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.
Registration has begun for the Fall JCC Karishim Swim Team at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton. Karishim is a competitive swim team open to boys and girls ages 6-18. Self-esteem, teamwork and sportsmanship are emphasized. Swimmers participate in US Swimming League meets held throughout New England. Team trials take place on September 16, 17, 18, and 23 at the JCC. Experience in swimming is necessary and knowledge of freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke is required. Cost for the four-day trial is $50. The swim team trains at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC indoor pool and at Regis College in Weston. Registration is open to the entire community. Interfaith families/individuals welcome. JCC membership required. To register for the trial, contact 617-558-6490 or firstname.lastname@example.org.