This colorful booklet will give all the basics about this holiday which combines elements of Halloween, Mardi Gras and the secular new year. It is a holiday not only for children who know immediately that anything with a costume will be fun, but for adults too.
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.
Three award-winning authors will discuss how fictional novels are conceived and constructed at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton on Sunday, November 18.
Edith Pearlman (Binocular Vision), winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for her latest short story collection, award-winning novelist Alice Mattison (When We Argued All Night) and 2007 National Jewish Book Award winner Maxim Shrayer (Yom Kippur in Amsterdam) will relate the discussion to their recent tomes, as author Tova Mirvis leads the discussion.
The event takes place at 1pm and is open to the community. Interfaith families/individuals welcome. The program is part of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Boston Jewish Book Fair. Cost is $8. Purchase tickets at www.bostonjcc.org/bookfair or contact 617-965-5226 or firstname.lastname@example.org