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This week at BJBE - February 4

Dear Friends,

Many new programs have been added this week. Highlights listed below. Please see detailed descriptions in the various sections below.

  • Women's Seder
  • How to Lead a Seder
  • Caregiver Support Group
  • Misgeret Youth Program


Congregation BJBE looks forward to celebrating the Bar Mitzvah of Danny Weinstein at the morning service this Saturday and the B'not Mitzvah of Julia Weller and Bonnie Weller on Sunday. Mazel tov to Danny, Julia, Bonnie and their families.

L'shalom,

Arlene

Arlene Mayzel
Operations Director
847-940-7575, ext. 118
amayzel@bjbe.org

This week at BJBE - January 28

Dear Friends,
 

Islam, the Arab Spring and the Implications for Israel

Congregation BJBE Annual JUF Event - Sunday, February 3, 9:45 AM
Barak Barfi, noted Middle East expert, will speak about his recent visits to Egypt, Libya and Syria, explaining what he saw and how it affects Israel. Mr. Barfi is a Research Fellow at the New America Foundation where he specializes in Arab and Islamic affairs.

See below for event details and RSVP information

Friday, February 1 at 7:30 PM
Mizmor L'Shabbat featuring our T'filah Band
Spiritual, uplifting..............find out for yourself!


L'shalom,
Arlene

Arlene Mayzel
Operations Director
847-940-7575, ext. 118
amayzel@bjbe.org

This week at BJBE - January 22

Dear Friends,

It is with mixed feelings that I announce that Patti Shaul, Cantors' Assistant, will be leaving her position at BJBE this Friday. Patti's husband, Jeff, has already started an exciting new job opportunity in New Jersey, so she will now be able to join him following the recent sale of their home. Patti has been with BJBE for two years and distinguished herself through the strong administrative support she has given the cantors, the lasting relationships she has established with congregants - particularly B'nai Mitzvah families - and for being the reliable "go to" person of the office team. We wish Patti and Jeff the best of luck. I'd also like to take this opportunity to welcome Daniella Dubrow, the new Cantors' Assistant. Daniella's strong interpersonal and organizational skills will be an asset in her new role. She recently served as a seasonal recruiter for Crate & Barrel following her role as Assistant Store Manager at Osco Drug. We are delighted to have Daniella join the BJBE team. Please stop by the office to meet her when you're at the synagogue.

Upcoming Events:
This Wednesday, new Music & Study Evening Minyan
This Friday, Shabbat Shira - Sabbath of Song
This Saturday; BJBE Rocks with the Not for Profit Band
Sunday, February 3; BJBE JUF Brunch featuring guest speaker Barak Barfi
Sunday, February 10; Men's Club Texas Hold-em Poker Tournament

Details on these events and many more are featured below.

Congregation BJBE looks forward to celebrating the Bat Mitzvah of Josephina Levin at the morning service this Saturday. Mazel tov to Josephina and her family.

L'shalom,

Arlene

Arlene Mayzel
Operations Director
847-940-7575, ext. 118
amayzel@bjbe.org

This Week at BJBE - December 31

Dear Friends,

The Wolman twins have names! Introducing ... Bina Maud Wolman and Aviv Maurice Wolman. The Wolmans held a private brit milah-brit bat ceremony at the hospital where their twins are still growing. In a note from Cantor, he stated, "Everything is great, they are just a little premature and need to finish their development." Cantor and Malka are grateful for the outpouring of love through calls and emails. Aviv and Bina will receive a blessing at services in the coming months. They are eager to meet you all!

Bring in 2013 with our spiritual and uplifting Mizmor L'Shabbat service Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. featuring our superbly talented T'filah Band.

BJBE will be closed on Tuesday, January 1. Hebrew School resumes on January 8 and Sunday School on January 13.

Happy New Year. Wishing the BJBE community a happy, healthy and prosperous 2013!

L'shalom,

Arlene

Arlene Mayzel
Operations Director
847-940-7575, ext. 118
amayzel@bjbe.org

This Week at BJBE - December 24

Dear Friends,

The weather might be cold, but the temperature at BJBE is always just right to dance the night away to the music of the Not for Profit band, stretch your mind with illuminating learning experiences and warm up with friends over hot toddies and chocolate. See below for an exciting array of programs in January!

BJBE will be closed on Tuesday, December 25 and Tuesday, January 1. Hebrew School resumes on January 8 and Sunday School on January 13.

Wishing you a safe and happy secular holiday season.

L'shalom,

Arlene

Arlene Mayzel
Operations Director
847-940-7575, ext. 118
amayzel@bjbe.org

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