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Emanu-News 2022-05-20 בְּשׂוֹרוֹת עִמָּנוּ

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Emanu-News 2022-05-20 בְּשׂוֹרוֹת עִמָּנוּ
By Congregation Emanu-El • Issue #526 • View online
Weekly news from Congregation Emanu-El, Victoria, B.C.

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Emanu-El News
Fraud Alert
Volunteer Position: Fire Warden
Israeli Folk Dancing
Art Display to Benefit Ukrainian Aid
Shabbat Ushers and Greeters Needed!
Photo Contest, Naturally
This week's selection.
This week's selection.
Each word uttered / Is like a grain of sand / On the shore of our silences
Yuval Bialik
Shabbat 20 Iyyar, 5782
The Week Ahead
  • Friday May 20, 12:30pm: Mystic Moka (Cancelled)
  • Saturday May 21, 10:00am: Shabbat Services (Connect)
  • Sunday May 22, 7:00pm: Israeli Folk Dancing
  • Tuesday May 24, 12:30pm: Brown Bag Beit Midrash (Connect)
  • Tuesday May 24, 7:00pm: Tanakh Shiur (Register)
  • Thursday May 26, 7:00am: Thursday morning minyan
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)
Delivery of Aid to Ukraine
Meal Train for Leah & Baby Jack!
In Other News
Victoria Reconciliation Dialogues
GVAT Successes
Hebrew Q&A
* Nothing To Do With Being Jewish
* Nothing To Do With Being Jewish
Community Connections
CC#1- Student needs accommodation
My Calgary granddaughter will be attending Camosun College in the fall and needs a new place to live. She is a gentle quiet girl who is very connected to her Jewish heritage. If you have a suite to rent please let me know. - Ann Zanbilowicz
Respond to CC#1 (your email will be forwarded to the contact person)
CC#2 - Shabbat Gift Bags
Congregation Emanu-El is distributing to 20 households each month Shabbat Gift Bags. They are being given to everyone, regardless of need, letting everyone know that they are appreciated.
We need drivers who will distribute the bags. It takes about 2 hours of time once a month.
Respond to CC#2 (your email will be forwarded to the contact person)
Humanitarian Aid to Ukraine
We now have online forms to simply the submission of news, website change requests, and Community Connection ads:
The deadline for each of these is noon on the Friday before the intended issue.
Donation to Offer?
The Congregation Emanu-El community is sustained by contributions from members of the synagogue, the larger Jewish community, and the public. We are deeply grateful for contributions of any size for sustaining our synagogue. 
A list of our charitable funds is available at
We accept Visa & Mastercard, or you may post a cheque or phone the synagogue office during regular business hours.
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
About this Newsletter
Copyright © 2022 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
Schlesinger was enjoying a rare coffee with his sons Simon and Barry at the coffee shop one day, when a guy came in and ordered a coffee. 
When the barista asked for his name, he told her, with a smirk, “Spartacus.”
When his order was ready, the barista called out, “Spartacus!”
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