May 9, 2018




Friday, May 11
Shabbat Evening Service
Show n'Kvell
Students in the Jewish Experience will participate
7:00 p.m.

Followed by 
Oneg - Beit Cafe' in honor of Cantor Kohlbrenner and to wish her well.

Saturday, May 12
Shabbat Worship with Torah Study
9:30 a.m.
Lt. Hornstein Chapel

Friday, May 18
Intergenerational Shabbat 
45 minute Shabbat service for all ages
7:00 p.m.
Lt. Hornstein Chapel

Guided Meditation
7:00 p.m.
Men's Club Lounge

Followed by 
Oneg - Beit Cafe'. Author and congregant Meryl Sussman will discuss her writing process.

Saturday May 19
Shabbat Worship with Torah Study
9:30 a.m.
Lt. Hornstein Chapel

Shavuot 2018
Saturday May 19 
Erev Shavuot
Festival Service
Tikkun Liel Shavout
7:30 pm
Kahn Auditorium
Three part study session- art, music and text, interspersed with dairy desserts. 

Sunday May 20
Shavuot  Festival and Yizkor Service
Confirmation and Graduation
Colette Brancaccio and Zachary Leff will participate in the service. 
CSBE Annual Congregational Meeting 

When: Tuesday, May 29
Refreshments: 7:00 p.m. Meeting:  7:30 p.m.
Where: Kahn Auditorium
All CSBE members in good standing are encouraged to attend the annual congregational meeting. Letters containing the slate of candidates to be voted on and proxy information has been mailed. Please contact the office at 766-4300 if you did not receive this material. 

We are in need of donations to our Food Pantry.
All donations are gratefully accepted. 
Canned protein is especially needed:
tuna, sardines, chicken, Spam, peanut butter.
Thank you to our group of volunteers who stock the shelves
 and check the dates to make sure that the pantry is current.

Show n'Kvell: Classic Jewish Tales  
When: Friday, May 11, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Sanctuary 
Join the students of the Jewish Experience for their final Show n' Kvell service of the year. 
Following the service we will honor Cantor Kohlbrenner.

Sisterhood Circle of Service 
When: Thursday, May 17, 7:00 p.m.
Where: 442 Laurel Rd.  ( Home of Meri Masin)
Honoree: Suzy Gelman
$36 payable to WRJ Yes Fund
$5 payable to CSBE Sisterhood
RSVP to Barbara Prins or 516-766-1368 or Amy Slavin

Intergenerational Shabbat
When: Friday, May 18
Join us for an evening of Shabbat celebration for the whole family.
6:00 p.m.: Family friendly dinner, pasta, meatballs (vegan option) sauce and salad. Sing along with Cantor Kohlbrenner and Judy Leff.
                                Please RSVP by May 16th to
7:15 p.m.: 45 minute interactive and participatory Shabbat service.
7:15 p.m.: Guided Meditation in the Men's Club Lounge
8:00 p.m.: Author and congregant 
Meryl Sussman will discuss her writing process at the Oneg- Beit Cafe.
Celebrate Shavuot At CSBE 

When: Saturday, May 19, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Kahn Auditorium
Join us for this three part study session involving art, music and text. Dairy food will be served in between each session. Please RSVP by Wednesday May 16 to Joy or call the main office at 766- 4300. Please indicate if you plan to bring a blintze dish.

Books and Blintzes: A PJ Library Shavuot Celebration
When: Tuesday May 22 6:30 p.m.
Where: Art Room 
Children ages 8 and under along with their siblings and a chaperone, are invited to  to celebrate the holiday of Shavuot. E njoy a PJ Library storytime, edible craft, song and movement. 
$5 per person  $15 max per family
Please RSVP by Friday May 18th at 12 noon to Joy at

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