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Friday, April 2, 2010

Congregation Agudath Sholom Shabbat Bulletin

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Congregation Agudath Sholom
Shabbat Bulletin 
April 3, 2010
19 Nisan 5770
3rd day Chol HaMoed


Friday night

Candle lighting                        7:01 p.m.

Mincha                                     7:06 p.m.

Saturday morning                    

Hashkama                                 7:45 a.m.

Main Sanctuary                        8:45 a.m.

Usher:  Elisheva Kilner

Shacharit/ Musaf:  Cantor Arik Wollheim

Torah Reader:  Hyman Schaffer

Shir HaShirim:  Eli Neumann

Rabbi Cohen: Searching for the Fountain of Youth

Tzvi Bernstein Shiur: After the Exodus                   10:30 a.m.

Babysitting-Tot Shabbat-Mini Minyan-Jr Cong    10:30 a.m.

Daf Yomi                                                                     5:55 p.m.

Mincha/Seudat Shlishit                                            6:45 p.m.

Rabbi Cohen:  The Rav and the Chasid: Two Variant Approaches to Shechiyanu for Sefirat HaOmer

Maariv                                                                        7:55 p.m.

Shabbat ends                                                             8:01 p.m.

PASSOVER SCHEDULE                                                                                                                  

Sunday, April 4 (4th day Chol Hamoed)

Daf Yomi                    7:45 p.m.                                     Shacharit        8:30 a.m.

Candles                      7:03 p.m.                                        Mincha        7:08 p.m.

Monday, April 5 (7th Day of Pesach)

Shacharit (one minyan)                                                                        9:00 a.m.

Torah Readers:  Hyman Schaffer, Adam Welkovich

 Jr. Cong, Mini Minyan, Tot Shabbat                                                   10:30 a.m.

Daf Yomi                    6:20 p.m.    

Mincha                       7:10 p.m.                                        Candles       8:04 p.m.

Tuesday, April 6 (8th Day of Pesach)

Shacharit            7:30/9:00 a.m.                                          Yizkor      10:15 a.m.

Torah Reader:  Adam Berman
Jr. Cong, Mini Minyan, Tot Shabbat                                                    10:30 a.m.

Daf Yomi                     6:10 p.m.                                             Mincha  7:00 p.m.

Neilat HaChag             7:20 p.m.                                  Yom Tov Ends  8:05 p.m.

Wednesday - Friday Schedule

Daf Yomi                    7:00 a.m.                                    Shacharit                           6:30/7:30 a.m.

Mincha                       7:10 p.m.                                   Friday                                     7:00 p.m.

Candle lighting next Friday                                               7:08 p.m.

Shabbat Announcements 

     Mazal Tov to:  

...Janet and Stu Welkovich on Adam becoming a Bar Mitzvah on 7th day of Pesach

Thanks to this week's Sponsors

Shabbat Sholom Hospital Packages: Joanne Karow in memory of her brother James Steichel and the Linda Beson Nursing Education Fund

Chapel Kiddush:  Dr. Murray Engel in memory of his father, Abraham Engel & Howard Weiss in memory of his father, Herbert Weiss

Sanctuary Kiddush & Seudat Shlishit:  CAS




Upcoming Youth Programs


4th-Chol Hamoed Ice Skating 1:00 p.m. $18 family and $5 for skates

17th-Movie Night for Jr. Teens 8:45 p.m.

23rd-24th-Stamford NCSY Shabbaton Grades 8-12

To RSVP contact


MAY 2ND 2010
Guest of honor: Howard Rothman
Distinguished Service Award: Toby Schaffer
Young Leadership Award: Maruja and Allon Ivri
Dinner Chairs: Elissa Klapper and Aviva Maller
Journal Chairs: Sherri Rosenthal and Joe Zalis
Why does a mourner walk around his house?  Is Kaddish a prayer for the dead?
SUNDAY, APRIL 11TH 9:30-11:00 A.M. with Rabbi Daniel Cohen
"Walking Through the Shadow of Death"
Explore these and other question in an interactive forum at CAS
Sponsored by the Gallagher Funeral Home and the Chevra Kadisha of Stamford

¨ WALKING THROUGH THE SHADOW OF DEATH-Sunday, April 11th 9:30 a.m. Rabbi Daniel Cohen will lead an interactive forum to explore the aspects of the Jewish funeral. Come and explore what you thought you knew about funerals. Sponsored by the Gallagher Funeral Home and the Chevra Kadisha of Stamford. 

¨ YOM HASHOAH 5770-2010 COMMUNITY WIDE HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY-Monday, April 12th 7:30 p.m.  At CAS "Resistance & Defiance in the Shoah-Dare to Resist." Keynote speaker, Leon Gleicher, community adult & youth choirs, community Rabbis' participation, & a special message from Rabbi Hammerman at the March of the Living w/local students & survivor Judith Altmann.

¨ BOUNCING BREAKFAST-Sunday, April 18th 10:00 a.m.  Attention Young Families!  The first breakfast at CAS!  Enjoy great food and then take a trip to Bounce in Stratford.  Cost: Brunch $8 per Adult $5 per Child: Bounce $10 per child in advance.  RSVP by 4/15 to the shul office or on-line.

¨ YOM'HA'ZIKARON/YOM HA'ATZMAUT-Monday, April 19th 7:30 p.m.  Come celebrate Israel Independence Day.  There will be a special program to mark these important days with a presentation and refreshments. Please note date.

¨ STRIDES FOR S'DEROT-Sunday, May 2nd 10:00 a.m. At Stamford High School track, 55 Strawberry Hill Ave.  A walk-a-thon sponsored by the Jewish community of Stamford to benefit the children of S'derot, Israel.  Registration starts at 9:30 a.m.

¨ YACHAD SHABBATON-Friday/Saturday May 7th & 8th Each year CAS hosts Yachad members in a meaningful service designed to include all in our family.  Yachad is the National Jewish Council for Disabilities.  Hosted by CAS & Bi-Cultural Day School.  Open to all.

RSVP'S CAN BE DONE ONLINE AT WWW.AGUDATHSHOLOM.ORG  Payments will confirm reservations.


CAS Adult Education Classes 
Visit for more information.
Bible from the Beginning - with Rabbi David Walk
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.

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.
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.


 ¨ YESHIVA UNIVERSITY'S KOLLEL YOM RISHON PROGRAM-Sunday, April 25th 9:30 a.m. at Young Israel of Stamford. A brunch with Rabbi Kenneth Brander and Dr. Smadar Rosensweig.  Free and open to the entire community.  A special project of CAS and Young Israel. Brunch is served & no registration required.  For more information go to .

¨ MALT 2010 IS ON! Thursday, April 11th 7:45 p,m. Meeting regarding the trip.        Trip info: Departs Saturday Night 11/27/10 & returns Sunday Morning 12/5/10.  For more info contact Tzvi Bernstein or Rabbi Cohen

¨ PLAY FORE THE KIDS-Monday, May 4th at the Rockrimmon Country Club.  Julius B. & Edward Kuriansky Memorial Golf & Tennis Outing.  Tennis begins at 9:00 a.m/Shotgun start for golf at 1:00 p.m. For more info contact Wendy Bennett at 487-0961 or  The event will benefit Jumpstart at the JCC.

¨ Veteran singer-songwriter  Eric Komar comes to Stamford for an uplifting concert of folk/jazz-flavored Jewish rock. Sunday, April 4, 2 - 4 the JCC.  Komar will perform highlights from his 2 CDs, including "Justice, Justice" and the peace anthem "Lo Yissa Goi". With special guests Kathy Gohr and Connecticut's own Rick Calvert.  Kosher for Passover snacks will be available.  Cost:  Member $5 each, $7 at the door / NM $10 each, $12 at the door  Children under 5, no charge.
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