Service Times: 

Friday, Dec 15, Candle Lighting:

B’Zman  4:12 PM

Shkia 4:30 PM

Mincha:   4:15 PM

Note Hanukah Candles must be lit prior to lighting the Shabbat Candles. Friday Night is the 4th Night of Hanukah


Shabbat Dec 16 Parshat Mikeitz

Shacharit: 9:00 AM

Shabbat Hanukah

Shabbat Mvorchim Chodesh Tevet

Followed by a Kiddush sponsored by Eric Starr in memory of the Shloshim of his beloved sister, Sorah Taub, Eshka Sarah Bas Moshe, AH. Sorah Taub is also Leslie Starr’s sister and Doug Eisenberg’s first cousin.


Mincha: 4:00 PM

At Seuda Shilishit, Joe Rapaport will continue discussing Hanukah

Ma’ariv: 5:11 PM

Havdalah 5:17 PM

Hanukah Night 5


Sunday, Dec 17, Shacharit: 8:00 AM

Sunday Night is the 6th night of Hanukah

Sunday Night begins Rosh Chodesh



Monday, Dec 18, Shacharit: 6:05 AM  – Earliest Talit and Tefilin 6:14 AM

Rosh Chodesh Day 1

Mon Night – Hanukah Night 7

Tuesday Dec 19, Shacharit 6:05 AM – Earliest Talit and Tefilin 6:17 AM

Rosh Chodesh Day 2

Tuesday Night, Hanukah Night 8

Wednesday, Dec 20, Shacharit: 6:10 AM – Earliest Talit and Tefilin 6:18 AM

Thursday, Dec 21, Shacharit: 6:10 AM – Earliest Talit and Tefilin 6:18 AM

Friday, Dec 22, Shacharit: 6:10 AM – Earliest Talit and Tefilin 6:19 AM


Community Announcements:

  1. BI is partnering with a charitable trust to offer financial aid assistance to needy elderly. Anyone wishing to inquire can contact Doug Eisenberg, President
  2. Nechama Price now serves as a consultant to women in the West Orange/Livingston communities to answer questions related to niddah and family purity. She can be reached at or 201-888-6999.
  3. A December Beth Israel Synagogue Board meeting voted to invite Rabbi Yaakov Sprung as a monthly Scholar-in-Residence. His first visit will be on Shabbt Vaera, January 12/13, 2018. Details will be posted as the schedule firms up. The entire West Orange Jewish community will be invited to Rabbi Sprung’s shiurim.