Shabbat Shalom! Rhinebeck Jewish Center 5/2/2013

 

Rhinebeck Jewish Center

Upcoming Events
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Kiddush Club
Services 9:30 AM
Followed by a delicious Kiddush
102 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck NY 12572
Shema Yisroel Radio Show

Your all Jewish American Radio Program

Every Sunday Morning

9:30 AM- 10:00 AM

Online Live Stream:

Stations: Kingston:920 AM. Beacon:1260 AM. Poughkeepsie:1420 AM.

Groundbreaking Ceremony

Please join us for the groundbreaking ceremony of the new home for the RJC
May 5th, 10:00 AM
102 Montgomery St.

Soup Salad & Soul
Our monthly women’s event to nourish your soul and body.
Next occurence: Sunday May 19th

 

Greetings!

We very much hope to see you at our special and momentous occasion of our official Groundbreaking Ceremony this Sunday May 5th at 10:00 AM at the RJC.

Shabbat Shalom,
Rabbi Hanoch and Tzivie Hecht

Short Thought

If you walk in My statutes… I will give your rain in due season (26:3)
Maimonides’ concept of the “reward” for mitzvot in this world has a parallel in Torah law. The law states that farm workers must be allowed to eat of the food they are working with; even an animal may not be “muzzled as it threshes.” This is not payment for their work–their wages they receive later, after their work is done–but a special provision that says that they must be allowed to eat from the produce they are working with.

By the same token, we are employed by G-d to develop and elevate His world through the performing of mitzvot. The actual reward for our work will come later, in the World To Come, after our task is completed; but G-d is also “obligated” to allow us to enjoy the material blessings of this world, which is the object of our toil.

(The Lubavitcher Rebbe)

Humor

Rabbi Cohen is talking to Esther’s young son.

“So David,” he says, “you tell me that your mother always says prayers for you every night. That is really nice of her. It’s a mitzvah, you know. So tell me, what does she say during her prayers, David?”

“She says, ‘Thank G’d my son’s in bed.'”

Announcements

Please say Tehilim for a complete Refuah Shelemah for our friends: Mr. Jeff Monkash. Hebrew name: Yechiel ben Chaya Sarah
Mr. Al Slone. Hebrew name: Eliyahu ben Rivkah (his surgery is taking place this week)

Please contact us to have a Mazal Tov or Announcement placed here to share with the community.
845.876.7666 or Rabbi@sixminuterabbi.com

Candle Lighting Times:

Friday, May 3
Light Candles at: 7:38 pm
Shabbat, May 4
Shabbat Ends: 8:43 pm

   

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