This booklet 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.
Parents, Children and Interfaith Relationships: Listening so they will talk. Talking so they will listen. 4 week class being taught at Gratz College in Elkins Park, PA by IFF/Philadelphia Director Rabbi Robyn Frisch. The class begins Oct. 28 & is being offered both Tuesday afternoons & Tuesday evenings.
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.
World Premiere of Vilna Poems, a song cycle of works by the great Yiddish poet, Avrom Sutskever, composed by David Garner in memory of Sylvie Braitman. With Bay Area-based soprano Lisa Delan, pianist Kristin Pankonin; cellist Matt Haimovitz, an award-winning former student of Yo Yo Ma, and clarinetist David Krakauer, who has appeared with the Tokyo, Kronos and Emerson quartets, among others. With Akoka, a project inspired by Olivier Messaien's Quartet for the End of TIme and developed by Haimovitz and Krakauer for the Banff Centre for the Arts.
More info: http://www.jewishmusicfestival.org/events/david-krakauer-matt-haimovitz
Buy tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/309119
Check out their music: http://youtu.be/YceD2MMBXEw