Reminder: Any Service or Ceremony that JWV Department of Michigan is invited to, the Auxiliary is also invited to.

2017 Calendar of Events

No Post Meetings In December

Trip to Battle Creek V.A. Hospital

On December 25th, our annual trip to provide comfort and support to residents of the Battle Creek V.A. hospital leaves via bus from the parking lot of Temple Beth El (14 Mile and Telegraph, Birmingham, Michigan) promptly at 8 A.M. Be there by 7:45 A.M. or risk missing the bus. Please wear your JWV hat. The bus returns between 4 and 4:30 P.M.

2018 Calendar of Events

Tu B'Shevat- Jan 31st

Purim - March 1st

Daylight Savings Time

Sunday, March 11th begins Daylight Savings Time. Move your clocks forward.

Passover

Friday night March 30th is the 1st Passover Seder. Saturday, April 7th is Yizkor (light candles).

Holocaust Remembrance Day - Thursday, April 12th

Israel Memorial Day - Thursday, April 19th

Israel Independence Day - Friday, April 20th

Lag B'Omer - Thursday, May 3rd

Mother's Day - Sunday, May 13th

Shavuot

Saturday night, May 19th is Erev Shavuot. Monday, May 21st is Yizkor (light candles).

U.S. Memorial Day - Monday, May 28th

U.S. Independence Day - Wednesday, July 4th

Rosh Hashonah

The night of September 9, 2018 begins Rosh Hashonah; September 10th is the first day. Happy New Year to all of our members, friends, and relatives.

Patriot Day

September 11th is Patriot Day. Events will be listed here as they become known to us. JWV members, please wear your JWV hat.

Constitution Day

Monday, September 17th, 2018 is the anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. Events will be listed here as they become known to us. JWV members, please wear your JWV hat.

Kol Nidre and Yom Kippur

The night of September 18, 2017 is Kol Nidre - the beginning of Yom Kippur; light Yizkor candles. We hope that all of our friends and relatives have an easy fast. If you intend to build a sukkah, start immediately after Yom Kippur.

Sukkot - September 24th

Kever Avot

Sunday, September 30th, 2018 is our traditional day to visit the gravesites of parents and other loved ones. Many cemeteries that are locked-up all year are opened on this day. Don't expect them to stay unlocked all day; some will re-lock at 1PM.

Shmini Atzeret

The night of October 1, 2017 begins Shmini Atzeret, the Eighth Day of Assembly. Light Yizkor candles.

Simchat Torah

The night of October 2, 2017 we celebrate reading the final passage of the Torah, and then roll it back to the beginning.

Veteran's Day Events

On Veteran's Day, the restaurant "McCormick and Schmick's" at 2850 Coolidge Hwy in Troy is offering veterans a free entree - either lunch or dinner. To use this offer, bring proof of honorable discharge. Other freebies and/or discounts for Veteran's Day can be found at: http://www.military.com/veterans-day/restaurants-veterans-day-military-discounts.html.

Events are scheduled by Temples, Synagogues, and Municipalities just prior to Veteran's Day. Those events, dates, times, and locations will be announced through meeting minutes as they become known. Unless the event is scheduled on Shabbat, please wear your JWV hat.

Hannukah - December 3rd

The night of December 3rd, light the first candle on your Menorah. Happy Chanukah to all!

Trip to Battle Creek V.A. Hospital

On December 25th, our annual trip to provide comfort and support to residents of the Battle Creek V.A. hospital leaves via bus from the parking lot of Temple Beth El (14 Mile and Telegraph, Birmingham, Michigan) promptly at 8 A.M. Be there by 7:45 A.M. or risk missing the bus. Please wear your JWV hat. The bus returns between 4 and 4:30 P.M.

 

To update this calendar, contact Mark Weiss at   248-701-6705 or e-mail him at   webmaster@jwv-mi.xyz.