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.
A wellness expo with interactive exhibits and demonstrations for children and adults will be held at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton on Sunday, February 9 from 1-4pm. Co-sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Needham, the expo will include MYCHIP child identification kits, nutritional counseling, body massages, balance testing, personal training tips, gait analysis, Beth Israel Hospital’s “Ask the doctor,” and make-your-own smoothies. Activities for children include inflatable moonwalks, crafts, gluten-free toddler snacks and a visit from the Red Sox mascot, Wally the Green Monster. There will also be giveaways, food samples, raffles and wellness product discounts. The event is free and open to the public. Call 617-558-6459 for details.