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This Week at BJBE - May 5

Dear Friends,

There is still time to sign up for the Gala this Saturday night to support the BJBE community. There are silent and live auctions with opportunities to bring home a 2013/14 Chicago Bulls team autographed pennant, enjoy some well deserved R & R in a vacation rental, and play 9 holes with a PGA pro! The doors open at 7:30pm. There will be no early admittance.

Please see sections below for information about this and other upcoming activities

Lost and Found: please check the bin in the office workroom for missing items. We will be donating all unclaimed items in mid-May.

BJBE looks forward to celebrating the Bat Mitzvah of Emma Colwyn at the morning service and the B'nai Mitzvah of Jaden Levine and Jonah Levine at the Havdalah service this Saturday. Mazel tov to Emma, Jaden, Jonah and their families.

The building will be closed on Sunday, May 11. Wishing all of the wonderful BJBE moms a very Happy Mother's Day.


L'shalom,

Arlene

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

This week at BJBE - April 28

Dear Friends,

Confirmation is Sunday, May 4. Mazel tov to the Confirmation Class of 5774:
Sarah Allen, Mollie Cramer, Zoey Degen, Marlee Fersten, Ashley Jones, Adam Lindquist, Rachel Ludwig, Talia Marcus, Victoria Menasce, Hannah Nykiel, Miles Padzensky, Ilana Schreiber, Leah Schwartz-Dodek, Robin Silver, Hillary Simon, Alyssa Weiner and Zoe Zirlin

Join us Friday evening for Mizmor L'Shabbat with music provided by our fabulous T'filah Band. We will celebrate Yom Ha'atzmaut with special readings, music and themed oneg.

Still time to sign up for the May 10th Gala with silent and live auctions. Don't miss the opportunity to own a 2013/14 Chicago Bulls team autographed pennant, vacation rentals and 9 holes with a PGA pro! All proceeds support our BJBE community.

Please see sections below for information on these and other upcoming activities

Lost and Found: please check the bin in the office workroom for missing items. We will be donating all unclaimed items in mid-May.

BJBE looks forward to celebrating the Bar Mitzvah of Ethan Letwat at the morning service and the B'nai Mitzvah of Erin Rudnick and Bradley Cole at the Havdalah service this Saturday. Mazel tov to Ethan, Erin, Bradley and their families.

L'shalom,

Arlene

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

This week at BJBE - April 21

Dear Friends,

Mazel tov to Malka and Cantor Ross Wolman, big brother Aviv and big sister Bina on the newest addition to their family - a boy - born April 18. We are pleased to invite the congregation to join us for the Brit Milah this Friday at 11:00am.

To receive Rabbi Kedar's daily Omer message, please sign up on her website at www.karynkedar.com

Rabbi Kedar's new book, Omer: A Counting, with an introduction by Rabbi Stoller, is available for purchase in the temple office

Gala 2014 - a not-to-be-missed evening of fun, friendship & community!

Sunday, April 27; sign up for the Spring Blood Drive and save 3 lives in less than 1 hour

Wednesday, April 30; Sisterhood Games Galore - dinner, games and lots of fun

Please see sections below for information on these and other upcoming activities

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

L'shalom,

Arlene

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

This week at BJBE - April 14

Dear Friends,

Wishing the BJBE community a happy and peaceful Passover.

  • Passover morning service, Tuesday, April 15 at 9:30am
  • Congregational Seder, Tuesday, April 15
  • Passover morning service with Yizkor, Monday, April 21 at 9:30am

Please see sections below for information on these and other upcoming activities

In observance of Passover, the temple office is closing today at 1:00pm and will be closed tomorrow. The office will also be closed next Monday, April 21.

BJBE was proud to celebrate the Bar Mitzvah of Matthew Klinghoffer and the Bat Mitzvah of Erica Lindquist this past Saturday. We look forward to celebrating the Bar Mitzvah of Carson Sklare at the morning service and the B'nai Mitzvah of Ashley Pekin and Brandon Zeidler at the Havdalah servicethis Saturday. Mazel tov to Matthew, Erica, Carson, Ashley, Brandon and their families.

Chag sameach,

Arlene

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

This week at BJBE - April 7

Dear Friends,

PASSOVER 2014/5774

  • Sisterhood Women's Seder, Monday, April 7
  • Passover morning service, Tuesday, April 15
  • Congregational Seder, Tuesday, April 15
  • Passover morning service with Yizkor, Monday, April 21

Please see sections below for information on these and other upcoming activities

We hope you plan on joining us for Gala 2014 on Saturday, May 10 - an evening of fun, friendship and community. There will be great food, music by Soul Zimra, live and silent auctions, and adult gaming. Proceeds benefit the BJBE community. See below for more details and registration information. This is the not-to-be-missed event of the year!

L'shalom,

Arlene

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

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