We recite prayers at shul for individuals in our community who need a speedy recovery. If you would like to add a name for our list, please send the person's Hebrew name and their mother's name to Rabbi Cohen. We wil refresh the list at the beginning of every month. Further, if you know of someone who would appreciate a visit, let us know.
New Member and Potential Member Brunch at
Rabbi Daniel and Diane Cohen's Home
This 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Rabbi Cohen (email@example.com) Sign up online at www.cas-stamford.org
Next Week-Shabbat Across America, March 2
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 Sign up online at www.cas-stamford.org. Adults: $25 Children Under 10: $18
CAS PURIM NIGHT SHLOCK ROCK CONCERT with Shlock Rock featuring, Lenny Solomon Wednesday Night March 7, 2012 ,7:30 PM (Following Megilla Reading) This is a free event! Please join us!
PURIM EXTRAVAGANZA Thursday, March 8 4:30 - 7:30pm - Stamford Plaza Hotel, 2701 Summer Street with live music, dancing and a gourmet dinner fit for a king and queen! Click here to sign-up!
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!
Rabbi Cohen's Reccomended Websites of Interest for Learning
Jr. Cong. Torah reader Andrew Reicin, Dvar Torah - Macaela Thau & Rena Marlowe
oming Soon....A Jam Packed March....
March 1 - Latte and Learn
March 2 - Shabbat Across America Dinner
March 3 - Double Nikudot Week & Nikudot Store Open!
March 4- Mishloach Manot - Chesed Morning
March 7 - Purim Kids Style w/ Jonathan Cahr and Rachel Bahar & Shlock Rock
March 8 - Deliver MM To Atria / Community Purim Seudah
March 15 - Latte and Learn
March 16 - Girls Afternoon Out- Grades 1-8
March 23-24 - Friday Night Lights - Grades 8-12
March 24 - TEEN XTREME BOWLING NIGHT
March 25 - Jr. Teen Mega LIMO Scavenger Hunt
April 1 - Pre - Pesach Chesed/ Fun Day
Reserve the Date:
May 18-19, 2012:
YOUTH SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE/FUNDRAISER WEEKEND - TAMIR GOODMAN "THE JEWISH JORDAN" ... more info to follow
AND FOR THE TEENS: Coming This March:
On the 10th and 17th at 9:30 in the social hall, for grades 7-12, followed by a teens only kiddush!
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
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 9 pm; pickup is at 11:15....sign up online today!!
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. sign up online today!!
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!
GILI'S GOODIES the shul is promoting Mishloach Manot campaign of sending Gili's Mishloach Manot to family and friends in Israel. For this promotion, Gili's Goddies are happy to give Agudath Sholom 10% of any sale coding in the AFFILIATE CODE "AGUSHO" when ordering. Please go to gilisgoodies.com to place an order.
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
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 email@example.com 203-395-9494.
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
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.
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 PhyllisShapiro at email@example.com or (203) 327-6711.