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.
We all know someone who considers themselves “half Jewish.” Maybe you use that label yourself. But what does that mean, exactly? This discussion-based class encourages you to think about your multifaceted Jewish identity and how it interacts with all the other pieces that come together to create you.
The Jewish community has been a complex place from the beginning. Tradition says that a "mixed multitude" of Israelites, Egyptians, former slaves, and others who had married Israelites stood at Mt. Sinai to receive Torah and become the nation we speak of today.
In this interactive conversation we will explore the differences and similarities between how we identify ourselves in relationship with Judaism and the Jewish community, and how others see that relationship. As we discussed in the first Half-Jewish class, these are not always the same thing.
Didn't come to the Half-Jewish session in February? That's okay! This session will build upon our previous Half-Jewish discussion, but you'll be just fine without it.