JOIN THE TRIP TO THE YESHIVA UNIVERSITY SEFORIM SALE SATURDAY NIGHT, FEBRUARY 11, 7:30 PM.
The largest annual Jewish book sale in America. www.theseforimsale.com. Caravans leave CAS at 7:30 PM. Light dinner, visit from Rosh Yeshivah, and shopping. We plan return by 11 PM. Info, if you can drive or need a ride, sign up at www.cas-stamford.org.
Annual Dinner "Breakfast" Opportunity - Sunday
9:15 AM- 10:15 AM
We are thrilled to announce that our Dinner Dance invitation should be back from the printer by the end of the week. We would appreciate an hour of your time to assemble the pieces so they can go out in Monday's mail. Please join us at the shul this Sunday from 9:15 to 10:15. A light breakfast will be served, and kids are welcome. Please RSVP to: Aviva, email@example.com or Elissa - firstname.lastname@example.org
ANNOUNCING THE CAS PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING GROUP
Members helping members. Help us mine the rich intellectual resources of our CAS community to help members build their professional networks, negotiate career transition and grow their businesses. First meeting on Sunday, February 12 9:15-10:15am at CAS. Info: Howard Rimerman email@example.com.
This Saturday, at 4 PM
Professor James Kugel
"What the Dead Sea Scrolls Can Tell Us About the Torah"
Professor Kugel was Starr Professor of Hebrew Literature at Harvard. He is presently Director of the Institute for the History of the Jewish Bible at Bar Ilan University in Israel. He also served as chairman of the Department of Bible.
Classes @ CAS
Rabbi Daniel Cohen's Prophets class 8:15 am
Parsha Class Tuesday 12:00 pm
Rabbi David Walk's Classes are cancelled this week and will resume the 2nd week of March.
SHABBAT, February 18 - Rabbi Paysach Krohn, "Tefila: Making the Connection" Seudat shlishi talk (between mincha and maariv at approximately 5PM) - "The I Generation (iPod, iPhone, and iPad): From Self-Involvement to Self-Improvement"
Zayin Adar Chevra Kadisha Dinner, Thursday March 1- at 6pm. Special guest speaker: Rabbi Steven Weil, Executive Director of The Orthodox Union. For information or reservations, contact Phyllis Shapiro at firstname.lastname@example.org or (203) 327-6711.
Shabbat Across America, A Shabbat of Learning with Elana Stein Hain at CAS: share your Shabbat experience with tens of thousands of Jews across North America. Dinner, catered by Kosh, 6:30 PM Please RSVP by February 24th. Adults: $25 Children Under 10: $18 click here to sign up!
Purim is Around the Corner, Wednesday & Thursday March 7 - 8: Purim night, performance by Shlock Rock! Fun for all! Check out Shlock Rock Performance! Click Here to View!
SPECIAL JOINT SERVICES 9:00am-
February 18, 2012: in honor of Rabbi Paysach Krohn
March 3, 2012: in honor of Shabbat Across America
Rabbi Cohen's Reccomended Websites of Interest for Learning
Join us for a five class series on the five Megillot. Each class will analyze one Megillah's religious themes, literary structures, philosophical elements and methodologies, as well as an overview and comparison of the books as a whole. Ms. Miriam Krupka has taught Tanakh/Biblical Studies for six years at the Ramaz Upper School.
Women and men are welcome to attend
Dates: February 22 and 29, and on March 14, 21 and 28 at 8 P.M.
The charge for the five part series is $50 per person and $75 per couple.
Check back often..and see our new testimonials section on our website youth.cas-stamford.org If you would like to celebrate your child's birthday or special accomplishment by sponsoring a special "kiddush" in their honor, please email me at email@example.com
LET US KNOW! We strive at CAS to support our members in time of need. If you know of someone is who is ill, please reach out to Rabbi Cohen via email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone, alerting our clergy and Chesed committee to offer comfort and assistance. Together, we can insure CAS's role as a community of caring. Thank you very much!
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.
MALT ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 9 am Get ready for the next Men's Adult Learning Trip to Jerusalem - November 25-December 2. Learn more about this wonderful opportunity on Sunday morning, Info: Tzvi Bernstein (email@example.com) or Rabbi Cohen (firstname.lastname@example.org)
NJOP DINNER FEBRUARY 13 honoring Rabbi Daniel and Diane Cohen and Senator Joseph and Hadassah Lieberman. Click here to sign up! . If you would like to attend, please contact Rabbi Cohen email@example.com.
Have you joined the Mayim League yet?
During this season of light and rededication, take a moment and support our community's Minnie Manger Marcia Lieberman Mikvah by joining the Mayim League 2011-12. With your dedication and support, the mikvah will be a source of renewal and rejuvenation to sustain and enrich our community.
Please consider one of the following annual categories of support:
Appointments at the women's mikvah can be scheduled by contacting Shery at firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-964-1928, at least 24 hours in advance.
VETERAN'S SUPPORT GROUPTopics: transitioning back into civilian life, re-building relationships and overcoming post traumatic stress disorder. Info: contact Melanie Rago at 631-355-1120 email@example.com
"FINDING YOUR FOCUS" -- PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS DIAGNOSED WITH ADD/ADHD. Wednesday Afternoons. Services include psychiatric evaluation and review, family assessment, support, and medication management. Treatment by Lee Combrinck-Graham, M.D. and qualifies for insurance reimbursement. Info: Eve Moskowitz, at 203-921-4161 or firstname.lastname@example.org
JEWISH TWENTIES AND THIRTIES (JTT) - Thursdays beginning January 12, 6- 6:50 pm at Stamford JCC, 1035 Newfield Avenue. Join local rabbis, educators and community leaders for a discussion of the weekly Torah portion and enjoy dinner from Café Stam at Taste and Torah. Stamford Bureau of Jewish Education program funded and in collaboration with Jewish Twenties and Thirties (JTT), a JFS program. Open to the entire community. $8/class, includes dinner from Café Stam. RSVP to Leah Schechter at email@example.com. or Elisse Passy firstname.lastname@example.org
SAVE THE DATE-COLLEGE AHEAD! Tuesday, March 6 7:30-9:00 pm For high school students and parents. Prominent Deans of Admissions from the University of Connecticut, Vassar College and Bentley University, form panel with Claire Friedlander, JFS College Counselor as moderator, co-sponsored and held at the Stamford JCC. Free and open to the entire community. Refreshments.Info: Claire Friedlander at 203-921-4161 or email@example.com
BEREAVEMENT GROUP Wednesdays starting March 7 10:30-11:30am at the Stamford office, Jewish Family Services, 733 Summer Street, 6th Floor. Gather to explore thoughts and feelings about grief in a non-judgmental environment that provides emotional, physical and spiritual support. Members receive support and understanding for themselves and learn to provide the same to others. Info: Danielle Attard by email at firstname.lastname@example.org 203-395-9494.
HOUSING NEEDED, Quiet but friendly 29-year-old woman, non-smoker, shomeret kashrut and Shabbat on short-term corporate assignment - looking for Shabbat accessible short-term housing March-May. Email email@example.com or in the evening hours Israeli time at +972 2 560 6917 or +972 52 543 9001.
JCC TRIP TO DISCOVERY TIME SQUARE NY, the famed Dead Sea Scrolls and a stone from the Western Wall of the Second Temple, among some 500 never-before-seen artifacts from biblical times. Registration required by February 20th. Monday, March 12th, 10:45 am - 12:30 pm Discovery Times Square, 226 W 44th Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues) Couvert: $25, register at www.stamfordjcc.org
OPEN HOUSE AT THE ZONE, this Sunday, February 12, at 11:00, Yaari Home 348 Loveland Rd. Stamford. For more info, contact Shoshi Yaari at call 866.the-zone
UJF BUREAU OF JEWISH EDUCATION first annual community read/ intergenerational discussion of Holocaust-related issues leading up to Holocaust Remembrance Day. A Lucky Child, a memoir by a child Auschwitz survivor. Commmunity-wide book discussions will be held in March. Info about the book: amzn.to/communityread. To find out how to participate - Elise Passy at firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW, Sundays 5-6 PM at the JCC Stamford Young Ambassadors to Israel with Danielle and Guests. This class will prepare YOU to become Israel advocates and to activate the Jewish community in response to the growing anti-Israel discourse. The class enables you to understand the complexities of the Arab-Israel conflict through critical thinking, historical accuracy, moral decision-making, and activism. For more information about Kulanu contact, Danielle Alexander, at 203-321-1373 x 104 or email@example.com or visit the Kulanu website www.kulanustamford.org
JCC POLAND & ISRAEL TRIP INFO MEETING, SUNDAY FEBRUARY 12, 7PM Unique and meaningful trip for adults to Poland and Israel. Info session Sunday, 2/12 at 7 pm or Tuesday, 2/28 at 7:30 p.m. at a private home in Stamford. Info: Nancy Schiffman at 203.487.0941 or firstname.lastname@example.org.