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The Persian Hebrew Congregation

Shabbat P’ Ki Tetzeh

Sept 5-12, 2019

Shabbat Shalom!


With sorrow we relay the passing of

Charles Dayan, a"h

Father of Medwin Dayan and Dr. Ayelle Schudy

The Funeral will take place today,

Thursday, September 12th 2:30pm

at the Chapel at Shalom Memorial Park

1700 W Rand Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Shiva: Dayan Residence

1641 Ravine Terrace Highland Park

Thursday after funeral until 8pm

Friday 12:00-3:00

Sunday, Monday and Tuesday 12:00-3:00pm and 5:00-8:00pm

Minyan Times:

6:45pm Mincha

Shacharit is at Chabad - Central Ave Synagogue, Highland Park



Once again this year, we will have the opportunity to honor loved ones who are no longer with us by inscribing their names in our annual Persian Hebrew Congregation Memorial Booklet.

Please note that if you submitted names last year and wish to have them

included again this year, there is no need to resubmit the information.

Please let us know if you wish to make any additions or corrections.

If you have not previously participated in this mitzvah of Tzedakah and

remembrance and would like to take this opportunity to honor the memory

of parents, grandparents, relatives or friends, please contact Rabbi Hamaoui

or just reply to the email.


Shabbat Schedule

Mincha Friday Night - 6:45pm

Candle Lighting - 6:44pm

Shacharit - 8:40pm

Shabbat Afternoon Class - 5:45pm

Shabbat Mincha - 6:25pm

Havdala - 7:52pm


The Chullent this week is open for sponsorship.

Seudat Shelishit is open for sponsorship.


On behalf of the Persian Hebrew Congregation we would like to thank Moshe Natanzi for doing the shul shopping for this week.


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


Selichot Schedule:

The schedule for Selichot is Monday through Friday at 5:30am.

Sunday Selichot is at 6:30am.


Weekday Schedule:

Sunday: Shacharit 7:20am

Mon - Fri: Shacharit is at 6:10am.

Mincha during the coming week will be at 6:40pm.

The Monday morning class is at 11:45am.

The class on Pirkei Avot will be this Wednesday, at 7:30pm after Mincha and Arvit.


Shabbat Children’s Programs at PHC

We are proud to present the following programs for children:

 “Tots Babysitting & Playgroup” from 10:00am to 11:00am in the children’s room upstairs.

This is run by Ms. Chumie Kreisman.


3 Classes lead by Rabbi Shudnow in the Social Hall:

I - Parsha Class - Part A

During Torah Reading - apx.10:00am - 10:45am.

Class is open to all children and young adults.

Will include detailed study of the Parsha, discussions and stories.

Treats and drinks included.

II - “All About Food

10:45am - 11:15am.

 This class is for children and young adults 10 years and up.

Class covers Halachot of Brachot over food.

(This class has been an eye opener for many of the children!)

III - Parsha Class - Part B

(At same time as the Rabbi’s class for adults.)

Open to all children and young adults.

Text based discussions of Parsha and stories.

Refreshments included.


Save the Date 1:

Joint Sephardic Selichot

The annual Communal Sephardic Selichot will take place this year at Ohel Shalom Congregation this Sunday, September 22nd. Selichot will be at 7:00am followed by Shacharit at 8:00am.

There will be a light breakfast after tefilla during which we will hear some brief words of inspiration about the Yamim Noraim.

Save the Date 2:

Later on that day, September 22…

A ground breaking Program for the Children!

(See Flyer below)

The Sephardic Rabbis of Chicago & Skokie are beginning a foundation for the development of Sephardic Education.

The name of the foundation is Morasha.

We will begin with a program for the children on Sunday, September 22 which will take place at PHC at 12:15pm.

Please see flyer for further details.

To register click on flyer!


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.

Yehoshua Motte ben Mira, Binyamin ben Behnaz, Chaim ben Meir, Eitan ben Chana, Chana bat Shani, HaRav Yom Tov Yitzchak Ben Rissel, Yitzchak ben Tavuos, Motaran ben Tavous, Baruch Ezra ben Eshrat, Parvaneh bat Asher, Libby Ruth bat Dina, Bayla bat Rena Rifka, Tziviah Adina bat Bracha Necha, Avraham Shalom ben Miriam Tzivia, Tziporah Miriam bat Mazal, Soosan bat Zaman, Yoel ben Rachel, Eliezer Shalom Zelig ben Tzivia Dina, Elka Freidel Bat Chana Gittel, Matan ben Simcha, Sharona bat Aviva, Rom Arik ben Carmella, Nooran ben Tag'i, Ben Yehuda ben Rachel, Yakov ben Shoshana, Baruch Shmuel ben Nachman Baila, Geula Luba Yehudit bat Gittel Tziporah, Shlomo Aaron ben Bayla Fraydel, Chanania ben Flory, Nehemiah Yitzhak ben Faigel, Yakir Ephraim ben Rachel Devorah, Aron Yankel ben Roza Riva, Leah bat Machla Rivka, Betzalel Meir ben Sarah, Pari bat Zaman, Aharon ben Zinat, Simone bat Daniella, Devorah Chaya bat Rachel, Avraham Shimon ben Yehudis Hendel, Masha bat Sarah 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!

Tue, September 17 2019 17 Elul 5779