Condolences and Upcoming

Dear Ohev Tzedek Congregants and Friends:

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Elsie Berger, mother of Ohev Tzedek member, Jeannie Peskin. The funeral was held this morning. The family will receive visitors at Sha’arei Torah Synagogue in Canton (432 30th St. NW) from 2:30-4:30 pm today.

The family will then receive visitors at the Peskin residence (2012 Crestwood Blvd. in Youngstown) on Wednesday (10/18 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm), Thursday (10/19 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm), Friday (10/20 from 2-4 pm), Saturday (10/21 from 7-9 pm), and Sunday (10/22 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm).

Shiva Minyan will meet at the Peskin residence on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at 7 am and 5:45 pm, Sunday at 8 am and 5:45 pm, and Monday at 7 am.

We extend our deepest condolences to all of her family members. May G-d help them with strength, comfort, and healing. Baruch dayan ha-emet – Blessed is the righteous judge.

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This Week and Upcoming

Dear Ohev Tzedek Congregants and Friends:

Mazel Tov to Jim Gianakos on his successful heart surgery!

Shemini Atzeret/Erev Simchat Torah: October 12 (candles at 7:27 pm). Shemini Atzeret services will begin at 9:45 am; Yizkor will be recited around 11 am. We will rejoin later in the evening, 6:30 pm, to celebrate Erev Simchat Torah. Come join the festivities as we celebrate the never-ending cycle of Torah with special aliyot, singing, dancing, and, of course, hot dogs! Please RSVP to the Ohev Tzedek office as soon as possible.

Shabbat services (Torah portion: Bereshit) will begin at 9:45 am.

The annual Second Harvest High Holidays food drive will finish up this Saturday, October 14. Second Harvest will welcome all non-perishable donations, but the following are most needed: peanut butter, cereal, canned fruit and vegetables, dry pasta, canned soup, macaroni and cheese, tuna, instant mashed potatoes, baby food, soap, toothpaste, and toothbrushes. All donations can be placed in the yellow barrels in the Ohev Tzedek lobby. Please help us help the hungry in our community! Continue reading

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This Week and Upcoming

Dear Ohev Tzedek Congregants and Friends:

 

Services for Shabbat Chol HaMoed Sukkot will begin at 9:45 am this Saturday, October 7. Weather permitting, we will enjoy a Kiddush luncheon in the sukkah following services.

 

Sandy and Chaya Kessler would like to invite the congregation to lunch in their sukkah (4131 Lockwood Blvd. Youngstown, OH 44511) on Sunday, October 8, from 12-3 pm. Please bring a vegetarian dish to share!

 

The annual Second Harvest High Holidays food drive will run through Saturday, October 14. Second Harvest will welcome all non-perishable donations, but the following are most needed: peanut butter, cereal, canned fruit and vegetables, dry pasta, canned soup, macaroni and cheese, tuna, instant mashed potatoes, baby food, soap, toothpaste, and toothbrushes. All donations can be placed in the yellow barrels in the Ohev Tzedek lobby. Please help us help the hungry in our community!

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Condolences

Dear Ohev Tzedek Congregants and Friends:

We note with sorrow the passing of Rabbi Joel Berman’s sister, Andrea Berman Matis. Andrea was 63 and passed away after a battle with a rare form of lung cancer (she was a non-smoker). Donations may be made to Temple Beth Emet’s Rabbi Fund (714.772.4720 – 1770 West Cerritos Ave.  Anaheim, CA 92804) or the Arthritis Foundation National Office earmarked for scleroderma research: https://donate.arthritis.org/site/apps/ka/sd/donorcustom.asp?c=pkI2KfMUItF&b=8324237&_ga=2.131680015.1667431851.1506436093-965146140.1506436093

We also note the passing of Temple El Emeth member Deborah Schwartz Ozer. Services were held earlier this week.

We extend our deepest condolences to all of their family members.

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