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(Dates and times are also on the TBC website calendar.)   
  • Thursday, April 7, 4:20 pm: Religious School in Session
  • Friday, April 8, 7:30 pm: Shabbat Services
  • Saturday, April 9, 9:30 am: Torah Study  
  • Saturday, April 9, 9:30 am: Bar Mitzvah of Aidan Haberman - Send a Chai greeting card to wish Aidan mazel tov on his bar mitzvah!  
  • Saturday, April 9, 11:15 am: Bat Mitzvah of Rachel Slater - Send a Chai greeting card to wish Rachel mazel tov on her bat mitzvah!
  • Sunday, April 10, 9:30 am: Religious School in Session
  • Sunday, April 10: Our Crowd on the Lower East Side

Shabbat Family Worship - April 1st  See video! 
Save the Date for TBC's 40th Anniversary! 

TBC's 40th Anniversary "That's So '70's Shul" Celebration!  A Marvelously Fun Evening celebrating TBC's 40th Anniversary and Shavuot - June 11, 2016. Further details coming soon.

TBC's Lower East Side Trip, This Sunday April 10!

Join TBC's Our Crowd for a day on the Lower East Side of Manhattan to explore Jewish immigration, history, and deli! The itinerary will include a tour of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, a tour of the Eldridge Street Synagogue, and lunch at Katz Deli. More information here! Questions? Email Ria Miller at riahmiller@hotmail.com or call at (203) 240-6408
Torah Chanting at Services This Friday

At this Friday's services TBC member Ross Tartell will be chanting from the Torah! This week's oneg will be sponsored by Jane and Moses Alexander. Many thanks!
Make Your Reservations Now for TBC's Community Passover Seder, April 23 

This year TBC will again welcome members and guests to a Community Passover Seder on Saturday, April 23rd (Second Night of Passover). The doors open at 5:30 pm, the Seder begins at 6:00 pm. This will be a great opportunity to meet together with congregants and friends and strengthen our community. This event is open to all, and members are encouraged to invite their non-TBC friends and acquaintances, of any denomination! The event will be catered, with hors d'oeuvres, Kosher-style food, and vegetarian options. The cost will be $36 for adults and children 11 years old and over, children under 10 are free.

RSVP by April 15 at: http://bit.ly/2016SederRSVP

This year we're asking each TBC family to send in a photo of their
Elijah's Cup (or Miriam's Cup!) to archive@templebnaichaim.org for posting on our Facebook page! 
Refugee Resettlement Efforts Chamber Concert
April 24, 2016 - 3:00 pm 
Come listen to the Dvorak Piano Quintet & the Brahms E Flat Viola Sonata performed by  Nina Crothers (Violin) Corinne Metter (Violin) Suzanne Corey-Sahlin (Viola) Gunnar Sahlin (Cello) David Hollander (Piano) in a benefit performance for our Wilton refugee resettlement effort.   Suggested $10.00 or more donation. Checks payable to: "Temple B'nai Chaim" Memo: "For WI-ACT'S Refugee Work".  At St Matthews Episcopal Church 36 New Canaan Rd, Wilton CT 06897.
TBC Is Updating Its Safety and Security Processes 
In the spring of 2015, the Security Task Force was asked by TBC's Executive Committee to formulate and implement actions that would meet the dual goals of supporting TBC's warm and welcoming culture and creating an environment that is safe and comfortable for congregants. More information about these changes is available here. Information about how these change will affect the Religious School is being sent separately to parents.
B'nai Mitzvah Projects!

Rachel, Jacob and Charlie are hoping for your help and support!
Students preparing for their Bat and Bar Mitzvahs are encouraged to complete a project profile so that information about their project can be posted on the TBC website and Facebook. (Click here to view the project profile form).

Please note that before you complete this form, you must submit your mitzvah project proposal to Rabbi Bearman.  
Salam Neighbor, 2015 Documentary, April 7
Salam Neighbor is a film and campaign to connect the world to refugees. Immerse into the life of a Syrian refugee through the journey of Chris and Zach as the first filmmakers allowed to be registered and given a tent inside of a refugee camp.

There will be a screening of Salam Neighbor on Thursday, April 7th at 7 p.m. at the Wilton Historical Society with a discussion of the Syrian refugee crisis following the screening moderated by Amy Fallas-Kerr, the producer and interviewer for the film crew.  View the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6SxPSZVD9o
Connect with National Federation of Temple Youth (NFTY)

Don't miss an exciting opportunity to connect with the National Federation of Temple Youth (NFTY)!  Please contact Rabbi Bearman ( RabbiBearman@templebnaichaim.org) if you have any questions and/or would like to request financial assistance to attend one of these wonderful programs!  
Ten Minutes of Torah!  

Temple B'nai Chaim is delighted to partner with the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) to bring opportunities for Jewish study right to your inbox.  Several days a week, the URJ publishes Ten Minutes of Torah, a daily email.  Join the thousands of others who open their email to study a commentary on the week's Torah portion, read about a significant moment in Jewish history, connect with life in Israel, or learn about an upcoming holiday. In just ten minutes, you can add to your Jewish knowledge. You can even read Ten Minutes of Torah on the go with your smart phone or tablet.  Click here to sign up today for this special version of Ten Minutes of Torah. Be sure to include TBC's name and location. It only takes 10 minutes a day to get started on a lifetime of Jewish learning. Begin today!

Yahrzeits, April 8 - April 14, 2016
(See also the  Monthly Yahrzeit List  on the TBC Website.)

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

William Deutch Sunday 4/10/2016 grandfather of Marilyn Crandall
Israel Gordon Sunday 4/10/2016 father of Jonathan Gordon
Steven Sitomer Sunday 4/10/2016 son of Ann and Daniel Sitomer
Burton Zuckerman Sunday 4/10/2016 father of Stephen Zuckerman
Barbara Abraham Monday 4/11/2016 mother of David Abraham
Gussie Halle Monday 4/11/2016 grandmother of Richard Bloom
Michael Cohen Tuesday 4/12/2016 cousin of June Mara
Sara Heft Tuesday 4/12/2016 remembered by the Heft Family
Theodore Lash Wednesday 4/13/2016 father of Melinda Weber

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