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August 31, 2016
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  • Friday, September 2, 6:00 pm: Family Preneg
  • Friday, September 2, 6:30 pm: Family Shabbat Services, Festive Oneg
  • Monday, September 5: Labor Day, TBC Office Closed

Religious School Meet & Greet, August 28 - More photos!

Shabbat Family Service, Friday Sept. 2

Make sure to save the date for the upcoming Shabbat Family Service - Friday, September 2.   You're invited to a kid-friendly pre-neg with pizza and veggies at 6:00 pm followed by the family service at 6:30. Festive oneg to follow. 

The preneg and oneg this week will be sponsored by Jane and Moses Alexander. Thanks!  (If you would like to sponsor a Shabbat oneg, pre-neg or flowers, please see the instructions and form here!)
Sweet Holiday Greetings!

Do you know what funds the annual Sisterhood Break Fast? Your generous donations to the Honey Fundraiser! This is your opportunity to wish your TBC friends and family a Happy New Year by sending  them a jar of honey!  Full ordering information is available here.
TBC Membership Packets!

If you haven't returned your membership packets, please do so right away! We're getting ready to prepare tickets for the High Holidays and need to have all memberships processed.  If you didn't receive your packet or have any questions, please contact the
TBC Office
Welcome to Our New TBC Member Family!

Charles and Michele Raspler
and their children Sophie and Jack, of Wilton

Please extend a warm welcome to our new members!
Michael Heft Food &  Miriam Messe Diaper Collection

It is time once again for the food and diaper drive to help local food banks.  The items will be delivered to the Redding Food Pantry, Wilton Food Pantry, the Women's Center of Greater Danbury, and the Community Action Agency of Western Ct.
Lists will be passed out during Rosh Hashanah services and items will be collected during Yom Kippur services.  Please be as generous as you are able. I will need kids to sort through the items & drivers to deliver.   Please contact Jane Alexander.
Jewish Senior Services!

From Nancy Altchiler, Synagogue Liaison for Jewish Senior Services:  Jewish Senior Services has moved to its beautiful new campus at 4200 Park Avenue! If anyone is interested in a tour please contact Nancy Altchiler at
naltchiler@jseniors.org. To learn more about the first state-of-the-art intergenerational senior living campus and Household Model nursing home in the state, visit www.jseniors.org. If you are interested in volunteering, contact Darlene Miakos at dmiakos@jseniors.org. Also, membership in the new J Fitness Center (opening September 1st, 2016) is open to the public. There is a discounted rate for synagogue members. Please contact Kim Fox at Kfox@jseniors.org for more information. This is an exciting time for our community, please be a part of it!
Jewish Family Services!
  • The Jewish Family Service of Stamford has a great series of Fall programs and workshops lined up! Click here for the full listing.
  • The Jewish Family Services of Greater Danbury/Putnam provides assistance with senior living, mental health care, medical-related topics, legal concerns, and a variety of social services. Service is always confidential and without charge. Contact information: (203) 794-1818 - email: jfsdanbury@gmail.com - 141 Deer Hill Avenue, Danbury, CT 06810

Social Action Volunteers Needed!  


TBC Social Action Committee.
The TBC Social Action Committee has many local ways for you to help others, from pitching in at a soup kitchen to preparing dinner at an emergency shelter.  New opportunities, dates, and times are posted to the TBC website, so please take a look and see where you can help

Other Community Opportunities. There are also other ways to get involved in our communities. You can serve as a foster family, deliver food to those in need, and/or host a high school child in the ABC program.
To the right - TBC and other volunteers at the
Dorothy Day Hospitality House / Danbury Soup Kitchen  
Yahrzeits, September 2 - September 8, 2016
(See also the  Monthly Yahrzeit List  on the TBC Website.)

Zeicher tzaddik livrachah! May the memory of the righteous be for blessing!

Hilda Landau Friday 9/2/2016 mother of Charles Landau
Melanie Coye Saturday 9/3/2016 friend of Susan Winters
Jesse Louis Herron Saturday 9/3/2016 father of Nan Ruben
K. Harold Bolton Sunday 9/4/2016 grandfather of Robert Bolton
George Edelman Wednesday 9/7/2016 grandfather of Jodi Simon Stewart
Ghislain Marceau Wednesday 9/7/2016 uncle of David Marceau