We will remove ALL taleisim from Chapel bins on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER26.We will relocate them to a table in the hallway outside the Chapel.This will allow us to maintain decorum on the High Holidays and minimize distraction during the Chapel Services.
PLEASE HELP US
TAKE YOUR TALEISIM OUT BY SUNDAY!
Get Ready for 5772 -
We will have 3 Selichot services and a special program Saturday night - see description below
PLEASE DO NOT BLOCK RESIDENTAL DRIVEWAYS WHEN PARKING FOR GRAVESIDE SERVICES.PARK ONLY WHERE ALLOWED.
Shabbat Topics & Participants
Ben Soifer, Rabbi Dr. Jeffrey Cahn
Cantor Arik Wollheim
Rabbi Daniel Cohen
Seudat Shlishit - Rabbi Daniel Cohen
Disagreeing with Love
Thanks to this week's sponsors...
Shabbat Shalom Hospital Packages
Helene Zimmerman in memory of Louella Rogers; Yoni & Stephen Neirman on the yahrzeits of Sam & Esther Schlomkowitz (Yoni's grandparents and parents of Daniel Stevens), yahrzeits of Rose & Sol Hatkin (Yoni's grandparents and parents of Fannie Stevens) and yahrzeit of Betty Klugman (Yoni's aunt and sister of Daniel Stevens) and the Linda Beson Nursing Education Fund
Chapel Kiddush by
the shul. Sponsors urgently needed, please see Irwin
Jr. Congregation Kiddush by
Rabbi Yehuda Jeiger
Sanctuary Kiddush by
Eve & Sid Nachman in honor of Simone's Bat Mitzvah
Seudat Shlishit by
Mazal Tov to...
Eve & Sid Nachman and family on Simone becoming a Bat Mitzvah
Jane & Phil Molstre and Irina & Arkady Feldman on the birth of a grandson born to Allison & Yuri Feldman
Gil & Shani Orbach on Amiel becoming a Bar Mitzvah
Jeff Benson on the passing of his mother, Ruth
7:15 / 8:30 am
Monday - Friday
Monday - Tuesday
6:00 am/10:00 pm
Selichot Night Program and Musical Service
Saturday night, September 24
The Shawshank Redemption: Reverberations on Return Discussion with Rabbi Cohen and Rabbi Walk with interspersed with clips from the film
Musical Selichot led by Chazzan Wollheim and Jonathan Cahr
The service will be led by Chazan Wollheim and accompanied by Jonathan Cahr on piano. The tunes will consist of new settings to the traditional Nusach composed and arranged by Cantor Sol Zim to enhance congregational singing and participation. Zim's music contains the "Nusach" of Yesteryear and "New Age" sounds of tomorrow All new Congregational Melodies and Traditional Nusach-Hat'filah (Chanting) Contemporary Folk-Chassidic Ballads and Spiritual Melodies
Note: All net cash proceeds will benefit the Kosher Food Pantry and extra food will be delivered to a local shelter
EXPERIENCE THE MAGIC OF SUKKOT
at the largest Sukkah in Fairfield County (ours!)
SUNDAY EVENING, October 16 5 pm - 7:30 pm
Dinner at 5:15 pm, Show at 6:15 pm
Enjoy a fun-filled evening of mystery with renowned magician Kenny B who has received rave reviews from all across the country. Followed by a delicious family friendly Italian style meat dinner. Vegetarian option available.
PLEASE JOIN THE ANNUAL CAS HIGH HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE Last year, the Stamford Jewish Community donated 12,000 lbs of food to Person-to-Person for this worthy cause. We collected 300 bags - help us exceed that amount this year as the need is greater. For 20 years, the drive helps the efforts of Person-to-Person, a worthy charity offering financial support, emergency food and clothing assistance, summer programs, and college scholarship aid - all to help families break the cycle of poverty. This year, the need is greater than ever. Pick up a bag and a shopping list in the CAS lobby, fill it with canned goods, pasta, etc. and return to CAS by October 11. Info or questions? Contact CAS Food Drive Chairs Claudia & Herbie Rimerman - 203 - 569 -9625. Interested in contributing to P2P's other worthy programs? Click www.p2pdarien.org to learn more.
HIGH HOLIDAYS ARE COMING Seating charts for members of our Tzedakah program and those who have reserved seats are posted for your review this Shabbat. Contact Cindy in the office to make any changes.
HELP US ON THE HOLIDAYS - BE AN USHER Please help us by taking an hour on the holidays to usher. Contact Elisheva Kilner email@example.com confirm a time.
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT We will remove ALL taleisim from Chapel bins on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26. We will relocate them to a table in the hallway outside the Chapel. This will allow us to maintain decorum on the High Holidays and minimize distraction during the Chapel Services. PLEASE HELP US TAKE YOUR TALEISIM OUT BY SUNDAY!
CAS DECORUM Policy for our kids is easy - "In Shul or In Groups." Please help us maintain decorum by making sure you child is either sitting in synagogue or participating in one of our Youth Groups. During Kiddush, please make sure that your child is enjoying themselves in the Simcha Room or Social Hall - not taking food to the stairways, outside, hallway, Chapel, or Sanctuary.
SPECIAL HIGH HOLIDAY ANNOUNCEMENTWe are confirming that new for this year there will be a third High Holiday service on Rosh Hashanah only. The service with be located in the library and structured as a "Netz Minyan" beginning at 6am with a targeted completion time of 10am. All are welcome.
JOIN SISTERHOOD FOR A FUN FASHION SHOPPING NIGHT! Come see the beautiful collection of Clothing, Cosmetics and Jewelry. Sunday, September 25, 7-9pm at Gayle Bell's house 72 East Lane, Stamford. Please RSVP: Elaine Finkelstein 203-921-7133 cell - Event Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
BAT MITZVAH PROGRAM-Matan program by Michal Smart for 6th grade girls begins late October. Contact Dierdre in the office for info.
SAVE THE DATE FOR THE ANNUAL DINNER save the date for the Congregation Agudath Sholom Annual Dinner Dance, Sunday, March 18th.
HOLD NOVEMBER 20 FOR ANNUAL CANTOR'S CONCERT This year, Cantor Wollheim will host Stephen Glass, music director of Cong. Sha'ar Hashomayim of Montreal, Canada. Details to follow.
CAS Youth Department
WOW! WHAT A CAS YOUTH DEPARTMENT LINE-UP
TEEN MINYAN Sep 24 9:30 am - Grades 7-12 in the social hall Sr. TEEN KICKOFF IN THE PARK!!!! Sept 24 at 4pm High Schoolers - Join us Shabbos afternoon, meet up to kick off the year in the Shabbos Park with Snackin', Chilaxin, Gamin, and Hangin'! Jr. TEEN KICKOFF MELAVE MALKE Sept 24, 9:00-10:30 pm. Middle Schoolers - Time to kick off the year with some after-Shabbos music, junk food, and fun! Cost $5
TEEN MINYAN Oct 1 9:30 am- For 7-12 Grades in the social hall Jr. TEEN ONEG Oct 1, for 6-8 Grades. Sr. TEEN PAINTBALLING TRIP!!! Sun Oct. 9, Grades 9-12 are going to Yankee Paintball in Oxford for a day of crazy fun! We depart CAS at 12PM and return 5PM. Price: CAS Members $45 Non-members $50 includes gear rental, paint, and admission. Please Note The Jr. Teen Paintballing trip rescheduled to 11/6 TEEN MINYAN Oct 22 9:30 am - For 7-12 Grades in the social hall HERSHEY PARK TRIP!!! Monday, Oct 17, for Grades 9-12. More details to follow. SIMCHAT TORAH Celebrate Friday night at 8:30 Grades 6-12! TEEN MINYAN Oct 22 9:30 AM - For 7-12 Grades in the social hall 12th GRADE "SHACK" SHABBATON Oct 28-30. Join 50+ teens and amazing advisors in a 5-story cabin in The Berkshires as we create our own incredible NCSY Shabbat experience - exciting sports, delicious meals, toasted marshmallows, and much more!More info at newengland.ncsy.org
NEW! CAFÉ STAM at the JCC The Vaad Hakashrus of Fairfield County is thrilled to announce that Avi Abikzer and Genadeen Caterers will open Cafe Stam at the Stamford JCC this Monday. Please support our local kosher establishments. Cafe Stam will be a milk and pareve restaurant. This week, open from 7:30 am-7:30 pm Monday and Tuesday and 7:30 am-3:00 pm on Wednesday, erev Rosh Hashanah. Their holiday schedule will be available. We are delighted to welcome Avi and Genadeen Caterers to our community and look forward to a long and fruitful (and delicious) relationship.
FRIENDSHIP CIRCLE WALK Don't forget to join us on Sunday, September 25 at Westhill High School, for a day of family fun and community solidarity as we march hand in hand in support of children with special needs! Join an existing team or start a new one with you family, friends or both. Registration and fundraising is easy and quick at www.friendshipwalkct.com
JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF LOWER FAIRFIELD COUNTY See us at the Festival this Sunday at the JCC. Next event September 25 - 9:30 am Temple Sinai Kick Off Progam - The Hammersteins: A Musical Theater Family. Guest speaker: Oscar "Andy" Hammerstein III
AMIT FALL HAT SALE Monday, September 26, 7-9pm, at the home of Hillary and Bob Zitter, 41 East Lane, Stamford.
RITUALS OF RENEWAL-Friday, October 7 11:00 am Dr. Mitchell Flaum, JFS Coordinator of Jewish Family Life Education, will compare rituals of renewal in different cultures and discuss how Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are observed. An exercise will help attendees clarify their intentions and goal setting for the new year. At Atria Stamford, 77 Third Street. For more information, contact Dr. Flaum at 203-921-4161 or email@example.com NEW! JFS DIVORCE SUPPORT GROUP -- Tuesdays 7:30 -8:30 pm until 11/22. Women seeking support while experiencing divorce will meet to discuss stresses with Melanie Rago in the Westport JFS office, 431 Post Road East, Suite 11. Fee is $20 per person per session. For more information, contact Melanie Rago at 203-454-4992 or email firstname.lastname@example.org "FINDING YOUR FOCUS" -- PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS DIAGNOSED WITH ADD/ADHD. Wednesday Afternoons. New JFS program for children and adolescents with ADD/ADHD. Services include psychiatric evaluation, review of previous evaluations, family assessment, on-going support, and medication management. Treatment is provided by Lee Combrinck-Graham, M.D. and qualifies for insurance reimbursement. For more information, contact Eve Moskowitz, at 203-921-4161 or email@example.com. BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUPS WEDNESDAYS-4 to 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 203-921-4161 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 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, contactEve Moskowitz at 203-921-4161 ext. 122 or email email@example.com
CARMEL ACADEMY OPEN HOUSE - OCTOBER 30 Meet leaders, teachers and tour our classrooms. Lower School/Grade K-3 begins at 11am with children's activities. Upper School/Grade 4-8 begins at 2pm. There will be a science demonstration, children are encouraged to attend. Info: Joanne.Karow@carmelacademy.com 203-983-3503
ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE'S 2011 DANIEL R. GINSBERG HUMANITARIAN AWARD RECEPTION Wednesday, November 9. Help celebrate twenty years of ADL's A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE® Institute in Connecticut. Details to follow.
KASHRUT ALERT Most Entenmann's products bear an OU -D certification. Recently some Entenmann's products are being sold with a KDM certification from Mexico. Distribution of the KDM certification on Entenmann's products is not authorized by the OU. Check each Entenmann's product label.