WU@CEC: Last week for Complementary Tickets to Yom Kippur Break the Fast and Pesach Seder

08/28/2017 02:13:27 AM


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In the Details

Become a Member or Renew your Membership with Congregation Etz Chaim

Remit you membership dues this week to receive this Member Benefit!


For members who pay the full recommended amount by August 31st, you will receive complementary tickets to Congregation Etz Chaim's annual Yom Kippur Break the Fast and our annual Community Pesach Seder, as follows:

  • Family - 4 tickets to each event
  • Couple - 2 tickets to each event
  • Individual - 1 ticket to each event

Complete your Membership Forms here...

Join Congregation Etz Chaim and become a member supporting our Congregation. You may now join us conveniently online!


Renewing members form  click here.


New members form click here.


Religious School form click here.


Did you know??

You can update information about your family right from your membership page. You can add lifecycle events, significate dates, yartzeits, and much more. Just visit our website at www.etzchaimnwa.org and log in to your membership page using your email and password [login_link]. If you have difficulties, simply contact our administrator here.


5778 High Holy Day Schedule at Congregation Etz Chaim

This year, Cantor Samuel Radwine, will lead our High Holy Day services. We invite you to join us as we celebrate the Jewish New Year and High Holy Days.


All services will take place at Waterway 4074 SW H Street, Bentonville, Arkansas 72758, unless otherwise stated.


Rosh Hashanah

Wednesday September 20, 2017

6:30 pm           Erev Rosh Hashanah Service


Misterhood will be hosting an Apple Martini and Honey Cake Reception for a joyous celebration of the Jewish New Year immediately following Erev Rosh Hashanah services. Apple juice will also be serviced. Nominal donations will be accepted before the start of Erev Rosh Hashanah services to assist in covering the cost.


Thursday September 21, 2017

9:30 am           Rosh Hashanah Service

4:00 pm           Tashlich and Family Service at Lake Bentonville (I Street), Bentonville, AR 72712


High Holiday Community Shabbat

Friday September 22, 2017

6:30 pm           Please join us for a dairy pot luck to celebrate Shabbat at the Prohofsky Residence: 1807 SW Hayfield Ave., Bentonville, AR 72712 

Please RSVP and sign up to bring an item for dinner:



Yom Kippur

Friday September 29, 2017

7:00 pm           Kol Nidre


Saturday September 30, 2017

9:30 am           Yom Kippur Service with Yizkor immediately following morning service


Following morning services, we will facilitate a Yom Kippur discussion for those who wish to participate.


4:00 pm           Children’s Service

5:00 pm           N’eila Service

6:00 pm           Annual Break the Fast RSVP by September 23rd at




Sunday October 8, 2017

12:00 pm        Annual Sukkot Pot Luck under the Sukkah at the Vella Residence: 4003  SE 3rd St., Bentonville, AR 72712 (College Place Neighborhood, East highway, between exits 88 and 86) Please RSVP and sign up to bring an item:


NFTY 2017-18 Events and Transportation Assistance

Congregation B'nai Israel (CBI) has received a grant from the Jewish Federation of Arkansas (JFAR) to provide families outside of Little Rock, financial assistance for transportation to NFTY events in the region. JFAR is working with CBI in reaching out to families across the state to make sure everyone is aware of this opportunity. Families should contact the JFAR Office at (501) 663-3571 or director@jewisharkansas.org if they are interested in financial assistance with NFTY transportation.


All families outside of Little Rock with NFTY age children (high school age grades 9-12) are eligible. Assistance may take the form of mileage or subsidies for other formes of transportation. Families are also welcome to join CBI from Little Rock for group travel to NFTY events, for which they may also receive financial assistance. Those interested in traveling with CBI should contact Eileen Hamilton, Director of Education and Youth Engagement, at  ehamilton@bnai-israel.usehamilton@bnai-israel.us.


A list of NFTYhttps://southern.nfty.org/get-involved/events/ events for 2017-18 can be found at  https://southern.nfty.org/get-involved/events/. We hope very much you will take advantage of this opportunity that CBI so thoughtfully applied for on your behalf to engage your children in NFTY.


  • Louis Martin (6th)


  • Velvina and Yefim Buzik (2nd)


  • None this week

Other News

Shabbat Service and Limud (Study) on September 8th and 9th led by Cantor Radwine

Join us for a wonderful relaxing Shabbat. Cantor Radwine will lead both a Friday evening Shabbat Service and a Saturday morning Limud (לימוד).


Friday, September 8th at 6:30 p.m. at Waterway with an oneg following services


Saturday, September 9th at 9:30 a.m. at Waterway


Please bring your G or PG rated DVD movies for donation to services for FCC's Brown Baggin' It program (please see below for further description and a picture). Let's do some good and help our community.

Religious School Starts September 10th

Our goal: To instill within each child a joyous sense of Jewish identity, Jewish self esteem and Jewish learning. Our method: to create an active, participatory and enriching Jewish environment that engages, empowers, excites and instills Jewish pride, knowledge and skills.


Join us on Sunday September 10th at 10am at FCC 801 SE 14th Street, Bentonville. 


We look forward to seeing you again this year! For questions, please contact Helene Carter at helenecarter26@gmail.com.

Rosh Hashanah Challah Dough Raiser - Order by 9/10

L'Shanah Tovah - May you have a sweet & healthy New Year!


Order your round challahs for Rosh Hashanah here. They are baked by CEC members Barb and Stu Drizner.


All challahs can be made plain or with raisins.


  • 10" large round challah - $18 each
  • 6" small round challah - $10 each or 2 for $18

Order by clicking here!


Your order will be ready and available for you to pick up at the Bentonville Farmer's Market on September 16, 2017. Please visit Barb and Stu "de Baker's" tent on the Bentonville square between 7 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.


Contact Jodi Prohofsky with any questions here.

Brown Baggin' It with FCC - Tikkun Olam Opportunity 

August's Brown Baggin' It item is DVDs (G or PG only) to support FCC's Miracle on 14th Street.


Please bring any and all donations to a CEC event at Waterway at FCC. We appreciate your support of our relationship with FCC and our Community. Toda Raba!

Board Meeting October 19th at 6pm

All members in good standing are welcome to attend the monthly Board meeting on:


Date: Thursday October 19th

Time: 6pm

Location: 812 W Raintree, Suite 22, Bentonville, AR

Contact the Cantor

Ask the Cantor...If you are interested in contacting Cantor Radwine, please click here.

Sun, June 24 2018 11 Tammuz 5778