May 10, 2018
Your CBS Week at a Glance
with News & Updates
Making a difference ...
one mitzvah at a time!

Last Sunday, the 4th & 5th grade students spent this year's raised tzedakah money, shopping at Publix.

They purchased over $200 in food and gift cards (for fresh food), filling up 12 big bags of food!

All for donation to Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Children's Services Food Bank.

Shabbat Kol HaKavod
Saturday, May 12, 9am
 A wonderful day of celebration to honor and acknowledge Elian Bar-Av, Volunteer of the Year, Tami Wolf, Religious School Director,
Graduating Students, Confirmation Class, Congregational Volunteers and Ba’al Koreh Society Induction. 9:00am 

What's happening at CBS in May?

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Friday, May 11
  • Kabbalat Shabbat Service, 6:30pm

Saturday, May 12
  • Shabbat Kol HaKavod - A wonderful day of celebration to honor and acknowledge Elian Bar-Av, Volunteer of the Year, Tami Wolf, Religious School Director, Graduating Students,Confirmation Class, Congregational Volunteers and Ba’al Korei Society Induction. 9:00am
  • Dessert table sponsored by Mary Esther Morel in honor of Steven Morel's birthday!
  • Parashat B'har-B'hukkotai

Sunday, May 13 - Mother's Day
  • Minyan, 9am
  • NO Religious School 

Monday, May 14
  • Minyan, 8:30am
  • NO Talmud Torah

Tuesday, May 15

Wednesday, May 16
  • Haftarot study with Johanna Bromberg 10am
  • Last Day of Religious School
  • NO Talmud Torah

Thursday, May 17
  • Minyan, 8:30am
  • Lox & Learn with Rabbi David Weizman, 10am

Friday, May 18
  • Kabbalat Shabbat service 6:30pm

Saturday, May 19 - EREV SHAVUOT
  • SIMCHA SHABBAT celebrating May birthdays & anniversaries. Join in the celebration! 9am
  • Following services, Shabbat Lunch & Learn: "Gaza, Syria, Iran, Jerusalem: An Israel Update" presented by Dr. Eric Steckler.
  • Erev Shavuot Dessert and Discussion at the Rabbis home (call office to RSVP) 8:30pm


Sunday, May 20 - Shavuot Day I
  • Morning Yom Tov Services starting at 9am
  • A Special Shavuot Lunch and Learn Presentation:”The Evolution of Shavuot through Story and Song” Presented by Naomi Rubenstein and Rabbi Danielle Upbin

Monday, May 21 - Shavuot Day II
  • CBS Office closed
  • Morning Yom Tov Services, including Yizkor. 9am
  • Followed by Kiddush

Friday, June 1
  • Kabbalat Shabbat on the Beach! 6pm Meet at the north end of Sand Key beach. Please RSVP to the office. There is a parking fee of $5.

Saturday, June 2
  • Shabbat Meditation Circle with Rabbi Danielle Upbin 11am

2018 High School Graduates
  • Eytan Levin, son of Roxana & Andrew Levin
  • Alex Liss, daughter of Ileana & Jeff Liss
  • Sophia Prieto, daughter of Linda Prieto & Jose Prieto
  • Eli Siegman, son of Ellen & Ira Siegman. Grandson of Frances & Martin Ilivicky.
  • Cierra Tinson, daughter of Leslie Tinson
  • Cameron Zimlin, grandson of Judy & David Zimlin

2018 College Graduate
  • Reuben Siegman, son of Ellen & Ira Siegman. Grandson of Frances & Martin Ilivicky.

Recognizing our Graduates
  • Help CBS to recognize our graduates! If you have a child, grandchild or other family member about to celebrate a graduation, please let us know. Call the office at 727-531-1418 or send an email to to provide us with your celebration information so that we may share in your happiness.

Ba'al Korei Society
  • Have you been previously inducted into the CBS Ba'al Korei Society? If so, please plan to put on your special blue kippah and wear it to services on Saturday, May 12 for Shabbat Kol HaKavod. Help welcome in our newest inductees!

  • Shabbat Meditation Circle with Rabbi Danielle Upbin (originally scheduled for May 26) has been moved to Saturday, June 2 starting at 11am.
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