Updated: Sep 5, 2022
-Candle Lighting Times for Shabbat (Ontario, CA)
-This week's 10-Minute Torah
-Adult Torah Study
-This week's Upcoming Shabbat services & replay of last week's services
-Adult Hebrew Class
-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).
Shabbat Times for Ontario, California, USA
Candle lighting: 6:47pm on Friday, Sep 9
This week's Torah portion is Parashat Ki Teitzei
Havdalah (50 min): 7:54pm on Saturday, Sep 10
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שבת פרשת כי תצא
September 9 - י״ג אלול
Candle lighting 6:47
Shabbat ends 7:42
72 minutes 8:16
Office Hours this week:
Monday, September 5, 2022 Closed for Labor Day
Thursday, September 8, 2022 1:30pm - 7:30pm (Board Meeting @ 7:30pm)
Friday, September 9, 2022 1:00pm - 8:00pm (Friday Night Shabbat Ma'ariv @ 8:00pm)
Monday, September 12, 2022 9:45am - 1:45pm
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 10:00am – 2:00pm
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 - Monday, September 19, 2022 Out of Town
(Subject to change. Please call for appointments)
Parashat Ki Teitzei 5782 / פָּרָשַׁת כִּי־תֵצֵא
10 September 2022 / 14 Elul 5782
Parashat Ki Teitzei is the 49th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.
Torah Portion: Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19
Ki Teitzei (“When You Go Out”) contains numerous laws, more than appear in any other Torah portion. These include laws about the treatment of a captive woman, returning lost objects, forbidden mixtures, the erection of a rooftop fence, rape, collateral, and workers’ wages. 
Triennial year 3
1: 24:14-16 · 3 p’sukim ·
2: 24:17-19 · 3 p’sukim ·
3: 24:20-22 · 3 p’sukim ·
4: 25:1-4 · 4 p’sukim ·
5: 25:5-10 · 6 p’sukim ·
6: 25:11-16 · 6 p’sukim ·
7: 25:17-19 · 3 p’sukim ·
maf: 25:17-19 · 3 p’sukim ·
Haftarah: Isaiah 54:1-10 · 10 p’sukim
Soncino Chumash: pp. 852 - 856 Triennial Year 3 (Full Kriyah pp. 840 - 856)
Artscroll Chumash: pp. 1060 - 1067 Triennial Year 3 (Full Kriyah pp. 1046 - 1067)
Etz Chaim Chumash: pp. 1130 - 1136 Triennial Year 3 (Full Kriyah pp. 1112 – 1136)
Labor Day 2022
Labor Day for the year 2022 is celebrated/ observed on Monday, September 5th.
Labor Day is a United States federal holiday observed on the first Monday of September annually. The day celebrates the American labor movement and the contributions and achievements of the American worker. In the United States Labor Day is the three day weekend ending the summer season, where Memorial Day weekend starts the summer season.
Adult Torah Study Class
Next Session: Monday, September 12 at 7:30 pm PT
Torah Study preempted for Labor Day
Parashat Ki Tavo 5782 / פָּרָשַׁת כִּי־תָבוֹא
17 September 2022 / 21 Elul 5782
Parashat Ki Tavo is the 50th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.
Torah Portion: Deuteronomy 26:1-29:8
Ki Tavo (“When You Come”) opens by describing the ceremony of the first fruit offering (bikkurim) and the declaration made upon the completion of tithing. It concludes with a detailed description of blessings that follow obedience to God's laws and curses that come with their desecration. 
Triennial year 3
1: 27:11-28:3 · 19 p’sukim ·
2: 28:4-6 · 3 p’sukim ·
3: 28:7-11 · 5 p’sukim ·
4: 28:12-14 · 3 p’sukim ·
5: 28:15-69 · 55 p’sukim ·
6: 29:1-5 · 5 p’sukim ·
7: 29:6-8 · 3 p’sukim ·
maf: 29:6-8 · 3 p’sukim ·
Haftarah: Isaiah 60:1-22 · 22 p’sukim
Soncino Chumash: pp. 864 - 873 Triennial Year 3 (Full Kriyah pp. 859 - 873)
Artscroll Chumash: pp. 1072 - 1085 Triennial Year 3 (Full Kriyah pp. 1068 - 1085)
Etz Chaim Chumash: pp. 1146 - 1159 Triennial Year 3 (Full Kriyah pp. 1140 – 1159)
Next session: Thursday, September 15 @ 7:30pm
Judaic Studies preempted September 8 due to Board Meeting
Come join us for a lively discussion of various topics on Judaica. The current topic is Pirkei Avot.
Shabbat Ma'ariv Service Friday, September 9, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
Shabbat Shachrit Service Saturday, September 10, 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.
Replay of this past Shabbat Services (September 2 & 3, 2022)
8-26-22 Erev Shabbat Shoftim
Sermon @ "Positive Peer Pressure"
8-27-22 Shabbat Shoftim
D'var Torah @ 1:
Check back for links
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 11, 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
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.