Weekly Update: November 27, 2019

Thanksgiving Minyan Times
Thursday, November 28: Rosh H odesh Kislev services at 9:00 am and 8:00 pm
Friday, November 29: Rosh H odesh Kislev services at 7:00 am

Shabbat Toledot
 
Friday, November 29
4:10 pm:  Shabbat Candle Lighting
4:20 pm: Services in the Irene Schwebel Chapel
Kabbalat  Shabbat:  Rabbi Ari Isenberg 
Ma’ariv :   H azzan Shoshi Levin Goldberg 
 
Saturday, November 30
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
Bar Mitzvah: Eli Tabak
Sha h arit:  Rabbi Annie Tucker
Torah Service: H azzan Shoshi Levin Goldberg
Torah Readers: Renana Rosenbloom, Seymour Tabak, Jenny Simon Tabak, Dan Tabak, Nathaniel Rosenbloom, Dave Tabak and Eli Tabak
Haftarah Reader:  Eli Tabak
Sermon: Rabbi Shai Held
Musaf: H azzan Shoshi Levin Goldberg  
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
12:30 pm: Parashat HaShavua class for children in K-6 in Rooms D&E

Min h ah :
4:00 pm Min h ah  service in the Irene Schwebel Chapel
Bar Mitzvah : Logan Bassel in the Milstein Sanctuary
5:10 pm: Havdalah
Happy Thanksgiving!
This week the synagogue office is closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29.

Nursery School is closed Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29.

Shorashim and  H avurat Torah are closed Wednesday, November 27 through Sunday, December 1.
H anukkah
TIC Young Couples' Group and Hebrew Institute of White Plains:
Latke Ball
Saturday, December 7, 2019
8:00 pm
Click flyer for details.
Click here to register.
Community H anukkah Concert
Believe: Neshama Carlebach with her band & Gospel Choir 
Opening Act: TIC children led by H azzan Shoshi Levin Goldberg
Sunday, December 15, 2019 
3:00 pm
Refreshments generously provided by Shorashim PTO
Click here to purchase tickets.
Click flyer for details.
Calling all of our young singers!
TIC is forming a Children's Chorus to be the opening act of the Community H anukkah Concert on Sunday, December 15 featuring Neshama Carlebach and her band & Gospel Choir.
Our Children's Chorus will also have an opportunity to sing with Neshama and her band during the concert itself.
Please sign up  here  if your child would like to participate, and let us know which rehearsal(s) the week prior to the concert your child is able to attend. The Children's Chorus is open to the TIC community ( suggested grades 2-6).
Kol Nidre Appeal
Your participation in the 5780 Kol Nidre Appeal is greatly appreciated. Your pledge will allow TIC to continue to provide the extensive range of spiritual, educational, and social programming our members enjoy.  Click here to contribute.
Events and Committees
Parlor Meeting on Teen Engagement and Programming
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
8:15 pm
Parents of TIC’s teens and preteens are invited to attend a parlor meeting on these topics with Rabbi Annie Tucker and TIC Director of Learning and Engagement Mara Braunfeld. The meeting will take place at TIC, in Reception Hall 1. Please RSVP by December 3 to parlormeetings@templeisraelcenter.org . Please note new location.
Eat Pray Learn
Friday, December 6, 2019
Services at 5:30 pm; Dinner at 6:30 pm; Book Talk at 7:15 pm
Reservations required for dinner and talk. Sign up  here .
Click flyer for details.
"The Lion" @ The Fox
Torah on Tap with Rabbi Ari
Monday, December 9, 2019
7:00-8:30 pm
Click flyer for details.
TIC's Green Team
Sunday, December 15, 2019 
6:15-7:15 pm ,  starting right after minyan, Room 21
TIC’s Green Team has resumed work on climate action and sustainable practices. All are welcome.
Contemplative Minyan
Saturday, December 21, 2019
11:00 am
Click flyer for details.
Ongoing Classes at TIC
Parashat HaShavua Class
Friday, November 29, 2019
7:50-8:50 am
Click flyer for details.
Bible BaBoker (Bible in the Morning)
Saturday, November 30, 2019
8:00-9:00 am in the Evelyn and Monte Daniels Library
Join us each Shabbat morning before services to study Parashat HaShavua (the weekly Torah portion) with Senior Rabbi Annie Tucker. Come learn every week or whenever you can make it. All are welcome regardless of background! 
Sunday Mornings: Lay-Led Talmud Class
Sunday, December 1, 2019
8:00 am in the Evelyn and Monte Daniels Library
Beats & Bagels: Exploring Israeli Singer-Songwriters
Monday, December 2, 2019
8:00-9:00 am
Click flyer for details.
The Learning Institute
Tuesday, December 3, 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.
Click brochure cover for more information.
Torah Chanting For Beginners
Thursday, December 5, 2019 (Thursday, November 28 class is cancelled)
8:15–9:45 pm
This class is designed for those who would like to chant Torah publicly as well as for those who may not want to chant publicly but want to be more knowledgeable about Torah chanting and the Torah service. This is a special opportunity to learn from Rabbi Miles Cohen. Students must be able to read Hebrew at a basic level. Meets in Room 21 at TIC.
The Five Books of Miriam: Reading and Speaking Torah As A Woman
Friday, December 6, 2019
9:00-10:00 am
Click flyer for details.
Rosh H odesh Group
Friday, December 6, 2019, OFFSITE
10:00 am-12:00 pm
Click flyer for details.
Shabbat Afternoon Cafe
Saturday, December 14, 2019
12:45-3:30 pm
12:45 pm teaching with Rabbi Julie Schonfeld and Jacob Appel JD MD, author of the new book Who Says You’re Dead?: Medical & Ethical Dilemmas for the Curious & Concerned.
Click flyer for details.
Teen Gathering with Gladstein Rabbinic Intern Ariana Capptauber
Saturday, December 21, 2019
11:00 in the Teen Lounge (Lower Level)
Nursery School
Nursery School is closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29.
Toddler & Me
Monday, December 2, 2019
10:00-11:15 am
Click flyer for details.
Terrific Tuesdays
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
9:00-10:00 am
Click flyer for details.
Bim Bam
Thursday, December 5, 2019
11:00 am-12:00 pm
Click flyer for details.
Something to Sing About
Friday, December 6, 2019
8:45-9:15 am
Click flyer for details.
TIC Nursery School PTO Invites you to a H anukkah Party and Open House
Sunday, December 8, 2019
4:30 pm
For children under 5 and their families. You do not need to be a member of the Nursery School to attend. RSVP required.
Click flyer for details.
Babies & Bagels
Thursday, December 12, 2019
10:00-11:00 am
Click flyer for details.
To register for the 2019-2020 school year, please click here . Have a question? Email us here .
Shorashim
Please note: Shorashim and H avurat Torah are closed Wednesday, November 27 through Sunday, December 1.
H avurat Torah  
Next session starts Wednesday, December 4, 2019.
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 .
Youth Groups
To join and support our TIC youth groups for this year, click  here .
USY presents Teen Movie Night!
Saturday, December 7, 2019
8:00-11:00 pm
Open to all 9th-12th graders.
Click flyer for details.
RSVP  here.
Registration is Open for K-12 Youth Groups
Ongoing
Make friends, have fun, create Jewish friendships and memories that last a lifetime!
Enroll today in one of the K-12 Youth Groups. Click flyer for details.
Ongoing TIC Initiatives
TIC Parents of Children with Special Needs (Ages 0-17)
Thursday, December 12, 2019
8:00 pm
The group is a chance for parents to connect with other parents, learn from each other, and enjoy some wine, coffee, and light snacks. Meets in Room 17 at TIC. For more information, 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.   NOTE: There will be no Mah Jongg on Thursday, November 28, 2019.

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 .

Sisterhood Book Club
Wednesday, December 11, 2019, OFFSITE
7:45 pm
We are reading the book  The Plaza: The Secret Life of America's Most Famous Hotel  by Julie Satow.
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.
Community-Wide Events
DOROT Theater Improvisation Program for Seniors
Fridays, 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 both.
RSVP to Cippi Harte, 914-485-8356 or cippi@dorotusa.org .
$5 suggested contribution. Space is limited and reservations are required.
Jewish Basketball League 2019-2020
Sundays; Season Begins November 17, 2019, OFF-SITE at the Leffell School (fka Schechter)
Kindergarten-4th graders. Learn basketball, compete, make new friends and have fun.
For more information, or to register online, click here .
For questions, email Jeff Kapelus at JBLHOOPS@yahoo.com .
TIC Youth Basketball 2019-2020
Mid-November-March, 2019-2020
5th-12th graders.
For more information, including fees, click here .
For questions, email ticyouthbasketball@gmail.com .
7th Annual Water & Wine
My Experiences at the Gaza Border: How JNF Helps Families Heal
Thursday, December 5, 2019, OFFSITE
7:30 pm
Click flyer for details.
Leffell School Open Houses
December 8 (Middle School)
Click flyer for details.
UJA Westchester Families invite you to
Making Sweet Things Happen
Sunday, December 8, 2019, at TIC
2:00 pm
Address food insecurity by packing holiday baking kits, providing staple items for baked goods not typically found at a food pantry. There will be food and entertainment and fun for the whole family! This event is appropriate for children of all ages. To register, click here . Questions? Contact Amanda Garfinkle at garfinklea@ujafedny.org or 914.385.2128. Click flyer for details.
UJA-Federation of New York Emerging Professionals invites you to
Mingle and Mobilize: Volunteer This Holiday Season
Wednesday, December 11, 2019, OFFSITE
6:30 pm
Connect with fellow young professionals (roughly ages 30-45) over wine and snacks while sorting and packing critical medical supplies.
Click flyer for details. Register here .
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