Shalom – Welcome to our Minyan

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Welcome to the daily minyan at Adat Shalom Synagogue, Farmington Hills MI.  This blog will post announcements of interest to our congregation, including information about holidays, special services, special events, and other congregational activities.

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BARRY LIPPITT

Ritual Director

24 Elul – 26 Elul – Schedule of Services

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Friday,  September 19

6:00 p.m.          Mincha / Kabbalat Shabbat / Ma’ariv           Chapel

Saturday, September 20             

9:00 a.m.           Shabbat Services                         Sanctuary

Parshiyot Nitzavim – Vayelech

Bar Mitzvah of Anthony Cohen

NO SEUDAH THIS SHABBAT

7:00 p.m.         Mincha / Ma’ariv / Havdalah                Chapel

7:00 p.m.          Community services / seudah / Torah  study at Cong. Shaarey Tzedek

10:00 p.m.     Community Selichot service at Cong. Shaarey Tzedek

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Sunday,  September 21

8:30 a.m.             Shacharit                  Chapel

6:00 p.m.            Mincha / Ma’ariv               Chapel

 

Be careful when you drive into and out of the synagogue grounds, because the parking lots are being resurfaced.

Remember – please refrain from turning on your cell phones in the Synagogue on Shabbat and Yom Tov.

Please note – This Shabbat, September 20,  we encourage you to attend the community service at Shaarey Tzedek in Southfield, beginning at 7:00 p.m. This service will include Mincha, Ma’ariv, the 3rd Sabbath meal, Torah study, and Selichot prayers.   See the mailed flyer for details.    For the benefit of those unable to travel to Shaarey Tzedek, we will hold Mincha & Ma’ariv services at Adat Shalom from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Please try to attend the selichot program at Shaarey Tzedek, scheduled for 10:00 p.m., without regard to where you go for afternion and evening services.                                                                                                                                                   

Pease help us with our weekday and Saturday evening  minyanim.  In the summer, Saturday evening services begin at 9:00 p.m. almost every week, and we can use a great deal of assistance in order to provide a minyan for those saying Kaddish.  If you have no plans on a particular Saturday evening, please join us for services (and for the meal an hour earlier).

Morning services begin at 7:30 a.m., and we serve breakfast following services; Afternoon services begin at 6:00 p.m.  Saturday evening (end of Shabbat) services vary according to sunset (see time in the calender above this paragraph).

There are many upcoming opportunities to read Haftarah on a Shabbat or Yom Tov in the fall. The next open Shabbat is September 27 (Shabbat Shuvah).   There are also opportunities to chant Haftarah on Yom Tov during Sukkot.  In addition, with our move to a triennial reading cycle, shorter readings are available this summer for those who would like to read Torah.  If you are interested in a particular date, please contact me.

Check out other pages on the blog for information about tefilah.  New pages have been posted, including recordings of both the weekday Mincha and Ma’ariv services.

Would you like to sponsor weekday breakfast  Seudah Shelishit in the future?  Call Denise in the synagogue office to inquire about available dates.

Questions?  Call me (248-851-5100 x 230) or send me an email ( blippitt@adatshalom.org ) .

Shabbat Shalom!

BARRY LIPPITT

Service news for this week

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Here is some useful information relating to this week’s services.

1.  We WILL hold Mincha / Ma’ariv services here on Saturday 9/20.  Services will begin at 7:00 p.m. and last for their typical hour.  There will not, however, be a seudah this week.

Previously, we announced that there would be no service here in light of the community service at Shaarey Tzedek that will culminate in Selichot prayers.  However, we recognize there there are many congregants who would prefer to attend services here for various reasons.  Selichot is schedule to begin at the community service at 10:00 p.m., so those who want to attend that service as well will have ample time to travel to Southfield from Adat Shalom.

We encourage everyone to attend the Selichot services this Shabbat, whether you attend Mincha and Ma’ariv at Adat Shalom first, or the entire program at Shaarey Tezdek.

 

2.  My information is that reconstruction of the parking lots and driveways will resume this week, so they are completed before the High Holy Days services.  Please be careful and observant when entering the synagogue grounds.

 

3.  Services will continue to be held in the Glass Room while the Chapel’s renovation is completed this week.

 

4.  School is back in session, so please remember to not park in any of the reserved parking places in either the morning or the evening.

 

5.  As a reminder, when you call the synagogue to schedule a sponsored breakfast or seudah, please include the number of guests that will attend.  This helps us ensure appropriate seating and amounts of food.

 

I look forward to seeing everyone during the week.

17 Elul – 19 Elul – Schedule of Services

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Friday,  September 12

6:00 p.m.          Mincha / Kabbalat Shabbat / Ma’ariv           Location TBA

Saturday, September 13             

9:00 a.m.           Shabbat Services                         Sanctuary

Parashat  Ki Tavo

Haftarah to be chanted by Phil Wolok on anniversary of his bar mitzvah and to mark his father’s yahrtzeit

6:30  p.m.       Seudah Shelishi                                Breakfast Room

7:30 p.m.         Mincha / Ma’ariv / Havdalah                  Sanctuary

Bat Mitzvah of Brooke Mostyn

Bar Mitzvah of Dylan Mostyn

Sunday,  September 14

8:30 a.m.             Shacharit                  Glass Room

6:00 p.m.            Mincha / Ma’ariv                Glass Room

 

Saturday evening and weekday minyan services will be held in the Glass Room while the Shifman Chapel undergoes renovation.

Be careful when you drive into and out of the synagogue grounds, because the parking lots are being resurfaced.

Remember – please refrain from turning on your cell phones in the Synagogue on Shabbat and Yom Tov.

Please note – next Saturday, September 20, there will be no Mincha / Ma’ariv service conducted at Adat Shalom.  We encourage you to attend the community service at Shaarey Tzedek in Southfield, beginning at 7:00 p.m. This service will include Mincha, Ma’ariv, the 3rd Sabbath meal, and Selichot prayers.   See the mailed flyer for details.                                                                                                                                                                                

Pease help us with our weekday and Saturday evening  minyanim.  In the summer, Saturday evening services begin at 9:00 p.m. almost every week, and we can use a great deal of assistance in order to provide a minyan for those saying Kaddish.  If you have no plans on a particular Saturday evening, please join us for services (and for the meal an hour earlier).

Morning services begin at 7:30 a.m., and we serve breakfast following services; Afternoon services begin at 6:00 p.m.  Saturday evening (end of Shabbat) services vary according to sunset (see time in the calender above this paragraph).

There are many upcoming opportunities to read Haftarah on a Shabbat or Yom Tov in the fall. The next open Shabbat is September 27 (Shabbat Shuvah).   There are also opportunities to chant Haftarah on Yom Tov during Sukkot.  In addition, with our move to a triennial reading cycle, shorter readings are available this summer for those who would like to read Torah.  If you are interested in a particular date, please contact me.

Check out other pages on the blog for information about tefilah.  New pages have been posted, including recordings of both the weekday Mincha and Ma’ariv services.

Would you like to sponsor weekday breakfast  Seudah Shelishit in the future?  Call Denise in the synagogue office to inquire about available dates.

Questions?  Call me (248-851-5100 x 230) or send me an email ( blippitt@adatshalom.org ) .

Shabbat Shalom!

BARRY LIPPITT

10 Elul – 12 Elul – Schedule of Services

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Friday,  September 5

6:00 p.m.          Mincha / Kabbalat Shabbat / Ma’ariv           Location TBA

Saturday, September 6             

9:00 a.m.           Shabbat Services                         Sanctuary

Parashat  Ki Teitzei

Bar Mitzvah of Jacob Kroll

Auf Ruf of Jed Kleckner & Julie Shulman

6:45  p.m.       Seudah Shelishi                                Breakfast Room

7:45 p.m.         Mincha / Ma’ariv / Havdalah                   Location TBA

Sunday,  September 7

8:30 a.m.             Shacharit                   Location TBA

6:00 p.m.            Mincha / Ma’ariv                Location TBA

 

Saturday evening and weekday minyan services will be held in the Glass Room while the Shifman Chapel undergoes renovation.

Be careful when you drive into and out of the synagogue grounds, because the parking lots are being resurfaced.

Remember – please refrain from turning on your cell phones in the Synagogue on Shabbat and Yom Tov.

Please help us with our weekday and Saturday evening  minyanim.  In the summer, Saturday evening services begin at 9:00 p.m. almost every week, and we can use a great deal of assistance in order to provide a minyan for those saying Kaddish.  If you have no plans on a particular Saturday evening, please join us for services (and for the meal an hour earlier).

Morning services begin at 7:30 a.m., and we serve breakfast following services; Afternoon services begin at 6:00 p.m.  Saturday evening (end of Shabbat) services vary according to sunset (see time in the calender above this paragraph).

There are many upcoming opportunities to read Haftarah on a Shabbat or Yom Tov in the fall. The next open Shabbat is September 27 (Shabbat Shuvah).   There are also opportunities to chant Haftarah on Yom Tov during Sukkot.  In addition, with our move to a triennial reading cycle, shorter readings are available this summer for those who would like to read Torah.  If you are interested in a particular date, please contact me.

Check out other pages on the blog for information about tefilah.  New pages have been posted, including recordings of both the weekday Mincha and Ma’ariv services.

Would you like to sponsor weekday breakfast  Seudah Shelishit in the future?  Call Denise in the synagogue office to inquire about available dates.

Questions?  Call me (248-851-5100 x 230) or send me an email ( blippitt@adatshalom.org ) .

Shabbat Shalom!

BARRY LIPPITT

3 Elul – 6 Elul – Schedule of Services

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Friday,  August 29

6:00 p.m.          Mincha / Kabbalat Shabbat / Ma’ariv           Sanctuary

Saturday, August 30              

9:00 a.m.           Shabbat Services                         Sanctuary

Parashat  Shoftim

Bar Mitzvah of Matthew Brown

Bar Mitzvah of Jonah Lusky

Auf Ruf of Alex Greenstein & Melanie Dovitz

7:00  p.m.       Seudah Shelishi                                Breakfast Room

8:00 p.m.         Mincha / Ma’ariv / Havdalah                    Glass Room

Sunday,  August 31

8:30 a.m.             Shacharit                   Glass Room

6:00 p.m.            Mincha / Ma’ariv                Glass Room
Monday, September 1 (Labor Day)
8:30 a.m.             Shacharit                   Undetermined
6:00 p.m.             Mincha / Ma’ariv         Undetermined

 

Saturday evening and weekday minyan services will be held in the Glass Room while the Shifman Chapel undergoes renovation.

Be careful when you drive into and out of the synagogue grounds, because the parking lots are being resurfaced.

Remember – please refrain from turning on your cell phones in the Synagogue on Shabbat and Yom Tov.

Please help us with our weekday and Saturday evening  minyanim.  In the summer, Saturday evening services begin at 9:00 p.m. almost every week, and we can use a great deal of assistance in order to provide a minyan for those saying Kaddish.  If you have no plans on a particular Saturday evening, please join us for services (and for the meal an hour earlier).

Morning services begin at 7:30 a.m., and we serve breakfast following services; Afternoon services begin at 6:00 p.m.  Saturday evening (end of Shabbat) services vary according to sunset (see time in the calender above this paragraph).

There are many upcoming opportunities to read Haftarah on a Shabbat beginning in June and throughout the summer. The next open Shabbat is September 20 (Nitzavim).   In addition, with our move to a triennial reading cycle, shorter readings are available this summer for those who would like to read Torah.  If you are interested in a particular date, please contact me.

Check out other pages on the blog for information about tefilah.  New pages have been posted, including recordings of both the weekday Mincha and Ma’ariv services.

Would you like to sponsor weekday breakfast  Seudah Shelishit in the future?  Call Denise in the synagogue office to inquire about available dates.

Questions?  Call me (248-851-5100 x 230) or send me an email ( blippitt@adatshalom.org ) .

Shabbat Shalom!

BARRY LIPPITT

26 Av – 28 Av – Schedule of Services

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Friday,  August 22

6:00 p.m.          Mincha / Kabbalat Shabbat / Ma’ariv           Sanctuary

Saturday, August 23              

9:00 a.m.           Shabbat Services                         Sanctuary

Parashat Re’eh

Haftarah to be chanted by Larry Buch

7:15  p.m.       Seudah Shelishi                                Breakfast Room

8:15 p.m.         Mincha / Ma’ariv / Havdalah                    Glass Room

Sunday,  August 24

8:30 a.m.             Shacharit                   Glass Room

6:00 p.m.            Mincha / Ma’ariv                                                 Glass Room

 

Saturday evening and weekday minyan services will be held in the Glass Room while the Shifman Chapel undergoes renovation.

Be careful when you drive into and out of the synagogue grounds, because the parking lots are being resurfaced.

Remember – please refrain from turning on your cell phones in the Synagogue on Shabbat and Yom Tov.

Please help us with our weekday and Saturday evening  minyanim.  In the summer, Saturday evening services begin at 9:00 p.m. almost every week, and we can use a great deal of assistance in order to provide a minyan for those saying Kaddish.  If you have no plans on a particular Saturday evening, please join us for services (and for the meal an hour earlier).

Morning services begin at 7:30 a.m., and we serve breakfast following services; Afternoon services begin at 6:00 p.m.  Saturday evening (end of Shabbat) services vary according to sunset (see time in the calender above this paragraph).

There are many upcoming opportunities to read Haftarah on a Shabbat beginning in June and throughout the summer. The next open Shabbat is September 13 (Ki Tavo).   In addition, with our move to a triennial reading cycle, shorter readings are available this summer for those who would like to read Torah.  If you are interested in a particular date, please contact me.

Check out other pages on the blog for information about tefilah.  New pages have been posted, including recordings of both the weekday Mincha and Ma’ariv services.

Would you like to sponsor weekday breakfast  Seudah Shelishit in the future?  Call Denise in the synagogue office to inquire about available dates.

Questions?  Call me (248-851-5100 x 230) or send me an email ( blippitt@adatshalom.org ) .

Shabbat Shalom!

BARRY LIPPITT

More updates

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Some additional information for our congregants.

First, in case you missed today’s synagogue email, the main driveway is being rebuilt this week, so the 13 Mile Road driveway is not accessible.  Please do not try to drive in or out of that access.

Park in the East parking lot (the one backing to the nursing home) and use the entrance at the end of the long walkway (with the powered doors).

 

Second, I’ve been asked to pass along that Dubin Cleaners offers free dry-cleaning of your tallit throughout the year.  Dubin Cleaners is located on the west side of Orchard Lake Rd, north of 13 Mile.  Please tell them you received word of this through your membership at Adat Shalom.

 

Third, we are now making use of our texting system when we need help with our daily minyanim.  If you live mearby and can help our occasionally on very short notice, please add your name to our list.  If you need instructions on signing up, please call Caren Harwood and she’ll walk you through the process.  You will need the ability to send and receive “text” messages on your mobile phone.

 

Fourth, while summer draws to a close and our Saturday afternoon minyan begins earlier (8:15 p.m. this week), we can still use assistance with minyan on Saturday afternoon (evening).  We hope you can join us (and for the third Sabbath meal, too!).

 

BARRY LIPPITT

Ritual Director

(248) 851-5100    blippitt@adatshalom.org

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