NEW! Rabbi Daniel Cohen - Wednesday 12:00-1:00 p.m. Sushi for the Soul: Torah Insights. First Wednesdays at Cafe Stam at the Stamford JCC starts Wednesday, December 7. Info: email@example.com
Rabbi David Walk Class on Tuesdays 7:30 p.m.-What did the Sages say about Mashiach?
Don't miss it! Lunch 'n' Learn Series
Study Jewish Ethics & Leadership
With the "3 Rabbis Panel:"
Rabbi Daniel Cohen, Rabbi Andrew Sklarz, and
Rabbi Mitch Hurvitz
Each class held on Tuesday from noon-1:30 pm.
(replaces Rabbi Cohen's Tuesday Class)
December 13: Temple Sholom, Greenwich
January 24: Greenwich Reform Synagogue
Yom Kippur Appeal
Thank you to everyone who supported the Annual Yom Kippur Appeal. If you have not yet joined, please consider a donation to one of our most important fundraisers of the year. Thank you in advance for your generosity.
Rabbi Walk's Tuesday topic this week: What did the Sages say about Mashiach?
Rabbi Daniel Cohen Classes on Tuesdays
Power of Prophets 8:15-9:00 am - Light breakfast served.
Mark your Calendar for two Adult Education Programs:
Sunday, December 4, 7pm - Professor Dr. Jay Harris,
Harry Austryn Wolfson Professor of Jewish Studies and Dean of Undergraduate Education Harvard College, will speak on:
Halacha Confronts Science:
The Case of the Chicken Without a Heart.
Sponsored by the Scheinberg Family in memory of Dr. Louis & Edith Scheinberg
Congregation Agudath Sholom invites you to a Sephardic Weekend Celebration
Shabbat Weekend - December 9th and 10th
Featuring Rabbi Albert Gabbai
Rabbi Gabbai is the leader of Congregation Mikveh Israel, the Spanish Portuguese Synagogue in Philadelphia, the second oldest synagogue in the country, founded 1740. Rabbi Gabbai was born in Egypt of Sephardi Ancestry and travels and lectures throughout the word.
Explore the rich heritage of Sephardic tradition and the interface with American society.
Friday Night Sumptuous Sepahrdic Dinner - 5:45 PM (following Mincha, Kaballat Shabbat and Maariv - 4:13 PM)
Rabbi Gabbai will address: Unusual and Interesting Sephardic Customs" Around Jewish Lifecycle Events
Children's Programming during the lecture.
Adults - $25.00 and Children (12 and under) $15.00
December 3: B'NAI MITZVAH SHABBAT LUNCHEON- sign up online!
December 3: Nekudot Store will be open in honor of Rosh Chodesh Kislev!!
TEEN MINYAN SCHEDULE FOR DEC. and JAN- New and Improved!
Teen Round Table Schmooze with Breakfast - 9:30 AM
Teen Minyan - 9:45 AM (Barchu) on Dec. 10, Dec. 24
Jan 7, Jan 28, we are looking for sponsors for these Kiddushim!
9th/10th Grade NCSY SHACK (sold out)
Amazing retreat in the Berkshires, Dec. 2-4 with Jewish Teens from ALL OVER NEW ENGLAND! Sports, great food, AWESOME ADVISORS, an uplifting shabbat experience, and marshmallows over a campfire in the Inn's living room to the sound of the guitar! Just $139!
GET ON THE WAIT LIST AT MYNCSY.COM
Willy Wonka Golden Gelt
December 24 -Movie Night Spectacular!
7-9:30 pm. Deserts and snacks, this is a family event! More info to follow in next weeks bulletin!
Dec 25 - JR. TEENS - Xtreme Arcade Trip (details TBA)
Dec 27-Jan 1 NCSY International Yarchei Kallah Shabbatonat the Stamford Hilton! For more details, contact Josh Munk
CAS DECORUM The policy for our kids is easy - "In shul or in groups." Please help us maintain decorum. Make sure you child is either sitting in synagogue or participating in our Youth Groups. Make sure that your child enjoys Kiddush in the Simcha Room or Social Hall.
SAVE THE DATE FOR THE CAS ANNUAL DINNER March 18
Calling all Pre-Teen, Teens and even a few adults. Join the Rabbi's Clean Dream Team to enhance the decor and dignity of our shul on Shabbat morning - For more info or to sign up, email Rabbi Cohen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
KEEP IN TOUCH Rabbi Cohen would like to keep in touch with all our students who are studying in Israel for the year. Please send your child's name, cell phone number and email address to email@example.com
BNAI MITZVAH LUNCHEON B'nai and B'not Mitzvah please join us on December 3rd beginning at 10:30 AM am at CAS where the B'nai Mitzvah are invited to join the Jr. Teen Chat followed by kiddush. After Shul we will be walking together to Rabbi Cohen's home for lunch and an oneg Shabbat led by our Youth Director, Rabbi Jeiger. The B'nai Mitzvah Luncheon is a special chance to spend time with Rabbi Cohen and Diane, build a connection with other B'nai Mitzvah in the community, and enjoy the learning and spirit of Shabbat.
NEW MEMBER WELCOME SHABBAT join us December 3 for this event at CAS. Please visit our website or click here to learn more about membership and join our synagogue or contact Dierdre in the shul office for more information.
THE SISTERHOOD is looking for someone to donate a working laptop. Please contact Dierdre in the office
CEMETERY COMMITTEE is looking for someone to donate a working typewriter, please conact Dierdre in the office.
BINGO needs volunteers for Monday night Bingo at CAS. There will be a bingo meeting on December 4th at 10am in the Social Hall, for those interested in volunteering. For more info, contact the shul office, 203-358-2200.
JFS LIVING IN THE TREE OF LIFE: KABBALAH, HEALING & TRANSFORMATION - Tuesdays 7:30 pm, December 6, January 3, February 7 Learn more about the nature of the four worlds and how to improve our lives by a greater understanding. Open to the Public. Join Dr. Mitchell Flaum, JFS Family Life Education Coordinator, for first workshop on Tuesday evening, November 15th at 7:30 pm at Congregation Beth El, 109 East Ave., Norwalk. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org Suggested donation $36.
"FINDING YOUR FOCUS" -- PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS DIAGNOSED WITH ADD/ADHD. Wednesday Afternoons. 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. Info: Eve Moskowitz, at 203-921-4161or email@example.com.
BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUPS AVAILABLE WEDNESDAYS-4 to 5 pm.At theAtria in Stamford, 77 Third Street. A bi-monthly support group open to those coping with the loss of a loved one. Info: Dr. Mitchell Flaum firstname.lastname@example.org.FRIDAYS -10:30 -11:30 AM.At theStamford JFS office, 733 Summer Street, 6thFloor. Info: Eve Moskowitz at203-921-4161 ext. 122or email@example.com.
SAVE THE DATE UJF SUPER SUNDAY- at the JCC, December 4, 2011. Every Child makes a gift-9:30-3:00 pm, PJ Library Launch, 11-12 pm and 1:30-2:30 pm. Chanukah Mitzvah Packages, 11-2:30 pm., and Hoop-a-thon, 10:30-11:30 am
DANI SHAPIRO author of the memoirs Devotion and Slow Motion will be speaking at the JCC on Dec, 7th, at 7:30pm. Dani's lecture will be followed by a book signing. Register online at stamfordjcc.org or purchase tickets at the JCC front desk. For more information please contact Sandi Waldstreicher at 203-322-6541
BCDS FAMILY TRIP TO ISRAEL-FEBRUARY 11-24, 2012. Contact Bob Abrams at babrams @bcds.org. 203-329-2186 ext. 1311
HAVDALAH & HOOPS STARTS JANUARY 21 - 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament by the JCC & the Stamford Board of Rabbis. Saturday, January 21 - 6:30 p.m. Fathers & sons (grades 6 - 12) will split into 2 divisions if needed. Fee: $18 per participant, includes food & t-shirt. Trophies to the winners. Rosters must have 4 players, 3 players play at a time. Info: Mo Concepcion - 203.487.0971 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
AIPAC SPEAKER, Altered States, Understanding the Strategic Threats to Israel in the New Middle East featuring Howard Kohr, AIPAC Executive Director, December 18th
6:15 PM at the Conservative Synagogue, 30 Hillspoint Road, Wesport, CT. To RSVP, contact email@example.com and more information about this event.
BLACK FRIDAY SALE AT JCC, now is your chance to SAVE 55% on your first year of membership during our first-ever Black Friday Sale. Call Ilene at 203.487.0945 for a tour today! Or go to www.stamfordjcc.org for more information.
MACS BASKETBALL GAME Alumni Day game Yeshiva University, Sunday December 18 at the Max Stern Athletic Center. For further information visit yu.edu/alumni/basketball
CAS Israel Action Project
CAS Israel Advocacy Project
Join us at our next meeting on Tuesday evening, December 6