January 2018: “News for the Pews”
Mazal Tov to: Kayla and Ali on their marriage. Their ceremony took place in Austin on December 16, 2017 . Kayla and her family were members at Congregation Agudas Achim where Kayla became a Bat Mitzvah under Hazzan Silverstein’s tutelage. We welcome them to the CISA community. We welcome Dr. Teresa and Jack Mynier as members of the CISA Community as well. Teresa and Jack are the parents of Kayla. We welcome Anne and Gil Atzmon to the community. We wish them a heartfelt Mazal Tov on their wedding celebration which took place on December 22, 2017. To our webmaster Charles Gruber who was appointed to the CRC (Community Relations Committee) representing CISA on matters of importance to the Global Jewish community.
Our Hazzan in the Community
Hazzan Silverstein. On Thanksgiving morning, Hazzan officiated at the Annual Raul Jimenez Dinner at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center as a member of the Ecumenical Interfaith Clergy. This is his 18th celebration with the Raul Jimenez Dinner. See Facebook for some photos of the event for the 25,000 attendees. We’re talkin’ Turkey here!