Weekly Update: June 6, 2019

Shabbat Bemidbar
Friday, June 7
6:15 pm:  Services led by H azzan Shoshi Levin Goldberg and Rabbi Ari Isenberg
8:06 pm:  Shabbat candle lighting 

Saturday, June 8
Honoring Rabbi Dina Shargel, with a festive meat kiddush following services
9:00 am:  Shabbat   morning services in the Milstein Sanctuary
Shaharit: H azzan Shoshi Levin Goldberg
Torah Readers:  Rabbi Dina Shargel, Marge Moline, Sarah Grand, Evie Wolfson, Rabbinic Intern Mitchell Blank, Josh Brunnlehrman and Eve Rabin 
Haftarah Reader:  Howard Kornstein                         
Tribute to Rabbi Dina Shargel   
Musaf Rabbi Dina Shargel 
10:45 am:  Sim h at  Shabbat (grades K-2) in Rooms D&E
10:45 am:  Rua h   on Shabbat (grades 3-5) in the Lower Level Conference Room 
11:00 am:  Tot Shabbat ln Tot Shabbat room
12:45 pm Parashat HaShavua         
4:30 pm: Backyard Shabbat at the home of Rachel and Ben Lebwohl and study session with Dr. Michael Kay

H ag Shavuot Samea h

Saturday Evening, June 8
8:00 pm–Midnight: Teen Tikkun in RH 2 for 8th-12th graders + Shavuout Cake Wars for 6th-12th graders, see flyer below
8:20 pm:  Min h ah Seudah Shelishit with Rabbi Ari Isenberg and Rabbi Matt Futterman
(dinner—rsvp on website suggested)
9:20 pm: Ma’ariv led by H azzan Shoshi Levin Goldberg
Candles no earlier than 9:20 pm
9:30 pm–10:15 pm:  Light dairy reception with Kiddush in RH1
10:15 pm:  All-night learning begins  Tikkun Leil Shavuot-- 70 faces of Megillat Ruth (full program schedule in flyer below)  
Cheesecake and snacks available all night long

Sunday, June 9, Shavout first day
5:00 am:  Sunrise Sha h arit led by Rabbi Matt Futterman and Rabbinic intern Mitchell Blank
Torah Reader: Rabbinic intern Mitchell Blank
5:23 am: Sunrise ( Shema and Amida )
9:00 am: Festival services in the Milstein Sanctuary
Torah Readers: Karen Estrin, Rabbi Dina Shargel, Sarah Grand, Ari Estrin
Haftarah Reader: Michael Picheny
Sermon: Rabbi Ari Isenberg 
10:30 am: Youth services in Lower Level Conference Room 
12:30 pm: Special youth program for 2nd-5th graders
8:40 pm: Festival Evening services in the Irene Schwebel Chapel
9:15 pm: Ma’ariv led by H azzan Shoshi Levin Goldberg
Candles no earlier than 9:20 pm

Monday, June 10, Shavuot second day
6:45 am: Early Shavuot Yizkor service led by Rabbi Ari Isenberg in the Irene Schwebel Chapel 
9:00 am: Festival services in the Milstein Sanctuary
Sha h arit: Lewis Polishook
Megillat Ruth Reader: Rabbi Dina Shargel
Torah Readers: Rabbi Dina Shargel and Georgia Davis
Haftarah: Sam Kohn
Sermon: Rabbi Matt Futterman
Musaf: H azzan Shoshi Levin Goldberg
10:30 am: Yizkor in the Milstein Sanctuary
10:30 am: Youth services in Lower Level Conference Room
8:40 pm: Min h ah led by Rabbi Ari Isenberg
9:15 pm: Ma’ariv followed by Havdalah

June is Pride Month
This month, we celebrate how far we’ve come on matters of LGBTQ inclusion, and we challenge ourselves to consider how much more work there is to do. Consider attending a Pride event in your civic community, and join us at TIC on Shabbat, June 28 and 29, as we celebrate Pride together during Shabbat services. 

Days of Awe Auditorium Parlor Meeting
For those who sit in the Auditorium Service, please join us Thursday, June 13 at 7:15 pm
to discuss changes to the Upcoming Days of Awe.
Location: TIC Reception Hall 1

Nursery School Goodbyes
Please join us on Wednesday, June 12 at 10:45 am
as we say good bye to our Nursery School teachers Lois, Claire and Barbara
as well as our Director, Patty. We will thank them
for their combined 100+ years of dedication and service with "Boxes of Love,"
filled with special notes, cards, pictures and mementos.
If you would like to contribute to any or all of the "Boxes of Love" you can drop them off in the collection box in Carol Meyer's office in the Nursery School or the TIC Main Office.
Please submit all contributions by June 11.
Location of June 12 Event: TIC Reception Hall

Request to Support Second Afghan Refugee Family
The Interfaith Council of New Americans Westchester (ICNAW), of which TIC is a member, needs your financial support to help resettle a second Afghan family who arrived here this month. Please click  here  to donate (and select "ICNAW") or mail a check to Temple Israel Center and write "ICNAW" on the memo line. 

In The Media
The June, 2019 issue of Westchester Magazine
has some familiar faces inside!
Photos from TIC's Annual Gala and Fundraiser
are on page 46. 
Pick up a copy or view photos of the magazine coverage here .

H ag Shavuot Samea h
Shavuot all-night Tikkun
Click flyer for schedule.

Annual Shavuot Appeal
Please consider giving to the Annual Shavuot Appeal. Funds go directly to the Fund for the Hungry & Homeless, helping our
neediest of neighbors.
Click flyer for details and click here to donate.

Upcoming TIC Events

Special Shabbat Service Honoring Rabbi Dina Shargel
Saturday, June 8, 2019
Click flyer for details.

Backyard Shabbat
Saturday June 8, 2019
Click flyer for details.

Youth Group & Teen Events, Courses and Services
Shavuot Cupcake Wars: Grades 6-12
Saturday, June 8, 2019
8:00 pm-12:00 am
Teens are encouraged to bring their favorite cupcake and frosting recipes . Please  do not  bring your own food. We will supply a large range of ingredients. Also, if you have a watch or manual timer, please bring as we are not permitted to use cell phones during  H ag . RSVP here . Click flyer for details.
Youth and Family Programming
Rock N' Roll Kabbalat Shabbat
Friday, June 21, 2019
5:30-6:30 pm
Click flyer for details.

Camp-Themed Outdoor Service
Saturday, June 22, 2019
10:45 am
Click flyer for details.

H alutzim Splash Into Summer (Grades K-2)
Sunday, June 23, 2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Click flyer for details.

See Youth and Family Services schedule  here .
H avurah Minyan
Saturday, June 15, 2019: Shabbat Morning
Ongoing Classes at TIC

Parashat Hashavua Class with Rabbinic Intern Mitchell Blank
Thursday, June 6
7:00 pm
Click flyer for details.

The Learning Institute
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Join us for the final session of the season! Click here for details.

Breakfast & Learn with Rabbi Dina Shargel
Friday, June 14, 2019
7:50 am
Click flyer for details.

Intermediate/Advanced Hebrew Class with Rabbi Dina Shargel
Sunday, June 16, 2019
9:45 am
Click flyer for details.

Weekly Saturday Parashat Hashavua Class
Learners in Grades K-5 are invited to join us in Rooms D and E to study the week's Torah portion.

Sunday Mornings: Lay-Led Talmud Class
Sunday, June 2, 2019
8:00 am in the TIC Library.
Greater Community-Wide Events
Ramah Sports Academy Overnight Sports Camp
Summer 2019
Click flyer for details. For more information, email Ramah here .

Ramah Sports Academy Family Experience
Monday, August 5 - Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Click flyer for details or click here to visit the website.

Ongoing TIC Initiatives
TIC Parents of Children with Special Needs (Ages 0-17)
Thursday, July 18, 2019 OFFSITE
Please join TIC Parents of Children with Special Needs for dinner and drinks on Thursday, July 18. More details to come.

Sisterhood Mah Jongg
Please join us for a game or two of mah jongg on Thursday nights from 7:00-9:30 pm. 

Sisterhood Book Club
Our next meeting is next week, on June 12. offsite. We are reading the book,  The Last Watchman of Old Cairo , by Michael David Lukas. For more information call the synagogue office. 

Help Further the Mission of the TIC Inclusion Committee
The TIC Inclusion Committee works on exploring and improving issues related to anyone who feels excluded in any way, including people with disabilities and learning differences, the LGBTQ community, or those experiencing mental health issues. Click here if you'd like to request our services.

The  H esed Circle
Bikkur H olim * Senior Connect * Shiva Support  
Click here for more information. Questions? Email us here .
Nursery School
The Nursery School will be closed on Monday, June 10 for Shavuot.

End of Year Party
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
10:45 am-Noon
Join us for the PTO-sponsored End of Year Party! There is no cost to attend, but please be sure to click here by Friday, June 7 to RSVP. Parents and caregivers are welcome to join us. Dismissal for our 4s will be at 12 noon (regular dismissal for 2s and 3s).

HappyFIT Camp Between School & Camp
HappyFIT Mini-Camp runs Monday-Friday, June 17-21 and you can choose any 4 or all 5 mornings. Your children will be active, learning, laughing, socializing, getting a wonderful fitness workout & having a huge amount of fun!  All children completing 2's, 3's and 4's/Pre-K classes are welcome! Click here to register or call at 914-401-1720.

 Summer Camp 2019
Registration is open for Ma h ane Rishon - My First Camp! For toddlers, incoming 2s, 3s, 4s and 5s, it is the perfect option for a rich and wonderful camp experience.  Click here  for the Camp brochure.  Click here  to register online. 
Shorashim & H avurat Torah  
2019-2020 Registration
Online registration for Shorashim and H avurat Torah is live.
Please click here to register.
Tuition information can be found here .
CALL US: 914-948-2800