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February 23, 2018
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Religious School Schedule
SUNDAY SCHOOL - February 25
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Parking lot duty: Herve/Borden, Jacobowitz and Katz
Wednesday, February 28 and Thursday, March 1
4:20 pm - 6:00 pm

Sunday, March 4, 9:30 am to 11:00 am
Purim Schpiel and Celebrations 
URJCamps Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) Camp Road Show Featuring
Eisner and Crane Lake Camps and 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy
Sunday, February 25, 11:00 am to 11:30 am
An extraordinary Jewish summer camp experience can enrich your child's life forever. Parents, please join us for this brief introduction to our movement's Northeast camps whether or not you're considering summer camp for your child this year.
Meet Cantor Dana Anesi at Shabbat Services
Tonight, Friday, February 23 at 7:30 pm
Join us for Shabbat Services to meet our interim cantor, Dana Anesi. We are delighted to have Cantor Anesi join us. She is currently the Director of Fieldwork at Hebrew Union College in NY and for many years served as the cantor at a Reform synagogue in Chappaqua, NY. Cantor Anesi will be with us for all of our Spring B'nai Mitzvahs.
Opportunity for Discussion and Advocacy
Sunday, February 25 at 11:45 am
(Message from Rabbi Bearman, February 20)
Dear TBC Community, Today I joined faith leaders from many traditions in publicly calling for our country to move past prayer and to do the necessary work that will protect the lives of our students and of all people. Each faith leader was asked to share a text from their tradition which inspires them to prevent gun violence.  The text that I chose comes from the Babylonian Talmud and expands on..... ( more)
Order Shalach Manot for Purim Now!
Two of the mitzvot that are associated with Purim are the sending of gifts of food and the giving of tzedakah. In the Book of Esther, Mordechai wrote to the Jews "to observe the days as days of feasting and joy and giving presents of food to one another and gifts to the poor"!  At TBC, we combine these 2 mitzvot into our Shalach Manot fundraiser, a fun way to support TBC by sending gifts to friends as well as TBC clergy, staff, teachers and tutors.  Please join us in celebrating Purim through this annual tradition!  More information ... .  Click Here to Order!  
Order deadline is Saturday, February 24!  Thank you for your support of TBC!
Spend Purim With the Queens of Shushan!
Shabbat Service, Megillah Reading and Purim Celebration
Friday, March 2 at 7:00 pm

Join us for an abbreviated Shabbat Service at 7:00 pm and then stay for our Megillah reading which will include the music of amazing "Girl Groups" throughout the ages! 
PS: Vashti would like to point out that these groups are clearly made up of women... not girls... Mark your calendars now!
Purim Torah Study and Brunch - Saturday, March 3 at 10:30 am
Did you ever want to know what is the whole Megillah? Come and find out as we read and discuss the Book of Esther on Saturday, March 3 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Brunch and Hamentaschen will be served. Come and celebrate this festive holiday.
Hebrew School Snacks
We need your help making sure that our temple is a safe environment for all of our students.  When you are packing a snack for your child to eat before Hebrew School, please make sure that you don't send anything that either contains tree nuts or peanuts or was processed in a facility that might contain those foods. Thank you in advance!
Share Your Simcha - Sponsor a Preneg, Oneg or Flowers!
A wonderful 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!

Opportunity for Discussion and Advocacy
Sunday, February 25 at 11:45 am

Our Daily Bread Food Pantry
Monday, February 26 at 9:30 am

Come celebrate Purim with the Queens of Shushan!
Friday, March 2 at 7:00 pm   Sponsor a Shabbat

Purim Torah Study and Brunch
Saturday, March 3 at 10:30 am

Passover Community Seder
Saturday, March 31, Time TBD

Shabbat Family Service with Preneg
Friday, April 6 at 6:00 pm (service 6:30 pm)  Preneg RSVP / Sponsor a Shabbat

Our Daily Bread Food Pantry
Monday, April 23 at 9:30 am

Shabbat Family Service with Preneg
Friday, May 4 at 6:00 pm (service 6:30 pm)  Preneg RSVP / Sponsor a Shabbat
Susan and Paul Sia are sponsoring the Oneg in honor of Joe Sia's Bar Mitzvah

Deli and Movie Night
Saturday, May 5 at 6:30 pm

Sisterhood Rosh Chodesh Wine and Relax Evening
Tuesday, May 15, Time and Location TBD

Annual Congregational Meeting
Tuesday, May 22 at 7:45 pm

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

Disney Shabbat Family Service with Preneg
Friday, June 1 at 6:00 pm (service 6:30 pm) Preneg RSVP / Sponsor a Shabbat

Sisterhood Rosh Chodesh Wine and Relax Evening
Thursday, June 14, Time and Location TBD

Our Daily Bread Food Pantry
Monday, June 25 at 9:30 am

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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: Kim O'Rielly
Interim Director of Education:  Karin Beitel