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.
As Israel celebrates its 65th birthday this year, the challenges of being an island of democracy in the Middle East abound. While the government works to maintain the security of its citizens, it also handles the challenges of having a diverse group of residents within its borders. Out of its nearly 8 million inhabitants who are 75% Jewish, Israel is also home to about 21% Arabs and 4% other ethnic groups. Though Israel is a democracy, it looks different than the United States in the rights guaranteed to its non-Jewish citizens.
Madrikha Beverly will discuss the topic of minorities in Israel.Soloist Janet Hammer and pianist Mark Danisovszky will provide a lively musical accompaniment, and the oneg refreshment will follow.