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Friday, May 26, 2017

Congregation Agudath Sholom Shabbat Bulletin

Congregation Agudath Sholom
Shabbat Bulletin
Omer: 46
May 27, 2017
2 Sivan 5777
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Mincha7:00 PM
8:02 PM
Candle lighting7:57 PM
Shacharit7:00 AM
7:45 AM
9:00 AM
Coffee & Commentary8:45 AM
Latest Shema9:09 AM
Womens Tefillah Group10:00 AM
Latest Shacharit10:23 AM
Shiur10:30 AM
Tot Shabbat
Mini Minyan
Jr. Cong
10:30 AM
Daf Yomi7:05 PM
Code Of Jewish Law7:05 PM
Mincha7:55 PM
Maariv8:54 PM
Shabbat Ends8:59 PM
Shabbat Shalom
Service Note
Chapel minyan will start at 7:45 AM
Deserts, Shavuot and Cell Phones
It is no coincidence that the Torah portion of Bamidbar is always read before the holiday of Shavuot. Commentators are aflutter with the connection between the two. The Talmud explains that just as a desert is hefker, ownerless, so too is the Torah accessible to everyone. Unlike other faiths, Judaism strives to model a society of democratization of knowledge. Torah study is the heritage, privilege and obligation of young and old, man and woman regardless of economic status. As we approach Shavuot, set times every day for Torah study. Even a few minutes a day will refresh your soul!
However, Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo explains another rationale for the relationship between a desert and Shavuot. He writes, "A desert is a place where a sound will not be disturbed or troubled by other sounds that might overwhelm it or silence it. A desert is a place of devastating silence. There are no distractions; no clash of voices. No competition."
The authentic voice of Torah can only be heard when we tune out other voices. The word of God is a small still voice that requires mindfulness and being present. Unfortunately, most of us are plagued by constant distraction. Multitasking does not work, especially in the arena of the spiritual and personal development. Too often when studying Torah, whether in a class, with a study partner, or with our child, we are addicted to the vibrations of the phone. We cannot learn, digest the word of God, be engaged with our family, when we are not fully in the moment with the text and another human being.
More importantly, at Mt. Sinai, the Jews did not only hear the words of the Torah, but communed with God himself. Prayer requires silence. We are addicted to our phones. It is time for a change. On weekdays, I will be leaving a box at the entrance to the chapel for people to deposit their cell phones or suggest just turning them off during weekday services. Avraham found God in the desert. The Jews received the Torah in the desert. This Shavuot and onward, start being more present - in shul, your home, place of work. Take more walks. Turn it off. You will be amazed how much more you will tune into the frequency and voice of God in nature, life and humanity.
Wishing you and your families a Shabbat Shalom and Chag Sameach!
Rabbi Daniel Cohen
Take a Minute to Support Israel Supporting Israel isn't hard -- there are many things that you can do that take literally one minute. The Israel Committee now has a website built on this idea. Go to for simple things that you can do, from calling your Congressional representatives to social media posts, that take only a minute or two. Check back frequently for updates and ideas for things you can do!
Mikvah Please call the mikvah 24 hours in advance for appointments particularly in light of holiday of Shavuot.
Mitzvah Opportunity My oldest brother is in need of a kidney transplant. All family members who volunteered to donate have been rejected for various reasons. Some who were rejected benefited from the process by learning they had medical conditions that needed attention, but would not have been uncovered for years without the highly detailed blood work used for donor clearance. So even though they could not donate, by volunteering they have actually benefited themselves. If you are willing to donate and are blood type A or O, please contact me via email ( for further information. You can also contact Renewal ( as he is registered with them.
This Week in Jewish History Join the hundreds who have viewed Rabbi Zweiter's new series Just click here to view the new YouTube Channel
Kosher Alerts The OU reminds you to always check the label before purchasing any item that needs kosher certification! And for the latest corrective actions, stay up with the latest OU KOSHER CONSUMER ALERTS & ADVISORIES...just click here
Kosher Advisory Breaking news from the OU - newly certified items! to check out the list click here
LIPS product of the week Check out our new Love Israel Products Blog (LIPS) for the latest ways to support Israel! Thank you to Lola Halperin and Aaron Goldenberg for organizing.
Shabbat Topics & Participants
Coffee & CommentaryRabbi David Walk
SermonRabbi Daniel Cohen
Daf YomiMark Wagshul
Seudat ShlishitRabbi Daniel Cohen
Torah ReaderJay Jubas
Weekday Schedule
ShacharitShacharit: Sunday 7:15 AM/8:30 AM, Monday 7:00 AM/8:30 AM, Tuesday 6:30 AM/7:30 AM, Wednesday 4:45 AM/9:00 AM, Thursday 7:45 AM/8:45 AM, Friday 6:30 AM/7:30 AM
MinchaMincha: Sunday-Thursday 8:05 PM, Friday 7:00 PM/8:08 PM
Late MaarivMonday-Thursday: The Learning Center, 1766 Bedford Street, 8:45 PM
Candles Friday8:03 PM
SundayOmer: 47
MondayMemorial Day/Omer: 48
TuesdayErev Shavuot/Omer: 49
WednesdayShavuot I
ThursdayShavuot II


Erev Shavuot: Tuesday, May 30

Candle Lighting 8:00 PM

Mincha 8:05 PM

Tikkun Leil Shavuot: The American Jewish Experience

Yona Goldman: Straddling Two Worlds: Life of the Jewish American- 11:30 PM

Rabbi Daniel Cohen: Trapped in Mourning: Responsa from the Titanic and 9/11- 12:15 AM

Snack Break 1:00 AM

Jay Jubas: Saying the Prayers for Government in the Age of Trump (and Obama)- 1:15 AM

Rabbi Alex Ozar: Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschels prophetic witness to American society- 2:00 AM

Pizza Break 2:45 AM

Rabbi Oran Zweiter: Mesirah: Is it right to turn Jews into the police in America?- 3:15 AM

Rabbi David Walk: The Charedization of America: Why knitted kippot seem to be losing to black hats?- 4:00 AM

Shacharit 4:45 AM

Sunrise Service, followed by breakfast 5:00 AM

Sunrise 5:25 AM

Shavuot I

Shacharit 9:00 AM

Reading of Ten Commandments 10:00 AM

Sermon: Rabbi Daniel Cohen 10:30 AM

Tot Shabbat, Mini Minyan, Jr. Congregation 10:30 AM

Cheese cake Kiddush 12:00 PM

Sr. Teen Oneg at Park 4:30 PM

Jr. Congregation Learning and Fun Session at Shabbat Park w/ Rabbi Jeiger. (rain location-shul) Snacks will be provided 4:30 PM

Lauren Steinberg: The Separation of Church and State in Halacha and Hashkafa- 8:05 PM

Mincha / Maariv 8:05 PM

Candle Lighting 9:01 PM

Shavuot II: Thursday, June 1

Shacharit 7:45 AM/8:45 AM

Teen Minyan 9:30 AM

Yizkor in Sanctuary 10:30 AM

Tot Shabbat, Mini Minyan, Jr. Congregation, BMC (ice cream party in groups) 10:30 AM

Sermon: Rabbi Daniel Cohen 10:30 AM

Graduation Kiddush

Junior Teen Oneg at the Park 4:30 PM

Mincha 8:05 PM

Neilat Hachag and light meal 8:25 PM

Yom Tov ends 9:03 PM

Mazal Tov
  • to Kayla and Leon Hanna on Naomi's Bat Mitzvah
  • to Diane & Rabbi Daniel Cohen on the engagement of their daughter Sara Malka to Avi Petrushka, son of Sharon and Menachem Petrushka
  • to Lee Fanwick on the Bat Mitzvah of her granddaughter, Lily Fanwick
  • to Shushannah & Ari Yasgur on the birth of a daughter
Celebrate with the family! Make a donation in their honor and we will send an acknowledgement to the family. Just click here
Thanks To Our Sponsors
Shabbat Shalom Hospital Packagesthe Linda Beson Nursing Education Fund
Chapel KiddushSimcha Rubin on behalf of Yeshiva Simcha Gavriel
Library KiddushMiriam and Gideon Pell in celebration of Rafi and Shira's graduation from college
Sanctuary Kiddushto Kayla and Leon Hanna in celebration of Naomi's Bat Mitzvah
Seudat ShlishitKayla and Leon Hanna. The community is invited to join the Hanna seudah shlishit in the simcha room in honor of Naomi's Bat Mitzvah
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CAS Israel Advocacy Update
CAS Israel Advocacy Update
  1. Stamford Celebrates Israel!Join the Stamford, New Canaan and Darien community at the Salute to Israel Parade! Sunday June 4, we will be watching, cheering and singing together at Stamfords new special designated spectator section: between 61st and 62nd streets in Manhattan, on the east side of the street (across from the park). Feel free to bring homemade signs and t-shirts declaring, Stamford Celebrates Israel!
  2. Consider Visiting Israel this year! Contact Rabbi Cohen about his trip
  3. Join our Israel Advocacy Committee
CAS Graduates
Mazal Tov to our Graduates!
Gan Yeladim
Shifra Batkin
Justin Mandel
Elementary School
Solomon Schechter of Westchester
Isabella Mandel
Isabel Sigman
Nate Sigman
Middle School
Bi-Cultural Day School
Shalhevet Cohen
Etan Doft
Avichai Jeiger
Ben Meyers
Carmel Academy
Mimi Chapman
High School
Abraham Joshua Heschel HS
Max Maron
Jewish High School of CT
Daniel Hanna
Noah Green
Jonathan Maron
Sam Meyers
Joseph Rubin
Ephraim Zucker
Solomon Schechter of Westchester
Itai Kraus
Danielle Wolfe
Westchester Hebrew High School
Gedalia Koehler
Boston University
Leah Nusbaum
Emory University
Alexandra Maron
Indiana University
Michael Rothman
Clara Rubin
Princeton University
Warren Bein
The University of Massachusetts - Amherst
David Rutstein
University of Chicago
Ziv Kraus
Yeshiva University
Adam Berman
Eli Greenberg
Graduate School
Columbia Law School
Daniel Gordon
McIntire School of Commerce, University of Virginia
Lev Podelko
Sarah Lawrence
Dina Green
Temple University
Joan Fanwick
Thanks to our Graduation Kiddush sponsors on the second day of Shavuot
Jessica & Adam Batkin
Lynn and Harvey Berman
Rabbi Daniel & Diane Cohen
Ziona & Elie Doft
Lee Fanwick
Miriam & Joe Gelb
Meryl & David Gordon
Yehuda Jeiger
Shira Mandel
Rhonda Schaffer-Maron & Jeffrey Maron
Kori & Bill Meyers
Doreen & Howard Nusbaum
Marina Sapir & Alexander Podelko
Sharon & Burt Rubin
Eric & Rebecca Sigman
Corinne Chapman & Marc Weiner
Howard Wolfe
Shira & Mitchell Zucker
Cum Laude
Jill & Arthur Green
Kayla & Leon Hanna
Sandy & Eric Koehler
Gayle & Howard Rothman
Sign Up For These Events
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Journey of Body & Soul To Israel trip
Make "Next Year in Jerusalem" a reality! Consider joining the Journey of Body and Soul to Israel this coming November with Rabbi Daniel and Diane Cohen.
Graduation Kiddush
Thursday, June 1
Graduation Kiddush
Join the CAS Graduation Celebration!
If you have a graduate in your family (preschool, elementary school, middle school, high school, college or graduate school), we will publish his/her name and the level from which he or she is graduating.

Celebrate the graduates of our member families with a festive kiddush on the second day of Shavuot in honor of the graduates. Help co-sponsor the kiddush
$50 per family sponsorship || $180 for family cum laude sponsorship
CAS Annual Meeting
Tuesday, June 13 - 7:30 PM
CAS Annual Meeting
Join us for our annual meeting - reports from the Rabbi, President, and Treasurer; election of officers; and presentation of the George and Ziporah Freedberg Awards for Excellence and Outstanding Service
Mens Club Farewell to Rabbi Walk with Movies & Chinese Food
Join the Men's Club in wishing farewell to Rabbi Walk. Dinner from Chopstix ($15 per person), followed by a very funny movie (no charge, starts at 7 pm) Rabbi Walk will fill us in on the highlights.
CAS Youth Teen Minyan Kiddush Fund
Sponsor a teen minyan kiddush
Parents! Help us provide kiddush at all our teen minyans this year!
New CAS Class
Crash Course in Jewish History with Rabbi Oran Zweiter

Join us at CAS for 4 Monday evenings in June to get a better sense of your heritage! With brief yet thorough discussions, we will navigate the main events of Jewish history. No prior knowledge is necessary. Come for one class, come for all! All Classes will take place at CAS at 7 PM.

  • June 5- Rebuilding in Different Ways: 2nd Temple period until the Geonim
  • June 12- Suffering and Scholarship: Jews and Judaism in the Middle Ages
  • June19- Beginnings of Modernity: 1492 until 1914
  • June 26- Destruction and Rebirth: The 20th Century and Beyond
CAS Classes
Week of May 28
SundayRabbi David Walk: Bible from the Beginning - 9:15 AM
Bob Abrams: Tanach, Judaism and World History - Bagels with Bob - 10:00 AM
MondayBob Abrams: Tanach - The Book of Samuel - 10:15 AM
Rabbi David Walk: Dvar Yom B'Yomo. - 11:30 AM
FridayRabbi Daniel Cohen: The Pre-Shabbos Torah Taste - 8:15 AM
CAS Young Families
Mommy and Me - Bring your baby and come meet other moms at CAS. Thursdays 11:30 AM -12:30 PM. For Babies birth through 1. This is a free group open to the community. June 8 and 15. For more info, contact Melissa Litwak at

Guy's Night Out! Sunday, June 2nd at 8 pm Join us to watch Game 2 of the NBA finals at 613 Restaurant! Special Happy Hour prices!

CAS Young Families Spring Fling Shabbat Oneg in the Park Please join the CAS Young Families in the Shabbas Park on Saturday, June 10th at 4:30 pm for an oneg. Please bring a parve dessert or snack to share. We are looking forward to seeing everyone! Please feel free to invite friends and any families who may be visiting.

CAS Young Families Shalom Bayit Series with Rabbi Daniel Cohen Shalom Bayit Series with Rabbi Daniel Cohen Three Sundays in the Spring. April 23rd, May 7th and June 11th at 8 PM. Topics will be Parenting on the Same Page, 10 Principles for Spiritual Parenting, Romance in a Busy Marriage. For more information and/or registration for the series, contact Rachel Maryles at

Toddler Time Playgroup Tuesdays, 3:30 pm. Please join us for an hour of free play for children 1 to 4 years old and their caregivers. Facilitated by two moms of toddlers, this drop-in group meets weekly at CAS in the downstairs children's classroom. No cost, a light snack provided. Info: Jessica Furmansky
CAS Announcements
  • REMINDER As we enter the final months of our fiscal year, we appreciate all members paying any outstanding dues or fees. If you have questions about your account, please contact Matt or 203-358-2200
  • THE HARVEST NOW GARDEN IS BACK - WE NEED YOU! Thank you to Jim Benjamin and Meredith Cohen for their leadership in leading our Harvest Now Garden which produces vegetables for a local homeless shelter. It is a great project for young and old and families. Last year, the crop yielded over 200 pounds of vegetables. We work on the gardening periodic Sundays and we are ready to start this season. Thank you! To learn more about Harvest Now, visit
  • MIKVAH EDUCATION EVENT with Dena Block, Steinmetz, Bernstein, Alexander Yoetzet Halacha. She will discuss "Behind the Scenes of Jewish Marriage: A Torah Perspective on Intimacy and Sexuality" on Monday night, June 12th at 8 PM at CAS. The event is free and open to the all women in the community. Please RSVP your attendance to Jessica Batkin at To support the Minnie Manger Marcia Lieberman Mikvah join the Mayim League. For more info, click here to donate.
  • CAS MEN'S CLUB BOARD GAMES NIGHT! We will be having a Board Game Night on Tuesday, June 27th (Please note the new date) between 8:30 pm and 11 pm in the Social Hall, and its open to men and women. Coffee and tea will be provided. Bring your own games and a friend or two. Options include cards (bridge, spades, hearts, etc.), chess, checkers, backgammon, Rummy Q, Clue, Parcheesi, Monopoly, mah jong, unusual board games (Settler, etc), or anything else you can think of. Contact Bruce Newman ( if you have a question or want to make a comment or suggestion.
  • HEALING VISITS MITZVAH UPDATE - Thank you to all of our volunteers on our healing visits team. The healing visits team is a group of men and women in our shul who visit people in the hospital, facilities or at at home. It a very meaningful way to lift people's sprits and make a difference. You can offer as much or as little time as you have for each person is world unto themselves are your warmth lights up their day. Every week we send out a healing visit update. To join the team, contact Rabbi Cohen at
  • 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:
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • WE WANT YOU FOR BINGO! Players AND volunteers needed. Join in on the fun we have every MONDAY at 6:00 PM


Open on Sunday from 10 am - noon

We need volunteers! Please call Julie at (203) 321-6460 or Anne at (203) 321-5072

Community Announcements
  • ANNOUNCING THE 3RD ANNUAL BACK TO SCHOOL SHOP EVENT ON JULY 30! Can you help? Back to School Shop provides economically disadvantaged elementary school children in Stamford with the opportunity to "shop" for brand new clothes, backpacks and school supplies at no charge, in a one day event. We served nearly 200 children in our event last summer and hope to increase the number to 250 this year! Can you volunteer for a 4 hour shift at our event? To volunteer, please register here: For more information please visit
  • GOURMET KOSHER BBQ AND MORE AT THE FIRST-EVER SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT JEWISH FOOD FESTIVAL Presented by the Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County, a family-friendly celebration of Jewish food and food values, featuring kosher BBQ by The Chosen Cholent and Smokehouse and the Grow and Behold grill, as well as cooking demos, workshops for adults and kids, the Teva Topsy Turvy Bus mobile environmental lab, a cookbook fair, and more! Sunday, June 11, 11 AM - 4 PM, Temple Israel, 14 Coleytown Road, Westport | Program and tickets:
  • AJC WESTCHESTER/FAIRFIELD INVITES YOU TO TAKE PART IN AN EXCITING, AWARD-WINNING LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR RISING HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS AND SENIORS. LFT is designed to empower the next generation with knowledge, passion and purpose. It will build on AJCs mission to develop young Jewish leaders who can advocate for the Jewish people, Israel and human rights around the world, and serve as positive change agents for their peers and community. LFT presents a unique opportunity to gain leadership, advocacy, and community engagement skills, while forming friendships with like-minded students from across the region. Topics covered will include Israel, anti-Semitism, human rights, coalition building, and diplomacy. The program was launched in New York in 2015 and will also be taking place in Atlanta, Chicago and New York City this year. View a short video about the LFT program here: The program will consist of seven to eight high-level, participatory training sessions on Sundays from 5 to 8 p.m. beginning in September 2017. It will take place at the AJC Westchester/Fairfield Office in White Plains, New York and will include a kosher dinner. Admission to this program is highly competitive and will be limited to 25-30 high school students. In order to be considered for this exclusive program, please fill out the application available at this link: Acceptance will be based upon your answers in the application and an interview. There is no cost to participants for this program. Applications must be submitted by June 7th. For more than a century, AJC (American Jewish Committee) has been the leading global Jewish advocacy organization. With offices across the United States and around the globe and partnerships with Jewish communities worldwide, AJC works to enhance the well-being of the Jewish people and to advance human rights and democratic values for all. For more information on AJC, please visit our national website
  • JEWISH SENIOR SERVICES NEEDS MINYAN MENSCHEN!! JSS is in great need of men to attend and help make our daily Minyan (prayer quorum of ten) in order to help Residents say the Kaddish 365 days of the year. Our Minyan hours will not overlap with most synagogues Minyans. Please feel free to contact Rabbi Stephen Shulman, Director, Pastoral Services at (203) 396-1001 or email for exact service times.
  • 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.
  • SCHOKE JFS LIFE TRANSITIONS, beginning Wednesday at 4 pm. Support group, meeting weekly, for unemployed facing the emotional challenges of finding employment at the Stamford Schoke JFS office, 733 Summer Street, 6th Floor. Contact Anne Birchenough at 203-921-4161 or
  • LETS TALK (FREE) Thursdays, 11 am at the Stamford JCC, 1035 Newfield Avenue, 1 pm at the Westport Senior Center, 21 Imperial Avenue, and 12:45 pm at the Bigelow Center for Senior Activities, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield. Seniors talk about common interests and concerns, facilitated by a Schoke Jewish Family Service counselor. Contact Anne Birchenough at 203-921-4161 or
  • LETS TALK Fairfield, starting in February 23rd at 12:45 pm at the Bigelow Center for Senior Activities, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield. Seniors talk about common interests and concerns, facilitated by a Schoke Jewish Family Service counselor. Contact Rebekah Kanefsky at 203-921-4161 or
  • NOT ENOUGH MONEY FOR FOOD? Schoke JFS will provide information and eligibility assistance for financial help to purchase food. For a consultation, please contact Rebekah Kanefsky, Schoke JFS Case Manager at 203-921-4161 or email
  • SCHOKE JFS BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP, meets weekly, Thursdays at 10:30 am, at Congregation Bnai Israel, 2710 Park Avenue, Bridgeport. Gather to share feelings and exchange ideas in a non-judgmental environment that provides emotional, practical, and spiritual support for grieving the loss of a spouse or significant other. Contact Amanda Geffner, Schoke JFS therapist at 203-921-4161 or
We Wish A Speedy Recovery To
  • Alexander ben Ida
  • Benjamin Eitan ben Gittel Abi
  • Dinah bat Maria
  • Doron ben Tia
  • Dov ben Pnina
  • Eliezer ben Leah
  • Esther Shoshana bat Yeta Chaya
  • Feivel Yakov ben Sarah Rochel
  • Ida bat Chana
  • Refael Ephraim ben Sima
  • Shifra Feige bat Reichel
  • Shifra Leah bat Chaya Sarah
  • Yitzchak Asher ben Chana Shayva Chaya
  • Yosef ben Batya
  • Zev Mordechai ben Chaya Gittel
  • Zvi Doniel ben Chia Priva
CAS Youth

May 2017 - Theme of the Month: Eretz Yisrael

May 27-
  • BMC meeting with Ari Lieberman
Tuesday night, May 30th - Shavuot
Tikkun Leil Shavuot6th -8th Grades - 11:30 PM- 1:30 AM -Will take place at CAS
  • 11:30 PM -Welcome! Ice Breakers and Ice Cream!
  • 12:15 AM -Batman, Robin and Moshe Rabbenu. Heroes in Judaism
  • 1:00 AM -Break - Delicious Pizza and more!
  • 1:30 AM -Program concludes.
  • 2:00 AM -Rabbi Yehuda Jeiger - Ask the Rabbi

9th-12th Grades 11:30 PM- 5:00 AM -Program starts at YI, concludes at CAS
  • 11:35PM -Intro to the evening- get your Neshama Pumpin!
  • 11:45PM -Cafe (Ethical) Dilemma: Run by Advisors
  • 12:30AM -"Fred Talks" (Ted Talks With Friends) Around the Fire with Smores & Bonfire Chill
  • 1:15AM -Game Break (Advisors run different groups of games)
  • 1:45AM -Walk to Agudath Sholom for Delicious Hot Pizza and More!
  • 2:00AM -Food!!!
  • 2:30AM -NCSY Advisor Chaburas (variety of topics)
  • 3:15AM -Ninjas and King David
  • 4:00AM-Parsha Playoffs Trivia Contest. Win or Go Home.
  • 4:00AM-Caffeinate your soul for Shacharis, ie - Coffee Break
  • 5:00 AM -Shacharis
Wednesday, May 31st- Shavuot I
  • Tot Shabbat, Mini Minyan, Jr. Congregation -10:30 AM
  • Jr. Congregation Learning and Fun Session at Shabbat Park w/ Rabbi Jeiger. (rain location-shul) Snacks will be provided - 4:30-6:00 PM
  • Sr. Teen Oneg at Park -4:30-6:00 PM

Thursday, June 1st - Shavuot II
  • Teen Minyan -9:30 AM
  • Tot Shabbat, Mini Minyan, Jr. Congregation, BMC (ice cream party in groups) -10:30 AM
  • Graduation Celebration Kiddush following Sanctuary Service
  • Junior Teen Oneg at the Park -4:30-6:00 PM
Upcoming Teen Minyan Dates:
  • June 3, 10, 17

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 all of our sponsorship opportunities.

Shabbat Shalom! Rabbi Yehuda Jeiger

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