May 22 -- 1 Sivan 5777



Tuesday, May 30 – Erev Shavuot
Wednesday, May 31 – Shavuot 9:00 AM 8:00 PM
Thursday, June 1 Yizkor 9:00 AM

Tuesday, May 30th, 8:00 PM – Tikkun Leil Shavuot – A session with Rabbi Zeilicovich studying a piece of Torah will focus on the meaning of the four names of Shavuot. Coffee and cheesecake will follow.

Wednesday, June 14th, 8:00 PM – Board of Directors Meeting

Saturday, June 17th, 9:00 AM – June Birthday Shabbat – We will honor members with birthdays in June during Shabbat Services. If you or anyone in your family has a birthday in June, please join us.

Sunday Afternoon, December 3 – TBS 60TH Anniversary Celebration catered by RAVE! Catering.


WEEKLY TORAH STUDY GROUP – Join Rabbi Zeilicovich as he leads a 30-minute discussion focused on the Parsha of the week after Kiddush each Shabbat.

READING WITH THE CANTOR – Anyone interested in building or improving their siddur skills, in re-reading a haftarah or a portion from the Torah, or reading for the first time, you are welcome to contact Cantor Prosnitz. The Cantor would like to encourage everyone with any interest in leading, even just some of the prayer services, to contact him.


Upcoming Kiddush Club sponsored date is May 27, 2017. If you are not yet a member, please consider joining to help us sponsor kiddushes on dates not reserved for individual or family simchas. The minimum annual donation is $36. For more information, contact Barry Cohen, Executive Vice President.

TBS SECURITY POLICY at the Temple continues to evolve to increase the safety of our members, guests, and facility. Doors will remain locked at all times, with access available during TBS Office hours or by alternate arrangements posted on the parking lot door. Please note new Shabbat security lock has been installed on the middle door, as per instructions that have been shared with all members.

YOGA NEWS: Weekly Yoga Class on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 PM. Classes are open to both men and women. For further information contact Allyn Michaelson at (201) 951-4902.

KESHER CAREER COALITION is available to help if you are unemployed, underemployed, or thinking of changing jobs or careers. Job and career counseling, and advocacy in accessing financial assistance are part of the comprehensive services that are available, all completely confidential. For more information, contact Mark Wertlieb or

SCRIP NEWS: We carry Shop Rite $100s, $50s and $20s, and Kosher Nosh $10s and $5s. Also available, in limited amounts, we will be selling Fairway Scrip. Temple Beth Sholom and Jewish Family Service of North Jersey are partnering to feed the hungry. When you purchase scrip for your family, buy an extra ShopRite card for a family struggling to keep healthy meals on their table. Your check is still payable to TBS. TBS makes 5% on your scrip purchase. Tell Barry or the Office Staff a ShopRite card(s) is being donated and we will provide JFSNJ with the food card. You will be supporting TBS and helping a family in need. All Scrip is available in the Temple Office, or by calling Barry Cohen at 201-794-1363.

JEWISH FAMILY & CHILDREN’S SERVICES OF NORTHERN NEW JERSEY is in need of volunteer drivers to deliver Kosher Meals On Wheels to elderly, disabled, and homebound residents of Fair Lawn one day a week from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm. Substitute drivers are also needed to fill in for regular weekly drivers. You can brighten the day and bring a smile to a homebound senior or disabled adult by delivering a hot meal. For further information contact the JFCSNNJ office in Fair Lawn at 201-796-5151.

GIFT SHOP AT TBSFL.ORG – Visit our new on-line store located on our website for all your Judaica shopping. There are thousands of items to choose from at reasonable prices.


May 22 – May 26, 2017
1 Sivan
Candle Lighting Time: 7:58 PM

Friday Night – 5/26/17 – 7:00 PM
Saturday 5/27/17 – 9:00 AM
Parshat – Bamidbar

Friday Night – 6/2/17 – 7:00 PM
Saturday 6/3/17 – 9:00 AM
Parshat – Nasso

Parasha Points
Num. 2:3,10,18,25
Degel= standard, banner, flag
The twelve tribes are arranged to encamp around the ohel moed/tent of meeting in four groups. Each of these four groups is clustered around a degel/banner with a design on it. Judah’s symbol was a lion; Reuven’s a man; Ephraim’s an ox; Dan’s an eagle. In the prophet Ezekiel’s vision of God’s chariot (Chapter 1 verse 10), the living beings he describes had the faces of these same four creatures.


Toward Our Efforts to be a Supportive Community

In the event that the clergy may not have been informed, please contact the Temple Office 201.797.9321 with the name of any congregant who is ill at home, facing surgery, or in the hospital. Please be reminded that if you would like a mishaberach (prayer for healing) to be made on Shabbat for a friend or family member, please complete the form on our website at
www tbsfl org

When a death in your immediate family occurs, the TBS Community would like to acknowledge your loss and support you in any and all ways possible. Please promptly notify Rabbi Zeilicovich and provide pertinent information that you would like to share by calling the Temple Office at 201.797.9321. Even if the service is out of town, we would like to know so that we can offer our condolences

Temple Beth Sholom 40-25 Fair Lawn Ave Fair Lawn NJ 07410 WWW.TBSFL.ORG - (201)797-9321