Friday Night Shabbat Service • 6 pm
Thanks to Riv-Ellen Prell who spoke on Shabbat Vaetchanan
Riv-Ellen Prell, an anthropologist, is Professor Emerita of American Studies and past Director of the Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Minnesota. She has written extensively about American Jewish cultures, particularly about gender, and religious life. Her books include Fighting to Become Americans: Jews, Gender and the Anxiety of Assimilation, and Women Remaking American Judaism, among others.
She spoke about her upcoming exhibition at the University of Minnesota, "A Campus Divided: Progressives, Anti-Communists, Racism and Antisemitism at the University of Minnesota 1930-1942."
Minyan - Begin and end your day with prayer and community.
Mon-Fri: 7:20 AM
Sundays: 9:30 AM
Mon-Thur & Sun: 5:45 PM
Saturdays see box above.
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If you need a ride to or from Adath services or synagogue events, our volunteers can help you stay connected to our Adath community. For transportation, call Adath’s Yad Sima Tova Transportation Hotline 952.215.3937. Please make arrangements at least five days in advance.
Jordan Kuhl - November 23, 2017
Jordan is the daughter of Michelle and John Kuhl and sister of Ezekiel. She is the granddaughter of Susan Kinneberg, Ted and Cindy Wittcoff, and Jim and Lexie Kuhl. Jordan’s favorite subjects in school are Social Studies and Science. She runs cross country, plays softball and percussion. She loves to hang out with her friends. As her Hesed project, Jordan is supporting Running Against Bullying. She has collected pledges to bring an anti-bullying program to her school. The amount of the pledges is based on how many miles she runs for cross country. Jordan says the most important thing she has learned through her Bat Mitzvah training is “hard work pays off.”
Past B'nai Mitzvah:
Eitan Sacks - November 11, 2017
Eitan is the son of Wendy Kivens and Alexei Sacks and brother of Nava. He is the grandson of Sharon and Jeffrey (z”l) Kivens and Stephanie (z”l) and Ivan (z”l) Sacks. Eitan’s favorite subjects in school are Math, Science and Language Arts. He runs cross country, plays Ultimate and plays trombone. As his Hesed
project, Eitan has chosen to support Music and Memory. For more information on his project, visit www.razoo.com/story/U8erye. Through his Bar Mitzvah training, Eitan has learned “all the hard work is worth it.”
Joshua Madigan - November 4, 2017
Joshua is the son of Michael and Rebecca Madigan and brother of Elizabeth. He is the grandson of Larry and Esther Freeman, Paul Gross, and Elaine Gross, of blessed memory. Joshua’s favorite subject in school is Math. He enjoys playing basketball. As his Hesed project, Joshua is growing fruits and vegetables to donate to a food shelf. His Bar Mitzvah training has taught him “to dig deeper and look for hidden meanings.”
Eli Notkin - October 28, 2017
Eli is the son of Michael and Rimma
Notkin and brother of Gary. His favorite subjects in school are Math and Science and he plays tennis for Maple Grove Varsity. He also loves to bike, play chess and hang out with friends. As his Hesed project, Eli volunteered at Feed My Starving Children. His Bar Mitzvah training has taught him” to never give up because at first it was hard but then it got easier as time flew by.”
Eli Kotlarz - October 28, 2017
Eli is the son of Lisa and Corey Kotlarz and brother of Abby. He is the grandson of Eileen Bream and Howard Bream, of blessed memory, and Bette and Lou Kotlarz. Eli’s favorite subject in school is Social Studies and he also enjoys basketball, baseball, fishing and Ultimate Frisbee. Eli is helping in the recovery efforts of families impacted by hurricanes as his Hesed project. Through his Bar Mitzvah training he has learned “it has been a lot of work but I feel in the end it has been very rewarding and I know with a lot of time and dedication, I can accomplish anything.”
Emma Hausman - October 21, 2017
Emma is the daughter of Debra
Altschuler and Eric Hausman and sister of Joshua. She is the granddaughter of Michael and Cora Altschuler and Allan and Adreinne Hausman. Emma enjoys Math and English in school. She also likes cello, swimming,
theatre and robotics. As her Hesed project, Emma is having a musical instrument drive for Frost Lake Elementary School. Please visit give.classy.org/emmahausman. Through her training, Emma says “my tutors have helped me learn so much.”
Tess Brimmer & Dylan Berman - October 14
Tess is the daughter of Jaye Snyder and Kenneth Brimmer and sister to Graham, Camille & Lucia. She is the granddaughter of Joan and William Brimmer and Sharon Snyder and Phil Snyder, of blessed memory. Tess enjoys reading, dance, traveling, skiing and time with friends. She is helping kids with school readiness through NCJW and JFCS/PRISM as her Hesed project. Through her Bat Mitzvah training, Tess has learned to “take responsibility for my studies and preparation.
Dylan is the daughter of Erica and Bradley Berman and sister of Cade, Payton, Kenzie, Taylor, Michael and Addie. Her grandparents are Lyle and Connie Berman and Yvonne Quist. Dylan’s favorite subject in school is Math and she plays, hockey, soccer, tennis and lacrosse. Through her Bat Mitzvah training, Dylan has learned that “hard work pays off.”
Sophie Gold - October 7
Sophie is the daughter of Jeff and Renae Gold and sister of Ethan. She is the granddaughter of Terry and Leslie Buckner, Mort and Frima Harris, Leslie Gold and Robert Gold, of blessed memory. Sophie’s favorite subject in school is Social Studies and she enjoys dance and making movies. As her Hesed project, Sophie will be making a donation to Learning Ally. It is Dyslexia Awareness Month and this program has been helpful to her.
The most important thing Sophie has learned through her Bat Mitzvah training is “it really takes community to accomplish becoming a Bat Mitzvah.”