South Baldwin Jewish Center
  2959 Grand Avenue
Baldwin, NY 11510
Phone: 516-223-8688 | Fax: 516-223-8689
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I was informed by Jackson and Bernard Leeds of the passing of their father Michael Lifschitz.

The funeral service will be at Beth Moses at 1:00 pm on Wednesday November 22nd 2017 at graveside. No further information was given at
this time.



Good Morning Everyone,

As a tradition South Baldwin Jewish Center likes to celebrate Thanksgiving
and have an early
morning celebration.

This is a personal message from Chef Mike Eisman:

If you're still interested in joining us for Thanksgiving morning breakfast on November 23rd 9:30 am followed by minyan, Could you please R.S.V.P the office as soon as you decide?

He wants to make sure he has all the goodies he needs.

Office SBJC


Good Morning,

There are 3 copies of
" Modern Girls" by
Jennifer S. Brown in my office.

First come, first serve.
Dates to follow of the
Sisterhood Book Club Review.

Shabbat Shalom

Mah Jongg meets on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

Folk dancing meets on Wednesdays at 10:30am. Newcomers are always welcome to either group.

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2959 Grand Avenue
Baldwin, NY 11510

Reminders from Sisterhood:

11/26, Sunday:  Rabbi Grossman will be our guest.  She will speak about:
What Makes Etz Hayim a Conservative Torah Commentary.  Details are in
your Centerpost.  Please sign up for lunch.

12/10, Sunday, noon:  Craft class:  We will be learning how to paint
on glass.  There will be a $25.00 charge for this activity.

Book Club:  We are reading "Modern Girls" by Jennifer Brown.
We will be meeting in early December.  Books are available
in the office.

Hello and Good Afternoon,

I have been receiving calls regarding donations that congregants would like to make in behalf of Hurricane Harvey that has devastated these poor peoples lives in Texas . I am sure you know as well as I do what a time we had in Sandy , me coming from Long Beach and losing it all. But in particular regarding the South Baldwin Jewish Center I was told that, volunteered with the help of Stacey Eager- Leavitt , came in and ripped out walls and were amazing at what they did.

So, if you would like to make a donation and haven't already. Here is the website. There will be a prompt setting to donate for the cause or if you would like to come into the office I will be here to help you out. I know that all of us do our best in this life to help to whatever and whomever we can, but as the Jewish New Year comes upon us it is way important that we are in good standing with the Almighty.

She' Elohim Yivrach otcha v' otach

(G-d Bless)

Nechama Jewish Disaster Response
4330 Cedar Lane Road South
St Louis Park, MN 55446


As a member of United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, we received
this e-mail which we are sharing with you.

Conservative Movement Statement on Violent Demonstrations in
Charlottesville, VA

Posted on:
Sunday August 13, 2017


In the aftermath of violent demonstrations by white supremacists and
their sympathizers in Charlottesville, Virginia, resulting in 3 deaths
and many injuries, the Rabbinical Assembly and the United Synagogue of
Conservative Judaism issued the following statement:

The Rabbinical Assembly and United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism are
shocked and horrified by the violent demonstrations of white
supremacists, neo-Nazis and their sympathizers in Charlottesville,
Virginia this past Saturday which resulted directly in the deaths of one
civilian and two state police officers and in many other serious
injuries. We applaud the swift and effective actions of Mayor Mike
Signer of Charlottesville and Gov. Terry McAuliffe of Virginia, as well
as their appropriate condemnations of the bigotry, antisemitism and
hatred that inspired the rally itself. Many leaders have taken the
indispensable step of naming the dangerous philosophies and movements
that united these demonstrators. These events have been rightly labeled
as incidents of domestic terror by both Democrats and Republicans.

We call upon United States officials including President Donald Trump
and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to condemn neo-Nazi, white
supremacist and alt-right movements by name. The repeated failure to do
so by top U.S. officials has fueled their growth and poses an imminent
threat to all Americans as Saturday's violent rallies showed. History
has demonstrated that where a country's leaders fail to condemn these
philosophies, violence and hatred can quickly and exponentially consume
the fabric of civil society. Our leaders must act now. Let us continue
to pray for and to work for the day when all shall "sit under his/her
vine and fig tree and none shall make them afraid."

Rabbi Philip Scheim, President, The Rabbinical Assembly
Rabbi Julie Schonfeld, CEO, The Rabbinical Assembly
Margo Gold, President, USCJ
Rabbi Steven Wernick, CEO, USCJ

Shabbat Shalom
Evelyn Estrine


Candle and Torah Lighting Readings


Shabbat, Torah Reading: Vayeitzei

Friday, November 24, 2017
Kislev 6, 5778
Light Candles at:
4:12 PM

Saturday, November 25, 2017
Kislev 7, 5778
Shabbat Ends:
5:14 PM

Shabbat, Torah Reading: Vayishlach

Friday, December 1, 2017
Kislev 13, 5778
Light Candles at:
4:10 PM

Saturday, December 2, 2017
Kislev 14, 5778
Shabbat Ends:
5:12 PM

Shabbat, Torah Reading: Vayeishev

Friday, December 8, 2017
Kislev 20, 5778
Light Candles at:
4:09 PM

Saturday, December 9, 2017
Kislev 21, 5778
Shabbat Ends:
5:12 PM

Shabbat, Torah Reading: Mikeitz

Friday, December 15, 2017
Kislev 27, 5778
Light Shabbat Candles at:
4:10 PM

Saturday, December 16, 2017
Kislev 28, 5778
Shabbat Ends:
5:14 PM

Shabbat, Torah Reading: Vayigash

Friday, December 22, 2017
Tevet 4, 5778
Light Candles at:
4:13 PM

Saturday, December 23, 2017
Tevet 5, 5778
Shabbat Ends:
5:17 PM

Shabbat, Torah Reading: Vayechi

Friday, December 29, 2017
Tevet 11, 5778
Light Candles at:
4:18 PM

Saturday, December 30, 2017
Tevet 12, 5778
Shabbat Ends:
5:22 PM

It is considered a great mitzvah and responsibility to honor the Sabbath by lighting candles 18 minutes before sunset on Friday evening.

This unique commandment, entrusted to the Jewish woman, is rich with meaning and purpose.
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