Weekly News Update: March 7, 2019
Shabbat  Pekudei
Welcome Tizmoret Queens College a Cappella
Friday, March 8
5:34 pm:   Shabbat candle lighting
5: 30 pm: Family Service for young families with Rabbi Matt Futterman, Dr. Avi Marcovitz and H azzan Shoshi Levin Goldberg featuring Tizmoret Queens College a Cappella in Reception Hall 2
5: 50 pm: Min h ah , Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma’ariv led by Rabbi Ari Isenberg featuring Tizmoret Queens College a Cappella in the Milstein Sanctuary
 Saturday, March 9                    
9:00 am:  Shabbat morning services in the Milstein Sanctuary
Shaharit:   Rabbi Robbie Harris  
Baby Naming: Schloss family
Torah Readers:   Rabbi Miles Cohen, Michael Kay, Lori Kass, Marge Moline and Rabbi Dina Shargel
Haftarah Reader:   H azzan Shoshi Levin Goldberg                     
Sermon: Gladstein Rabbinic Fellow Ariana Capptauber      
Musaf : H azzan Shoshi Levin Goldberg 
10:45 am: Teen brunch and study in Room 21
10:45 am:  Sim h at  Shabbat (for children grades K-2 and their parents) in rooms D & E
10:45 am: Rua h   on Shabbat (for children grades 3-5) in the Lower Level Conference Room featuring Tizmoret Queens College a Cappella
11:00 am:  Tot Shabbat ln Tot Shabbat room
12:45 pm Parashat HaShavua  
Min h ah services :
5:15 pm: Min h ah service in the Milstein Sanctuary
Bat Mitzvah: Maya Katcher
5:30 pm: Min h ah service in the Irene Schwebel Chapel
5:45 pm: Seudah Shelishit in the Lower Level Conference Room featuring Tizmoret Queens College a Cappella  
6:46 pm: Havdalah   

Don't Forget...
We will spring forward on Sunday, March 10, 2019
Daylight Saving Time begins this Sunday!
Sunday Evening Services will take place at 8:00 pm

The Annual Gala and Fundraiser is Saturday, March 16
Deadline for Journal Ads for inclusion in the Printed Program is Friday, March 8
RSVP here  

Next Week!
Contemplative  Sha h arit  service with Gladstein Rabbinic Fellow 
Ariana Capptauber in the Irene Schwebel Chapel 
Saturday, March 16, at 9:15 am
Upcoming TIC Events
Shabbat A Cappella Artist-In-Residence 
Shabbat, March 8-9, 2019
We are thrilled to welcome Queens College Hillel's professional Jewish a cappella group Tizmoret to TIC this weekend. Check out this weekend's schedule here. Registration for the dinner/workshop is now closed.
Hartman Course at TIC—iEngage
Jewish Values and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
This series of exciting multimedia courses examines the outlook for Israel’s future by exploring its past achievements and milestones. Click here for details and additional course dates. From 6:30 - 8:00 pm. RSVP here .
Annual Gala & Fundraiser 
Saturday, March 16, 2019
Registration is now due! Please join us as we honor Sandra & Dan Costin and Bree Schonbrun Dumain & Ian Dumain. Click here to register and for details. Friday, March 8, is the last day we are accepting Journal Ads for inclusion in the printed program.
Purim at TIC 
Place your Mishloa h Mano t order! Volunteers are needed to make our annual project a success! Please volunteer here . New This Year! We are offering mishloa h manot delivery to members who are homebound. We plan to make deliveries on March 17 and will call beforehand to confirm. Also, we are offering rides to any seniors who'd like to go to the Megillah reading. And TIC teens are available to help seniors fill out online or paper forms. Please call TIC or email us here if interested.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Young families dinner & children's Megillah reading at 6:00 pm
Min h ah , followed by Ma'ariv & Megillah reading at 7:15 pm.
Purim Carnival
Sunday, March 24, 2019
There are lots of new and exciting activities at this year's Purim Carnival. Cost is $15 per person/$60 max per family - includes a meal and unlimited games. Buy your tickets here . Click here for details. Questions? Email us here .
Morning of Learning 
Sunday, March 31, 2019
Join us for a morning of learning to kick off the Rabbi Gordon Tucker Fund for Jewish Learning, Thought and Culture featuring four distinguished Jewish scholars . Explore the dynamic relationship between Israel & the diaspora from 9:15 am - 1:00 pm. Click here for details and here to register.
TIC Adults on the Move Day Trip to Jacob Burns Film Center
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Come see the movie The Interpreter , part of the Movie Matinee Jewish Film Festival. Join us for a day that includes brunch, movie talk, a coach bus ride and feature film. E arly reservations are encouraged. Please r egister here.
Spring Blood Drive
Sunday, April 7, 2019
8:00 am-2:00 pm
Consider doing a mitzvah and help our community maintain an adequate blood supply! Free cookies, juice and the satisfaction of helping others. Sign up for the Spring Blood Drive here! Questions? Email us here . Click flyer for details.
El Al Ambassadors are Coming to TIC
Sunday, April 7, 2019
11:30 am -1:00 pm
Flight attendants and pilots from El Al get personal as they share inspiring stories from their travels across the globe. Reception & program. Click flyer for details.
Women at the Seder Table
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
A pre- Pesa h learning session with Dr. Joshua Kulp, Rosh Yeshiva and Co-Founder of the Conservative Yeshiva at the Fuchsberg Jerusalem Center.
Taking place at a TIC members' home at 7:30 pm.
Click flyer for details.
Youth Group & Teen Events, Courses and Services
Child-Friendly Shabbat Evening Service
Friday, March 8, 2019
When the month of Adar arrives, we increase our joy! Join us as we celebrate our TIC children on Shabbat at 5:30 pm. A kiddush will follow. Click flyer for details. Please register here.
Teen Shabbat Morning Text Study
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Join us this Shabbat for some brunch and studying with Cantor Melissa at 10:45 am in Room 21. Geared toward 8-12 graders.
Youth and Family Programming
See Youth and Family Services schedule  here .
Ongoing Classes at TIC
Thursday Parashat Hashavua Class
Thursday, March 7, 2019
7:00-8:00 pm
The class will delve into the weekly Torah portion with emphasis on major overall themes as well as some focus on specific sections of particular interest. Led by Rabbinic Intern Mitch Blank in the TIC library.
Intermediate/Advanced Hebrew Class - The Bible in Song
Sunday, March 10, 2019
9:45 am
Join a lively group of Hebrew-speaking adults and teens for an hour of music, reading, translation and discussion. Led by Rabbi Dina Shargel. Click flyer for details.
The Learning Institute
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
9:30 am-12:00 pm
Join us for one or both sessions! Session one explores the writing of Philip Roth as it relates to the Jewish experience. Session two highlights the Books of Esther and Ruth - just in time for Purim and Shavuot! Click here for details.
Breakfast & Learn-Intersection of Jewish Ritual & Ethics 
Friday, March 15, 2019
7:50 am
Taught by Rabbi Dina Shargel, delve into a treasure trove of texts exploring the ethical underpinning of the ritual mitzvot.  Click flyer for details.
Lion At The Fox
Monday, March 25, 2019
7:00 pm
Join Rabbi Ari at the Brazen Fox Bar for some socializing, learning and discussion. 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
Congregants studying Talmud together. No prior background needed, all are welcome and invited. 8:00 am in the library.
Greater Community-Wide Events
Westchester Government Relations Legislative Breakfast
Friday, March 29, 2019
7:45 am
New York State Attorney General Letitia James will keynote at this annual breakfast taking place at Temple Israel Center. The event is free and co-sponsored by UJA-Federation and Westchester Jewish Council. Click flyer for details & register here.
Masorti Spring Mission to Israel
May 17-23
A Masorti Foundation mission in Israel is taking place this spring. Participants will learn from, and be inspired by, the Masorti (Conservative) Movement. Please reserve your place by March 18 . RSVP here . Click flyer for details.
The Button Man by Andrew Goss
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
7:00-9:00 pm
Meet Author Andrew Goss as he discusses his book The Button Man . Taking Place here at Temple Israel Center. Register here .
Ongoing TIC Initiatives
The  H esed Circle
Bikkur H olim * Senior Connect * Shiva Support  
Click here for more information. Questions? Email us here .

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.

Sisterhood Mah Jongg
Join the Sisterhood for a game or two of mah jongg on Thursday nights from 7:00-9:30 pm. 
Nursery School
Nursery School Registration for the 2019-2010 school year is open. To register, click here . For tuition rates, click here . Please remember that enrollment is subject to availability and will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis. 
Bim Bam
Friday, March 8, 2019 
A pre-Shabbat class for children ages three and under. Join a Nursery School educator along with special visits from TIC clergy for Hebrew and Shabbat-related songs, stories, friends and fun! Click flyer for details.  
Magical Mondays  
Monday, March 11, 2019
Come play and make new friends! FREE drop-in play time from 9:00-10:00 am. Click flyer for details. 
Babies and Bagels
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Purim for Young Children - Learn how to celebrate and tell the Purim story! Join Rabbi Ari Isenberg for a wonderful morning highlighting Purim. Caregivers, parents, grandparents & nannies welcome to attend with children. Click flyer for details.
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