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December 5, 2018
 
Weekly Newsletter

Friday

 

Morning service   7:15am

 

Candle lighting   4:10pm

 

Evening Service 4:20pm

 

Young Professionals Shabbat Dinner   6pm

 

Saturday

 

Morning services   9:30am

 

Presentation by Harvey Herbert:

“Who were the Maccabees:

A History of the Hasmoneans”

 

Kiddush sponsored by Avraham and Rosalie Weiss celebrating the birthday of their son, our President, Eli Weiss

 

Post Kiddush presentation by Ashley Blaker:

Maintaining the Torah lifestyle in the workplace”

 

Shabbat ends   5:10pm

 

Comedy performance by Ashley Blaker   8pm

Havdalah and Chanukah lighting

 

Monday

 

Morning services   7:15am

 

Hebrew School

 

 

 

The story of Chanukah actually involves two miracles. We all understand the miracle of the oil but there was also the miracle of the military victory which defied logic as well. Indeed, in our prayers, the miracle of the oil isn’t even mentioned.

 

One approach has it that while the miracle of the military victory was preeminent, the miracle of the oil was added to emphasize what the struggle was truly about, namely the concept of purity and impurity (tumah and taharah). Without ritual purity as a foundation of observance there is no distinction between Sabbath and weekday, kosher and unkosher etc. and thus there could be no edifice of the Torah lifestyle.

 

The miracle of the military victory allowed us to regain sovereignty of the land and the temple and preserved us to fight another day. The miracle of the oil, on the other hand, preserved our integrity as a holy nation, with God’s help. in perpetuity.

 

Congratulations to Nicole Camet who completed her conversion process this past Sunday and is now a daughter of Israel, Mazal Tov!

 

Congratulations to Susan Silverstein and Pamela Gross for the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter Lea in our sanctuary this weekend!

 

Welcome to renowned comedian Ashley Blaker to the synagogue for the Chanukah weekend.

 

There is still time to join us so please register ASAP here

 

The many scenes of Chanukah at TriBeCa Synagogue:

 

  

 

Children’s Party sponsored by TriBeCa Torah Hebrew School

 

 

TriBeCa Synagogue brings Chanukah to the Brookdale residence

 

 

Bringing the holiness of Chanukah to Warren 77

Thank you Matt Abramcyk!

 

 

We are also working hard to build our profile on social media. Please take the opportunity to get a richer view of the fabric of our synagogue life!

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Tue, December 11 2018 3 Tevet 5779