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    Margaret Mazer Ogdon 
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Please note that events and news for Chailites should be submitted to chailites@templebnaichaim.org by Sunday at 4:00 pm to appear on Wednesday.
(Dates and times are also on the TBC website calendar.)   
  • Friday, September 9, 7:30 pm: Shabbat Services (Note time change!)
  • Saturday, September 10, 9:30 am: Torah Study (This week's Torah Portion)
  • Sunday, September 11, 9:30 am: Religious School in session
  • Wednesday, September 14, 4:20 pm: Religious School in session
  • Thursday, September 15, 4:20 pm: Religious School in session

Shabbat Family Service, September 2 - More photos!
High Holy Days 5777!

Erev Rosh Hashanah this year is Sunday, October 2! (See TBC's schedule of High Holy Day services.) Tickets will be mailed to members next week. To prepare, you may wish to read Elul: The Lead-Up to the High Holidays on the URJ website!
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 hereDeadline: September 19th! 
Welcome to Our New TBC Member Family!

Lisa and Eric Goldstein,
and their children Morgan, Mac, Ethan and Riley, of Redding

Please extend a warm welcome to our new members!
NFTY Convention 2017 Chicago.  See details! (Teens 9-12 grades)
Semester in Israel Program.  See details! (Teens 9-12 grades)
Travel to Israel this Winter - Birthright Israel.  See details! (Young adults 18-26)
Traffic Advisory on Route 7
On Sunday September 11, 2016 the  CT United Ride , a motorcycle ride paying tribute to the 15 th anniversary of 9/11, will be passing through the Town of Wilton.  The motorcade is expected to enter the Town of Wilton at approximately 11:45 am to 1:00 pm.
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. We will need kids to sort through the items & drivers to deliver.   Please contact Jane Alexander.
Jewish Arts & Film Festival of Fairfield County

October 29 - November 6     Sneak Preview, September 15 : Mekonen    For details!
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 in Bridgeport! 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

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Yahrzeits, September 9 - September 15, 2016
(See also the  Monthly Yahrzeit List  on the TBC Website.)

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

Naomi Stern Saturday 9/10/2016 stepmother of Susan Farber
Franklin E. Dillon Monday 9/12/2016 father of Barbara Bloom
Dylan Hoffman Monday 9/12/2016 son of Kevin and Caroline Hoffman
Judy Kolodny Nash Monday 9/12/2016 aunt of Sharon Sobel
William N. Kauffman Tuesday 9/13/2016 father of Paul Kauffman
Bernard W. Learman Wednesday 9/14/2016 husband of Alice Learman
Howard Stevens Wednesday 9/14/2016 remembered by the Heft Family
Ramesh Kundaje Thursday 9/15/2016 father of Vanita Wagner

Rolling Hills Country Club
Please support our sponsors!  
Salem Golf Club
Salem Golf Club offers guests finely catered and customized dining options, event planning assistance, and top service. Surrounded by stunning picturesque views of the club's 165-acre golf course, our main ballroom seats up to 230 guests and opens to the upper terrace for added space and optional outdoor dining and/or entertainment. Heated and enclosed in the late fall and winter months, the space can be used all year round.
A wonderful setting for Bar/Bat Mitzvahs
Kosher catering available
Flexible Menu Options
Contact: Lisa Woods, Director of Marketing & Communications lisaw@salemgolfclub.rog or 914-669-5485
18 Bloomer Road, North Salem NY 10560   www.salemgolfclub.org