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Weekly Announcements May 26, 2023

Reading from the Torah

Shabbat Services:
Friday Nights at 7:30PM,
Saturday, 9:30AM.

In person and on Zoom!

June 2nd-June 3rd

Torah Portion: Nasso

Numbers  4:21-7:89

Prophets: Judges 13:2-25

Contact the office for the Zoom link.


Join us on Saturday June 3rd @ 9:29 p.m. for our Havdalah service on Zoom!

Adult Hebrew Class
Sunday, June 4th, in the regular zoom room at 9:30 am with Maggid Paul Solyn.
For more information contact

Prophets Class
Sunday, June 4th in the regular zoom room at 10:30 am with Maggid Paul Solyn
For more information contact
Talmud Class

Monday, June 5th, at 7:30 pm with Rabbi Oren
Special Announcements

Who’s graduating? Is anyone in your family graduating this spring? We’d like to recognize them in the July-August issue of Kol Ami. Please send the appropriate information (name, relationship, school, degree, plans for next year), plus a digital photo to the CKA office,  


Friday to Saturday, May 26th and 27th
Join us in person or on zoom to celebrate Shavuot! Following evening services on the 26th, there will be a Tikkun Leil Shavuot – a nightly study session with Rabbi Oren Steinitz and Maggid Paul Solyn, accompanied by dairy (and dairy free!) treats! And join us for Shabbat Morning with a special Yizkor Service on the 27th.

Saturday, June 10th 
Join us to say L’Hitraot to Rabbi Oren and hiswonderful family. They are leaving CKA and we would like to thank them for their many years of being a part of our congregation. We are planning a special Shabbat service with a luncheon to follow.
Please mark the calendar for this special day.
Sunday, June 11th

CKA Annual meeting
Please submit your ballots, either electronically or on paper (through mail or to the CKA office), no later than Friday, June 9, 2023, by 12:00pm. If you have already submitted your ballot, THANK YOU! 
Saturday, June 24th

Paul Solyn is retiring on June 30, 2023.
We would like to thank him for his 16 years of commitment to the JCF and our broader community. He has worked for the Jewish Center and Federation, and contributed to the Elmira community in many ways. Join us for Shabbat services with a luncheon to follow on this special Shabbat.

Judaica Shop
The Sisterhood gift shop has their regular items and cards in stock. The gift shop will be open any time the CKA office is open.
If you have special Judaica needs,
please contact Susan Seltzer.


CKA Book Club
Upcoming Book Club Selections:
- June 21st When Time Stopped:
A Memoir of my Father’s War and What Remained, by Ariana Neumann
- July 19th, A Pigeon and a Boy, by Meir Shalev
- August 16th, One Hundred Saturdays: Stella Levi and the Search for a Lost World by Michael Frank
Please contact the office for further 

Do you shop at TOPS or WEIS??
The office has extra gift cards for both stores for sale.
$25, $50, and $100 for WEIS
$50 and $100 for TOPS

Office Hours
Mon.– Fri.  1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
(When possible) To ensure someone
will be available to assist you, please
call ahead and make an appointment.

1008 W. Water St. Elmira, NY 14905

Shabbat Service Schedule:

Friday Evening Service - 7:30PM

Saturday Morning Service - 9:30AM

1008 W. Water St. Elmira, NY 14905
Phone: 607-732-7410 
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