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CI Updates

  • Community Corner

  • CIS WELCOMES SCHOLAR-IN-RESIDENCE RAV JUDAH MISCHEL NEXT SHABBOS, MARCH 31 - APRIL 1

    March 24, 2017
  • Shabbos of Mar.31st - Apr. 1st: CIS WILL BE HOSTING A RKYHS/YACHAD SHABBATON. ANYONE WHO CAN HELP WITH HOSTING OR WOULD LIKE TO SPONSOR, PLEASE CONTACT HAL LEVY AT LEVY.HAL@GMAIL.COM.

    March 24, 2017
  • GLOBAL UNITY TORAH

    March 24, 2017

    The Afikim Foundation in cooperation with Israel's Ministries for Diaspora Affairs is writing a Global Unity Torah in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem.  Jews worldwide can inscribe letters in the Torah by performing simple acts of chesed.  207 letters have been reserved in the name of Congregation Israel.  Please see flyer and letter attached to this bulletin to find out how you, your family, your friends and especially your children can participate in this unique and meaningful Torah celebration.

  • LOOKING FOR A SEDER OR YOM TOV MEAL FOR PESACH? ABLE TO HOST? PLEASE CONTACT MARILYN BIELORY FOR EITHER ARRANGEMENT AT 201-463-5491.

    March 24, 2017
  • KIDDUSHIM:

    March 24, 2017

    March 25, 2017

    Early minyan kiddush is unsponsored.

    Main kiddush and shalosh seudos are sponsored by Miriam and Josh Stern in honor of Ben's Bar Mitzvah.

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    April 1, 2017

    The early minyan kiddush is unsponsored.

    Main kiddush and shalosh seudos will be sponsored by Sarah Lachs and Family.

    April 8, 2017

    Pre-Pesach kiddush luncheon will be co-sponsored by the shul and Sisterhood.

    Early Minyan Kiddush  Available Dates:    May  20
    Main Kiddush  Available Dates:    May 13, 20, 27
    Shalosh Seudos  Available Dates:    May  6, 20, 27

  • SECURITY REMINDER

    March 24, 2017

    During the day hours and over night parking only, our parking lot will be permit parking only.  This rule is not applicable on Shabbat, Holidays, and special events. If you park in the lot during the day you need to obtain a parking permit from the main office.  Parking is head in only and permits will be displayed on the driver’s side windshield. 

  • Wednesday, Mar.29th, 5 pm - 8 pm, 110 So. Orange Ave.,Livingston: JKHA/RKYHS PTC PRE-PESACH BOUTIQUE

    March 24, 2017
    Enjoy these great vendors and more: Hedy’s Hats, Incredible Creations, Bellisbow, Doilies, Splendor Gifts, Luxe Boutique, Educational Toys, Top Line Tables, Daddy’s Girl, Alleyway Skirt Boutique, Jujubee Gifts
    Featuring the Chosen Cholent Food Truck.  Pickup dinner for your family from 4pm - 8pm!
  • Sunday, April 2nd, 9:30 am: PRE PESACH FOOD PACKING AND DELIVERY AT CONGREGATION ISRAEL

    March 24, 2017
    On April 2nd we will be hosting the Jewish Relief Agency for a food packing event to make sure needy Jews in the Metrowest area have the necessary food supplies for Pesach. This is a great opportunity for you and your kids to take part in a very special mitzvah! 
    In addition to packing the food, we are looking for as many volunteers as possible to take routes to deliver the boxes. There are 230 families in need of these food boxes, so we'll need all the help we can get! Please email Moishe@jewishrelief.org or call 973-267-9401 ext. 124 to reserve a route.
  • DEADLINE TO SUBMIT YOUR SHEMURAH MATZAH ORDER FORM AND PAYMENT IN FULL IS MONDAY, APRIL 3, 2017

    March 24, 2017

    Cost is $23.50 per pound. Order forms are available in the shul office and lobby. Payment in full must be submitted with your order. Please make checks payable to Congregation Israel and note on the memo of your check "Shemurah Matzah order". Pick up will begin Thursday, April 6th, in the shul.

  • Sunday, April 30th, 10:00 AM, shul: JKHA'S GAN K'TAN COMES TO CONGREGATION ISRAEL IN SPRINGFIELD!

    March 24, 2017

    Join us for a fun-filled and hands-on Shabbat program featuring JKHA early childhood educators and administration! This is a parent and child program for children 1-4 years old. Refreshments served. 

  • DONATIONS FOR OUR CHAYALIM

    March 24, 2017
    Pearla Lulinski Weisman is collecting TRAVEL SIZE supplies ie toothpaste, mouthwash, shampoo, conditioner, shaving cream, etc. and new, unopened packages of underware, socks, gloves and hats for the Israeli soldiers. Items can be dropped off in front of Pearla's door at 8 Norwood Road, Springfield, by November 17th. Thank you for your kind donations to our Israeli chayalim and Packages from Home. This will be special winter packages in time for Chanukah!



  • Sunday, May 21st: LAST WOMEN'S ROSH CHODESH LECTURE

    March 24, 2017

    Full or partial sponsorships are available for each lecture. Please contact Rachayl Wizenfeld for more information at 443-928-2848.

  • CAMP KITANIM WILL OPEN AGAIN FOR THE 2017 SUMMER SEASON!

    March 24, 2017
    We're thrilled to announce that Camp Kitanim will be open again for the 2017 summer season under the leadership of our very own Rebecca Levy!! As director, Rebecca brings with her over ten years of experience and professionalism and most importantly is a mother of a toddler herself! Registration information and packets will be available shortly! Any inquiries can be directed to campkitanim@gmail.com or to the camp chairmen- Michelle Burstein, Leah Kaminer and Henny Bochner
  • KASHRUT ALERT:

    March 24, 2017

    February 16, 2017, Glendale Farm Grape Juice Issue: Unauthorized OU -
    The Orthodox Union did not certify the 2016 production of Glendale Farm Organic Grape Juice.  This non-certified Glendale Farm Grape Juice has the year "2016" and the letters "OU" printed on the label.  Corrective actions are being implemented.


  • IT'S TIME TO JOIN OR RENEW YOUR MIKVAH MEMBERSHIP FOR 2016!

    March 24, 2017

    Please send your annual membership check to: Mikvah Yisroel of Springfield, 42 Center Street
    Springfield NJ 07081

    Membership levels are: $1000 donor, $360 premium, $180 regular couple, $100 regular single.  Donations of other amounts are also welcome.


  • MIKVAH YISROEL OF SPRINGFIELD - 42 CENTER STREET

    March 24, 2017

    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.

  • Youth Corner

  • YOUTH GROUP NAME KEY:

    March 24, 2017
    Ketanim- Age 3 and Nursery     Chamudim- Kindergarten, Primer and Pre-K     Chanichim- Boys in grades 1-4     Chanichot- Girls in grades 1-4     YLIT- Grades 5-8     Teens- Grades 9-12
  • This Shabbos of March 24-25: COMMUNITY SHLICHIM

    March 24, 2017

    Danielle and Yosef Perlmutter, community shlichim from the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest, will be joining CIS for shabbos! Danielle will be running activities for our youth during groups.

  • Sunday, April 2nd, Shul: BEDIKATZ CHAMETZ TREASURE HUNT FOR KETANIM, CHAMUDIM, CHANICHIM AND CHANICHOT (More info. to follow)

    March 24, 2017
  • Sunday, April 9th: YLIT BOYS FOOTBALL AND YLIT GIRLS MOVIE AND ICE CREAM PARTY (More info. to follow)

    March 24, 2017
  • Friday, April 21st: TEEN ONEG

    March 24, 2017
  • Sunday, April 30th: TEEN ROCK CLIMBING (More info. to follow)

    March 24, 2017
  • Shul Activities

  • APRIL AND MAY BULLETIN SPONSORSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE.

    March 24, 2017

    Bulletin Submissions: Please send all bulletin submissions to cis-office@congregationisrael.org by 9:00 AM on Friday morning. To sponsor the bulletin for $120/month ($36/bulletin), please contact Marilyn Bielory at 973-379-4778.