Loading Events

VIRTUAL: More, or Less?

Rabbi Aaron makes the Jewish case for minimalism. Together, we’ll unpack our consumerist urge to splurge, examine when our attachment to “stuff” turns toxic, and explore how living more intentionally can lead us to discover how to truly spark joy.

Date:
Jan 20, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12
Free for those who really want to learn Torah, but their budget is a little tight right now

Category:
Jewish Education

Friday Night Services

With Rabbi Nora

This inclusive service led by Rabbi Nora and musicians Aaron Shneyer, Jeff Geld, and Sarah Fredrick blends contemporary and traditional elements for an experience that feels both familiar and fresh.

Date:
Jan 21, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

In-Person Attendance: FREE. Registration required.

Virtual Attendance: FREE via Facebook.

Category:
Shabbat Services

VIRTUAL: Jewish Poetry Workshop

This workshop led by Rabbi Nora explores the poetry of Jewish prayer and the writing of Jewish poets like Yehuda Amichai, Rivka Miriam, Leah Goldberg, and others, whose work will hopefully inspire you to get in touch with your own poetic voice.

Date:
Jan 26, 2022 • 6:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12
Free for those who really want to learn Torah, but their budget is a little tight right now

Category:
Jewish Education

VIRTUAL: Go Back to Where You Came From

Wajahat Ali and Spencer Ackerman on the War on Terror, Trumpism, and American Identity

Journalist Wajahat Ali draws upon his experiences as a Muslim in America to offer lessons and strategies to help cultivate a more compassionate America in Go Back to Where You Came From. In a conversation moderated by Jenn White, host of WAMU’s “1A”, Ali and Spencer Ackerman, author of Reign of Terror, will speak about how the 9/11 era continues to shape today’s political and societal landscapes, and how millennial activists are pushing back against a rising tide of xenophobia.

Date:
Jan 27, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

Ticket: $10
Free Ticket + Signed Ali Book: $34
Free Ticket + Signed Ackerman Book: $37
Free Ticket + Both Signed Books: $71

Category:
Authors & Talks

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.

Date:
Jan 28, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Category:
Shabbat Services

Daniel Pink

In Conversation with Derek Thompson

In The Power of Regret: How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Drive and To Sell is Human draws on research to reveal the transformative power of our most misunderstood emotion and shares how regret can help us make smarter decisions, perform better at work and school, and deepen our sense of meaning and purpose.

Date:
Feb 1, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

In-Person:
Ticket: $20
Ticket + Signed Book: $38

Virtual:
Ticket: $12
Ticket (free) + Signed Book: $35

Category:
Authors & Talks

VIRTUAL: No Regrets: A Jewish Take on Could’ve, Should’ve, Would’ve

Should our mistakes be a source of shame, or pride? Following up on Dan Pink’s The Power of Regret book talk, Rabbi Aaron explores the ways Judaism embraces our regrets instead of denying them.

Date:
Feb 2, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

$12
Free for those who really want to learn Torah, but their budget is a little tight right now

Category:
Jewish Education

VIRTUAL: Essential Jewish Cooking

Ashkenazi Recipes

Chef Vered Guttman will discuss and demonstrate dishes, predominantly from the Ashkenazi tradition, to provide beginners with a set of foundational Jewish recipes.

Date:
Feb 2, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

Single class: $12
Four-class package: $40

Category:
Jewish Education

Start Fresh: Monthly Morning Intention-Setting

Inspired by Rosh Chodesh, the start of a new month in the Jewish calendar, Rabbi Nora leads song-filled morning prayers and kavvanot (intentions) to start your day.

Date:
Feb 3, 2022 • 8:30 am ET
Admission:

FREE. RSVP via Zoom.

Category:
Jewish Education

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.

Date:
Feb 3, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

SOLD OUT

Category:
Jewish Education
+ Export Events