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Congregation Israel is the center of Springfield, New Jersey's growing Modern Orthodox community. Here, everyone is welcome, and everyone is treated like family. What is more, we offer unparalleled opportunities for religious growth and learning, as well as easy access to important amenities such as yeshiva day schools, mikvaot, kosher restaurants and kosher shopping.

Come visit us for Shabbat and experience the warmth and energy of our community for yourself!

To arrange for home hospitality, please call 973-467-9666

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  • Community Corner

  • KIDDUSHIM:

    July 28, 2016

    July 30, 2016

    Early minyan kiddush is sponsored by Yaffa and Avi Sabag to commemorate the yahrtzeit of Avi's mother, Suzanne bat Shlomo.

    Main kiddush is sponsored by Lauren and David Kohn in honor of their daughter, Shaina's 1st Birthday!

    Shalosh Seudos is sponsored by Rachel Lohr and Adam Sheps. Adam will be making siyum Masechet Sanhedrin.
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    August 6, 2016

    Early minyan kiddush and shalosh seudos are unsponsored.

    Main kiddush will be sponsored by Mina and David Frank.

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

  • SAVE THE DATES! Upcoming Parsha on the Lawn: August 6th; August 27th; September 10th. More information to follow!

    July 28, 2016

    Parsha on the Lawn is a community-wide opportunity for socializing, dessert-ing and hearing some words of inspiration in a community member's backyard. Looking forward to seeing you there!

  • Tuesday & Thursday night, 8:30 - 9:30 PM: Beis Medrash Learning @ CIS

    July 28, 2016
    Come be a part of the learning going on in our Beis Medrash with a special new program! Come with your chavrusa, or learn with one of the BML Fellows that will be joining us both nights, or just learn on your own in the Beis Medrash. Additionally, there will be interactive chaburos both nights for those interested. Tuesday night there will be a Halacha Chabura, and Thursday night there will be a Gemara B'Iyun Chabura.
  • WOMEN'S TEHILLIM

    July 28, 2016

    We are looking for volunteers to say tehillim from home on Tuesday nights. If you are interested, please contact Melanie Wind at (973) 467-5726 or windeast@comcast.net.

  • IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING SHUL SECURITY

    July 28, 2016

    Please be advised that the double doors in the social hall leading to the parking lot may NOT be used as an entrance or an exit from the building. They are for emergency use only. Please enter/exit the shul using the main door or the keypad door at all times.  We thank you for your cooperation. The shul will be closed from 11 pm - 5:15 am every day.  No one is allowed to enter or exit the building during these hours. The alarm will be activated if any exterior door is opened or closed, and the police will be notified.

    Double parking is prohibited in our parking lot at all times.  If there is not a spot available, please leave your car at home.

    * REMINDER:  The Mountain Avenue entrance to the shul parking lot is ONE WAY only.

    For all security concerns, please contact Cheryl Becker or a member of the security committee.

  • DAILY MINCHA MINYAN, 1:30 PM, SUNDAY - THURSDAY AT YESHIVA GEDOLAH ZICHRON LEYMA, 2035 VAUXHALL ROAD, CORNER PLANE STREET, UNION.

    July 28, 2016

    There is a daily Mincha Minyan at 1:30 pm, Sunday - Thursday at Yeshiva Gedolah Zichron Leyma, 2035 Vauxhall Road, corner Plane Street, Union. They also have Shacharis 7:40 am & Maariv 9:45 pm. Rabbis Eliezer Ginsberg and Gershon Neuman. Please note: The sign of the former Congregation B'nai Ahavath Shalom is still on the building.

  • DONATIONS NEEDED FOR OUR CHAYALIM

    July 28, 2016
    Pearla Lulinski Weisman is once again collecting sample size, only toiletry items, for our chayalim and especially our Lone Soldiers through A Package From Home Organization based in Israel. The organization distributes packages of these items to the soldiers several times a year.   Last summer our community showed tremendous support for this organization and Pearla was happy to deliver all of our toothpastes, toothbrushes, shampoos, conditioners, body lotions, sun screens, talcum powders, mouthwashes, soaps, lip balms, calamine lotions and bug repellents. In addition, we collect underware and all cotton socks for all of our chayalim.  

    All items maybe left by Pearla's front door at 8 Norwood Road. Please drop off items by August 24th. Thanks again for your support and sharing in this special mitzvah.


  • MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE: HOSTING PROSPECTIVE COMMUNITY MEMBERS FOR SHABBOS

    July 28, 2016

    If you are interested in hosting prospective community members for Shabbos to sleep over or for meals, please contact Daniella Hoffer daniellahoffer@gmail.com.

  • SIDDUR REPAIR

    July 28, 2016

    On either side of the mechitza, if you find a shabbat or weekday siddur,  Ashkenaz or Sephardic,  with torn, damaged or missing pages, please set it aside and after tefillah deliver it to Avi Borenstein for repair. Your assistance in identifying siddurim which have such requirements is greatly needed and appreciated.  If Avi is not in shul, please deliver them to the gabbaim for this purpose.

  • ATTENTION ALL MEMBERS: If you have moved homes, changed your primary phone contact, and/or changed your e-mail address, please contact the shul office so that we can update your member listing.

    July 28, 2016
  • SHOP RITE SCRIP IN $25, $50 & $100 DENOMINATION CARDS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT THE SHUL OFFICE.

    July 28, 2016
  • KASHRUT ALERT:

    July 28, 2016

    July 13, 2016:  Unauthorized OU Port Royal Vegetarian Beans   Brand: Port Royal Premium   Product: Vegetarian Beans   Company: Port Royal Sales, Woodbury, NY   Issue: Unauthorized OU

    Port Royal Premium Vegetarian Beans are certified by the Orthodox Union.  A limited quantity of non kosher beans were labeled with the Port Royal Premium Vegetarian Beans labels, bearing the OU Symbol.   The mislabeled product is being withdrawn from the marketplace.  The properly labeled Port Royal Vegetarian Beans contain the letters "FDV" as part of the production code that is on the can.

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    July 13, 2016:  OU Kosher Advisory Sally Sherman Cole Slaw   Brand: Sally Sherman   Product: Cole Slaw   Company: Sally Sherman Foods, Mount Vernon, NY   Issue: Kosher Advisory

    Sally Sherman Cole Slaw with a date codes  R-054 until R-227 are not certified by the Orthodox Union.  Corrective actions are being implemented.

  • PLEASE SUPPORT THESE VENDORS WHO GRACIOUSLY DONATE THEIR SERVICES TO OUR ANNUAL SHUL DINNER. DON'T FORGET TO MENTION CONGREGATION ISRAEL!

    July 28, 2016

    AVENUE FLOWERS & GIFTS
    166 Elmora Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ
    Tel: 908-354-7102

    ALLAN REIDER Studio
    Photography & Video

    2714 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ
    Tel: 908-688-8808

  • INVEST IN ISRAEL BONDS

    July 28, 2016

    The congregation's leadership thanks our members who demonstrated support for Israel by indicating interest in investing in Israel bonds.We urge you to fulfill that purchase and encourage those of you who have not yet invested in an Israel bond to do so.Please contact our NJ Israel Bonds office or go to israelbonds.com.

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

    July 28, 2016

    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

    July 28, 2016

    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 GROUPS WILL START AT 9:30 AM FOR THE MONTH OF JULY. THERE WILL BE NO 9:15 AM FREE TIME DROP-OFF.

    July 28, 2016
  • Sisterhood Corner

  • CIS SISTERHOOD MEMBERSHIP

    July 28, 2016

    Sisterhood is well into its programing year! The following is the structure for the membership dues for this year. The dues have remained the same as last year, and prompt payment will be greatly appreciated. As in the past, new Shul members receive complimentary Sisterhood membership for the first year.  Under the age of 35: $20.00    Ages 35-64: $36.00     65 and over: $20.00     Patron: $54.00    Sponsor: $72.00

    Please choose the appropriate category and send a check payable to Sisterhood, Congregation Israel. Please mail payments to:  Lori Nusbaum, 567 South Springfield Avenue, Springfield, NJ 07081.

  • Shul Activities

  • MONTHS OF AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER 2016 BULLETIN SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE.

    July 28, 2016

    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.

  • Community Corner

  • KIDDUSHIM:

    July 28, 2016

    July 30, 2016

    Early minyan kiddush is sponsored by Yaffa and Avi Sabag to commemorate the yahrtzeit of Avi's mother, Suzanne bat Shlomo.

    Main kiddush is sponsored by Lauren and David Kohn in honor of their daughter, Shaina's 1st Birthday!

    Shalosh Seudos is sponsored by Rachel Lohr and Adam Sheps. Adam will be making siyum Masechet Sanhedrin.
    *******************************

    August 6, 2016

    Early minyan kiddush and shalosh seudos are unsponsored.

    Main kiddush will be sponsored by Mina and David Frank.

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

  • SAVE THE DATES! Upcoming Parsha on the Lawn: August 6th; August 27th; September 10th. More information to follow!

    July 28, 2016

    Parsha on the Lawn is a community-wide opportunity for socializing, dessert-ing and hearing some words of inspiration in a community member's backyard. Looking forward to seeing you there!

  • DONATIONS NEEDED FOR OUR CHAYALIM

    July 28, 2016

    Pearla Lulinski Weisman is once again collecting sample size, only toiletry items, for our chayalim and especially our Lone Soldiers through A Package From Home Organization based in Israel. The organization distributes packages of these items to the soldiers several times a year.   Last summer our community showed tremendous support for this organization and Pearla was happy to deliver all of our toothpastes, toothbrushes, shampoos, conditioners, body lotions, sun screens, talcum powders, mouthwashes, soaps, lip balms, calamine lotions and bug repellents. In addition, we collect underware and all cotton socks for all of our chayalim.  

    All items maybe left by Pearla's front door at 8 Norwood Road. Please drop off items by August 24th. Thanks again for your support and sharing in this special mitzvah.


  • KASHRUT ALERT:

    July 28, 2016

    July 13, 2016:  Unauthorized OU Port Royal Vegetarian Beans   Brand: Port Royal Premium   Product: Vegetarian Beans   Company: Port Royal Sales, Woodbury, NY   Issue: Unauthorized OU

    Port Royal Premium Vegetarian Beans are certified by the Orthodox Union.  A limited quantity of non kosher beans were labeled with the Port Royal Premium Vegetarian Beans labels, bearing the OU Symbol.   The mislabeled product is being withdrawn from the marketplace.  The properly labeled Port Royal Vegetarian Beans contain the letters "FDV" as part of the production code that is on the can.

    **********************************

    July 13, 2016:  OU Kosher Advisory Sally Sherman Cole Slaw   Brand: Sally Sherman   Product: Cole Slaw   Company: Sally Sherman Foods, Mount Vernon, NY   Issue: Kosher Advisory

    Sally Sherman Cole Slaw with a date codes  R-054 until R-227 are not certified by the Orthodox Union.  Corrective actions are being implemented.

Jul 28, 2016

22 Tammuz 5776

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  • Parsha

    Pinchas

  • Erev Shabbat

  • Shacharis

    6:15 am & 7:00 am

  • Early Candle Lighting

    6:46 pm

  • Candle Lighting

    7:57 pm

  • Mincha

    6:30 pm & 7:55 pm

  • Shabbat Morning
  • Shacharis

    7:10 am & 9:00 am

  • Parsha Shiur

    8:35 am

  • Shema

    9:27 am

  • Shabbat Afternoon
  • Daf Yomi

    6:30 pm

  • Pirkei Avot Shiur

    7:10 pm

  • Mincha

    7:40 pm

  • Havdalah

    9:04 pm

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  • Sunday 7/24
  • Shacharis

    6:30 am & 8:00 am

  • Gemara Sanhedrin

    9:15 am

  • Mincha

    8:00 pm

  • Mon. 7/25
  • Shacharis

    6:10 am & 7:00 am

  • Womens Parsha Shiur- Mon. Evening

    7:30 pm

  • Mincha

    8:05 pm

  • Tues. 7/26 & Wed. 7/27
  • Shacharis

    6:15 am & 7:00 am

  • Women's Tehillim, Tues. Evening

    7:30 pm

  • Mincha/ Maariv

    8:05 pm

  • Tues. & Thurs. Evenings: Beis Medrash Learning at CIS

    8:45 pm to 9:45 pm

  • Rabbi Kurant's Shiur, Wed. Evening in Shul

    8:45 pm

  • Thurs. 7/28
  • Shacharis

    6:10 am & 7:00 am

  • Mincha/ Maariv

    8:05 pm

  • Tefillah Shiur- Thurs. Evening in shul Beis Medrash

    8:35 pm

  • Friday 7/29
  • Shacharis

    6:15 am & 7:00 am

  • Candle Lighting

    6:46 pm & 7:57 pm

  • Mincha

    6:30 pm & 7:55 pm