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Congregation Agudath Sholom Shabbat Bulletin

Congregation Agudath Sholom Shabbat Bulletin

301 Strawberry Hill Avenue, Stamford, CT  (203) 358-2200

June 16, 2012


26 Sivan 5772 

Shabbat Schedule









Coffee & Commentary


Main Sanctuary

Teen Minyan


9:30 am

Future Tots 

Parent Led (Bridal Room)


Tot Shabbat


Mini-minyan (Youth Room) 


Jr. Congregation (Chapel)


Jr. Teen Chat (Chapel Classroom)


Daf Yomi




Shabbat Ends


CAS Quick Links

Sponsor a kiddush

CAS Youth Pages

Shabbat Shalom


We wish a warm welcome to Rabbi Yaakov Mosbacher who is visiting us this Shabbat. He serves as the educational director Mechinat Avnei Eitan - Leadership Yeshiva Academy (Click here for Leadership Yeshiva Academy) located in the Golan Heights and, as Rebbe of Peter Lewis who spent this past year at his Yeshiva.

Rabbi Mosbacher will be delivering the 10:30 AM shiur on the meaning of mirzvot and will be speaking at seudah shlishit as well.  


All the best, and Shabbat Shalom


Rabbi Daniel Cohen 


Photos from the Annual Dinner & Cantor Concert
Congregation Agudath Sholom Annual Meeting
301 Strawberry Hill Avenue 
Wednesday June 27, 2012 6:30 - 8:15 pm 
Please join us for our annual meeting and election of new officers.  The CAS Nominating Committee has recommended members elect this slate of directors for a 3-year term starting July 1, 2012
They are as follows:

Mitchell Bell, Wendy Bennett, Rachel Dayan
Eli Freedberg, Dr. Burton Rubin, Dean Schuckman,
Rebecca Sigman, Laura Tobin 
 A full agenda, important letter, voting instructions and proxy forms are on line -  The Annual Meeting is open to all members in good standing of Congregation Agudath Sholom.
 Light refreshments - 6:30 pm
Meeting Begins - 7:00 pm



Hosted by CAS & Temple Sholom
Featuring :Bret Stephens, Deputy Editor & Foreign Affairs Columnist of the 
Wall Street Journal
  7:00 at Temple Sholom
   300 East Putnam Avenue Greenwich, CT 


Save Saturday Night, August 11th  
10 PM - Midnight
Young Couples Night Out at Kosh
Enjoy great company, ambience and food!
Stay tuned for more info!
To all of our CAS Father's! 
Shabbat Topics & Participants

Coffee & Commentary 

Rabbi David Walk

Torah Readers

David Simek, Simcha Rubin, Jay Jubas, Remy & Matan Neuhaus



Rosaly Sherman

Cantor Arik Wollheim 

Rabbi Daniel Cohen 

Climbing Ladders

Seudat Shlishit

Rabbi Ya'akov Mosbacher

Weekday Schedule



7:15/8:30 am

Mon, Tues, Fri

6:30/7:30 am

Wed & Thur


6:20 am /7:30am



8:20 pm


Candles Friday


8:12 pm

Wednesday & Thursday Rosh Chodesh Tamuz 

Thanks to this week's sponsors...

Shabbat Shalom Hospital Packages

 the Linda Beson Nursing Educational Fund

Sanctuary Kiddush

 Lois Kolodny in honor of her grandson David Bar Mitzvah.


Chapel Kiddush 


Teen Kiddush


Dr. Husarsky in honor of his forthcoming marriage to Carrie Pasch


The Neuhaus family in honor of the anniversary of Remy and Tany's B'Nai Mitzvah.

Mazal Tov to
  • Jodie & William Simek, Lois Kolodny on their son & grandson David becoming a Bar Mitzvah
  • Liba & Steven Steinmetz on their daughter Jennifer becoming a Bat Mitzvah
  • Mazal Tov to Ari Indyk, son of Drs. Robert & Diane Indyk on his marriage to Chofit Sabi in Jerusalem on Friday June 15th. Chofit is the daugther of Zadok and Ada Sabi of Vancouver, B.C. 
Condolences to...
  • Faye Manger, on the passing of her son Stephen Manger.
  • Linda Rezak, on the passing of her brother Eddie Sigelman.
CAS Classes

Perek on the Patio with Rabbi David Walk begins Shabbat, June 23!

Rabbi Cohen's Class: This week 

Tuesday Prophet Class-CAS Lobby                   8:15 am   
Friday Taste of Parsha-Chapel                          8:15 am 
Rabbi Walk's Classes: 
Sunday -Bible from the beginning                   9:15 am
Monday-Parsha class of the year@ BCDS      12:00 pm
Thursday Talmud Class                                      7:15 pm

CAS Youth Department

This Week's Schedule for Shabbat:

At Jr. Cong. Danielle and Alexandra will deliver a special Birthday Dvar Torah!!


NO JR TEEN CHAT THIS WEEK - all 6th Graders are invited to join Teen Minyan!!  Jr. Teen Chat will meet next Shabbat, June 23rd, for the last time this season.  


Please join and wish thanks and goodbye to Robbie for running a great program this year.


Next Shabbat, June 23rd will also be Mark Rocklin's last week as the leader of Jr. Cong... so please join us in thanking him and wishing him well!  There will be Jr. Cong. all summer long.. with a special guest leader... stay tuned! 


Teen Minyan will meet this shabbat, for the last time this year!


Thank you to the Neuhaus family for sponsoring this week's Teen Minyan Kiddush!


Coming Soon...

  • June 23- Double Nikudot & Nikot Sales - lots of new prizes & Youth Awards Shabbat - please reserve for your free spot online today!
  • PJ Library Shabbat Special Program.. stay tuned for more info...

Shabbat Shalom

Rabbi Yehuda Jeiger





Nursery - 6th grade -4:15-6:15 pm

Jr. Teens & teens - 8:00pm @ the Shul, Seudat Shlishit

4:15- 5:00

KIDS: Shabbat Afternoon Groups with your favorite group leaders!!!

ADULTS: Parenting lecture and time to socialize!!!

5:00- 6:15

EVERYONE joins together for a Seudah Shlishit Dinner, highlighted by a special gift awarded to every child!!!


Would you like to sponsor this special program?

$180-sponsorship are available!

Please contact Rabbi Jeiger -  for more



Summer Flicks With Rabbi Walk

Join Rabbi Walk  at CAS for these features. 

Showtimes 7:30pm.  No charge!


June 27-Driving Miss Daisy

An old Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in the American South have a relationship that grows and improves over the years.


July 4-Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravits

The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society. This film chronicles his short and dubious rise to power, as well as his changing relationships with family and friends. Along the way the film explores the themes of anti-semitism and the responsibilities which come with adulthood.


July 11-Everything is Illuminated

is a gentle comedy of understanding and forgiveness played in the shadow of the Holocaust.


July 18-The Great Dictator (The Criterion Collection)

Dictator Adenoid Hynkel has a doppelganger, a poor but kind Jewish barber living in the slums, who one day is mistaken for Hynkel.


July 25-Marathon Man

A graduate history student is unwittingly caught in the middle of an international conspiracy involving stolen diamonds, an exiled Nazi war criminal, and a rogue government agent.


CAS Announcements

WOMANS LEARNING-If you are interested in organizing  a summer Shabbat afternoon women learning group, please contact Cara Neumann. or call 
LET US KNOW! We strive at CAS to support our members in time of need.   If you know of someone who is ill, please reach out to Rabbi Cohen via email 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.
Stamford Mikvah


Have you joined the Mayim League yet?

Please consider one of the following annual categories of support:

Bronze $250 | Silver $500* | Gold $1,000* | Platinum $1,800*

* Donations of $500 and above include immersion for the year for yourself or for a designated person.


To donate, click here! 

Appointments at the women's mikvah can be scheduled by contacting  Shery at or 203-964-1928, at least 24 hours in advance. 



Sisterhood Gift Shop

Sylvia's Gift Shop New Summer Hours 

Tuesdays 1:00 - 4:00pm

Thursdays 1:00 - 3:00 pm


Community Announcements

EAGLE SCOUT-Towels and Sheet are needed for the Stamford Homeless shelter, donations drop-off has been extended until  June 16.

STUDY IN JERUSALEM THIS JULY - The Gerald and Mary Swartz Introductory Summer Program invites you to experience the inspiration and excitement that studying in and touring Israel offers. Cost: $1500 covers everything including airfare, classes, trips and more. Scholarships are available for more information, find us on the web at or contact: Nava Orlian, Director

PURIM IN JERUSALEM-The February 2013 BiCultural Israel tour planned by Walter Shuchatowitz (Mr. S) and Bob Abrams will feature an extended stay in Jerusalem including the celebration of Purim.  Early reservations are advised, for details please call BiCultural at 203-329-2186.  

JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY of Fairfield County (JHS) SUNDAY, June24 10am (9:30 coffee) Temple Sinai Stamford "A CT YANKEE IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH" Speakers: Edwen & Fred Goldstein, long time Stamford residents. Growing up Jewish in families with roots in Mississippi & Louisiana dating back to the 19th century; coming north after college, and staying. welcome. For more info call 321-1373, ext.150.

JEWISH TWENTIES AND THIRTIES - Sunday, June 24 at 10:30 am.  Partially funded by YJP/CT and JTT, outdoor lovers will gather to enjoy a hike in Devil's Den in Weston. For info contact  Leah Schechter,  JFS Singles Outreach Coordinator,  203-921 4161 or



Congregation Agudath Sholom

301 Strawberry Hill Ave, Stamford, CT 06902

Phone:203-358-2200  Fax: 203 358-2323


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