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The Pridelands are coming to BCHA in this year’s musical, The Lion King Jr. Almost 50 students, both onstage and behind-the-scenes, have come together to bring to life a shortened version (70-80 minutes) of Disney's heartwarming hit. Audiences of all ages will be dazzled by our Broadway-quality costumes, and will fall in love once again with the stand-out songs by Elton John and Tim Rice.

Performances are December 12 at 7pm and December 15 at 11am and 3pm.

Tickets are just $10. BCHA-CT.org or at the door.

Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy: 2186 High Ridge Road, Stamford

Annual Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy (“BCHA”) Celebration Dinner

The annual Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy (“BCHA”) Celebration Dinner will take place on Sunday, January 12th, 2020 at 5:30 PM at the Hilton Stamford Hotel. The theme of the dinner is "Imagine. Design. Create." BCHA's pedagogy is multi-faceted. This year's dinner highlights one of these facets — learning through creativity and artistry. We celebrate the bonds that we establish in our lives and our community through the creativity and artistic sensibilities that activate our learning. Imbued with the spirit of G-d, Bezalel, the great artisan of the Bible, materialized the design of the Mishkan. Through his creativity and skill the Mishkan became a singular unit, an exemplar for the Jewish nation. This is what we celebrate at our 2020 Celebration dinner.

You are invited to place a complimentary ad in the dinner journal. Please email me your ad by December 13th at sbilenker@gmail.com.

We are so proud of this year’s honorees:

Guests of Honor: Elise and Steven Cohen

Community Service Award: Alice and Jason Janush

Young Leadership Award: Tina and Yossi Notik

Alumni Award: Laura Kassen

Jane Shoztic Memorial Award: David Giver

Our Celebration Committee Chairs are:

Dinner Co-Chairs: Taly and Trevor Farber and Amanda and Jasper Lewitton

Journal Co-Chairs: Jodi Hadge, Shari and Ari Levine and Talia and Jonathan Siscovick

To RSVP to our Celebration Dinner, please contact Rachel Cohen at rcohen@bcha-ct.org.

And, to place your complimentary ad in our printed journal, please email me at sbilenker@gmail.com by December 13th.

Hebrew Conversation Group

The Hebrew Conversation Group is the only such program in Connecticut where people can practice and improve their Hebrew in a relaxed and friendly environment.

What: Hebrew Conversation Group

When: Monday Dec 2 & 16

Time: 7:30pm - 8:45pm

Where: The Westport Library

Cost: Free - sponsored by Israelis-in-CT

Who: Those with at least some basic Hebrew language skill

Contact: israelisinct@hotmail.com

 

Grocery Shopping will never seem

like a chore again,

when you donate while you shop!

When you use scrip (a special gift card) to purchase from select stores,

Beit Chaverim gets  MONEY.

Cards available from the office, just email Rita Selsky for info.

Kosher Home Delivered Meals

The Pamela and Michael Hirsch Kosher Home Delivered Meal program at Schoke JFS provides meals delivered weekly to those in our communities who might have difficulty shopping and preparing their own food.

Once a week, volunteers deliver five kosher microwave ready catered meals provided by Jewish Senior Services. They also spend a little time visiting with the recipients.

Each meal includes a main course, vegetable, starch, soup, fruit, bread and dessert.

This is a subscription service with frequency flexibility. The cost is $7.50/meal or $37.50/week. Reduced rates are available for families who qualify.

For more information about the program or to volunteer to assist, please contact

Jill Knopoff at 203-921-4161 or JKnopoff@ctjfs.org

Beit Chaverim credit card charges update

Beit Chaverim Synagogue will now be charging a 3% fee for all credit card charges. .  We apologize for any inconvenience and greatly appreciate all donations.

 If you wish to avoid the fee, please send a check to:

 Beit Chaverim Synagogue, 85 Post Rd W, Westport, CT  06880

Fri, December 6 2019 8 Kislev 5780