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Sukkot

Sukkot

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Erev Shmini A...

Erev Shmini Atzeret

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Shmini Atzeret

Shmini Atzeret

End of the Li...

End of the Line: A Simchat Torah Celebration

As we embrace a new year and a new cycle of reading from the Torah, celebrate at metrobar—a new outdoor venue in Brentwood—during an evening filled with dancing, live music, themed cocktails, and other festivities led by the Sixth & I rabbis and musicians. All aboard.

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Simchat Torah

Simchat Torah

Kate Bowler

Kate Bowler

In No Cure for Being Human: (And Other Truths I Need to Hear,) the Duke Divinity School historian grapples with her cancer diagnosis, her ambition, and her faith and searches for some semblance of peace with her limitations in a culture that says that anything is possible.

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Jewish Flavor...

Jewish Flavor: Modern Ashkenazi Cooking

Follow along with Chef Vered Guttman as she puts a modern spin on a traditional Ashkenazi fare.

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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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Phoebe Robinson

Phoebe Robinson

From the author, comedian, actress, and producer comes Please Don’t Sit On My Bed in Your Outside Clothes, an insightful, timely, and hilarious collection of essays that will hit you in the heart, inspire a little bit of rage, and maybe a lot of action.

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Basically Jewish

Basically Jewish

Rabbi Nora leads an experiential introduction to Judaism course designed for those looking to reconnect with Judaism, as well as non-Jews looking to discover.

VIRTUAL: Fauci

VIRTUAL: Fauci

Experience the virtual world premiere screening of the new feature documentary FAUCI, an unprecedented portrait of one of our most vital public servants.

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Friday Night ...

Friday Night Services

This inclusive service led by Rabbi Aaron and musicians Aaron Shneyer, Danny Villaneuva, and Wren Elhai blends contemporary and traditional elements for an experience that feels both familiar and fresh.

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An Evening wi...

An Evening with Josh Ritter – First Night

Known as one of America’s greatest living songwriters, Josh Ritter performs some of his quieter, more narrative songs during his first set of live shows in a year and a half.

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An Evening wi...

An Evening with Josh Ritter – Second Night

Known as one of America’s greatest living songwriters, Josh Ritter performs some of his quieter, more narrative songs during his first set of live shows in a year and a half.

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Jewish Guilt

Jewish Guilt

Yom Kippur may be behind us, but for some, Jewish guilt is a constant undercurrent to our thoughts, emotions, and decisions. What are the origins of Jewish guilt, and is there anything valuable in it? With Rabbi Aaron, dive into texts that explore the role of Jewish guilt in our lives and our identities.

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Sutton Foster

Sutton Foster

From the 2-time Tony Award-winner and star of “Younger” comes Hooked: How Crafting Saved My Life, funny and intimate stories about how crafting has kept Sutton Foster sane while navigating the highs and lows of family, love, and show business (and how it can help you, too).

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Shabbat: Exhale

Shabbat: Exhale

Mindfulness guide and yoga teacher Alison Waldman leads gentle movement and meditation to cultivate greater spiritual focus leading into Shabbat. Opt to participate on a yoga mat, from our pews, or virtually from home.

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Jade Bird – N...

Jade Bird – Now’s the Time America Tour

In Different Kinds of Light, the follow-up to her acclaimed self-titled debut, the 23-year-old British singer-songwriter showcases her growth as a songwriter and artist and reflects on what it means to stay, to love, and to allow yourself to be loved.

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Friday Night ...

Friday Night Services

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

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VIRTUAL: Alys...

VIRTUAL: Alyssa Milano

In Sorry Not Sorry, the actor, producer, and political activist offers an unvarnished, funny, and heartbreaking collection of personal essays about her life and career, the humanitarianism that has become central to her story, and reflections that engage deeply with this moment of global upheaval.

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Badass Jewish...

Badass Jewish Women

Take a deep dive into the stories of influential, courageous, and radical women whose voices we don’t always get to hear in Jewish spaces.

VIRTUAL: Carl...

VIRTUAL: Carla Lalli Music

In That Sounds So Good: 100 Real-Life Recipes for Every Day of the Week, the James Beard Award-winning author organizes recipes by occasions we all experience: weeknight chapters offer quick stovetop suppers, one-pot meals, and dinner salads; while weekend chapters feature lazy lunches, simmering stews, and long roasts.

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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, Sarah Fredrick, Wren Elhai, and Jeff Geld.

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Lara Downes &...

Lara Downes – Tomorrow I May Be Far Away

The acclaimed pianist presents a kaleidoscopic evening of music and poetry inspired by myriad stories of migration and transformation, joined in special-guest appearances by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Rita Dove and by the vibrant and innovative Thalea Quartet.

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Start Fresh: Monthly Morning Intention-Setting

Timed with 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.

VIRTUAL: Jami...

VIRTUAL: Jamie Oliver

From global food phenomenon and bestselling author of 24 cookbooks comes Together, a celebration of welcoming friends and family back around your table with incredible food to share.

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Shabbat: Exhale

Shabbat: Exhale

At this one-hour alternative Shabbat service, unwind and reconnect through guided meditation, reflection on Jewish teachings, and communal singing led by mindfulness teacher Alison Cohen and Rabbi Aaron.

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Andy Cohen

Andy Cohen

Andy Cohen has made a career, and a life, out of making the ordinary extraordinary. In Glitter Every Day, the “Watch What Happens Live” host and “The Real Housewives” executive producer shares 365 sayings and quotes from the icons, thought leaders, Real Housewives, and legendary celebs that fuel his fun, offering words of daily inspiration to make any ordinary day shine bright.

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