Congregation Agudath Sholom | 301 Strawberry Hill Ave | Stamford, CT 06902 (203)-358-2200

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Friday, July 22, 2011

Congregation Agudath Sholom Shabbat Bulletin

Congregation Agudath Sholom Shabbat Bulletin

301 Strawberry Hill Avenue, Stamford, CT  (203) 358-2200

July 22, 2011Matot

21 Tamuz 5771

Shabbat Schedule

Friday night

Candle lighting







Main Sanctuary


Latest shema


Latest Amidah




Tot Shabbat



Mini-minyan (Youth Room) 


Daf Yomi 




Seudat Shlishit




Shabbat Ends


CAS Quick Links

Sponsor a kiddush

Shabbat Shalom 



with Rabbi Walk

Join us for a new season of learning, lively discussion and light snacks.

6:45pm on the Patio Strawberry Hill side of CAS




Pirke Avot Club for Girls

6:15pm at Rabbi Cohen's house, 15 Revonah Circle




Shabbat Topics & Participants

Torah Readers 

 Andy Schultz, Harry Rubin, Dr. Burt Rubin 


Sandy Shapiro

Rabbi Daniel Cohen

Take an Oath



Thanks to this week's sponsors...

Shabbat Shalom Hospital Packages 

Linda Beson Nursing Education Fund


Chapel Kiddush by 

Gerry Cohen in memory of his Mother,
Florence Cohen 


Sanctuary Kiddush by 

The Shul


Seudat Shlishit by 

the shul


Mazal Tov to...
  • Rabbi Walk for receiving the 2011 Grinspoon Steinhardt Award for Excellence in Jewish Education. See the article on Rabbi Walk in this week's Connecticut Jewish Ledger
Weekday Schedule

Daf Yomi


7:45 am



7:00 am



7:15/8:30 am



6:30/7:30 am



 8:05 pm



Candles next Friday

7:56 pm



Upcoming events



Wednesday July 27 THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK  - Show Time 7:00 pm

Harrowing story of a young Jewish girl who, with her family and their friends is forced into hiding in an attic in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam.


CAS Classes

Join us at the Summer of Learning

At Congregation Agudath Sholom

Classes open to entire community and free of charge.


Summer Learning and Living Series with Rabbi Cohen

Rabbi Cohen's class cancelled this week will resume next week

Coffee and Torah Shmooze:  Tuesday mornings at Starbucks on 1055 High Ridge 8:30 AM - 9:15 AM 

Parsha Perspectives Lunch and Learn: Tuesdays at 12 noon - 12:45 PM at CAS 

Ethics Seminar: Modern Challenges, Timeless Solutions Tuesday, 8:30 PM at CAS

Taste of Torah:  Fridays at CAS from 8:00am to 8:30am 


Rabbi Walk's Summer Learning

Bible from the Beginning:  Sunday morning 9:15 am at CAS

Psalms:  Poems that Inform & Inspire-Tuesdays 8:30 am at CAS

Talmud Masechet Makot:  Thursday after ma'ariv at CAS

Perek on the Patio:  Shabbat 1 hour before mincha


CAS Hebrew School 


CAS Total Hebrew School

Enrollment IS NOW OPEN

Open for Fall - For more info, contact Rabbi Daniel Cohen or

Cindy Flynn in the office 



CAS Announcements

Rabbi Cohen will be out of the office this week his classes will be cancelled. He will be accessible by e-mail at if you need to reach him. In case of emergency contact Rabbi Walk or the office.

High Holidays are coming Please watch your e-mail for a Yiskor Book confirmation or drop in the office to include your entry in our 5772 Yiskor Book.   We are working on seating plans and changes and will start taking seating reservations soon.

SOFER Rabbi Saul Teitelbaum, scribe, will at CAS Sunday, July 31 from 8 AM to check Tefillin and Mezuzot. Mezuzah repair - $13, Tefillin check/light repair $110.  For info contact Rabbi Cohen

Take out an ad in our Quarterly Bulletin Any shul members interested in placing an ad for their business in our Quarterly Bulletin contact Dierdre in the shul office at 203-358-2200 or

Annual Dinner save the date for the Agudath Sholom Annual Dinner Dance, Sunday, March 18th. 

eBay We have our eBay "Business" up and running again to help raise money for the shul.  Contact Maury Rosenbaum for more info.

STAMFORD COMMUNITY KOLLEL PROGRAM August 1-14. Join with YI for a series of interesting classes. Details at .

JOIN THE CAS ISRAEL ADVOCACY PROJECT Please join us for the first gathering of the Agudath Sholom Israel Advocacy Project on Tuesday evening, August 2 at 8:30 - 9:30 pm at the shul. RSVP or Norine Krasnogor at

Community Announcements

"FINDING YOUR FOCUS" -- PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS DIAGNOSED WITH ADD/ADHD.   Wednesday Afternoons.   JFS is offering a new program for children and adolescents. Services include psychiatric evaluation, review of previous evaluations, family assessment, on-going support, and medication management. Treatment by Lee Combrinck-Graham, M.D. and qualifies for insurance reimbursement. For more information, contact Eve Moskowitz, at 203-921-4161 or

THE RACE FOR COLLEGE  Monday, August 1, 8 and 15 from 6 to 7 pm.  Pre-planning for college for 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th graders and their parents conducted by Claire Friedlander, Jewish Family Service College Consultant at Harry Bennett Branch of Ferguson Library, 115 Vine Road, Stamford. Free and open to the community. For more information, contact Claire Friedlander at or call 203-921-4161.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUPS - Wednesdays, 4-5 pm. At the Atria in Stamford, 77 Third Street in Stamford. A bi-monthly support group open to those coping with the loss of a loved one. For more information, contact Dr. Mitchell Flaum at 201-921-4161 or email  Fridays,10:30 -11:30 AM. At the Stamford JFS office, 733 Summer Street, 6th Floor.  Open to those coping with the loss of a loved one. For more information and to register, contact Eve Moskowitz at 454-4992 ext. 122 or email

MIKVAH EDUCATION CLASS  July 28, 730pm  All women invited to join Atara Eis, yoetzet halacha, who will give a text based class on 'Becoming Tehora (ritually pure).." A review of concepts and halacha regarding preparing oneself for the mikvah.  Atara Eis is a graduate of YU's Stern College and trained at the Nishmat Institute to become a yoetzet halacha. Sponsored by the Minnie Manger - Marcia Lieberman Mikvah at Congregation Agudath Sholom.  The class will take place at the home of Sharon Lewis 67 East Lane RSVP   

CAMOS SUMMER SUNDAY EVENT  Sunday August 14.  CAMOS (Committee to Advance Modern Orthodoxy in Stamford) is planning an event for young couples interested in relocating to the suburbs.  Event will include:  visit to synagogues and schools; sites and sounds of the Stamford community (beach, downtown, etc.); and end up with a barbecue.  Know anybody who may be interested?  Contact Michael Feldstein so we can extend a personal invitation at,

YESHIVA UNIVERSITY STAMFORD COMMUNITY KOLLEL PROGRAM, August 1-14, formal study program for youngsters grade 3 and up, evening study programs for teens and adults, sponsored by the Young Israel of Stamford.  Classes will be rotate throughout the community, and will include programs at Agudath Sholom. For more information, contact Eliezer Silverman at 203-353-8557

Vacation in Israel with the Bi-Cultural Day School Family Trip!  February 11 - 24, 2012  From Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem, from the Golan Heights to Eilat, all this and more!  While the price is right, there is limited space.  For more information, please contact Bob Abrams at 203-329-2186, or

COME AND MEET THE REAL HEROES:  Friends of the Israel Defense Forces "wounded warriors" visit Connecticut.  Wednesday, July 27, 730pm in Danbury.  For more informatoin on the reception, email or (646) 274-9649 by Tuesday.


Congregation Agudath Sholom

301 Strawberry Hill Ave, Stamford, CT 06902

Phone:203-358-2200  Fax: 203 358-2323


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