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

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Friday, August 12, 2011

Congregation Agudath Sholom Shabbat Bulletin

Congregation Agudath Sholom Shabbat Bulletin

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

August 12, 2011Vaetchanan
Shabbat  Nachamu

13 Av 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

Open house BBQ signup

Shabbat Shalom 



with Rabbi Walk

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

6:20pm on the Patio Strawberry Hill side of CAS



 Check out the pictures from the CAS trip to Philadelphia

Click here to see the pictures! 

Read about Senator Lieberman's new book

Click here to read the article 


 Special note:  Jason Wohlberg is now out of the hospital and recovering at home.  Special thanks from Sharon & Simeon Wohlberg to all those who visited, called, and had Jason in their prayers... thank you!!! 



The Stamford Community Kollel 








His theme: The High Holidays

Details to Follow

Shabbat Topics & Participants

Torah Readers 

Harry Rubin, Dr. Burt Rubin, Hyman Schaffer, 

Naftali Rosenberg


Ana Lilienfeld

Rabbi David Walk

Give Comfort


 Please welcome our special guest from Israel Tzofim Caravan-Yair Smolyano, Dor Carmi, Efrat Bibi, Reut Yosef



Thanks to this week's sponsors...

Shabbat Shalom Hospital Packages 

Ralph and Daisy Schaeffer, Linda Beson Nursing Education Fund


Chapel Kiddush by 

The Tucker Family with love, gratitude and appreciation to the entire Stamford community for all you have done for us in the past eight years. We will miss you and hope to see you soon in Beit Shemesh. - Yehuda, Yonat, Matanel,

Tamar, Yair and Noam


Sanctuary Kiddush by 

The Executive Committee in honor of Yona and Tzvi in appreciation of their dedication to our youth.


Seudat Shlishit by

Sponsored by Dr. Nimrod and Rachel Dayan and family in honor of the yahrzeit of his father Moshe Dayan, of blessed memory, and in honor of their move to Stamford.

Mazal Tov to...
  • Tova Feldstein on being selected as a recipient of the JCC's Gail Gruber Trell Scholarship Award
  •  Best wishes to the Tuckers and Goldmans who are moving to Israel this week. You have made an indelible impression on our community. We will miss you!
  •  Naomi Rein on her birthday.
Condolences to...
  • Rabbi Dr. Jeffrey Cahn on the passing of his father, Marvin 
Weekday Schedule

Daf Yomi


7:45 am



7:00 am



7:15/8:30 am



6:30/7:30 am



7:40 pm


Candles next Friday

7:30 pm



Upcoming events


Tuesday August 30, 2011 6:00-8:00PM

Meet our Rabbis, Board Members and   

congregants.  Learn about our new and exciting programs,

events, speakers, and Holiday celebrations for the new year!

Interested in membership?

Contact Dierdre or Cindy in the office.

       For more information: Click here to learn more and sign up!


CAS Classes

Join us at the Summer of Learning

At Congregation Agudath Sholom

Classes open to entire community and free of charge.


Rabbi Walk's Summer Learning

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


Talmud Masechet Makot:  Thursday after ma'ariv at CAS


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

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

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.

TAKE AN AD IN OUR 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

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE ANNUAL DINNER save the date for the Congregation 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.

YOUTH BLAST Although we are in "summer mode" we will still be having a full array of groups this shabbat!  Please join us!  We are excited to welcome Mark Rocklin to Stamford for Shabbat.  Mark will be running Jr. Congregation this shabbat and has a fun filled morning planned for all 2nd-6th graders.  Please join him and Shira Wexler in the chapel.  Contact Rabbi Yehuda Jeiger, Youth Director. 

Community Announcements

LOUIS FELDER ANNUAL MEMORIAL LECTURE - RABBI MARK DRATCH, "Jihad Kosher Style: How Ethical Are Jewish Ethics?" Sunday, August 14, at Young Israel of Stamford, 69 Oaklawn Avenue, 7:45PM. If you would like to make a contribution of $100 in memory of Louis Felder and be listed on the sponsor sheet, please contact Rabbi Elly Krimsky at by Saturday night.

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,

"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

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

4th Annual JumpStart 5K Run/Walk Family Fun Day - Presented by The Center Women of the Stamford JCC. Monday, September 5, 2011 - Rain or Shine. 9 a.m. Sign-In · 9:30 a.m. Start at the Stamford JCC. All proceeds benefit JumpStart at the JCC, a comprehensive preschool program for children with special needs. Sign up at For more information, contact Nancy Schiffman at 203-487-0941 or

SAVE THE DATE: 9-11 Tenth Year Commemorative Concert Prayers. Sunday, September 11 4 p.m. at Temple Beth El, 350 Roxbury Road, Stamford. The Stamford faith communities are invited to gather as one on this important 10th-year observance of the terrorist attacks on 9-11. More details will follow - if you are interested in participating, please contact

SAVE THE DATE 35th Anniversary Dinner of Bais Binyomin.  Sunday, September 18, 2011, 6:00 p.m.  Stamford Plaza Hotel. Guest of Honor Tzvi Bernstein. Community Service Award - Rabbi Yehoshua Belsky.

MA'AYANOT YESHIVA HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS INVITES YOU TO JOIN US FOR OUR ANNUAL COMMUNITY YOU IYUN on Sunday September 25th at 9:30 AM, featuring Keynote Speakers Mrs. Shira Schiowitz & Mrs. Tova Sinensky, followed by additional shiurim by members of our distinguished faculty. Additionally, shop at our Pre-Yom Tov Boutique from 11 AM - 3PM. 1650 Palisade Ave, Teaneck. Men & Women welcome. 

KASHRUT ALERTS: KC Masterpiece, Buffalo Marinade - Not certified. This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol. It is not certified by the Orthodox Union and contains dairy. Incredibly Great Fudge Marshmallow Cookies - not certified by the Orthodox Union and bear an unauthorized OU. Planters - Caramel Maple Sweet Roast Pecans - Some cans of Caramel Maple Sweet Roast Pecans display an OU, without the D. This product is certified by the Orthodox Union as Dairy and should be labeled OU D.


Congregation Agudath Sholom

301 Strawberry Hill Ave, Stamford, CT 06902

Phone:203-358-2200  Fax: 203 358-2323


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