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.
WHEN GENERAL GRANT EXPELLED THE JEWS – A CIVIL WAR DISCUSSION– Pulitzer Prize winning author Tony Horwitz (Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid that Sparked the Civil War) and Brandeis professor Jonathan Sarna (When General Grant Expelled the Jews) will explore the Civil War from their unique perspectives at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center on Wednesday, November 28 at 7:30pm. The talk will include a provocative discussion of when General Ulysses S. Grant issued an order to expel Jews from their homes in the midst of the Civil War and the later political reverberations it may have caused.
The program is a Ryna Greenbaum JCC Boston Jewish Book Fair event. A free film screening of Jewish Soldiers in Blue and Gray will take place at the JCC at 1pm the same day. Interfaith families/individuals welcome. Tickets to the author event are $8 and can be purchased at bostonjcc.org/bookfair or by contacting 617-965-5226 or firstname.lastname@example.org.