Weekly Update: September 19, 2019

Shabbat Ki Tavo
Security Shabbat
Friday, September 20
5:50 pm: Join your clergy for services in the Irene Schwebel Chapel
Kabbalat Shabbat: Sophie Stein  
Ma’ariv : Lucas Kantor 
6:37 pm:  Shabbat Candle lighting 
Saturday, September 21
9:00 am:  Join your clergy for Shabbat   morning services in the Milstein Sanctuary
Sha h arit:  Gladstein Rabbinic Fellow Ariana Capptauber  
Torah Readers:  Aidan Gurvitch,   Sarah Grand, Rabbinic Intern Mitchell Blank, Sam Kohn and
Uri Cohen
Haftarah Reader:   :  Uri Cohen  
Sermon time will be dedicated to teaching on TIC's security approach  
Musaf:  Rabbi Ari Isenberg     
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 

After TIC security discussion: Contemplative Service with Gladstein Rabbinic Fellow Ariana Capptauber in the Irene Schwebel Chapel 
12:30 pm (approximately): Informal Q&A and lockdown training during Kiddush

Min h ah :
6:35 pm Min h ah  service in the Irene Schwebel Chapel
Security Shabbat this Shabbat, September 21

This Shabbat, in the Milstein Sanctuary, we will dedicate sermon time to teaching about security at TIC, including a discussion and demonstration of procedures. 
Contemplative Service this Shabbat

Join Gladstein Rabbinic Fellow Ariana Capptauber
after TIC security discussion
in the Irene Schwebel Chapel for a Contemplative Service.
Seli h ot
This Saturday Evening, September 21, 2019

Neighborhood Collaboration
Westchester Jewish Center in Mamaroneck
(corner of Rockland and Palmer Avenues):
9:30 pm Refreshments, 10:00 pm Service
This year we join with Shaarei Tikvah and the Westchester Jewish Center for
Selihot services hosted by the Westchester Jewish Center in Mamaroneck.

Lay-Led Seli h ot Service at TIC will be in the Irene Schwebel Chapel:
11:00 pm Service
This service will be a lay-led traditional egalitarian Seli h ot service here at TIC.

Days of Awe
Rosh Hashanah: September 30 and October 1, 2019 | 1 and 2 Tishrei 5780
Yom Kippur: October 9, 2019 | 10 Tishrei 5780

Days of Awe Tickets  are in the mail for those who have signed up.

If you have not signed up, click HERE to register.
Deadline for online sign up is September 25.

Sign up now for Youth/Teen Programming/Childcare.

To register for Youth Programming (K-5th grade) and/or Childcare (2-4 years old), click here .
To register for Teen Programming (6th-12th grade) and Teen Volunteer Opportunities
(8th-12th grade), click here .  

Need a Ride to TIC for the Days of Awe?

TIC's H esed Circle's Senior Connect group provides rides to the synagogue for High Holiday services to those with driving limitations. Senior Connect can also provide seniors with a holiday package or meals for the holidays. Contact Susan Galla in the TIC office: 914-948-2800.

Festival of Sukkot
Sunday Evening October 13-Sunday, October 20

Order your Lulav and Etrog for Sukkot

Please place your order no later than Wednesday morning, October 2, 2019.
Click flyer for details.

Shemini Atzeret: Sunday evening October 20-October 21

Sim h at Torah : Monday evening October 21-October 22

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 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 will be featured in a special display in the TIC building and all contributors’ names will be featured in an upcoming edition of  H adashot. 

Contributing is easy and can be done   here .
Youth Group Registration
Registration is Open for K-12 Youth Groups
Make friends, have fun, create Jewish friendships and memories that last a lifetime!
Enroll today in one of the K-12 Youth Groups. Click here for details and registration.
Events and Committees
TIC Fall Blood Drive
Sunday, October 27, 2019
8:00 am-12:30 pm
Save three lives by donating a unit of blood! And free snacks too. Sign up for the Blood Drive  here ! Questions? Email us  here . Sponsored by TIC Brotherhood.
TIC Adults on the Move
Day Trip to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
See flyer for details, register here.
TIC's Green Team
TIC's Green Team is regrouping and re-activating to resume its work on climate action and sustainable practices.
For more information, please contact: Judah Aber:  aberjd@outlook.com  or Ellen Weininger:  eewgrassroots@gmail.com.
The Global Climate Strike is Friday, Sept 20, 2019. For information and locations, please visit  https://globalclimatestrike.net/.
Ongoing Classes at TIC
Friday Mornings: Parashat HaShavua Class with Rabbinic Intern Mitchell Blank
Friday, September 20, 2019
7:50-8:50 am in Room 21

Sunday Mornings: Lay-Led Talmud Class
Sunday, September 22, 2019
8:00 am in the TIC Library

The Learning Institute
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Session 1 : The Life and Work of Bernard Malamud taught by Gloria Goldreich, critic, novelist and lecturer. 9:30-10:45 am in Reception Hall 2.
Session 2 : Lesser Known Characters of Torah taught by Rabbi Annie Tucker, Senior Rabbi Temple Israel Center. 10:50 am-12:00 pm in Reception Hall 2.
Nursery School

It has been a wonderful week at TIC Nursery School.  There was so much excitement and joy from the children, parents and teachers. 
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.

Something to Sing About
Friday, September 27, 2019
8:45-9:15 am
Click flyer for details.
Creative Corner
Ongoing Program
Click flyer for details.

To register for the 2019-2020 school year, please click here . Have a question? Email us here .

H avurat Torah  
Save the Date: Teen Open Sukkah
Wednesday, October 16
6:30-8:00 pm
All TIC teens are invited to Rabbi Annie Tucker's sukkah for dinner and a special program. Please RSVP  here .
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 .
Spiritual Seekers: Teen Edition
Saturday, October 20, 2019
10:00-11:00 am
Click flyer for details.
Attention All College and Graduate Students
This is a reminder to all TIC college and graduate students and their parents that the Temple Israel Center community would like to keep in touch with our students who are studying away from home. Holiday packages as well as periodicals and mailings from the clergy will be sent to each student. 
Click flyer for details or go online here to register.

Ongoing TIC Initiatives
TIC Parents of Children with Special Needs (Ages 0-17)
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
10:00 am
The group is a chance for parents to connect with other parents, learn from each other, and enjoy some wine, coffee, and light snacks. For more information or to RSVP for location, please contact Michelle Steinhart at 948-2800 ext.145 or m.steinhart@templeisraelcenter.org .

Sisterhood Mah Jongg
Please join us for a game or two on 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.

The  H esed Circle
Bikkur H olim * Senior Connect * Shiva Support  
Click here for more information. Questions? Email us here .
Community-Wide Events
Jewish Scouting in Westchester
Westchester Jewish Scouting is launching its Fall 2019 programs for all youth, K-5.
“A Scout is Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent.”
For more info, contact  wpcubscout613@gmail.com  or go to scouting.org for more info. 
Volunteer for DOROT's Rosh Hashanah Package Delivery and Home Visit
Sunday, September 22, 2019 OFFSITE
Pick-up times: 10:00-11:30 am
Orientations for new volunteers: 10:15-11:00 am
Young Israel of Scarsdale, 1313 Weaver Street, Scarsdale NY
Register online: www.dorotusa.org/rosh
Westchester Klezmer Band Program
Ongoing Program, begins in October
Youth Grades 3-8; High School/Adult
Click flyer for details.

DOROT Theater Improvisation Program for Seniors
Fridays, Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22; December 6, 13 OFFSITE
1:30-3:00 pm
DOROT Westchester, 925 Westchester Ave., Suite 200, White Plains NY
Exercise your body, mind and imagination. No experience necessary, adaptable to any physical limitations. Each session is independent. Come to one or all six.
RSVP to Cippi Harte, 914-485-8356 or cippi@dorotusa.org .
$5 suggested contribution. Space is limited and reservations are required.
TIC Youth Basketball 2019-2020
Mid-November-March, 2019-2020
For more information, including fees, click here .
For questions, email ticyouthbasketball@gmail.com.
CALL US: 914-948-2800