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Friday, September 25, 2015

Congregation Agudath Sholom Shabbat Bulletin

CAS Shabbat Bulletin - Ha'azinu
Candles6:28 PM
Mincha6:33 PM
Shacharit8:00 AM
9:00 AM
Coffee & Commentary8:45 AM
Teen Minyan9:30 AM
Latest Shema9:45 AM
Mishnah & Hot Cocoa10:15 AM
Tot Shabbat10:30 AM
Mini Minyan10:30 AM
Jr Cong/BMC10:30 AM
Shiur10:30 AM
Latest Shacharit10:45 AM
Code Of Jewish Law5:30 PM
Daf Yomi5:35 PM
Mincha6:20 PM
Maariv7:22 PM
Shabbat Ends7:27 PM
Shabbat Shalom

Shopping For Yourself and Shopping for Others As we prepare for the holiday of Sukkot, there is no better way to insure that everyone has food for the holiday than to participate in our annual JFS Kosher Food Pantry Drive. The due date for this mitzvah is this Sunday morning. You can find more info, just click here. Over the years, CAS has provided hundreds of bags of food and we appreciate your continued support. Thank you to David and Jessie Brand, chairs, and Max Dayan and Shira Haron, youth chairs, for their leadership. Wishing everyone a Shabbat Shalom and Chag Sameach!

Thank you to all of our clergy, lay leadership, volunteers, choir and staff for making the holidays so memorable and special.
Rabbi Cohen's High Holiday Sermons
CAS Adult Education Begins October 18 click here to see the schedule!
Don't have a Sukkah and would like to fulfill the mitzvah of sitting in a sukkah? Our community would love to host you for a meal during Yom Tov. For more information about Sukkot hospitality, please contact Hekky Attar at who will arrange for you to join one of our community members for a Yom Tov meal. Gemar Tov!
Kosher Alerts
  • Please be aware that Sabra is now selling Hummus with Tortilla Chips that carries the Triangle K hechsher . This is unlike the similar looking Hummus with Pretzels that carry the OK/Rabbi Weissmandl Hechsherim.
  • Wild Oats : Roasted Red Pepper Hummus & Protein Crackers; Original Hummus & Protein Crackers; Roasted Red Pepper Artichoke Bruschetta & Protein Crackers. Missing D Dairy designation
Sukkot full schedule is in this email - sign up for one of the many youth and teen events!
Weekday Schedule
Candles Next Friday6:16 PM
Daf YomiSunday 7:45 am, Monday-Friday 7:00 am
ShacharitSunday: 7:15 AM/8:30 AM, Monday-Tuesday: 8:00 AM/9:00 AM, Wednesday-Friday: 6:20 AM/7:30 AM
MinchaSunday: 6:30 PM, Monday-Thursday: 6:25 PM
SundayErev Sukkot
MondaySukkot I
TuesdaySukkot II
WednesdaySukkot III (CH''M)
ThursdaySukkot IV (CH''M)
FridaySukkot V (CH''M)
Mazal Tov
  • to Rosalyn Sherman on the birth of a baby boy to her niece,Rivkah Ruchel Sherr Herskovitz of Sonoma Ct , Boca Raton
  • to Judy and Howard Goldstein on the engagement of their son Bradley to Avielle Movsas, daughter of Drs. Tammy and Benjamin Movsas
Celebrate with the family! Make a donation in their honor and we will send an acknowledgement to the family. Just click here.
  • to Irene Meltzer on the passing of her husband, Henry
To make a memorial contribution online, and have us send an acknowledgement to the family,
please click here.
Thanks To Our Sponsors
Shabbat Shalom Hospital Packagesthe Linda Beson Nursing Education Fund
Sanctuary Kiddush - Shabbatby Six Thirteen, in thanks to the Greater Stamford Community, CAS in particular, for all the love and support this past year. We have exciting plans for the coming year and hope to see all of you soon. Please ask Moshe or Jeff about catering in the synagogue, your house, or in the restaurant.
Sukkot Flowersby Susan and Ritchie Shores In loving memory of our parents, Ruth & David Umansky And Liz & Larry Shores
Chapel Kiddush - Shabbat/Sukkot Day 2Sponsors wanted, please see Irwin
Chapel Kiddush - Sukkot Day 1Simcha Rubin on behalf of Yeshiva Gavriel Simcha
Sanctuary Kiddush - Sukkot Day 1Dr. David and Rona Moskowitz in memory of Adeline and Morton Moskowitz
Sanctuary Kiddush - Sukkot Day 2Anonymous - In honor of all the clergy/staff who helped make the High Holidays and Sukkot so special for the entire Congregation.
Sponsor a kiddush! click here to see the menus.
Click here to email Matt and he will contact you
Shabbat Topics & Participants
SermonRabbi Daniel Cohen: Yogisms & Torahisms
Daf YomiMark Wagshul
Seudat ShlishitRabbi David Walk
Torah ReaderEthan Green
SYLVIA'S CAS Sisterhood Gift Shop
Open for your holiday needs! Come check out all our Holiday inventory from the Israel International Gift Show!
Gift shop hours next week | Sunday 10 am - noon | Wednesday/Thursday 12 - 2 pm
Bring this coupon for 20% off 1 item (One coupon per family)
We need volunteers to work in the shop! Please call Julie at (203)-321-6460.
Sign Up For These Events
Click on one of these upcoming events!
CAS Youth Six Flags Trip - October 1 Thursday, October 1 - 11:00 AM
CAS Youth Six Flags Trip - October 1
You've never experienced six flags like this before!
Park is rented out by NCSY
so almost no lines by any of the rides and roller coasters!
Park is rented from 1pm to 7pm.
Bus will be leaving at 11am from the shul and will be arriving back at CAS around 9pm:
Cost is $65 per person (includes transportation).
(Trip subject to cancellation if low registration.)
CAS Youth Sukkot & Simchat Torah Events
Join us for these great events
Sukkah Decorating - 9/27
Sukkah Hop - 10/3
Simchat Torah - 10/5
CAS Teen Sukkot Events
Why hop when you can dine and dash? CAS Youth First Ever Teen Sukkah Lunch Every course, a different sukkah! Shabbat Chol HaMoed October 3rd Leaving Agudath Sholom at 12:45pm No Cost, but RSVP to Yehuda and Martha at

Teen Minyan Hakafot Followed by All-You-Can-Eat-Chinese Monday Night October 5th @ 7:45pm in the Beit Midrash Open to Grades 7-12 No cost, but sponsorship opportunities are available! RSVP to Yehuda and Martha at

Hakafot After Party for High Schoolers at the Young Israel Bayit - Following Teen Hakafot/Dinner (October 5th @ 10pm) Open to grades 9-12, No Cost, No RSVP Necessary
High Holidays
Visit our High Holiday Site for all the information you need: our complete calendar, seating charts, schedules for special classes given by Rabbi Cohen and Rabbi Walk, and more.
CAS Simchas Torah Lunch October 6
Join the sponsorship of the annual
a celebration for the whole congregation
Please be a sponsor of this long-standing CAS tradition!
In honor of Rad
Womens Tefillah Group Tuesday, October 6 - 10:00 AM
Womens Tefillah Group
Please join us!
NOVEMBER 21 - PARSHAT Vayetzei, BAT MITZVAH OF Lilah Sternberg
MARCH 23 - Purim Megilla Reading (evening service)
For more information, contact:
Ziona Doft or
Ronnie Sichel
Cantor Concert Sunday, October 11 - 7:00 PM
Cantor Concert
Cantor Rafael Bokow's
A Night for Israel Concert
Featuring Israeli Classics
Accompanied by Ira Berk, Sid Nachman & The Cantor's Bim-Bom-Boms
Cole Auditorium, Greenwich Library
Womens Scholar Series Wednesday, October 14 - 8:00 PM
Womens Scholar Series
The Sixth year of this exciting and innovative series featuring prominent female Torah scholars continues with Dena Block, a teacher at Mayyanot in Teaneck.
From Generation to Generation: Contemporary Halakhic Issues Across the Life Cycle.
Kibbud Av v 'Em: how Far Do you Have to Go?
Yom Kippur Appeal
Answer the call! Your pledge counts.
Teen Minyan Kiddush Fund
Sponsor a teen minyan kiddush
Parents! Help us provide kiddush at all our teen minyans this year!
CAS Renewal Project
Rebuilding Together: Yachad b'yachad
Join the campaign to
Revitalize ✶ Renew ✶ Refurbish
our historic synagogue.
Make your gift now through December 31st
For info, contact us at
CAS Announcements
  • FATHER/SON MINYAN We are now holding a Father/Son minyan on Sundays at 9:15am. Breakfast to follow. We plan to hold this minyan twice a month. Please see Simeon Wohlberg for details
  • JOIN THE CHEVRA KADISHA We need new volunteers for the Chevra - those willing to perform a tahara. Info: Please contact Rochel Attar at
  • IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING We need you to help secure our Synagogue. As you come to the building, please be aware of your surroundings. If you see something out of the ordinary, please let someone know about it. This will keep everyone safe.
  • WELCOME TO OUR SYNAGOGUE PROGRAM Every Shabbat we station ushers at the doors in the sanctuary to welcome people, assist them and enhance the service. We are expanding the usher roles to include a greeter in the lobby from 9-10:30 am. Please join the usher team. We need you and your smile. Info: Mitchell Bell.
  • CAS FREE MEZUZAH CAMPAIGN IN FAIRFIELD COUNTY, CT Bringing Blessings to Jewish Homes. Do you know a neighbor or a friend who lacks a mezuzah? CAS offers a free mezuzah and home visit to post this sacred scroll at the entrance to all Jewish homes in the area. For more info, contact Rabbi Cohen:
  • COMMUNITY CHESED HELPERS An important role of the Chesed committee is outreach to the Shul's elderly and homebound, who are often isolated and lack a lifeline to our synagogue. Volunteer to reach out and identify needs, visit, or give a ride. Even small gestures mean a great deal Interested? Vivian Weiss at 203-323-0909 or If you are aware of elderly or homebound members in need of outreach, please notify Rabbi Cohen.
  • NEW TO STAMFORD AND INTERESTED IN MEMBERSHIP? Contact Jessie Brand ( or Rabbi Daniel Cohen.
  • WE WANT YOU FOR BINGO! Players AND volunteers needed. Join in on the fun we have every week at 6:00 PM
CAS Classes
Week of September 27
SundayRabbi Walk: Bible from the Beginning - 9:15 AM
ThursdayRabbi Walk: Talmud Bavli - Masechet Megilla - 7:15 PM
Sukkot Schedule
CAS Sukkot/Shemini Atzeret/Simchas Torah Schedule
Sunday, September 27
Sukkah Decorating & Breakfast9:30 AM
Candle lighting6:25 PM
Mincha6:30 PM
Monday, September 28-Day 1
Shacharit Chapel7:45 AM
Sanctuary8:45 AM
Mincha6:25 PM
Candles after7:24 PM
Tuesday, September 29-Day 2
Shacharit Chapel7:45/8:45am
Mincha6:25 PM
Havdala7:22 PM
Wednesday - Friday - Sep. 30, Oct. 1-2
Sukkot Chol HaMoed Days 3-5
Shacharit6:20/7:30 AM
Mincha (Wednesday and Thursday)6:25 PM
Candles6:16 PM
Mincha (Friday)6:21 PM
Shabbat, October 3-Day 3
Hashkama7:45 AM
Main Sanctuary8:45 AM
Sukkah Hop4:30 PM
Mincha6:10 PM
Havdala7:15 PM
Sunday October 4 - Day 4
Shacharit6:30 AM/8:30 AM
Candles6:13 PM
Mincha6:18 PM
Monday, October 5-Shemini Atzeret
Shacharit7:45/8:45 AM
Yizkor - Sanctuary10:15 AM
Mincha6:15 PM
Candles after7:12 PM
Simchat Torah Hakafot7:30 PM
Tuesday, October 6-Simchat Torah
Shacharit - One Minyan8:45 AM
Mincha6:10 PM
Havdala7:10 PM
CAS Youth Programs
We want our parents and children to enjoy a meaningful holiday season. We have arranged baby sitting and groups for children.
PARENTS We ask you to help maintain decorum during the holidays. Please ensure your children are either in a group or sitting next to you! And please pick up your children on time!
Note: Snacks & a light lunch of bagels & spreads are served in groups (all foods are nut-free)
Tot ShabbatUnder 4 yearsYouth Classroom
Mini-minyan4-6 years oldLibrary
Jr. Congregation2nd-6th gradeOutside Sukkah (rain location tent)
  • Sukkot 9/28, 9/29 10:30 am-12:00 pm
  • Shabbat Chol Hamoed 10/3 10:30 am-12:30 pm
  • Shemini Atzeret 10/5 10:30 am-12:00 pm
  • Simchat Torah 10/6 9:30-12:30 for Tot Shabbat and Mini Minyan; other groups begin right after Kol Nearim.
Simchat Torah
CAS Simchas Torah Lunch October 6
Tuesday, October 6
Join the sponsors of the annual
CAS SIMCHAS TORAH LUNCH a celebration for the whole congregation
Please be a sponsor of this long-standing CAS tradition
Thanks to our sponsors as of 9/25/15 12 PM
  • Margie & Bob Abrams
  • Diane Akasis
  • Ricky Arbron
  • Darren & Maya Bahar
  • Rachel & David Bahar
  • Adam & Jessica Batkin
  • Andrew & Janet Bein
  • Gayle & Mitchell Bell
  • Debbie & Michael Berg
  • Karen & Ira Berk
  • Harvey & Lynn Berman
  • The Bilenker Family
  • Phyllis Brodsky
  • Ariella Chana
  • Meredith & David Cohen
  • Rabbi Daniel & Diane Cohen
  • Rachel & Ephraim Cohen
  • The Steinberg & Davidson Family
  • Rachel & Nimrod Dayan
  • Can Dyman
  • Sharon & Michael Feldstein
  • Stephanie & Howard Fogel
  • Lynne & Steven Frenkel
  • Helene Zimmerman & Leo Garfinkel
  • Miriam & Joe Gelb
  • Paula Snyder & David Giver
  • Flower & Aaron Goldenberg
  • Ari & Hilary Goldstein
  • Judy & Howard Goldstein
  • Meryl & David Gordon
  • Jill & Arthur Green
  • Shira & Ethan Green
  • Mikhael Guy & Tatiana Kunik
  • Joyce & Larry Haber
  • Wendy & Jordan Handler
  • Meghan & Yoav Haron
  • Shery & Barry Hertzberg
  • Tricia & Robert Hoff
  • Hillary & Farren Isaacs
  • Shara & David Israel
  • Dorothy Jaiven
  • Judith & David Jelen
  • Liat & Benjy Karsch
  • Janine & Gidon Katz
  • Flora & Carl Kaufman
  • Elissa & Philip Klapper
  • Abigail & Josh Kurtz
  • David & Lorraine Kweskin
  • Lazarus Lichtenberg Family
  • Rica & Ari Lieberman
  • Yospa Lieberman
  • Rhonda & Judd Love
  • Roz Mangot
  • Susan & Len Mark
  • Dinah & Seth Marlowe
  • Rhonda Schaffer-Maron & Jeffrey Maron
  • Lawrence Meiteles
  • Kori & Bill Meyers
  • Jake & Janice Meyer
  • Lawrence & Barbara Miller
  • Nancy & Gadi Mimoun
  • Julie & Richard Morgulis
  • David & Rona Moskowitz
  • Margurite & Ken Neuhaus
  • Cara & Eli Neumann
  • Jessica & Eliaz Niedober
  • Doreen & Howard Nusbaum
  • Jonathan Osser
  • Miriam & Gideon Pell
  • Anne Peskin
  • Cindy & David Pitkoff
  • Veronica & Erwin Reich
  • Claudia & Howard Rimerman
  • Sherri & Allen Rosenthal
  • Toby Schaffer
  • Marvin & Ivy Schildkraut
  • Ilyse & Dean Schuckman
  • Joan & Bennett Schwartz
  • Richard Schwartz
  • Rachel & Rich Seligson
  • Edward & Rochelle Senker
  • Phyllis & Martin Shapiro
  • Rosalyn Sherman
  • Ronnie & Steve Sichel
  • Diane & Elliot Sloyer
  • Marc Silver & Sherry Steiner
  • Liba & Steven Steinmetz
  • Beverly & David Stein
  • Henry Stern
  • Rachel & Harold Terk
  • Laura & Seth Tobin
  • Sandi & Stuart Waldstreicher
  • Barbara & Harry Webski
  • Alisa & Jeremy Weisser
  • Elliot & Doris Weiss
  • Simeon & Sharon Wohlberg
  • Howard Wolfe
  • Hillary & Bob Zitter
  • Mitchell & Shira Zucker
Community Announcements
  • BI-CULTURAL DAY SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE Sunday, October 25th from 10am-12pm. For more information, please contact: Joanne Karow at or (203)329-2186.
  • CARMEL ACADEMY OPEN HOUSE- Sunday, November 1, 10 am. -Noon, 270 Lake Avenue, Greenwich. Serving children from transitional kindergarten through eighth grade, Carmel Academy is accredited as a school of excellence by the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools and offers each child an exceptionally personalized educational experience with low student-teacher ratios and small instructional group learning. Carmel Academy offers rigorous academic preparation, using expertly designed integrated general and Judiac studies curricula. Carmel's child-centered focus results in students who are passionate learners, inquisitive problem solvers, confident leaders, and dedicated to bettering the world. Prospective families will have an opportunity to meet the school's leadership and faculty, participate in interactive activities with Carmel's early childhood teachers, as well as tour the school's historic, 17-acre campus. For more information and to RSVP, please contact Director of Admissions, Daneet Brill, at or 203-983-3503.
  • BCDS MUSIC AND MOVEMENT FOR PRESCHOOL AGE CHILDREN Free and Open to the Public. Mark your calendar for these Tuesdays from 1:30pm-2:15pm at October 13th and 27th, November 10th, December 1st and 15th, January 5th and 19th, February 2nd and 23rd, March 8th and 22nd, April 5th, May 3rd and 17th, June 7th. For more information , please contact: Joanne Karow at or (203)329-2186
  • NEW FAMILY EVENT Young Leadership Division of United Jewish Federation invites you to a New Family Event, Sunday, October 4. 10:30am-12:30 pm at the Kidzone at Temple Sinai,458 Lakeside Drive, Stamford. Mingle with other new famlies, kids will play, visit to the sukkah. Light refreshments, free event. info - or (203)653-2674.
  • JEWISH HIGH SCHOOL OF CT PARLOR MEETING for parents of prospective JHSC students on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 7:00 pm hosted by Kayla and Leon Hanna (154-6 Pepper Ridge Road, Stamford). Share your ideas. Learn about JHSC and our Tuition Incentive Program. This meeting is for any parent who is interested in learning more about the Jewish High School of Connecticut in Stamford. RSVP to Sarah Rich at or 203-357-0850
  • ANNOUNCING...The Committee to Advance Modern Orthodoxy in Stamford (CAMOS) will hosts its second annual Shabbaton for prospective residents on October 24, 2015 (note new date).
  • SAVE THE DATE MARCH 4, 2016 SHABBAT ACROSS STAMFORD Crowne Plaza Hotel. Volunteers & Sponsors contact Marcia Lane, UJF office 203-321-1373 ext.104.
  • THE BCDS ISRAEL FAMILY TRIP will leave on Sunday, May 15 for a ten day tour to Israel. You do not need to have a child at Bi-Cultural to join the trip. Thee is always something new to see in Israel, and this year's trip is no exception. In fact, this trip is for both those who have been to Israel as well as for those who have never been. Please contact Bob Abrams at Bi-Cultural Day School for more information., or 203-329-2186. Ext. 1311.
  • WOMEN'S INITIAVE FOR JEWISH STUDIES Dr. Yael Ziegler: Journeys, Wells, and Marriages, Hidden Patterns in Tanakh Stories. Tuesday, October 13 7:45 PM, YI of New Rochelle. Sponsored by Barbara Rascoff in memory of Dr. Joel Rascoff z"l.
  • DO A MITZVAH! CONSIDER SUPPORTING THE JFS KOSHER FOOD PANTRY BY PURCHASING MITZVAH BASKETS AND/OR MITZVAH CENTERPIECES INSTEAD OF FLOWERS FOR YOUR NEXT SIMCHA AT CAS. DISTRIBUTIONS FROM THE JFS KOSHER FOOD PANTRY HAVE INCREASED BY MORE THAN 1000 since the recession. With this tremendous upsurge in use, JFS is constantly challenged to keep the food pantry full. Your generosity enables JFS to help those in our community in their greatest moments of need.
  • LINKING GENERATIONS OF THE SHOAH-Our 2nd Generation Group began in July 2012. We are a group of approximately fifty members ranging in age from 40 and up and we come from all over CT and Westchester County. Our monthly meetings take place in Westport, CT (usually at the UJA offices) every second Tuesday of the month. Spouses of 2G members as well as 3rd Generation often attend our general meetings. Please come and join us. For further contact information call: Ann Cohn at 203-762-0058 (home) or 203-984-6667 (cell).
  • HOW TO PERFORM A PROPER TAHARA Save the Date! Rabbi Elchanan Zohn, founder of the National Association of Chevra Kadishas and the foremost expert on taharas and Jewish burial practices, will be at Congregation Agudath Sholom on Sunday morning, November 8th, from 9AM-12 noon to conduct a three-hour training program on the proper way to perform a tahara. The session is appropriate as a refresher course for those who have performed taharas in the past, as well as those beginners who want to learn more about this important Jewish ritual. Sponsored by the Chevra Kadisha of Stamford. If you are interested in attending, or would like additional information, please contact Michael Feldstein at
  • JEWISH HIGH SCHOOL OF CT OPEN HOUSE - Sunday, November 1st from 1:30-4:00 pm at 1937 West Main Street, Stamford, CT. To RSVP or for additional information: please e-mail Sarah Rich ( or call 203-357-0850.
  • JFS FINANCIAL EDUCATION WORKSHOPS Series of three, Tuesdays, September 22, October 20 and November 17th at 11:00 am In conjunction with LifeBridge Community Services of Bridgeport, JFS will host a no cost, three-part series of educational workshops at the Westport office: 432 Post Road East, Suite 11.The topics to be covered will be: September 22- Money Management/Budgeting, October 20-Credit Workshop and November 17-Preventing Identity Theft. Programs will offer financial knowledge and skills to "build a new relationship with money". To register, please contact Rebekah Kanefsky at 203-921-4161 or email
  • LIVING WITH AUTISM SUPPORT GROUP Are you interested in joining a monthly support group and sharing the joys and challenges of living with Autism Spectrum Disorders? JFS and the Stamford JCC are offering a new group facilitated by Talia Ben-Joseph, MA, M.Ed, BCPC, LPC, an expert in Integrative Psychotherapy and Family Counseling Services. The group will meet on Sundays, October 18th, November 15th and December 13th at 10:00 am at the JFS Stamford office; 733 Summer Street, 6 th Floor . To register, contact Eve Moskowitz, JFS Director of Clinical Services at 203-921-4161 or
  • JFS COLLEGE AHEAD! Thursday, October 22nd at 7:30 pm Co-sponsored by the Federation of Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County, College Ahead! will feature a panel of prominent college admissions deans exploring the essential issues all high school students and their parents need to know as they begin the process. Moderated by Claire D. Friedlander, JFS College Consultant, the program will take place at no cost at Congregation Beth El, 1200 Fairfield Woods Road, Fairfield. For more information, contact, Claire D. Friedlander at or call 203-921-4161.
  • SAVE THE DATE: 4TH ANNUAL SAUL COHEN-JFS LECTURE Thursday, November 5th at 7:30 PM Leonard Felder, Ph.D., prominent clinical psychologist and prolific author of books on Jewish Spirituality, will speak about "When Difficult Relatives Happen to Good People." He is the author of the book, Here I Am: Using Jewish Spiritual Wisdom to Become More Present, Centered, and Available for Life. The lecture is open to the community at no charge and will take place in the Ferguson Library in Stamford. Books will available for purchase and signing at the dessert reception to follow. For more information, please call JFS at 203-921-4161.
  • JFS WORKSHOP - THE RACE TO COLLEGE Mondays, December 7th, January 25th and February 29th at 6:00 - 7:00 pm Pre-planning for college for 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th graders and their parents facilitated 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. For more information, contact Claire Friedlander at or call 203-921-4161
  • JFS LIFE TRANSITIONS Wednesdays at 11:00 am Support group for the unemployed at the Stamford JFS office, 733 Summer Street, 6th Floor. The group will provide a forum to discuss and explore the concerns and issues related to job loss and to find alternative solutions for career satisfaction. The group is a collaborative effort between JFS Counseling and Employment & Training Departments. To register or for more information, please contact Rebekah Kanefsky at 203-921-4161 or email at
  • JFS NEW BEGINNINGS, Tuesdays, 7:30 - 8:30 pm in Stamford Join a supportive forum for adults in various stages of divorce. All are welcome to attend in the JFS Stamford office, 733 Summer St., 6th Floor. The fee is $10 per session or $50 for six sessions. Registration required. To register, please contact Rebekah Kanefsky at 203-921-4161 or email
  • LET'S TALK Thursdays, 11 :00 am Free In cooperation with JCC Seniors program. Looking to meet new people or deepen existing friendships and engage in meaningful conversation about a wide variety of topics that are important in our lives? Topics may range from how to live a fulfilling life, creating healthy relationships, and savoring our cherished memories, to embracing life-changing circumstances. Led by a Jewish Family Service clinical facilitator, Gaby Jacobson, at the Stamford JCC, 1035 Newfield Avenue. For more information, contact Connie Cirillo Freeman, Director of Senior Adult Services at Stamford JCC at 203-487-0983 or email at
  • JFS BRAIN FITNESS PROGRAM Working with clients experiencing early stage dementia or Alzheimer's in the client's home. Each volunteer will work with an aide or family member present. For more information about the program or to participate, please contact Matt Greenberg at 203-921-4161 or
We Wish A Speedy Recovery To
  • Abraham ben Miriam Rachel
  • Alexander ben Ida
  • Ami ben Sara
  • Avraham Shmuel ben Sheyna
  • Avraham ben Sosna
  • Bela Devora bat Rachel
  • Chaim Avram ben Leah
  • Chaim Yechiel ben Malka
  • Chana Liba bat Yaakova
  • Chana bat Shulamit
  • Chava Kaila bat Menucha
  • Chaya Priva bat Leah
  • Chaya Sarah Tzipporah bat Esther
  • Chia Sorila Bat bat Fagey Devorah
  • Chono Leib ben Gittel
  • David ben Chaya
  • David ben Zila
  • Dinah bat Esther
  • Eitan ben Sarah
  • Eliahu Aharon ben Yocheved Irta Etel
  • Esther Rachel bat Chava
  • Esther Shoshanna bat Yetta Chaya
  • Etta bat Velvel Rachel
  • Gedalia ben Malka
  • Hadassah Esther bat Chava Leah
  • Harav Chaim Yehoshua ben Chana Fruma
  • Hennia bat Musah
  • Leah bat Bayla
  • Lee bat Rachel
  • Lior Tzionah bat Sarah
  • Maya bat Shoshy
  • Moiche ben Chaya
  • Mordechai ben Tziyonah
  • Moshe Baruch ben Chaya Sara
  • Moshe Elyah ben Chana
  • Moshe ben Batya
  • Moshe ben Ben Marcelle
  • Moshe ben Michael
  • Nira bat Rachel
  • Rachel Miril Hinda bat Miriam Rivkah
  • Rafaella bat Miriam
  • Rayna bat Necha
  • Refael Ephraim ben Sima
  • Rivka bat Feiga Tova
  • Sarah Rivka bat Channah Rachel
  • Sarah bat Etta Ziesel
  • Shimon ben Geeta
  • Shmuel Yeruchim ben Beyla
  • Shoshanna Binah bat Michal
  • Shoshanna Raizel bat Sarah Chanah Leah
  • Sima bat Nehoma
  • Smadar Rut bat Chana
  • Tamar bat Yocheved
  • Ya'acov Ari ben Nitzah
  • Yehoshua Ylitzhak ben Tziyona
  • Yisroel ben Freida
  • Yochanan ben Alisa
  • Yosef Fishel ben Miriam Zlata
  • Zahava bat Chaya Sara
  • Ze'ev Mordechai ben Chaya Gittel
CAS Youth
Thank You/ Hakarat Hatov/ Welcome Corner
Welcome to the Breiner Family - we look forward to meeting Olivia!
This weekend....
Shabbat Morning Group Schedule and Leaders:
Tot Shabbat (ages birth-4) will meet in the youth classroom at 10:30 with Morahs Irene, Danielle and Simone!
Mini Minyan (ages 4-grade 1) will meet in the youth classroom at 10:30 with Morahs Debbie, Rebecca (Rivka) and Morah Talia!
Jr. Cong. (grades 2-4) will meet in the Chapel at 10:30 with Rabbi Jeiger, Nicole Wohlberg and Jennifer Steinmetz!
B'nai Mitzvah Club (grades 5-6) will meet with Nocham Tal by the elevator at 10:30. Regular attendees of the BMC will be invited out at least twice during the year for fun nights out at Soosh and 613!
Teen Minyan (grades 7-12) will meet at 9:30 and will be followed by a hot kiddush
Sunday, Sept. 27 9:30-11:00 Sukkah Decorating and Breakfast in Shul Sukkah
Have some fun and do a Mitzvah too! Join the new BCDS Israeli Girls for a morning of fun and chessed where we will decorate the largest Sukkah in Fairfield County all the time enjoying a delicious breakfast and treats!
Coming Soon-A Jammed Packed Sept. - Oct.:
Monday & Tuesday, Sept 28-29 and Monday & Tuesday, Oct 5-6 Sukkot Groups
Our all star groups continue throughout the holidays and will always keep your children engaged and motivated to come to shul! Holiday groups have a special emphasis on the special holiday prayers and experiences that our kids all love. Groups run for all ages. There is no Teen Minyanim on Sukkot.
Shabbat, Oct 3 - Sukkah Hop4:15-5:45 pm
Hop along with us as we study Torah, tell stories and have a snack in our friend's Sukkot- celebrating the holidays with friends is what it's all about! Hops are organized for children of all ages.
Monday, Oct 5 - Simchat Torah Programs
Afternoon programs for our little ones 4-530 pm include dancing with the Torah, visiting the Main Sanctuary Ark, kissing all of the Torahs, reading and looking inside a Torah and lots of songs and a light dinner. Special hosts - Rachel Bahar and Joanthan Cahr!!
The older children are invited for special Youth Hakafot during the evening hours and will also join the adult dancing for 2 special Youth Hakafot.
All children in attendance to either program get a special goody bag to enjoy during the festivities.
Teens will have numerous special Teens ONLY VIP programs with an after party to follow details online.
Sunday, Oct 18, 10:00-11:00 - Parshat Noach - Critter Caravan
Join us for a morning critter hands-on experience with the one and only Tori from Critter Caravan! Learn about and play with small friendly animals of all types in honor of Parshat Noach.
If you would like to celebrate your child's birthday or special accomplishment by sponsoring a special "kiddush" or a Mishna and Hot Cocoa in their honor, please email me
If you would like to help support the Youth Department, please visit for all of our sponsorship opportunities.
Shabbat Shalom! Rabbi Jeiger

Congregation Agudath Sholom | 301 Strawberry Hill Avenue | Stamford, CT 06902

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