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June 6, 2018
(Dates and times are also on the TBC website calendar.)
  • Friday, June 8, 7:30 pm: Shabbat Service
  • Saturday, June 9, 9:00 am: Bar Mitzvah Jonathan Barkan. Send a Chai greeting card 
    to Jonathan to wish him mazel tov on his bar mitzvah! 
  • Saturday, June 9, 9:30 am: Torah Study
  • Saturday, June 9, 11:15 pm: Bar Mitzvah Ryan Lapatine. Send a Chai greeting card 
    to Ryan to wish him mazel tov on his bar mitzvah! 
Disney Shabbat Family Service ( See more pictures)
Robbins Aufruf (אויפרוף) on June 29!
Please join Russ Robbins and Valerie Rosenson for an aufruf to celebrate the upcoming wedding of their son, Brian Robbins, to Valmai Hanson at Shabbat services on Friday, June 29 at 7:30 pm. 
Jewish Senior Services Lecture - June 27 at 7:00 pm
Early Detection and Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease

On June 27 at 7:00 pm, Jewish Senior Services will host a lecture by Dr. Christopher H. van Dyck on the early detection and prevention of Alzheimer's Disease. The lecture will be held at Jewish Senior Services, Bennett Hall, 4200 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT. Please RSVP to Kim Gintoli at (203) 365-6463 or kgintoli@jseniors.org, if you are interested in attending.  
Jewish Family Services of Greater Danbury-Putnam 

HELP?  You may not need us but family and friends may! JUST REACH OUT!
Meet Karin Beitel, New TBC Director of Lifelong Learning

We are excited to share some wonderful news with you about TBC's search for a new Director of Lifelong Learning. Karin Beitel, who has been leading the school for months as our interim educator, has now been selected to be our Director of Lifelong Learning on an ongoing basis.

Karin holds a Bachelor's Degree in Religious Studies from the University of Rochester and a Masters Degree from Hebrew Union College. Karin has decades of experience as a Director in Reform Jewish Education, most recently as the Director of Education at Temple Israel of Westport.  She has a passion for Judaism and has developed a strong commitment to TBC in the months that she has been with us. Karin has earned the respect of our rabbi, lay leaders, teachers, parents, and students and has an outstanding reputation in the greater Jewish community of Fairfield County and beyond.

Please join us in welcoming Karin in her new role as the Director of Lifelong Learning and as a member of our TBC Community.

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 more 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.
Above - TBC and other volunteers at the Dorothy
Day Hospitality House / Danbury Soup Kitchen
Share Your Simcha - Sponsor a Preneg, Oneg or Flowers!

A great 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, you just make a minimum donation of $125 for an oneg, $180 for a Preneg or $250 for the flowers.  Sponsor a Shabbat!  
Upcoming Events and Save the Dates!

Sisterhood Rosh Chodesh - To be rescheduled 

Sisterhood Shabbat Service
Friday, June 22 at 7:30 pm
Our Daily Bread Food Pantry
Monday, June 25 at 9:30 am
Pride Shabbat Service
Friday, June 29 at 7:30 pm
Pride Torah Study
Saturday, June 30 at 9:30 am
Shabbat Family Service with Preneg
Friday, July 6 at 6:00 pm (service 6:30 pm) Preneg RSVP / Sponsor a Shabbat 
Mystical Tisha B'Av Shabbat Service
Friday, July 20 at 6:30 pm   Sponsor a Shabbat 
Tisha B'Av Study Brunch
Saturday, July 21 at 10:30 am
Our Daily Bread Food Pantry
Monday, July 30 at 9:30 am

Yahrzeits, June 8 -14, 2018

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

Cecile Cukier

grandmother of Russell Robbins
Bob Vitanza

friend of Carrie and Harvey Kulawitz
Albert Farber

father of Mitchell Farber
I.Stanley Goldberg

father of Wendy Agnew
Daniel D. Kramer

father of Harvey Kramer
Lawrence Schott

stepfather of Marilyn Crandall
Scott Auby

brother-in-law of Alyssa Newman

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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Contact Us

Temple B'nai Chaim
, 82 Portland Avenue, P.O. Box 305, Georgetown, CT 06829
Phone: 203 544-8695
President: Cindy Baulsir
Office Manager/Facility Use: Denise Seccurra
Director of Lifelong Learning: Karin Beitel