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Congregation Agudath Sholom Shabbat Bulletin

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Congregation Agudath Sholom
Shabbat Bulletin 
May 1, 2010 
17 Iyar 5770 

Friday night

Candle lighting         7:31 p.m.         Mincha                       7:00 p.m.

Saturday morning                   

Hashkama                 8:00 a.m.        Main Sanctuary       9:00 a.m.

Coffee & commentary with Rabbi David Walk     8:45 a.m

Shacharit:  Daniel Jubas                  Musaf: Daniel Jubas                

Torah Readers: Daniel Jubas & Henry Rascoff                           

Usher:  Elisheva Kilner            

Rabbi Daniel Cohen: "The Tolerance and Turnaround of Lag B'Omer"

Latest time to say Shema                                                 9:21 a.m.

Latest time to daven Amidah10:31 a.m.

Rabbi Jeff Cahn: "Late for Shabbat: An Indepth Halachic Analysis of a Common Issue"10:30 a.m.

Babysitting-Tot Shabbat10:30 a.m.

Mini Minyan & Jr Cong10:30 a.m.

New Boys & Girls Classes6:45 p.m.Mincha/Seudat Shlishit/Daf Yomi 7:15 p.m.

Rabbi David Walk : "4th Chapter Ethics of our Fathers"

Maariv8:26 p.m.Shabbat ends8:32 p.m.


Daf Yomi

Sunday7:45 a.m.   Mon-Friday7:00 a.m.


Sunday8:30 a.m.   Mon-Friday      6:30/7:30 a.m.


Sun-Thurs                 7:40 p.m.        Friday  7:00 p.m.

Candlelighting next Friday7:38 p.m.


Sanctuary Kiddush: Rachel & Jay Jubas in honor of Daniel's Bar Mitzvah

Chapel Kiddush:  Toby & Hyman Schaffer on the birth of  twin granddaughters, Sara Techiya & Rivka Elisheva

Shabbat Shalom Hospital Packages: the Linda Beson Nursing Educational Fund


· Toby & Hyman Schaffer on the birth of twin granddaughters, born to Katie & Dovid Gamzeh

· Rachel & Jay Jubas in honor of Daniel's Bar Mitzvah

· The Annual Dinner Honorees-Howard Rothman, Toby Schaeffer & Maruja & Allon Ivri

· Rabbi Yehuda & Yonat Tucker on the upcoming upshering of Noam Avraham  this Sunday after 8:30 a.m. minyan

We are looking forward to hosting Yachad Shabbaton next weekend.  Please note there will be two minyanim next Shabbat at 8:00 a.m. & 9:00 a.m.






With gratitude to G-d,

We invite you to share in the Bat Mitzvah of our daughter, Elisheva

Saturday, June 5th, 2010 23rd of Sivan 5770 at CAS

 Shabbat Parshat Shelach. 

Services at 9:00 a.m.

Followed by Dvar Torah & Kiddush

Rabbi Daniel & Diane Cohen



With Sandy Shapiro-30 minutes before Shabbat mincha

A new "club" for boys in 4th, 5th & 6th grades



With Rabbi Daniel Cohen-30 minutes before Shabbat mincha

A new "club" for girls in 4th, 5th & 6th grades


Eric Cantor

Sunday, May 9th 7:00 p.m.

Republican minority whip, in conjunction with the  American Israel Public Affairs Committee, will be speaking here on "The Importance of Pro-Israel Advocacy in the U.S. Congress



Thur, May 27th 8:00 p.m.

       With Rabbi Joseph Ehrenkranz. His Topic will be

      "Chareidim: The  Jewish Quakers." Free event.


Annual Dinner: Cocktails & dinner buffet 5:00 p.m. Program 7:00 p.m. Dancing, dessert 8:00-9:30 p.m. Early mincha 5:00 p.m. Late maariv 9:00 p.m.

Strides 4 S'derot Walk-a-thon: On site registration 9:15 a.m.

     Walk begins 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

      At Stamford High School, 55 Strawberry Hill Ave

· By the Board of Directors in honor of our dinner

        Honorees, Howard Rothman, Toby Schaffer & Maruja 

        and Allon Ivri, and our dinner chairs, Elissa Klapper &  

        Aviva Maller

· By Howard Wolfe in honor of the birth of Sara Techiya & Rivka Elisheva, granddaughters of Toby & Hyman Schaffer, & daughters to Katie & Dovid Gamzeh; wishing a Mazal Tov to Toby on being honored at the Shul dinner this weekend; and wishing a speedy refuah shlayma to Pnina Chava bas Tobeh Gittel.




¨ CAS ANNUAL DINNER-Sun, May 2nd 5:00 p.m.

       Honoring Howard Rothman- Guest of Honor,  

       Toby Schaeffer-Distinguished Service Award,

       Maruja & Allon Ivri-Young Leadership Award

¨ STRIDES FOR S'DEROT-Sun, 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-Fri/Sat 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. This is an opportunity to share a huge mitzvah to house children and advisors who unfortunately have various disabilities.  Contact Sharon at or 327-9924.  Your help is needed.

· GUEST SPEAKER-REPUBLICAN ERIC CANTOR-Sun, May 9th7:00 p.m. Republican minority whip will speak at CAS in conjunction with the American-Israel  Public Affairs Committee. The topic "The Importance of Pro-Israel Advocacy in the U.S. Congress."


       MEMORIAL LECTURE-Thur, May 27th 8:00 p.m.

       With Rabbi Joseph Ehrenkranz. His Topic will be

      "Chareidim: The  Jewish Quakers." Free event.

· DINNER-IN-MOTION-Fri, June 11th 7:00 p.m.

       To help plan this great event, contact the event

       chairs, Ted Listokin & Elissa   


· TEEN TORAH CLASS Rabbi Yehuda Jeiger's  new

      Monday class, evenings 6:00-7:00 p.m.

      Discuss relevant & current topics in Judaism

Upcoming Youth Programs


8th-Jr. Teen Movie night

18th-20th-Shavuot Extravaganza

To RSVP contact 

Join us Shabbat, May 8th at seudat shlishit as Rabbi Chezy Deren shares reflections from the recent March of the Living Trip.


Donate a Siddur or Sefer to our shul in memory or in honor of a loved one, or for a special occasion. Contact Claudette at the shul office



Join us with Scholar in Residence

Rabbi Dr. Shnayer Leiman

Shavuot, May 18th-20th

 Outstanding scholar, teacher & author


Shavuot All Night Learn-a-Thon

Rabbi Leiman will address the topics of:

"Lifeboat Ethics"

"Are Our Texts of the Torah Accurate: The Aleppo Codex Controversy"


Mincha/Maariv day one

Rabbi will also be speaking on:

"When a Rabbi is Accused of Heresy: The

Emden-Eibeschuetz Controversy: The

Rebbetzin's Epitaph"

Mincha/Maariv day two

"When a Rabbi is Accused of Heresy: The Emden-Eibeschuetz Controversy: Rav Kook's Tale


Sermon in the shul second day

"Rabbi Abraham Isaac ha-Kohen Kook on Ahavat Yisrael"



SUNDAY, MAY 23RD 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Begins on 5th Ave & 57th Street


Join tens of thousands of participants

celebrating Israel's 62nd year. Parade

spectators will watch a sea of blue & white, kachol v'lavan, as community leaders, American & Israeli dignitaries, celebrities, floats & marching bands come together with spirit, joy & enthusiasm.

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.

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. 

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.


¨ TEEN BOOK CLUB-Sat, May 1st 4:00 p.m. at Young Israel Youth House.  PROGRAM & PANEL

¨ MALT 2010 IS ON! Sun, May 2nd  9:00 a.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 at or Rabbi Cohen at

¨ DISCUSSION ON LEGAL, FINANCIAL & SOCIAL RESOURCES-Tues, May 4th 7:15 p.m. Stamford JCC "Are You Filling in a Multi Layered Sandwich?" Free & open to the public.  Contact Sallie Kraus at

¨ DATING & MARRIAGE IN THE ORTHODOX COMMUNITY-Mon, May 10th 8:30 p.m. At YI of Stamford. Come view a 30 minute film exploring dating & relationship-building issues.  Question & answer session with Aliza Abrams. Free & open to the community.

¨ FRIENDSHIP CIRCLE-Sun, May 16th 7:00 p.m. at the Stamford Plaza Hotel. A night of sharing & inspiration, guaranteed to touch your heart.  Share an evening with 300 HS students who have dedicated their free time to visit children with special needs.  Visit for more information.

¨ TOUR OF ELDRIDGE ST SYNAGOGUE IN NYC-Sun, May 16th . Private bus leaves Lord & Taylor 8:30 a.m. JHS Historian, Irwin Miller will share a compelling story of the founding of old Jewish NY.  Call Patty at 454-1166 for info.

¨ AN EVENING WITH JFS'S 2ND ANNUAL SILENT AUCTION-Sun, May 23rd at Temple Beth El, Stamford. Awards will be presented to Faye Manger & the B.L. Manger Foundation with the Hebrew Ladies Educational League & Robin Treidel.  For more info call Iris Morrison at 921-4161.

¨ PLAY FORE THE KIDS-Mon, May 24th at the Rockrimmon Country Club.  Tennis begins at 9 am, Shotgun golf start at 1 pm. For info Wendy Bennett at 487-0961 Benefits Jumpstart at JCC.

¨ MELTON GRADUATION DAY-Tues, May 25th 7:00 p.m. at the JCC.  Join in celebrating this special graduation of some of our members. Dairy dessert reception.  RSVP to
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