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YOUNG ISRAEL OF WEST HARTFORD

2240 ALBANY AVENUE Shabbat Mevorchim


WEST HARTFORD, CT 06117
(860) 233-3084
Parashat Shekalim Mishpatim
Shabbat Shekalim Mishpatim February 13th, 2010 29 Shevat 5770
YOUNG ISRAEL OF WEST HARTFORD
8:00 AM Rabbi Sheinkopf’s Mishna Brurah Class Kiddush This Shabbat
8:45 AM Shacharit
9:28 AM Sof Zman Kriat Shma is sponsored by
10:00 AM Shabbat Morning Youth Groups
4:00 PM Shabbat Afternoon Class - Jeremy Lichtman will
The Shul
be sharing his personal experiences Rabbi’s Corner
4:50 PM Mincha followed by Family Seudah Shlishit, A few weeks ago I was very surprised to read that an es-
And Maariv & Havdallah
timated one in five Americans have some sort of disability
6:02 PM Shabbat Ends
and almost one million Jews have to overcome some barrier
to be included in Jewish life. I am not sure what the num-
INCLUSION SHABBAT
bers would be like in our own shul or community but I am
Guest Speakers: 100% sure that they are higher than we think. There are peo-
Stephen Mendelsohn & Jeremy Lichtman ple with visible disabilities and those with hidden disabilities
To raise awareness & develop sensitivity of that we, as onlookers, would never even know about. Each
what it means for those who live with disabili- form of disability has its own respective challenges.
ties, & how to include them in our shul & in the We, as a community, must be there to support each
larger community. other and ensure that we make everyone feel included in our
shul. This goes for people of all religious backgrounds and
NEXT WOMEN’S LEARNING GROUP affiliations, people of both genders, people of all shapes and
This Afternoon at 4:00 PM sizes, people of different opinions, and all people who live
At the home of Vivian Zablotsky, 44 Miamis Road with physical or mental disabilities. We are all nice people
and have good intentions but we are not always as sensitive
HHNE OFFICIAL GROUNDBREAKING
as we could be; we each have more to learn, myself in-
312 Bloomfield Avenue cluded.
On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 at Noon We have designated this coming Shabbat of February
RSVP: oken@hhne.org or 860-231-0317 13th as “Inclusion Shabbat” in our shul. The purpose of this
(ext 203) Shabbat is to raise awareness about disabilities and develop
a sensitivity for what it means for those who live with dis-
COMMUNAL PURIM SEUDAH abilities. The goal is, of course, to learn how to make those
PURIM IN THE WILD WEST who do have disabilities feel more included in our shul and in
Sunday, February 28th at 4:30 PM the larger community.
With activities for kids The Orthodox Union, through its YACHAD division has
(flyer will follow) been addressing these issues so beautifully for 25 years. We
SCHOLARS-IN-RESIDENCE must take their lead and we will start this shabbos.
RABBI YOSEF & DR. RIVKAH BLAU Please take the time to read the important article on page 3
Shabbat March 5th & 6th of the bulletin. If you can, please do so with your children
maybe even at the Shabbat table.
I will be speaking on shabbos morning AT THE END OF
"TO G-D WE TURN: DAVENING (babysitting will be extended for kids downstairs
INSIGHTS INTO THE PHILOSOPHY OF TEFILLAH" to allow for all adults to be present) followed by a brief pres-
entation by our very own Stephen Mendelsohn.
4 PART SERIES in which we will study some of
In the afternoon we will have the honor of hearing from a
the fundamental aspects of Jewish Prayer and guest speaker, Jeremy Lichtman, who is a student at YU who
the philosophy behind it. lives with Tourette's Syndrome and works for Yachad. He
4th Class - Wednesday, February 17th will be speaking from 4:00PM - 4:50PM and then again
At 8:00 PM at YIWH Seudah Shlishit. Continued p.2
Editor: Judie Patel Rabbi Brahm Weinberg 233-3084 or
E-mail: judiep@gmail.com rabbi@youngisraelwh.org
Editors Emeritus: Sam Leichtberg & Moish Trencher
Laura Miller, President 233-2725 or
Web Site: http://www.YoungIsraelWH.org lauramiller6188@sbcglobal.net
Affiliate of the National Council of Young Israel Synagogues, Member of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of
America, Sponsor of West Hartford NCSY, National Conference of Synagogue Youth, Kashrut Commission of Greater Hartford,
Mikveh Bess Israel of Greater Hartford, Eruv of West Hartford (Hotline - 860-232-6417)
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SAVE THE DATES ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
UPCOMING SHUL & COMMUNITY EVENTS Jason Wolfe & Vera Schwarcz
COMMUNITY HAVDALAH In memory of Abraham Leichtberg
Tonight! February 13 at 7:00 PM Tsion & Anita Cohen
Congregation Beth Israel In memory of Elana Weinberg's Grandmother
701 Farmington Avenue
A joyous Havdalah followed by Music, Susanne & David Gelb
Singing and Dancing. Kosher snacks & desserts. In memory of Abraham Leichtberg
Participating Congregations: Al & Helen Weisel
Agudas Achim, Beth Ahm, Beth David, Beth El, In memory of Abraham Leichtberg
Beth Hillel, Beth Israel, Bnai Sholom Cong. Or LaOlam,
Judy & Lauren Daman
Emanuel, Emek Shalom, Temple Beth Hillel,
Mazal Tov:
Temple Sinai, Tikvoh Chadoshoh, YIWH
On Shari Lichter's Engagement
NEXT ROSH CHODESH TEHILLIM GROUP On Adena Laufer's Engagement
Monday, February 15th at 7:30 PM On Aliza Trencher's Engagement
At the home of Joan Kadish, 100 Mohawk Drive On the birth of a granddaughter to Rabbi & Dvorah
Weiss
DAVID & BATSHEVA Condolences to:
Class Taught by Elisha Rosensweig Elana Weinberg on the death of her grandmother
Tuesday nights, Sam Leichtberg on the death of his father
Next Class - February 16th - at 8:00 PM
At the Home of Judie & Lal Patel - 100 Lawler Road Debbie & Steve Luger
In memory of Abraham Leichtberg
CRAFT CIRCLE
NEXT WEEK, FEBRUARY 22nd,
Monday evening at 7:30 PM
At the home of Debbie Luger, 37 Miamis Road
‫ברוך דין האמת‬
Do you knit? crochet? embroider?
We regret to inform you of the passing of
or just bring your mending! whatever.....
Further info call Debbie Luger Abraham Leichtberg, beloved husband of
or Laura Miller: 233-2725. Miriam, father of Sam & Josh, and Grandfather
of & Batsheva Goldfischer & Ari Leichtberg .
L’DOR L’DOR
May Hashem comfort Miriam, Sam, Josh,
Parent & Child Learning Sessions
At Chabad House At 7:00 PM Ari & Batsheva, and the Leichtberg &
Next on February 27th and then March 13th Goldfischer families among the mourners
Grades 2 -8 of Zion and Yerushalayim.
Rabbi Jaffee - Coordinator
HHNE HAT SHOW YIWH WEBSITE
Monday, March 15 at 6:00 PM We are slowly making improvements to our website
which has already vastly changed. please check it out and
send feedback. thanks to David Hessing and Elie Wolfe
for putting in so much work.

Rabbi’s Corner - Continued


ALSO – in the spirit of community and inclusion I
strongly encourage you to join Elana and I at the
IT'S NOT A BAR/BAT MITZVAH. CommUNITY Havdallah program on Saturday night.
IT'S A CHAI MITZVAH. See P.2 for more information. I will be speaking at the
Turn your 31st, 49th, 67th or 80th plus birthday into a uniquely
event and it should be a fun evening and great display of
Jewish lifetime event. If you are interested or have questions
please contact : unity for the Jewish community of West Hartford.
Vivian Zablotsky at 860-232-4011
Please visit www.chaimitzvah.org Shabbat Shalom
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 YIWH Schedule of Services 


It is easy to sponsor a Kiddush
February 12th - 19th, 2010
Shabbat Mevorchim Shekalim Parashat Mishpatim Or Seudah Shlishit!
Friday, February 12th Shul handles set up & Clean up!
Shacharit 6:30 a.m.(YIH) & 6:45 a.m. Contact Judie Patel at 236-4178
Candle Lighting 5:01 p.m. or judiep@gmail.com to
Mincha/Maariv 5:06 p.m. check the availability of the date
Shabbat, February 13th you need & to make the
Rabbi Sheinkopf’s Mishna Brurah Class 8:00 a.m. arrangements for the type of
Shacharit 8:45 a.m. Kiddush you want to sponsor.
Sof Zman Kriat Shma 9:28 a.m. Checks need to be received
Shabbat Morning Youth Groups 10:00 a.m. the Sunday prior to your
Shabbat Afternoon Class - Jeremy Lichtman will 4:00 p.m. Kiddush date. Send to David
be sharing his personal experiences Cohen at 19 Mansfield Avenue.
Mincha followed by Seudah Shlishit & Maariv 4:50 p.m. There are three types
Shabbat Ends 6:02 p.m. of Kiddushim:
Sunday, February 14th - Thursday, February 18th Standard for $150,
Earliest Tallit & Tefillin 5:58 a.m. Semi-Deluxe for $250
Shacharit Rosh Chodesh Adar 8:00 a.m. & Deluxe for $350
followed by Rabbi Weinberg’s Gemara Shiur With supplements available.
Shacharit…Monday Rosh Chodesh Adar 6:15 a.m.(YIH) & 6:30 a.m.
For Seudah Shlishit contact
Shacharit…Tuesday -Thursday 6:30 a.m.(YIH) & 6:45 a.m.
Stan Rutstein at 232-3369
Mincha/Maariv @ Agudas Achim 5:05 p.m.
Maariv @ YIWH (M - Th) 9:00 p.m. Kiddush Schedule
Friday, February 19th
Shacharit 6:30a.m.(YIH) & 6:45 a.m.
Candle Lighting 5:10 p.m.
Mincha/Maariv 5:15 p.m.
Check out the Weekly Schedule on the Shul Website: http://www.youngisraelwh.org/
Times from: http://www.ou.org/holidays/calendar
Ner La’Maor
Lights Pat La’Orchim
Evelyn & David Hessing Challah rolls for Seudah Shlishit Kiddush Supplement
In Memory of their Grandmothers Betty & Irving Wizenfeld Rabbi Brahm & Elana Weinberg
Sarah Schwimmer Betty Wizenfeld in memory of her In honor of their parents
‫שרה רבקה בת חנוך היינך ודבורה‬ Parents Tobias & Esther Spira Morrie & Lynn Weinberg
And ‫טוביה בן צבי אלימלך‬ Dr. Howard & Miriam Rosenblum
Chava Bat Bahiya ‫אסתר בת דוד הכהן‬
‫חוה בת בהיה‬ Irv Wizenfeld in memory of his father
Sam Wizenfeld Seudah Shlishit Supplement
Yayin l’ Kiddush Ve'Havdalah ‫שמואל מאיר בן יצחק הכהן‬ 12:14 ‫קהלת‬
Wine for Kiddush & Havdallah ‫”סוף דבר הכל נשמע‬
Judy Leichtberg & Batsheva ‫את האלקים ירא‬
Goldfischer in memory of their 5770 Candy Man: ‫ואת מצותיו שמור‬
father and grandfather, Bernard Kesler “‫כי זה כל האדם‬
Israel Weiss in memory of his father Anonymous
‫ישראל בן דוד‬ Sender ben Avraham Zelig
and their mother & grandmother ‫סנדר בן אברהם זליג‬
Frida Weiss
‫טויבא פרידה בת עזרא‬
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 YIWH Schedule of Services 


February 19th - 26th, 2010 It is easy to sponsor a Kiddush
Shabbat Parashat T'ruma Or Seudah Shlishit!

Friday, February 19th Shul handles set up & Clean up!


Shacharit 6:30 a.m.(YIH) & 6:45 a.m. Contact Judie Patel at 236-4178
Candle Lighting 5:10 p.m. or judiep@gmail.com to
Mincha/Maariv 5:15 p.m. check the availability of the date
Shabbat, February 20th you need & to make the
Rabbi Sheinkopf’s Mishna Brurah Class 8:00 a.m. arrangements for the type of
Shacharit 8:45 a.m. Kiddush you want to sponsor.
Sof Zman Kriat Shma 9:23 a.m. Checks need to be received
Shabbat Morning Youth Groups 10:00 a.m. the Sunday prior to your
Rabbi Weinberg’s Shabbat Afternoon Shiur 4:00 p.m. Kiddush date. Send to David
Mincha followed by Seudah Shlishit & Maariv 5:10 p.m. Cohen at 19 Mansfield Avenue.
Shabbat Ends 6:11 p.m. There are three types
Sunday, February 21st - Wednesday, February 25th of Kiddushim:
Earliest Tallit & Tefillin 5:49 a.m. Standard for $150,
Shacharit followed by Rabbi Weinberg’s Gemara 8:15 a.m. Semi-Deluxe for $250
Shiur on Masechet Chulin Perek 8 & Deluxe for $350
Shacharit…Monday -Wednesday 6:30 a.m.(YIH) & 6:45 a.m. With supplements available.
Mincha/Maariv @ Agudas Achim 5:15 p.m.
For Seudah Shlishit contact
Maariv @ YIWH (M - Th) 9:00 p.m.
Stan Rutstein at 232-3369
Thursday, February 25th - Ta'anit Esther
A lot Hashachar - Fast Begins 5:09 a.m. Kiddush Schedule
Shacharit...Thursday 6:15 a.m.(YIH) & 6:30 a.m.
Chatzot 12:05 p.m.
Mincha/Maariv at YIWH 5:20 p.m.
Fast ends 6:11 p.m.
Maariv @ YIWH 9:00 p.m.
Friday, February 26th
Shacharit 6:30 a.m.(YIH) & 6:45 a.m.
Candle Lighting 5:18 p.m.
Mincha/Maariv 5:23 p.m.
Check out the Weekly Schedule on the Shul Website: http://www.youngisraelwh.org/
Times from: http://www.ou.org/holidays/calendar
Ner La’Maor
Lights Pat La’Orchim
Evelyn & David Hessing Challah rolls for Seudah Shlishit Kiddush Supplement
In Memory of their Grandmothers Betty & Irving Wizenfeld Rabbi Brahm & Elana Weinberg
Sarah Schwimmer Betty Wizenfeld in memory of her In honor of their parents
‫שרה רבקה בת חנוך היינך ודבורה‬ Parents Tobias & Esther Spira Morrie & Lynn Weinberg
And ‫טוביה בן צבי אלימלך‬ Dr. Howard & Miriam Rosenblum
Chava Bat Bahiya ‫אסתר בת דוד הכהן‬
‫חוה בת בהיה‬ Irv Wizenfeld in memory of his father
Sam Wizenfeld Seudah Shlishit Supplement
Yayin l’ Kiddush Ve'Havdalah ‫שמואל מאיר בן יצחק הכהן‬ 12:14 ‫קהלת‬
Wine for Kiddush & Havdallah ‫”סוף דבר הכל נשמע‬
Judy Leichtberg & Batsheva ‫את האלקים ירא‬
Goldfischer in memory of their 5770 Candy Man: ‫ואת מצותיו שמור‬
father and grandfather, Bernard Kesler “‫כי זה כל האדם‬
Israel Weiss in memory of his father Anonymous
‫ישראל בן דוד‬ Sender ben Avraham Zelig
and their mother & grandmother ‫סנדר בן אברהם זליג‬
Frida Weiss
‫טויבא פרידה בת עזרא‬

 YIWH Schedule of Services 


February 26th - March 5th, 2010 It is easy to sponsor a Kiddush
Shabbat Zachor Parashat T'tzaveh Or Seudah Shlishit!

Friday, February 26th Shul handles set up & Clean up!


Shacharit 6:30 a.m.(YIH) & 6:45 a.m. Contact Judie Patel at 236-4178
Candle Lighting 5:18 p.m. or judiep@gmail.com to
Mincha/Maariv 5:23 p.m. check the availability of the date
Shabbat, February 27th you need & to make the
Rabbi Sheinkopf’s Mishna Brurah Class 8:00 a.m. arrangements for the type of
Shacharit 8:45 a.m. Kiddush you want to sponsor.
Sof Zman Kriat Shma 9:17 a.m. Checks need to be received
Shabbat Morning Youth Groups 10:00 a.m. the Sunday prior to your
Rabbi Weinberg’s Shabbat Afternoon Shiur 4:20 p.m. Kiddush date. Send to David
Mincha followed by Seudah Shlishit & Maariv 5:10 p.m. Cohen at 19 Mansfield Avenue.
Shabbat Ends 6:20 p.m. There are three types
Megillah 6:50 p.m. of Kiddushim:
Community Wide Celebration Party at Beth David 8:00 p.m. Standard for $150,
Sunday, February 28th - PURIM Semi-Deluxe for $250
Earliest Tallit & Tefillin 5:49 a.m. & Deluxe for $350
Shacharit 8:15 a.m. With supplements available.
Megillah Reading (approx.) 8:45 a.m.
For Seudah Shlishit contact
Mincha 4:00 p.m.
Stan Rutstein at 232-3369
Communal Purim Seudah 4:30 p.m.
Maariv After the Seudah Kiddush Schedule
Monday, March 1st - Thursday, March 4th
Shacharit…Monday -Wednesday 6:30 a.m.(YIH) & 6:45 a.m.
Mincha/Maariv @ Agudas Achim 5:15 p.m.
Maariv @ YIWH (M - Th) 9:00 p.m.
Friday, March 5th
Shacharit 6:30 a.m.(YIH) & 6:45 a.m.
Candle Lighting 5:27p.m.
Mincha/Maariv 5:32 p.m.

Check out the Weekly Schedule on the Shul Website: http://www.youngisraelwh.org/


Times from: http://www.ou.org/holidays/calendar
Ner La’Maor
Lights Pat La’Orchim
Evelyn & David Hessing Challah rolls for Seudah Shlishit Kiddush Supplement
In Memory of their Grandmothers Betty & Irving Wizenfeld Rabbi Brahm & Elana Weinberg
Sarah Schwimmer Betty Wizenfeld in memory of her In honor of their parents
‫שרה רבקה בת חנוך היינך ודבורה‬ Parents Tobias & Esther Spira Morrie & Lynn Weinberg
And ‫טוביה בן צבי אלימלך‬ Dr. Howard & Miriam Rosenblum
Chava Bat Bahiya ‫אסתר בת דוד הכהן‬
‫חוה בת בהיה‬ Irv Wizenfeld in memory of his father
Sam Wizenfeld Seudah Shlishit Supplement
Yayin l’ Kiddush Ve'Havdalah ‫שמואל מאיר בן יצחק הכהן‬ 12:14 ‫קהלת‬
Wine for Kiddush & Havdallah ‫”סוף דבר הכל נשמע‬
Judy Leichtberg & Batsheva ‫את האלקים ירא‬
Goldfischer in memory of their 5770 Candy Man: ‫ואת מצותיו שמור‬
father and grandfather, Bernard Kesler “‫כי זה כל האדם‬
Israel Weiss in memory of his father Anonymous
‫ישראל בן דוד‬ Sender ben Avraham Zelig
and their mother & grandmother ‫סנדר בן אברהם זליג‬
Frida Weiss
‫טויבא פרידה בת עזרא‬

 YIWH Schedule of Services 


It is easy to sponsor a Kiddush
March 5th - 12th, 2010
Shabbat Parah Parashat KiTissa Or Seudah Shlishit!
Scholar-in-Residence Shabbat

Friday, March 5th Shul handles set up & Clean up!


Shacharit 6:30 a.m.(YIH) & 6:45 a.m. Contact Judie Patel at 236-4178
Candle Lighting 5:27 p.m. or judiep@gmail.com to
Mincha/Maariv 5:32 p.m. check the availability of the date
Shabbat, March 6th you need & to make the
Rabbi Sheinkopf’s Mishna Brurah Class 8:00 a.m. arrangements for the type of
Shacharit 8:45 a.m. Kiddush you want to sponsor.
Sof Zman Kriat Shma 9:11 a.m. Checks need to be received
Shabbat Morning Youth Groups 10:00 a.m. the Sunday prior to your
Shabbat Afternoon Shiur 4:15 p.m. Kiddush date. Send to David
Mincha followed by Seudah Shlishit & Maariv 5:00 p.m. Cohen at 19 Mansfield Avenue.
Shabbat Ends 6:28 p.m. There are three types
Sunday, March 7th - Thursday, March 11th of Kiddushim:
Earliest Tallit & Tefillin 5:28 a.m. Standard for $150,
Shacharit... Sunday followed by Rabbi Weinberg’s 8:15 a.m. Semi-Deluxe for $250
Gemara Shiur on Masechet Chulin Perek 8 & Deluxe for $350
Shacharit…Tuesday -Thursday 6:30 a.m.(YIH) & 6:45 a.m. With supplements available.
Mincha/Maariv @ Agudas Achim 5:30 p.m.
For Seudah Shlishit contact
Maariv @ YIWH (M - Th) 9:00 p.m.
Stan Rutstein at 232-3369
Friday, March 12th
Shacharit 6:30a.m.(YIH) & 6:45 a.m. Kiddush Schedule
Candle Lighting 5:35 p.m.
Mincha/Maariv 5:40 p.m.
Check out the Weekly Schedule on the Shul Website: http://www.youngisraelwh.org/
Times from: http://www.ou.org/holidays/calendar
Ner La’Maor
Lights Pat La’Orchim
Evelyn & David Hessing Challah rolls for Seudah Shlishit Kiddush Supplement
In Memory of their Grandmothers Betty & Irving Wizenfeld Rabbi Brahm & Elana Weinberg
Sarah Schwimmer Betty Wizenfeld in memory of her In honor of their parents
‫שרה רבקה בת חנוך היינך ודבורה‬ Parents Tobias & Esther Spira Morrie & Lynn Weinberg
And ‫טוביה בן צבי אלימלך‬ Dr. Howard & Miriam Rosenblum
Chava Bat Bahiya ‫אסתר בת דוד הכהן‬
‫חוה בת בהיה‬ Irv Wizenfeld in memory of his father
Sam Wizenfeld Seudah Shlishit Supplement
Yayin l’ Kiddush Ve'Havdalah ‫שמואל מאיר בן יצחק הכהן‬ 12:14 ‫קהלת‬
Wine for Kiddush & Havdallah ‫”סוף דבר הכל נשמע‬
Judy Leichtberg & Batsheva ‫את האלקים ירא‬
Goldfischer in memory of their 5770 Candy Man: ‫ואת מצותיו שמור‬
father and grandfather, Bernard Kesler “‫כי זה כל האדם‬
Israel Weiss in memory of his father Anonymous
‫ישראל בן דוד‬ Sender ben Avraham Zelig
and their mother & grandmother ‫סנדר בן אברהם זליג‬
Frida Weiss
‫טויבא פרידה בת עזרא‬

Want to join the Listserve?


If you are interested in subscribing to the yiwhevents listserve, send an e-mail to webmaster@youngisraelwh.org and he will add
your name. If you are a member of the group, you can send an e-mail to the entire group by addressing your e-mail to
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