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Shabbat Shalom שבת שלום (August 15, 2022)

Updated: Aug 15, 2022



-Announcements

-Candle Lighting Times for Shabbat (Ontario, CA)

-Office Hours

-This week's 10-Minute Torah

-Adult Torah Study

-Judaic Studies

-This week's Upcoming Shabbat services & replay of last week's services

-Hebrew School

-Adult Hebrew Class

-Rosh Hodesh Elul

-Family Learning Day

-Mi Sheberach List


*Our Synagogue secretary, Bonnie Brown, has had back surgery and is recovering. Please be patient with us as we work to cover the synagogue office. Thank you for your consideration.


**For your convenience and information, Zoom links to events are provided in their respective notices. Please note that only members associated with Temple Sholom of Ontario are receiving these links in this format


***We are updating our Mi Sheberach מי שברך list for those in need of healing. Please advise any changes. Thank you.

(Names are not published to respect people's privacy).

****We would like to start Saturday Morning Shabbat Shaharit services at 9:30am. This puts the starting time closer to Jewish Law. Please let us know your preference to changing or keeping the start time @ 10am. Thank you.


Shabbat Times for Ontario, California, USA

  • Candle lighting: 7:14pm on Friday, Aug 19

  • Shabbat Mevarchim Chodesh Elul occurs on Saturday, Aug 20

  • This week's Torah portion is Parashat Eikev

  • Havdalah (50 min): 8:22pm on Saturday, Aug 20


שבת פרשת עקב

August 19 - כ״ב אב

Candle lighting 7:14

Shabbat ends 8:11

72 minutes 8:44



Office Hours this week:

Monday, August 15, 2022 9:45am - 1:45pm

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 10:00am – 2:00pm

Friday, August 19, 2022 10:00am - 8:00pm (Friday Night Shabbat Ma'ariv @ 8:00pm)

Monday, August 22, 2022 9:00am - 2:00pm

Friday, August 26, 2022 10:00am - 8:00pm (Friday Night Shabbat Ma'ariv @ 8:00pm)

(Subject to change. Please call for appointments)




Parashat Eikev 5782 / פָּרָשַׁת עֵקֶב

20 August 2022 / 23 Av 5782


Parashat Eikev is the 46th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25

In Eikev (“As a Result”), Moses recounts events that happened in the desert, including the manna, the golden calf, and Aaron's death. Moses describes the blessings God will bestow upon the Israelites if they follow God’s law and the punishments they will encounter if they disobey. [1]

Triennial year 3

1: 10:12-15 · 4 p’sukim ·

2: 10:16-22 · 7 p’sukim ·

3: 11:1-9 · 9 p’sukim ·

4: 11:10-12 · 3 p’sukim ·

5: 11:13-15 · 3 p’sukim ·

6: 11:16-21 · 6 p’sukim ·

7: 11:22-25 · 4 p’sukim ·

maf: 11:22-25 · 4 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Isaiah 49:14-51:3 · 27 p’sukim


Commentary and Divrei Torah: Sefaria OU Torah Jewish Theological Seminary


Soncino Chumash: pp. 780 - 794 Triennial Year 3 (Full Kriyah pp. 789 - 794)

Artscroll Chumash: pp. 990 - 997 Triennial Year 3 (Full Kriyah pp. 980 - 997)

Etz Chaim Chumash: pp. 1048 - 1054 Triennial Year 3 (Full Kriyah pp. 1037 – 1054)




Adult Torah Study Class

Next Session: Monday, August 15 at 7:30 pm PT

Parashat Eikev 5782 / פָּרָשַׁת עֵקֶב

20 August 2022 / 23 Av 5782


Parashat Eikev is the 46th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25

In Eikev (“As a Result”), Moses recounts events that happened in the desert, including the manna, the golden calf, and Aaron's death. Moses describes the blessings God will bestow upon the Israelites if they follow God’s law and the punishments they will encounter if they disobey. [1]

Triennial year 3

1: 10:12-15 · 4 p’sukim ·

2: 10:16-22 · 7 p’sukim ·

3: 11:1-9 · 9 p’sukim ·

4: 11:10-12 · 3 p’sukim ·

5: 11:13-15 · 3 p’sukim ·

6: 11:16-21 · 6 p’sukim ·

7: 11:22-25 · 4 p’sukim ·

maf: 11:22-25 · 4 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Isaiah 49:14-51:3 · 27 p’sukim


Commentary and Divrei Torah: Sefaria OU Torah Jewish Theological Seminary


Soncino Chumash: pp. 780 - 794 Triennial Year 3 (Full Kriyah pp. 789 - 794)

Artscroll Chumash: pp. 990 - 997 Triennial Year 3 (Full Kriyah pp. 980 - 997)

Etz Chaim Chumash: pp. 1048 - 1054 Triennial Year 3 (Full Kriyah pp. 1037 – 1054)


Shabbos Mevorchim Chodesh Elul Saturday, August 20

Molad Elul: Sat, 16 minutes and 5 chalakim after 8:00

Any Shabbat that precedes and begins the week during which there will be a day or days of a new Hebrew month (Rosh Chodesh) is known as Shabbat Mevorchim (mevorchim means "they [the congregation] bless" [the forthcoming new month].


Judaic Studies

Next session: Thursday, August 18 @ 7:30pm

Come join us for a lively discussion of various topics on Judaica. The current topic is Pirkei Avot.





Upcoming Services

Shabbat Ma'ariv Service Friday, August 19, 2022 @ 8:00 pm

Shabbat Shachrit Service Saturday, August 20, 2022 @ 10:00 am

****We would like to start Saturday Morning Shabbat Shaharit services at 9:30am. This puts the starting time closer to Jewish Law. Please let us know your preference to changing or keeping the start time @ 10am. Thank you.

*Note that we are now doing the Triennial reading for our Shabbat Torah services. 5782 is Triennial Year 3

**We are holding live Shabbat services back in the synagogue. We will still continue to broadcast on Zoom and Facebook for those unable to come to the sanctuary. Please call the office for more information if you'd like to attend.

Replay of this past Shabbat Services (August 12 & 13, 2022)

8-12-22 Erev Shabbat Vaetchanan

Sermon @ 50:15 On death and dying

8-13-2022 Shabbat V'Ethanan

D'var Torah @ 1:02:50

Check for links



Hebrew School at Temple Sholom of Ontario

See you in the fall.

First Session Sunday

Second Session Sunday

Hebrew school is on summer break at Temple Sholom of Ontario. We will continue in the fall hold classes virtually on Sundays starting at 10:00am PT. There will be two sessions, 40 minutes each, with a 10 minute break in between.

Details will follow soon.


The first session will focus on Hebrew reading and prayers. We will read from the week's Torah portion using a Chumash and an online site. Besides the main prayers used in our services, we will also learn Torah and Haftarah blessings.

The second session will be a general learning session of that weekly sedrah/portion. We will also discuss notable Jewish personalities, from celebrities to prophets and kings. There will also be special topics such as gossip and evolution.

Please let us know if you'd like to join us and of course if you have any questions.



Adult Hebrew Reading Course

Sunday, August 14 10:30 am – 11:30 am














A new Hebrew Reading course from NJOP.


Also, People have been asking for more practice in Hebrew Reading. We are planning a Hebrew reading course that will help you understand the prayers as well



Rosh Chodesh Elul 2022 / רֹאשׁ חוֹדֶשׁ אֱלוּל 5782

Start of month of Elul on the Hebrew calendar 🌒

Rosh Chodesh Elul for Hebrew Year 5782 begins at sundown on Friday, 26 August 2022 and ends at nightfall on Sunday, 28 August 2022.

Start of month of Elul on the Hebrew calendar. Elul (אֱלוּל) is the 6th month of the Hebrew year, has 29 days, and corresponds to August or September on the Gregorian calendar. רֹאשׁ חוֹדֶשׁ, transliterated Rosh Chodesh or Rosh Hodesh, is a minor holiday that occurs at the beginning of every month in the Hebrew calendar. It is marked by the birth of a new moon.



Family Sunday School/Learning Day

Sunday, August 28 @ 10am – 12pm

Temple Sholom of Ontario is planning a fun, education day on August 28 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at our synagogue. The program will include classes and activities for children and their parents. Rabbi Stephen (me) will be doing a special program for children over 11 and their parents. Two Sunday School teachers will be offering programs for children ages four to eleven to learn prayers, Bible stories, art, and a time for constructive play with other children. At approximately 11:30 am everyone will join together to enjoy a bagel brunch.


Please join us all for this special day. Any questions, contact me or Zoe Siegel at 909-985-7106.



We are updating our Mi Sheberach מי שברך list for those in need of healing. Please advise any changes. Thank you.

(Names will no longer be published to respect people's privacy).

*The titles in blue and underlined are "hyperlinks". If you click on any of those, it will lead to that site/URL. The hyperlink gives a descriptive title with the actual link embedded in that title. Anyone who is concerned about clicking a link or hyperlink can access any of these resources by going to my website, www.modernrabbistephen.com. You can find them in the "Blog" and "Videos" sections, as well as the "Instagram Links" by clicking on the various pictures.




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