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
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO HELP TAKE DOWN THE SHUL'S SUCCAH THIS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19TH AT 8:00 AM. October 15, 2014
We are looking for volunteers to help take down the shul's succah. Please come to the shul Sunday morning, October 19th, at 8:00 am. Any help is much appreciated!
KIDDUSHIM:October 20, 2014
October 25, 2014
Early minyan kiddush is unsponsored.
Main kiddush is sponsored by Rebecca and Hal Levy.
Shalosh Seudos is unsponsored.
|Early Minyan Kiddush|| October 25 November 8, 15, 22, 29|
|Main Kiddush|| November 22, 29|
|Shalosh Seudos|| Novermber 8, 29|
Sunday, October 26th, 12:00 pm, 10 Microlab Road, Livingston, NJ 07039: FRIENDSHIP CIRCLE WALK AND FAMILY FUN DAYOctober 15, 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)!
SAVE THE DATE: Saturday Night, November 1st - First NOATS event of the year! Stay tuned for details.October 21, 2014
NOATS (Night Out of the Shul) from the Membership Committee offers free/inexpensive casual Saturday night events for adult community members. If you have ideas or would like to get involved please contact Aron Srolovitz firstname.lastname@example.org .
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 15, 2014
SHOP RITE SCRIP IN $25, $50 & $100 DENOMINATION CARDS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT THE SHUL OFFICE.October 15, 2014
SAVE THE DATE: SCHOLAR-IN-RESIDENCE, RAV JUDAH MISCHEL, THE HEAD OF CAMP HASC, SHABBOS OF NOVEMBER 22NDOctober 15, 2014
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15TH, 8PM AT CIS: MIKVAH YISROEL OF SPRINGFIELD RAFFLE AND CAFE NIGHT HONORING NORMAN AND PEARLA WEISMANOctober 20, 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!
INVEST IN ISRAEL BONDS October 15, 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 15, 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 15, 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 20, 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.
Friday, October 10th, 8:30 pm, Miretzky's Succah: ONEG YOM TOV TEEN SUCCAH HOPOctober 15, 2014
Sunday, October 19th, 10:30 am - 11:30 am, CIS Classroom: CHAMUDIM (Ages 3-6) SEFER TORAH PILLOW MAKINGOctober 15, 2014
Sunday, October 19th, 10:30 am - 11:30 am: CHANICHIM / CHANICHOT (Ages 7-12) TORAH BOWLOctober 15, 2014
SISTERHOOD BOARD MEETING: WEDNESDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 29, 2014, 8:00 PM IN SHUL.October 15, 2014
CIS SISTERHOOD MEMBERSHIPOctober 15, 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 15, 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 email@example.com
OCTOBER & NOVEMBER BULLETIN SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE.October 15, 2014
Bulletin Submissions: Please send all bulletin submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org 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 15, 2014
KASHRUT COMMITTEE ANNOUNCEMENTOctober 15, 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. ***