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Announcements 

Kiddush is sponsored by Stavnitser family on occasion of Leah`s graduation and going to Israel

Father and Son learning at 6:00 PM. This week father and son learning is sponsored by Birman family. 

Please let Heritage office know at office@russianjews.org if you would like to be a storyteller or to sponsor future Father and Son learning and Thursday Night Mishmor. Cost is 0. 

Weekly Torah

Although Moshe is content that Yehoshua will lead the nation, Moshe now prays to be allowed to enter the Land of Israel in order to fulfil its special mitsvot. However, HaShem refuses his request. Moshe reminds the Beney Yisrael of the gathering at Sinay when they received the Torah -- that they saw no visual representation of the Divine, but only the sound of words. Moshe impresses on the Beney Yisrael that the revelation of Sinay took place to an entire nation, not to a select elite, and that only the Jewish People will ever be able to claim that HaShem spoke to their entire nation. Moshe specifically enjoins the Beney Yisrael to `pass over` the event of the gathering at Sinay to their children throughout all generations. Moshe accurately predicts that after the Beney Yisrael have dwelled in Erets Yisrael they will sin, be exiled from the Land, and be scattered among all the peoples. They will stay few in number but eventually they will return to HaShem. Moshe designates three `cities of refuge` to which a person who kills inadvertently may flee. Moshe repeats the Ten Commandments and then teaches the Shema, the central credo of Judaism - that there is only one G-d. Then Moshe warns the people not to succumb to materialism and forget their purpose as a spiritual nation. The Parashah ends with Moshe exhorting the Beney Yisrael not to intermarry when they enter into Erets Yisrael, as they cannot be a treasured and holy nation if they intermarry and become indistinguishable from the other nations.

Birthdays
Alexander Meyerson
August 11
Perel Dimarsky
August 14
Inna Obodyanik
August 14
Jennie Berkovich
August 15
Eitan Goizman
August 16
Tanya Luban
August 16
Eliyahu Nachum Vladimirskiy
August 17
Anniversaries
Yaakov and Inna Obodyanik
August 18
Yahrzeit
Roman Shlyakhtichman
Yerachmiel ben Nachman
August 16

 

Shabbos Information

This week`s Torah chapter is VeEschonon

This Friday, August 12

Mincha will be at 7:00 PM

Candle lighting will be at 7:35 PM

Shabbos, August 13

Shachris will be at 9:00 AM

Heritage kids program will be from 9:30 AM to 11 AM

Rabbi Zuckerman 10-minute class for kids and adults right after Shachris

Kiddush is sponsored by Stavnitser family on occasion of Leah`s graduation and going to Israel

sponsor Kiddush

Father and Son learning will be at 6:00 PM

Shabbos Class of Rabbi Dr. Pinchas Zusis will meet at 6:30 PM 

Mincha will be at 7:25 PM


sponsor Seuda Shlishis

Maariv will be at 8:44 PM

Shabbos ends at 8:54 PM

Weekly Davening

Shacharis:

Monday - Friday - 7:00 AM

Mincha/Maariv:

Monday - Thursday - 7:40 PM

 

Videos

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