Monthly Archives: January 2012

Foodbank Volunteer Day

On Sunday, January 29, the Sunday school children joined Sisterhood members to help out at the foodbank. Together with other community volunteers we packaged 1860 pounds of Pinto beans and about 1000 pounds of granola. The kids were beaming with … Continue reading

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A Bissel to Nibble # 6

A Short Shabbat Reflection from the Weekly Parsha by Rabbi Mark Melamut *Bissel: (bis-sel) Yiddish.  Meaning: “a little.” “Give me a bissel lox on my bagel, would you, darling?” A biselleh is even less. (www.bubbygram.com) Parshat Bo (Exodus 10-13:16) Finally, after 430 years, the Israelites … Continue reading

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News from the Book Discussion Group

By Naidia Woolf Last Sunday we met to discuss our latest book selection: “A Man, a Woman, and a Man” by popular Israeli author, Savyon Liebrecht, known and acclaimed for her short stories, this novel represents Liebrecht’s first full-length work. … Continue reading

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Juggling in January at B’nai Emunah!

By Sharon Bleviss The Aji Show was a perfect way to keep warm on a rainy, windy day in San Francisco. As the crowd thawed out, a kid-friendly lunch was enjoyed before the show. The excited children, and adults, then … Continue reading

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A Bissel to Nibble V

A Short Shabbat Reflection from the Weekly Parsha by Rabbi Mark Melamut *Bissel: (bis-sel) Yiddish.  Meaning: “a little.” “Give me a bissel lox on my bagel, would you, darling?” A biselleh is even less. (www.bubbygram.com) Parshat Va’era (Exodus 6:2 – 9:35) Yearning for freedom, G-d hears … Continue reading

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Rosh Chodesh Celebration January 25th

Rosh Chodesh Shevat (New Month) will be celebrated by women at the home of Flori Green  on Wednesday, January 25th at 7:30 p.m. Shevat is the 11th month of the Jewish calendar. Moses began explicating the Book of Deuteronomy, his … Continue reading

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A Bissel to Nibble IV

A Short Shabbat Reflection from the Weekly Parsha by Rabbi Mark Melamut *Bissel: (bis-sel) Yiddish.  Meaning: “a little.” “Give me a bissel lox on my bagel, would you, darling?” A biselleh is even less. (www.bubbygram.com) Served each Friday afternoon, noonish. Parshat Sh’mot (Exodus 1 – 6:1) … Continue reading

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JIMENA’s Egyptian Project Comes to B’nai Emunah

Each year we read about the Exodus and we re-enact it at our Passover Seders.  Come to hear a 20th century personal story from Remy and Joe Pessah who escaped from Egypt.  They are part of JIMENA’s Egyptian Experience project. … Continue reading

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Outing to the Contemporary Jewish Museum

Today, January 8, 2012, the Sunday School kids went on an outing to the Contemporary Jewish Museum in downtown San Francisco. We wanted to see the  Houdini: Art and Magic Show, only on display until January 16. The first art … Continue reading

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Bar Mitzvah of Sasha Sol Choi Lifsitz

Congratulations to Sasha on becoming a Bar Mitzvah on January 7, 2012. Proud parents YoonSun Choi and  Fred Lifsitz watched him read from the Torah. The congregation was filled with fellow students from Brandeis Hillel Day School, as well as … Continue reading

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