The Week Ahead… August 27-September 2, 2018

Monday, August 27

  • Parent-Tot Class, 9:00 – 11:00am
    Open to the public, this FREE weekly class for children up to 24-months in age and their parent(s) is a great way to meet other parents, exchange experiences, and provide an opportunity for the children to play together and engage in age-appropriate activities. We also read a book from PJ Library twice a month. Facilitated by Lindsey Embree, various experts from different fields of child development and child-care will visit occasionally to share their expertise and provide opportunities for discussions. Feel free to bring your friends; it’s open to everyone! (PLEASE NOTE: We have a mandatory vaccination policy.) For more information, contact Nancy Auslander.

  • Open Mah Jongg Play – Mondays, 10:00am-12:00pm
    All levels welcome. Men are welcome, too. Come join the fun! For more information, contact Evelyn.

  • Adult Choir Rehearsal – Mondays thru Aug. 27, 6:00pm
    For more information, contact Cantorial Soloist Nichole Chorny.

  • Board of Trustees Meeting, 6:15pm

Tuesday, August 28

  • B'nai Mitzvah Class, 4:00pm

  • Religious School, 4:00pm

  • Junior USY, 6:00pm. For Jewish children grades 7 & 8.
    For more information, contact Rabbi Ruven Barkan.

  • Talmud on Tuesday, 6:00pm
    The Talmud is an extensive compilation of teachings and opinions of thousands of rabbis over the centuries, covering matters of Jewish law, ethics, philosophy, history, customs, and more. We are currently studying Tractate Shabbat. Learn about the law and lore in the Talmud with Rabbi Robert Eisen as we dig deep into living Judaism. Open to all. No charge to attend.

Wednesday, August 29

  • Weekday Torah Study Group – Wednesdays, 11:00am
    Informal and lively study discussion led by Rabbi Robert Eisen. (Occasionally lay-led.) Open to all. No charge to attend.
  • Senior USY, 6:00pm. For Jewish children grades 9 thru 12.
    For more information, contact Rabbi Ruven Barkan.

  • Adult Education Kollel (Class): “Living Y/Our High Holy Days… Together” – concluding 7:00-8:00pm
    Join us as CAI's clergy teach this class as we prepare for the High Holy Days.
    Rabbi Ruven Barkan presents: The Lord Shall Rule Forever! Does this primary Jewish way of relating to God work for you? … especially during the High Holy Days?”
    $6 per person PLUS food donation for the Community Food Bank. Please bring item(s) to class. Contact Emilia for space availability.

Saturday, September 1 Selihot

  • Shabbat Afternoon Torah Study, 4:30pm
    Open to all, this is an opportunity to become more involved in “living Judaism.” Lay-led. No charge to attend. Torah Portion: Ki Tavo
  • Selihot Program and Service, 8:00pm

Sunday, September 2

  • Kever Avot Memorial Service, 10:30 am; at Evergreen Cemetery, Anshei Israel Section
    Even if your loved ones are not buried in CAI’s Cemetery, you are encouraged to participate in the service and pay your respects to your dearly departed. The 30-minute service includes a special booklet of prayers.

Monday, September 3 Labor Day

  • Preschool/Kindergarten & Administrative Office Closed (no Parent-Tot or Mah Jongg); Minyan 8:00am