Parashat Emor 5779

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This Week at Ohel Shalom

  • Mazal and Biracha to Chanoch and Rena Raccah on the Birit of their baby boy Netanel Gavriel. Mazal Tov to siblings Chani, Daniel, and Davidi! Mazal Tov to grandparents Rabbi and Rabbanit Raccah and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Galster!
    May he grow to Torah, Chuppah and Ma’asim Tovim.
  • Mazal Tov also to our friends at Hungarian, Michael and Eva Atias on the Birit of their son, Ariel Yehonatan. May he grow to Torah, Chuppah and Ma’asim Tovim.
  • Mazal Tov as well to Or and Meira Gera on the birth of a baby boy! Mazal Tov to big brother, Noam Yisrael! Mazal Tov to grandparents, Helena Gera and Yehuda and Sara Shemer. The Birit will BE”H take place Monday, May 20th following Shacharit (approx. 7.30 am). May he grow to Torah, Chuppah and Ma’asim Tovim.
  • Mazal Tov to our friends Ovadia and Kayla Shalom on the birth of a baby boy! Mazal Tov to grandparents Tzion and Ilana Shalom and Chaim and Zahava Suss. The Shalom Zachar will BE”H take place at the Suss home (2901 W. Fargo) at approximately 9.30 PM. May he merit to enter the Birit of Avraham Avinu in its appropriate time and hour.
  •   Mazal Tov to our dear friends Yair and Dina Zuckerman on the bar Mitzvah of their son Coby (Mordechai Yaakov) this Shabbat. Mazal Tov to grandparents Avraham and Elana Moalem and to Lavie and Rachel Zuckerman. May Coby continue to grow in Torah and Mitzvot and continue as well to be a source of great Nachat to his family and Kahal Yisrael.

Kiddush Sponsorship
This week’s Kiddush is sponsored by Rabbi and Mrs. Yosef Asayag in honor of the birth of their son, David. The Kehillah thanks the Asayags for their generosity.

With Sorrow
With sorrow we relay the passing of Rachel Sarah Seidman a”h, sister of Mrs. Devorah Ben Abu.
A graveside service was held Friday, May 10th, at Waldheim Cemetery and Shiva concluded this morning, Thursday May 16th.

מִן הַשַׁמָיִם תְנוּחָמוּ, וְלֹא תֵדְעוּ לְדַאֲבָה עוֺד

May the family be comforted by Heaven and know of no more sorrow.

With sorrow we relay the passing of Avraham Arusi a”h, brother of Aharon (Roni) Arusi.

Aharon concluded Shiva in Israel Thursday May 16th.

Aharon can be reached at:
011-972-54-683-9597 (Aharon) or 011-972-54-683-8825 (Odelia)

Calls can be made from 8am-11am and 12pm-4pm Chicago time.
Please note that Israel is 8 hours ahead of Chicago time.

מִן הַשַׁמָיִם תְנוּחָמוּ, וְלֹא תֵדְעוּ לְדַאֲבָה עוֺד

May the family be comforted by Heaven and know of no more sorrow.

Rabbi Worch Shiur
The Illinois Center for Jewish Studies and the Sephardic Community Kollel are happy to announce the next class in the new “Legends and Legacies” series of monthly classes for men, with Rabbi Kalman Worch. The Shiur will focus on The Rashash (Rav Shalom Sharabi).

Please join us Tuesday night, May 21st, at 8:00 pm. BE”H special refreshments will be served.

Early Shabbat Minyan

Once again, BE”H Ohel Shalom will hold Early Shabbat Minyanim during the summer months. Last year there was no later Minyan on Fridays. As of last week, the early Minyan begins at 7 PM.
Please inform Chanoch Raccah or Yosef Zayan if you are interested in a regular later Minyan so we can determine if both are necessary.

Nachat on Shabbat Program
The Nachat on Shabbat Kids Learning Program will NOT be meeting this Shabbat. The program will BE”H resume the next week, Parashat Behar.

Birkat HaIlanot
The Kehilla finally was able to say Birkat HaIlanot this past Sunday afternoon.

Rabbi Raccah’s Wednesday Night Parasha Shiur
On Wednesday, May 22, Lag BaOmer, Rabbi Raccah’s Parashat HaShavua Shiur will NOT be taking place. The Shiur will BE”H resume the following week, May 29th at 8.30 pm.

Learning Group with Rabbi Raccah on Pele Yoetz
Please join us for a weekly learning group with Rabbi Raccah on the Pele Yoetz. This group meets weekly, and is only open to male members of the Kehillah. For more information text Shlomo Mizrahi at 323-274-8178.

Yalizu Chasidim Learning Group with Rabbi Raccah in Hebrew
Due to the success of the Pele Yoetz Learning Group, Rabbi Raccah has B”H started a similar group in Hebrew, Yalizu Chasidim. The group has B”H already met a few times. Interested? Contact David Ben Abu for more information.

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