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September 15, 2017
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Religious School Schedule:   
 
Classes are in Session: 
 
Sunday school, September 17
9:30-11:30 
 
Parking Lot Duty:
Metviner, Nevas/Radel
 
Hebrew School is NOT in session this week; 
Wednesday, September 20
Thursday, September 21
 
Classes resume Sunday September 24
 
Wishing all of our TBC Families a Happy and Sweet New Year!
 Shanah Tovah!
 

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Sukkot Celebration and Shabbat Family Service with Preneg, Friday, October 6
   

 

 
J oin us for another fun Shabbat!
Family Service starting at 6:00 pm with a kid-friendly Preneg (pizza & veggies). 

At 6:30 pm, song, story and worship will be followed by a birthday celebration and oneg with a certified nut-free option at the dessert table. 

If you will be attending the preneg, make sure to RSVP

Read Rabbi Bearman's blog " Being a Kid at Temple."

Save the Date for Stop Hunger Now
 
On Saturday, October 21, TBC will be participating in the 7th annual Rise Against Hunger (formerly Stop Hunger Now) packaging event in Wilton. Last year we packaged over 167,000 meals that were sent to Haiti. TBC was well represented by about 90 volunteers. 
  
Our goal is to package over 160,000 meals this year and raise $3,500 as a Congregation that will fund 12,000 meals which will be sent to hungry children in developing countries. If you would like to support this event, send a check to TBC and note that it is for Rise Against Hunger or contribute online. This year each meal costs $0.29!
  
The sign-up will be later in September and further details will be provided soon. Don't forget that children 5 and older can help (our 5-year-olds last year had a fantastic time and really contributed!). If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Don Weber
Rabbi Bearman's Favorite Jewish Music!

Rabbi Bearman has started a playlist on Spotify with some of her favorite Jewish music (including Josh Nelson Project, Dan Nichols & Eighteen, and others).

  Give it a listen! She'd love to hear about Jewish artists and songs that you love!
Share Your Simcha - Sponsor a Preneg, Oneg or Flowers!

Share Your Simcha - Sponsor a Shabbat, Oneg, Preneg or the 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!

               
  
Community Selichot Service
Saturday, September 16 at 7:30 pm
14 Market Street, Ridgefield

High Holy Days 2017 / 5778
September 20 to 30 

Shabbat Shuvah
Friday, September 22 at 7:30 pm
Sponsor a Shabbat 
 
Items Needed Flyer
Thank you in advance for your generosity!

Sisterhood Break-fast
Saturday, September 30 at 6:45 pm
Please RSVP by September 22
 
Move Bimah after the High Holy Days
Sunday, October 1 at 10:00am
We need your help!
RSVP to Russ Robins 
 
Sukkah Setup
Sunday, October 1 at 10:00am
We need your help!
RSVP to Jeff Spector  
   
Jewish Arts & Film Festival of Fairfield County
Presented by the Stamford JCC at Various Locations
October 1, October 28 to November 5 and November 12
 
  
Shabbat and Simchat Torah Service
Friday, October 13 at 7:00 pm
The Schwartz-List Family is sponsoring the oneg in honor of Luke and Zachary Schwartz's Bar Mitzvah. Sponsor a Shabbat 
  
Sukkah Take Down
Sunday, October 15 at 10:00am
We need your help!
RSVP to Jeff Spector
  
Rise Against Hunger (Stop Hunger Now) Meal Packing Event
Saturday, October 21, 8 am to 5 pm
(Each participant signs up for a two-hour shift)
WEPCO, 48 New Canaan Road, Wilton
Donate Now / Volunteer sign-up will start later in September
  
Daily Bread - An Ecumenical Food Pantry
Monday, October 23 at 9:30 am
We need your help! 
 
Sisterhood Membership Dinner
Tuesday, October 24 at 7:00pm 
 
With Rabbi Rachel Barenblat and Rabbi David Evan Markus
Friday to Sunday, November 3 to 5
The Scruton Family is sponsoring the Friday night Shabbat oneg in honor of Judson and Michele's 30th Wedding Anniversary.  Sponsor a Shabbat 
  
6th Annual Saul Cohen - Schoke JFS Lecture
Thursday, November 9 at 7:30pm
Ferguson Library, Stamford
 
Super Hero Shabbat Family Service with Preneg
Friday, November 10 at 6:00pm (service 6:30pm)

Semi-Annual Congregational Meeting
Thursday, November 16 at 7:45pm 

Dorothy Day Hospitality House and Danbury Soup Kitchen
Wednesday, November 29 at 2:30pm
We need your help! 

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

Fiddler on the Roof All-Star Community Staged Reading Presented
by the Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County
Sunday, December 3 at 4:00pm
Congregation Rodef Sholom, Bridgeport
Rabbi Bearman is the Rabbi!

Daily Bread - An Ecumenical Food Pantry
Friday, December 29 at 9:30am
We need your help! 
 

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Phone: 203 544-8695
Cantor: Jon Sobel
President: Cindy Baulsir
Office Manager: Kim O'Rielly
Religious School Director: Jennifer Haynos
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