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.
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.