Congregation Bnai Jacob
Mark Maxwell Concert Tickets
Tickets for the Thursday, June 6 Mark Maxwell concert benefitting the Fort Wayne Habitat Interfaith Build are available for purchase at the synagogue office. The Interfaith Build project and concert are highlighted in the March and April Bulletins. $20.00 for General Admission - doors open at 6:45pm. $100.00 for VIP Reception at 5:30pm. Checks should be made payable to Fort Wayne Habitat for Humanity. For more information, see http://www.fortwaynehabitat.org/interfaith-build-fundraising-concert or call the office at 672-8459.
Congregation B'nai Jacob will host a joint Friday evening service with Congregation Achduth Vesholom. Services will be held at our synagogue at 7:30pm on May 31st. Please plan to come!
Mazel Tov to Mark and Donna Cole on Mark's Bar Mitzvah! Mark will lead services and chant Torah and his Haftarah on Shabbat, Saturday, May 25 at 9:15am. A Kiddush will take place after services sponsored by Mark and Donna.
Historic Ahavas Sholom - Ligonier, IN
On Friday, May 24 at the temple Ahavas Sholom in Ligonier, please join us for Kiddush and Hamotzi as well as a few Kabbalat Shabbat songs. The evening will begin at 5:00pm and be done by 6:00pm at the temple, which is located at 503 South Main Street in Ligonier. All are welcome to join as Jewish prayers have not been said inside the building for over 50 years! See http://ligoniertemple.blogspot.com/
Erev Shavuot - Mishneh Torah
Mishneh Torah takes place at 7:00pm on Tuesday, May 14 and is open to all. It will be a special session on Shavuot. At 8:30pm we will light candles, recite the Evening Service, and have Kiddush, Hamotzi and an Oneg.
Z'man Matan Torateinu!!
The Celebration of Shavuot and the Confirmation of Elianna Friedman - Wednesday, May 15, 2013. Dinner at 6:00pm; Services at 7:30pm. Please RSVP to office by May 10 out of courtesy for those who are preparing the Yom Tov meal.
Shavuot at B'nai Jacob...
Wednesday, May 15
9:15am - Services
10:30am - Yizkor
6:00pm - Yom Tov Dinner
7:30pm - Services and Confirmation of Elianna Friedman
Thursday, May 16
10:00am - Services
Arthur Kurzweil - Rescheduled to November
Arthur Kurzweil is often described as America’s foremost Jewish genealogist. As part of B'nai Jacob's year-long celebration of its 100th anniversary, Mr. Kurzweil will present a series of lectures. All lectures take place at the synagogue except for Sunday, November 3rd when we will meet at the Allen County Public Library.
Friday, November 1st @ 7:30pm - "Who Says We Can't Study Kabbalah?"
Saturday, November 2nd@ 12:45pm - "I Can't Read Hebrew, I Never Went to a Yeshiva, But I Want to Study Talmud: An Introduction to Talmud Study in English"
Saturday, November 2nd @ 7:30pm - "Searching for God in a Magic Shop"
Sunday, November 3rd @ 12:00 Noon - Doroteinu Program - "From Generation to Generation: How to Trace Your Jewish Genealogy and Family History". This presentation takes place at the Allen County Public Library downtown [directions] and includes a tour of its genealogical facilities and an invitation to embark on a study of your family roots. Young religious school students will be with teachers in Meeting Room B. All other participants will be in Meeting Room C.
All lectures are open to the community and are sponsored by PNC Schneider Charitable Trust.
100th Anniversary DVD
The DVD celebrating Congregation B'nai Jacob's 100th Anniversary is now available for sale. The DVD includes Franck Hagendorf's complete concert, the one-hour historical video, and plenty of crowd shots. There is a bonus feature of the complete version of artist Lee Bleifeld explaining the meaning behind the creation of our beautiful ark.
The DVD is 2 hours and 15 minutes in length and is priced at only $25 (plus $5 if you want it mailed).
If you would like a copy, please send a check for $25 or $30 made out to Congregation B'nai Jacob and mail it Dan Appel. If you would like to pick up the DVD and Dan and Annie's home, please call them.
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