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Let's Bake: Hamentaschen

Bakers of all ages are invited to join the Be Mitzvah class, Rabbi Andrea, and Melissa Pincus to bake Hametaschen for Purim!

Suggested donation: $18 non-members, $14 members.

Registration required: [email protected]

Supported by Temple Israel's Roots & Branches Family Education Program, which receives major funding from the Harold Grinspoon Foundation

Real Teen Theater

Post bar/bat mitzvah Jewish teens and allies are welcome to join our real teen theater project, Sunday evenings 5-7. We are currently practicing theater and improv exercises and reading sections of plays to choose a project for our first performance. Dinner is included. Schedule is intermittent so check here for dates or contact [email protected] to confirm.

Supported by a grant from the Harold Grinspoon Foundation.

The Shape of the Siddur: A Three part class

Services! Wouldn't it be wonderful to have a bird's eye view of what is going on in the siddur? Come for this 3 part, 40 minute class to learn the shape and structure of the prayers and you too can have that lovely feeling of knowing what is going on!

This class is recommended for bar and bat mitzvah students, conversion students and other adult learners who want to feel more engaged in services.

Free to Hebrew school students and other members; other adults, suggested $10-18 donation

Be Mitzvah: Older Elementary Hebrew School Begins!

Our program for older elementary students opens Thursday September 19.
This year's schedule is 4:30-6:00 with optional add-ons before and after as follows:
4:00-4:30 Voice and Singing (optional)
4:30-5:00 Ivrit (individualized instruction in Hebrew reading, fluency and vocabulary)
5:00-5:10 Break and healthy snacks
5:10-5:30 Discussion (Torah, values and current events)
5:30-6:00 Ivrit (Prayer fluency, games with vocabulary) and projects
6:00-6:30 Individualized instruction for teens approaching their bar/bat/be mitzvah ceremony and adults (optional)

*CANCELLED* Tu B'shevat: The Birthday Party for Trees

*CANCELLED due to snow predictions!* Please join us for Shabbat Dinner on February 1 to wish the trees a happy birthday.

Hebrew school students invite the community to our annual celebration of the Jewish birthday for trees. This holiday falls every year when the sap starts to rise in trees. We'll celebrate by enjoying the fruits of many kinds fo trees and recalling their many blessings and benefits to us. All ages welcome. RSVP appreciated here.


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