Sukkot at Darchei Noam 5780
Meet the Simcha Squad
Rabbi Shmuli & Mazal-tov Zema
Rabbi Shmuli Zema is a musmach of Yeshiva University RIETS and holds an MBA from Baruch College. He served four years as Assistant Rabbi at The Hampton Synagogue before transitioning to the non-profit Jerusalem College of Technology. His work supports STEM education and career-building opportunities for underrepresented Jewish minorities in Israel, while decreasing pressure on the Israeli economy. He has organized Simcha Squads for several years and worked in the past with Rabbi Davis.
Mazal-tov holds a Math degree from Stern College and worked for several years in data analytics at JP Morgan Chase. She currently works in credit risk at Bank Leumi, evaluating companies to determine creditworthiness. Mazal-tov participated in YU's Torah Tours program throughout her years at Stern and enjoys singing, learning, and bringing ru'ach and happiness to communities around the country.
Steven & Rachel Steinhardt
Steven and Rachel are settling into Brooklyn after being wed this past Tu B'Av! Steven has a business degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a Bio/Chem degree from Queens College. He works in healthcare and enjoys travelling through Europe, tracing his Jewish heritage. For the past several years he has been involved in Jewish outreach projects.
Rachel is a psychotherapist in New York City. She earned her BA in Psychology from Yeshiva University and an MS, Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from SJU. When she is not counseling clients, Rachel MC's B'nei Mitzvah events, sells wine and organizes wine tastings. She has been involved with NCSY, CJJ, Torah Tours, Birthright, Emet, Jewish summer camps and other Jewish outreach programs Rachel writes, "I’m excited to continue that journey and meet you all during this incredible chag together!"
Oneg Shabbat - Friday, October 18 at 8:30pm in the Geretz sukkah (4701 W. 28th St in St Louis Park)
Women's Kohelet Reading - Saturday, October 19 at 4:30pm
Teen Cinnabon Cinema Sukkah on October 19!
Grades 8 and up. Warm up with cinnamon buns, hot fudge, and a movie in the sukkah.
Shemini Atzeret BBQ on Monday October 21!
Simchat Torah Tefillot and Hakafot! - Monday, October 21 and Tuesday, October 22
Join us as we celebrate the Torah at Darchei Noam with celebratory Yom Tov tefillot and joyous hakafot. Monday evening October 21 starting at 6:05pm and Tuesday morning October 22 starting at 9:00am!
Women's Simchat Torah Reading - Tuesday, October 22 at ~10:45am
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