Emanu-News 2022-01-28 בְּשׂוֹרוֹת עִמָּנוּ





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Emanu-News 2022-01-28 בְּשׂוֹרוֹת עִמָּנוּ
By Congregation Emanu-El • Issue #510 • View online
Weekly news from Congregation Emanu-El, Victoria, B.C.

Attention webmail users: because this newsletter is clipped by many mail services, you may miss out on the fun of “The Last Word” and “Lateral Thinking.” To avoid this, please view the newsletter online.
Emanu-El News
Kabba Shabba is Back! (Tonight)
Historical Quests – Isa Milman & Menachem Kaiser
Eagle at James Island Pier
Eagle at James Island Pier
Shabbat Shevat 27, 5782
  • Candle lighting: 4:48 PM
  • Parashat Mishpatim
  • Exodus 23:20-24:18
  • Haftarah: Jeremiah 34:8- 22; 33:25-26
The Week Ahead
View the full calendar on the web (mobile-friendly view). See above for Zoom links to events offered virtually.
ICYMI (In Case You Missed It)
From Rabbi Harry: Services Moving Online
In Other News
Jonah, God and Other Strangers: Reading the Torah from a Transgender perspective
Hebrew Q&A
Q: What is the difference between the Hebrew verbs d-b-r (diber) and a-m-r (amar)?
Test Your Lateral Thinking
Every two weeks a woman sits down and writes two words on 60 pieces of paper. Why does she do this?
*Nothing To Do With Being Jewish
*Nothing To Do With Being Jewish
Community Connections
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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
Schlesinger’s father, Mendel—now in his nineties—went to the optometrist for new eyeglasses prescription. 
The optometrist showed him a chart with the letters: 
C Z J W I N O S T A W C Z 
“Can you read that, for me?” he asked Mendel. 
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