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SHABBAT KORACH/ROSH CHODESH 29 Sivan - 6 tAMUZ 5777 (June 23 - 30 , 2017)


The June 24, 2017 Kiddush is sponsored by Moshe Sanad "just because".

Shul Programs

Talmud Class:

Rabbi Lazer teaches Talmud every Sunday morning after services at approximately 9:45 am. Current study is tractate Makot chapter two.

Sunday Hebrew Day School:

Time for Torah Hebrew School has closed for the summer .If you would like to learn more about Time for Torah Hebrew School or to register your child for the next school year, please contact Rabbi Lazer Gurkow at 519-694-7708 or Rebbetzin Basie Gurkow at 226-234-5022.

Our Lives

Yahrzeits - June 24 - July 1, 2017:

  • Linda Berman for her mother, Sylvia Foudin, 30 Sivan (Fri./Sat.)
  • Gerald and Janet Fridman for their son, Saul Benjamin David Fridman, 2 Tammuz (Sun./Mon.)
  • Ted Simkovich for his mother, Freda Simkovich, 7 Tammuz (Fri./Sat.)
  • Daniel Bell for his father, Moshe ben Yitzchak (Paul Bell), 7 Tammuz (Fri./Sat.)


We are sad to inform you of the passing of Henny Theeboom, mother of Lisa Klinger. The funeral was held Wednesday, June 21, 2017 9:30 AM, at Logan Funeral Home.

Shul News

New Artscrolls:

Beth Tefilah has received generous grants from anonymous donors to purchase new Artscroll siddurim (machzorim) for Tisha Ba’Av, Selichos, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

Our donors have generously offered to make dedication opportunities available for $54 per Siddur. If you would like to dedicate a siddur or siddurim in honor or in memory of someone special please contact Louise at the Shul office

Great News!

Beth Tefilah is now set up for credit card contributions and for automobile donations..

1 Credit Card donations are processed online through www.CanadaHelps.org.

    Visit www.CanadaHelps.org.
    Click on Make A Donation.
    Follow links for Charity and Religious Organization.
    Scroll to Congregation Beth Tefilah and complete the form.

The funds will be transferred to Beth Tefilah and the web site will process your donation.

2 To Donate a vehicle to Beth Tefilah

    visit https://donatecar.ca
    Click on the link to donate and follow prompts to Beth Tefilah.

Funds generated by the car sale will be transferred to the Shull and you will receive your donation from Beth Tefilah.

Important - Please take note:

The bulletin email list was created to notify you of upcoming programs,classes and services at Congregation Beth Tefilah. So far we have used this list mainly for our weekly bulletin.

We plan to start sending more emails fulfilling this list's other mandate, to notify you about specific upcoming programs: one several weeks before a given program and another one several days before the program.

As always, you can unsubscribe at any time using the link at the end of this email.


To make a commitment or confirm a Minyan, please contact Rabbi Lazer.

Yahrzeit Minyan Email List

We have an email list for anyone who is organizing a yahrzeit minyan.
You can sign up here. Please note that only subscribers will be able to send email to this list.


Why not consider sponsoring a Kiddush? Do it yourself or with others. Birthdays, anniversaries, Yahrtzeits and other occasions are great reasons. Helping with set up is greatly appreciated and needed.

If you would like to volunteer on a periodic basis to help out with kiddush preparation or you would like to sponsor a Kiddush call Congregation Beth Tefilah at 519-433-7081.

Monthly Bulletin:

The deadline for announcements to go into the July 2017 Bulletin is 10:00 am on Thursday, June 22, 2017. If you miss the deadline but would like an announcement to be made verbally on Shabbat, please ensure that the text of your announcement is received by the executive by Friday. If using email, requests should be sent to: announcements@bethtefilah.org

Tree of Life:

The Tree of Life is an excellent way to commemorate life events, to honour a friend or loved one, or to mark any other significant occasion. Leaves cost $180 and stones are $1,500.


Members are invited to browse through our library. The library is available whenever the shul is open, for in-house reading. Book loans are not available at this time.

Peanut Allergies and other sensitivities:

Please be advised that the food served in the synagogue cannot be guaranteed to be peanut free. It is our policy though, not to allow any peanut products in this building.

Congregation Beth Tefilah tries to provide an environment in which all can attend in comfort, therefore we request that our attendees refrain from using strong perfumes and scents.


The key for the Or Shalom Cemetery is available at the Gas Station, across from the Or Shalom Cemetery at the corner of Proudfoot and Oxford Street.

Traffic Signal at Kipps Lane:

The traffic lights at Kipps Lane have been reprogrammed at our request. On Saturdays, between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., every time the signal turns green for east-west movement (i.e. to cross Adelaide) it automatically provides an extended "walk" time as if you had pressed the "walk" button. You and your family may now cross Adelaide safely without the need to press the button. Thanks are due to the City of London Traffic Department

Summer Office Hours:

Week of June 26 30, 2017

	Tuesday    9:00am - 3:00pm
	Thursday   9:00am - 3:00pm

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Community News

Margie Wienburg's Retirement Party, Sunday, June 18, 2017.

Come and help us celebrate Margie's remarkable career in Noah's Ark at JCC.

	Time	Open House 1:30 pm - 4:00pm
	Place	The London Jewish Community Centre
		536 Huron St., London, ON

Please R.S.V.P. if possible at 519-673-3310

LCHDS Celebrating 50 Years - Sunday, June 25, 2017:

	Doors open at 3:00pm
	Promotion Celebration 4:30pm
  • Visit the former Epworth School, now King’s Broughdale Hall
  • Displays of 50 years of History
  • Reception and BBQ Dinner
  • 2016-2017 Class Promotions
  • Reconnect with fellow Alumni, Past Teachers and Staff
  • School Tour
  • And More…

50th Anniversary Fundraiser. Make a donation in honour of a past student and their name will appear on the 50th Anniversary Honour Roll. Donations of $50.00 or more entitles the student to be listed as a golden Honouree. $10 per adult, 12 and under free, $20 max per current Day School Family. RSVP by June 1st to 519-439-8419 or office@lchds.ca or send your payment to LCHDS, 536 Huron Street, London, ON N5Y 4J5

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