Beit Or Havurah of the Antelope Valley

Torah Portion Vayishlach Genesis 32:4-36:43
Haftorah: Obadiah 1:1-21   

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Beit Or Havurah Founded By
Rabbi David Hoffman, AH
Rabbi David Hoffman
Photo by Mike Rosenbach
Board of Directors



Breakfast for the Homeless at the Oasis.Beit Or continues to participate in Community Service by preparing and serving breakfast on the last Friday morning of the month. Contact Dave Satenstein to contribute or participate. 818-227-6102. Next opportunity is December 29.
Sunday Morning Study / Discussion Group
10 AM at Avrum Harris’ home. Current topic – Daniel.
Lively and thought-provoking.

Upcoming Events
December General Meeting and Hanukah Party – Sunday December 17. Time, place, and details to follow. (No Sunday Study group December 17) First nominations for the next Board of Directors will take place at this General Meeting. Additional nominations can be made at the Feburary Annual Meeting, before elections.
Under this proposal, the positions for the board of directors would be as follows:
The following current Board members are declining re-election:
Avrum Harris Dave Satenstein Mercy Romero
Sue Lippman Mike Barnes  

Additionally, the current Board is proposing a revision to the By-Laws regarding the size and composition of the Board. The proposal will reduce the size of the Board to 5 members from the current 7, which is more appropriate for the size of the membership, and reduce the number of Directors / Members at Large from 3 to 1. This proposal will be voted on at the General Meeting in Feburary, before the election.
Under this proposal, the positions for the board of directors would be as follows:
2018 Annual Meeting – Sunday February 11 10:00 AM at Avrum Harris’ home.
Shabbat Magic Friday Evenings
Welcome the Shabbat in the right way! Begin with Torah Study, 6:00 pm; pray with dignity and devotion during the Kabbalat Shabbat service, 7:00 pm; celebrate the Shabbat with a meal of true celebration 7:45- 9:00 ish pm. There is no need to notify us if you are coming for the Shiur and/or Kabbalat Shabbat Service, but PLEASE let us know for in advance (for catering purposes) if you want to join us for the meal. A suggested donation of $10 per person ($5 for children) is requested to help cover the costs, but all contributions are welcome. Call 661-547-6622 for location information.

Suggested donation amounts for the Erev Shabbat meal are listed below. Please note that all contributions are appreciated, and any additional donations are gratefully accepted.
Child- (age 5 to 16) = $5.00
Child under 5 = free
Adult – (age 17 to 65) = $10.00
Senior – (66 and up) = $5.00
Family Unit Discounts: 1 Adult plus 3 or more Children = $25.00 2 Adults plus 2 or more Children = $25.00

Remember to bring your non-perishable food donations to every Beit Or event. These donations go to Antelope Valley College homeless students. Thank you for your amazing support!

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