Kiddush by: Dr. Alfred& Royce Wolfsohn in commemoration of his father, George's, yahrzeit
Seudat Shlishit Kiddush by: Rochel & Hecky Attar in commemoration of Hecky's father, Yitzchak Ben Rachamin's 2nd yahrzeit
MAZAL TOV TO
Jessica & Andy Schultz on the birth of a baby boy, Yakov Gavriel (Coby)
TO OUR MEMBERS CELEBRATING THEIR BIRTHDAYS AND ANNIVERSARIES THIS MONTH!
COME JOIN US AND SHARE IN A SPECIAL CAKE IN THEIR HONOR!
Arthur Liebowitz, Andrew Bein & Debbie Baron on the passing of Joan Bein Leibowitz , wife and mother
WE WISH EVERYONE A HAPPY AND HEALTHY CHANUKAH!
SHABBAT MORNING GROUPS
DREIDELS AND DONUTS
TUES, DEC 7TH 12:00-2:00 P.M.
GREATEST GENERATION LUNCH
TUES, DEC 7TH 4:45-6:30 P.M. CHANUKAH FAMILY EVENT WITH BOBBY DOOWAH
WED, DEC 8TH 12:00-1:00 P.M. RABBI'S FORUM WITH RABBI COHEN, RABBI HURVITZ & RABBI SKLARZ.TOPIC: "THE PEACE PROCESS-IS PEACE POSSIBLE?"
Cantor Wollheim will lead services on Shabbat and return to Stamford Jan. 28th.
WE ASK FOR YOUR PRAYERS IN THIS TIME OF NEED, FOR ALL THOSE THAT HAVE DIED OR ARE SUFFERING FROM THE WORST FIRE IN ISRAEL'S HISTORY.
One of the worst fires in the history of Israel's history still rages.JNF-KKL Foresters are side by side fighting the blaze which has killed over 40 and evacuated many from their homes. The devastating fire has been harder to combat owing to severe drought & aging firefighting equipment.To help arm the firefighters with the protective gear and equipment they need visit:www.jnf.org/fifdonate click here
MEN'S CLUB BREAKFAST MEETING-Sun, Dec 5th 9:30 a.m.
Important issues to discuss over bagels and lox.Bring your ideas for electing new Board of Directors.
All you great seniors, come and join us for super soup, salad & a sandwich.Have some fun with a game of
Charades, Banagram or just cards.Sing-a-long & celebrate the holiday.$5 per person RSVP to Shelly Senker at
email@example.com or call the shul office.
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!
SAVE THE DATES!More info to follow
MEN'S CLUB ROAST AND TOAST-Sat, Jan 1st
Don't miss this great couples event honoring our Man of the Year, Bob Abrams with the famous Master of
Ceremonies, Tzvi Bernstein.More info to follow.
YAKAR SHABBAT-Sat, Jan 15th An exciting Shabbat
morning of exciting, interactive education with guest speakers.
CELEBRITY YOUTH SPEAKER Y-LOVE-Fri-SatFeb 11-12th You can't miss this one!!
If you do not have an email and would like to receive
"time sensitive" information by phone, please call shul office.
Attention Snowbirds!Spending the winter in Florida?Please send your contact information to the shul so we can stay in touch.Send your info to firstname.lastname@example.org
REPRINTED CALENDARS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PICK UP IN THE SHUL LOBBY AND OFFICE.
NATHAN WARMFLASH NEEDS OUR HELP!
Nathan is currently a patient at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in NYC.His treatment
requires regular blood transfusions.Nathan & his family would deeply appreciate your donation of blood and/or platelets and requests you ask others you know to donate. To benefit
Nathan all designated donations must be made in the Blood Donor Room at the Cancer Center.Please contact Mary
Thomas 212 639-3335-Donor Relations Specialist email@example.com.
BUILDING OUR COMMUNITY ONE MEAL AT A TIME
Share a Friday night dinner or Shabbat lunch with an Agudath Sholom family. A great way to make new friends and enrich the feeling of
community in our shul. We have designated Shabbat, December 18th, January 15th and
February 5th at Shabbat Shalom weekends. If you like to host a family or would like to be a guest, please contact Barbara Ashkenas our Shabbat Shalom chairat203 273-0868 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you!!
ATTENTION NEW & PROSPECTIVE MEMBERS:
Rabbi and Diane Cohen invite you to a new member brunch at their home,
15 Revonah Circle
on Sunday, December 12th at 10:00 a.m.
Contact the shul office for more info.
Shabbat Chanukah @ CAS...Come Celebrate with us!!!
Jr. Congregation, Mini Minyan, & Tot Shabbat invite you to a special Shabbat Morning Chanukah celebration. In honor of Chanukah each group will have a Driedel spinning contest, Sufganiot, and Chanukah Gelt for all participants! We hope to see you there!!!
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 email@example.com and we'll set up a date for you to speak!
Super Sunday! Super Stories! Super Show!
On Sunday, December 5, while United Jewish Federation holds its annual Super Sunday fundraiser, 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 arrangement with 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 noon More fun with snacks, face painting, balloons, and arts & crafts.
Where at the JCC, 1035 Newfield Avenue, Stamford. Price Free! Don't miss it!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-358-2200 Visit us on the web at www.cas-stamford.org for details or to register for this event! Admission at the door will be $10 per person with registration.
Save The Date! December 18th B'nai Mitzvah Luncheon Please 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!!!
DECEMBER Jr./Sr. Teen Events
·Dec. 10 Sr. Teens Friday night location TBA!TEEN MINYAN **NEW DATE
Saturday, Dec. 11, 9:30 a.m. In the Social Hall For 6-12th graders
·TEEN MINYAN Saturday, Dec. 18, 9:30 a.m. In the Social Hall For 6-12th graders
p.m.Cost is $8 For 6-8th graders What could be better on a nice winter day than
ice skating with your CAS Jr. Teen pals?
·NCSY YARCHEI KALLAH 2010 Dec. 28th- Jan. 2 for 9th -12th graders At 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
·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 school203 329-2186
·JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE-Many special programs are offered throughout the year.Go to their website www.ctjfs.org or call 203 921-4161 for a listing of all the events
·SUPER SUNDAY , SUPER STORIES, SUPER SHOW-Sun, Dec 5th10:00 a.m. at the JCCUJF & 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.
·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.Call Alice Schoen 203 542-7165 for info
·AIPAC POLICY CONFERENCE IN WASHINGTON D.C.-May 22-24th Don't forget our annual visit to Washington in support of theU.S.-Israel relationship.
·COME SCHMOOZE WITH THE RABBIS-Wed, Dec 15th
9:15 a.m. at Temple Sinai An informative workshop
presented by Rabbi Daniel Cohen & Rabbi Marc Disick.
Learn how to bring spirituality into your home.Modern
answers with ancient wisdom.RSVP to Michelle Liptak
·PERSON TO PERSON'S NEED CONTINUES-Making a difference in the lives of others-one person at a time. Over the past 5 years, Person to Person has helped more than 103,000 and with your help too. They still need food, clothing & volunteering. Call 203 655-8082, 1864 Post Rd, Darien or www.p2pdarien.org