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Monday, October 31, 2016

Erev zikaron for Rivka - 5777

We will be holding an erev zikaron (memorial evening) for Rivka, on the evening of the sixth anniversary of her passing.

Rabbi Chaim Brovender will be giving a shiur in Rivka's memory.

The shiur, as well as the rest of the evening, will be in English.

Everyone who would like to come is welcome and invited to attend.

Here are the details:

Date: Monday evening, 21 Marheshvan / 21 November
Time: 7:30 pm
Place: Pelech High School
Rehov Yehudah 31
Baka, Jerusalem
(See here for a map.)

For everyone who would like to help bring refreshments, please enter your name alongside what you can bring in this spreadsheet.

Please pass along this message to anyone who might be interested.

I'm looking forward to seeing all of you who will be coming.

Moshe


P.S.:  We will be making an aliyah l'kever (visit to Rivka's grave) the following morning (Tuesday, 21 Marheshvan / 22 November), at 9:00 am.  (Details regarding the location and prayers can be found here.)  We would like to ensure that we have have a minyan, so if you can come, then please let me know.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Erev zikaron for Rivka - 5776

We will be holding an erev zikaron (memorial evening) for Rivka, on the evening of the fifth anniversary of her passing.

We will be screening a talk given by Rivka in 2009, on the topic of "Coping with Adversity".

Everyone who would like to come is welcome and invited to attend.

Here are the details:

Date: Monday evening, 21 Marheshvan / 2 November
Time: 7:30 pm
Place: Pelech High School
Rehov Yehudah 31
Baka, Jerusalem
(See here for a map.)

For everyone who would like to help bring refreshments, please enter your name alongside what you can bring in this spreadsheet.

Please pass along this message to anyone who might be interested.

I'm looking forward to seeing all of you who will be coming.

Shanah tovah & hag sameah!

Moshe


P.S.:  We will be making an aliyah l'kever (visit to Rivka's grave) the following morning (Tuesday, 21 Marheshvan / 3 November), at 9:00 am.  (Details regarding the location and prayers can be found here.)  We would like to ensure that we have have a minyan, so if you can come, then please let me know.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Thank you!

I'd like to thank everyone who came on Thursday night.  It's very comforting to be able to spend the evening of Rivka's yahrtzeit with so many friends who knew her so well.

And thank you to Dafna and Lisa, for the wonderful talks that you gave.

Thank you also to all the people who helped out with refreshments, with setting things up, and with other things.

In addition, I want to thank everyone who came to the aliyah l'kever on Friday morning.

And thank you to those who weren't able to come, but were with us in spirit.

Shavua tov!

Moshe

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Erev zikaron for Rivka - 5775

We will be holding our annual erev zikaron (memorial evening) for Rivka, on the evening of the fourth anniversary of her passing.

Dafna Siegman will be giving a shiur in Rivka's memory on the following topic:
 
"What Can We Gain by Studying the Stories of the Avot and Imahot?"

Dafna Siegman is a teacher of Tanach at Nishmat and serves as an educational consultant for the Harold Grinspoon Foundation.

The shiur, as well as the rest of the evening, will be in English.

Everyone who would like to come is welcome and invited to attend.

Here are the details:

Date: Thursday evening, 21 Marheshvan / 13 November
Time: 7:30 pm
Place: Pelech High School
Rehov Yehudah 31
Baka, Jerusalem
(See here for a map.)

For everyone who would like to help bring refreshments, please enter your name alongside what you can bring in this spreadsheet.

Please pass along this message to anyone who might be interested.

I'm looking forward to seeing all of you who will be coming.

Shanah tovah, hag sameah, & Pitka tava,

Moshe


P.S.:  In addition, we will be making an aliyah l'kever (visit to Rivka's grave) the following morning (Friday, 21 Marheshvan / 14 November), at 10:00 am.  (Details regarding the location and prayers can be found here.)  We would like to make sure that we have have a minyan.  If you can come, please let me know.

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Erev zikaron for Rivka - 5774

We will be once again holding an erev zikaron (memorial evening) for Rivka, on the evening of the third anniversary of her passing.

Rabbi Yitzchak Lifshitz will be giving a shiur in Rivka's memory, on the topic of "memory".

The shiur, as well as the rest of the evening, will be in English.

Everyone who is interested is welcome and invited to attend.

Here are the details:

Date: Thursday evening, 21 Marheshvan / 24 October
Time: 7:30 pm
Place: Pelech High School
Rehov Yehudah 31
Baka, Jerusalem
(See here for a map.)

In addition, we will be making an aliya l'kever (visit to Rivka's grave) the following morning (Friday, 21 Marheshvan / 25 October), at 10:00 am.  Details regarding the location and prayers can be found here.  If you're planning to come to the aliya l'kever, please let me know, so that we can make sure to have a minyan.

For everyone who would like to help bring refreshments, please enter your name alongside what you can bring in this spreadsheet.

Please pass along this message to anyone who might be interested.

I'm looking forward to seeing all of you who will be coming.

Hodesh tov,

Moshe

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Refreshments for erev zikaron

Thank you once again to all those who have generously offered to bring refreshments to the erev zikaron for Rivka. To everyone who would like to help out with this, please enter your name alongside what you can bring in this spreadsheet.

A special thank you to Idit Amir, who is organizing the refreshments.

Shabbat shalom,

Moshe

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Erev zikaron for Rivka

We will be holding an erev zikaron (memorial evening) for Rivka on the evening of the second anniversary of her passing.

Dr. Aviva Cayam will give a shiur in Rivka's memory, on the the topic of "Parenting in Jewish Sources".

The shiur, as well as the rest of the evening, will be in English.

Everyone who is interested is welcome and invited to attend.

Here are the details:

Date: Monday evening, 21 Marheshvan / 5 November
Time: 7:30 pm
Place: Beit Boyer synagogue
Rehov Efrata 35
(at the end of the street on the right side)
Talpiyot, Jerusalem
(See here for a map.)

In addition, we will be making an aliya l'kever (visit to Rivka's grave) the following morning (Tuesday, 21 Marheshvan / 6 November), at 9:00 am. Details regarding the location and prayers can be found here.

Please pass along this message to anyone who might be interested.

I look forward to seeing all of you who will be coming.

Hodesh tov,

Moshe

P.S.: Several people have already asked me about volunteering to bring refreshments. Thank you! I will post a link to a spreadsheet for that soon.

Also, I am looking for someone who can lend us a microphone (with a stand, preferably) and speakers to use for the evening. If you can help with this, please let me know.