Weekly Update: August 15, 2019


Shabbat Va’et h anan— Shabbat Na h amu 
 
Friday, August 16
6:15 pm: Join your clergy for services in the Irene Schwebel Chapel
Kabbalat  Shabbat: Rabbi Ari Isenberg
Ma’ariv : Rabbi Ari Isenberg
7:34 pm:  Shabbat Candle lighting 

 
Saturday, August 17
9:00 am: Join your clergy for Shabbat   morning services in the Milstein Sanctuary 
Sha h arit:  Rabbi Ari Isenberg
Torah Readers:  Marge Moline, Rabbi Gordon Tucker, Rabbi Miles Cohen, Lewis Polishook, Jeff Daskin and Sam Kohn
Haftarah Reader:  Morty Weinstein
Sermon:  Rabbi Annie Tucker
Musaf:  Rachel Forster Held
10:45 am : Shabbat  B’Ya h ad  for children in K-5 in the Lower Level Conference Room 
10:45 am : Tot Shabbat in the Tot Shabbat room 
 
Backyard Shabbat at the home of Rabbi Gordon Tucker and Amy Cohn 
4:30-6:30 pm:  Backyard Shabbat and study session with Rabbi Ari Isenberg      
 
Min h ah :
7:35 pm Min h ah  service in the Irene Schwebel Chapel

Sign Up for Days of Awe
Click HERE to Register

Book of Remembrance  changes or additions due August 27
Tickets  will be mailed mid-September

Rosh Hashanah: September 30 and October 1, 2019 | 1 and 2 Tishrei 5780

Yom Kippur: October 9, 2019 | 10 Tishrei 5780



Days of Awe Torah Beautification Fund
Temple Israel Center has commissioned hand crafted Torah covers  beautifully designed by fabric artist Heather Stoltz  for our Days of Awe Torah scrolls, which will be completed in time to debut in the Milstein Sanctuary this Rosh Hashanah and will be used annually from the Days of Awe through Sim h at Torah.

We invite the community to donate to the Days of Awe Torah Beautification Fund in honor of or in memory of a loved one.  Donors who contribute $1,800 or more to the Fund by September 15 will be invited to participate in a special ceremony on the first day of Rosh Hashanah in the Milstein Sanctuary. These contributors' names will also be featured in a special display in the TIC building. All contributors' names will be featured in an upcoming edition of  H adashot.

Contributing is easy and can be done   here .

Come to a free day of fun for the whole family
on Sunday, August 18 at the
45th Annual Westche ster Jewish Music & Arts Festival.
There will be music,  dance, art and much more  at the Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla. 
Temple Israel Center is excited to participate as an exhibitor this year.
Please stop by the TIC booth—there will be great crafting activities for the kids!
Noon-6:00 pm



Back to Shul Shabbat Dinner and Services
-Community Shabbat Dinner-
On Friday, September 6, Temple Israel Center will be hosting a Back to Shul Shabbat Dinner. The evening will begin at 5:00 pm with songs and stories for our youngest members and their families, leading into schmoozing and refreshments; it will continue with a participatory, outdoor inter-generational service at 6:00 pm; and it will conclude with Shabbat dinner at 7:00 pm.  We hope you will consider joining us for some or all of these events.  Dinner reservation coming soon!




Registration Now Open for September Parlor Meetings

 The August parlor meetings with Rabbi Annie Tucker at the homes of TIC members are at capacity and registration is closed, but you can still register to attend on a stand-by basis. If you would like to register to attend one of these parlor meetings on a stand-by basis, please click here .  

Registration for September parlor meetings is now open, if you would like to register to attend one of these parlor meetings, please click here .  

We expect that there will be additional parlor meetings scheduled in the fall.

For additional information, please email us here



More Press for Rabbi Tucker & TIC
A reporter from Westchester Jewish Life Newspaper
interviewed Rabbi Annie Tucker last month and
the story is now out in the paper's August edition.
You can view the hard copy of the story here .
Digital version to come next week.


Upcoming TIC Events

Backyard Shabbat
Saturday, August 17, 2019
Click flyer for details.


Ongoing Classes at TIC
Friday Mornings: Parashat Hashavua Class with Rabbinic Intern Mitchell Blank
No Class: Friday, August 15 and Friday, August 23, 2019
Class will resume on Friday, August 30 from 7:50-8:50 am in Room 21

Sunday Morning Lay-Led Talmud Class
Sunday, August 17, 2019
8:00 am in the TIC Library

The Learning Institute
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Mark your calendar: the fall session of the Learning Institute will begin on Tuesday, September 10. More details coming soon.
Shorashim & H avurat Torah  

Important Back To School Dates
Sunday, September 8: Opening day for Shorashim
Wednesday, September 11: H avurat Torah first session
Please contact Director of Learning and Engagement Mara Braunfeld with any questions at x122 or via email here . To register for the 2019-2020 school year, please click here .
Nursery School

Important Back To School Dates
Thursday, September 5: Back to School Night at 6:30 pm
Friday, September 6: Back to School Playdate from 9:00-11:00 am
Monday, September 9: First Day of School

PTO Back To School Cocktail Party
Thursday, August 29, 2019 OFFSITE
Click flyer for details.






Toddler & Me
Monday, September 23, 2019
10:00-11:15 am
Click flyer for details.




Bim Bam
Thursday, September 26, 2019
11:00 am-12:00 pm
Click flyer for details.

Creative Corner
Ongoing Program
Click flyer for details.






2019-2020 Nursery School Registration can be found here .
Have a question? Email us here .
Greater Community-Wide Events
Westchester Jewish Music & Arts Festival
Sunday, August 18, 2019
12:00-6:00 pm
Stop by the TIC booth and enjoy a free day of fun for the whole family! Music, dance, art and more at the 45th Annual Westchester Jewish Music & Arts Festival at the Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla. Stop by the TIC booth - there will be great craft activities for kids.
USY METNY Encampment 2019
Sunday, August 18 - Sunday, August 25, 2019
Click flyer for details.




Ongoing TIC Initiatives
Sisterhood Book Club
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 OFFSITE
We'll be discussing Author Shuleem Deen's novel, "All Who Go Do Not Return. "


Sisterhood Mah Jongg
No mah jongg tonight, August 15. Please join us for a game or two on future Thursday nights from 7:00-9:30 pm. 


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.


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