Haftora: Kings II 11:17 - 12:17; Samuel I 20:18 & 42
We Bless the New Month of Adar
Rosh Chodesh Adar is Sunday and Monday, February 26 & 27
Special Torah Reading - Shekalim
This Shabbat is Parshat Shekalim. The portion discussing Shekalim(Ex. 30:11- 16) is read right before (or on) Rosh Chodesh Adar or Adar II. In the times of the Temple, every Jew had to donate a half-Shekel to the Temple during Adar so that by the first of Nissan, all of the donations would have arrived in Jerusalem. With these funds, the daily sacrifice would be bought, thus uniting the entire Jewish nation in participating in this Mitzvah. To remind Jews of the importance of this Mitzvah, and with the hope that we will be able to fulfill this Mitzvah with the rebuilding of the Third Temple, we read about Shekalim on this Shabbat.
Children’s Program 10:30 AM-12:30PM
Children experience Shabbat and the Parsha in our warm, friendly environment every Shabbat morning. Featuring: Tfila, Parsha, Games, Snack and Weekly raffles with exciting prizes! Children 4 and under can not be left unattended.
There's a new Minyan at Chabad! A Junior Minyan, for kids ages 9-12, will be taking place weekly at our Shul. In addition to our AMAZING 2 classroom kids program we are now adding on a 3rd room with energetic leaders, kid-led prayers, their very own Kiddush and exciting incentives. This is a junior community your child wants, rather - needs, to join.
Shabbat Kiddush Buffet 12:15
***This week the Kiddush does not have a sponsor***.
Thank you to Chanita Friedman and Allen Hassan for co-sponsoring last week’s Kiddush.
If you wish to sponsor a Kiddush please contact ushere or 212-706-7708. Co-sponsorships available.
Please reach out to our Chesed coordinator Dana Simpson to set up or to be part of a meal train for those in need during times of joy or c”v sorrow. email@example.com
This is the last week we are having Mincha services after the Kiddush. Next week we are back to the regular schedule.