Shabbat Parshat Eikev - Mevarchim Elul 5779

Friday, August 23rd
7:00 am: Shacharit
6:45 pm: Mincha
7:21 pm: Candlelighting

Shabbat, August 24th
9:00 am: Shacharit
The title of Rabbi Hyman's shiur is "Vacation Food and Mon (מן)
6:10 pm: Rabbi Hyman's class: 6:10 pm on the topic “The Prophecy of the Foxes on Har Habayit”
7:10 pm: Mincha
8:22 pm: Havdalah


Shul Announcements

  • Kiddush is sponsored by the shul. Scotch and goodies are provided by Rebecca and Michael Koenigsberg in honor of the 4th anniversary of Moshe's Bar Mitzvah and in honor of Batya's departure for a year of study in Israel.

Shul Events

Thursdays, 7:30 pm (note new day of the week for summer)
Rabbi Zalman Alpert
Weekly Talmud Class in Tractate Brachot

Community Events

Sunday, August 25. 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Family Fun Day at the J: Lazy Days of Summer
Join your friends and family for one last outdoor picnic at the JCC before the school year begins. Kosher hot dogs and snacks will be provided. Enjoy lawn games, crafts in MakerSpace, and the playground as well as the indoor climbing wall (11:30-1:00) and swimming pool (11:30-1:00). Kosher hot dogs and snacks will be available. Suggested donation of $5 is welcomed! Contact Emily Kurz at 203-387-2424 ext. 306 or

Grill and Chill!
Welcome back the return of our FREE summer music series! The tunes begin at 5 PM and are sure to have you dancing to the beats! Kosher BBQ will be available for purchase. This event is BYOB.
August 29: Jake Kulak Band
Questions? Contact: Derek Holodak at or (203) 387-2424 x217

Tuesday, September 10: New Haven Mayoral Primary

Sunday, September 15, 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Murray Lender 5K Bagel Run
Join us for the Ninth Annual Murray Lender 5K Bagel Run sponsored by Titan Energy. Run our 5K race, walk our 2-Mile Family Fit Walk, or inspire your children to participate in the Kids Fun Run, this event offers a memorable challenge for everyone. Free babysitting services during all races will be offered.
Our USATF Certified Course starts on the JCC Campus and winds up through the JCC Day Campus and into a beautiful residential Woodbridge neighborhood. Groups are encouraged to participate in all three events. Free race event t-shirts are provided to pre-registered participants of both the 5K and Family Fitness Walk. Awards for the top three men and women overall and in each age group will be given.
Enjoy our post-race block party featuring live music, bagels and cream cheese from Katz's Deli, delicious goodies handmade by our own JCC members and staff and special guest Pygmy goats. Free pre-and post-run massages and trainer-assisted stretching will be available.
Don't miss our 11:00 AM PJ Library Storytime in the library. Join local runners, parents, and grandparents! Open to all! The recommended storytime age is 2+.  For questions and to RSVP, please contact Stacey Battat at (203) 387-2424 x317 or
$25 per runner or walker in advance/$30 day of race
Contact Susan Donovan at (203) 387-2522 x265 or 

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