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Candlelighting December 19: 4:24 pm
Mincha: 4:20 pm
SHABBOS PARSHAS MIKETZ - SHABBOS CHANUKAH
Chanukah event at U.City Shul Tuesday December 23
Oogoolz Jewelry, Keser Malka Makeup, Lularoe by Cozy Couture, Kollel Bookstore, B-dazzled Jewelry, Devorah Soroka Wigs, Orli's Store
Israeli Cuisine by Elchanan Batat - Shwarma, Chumus, Israeli Salads, Roasted Vegetables, French Fries, Kid's menu, Sufganiyah (Israeli Donuts)
This week’s Kiddush is sponsored by Stan & Rivka Jacobs in memory of Stan’s grandmother, Esther Katofsky, whose yahrzeit is upcoming on Tuesday.
This week’s Shalosh Seudos is sponsored in honor of Sarah Sofya’s birthday and in honor of the cheerful occasion that baruch H-shem, Gavriel & Anna Lanis have become “home-less”.
“Light up the 8th Night” Chanukah celebration here at U.City Shul on Tuesday, Dec 23 from 5:30-8:00 pm. Free admission. Shop, featuring local vendors with gift ideas and more. Listen to the premiere public performance of the St. Louis Boys Choir. Dine on delicacies prepared by Chef Elchanan Batat; see flyer below for menu & prices.
There will be a Shul dinner here on Friday evening, December 26 with guest Rabbi Yitzchok Feldheim. Rabbi Feldheim will speak at the dinner on “The Feminine Mystique of Shabbos”. Gourmet dinner is $27 per person. Contact the Shul office for reservations.
Show me Chanukah with Chabad: this Motzei Shabbos at 7:30 pm at Market in the Loop – giant menorah lighting, live music, hot latkes. On Sunday at 5pm at Chabad U.City – dreidel crafts, dreidel science with Mad Science, donuts & Chanukah gelt. No charge or RSVP for these programs.
Aish Hatorah program Thursday, Dec. 25 from 10am-3pm at the Aish Firehouse featuring Rabbi Yitzchok Feldheim “Realigion for Grownups”. $35 includes full program, Chinese lunch, and children’s program. RSVP to 314.862.2474 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Day of Play at EHA! Thursday, Dec. 25 from 1:00-4:00pm – Bounce houses, dreidel making, live music, cookie decorating, much more. $10 per child/$25 family max. RSVPinfo@eha.org.
Women’s Sunday morning Tehillim group meets at the home of Jan Adelman, 8032 Amherst. Jan’s phone # to call in for Tehillim to recite is (314) 863-5438. The Tehillim hotline # for names and updates is (314) 441-6460.
St. Louis Jewish Community Blood Drive: Sunday, January 11 at Young Israel from 10am-4pm. To make appointment contact 1-800-RED-CROSS or www.redcrossblood.org code YIJS.
Torah Prep Dinner will be held January 11 at the Marriott West in Town & Country and will be honoring and paying tribute to Rabbi Gershon Zeffren Z”L and recognizing seven dedicated educators for 25 plus years of service to Torah Prep. Tribute ads are due by Dec. 22. Call Torah Prep for more info (314) 727-3335.
The following yahrzeits will be observed next week.
Barry Goldberg............Saturday, 12/20/2014.......Kislev 28, 5775
Nathan Horowitz..........Sunday, 12/21/2014.........Kislev 29, 5775
Marlene Poger..............Monday, 12/22/2014.........Kislev 30, 5775
Anna Seigel.................Monday, 12/22/2014..........Kislev 30, 5775
Esther Katofsky...........Tuesday, 12/23/2014..........Tevet 1, 5775
Millie Kirshon..............Wednesday, 12/24/2014.....Tevet 2, 5775
Fannie Eisen...............Thursday, 12/25/2014.........Tevet 3, 5775
Paula Ganz.................Thursday, 12/25/2014.........Tevet 3, 5775
Sherman Horwitz........Thursday, 12/25/2014........Tevet 3, 5775
Bluma Kahan..............Thursday, 12/25/2014........Tevet 3, 5775
Bernard Thea..............Thursday, 12/25/2014........Tevet 3, 5775
Harry Guberman........Friday, 12/26/2014............Tevet 4, 5775
CLASSES AT U.CITY SHUL▪ Wednesday night men’s Bais Medrash program following Maariv: Learning with Rabbi Yaakov Pentelnik on Chumash, Rabbi Dan Morris on Nesivos Shalom/The Ways of Inner Peace, Rabbi Yonoson Goldson on Prophets, and Rabbi Menachem Tendler, for teens.
▪ Tefila class given by Rabbi Yonoson Goldson on Tuesday evenings meets at the Rush home, 861 Greenshire.
▪ The laws of making Brochos given by Rabbi Shmuel Greenwald - weekly class on Sundaynights, to men and women at Todd and Sarah Rush’s home.
▪ Chumash class for men taught by Rabbi Herber Sunday evenings one hour before mincha;
▪ Rabbi Herber teaches a Gemorra shiur for men Thursday evenings one hour before mincha;
▪ Daf Yomi shiur daily at 6:00 am, before shacharis.
▪ The Laws of Shabbos class given by Rabbi Avraham Cohen on Shabbos afternoons.
▪ Pirkei Avos with Rabbi Tendler 40 minutes before mincha on Shabbos afternoons;
Shabbos morning groups for children up to age 8 starting at 10:15 a.m.
Parshas Miketz - Shabbos Chanukah
Friday, December 19 , 27 Kislev
Shacharis 7:00 am
Candlelighting 4:24 pm
Mincha, Kabbalas Shabbos, Ma’ariv 4:20 pm
Sunset 4:42 pm
Repeat Kriyas Shema after 5:27 pm
Shabbos, December 20, 28 Kislev
Class 8:30 am
Shacharis 8:50 am
Say Shema Yisrael
According to Magen Avraham by 8:54 am
According to the Gra 9:37 am
Mincha followed by family Shalosh Seudos 4:10 pm
Ma’ariv and Havdallah after 5:27 pm
Sun-Thurs, December 21-25, 29-3 Teves
Monday & Tuesday are Rosh Chodesh
Shacharis (Sunday) 8:30 am
Shacharis (Mon-Thurs) 7:00 am
Mincha/Ma’ariv 4:20 pm
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