Young Israel of West Rogers Park
Come as you are
Shabbat Bereshit/Mevarichim
October 5-6 / Tishrei 27
In This Issue

Zmanim (Times)

Kiddush & Simchas

Shiurim (classes)

Community Announcements

Zmanim (Times)

Friday, October 5,  2018

Candle Lighting  6:06pm
Mincha/Maariv 6:16pm

Saturday, October 6, 2018
Shacharit 9:00am

Mincha 5:56pm

Maariv 7:06pm

Sunday, October 7, 2018
Shacharit 8:15am


Friday, October 12, 2018
Mincha/Maariv 6:04pm

Young Israel of West Rogers Park
2706 W. Touhy Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60645
(773) 501-4728

Rabbi Elisha Prero
Joel Malkin, President
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Young Israel of West Rogers Park wishes members and friends a Shabbat Shalom and a good Chodesh!

This Shabbat is Shabbat Mevarchim, announcing the upcoming month of Marcheshvan.

Torah in a Minute
  is on break

Kiddush, Simchas and Events

Thank you to Estella Levin for her contributions to Kiddush this Shabbat in honor of her birthday.

Thank you to:

  • All the donors and volunteers who made possible the beautiful Gala Kiddush for Simchat Torah
  • Miriam Prero, for preparing her award-winning cholent
  • Those who help prepare the shul for Shabbat and set up or clean up for Kiddushim and Seudah Shelishit
  • Those who help lead our tefillot
  • Our Kiddush Shoppers team, Ethel Fenig, Robbin Katzin, Ari Madoff, Joel Malkin, and Hillorie Morrison

This Shabbat:

  • Rabbi Asher Dordek will read Torah
  • Rabbi Prero will give the derashah after davening


KEEPING IN TOUCH... about Minyanim
In an effort to make good use of social media, Young Israel is using WhatsApp. If you would like to be able to receive up-to-date information about Minyanim at Young Israel, you may join the YIWRP Minyanim group in WhatsApp by following this link. The link works on a personal computer or smartphone.

If you would like to sponsor a Kiddush, Seudah Shelishit, or other shul program, please send an email to

Shiurim (classes)

Unless otherwise specified, shiurim and classes take place in the Arthur & Sally Dordek Library at Young Israel. All are welcome to participate in any of the shiurim.

  • The Navi (Prophets) shiur, which is currently learning the book of Shoftim/Judges, will meet on Wednesday evening at 8:30pm.  All are welcome.  Learning is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Richard Chasman, זל.  For more information, please speak with Robbin Katzin.

Community Announcements

The October 2018 meeting for Beat 2411, covering the area west of Ridge from Pratt to Howard, is scheduled to take place at Rogers Elementary School, 7345 N. Washtenaw, on Tuesday, October 9, at 7pm.  Representatives of the Chicago Police Department will be present to listen to citizen concerns. It is important that as many members of the community attend as possible.

There is an AA meeting at YIWRP every Tuesday from 7:30-8:30pm. it is a beginners meeting and open to those interested in recovering from alcholism.

YU Torah Mitzion Kollel - For information about programs offered by our important Torah learning partner, please visit their website at or email

Eruv - Don't forget to check the status of the West Rogers Park eruv before every Shabbat. (773) 743-7882.

Join the Club!

You can join any of our Chai Clubs by signing up using the following buttons. Your regular payments will be made to the shul until you decide to stop them.

*Please note that the Chai Clubs are additional donations and do not apply towards membership dues.
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