Congregation Israel is the center of Springfield, New Jersey's growing Modern Orthodox community. Here, everyone is welcome, and everyone is treated like family. What is more, we offer unparalleled opportunities for religious growth and learning, as well as easy access to important amenities such as yeshiva day schools, mikvaot, kosher restaurants and kosher shopping.
Come visit us for Shabbat and experience the warmth and energy of our community for yourself!
To arrange for home hospitality, please call 973-467-9666
WELCOME TO THE OUR WAY ORGANIZATION WHO WILL BE JOINING US THIS SHABBOS.October 24, 2014
Welcome to R' Eliezer Lederfeind, Director of the Our Way Organization and to the staff and members of Our Way, who will be joining us this Shabbos.
The Our Way Shabbaton is sponsored by Dr. Bruce Francis, l'zecher nishmas Faigie Wiederman-Francis who devoted her career to caring for the hearing impaired, and in honor of her daughter Miriam (Jennie Rokach) who continues in her footsteps.
Thank you to Jessica and Avidan Bienenfeld for coordinating the Shabbaton!
SPECIAL THANKS TO THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE WHO HELPED DECONSTRUCT THE SHUL'S SUKKAH.October 24, 2014
Special thanks to Sam Alexander, Rick Covkin, David Goodman, Ben Hoffer, Charles Larkin, Arthur Sandman, Zach Sandman and Joel Shulman who graciously volunteered to help deconstruct the shul's sukkah.
KIDDUSHIM:October 24, 2014
October 25, 2014
Early minyan kiddush is unsponsored.
Main kiddush is sponsored by Rebecca and Hal Levy in honor of the entire Congregation Israel community - with much appreciation for welcoming us into the community and for your generous hospitality. We are so fortunate to be part of such a wonderful community and are grateful for your constant care and friendship..
Shalosh Seudos is sponsored by members of the community in honor of Adam Sheps.
|Early Minyan Kiddush|| November 8, 15, 22, 29|
|Main Kiddush|| November 29|
|Shalosh Seudos|| Novermber 8, 29|
KASHRUT ALERT, October 22, 2014:October 24, 2014
Kosher Alert Countryside Creamery
|Brand: ||Countryside Creamery |
|Product: ||Homestyle Spread (Margarine) |
|Company: ||Aldi Inc. |
|Issue: ||Missing D – Dairy Designation |
Homestyle Spread (margarine) is certified by the Orthodox Union as an OU D – Dairy product. This product contains milk as indicated on the ingredient panel. Some packaging was printed without the D – Dairy designation. Packaging has been revised.
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Kosher Alert New York Youth Club
|Brand: ||New York Youth Club |
|Product: ||Chocolate Chip Cookies |
|Company: ||New York Youth Club, Happauge NY |
|Issue: ||Unauthorized OU|
New York Youth Club's Chocolate Chip Cookies bear an unauthorized OU Pareve mark. The Orthodox Union does not certify any NYYC cookies. Corrective measures are being implemented.
Sunday, October 26th, 12:00 pm, 10 Microlab Road, Livingston, NJ 07039: FRIENDSHIP CIRCLE WALK AND FAMILY FUN DAYOctober 24, 2014
Enjoy free food and activities with friends and family! For more information, go to www.fcwalk.com.
Support Team Batya (Czarka) and Team Cole (Mevorah)!
Sunday, November 2nd, 9am - 1pm, Alex Aidekman Family Jewish Community Campus, 901 Route 10, Whippany, NJ: STEP UP FOR ISRAEL ADVOCACY SUMMITOctober 24, 2014
Free and open to the public. Register and learn more at www.jfedgmw.org/summit or call 973-929-3064.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15TH, 8PM AT CIS: MIKVAH YISROEL OF SPRINGFIELD RAFFLE AND CAFE NIGHT HONORING NORMAN AND PEARLA WEISMANOctober 24, 2014
$30 per ticket, or 4 tickets for $100. One ticket entitles entry for one to event.
EXCITING NEW RAFFLE PRIZES!!!
Grand Prize: $2,000 Travel Voucher!
1st Prize: Beautiful white gold/diamond pendant!
2nd Prize: Dinner for two at ETC. Steakhouse
3rd Prize: Feldheim children's book package
4th Prize: Target gift card
Please support this cornerstone to our growing community!
Sunday, November 16th, 8:30 am, Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School: OPEN HOUSE FOR 8TH GRADERSOctober 24, 2014
Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School invites all 8th graders and their parents to our Open House on Sunday, November 16, 2014. Join us for an inspiring morning of excellence as we highlight the vast opportunities for our students. Come see our dynamic and innovative academic and Judaic programs, experience our educational initiatives and co-curricular opportunities. Registration begins 8:30 am followed by the program at 9:00 am. Please register at www.jkha.org/RKYHSOpenHouse<http://www.jkha.org/RKYHSOpenHouse. For more information contact Shawn Tarzik at firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com> or 862-437-8064.
SAVE THE DATE: SCHOLAR-IN-RESIDENCE, RAV JUDAH MISCHEL, THE HEAD OF CAMP HASC, SHABBOS OF NOVEMBER 22NDOctober 24, 2014
SAVE THE DATE: Sunday, December 14th, 9:00 am - JOSEPH KUSHNER HEBREW ACADEMY OPEN HOUSE FAMILY FUN DAY! DETAILS TO FOLLOW.October 24, 2014
SHUL COATROOM: Please remember to remove all personal items from the coatroom. Any items left in the coatroom will be discarded if they are not removed. Thank you for your cooperation.October 24, 2014
ATTENTION ALL MEMBERS: If you have moved homes, changed your primary phone contact, and/or changed your e-mail address, please contact the shul office so that we can update your member listing. October 24, 2014
SHOP RITE SCRIP IN $25, $50 & $100 DENOMINATION CARDS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT THE SHUL OFFICE.October 24, 2014
INVEST IN ISRAEL BONDS October 24, 2014
The congregation's leadership thanks our members who demonstrated support for Israel by indicating interest in investing in Israel bonds during this year's HHD Appeal, and during Operation Pillar of Defense. We urge you to fulfill that purchase and encourage those of you who have not yet invested in an Israel bond to do so. The appeal will not be complete until we reach 100 percent participation. Please contact our NJ Israel Bonds office or go to israelbonds.com.
PLEASE SUPPORT THESE VENDORS WHO GRACIOUSLY DONATE THEIR SERVICES TO OUR ANNUAL SHUL DINNER. DON'T FORGET TO MENTION CONGREGATION ISRAEL!October 24, 2014
AVENUE FLOWERS & GIFTS
166 Elmora Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ
ALLAN REIDER Studio
Photography & Video
2714 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ
COME BY WITH YOUR FAMILY AND HELP SUPPORT OUR LOCAL KOSHER VENDORS!October 24, 2014
Tokyo Hibachi: 238 Morris Avenue, a kosher Japanese-Chinese restaurant is under the supervision of the Vaad of MetroWest. They have a new expanded Chinese and Healthy Options menu.
Jerusalem Restaurant: 99 West Mount Pleasant Avenue, Livingston, NJ, 973-533-1424, under the supervision of the VAAD of Metrowest- Come enjoy the full line of Israeli foods, sushi, Italian foods, pizzas, fishes, etc.
The Orchid: 455 Main Street, Metuchen, NJ For more info, www.theorchidkosher.com
Kosher Bagels Supreme: 252 Mountain Avenue is under the supervision of Rabbi Chaim Marcus.
MIKVAH YISROEL OF SPRINGFIELD - 42 CENTER STREETOctober 24, 2014
Women are requested to make appointments 3 days in advance by calling (973) 564-8177. Appointments are available between 7:30-9:30 PM. For Friday night appointments, please call Lea Marcus at (973) 379-2343.
BABYSITTING SERVICESOctober 24, 2014
If you are interested in babysitting services by the babysitters that sat for CIS during the High Holidays, please contact Andrew Nusbaum.
Friday, October 10th, 8:30 pm, Miretzky's Succah: ONEG YOM TOV TEEN SUCCAH HOPOctober 24, 2014
Sunday, October 19th, 10:30 am - 11:30 am, CIS Classroom: CHAMUDIM (Ages 3-6) SEFER TORAH PILLOW MAKINGOctober 24, 2014
Sunday, October 19th, 10:30 am - 11:30 am: CHANICHIM / CHANICHOT (Ages 7-12) TORAH BOWLOctober 24, 2014
SISTERHOOD BOARD MEETING: WEDNESDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 29, 2014, 8:00 PM IN SHUL.October 24, 2014
CIS SISTERHOOD MEMBERSHIPOctober 24, 2014
Sisterhood is well into its programing year! The following is the structure for the membership dues for this year. The dues have remained the same as last year, and prompt payment will be greatly appreciated. As in the past, new Shul members receive complimentary Sisterhood membership for the first year. Under the age of 35: $20.00 Ages 35-64: $36.00 65 and over: $20.00 Patron: $54.00 Sponsor: $72.00
Please choose the appropriate category and send a check payable to Sisterhood, Congregation Israel. Please mail payments to: Lori Nusbaum, 567 South Springfield Avenue, Springfield, NJ 07081.
SISTERHOOD TRIBUTE CARDS October 24, 2014
Sisterhood has tribute cards. All Purpose and Memorial Cards Available - 5 for $10 or 10 for $18 Contact Melanie Wind at (973) 467-5726 or firstname.lastname@example.org
JANUARY & FEBRUARY 2015 BULLETIN SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE.October 24, 2014
Bulletin Submissions: Please send all bulletin submissions to email@example.com by 9:00 AM on Thursday morning. To sponsor the bulletin for $120/month ($36/bulletin), please contact Marilyn Bielory at 973-379-4778.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING, MONDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 27, 2014, 7:45 PM, SHUL SOCIAL HALLOctober 24, 2014
KASHRUT COMMITTEE ANNOUNCEMENTOctober 24, 2014
*** Please be aware that no unauthorized persons should be entering the shul kitchen's at any time. Please understand that this is to maintain the kashrut standards of our shul. If you need something from the kitchen, please ask the Rabbi or Natalie. Do not enter the kitchen yourself. Thank you for your help in maintaining the kashrut of our shul. ***