and all the volunteers who are stepping up to help out and fill in.
Welcome to Cindy Flynn, our new Office Administrator.
Service Note: Starting this week, we hold two Friday Mincha minyans - 7pm and 5 minutes after candlelighting.
Shabbat Topics & Participants
Rabbi Avi Narrow-Tilonsky
"Finding Spiritual Permanence in the Desert, and Today"
Thanks to this week's sponsors...
Shabbat Shalom Hospital Packages
Alan Benjamin in memory of his mother,
Betty Benjamin. and
the Linda Beson Nursing Educational Fund
Chapel Kiddush by
Friends In honor of the Tucker family for all they have contributed to our commmunity life
by Judy & Bob Raymond
in memory of Yehudith Wollheim and
in memory of our always cheery friend Joanna Bell
Mazal Tov to...
Judith Cahn who was certified in Jewish School Leadership by the YU Azrieli Graduate School of Education
Angelika & Jeff Schlanger on the birth of a baby girl
Rachel & Jay Jubas on being honorees at the upcoming Gush Etzion Dinner
Dina & Paul Berger, Rabbi Yehuda Tucker, Morah Yonat Tucker, and Rabbi David Walk on being honorees at the upcoming Bi-Cultural Day School Dinner
Carmel Academy board, faculty, and staff on being accredited by the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools
Family and friends of Joanna Bell
Cantor Arik Wollheim on the passing of his mother Yehudit Wollheim
Keith and Claudia Silver on the passing of their mother May Zimmerman Silver
Candles next Friday
Please note: Cantor Wollheim will return on June 7th
SHAVUOS 5771 @ CAS
Tuesday-Wednesday, June 7-9
All Night Learning SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE
Professor Dr. Lawrence Shiffman
Vice Provost-Undergraduate Education at Yeshiva University Former Professor, Hebrew and Judaic Studies at NYU and Chair, Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies
See the Full Description of all our classes - just Click here!
9:00 a.m. Hebrew School
9:15 a.m. Bible from the Beginning
8:30 p.m. Talmud Bavli - Makot
10:15 p.m. Dvar Yom B'Yomo at BCDS
8:00 p.m. Inyana D'Yoma
8:15 a.m. Pre Shabbos Taste of Torah
8:15 a.m.Power of the Prophets
12:00 pmParsha Perspectives
4:00 p.m.Homework Happy Hour
7:30 p.m. History of the Mussar
8:45 a.m. Coffee and Commentary
10:00 a.m. Basics with Bob-
Customs & traditions
10:30 a.m. Lomdus and Learning
YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE! On the heels on the largest gathering in AIPAC history, we encourage you to sign up now for next year's policy conference at a reduced rate of $299 per person (fully refundable rate good until May 31st). The synagogues are the "sleeping giants" of the American Israel relationship. Your leadership at this important time in history gives AIPAC the critical resources needed to help ensure a strong and secure U.S.-Israel relationship for many years to come. Visit www.aipac.org/PC2011 to learn more! For any questions, contact Yudi Gross, AIPAC Northeast Synagogue Initiative Director at email@example.com or 212-750-4110
CELEBRATE YOUR JERUSALEM AT CAS! Tuesday evening, May 31st at 715 PM. Co - Sponsored by CAS Beth El, Fellowship for Jewish Learning, Greenwich Reform, Temple Shalom, Temple Sinai and Young Israel. Join the community rabbis for a stimulating program in solidarity with Jerusalem. Featuring Reflections on "My Jerusalem" from local Rabbis, Video Presentations on the Six Day War, Songs and Prayers. Following the program, the community is invited to a dessert Reception. Please note: early Mincha at 645 PM and Celebratory Maariv at 815 PM.
MIKVAH COMMITTEE MEETING-June 4th after Shabbat Those interested in volunteering to work on projects supporting various mikvah initiatives are invited to join this meeting.To RSVP or for more info please email firstname.lastname@example.org
WOMEN'S TEFILLAH-June 11th 10:30 a.m. We invite all girls and women to join.If you would like to learn to read Torah or to lead prayers, we will happily assist you!Please contact Sandy Weiner click here or Ronnie Sichel click herefor more information or to volunteer to lead a part of the service.
YOUTH AWARDS WEEKEND-June 11th Join us at our Youth Awards Seudat Shlishit following Mincha where we honor members of our Jr. Congregation as well as our Jr. & Sr. Teen leaders.
NEW DATE!STAMFORD OBSERVATORY VISIT-Sun, July 10that 8:15 p.m. Sanctify the New Moon of Tammuz and 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!
FUN IN PHILLY- Wed, July 13 Trip to the "BRAND NEW" National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia, PA.Guided tours of the museum and the Mikveh Israel Spanish-Portuguese Synagogue. Snacks & lunch at Mikveh Israel and dinner at Max & David's Restaurant. Comfortable coach transportation.$75 Sign up by clicking here or contact Shelley Senker at email@example.com
SAVE THE DATE: THE NEXT CAS ANNUAL MEETING WILL BE HELD TUESDAY, JUNE 28TH. IT WILL START AT 6:30 P.M. WITH AN INFORMAL SESSION FOR MEMBERS TO MINGLE, MEET OTHERS AND LEARN ABOUT VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES AT THE SHUL. THE FORMAL MEETING WILL START AT 7:00pm
THERE WILL BE A SPECIAL RECOGNITION ON CLAUDETTE APPLE'S RETIREMENT
Join in a festive Seudat Shlishit to honor Rabbi Yehuda and Yonat Tucker Shabbat, June 18 at 7:30 p.m.
We would like to invite the entire community to participate in a festive Seudat Shlishit in honor of Rabbi Yehuda and Yonat Tucker, who have devoted the past ten years to education our children, preparing them for Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, leading Junior Congregation, developing special Shul programming and enriching our community. As a token of our esteem and appreciation, several people have expressed an interest in participating in a parting gift as we wish them hatzlacha on their return to Israel. If you are interested in participating in the gift, please contact Hecky Attar at 203 355-9257-Heckyattar@yahoo.com or Sharon Lewis at 203 921-1811- firstname.lastname@example.org and you will be included on the group card.
TEEN MINYAN June 4 at 9:30 AM In the Social Hall For 6-12th graders
Jr. TEEN ONEG June 4 afternoon.
TEEN MOVIE NIGHT June 4 at 9:30 PM - For 9-12 Grades, cost $5
Our Shavuot Extravaganza, June 7 for Jr and Sr Teens - stay up LATE... maybe even ALL NIGHT, and celebrate Shavuot with us - TORAH PARTY!!! Stay tuned
TEEN MINYAN June 9 at 9:30 AM In the Social Hall For 6-12th graders
Sr. TEEN ONEG June 10 Friday Night.
TEEN MINYAN Jun 11 at 9:30 AM In the Social Hall For 6-12th graders
DON'T MISS OUR Jr/Sr TEEN AWARDS SEUDAT SHLISHIT -JUNE 11TH after mincha
NEW SUNDAY TEEN MINYAN! June 12th at 9:30 a.m followed by a Teen Breakfast
ETHICS PANEL CONTINUES: Judith Cahn Young Israel Ethics In Education Panel this Shabbos at 6:15 pm.
BOOST YOUR MEMORY AT ANY AGE Thursday, June 2, 11:00 AM - Noon. A memory enhancement workshop for all ages presented by Jewish Family Service Family Life Education Coordinator, Dr. Mitchell Flaum, at Atria Senior Living, 77 Third Street, Stamford. For more information, contact Dr. Flaum (203) 921-4161, ext. 104.
FINDING YOUR FOCUS Wednesday Afternoons JFS is offering a new program for children and adolescents who have been diagnosed with ADD/ADHD, and their families. Services will include psychiatric evaluation, review of previous evaluations, family assessment, on-going support, and mediation management. Treatment will be provided by Lee Combrinck-Graham, M.D. and qualify for insurance reimbursement. For more information, contact Eve Moskowitz, at 203-921-4161 email@example.com.
BCDS 55TH ANNIVERSARY MEMORIAL DAY-Mon, May 30 5pm at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich. Guests of honor include Dina and Paul Berger, Morah Yonat and Rabbi Yehuda Tucker and Rabbi David Walk among others.www.bcdscelebration.org
THE HOPE IN MOTION WALK-Sun, June 5th 10:30 a.m. sponsored by the Bennett Cancer Center at Stamford Hospital beginning at Columbus Park.Join Rosie's Roses in memory of Rosie Preston. Contact Jessica Morse at firstname.lastname@example.org or register on-line at hopeinmotion.org
HONOR ILANA DELANEY-Sun, June 5th 7:30 p.m. at the JCC with guest speaker, Rabbi Joseph Telushkin. Cost is $18/$25 at door
SPEND SHAVUOS WITH THE YESHIVA-Tues, June 7th -June 9th Around the clock program of Torah learning and inspiration for men, women and children.Call 212 568-7340 for more info
4TH ANNUAL BODY AND SOUL CYCLE CHALLENGE-Sun, June 12 Run in celebration of Israel's 63rd birthday. The challenge includes an easy 15 mile ride, a 30 mile ride and a 63 mile ride.This event will benefit thousands of Jews all over the world who are helped by the Federation's programs.Go to www.ujf.org
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 email@example.com or www.ujf.org/education for more info.