Holy Hutzpah
R' Brous Responds to Las Vegas Mass Murder
“Enough with your thoughts and prayers. People are dying.”
Read Rabbi Brous’ Full Statement HERE. Then Act.
CALL TO ACTION:
Call your members of congress.
*Tell your House Member to oppose the Sportsmen Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act (SHARE Act) which would deregulate gun silencers. It was pulled from the House floor today because of public outcry but may be brought back later. Keep calling!
*Tell your Senators to oppose Senate Bill 446, the concealed carry reciprocity bill.
Disaster Assistance
Disaster Assistance for Puerto Rico and Others

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have left a wake of devastation in Puerto Rico, across the Caribbean, the Gulf states and Florida, and Mexico is digging out from massive earthquakes. Please give generously to immediate aid and long-term rebuilding efforts.

 

Email brooke@ikar-la.org for more ways you can help, and check out our Minyan Tzedek Page to see how you can do justice.

 

In addition to the major relief organizations and funds, we recommend IsraAID, Team Rubicon, and International Medical Corps for immediate disaster relief for the Caribbean and Mexico and American Jewish World Service for more long-term efforts.

Community Dinner
Shabbat Shalom...Let's Eat!
Shabbat Shalom...Let's Eat!

Sushi Shabbat B’Yahad

Friday, October 20

Kabbalat Shabbat 

6:15 pm, scotch & services

 

Sushi Shabbat B’Yahad
7:45 pm: dinner
Musical, high-energy Kabbalat Shabbat service, followed by a delicious catered dinner of kosher sushi – with vegetarian options of course!

RSVP to Sushi Shabbat HERE!

Sushi Shabbat B’Yahad

 

 

Friday, October 20

 

 

 

Musical, high-energy Kabbalat Shabbat service, followed by a delicious catered dinner of kosher sushi – with vegetarian options of course!
yum.

 

Kabbalat Shabbat 

6:15 pm, scotch & services

 

Sushi Shabbat B’Yahad
7:45 pm: dinner

RSVP to Sushi Shabbat HERE!

*services and dinner at Shalhevet High School, 910 Fairfax Ave*
*services and dinner at Shalhevet High School, 910 Fairfax Ave*
Preach
Highlights from the Los Angeles Poor People's Campaign Mass Meeting

Los Angeles Mass Meeting – Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival

 

Uniting the poor against racism, war, poverty, and ecological devastation; Reviving Rev. Dr. King’s #PoorPeoplesCampaign to spark a #MoralRevival for today.

On Sept 19th, 2017 Auburn Seminary Senior Fellows Rabbi Sharon Brous and Bishop William Barber and other faith leaders and community members meet in LA to call for moral revival.

 

WATCH THE HIGHLIGHTS VIDEO.

Learning
Death Over Dinner Jewish Edition

We’ll be continuing our exploration of death and dying (and living) in the coming months.

 

Check it Out.

*DoD Jewish Edition was created in partnership with Reboot and is supported by a generous grant from the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles.

FAQ
Are you a synagogue or what?

Yes and no and kinda.

Words like “synagogue” can feel constraining, and we want to think expansively about what Jewish life can be. More FAQs here.

@SharonBrous' #lasvegas Call to Action: Call Your Reps. Learn what you can do: https://t.co/ZvpsLQ9df7 Find rep : https://t.co/icxHbbos8u
Enough thoughts & prayers. Read @SharonBrous' statement on this tragically preventable tragedy: https://t.co/Ioq6m0eMRp