Shabbat Announcements
January 11-12, 2019
This Shabbat
Friday, January 11
Candle lighting: 4:28 pm



Kabbalat Shabbat: 7:30 p.m. 

Guest Musician: Chris Coogan

Babysitting in the Young Families Clubhouse (behind the Social Hall) 7:15 p.m.  -  9:15 p.m.

Services will be held downstairs in the social hall


Saturday, January 12
Parashat Bo

Breakfast, Gathering & Schmooze 9:30 a.m.

Shabbat-in-the-Round Service 9:45 a.m. (see below)

We thank our Torah readers this Shabbat:  Rabbi Joshua Hammerman, Susan Schneiderman and Bert Madwed.

Services will be held downstairs in the social hall

Shabbat Ends: 5:33 p.m.
Daily Minyan

Monday-Friday: 7:30-8:00 am
Sundays and federal holidays: 9 am

The Daily Minyan is a welcoming place for regular prayer and to say Kaddish .  Please make every effort to attend, so it will be there when you or a fellow congregant needs it.

In Memoriam

We mourn the passing of...

Jack Skydel, z'l, husband of Barbara Rosenberg.

May the family be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

To make a memorial contribution, please click here.
 
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UPCOMING EVENTS
SHABBAT-IN-THE-ROUND
Shabbat, January 12
Breakfast and Schmooze 9:30 a.m.
Service 9:45 - 11:30 a.m.
Relax and renew your soul as we explore traditional prayers from new perspectives, probing them for deeper meaning, in chant and in conversation.  Details .
HANDS-ON HAVDALAH
Saturday, January 12 from 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Family Havdalah Service for families with children age 4 to 8 (siblings welcome!)  Pizza, games, crafts and activities.  You do not need to be a TBE member to participate.  There is no charge.  RSVP .  Details .
TU B'SH'VAT ICE CREAM SEDER
Sunday, January 13 @ 10:30 a.m.
A celebration for families and children, led by TBE Religious School students.    Details .
MEN'S CLUB NFC CHAMPIONSHIP PARTY
Sunday, January 20 @ 2:00 p.m.
Food, refreshments and games.  This will be held at Elliott Essenfeld's house located at 57 Fairway Drive, Stamford 06903.  RSVP.
SISTERHOOD PRESENTS LADIES' NIGHT OUT BYOE* AND A SHOW
Thursday, January 24 at Curtain Call, 1349 Newfield Avenue, Stamford
We have had a wonderful response and all our tickets are sold out!  You can still join us by calling Curtain Call at 203-461-6358 to purchase your ticket directly from them.  If you mention the TBE Sisterhood group, they will give you an assigned seat as close as possible to us.  As a reminder, doors open at 7:00 p.m. and you may bring dinner, snacks, drinks and/or dessert (*BYOEverything).  We look forward to seeing you.  Questions?  Email Karen Resnick at kmr925@sbcglobal.net or call 203-536-3115.
FAMILY KABBALAT SHABBAT
"MOVIE HEROES AND VILLAINS AND 
JEWISH VALUES"
Friday, January 25 @ 6:00 p.m.
Please join us for a special, family Kabbalat Shabbat service led by the 5th and 6th grades.  The service will be followed by a Shabbat dinner.  Details here RSVP.
LIFTING THE VEIL ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE - 
A CRISIS IN FAITH
Friday, February 15 @ 7:30 p.m.
Join us for a special presentation by Kevin Shippy, Executive Director of the Domestic Violence Crisis Center.  Flyer .
REYUT - LIFE AFTER DISRUPTION
Tuesday, February 19 @ 7:30 p.m.
The loss of a job, a sudden or chronic illness, a family conflict and so much more can easily make our lives difficult.  This program is designed to help us get back on track and move forward when dealing with hardship.  Free admission.  Non members welcome.  Details .
MEN'S CLUB SHABBAT
Shabbat, March 2 @ 9:30 a.m.
All Men's Club members are encouraged to participate.  We have English, Hebrew and non-speaking roles available.  Please contact Stuart Nekritz at ssnekritz@gmail.com or Al Moskowitz at moskow2you@yahoo.com to sign up.
SAVE THIS DATE FOR THE 
WOMEN'S COMMUNITY SEDER
Tuesday, April 2 @ 5:30 p.m.
Led by Cantor Magda Fishman with musicians Beth Styles, Alessandra Mogilevich and Efrat Shapira.  Flyer .
ADULT EDUCATION
MENSCH-MARKS:  THE CLASS
Seven Thursday Afternoons beginning January 10 from 12:00 noon-1:00 p.m.
A sneak-preview and exploration of Jewish values featured in Rabbi Hammerman's new book, "Mensch-Marks:  Life Lessons of a Human Rabbi - Wisdom for Untethered Times."  RSVP .   Details .
ADULT B'NAI MITZVAH CLASS
Selected Tuesdays from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
If you have never had the experience of a meaningful Bar/Bat Mitzvah, this is your opportunity!  Details and flyer .
ANCIENT WISDOM FOR A MODERN WORLD - AN INTERFAITH LOOK AT WISDOM LITERATURE AND TRADITION
4 Thursdays beginning January 24 
NEWS AND REMINDERS
SPONSOR A "SHABBAT BAG" FOR JEWISH PATIENTS
As a project of the Stamford Board of Rabbis, each synagogue in Stamford will deliver Shabbat Bags to all Jewish patients at Stamford Hospital on a rotating basis.  For the month of January, volunteers from the Temple Beth El Reyut Committee have been trained and registered to visit patients at Stamford Hospital and will deliver these bags on Fridays.  The bag contains challah rolls, sugar-free candy, grape juice and a professionally designed and printed booklet with healing prayers and readings in addition to information on the Jewish Community in Stamford.  Electric Shabbat candles will be offered to those patients requesting them.  The bags may be sponsored for $36.
PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN
BABYSITTING FRIDAY EVENINGS FOR CHILDREN  18 MONTHS - 8 YEARS OLD!
Friday, January 11 from 7:15-9:15 p.m.
RSVP is not required, but if you know in advance that you plan to participate, we would greatly appreciate it if you would email us at youngfamilies@tbe.org.  See all dates here .
ShaBaBimBam
Shabbat, January 12 @ 11:00 a.m.
A Shabbat morning program for families with children 5 and younger (with older siblings welcome!) Join us for a warm Shabbat morning family experience in the Clubhouse (in the back of the TBE building). Everyone is welcome. You don't need to be a TBE member to participate. Questions? Contact us at youngfamilies@tbe.org .   Details .
K'TANIM
Sunday, January 13 @ 9:00 a.m.
A monthly Religious School drop-off program for 3 and 4 year-olds.  You do NOT need to be a Temple Member to enroll!  Tell your friends!  Details .  
            Register your child here .
TBE TEVA KIDS
Sunday, January 27 from 9:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m. 
A drop-off educational program for 3 and 4 year-olds.  Teva Kids will explore science and nature through a uniquely Jewish perspective, integrating the principles of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) education with Jewish values, stories, rituals, blessings and spirituality.  Register here .  Details and costs .
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