Wednesday, February 9th, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM (online). Using rare archival materials from the collections in the Houston Jewish History Archive, this talk will highlight many of the core themes in Southern Jewish history — immigration, adaptation, socioeconomic mobility, and race relations — from a Texan perspective. Co-sponsored with the Haberman Institute for Jewish Studies.
Friday, February 4th, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM (in-person). Families with young children (ages 6 and under) are invited to Shabbat services with a focus on nature (Hebrew: Teva)! Don’t forget to register. Sponsored by the David Schwartz Fund.
The Oscar-nominated movie “Soul” centers on Joe (voiced by Jamie Foxx), a middle school band teacher who longs to be a jazz musician and deals with themes of purpose and the meaning of life. Watch the movie from the warmth of your couch; it is available on Disney+ or can be rented from Vudu, Google Play, iTunes, FandangoNow, Redbox (the box and online), and YouTube. You can also watch Soul on AppleTV and DirecTV. On Sunday morning, join us for a conversation about the themes in the Pixar movie. Moderated by Leslee Friedman.
Saturday, January 22nd, 7:00 PM (online). This class will serve as an introduction to safrut, the Jewish scribal tradition, including materials, different handwriting styles, and the most important laws of creating a torah scroll.
When: Monday, January 17. Time: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM. CEH will once again partner with Volunteer Arlington to participate in “MLK Day of Service: A Day On, Not a Day Off!” Opening announcements at 9:00am will be virtual.