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Aug 27 @ 10:00 am Home of Jessica Wolf
Come enjoy refreshments and socializing with CHJ women. A topic is chosen at the gathering. It’s a great way to get to know each other.
Sep 9 @ 4:00 pm
Reception to follow. Limited space available. Please RSVP by Aug.12 if you would like to stay for the reception. See contact info.
Sep 10 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm Bedford Middle School
CHJ member Gail Ostrow will be collecting school supplies for a kindergarten and a 5th grade class at Black Rock School. Items needed include: Glue sticks Dixon Ticonderoga pencils (generic brands break when you try to sharpen them) Scissors Lined paper Colored folders Black/white notebooks 2-pocket folders Wide ruled loose leaf paper Colored construction paper Composition notebooks... Read More
Sep 10 @ 9:45 am – 11:30 am Bedford Middle School
LISTEN, LEARN, SING, DANCE: KLEZMER! RAYHAN AND IGOR PASTERNAK   Please note: the program will be from 9:45-11:00 AM with schmoozing and snacking from 11:00-11:30 AM. Rayhan and Igor will tell us about Klezmer history, play Klezmer tunes, teach us songs, and lead us in dancing. The CHJ Teen Group will be collecting nutritious, non-perishable... Read More
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am The Birchwoods of Oak Lane
Light brunch to follow. Limited space. Please RSVP by 9/1 if you would like to stay for the reception.
Sep 17 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am Bedford Middle School
Our president has called for a Congregation meeting during Adult Ed time.  In this meeting we will discuss where we want to go as a congregation, based on  survey results and other conversations. All members are encouraged to participate.
Sep 20 @ 7:30 pm Unitarian Church
 Paul Golin The Congregation for Humanistic Judaism of Fairfield County (CHJ) welcomes you to attend our meaningful High Holiday services and programs, which are free and open to the public. We have several special programs planned, beginning with a keynote by Paul Golin, new executive director of the Society for Humanistic Judaism. In his speech, Celebrating Jewish... Read More
Sep 21 @ 12:00 pm Unitarian Church
Paul Golin will return  to lead a Rosh Hashanah workshop on The Future of Liberal Judaism. How can Jewish congregations become relevant for unaffiliated Jews? What benefits of belonging might people find within Humanistic Judaism or other congregations? Join CHJ for a lively discussion about engagement and participation in Jewish life today. In addition, CHJ... Read More
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am Home of Ilene Ginsburg
  This month’s book is Being Mortal by Atul Gawande. Full of eye-opening research and riveting storytelling, Being Mortal asserts that medicine can comfort and enhance our experience even to the end, providing not only a good life but also a good end. Come even if you haven’t read the book. There’s always a lively discussion.
Sep 24 @ 9:30 am Home of Dave Shafer
Bagels and coffee will be served.
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am Home of Teri Klein/Michelle Tomarkin backup
Come enjoy refreshments and socializing with CHJ women. A topic is chosen at the gathering. It’s a great way to get to know each other.
Sep 29 @ 7:30 pm Unitarian Church
Yom Kippur observances include Kol Nidre with live cello music, a family service, afternoon programs and a closing and memorial service, followed by a community break-fast.
Sep 30 @ 1:00 pm Unitarian Church
1:00   The Yom Kippur family service  features the shofar, plus storyteller Marcia Kosstrin presenting Jonah and the Whale.  2-3:30:   An interactive workshop led by CHJ members Gail Ostrow & Rochelle Green  and why we pass on our Jewish heritage. 3:45    Gail will lead her popular annual Meditation class  to facilitate the reflection associated... Read More
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am Home of Libby Miller
This month’s book is America’s First Daughter by Stephanie Dray. In a compelling, richly researched novel that draws from thousands of letters and original sources, bestselling authors Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie tell the fascinating, untold story of Thomas Jefferson’s eldest daughter, Martha “Patsy” Jefferson Randolph–a woman who kept the secrets of our most enigmatic... Read More
Oct 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am Bedford Middle School
Succot at Dan and Jill’s house.
Oct 21 – Oct 22 all-day Guest House
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am TBD
Come enjoy refreshments and socializing with CHJ women. A topic is chosen at the gathering. It’s a great way to get to know each other.
Oct 29 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am Bedford Middle School
 
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm Tashua Knolls Banquets
                                          Plan to celebrate CHJ’s 50th with pizazz: Dinner & Dancing Speakers & Entertainment Friends Old & New …And a walk down Memory Lane Music by Adam Feder and The Shul Band To volunteer for... Read More
Nov 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am Bedford Middle School
 
Nov 11 @ 11:00 am Tashua Knolls Golf Club
Nov 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am Bedford Middle School
 
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am Home of Rosalie Wolf
Trudy has betrayed her husband, John. She’s still in the marital home—a dilapidated, priceless London townhouse—but John’s not there. Instead, she’s with his brother, the profoundly banal Claude, and the two of them have a plan. But there is a witness to their plot: the inquisitive, nine-month-old resident of Trudy’s womb. Told from a perspective unlike any... Read More
Nov 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am Bedford Middle School
 
Nov 26 @ 10:00 am TBD
Come enjoy refreshments and socializing with CHJ women. A topic is chosen at the gathering. It’s a great way to get to know each other.
Dec 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am Bedford Middle School
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am Home of Ellie Shafer
 
Dec 10 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am Bedford Middle School
 
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm Home of Ilene Ginsberg
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