"Submergence & Subservience: On the Paradoxes of Purity"
Rabbi Chezky Daren
"How to Get Rich Through the Sale of Chametz"
Rabbi Jeffrey Saks
"Torah, Literature and Pop Culture: A Reading & Study of a Short Story
by S.Y. Agnon"
Thanks to this week's sponsors...
Shabbat Shalom Hospital Packages
by the Love-Mayon families in appreciation of the greater community for the support and caring of the Shiva of Jacob Boltino and the Linda Beson Educational Fund
Sanctuary Kiddush by
Susan and Len Mark in honor of Susan's mother, Evelyn Silber
Chapel Kiddush by
by Malt 2010 in honor of Tzvi Bernstein
Shabbat Bulletin by
Rabbi David Walk in gratitude to the entire synagogue community for the kindness shown him during his mourning period for his Mother, of blessed memory. Special thanks to Rabbi Cohen, the Alexanders, Baers, Bernsteins, David Kweskin and Len Mark.CAS made this difficult time easier to bear.
Gary Stone on the passing of his mother, Carolyn Stone of blessed memory
Laurent DeLouya, Annie DeLouya, Nelly Rabinowitz, Jocelyn Ness, Danielle Newman and Rabbi Achiya DeLouya on the passing of their mother, Simone DeLouya, of blessedmemory
Mazal Tov to...
Dani and Avi, Jason and Eric Kwalwasser on the birth of a baby girl, Chana Bracha
Flossy and Sam Fischel, Charlotte and Dr. Alan Miller and Guta Fischel on the upcoming marriage of Leah Dena Fischel to Gregory David Miller
Gayle Rothman for receiving the 2011 Harold E. Hoffman
Sara Bass for being named the Stamford Patch Whiz Kid of the Week by the Stamford Patch
Phyllis and Gerry Brodsky on Meryl and Joel Goldhammer being honored
at the Gesher Jewish Day School in Fairfax, VA
Thank you to Sherry Steiner for her beautiful pictures of last week's Purim event
Candles next Friday
Cantor Wollheim returns April 1st
קהילת אגודת שלום
Congregation Agudath Sholom Annual Dinner - April 3, 2011
THANKS TO ALL WHO ARE A PART OF IT!
Dear Fellow Congregant,
Thanks to all the members and friends who are a part of the upcoming dinner. We have received such a great response to my request to honor four great people, enjoy a nice evening, and support the shul. Our dinner chairs, journal chair, and committee are making final preparations to make the evening a successful event.
If you are joining us, the cocktail reception, combined with the festive dinner starts at 5 - 7 pm, followed by the program at 7pm.
Looking for ways to do more Mitzvot???? Then come on down to CAS March 27th this coming Sunday to our annual Mitzvah Fair! Come to the CAS Mitzvah fair and visit our YOUTH STATIONS where you will have many opportunities to do lots of Mitzvot that will help others, do lots of cool crafts and eat awesome snacks where you will be able to make lots of brachot! We hope to see you there!
MAY 21st The MACCABEATS TAKE CAS BY STORM!
(STAMFORD, CT) - You've seen them on YouTube - now see the MACCABEATS Live in Concert! On Saturday, May 21, 2011, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, (CAS) proudly welcomes Yeshiva University's acapella group-The Maccabeats for a Shabbat luncheon and concert.Stay tuned for details Check out their new Purim song
Events for JAM-PACKED April:Jr. Teen Mega LIMO Scavenger Hunt!! Sunday Apr. 3, 12:30-4:00 PM. GET READY for the sickest, most AWESOME hunt you've ever been on! Meet up at CAS for mission briefing, then depart for a crazy search for clues around Stamford IN STRETCH LIMOS!! Cost: $36. Scholarships Available. Register to JYoshiMunk@gmail.com soon -
Sr. Teen Pre-Pesach PUMP UP Shabbaton!!! HOT OFF THE PRESS - You asked for it and now you got it - A Shabbat here in Stamford of RUACH, FUN, FOOD, and yes, some awesome TORAH with your awesome ADVISORS also! :-) Apr. 15-16 Cost: $50... CAS Members pay ONLY $30!!! Brought to you by Stamford and New Haven NCSY. Sign up by Apr. 3 at www.myncsy.com!!
(open to grades 8-12)
Sr. Teen Oneg Apr. 15 Friday night
Teen Minyan- Apr. 16 at 9:30 AM In the Social Hall For 6-12th graders
Jr. Teen Oneg Apr. 16 after lunch
SIX FLAGS PESACH TRIP!!! Brought to you by CAS and Stamford NCSY! Thurs. Apr. 21, 7:45AM-5:15PM MORE TIME AND RIDES THAN LAST YEAR!!! Join us for our annual trip to Six Flags Great Adventure - we'll be arriving for park opening to beat the lines! Cost: $65. Email JYoshiMunk@gmail.com to register and/or request a scholarship.
ICE SKATING SUN Apr. 24TH $18 $5 SKATE RENTALClick here for Ice SkatingTEEN MINYANApr. 30 at 9:30 AM In the Social Hall For 6-12th graders
PRAYERS FOR THE JERUSALEM BUS BOMBING VICTIMS
Odelia Nechama bat Michal - suffered serious head injuries and is in intensive care. Her life is still in danger.
Natan Daniel ben Shulamit - a 17-year-old student who is in serious condition. He suffered massive internal injuries and has had a number of internal organs removed.
Leah Bracha bat Shoshana - is a 19-year-old seminary student. She suffered burns to her legs and arms as well as serious shock.
David Amoyal - David is the owner of the snack stand next to the bus stop. He told everyone to run away and then called the police, and was on the phone with them when the bomb exploded. He suffered injuries to his legs and feet and lower body. He is in moderate condition.
Sasson ben Shulamit - This is the second time Sasson has been injured in a terrorist attack in Jerusalem. He suffered lower body injuries and serious post-traumatic symptoms.
Ad Shapira - Ad is 18 years old and just about to complete high school. She suffered light orthopedic injuries and is in good condition in hospital.
Shilo ben Ofra - Shilo is 15 years old, and suffered burns and fractures to his legs and lower abdomen. He is sedated in intensive care.
Daniel ben Nurit - Daniel is 13 years old, and suffered lacerations and shrapnel injuries to his lower extremities, and is likely to be released from the hospital before Shabbat.
Elchanan ben Alona - Elchanan is 14 years old, and suffered serious injuries to his feet. One ankle and three of his toes were crushed. He has had one operation and will require more surgery. He will likely be in the hospital at least 2-3 weeks.
Netanel ben Shlomit - Netanel is 18 years old and works as a security guard at the bus station. He was injured in the abdomen had surgery. He is now recuperating in the hospital
PLEASE NOTE THAT AMIT HAT SALE IS MOVING TO THE ZITTER HOME AT 41 EAST LANE Mon, Mar 28th 7:00 p.m. for further info contact firstname.lastname@example.org
MODEL SEDER-Tues, April 5th Journey through the seder in song and spirit.Learn how to lead a memorable evening
STAMFORD OBSERVATORY VISIT-Sun, April 10th at 7:45 p.m. Come to a spectacular viewing just one day before the first quarter moon. Saturn should be well placed too.See a PowerPoint presentation called "The Creator's Creation"FREE!
PRE-PASSOVER CHINESE DINNER-Fri, April 15th 7:00 p.m. Come enjoy the annual Chinese dinner.Save a night out before Passover.
Cost $15 adults $8 children.RSVP on-line soon.
FAMILY COMMUNITY SEDER-Tues, April 19th Join us for a warm and inspiringcommunity "family" seder the second night of Passover.
Cost $36 adult/$25 children
JOIN THE TEFILLIN TEAM-Looking for mitzva enthusiasts new and
experienced. Do you want to find out more about tefillin? Come see the sofer's secret, the inside story of teffilin. This two part series, on Sunday mornings 3/27 and 5/1 will deepen your connection with the mitzva of tefillin. Please join us for davening at 8:30 am followed by breakfast and Tefillin Team.
PURIM IS OVER BUT WHAT HAPPENS THE REST OF THE YEAR?
The need continues for: Food-gently used clothing-volunteering
CAN YOU HELP?Contact Person-to-Person at
203-655-8082 www.p2darien.org or call Polly Geller 329-0386
Donate a Bag for Passover-There are families who cannot afford to experience the customs of Passover without your help.Fill a shopping bag and drop it off at the shul.(bags supplied in the lobby with instructions)
Rabbinic Candidates visit:
Candidates to join us on the following weekends:
Rabbi Avraham Bronstein-April 1-2nd
Meet and greet atCAS at 5:45 p.m.He will deliver the sermon and speak at Seudat Shlishit
Rabbi Zev Eleff-April 8-9th
The search committee appreciates any feedback which can be emailed to David Cohen at email@example.com
ELANA STEIN HAIN-Sun, Mar 27th 6:00 p.m. at YI. Light dinner
followed by class, "Theories of Tum'ah and Tahara" Free
ADULT JEWISH LEARNING-Every day of the week the United Jewish Federation offers an assortment of classes at the JCC .Including Israel, History, Kabbalah, Torah and more.Contact Ilana DeLaney at firstname.lastname@example.org or www.ujf.org/education for more info.
JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE-APRIL PROGRAMS "Finding Your Focus" -Wednesday Program for ADD/ADHD kids and their families."Stress and the Single Parent" Tuesdays.For more info go to www.ctjfs.org
SPECIAL LECTURES & PROGRAMS-The Carl and Dorothy Bennett
Center for Judaic Studies at Fairfield University has talks and
lectures throughout the month.To RSVP call 203 254-4000 ext 2266
UJA OF GREENWICH AND UJF OF STAMORD'S ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Wed, Mar 30th 9:00 a.m. with keynote speaker, Rachel Cohen. At a private home in Greenwich.RSVP required.call 203 552-1818 or email email@example.com
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR 2011 FCCJBL BASEBALL-go to the FCCJBL website, www.fccjbl.org, to sign up.Contact Seth Marlowe at
203 977-4641 x248 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
ROBIN MILSTEIN INVITES YOU TO A SHIUR Wed, Apr 6, 7:00 p.m.
Given by Rebbetzin Holly Pavlow at the Milstein home, 200 5th St, Stamford.RSVP to email@example.com
KOSHER ALERT! STAMFORD KOSHER ACTIVISTS COMMITTEE
Beginning March 1st all fresh baked goods (breads, rolls and pastries) in the cases and with the FAIRWAY label, are under the the Rabbinical Supervision of Rabbi Abraham Marmorstein.Signage has been updated to provide dairy or parve designations.Thank you to Avi Greif for being instrumentalin this supervision.