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Interfaith Co...

Interfaith Couples Workshop

Rabbi Aaron facilitates a guided, nonjudgmental space for Jews and their non-Jewish partners to talk, learn, and grow – together and as individuals.

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Hit Refresh: ...

Hit Refresh: Preparing for the High Holidays

In the weeks leading up to Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Rabbi Nora explores how to cultivate deeper meaning, emotional connection, and spiritual focus for the High Holidays and the start of Jewish New Year. Through learning, personal reflection, and conversation, gain practical tools to reset for a more open-minded and open-hearted start to 5782.

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Morning Inten...

Morning Intention-Setting and Prayers

Start off the work day with some spiritual work as we come together to connect and reflect. Rabbi Aaron leads a few of the traditional morning prayers, shares a couple of kavvanot (intentions), and leads a short journaling exercise.

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Shabbat at Ho...

Shabbat at Home Resources

While our Jewish Life staff welcomes Shabbat into their own homes, we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own Shabbat at home.

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Adult B’nai M...

Adult B’nai Mitzvah Class of 5781 Service and Celebration

Celebrate the graduates of our Adult B’nai Mitzvah class of 5781 as they lead Shabbat services and become B’nai Mitzvah.

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Baking with S...

Baking with Sonny’s: Beyond Basic Bagels

Alongside Hannah Wolfman-Arent, a baker for Sonny’s Pizza, learn how to make a classic bagel recipe with traditional flavors, plus customizations for cinnamon raisin bagels and other mix-ins.

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This is Real and You Are Completely Unprepared

With Rabbi Nora, take a deep dive into This is Real and You are Completely Unprepared as you embark on your own journey during the Days of Awe. You’ll have the opportunity to reflect on the book’s themes and discuss how they relate to your own experiences. 

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Baking with S...

Baking with Sonny’s: How to Make Black & White Cookies

A mainstay at Jewish delis and bakeries, the classic black & white cookie is super soft and topped with chocolate and vanilla icing. Instructor Hannah Wolfman-Arent, a baker for Sonny’s Pizza, will show you how to make them at home.

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Shabbat: Exhale

Shabbat: Exhale

For the month of Elul, mindfulness guide and yoga teacher Alison Waldman leads gentle movement and meditation to cultivate greater spiritual focus leading into the New Year. This program incorporates intention-setting and self-reflection through collective breath, stretching, and rhythm.

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Morning Inten...

Morning Intention-Setting and Prayers

Start off the work day with some spiritual work as we come together to connect and reflect. Rabbi Nora will lead a few of the traditional morning prayers and share a couple of kavvanot (intentions).

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9/11: One Day in America

In remembrance of the attacks on September 11 in New York City, Washington DC, and Pennsylvania 20 years ago this year, experience the virtual premiere of “9/11: One Day in America,” a six-part documentary series from National Geographic chronicling the events of that day through gripping first-person narratives of the first responders and survivors who were there.

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Shabbat: Good...

Shabbat: Good Soul

Traditional and contemplative, this virtual Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma’ariv service led by Rabbi Aaron offers a deep sense of focus and intention, aided by soulful and stirring music from Sarah Fredrick, Jeff Geld, and Jordan Rothenberg.

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Jewish Flavor...

Jewish Flavor: Rosh Hashanah Feast

Start the New Year off right as Chef Vered Guttman cooks up a Rosh Hashanah spread featuring both traditional and contemporary recipes from around the Jewish world.

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6th Street Mi...

6th Street Minyan: Renewal Shabbat

Connect spiritually through prayer and music at this reflective Jewish Renewal-style service led by musicians Aaron Shneyer and Danny Villanueva.

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Jewish Welcom...

Jewish Welcome Workshop

The class is a mix of lectures, group activities, text studies, and holiday celebrations. No Hebrew language knowledge is required for this class. Those wishing to convert will meet with one of the rabbis individually during the year and beyond.

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Shabbat at Ho...

Shabbat at Home Resources

While our Jewish Life staff welcomes Shabbat into their own homes, we have plenty of resources to help you lead your own Shabbat at home.

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