Parashat Vaera- Weekly Announcements

January 8, 2015 / 28 Tevet, 5776

Shabbat Times

Candle Lighting: 4:59pm

Friday Mincha: 4:59pm

Shacharit: 9:00am

Latest Shema: 10:22am

SNIF: 3:30pm

Shabbat Learning: 4:10pm

Shabbat Mincha: 4:50pm

Havdalah: 6:04pm


Kiddush Luncheon this week is co-sponsored by Max and Rene Kreitman in honor of Max’s birthday, and by Shaindle and Mendy Cohen in honor of their son, Shimmy.

The cost of a basic Kiddush is $225.00. If you are interested in sponsoring an upcoming kiddush, or purchasing a leaf or a memorial board light, please contact Rabbi Jundef.

Weekly Classes

The Monday class for women will meet at 4:15pm.

The Mishnah Brurah class will meet after services.

The Tuesday class for men will meet after services.


Bnei Akiva

New dates to host Liad have been set up in Mealtrain. Please click on to sign up.

Updated boys movie night info GUess WhoGirls Spa Night

Bnei Akiva West Bloomfield Shabbaton

Save the date for the third annual Bnei Akiva Detroit West Bloomfield Shabbaton!

The Shabbaton will be held on March 11-12. It will be run by Bnei Akiva Detroit youth leaders from Southfield, Oak Park, and West Bloomfield.

The entire community will be invited to a festive Kabbalat Shabbat on Friday night, Davening, Lunch, and activities on Shabbat morning, and Seudat Shlishit on Shabbat afternoon.

We look forward to spending an uplifting Shabbat with the West Bloomfield community!

Cafe Ulpan

Cafe Ulpan will meet on Wednesdays from 7-8pm at Ohel Moed.

Check out Bnei Akiva Detroit’s awesome new website at

Youth Fund

Please donate to the Ohel Moed Youth Fund to help cover the cost of having the Shlichim in our community.  If you would like to donate by credit card, please visit and click the Donate button.

Upcoming Shul Events

Cholent Cook-Off

On February 6th, Shabbat Mishpatim, Ohel Moed will host a “Cholent
Cook-Off!”  Please contact EitanMendelson (eitan.mendelson@gmail.comfor more information.

Mens Softball

Ohel Moed is seeking to assemble a softball team to participate in an Inter-Congregational Men’s Club Softball League this summer.  If you are interested in participating, please contact Eitan Mendelson (

Ohel Moed online store

We are pleased to introduce the Ohel Moed online store.  You can now use a credit card or PayPal account to purchase memberships, high holiday add-on seats, sponsor kiddush, etc.   Please note that prices include our credit card processing fee, about 3% per transaction.  If you prefer to pay the Rabbi with cash or check, you may add a 3% discount to your price.

We are using Stripe, a commercial quality credit card processing service; none of your financial information is ever located on the Ohel Moed server, and transactions are encrypted.

To check out the new store, please visit

Thank You!

Our tree of life is blooming! Thank you and Mazal tov to Lorraine and Howard Storchan on their 40th anniversary from their children and grandchildren, and thank you and Mazal tov to Chanah Rosah who donated a leaf in honor of us, her Ohel Moed family.

 Mikvah Information

The numbers for Ohel Moed’s Eishes Chayil Mikvah are: 248-320-6541 or 248-737-3337. Please call 48 hours in advance.

Weekly Davening Times


Shacharit: 8:00am
Mincha: 5:05pm

Monday- Rosh Chodesh

Shacharit: 6:50am
Mincha: 5:05pm


Shacharit: 7:00am
Mincha: 5:05pm


Shacharit: 7:00am
Mincha: 5:07pm

The earliest times for Tallis and Tefillin are:  Sun 7:02, Mon–7:01, Tue– 7:01, Wed–7:01, Thur–7:01, Fri–7:00.