Shabbat Parashat Tetzave 5778

Friday, February 23rd
7:00 am: Shacharit
5:17 pm: Candles
5:15 pm: Mincha + Kabbalat Shabbat
In Rabbi Hyman's Friday evening shiur, part of his series on topics from Rabbi Joseph Telushkin's book "Jewish Wisdom" he will discuss "The Obligation to Give Rebuke", followed by Maariv.

Shabbat, February 24th
9:00 am: Shacharit
Rabbi Hyman's drasha will be titled "The Whole Megillah, part 2: Everyone agrees the mitzvah is to complete reading it until the end. Why?"
5:05 pm: Mincha followed by Seudah Shlishit and Ma’ariv
6:18 pm: Havdalah


Shul Announcements

Thank you to our Kiddush sponsors:

  • Goldy & Zelly Goldberg, who are providing scotch and goodies in honor of Zelly's return to shul. Welcome back!
  • Rebecca & Michael Koenigsberg, who are providing Sabra liqueur in honor of Rebecca and Michael's birthdays!

Please see the attached flyer for the very important fundraising appeal for the New Haven Mikvah, which is now the responsibility of our community to keep going.

Shul Events

Saturday, March 3rd, 8:00 pm
"Finding Time In the Babylonian Talmud"a talk by Professor Lynn Kaye

Wednesday, March 7th, 7:30 pm
"The Dead Sea Scrolls at 70 and the New Light They Continue to Shed on the History of Ancient Judaism"a talk by Professor Steven Fraade

Annual Meeting Notice

The Annual meeting of the Westville Synagogue is planned for Monday, March 12, 2018 at 8:15 PM in our social hall.  The meeting will include the election of officers and board members followed by installation by Rabbi Fred Hyman, as well as committee reports and new business. 

The following slate of nominees for office will be presented by the Nominating Committee for the term of office from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019:

President: Michael Wiener | Chairman of the Board: Barbara Zalesch | Treasurer: Endre Sarkany | Secretary: Glenn Schulman
The Board of Directors slate is as follows:

New, 2 year term: Meir Dashevsky, Leonard Honeyman, Peter Rogol, Sherry Shrager

Completing term 2019: Elchanan Baine, Tanya Kanner, Elliott Croll, Arnie Lehrer
We extend our thanks and appreciation to these outgoing officers and board members for all their dedicated work for the synagogue: Mark Schwartz, Ruth Gross, and Felicia Spencer.

Community Events

Thursday, March 1st, Greater New Haven Jewish Community Communal Seudah at the JCC
Advance registration required. For more information, click here.

March 6th, 5:30pm
Hebrew High School of New England Annual Gala, honoring Sydney Perry

Tanya Kanner