Wishing you and your families a Shabbat Shalom from Israel,
Rabbi Daniel Cohen
MEN'S CLUB THANKSGIVING FEAST FOR FIRST RESPONDERS:
Thanks to you and your congregation again for taking time out of the holiday to come make sure that we at SEMS were taken care of. I am confident that I can speak for everyone when I say that we wholeheartedly appreciate the gesture.
John DeMaio (Stamford EMS)
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
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.
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...
Leah and Gregory Miller, grandparents Flossy & Sam Fischel , Charlotte & Alan Miller, and to great-grandmother Guta Fischel on the birth of a baby boy
Judy & David Singer on the birth of a granddaughter, Madeline Olivia, born to Alisa & Danny Schwartz
Sandy and Moshe Speter on the birth of a grandson, born to Debbie and Avi Glazer
Behatzlacha to Aron & Linda Fried and family on their upcoming move. We will miss you!
Shabbat Topics & Participants
Danny Alexander, Naftali Rosenberg
Rabbi David Walk
Code of Jewish Law
Solitude & Loneliness
Collective Punishment and Shechem
Thanks to this week's sponsors...
Shabbat Shalom Hospital Packages
the Linda BesonNursing Educational Fund
Nancy & Mark Funt in honor of their new grandson, David
Tracey & Tom Volet commemorating the Yahrzeits of Ruth and Edward Volet
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
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 - 5:00 pm
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
Oneg - Friday night for Bnai Mitzvah Club Members (grades 5-6) at the Haron home -
104 West Lane 7-8 pm
Oneg - Shabbat afternoon for Jr. Cong. Members (grades 2-4) at the Zucker home -
507 Newfield Ave-3:30 pm until after Shabbat!
At Jr. Congregation: Come and hear Mati Finkelstein read from the Torah while Shira Haron and Shalhevet Cohen 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.
Shabbat, December 8th- Double Nekudot & Nekudot Sale Week!
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
Jr. TEEN CHANUKAH PARTY!!! Thursday Night, Dec. 13 - Donuts, Latkes, Music, and Fun... and win some extra presents and gelt!
TEEN MINYAN Dec 15 at 9:30 AM for Grades 7-12
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!"
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