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Newsletter 09/03/2010

Weekly E-Mail News

Congregation Beth Shalom

Location: 308 South B Street
Mailing address: c/o 200 West Washington
Fairfield, Iowa  52556



Shabbat Services 10:30 a.m., Saturday morning, September 4 (25 Elul )

Shabbat Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. at Beth Shalom.

Shabbat Candle Lighting Times for Fairfield

Shabbat (candle lighting) begins at 7:19 p.m. Friday, September 3; Shabbat ends (Havdallah begins) Saturday, 8:17 p.m. in Fairfield.

High Holidays start the evening of September 8

Beth Shalom will hold High Holiday services beginning with Erev Rosh Hashanah the evening of Wednesday, September 8.  A complete and separate High Holy Day Newsletter has been mailed, requiring your response. If you know of anyone who does not have e-mail and who would like a printed version, please call Julie Blum at 472-3757 or e-mail her at to request this.

High Holy Days Calendar

Erev Rosh Hashanah       Wednesday, September 8, 7:50 p.m.

Rosh Hashanah (1st day)    Thursday, September 9, 10:00 a.m.

Kol Nidre                               Friday, September 17, 7:50 p.m.

Yom Kippur                      Saturday, September 18, 10:00 a.m.

Minchah                 Saturday, September 18, 6:00 p.m.

Ne’ilah*                 Saturday, September 18, 7:00 p.m., Sharp!

Sukkot Service              Wednesday, September 22, 8:00 p.m.

Shemini Atzeret

& Simhat Torah                 Thursday, September 30, 8:00 p.m.

Services will be led by David Matt and Haim Menashehoff.

Musical Accompaniment by Jane Roman Pitt and Leora Rosenberg.

*Join us for a catered break-fast meal following Ne’ilah. A light meal will be served.

Reservations are necessary. Email:

Please bring a bottle of juice to share for the break-fast.

Membership Dues 2010-2011

Sustaining Membership                                        $1000.00

Sponsoring Membership                                        $500.00

Family Membership                                               $295.00

Single Membership                                                $165.00

College (or IA Course) Faculty, Staff Family       $145.00

College (or IA Course) Faculty, Staff  Single        $95.00

Non-Members Tickets for High Holidays


Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur (includes break-fast)*     $72.00

Rosh Hashanah only                                                          $36.00

Yom Kippur only (includes break-fast)*:                          $41.50

College or IA Course

Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur (includes break-fast):     $42.00

Rosh Hashanah only:                                                        $19.00

Yom Kippur only (includes break-fast)*:                         $25.00

*Reservations are necessary. Email:

Please bring a bottle of juice to share for the break-fast.

Holiday Challah

Ben Winkler will be stopping at Rabbi Jacobson’s Macabee’s Kosher Deli in Des Moines, on Sunday, September 5.  If you would like a Round Holiday Challah or other deli or kosher grocery items, contact Ben at or (641) 472-9575 by noon on Friday, September 3.  Prices for Round Holiday Challah — 1 lb: $5.50 (with raisins); $5.00 (without raisins);  2 lb: $8.00 (with raisins), $7.50 (without raisins).