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September 25, 2019
(Dates and times are also on the TBC calendar)
  • Friday, September 27, 7:30 pm - Shabbat Service

  • Saturday, September 28, 9:30 am - Torah Study
  • Saturday, September 28, 12:00 pm - Family Service Choir Rehearsal
  • Sunday, September 29, 7:45 pm - Erev Rosh Hashanah Service
  • Monday, September 30, 9:00 am - Rosh Hashanah Traditional Morning Service
  • Monday, September 30, 12:00 pm - Rosh Hashanah Family Service
  • Monday, September 30, 2:00 pm - Tashlich
  • Tuesday, October 1, 9:30 am - Rosh Hashanah Second Day Service
  • Wednesday, October 2, 4:20 pm - Hebrew School
Pictures from 9/21 TBC Teens Selichot Experience 
HHD Tickets for Family and Friends
Special Opportunity for Non-Members to Attend Family Services

Erev Rosh Hashanah is Sunday, September 29. For everyone who has returned a membership package, we have sent tickets for all immediate family members, along with the High Holy Days NewsletterIf you have a child in religious school, we must have your membership package as well as your school forms for them to attend school. If you do not have a child in the religious school we still need you to send in your package asap so that we can send your High Holiday tickets! 

If you wish to purchase tickets for other family members, children over 24, or friends, please click HERE to fill out the form.  New this year:   Special Family Services HHD Ticket Prices for Non-Members
Shabbat Shuvah Potluck Dinner & Service
Friday,  October 4 at 6:30 pm (Service 7:30 pm)

Join us for a potluck dinner on Friday, October 4 at 6:30 pm for a community gathering prior to the Shabbat Shuvah service to celebrate the holidays together. All are welcome.
Honey-Tasting & Havdalah Potluck
Saturday,  October 5 at 6:30 pm 

All TBC and Sisterhood members are invited to this Sisterhood-sponsored event, which will be held in a private home, for Havdalah, a potluck dinner and a tasting of honeys from around the world.  Experience a full range of sweetness! Marvel in the diversity of tastes and hues and textures, from honey made from local clover to California orange blossom; from Mexican corn to Scottish heather. Click here to RSVP. Please contact Pam Klem for the address or any other questions.
TBC in the News!
Thank You Ark and Bimah Movers!

See what Rabbi Bearman posted to  InstagramFacebook and  Twitter.
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Michael Heft Food and Miriam Messe Diaper Collection
Tuesday, October 8 and Wednesday, October 9
Michael Heft Food and Miriam Messe Diaper Collection to benefit the Redding Food Pantry, Wilton Food Pantry, The Women's Center of Greater Danbury, and The Community Action Agency of Western Connecticut. Lists will be passed out during Rosh Hashanah services and items will be collected during Yom Kippur services on October 8 and 9.  Thank you in advance for your generosity!  Items Needed Flyer. Sorters and Drivers needed! Contact  Wendy Nadel if your children or you can help sort or if you are able to deliver to any of the locations. 
Sisterhood Break-fast
Wednesday, October 9 at 6:30 pm
Sisterhood is once again planning to provide a sumptuous Yom Kippur break fast following Yizkor and Neilah services. All are welcome, but PLEASE RSVP by Tuesday, October 1 so that we are able to plan accordingly.
Sukkot Family Service with Preneg
Friday, October 18 at 6:00 pm (Service 6:30 pm)
Sukkot 2012
Join us for a special Sukkot family service starting at 6:00 pm with a kid-friendly Preneg (pizza & veggies). At 6:30 pm, song, story and worship followed by an Oneg with a certified nut-free option at the dessert table. If you will be attending the Preneg,  click here  to RSVP. Sponsor a Shabbat!

We will be continuing our Birthday Book Minhag (Custom)! Everyone 13 and under who is celebrating a birthday will receive the gift of a Jewish book. 
Sign-up for the Rise Against Hunger Meal Packing Event

On Saturday October 19, TBC will be participating as a congregation in the 9th annual Rise Against Hunger meal packaging event in Wilton. Click here for all the details!
Sisterhood Membership Dinner
Wednesday, October 23 at 6:30 pm

Sisterhood will host our annual dinner for all paid-in members. This event, which is free to all current members, will be held at the synagogue. Not a member yet? Click here to join Sisterhood. Click here to RSVP for the dinner.
Host Student Cantor Hamstra for Saturday Dinner!

In addition to the High Holy Days, Student Cantor Hamstra will be with us at the following Friday night Shabbat services this year:
   October 25 | November 1, 8, 15, 22 | December 6, 13 | January 10, 31
   February 7 | March 13, 27 | April 3 | May 1, 8, 15, 29
Please click HERE if you would like to host her for dinner at your house on one of the Saturday evenings that she is with us.
Midrashic Monologues

Follow Rabbi Rachel Bearman's and Rabbi Paul Kipnes's Midrashic Monologues as they restore the voices of biblical women and men who have not been given the opportunity to speak.
Upcoming Events and Save the Dates!

Sunday, September 29 to Wednesday, October 9

Friday, October 4 at 6:30 pm (Service 7:30 pm)

Honey-Tasting and Havdalah Potluck ( RSVP)
Saturday, October 5, 6:30 pm at a private home

Michael Heft Food and Miriam Messe Diaper Collection
Tuesday, October 8, 7:00 - 9:00 pm and Wednesday, October 9, 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

Wednesday, October 9 at 6:30 pm

Move Bimah After the High Holy Days
Saturday, October 12 at 11:00 am

Sunday, October 13 at 12:30 pm

Senior Center Luncheon at Ogden House
Wednesday, October 16 at 10:30 am

Sukkah Decorating
Wednesday, October 16 at 4:00 pm

Friday, October 18 at 6:00 pm (service 6:30 pm)

Saturday, October 19 from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
WEPCO, 36 New Canaan Road, Wilton

Sukkah Lowering
Sunday, October 20 at 12:30 pm

Sisterhood Membership Dinner
Wednesday, October 23 at 6:30 pm

Daily Bread Food Pantry
Monday, October 28 at 9:30 am

Dorothy Day Hospitality House
Wednesday, October 30 at 2:30 pm

Yahrzeits, September 27- October 3
    Zeicher tzaddik livrachah! 
May the memory of the righteous be for a blessing!

Minnie Learman Friday 9/27/2019 mother-in-law of Alice Learman
William Glasberg Sunday 9/29/2019 father of Gladys O'Neil
Sarah Leder Jaffe Sunday 9/29/2019 grandmother of Sharon Sobel
Jean Sullivan Sunday 9/29/2019 grandmother of Linda Bolton
Edgar Rolle Monday 9/30/2019 father-in-law of May Rolle
Walter Jack Bear Tuesday 10/1/2019 father of Joe Bear
Lynn Steinmetz Tuesday 10/1/2019 sister of Louise Shames
Hyman Wolfman Tuesday 10/1/2019 father of Michael Wolfman
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.
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        Temple B'nai Chaim             Mailing Address: P.O. Box 305, Georgetown, CT 06829
        Phone: 203 544-8695          Location: 82 Portland Avenue, Wilton CT 06897 ( Directions)

        Rabbi: Rachel Bearman         Director of Lifelong Learning: Karin Beitel
        President: Cindy Baulsir        Office Manager/Facility Use: Denise Seccurra
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