Shabbat at WJC ~ June 1st-2nd

June 1st-2nd, 2018
Shabbat Beha’alotecha ~ In Raising Up

The parsha begins with the procedure for lighting the Menorah in the Temple and the specific role of the Levites. We learn about the second Passover for those who were impure during the first, continue with ongoing journeys of the Israelites, and finally we see unrest in the camp with the Israelites’ griping and Miriam’s slander.


8:02pm: Shabbat Candlelighting

7:15pm: Kabbalat Shabbat Service with Rabbi Segelman and Rabbi Yolkut


8:45-9:30am: Torah Study with Rabbi Segelman
Topic: “Of course I’m humble. In fact, I should be honored for my humility!”

9:30am-12pm: Shabbat Services
Rabbi Segelman will deliver the sermon

We celebrate the bat mitzvah of Kira Tretiak
Kiddush sponsored by the Tretiak family

8:00pm: Mincha Ma’ariv
Rabbi Yolkut will say a brief shiur
Topic: Spies: A Godly Set-Up?



10:45am: Torah for Tots ~ Early Childhood – Kindergarten, Youth Lounge
Come celebrate Shabbat together as a family! We will dance with the Torah, sing songs and enjoy yummy challah and grape juice at our Kiddush! We will also read a special book and march in celebration of Israel’s 70th birthday in honor of the Israel Day Parade on June 3rd in New York City.

10:45am: Youth Services ~ 1st – 6th Grade, Library
In this week’s parsha, Beha’alotecha, we read about the instructions God gave to Aaron about lighting the menorah and about the manna the people ate in the desert. We will discuss the faith Aaron showed in following God’s instructions “to the letter.” We also explore, through a game, the concept of viewing a situation as a “glass half empty” and its alternative.

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