Latest bookmarks

Regan Kibbee 45 days ago, Comments (0),   (Detail)

"Different aspects of Passover resonate with different people, but the themes of freedom and liberation make it the most accessible holiday to Jews and non-Jews alike..." [Sholem] members include atheists like Jeffrey Kaye. There are "spiritual humanists" like Alan Blumenfeld, who says he believes in "some sense of supernatural being," and his wife, Katherine James, who calls herself a "pagan Christian." There are young and old, white and black and Asian; about half of Sholem's members are intermarried couples who say the group has welcomed them with open arms.

To Sholem members, Jewish identity is rooted not in religion but in a rich history, culture and tradition. The Sholem haggada, or Seder liturgy, is liberally sprinkled with Yiddish as well as Hebrew and offers scientific as well as traditional explanations for the ritual food: the bitter herbs, it says, are eaten not only to recall the bitterness of slavery but also because in former times such herbs would counteract the effects of spoiled food...

Regan Kibbee 47 days ago, Comments (0),   (Detail)

More than a fifth of American Jews say they have no religion but identify themselves as being Jewish...
McLaughlin was also relieved that Sholem welcomed intermarried couples, who are especially common among nonreligious Jews...


Newly created events

Men’s Basketball Leagues
The fall Men’s Basketball Leagues at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center are set to begin mid-September. There are three leagues – Under 35, Over 35 “A” (more competitive) and Over 40....
September 21 2016 - December 14 2016
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
333 Nahanton Street
Newton, MA 02459

Adults from Interfaith Families: A Roundtable Discussion
Join other adults who grew up in an interfaith family to discuss how that went for you and to consider challenges and desires. Do you think of yourself as Jewish? Half Jewish? Jew-ish? Does it annoy....
September 22 2016
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Lehrhaus Judaica 2736 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94704

Mastering the Intercultural, Multigenerational Seder
It can be a challenge to have everyone from your neighbor’s toddler to your great uncle coming to your Seder. Will people be bored? Will they get hungry? Will the kids wander from the table....
March 19 2017
10:30 AM - 12:00 pm
Beth Emek 3400 Nevada Court
Pleasanton, CA 94566

How to Be a Fabulous Grandparent in an Interfaith Family
Your child has married someone not Jewish. You love their new spouse, but you worry. Will my grandchildren be Jewish? Will I say the wrong thing if I express my concerns and feelings? Should we invite....
February 06 2017
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Beth Emek 3400 Nevada Court
Pleasanton, CA 94566


Newest groups

Chosen with Bonnie
Retail Vendors
1 Member
Chicagoland

Public
 

WRJ Midwest District
Other - , Midwest Organization
1 Member
Chicagoland

Public
 

Mantra To@@+919779208027@@ Get Husband Wife Relationships Problems Solution in @Qatar
Other -
1 Member

Public
 

Oliver Rees
Arts & Culture -
1 Member

Public
 

Newest organizations

Congregation Adat Reyim
Synagogue
W Springfield, VA
22152 United States
1 Member

Public
This is an Organization

Maccabi Young Leadership - MYL
National Organization
Middle City East, PA
19102 United States
2 Members
Philadelphia

Public
This is an Organization

Shir Ami
Synagogue
Newtown, PA
18940 United States
1 Member
Philadelphia

Public
This is an Organization

Congregation of Beth El
Synagogue
Sudbury, MA
01776 United States
2 Members
Greater Boston

Public
This is an Organization