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Friday, January 21, 2011

1/21/11 Temple Sholom Weekly E-Bulletin

Temple Sholom E-Bulletin
January 21, 2011
Temple Sholom Sancuary

This Week 2Saturday, January 22

Interfaith Broadway Concert

Sunday, January 23

Cupcake Decorating, Israel Study Group, Family Ice Skating

Tuesday, January 25

Jewish Text Exploration

Wednesday, January 26

Lunch 'n Learn, Hebrew School for Adults

Thursday, January 27

Advanced Beginner Hebrew

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Candle Lighting
Friday, Jan. 21
4:39 pm

Temple Sholom's
Worship Schedule
Friday, Jan. 21
6:30 - 7:15 pm

Saturday, Jan. 22
9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Sunday, Jan. 23
8:30 - 9:15 am
Temple Sholom
Simcha Corner

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Mazel Tov to:

Debbie and David Shiffman, on the B'not Mitzvah of their daughter's, Sara and Sydney.

Leslie and Lawrence Perry, on the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter, Elise.

How Should I Respond When My Child Misbehaves?

childrenThursday, February 3rd,

9:30 - 11:00 am

Join the Nursery School of Temple Sholom for this helpful and informative discussion and workshop. The guest speaker is a member of the Connecticut School Board.

For more information, contact Reiko Moriguchi at 203-542-7162 or at reiko.moriguchi@templesholom.com.

Sunday Senior's Luncheon

project ezraSunday, February 6th, 12 pm

Participate in the Mitzvah of Honoring our Elders. Temple Sholom's Social Action Committee and Religious School invites you to volunteer at this Sunday Senior Luncheon. Project Ezra, along with JFS of Greenwich and the Stamford JCC will be bringing seniors to us for this special event. Our volunteers help set up, serve meals and socialize with our new friends.

For more information, contact Josh Altman at 203-542-7163 or at josh.altman@templesholom.com.

floridaJoin Rabbi Mitch for Shabbat in Palm Beach Florida

Friday & Saturday, February 18th & 19th

Join Rabbi Mitch at Temple Emanu-El of Palm Beach for a Friday night Shabbat dinner at 5:00 pm and musical services at 6:30 pm. Then again for Saturday morning services at 9:15 am followed by lunch. Dinner is free of charge but reservations are necessary.

For more information or to register for the dinner, contact Eve Jedda at 203-542-7156 or at eve.jedda@templesholom.com.

Weekly Teaching

by Rabbi Mitch

Last week, as part of our Sholom Center for Interfaith Learning and Fellowship, I had the opportunity to present to the "Men on Fire" bible study group at Christ Church. The topic was on the "Original Power Couple of Faith - Abraham and Sarah." While the Hebrew Scriptures offers few details about Biblical characters, there is a genre of rabbinic literature called midrash that serves to fill in the gaps. A plethora of rabbinic legends exist on Abraham and Sarah, some that are so commonly told that many Jews don't even know that these particular stories are not actually part of the Biblical canon itself.

Click here to see the full version of this Teaching by Rabbi Mitch.

An Interfaith Broadway Concert
Sponsored by Jewels by Viggi

Saturday, January 22nd, 7:30 pm
Come hear an eclectic group of talented singers from local churches and synagogues sing some of your favorite Broadway Show Tunes. This concert is part of The SholomBroadway Concert Center programming.

Concert is free of charge, but please consider becoming a patron. All proceeds will go to The Sholom Center and support interfaith programming. For more information, contact Alice Schoen at 203-542-7165 or at alice.schoen@templesholom.com

Israel Education Study Group

"American Jews & Israel: The Beinart Controversy"

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Sunday, January 23rd,

9:15 - 10:30 am
Join Gavriel Rosenfeld, Associate Professor of History, Fairfeld University and Rabbi Mitch for the first session of this new Study Group. Click here for the readings for this session.

Addressing Racism in Germany Today

ajcWednesday, January 26th, 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Join us for this special Lunch 'n Learn presented by the AJC with Eugene Dubow, Author of The Dubow Digest, and former Director of AJC's Berlin Office and Donald Snyder, retired NBC News Producer. Click here for Don Snyder's recent article in the Jewish Daily Forward.

For more information, contact Alice Schoen at 203-542-7165 or at alice.schoen@templesholom.com.

RSVP and ticket purchase is required. For more information contact Phyllis Lyons at (203) 625-9621.

Special Shabbat - February 4th

contemporary star5:30 YCFS Cookies and PJs

Join us for a fun Friday night Shabbat with Reb Allison and Sheldon Low. Kids should come in their PJs! Come sing songs and celebrate Shabbat. YCFS is geared for children 2nd grade and younger and their families.

6:30 TGIS Thank God its Shabbos

Join Reb Allison and the Temple Sholom Band for a Rockin' Friday night and celebrate Shabbat. TGIS is geared for children 3rd grade and older and their families.

7:30 Congregational Dinner

After services, stay and enjoy Shabbat dinner with your Temple Sholom friends. Cost is $18 per person. Family maximum $72.

For more information or to rsvp for the dinner, contact Josh Altman at 203-542-7163 or at josh.altman@templesholom.com.

Save the Date

Annual Gala

Sunday, April 10th, 6:00pm

Join us as we honor Evelyn and Milton Sutin with the Lifetime Achievement Award, Josh Altman with the Distinctive Service Award and celebrate the Selma Maisel Nursery School's 20th Anniversary.

For more information, please contact Alice Schoen at (203) 542-7165 or at alice.schoen@templesholom.com

Temple Sholom | 300 East Putnam Avenue | Greenwich | CT | 06830

1 comment:

Blair said...

Greetings! Please see the recent local shock incidents and please disseminate this vital public service to preclude more tragedies. Many thanks.



Just so you know, I confer with Con Edison's Stray Voltage and Public Affairs Units and contribute to Wet Nose Guide and New York Dog Chat.


Blair Sorrel, Founder

Contact voltage is a chronic hidden hazard that can readily victimize an unsuspecting dog, walker, or both. No dog lover could possibly observe a more horrifying scene than witnessing his beloved pet instantaneously maimed or tragically electrocuted. When you exercise your pooch, please exercise greater prudence. Common outdoor electrical and metal fixtures may shock or even kill your vulnerable dog. And depending upon the current, the walker will be bitten and like poor Aric Roman, suffer permanently. But you can, indeed, self-protect.

Just start to adopt this simple strategy — EYEBALL THE BLOCK, AND AVOID A SHOCK. Take a few seconds and make your trajectory toward generally safer, free standing, non-conductive surfaces, ie., plastic, wood, cardboard. Intuit your dog’s cues and if it’s resistant, change directions. Work site perimeters may be live so try to elude them. If necessary, switch sides of the street or your hands when leading to skirt hazards. If you traverse the same route, you may memorize locations of potential dangers. Carry your pooch when in doubt. Consider indoor restroom products like PottyPark when external conditions are chancy or RopeNGo’s hardware-free leash and harness. And don’t rely on dog booties as a palliative as they will actually put your pet at even greater risk since the dog can’t tell you they’re leaking! To learn to more, please see StreetZaps. A safer walk is yours year round if you are willing to open to your eyes and mind to it.

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