Weekly News Update: February 14, 2019
Shabbat  Tetzaveh
Friday, February 15
5:10 pm:  Shabbat candle lighting
5:25 pm: Kabbalat Shabbat led by Rabbi Dina Shargel and Ma'ariv led by Gladstein Fellow Ariana Capptauber in the Irene Schwebel Chapel
 Saturday, February 16                     
9:00 am:  H avurah Minyan leading Shabbat services in Reception Hall 1  
Shaharit:   Uri Cohen 
Torah Readers:   Rabbinic Intern Mitchell Blank, Batsheva Halberstram, Lori Kass, Diana Sklar, and Ethan Stein
Haftarah Reader:  Ethan Stein                   
Sermon: Rabbi Harry Pell     
Musaf : Rabbi Menachem Creditor                                             
10:45 am:  Sim h at  Shabbat (for children grades K-2 and their parents) together with Rua h   on Shabbat (for children grades 3-5) led by Emily Colbert in the Lower Level Conference Room
11:00 am:  Tot Shabbat led by Arielle Richman  in Tot Shabbat room
12:45 pm Parashat HaShavua  
Minhah :
5:20 pm: Min h ah services in the Irene Schwebel Chapel    
6:20 pm:  Havdalah

TIC is happy to welcome Rabbi Annie Tucker as our next Senior Rabbi!

Monday, February 18, 2019
The Synagogue Office will be Closed on Presidents' Day

Morning Services will take place at 9:00 am & Evening Services at 8:00 pm
In the Irene Schwebel Chapel

Nursery School , Shorashim and H avurah Torah will be closed
Monday, February 18 through Friday, February 22

Annual Gala & Fundraiser Registration is now live!
Click Here to Register.

Upcoming TIC Events
Author Talk 
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Dan Oren, the author of The Wedding Photo , will speak about the genealogical discoveries he uncovered when writing this collection of stories. Event is free.

Shabbat A Cappella Artist-In-Residence 
Weekend of March 8, 2019
Queens College Hillel's professional Jewish a cappella group Tizmoret will be performing & teaching at TIC - at Kabbalat Shabbat and on Shabbat morning. Read about Tizmoret here . Register for dinner/workshop here .
Ski Trip 
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Come hit the slopes with TIC! Registration deadline is TODAY , February 14.

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. Come explore the dynamic relationship between Israel and the diaspora. From 9:00 am - 12:45 pm. Details to follow.
TIC Adults on the Move Day Trip to Jacob Burns Film Center
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
We're going to see the movie The Interpreter , part of the Movie Matinee Jewish Film Festival. Join us for day that includes brunch, movie talk, coach bus ride and feature film. Register here --early reservations are encouraged.
TIC Purim Carnival
Sunday, March 24, 2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Details to follow
Youth Group & Teen Events, Courses and Services
Teen Shabbat Dinner: For 8th-12th Graders
Friday, March 1, 2019
Join us for our next Shabbat dinner exclusively for 8th-12th Graders. Enjoy Kabbalat Shabbat, dinner and learning with Rabbi Matt and Chana Futterman from 6-8 pm in the Youth Lounge. Please RSVP here .

Midnight Run
Saturday, March 2, 2019
TIC Teens: Come to NYC with us for Midnight Run! We'll be distributing food, clothing, blankets and more to those in need.

Sixth Grade Mitzvah Project
Sunday, March 3, 2019
Sixth Grade Families: Participate in another Mitzvah Project! Make Build-A-Value-Bears that will be donated to different organizations in New York. Meeting at TIC from 9:30-11:30 am in Rec Hall 1.

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 kids on Shabbat at 5:30 pm. A delicious kiddush will follow.
Please register here.

Head to Broadway for Be More Chill !
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Join TIC Teen Together and WJC Teens as TIC heads to Broadway!
Register here .

Youth and Family Programming
Shabbat H amudim scheduled for Friday, February 15
has been cancelled
See Youth and Family Services schedule here .
Ongoing Classes at TIC
Thursday Parashat Hashavua Class
Thursday, February 14, 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.
Tefilah Lab: Mechanics and Meaning of the Siddur
Thursdays after minyan, 8:15 pm and Mondays 7:00-8:00 pm
On Thursdays, participants will join together with a hevruta learning-partner to work on any prayer goals you may have and in workshopping our Tefilah skills. On Mondays, will spend time deep-diving into various prayers, discussing their history and how we might find personal meaning in them today. All levels welcome.
Breakfast & Learn-Intersection of Jewish Ritual & Ethics 
February 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.
Intermediate/Advanced Hebrew Class - The Bible in Song
Sunday, February 17, 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.
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.
Mark Your Calendar for The Learning Institute's Spring Session!
Begins Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Greater Community-Wide Events
Empowerment Training for Jewish Women with Disabilities
Sunday, February 24, 2019
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Learn how to take charge of your self-care and self-advocacy and advance the empowerment of Jewish women with disabilities. Held at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Avenue at 76th Street. Event is free. Click here for information.

Private Screening of The Passengers
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
7:00 pm
A documentary about the struggle of the final community of Ethiopian Jews to immigrate to Israel. At the JCC Manhattan at 334 Amsterdam Avenue @76th Street. Register here for $15 tickets or here for $75 VIP tickets.

Kadima Kinnus
March 1-2, 2019
Open to all 5th - 7th graders: A shabbat filled with fun, learning, and a taste of USY events. Taking place at ICCJ in Queens. Register here .

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 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. Anyone who needs our services, please contact TIC Director of Inclusion Michelle Steinhart here .

Sisterhood Mah Jongg
Sisterhood holds mah jongg games on Thursday nights from 7:00-9:30 pm. 
Nursery School
Registration is Open! 
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, February 15, 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! We end every class with Shabbat blessings including lighting the candles, kiddush and hamotzi. Click flyer for details.  
Great Roberto Magic Show  
Wednesday, February 20, 2019  
Come see the Great Roberto Magic Show at 10 am! This is a great event for all ages. $18 per family. Purchase tickets at the door or online here .
Magical Mondays  
Monday, February 25, 2019
FREE Drop-in play time from 9:00-10:00 am, come play and make new friends! Click flyer for details. 
Starbucks and Schmoozing (no schmoozing this week or next)
Next gathering is Friday, March 1 at TIC from 8:00-9:00 am, Join Nursery School Director Patty Goldstick along with Director of Family Engagement Dr. Avi Marcovitz for Starbucks coffee and a different gastronomic treat each week. Stop by for coffee, grab a family booklet and schmooze and study with us. Click flyer for details.
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H avurat Torah
We are enriching our learning by offering more text-based classes next semester, including a weekly parasha class with Rabbinic Intern Mitchell Blank and a Tefillah class with Hazzan Shoshi, Please take a look at our   course catalogue  and make your course selections here .  
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