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CONGREGATION BETH SHALOM Affiliate of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism

MARCH 2010 – ADAR / NISAN 5770 Volume 55 Issue 6

Congregation Beth Shalom Bulletin TRICKY Inside this issue: Rabbi’s Study

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President’s Message

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Sisterhood/Men’s Club

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Calendars

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Yahrzeits

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Funds

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Hebrew School/PTO

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Member Updates

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TRAY

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Believe it or not! May 17th is our annual Fashion Show/Mini Tricky Tray. My, how fast this is coming and it is time once again to clean your closets, drawers, cabinets of BRAND NEW Items that you are not interested in keeping. It's a great time to re-gift your holiday presents and reduce clutter. We are happy to take your unused and unwanted items. We also need baskets. Many, many baskets. Please bring these items and more to the office, my front porch, my back door or call me and I will make arrangements for pickup or drop-off. Of course, monetary donations are happily accepted so we may buy a "big grand prize". Please donate! Thanking you in advance for your participation. Jill Berson, Chairperson

Buying Passover Goods is one of the more expensive meal planning times of the year, Buy a Gift Card from Sisterhood! Buy Supermarket Gift Cards for A&P, ShopRite, and Stop & Shop These Cards return up to 5% of your purchases to the synagogue Your normal weekly shopping will contribute hundreds of dollars over the course of a year. Call: Leslie Kantrowitz 973-694-4821 (Bea also has gift cards in the office)

Cub Scouts begins at Gerrard Berman Day S c h o o l The Gerrard Berman Day School Cub Scout troop has been formed and just started February 11. The Gerrard Berman Day School troop invites all Jewish boys between the a g e s o f 5-10 years of age to join a den to learn and socialize following the scouting program goals. This is an excellent developmental program that gives guidance to young boys and is a great way to develop connections and life skills. The new pack will have 3 dens to accommodate the different age levels led by Scout Master Lonnie Helfand. Contact GBDS at 201-337-1111 if you would like your child to join.

Sisterhood’s Golden Book Cards call: A-H Debbie Lees 973-839-6388 I-Q Anne Kirk 973-628-9064 R-Z Alice Spira 973-839-4940


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From The Rabbi’s Study the allure of Matzah really outshine the cheesecake of Shuvuot? Do the bitter herbs of Passover taste sweeter than Rosh Hashana’s honey? Can those ever improving Passover bagels hold a candle to Shabbat’s Challah? While Passover’s gastronomic experience is unique, one would hardly classify it as gourmet.

“Every woman who has cleaned the house for Passover, prepared a Seder and served it, has experienced the exodus once their work is done.”

In the event of an emergency Rabbi Senter can be contacted by cell phone at 973-713-8727

As I write this article, the lawn is covered with snow and the roadways are treacherous with black ice. It is hard to imagine that Passover is around the corner. In reality, Winter gives way to Spring, Spring to Summer, Summer to Fall and again Winter. With each season comes the holidays, each unique in their own way. According to recent statistics, the Passover Seder is the most observed ritual event of the Jewish calendar. Seemingly non observant Jews go to great lengths to attend the Passover Seder even when they are traveling. What is it about the Passover Seder that is so significant? What aspect of the ritual calls to the Jewish soul in a way that surpasses even the call of Rosh Hashana’s Shofar? The simplistic answer is gastronomical Judaism. We Jews love to eat. A student of mine described all Jewish holidays as follows. “They tried to kill us, we survived, let’s eat”. While the gastronomical experience of a Seder might be attractive, could

Perhaps it’s about history. The collective opportunity to remember a time long passed, a shared moment in history that we consider defining. For the traditional Jew this may be the case. What is the draw for the non-traditional Jew? I have had people at my Seder table who question the historic accuracy of the exodus. Why would someone celebrate events which they are not certain occurred? The answer is found in the words of the Seder, “bchol dor v'dor chayav adam lir'ot atzmo k'iylu hu yatza miMitzrayim” (in every generation a person is required to view themselves as if they experienced the exodus). Tradition teaches us that we are supposed to feel as if we went from slavery to freedom. My grandmother once said the following in jest, “Every woman who has cleaned the house for Passover, prepared a Seder and served it, has experienced the exodus once their work is done.” The Seder reminds us of past events through ritual and symbolism yet the Seder is not about those events. Iit is about growth and understanding by facing chal-

lenges. Each of us has challenges in our lives. We become slaves to those challenges if we are not able to adapt and grow while facing life’s challenges. In this difficult economy, each of us faces challenges that require us to rise up and evolve on personal and professional levels. The Seder and its rituals remind us that even slaves can evolve and grow by facing challenges and adapting. Challenges can be frightening. They force us to step out of our comfort zone. It is important for us to understand that each challenge presents opportunity for significant growth. This is a promise of the exodus narrative and one of many divine truths contained in the Passover Seder. The stories of our sacred texts, as celebrated on Passover, are a delivery system of divine truths and lessons. These sacred truths make the discussion of historical accuracy irrelevant. On behalf of Elissa and our entire family, I wish you a Sweet and Happy Passover. With Torah Blessings,

Rabbi David Ross Senter


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Message from the President– Larry Tornow Haverim, I want to thank those of you who took the time to answer and respond to the Rabbinical Search Survey.

There was question number 9 which read: “ 9) Our new rabbi should be able to: Please check the following: a) Read Torah ______ Yes ______ No.”

That received some interesting responses. One or two were incredulous that a Rabbi would not be able to read Torah. Someone asked if we were kidding about the NO response. The answer to that is no we were not kidding. After Rabbi Lichtenfeld’s tenure here, the then search committee was interviewing a potential replacement. That candidate absolutely refused to read Torah under any circumstances.

There were some interesting responses also. One of our members who responded suggested that the new rabbi erect a Mechizah in the

sanctuary. For those who are unfamiliar with the term, it is a wall that separates the men from the women in a shul. These are prominent in Orthodox and Hassidic congregations. A side note is that if you ever see a Monsey Tours bus going into the city during early morning rush hour they will have a Mechizah on the bus.

There were members who felt that the congregation was warm, welcoming, and family, I agree with that. Yes, we have had our vehement arguments and fights but that is what happens in many families. I just want the family to pull together, contribute what they can and work to maintain Congregation Beth Shalom.

You have recently received in the mail, a form and pricing for the purpose of buying a brick for the pathway in the front of the building. This type of remembrance, for you, your family as well as other tributes is done in many places. I was at the

Fallen Firefighters Memorial at the National Fire Academy in Emmetsburg, Maryland and there were hundreds of them from all over the country and the world. What a lasting tribute that is to the members of that extended brotherhood and family. Please consider making that donation and tribute.

We are moving ahead with a celebration of our 75th anniversary. If you would like to help with the planning, and implementation of that event please let us know. We could use your help and input.

There are other events being planned and again we are looking for volunteers to help out. Please consider spending some time to continue making CBS a warm and family like place.

Shalom to all

Larry

“Yes, we have had our vehement arguments and fights but that is what happens in many families. I just want the family to pull together, contribute what they can and work to maintain Congregation Beth Shalom.“


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Sisterhood - Ellie Weiner

Sisterhood is an important part of the ‘life’ of Congregation Beth Shalom. Won’t you join and participate with us!

As this letter reaches you we are hopefully seeing signs of spring coming around the corner. We have enjoyed many wonderful events in the last few months. A lovely trip to Morristown Theater included a sweet show and a wonderful time with friends. We learned a little more about our bodies and bones. As ladies, we take time to take care of everyone. We must set aside time to take care of ourselves as well. We look forward to informative topics like this in the future. We even had a chance to relax and catch up with each other, dance a night away and of course we always eat. There are more exciting events in store for us to come. We will be having a Wine Night on March 6th. There will be opportunity to taste different kosher wines. We will be able to learn about wines from a connoisseur and we can stock up for Passover as well. We will be able to sample some tasty appetizers and parve for Passover desserts with bonus take home recipes. After this event it will be a

breeze to prepare for Passover at home this year. So don't forget to mark your calendars. We are starting a new social action project this month as well. We are knitting hats and scarves for school children. So get out those needles and lets help out those in need. Finally don't close out those calendars just yet. There are many more interesting events to remember. We have our Progressive Dinner planned at some of our sister's homes. Woman of the Year and Torah Fund Supper are upcoming. Don't forget our big fundraiser for the year! The Fashion Show and Tricky Tray are a blast! A great chance to check out some fashion and bring home a few winnings, and socialize with our sisters! Let me close by wishing everyone a Pesach filled with health and happiness overflowing.

Have a Special Occasion coming up? Share it with us! Sponsor an ONEG SHABBAT or KIDDISH! Contact Jennifer Karasik 973-839-1361 jarasik@aol.com

Whether you still cook, nuke, or order in, you will enjoy our latest publication. More than 300 recipes Some old, some new, some borrowed just to please you! Get Your Copy !

Shalom, Ellie

Contact Sisterhood or Bea in the office


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Men’s Club—Bruce Weiner

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Guide to Passover and Passover Preparations What follows is a general guideline of dietary regulations for Pesach. Any questions should be directed to the Rabbi, who would be happy to clarify any doubts. Prohibited foods: These are foods containing fermented or leavened grain which has been exposed to water for 18 minutes prior to cooking or baking. These foods are called CHAMETZ. Examples are: breads, cake, crackers, cereal, cookies, pasta, candy, or any product containing grain derivatives, such as flavors made with grain alcohol, grain vinegar, liquors, beer, etc. Ashkenazic (Eastern European) tradition, by which we are bound, also prohibits the use of rice, corn, beans, and peas, known as Kitniyot. Most Ashkenazim (people of Eastern European descent) include string beans in this category, however family customs vary. Permitted foods: The following foods do not require Kosher for Passover certification if purchased prior to Pesach. Note: labels must be checked to verify that these items are in their pure form with no additives unless otherwise specified: coffee (unflavored), tea (unflavored), cane sugar, salt, whole or ground unprocessed spices, frozen fruit juice (no additives), fresh fruit juice, frozen vegetables without seasonings or sauces (see note above re: bean and pea products), frozen fruit, dried fruit (may contain potassium sorbate), *cottonseed oil, *canola oil, virgin olive oil, *tuna packed in water, *pickles packed in salt water with lactic acid (no vinegar), *olives packed in salt water with lactic acid (no vinegar), apple cider vinegar, potato starch, milk, cream, domestic cheese, and butter. NOTE: Items marked with an asterisk must bear an acceptable Kosher Certification to ascertain that they meet a basic kosher standard. The following products may also be purchased on Pesach without a special Passover certification: fresh fruits, fresh vegetables (see note above re: bean and pea products), eggs, fresh fish, and fresh meat. All other processed foods require a special Kosher for Passover certification. Stickers that do not bear the name of a recognized rabbi or symbol of a national group should be suspect; any questions should be referred to the Rabbi. Detergents: Detergents do not require a special Kosher for Passover label, however, new containers should be used. Medication: Discontinuing any medication which you are taking on the advice of a doctor is prohibited according to Halacha (Jewish law). If you are taking a medication that you suspect contains CHAMETZ, please consult the Rabbi prior to discontinuing said medication. Many medications do contain CHAMETZ binders. The Rabbi is available to discuss any medical issues with both you and your doctor. Search and Removal of Chametz A search for chametz is made the night before Passover (Sunday evening, March 28th ). The custom is to disperse pieces of chametz around the home. A blessing is made: Bo-ruch A-toh Adon-noi E-lo-hei-nu Me-lech Ho-olam A-sher Kid-de-sh-nu Be-mitz-vo-sov Vi-tzi-vo-nu Al Be-or Cha-metz.


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(We bless you Ah-do-nai, our God, ruler of the universe, who has sanctified us with the commandments, and has commanded us to remove the leaven.) A candle is customarily used (a flashlight is fine also) to search in every room for chametz. All chametz found should be put in one area to be burned the next morning. Also look for chametz at the office. After the search one must also nullify [the chametz he may have overlooked] and say: All leaven or anything leavened with is in my possession, which I have niether seen nor removed, and about which I am unaware, shall be considered naught and ownerless as the dust of the earth. Erev Pesach Siyum: It is customary on the morning before Pesach for the firstborn in each family to fast in recognition of the fact that our ancestors' firstborn were spared during the plague of the firstborn. Since fasting would be difficult the morning prior to the Seder, the practice of holding a Siyum was instituted. The Siyum is a celebration of the completion of a section of Torah with a meal. This celebration of Torah study takes precedence over the obligation to fast. The Rabbi's Siyum will be held on Wednesday morning, March 29th, beginning at 7:30 am. All firstborn are invited to attend. Please RVSP to the synagogue office 973-835-3500. Maos Chittim: Jews preparing to celebrate Pesach have always been concerned that everyone in the Jewish community be able to do so. Maos Chittim is a special mitzvah of helping those in need buy Pesach supplies and celebrate the holiday in a dignified fashion. To participate in this important mitzvah you can make a contribution to the Maos Chittim fund c/o Congregation Beth Shalom. Burning The CHAMETZ: The morning before Pesach (Wednesday) we must destroy all CHAMETZ that remains in our possession before the end of the fifth hour after sunrise. The preferred manner of destroying the CHAMETZ is burning. We will have a communal CHAMETZ burning at the synagogue Monday morning, March 29th, at 9:00 -10:00 am. If you cannot be present just leave your bag at the synagogue door and we will burn it for you. Note: put your name on the bag so we know whom we are representing when we burn your CHAMETZ. Only CHAMETZ wrapped in paper bags should be brought; NO PLASTIC.


"MECHIRAT CHAMETZ"-SELLING THE CHAMETZ "For seven days, leaven shall not be found in your house. . ." Exodus 12.19 Jewish law prohibits the possession of leaven, "CHAMETZ," during Passover. Traditionally Jewish people have disowned their "CHAMETZ" by selling it through an intricate legal document executed by a Rabbi. To avoid having "CHAMETZ" in your possession during Passover, please fill out the form below and return it to Rabbi Senter. If you are not able to meet with the Rabbi personally you may send the completed form to the synagogue office. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------I, the undersigned, fully empower and permit Rabbi David R. Senter to act in my place to sell all "CHAMETZ" (leavened products) possessed by me (knowingly or unknowingly) as defined by the Torah and Rabbinic Law. The approximate value of the "CHAMETZ" is $ _________ . The "CHAMETZ" consists of dry goods, refrigerated items, liquor and all other forms of actual "CHAMETZ" or "CHAMETZ" Mixtures. The items being sold are located at the address listed below.

Name _______________________________________ Please Print

Address _______________________________________________________________________________ City

State

Zip

Second Location (Business or Second Home) Address _______________________________________________________________________________ City

State

Zip

Signed ________________________________ Date ________________________________

If mailing, please allow ample time for delivery before Passover.


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MARCH 2010 – ADAR / NISAN 5770

CANDLE LIGHTING TIMES FOR POMPTON LAKES, NJ 07442  Mar 5 5:34PM

March

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 Mar 12 5:42PM  Mar 19 6:49PM  Mar 26 6:57PM  Mar 29 7:00PM  Mar 30 8:01PM  Apr 2

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Shabbat services at Cedar Crest, none at CBS Youth Group 1:00 – 3:00 PM Oneg Shabbat sponsored by Sisterhood Junior Congregation 10:30 - 11:30 AM Chometz search and burn followed by “Grandparents and Special Friends” Model Seder (5th “Special Event”) 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM Wine Sale pick-up 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM 22 Sisterhood General meeting 7:45 PM 26 Oneg Shabbat sponsored by Lester Wolfson in honor of his birthday 27 Shabbat services at Cedar Crest, none at CBS 3/28 – 4/6 No Hebrew School – Spring Recess

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NOTICE

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Please respect our Sanctuary  Turn off your cell phones

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 All men and boys should wear yarmulkes. Those past Bar Mitzvah age should wear tallit if appropriate  Women and girls should dress modestly  Very casual wear is not appropriate except for the very young

Book Club–Have a Little Faith by Mitch Albom 7:30PM Executive Board meeting 7:30PM Oneg Shabbat sponsored by Sisterhood 7th graders help lead Shabbat service 10:15AM–Noon Junior Congregation 10:30 - 11:30 AM Passover Wine and Cheese Night 7:45 PM Sisterhood Board meeting 7:45 PM CBS Board meeting 7:30 PM Family Shabbat Dinner (TBD) 6:30 PM rd 3 grade helps lead service + Siddur Presentation 8:00 PM nd 2 marking period Honor Roll Ceremony Oneg Shabbat sponsored by Bea and Sy Katz in honor of Caryn, Jessi and mom, Erica’s birthdays

Erev Pesach Siyum 7:30AM RSVP Rabbi Communal Chometz burn 9:00– 10 AM st Erev Pesach – 1 seder night Pesach – 1st day – services 9:30 AM 2nd seder night Pesach – 2nd day – services 9:30 AM

OFFICE HOURS: MONDAY – THURSDAY 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM CBS’s Newsletter welcomes comments and articles each month from members on any topic. Deadline is the 10th of the month for the following month. Email cbsnewsletter@optonline.net Stan Sidlov, Editor


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YAHRZEITS FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH – ADAR / NISAN 5770 YAHRZEITS to be read on MARCH 5 +6

Bari Goldstein, daughter of Lois and Herb Goldstein

Lena Rothman, mother of Stanley Rothman

Ida Saltzman, mother of Bernard Saltzman

Mollie Diamond, mother of Herb Diamond

Goldie Kaufman, mother of Marilyn Jeshion

Zelda Rostoker, mother of Earl Rostoker

Aaron Lerner, father-in-law of Blossom Lerner

Ellie Isenberg, wife of Larry Isenberg, sister-in-law of Nancy Freifeld and aunt of Tara Freifeld

Dr. Betty Kafka Frankel, mother of Mered Frankel

Rina Schecter

Ann Spira, mother of Al Spira

Sarah Bolan, mother of Gilda Norin

Sol Goldman, father of Eric Goldman Leah Kitaeff, mother of Karla Baig

YAHRZEITS to be read on MARCH 26 +_27

Anna Singer, grandmother of Mildred Nochimson Frank Reiss, father-in-law of Renee Reiss William Shwartz, uncle of Patty Shwartz

Samuel Kaufman, grandfather of Harvey and Bill Sakolsky Rita Fietelson, wife of Marvin Fietelson

YAHRZEITS to be read on MARCH 12 +_13 Max Diamond, father of Herb Diamond John Shwartz, grandfather of Patty Shwartz Bess Kobre, grandmother of Patty Shwartz Barry Fischer, son of Sydelle Fischer Ida Green, mother of Jerry Green

David Atkins, grandfather of Dr. Verna and Dr. Jack Atkins Alice Rosenberg, mother of Sue Charnet Max Gitomer, brother-in-law of Mimi Gitomer Maria Friedmann, mother of Morris Friedmann Morris Shwartz, uncle of Patty Shwartz

Morris Rostoker, father of Earl Rostoker Sid Lerner, husband of Blossom Lerner Frank Edelman, father of Ellen Rosen Dave Sakolsky, father of Harvey and Bill Sakolsky Ralph Tell, brother of Dr. Bernard Tell David Weiss, father-in-law of Vivian Weiss Joseph Schlesinger, father of Judy Shaw Mannie Lovitch, father of Alan Lovitch Gerald Axelrod, brother of Beverly Berkowitz

If you wish to discuss any needs for a gravesite or multiple sites together, please contact Cemetery Chairman: Lou Katz 973973-696696-1130

YAHRZEITS to be read on MARCH 19 +_21 Rose Kaplan, mother of Helene Wolf Gertrude Sheinis, mother of Sharyn Nadel Janet Celia Kafka, grandmother of Mered Frankel Rhonda Weiner, late wife of Bruce Weiner and late mother of Halley Weiner Bernard Cowan, father of Gilda Norin Clarence Lipsky, father of Carol Fietelson

MEMORIALS Donate Etz Hayim (or Chumash) to the Synagogue. Honor a beloved departed with a plaque on our NEW Memorial Board. Call Sandy Yenk: 973-839-4908


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“For all your Judaic Shopping” Congregation Beth Shalom Gift Shoppe 

MENORAHS, MEZZUZAHS & PARCHMENTS



 









WEDDING, BAR AND BAT MITZVAH INVITATIONS TALLIT AND TEFILLIN KIDDISH CUPS, YADS, SHOFARS & BAR/BAT MITZVAH GIFTS DECORATIVE CANDLE HOLDERS AND SEDER PLATES SHABBAT & YAHRZIET CANDLES— TRADITIONAL & MODERN JEWISH THEMED CHILDREN’S BOOKS AND TOYS COLLECTIBLE DOLLS, PLUSH ANIMALS, DECORATIVE HOUSEHOLD ITEMS, JEWELRY AND LOTS MORE! ORDER YOUR YARMULKAS FOR BAR/BAT MITZVAHS & WEDDINGS FROM US LO CAT E D I N T H E C B S LO B BY Always open during Synagogue Office hours (see Bea Katz) or by appointment with Debbie Lees 973-839-6388 We Have Shop for all your Holiday and Special Occasion Gifts Passover “Your Local Simcha Source” Items! SAW WHAT YOU WANTED IN SOMEONE ELSE’S CATALOG? WE CAN ORDER ANYTHING!


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PTO FUND Bill Harris, in honor of his 90th birthday

Jean & Bob Rubenstein; Lorraine & Mac Levine JEWISH NATIONAL FUND

Josephine Green, in memory of husband, Joseph Green

Rose Lynn & Harvey Winters

Barbara Tindle, in memory of sister, Joyce Fox

Sylvia & Stanley Rothman

Deborah Epner, in memory of mother, Joyce Fox

Sylvia & Stanley Rothman

Dr. Michael Fox, in memory of mother, Joyce Fox

Sylvia & Stanley Rothman

SIMCHA TREE FUND Bill Harris, in honor of his 90th birthday

Consider Making a Donation to the Synagogue Sometimes only the big donations get all the attention. Some of us are happy to be able to donate hundreds or more, and see our names in print or on a plaque. It is not only the big machers who can afford to donate. There are lots of small ways to donate in every day life to the Congregation to help it without making a fuss or huge dent in your wallet. CBS has a number of programs that help earn a little extra towards the bottom line. We have many different funds and areas of the congregation’s activities that require funding of any amount. We have Jewish National Fund, Speaker Fund, Torah Maintenance, Synagogue Fund, Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund, memorial & scholarship funds such as the Eliot Sakolsky & Bari Goldstein Funds, the Library Fund, Shiva Basket Fund, our Shimcha Tree and many other ways to help us improve our congregation and the activities we sponsor.


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Hebrew School - Bea Katz

The PJ Library® Jewish Bedtime Stories & Songs for Families. Receive free books monthly for children!

At the time of the writing of this article, we are deeply in the midst of winter and are already preparing for Passover. February will have had the 4th and 5th graders help to lead the Friday night service on February 26th. We have the 3rd graders scheduled to do the same on March 19th. This is the same night as their Siddur Presentation as well as the Honor Roll Ceremony for the second marking period. Please come and share this always wonderful evening with us. We will also have had our annual Purim Celebration and Kid’s Mini Tricky Tray. Great thanks to Jennifer Karasik and her committee for all of the hard work that is put into making this the fun and successful event which it has always been. On Sunday, March 21st we will have our “Grandparents and Special Friends” Model Seder. The day will start with a chometz search and burning at 10:30 AM. This is our school’s 5th “Special

Event” for our students. Everyone is invited to attend but please, if your child is not enrolled in our Hebrew School, RSVP to me. I will also take this opportunity to let everyone know that, regretfully, I will be stepping down as Hebrew School administrator and teacher at the end of this current school year. I have been involved in teaching here at CBS for over 27 years and administrating for over 16 years. I have enjoyed all

of my years doing this but I now need to tend to personal obligations. I thank all of you for your constant support of our program.

Support the Local Food Bank Please bring canned and other dry goods for distribution to local families in need. A Beth Shalom Community Project


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SIMCHA TREE LEAVES and ROCKS There are spots available on the Simcha Tree which is prominently displayed in our lobby. The cost of each engraved leaf is $180 and each engraved rock is $1,800. Please call Bea in the office if you’d like to honor someone with a special gift such as this.

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Book Club

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Member Updates Get Well: Richard Charnet Frieda and Morris Friedmann Don Fritz Sandy Goodkin Fran Green A Good Time was had by all at the Mary Greenberg Sisterhood’s Italian Anita & Sol Maizel Night…. Esther Moskowitz Hy Nadel Marvin Newman Leo Raven Sheila Robbins Len Stanley Welcome new members: Scott and Emily Fitterman and Ilan Ringwood, NJ


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HEBREW SCHOOL CALENDAR

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Family Shabbat service - 7th grade helps lead service

10:15 AM- 12:00 PM

Junior Congregation

10:30 - 11:30 AM

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Report Cards

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Family Shabbat Dinner

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3rd graders help lead Shabbat service

8:00 PM

Honor Roll Ceremony + 3rd grade Siddur Presentation 14

Youth Group - Passover cooking

1:00 - 3:00 PM

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Junior Congregation

10:30 - 11:30 AM

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5th "SPECIAL EVENT" - Chometz search and burn followed

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

by the "Grandparents and Special friends" Model Seder

3/28-4/6

Spring recess

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Erev PESACH - 1st seder

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1st day PESACH - 2nd seder - services 9:30 AM

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2nd day PESACH - services 9:30 AM

No Classes No Classes


Congregation Beth Shalom Bulletin March 2010