Family Shabbat Service Celebrating Yom Haatzmaut

Friday, May 20th, 5:15 PM. In-person. Congregation Etz Hayim invites you to a family Shabbat service celebrating Yom Haatzmaut (Israel Independence Day) for families with young children (age 6 and younger). Don’t forget to RSVP. Masks are required for this event due to multiple recent COVID cases in the CEH Preschool. Sponsored by the David Schwartz Fund.

Introduction to Jewish Scribal Arts with Alexandra Casser

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.

And In the Seventh Year: Shmita Then and Now

January 19th, 7:30-9:00 PM. The Bible tells us that every seventh year will be a Shmita or sabbatical year, where debts are forgiven. How was this actually practiced in Biblical and later times? What does it look like in Israel today? This panel discussion, co-sponsored by the Haberman Institute, features CEH’s own Rav Natan; author and ecologist Rabbi David Seidenberg; and Hazon’s Bruce Spierer.

Hanukkah is Coming! Hanukkah Events

December 1: Beit Midrash on Hanukkah, 7 PM. We will explore multiple rabbinical and historical narratives to understand the role of Judaism in history and in our modern society. Register Here. December 3: Family Shabbat Service ,…

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