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Updated Monday, December 11, 2017


State of Israel 70 Years Later
Click here to see Rabbi’s Blog

New Book Café Brochure
for 2017-2018

We are traveling to ISRAEL - April 15-25, 2018
Celebrate Israel’s 70th Birthday
and Yom Haatzmaut
Click here for details.
Information Meeting December 7
7:30 at Hillcrest Jewish Center

Payments by credit cards restored.
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Chanukah Candle Lighting
Tuesday, December 12 - 7:15 pm

Sunday, December 17 - 10:00 am
Book Café - After the Fire

Sisterhood Chanukah Crafts
Monday, December 18 - 8:00 pm
(response required)

Sunday, December 24 -7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Men’s Club Karaoke for All Ages
(reply required)

Click here to see more




Our Chesed Committee provides comfort to the sick and others through home and hospital visits. If you know of someone who is in need of a chesed (friendly) call or visit, please contact Cathie ( or Vicki (

• Services and Shabbat Observance •

Our Shabbat services will begin at 9:00 am

Friday, December 15
Candle Lighting 4:10 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat/Maariv 5:00 pm

Saturday, December 16
Parshat Miketz Shacharit 9:00 am
Mini Menschen 10:45 am
Junior Congregation 10:45 am
Mincha/Learning 4:05 pm
Maariv/Havdallah 5:10 pm

Shabbat Morning Mini Menschen
(see schedule)


Monday, Thursdays and Torah Reading Days:
6:30 am
Sunday and legal holidays:
8:30 am

Monday–Thursday 7:45 pm
Fridays–May 12–September 15 6:30 pm
Sunday 7:00 pm (rotates)

Hillcrest Jewish Center has agreed to form a joint evening minyan on Sunday evenings at 7:00 pm.
In November are at ICCJ.In December, we return to Hillcrest JC.

If you would like to say kaddish on a morning when there is no minyan, please contact Rabbi Fryer Bodzin directly. Email:

• Regular Activities •

Please check the calendar since some of these activities may not be held on certain days.

Please click on each for complete information.

Mini Menschen Services - For infants up to age 5
Shabbat mornings at 10:45 (see dates)

Knit & Schmooze—Thursdays, 10:00 am to noon

Rabbi’s Thursday Class:
Sex, Sexuality, Love, Gender, Desire, and the Rabbis

Thursdays, 12:30 pm–1:30 pm

Rabbi’s Friday Class:
Judaism 101 Part Two–The Lifecycle

Friday mornings, 10:00 am-11:00 am

BIM BAM, It’s Almost Shabbat (for children ages 0-3)
Friday mornings - 11:15 to noon, monthly (click her for details).

Just Ask the Rabbi - Wednesdays, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
This program is for post bar/bat mitzvah youth.

Exercise Classes—New time for Yoga. Please click here for details.


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