Please note that next Monday, October 12, we will return to 8:00 pm Ma'ariv only from Monday - Thursday.
This week we begin reading the Torah again, and recall the creation of the world. As Rabbi Ozarowski explains in his attached article, we are all responsible for maintaining the world, and one way we can do that is by recycling and composting. To support the Rabbi's article, adults and kidsare invited to an informational hour, Sunday, October 11, 6:00 pm, at Darchei Noam, to review composting and recycling guidelines, so that we will all be on the same page, and continue to improve our compliance with this program. Our youth group has offered to assist us with proper disposal of items. Questions, comments, concerns, and other input are welcome.
Please remember that the etrogim that we ordered for Darchei Noamwere imported from Israel and were grown during the shemitah year. They have to be treated specially now that the chag is over. According to the RCA, the etrog may not be discarded after Sukkot, but rather should be placed in a safe place to dry up on its own. Once the etrog completely dries up, it may be discarded. If one plans on making etrog jelly, the jelly has kedushah and should not be wasted. It should be consumed before Chodesh Shevat, or else the laws of bi'ur apply. Another option is to return the etrog to Israel. If you want to bring your etrog to Darchei Noam in the next few days, we can arrange for shipment.
Calling all preteens and teens
! Starting on Sunday, October 18
, and on Sunday mornings
thereafter, grab a friend or sibling and come for davening & donuts
(or other treats). Shacharit starts at 8:00
, followed by refreshments. On October 18
, there might just be Starbucks coffee for the adults too! Questions? Contact Miriam Garland at email@example.com
. We look forward to seeing you then!
evening, October 22
(Parshat Lech Lecha), Darchei Noam will host a challah bake
to kick off the Shabbos Project
. We will be making and baking challah at the shul, and learning some tricks of the trade and more about the significance of this mitzvah. More details to come but please reserve the date. For questions, contact Wendy Khabie,firstname.lastname@example.org
, or 763-443-8083