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CHARITY DELIVERS FROM DEATH

6 Iyar 5778 / 20-21 April 2018 Parashat Tazria-Metzora
Torah: Leviticus 12:1 - 15:33  Haftarah: 2 Kings 7:3-20
From our Chairman of the Board, Dr. Lenny Adelson:
Dear Friends, I have entered a team for Temple B'nai Hayim/Congregation Beth Meier for the 2018 LA Walk to End Genocide by Jewish World Watch.  I am hoping we can support this great cause, including some walkers! The walk is scheduled: Sunday April 22, 2018, 9 am - noon Pan Pacific Park
7600 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 (If someone can actually lead the team, that would be great as I will have other volunteer activities to help with the event.) To find the team, for to jww.org, click 'take action' near the top of the page, click "Walk to End Genocide' from the list, click Los Angeles, April 22, click 'Find a Walker or Team' and scroll.  Follow the instructions to register. To donate quickly, a direct link to my fundraising effort:  https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/FundraisingPage.aspx?registrationID…

THE SEARCH FOR MEANING

Parashat Sh’mini 29 Nisan 5778 / 13-14 April 2018 Torah: Leviticus 9:1 – 11:47 Haftarah (Machar Chodesh): 1 Samuel 20:18-42
From our Chairman of the Board, Dr. Lenny Adelson:
Dear Friends, I have entered a team for Temple B'nai Hayim/Congregation Beth Meier for the 2018 LA Walk to End Genocide by Jewish World Watch.  I am hoping we can support this great cause, including some walkers! The walk is scheduled: Sunday April 22, 2018, 9 am - noon Pan Pacific Park
7600 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 (If someone can actually lead the team, that would be great as I will have other volunteer activities to help with the event.) To find the team, for to jww.org, click 'take action' near the top of the page, click "Walk to End Genocide' from the list, click Los Angeles, April 22, click 'Find a Walker or Team' and scroll.  Follow the instructions to register. To donate quickly, a direct link to my fundraising effort:  https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/FundraisingPage.aspx?re…

A SONG FULL OF MEANING

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Seventh Day of Pesach 21 Nisan 5778 / 5-6 April 2018
Torah: Exodus 13:17 - 15:26
Maftir: Numbers 28:19-25
Haftarah: 2 Samuel 22:1-51

Eighth Day of Pesach 22 Nisan 5778 / 6-7 April 2018 Some congregations read Song of Songs
Torah: Deuteronomy 14:22 - 16:17
Maftir: Numbers 28:19-25
Haftarah: Isaiah 10:32 - 12:6
Calendar and dedications follow below. For a full calendar of events and other info about Temple B’nai Hayim/Congregation Beth Meier, check out:
www.bnaihayim.com

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A SONG FULL OF MEANING
On the seventh day of Pesach, we read most of Parashat Beshallach. Part of the Torah reading will be very familiar to those who daven Shacharit regularly. Other than the paragraphs of the Sh’ma, which we read twice a day, it is the part of the Torah that we read most often. It is Shirat HaYam, the Song of the Sea, the victory song of the Israelites that th…

ON CHAMETZ AND THE FIFTH CHILD

15-16 Nisan 5778 / March 30 – April 1 2018 Torah Day 1: Exodus 12:21-51 Maftir Day 1: Numbers 28:16-25 Haftarah Day 1: Joshua 3:5-7; 5:2 - 6:1; 6:27 
Torah Day 2: Leviticus 22:26 - 23:44 Maftir Day 2: Numbers 28:16-25 Haftarah Day 2: 2 Kings 23:1-9; 21-25
Calendar and dedications follow below. For a full calendar of events and other info about Temple B’nai Hayim/Congregation Beth Meier, check out:
www.bnaihayim.com

My “Pesach Resources Guide – 5778 Edition” is available at my blog:
http://rav-rich.blogspot.com/2018/03/pesach-resources-5778-edition.html
Please submit your authorization form by email to Rabbi Flom no later than 9:00 am Friday, March 30. Needed info: your name and the location (address) of any chametz you wish to sell.
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Chaverim Nichbadim/Dear Friends:
I want to share some thoughts with you as we prepar…

HOLY AFIKOMAN!

Parashat Tzav 8 Nisan 5778 / 23-24 March 2018
Torah: Leviticus 6:1 – 8:36 Haftarah (Shabbat Hagadol): Malachi 3:4-24
Calendar and dedications follow below. For a full calendar of events and other info about Temple B’nai Hayim/Congregation Beth Meier, check out:
www.bnaihayim.com

My “Pesach Resources Guide – 5778 Edition” is available at my blog:
www.rav-rich.blogspot.com/2018/03/pesach-resources-5778-edition.html
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"That which is left of (the meal offering) shall be eaten by Aaron and his sons; it shall be eaten as unleavened bread (matzot) in the holy place…. It shall not be baked with leaven (chametz); I have given it as their portion from My offering by fire; it is most holy, like the sin offering and the guilt offering.... Anything that touches these shall become holy." Leviticus 6:9 – 11
Only some of the minchah (…