Thursday, November 3, 2011

Avos U'Banim Begins This Motzai Shabbos

The new season of the Avos U'Banim Father and Son Learning Program will begin this Motzai Shabbos, Parshas Lech Lecha, from 8:00 to 9:00 PM at Tzemach Tzedek.

As usual, there will be a raffle, a Chasidishe story and pizza.

Beginning next week the program will take place every Motzai Shabbos from 7:30 to 8:30 PM.

If you would like the zchus of sponsoring a Beis Midrash full of the sounds of children learning Torah please contact Rabbi Shusterman.

Daily Mincha Time Change

The daily Mincha minyan at Tzemach Tzedek is now at 4:30 PM.

Local Chabad Mosdos Participate in AmEx Small Business Saturday Campaign

Do you have an American Express card?

You can help one of the local Chabad mosdos raise badly needed funds without spending a penny.

Here’s how: American Express is holding their second annual Small Business Saturday Campaign. They’re giving a $25 credit to registered cardholders for spending $25 or more at a local small business or non-profit organization.

Of course, you are more than welcome to donate more than $25 as part of your year-end donations.

Please choose one of the local mosdos below and follow the very simple instructions. Please register as soon as possible since there is a limit as to how many registrations they will accept.

To read more about this offer from AmEx go to

Thank you very much for taking the time to help out!

For Cheder Chabad of Monsey: 
1. Register now at
2. Submit your AmEx credit card donation of $25 at
3. Please ask your relatives and friends to do the same.

For Yeshivas Menachem Mendel Lubavitch of Monsey: 
1. Register now at
2. Submit your AmEx credit card donation of $25 to 212-613-5077 or (name, card number, zip code, and expiration date). In the next few days you will also be able to submit it at
3. Please ask your relatives and friends to do the same.

For Monsey Beis Chaya Mushka High School for Girls: 
1. Register now at
2. Submit your AmEx credit card donation of $25 at
3. Please ask your relatives and friends to do the same.

On Saturday night, November 26, the mosad you chose will process your donation per the guidelines of this campaign. You will receive your $25 credit from AmEx on or about December 1st.

Change Your Clocks

Remember to turn back your clocks one hour this Motzai Shabbos / Sunday morning, November 5, for Daylight Savings Time.

Rabbi Mendy Herson to Farbreng for Yud Tes Kislev

Mark your calendar!

Rabbi Mendy Herson, Director of Chabad of Greater Somerset County and Rabbi of the Chabad Jewish Center in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, will be farbrenging at Beis Menachem in honor of Yud Tes Kislev.

The farbrengen will take place on Motzai Shabbos, Parshas Vayeishev, 21 Kislev, December 17, at 8:00 PM.

More details will be posted as they become available.

Boys Shabbos Minyan Update

A special thank you to the more than 30 kinderlach who made such a varme and lebidige davening at last week's monseyouth Shabbos minyan. An extra special thank you to the Bar Mitzva Bochurim who participated - Mendel Hirsch, Meir Kolt, Mendel Litzman, Mendel Rubashkin, and Moshe Stuart.

Mazal tov to Mendy Schild who was the winner of the becher! We are still waiting for a response to the 2nd raffle number 518388. If you have a number close to that, please send it in and you may be the winner.

Can't wait to see all of you again this Shabbos at 9:15 AM sharp!

Boys Shabbos Program Seeks a Name

Over the past few weeks children had a chance to submit a name for the new monseyouth Shabbos minyan.

Thank you to all the kinderlach who submitted entries!

There are 3 names still in the running. We turn to the youth to make a final decision.

Please submit a vote before Friday for it to be counted. You can email or hand in submissions to Rabbi Barron, Rabbi Wiener or Rabbi Goldberg.

Sunday Tutoring Available

Sunday tutoring available for preschoolers to 3rd grade. Please call Raizel Gordon at 917-533-0765