Shabbat Times & Services January Chronicle


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With Rabbi Lauren Holtzblatt
& Elie Greenberg

Friday, Jan 25 at 6:30pm

A NEW Shabbat experience in the style of
our innovative outdoor Kol Nidre Service.

Join us for a reflective journey into the power of Shabbat - an eternal Oasis in Time. Featuring seasoned musicians and a spiritual, personal excursion into prayer and song.

Followed by a festive Israeli
Tapas-Style feast!

Register Here

Ashira joins us for Shabbat Shirah & Community Concert
Sat & Sun, January 26 & 27

A Musical Trio featuring our very own Cantor Arianne Brown, and vocalists Laura Lenes and Leah Tehrani!

Musical Schedule:
Sat @ 9:30am: Smith Shabbat Service
Sun @ 2:00pm: Community Concert

Concert hosted by the Adas Israel Sisterhood. Followed by Reception.$5 Couvert.
RSVP to Carol.Ansell@adasisrael.org

This trio draws upon the backgrounds of its amazing singers – ranging from cantorial music and opera to pop and musical theater – to create an exciting, new sound within Jewish music!

Jewish Federation's Super Sunday
February 3, 2012

Join Adas members and synagouge president Johanna Chanin as they raise the funds needed to support vital community programs and services for the Federation!

Register Here to make calls to kickoff The Federation’s 2013 Annual Campaign and make a true impact on the lives of those in need in our community, in Israel and around the world.

Artist rendering of the
renewed Gewirtz Beit Am
Traditional Egalitarian Minyan
Inaugural Gewirz Beit Am Shabbat

Saturday, February 2 @ 9:30am

The Gewirz Beit Am is almost 
ready for launch...

The entire community is invited to celebrate with the Adas Israel Traditional Egalitarian Minyan as it moves into the newly renovated davening space, the Gewirz Beit Am, on February 2.

The minyan will lead Shabbat morning services for the congregation, followed by a special kiddush lunch that will feature singing and words of Torah from Rabbis Steinlauf, Feinberg and Holtzblatt, as well as minyan members. Please join us!

Making Torah Personal
With Rabbi Gil Steinlauf
Sundays, Feb 3rd & 10th @ 10:00am

Experience a new approach to Torah study…
What does it really mean to study the Torah? What do we do when the Torah presents ideas that offend us? How can we really make these texts our own?

In this session, you’ll get the tools to use the texts of the Torah as a mirror that we hold up to ourselves to gain personal insight - even from the most challenging texts. Click Here to learn more and register!

Bodies of Water
Honoring Our Jewish Bodies
Sunday, February 10 @ 1:30pm

Join us for an afternoon of interactive learning about Jewish approaches to promoting a positive body image.

Open to women and girls, ages 10 and up. Come with your daughters, mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, or friends for an extra special experience!

Contact Naomi Malka at
Noami.Malka@AdasIsrael.org to register.

Hebrew I & II @ Adas Israel
Taught by Michael Sloan

Classes now open - Jump on in and learn the language you always meant to learn!

Hebrew I
Sundays @ 9:30am
Learn or re-learn the Hebrew
alphabet and begin to read!

Hebrew II
Sundays @ 10:45am
Learn the basic vocabulary
and the rudiments of syntax!

Click Here to learn more and register!

World Wide Wrap XIII
Sunday Feb 3 @ 9am

Join us for the Sunday morning minyan at Adas for the World Wide Wrap - a signature program of the FJMC, teaching thousands of people about the mitzvah of wrapping tefillin!

Wrap up with us,learn about the mitzvah from Rabbi Feinberg, and join us for a community breakfast providesd by the Men’s club.

We also need volunteers who know how to lay tefillin, and have their own set! Contact David Nemeth at dnemeth@idirect.net to learn more or volunteer!

Sisterhood Gift Shop Sale!
25% off all jewelry through
February 14!

How about a bauble to brighten up a dull winter?
Until February 14, ALL jewelry in the Ruth & Simon Albert Sisterhood Gift Shop is 25% off. Come in and buy your sweetie (or yourself) something shiny and beautiful.
No returns, refunds, or exchanges on sale items.

Seeking Participants for the
All-Women's Flash Choir

to Sing Saturday, February 23 during Sisterhood Shabbat!

Sisterhood is honored to lead this service and we look forward to you joining us on Shabbat Zachor.

Join the new Women's Flash Choir with Cantor Brown! All girls and women in the congregation are invited to sing - So if you looooove to sing (& can sing on key, read music, or learn a part from a recording), contact Susan Stiles at suelstiles@gmail.com.

Tikkun Olam Opportunities 
Give to the Ezra Pantry @ Adas Israel

See the new Wish List of Ezra Pantry needs in the cloak room at Adas. When you go to the supermarket, be sure to buy extra for those in need!

This Shabbat  
Friday, January 25


6:30pm  /  Register Here
With Rabbi Lauren Holtzblatt & Elie Greenberg


Saturday, January 26
Parashat Beshallah/
Shabbat Shirah

8:00 am

9:30 am
*In the Kogod Chapel
Musical Service with Ashira.
Bar Mitzvah: Alexander Chill; Sermon by Rabbi Steinlauf

*In the Youth Lounge
With Rabbi Feinberg





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In Memoriam
Recently we have
been bereaved of...

Dr. Bernard Griefer
Hans Schapire
Ruth Kleinman 
Alfred Simenauer
Gladys Rose Barkas
Alfred Belkin
Leo Kramer
Jack Y. Dinsmore
Lanie Cecula
Bertha Davis
Susan Lee Kuner
Paula Sadun
Irving Burka
Norman Frumkin

May their memory be a blessing.
Daily Minyan

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Sundays & Legal Holidays
(except Columbus Day & Veteran's Day):
9:00 am

Sunday–Thursday: 6:00 pm
March Chronicle Deadline
Please submit all articles to chronicle@adasisrael.org by
Thursday, Jan
31 at noon.  

Gift Shop Hours

Gift Shop Sale!
25% off all Jewelry
through February 14!

Sunday – Friday
9:30am to 12:30pm

Extended Tuesday Hours
12:30pm to 3:00pm & 6:15pm to 8pm
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