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This Week at BJBE - August 13

Dear Friends,

Please make sure you send in your ticket reservation forms for High Holy Day Services.

Challah Days! Plan ahead for your Holiday Dinner or New Year's gifts for friends and family, AND support BJBE Sisterhood! Beautiful round 1-½ pound Challahs from Once Upon a Bagel will be available in PLAIN or RAISIN. Your gift pack order for $10 includes a 12 ounce jar of honey. Additional Challahs are available for $6.50 each. Pick up at BJBE on the first day of Religious School, Sunday, September 9th, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, OR at BJBE Tuesday, September 11th, 6:00 - 7:00 PM. Orders must be placed by August 31st. Please mail to Carol Berger or drop off your order and check payable to BJBE Sisterhood in the Judaica Gift Shop on Friday nights. Questions? Contact Carol Berger at ponderer4552@sbcglobal.net.

The building will be closed this Sunday, August 19, 2012.

 

L'Shalom,

Arlene

This Week at BJBE - August 6

Dear Friends,

You should have received your High Holy Days service and ticket information by now. Please call the BJBE office if you have not received the mailing.

This Friday, August 10 at 6:00 PM - Oneg Under the Stars at BJBE. Please pass this information along to prospective members. The evening starts with a tour of BJBE's building at 6:00 PM, followed by Friday Shabbat service at 6:30 PM and topped off with an outdoor Oneg in the courtyard. This is a great opportunity for prospective members to mingle with current BJBE members, staff and clergy. Reservations requested. RSVP to Karen Swidler at kswidler@bjbe.org or call 847-940-7575.

L'Shalom,

Arlene

This Week at BJBE - July 23

Dear Friends,

We hope you will take advantage of these fun summer BJBE events!

Join the BJBE Post Carpool Club at Ravinia this Sunday, July 29 for the 5:00 PM concert (gates open at 3:00 PM). Lawn tickets for the Tchaikovsky "1812" Spectacular are $10.00. There are a number of pre-concert family activities in the afternoon at Ravinia, so come early and enjoy! Please bring an appetizer, side, or dessert to share. When you arrive at the Park, please take the path to the left of the Theater (you will be facing it after you enter the gate) follow the path down to the corner where the paths cross just before the Pavilion. We will be on the corner to the left of the Pavilion, near the wine cart and Rest Room. If you came last summer, it is the same corner. Lawn Admission Tickets are $10.00 each or you may choose to picnic with us pre-concert and enjoy Pavilion seating. Participants are responsible for ordering their own ticketseither on line or when you arrive at Ravinia. Friends and family of BJBE members are welcome to attend.

Post Carpool Club events are planned for the enjoyment of "mature" BJBE members who are empty nesters. Contact Carol Berger 847 205-9793, ponderer4552@sbcglobal.net to indicate you will be joining us at Ravinia. Friends and family of BJBE members are welcome to attend.

BJBE is partnering with North Suburban Synagogue Beth El and Aitz Hayim for Sounds of Summer: A Late Night Campfire Sing-Along featuring Cantor Rachel Rosenberg and our very own Cantor Ross Wolman, Saturday, August 4 at 9:30 PM at North Suburban Synagogue Beth El, 1175 Sheridan Road, Highland Park, IL. Tickets are $5 per person. RSVP to Ali Drumm at adrumm@nssbethel.org or 847-432-2040.

Thank you to Jennifer and Jason Dubinsky for hosting a lovely "Meet BJBE" event in their home last week.

The building will be closed Sunday, July 29.

L'Shalom,

Arlene

This Week at BJBE - July 16

Dear Friends,

I hope you are enjoying the summer and managing to stay cool in the area's record summer heat. BJBE is conducting several "Meet BJBE" summer events for prospective members. Please pass the following information along to people you know who are looking to find their spiritual home.

Tuesday, July 17 at 7:30 PM - A coffee hosted by Jennifer and Jason Dubinsky in Deerfield

Monday, August 6 at 7:30 PM - A coffee hosted by Amy and Jason Hertzberg in Northbrook

Friday, August 10 at 6:00 PM - Oneg Under the Stars at BJBE. Start with a tour of BJBE's building at 6:00 PM and then experience BJBE services. Top it off with an outdoor Oneg in the courtyard, mingling with BJBE members, staff and clergy. Reservations requested.

RSVP to Karen Swidler at kswidler@bjbe.org or call 847-940-7575.

L'Shalom,

Arlene

This Week at BJBE - July 9

Dear Friends,

BJBE has the honor of hosting Lynn Magid Lazar, International President of Women of Reform Judaism this weekend, July 13-15. Don't miss out on hearing this inspiring speaker, starting with Shabbat services on Friday night, July 13, where she will deliver the sermon. On Saturday, July 14, there will be two learning sessions, Session #1 "WRJ Connections: Membership, Leadership & Recruitment Bridging Generations," and Session #2 "Sisterhood Communication - Lead, Learn and Link," with a luncheon in between. (Reservations are required for luncheon.) On Sunday, July 15, the topic of Session #3 will be "Inspired by the Past-Committed by the Future," followed by a luncheon. Reservations for luncheons should be sent to Sharon Sabin, 3843 Russett Lane, Northbrook. For questions, contact Gloria Kaiz at Gloria@kaizs.com. We hope to see you there. All BJBE members are welcome. There is a small charge for all meals.

Lost and Found: Ever wonder what happened to your umbrella, your son's sweatshirt or your daughter's gloves? Check the Lost and Found in the Temple office where many unclaimed belongings remain. Items not claimed by Friday, July 13 will be donated.

L'Shalom,

Arlene

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