February 7, 2018
The CBS Haftarot study group, led by Johanna Bromberg,
enjoys a session of reading, learning and discussion.
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Mitzvah of the Month - February

This month we are collecting items to benefit victims of human trafficking. Lutheran Services of Florida's Trafficking Victim Assistance Program and the Tapestry Program has requested travel-sized hand sanitizer, sunscreen, moisturizing lotion/hand cream, shampoo, and lip moisturizer. The items should be small enough to fit into a small dollar store gift bag or a large plastic sandwich bag. Thanks for your support!

Friday, February 9
  • Kabbalat Shabbat, 6:30pm

Saturday, February 10
  • Simcha & Family Shabbat Services begin at 9am, celebrating all February birthdays and anniversaries.
  • Shabbat Sh'kalim
  • Parshat Mishpatim
  • Kiddush Luncheon is sponsored by Frances and Martin Ilivicky in celebration of their 58th wedding anniversary. Mazal Tov!

Sunday, February 11
  • Minyan 9am
  • Religious School
  • Purim Baking, 9:00am

Monday, February 12
  • Minyan, 8:30am
  • Talmud Torah with Dr Priscilla Nathanson, 10am

Tuesday, February 13
  • Every Beat Counts, 7pm. A discussion of women's heart health. This program is jointly sponsored by LYLAH Chapter Of Hadassah and CBS Sisterhood. Open to the community.

Wednesday, February 14
  • Religious School
  • Talmud Torah with Dr Priscilla Nathanson, 7pm

Thursday, February 15
  • Minyan, 8:30am
  • Lox & Learn with Rabbi David Weizman, 10am


Friday & Saturday, February 16 & 17
  • CBS Brotherhood Shabbat

Sunday, March 4
  • CBS Brotherhood presents Sunday Morning Movie, 10:30am. "THE OTHER SON". Complex repercussions face two families...one Israeli, one Palestinian...after learning that their sons were accidentally switched at birth. Movie & Refreshments served in the Peltz Social Hall 

Saturday, March 10 - Save the date!
  • CBS’s Sixth Annual PURIM GALA CABARET honoring Kathy & Mike Sobel. Featuring an original musical revue by our own Joni Klein Higger, “Irving Berlin...A Song of Freedom”

Friday, March 30 - Save the date!
  • CBS First Night Seder - More info to follow
  • A big Mazal Tov to our fourth and fifth graders for reading Torah for the first time! They are: Ronald Causby, Sarah Lenett, Eli Levy, Samantha Nudell, Sophie Pager, Zev Schulman and Meira Weizman.

  • Karen Tashman will be in Israel for some vacation followed by a program of learning at her professional association conference. She will be away February 1 through February 19; and will return to the CBS office on February 20.
  • Rabbi Danielle Upbin will be in Israel participating in the Israel Bonds Rabbinic Delegation from February 14 through February 22.

  • Bakers needed to make our delicious Hamentashen on the following dates: February 11, and 18. We will teach you how. We'll be working in the CBS kitchen from 9am to noon each of these dates. Please join in!
  • To order your Purim Basket (Shalach Manot) and or Hamentashen by the Dozen please download order forms.

When calling into the CBS office, you can bypass the outgoing message and go directly into the voice mail of the staff member you'd like to reach:
0 - Lori Karpay, Administrative Assistant
1 - Karen Tashman, Executive Director
2 - Rabbi David Weizman
3 - Rabbi Danielle Upbin
4 - Tami Wolf, Religious School Director
5 - Dana Shepard, Bookkeeping
7 - Steve Shepard, CBS President
8 - E mergencies outside of office hours
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