What is your Hebrew name? What is its significance? In this week's parsha, G-d reveals that a person's name reveals their purpose and destiny. If you would like to explore yours, be in touch. The exploration can be educational and empowering.
Wishing you and your families a Shabbat Shalom
Rabbi Daniel Cohen
Be a Sponsor of a Special Kiddush for Rabbi David Walk
The shul is organizing a Kiddush following the services in the main sanctuary on Nov. 17 in honor of Rabbi Walk's aufruf and forthcoming marriage to Rivka G. Weiner. If you would like to be a sponsor, please contact Gary Weitz at (917)-763-0962.
Visit our website next week for sign-up.
Congregation Agudath Sholom & AJC
(American Jewish Committee) Event at CAS
On Tuesday, October 30th at 7:30 pm
Titled : "Insider's Perspective on the United Nations" with Canada's current Ambassador to the United Nations, Guillermo Rishchynski, and AJC's Associate Director of International
Affairs, Ambassador Aaron Jacob. This program is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are required via AJC's Westchester Regional office at www.ajc.org/westchester
or by calling-914-948-5585.
We wish the following people a Refuah Shleimah. Please have them in your prayers. If you would like to add a name for this month, email Rabbi Cohen - email@example.com
Devorah bat Sara
Ester Rachel bat Razel Baila
Rachel Adina bat Batya
Sarah Rivkah bat Mindelle
Devorah Bat Sara
Yehuda Shalom ben Hadassah
Ziv ben Vered, Lousya bat Janna
Sarah bar Eta Zeisel
Zev Mordechai ben Chaya Gittel
Refael Ephraim ben Sima,
Chaya Devora bas Chana
CAS WELCOMES OUR NEW
Jeremy & Alisa Weisser
Robert Braun & Gina Schapiro
David & Rachel Bahar
David & Jill Cymrot
Jonathan & Allison Ostroff
Guy & Carla Port
Joshua & Miriam Sperber
Daniel & Nicole Sobelsohn
Sam & Lori Gressel
Jeffrey & Mary Lee Benson
Russell & Jamie Dunn
Alan & Sarah Poland
We remember the following members of the United States Armed Forces who have passed away defending
the USA this past week:
Pfc. Shane G. Wilson, 20, of Kuna, ID
Chief Warrant Officer Michael S. Duskin, 42,
of Orange Park, FL
CAS Trip to Israel - November 3 - 13, 2013
Travel to Israel with Rabbi Daniel and Diane Cohen on an
Israel Mission exploring highlights of Israel from ancient to modern times. Great trip for first timers. See flier in shul for more details or go to: www.ITC.com
or email Rabbi Cohen (firstname.lastname@example.org)
CAS Youth Department
We hope parents of Tot Shabbaters and Mini Minyaners are taking advantage of our new 10 am drop off in the library.
At Jr. Cong. Come and hear Andrew read from the Torah while Taier and Mimi will be delivering our D'var Torah!! If you would like to read from the Torah or deliver a D'var Torah please let us know. If you would like to host an oneg on Shabbat Nov. 30th please let me know.
B'nai Mitzvah Club Opportunity...
We are looking for 2 youth liaisons each for the 2 upcoming
chesed events in our shul!
1) Senior Luncheon
2) Toy and Book Drive for Chanukah
Please speak to Rabbi Jeiger, Sara Malka or Adina Hertzberg if you would like to get involved in these chesed opportunities!
OCTOBER: THIS WEEK!!! NCSY ROADSHOW IN STAMFORD! Join your favorite advisors for Teen Kabbalat Shabbat and Carlos and Gabys Dinner at YI, Teen Minyan, kiddush, and chill at CAS, and a lot of fun! Cost $8 Please sign up at youth.cas-stamford.org by Friday.
TEEN ONEG LOCATION IS TBA. I WILL LET YOU KNOW WHEN I HAVE IT. TEEN MINYAN Oct 27 at 9:30 AM in the Social Hall for 7-12 graders.
STAMFORD VS. WEST HARTFORD PAINTBALL BATTLE!!!! Sunday, Oct. 28! Get ready for the fight of your life as we defend Stamford's honor in a new twist this year to our annual paintballing trip - an all - out war against our friends in West Hartford! Cost: Members $45, non-Members $55. Sign up online!
TEEN MINYAN Nov 10 at 9:30 AM In the Social Hall For 7-12th graders TEEN MINYAN Nov 24 at 9:30 AM In the Social Hall For 7-12th graders Jr. Teen Paintball - New Date! Sun, Nov. 25 Members $45, non-Members $55. More details about the trip will be available shortly.
Upcoming Events... More details to follow..
Saturday Nov. 10-6:00 pm-Youth Supermarket Sweep
Sunday Nov. 11- 3:30 pm Youth Mini Retreat, Yoga Mind Body & Soul
Friday Nov. 30 6:30 pm-Oneg- B'Nai Mitzvah Club & Jr. Teen Chat
SPONSOR THE KIDDUSH- Would you like to sponsor a Shabbat Kiddush? Call the office and ask for Cindy, 203-358-2200!
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 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.
LOST AND FOUND- Judd Love lost his white Art Scroll Rosh Hashana Machzor. The Jelen family lost a navy blue children's prayer book. If found , please return to the office or call 203-358-2200.
SISTERHOOD DUES-please, if you have not done so, send your 2012 annual sisterhood dues. You can drop off at the office or send to Johanna Akyuz. Thank you for your support!
READ MEGILAT ESTHER ON PURIM -We're looking to enhance our Purim Day Megilah Reading (Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 8:30 AM) by having a group of capable young men who would lein the Megilah. For training and more info please contact
Cantor Arik Wollheimfirstname.lastname@example.org
SYLVIA'S Gift Shop Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am-1:00 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 12:00-3:00 pm
JEWISH ARTS FESTIVAL, Saturday, October 27 - Sunday, November 4. Join us for award winning Jewish Films from around the world; for more details go to: www.jewishartsandfilm.org
BCDS OPEN HOUSE Sunday, October 28 10am-noon. Come learn more about what a Bi-Cultural Day School education can offer your family. 2186 High Ridge Road, Stamford. Activities (sponsored by the PJ Library) for young children during the program. RSVP or Info: Joanne Karow 203-329-2186 or email@example.com
JFS COLLEGE PLANNING: THE RACE FOR COLLEGE- Tuesdays, October 29, November 19, and December 3 at 5:30 pm Pre-planning for college for 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th graders and their parents conducted by Claire Friedlander, Jewish Family Service College Consultant at Harry Bennett Branch of Ferguson Library, 115 Vine Road, Stamford. Free and open to the community. Info: Claire Friedlander at firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-921-4161.
WHHS OPEN HOUSE- November 7, 2012 at 6:30 pm. Please join us on Wednesday, Light dinner will be served. RSVP to Admissions@whhsny.org or 914.698.0806 ext. 308.
FIRST ANNUAL SAUL COHEN LECTURE, on Thursday, November 8 at 7:30 pm Jewish Family Service will present Jerry Silverman, President and CEO of The Federations of North America, speaking about "Election 2012:The Impact on the Jewish Community-in the U.S., Israel and Worldwide" The lecture is open to the community at no charge and will take place at the GenRe Auditorium at UCONN Stamford, located at the intersection of Washington Boulevard and Broad Street in Stamford. A dessert reception will follow. For more information, please visit www.ctjfs.org or call 203-921-4161.
MARK SCHWARTZ will be participating in an annual charity bike ride known as WHEELS OF LOVE from Nov 11 - 17 to benefit physically disabled children at ALYN Hospital in Israel. Mark would be honored to have you contribute toward his fundraising efforts. Donations can be made online at www.wolusa.org/markschwartz or by calling the American Friends of ALYN at 212-869-8085. To learn more information about this event, please visit www.alynride.org.
OPEN HOUSE, STERN COLLEGE FOR WOMEN - Nov. 11 at 9:15 am-4:00 pm at the Beren Campus, Koch Auditirium, 253 Lexington Ave. New York between 34 & 35th Street. Go to www.yu.edu for more info.
CARMEL ACADEMY PARLOR MEETINGS -Come find out what makes Carmel Academy the premier Jewish day school in Westchester and Fairfield counties. Meet with Carmel's Head of School, Nora Anderson and Carmel parents in a relaxed and informal setting. Hosted by Carmel Academy parents in their home. Info: Tuesday, November 13, at the home of Lisa and Jonathan Daniel 7:00-8:30 p.m. Stamford, CT. For more information and to obtain an address, please RSVP to email@example.com or call (203) 983-3503.
THE MACCABIAH GAMES, is holding a Open house at the JCC Stamford, Monday Nov. 12 at 8:00 pm with Jed Margolis Executive Director of Maccabi USA/Sports for Israel. For more information go to www.maccabiusa.com or call 215-561-6900.
TAPESTRY- A community celebration of Jewish Learning. Saturday Nov. 17 at 6:45 pm. For more info contact Danielle Alexander at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ADL AWARD RECEPTION The Anti-Defamation League will hold its annual Daniel R. Ginsberg Humanitarian Award Reception on November 18 in Stamford.. Rabbi David Israel will be honored at this event. For more information, please contact Janet Magid, Associate Development Director at (203) 288-6500 x313 or email@example.com.
FIDF GALA, Thurs. Nov. 19. Tickets will be available online in the coming week. For questions, or more info, please contact Deborah Trimble @ Deborah.Trimble@fidf.org or 646-274-9669.