This booklet is a guide through the why and how of bringing Shabbat to your home and table. It includes all the blessings traditionally said at the table with candles, wine and the braided bread called challah.
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.
Believe it or not, High Holy Days are just around the corner, and so is the start of the school year. Kick off the start of the high holiday season at Congregation Etz Chayim’s upcoming family open house “The Shofar is Calling You!”
Families with children ages 3 through 16 are invited to join us on Sunday, August 25 from 1 – 3:30 pm at our synagogue in Palo Alto for an afternoon of FREE family-friendly activities and fun learning experiences leading up to Rosh Hashanah.
Enjoy an afternoon of shofar blowing workshops, Jewish puppet shows and storytelling, and a chance to meet a real beekeeper to learn about honeymaking. Crafts and games in our beautiful backyard, as well as learning workshops and Jewish Jeopardy, will offer fun for kids from toddlers to teens!
It’s also a great chance to meet our dynamic new Director of Learning, Abra Greenspan, and learn more about our exciting youth education programs! For more information, please see our website http://www.etzchayim.org/ or contact Abra at Abra@etzchayim.org or call (650) 813-9094.