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Rosh Hashanah Honey Tasting with Davis Honey

Come taste a variety of fresh raw local honey. Then stay for our Rosh Hashanah Lunch!

JCC Member: Free     Non Member: Free
Contact Joy Getnick for more information.


Rosh Hashanah Adult Holiday Lunch

Come celebrate the new year with our apple themed lunch!

Menu: apple squash soup, fruited chicken salad wraps, dessert

JCC Member: $6     Non Member: $9
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High Holiday Learning with Rabbi Adam Aranov - Rosh Hashanah

Being the head takes courage and responsibility, while the tail sits back and lets the opportunities of life slip by.  Come join us for a conversation about the deeper messages of Rosh Hashanah.

Co-sponsored by Ohr Torah.

JCC Member: Free     Non Member: Free
Contact Joy Getnick for more information.
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Sep 29 - Oct 27
Monday
12 - 1pm

Location

Conference Room

The Story of the Jews with Simon Schama: A Brown Bag Film Series

Bring a brown bag lunch and join us for a screening of The Story of the Jews, a five-part look at 3000 years of Jewish history, culture, and identity, produced by PBS. The series is written and presented by Simon Schama, an Emmy Award winning Professor of Art History and History at Columbia University.

JCC Member: Free     Non Member: Free
Contact Joy Getnick for more information.
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High Holiday Learning with Rabbi Adam Aranov - Yom Kippur

"My eyes saw the sin, my hands did the sin, my legs took me to the sin, but what did my stomach do?" Discover why the holiest day of the year requires fasting, and what this has to do with repentance.

Co-sponsored by Ohr Torah.

JCC Member: Free     Non Member: Free
Contact Joy Getnick for more information.
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Oct 7 - Dec 17
Tuesday
10:15am - 11:30am
Beginners
11:30am - 12:30pm
Intensive
Wednesday
10:30am - 12:30pm
Intermediate and Advanced

Location

Yiddish Culture Center

Yiddish and Yiddishkeit: Language, Literature, and Culture

Nine week sessions begin Tuesday, Oct 7 or Wednesday, Oct 8 (no class 10/21-22, 11/25-26)

Instructor: Deborah Rothman

Member: $90/session
Non Member: $120/session

Tuesday Session: Beginner and Intensive
Beginners: 10:15-11:30am; Intensive: 11:30am-12:30pm

Yiddish Cultural Center

Discover the world of Yiddish in our beginner class geared to students with little or no background. Learn to read, carry on a basic conversation, and explore the history and culture of this expressive language. Then, consider staying for the second hour which will focus on the development of language skills - speaking, listening, reading, and writing - at an accelerated pace.

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Wednesday Session: Intermediate and Advanced
10:30 am-12:30 pm

Yiddish Cultural Center

This class continues to build on skills gained in previous classes. Students will also work on textbook exercises and reading assignments, both in Yiddish and in translation.

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What a Deal: Sign Up for the Year!

Sign up for all three sessions – fall, winter, and spring – and receive a discount!

Members: $85/session, $255/year Non Members: $110/session, $330/year

 

Contact Joy Getnick for more information.


High Holiday Learning with Rabbi Adam Aranov - Sukkot

Learn how the holiday of Sukkot teaches us to be happy, no matter what we may seem to be lacking.

Co-sponsored by Ohr Torah.

JCC Member: Free     Non Member: Free
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Tea in the Sukkah

Come experience the warmth of the JCC sukkah. Take a turn with the lulav and etrog, and complete the mitzvah of eating in the sukkah by enjoying a fresh cup of hot tea and a light snack.

Location: JCC Sukkah

Rain Location: The Resource Place

JCC Member: Free     Non Member: Free
Contact Joy Getnick for more information.


Oct 23 - Oct 30
Thursday
12 - 2pm
Howard Golove

Instructor

Howard Golove

Location

Conference Room

The History of the Jews and Hollywood: A Film Series with Howard Golove

Join us for two films on the history of Jews and Hollywood. A box lunch is provided.

October 23: Hollywood: An Empire of Their Own (100 mins)

October 30: Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust (92 mins)

JCC Member: $7     Non Member: $10
Contact Joy Getnick for more information.
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Volunteers for Israel: A Presentation

Come learn about Volunteers for Israel and amazing opportunities to do civilian volunteer work for the Israeli Defense Forces.

JCC Member: Free     Non Member: Free
Contact Joy Getnick for more information.
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Is There a Light at the End of the Tunnel? What Now for the Middle East?: A Seminar by Neil Lazarus

Come hear Neil Lazarus, internationally acclaimed expert on Middle East politics and diplomacy, speak about the current situation in Israel and the Middle East through a dynamic multi-media based presentation.

Generously underwritten by Alan Cohen and Nancy Bloom in loving memory of Bruce Newman.

Co-sponsored by the JCC Lane Dworkin Jewish Book Festival.

JCC Member: Free     Non Member: Free
Contact Joy Getnick for more information.
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Days & Times
Fridays
11:15am - 1pm
Wendy Beller-Madway

Instructor

Wendy Beller-Madway

Location

Yoga Studio

Shabbat Yoga

Bring together Jewish spirituality with the practice of yoga.  Suitable for all levels.  Shalom.

JCC Member: Free     Non Member: May use guest pass
Contact Rebecca Schmidt for more information.


Days & Times
Sundays
6:30 - 9pm
Max Steiner

Instructor

Max Steiner

Location

Dance Studio

Israeli Dance for Everyone - Drop in and Dance!

Join us for a weekly Israeli dance session. 

6:30-7pm = Beginners

7-9pm = Open Dancing and Instruction

JCC Member: Free     Non Member: $6
Contact Joy Getnick for more information.