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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rabbi David Walk Class on Tuesdays 7:30 p.m.- Bar Kochba: The Revolt and the Disaster.
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
Shabbat Topics & Participants
Ben White, Ethan Green, Dr. Jay Jubas
Rabbi Daniel Cohen
Coffee & Commentary
Rabbi David Walk
Seudat Shlishit / Daf Yomi
Rabbi Daniel Cohen
Thanks to this week's sponsors...
Shabbat Shalom Hospital Packages
the Linda Beson Nursing Educational Fund
Chapel Kiddush by
Pam Ehrenkranz and Matt Greenberg in observance of the Yahrtzeit for Matt's father, Harry Greenberg, A"H and in memory of Matt's mother, Sheila Greenberg, who passed away a year ago this Shabbat.
Sanctuary Kiddush by
The Men's Club for the New Member Shabbat, please enjoy hero's, cholent & more, and the Voytovich Family in honor of their daughter Leah's Bat Mitzvah.
Jr. Cong HEALTHY Kiddush by
Elissa Stein & Ted Listokin in honor of Naomi Listokin's first Dvar Torah!
Seudat Shlishit by
Mazal Tov to...
The Voytovich family in honor of their daughter Leah's Bat Mitzvah
We welcome our B'nai and B'not Mitzvah who are joining Rabbi & Diane Cohen for lunch.
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
Sephardic Weekend Celebration Shabbat Weekend - December 9-10
Featuring Rabbi Albert Gabbai, 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 Sephardic Dinner - 5:45 PM (following Mincha, Kaballat Shabbat and Maariv - 4:13 PM). Adults - $25 and Children (12 and under) $15
Rabbi Gabbai will address: Unusual and Interesting Sephardic Customs" Around Jewish Lifecycle Events. Children's Programming during the lecture.
Jr. Congregation - DOUBLE NEKUDOT & Nekudot Store will be open in honor of Rosh Chodesh Kislev!!
This Shabbat come hear Jake Sigman read from the Torah and Naomi Listokin deliver a D'var Torah.
TEEN MINYAN SCHEDULE FOR NOV. AND DEC. New and Improved!
Teen Round Table Schmooze with Breakfast - 9:30 AM
Teen Minyan - 9:45 am (Barchu) on December 10 & 24
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
DECEMBER 25-FAMILY CHANUKAH SPECTACULAR (see details above) - sign up on line!
Dec 25 - JR./ SR. TEENS - Xtreme Arcade Trip (details TBA) Dec 27-Jan 1 NCSY International Yarchei Kallah Shabbaton
January 14 5pm SHEMA UNDER THE STARS-Stay tuned for details!
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 decorum and dignity of our shul on Shabbat morning - For more info or to sign up, email Rabbi Cohen at email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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
JFS COLLEGE COUNSELING Early consultation for high school juniors and seniors with experienced JFS College Consultant. For fee and more information, contact Claire Friedlander 203-921-4161 X109 or email@example.com.
NEW! JFS DIVORCE SUPPORT GROUP-- Tuesdays 7:45 -8:45 pm through January 2012. Men and 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 $5/person/session. Info: Melanie Rago at 203-454-4992 or firstname.lastname@example.org
"FINDING YOUR FOCUS" -- PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS DIAGNOSED WITH ADD/ADHD. Wednesday Afternoons. Services include psychiatric evaluation, previous evaluations review, family assessment, on-going support, and medication management. Treatment by Lee Combrinck-Graham, M.D. and qualifies for insurance reimbursement. Info: Eve Moskowitz, at 203-921-4161 or email@example.com.
BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUPS. WEDNESDAYS-4-5 pm. At the Atria in Stamford, 77 Third Street. Bi-monthly support group for those coping with the loss of a loved one. Info: Dr. Mitchell Flaum at 203-921-4161 firstname.lastname@example.org. FRIDAYS -10:30 -11:30 AM. At the Stamford JFS office, 733 Summer Street, 6th Floor. Info: Eve Moskowitz at 203-921-4161 ext. 122 or email@example.com.
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. E-mail Bob Abrams if you might be interested Babrams@bcds.org
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.
STAMFORD DOLLARS FOR SCHOLARS program is January 10 at the Palace Theater. All monies collected will go towards Stamford's Dollars for Scholars, and provide a tax-deductible charitable contribution. To donate and for more info: Sabrina Barocas at 203-536-1492
MACS BASKETBALL GAMEAlumni Day game Yeshiva University, Sunday December 18 at the Max Stern Athletic Center. For further information visit