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Shabbat Shalom from Aspen Hill!
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Parshat Korach

7:00PM Friday Davening 

8:19PM Candle Lighting


9:00AM Shacharit followed by a Community Lunch.


7:30PM Rabbi's Shiur 

8:15PM Shabbat Mincha 

9:24PM Shabbat ends not before this time.


Sunday 

8:15AM Shacharit


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SCHOLAR-IN-RESIDENCE SHABBAT w/ CHAPLAIN BLOOM

This Shabbat, July 8-9, we will welcome Chaplain Michael Bloom, to honor America's birthday. There will be a community Shabbat luncheon. 

Chaplain Bloom will speak Friday night, Shabbat morning, and again over lunch, with special childcare available for this time.

We thank the Gonzales family as our lead sponsors for the luncheon, as well as the Charnov, Friedman, Getz, Greenberg, Abrookin-Herschander, Kaplow, Katz, Krisch, Landau, Logan, Mizrahi, Moskowitz, Pereira, Topolosky, and Zimm families.


Chaplain Bloom serves as National Deputy Chaplain of the Jewish War Veterans, chaplain of the NMAJMH and chairman of the General Wingate Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery. He is the author of books on national security, law enforcement, Judaism and humor and has lectured widely at area JCCs and synagogues.
A Taste of #AllLivesMatter for Shabbat

Dear Friends,


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This Shabbat, the words of our past leaders ring loudly.


It was Moshe Rabbeinu, recorded in this week’s parsha, who challenged God’s wrath and exclaimed, “O God, God of the spirits of all flesh, shall one man sin, and You be angry with the entire assembly?”


And it was Elie Wiesel, who passed away last Shabbat, who testified, “No human race is superior; no religious faith is inferior. All collective judgments are wrong. Only racists make them.”


Moshe’s challenge to God, is a charge leveled at the killers who took the lives of 5 Dallas police officers last night. The victims were selfless servants involved in sacred service. Collective punishment is not the path for God’s creatures. #BlueLivesMatter


Elie’s challenge to humanity, is a charge leveled at the officers in Minnesota and Louisiana, and to all of us, about the dangers of racism that live today. While details are still emerging on these shootings, the Washington Post reporting has made clear that, “unarmed black men are seven times more likely than whites to die by police gunfire.” #BlackLivesMatter


This Shabbat, we remember our fallen policeman, Michael Krohl, Brent Thompson and Patrick Zamarripa, and the two other officers who have not yet been named. We offer our prayers of comfort to their families, and the families of the 7 other wounded officers.


We also remember Alton Sterling, of Baton Rouge, LA, and Philando Castile, of Falcon Heights, Minnesota, who were both black men, shot and killed by white police officers. We offer our prayers of comfort to their families this Shabbat.


May we be blessed to live out the lessons of our teachers, ancient and contemporary, who remind us about the horrors of collective judgment and racism. #AllLivesMatter


Shabbat Shalom. See you in shul,

Rabbi Uri


YOUTH PROGRAM UPDATE:

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Shabbat Children's Programs

9:15AM - 5th and 6th graders (and 7th graders who wish to) meet in the cafeteria.
9:30AM - Tot room opens for supervised play 
10:15AM - Groups begin for Tots, K-2nd grade, and 3rd-4th grade.
10:20AM - Gym time for 5th graders and up
11:00AM - Gym time for K-4th grade
All children return to the main sanctuary to help lead tefilot at the end of Musaf.

There will also be childcare offered during the lunch lecture this Shabbat:
- 2-4 year olds babysitting in bandroom 12:30-1pm.
- 5+ in big gym 12:30-1pm.
- under 2 are welcome in bandroom w/ parent supervision.

Questions? Contact Carmiya: ckasse@yahoo.com.

Your feedback is appreciated! RSVP to this email.
Beth Joshua Congregation of Aspen Hill
13300 Arctic Ave, Rockville, MD 20853
301.962.9400 x5247
www.BethJoshua.org
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