Video Parsha

T his week's parsha is Noah (Genesis 6:9-11:32). Rabbi Adler retells the story of righteous Noah, how he remained faithful to G-d amidst the corruption of the world around him, and built an ark filled with animals to repopulate the earth after the flood. Listen to the video to learn why there are rainbows, important life lessons, and finally, the difference between Noah's ark and the Titanic. 

In This Issue

servicesUpcoming Services

Kabbalat Shabbat, Friday, Nov. 1, 8 pm
Shabbat Morning Service Sat. Nov. 2, 9 am;  Bat Mitzvah of Lauren Avedesian
Kabbalat Shabbat & Veteran's Day Service, Fri. Nov. 8, 8 pm
Student-led Shabbat Morning Service, Sat. Nov. 16, 9 am
Kabbalat Shabbat, Fri. Nov. 22, 8 pm
Interfaith Service at St. Peter's by the Sea, Sun. Nov. 24, 9 am. 72 Central St., Narragansett

Please Note:

surveyHigh Holiday Survey

The Congregation Beth David (CBD) Board of Directors 
welcomes your feedback about this year's High Holiday Services. 

If you attended Rosh Hashana and/or Yom Kippur services, including any children's services, please take 5 minutes (or less) to answer a 
f ew short questions about your experience. 

The CBD Board will use your feedback to help ensure future High Holiday services meet your religious and spiritual needs. All family members are welcome to provide feedback. 

Survey closes at 12 noon on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. Why not just take it now and save yourself time later? 

bookclubCBD Book Club

CBD Book Club
Wednesday, Nov. 13 at  7 pm
35 Earles Court, Narragansett

This month's selection is  Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine  by Gail Honeyman. 

RSVP to  Marla.

newmemberNew Member Kabbalat Shabbat Dinner

welcome new members

New Member Kabbalat Dinner & Service
Friday, November 15 at 6 pm

Please join us for a special Shabbat evening to welcome Shabbat and our new members. It is a wonderful evening filled with delicious food, laughter, singing and new friends.
  • Reservation are required by November 7 - no refunds after November 8. Note: No cost for new members, but please do make a reservation so we know to expect you.
  • Cost for adult members $32; adult non-members $36. No cost for children under 13.
  • Have questions? E-mail or call Beryl Chapman at 401-788-0909.

tikkunolamTikkun Olam: Help Us Help Kids in Need

Tote Bags for RI Foster Kids 
Thursday, November 21, 2019
7 pm at CBD

Please join us to make tote bags for RI foster kids. Bring your sewing machines, ironing boards, irons, large scissors, measuring tapes, and extension cords. Fabric and notions will be provided.
There's plenty of ways to help, even if you don't sew. 
We are also collecting items that children removed from their homes would need. This includes shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, soap, combs, brushes, etc. Please, no stuffed animals or books. Diapers and baby wipes are also appreciated. There will be a donation bin at the Temple, so  you can contribute even if you can't help on Nov. 21.
There will be snacks and music-to-sew-and-help by. It's a fun time for a worthy cause!" RSVP to  Liz Karp.

interfaithserviceInter-faith Service With St. Peters

Sunday, November 24, 2019 
9:00 am
72 Central St., Narragansett, RI 02882

Join CBD at St. Peter's By the Sea for our 30th interfaith service.
Agenda for the morning.
9:00 am Discussion 
10:15 am Special Service of Peace & Community
11:30 am Community Dairy Potluck Luncheon

Please e-mail  Bob Fricklas, our "kugel coordinator" and let him know the dairy dish you will bring. 

movieCBD Film Series

CBD Film Series
Sunday, November 24, 2019 
1:00 pm at CBD 

The multi-award film tells the story of a complicated relationship between an aging father and his son with special needs whom he abandoned while he was a child. Through the film's portrayal of a relationship full of love, rejection and co-dependency, it manages to shed some light on and question the importance of human life, human connection and if life is even possible without either one of them. 

Kindly RSVP to   Harris Chorney, or if you would like to help sponsor the film.

communityCommunity Events

The Jewish Alliance hosts many opportunities for Community & Connections. Check out the full community calendar of events

cornerMembers' Corner


Parking Guidelines
Please  adhere to the new parking guidelines when attending services, school, and other events at CBD. This not only respects our neighbors, it also shows consideration for those with mobility issues who need to park closer to the building. 

Request on Behalf of Members with Chemical Sensitivities
Many CBD members and guests have chemical sensitivities that trigger allergies, asthma, migranes, and other medical problems. To ensure we can all worship as comfortably as possible, we request that you abstain from wearing strongly scented products to services and events at CBD as well as at other venues we use for community events. 
Thank you for your cooperation.

Rabbi's Discretionary Fund
Should you, or anyone you know, need unexpected financial assistance, please e-mail Rabbi Adler or phone 401-486-0110. All contacts with the Rabbi, and any related assistance, are confidential .

AccessJewishRI is an information and referral website that is a single point of contact to access the multitude of services, activities, and resources provided by the Jewish community as well as social, health, and government organizations in greater Rhode Island.  Learn more about AccessJewishRI .

Sponsor an ONEG or Kiddush
Want to share the pleasure and joy of Shabbat? Consider sponsoring an Oneg Shabbat, Saturday Kiddush, or a Shabbat luncheon. For more information, e-mail Nancy Chorney
 or call her at 401-789-0232.

Volunteer Opportunities

Want to get involved? Have a skill or idea to share? Check out the CBD list of committees and contact the chairperson to find out more about how you can help.