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Emanu-News 2022-03-11 בְּשׂוֹרוֹת עִמָּנוּ

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Emanu-News 2022-03-11 בְּשׂוֹרוֹת עִמָּנוּ
By Congregation Emanu-El • Issue #516 • View online
Weekly news from Congregation Emanu-El, Victoria, B.C.

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Emanu-El News
Purim 2022: A Backyard Event
Sepora Mayim Jacobson, special Meal Train
Congregation Emanu-El AGM 2022
Pesach Market 2022
Documentary Film Screening with Sara Yacobi-Harris and Tema Smith
Join the Bēma Team!
Photo Contest, Naturally
Shabbat 9 Adar ll, 5782
The Week Ahead
  • Friday March 11, 12:30pm: Mystic Moka (Connect)
  • Saturday March 12, 10:00am: Shabbat Services (Connect)
  • Tuesday March 15, 12:30pm: Brown Bag Beit Midrash (Connect)
  • Tuesday March 15, 7:00pm: Adult B’nei Mitzvah
  • Tuesday March 15, 7:00pm: Tanakh Shiur (Register)
  • Wednesday, March 16, 7:00pm: Purim 2022: A Backyard Event
  • Wednesday, March 16 7:00pm: Ḥug Ivrit (Register)
  • Thursday March 17, 7:00am: Thursday morning minyan (Connect)
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)
Welcome Back to In-Person Services in the Sanctuary!
Emanu-El Shabbat Dinners Moving Forward Again!
Hebrew Q&A
Is it true that quotation marks in Modern Hebrew must always be straight (“”) and never curly/smart (“”)?
Test Your Lateral Thinking
A hunter aimed his gun carefully and fired. Seconds later, he realized his mistake. Minutes later, he is dead. What happened?
* Nothing To Do With Being Jewish
* Nothing To Do With Being Jewish
Community Connections
Humanitarian Aid to Ukraine
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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 Editors: Katie Stafford, Oz Dovauo
  • NTDWBJ, TYLT, & Last Word: Jonathan Ure Stoppi
  • Communications Committee Chair: Lincoln Shlensky
  • Reviewers: Rabbi Harry, Susan Holtz
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