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.
The Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton will be hosting a lecture by Dr. Michael Rich, aka “The Mediatrician” on Wednesday, November 13 (7:30pm) for parents interested in the impact of technology on children and families. Tablets, cell phones and interactive “apps” and video games are now a ubiquitous part of family life. Is this good or bad? How much should a parent encourage or limit screen time? Dr. Michael Rich, a parent, pediatrician and associate professor at Harvard Medical School will share resources and strategies to help raise happy and healthy kids.
Cost is $10. Register online at www.bostonjcc.org/technology or contact 617-558-6414.
The JCC is open to the entire community. Interfaith families/individuals welcome.