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October 24

Simchat Torah

As we have done in previous years, we plan to celebrate our Simchat Torah celebration on the morning of October 24, by unrolling two of our Torahs and reading portions of them. We invite you to join in this celebration of the law.
If you have a favorite section of the Torah, three verses or more, that you would like to read for us, call the temple office, or Barry Bayer or Ernie Ratowitz, to reserve your place. If you have never publicly read Torah since your bar or bat mitzvah, this would be a good time to give it a try.
You may read or chant as is your wont. We will give assistance if needed. If you are an old hand at this, reprise your past accomplishments. If this will be a new experience, we guarantee that you will enjoy it. (And if you cannot do it this year, at least put in on your bucket list for accomplishment next year.)
We hope you have had a rewarding high holiday experience thus far. Participating in this celebration which will mark the ending of the holiday season, will add meaning to the work we have done so far this holiday season.

October 30

Movies at BYBS: My Best Enemy

Victor, the son of wealthy Jewish art dealers, and Rudi, the son of their servant, are best friends despite their class differences and the fact they love the same girl, Lena. But World War II upends everything, turning Rudi into a Nazi and Victor into a helpless pawn. Then a priceless drawing by Michelangelo becomes crucial to Nazi plans, and only Victor’s family knows where it is. The game of cat and mouse results in plane crashes, stolen identities, and the enigmatic key to Lena’s heart.
Doors open at 2:30pm, movie at 3pm. $10/person, refreshments will be served.

late October

Chanukah Gift Cards

Scrip gift cards are coming back in time for Chanukah! Plan to purchase cards for the vendors you and your friends and family use, and support the Temple.
We will start taking orders later in October with pick-up scheduled for early in December. Further details will be in next month’s bulletin and the This Week at BYBS email.

November 3

Race, Religion and Issues with Blacks and Jews

"Jew on the Bayou" The Cottoncrest Curse and the Intriguing History Behind It A presentation by Michael H. Rubin. Mr. Rubin is a former professional jazz pianist who has played in the New Orleans French Quarter. He is a former radio and television announcer, a nationally-known speaker and humorist who has given over 400 presentations throughout the country, and a full-time practicing attorney who helps manage a firm with offices from the West Coast to the Gulf Coast to the East Coast.
7pm at Temple Anshe Sholom

November 27

Ishmael and Isaac

A Concert of Arabic and Jewish Music and Poetry, from traditional to contemporary times, featuring Ronnie Malley and Yuri Lane.
1pm at BYBS

December 4

All That Glitters!

BYBS Sisterhood Is planning another Jewelry Sale!
We need your GENTLY USED/New Costume jewelry, vintage is very desirable as are gently used purses. So clean out your drawers and closets and donate your no longer worn or wanted treasures, we’ll take women’s and men’s items. You can drop your donations off at the temple office or call Ruth Friedman or Susan Bayer to arrange for pickup, for more information or to join our committee for this truly, unique fundraising event.

Call or send us an emaill!
B'nai Yehuda Beth Sholom
1424 W. 183rd Street
Homewood,IL 60430
Phone: 708-799-4110
Fax: 708-799-5340


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