November 1, 2018
What do we do when the unspeakable happens? We stand together.

Please join us this Shabbat at Congregation Beth Shalom as we join together with congregations across the nation for Solidarity Shabbat.

Friday, November 2, 6:30pm
Saturday, November 3, 9am

We will include songs and readings which reflect the themes of peace, unity, and healing for the Jewish community in Pittsburgh and here in our local community as well.

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CBS BRICK PROJECT -
Orders for Phase I installation must be received by November 30, 2018
Congregation Beth Shalom invites you to become a permanent part of our landscape with a commemorative brick. Each brick will be a visible part of the walkway leading to the sanctuary. You can purchase engraved bricks to honor and memorialize your loved ones, to celebrate simchas and simply to support the synagogue.  CLICK HERE  to go to the order form.

THIS WEEKEND & THE WEEK AHEAD

 Friday, November 2 - SOLIDARITY SHABBAT
  • Kabbalat Shabbat, 6:30pm
  • CBS First Friday - Musical Kabbalat Shabbat & Dinner (catered by the amazing Andi Szmiga.) Dinner reservations filled to capacity. (Phone the office to be put on the wait list) A Unique Musical Kabbalat Shabbat Experience led by Rabbi David Weizman and Rabbi Danielle Upbin. Featuring Guests Musicians: -Rebecca Zapen (Violin and vocals) -Eve Alman Goldstien (guitar/bass) -Alan Feinman (drums) -Allison and Gabrielle Cohen (vocals) -Sarah Michaels (vocals) and… the CBS Band Master - Blake Lenett With participation of our CBS youth!

Saturday, November 3 - SOLIDARITY SHABBAT
  • Parshat Chayei Sara
  • Shabbat service 9am

Sunday, November 4 - DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME ENDS - DON'T FORGET TO SET YOUR CLOCKS BACK!
  • Sisterhood Garage Sale
  • Minyan, 9am
  • Religious School K-8th 9:30am

Monday, November 5
  • Minyan, 8:30am
  • Talmud Torah with Dr. Priscilla Nathanson, 10am
  • PERSIAN NIGHT RSVP DEADLINE
                  
Tuesday, November 6
  • Sisterhood Board Meeting, 7pm

Wednesday, November 7
  • Tehillim (Psalms) with Johanna Bromberg 10pm
  • Religious School, 4:30pm
  • Hebrew High, 6pm
  • Talmud Torah with Dr. Priscilla Nathanson, 7pm
  • The Art of Memoir Writing facilitated by Martha Margolis. 7pm
 
Thursday, November 8
  • Rosh Chodesh Kislev
  • Rosh Chodesh Minyan 8:30am
  • Lox & Learn with Rabbi David Weizman 10am
  • * Seniors At Leisure - a time well spent “Getting To Know You” 2nd Thursday of the month - November through May. Find your way to CBS on a Thursday at 1pm for a leisurely afternoon of camaraderie and enjoyment. Through a series of interviews with individuals of our esteemed membership we will discover the role Judaism played in the journeys those individuals took, often from country to country, in their lifestyle and/or career path. And along the way we might discover something unique about other congregants as we play “What’s My Line?”. The afternoon will conclude with refreshments and time spent *schmoozing *a game of mah jong, bridge, scrabble, rummy Q - *sharing your hobbies - stamps, baseball cards, needlecraft. Guest speakers and entertainment will be on the agenda. - Elaine Markowitz & Naomi Rubenstein co-chairpersons

Friday, November 9
  • Kabbalat Shabbat, 6:30pm






COMING UP ON THE CALENDAR


Sunday, November 10
  • Shabbat B'Yachad * Simcha Shabbat * Prayer in Motion * Shabbat School * Tot Shabbat and more!

Saturday, November 17
  • History Night with Dr. Eric Steckler Returns! 7-10 PM at CBS. Persian Night: A Celebration of Community & Perseverance. $36/person. RSVP to the CBS office by November 5.

Sunday, November 18
  • BloodDrive 9am-1pm. Save a life - Donate blood!
  • Brotherhood Morning Movie - The Wedding Plan, 11am

Thursday, December 6
  • CBS Brotherhood Hockey Game and Jewish Heritage Night

Friday, December 7 - SAVE THE DATE
  • Musical, Chanukah, New Member Shabbat, 6:30pm. Now accepting dinner reservations. New members attend as our guests. $18/adult. $10/children 12 & under

Saturday, January 5, 2019
  • Brotherhood Deli Nite Live
Saturday, March 9, 2019 -
SAVE THE DATE!
"A Night at the Tropicana!"
CBS 7th Annual Purim Gala Cabaret
ANNOUNCEMENTS

CONDOLENCES
  • To Sabrina Smith on the passing of her father.

THANK YOU
  • To the members of the CBS Security Team for all their time and efforts on behalf of the congregation.
  • To the many neighbors and community leaders who have reached out to CBS to offer their support.

WE STAND WITH PITTSBURGH
  • Rabbis Weizman and Upbin represented the Jewish community in the Faithwalks for Peace vigil in downtown Dunedin on Monday night. Over 200 people attended including the Mayor of Clearwater and other dignitaries Jeff Patterson of WFLA, Channel 8, did a segment on local memorials for the victims of the Tree of Life synagogue massacre and the shootings in Louisville. Rabbi Danielle Upbin as well as Emilie Socash, the director of our local Jewish Federation, were interviewed in the segment.  Click this link to watch Rabbi Danielle's interview.
  • Karen Tashman was invited to speak with FOX13 with respect to synagogue security and responding to the need to protect our congregational community. Click this link to watch Karen's interview

CBS BRICK PROJECT
  • Congregation Beth Shalom invites you to become a permanent part of our landscape with a commemorative brick. Each brick will be a visible part of the walkway leading to the sanctuary. You can purchase engraved bricks to honor and memorialize your loved ones, to celebrate simchas and simply to support the synagogue. CLICK HERE to go to the order form.
CBS LIVE STREAMING


 With gratitude to the June Baumgardner Gelbart Foundation, CBS is now streaming Shabbat morning services in the sanctuary. The link can be found on the homepage of the CBS website Sharing this link with your away-from-home family members and those physically unable to attend in person, allows us to stay connected with our CBS family.
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Please help ensure that your beloved synagogue, Congregation Beth Shalom, will endure and provide life-enriching experiences for others for years to come .

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