Weekly Update Web: January 9, 2020
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Shabbat Vayye h i
Friday, January 10
4:27 pm:  Shabbat Candle Lighting
4:35 pm:  Early services in the Irene Schwebel Chapel
Kabbalat  Shabbat: H azzan Shoshi Levin Goldberg 
Ma’ariv :   H azzan Shoshi Levin Goldberg 
5:30 pm:  Eat Pray Learn/Late services in the Milstein Sanctuary
Kabbalat  Shabbat: Rabbi Yonina Creditor
Ma’ariv :  Ariel Creditor    

Saturday, January 11
8:00 am:  Bible  BaBoker  with Rabbi Annie Tucker in the Evelyn and Monte Daniels Library
9:00 am:  Join the clergy for Shabbat   morning services in the Milstein Sanctuary
Bat Mitzvah: Raya Creditor
Sha h arit: Rabbi Menachem Creditor 
Torah Service: Raya Creditor
Torah Readers: Max Kohn, Moshe Creditor, Ariel Creditor, Marge Moline, Raf Katchen, Michael Kay and Raya Creditor
Haftarah Reader: Raya Creditor
Sermon: Rabbi Shai Held
Musaf: H azzan Shoshi Levin Goldberg

Youth Services: 10:45 am
Tot Shabbat with Evita Sokol in the Tot Shabbat room
Grades K-2  with Asaf Cohen in the Lower Level Conference Room (parent participation encouraged)
Grades 3-5  with Mara Braunfeld in Rooms D&E (parent participation welcome)

12:30 pm: Grades   K-6  Parashat HaShavua  class in Room C

1:00 pm: A Conversation with Derek Black and Allison Gornik: A Symposium on Hatred (s ee details below*)

Min h ah :
4:25 pm : Services in the Irene Schwebel Chapel
5:27 pm: Havdalah
The Rabbi Gordon Tucker Fund for Jewish Learning, Thought and Culture
Learning Lab • Beit Midrash 
*A Symposium on Hatred
Weekend of January 11–12, 2020 "Renouncing Hate"
We welcome Derek Black, a former white nationalist, and Allison Gornik, an instrumental figure in Derek’s journey, for a weekend of learning and conversation. Join us for the Saturday afternoon discussion at 1:00 following Shabbat services--all are welcome. For the Saturday afternoon discussion, childcare will be available in rooms D & E beginning at 12:45 pm.
Events and Committees
Eat Pray Learn
Friday, January 10, 2020
Services at 5:30 pm;
Dinner at 6:30 pm;
Book Talk at 7:15 pm.
Reservations, required for the dinner and talk, are now closed. All are welcome to join us for dessert and the talk at 7:15. Click flyer for details.
Contemplative Minyan
Saturday, January 18, 2020
11:00 am
Click flyer for details.
Women's Self Defense
Provided by Sisterhood
Sunday, January 19, 2020
10:00 am-Noon. TIC Reception Hall 1.
Click flyer for details.
If you will be attending this free event, RSVP here .
MLK Day of H esed at TIC
Monday, January 20, 2020
10:00 am-12:00 pm
Click flyer for details.
Click here to register (event is free).
Scholar-in-Residence Matan Koch "Let's Talk Inclusion"
Friday, January 24-Saturday January 25, 2020
Friday night, Jan. 24—Shabbat Dinner and Conversation with Matan Koch (registration required, see link below)
Saturday, Jan. 25—Following Kiddush: Torah Talk with Matan Koch
Saturday Jan. 25—Teen Talk with Matan Koch
Click flyer for details. Register here for the Friday Night Dinner.
Save the Date!
H avurah Minyan/Young Couples Trivia Night
Saturday, February 8, 2020
8:00-11:00 pm

Save the Date!
TIC SAVOYARDS present  Gilbert & Sullivan’s “Patience, or Bunthorne’s Bride”
Sunday, February 9, 2020
5:00 pm
Ongoing Classes at TIC
Weekly Classes:
Torah Chanting For Beginners
Thursday, January 9, 2020
8:15–9:45 pm, Room 21
Sing and Schmooze
Starts Wednesday, January 22, 2020
11:00-11:45 am
Bible Study
Friday, January 10, 2020, Parashat HaShavua
7:50-8:50 am with Rabbinic Intern Mitchell Blank in Room 21
Saturday, January 11, 2020, Bible BaBoker
8:00-9:00 am with Rabbi Annie Tucker in the Library
Sunday, January 12, 2020, Talmud Class
8:00 am Lay-Led in the Library
Note: Each session is a stand-alone class. You can join at any time; everyone is welcome at any or all of the sessions.

The Five Books of Miriam: Reading and Speaking Torah As A Woman
Friday, January 10, 2020
9:00 am, Lower Level Conference Room
The Five Books of Miriam Study Group will be joining with the Rosh H odesh Group.
Rosh H odesh Group
Friday, January 10, 2020
9:00 am at TIC, Lower Level Conference Room
The Rosh H odesh Group will be joining with the Five Books of Miriam Study Group.
The Learning Institute
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
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.
Tefilah Lab
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
6:45-8:00 pm
Led by H azzan Shoshi Levin Goldberg and Gladstein Rabbinic Fellow Ariana Capptauber.

Saturday, February 1, 2020
1:00-3:30 pm
Games and activities for adults and kids. Learning with Rabbi Rachmiel Gurwitz, Rabbi-in-Residence at Carmel Academy at 1:00 pm.
Click   here  for more details.
Advanced Conversational Hebrew
6 Mondays:
January 13, 27; February 10, 24; March 9, 23, 2020
11:00 am-12:00 pm at TIC, Room 21
Join other Hebrew speakers for conversation. Please email Dr. Jacob Darer if you are interested. Cost: $60.00.
Nursery School
Monday, January 13, 2020
10:00-11:15 am
Registration for the Spring Session is now open.
Thursday, January 16, 2020
11:00 am-12:00 pm
Registration for the Spring Session is now open.
Begins February, 2020
Tuesdays and Thursdays,
9:15-11:00 am
Register now!
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
10:00-11:00 am
Friday, January 31, 2020
8:45-9:15 am
To register for the 2020-2021 school year, please click here . Have a question? Email us here .
Shorashim and H avurat Torah
Sunday, Jan 19: No classes, MLK weekend

Monday, Jan 20: TIC Day of  H esed, 10am-12pm
Social justice programs for all ages
Please contact Director of Learning and Engagement Mara Braunfeld with any questions at x122 or via email here .
Youth Groups
To join and support our TIC youth groups for this year, click  here .

Save the Date!
USY Shabbat Dinner
Friday, February 7, 2020
For TIC teens 8th-12th grades: Join us for Shabbat dinner in a private home. Details to follow.
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.
Ongoing TIC Initiatives
TIC Parents of Children with Special Needs (Ages 0-17)
Thursday, January 16, 2020
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. RSVP for location. For more information, please contact Michelle Steinhart at 948-2800 ext.145 or m.steinhart@templeisraelcenter.org .
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
Please join us for a game or two on Thursday nights from 7:00-9:30 pm.
The  H esed Circle
Bikkur H olim * Senior Connect * Shiva Support  
Click here for more information. Questions? Email us here .
Attention All College and Graduate Students
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. 
Go online here to register.
TIC's Green Team
Sunday, January 19, 2020
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
7:00 pm
The Green Team has begun working on Zero Waste, Communications & Education, Tu BiShvat ,  Purim, and other sustainable initiatives and activities. If you are interested in any of these or in any other sustainable initiatives and activities, please feel free to reach out to us anytime. Feel free to attend either (or both) meeting(s). We look forward to seeing you there!
Community-Wide Events
True or False? Information or Disinformation?
Sunday, January 12, 2020
2:00-3:30 pm, Mamaroneck Public LIbrary
Thursday, February 6, 2020
7:00-8:30 pm, White Plains Public Library
TIC Congregant Andy Katell, a former journalist and communications executive, is leading two workshops for the League of Women Voters of Westchester to provide practical advice and tools to confront disinformation in the news and to discern what is fact and fake, and why it’s important in a democracy. Open to all ages. More details here .  
Join Carmel Academy for a Rosh H odesh Celebration for Childen Ages 3-5
Sunday, January 26, 2020
10:00 am-12:00 pm at JCC Mid-Westchester
Click flyer for details. Event is free; please register here .
Sunday, March 15, 2020
3:00 pm at the Ossie Davis Theater, New Rochelle Public Library
UJA-Federation of New York and READ650 will be holding a local storytelling event featuring short essays (maximum 650 words) on the theme Jew-ish: True Tales of Religion and Cultural Identity , read aloud by the authors, which will be professionally recorded, archived, and uploaded to the Read650 YouTube channel.
Submission Deadline: Wednesday, January 15, 2020.
For more information, click on our submission page .
CALL US: 914-948-2800