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  1. 1. SHABBAT VA’ETCHANAN SHABBAT NACHAMU Friday Mincha ......................................7:00PM Candle Lighting.....................................7:20PM But no later than....................................7:47PM As long as candle lighting is after 7PM, Mincha on Friday is at 7PM (not z’man), throughout the spring and summer. Shkia.....................................................8:05PM Shabbat Shacharit........................8:00, 9:00AM Latest Sh’ma.........................................9:33AM Shabbat Mincha....................................7:40PM Shabbat Maariv.....................................8:45PM Shabbat Ends .......................................8:53PM Sun Shacharit ..............................7:30, 8:30AM The Sunday 9:15AM minyan is on hold for the summer until after Labor Day Mon Shacharit (Tu B’Av) .............6:20, 8:00AM Tues/Wed/Fri Shacharit................6:30, 8:00AM Thurs Shacharit............................6:20, 8:00AM Sun - Thurs Mincha/Maariv ...................7:45PM The weekday “maariv only” 9:30PM minyan is on hold for the late Spring & Summer Candle Lighting next week ....................7:20PM But no later than................................... 7:37PM · Mikvah Hours – The MIkvah is currently closed for renovations which will take place over approximately the next 4 months (from July 14). We encourage you to use the HIGHLAND PARK MIKVAH at 112 S 1st Ave in Highland Park. It is open 9-11 PM Sunday – Thursday and 10-11:30 PM on Sat. nights. YIEB Mikvah (732) 257-4121 YIEB Eruv status (732) 254-1860 X5 Weekly Newsletter Vol. XIX, No. 6 Av 12 – Av 18, 5774 August 8 – August 15, 2014 Next newsletter deadline is Wednesday August 13th at NOON All submissions must be emailed to newsletter@yieb.org When our office manager is on vacation, the newsletter will be emailed but not printed. MAZAL TOV To Lori and Jack Schemo on the birth of their granddaughter Robin Olivia (Rena Liyat) to Melissa and Joe Shalom. Also to grandparents Robin and Moss Shalom, as well as the entire Schemo, Kurtz, and Shalom families. ___________________________________________ KIDDUSH NOSH SPONSORS August 3, 2014 – August 9, 2014 Birthday: Gay & Richard Fried: Dina Fried Jane & Marc Pomerantz: Moshe Dukelsky Anniversary: Linda & Yaakov Applbaum: Linda & Yaakov Applbaum Other Events of Note: Miriam & Howard Rosenblum: Shabbat Nachamu - Grossingers's 1975 Yahrzeit: Linda & Yaakov Applbaum: Tovah Applbaum Marion & Michael Bernstein: Benjamin Bernstein Sarita & Dan Sragow: Yitzchok ben Chaim Yehuda Leib Ava Waisbord: Minnie Ostroff ___________________________________________ SEUDAT SHLISHIT SPEAKERS/SPONSORS Shimmy & Susan Engelhardt ___________________________________________ SAVE THE DATE YIEB ANNUAL SHUL DINNER Sunday, December 14th More information to follow in the coming weeks. ___________________________________________ SAVE THE DATE SISTERHOOD MEMBERSHIP DINNER Sunday September 14th. More to follow! _________________________________ SUKKAH FUND Baruch Hashem our shul has grown. For my Bar Mitzvah I am collecting for a new large, easy to assemble Sukkah where we can celebrate Yom Tov and Simchot as a community. Please donate to the shul via the “YIEB Succah Project” link or mail your tax deductible donation to YIEB to 10 Sussex Road East Brunswick with a note in memo. Our goal is to raise $5000 by Sukkot 2014. Sincerely, David Wolkoff ___________________________________________ NEW YEAR CARD AND FLOWER FUND Please participate in the Sisterhood New Year Card and Flower Fund projects. Send your $18 check for the card or $36 for the card and flowers to: Elaine Machtiger 3 Boston Post Rd East Brunswick, NJ 08816 All checks should be payable to YIEB Sisterhood and must be received immediately. Please see the email you received on 7/10 for more details. ___________________________________________ SHUL DECORUM REMINDER At YIEB we encourage talking to everyone: HASHEM during Davening. FRIENDS during Kiddush. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Fellow YIEB Members, As you know, the leadership of our shul is currently exploring an expansion to the Young Israel of East Brunswick building. This is an important and complex discussion; it is integral to the process that we get the participation and opinion of each and every YIEB member. It is essential for all of us to understand and identify what needs exist today and what we anticipate our needs will be in the future, prioritize those needs, and map out the actions necessary to move forward together to satisfy those needs. In order to engage in conversation with each of you, over the next few months we will be holding a series of parlor meetings which will allow us to have these detailed discussions. You, the membership, will have the opportunity to hear from the YIEB leadership on all aspects that we are exploring involving expansion and renovation of the shul. More importantly, it will give you the opportunity to share your thoughts, ideas and suggestions. Meeting participation will be kept to a maximum of twenty five people per meeting to facilitate meaningful discussions. This is an important time for our shul. We strongly urge each and every one of our members to participate! Please click here to sign up for one of the meeting dates. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1JWYi 4xuCzlAPF1TmW- J228l3DtZh_X6Y2MXQmbvRvIk/edit#gid=0 If none of these dates work for you, please email building@yieb.org and we will try our best to accommodate you on another date. Thank you, Moshe Strauss, YIEB Liaison Jeff Chustckie, YIEB President Jay Weinstein, YIEB Rabbi _________________________________________ Rabbi Weinstein will be out of town from Thursday, August 7th through Thursday, August 21st 2014 with his Shabbat afternoon class resuming on August 23rd. He will return all calls and emails upon his return. If you need to reach him in an emergency, please call Lou Safren at 347-640-2499. Thank you. ___________________________________________ KIDDUSH NOSH NEEDS YOUR HELP!!!!! There is an urgent need for volunteers to help set up nosh on Shabbat. Currently there are a handful of members who are willing to set up but they are not always available, especially in the summer. We NEED more help. Volunteers will be asked to help every other month, maybe less. Without more help we will have some Shabbatots where there is no nosh unless volunteers step up and help. Please join us. Email Jodi Liebov (Jkliebov@msn.com) to volunteer. ___________________________________________ PLEASE COMPLETE YOUR ONE BILL ASAP The 'One Bill' deadline has passed, and approximately 35% of the congregation has not completed the process. The sign up process for Rosh Hashana / Yom Kippur seating will be Jay Weinstein, Rabbi 732.354.5912 (cell) 732.254.1860 x2 (office) Bertin Lefkovic, Editor Jeff Chustckie, President Yaakov Wasser, Inaugural Rabbi (1979-2009), Retired
  2. 2. released soon and cannot be submitted unless the 'One Bill' is completed. ___________________________________________ SAFETY REMINDER When walking to and from Shul for Mincha and Maariv, please wear your reflective vests. ________________________________________ UPDATE YOUR SHUL CLOUD The Shul is initiating a new procedure for sending Yahrtzeit notifications and inclusion of names read during Yizkor. The source of this information will come directly from Shul Cloud. Please make it a priority to update your information. While you’re at it, please update your family information so that Aliyah cards will be accurate. ___________________________________________ The WISE Summer Learning Series is continuing. This week's class will be at the home of Claire and Art Kagel, 222 Dunhams Corner Road at 5:45 p.m. The speaker will be Dorianne Dantowitz who will teach Mishlei. Hope to see you there. ___________________________________________ CHINUCH/ADULT EDUCATION Guidelines for Lifecycle events can be downloaded from our website www.yieb.org under the dropdown menu; Member Area/Guidelines (logged- in members only). YIEB & Highland Park Community Kollel. Gemara Class with Rabbi Nusbaum, Tuesday nights at 8:30PM. On summer break. Class resumes September 2nd. In Depth Talmud Class Given by Yaakov Weinstein, Wednesday 8:30 PM On summer break this week. Class will continue August 20th. Wednesday Morning Women's Class with Rabbi Weinstein is on summer hiatus! ____________________________________________ 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/ ___________________________________________ SELICHOT SERVICES We begin saying Selichot on Motzei Shabbat, September 20th. Currently, (besides for the first night) we hold Selichot each night following a 9:30 PM Maariv and before the 8:00 AM Minyan. In the past. we have received requests to consider a third selichot prior to the 6:30 AM Minyan. This Selichot Minyan would begin between 5:50 and 6:00 AM as it must be completed BEFORE the early minyan commences. Rather than wait until the last minute, we ask that if you are interested in such a minyan, kindly email to gabbai@yieb.org and indicate such....ALSO INCLUDE IF YOU CURRENTLY ATTEND ANY OF THE OTHER SELICHOT MINYANIM AS WE WISH TO MAINTAIN THEM AS WELL. Thank you for your timely reply. Religious Committee. Say YES! to Shabbat this Fall! Our new Youth Experience: Shabbat! Program kicks off on August 30th with new groups, programs, incentives and lots of excitement! This summer the Shabbat program has been completely revamped and we will continue to share more details as the month progresses! Please note that beginning August 30th the Shabbat groups are as follows: Nerot: Ages 2 & 3, without a parent Challot: Age 4 & kindergarten Kosot Yayin: 1st & 2nd grades Mini-Minyan: 3rd, 4th & 5th grades Teen Minyan: post bar/bat mitzvah We will also continue our popular Mommy & Me program. These new groups have new schedules, new activities and a new focus. Please watch for more information in the coming weeks! Chailight: Chesed Join us in a new and important collection. We are collecting school supplies for impoverished schools at the start of August. When you pick up those markers, ruler, pencil cases and more on sale, pick up a few extra for local schools whose students need a bit of help being well prepared to learn. The donation bin is located in the shul lobby or you can bring it to the shul office. Shabbat Summer Group Continue Please note the following available programs: Cocoa Club - 9:00 am Torah Tots (ages 2-4) - 10:00 am Chaverim (K-1st) - 10:00 am Minyanaires (2nd -3rd) - 10:00 am Mommy & Me – 10:45 am SUMMER IS HERE!!!!! First day of camp was Monday, June 23rd. If you have not signed your child(ren) up for Camp Keshet, it's not too late. We have amazing trips, sports, crafts, baking, zumba, activities, and so much more! DON’T MISS OUT ON THE BEST SUMMER EVER! New Affiliations Central NJ now has a Bnei Akiva summer camp of their own! We are thrilled to announce that Camp Keshet is now affiliated with Bnei Akiva! Another amazing Keshet summer is coming, now with all the benefits of Bnei Akiva. Morning mifkad, joint programs with Moshava Ba’ir and IO and so much more! Camp Keshet now has a Yachad shadow program. We are proud to be able to offer a safe and exciting camp experience for all who desire it. Keshet’s main camp is open to 2 year olds through those entering 4th grade. TLC is now open to those entering 5th through 8th grades. ___________________________________________ AIPAC YIEB will be purchasing a small block of tickets for next year's AIPAC conference at a discounted rate of $399 (discounted from $599). If you're interested in one of these spots, please speak to Rabbi Weinstein (first come first served). Additionally, we have a few tickets for high school students at a discounted rate of $149. If you're interested, please speak with Melissa Rosen (first come first served). Thank you! ___________________________________________ WOMEN’S TEHILLIM GROUP This week the Women’s Tehillim Group is scheduled to meet on Wednesday, August 6th at 7:45 PM in the Beit Medrash. Please join us in praying for the health of our soldiers, friends and relatives. You may read in Hebrew or English. ___________________________________________ Used ink cartridges are still being collected for our Early Childhood Program. Please drop them off at the Shul office. ___________________________________________ YAHRTZEITS 13 Av 5774 Ava Waisbord for her Grandmother, Sima Eita Bat Yaakov (Minnie Ostroff), on 8/9/2014 13 Av 5774 Yaakov Applbaum for his Mother, Tovah Gitel Bat Avraham Yehoshua Heshel (Tova Applbaum), on 8/9/2014 14 Av 5774 Milty Heumann for his First Wife, Esther Aydel Chaya Bat Rav Eliezer Shimshon (Elaine Heumann), on 8/10/2014 14 Av 5774 Karen Golding Kushner for her Mother, Charna Adina bat Chanina (Claire Golding), on 8/10/2014 14 Av 5774 Evan Katz for his Father, Aharon Ben Abba (Arnold Katz), on 8/10/2014 15 Av 5774 Robyn Perlman for her Grandmother, Raizel bat Dovid (Rose Rosenfeld), on 8/11/2014 15 Av 5774 Morris Friedman for his Father, Benjamin Friedman, on 8/11/2014 15 Av 5774 Terri Silverman for her Father, Shlomo Yaakov Ben Dov Baer (Sydney Kaplan), on 8/11/2014 16 Av 5774 Jamie Lazar for her Father, Beryl Ben Binyamin (Bernard Rothman), on 8/12/2014 17 Av 5774 Harold Tepper for his grandmother, Florence Schwartz, on 8/13/2014 17 Av 5774 Ilean Safren for her Father, Mordechai Ben Avraham (Morton Brilliant), on 8/13/2014 17 Av 5774 Tema Winston for her Father, Yisroel Chaim Ben Shraga Fishel (Jonas Rosen), on 8/13/2014 18 Av 5774 Miriam Gordon for her Sister, Nargez Navarian, on 8/14/2014
  3. 3. 18 Av 5774 Ellen Rabinowitz for her Father, Dovid Ben Zev Pelik (David Klein), on 8/14/2014 18 Av 5774 Miriam Rosenblum for her Father, Yosef Asher Ben Meir Eliezer (Joseph Leiderman), on 8/14/2014 19 Av 5774 Stuart Kushner for his Grandmother, Esther Bat Feibush (Esther Berger), on 8/15/2014 19 Av 5774 Renee Kinel for her Mother, Esther Bat Yechiel Mordechai (Esther Farkas), on 8/15/2014 19 Av 5774 Ilene Weintraub for her Father, Zelig Ben Yitzchak Isaac (Sol Keingarsky), on 8/15/2014 __________________________________________________________________________ PERMANENT MEMORIAL OPPORTUNITY FOR DEPARTED LOVED ONES On the walls of the Main Shul are mounted 11 tablets bearing memorial plaques, representing a permanent and dignified memorial to loved ones. AT YIB, now in its 37th year, we keep the lights lit on both sides of the plaque each year during the full month of the Yahrtzeit and also when we recite Yizkor on Yom Kippur, Shemini Atzeret, Pesach and Shavuot. The cost of a plaque is $360. To purchase, please contact Lori Small at www.yieb.org.org ___________________________________________ 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. ___________________________________________ CANDY BAGS Candy bags for your special Simcha must be ordered from the YIEB Sisterhood. Please call Shelley Goldman 908.421.1103 for further information. ___________________________________________ THE 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 ___________________________________________ Please be vigilant and use the crosswalks. In particular, be careful not to cross Dunhams Corner Road directly in front of the Shul. ___________________________________________ SHUL PARKING LOT Please do not park nor stand in Fire Lanes. It is essential we allow for passage of emergency vehicles. _________________________________________ SALUTE!!!!!!!! Please remember that ALL liquor brought into the Shul must be in compliance with either the CRC or Star-K recommendations. http://www.crcweb.org/LiquorList.pdf. If you have any questions please contact Michael Gardner or Charlie Rothenberg. ___________________________________________ MEALS ON WHEELS WANTED: Jumpers and Drivers for Meals on Wheels two hours once a month. Call Sarah Naus 732.257.5378 or Sarita Sragow 732.257.2081. ___________________________________________ *************** Community Announcements ****************** (YIEB does not endorse the Kashrut of any non-YIEB event or listing appearing in the Newsletter) EDISON/HIGHLAND PARK MIKVAH HOURS The Edison/Highland Park Mikvah will be open Sunday- Thursday 9-11 PM. SATURDAY NIGHTS through Aug 9th, Saturday night hours are 10:00-11:30pm. Saturday nights, August 16th, and 23rd, hours are 9:45pm- 11:30pm. CLOSED FOR TISHA B'AV. Friday nights are by APPOINTMENT ONLY, and should be made by the day before. You must arrive and leave during regular hours. To schedule an appointment, please call 732.249.2411. ___________________________________________ EMPLOYMENT NETWORK OF RARITAN VALLEY Looking for work? We can help. Go to www.ENRV.org or contact Bob Lansey at ENRVInfo@gmail.com. We post over 200 jobs each month, and help people with their resume and search strategies. Please help: If you know of any professional, part-time, or temporary job openings, please e-mail the information to ENRVInfo@gmail.com. ___________________________________________ JCC TRIP BEHIND THE SCENES AT TWO NYC LANDMARKS Join JCC active adults on a unique trip to New York City for Backstage Tours of both Radio City Music Hall and Lincoln Center on Wednesday, August 13th. Bus leaves the JCC at 9:30 AM and returns approximately 5 PM. Cost is $56 for JCCMC members; $60 for non-members and includes transportation, both tours, tip and of course snacks. Lunch is on your own in the area. Space is limited. Please register before August 4th. Call Diane Mael, Director of Adult Services at the JCC at 732.494.3232 x3614. ___________________________________________ JFVS HAPPENINGS • JRecovery: A New Support Group for Addicts, Family & Friends - Free, anonymous, and safe, Jewish self-help group to complement 12-step programs. The support group meets Monday nights, 7:30 - 8:30 PM at the JFVS office in Milltown, 32 Ford Ave, 2nd Floor. Parking is on the street. Entrance to building is through the parking lot, ramp entrance to elevator. • SAVE THE DATE-Chai Tea Luncheon - Event includes a unique lunch and entertainment by The Dynamic Duo. Opportunities to advertise in an ad journal are available. Wednesday, August 13th at Congregation B'nai Tikvah, Noon. Tickets on sale soon. Check back at the http://www.jfvs.org JFVS adult day care services offers a supportive 3 day a week program for the growing number of seniors in our community. Members can have the opportunity to participate in a variety of social, recreational and educational activities. The program can enhance independence, socialization, self esteem and foster relationships for those who are socially isolated. The Elder Day Program accepts individuals with mild to moderate dementia; age criteria 60+. A senior service and completion of clinical assessment is required to determine eligibility and if this type of program will meet the needs of the client. For more information on how to enroll a family member, or to learn about the benefits of the Elder Day Program to please call 732.777.1940. ___________________________________________ JCC WALKING TOUR OF THE LOWER EAST SIDE NYC Tour Guide Marty Schneit will lead a tour of the lower east side on Wednesday, September 17th. You’ll see the Jewish Daily Forverts (Forward) Building, the oldest bialy factory in the United States, the only family-owned matzah factory in the US, the Educational Alliance, the Henry Street Settlement, the Henry St. Playhouse, Katz’s Deli, Schimmels Knishes, Russ and Daughters, visit a Torah scribe, and the Bet Midrash Hagadol. Learn the stories of George Burns, Eddie Cantor and Irving Berlin – all who grew up on the Lower East Side. We’ll also have a docent-led guided tour at the Eldridge Street Synagogue and Museum. Lunch is on your own in the area. Bus leaves the JCC on Oak Tree Rd in Edison at 9:00 AM; returns approximately 5:30 PM. Cost of $56/JCCMC Member; $60/Non-member includes coach bus transportation, all tours, and snacks. Questions? Call Diane Mael, Director of Adult Services at extension 3614 or send an e-mail to dmael@jccmc.org. ___________________________________________ JCC TO SHOW “HAVA NAGILA” IN HIGHLAND PARK The JCC of Middlesex County will show the film, “Hava Nagila” at River Ridge, 30 So. Adelaide Avenue in Highland Park on Wednesday, August 20th at 1 PM. Follow this ubiquitous Jewish standard from the shtetls of Eastern Europe to the Kibbutzim of Israel to the cul-de- sacs of America. Cost is $5 for JCCMC members; $8 for non-members. Reservations are strongly requested. Call Diane Mael, Director of Adult Services at the JCC at 732- 494-3232 extension 3614. ___________________________________________ TZITZIS FOR CHAYALIM Quoting from Colonel Amital Tovol, Rabbi of IDF 80th Brigade: "Know that soldiers who are observant, as well as those who are not, seek to strengthen themselves...they seek out books of Tehilim... but above all, the merit of Tzitzis, a shield against the dangers of battle..." Rabbi Gottlieb of Mezakim, who lives in Beitar, has taken upon himself the risk of going to the Gaza border to distribute specially handmade regulation-green Tzitzis, each pair costing 25 shekel. Please consider donating for this Mitzvah at this crucial time and may the Zechus of this Mitzvah protect our Chayalim and stay with them in times of peace. For local info, call Rivka 732- 247-0621 or send checks -any amounts- directly to: "USA Outreach", POB 486, Cedarhurst, NY 11516 (Made out to "USA Outreach” with note “tzitziis for chayalim") _________________________________________________ ACTT STARTS 9TH YEAR The ACTT organization (Achieving Change Through Torah) is greatly honored to have Rabbi Yissocher Frand speak about “It All Comes Down to Emunah” to start the 9th year of the program on Sunday night, September 7, 2014 at 7:30 PM at Congregation Ahavas Achim (216 S. 1st Avenue in Highland Park. Admission is free and sponsors are welcome. The entire community is encouraged to attend. More details to follow. For more info, e-mail info@actt613.org or call Phil Rosen at (732)572-8762. The ACTT (Achieving Change Through Torah) program helps individuals succeed in making meaningful and lasting changes in their lives. The source book for the entire year is: “Step by Step – A Weekly Program for Self- improvement”, an anthology. See the ACTT web-site, www.actt613.org, for the current Learning Schedule (Modules page) and for all the event audio presentations. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 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
  4. 4. ~Young Israel of East Brunswick Israel Advocacy Committee~ ~Emergency Action Appeal~ July 10, 2014 Dear YIEB Members, Israel has never known a moment’s peace in its history- its civilians are being bombarded again with terrorist missiles launched from Gaza. As Israel responds to current terrorist groups’ missile attacks, our hearts are with our brothers and sisters in harm’s way. Here’s how we in East Brunswick can support Israel and its people: • Yashar Lachayal’s Ari & Sari Horowitz Memorial Fund - Targeted, Direct Tzedakah: Donate by direct link to the Fund at https://www.yasharlachayal.org/campaigns/the-ari-sari-horowitz-memorial-fund/ . This Fund is named in memory of our dear friends and YIEB members, Sari & Ari Horowitz z”l, who had a special place in their hearts for helping to ease the burden of the brave IDF soldiers. YIEB has developed a special relationship with Yashar Lachayal, whose mission is to “bring soldiers in the IDF what they need, when they need it”. The organization provides for basic needs of the Chayalim who are defending Israel with their own lives. Due to Yashar Lachayal’s founders’ generosity, 100% of donations are used to purchase & distribute these greatly needed supplies, rather than being used to defray administrative overhead costs. The Fund was established last summer specifically to provide food, clothing, and other necessities to needy IDF soldiers who come from impoverished family circumstances. The Fund will now focus its aid for the soldiers on their most immediate needs due to current combat conditions. Please donate online in Ari & Sari’s memory so brave IDF soldiers may receive the benefit of your donation without delay while they protect Israel. • Political Action: Contact your US Congressional Representatives and Senators and urge them to stand with Israel by making a public statement of support for Operation Protective Edge and Israel’s right to defend itself. Go to the OU’s action page at: http://advocacy.ou.org/action-alerts/# . • Prayer for the IDF: Recite the Tefilah for the Members of the Israel Defense Forces http://www.ou.org/life/israel/idf-prayer-card/ (text in both Hebrew & English). • Recite Tehillim: http://tehilimyahad.com/mr.jsp?r=RskbNi5DP8 (Worldwide continuous) or http://www.mechon- mamre.org/p/pt/pt2601.htm (text in both Hebrew & English). • Pair with a Combat Soldier: Let us devote ourselves to Torah learning, Tefillah, and performance of Mitzvot and good deeds in the soldiers’ merit. Sign up, free, at http://shmiraproject.com to pair with an active-duty IDF combat soldier. Help unify and connect all of Am Yisrael and increase each soldier’s spiritual merit and protection. • Hasbara: Spread truth about terrorist groups’ aggression against Israel. Share facts concerning the situation in Israel with friends & colleagues to combat the prevalent misinformation in the media. Excellent websites include: http://www.hasbarafellowships.org ; http://unitedwithisrael.org ; http://www.camera.org . May Hashem protect Israel, her soldiers, and citizens during this difficult, dangerous round of Arab attacks and defensive Israeli actions. Let us stand united & provide much needed support to our Israeli family. Sincerely, Judy Goldrich & Cheryl Shmulewitz Rabbi Jay Weinstein Co-Chairs, YIEB Israel Advocacy Committee Young Israel of East Brunswick
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