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Emanu-News 2022-03-18 בְּשׂוֹרוֹת עִמָּנוּ

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Emanu-News 2022-03-18 בְּשׂוֹרוֹת עִמָּנוּ
By Congregation Emanu-El • Issue #517 • View online
Weekly news from Congregation Emanu-El, Victoria, B.C.

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Emanu-El News
Congregation Emanu-El AGM 2022
Avodah Team: Mission Accomplished!
Pesach Market 2022
Photo Contest, Naturally
This week's selection
This week's selection
“Under the pavement the dirt is dreaming of grass.”
Wendell Berry
Shabbat 16 Adar ll, 5782
The Week Ahead
  • Friday March 18, 12:30pm: Mystic Moka (CANCELLED)
  • Saturday March 19, 10:00am: Shabbat Services (Connect)
  • Tuesday March 22, 12:30pm: Brown Bag Beit Midrash (Connect)
  • Tuesday March 22, 7:00pm: Adult B’nei Mitzvah
  • Tuesday March 22, 7:00pm: Tanakh Shiur (Register)
  • Wednesday, March 23, 7:00pm: Ḥug Ivrit (Register)
  • Wednesday, March 23, 7:00pm: Emanu-El AGM
  • Thursday March 24, 7:00am: Thursday morning minyan (Connect)
  • Thursday March 24, 7:30pm: Calling All Artists
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)
Sepora Mayim Jacobson, special Meal Train
Documentary Film Screening with Sara Yacobi-Harris and Tema Smith
Hebrew Q&A
If the head of government of the Republic of Ireland is widely known as the Taoiseach, why isn’t the head of government of Israel widely known by its Hebrew term (Rosh Hamemshalah) rather than as “Prime Minister”?
Test Your Lateral Thinking
[The answer to last week’s question had the wrong link attached. Here’s the question and correct link:]
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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The Last Word
A horse goes into a bar.
The bartender says, “You know, you’re in here pretty often—do you think you might be an alcoholic?”
The horse says, “I don’t think I am…"—and promptly vanishes from existence. 
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