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Persian Hebrew Congregation

Shabbat P’ Re’eh – 5778

Shabbat Rosh Chodesh Elul

Aug 9 – Aug 13, 2018

Shabbat Shalom


Rosh Chodesh will be this Shabbat (Aug 11) and Sunday (Aug 12).

Selichot start this Monday morning at 5:30am.


Shabbat Schedule:

Mincha is at 7:00pm (Summer Schedule)

(Early Candle lighting for the 7:00pm minyan is at 7:25pm.)

(One should not light Shabbat Candles before 6:30pm.)

Regular Candle lighting this week is at 7:38pm

Shacharit is at 8:40am

6:40pm - Shabbat Afternoon Class

7:20pm - Mincha & Seudat Shelishit

8:46pm – Havdalah

The Chullent this Shabbat is sponsored by Allen and Susan Kohen as a token of thanks to Hashem for Allen’s recent recovery from his operation.

May Allen & Susan enjoy many more years of good health and happiness together.


Seudat Shelishit is sponsored by Vahid & Miriam Bassala in loving memory of Vahid’s dear grandfather, Shimon Bassala, Shimon ben Yehuda, Zichrono Levracha.

May his Neshama have an Aliya.


If you would like to sponsor a Kiddush, Chullent or a Seudat Shelishit please contact the Rabbi.


On behalf of the Persian Hebrew Congregation we would like to thank Shlomo & Ruth Strimling for doing the synagogue shopping for Shabbat this week.


Weekday Schedule:

Sunday Rosh Chodesh – Shacharit 7:20am

Selichot Schedule: Beginning this Monday, August 13:

Mon- Fri Selichot 5:30am

Sunday Selichot 6:30am

Shacharit (M-F) is at 6:10am.

Mincha during the coming week will be at 7:30pm.

The Monday morning class is on summer break for a few weeks.


Annual Persian Hebrew Congregation Memorial Booklet


An email with detailed information about this year’s Memorial booklet has already been sent out. We hope you will participate in this Mitzvah of giving Tzedakah in honor of parents, grandparents, relatives and friends. Please submit your information and payment as soon as you can. The deadline for submissions is Monday, August 20.


If anyone is interested in underwriting any portion of the cost of printing this booklet, please see Rabbi Hamaoui or Claire Sporn.


Refuah Sheleima List:

If you have a name of a person that needs a refuah sheleima, you may reply to this email with the name of the person.

Yakov ben Shoshana, Baruch Shmuel ben Nachman Baila, Geula Luba Yehudist bat Gittel Tziporah, Feivel Dovid ben Bayla Fraydel, Shlomo Aaron ben Bayla Fraydel, Chanania ben Flory, Miriam bat Yael, Yakir Ephraim ben Rachel Devorah, Aron Yankel ben Roza Riva, Leah bat Machla Rivka, Jenny bat Leah, Shoshana bat Margerete, Fayga Bas Freidel, Baral Lev ben Sheindel, Betzalel Meir ben Sarah, Kalman ben Chana, Pari bat Zaman, Aharon ben Zinat, Simone bat Daniella, Sarah bat Bimah, Batya bat Mina Fagel, Vinita bat Devorah, Devorah Chaya bat Rachel, and David ben Miriam.

If the person whose name you submitted is no longer in need of a Refuah Sheleima, please inform the Rabbi.

Shabbat Shalom!

Wed, August 15 2018 4 Elul 5778