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.
The Wednesday Program for seniors at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center in Newton will hold an open house on Wednesday, September 18 from 10am-3pm. Seniors are invited to sample the JCC’s popular weekly program that provides a full day of classes, discussion groups, lunch, fitness activities, swimming and entertainment. Activities at the open houses include a performance by jazz vocalist Alanna Manning, art lecture, senior aerobics, open swim, book discussion (The Paris Wife by Paula McLain), Yiddish and more. There is no fee to attend the open house. A $3 donation is suggested for lunch. Reservations required. Call 617-558-6596 by noon on Monday prior to the open house. For more information on the Wednesday Program, which is sponsored by the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston, call 617-558-6443. The JCC is located at 333 Nahanton Street in Newton. Interfaith families/individuals welcome. Transportation available from Brookline and Brighton.