Week of August 15-21, 2014/ 19-25 Av,5774

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Parshat Eikev  8/16/2014

Week of August 15-21, 2014/ 19-25 Av,5774

Parshat Eikev

Friday- 8/15/2014

Minchah 6:45 PM

Latest Candle Lighting time 7:38 PM

Saturday- Shabbat  8/16/2014

Shacharit 9:00AM

Latest Shema 10:09AM

Torah Reading 10:30 AM

Kiddush 12:15PM

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Earliest Minchah 1:58PM

Shabbat ends/Havdalah 8:32 PM

Monday and Thursday

Shacharit 8:00 AM

Chitat 9:00AM

Eikev in a Nutshell

Deuteronomy 7:12–11:25

In the Parshah of Eikev (“Because”), Moses continues his closing address to the children of Israel, promising them that if they will fulfill the commandments (mitzvot) of the Torah, they will prosper in the Land they are about to conquer and settle in keeping with G‑d’s promise to their forefathers.

Moses also rebukes them for their failings in their first generation as a people, recalling their worship of the Golden Calf, the rebellion of Korach, the sin of the spies, their angering of G‑d at Taveirah, Massah and Kivrot Hataavah (“The Graves of Lust”). “You have been rebellious against G‑d,” he says to them, “since the day I knew you.” But he also speaks of G‑d’s forgiveness of their sins, and the Second Tablets which G‑d inscribed and gave to them following their repentance.

Their forty years in the desert, says Moses to the people, during which G‑d sustained them with daily manna from heaven, was to teach them “that man does not live on bread alone, but by the utterance of G‑d’s mouth does man live.”

Moses describes the land they are about to enter as “flowing with milk and honey,” blessed with the “seven kinds” (wheat, barley, grapevines, figs, pomegranates, olive oil and dates), and as the place that is the focus of G‑d’s providence of His world. He commands them to destroy the idols of the land’s former masters, and to beware lest they become haughty and begin to believe that “my power and the might of my hand have gotten me this wealth.”

A key passage in our Parshah is the second chapter of the Shema, which repeats the fundamental mitzvot enumerated in the Shema’s first chapter, and describes the rewards of fulfilling G‑d’s commandments and the adverse results (famine and exile) of their neglect. It is also the source of the precept of prayer, and includes a reference to the resurrection of the dead in the messianic age.

 

The Sofer (Scribe) is Coming!

Sunday, Sep 21

 

Shacharit 9:00am

Chitat 10:00am

Rabbi Tzvi Karro the Sofer  11:00am

 

Rabbi Tzvi Karro ,a sofer over 25 years will be visiting our shul to check Tefilin , Mezuzot and our Torah scrolls

 The Sofer enables Jews to fulfill three special mitzvoth which bring us closer to God by writing Torahs, Tefillin and Mezuzoth. Since the month of Elul and the high holidays are approaching a time for putting our "spiritual house" in order, many have their Mezuzoth inspected by a Sofer during this time.

Please joinus, bring your Mezuzot  and Tefilin to check and repair,Rabbi Karro will have Mezuzot and Tefilin on hand in case you need to purchase,

Rabbi Karro will be happy to answer any questions you may have,

For more information on this project, please contact Rabbi Bronstein

 

Prayer for Israeli Soldiers

Invoking God's protection for the members of the Israel Defense Forces

 

He Who blessed our forefathers Abraham, Isaac and Jacob -- may He bless the fighters of the Israel Defense Forces, who stand guard over our land and the cities of our God, from the border of the Lebanon to the desert of Egypt, and from the Great Sea unto the approach of the Aravah, on the land, in the air, and on the sea.

May the Almighty cause the enemies who rise up against us to be struck down before them. May the Holy One, Blessed is He, preserve and rescue our fighters from every trouble and distress and from every plague and illness, and may He send blessing and success in their every endeavor.

May He lead our enemies under our soldiers’ sway and may He grant them salvation and crown them with victory. And may there be fulfilled for them the verse: For it is the Lord your God, Who goes with you to battle your enemies for you to save you.

 

מִי שֶׁבֵּרַךְ אֲבותֵינוּ אַבְרָהָם יִצְחָק וְיַעֲקב הוּא יְבָרֵךְ אֶת חַיָּלֵי צְבָא הֲגַנָּה לְיִשְׂרָאֵל, הָעומְדִים עַל מִשְׁמַר אַרְצֵנוּ וְעָרֵי אֱלהֵינוּ מִגְּבוּל הַלְּבָנון וְעַד מִדְבַּר מִצְרַיִם וּמִן הַיָּם הַגָּדול עַד לְבוא הָעֲרָבָה בַּיַּבָּשָׁה בָּאֲוִיר וּבַיָּם. יִתֵּן ה' אֶת אויְבֵינוּ הַקָּמִים עָלֵינוּ נִגָּפִים לִפְנֵיהֶם. הַקָּדושׁ בָּרוּךְ הוּא יִשְׁמר וְיַצִּיל אֶת חַיָלֵינוּ מִכָּל צָרָה וְצוּקָה וּמִכָּל נֶגַע וּמַחְלָה וְיִשְׁלַח בְּרָכָה וְהַצְלָחָה בְּכָל מַעֲשֵׂה יְדֵיהֶם. יַדְבֵּר שׂונְאֵינוּ תַּחְתֵּיהֶם וִיעַטְרֵם בְּכֶתֶר יְשׁוּעָה וּבְעֲטֶרֶת נִצָּחון. וִיקֻיַּם בָּהֶם הַכָּתוּב: כִּי ה' אֱלהֵיכֶם הַהלֵךְ עִמָּכֶם לְהִלָּחֵם לָכֶם עִם איבֵיכֶם לְהושִׁיעַ אֶתְכֶם: וְנאמַר אָמֵן:

 

Amazon will now donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases when you shop at Amazon Smile (smile.amazon.com). We will reach out to Congregation Judea Inc to ensure it is ready to accept donations from Amazon.

 

 

Amazon will now donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases when you shop at Amazon Smile (smile.amazon.com). We will reach out to Congregation Judea Inc to ensure it is ready to accept donations from Amazon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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