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Friday, July 22, 2011

07/22/11 Greenwich Resident Richard Blumenthal Recieved Donation From Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. PAC

Blumenthal Is Keeping Murdoch's Money

Connecticut Senator and former Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is keeping a $1,000 donation from News Corp’s PAC, according to Politico.

The beleaguered news group is falling under fire for hacking phones and bribing officialis, along with their too-close ties to British politics, prompting the political blog to examine it’s contributions to American politicians.

A long list of politicians received “four-figure donations,” according to the site, which received comment from Blumenthal’s spokesperson.

07/22/11 Greenwich Social Networking: What's for dinner tonight ladies?

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Leaving this "Blueberrry Peach Pound Cake" for my parents to have for dessert while we're gone.
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CT NEWS ALERT: Miranda Sentenced To Life For 1988 Murder

Miranda Sentenced To Life In Prison For 1988 Murder

Pedro Miranda was sentenced to life in prison — plus 100 years — on Friday for murdering a pregnant teenager in 1988.

Read more at courant.com

07/22/11 The Greenwich First Selectman Report

News Reports About Greenwich First Selectman Peter Tesei
Greenwich gives Tucson mayor a peek at Sept. 11 memorial design
Greenwich Time
Invited to the meeting by First Selectman Peter Tesei, Walkup became a household name in January after a shooting massacre left six people dead and injured ...
Dem chair: GOP makes our case for us
Greenwich Time
It's time to turn out lifetime politician Peter Tesei, proudly in Greenwich politics since 18 years of age, who is as much of an embodiment of status quo as ...
Norma Bartol: Wimbledon's got it right with white
Greenwich Time
Sincere thanks to First Selectman Peter Tesei for his invaluable help in the ten-year-old matter of a fire station for the forgotten corner of North West ...
It's Unanimous - Democrats Endorse Entire Slate with Blankley ...
Incumbent Republic First Selectman Peter Tesei brokered an 11th hour deal with the Board of Estimate and Taxation to phase in the project by funding $21 ...

Recently Updated Web Pages About Greenwich First Selectman Peter Tesei
GOP votes to endorse slate of four candidates for schools board ...
Greenwich First Selectman Peter Tesei reacts after being nominated as the his party's choice for first selectman during the Greenwich Republican Town ...

07/22/11 The Raw Greenwich News Feed: Local man's ride will honor his dad: Tri State Trek covers 270 miles and more news about Greenwich

News Reports About Greenwich, CT

Local man's ride will honor his dad: Tri State Trek covers 270 miles between ...
The Saratogian
The 270-mile race begins today in Newton, Mass., and ends Sunday in Greenwich, Conn. Van Ness said he isn't concerned about the blistering heat or constant flow of sweat dripping down his face. Nothing will get in his way, he says. ...
Interactive Brokers Group Announces 2Q2011 Results
MarketWatch (press release)
GREENWICH, Conn., Jul 21, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. /quotes/zigman/104045/quotes/nls/ibkr IBKR +0.58% an automated global electronic broker and market maker, today reported diluted earnings per share of $0.22 for the ...
July 22, 2011: A Trek and Future Fishing Events
Today, between 1 pm and 7 pm, participants in the 270-mile bike ride from Newton, MA to Greenwich, CT will stop over in Storrs for an overnight stay at the University of Connecticut campus, before heading out early Saturday morning for Day 2 of the ...

07/22/11 The Need Exceeds Reality for Greenwich Community Development Block Grants And More From The Greenwich Topix News Message Board

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The Need Exceeds Reality for Greenwich Community Development Block Grants (Patch)
Often times the national media refers to the Town of Greenwich as "the tony Gold Coast." The reality is that while there are palatial estates throughout town, there also is a population that is served by a myriad of social and community service agencies.

In Greenwich, It's Too Hot for Gelato
In Greenwich, It's Too Hot for Gelato (The Daily Greenwich)
Owner Arkady Goshchinksky stood behind the counter at Gelato on Greenwich Avenue amid the annual sidewalk sales and blistering heat, as potential customers passed by.

Take a Trip to Calf Island off Greenwich's Coast (The Daily Greenwich)
The Calf Island Conservancy is sponsoring two educational and recreational trips to Calf Island, a wildlife refuge in Greenwich.

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New law pleases Greenwich man (NewsTimesLive)
The president of the Cos Cob Fire Police Patrol is celebrating Gov. Dannell P. Malloy's signature of a law that helps protect volunteer first responders from lawsuits.

Police Arrest Suspect in Byram Robbery Spree (Patch)
A Greenwich man has been arrested on several robbery charges in connection with a series of mid-morning robberies of patrons and a convenience store in Byram Thursday.

Pizza Wasn't the Only Thing Steaming in Greenwich (The Daily Greenwich)
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Arrests: 1st Degree Sexual Assault, 3rd Degree Assault, Disorderly Conduct (Patch)
Samuel Arias , 29, 43 Mohawk Dr., Norwalk, was arrested on Wednesday for illegal possession of a narcotic and sale of certain illegal drugs.

Taxi Driver Charged with Drug Possession (Patch)
A taxi driver who Greenwich Police was stopped by an officer who saw a defective brake light, was arrested on drug-related and driving with a suspended license charges Monday night.

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07/22/11 It's Unanimous - Democrats Endorse Entire Slate with Blankley, Marzullo at the Top of Ticket and more from Greenwich Patch

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It's Unanimous - Democrats Endorse Entire Slate with Blankley, Marzullo at the Top of Ticket

Barbara Heins | Jul 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

imageIn less than one hour slate for the November election is chosen.

The Need Exceeds Reality for Greenwich Community Development Block Grants

Barbara Heins | Jul 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

imageSelectmen back proposed grants to local social, community service agencies.

Greenwich Red Cross Issues Health Tips for Coping with The Heat

Patch Staff | Jul 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

imageThe do's and don'ts of surviving in oppresive, tropical-like weather.

Tag Sales July 22-24

Michael Dinan | Jul 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

imagePatch's list of local tag sales — add yours.

Greenwich Scores and Standings: July 22

Bob Birge | Jul 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

imageYour interactive, daily digest for all Greenwich scores, schedules and standings — and a place for you to add information and images for all youth sports

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Get Out in Greenwich This Week

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Greenwich Cannons Prepare for State Tournament With A Visit from Bobby Valentine

Nancy Carr | Jul 21, 2011

imageAs winners of Connecticut American Legion's Zone 4, the Greenwich Cannons were guaranteed a spot in the State Championship …

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07/22/11 In Greenwich, It's Too Hot for Gelato and more news from The Daily Greenwich

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In Greenwich, It's Too Hot for Gelato
by Anna Helhoski | 07/22/11

GREENWICH, Conn. — Owner Arkady Goshchinksky stood behind the counter at Gelato on Greenwich Avenue amid the annual sidewalk sales and blistering heat, as potential customers passed by. "I feel there are more strangers in town than local people," said Goshchinksky. "People ask more to use the

Take a Trip to Calf Island off Greenwich's Coast
by Anna Helhoski | 07/22/11

GREENWICH, Conn. — The Calf Island Conservancy is sponsoring two educational and recreational trips to Calf Island, a wildlife refuge in Greenwich. The free trips will take place Saturday, July 23, and Saturday, Aug. 6, each from 10 a.m. to noon. Calf Island is a 32-acre wooded island surrounded

Greenwich Man Charged in Store Robberies
by Anna Helhoski | 07/21/11

GREENWICH, Conn. — A Greenwich man was arrested on multiple robbery and assault charges after a series of midmorning robberies were reported at separate convenience stores in Byram. Edward Royster, 33, of 4 Armonk St., walked into a local convenience store in Byram and asked patrons for money,

Pizza Wasn't the Only Thing Steaming in Greenwich
by Anna Helhoski | 07/21/11

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Hopefully this Domino's pizza car got to make its delivery before overheating on Greenwich Avenue. And speaking of the heat, how is your car holding up? Leave a comment below.


07/22/11 Temple Sholom Weekly E-Bulletin

Temple Sholom E-Bulletin July 22nd, 2011
Temple Sholom Sancuary

This Week 2

Sunday, July 24th

The Art of Prayer with Rav David

Tuesday, July 26th

Lunch 'n' Learn with Rabbi Mitch

Wednesday, July 27th

For Youth: Ice Cream at Gofer with Rav David
and Cantor Asa

Thursday, July 28th

Talmud Study: Radical Rabbis with Rav David

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Temple Sholom is proud to announce

the launch of our new website!

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Friday, July 22nd
Temple Sholom's
Worship Schedule
Friday, July 22nd
6:30 - 7:15pm

Saturday, July 23rd
9:30 am - 12:00pm

Sunday, July 24th
8:30 - 9:15am

Weekly Teaching by

Rabbi Mitch

"Kol ha'olam kulo gesher tzar ma'od v'haikar lo l'fached klal" ("The whole world is a narrow bridge, but the essence is to not be afraid.")

This well-known Hebrew song - one of the most popular pieces of Jewish wisdom attributed to Reb Nachman of Bratislav -- teaches that the most important accomplishment we can master in life is to not become incapacitated by our fear. While it may not seem realistic in the moment, in the most challenging of circumstances, fear can be re-channeled for reasonable and perhaps even healthy responses. Fear, like love, is a great motivator. We can be afraid of dying, and the loss of our loved ones, and be prompted by both fear and love...

Click here to see the full version of this teaching.

Temple Sholom is now on Twitter!

Join the conversation! Click here to follow Rabbi Mitch at @RabbiMitch - and get all the latest updates and news about Temple Sholom by following our congregational Twitter feed at @TempleSholomCT.

Beach Service

Annual Beach Service

Join us for Temple Sholom's

Shabbat on the Beach

at Tod's Point,

Greenwich Town Beach

Friday, August 12th, 2011 at 6:00pm

Take a deep breath, grab a picnic and some lawn chairs, and join your Temple Sholom friends in welcoming Shabbat on Friday, August 12th, at a joyful, musical service at Tod's Point (at the "Seaside Garden" section of the beach). Click here for directions.

The evening begins with a wine and cheese "pre-neg" at 6:00pm, followed by Shabbat services at 6:30pm, led by Cantor Asa Fradkin and music specialist Adam Feder.

Worried about rain? Never fear - in case of inclement weather, the "pre-neg" and services will take place at Temple Sholom at 6:00pm.

For more information or to RSVP,

please contact Eve Jedda at eve.jedda@templesholom.com, or call

her at (203) 542-7156.

*Please note: the Beach Service will be the only Shabbat service taking place on the evening of August 12th.

Don't miss out! Make your reservations today for Temple Sholom's

Israel Mission

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Temple Sholom leads a mission to Israel every year. This year's trip will take place in association with The Sholom Center in February 2012. Spaces for the trip are filling up quickly - so don't miss out on this chance to be part of a fascinating and timeless exploration of the Holy Land.

For more information and a detailed itinerary, click on the link above, or contact Lori Baden, Senior Director of Membership and Programming, at(203) 542-7172 or email Lori.Baden@templesholom.comThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Summer Study Programs:

Radical Rabbis

Rav David studies the most controversial debates, stories, and figures in the Talmud.

Thursdays 7:00 - 8:30pm

Class meets on July 28th and August 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th

The Art of Prayer:

There's more than one way to sing L'cha Dodi! Join Cantor Asa and get to know the weekly prayers that

celebrate Shabbat. (Rav David fills in

for Cantor Asa this Sunday.)

Sundays: 9:30 - 10:30am

Class meets on July 24th & 31st

and August 7th & 14th

Jewish Ethics

Come in from the heat, enjoy lunch and study Jewish ethics through the lens of

the rabbinic Sages with Rabbi Mitch

and Rav David.

Tuesdays: 12:00 - 1:00pm

July 26th and August 2nd & 9th

A kosher lunch will be provided each week, except for Tuesday, August 9th in observance of Tisha B'Av, a fast day.

Summer Youth Programs

Kids home for the summer? Join Rav David and friends for some fun hang-time - meet for ice cream, or come by for pizza and hoops. Open to 2nd through 8th graders.

Wednesday, July 27th, 4:30 - 6:00pm - Ice Cream at Gofer*, Cool off with Rav David and Cantor at Gofer. They will treat you to a scoop of ice cream.

Wednesday, August 10th, 4:30 - 6:00pm - Pizza, Hoops & More, Bring your friends for a pick up game of hoops with Rav David. Work up an appetite and stay for pizza and ice cream. There will also be plenty of other games to play such as hula hoop and hopscotch.

Wednesday, August 17th, 4:30 - 6:00pm - Ice Cream at Gofer*, Cool off with Rav David and Reb Allison at Gofer. They will treat you to a scoop of ice cream.

*Gofer Ice Cream is located at 522 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich. If you have questions regarding our youth programs, call Rav David at (203) 542-7163 or email him at ravdavid@templesholom.com

Young Children's Family Services and Dinner

Friday, July 29th, 5:30pm Services, 6:00pm Dinner

Friday night is family time! Join Reb Allison and friends for a fun, spirited and child-friendly Shabbat service designed especially for families with children in 2nd grade and younger. Stay after services for a light Shabbat dinner and socialize with other parents and children. Bring your friends...everyone is welcome!

To RSVP or for further information, please call Alice Schoen at (203) 542-7165 or email her at alice.schoen@templesholom.com.

Tisha B'Av

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Monday, August 8th, 6:30pm Erev Tisha B'Av Services

Tisha B'Av, the Fast of the Ninth of Av, is a day of mourning to commemorate the many tragedies that have befallen the Jewish people. Tisha B'Av will be observed this year from sundown on Monday, August 8th until sundown on Tuesday, August 9th. Click here to learn more about Tisha B'Av, and its traditions and observances.

At Temple Sholom, services will take place on Monday evening, August 8th at 6:30pm. Participants are encouraged to bring flashlights, as the lighting in the sanctuary will be dimmed.

In and Around the Community...

The Jewish High School of Connecticut (JHSC) Announces Merit Scholarship, The Board of Trustees of the JHSC is pleased to announce a Merit Scholarship, for a student who currently does not attend Jewish High School. The grantee will receive a tuition waiver equalling 100% of the tuition at JHSC. The grant will be renewed for each for the student's remaining years at JHSC, after the initial grant, subject to the student's maintaining a good standing in their academics, behavioral, and other pursuits that qualified them in the first place. Click here to download the JHSC Merit Scholarship Application.

Biblical and Talmudic botanist Jon Greenberg, Ph.D. will present Torah tours of the Brooklyn and New York Bronx Botanical Gardens on Tuesday, July 26th (at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, especially for mothers and children) and Sunday, July 31st from 10:00 - 11:30am (at the New York Botanical Garden: all are welcome.) Highlights of the tours include samples of the original maror, the "Etrog Problem"- how a conflict between science and Torah was created and solved, why wine is important in Judaism, and a look at Botany as Theology. For more information, fee structures, or to register for either event, please e-mail Dr. Greenberg at jon@torahflora.org or visit TorahFlora.org and click on Events.

Shalom Bombay, the glatt kosher Indian restaurant in NYC, has recently started a Friday delivery service to several communities. They are delivering their unique and delicious Shabbat specials and Kiddush food directly to your doorstep (naan bread, tandoori meats, chicken, lamb, and vegetarian dishes, samosas, rice dishes, etc). If you are interested, visit www.shalombombay.com or email shalombombay@yahoo.com. They will need a critical mass of orders to begin the service in the Greenwich/Stamford area. As our very own Steve Katz says, "This place is great!"

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