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Shabbat Shalom שבת שלום (September 19, 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

-Hebrew School

-Adult Hebrew Class

-Rosh Hashanah

-High Holiday Schedule

-Family Fun Learning Day

-Mi Sheberach List



**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. Please note that we are no longer recording services to protect our congregants privacy.



***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).


Shabbat Times for Ontario, California, USA

  • Candle lighting: 6:27pm on Friday, Sep 23

  • This week's Torah portion is Parashat Nitzavim

  • Havdalah (50 min): 7:34pm on Saturday, Sep 24

שבת פרשת נצבים

September 23 - כ״ז אלול

Candle lighting 6:27

Shabbat ends 7:22

72 minutes 7:57





Office Hours this week:

Monday, September 19, 2022 9:30 am - 1:30pm

Thursday, September 20, 2022 10:00am - 12:00pm

Friday, September 24, 2022 10:00am - 8:00pm (Friday Night Shabbat Ma'ariv @ 8:00pm)

Monday, September 26, 2022 Rosh Hashanah 1

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 Rosh Hashanah 2

Friday, September 31, 2022 1:00pm - 8:00pm (Friday Night Shabbat Ma'ariv @ 8:00pm)

(Subject to change. Please call for appointments)




This week's 10-Minute Torah (September 24, 2022): "Parashat Nitzavim" 5782


Parashat Nitzavim 5782 / פָּרָשַׁת נִצָּבִים

24 September 2022 / 28 Elul 5782

Parashat Nitzavim is the 51st weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20

In Nitzavim (“Standing”), Moses addresses the Israelites, emphasizing the importance of following God’s covenant and of not worshiping other gods. He describes the process of repentance and returning to God, and stresses that God’s commandments are achievable and “not in the heavens.” [1]

Triennial year 3

1: 29:9-11 · 3 p’sukim ·

2: 29:12-14 · 3 p’sukim ·

3: 29:15-28 · 14 p’sukim ·

4: 30:1-6 · 6 p’sukim ·

5: 30:7-10 · 4 p’sukim ·

6: 30:11-14 · 4 p’sukim ·

7: 30:15-20 · 6 p’sukim ·

maf: 30:15-20 · 6 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Isaiah 61:10-63:9 · 23 p’sukim

Commentary and Divrei Torah Sefaria OU Torah Jewish Theological Seminary

Soncino Chumash: pp. 878 - 883 Triennial Year 3 (Full Kriyah pp. 878 - 883)

Artscroll Chumash: pp. 1086 - 1093 Triennial Year 3 (Full Kriyah pp. 1086 - 1093)

Etz Chaim Chumash: pp. 1165 - 1172 Triennial Year 3 (Full Kriyah pp. 1165 - 1172)



Adult Torah Study Class

Next Session: Monday, September 19 at 7:30 pm PT

Parashat Nitzavim 5782 / פָּרָשַׁת נִצָּבִים

24 September 2022 / 28 Elul 5782

Parashat Nitzavim is the 51st weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20

In Nitzavim (“Standing”), Moses addresses the Israelites, emphasizing the importance of following God’s covenant and of not worshiping other gods. He describes the process of repentance and returning to God, and stresses that God’s commandments are achievable and “not in the heavens.” [1]

Triennial year 3

1: 29:9-11 · 3 p’sukim ·

2: 29:12-14 · 3 p’sukim ·

3: 29:15-28 · 14 p’sukim ·

4: 30:1-6 · 6 p’sukim ·

5: 30:7-10 · 4 p’sukim ·

6: 30:11-14 · 4 p’sukim ·

7: 30:15-20 · 6 p’sukim ·

maf: 30:15-20 · 6 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Isaiah 61:10-63:9 · 23 p’sukim

Commentary and Divrei Torah Sefaria OU Torah Jewish Theological Seminary

Soncino Chumash: pp. 878 - 883 Triennial Year 3 (Full Kriyah pp. 878 - 883)

Artscroll Chumash: pp. 1086 - 1093 Triennial Year 3 (Full Kriyah pp. 1086 - 1093)

Etz Chaim Chumash: pp. 1165 - 1172 Triennial Year 3 (Full Kriyah pp. 1165 - 1172)




Judaic Studies

Next session: Thursday, September 22 @ 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, September 23, 2022 @ 8:00 pm

Shabbat Shachrit Service Saturday, September 24, 2022 @ 10:00 am

Note that we are back to starting @ 10am until the High Holidays

*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.



Hebrew School at Temple Sholom of Ontario

Hebrew School will start Sunday, September 25, 2022.

First Session Sunday 10:00am - 10:40am

Second Session Sunday 10:50am - 11:30am

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, September 25, 11:45 am – 12:45 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 Hashana 2022 / רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה 5783

The Jewish New Year 🍏🍯

Rosh Hashana for Hebrew Year 5783 begins at sundown on Sunday, 25 September 2022 and ends at nightfall on Tuesday, 27 September 2022.

Rosh Hashanah (Hebrew: ראש השנה), (literally “head of the year”), is the Jewish New Year. It is the first of the High Holidays or Yamim Noraim (“Days of Awe”), celebrated ten days before Yom Kippur. Rosh Hashanah is observed on the first two days of Tishrei, the seventh month of the Hebrew calendar. It is described in the Torah as יום תרועה (Yom Teruah, a day of sounding [the Shofar]).


Rosh Hashana I / רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה א׳ Monday, 26 September 2022 / 1 Tishrei 5783

  1. 1: Genesis 21:1-4 · 4 p’sukim ·

  2. 2: Genesis 21:5-12 · 8 p’sukim ·

  3. 3: Genesis 21:13-21 · 9 p’sukim ·

  4. 4: Genesis 21:22-27 · 6 p’sukim ·

  5. 5: Genesis 21:28-34 · 7 p’sukim ·

  6. maf: Numbers 29:1-6 · 6 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: I Samuel 1:1-2:10 · 38 p’sukim


Rosh Hashana II / רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה ב׳ Tuesday, 27 September 2022 / 2 Tishrei 5783

  1. 1: Genesis 22:1-3 · 3 p’sukim ·

  2. 2: Genesis 22:4-8 · 5 p’sukim ·

  3. 3: Genesis 22:9-14 · 6 p’sukim ·

  4. 4: Genesis 22:15-19 · 5 p’sukim ·

  5. 5: Genesis 22:20-24 · 5 p’sukim ·

  6. maf: Numbers 29:1-6 · 6 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Jeremiah 31:1-19 · 19 p’sukim


High Holidays: Venue for services

Erev Rosh Hashanah 1 Sunday, September 25, 2022 7:30pm – 9:00pm (Cantor John Guest)

Rosh Hashanah 1 Monday, September 26, 2022 9:30am – 12:30pm (Cantor John Guest)

Rosh Hashanah 2 Tuesday, September 27, 2022 9:30am – 12:30pm (Cantor John Guest)

Shabbat Shuva Ma’ariv Friday, September 30, 2022 8:00pm – 9:15pm

Shabbat Shuva Shaharit Saturday, October 1, 2022 10:00am – 12:30pm

Erev Yom Kippur Tuesday, October 4, 2022 6:00pm – 8:00pm (Cantor John Guest)

Candle lighting / הדלקת נרותTuesday, October 46:12 – 6:12pm

Yom Kippur Shaharit Wednesday, October 5, 2022 9:30am – 1:30pm (Cantor John Guest)

Yom Kippur Mincha Wednesday, October 5, 2022 4:15pm – 8:30pm (Break fast) (Cantor John Guest)

Havdalah (50 min)/ הבדלה - 50 דקותWednesday, October 57:19 – 7:19pm

Perhaps we can get some people to help put up the Sukkah a few days in advance.

Erev Sukkot Ma’ariv 1 Sunday, October 9, 2022 7:30pm – 8:45pm

Sukkot Shaharit 1 Monday, October 10, 2022 9:30am – 12:15pm

Erev Sukkot Ma’ariv 2 Monday, October 10, 2022 7:30pm – 8:45pm (Probably livestream on Zoom from our house)

Sukkot Shaharit 2 Tuesday, October 11, 2022 9:30am – 12:15pm

Shaharit Shmini Atzeret/Yizkor Monday, October 17, 2022 9:30am – 12:15pm

Erev Simhat Torah Monday, October 17, 2022 7:30pm – 9:00pm

**Shaharit Simhat Torah Tuesday, October 18, 2022 9:30pm – 12:15pm We will probably do this anyway even though we're holding evening services.



Family Sunday School/Learning Day

Next Learning Day will be in October. Watch for more information!

Due to the success of the last two Learning Days, this is now a monthly event! We will have this usually on the last weekend of the month at our synagogue. The next Learning Day will be in October due to the High Holidays in September. 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.




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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