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April 26, 2017
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(Dates and times are also on the TBC website calendar.)

  • Thursday, April 27, 4:20 pm: Religious School in Session
  • Friday, April 28, 7:30 pm: Shabbat Services
  • Saturday, April 29, 9:30 am: Torah Study
  • Saturday, April 29, 7:00 pm: Justin Landau - Eagle Scout Court of Honor
  • Sunday, April 30 at sunset: Yom HaZikaron
  • Sunday, April 30, 9:30 am: Yom HaAtzmaut during Religious School
  • Monday, May 1 at sunset: Yom HaAtzmaut
  • Wednesday, May 3, 4:20 pm: Religious School in Session
  • Thursday, May 4, 4:20 pm: Religious School in Session
Next Shabbat Family Service, Friday, May 5!

Join us for another fun Shabbat family service starting at 6:00 pm with a kid-friendly Preneg (pizza & veggies). At 6:30 pm, song, story and worship will be followed by a birthday celebration and oneg with a certified nut-free option at the dessert table. If you will be attending the preneg, make sure to Preneg RSVP! And save June 2 for the next Shabbat Family Service!
Noah Aronson Concert for TBC Members
Sunday, May 7 at 11:00 am

TBC is hosting Noah Aronson, an internationally acclaimed soulful and energetic
Jewish composer and  performer on Sunday, May 7.  This program is free to all members thanks to generous donations to the Cantor's discretionary fund over the past few years in support of musical programs at TBC.  Please mark your calendars and plan to attend this most special TBC event. Please RSVP so we can plan to accommodate those attending. 

Noah will be teaching our children in the religious school from 9:30- 10:30am followed by a concert for all our school children, their parents, and all TBC members from 11:00am-12:00pm in the TBC sanctuary. Check out Noah's website at www.noaharonson.com for a sampling of some of his exciting and inspiring music.

Ann S. Arnold, author of ' Together - A Journey for Survival' and her father Mark (Manek) Schonwetter at TBC, April 23, 2017

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Jewish Family Services of Greater Danbury/Putnam
Personal and Confidential, No-Fee Resource Service

May is Older Americans Month, and senior care for you and your aging relatives is just one of the many areas in which Jewish Family Services can help. They can provide assistance with:
  • Homecare resources
  • Senior housing and long-lerm care options
  • Medical-related and mental health matters
  • Caregiver support
While you may not need their help, family and friends may! Contact information: (203) 794-1818; email: jfsdanbury@gmail.com.
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Schoke Jewish Family Service Programs and Activities 
May 2017

Schoke Jewish Family Service has a great set of upcoming programs (see below), including support groups for those seeking employment, help with financial fitness, exercises for brain fitness, and others. Schoke can also provide information and eligibility assistance for financial help to purchase food.

SCHOKE JFS COLLEGE AHEAD!, Thursday, May 4th at 7:30 pm at the Stamford J, 1035 Newfield Avenue, Stamford. A panel of college admissions deans will discuss topics of interest to high school students and their parents, moderated by Claire Friedlander, Schoke JFS College Consultant. For more information, contact her at clairef@ctjfs.org or 203-921-4161.

An Evening with Elayne & James Schoke JFS on Wednesday, May 10th at the Crowne Plaza Stamford Hotel, 2701 Summer Street: 38th Annual Mitzvah Award to the Beldotti Family and Young Leadership Award to Mark Frank. Cocktails at 5:30 pm, dinner, live auction and, at 8:00 pm, stand-up comedy by Steve Solomon of the Broadway show, My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish and I'm in Therapy. For more details or to purchase tickets, visit www.ctjfs.org.

Schoke JFS presents: Stand-Up Comedy by Steve Solomon of the Broadway show, My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish & I'm in Therapy on Wednesday, May 10th at 8:00pm at Crowne Plaza Stamford Hotel, 2701 Summer Street. Show followed by kosher dessert buffet. Tickets are $65 per person. Reserve seats at https://jewishfamilyservice.wufoo.com/forms/an-evening-with-schoke-jfs/
 
Schoke JFS Brain Fitness Group Program-Tuesday, May 16th at 1pm: Designed for individuals looking to stimulate their brain power with a meaningful experience focusing on insight, reducing stress, inspiring confidence, and providing practical support to help reach personal goals! Come and meet others and participate in some mental exercises to stimulate brain power. Insurance co-pays will be accepted, or $20 fee to attend. Light refreshments will be served. Advance registration suggested by contacting Jami Fener, Brain Fitness Program Coordinator at jfener@ctjfs.org or 203-921-4161 x121   
Share Your Simcha - Sponsor a Preneg, Oneg or Flowers!

Share Your Simcha - Sponsor a Shabbat, Oneg, Preneg or the Flowers! A wonderful way of celebrating special simchas, such as birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, the birth of a child or grandchild, is sharing your nachas with the entire congregation by sponsoring the Shabbat Oneg, Preneg or Flowers for the Friday of your special week. No special occasion? You can still sponsor a Shabbat! We will arrange for the flowers, food and set-up, all you do for your family to sponsor is make a minimum donation of $125 for an Oneg, $180 for a Preneg or $250 for the flowers at http://bit.ly/tbconpns.

Don't Forget to Use AmazonSmile!  

TBC has signed up for AmazonSmile.  When you shop there, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Temple Bnai Chaim.  Support TBC every time you shop.  Bookmark this special URL for TBC members: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/13-3249895 

You shop ... Amazon gives to Temple B'nai Chaim. It's as easy as that!  Support TBC by starting your shopping at AmazonSmile! 
Yahrzeits, April 28 - May 4, 2017
(See also the  Monthly Yahrzeit List on the TBC Website.)

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

Bella Edelman Saturday 4/29/2017 grandmother of Jodi Simon Stewart
Barbara Markowitz Monday 5/1/2017 friend of Carrie and Harvey Kulawitz
Louis R. Hurwitz Tuesday 5/2/2017 grandfather of Ruth Hurwitz
Eileen G. Portnoy Tuesday 5/2/2017 mother of Dina Gumins
Harold Goodman Thursday 5/4/2017 great grandfather of David Mann

It is traditional to light a memorial candle on the eve of the yahrzeit at home and to recite Kaddish when lighting the yahrzeit candle. It is also a custom to make donations in memory of loved ones around the time of yahrzeit.

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Temple B'nai Chaim
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82 Portland Avenue, P.O. Box 305, Georgetown, CT 06829
Phone: 203 544-8695 - Fax: 203 544-9706
Cantor: Jon Sobel
President: Cindy Baulsir
Office Manager: Kim O'Rielly
Education Manager: Jennifer Haynos
Facility Use/Rental: Kim O'Rielly