Torah Readers:Bob Abrams, Daniel Kraus, Judd Love, Dr. Stanley Warmflash
Rabbi Daniel Cohen: "Crashing the White House and the Egyptian Palace"
Latest time to recite Shema 9:40 a.m.
Latest time for Amidah 10: 27 a.m.
Teen Minyan in the simcha room 9:30 a.m.
Kiddush is sponsored by Michael & Adrienne Alexander in honorof Elizabeth's birthday.
Shiur: David Cohen "Tasting Treif" 10:30 a.m.
in the library (1-3 yr olds) 10:30 a.m.
Mini Minyan in the youth room 10:30 a.m.
Jr. Congregation in the chapel (2nd-6th grd) 10:30 a.m.
Babysitting in Cantor Wollheim's office (ages 0-1) 10:30 a.m.
Chapel Kiddush (dairy) is sponsored by Joe Koenigsberger in memory of his mother Regina.
Sanctuary Kiddush (dairy) is sponsored by Igor & Lolia Halperin in honor of Benjamin's Bar Mitzvah
Mincha 4:10 p.m.
Seudat Shlishit is sponsored by the shul
Avi Narrow-Tilonsky: "Fight the Break of Dawn: When to Daven Shacharit"
Daf Yomi is during Seudat Shlishit.
Maariv 5:19 p.m.
Shabbat ends 5:24 p.m.
One service next Saturday at 9:00 a.m.
KUMSITZ ON SATURDAY NIGHT
For those who want to find out how to help New Orleans and have fun while they're at it, Rabbi Uri will lead a kumsitz, after Shabbat, on Jan. 16, from 8 to 11 p.m. at the home of the Bodurtha familyat 52 Starin Drive in Westover Park, Stamford. Expect soulful music by Rabbi Uri and sinful desserts by Main Event. This event is not to be missed! Teens and adults welcome, but the favor of your reply to the shul office would be most appreciated, so we don't run out of beignets! Contact Joanna at 358-2200 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday 8:30 a.m.
Candlelighting next Friday4:31 p.m
JANUARY @ CAS: 3 IMPORTANT CAS COMMUNITY EVENTS:
1.WEEKEND OF REBIRTH AND RENEWAL Friday, Jan. 15th & Saturday Jan.16thLearn the story of rebuilding the Jewish community in New Orleans with Rabbi Uri Topolosky.Friday night Carlebach-style davening and dinner.Reservations due 1/12-RSVP to email@example.com.Rabbi Topolosky will speak at one minyan to be held on Shabbat.
2.ADL UNIVERSITY Thursday, Jan. 14th, 7-9pm.First class on Global and Domestic Anti-Semitism in the 21st Century @ Temple Sinai.Become more aware of and involved in the critical issues of our day.Info: Randi Pincus (203) 288-6500 x317.
3.FROM WE SHALL OVERCOME TO LET MY PEOPLE GO Monday, Jan. 18th , 7-8pm. The evening is an intercommunity gathering to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Speaker Glenn Richter, inter-choral performance by local choirs, prayers.Please join us in marking this important day.
Event details & to make your reservation: www.cas-stamford.org
The Shabbat meal is a wonderful opportunity to strengthen our families, community andconnection toG-d.The Around the Shabbat Table Campaign encourages each family to include three elements at their meal:
1. Share a Torah Insight2. Sing a Jewish Song
3. Refrain from Gossip-Celebrate Positive Speech
Suggested Torah topic for your Shabbat table: The Jews were redeemed from Egypt because they kept their Jewish names. What is the meaning of your hebrew name?_______________________________________________________________________________
January 18th-MLK Trip to NYC 9:30-5:30 p.m. (Meet at Stamford train station)
January 22nd-B'not Mitzvah Dinner
January 23rd-Teen Minyan
January 23rd-Jr.Oneg at the Berk's 8:00 p.m.
January 28th-31st-NCSY Winter Regional
January 29th-B'nai Mitzvah Dinner
January 30th-Purim Ball
LIVING TORAH LIBRARY There are many ways that YOU can get involved in this exciting program...
Þ Ask us to set you up with a study partner (or bring your own partner) Þ Learn topic of your choice for men, women and children every Monday night from 7:30-9:00 pm Þ Donate a sefer from our "wish list" Þ Sponsor a night of learning
*There will be a Minyan for Maariv after learning at 9 pm as well as drinks and refreshments throughout the evening!
*Please contact Rabbi Yehuda Jeiger (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information and to get involved in this exciting new opportunity!
GIFT SHOP Decorative clips for men, women's headcoverings & mini dreidels-ALL FREE! No purchase necessary. Just stop by!
We are back to regular shop hours
NOTE: CLOSED ON SUNDAYS IN JANUARY AND FEBRUARY
THE SHOP IS JAM-PACKED WITH A WHOLE ARRAY OF NEW MERCHANDISE.SUPPORT OUR SHUL BY SHOPPING AT THE SOURCE!WE LOVE THE COMPANY.
SNOWBIRD ALERT! If you are spending this winter in Florida, please send Joanna your contact information, so we can stay in touch. Send to email@example.com.
UPCOMING CAS EVENTS
¨NEXT SISTERHOOD MEETING-Sunday, January 10th at 10:30 a.m.
¨GUEST SPEAKER-RABBI URI TOPOLOSKY OF NEW ORLEANS-Friday & Saturday, January 15th-16th. 6:00 p.m.A weekend of rebirth and renewal.Carlebach style davening on Friday night, with dinner to follow.Adults $25 Children $15.If youwant to sponsor, it's $180 which includes dinner. RSVP to the shul by Jan.12th. There will be one minyan on that Shabbat.
¨YOUTH COMMITTEE MEETING-Sunday January 17th- 9-10:30 a.m..Join us for a quick 1/2 year in review and a preview of the next 4 months of youth programming.
¨SAVE THE DATE! ANNUAL CHOLENT CHALLENGE- RABBI COHEN AND RABBI WALK- Shabbat, January 23rd
¨MLK EVENT-Monday, January 18th at 7:00 p.m. An intercommunity gathering to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.The featured speaker is Glenn Richter, founder of the Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry.The theme is "From We Shall Overcome to LetMy People Go." The evening will also feature Jewish & black choirs & prayers.
¨CAS Young Families Ice Cream Pajama Party, Saturday, January 23, 7 pmBack by popular demand: ice cream and games galore. Break up the doldrums of January with a hot, "summer" evening of fun!$7/person in advance; $8/person at the door.
¨BIKUR CHOLIM-Sunday, January 24th at 10:30 a.m. OU and Chevra Kadisha of Stamford offer a FREE Communal Symposium on "Visiting the Sick."A Halachic overview of Bikur Cholim for the whole community.Presentations by Rabbi Daniel Feldman & Rabbi Simon Feld. Brunch will be served. For more info, please contact Michael Feldstein at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 973-6279
¨HELP WANTED-Join us to create community while raising funds for our shul...put the Fun back into FUNd Raising. We are developing a committee to get EBay going again...need people to price objects, take pictures for posting, track items from donation to shipping, pack items to be shipped. We will be having a Tag Sale, we are looking for sorters, schleppers, pricers, publicity writers, etc....must be willing to laugh, and make friends...contact Lorraine Kweskin email@example.com or 322-4273
¨LIVING TORAH LIBRARY There are many ways that YOU can get involved in this program. Ask us to set you up with a study partner (or bring your own).Learn a topic of your choice for men, women & children every Monday night from 7:30-9:00 p.m.Donate a seferfrom our "wish list," or sponsor a night of learning.Contact Yehuda Jeiger at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
¨The microphone system in the sanctuary at Agudath Sholom is approved by The Zomet Institute in Israel.
In this ongoing survey of the Torah, we discuss issues in the Bible, verse by verse.
Sunday, 9:15 a.m.
Dvar Yom B'Yomo - with Rabbi David Walk Take an in-depth look at a topical issue each week, either from the weekly Torah portion or an upcoming Jewish Holiday. At BCDS. Monday at 12:30 p.m.
Shabbat Halacha for Everyone - with Rabbi Dr. Jeff Cahn Explore fascinating aspects of Shabbat practice and its interface with the modern world. Each week we will delve into a different relevant and interesting aspect of Shabbat observance. No previous background required.
Monday at 7:00 p.m.
Judaism 101 - with Bob Abrams Have you ever wondered why we keep Kosher, what's in the boxes ofTefillin, or what the significance of the Tzitzit is? What does Elijah's cup really represent, and why are there three Matzot at the Seder? How about the meanings of the names in the Bible or what all of those fast days really represent? Come and find out. All levels welcome, knowledge of Hebrew not required. Monday at 7:30 p.m.
Hebrew Reading Crash Course - with Ben Soifer Learn to read Hebrew in time for Chanukah in seven easy lessons. Monday at 7:30 p.m.
Inyana D'Yomo - with Rabbi David Walk Enjoy a small discussion in Hebrew on the weekly Torah portion. Hebrew fluency a must. Monday at 8:00 p.m.
The Meaning of Our Prayers - with Bob Abrams We're supposed to pray every day, but how many of us really know what it's all about? Understand the structure of our daily prayers, who wrote them, what they mean, and even their relation to the Temple service. Are you familiar with the references to angels in our morning service? (And do we really have to shuckle when we pray?) Learn about it all. Reading Hebrew is not required. Monday at 8:30 p.m.
Power of the Prophets - with Rabbi Daniel Cohen Take a closer look at Jewish history you thought you knew. Explore the life and times of King David through an in-depth study of Samuel II. Tuesday at 8:15 a.m.
The Soul of Prayer: Meeting G-d in the Siddur and Your Life - with Rabbi Daniel Cohen An in-depth exploration of many of our familiar prayers. Discover the tools for soulful service of G-d. For women only. Tuesday at 9:15 a.m.
Parsha Perspectives & Paradigms - with Rabbi Daniel Cohen Glean relevant life messages from the weekly Torah portion in this upbeat class. Tuesday at 12:00 noon
Judaism as a Community - with Rabbi David Walk Exploration of the history of the concept called "Kehilla." How did Jewish communities develop, grow and function? Understand the roles of communal organizations in the shaping of a Jewish society. Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
Building a Conscious Community - with Rabbi Daniel Cohen Five week seminar based on the writings of Rabbi Kalomymous Kalman Shapira, the last Rebbe of the Warsaw Ghetto. Self-observation with an eye towards organizing and running a spiritual community. Tuesday at 8:30 p.m.
Business Ethics Luncheon with Rabbi Daniel Cohen Explore the interface of Business ethics and Jewish law. Call the CAS office for exact location and dates. The 2nd Thursday of every month. Next on January 14th at 12:30 p.m.
Talmud Bavli: Masechet Makot - with Rabbi David Walk This class focuses on the tractates which discusses the Jewish legal system. Thursday at 8:30 p.m.
The Pre-Shabbos Torah Taste - with Rabbi Daniel Cohen These 30 minute sessions unlock a fresh perspective & fascinating ideas from the Torah portion. Friday at 8:15 a.m.
¨ISRAEL TOUR FULL-Although there will be two buses, reservation requests for the February 2010 tour to Israel led by Mr. S will be accepted only for and if spaces are available-in case there are any cancellations. It's not too early to think about the next tour.
¨A POTPOURRI OF JEWISH CHOICES-Sunday, January 10th from 9:00-1:30 p.m. at the JCC with Rabbi Daniel Cohen, Rabbi Marc Disick, Rabbi Joshua Hammerman & Rabbi Yisrael Deren.Join the four Rabbis for an inspiring & thought provoking seminar (which includes a breakfast spread) on the various venues in Judaism.Cost is $25 & to RSVP call 321-1373 x 114 or email email@example.com
¨THE RACE FOR COLLEGE-Monday, January 11th from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Pre-planning for college for 8th to 11th graders & their parents.Conducted by Claire Friedlander, the JFS College Consultant at the Harry Bennett Branch of the Ferguson Library at 115 Vine Road, Stamford.First in a three part series.Free & open to the community.
¨STAMFORD ERUV ASSOCIATION-Sunday, January 31st at 10:30 a.m.At the Young Israel of Stamford.Everything you ever wanted to know about the Stamford Eruv, a program that will feature a presentation by the Stamford Eruv Association President, Arthur Smith who will discuss the specific boundaries of the Eruv and how it was constructed. Rabbi Yosef Gavriel Bechhofer, the author of "The Contemporary Eruv" will discuss some of the specific halachot relating to eruv. FREE.For more information contact Michael Feldstein at firstname.lastname@example.org or 203 973-6279.
¨FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THE VAAD OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY VISIT http://www.vaadct.org/services.html.
¨NEW DIVORCE SUPPORT GROUP-Mondays at 10:00 a.m. Divorced or separated?This support group provides an opportunity to share feelings & information with those in the same situation. Facilitated by Laurel Schwartz, PhD, Clinical Psychologist at JFS.To inquire call 203 921-4161 x 214.
¨FREE CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP FOR MEN- The Alzheimer's Association wants to sponsor a local group of men who are caregivers for Alzheimer patients.There will be 10 weekly sessions starting in January 2010 for sharing information on this disease & other issues.Please contact facilitator Gene Conrad for detailsat 203 323-6649 or email email@example.com
¨CLAUDIA RIMMERMAN'S FRIEND'S WIFE IS IN DESPERATE NEED OF A BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT.SHE IS A 41 YR OLD MOTHER OF TWO AND IS IN DIRE NEED OF A BLOOD MARROW DONOR.SHE ASKS THAT YOU PLEASE CONSIDER BECOMING A DONOR.IT'S SO EASY-JUST A SWAB OF YOUR INNER CHEEK.LEARN MORE BY GOING TO WWW.SAVEJENAUSTIN.COM.