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Weekly Update - Shabbat Bereshit

Stanton Street Shul Weekly Newsletter
Week of October 5, 2018 / Tishrei 26, 5779

Shabbat Parashat Bereshit

This Week's Schedule:

Erev Shabbat, October 5 (Tishrei 26)
6:14p Candle Lighting
6:25p Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat/Maariv

Kiddush is sponsored by Peretz Berk and Erik Leung in honor of Peretz's Bar Mitzvah Parasha.

Shabbat, October 6: Shabbat Mevarchim, Bereshit (Tishrei 27)
9:30a Shacharit
12:00p Kiddush


Kiddush is sponsored by Larissa and Ami Nahari in honor of Ivri and Eitan’s 7th birthday, and Ami and Larissa’s 10th wedding anniversary.


And by Peretz Berk and Erik Leung in honor of the anniversary of Peretz's Bar Mitzvah Parasha.

7:11p Shabbat Ends


Sunday, October 7 (Tishrei 28)

8:00a - 10:00a Taking down the Sukkah! Help us put away our Sukkah for next year!

Monday, October 8 (Tishrei 29)
Rabbi Bodner's classes resume next week!

Tuesday, October 9: Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan (Tishrei 30)
5:00p Mincha

5:30p Baby Weisblatt Brit Milah

Community News 

  • Mazal Tov to Laura and Dr. Sam Weisblatt on the birth of a baby boy! The baby's brit milah will take place IYH at the shul this coming Tuesday (October 9) at 5:30 pm followed by a seudat mitzvah. All are welcome to attend. If you are interested in providing meals for the Weisblatt family, please click here.

Next StantonKIDS - Shabbat, October 13 @ 10:30 am

Join us for our next StantonKIDS class with Morah Leslie! The class will be on Shabbat parashat Noach (Saturday, October 13th) from 10:30am-12pm. All children are welcome!

Rabbi Bodner's Classes are Back! Monday Nights, October 15

Join us on Monday nights for Rabbi Aviad Bodner's weekly Torah classes. 

7:00 pm - The Book of Shmuel II

8:00 pm - Advanced Gemara Class - Sanhedrin


Men and Women of all ages and backgrounds are welcome to attend. To sponsor a class click here.

SAVE THE DATE - Community Shabbat Dinner with special guest lecturer - October 27 

Our community Shabbat dinners are always a great time, with good food and even better company. Join us for our next dinner on October 27 at the most welcoming synagogue in the LES, we'd love to have you. More details coming soon.

Women's Discussion Group - October 28, 11:30 am

The next women's discussion group will be on Sunday, October 28th (11:30 am) @ the Shul. The topic of discussion - "Self esteem & well-being: the gendered faces of emotion and how to overcome them." The discussion will be facilitated by Brina Chu. Contact for more details.

Women's Tefillah for Parashat Chayei Sarah: Shabbat Morning, November 3

All women are invited to participate in our next Women's Tefilah and Torah reading for Parashat Chayei Sarah, on Shabbat morning, November 3.

Services will begin at 9:30 am and will take place downstairs in the beit midrash.

If you would like to layn, lead services, or give a d'var Torah, or if you have questions, send an email to

Upcoming Sponsorship Opportunities:

Friday Night Kiddush: Oct 12, 20

Kiddush: October 13, 20, 27

Rabbi's Classes: October 15, 22 ,29


To sponsor a kiddush email us at

To sponsor a class, click here.


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We rely on your generosity to keep us going with weekly prayer services, kiddushim, classes, kids programming, women's tefilah, cultural programs and other events. Click here to make a donation to the Stanton Street Shul! (We need your moral support, too: Click here to "Like" us on Facebook!)


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