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  • Parsha:

    Kedoshim

  • Mincha Friday:

    7:00, 7:20 PM

  • Candle Lighting:

    7:28 pm

  • Shacharit:

    9:00 AM

  • Mincha:

    6:55 pm

  • Havdalah:

    8:31 pm

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  • Shacharit Sun:

    7, 7:30, 8 & 9 am

  • Shacharit M/Th:

    6:35& 7:25 am

  • Shacharit T/W/F:

    6:50 & 7:30 am

  • Mincha:

    7:15 pm

  • Sunday Mincha:

    12:30pm

  • Late Maariv S/Th:

    10 pm

  • Late Maariv M/T/W:

    9:45 pm

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Congregation AABJ&D

 
 
 

 700 Pleasant Valley Way West Orange, NJ 07052
Tel: 973-736-1407                      Fax: 973-736-8006
Email: cong.aabjd@verizon.net       

 
     
 
 

 

Purim Edition Chronicle 
 
Mazel Tov to our Dinner Honorees!
Thank you to all our Benefactors and sponsors!

To view our Dinner Journal - click HERE

 To view the DINNER VIDEO -  Click HERE

  

 

 

 

  

             

 UPCOMING EVENTS  

  
    

 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

 

   

 

04.26.14 - Scholar In Residence- Professor Smadar Rosensweig
Adult_Education - Saturday

04.29.14 - Yoga
Sisterhood - SaturdayTuesday, Ending June 24th

Updates

Torah Hand-Outs -

The Torah handouts for the month of April are sponsored by Debra & Aaron Bassan in memory of Rabbi Jacob Bassan, z”l.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Sisterhood Cookbook -

Sisterhood's Cookbook "Sharing Our Best" is now available for sale in the shul office.  $18.


Weekly Torah Portion

Purim 2014 Edition 

By: Cong. AABJD

 Check out the Purim Edition of the Chronicle.  HAPPY PURIM!


Parsha Hagadol- Acharei Mot

 Kavanah (specific intent) is not a halachic prerequisite for the observance of mitzvos in general. However, some mitzvos do require Kavanah, for example the reciting of the first pasuk of Shma twice a day.  If one does not have the proper frame of mind and intent, he or she has not fulfilled his or her obligation.  The Maharal explains that all of the mitzvos of Pesach are meant to impress in our hearts a feeling of faith and closeness to Hashem, thus these mitzvos require Kavanah.  This is why he explains that we discuss all of the Mitzvos of the seder in a question and answer form. This dialogue allows us to focus on understanding the mitzvos insuring that we will have proper intent when observing them. We have  reached the point when our preparations for Pesach are almost complete.  Let us take the time to prepare ourselves spiritually as we have physically to experience the feeling of freedom that is essential to Pesach's observance. May we merit celebrating next Pesach in Yerushalayim Habenuyah! Good Shabbos and Chag Kasher Vesamayach!