Weekly News Update: February 7, 2019
Shabbat  Terumah
Friday, February 8
5:01 pm:  Shabbat candle lighting
5:20 pm: Minhah / Kabbalat Shabbat/ Ma’ariv in the Irene Schwebel Chapel, led by Hazzan Shoshi Levin Goldberg
5:15 pm: H avurah Minyan Offsite  

 Saturday, February 9                     
9:00 am:  Shabbat services in the Milstein Sanctuary  
Bat Mitzvah: Ariana Wiseman     
Shaharit:    Rabbinic Intern Mitchell Blank
Torah Readers:   Kyle Mayblum, Ariana Wiseman, Elijah Wiseman, Jodi Wiseman and Samson Wiseman
Haftarah Reader:  Ariana Wiseman                     
Sermon:   Rabbi Matt Futterman
Musaf H azzan Shoshi Levin Goldberg                                              
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 Lower Level Conference Room
11:00 am:  Tot Shabbat in Tot Shabbat room  
12:45 pm Parashat HaShavua  not meeting this week
12:00 pm: Kiddush
1:00-4:00 pm: Shabbat Afternoon Café/Teaching w/ H azzan Shoshi Levin Goldberg 1:00-1:45pm
Minhah :
5:10 pm: Minha h services in the Irene Schwebel Chapel    
6:10 pm:  Havdalah

Please join the   H avurah Minyan  tomorrow, Friday evening, for an off-site 
Kabbalat Shabbat  service filled with joyful singing, and lots of rua h .
Email here for more information.

Best wishes for Nesiah Tovah
Cantor Melissa Berman and Dr. Avi Marcovitz will be leading TIC teens
on a 10 day trip to Israel. We will be wishing these students a safe trip during the Prayer for Israel recitation this Shabbat morning, February 9, 2019:
Abby Bender, Craig Carroll, Andrew Levin, Julia Leibowitz and Eve Mainster.

Ski Trip!
Hit the Slopes with Us
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Click Here for Details

Deadline Registration is February 14

Invitations Going Out to the
Annual Gala and Fundraiser!
Saturday Evening, March 16, 2019

Check Your Mailboxes Next Week

Save the Date!
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

"Exploring the Dynamic Relationship
Between Israel and the Diaspora"
9:00 am - 12:45 pm  

Upcoming TIC Events
Shabbat Afternoon Café Returns
This Saturday, February 9, 2019
Join us for a family-friendly, intergenerational afternoon of food, fun, and learning. All are welcome! Parent-supervised activities. Click flyer for details.

This Sunday, February 10, 2019
Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado
Light refreshments will be served. No RSVP required. Admission is free. Donations are welcome.

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 Scholar-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 .
TIC Purim Carnival
Sunday, March 24, 2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Details to follow
Youth Group & Teen Events, Courses and Services
Chinese New Year Shabbat
This Friday, February 8, 2019
Join Rabbi Gordon Tucker and Dr. Amy Cohn at TIC for a kosher Chinese Shabbat!

Game Truck Night 
This Saturday, February 9, 2019
Grades 6-8
TIC Kadima Members: $15, Non TIC Kadima Members: $20
RSVP here .

Teen Learn-In: Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance & Inclusion 
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
February is Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion month. Join us for a wonderful evening and explore disability awareness through a Jewish lens.

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
Young Families Havdalah
This Saturday, February 9, 2019
Fun and engaging activities geared towards children up to eight years old followed by Havdalah, the beautiful ceremony that concludes Shabbat. Led by H azzan Shoshi Levin Goldberg at 5:15 pm. RSVP here .

Shabbat H amudim with TIC clergy and special guests
Friday, February 15, 2019
Join us for a relaxed, come-as-you-are Shabbat experience for families with young children. Welcome Shabbat with songs, stories, dancing and kiddush on the third Friday every month .

See Youth and Family Services schedule here .
Ongoing Classes at TIC
Tonight! Thursday Parashat Hashavua Class
Thursday, February 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.
Tonight! 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.
Intermediate/Advanced Hebrew Class - The Bible in Song
This Sunday, February 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.
Lion at the Fox: Torah on Tap with Rabbi Ari
Monday, February, 11, 2019
Join Rabbi Ari for some socializing, learning and discussion at the Brazen Fox Bar at 175 Mamaroneck Avenue. All are welcome!
Breakfast & Learn-Intersection of Jewish Ritual & Ethics 
Friday, 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.
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
Israeli Film Series: An Israeli Love Story
Sunday, February 10, 2019
7:00 pm
A film, in Hebrew with English subtitles, by award-winning director Dan Woman. The film will be followed by a live Skype conversation with Wolman from Israel. Taking place at Bet Am Shalom, 295 Soundview Avenue, White Plains, NY. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $12.

The Wartime Sisters by Lynda Cohen Loigman
Monday, February 11, 2019
10:00 am-Noon
Co ngregation B'nai Yisrael, 2 Banksville Road, Armonk, NY. Register here .

Strategies for Parenting Children in a Technological Age
Monday, February 11, 2019
7:00 pm
Join Author and former Wall Street Journal Writer Naomi Schaefer Riley as she discusses her new book “Be The Parent Please: Stop Banning Seesaws and Start Banning Snapchat.” Held at Carmel Academy in Greenwich, CT. Event is free. Please register here .

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.

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 Now 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
This Friday, February 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! We end every class with Shabbat blessings including lighting the candles, kiddush and hamotzi. Click flyer for details.  
Magical Mondays  
Monday, February 11, 2019
FREE Drop-in play time from 9:00-10:00 am, come play and make new friends! Click flyer for details. 
Babies & Bagels: Raising Healthy Eaters  
Tuesday, February 12, 2019  
Join nationally recognized nutrition expert Jessica Levinson, MS, RDN, CDN from 9:15-10:30 am at TIC. This mom of two NS graduates is expert in developing nutritious and delicious recipes and will share healthy eating tips and answer questions about meal planning, healthy snacks and more. 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 .
Starbucks and Schmoozing
On Fridays 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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