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.
From the arrival of the first Jews in North America, Jewish colonists and later, American Jews fought to secure and expand their political rights. In New Amsterdam, the original Jewish settlers insisted on the right to practice Judaism openly and to serve as equals in the militia. Later, American Jews overwhelmingly favored independence and many served with distinction in the Continental Army.
With the writing of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, Jews joined with other religious minorities in demanding both enfranchisement and equality in the new republic.They succeeded in helping make the United States the first country, since Ancient Israel, to welcome Jews as citizens.
Free and open to the public. Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel 8339 Old York Road Elkins Park, PA