We welcome Rabbi Elliot and Toby Goldfisher Kaplowitz to our congregation this Shabbat!
Best wishes to my fellow MALT participants, Michael, Andrew, Paul, Tzvi, Joseph, Charles, Eric, Ted, Mitch, Jeff, Irwin, Steve & Howard, who are leaving this Saturday night for a week of learning in Israel. Special thanks to Tzvi Bernstein for his leadership in organizing this trip.
While I am out of the country, please contact Rabbi Walk at (203) 918-1957 in the event (G-d forbid) of an emergency. I will also be checking my email frequently.
Wishing you and your families a Shabbat Shalom,
Rabbi Daniel Cohen
We wish the following people a Refuah Sheleima. Please have them in your prayers. If you would like to add a name for this month, email Rabbi Cohen - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ester Rachel bat Razel Baila
Rachel Adina bat Batya
Sarah Rivkah bat Mindelle
Devorah Bat Sara
Yehuda Shalom ben Hadassah
Lousya bat Janna
Malka Bracha bat Elke
Sara bat Eta Zeisel
Refael Ephraim ben Sima
Ziv ben Vered
Zev Mordechai ben Chaya Gittel
Chaya Devora bat Chana
Dovid Levi ben Gittel
Shmuel ben Mildred
Ephraim ben Channah
We are excited to announce our honorees for the
Annual CAS Dinner Dance
Sunday evening, May 5th, 2013!
Guests of Honor:
Elissa and Dr. Philip Klapper
Community Service Award:
Young Leadership Award:
Shira and Ethan Green
We wish them and their families a hearty Mazal Tov! Please mark the date and plan to join us as we celebrate our shul and the accomplishments of our honorees.
PLEASE JOIN US AT THE CAS
CHANUKAH FAMILY FUNFEST 2012
Sunday, Dec. 9th 11 am-1 pm
Crafts, Video Presentation, Raffle, Dreidel Contests, Family Games, Prizes & Delicious Lunch!
$180 sponsorships are available
Each sponsor will receive admission for their entire family and five raffle tickets!
Cost for the entire program is just $5 per child and $10 per adult.
To all the sponsors: thank you for making Rabbi Walk's aufruf kiddush a great success, and a special thank you to Howard Weiss of Simply Elegant for his generous donation of time and expertise.
The first joint minyan of the year on Shabbat morning will be Dec. 29th at 8:45 AM.
Please be advised that there is now a late maariv at 8:30 pm Monday- Thursday. If you can attend or for more info, contact Rabbi Walk.
Mazal Tov to...
Lloyd Contract on the birth of a grandson to Valerie and David Contract
Tamar and David Gershberg on the birth of a second grandson yesterday, to Michelle (Michal Yocheved) Gershberg and Yuval Vidal
The family of Corporal Yosef Partuk, 18, from Emanuel
The family of Alayaan Salem al-Nabari, a Bedouin from Raha
Shabbat Topics & Participants
Rabbi Daniel Cohen/Levi Dulitz
Rabbi Elliot Kaplowitz
The View of Campus Through Yaakov's Eyes
Toby Goldfisher Kaplowitz
My Second College Education: Reflections of a Female Torah Leader
Michael Feldstein Shiur (Rabbi's Office)
Someone is Sleeping in My Bed: Rachel, Leah, and the Conjugal Switch
Code of Jewish Law
Thanks to this week's sponsors...
Shabbat Shalom Hospital Packages
the Linda BesonNursing Educational Fund
Meryl & David in honor of the engagement of their daughter Aliza Gordon to Benjamin Schuster
Sheva & Chezy Deren in thanks to the CAS community;
Joe & Hadassah Lieberman in honor of Hani, Daniel, Akiva & new grandson Binyamin Ori Lowenstein, born in Jerusalem on March 29
Sunday 7:45 am
Monday-Friday 7:00 am
Sunday 7:15/8:30am Monday-Friday 6:30/7:30am
Sunday-Thursday 4:15 pm
Monday-Thursday 8:30 pm
Next Friday Candles
Office Closed Friday
ANNUAL COLLEGIATE SHABBAT THANKSGIVING
Featuring Rabbi Elliot and Toby Goldfisher Kaplowitz
JLIC (Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus) Couple at Brandeis University
Concurrent oneg programs featuring the Kaplowitzes, 7:30PM:
Parents of high school juniors and seniors - Jewish Life on Campus: What to Look for When Searching for a College for Your Child at the Home of Lynn and Steve Frenkel, 38 Revonah Circle
High school juniors and seniors - An Inside Look at What Jewish Life is Really Like on Campus at the home of Karen and Ira Berk, 32 Revonah Circle
Sermon following the Sanctuary Services
Rabbi Elliot Kaplowitz: The View of Campus Through Yaakov's Eyes
Collegiate reunion - special kiddush for collegiates after
morning services, shmooze with Rabbi Elliot and Toby
Goldfisher Kaplowitz and reconnect with old friends
Seudah Shlishit, following 4:05 pm mincha
Toby Goldfisher Kaplowitz: My Second College Education: Reflections of a Female Torah Leader
PRE-CHANUKAH SENIOR LUNCHEON - DECEMBER 5
Learn about saving gelt at our pre-Chanukah senior luncheon. Join us on Wednesday, December 5 at CAS from 12-2pm for lunch, music, and a lecture on Medicare and pharmaceutical options delivered by Vivian Weiss. Couvert: $5.
Chairs: Maruja Ivri, Vivian Weiss, and Diane Cohen.
Youth chairs: Rebecca Dayan and Micaela Thau.
CAS Women's Scholar Program:
Wednesdays: December 5, 12, 19 2012 and Jan. 2, 9, 2013 at CAS 7:30 pm
A five-part series with: TAMMY JACOBOWITZ, PhD.
TOPIC: Body and Soul in Judaism
TEEN ADVOCACY FELLOWSHIPS FOR ISRAEL
A SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY
Be one of six teens to be selected for a free trip to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Policy Conference, March 3-5, 2013 in Washington DC. The trip will include registration, travel and hotel, and the winners will join the Agudath Sholom AIPAC delegation.
To be one of the six selected: Submit in a 500 word essay-"WHY DOES AIPAC NEED YOU?" If you could lobby to the members of Congress on Capitol Hill, what would you say? What case would you present about the issues affecting the United States and Israel? Essays will be evaluated by local and national panel of AIPAC supporters. Submit to Rabbi Cohen by Friday, January 15, 2013
Open to 10th-12th graders from CAS. Sponsored by Stephanie and Bob Sherman in memory of Stephanie's mother, Rosalie Aberma. If you would like to enable more teens to attend AIPAC Policy Conference through a contribution to our AIPAC Teen Fund, pleasecontact Rabbi Cohen.
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.
Join Rabbi Cohen and representatives of Israel Tours for two informational sessions about the CAS Israel Trip in November, 2013.
Sunday, January 13th at 9 am
Thursday, January 24th at 8 pm
Rabbi Daniel Cohen's Classes:
Rabbi Cohen's classes will not meet while he is in Israel. He will return, G-d willing, December 6th.
Tuesday Morning Classes
Power of the Prophets 8:15 - 9:00 am | Modern Jewish Thinkers 9:00 - 9:45 am
Parsha Perspective & Paradigms 12:00 - 12:45 pm
Friday Morning Classes
Torah Portion 8:15 -8:45 am | Daf Yomi Shiur 9:00-9:45 am
Rabbi Cohen's Open Office Hours:
Monday at the Shul 3:30 - 5:00pm
Rabbi David Walk's Classes
Sunday Bible from the Beginning
Monday Weekly Parsha at BCDS
Monday New Class @ CAS Hilchot Bishul B'Shabbat
The Laws of Cooking on Shabbat With Harav Mordechai Willig Shlit''a Rosh Yeshiva, Yeshiva University on tape with source materials
Heyman Chapel, 1 hour; be home in time for MNF
Tuesday Mystical Minhagim
Thursday Talmud, Megillah
CAS Youth Department
WE WILL HAVE early drop off this week for Tot Shabbaters and Mini Minyaners
TEEN MINYAN November 24th at 9:30 am in the Social Hall for 7-12th grader
Jr. Teen Paintball Sunday November 25th At Yankee Paintball in Oxford!
Warm clothing recommended, as the facility is outdoors. Multiple layers of clothing are preferable!
Friday night, November 30th 7-8 pm - B'nai Mitzvah Club Oneg (Grades 5-6) at the
Harons-104 West Lane (long driveway)
Shabbat, December 1st 3:30-after Shabbat-Jr. Cong. Oneg (grades 2-4) at theZuckers-507 Newfield Avenue
Sunday, December 9th - Chanukah Family Funfest 2012
Saturday night, January 5th, 2013 - BROOKLYN NETS GAME! Limited tickets- first come, first served!
COMING SOON... JR. CONG. SHABBATON... STAY TUNED FOR MORE INFO.
AND FOR THE TEENS:
THE ROADSHOW COMES BACK TO STAMFORD! Dec 7-8 Bring your friends! And your chop sticks! Chinese Dinner@CAS for high schoolers only, an AWESOME oneg, great entertainment, and a Teens Only Seudat Shlishit with great food... tuna and egg salad not invited!
TEEN MINYAN Dec 8 at 9:30 AM in the Social Hall for 7-12th graders
Jr. TEEN ONEG Dec 8 - For Grades 6-8
TEEN MINYAN Dec 15 at 9:30 AM for Grades 7-12
Jr. TEEN CHANUKAH PARTY!!! Saturday Night, Dec. 15 - Donuts, Latkes, Music, and Fun... and win some extra presents and gelt!
YARCHEI KALLAH SHABBATON December 25-29 - Experience Torah like never before! For more info contact Josh at JYoshiMunk@gmail.com
Follow @CAS_Teens on Twitter for the latest info and "stay in the know!"
MENS CLUB MEETING/BREAKFAST Sunday, November 25 9:30 am. Please come by for bagels and help plan coming projects. All welcome. Info:
MY YIDDISHE CHANUKAH Sunday, December 16 6:30 pm at Temple Beth El in Stamford
Featuring Arik Wollheim and local Cantors Asa Frdkin, George Mordecai, Vicki Axe, Laura Berman, and Micah Morgovsky. The production is under the direction of Zalmen Mlotek, Artistic Director of the National Yiddush Theatre Folksbiene. The performance stars Joanne Borts (currently on Broadway in the Tony-winning Best Musical, Once) and is accompanied by a modern Klezmer band. The event is free and will be followed by post-performance noshing and schmoozing.
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 at 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.
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
New & Prospective Member Brunch
at Rabbi Daniel & Diane Cohen's Home
15 Revonah Circle, Stamford
Sunday December 16, 2012 10:30-noon
Enjoy great company, delicious food, and learn about our shul community.
For more information, please contact the shul office at 203-358-2200
New Member Orientation for New and Seasoned Members
HELP OUT THE WORKERS AT CAFE STAM The two people who run the café live in Queens and suffered severe losses due to Superstorm Sandy. Drop your donation (cash or gift card) in the special box at the JCC or the JCC Sara Walker Nursery School Info: Rachel Dayan email@example.com
BOOK TALK Wednesday Nov. 28 10:00 am at the Stamford JCC, Depths of Glory by Irving Stone, presenter: Frieda Knopf. Free and open to the community. For further information call Marcie Schoenfeld 203-359-9148
FRIENDS OF THE IDF GALA, Thursday November 29. 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 SUPER SUNDAY VOLUNTEERS-Super Sunday is coming! Join other CAS volunteers on December 2nd at the JCC in Stamford. For more info contact UJF of Stamford 203-322-3277
"WORKING LAWYERS MEETING" on Lawfare, Iran, the U.S. and Israel: Legal Justifications? Monday Dec. 3, 2012 6-8:15 pm. Law Offices of Gerald Knopf, 350 Bedford Street, Suite 403, Stamford, (parking in rear of building). Coffee & dessert will be served (Kosher). Please RSVP by Monday, November 26th, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
BI-CULTURAL DAY SCHOOL PARLOR MEETING-Please join us and learn more about what this amazing school can offer your family! Hosted by Agudath members Rachel and Dan Haron December 4th at 7:30pm. 104 West Lane, Stamford 06905
JFS COLLEGE PLANNING: THE RACE FOR COLLEGE- December 3 at 5:30 pm. Pre-planning for college for 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th graders and their parents conducted by Claire Friedlander, JFS College Consultant at Harry Bennett Branch of Ferguson Library, 115 Vine Road. Info: Claire Friedlander at email@example.com or 203-921-4161
THE MACCABIAH GAMES, is holding a open house at the JCC Stamford, Monday Dec. 17at 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
ADL AWARD RECEPTION Moved to Thursday Jan. 17, 2013 The Anti-Defamation League will hold its annual Daniel R. Ginsberg Humanitarian Award Reception 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
JFS HURRICANE SANDY RELIEF FUND-JFS is ready to assist those in our community in need. Every dollar donated toward the JFS Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund will be matched up to $5000. For more info contact JFS 203-921-4161
ISRAEL CHANUKAH BONDS, bonds starting now at $36, and easily purchased online, this is a perfect gift for the holidays. For more info, contact Cynthia Blustein at 914-713-9003 or make a purchase online at www.israelbonds.com