Monthly Archives: March 2014

Shabbat Tazria

Shabbat Shalom! This Shabbat we welcome Chancellor Arnie Eisen of the Jewish Theological Seminary. It is sure to be a very meaningful Shabbat for our congregation. This week we read Parashat Tazria and celebrate Shabbat HaChodesh in which we offer a special blessing for … Continue reading

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CSZ Welcomes Scholar-in-Residence Chancellor Arnold Eisen

A weekend of events highlighting JTS Chancellor Arnold Eisen, beginning with traditional Minyan, appetizers, then a lively Friday night T.G.I.S. Kabbalat Shabbat with Hazzan David Propis. Shabbat Dinner follows, with remarks by Chancellor Eisen. RSVP to Tobye Bello at … Continue reading

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Shabbat Shemini

The system of kashrut does not “make sense.” It certainly not for us in 2014 and I’m not sure how much kashrut “made sense” for our ancestors, either. After all, if you are a people wandering in the Wilderness, why be picky about … Continue reading

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Game Day Thursday

Bring your friends and your games to CSZ for lunch and play, only $5 per person. RSVP to Tobye Bello at or 248.357.5544.

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Carlebach Shabbat

Friday, March 21, 2014 5:30 p.m. Starters 6:00 p.m. Vocal Kabbalat Shabbat service Led by David Lerner  

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Shabbat Zachor, Parashat Tzav

Shabbat Shalom! ‘Who is really watching?’ we might think to ourselves as we subtly allow one or more of our indiscretions to slide by.  ‘Everybody does it’ we might say in order to justify our guilt in a given situation.  … Continue reading

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March 16 – Religious School Open House

Families of Pre-K through Seventh Grade students are invited to come experience the warmth of our Religious School, then stay for our Disney-themed Purim Schpiel and Purim Extravaganza: The Mick-illah. These events are free and open to the community. Bring … Continue reading

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March 15 – Purim for Adults

Traditional Megillah Reading followed by a comedy performance featuring Avi Liberman, food and special Purim drinks. Adults only, no charge to attend. Win a Google Nexus tablet! Call the Purim Hotline at 248.357.5544 ext. 26 to enter.

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March 16 – Purim Extravaganza 2014: The Mick-illah

Family Purim Carnival: Sunday, March 16, 11:00 a.m. Our Disney-themed day begins with the Purim Shpiel and Costume Parade, followed by an afternoon of carnival fun! Bring an unopened box of pasta to shake as a grogger and donate to … Continue reading

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CSZ Seniors Musical Afternoon

  A musical afternoon with Harry Hovakimian and our vibrant Seniors group. Please contact Janet Pont for more information, at 248.357.5544 or

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