Sr. Teen Oneg at the Wexler's at 28 HolbrookDr8:00 p.m.
Mayor Saul Goldstein: "Personal Stories of Reflection on the Gush and the Journey"
at the Jubas's home
Hashkama8:00 a.m.Main Sanctuary9:00 a.m.
Coffee & commentary with Rabbi David Walk 8:45 a.m.
Torah Readers: Naftali Rosenberg
Usher: Mitchell Bell
Rabbi Daniel Cohen: "Brotherhood" in memory of Rabbi Mendel Deren
Teen Minyan 9:30 a.m.
The Basics with Bob Abrams 10:00 a.m. (in the Rabbi's office)
Latest time to say Shema 9:13 a.m.
Latest time to daven Amidah 10:02 a.m.
Daf Yomi 10:30 a.m.
Shiur-Aaron Israel:"Jacob-What was he Afraid of?" 10:30 a.m.
Babysitting-Tot Shabbat 10:30 a.m.
Mini Minyan & Jr Cong 10:30 a.m.
Jr. Teen Oneg at the Alexander's 19 Boxwood 2:30 p.m.
Mincha 4:00 p.m.
Siyum on Tractate Avodah Zara in memory of Janet Bessaleli
Mayor Shaul Goldstein-"The Future of Gush Eztion"
Maariv 5:09 p.m.Shabbat ends 5:14 p.m.
Sunday 7:45 a.m. Mon-Friday 7:00 a.m.
Sunday7:15/8:30 a.m. Mon-Wed6:30/7:30 a.m
Thurs-Thanksgiving 7:00/8:30 a.m.
Friday 6:30/8:30 a.m.
Sun-Thurs 4:15 p.m.Thurs-Thanksgiving additional early mincha 12:30 p.m.
Candlelighting next Friday 4:11 p.m.
THANKS TO THIS WEEK'S SPONSORS
Sanctuary Kiddush by: Lisa & Todd Goldberg in honor of Shanya becoming a Bat Mitzvah
Seudat Shlishit Kiddush by: David Bessaleli in memory of his wife, Janet Bessaleli Shloshim and his sister, Yaffa Ebrani's yahrzeit
Teen Minyan Kiddush by: Monica & Dr. Eric Jankelowits in honor of Carly becoming a Bat Mitzvah
Shabbat Sholom Hospital Packages by: the Linda Beson Nursing Educational Fund and David Bessaleli.
Dear friends and congregants,
On behalf of my daughters and myself, I would like to thank the entire community for helping our family and especially my wife during the difficult parts of the past 8 years with your prayers, words of encouragement, smiles and other actions. We especially appreciate those of you who participated in the MMRF (Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation) walks and your donations to that organization We are so grateful to all of you who prepared food for us on the Shabbatot that Janet wasn't well and to those who helped during the days of shiva by visiting, preparing food, attending services, reciting mishnayos or making donations in her memory and by comforting us in so many ways. I hope that my wife Janet forgives me for not writing each and every one of you a separate thank you note (she always expected me to do so!) . It is our prayer that Hashem should guide the doctors and researchers with the strength and insight to eliminate these dreadful diseases completely. May Hashem send a Refuah Shlema to all Cholei Yisrael.
MAZAL TOV TO
Lisa & Todd Goldberg on the Bat Mitzvah of Shayna
Monica & Dr. Eric Jankelowits on the Bat Mitzvah of Carly
Rachel & Dan Haron on the naming of their daughter, Sara Chana
We welcome Mayor Shaul Goldstein of the Gush Etzion
Regional Regional Council for Shabbat - November 19-20.
We are grateful to the Jewish National Fund for arranging this unique opportunity in the Stamford community. Join us Friday evening at 8 PM at the home for Rachel and Jay Jubas, at 8 PM for an Oneg Shabbat with Mayor Goldstein and Shani Abrams Simkowitz, Director of the Gush Etzion Foundation. Mayor Goldstein will share his personal reflections on the Gush and his life journey. Shabbat morning he will speak at the conclusion of services at the Young Israel of Stamford. He will speak at Agudath Sholom during seudah shlishit (Mincha at 4 PM) on the future of Gush Eztion.
In Honor of Thanskgiving this Sunday at 10 AM- Join the Hebrew School in expressing gratitude to the Stamford Fire Dept . Bring thank you cards and baked goods forfirefighters. They will be bringing a truck to the shul for brief meet and greet, exploration of truck and presentation.
Kiddush Food for Thought Table
·We also welcome Joel Mowbray who is an award winning
investigative journalist, & a leading expert on the Middle
East. Hear & reflect about his 26th trip to Israel since 2003.
CAS OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.
·COLLEGE STUDENT'S THANKGIVING WEEKEND-Nov. 26th & 27th Rabbi Eli Kohl and his wife Naomi will be guests at CASon Shabbat weekend of Thanksgiving, November 26-27. On Friday night at 7:30PM, there will be an oneg for high school juniors and seniors at Elise and Steve Cohen's home, (5 Boxwood Dr) Concurrently, there will be an oneg at the home of Gideon and Miriam Pell, (61 Holbrook Dr) for parents of high school juniors and seniors. There will also be a college reunion kiddush on Shabbos morning. Finally, Rabbi Kohl will speak to the entire community on Shabbos afternoon at Seudat Shlishit , and conclude with a musical havdala program after Shabbat is over. Please join us for what promises to be a wonderful weekend! Kiddush catered by Genadeen!
·CHESSED COMMITTEE MEETING-Tues, Nov 23rd 8:00 p.m.
If you are interested in volunteering please join us at this
meeting or contact Daniel Kraus at 203 569-6671 or email
SAVE THE DATES!
·B'NAI MITZVAH INFORMATION SESSION Wed, Dec 15th at 7:30 p.m.
CAS is presenting a B'nai Mitzvah Information Session for upcoming Bar and Bat
Mitzvahs. (2011-2012) Learn about planning a Bar/Bat Mitzvah at Congregation Agudath
Sholom and the programs available to the B'nai Mitzvah. Tastings from various caterers
at 7:30 PM with the presentations beginning at 8:00 PM. Please bring your
Bar/Bat Mitzvah children with you!
·B'NOT MITZVAH SHABBAT DINNER-Fri, Dec 17th For all B'not Mitzvah & their families . Join us for a candle lighting & davening at CAS followed by a great dinner.
·B'NAI MITZVAH LUNCHEON-Sat, Dec 18th 10:00 a.m.
Join the Teen Minyan followed by Kiddush. Walk
together to Rabbi Cohen's home for lunch & an oneg
·B'NAI MITZVAH DINNER-Fri. Jan 14th For all B'nai Mitzvah & their families. A special evening for all.
JOIN IN THE JOURNEY-40 DAYS TO A BETTER YOU
with Rabbi Daniel Cohen.Sign up for a special edition of the "8 Days of Chanukah."Join up now at www.40daystoabetteryou.com
COLLEGE KIDS AWAY FOR CHANUKAH?
If you want your child to get a Chanukah package from the shul over the holiday, please submit their address to Joanna at firstname.lastname@example.org by this TUESDAY!
If you do not have an email and would like to receive
"time sensitive" information by phone, please call shul office.
NOTE DEC 4TH THERE WILL BE ONE MINYAN ON SHABBAT
CHANUKAH STARTING AT 8:45 A.M.
Ron and I have been members of CAS for over 30 years. When we first moved to Stamford, we
remember fondly the warm Shabbat meal Invitations we received for 2 months straight!! It is with this memory in mind, I invite yourparticipation in a new outreach initiative...
I am currently on the board of CAS and working on a program called Shabbat Sholom. The program's goal is to create warm connections with new members around aShabbat table. I would like to invite you to participate by hosting a new family anytime that is convenient for you. Please contact me at 203 273-0868 orBWAshkenas@gmail.com
IN KEEPING WITH CELEBRATING NEW MEMBERS IN OUR COMMUNITY, RABBI DANIEL AND DIANE COHEN INVITES ALL NEW MEMBERS TO A BRUNCH AT THEIR HOME ON DEC. 12TH.
CONTACT THE SHUL OFFICE FOR MORE INFO
THIS SATURDAY NIGHT DON'T MISS THIS AWESOME EVENT!!!
November 20th The 4th Annual Supermarket Sweep
November means it's time to go GROCERY SHOPPING!!!Join us for our FOURTH annual SUPERMARKET SWEEP!!! All 1st-5th graders we hope to see you there as we sweep the isles of the supermarket shopping for non-perishable items to be donated to our local food bank for Thanksgiving. Our evening will conclude with Chocolate Milk & Cake for all participants! Saturday evening November 20th6:30-7:45 pm at the Ridgeway Stop N Shop. We will meet inside Stop N Shop by the floral section.*PARENTS*Pick up is 7:45pm sharp; please make sure that you have made appropriate arrangements for rides home for your children.
Save The Date Super Sunday! Super Stories! Super Show!
On Sunday, December 5, while United Jewish Federation holds its annual Super Sunday telethon, UJF and the JCC will join forces to present a very special morning event for kids ages 1 to 8. The PJ Library® will feature some great storytelling and the JCC, through an exclusive arrangementwith the JCC Association, is proud to premiere Shalom Sesame. 10 to 10:30 a.m.Listen to stories from The PJ Library® read by community leaders. The PJ Library® program supports families in their Jewish journeys by sending Jewish-themed books and music to communities around the country.
10:45-11:15 a.m.Can Grover find the missing menorah? And what happened to the missing latkes? Find out at the premiere of Shalom Sesame, "Chanukah: The Missing Menorah." This new DVD series is set in Israel and comes to us from the creators of Sesame Street. With a special appearance by Elmo!
11:15 a.m. to noonMore fun with snacks, face painting, balloons, and arts & crafts.WhereAt the JCC, 1035 Newfield Avenue, Stamford CT. PriceFree! Don't miss it! For more information contact Wendy Bennett at 203-321-1373 or email@example.com
Calling All B'Nai Mitzvah......WE WANT YOU.....TO GIVE A D'VAR TORAH!!!!!
All B'nai Mitzvah who will be celebrating their simcha this year are invited to be a special guest speaker on a week that you chose at CAS Seudat Shlishit. We would love to hear some words of Torah from you, and this will also give you a chance to brush up on your public speaking skills before your big day! Any B'nai Mitzvah interested in this awesome opportunity please contact Yona Goldman firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll set up a date for you to speak!
Save The Date! December 7th Chanukah Family Event With Bobby Doowah!!!
CAS Chanukah Family Event December 7th With Bobby Doowah!!!Join us 4:45-6:30 p.m. at CAS Tuesday December 7th for the Chanukah event of the year.We'll be celebrating the festival of Lights and Miracles with a special magical event at CAS that will make you spin!!! Come enjoy a delicious Chanukah dinner, an awesome Chanukah sing along with Bobby Doowah, and Menorah lighting with Sufganiot and gelt! This is one event you will not want to miss!!!Cost $7 for adults $5 for children. Please RSVP to email@example.com or 203-358-2200 byDecember 1st. Visit us on the web atwww.cas-stamford.org for details or to register for this event! All reservations after this date or admission at the door will be $10 per person.
December 17th B'not Mitzvah Shabbat Dinner B'not Mitzvah & their families are cordially invited to join us for Shabbat Dinner on Friday evening December 17th. Join us for candle lighting and davening at CAS followed by a very special evening filled with good food, songs, and friends.
Save The Date! December 18th B'nai Mitzvah LuncheonPlease join us beginning at 10 a.m. at CAS where the 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. The B'nai Mitzvah Shabbaton is a special chance to spend time getting to know Rabbi Cohen, building a connection with other B'nai Mitzvah in the community, and a special learning opportunity to strengthened connections to Judaism. We Hope To See You There!!!
January 14th B'nai Mitzvah DinnerB'nai Mitzvah & their families are cordially invited to join us for Shabbat Dinner on Friday evening January 14th. Join us for candle lighting and davening at CAS followed by a very special evening filled with good food, songs, and friends.
NOVEMBER Jr./Sr. Teen Events
·Friday, Nov. 19, 8:00 p.m. Sr. Teen OnegAt the home of the Wexlers 28 Holbrook Drive For
·TEEN MINYAN Saturday, Nov. 20, 9:30 a.m.In the Social Hall For 6-12th graders
·Jr. Teen OnegSaturday, Nov. 20, 2:30 p.m.At the home of the Alexanders 19 Boxwood Drive
For 6-8th graders
·Jr. Teen Movie Night, Saturday, Nov. 20, 8:00 p.m.Cost is $5 For 6-8th graders Come for a night of fun and hanging out as we convert Agudath Sholom into our own custom made movie theater!
DECEMBER Jr./Sr. Teen Events
·NCSY 11TH GRADE SHACK SHABBATON Friday-Sunday, Dec. 3-5 THIS EVENT IS ALMOST SOLD OUT!RSVP SOON! Join 50+ teens and amazing advisors in a 5-story cabin as we create our own incredible Shabbat experience.Exciting sports, delicious meals, toasted marshmallows, awesome activities and more! It's packed, so RSVP ASAP at www.nerncsy.org!
·Dec. 10 Sr. Teens Friday night location TBA!TEEN MINYAN**NEW DATESaturday, Dec. 11, 9:30 a.m. In the Social Hall For 6-12th graders
·TEEN MINYANSaturday, Dec. 18, 9:30 a.m. In the Social Hall For 6-12th graders
·Dec. 18 Jr. Teen Oneg TBA!
·Jr. TEENS ICE SKATING @ Stamford Twin RinksSunday, Dec. 26. 1:00-3:00 p.m.Cost is $8 For
6-8th graders What could be better on a nice winter day than ice skating withyour CAS Jr.
·NCSY YARCHEI KALLAH 2010 Dec. 28th- Jan. 2for 9th -12th gradersAt the Stamford Hilton Hotel, with Shabbat in Teaneck! Cost is $399, with scholarships available! Join us for NCSY's BEST SHABBATON! A week of inspiration, great food, friends, and the best week of your life! Sign up today at www.myncsy.com For scholarship information, please contact Josh Munk at Jyoshimunk@gmail.com
WANTED 1,000 FROZEN TURKEYS
4th Annual Turkey Drive at the JCC Sun, Nov 21st 8-11:00 a.m.
Do a Mitzvah! Donate a turkey for those who would go
without on Thanksgiving. For more info call 203-487-0968
·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. For more info contact Bob Abrams or Mr. S. at the school 203 329-2186
·THE RACE FOR COLLEGE-Mon, 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 www.ctjfs.org
·HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS FOR PRESCHOOLERS-Thurs, Nov 18th at 1:30 p.m. An interactive and hands-on series. Next program-Turkey Time. For more info visit www.wfha.org
·TAPESTRY: A COMMUNITY CELEBRATION OF JEWISH LEARNING
Sat, Nov 20th 6:45 p.m. A mega community event! Choose from
more than 20 sessions from Israel & the Middle East to Talmud,
Jewish Ethics, philosophy, theology, parenting & more. Register
on-line at www.ujf.org or call 203 321-1373 Fee $18 in advance
·GUEST SPEAKER-RABBI YSOCHER KATZ-Sun, Nov 21st 6:00 p.m. at YI The director of the Beit Midrash Program at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah will speak on "Unlocking the Beauty of Gemara." The last of this two part series.
·JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE-Many special programs are offered throughout the Month of Nov. Go to their website www.ctjfs.org
or call 203 921-4161 for a listing of all the events
·CELEBRATE CHANUKAH WITH THE PJ LIBRARY-Wed, Dec 1st
3:30 p.m. at the Harry Bennett Branch of the Public Library
Chanukah songs, readings & creative movement with Danette
Cahr of Pixalina. Kids 3-6 & their parents are welcome.
·SUPER SUNDAY , SUPER STORIES, SUPER SHOW-Sun, Dec 5th
10:00 a.m. at the JCC UJF & the JCC join forces to present a very
special morning event for kids ages 1-8. PJ Library will premiere
SHALOM SESAME. Snacks, face painting & much more.
Contact Wendy Bennett at 203 321-1373 for more info.
TZEDAKAH PROJECTHey kids! Grab a bag instead of a box and fill it up with donations for this Super Sunday project. Bags are located in the front of the synagogue.
·A COMMUNITY POST CHANUKAH CELEBRATION-Sun, Dec 12th at 3:30 p.m. featuring the
FIDF Ensemble in concert & a community-wide party. "Keep the Lights Burning" at
Temple Sholom. For more info call Alice Schoen at 203 542-7165
·AIPAC POLICY CONFERENCE IN WASHINGTON D.C.-May 22-24th
Don't forget our annual visit to Washington in support of the