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Thursday, October 6, 2011

10/06/11 The Raw Greenwich Late Night Greenwich News Feed

News Reports About Greenwich, CT
The Town of Greenwich, CT Selects AssetWorks Fleet Management Software Solution
MarketWatch (press release)
WAYNE, Pa., Oct 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AssetWorks, a leading provider of Fleet Management Software and Automated Fuel Management Systems, today announced that it has signed a contract to implement FleetFocus at the Town of Greenwich, Connecticut. ...
Greenwich Real Estate: 8 Homes Sell for Less Than $1M
From condos to mansions, real estate transactions as recorded in the Greenwich Tax Assessor's Office from Sept. 9 to Sept. 20, 2011. By Barbara Heins A condominium at Putnam Hill on Milbank Avenue in Greenwich recently sold for $405000. ...
Gloves come off in first Tesei-Blankley debate for first selectman
Greenwich Time
Incumbent Democratic Selectman Drew Marzullo, left, and Incumbent Republican Selectman David Theis, right, prior to the start of the League of Women Voters of Greenwich debate between the candidates for selectmen at Greenwich Town Hall, Wednesday night ...
Himes faces growing field of challengers
Danbury News Times
Jim Himes, D-Conn., speaks at the Greenwich Chamber of Commerce at the Update from Washington luncheon at Hyatt Regency Greenwich,Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011. Photo: Helen Neafsey / Greenwich Time | Buy This Photo A Republican reclamation project in ...
Greenwich routs Trumbull on the road
Greenwich Time
TRUMBULL -- Senior Shane Nastahowski ran for three touchdowns and Greenwich used a dominant second half to defeat host Trumbull Thursday, 36-12. Nastahowski, who rushed for 126 yards, scored on runs of 59, five and six yards for the Cardinals, ...

10/06/11 Temple Sholom Weekly E-Bulletin

Temple Sholom E-Bulletin October 6th, 2011
Temple Sholom Sancuary

This Week 2

Friday, October 7th

Kol Nidre Services begin at 6:00PM


Saturday, October 8th

Yom Kippur Services begin at 9:00am

Sunday, October 9th

Sukkah Decorating Party

Monday, October 10th

Columbus Day - Temple Offices are closed

Tuesday, October 11th

Lunch 'n' Learn with Rabbi Mitch

Thursday, October 13th

Sukkot Day 1

Main Service 9:30am

Young Children's Family Service with Sheldon Low 10:45am

Friday, October 14th

Sukkot Day 2

Main Service 9:30am;Thank God Its Shabbos 6:30pm; USY Shabbat Dinner in the Sukkah 7:30pm

Click here for our full schedule of High Holiday services.

Kol Nidre Candle Lighting
Friday, October 7th
Temple Sholom's
Worship Schedule
Friday, October 7th
Kol Nidre Services: 6:00pm

Saturday, October 8th
Yom Kippur Services: 9:00am

Sunday, October 9th
8:30 - 9:15am

Temple Sholom

Simcha Corner

jewish star image

Mazel Tov To:

Phyllis and Jay Schondorf on their son in law, Dr. Adam Reiss being awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics. Click here to read more about it.

Like jewelry?

Love books?

Check out Sisterhood's Upcoming Programs!

necklaceNew Member and Opening Meeting, Monday, October 17th, 7:00pm

Celebrate Israel at Sisterhood's opening meeting as we welcome our new members. Mali Michelle will be there selling her unique jewelry at a special discount for Sisterhood members. There will be Israeli food and wine. RSVP to Phyllis Shapiro at (203) 673-7809 or email her at wigini@gmail.com.

Book Club, Wednesday, October 26th, 7:00pm

Sisterhood's new monthly book club will begin with My Father's Paradise by Ariel Sabar. The discussion will be led by Marilyn Schwartz, a Temple Sholom member and experienced book club facilitator. Three copies of the book are available in the Temple Sholom library or they can be purchased on Amazon as softcover or ebook. Men and women are welcome to participate.

bra fittingSupport the Girls, Sunday, November 6th, 9:00am - 12:30pm at Dusty Rose, 114 South Ridge Street, Rye Brook, NY

Enjoy the morning with the ladies while you shop at Dusty Rose when the store is closed to the pubic. You can sign-up for a personalized bra- fitting between 9:30am - 10:30pm or from 11:00am - 12:00pm. There is a suggested donation of $18 to support Sharsheret, a national not-for-profit organization supporting young women and their families, of all Jewish backgrounds, facing breast cancer. RSVP to Sharon Jampol at (914) 906-6166 or email her at shared18@aol.com.

To rsvp or if you have any questions regarding any of Sisterhood programs, please call Phyllis Shapiro at (203) 637-7809 or email her at wigini@gmail.com.


Saturday Morning

Torah Study

Saturday mornings, starting October 15th, 8:30am - 9:30am

Start the New Year "in the beginning," studying the weekly Torah portion with our wonderful clergy every Shabbat morning before services, in the Davis Lounge. A light breakfast will be served. Study is informal -- come as you are! For more information, email Lori Baden at lori.baden@templesholom.com.

Calling All Young Architects!

Enter our Edible Sukkah-Making Contest!

edible sukkah

Come to the Temple Sholom Sukkah from 11:00am - 12:30pm on Sunday, October 16th to create and enter your model into the Edible Sukkah Making Contest.

2nd - 5th graders who are enrolled in the youth groups Ruach (4th-5th Grade) and B'yachad (2nd-3rd Grade) get in free!

Non-members pay $5, or you can sign your child up for the year at the event ($35/members, $50/Temple Sholom non-members.)


TSRS PARENTS: Please RSVP to Michele at Michele.strauss@templesholom.com so we know to pick up your child from class.

teen chalutzim

TSRS proudly announces the launch of Chalutzim!

Are your teens ready to be Chalutzim? This week TSRS launched its new, flexible, innovative and dynamic program for teens called Chalutzim (the Hebrew word for "pioneers.") Featuring programs covering topics from music to movies to Madrichim and more, our teen pioneers are sure to find new ways to explore Jewish learning! A complete catalog of opportunities was mailed recently. If you didn't receive one or need more information or to sign up, email Reb Allison!

Ahavat Tzion v'Am Yisrael: Love of Zion and Our People Israel
A Special Yom Kippur Learning Opportunity
Nonie Darwish, author, human rights activist, and founder of
Arabs for Israel

4:00pm, Saturday October 8th

Nonie Darwish
Nonie Darwish is the founder of Arabs for Israel. She studied Sociology and Anthropology at the American University in Cairo, from here she worked as and editor and translator for the Middle East News Agency until she emigrated to the United States. Following the September 11th attacks, Darwish began writing columns critical of Islamic extremism and the silence of moderate Muslims.Nonie was born and raised as a Muslim in Cairo Egypt and Gaza and lived under Islamic Law, Sharia. She lived in the heart of the Arab-Israeli conflict during the 1956, 1967 and 1973 wars.

Please note: High Holiday TICKETS ARE REQUIRED to attend this lecture.

Hinei Mah Tov U'Mahnayim -- "Behold what is good: brothers and sisters sitting together " (Book of Psalms)

Sunday, October 9th, 2011, 10:10 - 11:00am at Christ Church's Parish Hall

Rabbi Mitch has been invited to share a Jewish perspective on the Hebrew Scriptures. He warmly invites Temple members to join this special dialogue.

This discussion is presented by the Sholom Center for Interfaith Learning and Fellowship.

sukkot girls with apples

Sukkot Decorating

Sunday, October 9th, 2011, 10:00 - 11:30am

Our Sukkah will be put up after Yom Kippur. Join Rav David and Reb Allison for a Sukkah party to help decorate it! Snacks and supplies will be provided. For more information, email Lori Baden at lori.baden@templesholom.com.

lifelong learning

Lunch 'n' Learn

with Rabbi Mitch

Tuesdays in October:

October 11th, 18th*, and 25th

12:00 - 1:00pm

Join us for an hour of sacred study

with Rabbi Mitch.

*Our October 18th Lunch 'n' Learn will take place with our friends from Christ Church and the Reverend Jim Lemler.

A kosher lunch will be served.

All are welcome!

Join Us For Sukkot and Simchat Torah Young Children's Family Services

With Sheldon Low

Friday, October 14th at 10:45am

and Thursday, October 20th at 5:30pm

Sheldon Low Publicity Photo

Celebrate Sukkot and Dance with the Torah at these two young-children-friendly services in honor of our fall festivals! Featuring guest artist Sheldon Low, and lots of singing and dancing.

We'd love to have you join us.

Please rsvp to Alice Schoen at

(203) 542-7165 or email her at alice.schoen@templesholom.com.

Co-sponsored by Sisterhood of

Temple Sholom.

Erev Simchat Torah - A Night of Celebration and Revelry!

torah scroll

Thursday, October 20th, 6:30pm

Join us and experience
the Joy of the Torah!

Temple Sholom students/teens reading from a completely unrolled Torah scroll!

Dancing with the Torah to the music of a band led by artist Sheldon Low!

Bimah Trivia to test your Torah skills!

Festive revelry for one and all!

In and Around the Community...


WAJE, the Westchester Adult Jewish Learning program offers a series of class opportunities for adults seeking to explore questions of Jewish learning and heritage. Our course catalog is available online at www.wjcouncil.org. Join us for a FREE taste class by reserving your seat - email waje@wjcouncil.org for more information.

Rabbinic statement on mosque torching in Israel - please sign. Please click here to add your name to a letter from rabbis about the recent burning of a mosque in northern Israel.

The Jewish High School of Connecticut (JHSC) Open House, Sunday, October 23rd 1:00 - 3:00pm: Come see what JHSC has to offer. Scholarships and tuition assistance are available. For more information, call JHSC at (203) 275-8448 or visit them on the web at info@jhsct.org.

JFS Rosh Hodesh - Its a Girl Thing 7th & 8th Grade Program Begins on October 24th, 7:00 - 8:30pm at Temple Sholom. Through creative mediums girls come together to learn about themselves and Judaism in a cool enviroment. Each month, the group celebrates the new Jewish month through activities explaining important Jewish women, ideas, values and topics relevant to teenage girls. For more information, contact Dinah Miller Marlowe at (203) 622-1881, x 12 or at DMMarlowe@jfsgreenwich.org.

Carmel Academy's Open House, Sunday, October 30th, starting at 11:00am Come meet the leadership, teachers and tour the classrooms. Lower School/Grade K-3 will begin at 11:00am with children's sctivities ongoing. Upper School/Grade 4-8 will begin at 2pm. There will be a science demonstration, children are encouraged to attend. For more information contact Joanne.Karow@carmelacademy.com or call her at (203) 983-3503.

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

10/06/11 Cocktail reception for First Selectman Candidate John Blankley

Reminder.....Cocktail reception for First...
Claudette Lewis-Rothman
Reminder.....Cocktail reception for First Selectman candidate John Blankley is in FIVE days. Hope to see you there!!!

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10/04/11 Board Of Education And Selectman Forums In Byram

Is there any way we can put this up?

Board of Education Candidate Forum
sponsored by the New Lebanon PTA
October 12, 2011 @ 7pm, New Lebanon School Gymnasium
Please attend to hear the candidates' platforms and answer questions provided by the N.L. PTA regarding, schools, testing, communities and our kids. This is the first time we all have a choice and a voice in the upcoming coming election for Board of Education

Selectman's Candidate Forum
sponsored by the Byram Neighborhood Association
Please attend to meet all four Selectman Candidates and hear their answers to questions concerning Byram, the Western Community and Greenwich.

Thank you,

Wendy Figueroa
Vp of Fundraising and events
New Lebanon School

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