- THIS WEEK IN CHAI LIGHTS -
REMEMBER TO SEND IN YOUR BALLOT
DINE & DISCUSS
YEAR END CELEBRATION
ANNUAL MENORAH LIGHTING IN THE SQUARE
CHALLAH BAKE
UPCOMING EVENTS

November 29 at 7:30 pm
SHABBAT SERVICES
Thanksgiving Desserts Oneg

December 6 at 7:30 pm
SHABBAT SERVICES

December 8 at 9:00
HIKE AT KENNESAW MOUNTAIN

December 13 at 6:30 pm
DINE & DISCUSS WITH RABBI PRASS
SHABBAT SERVICE TO FOLLOW
Rabbi Led

December 14 at 6:00 pm
YEAR END FAMILY CELEBRATION

December 20 at 7:30 pm
SHABBAT SERVICES
 
December 27 at 7:30 pm
SHABBAT SERVICES - BYOM!
Rabbi Led

December 28 at 6:30 pm
MENORAH LIGHTING  ON THE MARIETTA SQUARE

January 25 at 4:00 pm
CHALLAH BAKE
at the Goldsteins'

REFUAH SCHLEIMA
Please keep the following friends and family
in your prayers for a return to health:

Michael Baskin 
Bernard Baskin 
Kevin Belcher 
Michelle Belcher 
(Mr.) Robin Flake
Robyn Gandelman 
Andrew Goldstein 
Irwin Goldstein 
Steve Goodman 
Emily Gutenstein 
Ashe Holder 
Bob Huebsch 
Sue Huebsch 
Kathy McGee  Jones
I rving Kagan 
Elina Kishinevsky-Stern
Mel Krupnick
Paula Krupnick 
Eden Lazarus 
Jeff Meyer
Ilona Morris 
Zulma Rosenfeld 
Geor gia Sardige 
Hal Schwartz 
Scott Sirotkin 
Gail Teren 
Mak Yost

MEMBER NEWS

NOVEMBER  BIRTHDAYS
5 Rebecca Zwerling
8 Eric Flake
9 Oliver Jon Zwerling
10 Stanley Alalof
13 Stephen Flake
15 Eric Baskin
15 Seth Alalof
27 Jeremie Joffe
29 Hannah Prass
30 Robin Ehrlich
30 Sydney Berenson

IN LOVING MEMORY
We remember those who passed away this year:

Sandy Amante (mother of Mia & Jaden Robbins) 
Raymond Axt 
Stu Alexander (brother of Sue Huebsch) 
Lana Franklin (mother of Amy Boyer) 
David Huebsch (nephew of Bob Huebsch) 
Taylor Lieber 
Jeff McMullen (nephew of Robin Flake) 
Erin Moore (wife of Gerald Moore, mother of Noah & Hayden) 
Arleen Moolson (aunt of Jen Seitel) 
Pilar Ramos 
Demetria Rodriguez 
Samuel Rosenfeld (brother of Joe Rosenfeld) 
Enid Schwartz (wife of Hal, mother of Charlie) 
Zelda Wise (mother of Leslie Prass)

YAHRZEITS
With fondness and affection we remember
those  whose Yahrzeits are in November:

Katherine Birner (mother of Marci Zied) 
Jack Moses Krupnick (father of Mel Krupnick) 
Roy Lazarus (father of Sandra Flaherty) 
Guta Pech (grandmother of Heather Pacin) 
Frances Robbins (aunt of Steve Michael) 
Gertrude Schwartz (mother of Hal Schwartz) 
Elaine Segal (mother of Ken Segal) 
Hy Seitel (grandfather of Brad Seitel) 
Richard Wise (father of Leslie Prass) 
Harry Zied (father of Ernie Zied) 
Max Zimering (grandfather of Daryl McMillan)

Y ehi zichronam l'vracha - May their memories be 
for a blessing; may they rest in peace. Amen.  

Observe the tradition of giving tzedakah (charity) to  commemorate
the annual Yahrzeit of a loved one's 
passing by making a donation in their memory.  CLICK HERE to donate.  If you would like to  purchase  a plaque  in memory  of your loved ones, please  contact Michael Gutenstein .

TORAH PORTION
Tol'dot ... The Generations [of Isaac]
Genesis 25:19−28:9
This is the line of Isaac son of Abraham: Abraham begot Isaac. 
- Genesis 25:19

SUMMARY:
· Rebekah has twins, Esau and Jacob. (25:19-26)
·  Esau gives Jacob his birthright in exchange for some stew. (25:27-34)
·  King Abimelech is led to think that Rebekah is Isaac's sister and later finds out that she is really his wife. (26:1-16)
·  Isaac plans to bless Esau, his firstborn. Rebekah and Jacob deceive Isaac so that Jacob receives the blessing. (27:1-29)
·  Esau threatens to kill Jacob, who then flees to Haran. (27:30-45)
 

CLERGY & STAFF
Rabbi Joseph Prass
Religious School Principal: Bob Huebsch

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President: Brad Seitel
Vice President:   Robert Goldstein
Secretary: Elaine Gutenstein
Co-Director of Finance: Michael Gutenstein
Co-Director of Finance: Julie Segal
Director of Communications: Wendy Meyer
Director of  Education: Bob Huebsch
Director at Large: Melissa Adelman
Director at Large: Gerald Moore
 
Please submit your articles,  events, updates
and mazel tov's 
to news@mynertamid.org .  

EDITORS 
Mel Krupnick *  Wendy Meyer


 
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November 28, 2019  | 30 Cheshvan  5780

Shabbat Candle Lighti n 
5:11  p o n Friday, November 29, 2019
 
    
The Holiday Season Begins
As we welcome Thanksgiving this week let's all be thankful for our wonderful family and friends, as well as our CNT family. As the year winds down, Membership is gearing up to for our annual Hanukkah Menorah lighting on the Marietta Square scheduled for Saturday, December 28 at 6:30 pm with a rain date of Sunday, December 29. There will be a dance performance, hot chocolate and gift cards will be given to lucky winners of a raffle. We hope to see everyone there.
Some other things going on this month to be on the lookout for: our end of the year celebration on Saturday, December 14 featuring a Havdalah service and dinner - look for more information and evite to come soon. Save the date of January 25 at 4:00 pm for our first ever CNT challah bake.
Membership is looking forward to the new year and would welcome ideas for future events.
Warm Regards, 
Melissa Adelman,  Director at Large

The deadline for election ballots has been extended. 
If you would like to send in your ballot, please do so by November 30. 
If you have any problems, or if you have not received a ballot,
please contact the Elections Committee at elections@mynertamid.org.
Thank you so much for all your cooperation.
Sue Huebsch,  Co-chair, Elections Committee




DINE & DISCUSS WITH RABBI PRASS
December 13 at 6:30 pm
Bring your brown bag dinner and join us for a discussion on a topic of Rabbi's choice followed by a regular Shabbat Service at 7:30 pm.




CNT YEAR END  FAMILY CELEBRATION
December 14 at 6:00 pm

 Please join us for nd of the year festivities including a Havdalah service led by Rabbi Prass with a Chinese dinner to follow.  We will be announcing the new board members and thanking those who will be leaving the board. Then we will open the floor for discussion.  It's been a busy year
and next year will be even busier. 
Our new board will be meeting in
January to plan out the year, and would love to hear any suggestions or feedback. 
As part of the celebration, our Youth Group (NERTY)
will be having its annual dreidel tournament and Hanukkah get together. 
Be on the lookout for more information on this fun night.  
Please rsvp to the evite with the number of adults & children attending.   We're looking forward to seeing you there!

 

CHALLAH BAKE
January 25 at 4:00 pm 
Join us for a culinary adventure at the Goldsteins'.
Save the date! Details to come!
  
 

A PIECE OF THE PIE
Thank you to all who participated in our first Pie Fundraiser this year!! 
 It was a great success and we hope you find them tasty! 
Wishing everyone a wonderful Thanksgiving!! 
-  CNT Membership Committee
  

BLACK FRIDAY SHOPPING? 
BE SURE TO SMILE AT AMAZON 
CNT receives a 0.5% rebate on eligible sales made
using the procedure described in the "smile amazon"
link at  https://smile.amazon.com/. 
Register now and the  congregation will get this rebate.    

A LOVE OF TRAVEL
has generously offered to donate a major part of their profit  to CNT. 
Book your vacation with their guaranteed lowest price  and extra amenities, and CNT will benefit too. Contact  marci@aloveoftravel.com  
770-345-8687 or 404-578-8646

EVERY CLIP COUNTS... 
We have partnered with Box Tops for Education.  Turn yours in to the collection box in the community room. Collection sheets are available to use as well. Box Tops for Education are found on products you already purchase.  A complete list is available at the front desk.

KROGER REWARDS!! 
If you are not already registered, sign up today or re-link  your
code for CNT at krogercommunityrewards.com with code 63646. 
Re-registration is required each school year.

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