The Week Ahead… August 21-27, 2017

By Yvonne - Friday, August 18th, 2017

Monday, August 21

  • Parent-Tot Class, 9:00 – 11:00am; continuing Mondays, 9:00 – 11:00am
    Open to the public, this FREE weekly class for children up to 24-months in age and their parent(s) is a great way to meet other parents, exchange experiences, and provide an opportunity for the children to play together and engage in age-appropriate activities. We also read a book from PJ Library twice a month. Facilitated by Amanda Stark, various experts from different fields of child development and child-care will visit occasionally to share their expertise and provide opportunities for discussions. Feel free to bring your friends; it’s open to everyone! (PLEASE NOTE: We have a mandatory vaccination policy.) For more information, contact Lynne Falkow-Strauss.

  • Open Mah Jongg Play – Mondays, 10:00am – 12:00pm
    All levels welcome. Men are welcome, too. Come join the fun! For more information, contact Evelyn.

  • B'nai Mitzvah Class, 4:00pm

Tuesday, August 22

  • Religious School, 4:00pm
    For more information, contact Rabbi Barkan.

  • Talmud on Tuesday, 6:00pm
    The Talmud is an extensive compilation of teachings and opinions of thousands of rabbis over the centuries, covering matters of Jewish law, ethics, philosophy, history, customs, and more. We are currently studying Tractate Megillah. Learn about the law and lore in the Talmud with Rabbi Robert Eisen as we dig deep into living Judaism. Open to all. No charge to attend.

  • Junior USY, 6:00pm. For Jewish children grades 7 & 8.
    For more information, contact Rabbi Barkan.

Wednesday, August 23

  • “Sunrise” Minyan, 6:30am, on the Rabbi Arthur Oleisky Courtyard patio
    For Elul, the month preceding Rosh Hashanah, the shofar is blown daily except the day before Rosh Hashanah. Everyone is encouraged to bring their own shofar. Light refreshments offered following the service. READ MORE

  • “Gentle Chair Yoga” – Wednesdays, 9:30–10:30am
    Focus is on increased balance, strength and flexibility in a supportive group setting. Meditation and deep relaxation at end of each class leaves participants with positive healing energy and uplifted spirits. Dress comfortably. Members of Women’s League: $6 per class; non-members $8 per class. For more information, contact Evelyn.

  • Weekday Torah Study Group – Wednesdays, 11:00am
    Informal and lively study discussion led by Rabbi Robert Eisen. (Occasionally lay-led.) Open to all. No charge to attend.

  • Senior USY, 6:00pm. For Jewish children grades 9 thru 12.
    For more information, contact Rabbi Barkan.

  • Adult Education Kollel (Class): “Living Y/Our High Holy Days… Together” – Wednesdays, Aug. 23, 30 & Sept. 6, 7:00-8:00pm

Saturday, August 26

  • Shabbat Afternoon Torah Study, 4:45pm
    Open to all, this is an opportunity to become more involved in “living Judaism.” Lay-led. No charge to attend. Torah portion: Shoftim

  • NEW! Havdallah Happening, 5:45pm
    A wonderful way to celebrate as we say goodbye to Shabbat. Includes socializing, a special Shabbat story & light meal, followed by an orientation to the beautiful rituals of Havdallah before we join the congregation for the actual service at 7:20pm. Geared towards children 3-years-old to 3rd Grade, but everyone is welcome! For more information, contact Rabbi Barkan.

‚ÄčSunday, August 27

  • Religious School, 9:00am
    For more information, conact Rabbi Barkan.

  • NEW! Chai Mitzvah Adult Education Initiative, Monthly beginning Sunday, Aug. 27

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