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.
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.