Darchei noam

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Join us for a congregational BBQ in celebration of Yom Yerushalayim,Sunday, May 17 at 1:00 pm (note time change from last week's announcement).  No matter the weather, we will be serving hamburgers, hot dogs, veggie options, and more!  The cost to attend is only $9 for adults (bar/bat mitzvah age and up), and $5 for kids ages 4 - 12.  Kids under 4 eat for free.  RSVP no later than Wednesday, May 13 to Ryan Shapin,shapinry@gmail.com, 716-348-4790.  Please be sure to make reference to the Yom Yerushalayim BBQ on your checks.

Shavuot will be here next week!  We will be joined by Yeshivat Chovevei Torah rabbinical students Amir Zinkow and Garth Silberstein who will speak on Shabbat, overnight, and on Shavuot.  Full details andschedule coming soon!  The annual Darchei Noam Young Scholars Program will take place on the first day of Shavuot, Sunday, May 24, at 5:00 pm.  The Women's reading of Megillat Rut will be Monday at 5:00 pm.
With apologies to Alfred, Lord Tennyson, in the spring a young person's fancy lightly turns to thoughts ofgraduation.  We'd like to acknowledge our graduates this year, so please pass along any graduation information you have so we can celebrate this lifecycle event.  You can reply to this note with the grad's name, grade or degree, and school.  Please send your notices in by Tuesday, May 19, and plan to come to agrads' kiddush on June 6.
The website KosherWoman.com has named Darchei Noam one of theirGuest Friendly Shuls.  (That's why we know we'll find hosts for our Shavuot guests!)  Check out the listing at: 
Members: Darchei Noam's Annual Meeting and election of new board members will be Sunday, June 7, 9:00 am at the shul.  You should have received the proposed slate.  If you did not, please contact Bob Karasov.
Shalomi Eldar and his family from Haifa, Israel, will be here this summer.  Per Shalomi: "We're planning to visit Minneapolis in the summer (July 13 - August 2) for my wife's research collaboration at the University of Minnesota (she's an Electrical Engineering Professor at the Technion, Israel).  We have 5 kids ages 1-17 (with a nanny), and are shomer Shabbat.  We are looking for short term rental, and will even considerhouse swap if anyone's interested in spending some time in Haifa."  If you know of housing, contact Shalomi, shalomi_e@yahoo.com, or +972-52-4239830.

If you weren't able to make it to the annual meeting, we still have some note cards, stating that a donation has been made to Darchei Noam, and featuring one of our beautiful Torah covers.  A package of 5 is $10.  Contact Hanna Bloomfield if you'd like some of these beautiful cards!