|In This Issue
March 15, 2019
Candle Lighting 6:37pm
Saturday, March 16,
Sunday, March 17, 2019
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Fast of Esther-Purim Night
Ma'ariv & Megillah 7:20pm
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Megillah approx 8:45am
March 22, 2019
Young Israel of West Rogers Park
2706 W. Touhy Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60645
Rabbi Elisha Prero
Joel Malkin, President
Israel of West Rogers Park wishes members and friends a
Shabbat Shalom and Chag Purim Sameach!
This Shabbat we will read Parshat Zachor, the
second of the special four Parshiot leading up to Purim and
Pesach. The reading of the maftir this Shabbat is considered
to be the fulfillment of the mitzvah to remember Amalek. To
learn more, see https://www.ou.org/holidays/purim/moshe-yehoshua-bridging-amalek-gap-interdependence-shabbos-zachor-purim/).
The Fast of Esther (Ta’anit Esther) is marked on
Wednesday, starting at dawn (alot hashachar), 5:42am. Purim starts
on Wednesday evening and continues on Thursday. To learn
https://www.ou.org/holidays/purim/what-is-purim/ The day
after Purim (Friday) is Shushan Purim, when Purim is marked in
The unveiling for Dr. Richard Chasman
will take place this Sunday, March 17, at 2:00pm at Waldheim
Cemetery. Enter at the Roosevelt and Des Plaines gate; signs will
be posted there with directions to Dr. Chasman's grave.
Simchas and Events
Thank you to:
- 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
- Yosef Sweet will read Torah
- Rabbi Prero will deliver the derasha
At this time of heightened concern about the safety of Jews
throughout the country, Young Israel of West Rogers Park has
introduced a locked-door policy, which went into effect following
the massacre in Pittsburgh. The Shul will make every effort to
position a volunteer by the front door to safely welcome friends
and members to our davening, classes, meetings, and other
programs. If you come to Shul at one of these times and see
that a greeter is not present, please knock for entry.
Thanks for your understanding.
|If you would like
to sponsor a Kiddush, Seudah Shelishit, or other shul
program, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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, z"l. For more information, please
speak with Robbin Katzin.
Volunteering (and more) at The ARK - Click
here for details on volunteering at the Ark, including
preparing and delivering Purim packages for hundreds of clients.
for Disabled Israeli Veterans Sunday, March
31, 2019 at 5:00pm, Persian Hebrew Congregation of Skokie -
3820 West Main Street, Skokie, featuring the Chicago Klezmer
Experience. See attached flyer for details.
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 alcoholism.
YU Torah Mitzion
Kollel - For information about programs
offered by our important Torah learning partner, please visit
their website at www.chicagotorah.org
or email email@example.com
- Don't forget to check the status of the West Rogers Park eruv
before every Shabbat. (773)
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|*Please note that the Chai Clubs are
additional donations and do not apply towards membership