Sanctuary Kiddush by: Susie & Harvey Blumenthal, Faye & Stuart Tobin in honor of Hannah's baby naming, born to Seth & Laura Tobin and to Elissa her big sister
Chapel Kiddush by: Irene & Michael Okun in honor of Jakob & Robert's birthdays and Arthur Smith in memory of the Yahrzeit of his parents, Miriam & Archie Smith
Teen Minyan Kiddush by: The Bein family in honor of Warren's Bar Mitzvah anniversary and Liz & Maury Rosenbaum in honor of the Teen programming at CAS
Shabbat Shalom Hospital Pkg: Judith Benjamin in memory of her father, Morris Moskowitz's yahrzeit, Gloria Green & family in loving memory of her father Neal Chassen on his 17th yahrzeit & the Linda Beson Nursing Educational Fund
Mazal Tov to
Phyllis & Martin Shapiro and Stephanie & Ari Shapiro on the Bar Mitzvah of Zachary Paul, their grandson and son.
Seth & Laura Tobin, Susie & Harvey Blumenthal, Faye & Stuart Tobin on Hannah's baby naming this Shabbat
The Lieberman family on the passing of Louella Lieberman of blessed memory
The Grogins, Metviner & Adelson families on the passing of Anna Susan Grogins of blessed memory
Maxine Goldblum, Mark Glazer & Susan Gray on the passing of their sister and mother, Audrey Ruth Glazer
The Shabbat Bulletin is sponsored by: Henry Stern
"I want to thank the members of the Congregation, friends and the community for their comfort and generosity during my late wife's illness and during the shiva and shloshim. I want to especially thank Rabbi Cohen who was always there to comfort me during these trying times."
Many thanks to Main Event, Genadeen & Sweet On You for
preparing delicious samples at our B'nai Mitzvah Information
Session this week. Yasher Koach!
FRIDAY MINYAN TIMES TO NOTE:
FRIDAY, DEC. 24TH 7:15/8:30 A.M.
FRIDAY, DEC. 30TH 7:15/8:30 A.M.
FAMILY B'NAI MITZVAH SHABBAT DINNER
Fri, Jan. 14th 5:45 p.m. Join us for candle lighting, song & dinner. $12 adult/$10 children. For 7th grade boys (free) RSVP on-line at www.cas.stamford.org
MEN'S CLUB ROAST AND TOAST-Couples Night Out
Sat, Jan 1st 7:30-10:30 p.m.
Toast our very own Bob Abrams as Man of the Year. MC Tzvi Bernstein will lead the roast with Mitch Mailman as executive chef, musical entertainment by the Bagles. Members of Men's Club cost $25 per or $45 for couples. Non MCM $30 or $60 couples. RSVP on line or the shul office by 12/27 at the latest. For more info contact Mitchell Bell at 203 722-3512
YAKAR SHABBAT-Sat, Jan 15th An exciting Shabbat
morning of interactive education with guest teachers from Ramaz, SAR & WHS. The theme will be "Shabbat Shira-song in Jewish prayer, liturgy & philosophy. More info to follow.
THE MENCH SEMINAR WITH HANOCH TELLER
Wed, Jan 12th at WFHA & BCDS & CAS Learn the strategies for being a Mensch-Honoarable
Menschen on Naaleh. He will be speaking to groups from 4th -8th grade & middle school during the school day. At 7:30 p.m. all parents are invited to a seminar at CAS
CELEBRITY YOUTH SPEAKER Y-LOVE-Fri-Sat Feb 11-12th You can't miss this one!!
HELP FOR HOMELESS SHELTER MEALS-Fri, Dec 24th The CAS Men's Club will be providing Christmas dinner at the Pacific House Shelter (19th yr). They are organizing & delivering the meal by Friday & the actual serving will be done by a church group & other volunteers. Wed, Dec 22nd 5:00 p.m.-Holiday Dinner at St. Lukes Women's Shelter. A nice opportunity for direct serving. Please help or contribute with donations of food, gifts, money or time. Contact Sam Goldstein at 917 365-3733 or the shul office.
PICTURES FROM THE MALT TRIP ARE ON OUR WEBSITE. GO TO WWW.CAS-STAMFORD.ORG
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 email@example.com
TO SENIOR MEMBERS: IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN A REGULAR FRIENDLY HOME VISIT BY A MEMBER OF THE CHESED COMMITTEE PLEASE CONTACT DANIEL KRAUS AT 203 359-6671. THEY ALSO PROVIDE RIDES.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you to those who have graciously responded over the last couple of weeks.
Come and visit our two tables set up to engage conversation after the Shabbat service!
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Stop in and join in a parsha discussion, ask a question, share a thought or have a snack.
MEET AND GREET
If you are visiting or new to town connect with our community. Come by and meet new friends!
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 as Shabbat Shalom weekends. If you like to host a family or would like to be a guest, please contact Barbara Ashkenas our Shabbat Shalom chair at 203 273-0868 or email
email@example.com Thank you!!
A young woman is moving to the area in January and is looking to rent a furnished apt for 5 or 6 months. Please email Jen Marder at firstname.lastname@example.org or call
·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
·JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE-Many special programs are offered throughout the year. (Gambling Addiction) personal journey, Transitioning from High School for parents, Family Mediation services) Go to their website www.ctjfs.org or call 203 921-4161
·AUTHOR-ANATOLE KONSTANTIN-Sun, Dec 19th 10:00 a.m. presented by the Jewish Historical Society of Lower Fairfield County. "A Red Boyhood: Growing up Under Stalin" at Temple Sinai, Lakeside Drive. For info call 203 329-0452
·GROWING ALLIANCE PRESENTATION-Sun, Jan 9th 10:30 a.m. Pro-Israel Support in the Christian & African American Communities at the JCC 4200 Park Ave, Bridgeport. A community-wide event
·NOTED AUTHOR, MARTHA FRANKEL-Thurs, Jan 6th
7:30 p.m. at Temple Beth El-Stamford. JPASS (Jewish Partnership for Addiction & Support Services) will be presenting an evening of discussion on Ms. Frankel's book
"Hats & Eyeglasses: A Memoir" Free & open to the entire community.
·AIPAC POLICY CONFERENCE IN WASHINGTON D.C.-May 22-24th Don't forget our annual visit to Washington in support of the U.S.-Israel relationship. View the last conference at
Attention Orthodox Physicians!
the Halachic Organ Donor (HOD) society has a new
Orthodox Physicians Page that shows doctors who are committed to traditional Judaism & to modern
medicine-and who carry organ donor cards. If you would like to register to go http://hods.org/english/about/physician.asp. If you are not a doctor you can visit the site for information on organ donation & Jewish Law.
Yeshiva University with the Association of Jewish Outreach Programs is conducting a study of adolescent adjustment in the Orthodox
Jewish Community. They are presenting a survey, to be completed by parents of 11-19 yr olds who have been born in families who have been observant from birth. Go to
To view pictures of last week's Post Chanukah Celebration at Temple Shalom go to www.templesholom.com
January 14th B'nai Mitzvah Dinner B'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. Cost $12 for adults $10 for children. B'nai Mitzvah child is free.
Save the Date...YOUTH SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE February 12th Y-LOVE Come hear the incredible story of Y-LOVE"S journey to a life of Torah & Mitzvot!
TEEN MINYAN Sat, Dec 18th 9:30 a.m.
Jr. TEENS ICE SKATING @ Stamford Twin Rinks Sunday, 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 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! - Sign up today at www.myncsy.com Contact Josh Munk at
TEEN MINYAN Jan. 8. 9:30 a.m. with Sr. Teen Oneg Fri Night
TEEN MINYAN Jan. 15. 9:30 a.m. In the Social Hall For 6-12th graders, with a Sr. Teen Oneg Friday Night
YAKAR SHABBAT Jan. 14-15 Stay tuned for more info
TEEN MINYAN Jan. 22. 9:30 a.m. In the Social Hall For 6-12th graders, with a Jr. Teen Oneg Saturday Afternoon
JR. TEENS MLK DAY NYC TRIP Monday, January 17, 9 AM to 4:45 PM. Meet up at the Stamford Train Station at 9:00 AM - DON'T BE LATE! Then it's off to New York! Pick up is at Stamford
Station at 4:45 PM. Price: $35.00 includes transportation,
tickets to the top of the Empire State Building, and lunch. Please bring some additional $$ for shopping in Times Sq. RSVP to Josh Munk by January 10th!
TEEN SNOW TUBING TRIP! Sun. Jan 23 Cost $25 at the Power Ridge in Middlefield, CT Grades 9-12 Depart CAS at 7:30 a.m. arrive back at 2 p.m. Parent volunteer drivers needed. Parents are welcome to come. Sign up by Jan 7th.or cost will be $30. RSVP to Josh Munk