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Mitzvah Mall

Sunday, December 7, 2014 9:00 am

Sunday, December 7, 2014
9:00 am

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…

Celebrations Community Youth-Programs

Read It And Sleep

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 7:00 pm

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
7:00 pm

Free
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.

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The Beat: Spoken Word

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 7:00 pm

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
7:00 pm

$5

An evening of original poetry and short stories by local wordsmiths. Hosted by Ralph Gagliardo. Features poets published in the Beat of the Street newspaper.
Eventbrite - The Beat: Spoken Word

Celebrations Community

Kristallnacht Commemoration

Sunday, November 9, 2014 5:30 pm

Sunday, November 9, 2014
5:30 pm

Free
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.

Celebrations Community

Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford Bus Tour

Sunday, October 26, 2014 9:30 am

Sunday, October 26, 2014
9:30 am

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.

Celebrations Community Youth-Programs

Sukkah Decorating Party

Monday, September 29, 2014 5:30 pm

Monday, September 29, 2014
5:30 pm

Celebrate the Jewish fall harvest festival of Sukkot with a Sukkah Decorating Party. Join us for music, food and games, as we rejoice in the abundance of the beautiful organic garden.
Eventbrite - Sukkah Decorating Party

Community Youth-Programs

Read It And Sleep

Friday, September 12, 2014 7:00 pm

Friday, September 12, 2014
7:00 pmto8:00 pm

Free

Wear your pajamas, bring your parents. Darlene Glass reads Judi Barrett’s “Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs.” Take home a free copy of the book. Snacks served.
Eventbrite - Read It And Sleep

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Community Youth-Programs

Read It & Sleep

Friday, May 9, 2014 7:00 pm

Friday, May 9, 2014
7:00 pm

Wear your pajamas, bring your parents. Lina Osho-Williams, Youth Services Manager at the Hartford Public Library, reads “Are You My Mother?” by Dr. Seuss. Illustrated by P.D. Eastman. Translated into Spanish by Carlos Rivera. Take home a free copy of the book. Snacks served.
Eventbrite - Read It & Sleep

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Take a look at our new Spring Calendar!

Click here to take a look here and keep an eye on your mailbox at home for a hard copy.  Not on our mailing list? No problem more…

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Art. Food. Family

Monday, February 10, 2014 5:30 pm

Monday, February 10, 2014
5:30 pmto7:30 pm

Join us for a home cooked meal followed by an art workshop, Heart Print Painting, with Teaching Artist Leah Dyckman.




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