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Rabbi Mina shows student how to wrap tefillinUpcoming Events

Two Weeks' Event Details
(Note: for Worship Service details, please see the Services this Month page.) 

 

Wednesday, October 17

  • 11:00 AM-12:00 PM, Adult Education: Making Prayer Real & Mastering the Liturgy. More Info/Sign Up.
  • 12:00-1:30 PM, Adult Education: Judaism and the World Religions. More Info/Sign Up.
  • 12:30-1:30 PM, Adult Education: Better Balance and Mobility
  • 4:30-6:30 PM, Religious School (Grades 2-7)
  • 5:15-6:15 PM, JCCNV Widow/Widower Support Group
  • 7:30 PM, Ritual Committee Meeting
  • 8:00 PM, Evening Minyan

Thursday, October 18

  • 12:30-4:00 PM, Drop-In Mah Jong
  • 4:30-6:30 PM, Religious School (Grades 6-7)
  • 6:30-7:30 PM, Adult Education: Better Balance and Mobility
  • 7:30 PM, Fundraising Committee Meeting
  • 7:30 PM, Technology Committee Meeting

Friday, October 19

  • 9:45-10:30 AM, BEECC Shabbat Sing
  • 4:00 PM, Mitzvah Opportunity: CBE is hosting a monthly Celebration of Shabbat for the Jewish residents at the Oakton Sunrise Living Center. We bring challah, wine/grape juice and cookies, and recite the Shabbat blessings and play Shabbat songs. It is very joyful and meaningful. We would like to have 3-4 CBE volunteers at each monthly session, which lasts less than an hour. We also need a shofar blower this month! There are 5 Jewish residents who attend and are very appreciative. Please consider helping to make this mitzvah – sign up at www.tinyurl.com/Sunrise-Shabbat.
  • 6:15 PM, Erev Shabbat Service

Saturday, October 20

  • 9:00 AM, Shabbat Morning Service when we will celebrate with the Witlin family as Luke becomes a bar mitzvah.
  • Pirkei Avot Study in the Library following Kiddush.

Sunday, October 21

  • 9:00 AM, Morning Minyan
  • 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, Religious School (Grades K-7)
  • 9:30 AM-12:00 PM, Religious School Grade 6 Mishpacha
  • 12:15-1:45 PM, Adult Education: Introduction to Judaism
  • 12:15-2:00 PM, Kadima Fall Festival Hangout
  • 4:00-6:00 PM, Chai School

Monday, October 22

  • 1:30-3:30 PM, Bridge Anyone? First day of a weekly bridge game on Monday afternoons at CBE. Players at all levels are welcome. The game will be “party bridge” with Chicago scoring. Cost: $5.00 donation. Interested? Contact David Kamerling.

Tuesday, October 23

  • 7:00 PM, Membership Committee Meeting
  • 7:00 PM, Men’s Club Meeting

Wednesday, October 24

  • 11:00 AM-12:00 PM, Adult Education: Making Prayer Real & Mastering the Liturgy. More Info/Sign Up.
  • 12:00-1:30 PM, Adult Education: Judaism and the World Religions. More Info/Sign Up.
  • 12:30-1:30 PM, Adult Education: Better Balance and Mobility
  • 1:30-2:30 PM, BEECC Movie Afternoon!
  • 4:30-6:30 PM, Religious School (Grades 2-7)
  • 7:00 PM, Executive Committee Meeting
  • 8:00 PM, Evening Minyan

Thursday, October 25

  • 12:30-4:00 PM, Drop-In Mah Jong
  • 4:30-6:30 PM, Religious School (Grades 6-7)
  • 6:30-7:30 PM, Adult Education: Better Balance and Mobility
  • 7:00 PM, School Committee Meeting
  • 7:00-9:15 PM, Northern Virginia's 3rd Annual Great Big Challah Bake at the JCCNV (8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax). CBE Sisterhood is a co-sponsor of this event. Join a diverse group of Jewish women and girls of all ages & stages as we come together as one community and unite with thousands from across the globe to knead, braid and make challah. Cost $18; $10 for students age 10+. Details and registration by October 18 are at the3rdgreatbigchallahbakenova.brownpapertickets.com.

Friday, October 26

  • Seaboard Region Fall Kadima Kallah
  • 9:45-10:30 AM, BEECC Shabbat Sing
  • 6:15 PM, Erev Shabbat Service

Saturday, October 27

  • Seaboard Region Fall Kadima Kallah
  • 9:00 AM, Shabbat Morning Service when we will celebrate with the Rothka family as Spencer becomes a bar mitzvah.

Sunday, October 28

  • Seaboard Region Fall Kadima Kallah
  • 9:00 AM, Morning Minyan
  • 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, Religious School
  • 10:30 AM-12:00 PM, Adult Education: Ten Paths to God
  • 12:00-2:00 PM, Kadima Program
  • 4:00-6:00 PM, Chai School

Monday, October 29

  • 1:30-3:30 PM, Bridge!
  • 7:00-9:00 PM, BEECC Fall Parents Night of Learning

Save the Date

 

Wednesday, October 31

  • Deadline to Register for Seaboard USY Fall Convention

 

Keep your eyes on this page for more information about upcoming CBE events!


Other News

 

BEECC Teaching Opportunity! Beth Emeth Early Childhood Center (BEECC) in Herndon is looking for an extended day teacher.  This is a fabulous opportunity for someone who enjoys working with children and has availability in the afternoons. We are in need of a responsible, creative and motivated person to teach in our extended day program effective immediately.  Hours will be from 1:00-5:00 Monday through Friday. More info: www.bethemeth.org/teach-at-cbe.

Did you enjoy one of Rabbi Mina’s High Holiday sermons and want to think more about it? Were you away? All the High Holiday sermons can be found on Mina’s Musings: www.bethemeth.org/blog/minas-musings.

CBE is looking for a part time (20 hours a week) Administrative Assistant for our busy front office. Must have strong communication and organizational skills as well as experience with Microsoft Word and Excel. Proficiency at utilizing social media a plus, but not required. Duties to include: answering and directing phone calls, greeting and directing visitors, assistance with mailings, data entry, meeting preparation, and general administrative support. If interested, please send resume and cover letter to Executive Director Melissa Heifetz at [email protected].

Support the Girls! During the month of October, CBE Sisterhood Social Action is collecting new and gently used bras for women and girls in need in the local area. Donation bins are located in the CBE lobby. More information: www.bethemeth.org/support-the-girls.

Marilyn Rosenberg Judaica Shop October Special: 20% off all new and sale Tallitot. Don’t miss this great opportunity to purchase your new Tallit! If the shop is not open, stop in the office: James, Sandra or Melissa will gladly help you. Please remember the shop is non-profit and all proceeds benefit the shul. Thank you for Shopping the Shop!

Adult B’nai Mitzvah class forming for November start. Are you an adult who can already read Hebrew words and did not celebrate Bar or Bat Mitzvah? Then this class, taught by Gwen Sloan, is for you. Learn to chant Torah and possibly Haftarah, as well as learning to chant all or parts of the Torah and Musaf services, culminating in a group Adult B’nai Mitzvah on a Saturday morning. Class time, start date, and B’nai Mitzvah date will be determined based upon needs of participants and instructor’s schedule. Minimum enrollment of 4. Interested? Contact Gwen using the form at www.bethemeth.org/contact-gwen-sloan.


Community News

 

18th Annual Northern Virginia Jewish Film FestivalThursday, October 18 - Sunday, October 28. Celebrate the scope of Jewish life, culture, and identity on the big screen! Feature films include Back to Berlin and The Last Suit, with other outstanding films from Israel, Canada, Spain, Argentina, New Zealand, France, Italy, Hungary, Germany, South Africa and more.  Tickets & location: Angelika Film Center, Mosaic District, 2911 District Avenue, Fairfax; $14 General Admission; $12 JCC Members. Presented by the Jewish Community Center of Northern VA. Details: www.jccnv.org.

Check www.jconnect.org/events for more community events.