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CONGREGATION BET SHALOM

3881 East River Road

Tucson, AZ 85718-6670

520.577.1171

cbs@cbsaz.org

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Hazzan Avraham Alpert

 

SHALOM!

May 26, 2016


LAG BA'OMER POT-LUCK DINNER AND BONFIRE, THURSDAY, MAY 26 AT 5.30 PM AT CBS

 Please bring enough meatless or dairy foods for eight people. free

 
MICHAEL LANDY OF EAST LAWN MORTUARY, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, at 11.00 amwill present information on burial in our CBS section. Limited-time discounts on mortuary services will be offered. Refreshments will be available. To register for this free event, send an email to Michael Landy at mlandy0204@gmail.com or call him at 520.751.2462.

SHABBAT 
SNACK–YAK DINNER, FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 5.30 PM at CBS
 To register, click here: June Snack–Yak Dinner.
 
SHAVUOT, SECOND SATURDAY SEUDAH, and TIKKUN LEIL SHAVUOT, JUNE 11 AT THE HOME OF HAZZAN AVI AND KAM ALPERT
 To register, click here: Tikkun Leil Shavuot. free   
Second Saturday Seudah Dinner, 5.00 pm
 Tikkun Leil Shavuot (Shavuot Torah presentations all night), 8.30 pm–4.00 am
Shavuot minyan, 4.15 am
 
 CBS BOOK CLUB, June 9 at 11.00 am at CBS, will discuss The Certificate by Isaac Bashevis Singer. free

 

This Week’s Positive Jewish Experiences at CBS

 

Sunday

9.00 am  Shaharit (morning services) 

Monday–Friday

8.15 am  Shaharit (morning services)

Friday, May 27

5.30 pm  Minhakabbalat shabbatma’ariv

7.00 pm  Candle lighting

Saturday, May 28

9.30 am  Shabbat services: ShaharitTorahmusaf. Darshanit: Anne Lowe

11.00 am  Shabbat Kattan and Torah Take-Out for children

12.00 pm  Shabbat Kiddush Luncheon sponsored by Sherman Weitzmon

8.09 pm  Shabbat ends.

Monday, May 30

4.30 pm  Yoga with Shell McCallum. $5.00 a session

6.30 pm  Jewish Recovery in CBS classroom building. free

Tuesday, May 31

2.00 pm  Talmud study led by Moshe Garfein. free

Wednesday, June 1

9.15–10.00 am  How to Lead Services. Teacher: Hazzan Avi Alpert. free

11.00 am  Michael Landy of East Lawn Mortuary presentation at CBS. free

12.00–1.00 pm  Jewish Customs and Traditions with Hazzan Avi Alpert at JCC’s Cafe @ the J.  Jewish Community Center, 3800 East River Road. free

 Thursday, June 2

12.00–1.00 pm  Pirkei  AvotTeacher: Hazzan Avi Alpert at Eli’s Deli, 5071 East 5th Street. free

Friday, June 3

5.30 pm  Minhakabbalat shabbatma’ariv

 

5.30 pm  Shabbat Snack–Yak Dinner. To register click please click here.

 

 

Request an Aliyah

If you’d like an aliyah, please contact Lynn Saul lynnsaul@cox.net with your request. 

 

Courtyard Development Project

With your help, we have been successful in receiving the funds needed to begin the first phase of construction during this summer of our Courtyard Development Project. About $90,000 more is needed in order for all phases of construction to be completed. To help us reach this new goal, please click here.

 

Sponsor a Shabbat Kiddush Luncheon

Sponsor a Shabbat kiddush luncheon for a simha, to honor someone, or to perform a mitzvah. CBS volunteers will prepare a bountiful, delicious, home-style buffet for a minimum donation of $180.00. Co-sponsorship is welcome. If you’ve enjoyed our Shabbat lunches, please consider making a donation of any size. For more information, call Sarah Frieden, CBS Administrator, at 520.577.1171. 

 

Yahrzeit Notifications

If you want CBS to notify you of yahrzeits (anniversaries), send an email with the names and dates as well as your street address to Terri Sherman loves2walk@aol.com.

 

 CBS Needs You! Volunteer and Mitzvah Opportunities

Bikur Holim (mitzvah to visit and to aid the sick). To learn more or to volunteer, contact Norm Rubin nachmanrubin@aol.com.

Communications (website, Bet Blast, press releases). To volunteer, contact Sid Lissner sllissner@iCloud.com

Social Action For more information, contact Diane Katz katzd1973@gmail.com.

 

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“The Good Jew” Explored at University of Arizona Conference

 

(L-R): Max Strassfeld, Howard J. Schwartz, David Graizbord and Gila Silverman
(L-R): Max Strassfeld, Howard J. Schwartz, David Graizbord and Gila Silverman

 

Three members of Congregation Bet Shalom, Rabbi Howard Schwartz, Gila Silverman, and David Graizbord, spoke at a meeting of the western branch of the American Academy of Religion held at the University of Arizona, April 1-3. A panel presentation April 3, “The Good Jew: Rabbinic Ethnographic and Historical Perspectives” was moderated by Max Strassfeld, assistant professor of religious studies and Judaic studies at the UA. Howard J. Schwartz, adjunct visiting scholar at the UA’s Arizona Center for Judaic Studies, spoke on “Being a (Good) Jew: A Dilemma in an Age of Individualism.” Gila Silverman, an instructor at the UA School of Anthropology, presented “An Imaginary Ideal: The ‘Good Jew’ and Liberal American Jewishness.” David Graizbord, associate professor at the Arizona Center for Judaic Studies, spoke on “Millennial Jews and Americanization: Between Nation and Religion.” (Courtesy of Arizona Jewish Post)

 

 

Prayer Services

Adults and children are always welcome at all of our services.  

Regular Services

Sundays – Friday

8.15 am Shaharit
Friday Evening
5.30 pm
Mincha,
Kabbalat Shabbat
and Ma'ariv

Saturdays

9.30 am
Shaharit and Musaf
Saturdays 11.00 am
Shabbat Kattan
birth – age 7 program
Torah Take-out
3rd –6th grade program

YOU COULD WIN A NEW MUSTANG!

  



 
  
You could win a new 50th Anniversary edition Ford Mustang with a MSRP of almost $50,000! Buy raffle tickets at Congregation Bet Shalom for $25. each or five tickets for $100. The Jim Click Automotive Team is once again sponsoring a raffle for a new car as a fundraising event to benefit non-profit organizations in Arizona. Congregation Bet Shalom is one of the first to offer raffle tickets for this special car. Contact Sarah, our Congregation Bet Shalom Administrator, by email at sarah@cbsaz.org or by phone at 520.577.1171 ext. 1 to get your tickets.