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Office Manager: Kim O'Rielly
Education Manager: Jennifer Haynos
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President, Dina Gumins

Sisterhood President, Margaret Mazer Ogdon 


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Chailites should be submitted to chailites@templebnaichaim.org by
Sunday at 4:00 pm to appear on Wednesday.

TBC Events through August 27, 2015 

(Dates and times are also on the TBC website calendar.)    

  • Friday, August 21, 6:30 pm: Shabbat Services
Temple B'nai Chaim at URJ Crane Lake Camp!   

Don't Forget to Return Your Membership Packages!

Please remember to return your membership packages. They were due Friday, July 31! We need to get them back so we can send out the High Holiday tickets.   If you haven't received your package yet or if you have any questions, please call Kim O'Rielly in the TBC Office at (203) 544-8695.
Our Daily Bread Food Pantry is an ecumenical food pantry servicing the Greater Danbury community. Its mission is to help those in need of food, whatever their circumstances, and maintain the dignity of clients in a compassionate and caring atmosphere. Our Daily Bread offers one bag of groceries per month.

Daily Bread is located on Terrace Place, in the rear building of St. James' Episcopal Church at 25 West Street, Danbury, CT.  Bring quarters for the meters when you join us! Contact Peggy Zamore (peggyz18@gmail.comto join our team.

Prepare for the High Holy Days

From the Rabbi ....   The High Holy Days will be here soon! In fact, Elul, the Hebrew month that precedes Rosh Hashanah, begins this Sunday.  During Elul, Jews have traditionally set aside part of each day to study and prepare for the High Holy Days (HHD's). This custom allowed Jewish people to encounter and grapple with the themes of the HHD's well before they ever arrived for services. Read more ...

Click here for more information about the High Holy Days at TBC!
Back-to-School BBQ, August 30, 11:00 -12:30!

Our TBC Men's Club & Sisterhood will be holding a 'Back to-School BBQ' on the first day of Religious School coming up on August 30th from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm.

We will be BBQing hamburgers plus... for our Religious School crowd, both children and their parents. This event will be co-sponored by the Religious School. The men can't wait to cook up a storm for the crowd. It should be fun!
Check Out Videos from Last Friday's Shabbat Service!  

Inscribe Your Leaf on the Tree of Life Today!
Whether you celebrate a birth, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, wedding, anniversary or other special event, inscribing th e event on the leaves of the Tree of Life will ensure your memories shine brightly at Temple B'Nai Chaim for years to come.

It's easy to order - just fill out the Tree of Life order form. Each leaf costs $300 and will be engraved upon receipt of the completed order form and full payment. Your leaf will be placed on the tree within 6-8 weeks after the order is placed. Examples of leaves may be seen here.  Contact treeoflife@templebnaichaim.org if you have any questions. 

Yahrzeits, August 21-August 27, 2015
(See also the Monthly Yahrzeit List on the TBC Website.)

Morris Delitsky Friday 8/21/2015 grandfather of Carrie Kulawitz
Melvin Ginsburg Sunday 8/23/2015 father of Dan Ginsburg
Barbara Klein Averick Tuesday 8/25/2015 mother of Robert Averick
Arthur Leblang Tuesday 8/25/2015 father of Judy Welty
Bertha Rolle Thursday 8/27/2015 mother of Alan Rolle