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Bialystoker Synagogue
Shabbos Announcement -Parshas Beha'aloscha
18th - 25th of Sivan 5776
June 24th - July 1st 2016

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Earliest Tefillin:

4:29 AM

Latest Shema:

9:13 AM

Mincha 8:20 PM

Maariv 9:05 PM

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Friday Night

Candles: 8:12 PM

Mincha I: 6:45 PM

Mincha II: 8:22 PM

Shabbos Day
Shacharis: 7 & 9 AM
Daf Yomi: 7 PM
Mincha: 1:30, 6:00 & 8 PM
Rabbi Romm's Shiur: 7 PM
Maariv & Shabbos Ends : 9:21 PM

1st Minyan:

2nd Minyan: Charles Rubin
Shalosh Seudos: Danny & Roz Levine in honor of their children and grandchildren
PLEASE NOTE: All sponsorships MUST be confirmed with Aviva or Hondo (before you make any personal food order please speak with Hondo)

Rav's Message

Dear Friends,

The loss of life-long neighborhood activist Heshy Jacob (of blessed memory) leaves a tremendous void in our hearts and our community. His devotion to the needs of so many institutions and individuals cannot easily be replicated.

A comment of the Netziv (Rabbi Naftali Zvi Yehuda Berlin) on this week's Parsha describes, I think, something of the nature of Heshy's leadership.

In the Parsha, Moshe Rabbeinu describes how he has borne the Jewish people "as a nursing mother carries a baby." The Gemara quotes that phrase as epitomizing the extent to which a Jewish leader needs to extend himself for his constituents. What is implied in this imagery of mother and baby?

Explains the Netziv: A baby often soils the mother who carries him. Yet, the devoted mother never rejects the baby, even when the baby "mistreats" her. Similarly, leadership often involves making decisions which offend or anger the very people one is trying to help. Those individuals may strike out at the leader. The true leader perseveres, because his devotion to the people is more powerful than the natural inclination to protect his ego.

Heshy was a strong-willed individual. He was not afraid to make decisions, even unpopular ones. His choices were always motivated by what he thought would be best for an institution, an individual, or the community. His firm convictions often opened him up to criticism, sometimes severe. He could have walked away from communal involvement and spared himself from much of that angst. But his devotion to the people would not allow himself to do so. He understood so well the words of the Netziv: The mother carries the child even when she sullies herself in the process.

As we mentioned at the funeral, efforts are underway to finish Shas by the Shloshim (July 22nd) in Heshy's memory. You can sign up by clicking here --
May all of us be inspired to help those around us, and may we merit to share simchas together.

With wishes for a wonderful Shabbos ,

Rabbi Zvi Romm

Torah Fund
A contribution of $54 to the Torah Fund enables you to sponsor a daily shiur in memory of a loved one or in honor of a special occasion. This past week donations to the Torah Fund were made by:
~Sylvia Wilkenfeld in memory of her husband Max Wilkenfeld
~Judy Becker in memory of her mother Nechama Becker, Nechama bas R' Yisocher Ber
~Susan Myers in memory of her father Mark Myers, Mayer ben Nachman HaLevi

Mazal Tov


~Esther Jacob, on the loss of her husband Heshy Jacob. ~Shami Jacob, Rompy Klug, Yocheved Wenick, Aliza Malek & Dovie Jacob on the loss of their father Heshy Jacob.

Shabbos Youth Groups

Children ages 3-12 are invited to join us for stories, snacks and davening:

  1. Ages 3-6 from 10:00 AM until Shul is over.
  2. Boys ages 7-12 from 10:00 AM until Shul is over.
  3. Girls ages 7-12 from 10:30 until Shul is over.
Bnos of the East Side (Girls in K-6th grades)

At the Bialystoker Shul from 2:40 - 3:50 PM

Pirchei of the East Side (boys in grades 1-8)

Finale - Motzei Shabbos, February, 20th 7:15PM

Weekly Shiurim

  1. Rav Singer Chevra Mishnayos Shiur: Daily between Mincha & Maariv.
  2. Mishna Berura Yomis: Daily after Maariv.
  3. Daf Yomi by Rabbi Fishelis: Sun - Thu at 8:00 PM.
  4. Daf Yomi by Rabbi Yechezkel Rosenbaum: Sun 6:45 AM, Mon-Fri 6:00 AM.
  5. Medrash Koheles: Sunday mornings, 7:45 AM
  6. Women's Shiur in Tehillim: Monday night 8:00 - Will Resume After The Summer
  7. Rabbi Romm's NEW Shem MiShmuel Shiur for men & and women: Wednesday night following Mincha

Mishmar learning in memory of Morris & Beth Faitelewicz and Yehuda Bayme takes place on Thursday nights, following 10:10 PM Maariv at the East Side Torah Center

Upcoming Events
Sunday, June 26th, 6:30 PM : Membership Meeting will take place at the Orenstein Building
Sunday, September 11th: Hatzolah of the Lower East Side 2nd Annual BBQ.

Shabbos, September 17th: Installation Kiddush

Good Shabbos,

Zvi David Romm, Rabbi

Yosef Peretz, President


For any announcements that you would like to include for Shabbos, please have the information called or e-mailed to the shul NO LATER than 11:00 AM on Thursdays.