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“From Climate Crisis to Biblical Wisdom and Back Again: The Midrashic Art of Reinterperting Torah for Today” is the title of Rabbi Arthur Waskow talk at Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford.
Sunday, December 7, 2014 9:00 am
|Sunday, December 7, 2014|
Beth Israel and Beth El Temple
Instead of shopping for holiday gifts at the mall, why not “buy” crayons for an after-school program, toys for hospitalized children, food for a homeless person or clothes for a victim of domestic violence in your friend’s or relative’s name? more…
Thursday, December 4, 2014 7:00 pm
|Thursday, December 4, 2014|
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 6:00 pm
|Tuesday, November 25, 2014|
Sukkah City chronicles the architecture competition created by bestselling author Joshua Foer (”Moonwalking With Einstein”) and Roger Bennett (a founder of Reboot, a network of young Jewish creative artists). The competition explored the creative potential of the ancient Jewish sukkah, creating a temporary exhibition of 12 sukkahs on New York City.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 7:00 pm
|Tuesday, November 18, 2014|
WNPR reporter Jeff Cohen is our guest author/reader for a special Read It and Sleep as part of our Celebration of Jewish Arts and Culture.
His book, “Eva and Sadie and the Worst Haircut Ever,” is based on his interview with his two daughters that became and Internet sensation.
Children can bring their parents. Snacks served. Each family takes home a copy of the book.
Saturday, November 15, 2014 7:00 pm
|Saturday, November 15, 2014|
Sunday, November 9, 2014 5:30 pm
|Sunday, November 9, 2014|
Our annual remembrance of the two nights in 1938 that began the Holocaust.
Kristallnacht translates to “Night of Broken Glass.” Throughout Nazi Germany and Austria paramilitary forces and civilians smashed the windows of Jewish-owned businesses and synagogues.
Join us for a night of prayer, music and dance, followed by a community meal.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 6:00 pm
|Tuesday, October 28, 2014|
Sunday, October 26, 2014 9:30 am
|Sunday, October 26, 2014|
Tours at 9:30 am and 1:30 pm
Take a guided bus tour and learn about 200 years of Jewish history in the Hartford area.
One of the stops is Charter Oak Cultural Center, the first synagogue built in Connecticut, which housed Congregation Beth Israel.
Tickets: $24 for historical society members; $28 general.
Information: www.ihsgh.org and 860-72706170.
Saturday, October 25, 2014 7:00 pm
|Saturday, October 25, 2014|
LGBT Event, Celebration of Jewish Arts and Culture
Join Broadway actor, comedian and musical director, Seth Rudetsky for an unforgettable glimpse of what really goes on behind the scenes on Broadway.
Tickets are $20 general; $15 for Charter Oak, Let’s Go Arts, seniors and students.