Weekly Update Web: November 7, 2019

Shabbat Lekh Lekha
Friday, November 8
4:25 pm:  Shabbat Candle Lighting
4:35 pm:  Early services in the Irene Schwebel Chapel led by Rabbi Ari Isenberg
5:30 pm: Late services in the Milstein Sanctuary
Kabbalat  Shabbat:   Aliza Polishook
Ma’ariv :   Rabbi Annie Tucker
Saturday, November 9
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: Jacob Lerner
Sha h arit:  Rabbinic Intern Mitchell Blank    
Torah Service: Uri Cohen
Torah Readers: Henry Wechsler, Evie Wolfson, Sarah Grand, Rabbinic Intern Mitchell Blank and Howard Kornstein
Haftarah Reader:   Jacob Lerner
Sermon: Rabbi Annie Tucker
Musaf: Uri Cohen  
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 

9:15 am:  H avurah  Minyan in the Irene Schwebel Chapel

Min h ah :
4:15 pm Min h ah  service in the Irene Schwebel Chapel
5:25 pm: Havdalah
New class
When Bad Things Happen To Good People: The Theology of Suffering
Evening Session: Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 8:15-9:15 pm (RH 3)
Morning Session: Thursday, November 14, 2019; 10:00–11:00 am (LLCR)
Note: The same content will be taught twice to accommodate both evening and day-time learners.
Click flyer for details and all dates.
Shabbat Afternoon Cafe:
Introducing this year's theme for the Rabbi Gordon Tucker Fund symposium
Saturday, November 16, 2019 
12:45-4:00 pm
Join us for fun, games and open gym. Optional learning at 12:45 pm with Rabbi Annie Tucker as she introduces the theme for this year's Rabbi Gordon Tucker Fund Beit Midrash (Learning Lab) symposium.
Save the Date!
Believe: Neshama Carlebach in concert with her band and Gospel choir 
Community-Wide H anukkah Concert
Opening Act: TIC children led by H azzan Shoshi Levin Goldberg
Sunday, December 15, 2019 
3:00 pm
Click here to purchase tickets.
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.
Just a note to say...
The TIC Hungry & Homeless Fund will be distributed shortly.
The contributed funds are dedicated to feeding, housing and supporting county residents by donating to local organizations doing this good work.
If you are interested in making a donation please click here and choose "Hungry and Homeless Fund" under "Select Fund".
Events and Committees
Eat Pray Learn
Friday, November 8, 2019
Services at 5:30 pm; Dinner at 6:30 pm; Book Talk at 7:15 pm
Pre-registration required for dinner. Reservations are now closed.
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"The Lion" @ The Fox
Torah on Tap with Rabbi Ari
Monday, November 18, 2019
7:00-8:30 pm
Click flyer for details. Open to all 21+.
Contemplative Minyan
Saturday, November 23, 2019
11:00 am-12:00 pm
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TIC Young Couples
Latke Ball
Saturday, December 7, 2019
8:00 pm
Click flyer for details.
Click here to register.
Come Chant at TIC!
We are excited that we already have many members who read Torah and Haftarah on Shabbat, and we also strive to involve any member who is able and willing to read. If you are interested in chanting Torah or Haftarah at TIC, please contact H azzan Shoshi Levin Goldberg .
Ongoing Classes at TIC
Torah Chanting For Beginners
Thursday, November 7, 2019
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.
Parashat HaShavua Class
Friday, November 8, 2019
7:50-8:50 am
Click flyer for details.
The Five Books of Miriam: Reading and Speaking Torah As A Woman
Friday, November 8, 2019
9:00-10:00 am
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Bible BaBoker (Bible in the Morning)
Saturday, November 9, 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, November 10, 2019
8:00 am in the TIC Library
The Learning Institute
Tuesday, November 12, 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.
Spiritual Seekers: Teen Edition
Saturday, November 16, 2019
10:00-11:00 am
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Beats & Bagels: Exploring Israeli Singer-Songwriters
Monday, November 18, 2019
8:00-9:00 am
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Rosh H odesh Group
Friday, December 6, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm
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Nursery School
Toddler & Me
Monday, November 11, 2019
10:00-11:15 am
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Babies & Bagels
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
9:15-10:00 am
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Bim Bam
Thursday, November 14, 2019
11:00 am-12:00 pm
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Coffee & Conversation
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
9:15-10:30 am
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Something to Sing About
Friday, November 22, 2019
8:45-9:15 am
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Terrific Tuesdays
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
9:00-10:00 am
Click flyer for details.
To register for the 2019-2020 school year, please click here . Have a question? Email us here .

H alutzim
Kindergarten-2nd Graders:
Monday Madness
Monday, November 11, 2019
1:00-2:30 pm
Have fun! Make slime! Play games!
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Rua h
3rd-5th Graders:
Monday Mania
Monday, November 11, 2019
1:00-2:30 pm
Cupcake wars!
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H avurat Torah  
Meets Wednesdays. Next meeting: November 13, 2019.
Dinner: 6:30-7:00 pm
Class: 7:00-8:00 pm
Israel Through Jerusalem U’s YouTube Channel with Rabbi Ari Isenberg
F all in love with Israeli culture, history, and innovation through this unique multi-media experience, facilitated by Rabbi Isenberg. Together, we’ll explore, learn, and discuss, all while strengthening our connection to our homeland.
Jewish Social Justice with Gladstein Rabbinic Fellow Ariana Capptauber
Students will gain a sense of the Jewish values in protecting the environment and understand the importance of doing so, both through campaigns and in daily behavior. They will also examine their personal practices and their impact on the environment as we learn together Jewish texts related to environmental protection. As a culminating project, we will together carry out a campaign to engage TIC in environmental protection.
Please note: You can choose either class. Fall session ends November 20, 2019. New topics will begin in December.
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 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.
Ongoing TIC Initiatives
TIC Parents of Children with Special Needs (Ages 0-17)
Wednesday, November 20, 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. RSVP for location. 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. 

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 .
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, Nov. 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.
RSVP to Cippi Harte, 914-485-8356 or cippi@dorotusa.org .
$5 suggested contribution. Space is limited and reservations are required.
Leffell School Open Houses
November 10 (Lower School), December 8 (Middle School)
Click flyer for details.
Honor Night: Meet Real-Life IDF Heroes
Monday, November 11, 2019 OFF-SITE
6:30-8:30 pm
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JCC Mid-Westchester Challah Bake
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
7:00 pm
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What’s Happening with Asylum Seekers Released by ICE? 
A Volunteer’s Personal Experiences
Sunday, November 17, 2019 OFFSITE
4:30 pm
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Building Partnership In Israel Though Arab/Jewish Integrated Education
Sunday, November 17, 2019 OFFSITE
5:00-7:00 pm
Click flyer for details.
Jewish Basketball League 2019-2020
Sundays; Season Begins November 17, 2019 OFF-SITE 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 .
Kristallnacht Commemoration
Thursday, November 24, 2019, OFF-SITE
7:30 -9:00 pm
Click flyer for details.
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 .
AJC Thanksgiving Diversity Breakfast
Thursday, November 21, 2019 OFFSITE
Sell-out crowd is expected. Buy your tickets now!
Click flyer for details.
Night of Jewish Learning and Celebration
Saturday, November 23, 2019 OFFSITE
Rabbi Annie Tucker will be teaching. Early bird pricing ends Friday, November 8, 2019.
Click flyer for details.
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.
CALL US: 914-948-2800