"The I Generation (iPod, iPhone, and iPad): From Self-Involvement to Self-Improvement"
CAS WOMAN'S SCHOLAR SERIES WITH MIRIAM KRUPKA
February 22 & 29, March 14, 21 & 28 at 8 pm
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, an overview, and comparison of the books as a whole. Ms. Miriam Krupka has taught Tanakh/Biblical Studies for six years at the
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.
New Member and Potential Member Brunch at Rabbi Daniel and Diane Cohen's Home Sunday morning, February 26th at 11 AM. Get to know our CAS family and learn more about ways to get engaged with our growing and dynamic community! For more information, contact Ethan Green, Membership chair(email@example.com) or Rabbi Cohen (firstname.lastname@example.org) Sign up online at www.cas-stamford.org
CAS Professional Networking Group, 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 at CAS. Info: Howard Rimerman email@example.com Watch for more info next week!
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!
Rabbi Cohen's Reccomended Websites of Interest for Learning
TEENS: Coming Soon This March: New Program - FREE STARBUCKS! 8th-12th graders, Join us March 1st and 15th as we kick off our new Latte 'n Learn, Thursday nights, twice a month from 8:30-9:30pm at the High Ridge Starbucks, 1055 High Ridge Road. Chill with some cool advisors, do a little Jewish learning on hot topics, and have a hot or cold drink - on us! For more info, email Josh at JYoshiMunk@gmail.com! Brought to you by CAS, NCSY and Kulanu
TEEN MINYAN on the 17th at 9:30 in the social hall, for grades 7-12, followed by a teens only kiddush! Friday Night Lights Shabbat, March 23-24, Have a great time as your favorite NCSY advisors spice up your Friday night, featuring a sick dinner and fun at CAS, followed by Teen Minyan Saturday morning at Young Israel open to all Stamford Teens, Grades 8-12, and a Jr. Teen Oneg (for grades 6-8) in the afternoon! More info to follow!
TEEN XTREME BOWLING NIGHT Saturday Night March 24 -
Grades 8-12 - Tons of fun - bowl with your friends IN THE DARK! Request your favorite song as music blares over the lanes! Cost - Members $20 Non-Members $25 We will meet up at Rip Van Winkle Lanes in Norwalk at 6:45pm; pickup is at 9:00 and 11:15 pm. Jr. Teen Mega LIMO Scavenger Hunt!! Sunday March 25, GET READY for the sickest, best hunt you've ever been on! Meet up at CAS for mission briefing, then depart for a crazy search for clues around Stamford IN STRETCH LIMOS!! Cost: $36. Times and registration info to follow soon!
Welcome to our BRAND NEW TEEN BOARD: Eli Greenberg, Eli Schildkraut, Francesca Thau, Hannah Zucker, Jared Frenkel, Andrew Frenkel, Noah Marlowe and Alex Weinberg. We look forward to our first Board Meeting this coming week at KOSH!
THIS WEEK.... Jr. Cong. Torah reader - Gilad Karsch Clubs : Thank you to Rebecca Goldstein and Zimi Sloyer for running an incredible cooking club... it was truly delicious! A special thanks to David Jelen for helping out with clubs this past Sunday! Stay tuned for a new round of clubs coming soon...
Next Teen Minyan Date: March 10
March 7 - Purim Kids Style with Shlock Rock March 8 - Community Purim Seudah
March 16 - Girls Afternoon Out
April 1 - Pre-Pesach Chesed Event
Reserve the Date: May 18-19, 2012: YOUTH SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE/FUNDRAISER WEEKEND - TAMIR GOODMAN "THE JEWISH JORDAN" ... more info to follow
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Rabbi Cohen (email@example.com)
SUPPORT THE STAMFORD MIKVEH, there will be a Private Tour for 12 to the Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit in NYC led by Agudath Sholoms member Dr . Hindy Najman , Associate Professor of Ancient Judaism at Yale University. Sunday morning March 4th. Transportation and light lunch included . Tickets are $360 If interested please contact Marguerite Neuhaus firstname.lastname@example.org.
PASSOVER FAIR 5772 March 25 10-2pm This year's focus is on Passover Food. Representatives from Fairway, Genadeen, Wine Sampling from Bev Max, plus Judaic and more, plenty of bargins and get your tefillin checked!
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:
10% of Stamford Treats's profit benefits the Minnie Manger Marcia Lieberman Mikvah.
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 at 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.
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. To find out how to participate contact 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 TRIP TO DISCOVERY TIMES 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 stamfordjcc.org
THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF FAIRFIELD presents "So, What's A Nice Jewish Boy Like You Doing In The Military?" reflections by Lieutenant Colonel David M Kaplan, USA (retired). A fascinating and revealing perspective. Sunday, Feb. 26. 2 PM (doors open at 1:30 for refreshments). Temple Sinai 458 Lakeside Dr. Stamford. Free and open to the community. Info Marcie Schoenfeld 203-359-9148
AMIT PURIM PROJECT benefitting educational and social needs of Israel's children. To participate, contact Ronnie Sichel at firstname.lastname@example.org
JCC welcomes seven active duty officers from the Israel Defense Force (IDF) to our community. We are actively seeking Jewish host families who are JCC members. Host family applications need to be submitted by Thursday, March 1.
SIYUM HASHAS this coming August 1st will be the culmination of 7 1/2 years of learning a daf (page) of Talmud every day. The SIYUM will be held the evening of August 1st @ the Met Life Stadium in New Jersey. If you are interested in going we are reserving our seats THIS WEEK. Please talk to Simeon Wohlberg or Jeffrey Lewis for more information