This booklet, High Holy Days: the Basics, explains the Days of Awe, starting with Rosh Hashanah and running through Yom Kippur, including what to expect at synagogue services, what the home celebrations may look like and concluding with a glossary of useful terms.
Connecting Interfaith Families to Jewish Life in Greater Cleveland by providing programs and opportunities for interfaith families to experience Judaism in a variety of venues, meet other interfaith families, and to connect to other Jewish organizations that may serve their needs.
A great way for Jewish professionals and volunteers who work with and provide programming for people in interfaith relationships to locate resources and trainings to build more welcome into their Jewish communities; connect with and learn from each other; and publicize and enhance their programs and services.
“In Pursuit of the Longevity Dividend: Living Longer and Better” will be the topic when Dr. S. Jay Olshansky, Ph.D., professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago and a research associate at the University of Chicago’s Center on Aging, as well as at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, speaks at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, April 29, 2012 at Congregation Solel.
It’s free. It’s open to the public, so bring your friends. This promises to be an interesting afternoon.
Solel’s Just Congregations Aging With Dignity task force, in conjunction with Solel’s lifelong learning committee, is sponsoring Dr. Olshansky, whose research has been published in prestigious peer reviewed journals and who has spoken all over the world. For more information about Dr. Olshansky, visit his website: http://web.mac.com/sjayo/SJayOlshansky/Background.html