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Regular Services (Held In The Chapel unless noted)
Shacharit Services:  Mondays & Thursdays at 8 am
Friday Shabbat Services:  Fridays at 5:30 pm                                
Saturday Shabbat Services:  Saturdays at 10:00 am

Clergy Visits:
If you know of anyone who is homebound or in a home or hospital and would like a
clergy visit,  please call the office at (508) 674-3529 or e-mail
templebethel@comcast.net.

Rabbi Mark Elber
Cantor Shoshana Brown

Temple Beth El  *  385 High St, Fall River, MA  02720  *  (508) 674-3529

templebethel@comcast.net
Temple Beth El
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         February 2017
   Shevat/Adar 5777

Friday, February 3  (7 Shevat)
Candle Lighting 4:46 pm
Shabbat Service         5:30 pm
(Note New Time)

Saturday, February 4 (8 Shevat)
Weekly Portion: Bo     10:00 am

Friday, February 10  (14 Shevat)
Candle Lighting           4:55 pm
Shabbat Service 5:30 pm

Saturday, February 11  (15 Shevat)
Weekly Portion:         10:00 am
Beshalach
Tu BiShevat

Friday, February 17  (21 Shevat)
Candle Lighting           5:04 pm
Shabbat Service         5:30 pm

Saturday, February 18  (22 Shevat)
Weekly Portion: Yitro  10:00 am

Friday, February 24  (28 Shevat)
Candle Lighting         5:12 pm
Shabbat Service       5:30 pm

Saturday, February 25  (29 Shevat)
Weekly Portion:      10:00 am
Mishpatim
Shabbat Shekalim

Sunday, February 26 (30 Shevat)
Rosh Chodesh Adar

Monday, February 27 (1 Adar)
Rosh Chodesh Adar
 
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                               February Movie:

      “The Jewish Cardinal”

              Sunday, February 26th at 2 pm

Ilan Duran Cohen’s film concerns the amazing story of the Jewish-born
Archbishop of Paris, Jean-Marie Lustiger.

No, its title is not an oxymoron. Rather, “The Jewish Cardinal” refers to
Jean-Marie Lustiger, a Jew who converted to Catholicism at a young age
and, after joining the priesthood, quickly rose up the ranks to become
Archbishop of Paris and a chief advisor to Pope Jean Paul II. Ilan Duran
Cohen’s revelatory biopic recounts this fascinating tale in thoughtful and
compelling fashion, aided by the superb lead performance by Laurent Lucas.

Born the son of Polish-Jewish immigrants, Lustiger and his sister were
sent to live with a Catholic woman in Orleans during the German occupation
of France in 1940. Against his parents’ wishes, he decided to convert when
he was just 13 and was baptized. By the time the war ended, his mother had
been murdered in Auschwitz, while his father survived.

The story’s chief dramatic element revolves around a dispute concerning
the controversial installation of a convent by Carmelite nuns on the
Auschwitz grounds, prompting Lustiger, who obviously had deep emotional
ties to the site, to question his religious allegiances.

Although it will obviously appeal to religious audiences -- it has already
played in nearly a dozen Jewish film festivals -- The Jewish Cardinal features
a rare nuance that should interest the non-faithful as well.  Come join us!
To make a donation to the Fall River United Jewish Appeal in memory of Harold Katzman, please send your check to 385 High St, Fall River, MA  02720.  For more information, please call (508) 673-7791 or email fruja@comcast.net
Please note that all Friday Shabbat Services
are now held at 5:30 pm, and
Monday Mah Jongg is cancelled for the month of February.
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