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Congregation Agudath Sholom Shabbat Bulletin

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Congregation Agudath Sholom
Shabbat Bulletin 
October 23, 2010 
15 Cheshvan 5771
New Member Welcome Shabbat



Learn it all-Customs, Traditions, Shabbat and Holidays, Torah and Prayer.  Nothing is

off the table during this half hour as you start your day gaining the knowledge you seek

in a warm, non-judgmental environment. Spend a half-hour getting the answers you want, and then join our Saturday morning service.




Click here to sign up!



Friday night

The Song of Songs: Rabbi Daniel Cohen   5:35 p.m.

Candle lighting    5:46 p.m.     

Mincha                 5:51 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:  Arik Wollheim Musaf:  Arik Wollheim         

Torah Readers: Ethan Green, Dr. Ted Listokin, Dr. Stanley Warmflash

Usher:  Daniel Kraus                                                                             

Rabbi Daniel Cohen: "The Crossroads of a Wedding and a Funeral"

The Basics with Bob Abrams:          10:00a.m.

Latest time to say Shema                   9:56 a.m.

Latest time to daven Amidah            10:50 a.m.

Teen Minyan                                     9:30 a.m.

 Babysitting-Tot Shabbat                 10:30 a.m.

Mini Minyan & Jr Cong                    10:30 a.m.

Mincha               5:15 p.m.

Daf Yomi/Seudat Shlishit

Maariv               6:40 p.m.

Shabbat ends    6:45 p.m.



Daf Yomi

Sunday                7:45 a.m.         Mon-Friday 7:00 a.m.


Sunday                7:15/8:30 a.m. Mon-Friday 6:30/7:30 a.m.


Sun-Thursday      5:45 p.m.

Candlelighting next Friday  5:37 p.m.


Chapel Kiddush: by Hecky & Rochel  Attar in honor of the marriage of their son, Kivi to Emmy and Jodi & Richard Boxer commemorating the 5th yahrzeit of Jodi's father, Leo Zuckerberg

Sanctuary Kiddush: by the shul in honor of the New Members

Seudat Shlishit: by Rochel & Hecky Attar on the occasion of the sheva brachot of

Kivi & Emmy Attar

Teen Minyan Kiddush: by the Baer family in honor of Sarah's birthday & Bat Mitzvah anniversary

Shabbat Sholom Hospital Packages: by the Linda Beson Nursing Educational Fund




Senator Joseph & Hadassah Lieberman on the recent marriage  of Matt Lieberman to

Elizabeth Davis

Rochel & Hecky Attar and Yospa Lieberman on the recent marriage of Kivi Attar to

Emmy Friedman



Susan Kolbrenner & Arlene Critzman on the passing of their mother, Esther Molowitz of    blessed memory

Bob Zitter on the passing of his father, Harold Zitter, of blessed memory

Ziporah Freedberg, Avram & Daniel Freedberg & Eve Nachman on the passing of their husband & father, George Freedberg, of blessed memory


Note minyan times for:

Zitter family-41 East Lane, Stamford

     Sunday Morning: 8:00 a.m.

     Monday & Tuesday Morning: 7:00 a.m.

     Sunday & Monday Evening: 5:45 p.m.

Freedberg family-46 Chester St, Stamford

     Sunday Morning 8:15 a.m.

     Monday & Tuesday Morning: 6:45 a.m.

     Sunday & Monday Evening: 5:45 p.m.





7:00 p.m.  Dinner In Motion

Have a great time in our round-robin dinner!  Enjoy company and conversation with members of your community. HAVE FUN! We thank Drs. Elissa Stein & Ted Listokin, our dinner chairs, & the volunteers that assisted in this dinner preparation.



10:00 a.m. The Basics with Bob Abrams-NEW CLASS BEGINS!

Learn it all! Customs, Traditions, Shabbat, Torah & Prayer.

Spend 1/2 hr & then join in morning services.

11:30 a.m.  New Member Welcome

Join us as we welcome our new member at the end of davening. Come hear the announcement of our Summer Photo Contest Winners!



9:45 a.m. Blessing of the Babies

Join us for this community wide opportunity to receive a special Bracha for your baby, recite prayers & celebrate


10:30 a.m. Amazing Biblical Adventure with legos

This is going to be a very exciting event!  Join Krazy Kool

Creations to create amazing biblical scenes with legos.

masterpieces. Crafts will be available for young children.



Join us in welcoming our new members in the main sanctuary

and come to our special kiddush celebration

Mariya Abramova

Nurit & Gabriel Avigdor

Maya Sparks & Darren Bahar

Sandy & Howard Burn

Meredith & David Cohen

Julie & Tamir Daniel

Margaret & Mark Diamond

Rivka Entler

Nicole & Steven Finkel

Fanya & Anatoly fox

Julia Klein& Eli Freedberg

Johanna Freud

Leah & Aron Fried

Joshua Fruchter

Melissa Gluck

Drs. Kayla Mazer & Leon Hanna

Hillary & Farren Isaacs

Liat & Benjamin Karsh

Channah &Geoffrey Kirshner

Nanci & Marc Kirshner

Norine Krasnogor

Abigail & Joshua Kurtz

Biana & Benjamin Lanson

Linda & Elliot Levy

Elisa & Luis Loret DeMola

Karen & Jonathan Malkin

Sondra & Jared Mehl

Michelle Ostroff

Maureen & Jonathan Pollack

Jessica & Andrew Schultz

Anne Duane & Todd Sharrin

Rachel & Mark Sherman

Amanda Lipitz & Greg Smith

Nikki & Daniel Sobelsohn

Sharon & Richard Tanner

Laura & Seth Tobin

Nadia & Dmitry Udler

Doris & Elliot Weiss

Leah & Boris Zaidler

Danny Zeldin





congratulations to our

photo contest winners!

1st place:  Ellie Zucker

 two honorable mentions:

ezra jasper and Jacob cohen


prizes will be awarded to the winners

in the main sanctuary


· TEHILLIM GROUP-  New dates & locations to follow

         followed by the Women learning group with Gila Kletenik.

Tehillim are said for many different reasons, but together, we will be reciting Tehillim specifically for the healing of the sick. If you cannot join us but would like to have Tehillim said on behalf of someone who is ill, kindly email their names to Phyllis Shapiro at or to Rabbi Cohen at

· REPRESENTATIVE URI L'TZEDEK-Sat, Nov. 6th 4:00 p.m.

Come and explore social justice issues through a Jewish Lens.  The topic will be "Kosher is Kosher: an Instance of Jewish Moral Reasoning." Join Uri L'Tzedek's Rabbi Ari Weiss.  At 8:30 p.m. a special desert party with music and special treats  will follow for teens and adults at the Bodurtha home, 52 Starin Drive, Stamford.  For more detail call Alison Bodurtha at 203 913-5573 or email

· SHABBAT SHALOM-Sat. Nov 13 & Nov 20th We are looking for families who want to serve as hosts for a new member lunch on Shabbat in their homes.  Please contact Barbara

        Ashkenas by Nov.4th or Nov. 10th respectively at

· CANTOR'S ANNUAL CONCERT-Tues, Nov. 16th 7:30 p.m.

        Cantor Wollheim hosts Zalmen Mlotek & friends who will

        perform 100 Years of Yiddush Theater Music from Shtetl

        to Klezmer Revival.  Cost $20 seniors & students,

        $25 general admission. RSVP on-line

· Help wanted! Person needed for several hours each month to help prepare sandwiches for the shelter. Please contact Pauline Ladds at 203 327-7511



Annual Calendar Update:

We are aware of many discrepancies in our annual

calendar.  We apologize to all those that were

affected by these mistakes.  We are reprinting a

number of corrected copies which will be available

soon for pick up at  the shul office. Thank you.

We will advise once they are completed.




Join this year's  Men's Adult Learning Trip

A Memorable Religious Pilgrimage to Israel

Saturday Night, November 27th

Sunday, December 5th


Spend a week learning Torah in Jerusalem, connecting with friends and experiencing the holiness of Israel.Study at Yehivat Birkat Reuvan in the Old City, Special Private Tours, Outstanding Lectures, Fine

Dining, and Shabbat Experience in Efrat with Rabbi Sholomo Riskin


For more information, contact Tzvi Bernstein ( or Rabbi Daniel Cohen (


In commemoration of the yahrtzeit of the

assassinated Prime Minister of Israel, Itzthak Rabin, the JCC and CAS

have produced a memorial display in the lobby.






OCTOBER 24th 9:45 A.M -Blessing of the Babies Join us for this community wide opportunity to receive a special Bracha for your baby, recite prayers and celebrate

Amazing Biblical Adventure (legos)  10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. For kids ages 4-12. Crafts for younger children will be available.     


NOVEMBER 13th B'nai Mitzvah Luncheon 10:00 am at CAS B'nai Mitzvah are invited to join the Teen Minyan followed by kiddush. After Shul we will be walking together to Rabbi Cohen's home for lunch and an oneg Shabbat.


NOVEMBER 20th -Supermarket Sweep  Join us for our FOURTH annual SUPERMARKET SWEEP!!!  All 1st-5th Saturday evening November 20th 6:30-7:45 pm at the Ridgeway Stop N Shop. We will meet inside Stop N Shop by the floral section. *PARENTS*Pick up is 7:45 pm sharp; please make sure that you have made appropriate arrangements for rides home for your children.    




TEEN MINYAN                                                 

Saturday, Oct. 23, 9:30 a.m.                         

In the Social Hall

For 6-12th graders 


JUNIOR TEENS PAINTBALLIN TRIP!                                                 

Election Day, Nov. 2, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30  p.m.                      

At Yankee Paintball in Oxford, CT

For 6-8 GradersRSVP By Sunday, Oct. 24

Cost is $40.00

Join us for a day of paintball fun! By popular

demand. You asked for it, and now you've got it!

Parent volunteers needed to drive.  

Please contact Josh Munk ASAP if you can drive!

NCSY SHACK! SHABBATON                           

Friday-Sunday, Oct. 29-31 for Grades 9 and 10

Friday-Sunday, Nov. 12-14

Grades 11 & 12                   

Join 50+ teens and amazing advisors in a 5-story cabin in upstateNew York as we create our own incredible Shabbat experience. Sign up now at

Exciting sports, delicious meals, toasted marshmallows, and much more!





· BI-CULTURAL ISRAEL TOUR-BCDS is offering tours to Israel in Feb. One group will leave Sat, Feb 12th and return Feb 25th.  For those who cannot be away the entire period, another group will leave Feb 16th and join the others in Jerusalem.  Many new sites are planned so repeat participants will enjoy new experiences.  For more info contact Bob Abrams or Mr. S.  at the school

        203 329-2186


         Visit their website to get all the listings for next week! 

· THE RACE FOR COLLEGE-Mon, Nov 1st & Nov 15th 6:00 p.m. For 8th-11th graders pre-planning for college  conducted by Claire Friedlander, Jewish Family Service College consultant. At the Ferguson Library, 115 Vine Rd, Stamford.  Free.  For more info visit their website

· WFHA OPEN HOUSE -Sun, Nov 14th 11:00 a.m. for parents

         interested in learning more about the school's kindergarten

         program, touring the campus and meeting the faculty.

At 270 Lake Avenue in Greenwich, the Jewish private school for kindergarten through eighth grade draws students from Fairfield and Westchester Counties. For more information about the school or Open House please call Joanne Karow at 203-983-3502 or email

· BI-CULTURAL DAY SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE-Sun, Oct 31 10:00 a.m. Prospective parents enjoy a light breakfast & tour of the Early Childhood wing.  RSVP to or call Bob Abrams at 203 329-2186 x 1311


          at the Carl & Dorothy Bennett Center-Fairfield University. Jared Cohen is guest speaker, the author of Children of Jihad.  Thurs, Nov 18th 7:30 p.m. Dr. Richard Freud professor of Jewish History.

        Call the box office for tickets 203 254-4010


        RECEPTION-Sun. Nov 14th at Temple Beth El. ADL will be 

         honoring Sheila & Hesh Romanowitz & Laura & Bill Grad. Notable leader of our shul will be co-chairing this event.  Contact Janet Magid at 203 288-6500 x313 or email

· CAMOS (Committee to Advance Modern Orthodoxy in

         Stamford) is looking for people to help work on projects    

         to attract more young observant families to our

         community, If   you are interested, please contact Michael

         Feldstein at 203-973-6279 or email at



with Rabbi Daniel Cohen.  The next 40 Days begins Oct. 30th.  Join up now at




Joanna Bell
Congregation Agudath Sholom

301 Strawberry Hill Ave, Stamford, CT 06902
Phone:203-358-2200  Fax: 203 358-2323


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