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HJC News – Emor

Mazal Tov to Hillel Appel on his engagement to Tziporah Levine of Baltimore. Mazel Tov to parents Rabbi Yehuda and Channah Appel and grandparents Harold and Fagie Males.

Mazel Tov to Yisrael and Sherrie Mendenhall on the birth of a grandson, born to Talia and Zac Katz.

Condolences to Mary Ireland on the passing of her brother Jacob Szluzer. Mary is sitting Shiva at her home 1930 South Belvoir. Shiva ends on Sunday morning. Visiting times are:
Thursday: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM;
Friday: 11:00 – 5:00 PM,
Motzoei Shabbos May 21: 9:30 – 11:00 PM.

Refuah Sheleima to Maya Kleyman.

All women are invited to attend the next two classes of
a three-part series
Wednesdays May 25, and June 1 at 8pm
at Heights Jewish Center
"It’s Practically Shabbos",
given by Rebbetzin Deena Davidovich, Sara Esther Roth, and Adina Soclof.
The series will focus on strategies that will make the whole Shabbos experience less stressful and more fulfilling.

The full Shul calendar for May and June is available on the shul’s website, at

My Torah blog has new Divrei Torah, and new posts are uploaded regularly. Go to to read my thoughts. You can also subscribe there to receive the posts by email.

Sefira is past the halfway mark. We are now soliciting topic ideas for Shavuos night learning. Please share your ideas with me as soon as possible.

The Simcha Kiddush this week is co-sponsored by:

Rob and Jan Altshuler in honor of their Wedding Anniversary, their daughter Holly (Gila) Corbett’s birthday, Sarah Leah Borochovitz’s Birthday and in honor of Jan being a survivor. Lenny and Penny Beer in honor of their Wedding Anniversary. David and Ronit Ciranni in honor of Ronit’s Birthday and becoming new homeowners. Jason and Sandra Claude in honor of Sandra’s birthday and the purchase of their first house. Mark and Edna Edelman Shabbat Shalom! Harold and Faige Males in honor of the engagement of their grandson Hillel Appel to Tzipporah Levine and in honor of Harold’s Birthday. Dr. Ricky Prizant and Gretchen Shapiro in honor of Gretchen’s Birthday. Irwin and Lorna Shulman in honor of their grandson Meir’s Birthday. Dan and Randi Waxman in honor of past, present, and future members and guests of Heights Jewish Center. Chuck and Sandra Zeitler in honor of Shani Schultz’s Birthday. Raye Reich in honor of her son Zev receiving his bachelors degree in accounting.
Next Thursday, May 26, is Lag B’Omer; and on that day, between 3:30pm and 8:30pm, Heights Jewish Center and Yeshiva High School are co-hosting a Lag B’Omer Event and bonfire. There will be food for sale, a bounce-house, and other activities. Spread the word, and join us!

Set some sort of reminder to say Sefira at home after dark on Friday night.

Good Shabbos

Rabbi Davidovich

Friday, May 20

Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM

Shacharis 6:45 AM

Mincha 7:00 PM

Candle Lighting 7:13 PM till 8:26 PM

Shabbos, May 21 (Emor)
Parsha Shiur 8:30 AM

Shacharis 9:00 AM

Navi Shiur 7:45 PM

Mincha 8:15 PM, followed by Shalosh Seudos
Shabbos Ends9:35 PM

Sunday, May 22
Shacharis 8:00 AM
Mishnayos Shiur 8:00 PM
Mincha-Ma’ariv 8:25 PM

Monday-Thursday, May 23-26

Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM
Shacharis 6:45 AM
Mishnayos Shiur 8:05 PM
Mincha-Ma’ariv 8:35 PM

Friday, May 27

Gemara Shiur 6:15 AM

Shacharis 6:45 AM

Mincha 7:05 PM

Candle Lighting 7:18 PM till 8:32 PM

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