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Browsing Posts published in November, 2012

  CANCELLED due to a funeral.  To be rescheduled soon.  Cycling With The Cantor,  Join us on Sunday, December 2, at 3:30 pm for our first casual hour and a half  bike ride  through northwest Austin led by the Cantor. The route will not be too hilly. We will meet at Beth El, 8902 Mesa […]

Cholent is a traditional Jewish stew.  According to Wikipedia, Ashkenazi-style cholent was first mentioned in 1180, in the writings of Rabbi Yitzhak of Vienna.  However, it is likely that variations and forms of cholent and meals that were cooked like cholent have been made from biblical times. Also according to Wikipedia, the “The First Thanksgiving” […]

Tonight, November 16, we will be having a pot luck dinner.  Services are at our special time of 6:30 pm with our pot luck dinner immediately following services around 7:30 pm.  Please plan to bring a dairy or parve dish and join us for good food, friendship, and conversation. Food Drive:  Our Sunday school is […]

We will be having our regular Friday night and Saturday morning services this weekend, November 9th and 10th. Friday night services start at 7:00 pm and Saturday morning services start at 9:00 am. Parashat Hayyei Sarah is Veteran’s Shabbat which is dedicated to our Veterans. In addition, this past Wednesday November 7, 22 Cheshvan, was […]

Friday night services will be held on 11/2 at our regular time of 7:00 pm.  Our next Saturday morning service will be on 11/10. Cantor Ben Moshe Message: This week’s parshah, Vayera, contains the famous story of ‘Akedat Yitzhak, the Binding of Isaac, which we also read on the second day of Rosh Hashanah. We’re […]