Eitz Chaim Newsletter – April 28, 2018

Eitz-Chaim is a congregation committed to prayer, discipleship, and service. If you have a need or a prayer request, let us hear from you.

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This Week on Shabbat

Weekly Drash by Rabbi David Schiller
The Surpassing Worth of Knowing Messiah  Philippians 3


Building relationships with Jewish friends 


Israel 100 Years After the Balfour Declaration.
 
Experts discuss the history and affects of the Declaration
 
Wednesday, April 25, 7:00pm
 
At Shearith Israel
9401 Douglas Avenue, Dallas
   
SWJC joins with Shearith Israel to screen GREAT CONVERSATIONS from the 92nd Street Y in New York
Hear from Israel’s Counsel General in New York, Dani Dayan; Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations 


Executive Vice Chairman Malcom Hoenlein; Senior Resident Scholar at the Arab Gulf States Institute, Hussein Ibish; and longtime Middle East analyst and author Aaron David Miller discuss Israel’s present-day political situation. 

 


The fire of Your love is burning within me
Consuming my heart
Restoring my soul
My only desire to abide in Your holiness
Here in the fire of Your love
Here in the fire of Your love

Paul Wilbur


Every Shabbat we are blessed to have MORE VISITORS join us for oneg. Because fellowship is an important part of Eitz Chaim’s ministry, we are asking ALL MEMBERS and REGULAR ATTENDEES TO PARTICIPATE BY BRINGING A DISH, OR TWO, to Shul on Shabbat. Dairy parve only (no meat, chicken or crustaceans) See detailed guidelines on our website.
PLEASE LET OUR VISITORS AND SENIOR CITIZENS GO TO THE HEAD OF THE LINE. ALL CHILDREN SHOULD GO THROUGH THE LINE WITH THEIR PARENTS PLEASE!


Torah Portion of the Week 

Kedoshim – Holy Ones

Leviticus 19:1-20:27
Amos 9:7-15
Matthew 5:43-48

Torah Commentary by Mark Huey


Eitz-Chaim Congregation

MEETING ADDRESS: 1651 E. Campbell Road Richardson, TX 75082
MAILING ADDRESS: PO Box 832568 Richardson TX 75083
Services: 10:30 AM, Saturday
Phone: 972-231-3884