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Scott N. Bolton, Rabbi  |  Marc D. Ashley, President
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Ways to Help:
Israel Emergency Fund / UJA
One Family Fund   Helping the Victims of Terror
UJA
The American Jewish Committee
The Jewish National Fund
The Joint Distribution Committee
The Jewish Agency for Israel
Supporting Israel:
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces   Assists the soldiers and their families
American Friends of Magen David Adom   Ensures ambulances are available when needed
The Masorti Movement  Sends people into the affected areas to bring comfort and assistance

Keep Informed!  Israel, News, and Media Resources:
Daily Alert  Compendium of all the latest news, from the Council of Presidents
Israel Internet Resource Guide  by the Israel Committee of the USCJ
One Jerusalem
Middle East Media Research Institute   English translations of stories in the Arab media
HonestReporting.com   Middle East media coverage watchdog organization
CAMERA   Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America
IMRA   media watch
Palestinian Media Watch   monitors Palestinian media
Myths & Facts: A Guide to the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Jewish Virtual Library   by the American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise
Jerusalem Report Online
Ha'aretz Online   Israeli newspaper
Jerusalem Post   Israeli newspaper
Ma'ariv   Israeli newspaper (Hebrew site)
Reshet B   Israeli Radio (Hebrew)
Mabat   Israeli TV News (Hebrew)

Israeli Government Sites:
Ministry of Foreign Affairs   in English
Office of the Prime Minister   in Hebrew
Office of the Prime Minister   in English
Israel Defense Forces   in Hebrew
Israel Defense Forces   in English
Ministry of Defense   in Hebrew
Embassy of Israel in Washington
City of Jerusalem

Conservative Movement Resources:
Jewish Theological Seminary of America
United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism
The Masorti Movement  The Conservative Movement in Israel
Mercaz USA - The Zionist Organization of the Conservative Movement
Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies
Responsa of the Va'ad haHalakhah of the Masorti Movement   

Text Study on the Internet:
Torah.org
Information on the Rabin Mishnah Study Group (Conservative Mishnah Study)
Shamash Project Divrei Torah (With viewpoints from several movements)
Mishnah Yomit - United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism
Torat Chayim Internet Mailing List (Conservative Torah Study)

Directories of Jewish Web Resources:
Virtual Jerusalem
ChiefRabbi.org - Rabbi Jonathan Sacks' website
The A-Z of Jewish/Israel Related Resources
Foundation for the Advancement of Sephardic Studies and Culture
The Shamash Project
Jewish Ideas Daily
        One-stop resource of opinion, insight, and analysis of Jewish history, society, religion,
        thought, literature, art, music, culture, and politics.


Jewish Organizations with Global Concerns:
American Jewish World Service
        Founded in 1985, this organization supports almost 270 grassroots organizations
        throughout the world through grant making, technical assistance, emergency
        relief and advocacy.

Organizations in Israel:
Halakhic Organ Donor Society
Orr Shalom
        Founded in 1979, this organization provides small therapeutic family
        group homes for abused and neglected children in Israel.

Other Resources:
How to Lay Tefillin
"iBless" - iPhone app to learn the blessings for an aliyah
Software from Davka for iPhone/iPod/Palm/MP3 Players
Kosher Restaurant Database
Another Kosher Restaurant Database
Hebrew Calendar  including a candle lighting time database
Jewish Ideas Daily
        One-stop resource of opinion, insight, and analysis of Jewish history, society, religion,
        thought, literature, art, music, culture, and politics.

IMPORTANT CLASSES AND UPCOMING EVENTS:
• Weekly Talmud Class with Rabbi Bolton - The Passover Seder in the Talmud: Wednesdays at 7:30 - 9:00 pm
• Weekly Siddur Class with Rabbi Bolton: Thursdays from 8:40 - 9:40 am, in the Library following minyan.
• IDF Brigadier General Bentzi Gruber: Thursday, April 27, 2017, at 6:30 pm
• Scholarly Shabbat in Honor of Yom Ha'Atzma'ut - Prof. Fred Lazin, Ben Gurion University: Saturday, April 29, 2017
• Lag b'Omer - Havdallah, Music, and Zohar Study: Saturday, May 13, 2017, at 9:00 pm af
• Annual Meeting: Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at 8:00 pm / Dinner on the roof at 6:30 pm
• Tikkun Leyl Shavu'ot - Our Meaningful Megillot: Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at 8:30 pm after 8:00 pm Ma'ariv
Details and complete list of events
This week at O"Z
Service Times
April 23 - 29, 2017
Morning Minyan:
Weekdays at 7:15 am
Musaf days at 7:00 am
Shabbat at 9:00 am
Sundays at 8:45 am
Check Calendar for changes
   to starting time, if any
Our Morning Minyan is
open to the Community
365 days per year!
Remember to
COUNT the OMER!
April 11 - May 29, 2017
CHART with brachot
SHABBAT:
FRIDAY, April 28, 2017
Candlelighting 7:31 pm
Minhah and
Kabbalat Shabbat 6:15 pm
Followed by:
Family Shabbat Dinner 6:30 pm
for those signed up
SATURDAY, April 29, 2017
Shaharit at 9:00 am
This week's Torah reading:
Parashiyot Tazria-Metzora
   Leviticus 12:1 - 15:33
This week's Haftarah:
II Kings 7:3 - 7:20
Shabbat Ends
8:36 pm
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