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                 Upcoming Services

Kabbalat Shabbat , Fri. Oct 12, 8 pm

Kabbalat Shabbat, Fri. Oct 19, 8 pm

K abbalat Shabbat,  Fri. Oct. 26, 8 pm

P izza Shabbat, Fri. Nov. 2, 6 pm

Shabbat Morning Service , Sat. Nov. 3, 9 am

Kabbalat Shabbat & New Member Dinner, Fri. Nov. 9, 6 pm

Special Shabbat Morning Service - Remembering Kristallnacht, Sat. Nov 10, 9 am
(see below for more information)

Kabbalat Shabbat, Fri. Nov. 16, 8 pm

Kabbalat Shabbat, Fri. Nov. 23, 8 pm

Kabbalat Shabbat, Fri. Nov. 30, 8 pm

All Services at CBD, unless otherwise noted.
BITK - Be in the Know - see the full calendar of events.

Need a Ride to Services or other CBD Programs?
Let us give you a lift. E - mail Lesley Engelson.
CBD or bust.
High Holiday Survey
Take the survey
The Congregation Beth David (CBD) Board of Directors 
welcomes your feedback about this year's High Holiday Services. 

If you attended Rosh Hashana and/or Yom Kippur services, including any children's services, please take 3 minutes to answer a  f ew short questions about your experience. 

Thanks to everyone who has already responded. If you haven't provided feedback yet, you can take the survey now (and save time later). 

Survey closes at 12 noon on Sunday, Oct. 29. 
Essen & Lesson
Friday, October 12, 2018
12:45 to 1:45 pm
Baglez, 90 Pershing Ave. South Kingstown, RI

Meet for lunch and join a discussion about " Noah vs. Abraham - Who Deserves More Credit?" led by Rabbi Adler. 

Bereavement Group
bereavement group
Friday, October 12, 2018
2:30 to  pm
Congregation Beth David

Questions/RSVP to   Rabbi Adler.
Programs for Young Children & Their Families
PJ Library

PJ Library Story Hour
Sunday, October 14
9:30 to 10:30 am
Free and open to the community.

Pizza Shabbat
Friday, November 2, 6  pm
A service for young children and those who love them, followed by pizza, veggies, and fruit will be served.  All are invited to attend. 
CBD Book Club
between friends
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
7 pm, 4 Talia Court, Narragansett

Join us for a fabulous discussion of Between Friends, by Israeli author Amos Oz.

For questions and to RSVP, e-mail Sally. 
CBD Sunday Discussion 
Sunday, October 21, 2018
9:00 am
Bagelz, 90 Pershing Ave, South Kingstown, RI 02879
Speaker:  John Marion, Executive Director, Common Cause of R.I.
Topic: Transparency in Government

Bagels and coffee will be served. RSVP to Bob Hicks.
Tikkun Olam: Tote Bags for RI Foster Kids 

Thursday, November 1, 2018
7 pm at CBD

Please join us to make tote bags for RI foster kids. Bring your sewing machines, ironing boards, irons, large scissors, measuring tapes, and extension cords. Fabric and notions will be provided.

There's plenty of ways to help, even if you don't sew

There will be snacks and music-to-sew-and-help by. It's a fun time for a worthy cause!" RSVP to Liz Karp.

CBD New Member Shabbat Service and Dinner
welcome new members
Friday, November 9, 2018
6 pm at CBD

Join us for a Kabbalat Shabbat service and dinner welcoming our new members. Reservations are required and seating is limited. Make your reservations early!
Click here for reservation form.

Have questions now? E-mail Lesley Engelson, membership chair.
Remembering Kristallnacht 80 Years Later
Saturday, November 10, 2018, 9:00 am, at CBD
Special Guest Speakers: Ruth Oppenheim and Ralph Posner

CBD will remember Kristallnacht , also called  Night of Broken Glass,  during a special Shabbat morning service.   Guest speakers Ruth Oppenhem and Ralph Posner will  share  their experiences and memories as  young  children living in Germany at the time. Click here to read more about Kristallnacht.

Please join us for what will be a moving and learning experience.

Attention CBD Community Cooks!
There's always room for one more - cookbook ...
We know that many CBD members are wonderful cooks and we would like the whole community to know, so we are  creating a Cook Book by our members.

We are asking you to submit your favorite best recipes to be published in our Cook Book (Limit of 5 recipes per person).

Since this is a temple affiliated project, we ask you to respect the basic laws of Kashrut and not submit recipes that contain pork products, shellfish or milk/meat combinations.

The categories are:
Appetizers, Soups and Salads
Main Courses - Meat, Poultry, Fish and Vegetarian 
Side Dishes
Baked Goods and Desserts 

Please include your name, phone number, and information about the recipe - your original creation or credit where it came from.  All submissions must be typed - no handwritten entries please.

E-mail your recipes to  Lori Adler or Liz Karp. We look forward to your contributions & thanks!
Community Events  
Benjamin Franklin's Influence on  Judaism
Hosted by RI Jewish Museum
Sunday,  October  14, 2018, 2:00 pm
Sons of Jacob Synagogue
24 Douglas Ave, Providence
A talk by author Shai Afsai. Seating is limited

Dedication ceremony celebrating the Hanukkah Forever Stamp
Presented/Hosted by US Postal Service and Israel Post  
Tuesday, October 16, 11:00 am
Touro Synagogue
85 Touro Street, Newport

An Evening with Mohammed Al Samawi Author of The Fox Hunt: A Refugee's Memoir of Coming to America (soon to be a major motion picture)
Sunday, October 28, 2018, 7:00 pm
RI Jewish Alliance
401 Elmgrove Avenue, Providence 
This event is free of charge with a donation of any amount to the  2019 Jewish Alliance Annual Campaign .

Caregivers Retreat
Come enjoy a day of rest, relaxation and rejuvenation that you deserve!
Sunday, November 18th from 9:00 to 11:00 am
3 Shalom Dr. Warwick

At Tamarisk Assisted Living Residence, we value caregivers. Let us spoil you, the caregiver, with a few hours of pampering. Enjoy Reiki, Reflexology and Chair Massages!
If you need care for your loved one during this retreat, we can provide that for you as well.
Space is limited. Please RSVP by November 12th to:
Susan Adler- Director of Marketing & Outreach
401-732-0037 or

The Jewish Alliance hosts many opportunities for Community & Connections. Check out the full community calendar of events

Members' Corner
Request on Behalf of Members with Chemical Sensitivities
Many CBD members and guests have chemical sensitivities that trigger allergies, asthma, migranes, and other medical problems. To ensure we can all worship as comfortably as possible, we request that you abstain from wearing strongly scented products to services and events at CBD as well as at other venues we use for community events. 
Thank you for your cooperation.
             Rabbi's Discretionary Fund
   Should you, or anyone you know, need unexpected financial assistance, please e-mai l      Rabbi Adler   or phone 401-486-0110.  All contacts with the Rabbi, and any related        assistance, are confidential.
AccessJewishRI is an information and referral website that is a single point of contact to access the multitude of services, activities, and resources provided by the Jewish community as well as social, health, and government organizations in greater Rhode Island.  Learn more about AccessJewishRI .

Sponsor an ONEG or Kiddush
Want to share the pleasure and joy of Shabbat? Consider sponsoring an Oneg Shabbat, Saturday Kiddush, or a Shabbat luncheon. For more information, e-mail Nancy Chorney  or call her at 401-789-0232.

Volunteer Opportunities

Want to get involved? Have a skill or idea to share? Check out the CBD list of committees and contact the chairperson to find out more about how you can help.