM • In Depth Talmud Class for Men & Women with Yaakov Weinstein, 8:30-9:30 PM Shabbat • Rambam Mishneh Torah for Men and Women with Michael Goldrich following Hashkama Minyan • Mishna Berurah for Men & Women with Michael Gardner, 45 minutes before Mincha (meets April through October) • Mishna for Men and Women with Jack Stroh during Seudah Shlishit • Minchat Chinuch for Men with Rabbi Landau during Seudah Shlishit • Gemara Rosh Hashana for Men and Women with Saul Landa during Seudah Shlishit
  7. 7. JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER MIDDLESEX COUNTY Presents SUPER SUNDAY HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE A Day with Heart Sunday, November 24, 2013 Douglass College Center 100 George Street, New Brunswick Create Connections – Strengthen Our Community Super Sunday Phonathon 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Volunteers are needed to make calls to raise critical funds Sign up at 732-588-1800 Shift I 8:30 a.m. -11 a.m. • Shift II 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Holiday Gift Fair Noon - 5 p.m. • Visit Dozens of Artisans & Vendors • Celebrate Chanukah at Our Children’s Program • Donate & Assemble Breakfast Bags Learn About Jewish Middlesex Programs & Volunteer Opportunities EVERYONE IS WELCOME! Call 732-588-1800 or check us out on JewishMiddlesexNJ
  8. 8. Member IFDA, A.S.I.D. Carol Baron INTERIOR DESIGN This area’s only designer specializing in Terror free decorating for the budget conscious 9 Exeter Court Princeton, NJ 08540 609-734-0141 Jersey Shore 609-468-8905 Elkins Park , PA 877-734-0141
  9. 9. Ask Yourself These Questions: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Do you use electricity or natural gas for your home and/or business? Would you like to discover a way to pay less for the supply portion of your electric or natural gas bill? Would you like a company to help pay for the supply portion of your utility bill? Would you like to find a competitive rate and have a donation given to a charity each month? Would you like $50.00 for trying out a company’s service?* If you answered YES to any of these questions, call David Falk & Joshua Fogel at 732.698.7406. *The $50 Welcome Bonus Promotion Is For New Customers Who Enroll From July 1, 2013 to Oct. 31, 2013 A portion of the proceeds, directly generated from this ad, supports the Young Israel of East Brunswick Energy Supply Currently in the Following States: CT, IL, ME, MD, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA and RI Coming Soon: GA, MA, TX
  10. 10. Orchard Street comes to East Brunswick