Pre-Mincha Shabbat Shiur Rabbi Moldovan will give the pre-Mincha shiur immediately following Kiddush and Mincha will follow the rabbi’s class. Please know that we depend on you to complete Shabbat with a minyan, so please remember to return to the American Legion building fifteen (15) minutes after Shabbat ends for Ma’ariv with a minyan. Thank you for keeping our minyan strong and reliable.
Weekday Services at Bikur Cholim; 10/15-10/19 Mincha/ma’ariv 5:50 pm; 10/22-10/26 Mincha/ma’ariv 5:45 pm
- December Shabbat Services
Services will continue to be held at the American Legion building at Owen Fish park during November. Any changes in scheduling will be sent by email or, if necessary, by robo-call.
- Mazel Tov to Hedy and Terry Augenbraun on the engagement of their granddaughter Carmi in Israel to Yonatan Ben David. Warmest wishes to all the family.
Special Thank You to Shalom Mizrahi for the wonderful new Bimah he has built for us to use for Torah Reading at the American Legion Building.
Chanukah Melaveh Malka
Where: American Legion Hall at Owen Fish Park
When: Saturday Night, December 16th, at 7:30 pm
What: Chanukah Music & Fun with
Delicious Catered Refreshments
Please call Terry Augenbraun or the Rabbi to let us know you are coming.
P.S. We need a few volunteers to help set up Motzei Shabbat. Please call Rabbi Moldovan (203) 906-6296 to help. Thank you and Happy Chanukah to Everyone.
Starting Friday, Dec. 1st, 10 AM - "A Bissel Yiddish" A new class in classic sections of “Bintel Brief,” The Forward’s original advice column, sponsored by the Jewish Historical Society of Fairfield County and presented by Judy Altman. At the Harry Rosenbaum JHS Judaica Library at the Stamford JCC, 1035 Newfield Avenue, Stamford. Fee: $5 for the pushke. Questions: 203-321-1373 x150 (leave message) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Staged Reading - Fiddler on the Roof - Sunday, Dec. 3rd, 4 PM Federation of Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County presents an All-Star Community Staged Reading of Fiddler on the Roof, performed by Rabbis, Cantors, Community Leaders and many others at Rodeph Sholom, 2385 Park Ave., Bridgeport. The show is a script-in-hand reading with singing of Fiddler’s most popular songs, accompanied by a volunteer community orchestra and choral ensemble. All tickets $10 with net proceeds to benefit the Federation’s efforts to support our extended Jewish family in the former Soviet Union.
Special Guest Speaker, Anat Hoffman – Monday, Dec. 4th, 7:30-9:30 PM Executive Director of the Israel Religious Action Center (IRAC) and director and founding member of Neshot HaKotel, also known as Women of the Wall. In 2013, the Israeli newspaper, Haaretz, Named her “Person of the Year” and The Jerusalem Post listed her 5th among its list of 50 most influential Jews. The program will be at B’nai Israel, Park Avenue, Bridgeport and is co-sponsored by Temple Israel of Westport and the Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County.
Meet author David Dalin – Tuesday, Dec. 5th, 7:30-9:30 PM Author of Jewish Justices of the Supreme Court: From Brandeis to Kagan, Their Lives and Legacies. Presented by the Federation for Jewish Philanthropy Cardozo Society with thanks to community partners, Jewish Book Council, Temple Israel, The Westport Library. Event Location: Temple Israel 14 Coleytown Road Westport.
Book Talks – Israeli Poetry and Songs Wednesday, Dec. 13, 10:30 am at the Stamford JCC. Presented by Richard Schwartz and Yael Stolarsky. Sponsored by the Jewish Historical Society. Free and open to the public. To register call 203-359-2196 or email email@example.com.
- Book Buddies Needed
Read with Elementary School Students: The Blackham school in Bridgeport has only 12% of its students reading at grade level. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website books2connect.org or phone: (203) 659-3602.
- Have and Extra Coat in your Closet?
Bring donations of new or gently used coats, hats, scarves, gloves, mittens for adults and children to Schoke JFS, 4200 Park Ave., Suite 300, Bridgeport, Monday-Friday, 9 AM-4 PM. For information contact Rebekah Kanefsky, email@example.com
- Jewish Senior Services needs Minyan Menschen: JSS is in great need of men to help make the daily Minyan to help Residents say Kaddish 365 days of the year. Our Minyan hours will not overlap with most synagogue’s Minyans. Feel free to contact Rabbi Stephen Shulman, Director, Pastoral Services at (203) 396-1001 or email:firstname.lastname@example.org for exact service times.