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Emanu-News 2022-01-21 בְּשׂוֹרוֹת עִמָּנוּ
By Congregation Emanu-El • Issue #509 • View online
Weekly news from Congregation Emanu-El, Victoria, B.C.

Emanu-El News
Kabba Shabba is Back!
Photo Contest, Naturally
Hug Ivrit Resumes
Partnerships
Shabbat Shevat 20, 5782
  • Candle lighting: 4:37 PM
  • Parashat Yitro
  • Exodus 19:1- 20:22
  • Haftarah:  Isaiah 6:1-7:6; 9:5-6
The Week Ahead
  • Friday Jan. 21, 12:30pm: Mystic Moka
  • Friday, Jan. 21, 6:00pm: Kabbalat Shabbat (Connect)
  • Saturday Jan. 22, 10:00am: Shabbat Services (Connect)
  • Tuesday Jan. 25, 12:30pm: Brown Bag Beit Midrash (Connect)
  • Tuesday Jan. 25, 7:00pm: Adult B’nei Mitzvah
  • Tuesday Jan. 25, 7:00pm: Tanakh Shiur (Register)
  • Wednesday, Jan. 26, 7:00pm: Ḥug Ivrit (Register)
  • Thursday Jan. 27, 7:00am: Thursday morning minyan (Connect)
  • Thursday Jan. 27, 7:00pm: Judaism—An Introduction
View the full calendar on the web (mobile-friendly view). See above for Zoom links to events offered virtually.
Attention Webmail users: If this newsletter is cut off, view the full issue online to see all the way to the end of The Last Word.
ICYMI (In Case You Missed It)
From Rabbi Harry: Services Moving Online
Tikkun Olam: Warm Feet and Happy Hearts
Congregation Emanu-El Shabbat Dinners Postponed
In Other News
From the Inquisition to the Caribbean: Jews of Jamaica
Hebrew Q&A
Example of a letter in Yiddish handwriting
Example of a letter in Yiddish handwriting
Q: Are the Yiddish and the Hebrew cursive scripts the same style?
Test Your Lateral Thinking
One of Michael’s dearest loved ones binds him to a chair, but Michael doesn’t mind. Why?
NTDWBJ*
*Nothing To Do With Being Jewish
*Nothing To Do With Being Jewish
Community Connections
CC#2 - Caregiver Needed
Housekeeper wanted for a single, senior woman in a wheelchair. The job will entail some weekend and /or weekday shifts (to be determined pending caregiver’s availability). Some personal care and meal preparation required. There is a friendly, elderly dog in the home.  - Ruth Simkin
Respond to CC#2 (your email will be forwarded to the contact person)
Synagogue Office
Congregation Emanu-El, 1461 Blanshard St., Victoria, BC V8W 2J3, Canada
Office hours:
  • Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
  • Friday 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
About this Newsletter
Copyright © 2021 Congregation Emanu-El. All rights reserved.
Editorial Board:
  • News Editor: Katie Stafford
  • NTDWBJ, TYLT, & Last Word: Jonathan Ure Stoppi
  • Communications Committee Chair: Lincoln Shlensky
  • Reviewers: Rabbi Harry, Susan Holtz
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The Last Word
Betty Schlesinger went into her local pharmacy.
“Rajiv, I can’t take it any more,” she said. “Please give me some pills.”
“Of course, Mrs. Schlesinger,” said the pharmacist. “Did you bring a prescription?”
Betty sighed, and pulled out two items from her purse, and showed it him, expectantly.
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