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  • Wednesday
    Dec 13
    The Annual Hanukah Sing-Along
    Wednesday, Dec 13th 7:00p to 9:00p
    Everyone is invited for the 2nd Night of Hanukkah Candle Lighting (bring your own menorah and a musical instrument to play, if you'd like!) Join Hazzan Natasha Hirschhorn and Shirei Chesed, Ansche Chesed's Community Chorus, for a rousing Hanukkah sing-along from around the world, delicious latkes from Chef's Table, and a potluck dairy dinner.

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  • Monday
    Dec 18
    Tzedaka Priorities and Values for End-Of-Year Giving
    Monday, Dec 18th 7:00p to 8:30p
    American households will give more than $90 billion in charitable gifts this December, nearly one-third of all their private donations. As Jews, what are our tzedaka priorities? How do our choices express our values? Please join Rabbi Kalmanofsky to study some classical Jewish texts and discuss how to decide our own tzedaka decisions.

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  • Tuesday
    Dec 19
    Oy! Caramba
    Tuesday, Dec 19th 7:30p to 9:30p
    Jewish Latin American fiction, ranging across many countries, is a rich trove of literary achievement. In this guided reading group, we will be reading stories in translation from Oy Caramba! a critical anthology edited by Ilan Stavans. Josh Hanft will facilitate the discussions.

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  • Tuesday
    Jan 9
    A Taste of the Zohar: Early Morning Study
    Tuesday, Jan 9th 8:15a to 9:15a
    Join us monthly, on Tuesdays at 8:15am (after morning minyan) for coffee and bagels and to learn with Rabbi Kalmanofsky. This year, we will have a taste of The Holy Zohar, the "Bible" of Kabbalah (Jewish mysticism). Thanks to the masterful translation by Daniel Matt, now English speakers can experience the most beautiful Jewish book ever written

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  • Thursday
    Jan 11
    Keeping Food Sacred In A Non-Kosher World
    Thursday, Jan 11th 7:00p to 8:30p
    Nowadays, strict Kashrut is less common than among our ancestors: only 31 percent of American Conservative Jews keep Kosher homes. But the need to sanctify our eating is as spiritually crucial as ever. In this series, we will discuss the classical norms as well as basic choices people might make to incorporate mindfulness, ethics and traditional Jewish norms into their lives. Even for those who do not keep strict Kashrut, there are many mitzvot to do. Judaism is never "all or nothing." Something is always b

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  • Sunday
    Jan 14
    "Leil" Shira: An Afternoon of Israeli Song
    Sunday, Jan 14th 1:00p to 3:00p
    Join Dr. Shuly Rubin Schwartz and Eric Fishman, family, and friends for a warm and joyous musical get together to sing through as many beloved Israeli songs as we can! With Hazzan Natasha Hirschhorn and the members of Shirei Chesed Community Chorus (founded by the generous support of the Rabbi Gershon Schwartz Memorial Fund). Light refreshments will be served.

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  • Saturday
    Jan 20
    The Kashrut of Lab Cultured Meat: A Seudah Shelishit Program with Rabbi Danny Nevins
    Shabbat, Jan 20th 4:30p to 7:00p
    Join Ansche Chesed member and Dean of the Jewish Theological Seminary's Rabbinical School as he discusses his response on the Kashrut of Cultured Meat, which was recently approved by the CJLS (Committee for Jewish Law and Standards) as we prepare to end Shabbat together.

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  • Monday
    Jan 22
    Keeping Up With The Kinder: Judaism Crash Course
    Monday, Jan 22nd 7:30p to 9:00p
    Join Rabbi Yael for a “Judaism Crash Course” geared at parents who would like to strengthen their own Jewish knowledge, skills and comfort level. Open to individuals of any religious background. We will explore the Jewish holiday cycle and synagogue building, navigate through the Siddur (prayer book) and Chumash (Bible), and work together to connect with what our kids are learning in their Jewish education. Contact Rabbi Yael to join the fun.

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  • Tuesday
    Jan 30
    Oy! Caramba
    Tuesday, Jan 30th 7:30p to 9:30p
    Jewish Latin American fiction, ranging across many countries, is a rich trove of literary achievement. In this guided reading group, we will be reading stories in translation from Oy Caramba! a critical anthology edited by Ilan Stavans. Josh Hanft will facilitate the discussions.

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  • Tuesday
    Feb 6
    A Taste of the Zohar: Early Morning Study
    Tuesday, Feb 6th 8:15a to 9:15a
    Join us monthly, on Tuesdays at 8:15am (after morning minyan) for coffee and bagels and to learn with Rabbi Kalmanofsky. This year, we will have a taste of The Holy Zohar, the "Bible" of Kabbalah (Jewish mysticism). Thanks to the masterful translation by Daniel Matt, now English speakers can experience the most beautiful Jewish book ever written

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  • Thursday
    Feb 8
    Keeping Food Sacred In A Non-Kosher World
    Thursday, Feb 8th 7:00p to 8:30p
    Nowadays, strict Kashrut is less common than among our ancestors: only 31 percent of American Conservative Jews keep Kosher homes. But the need to sanctify our eating is as spiritually crucial as ever. In this series, we will discuss the classical norms as well as basic choices people might make to incorporate mindfulness, ethics and traditional Jewish norms into their lives. Even for those who do not keep strict Kashrut, there are many mitzvot to do. Judaism is never "all or nothing." Something is always b

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  • Friday
    Feb 9
    Tamar Manasseh Shabbat Dinner
    Friday, Feb 9th 6:30p to 9:00p
    Join us for an important Shabbat Dinner following Kabbalat Shabbat at 5:30, where we will hear from Tamar Manasseh.

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  • Friday
    Feb 16
    Shabbat Dinner with Zemirot
    Friday, Feb 16th 6:30p to 8:00p
    Join Cantor Natasha J. Hirschhorn for a spirited and joyous evening of welcoming Shabbat. Stay for dinner with friends and fellow lovers of singing and raise the roof with soulful and rousing sounds of Zemirot and Nigunim! Gym will be open for supervised play!

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  • Saturday
    Feb 24
    In Vino Duplicitas: The Rise and Fall of a Wine Forger Extraordinaire with author Peter Hellman
    Shabbat, Feb 24th 5:00p to 7:30p
    After bursting onto the scene in 2002, Rudy Kurniawan, an unknown twentysomething from Indonesia, quickly became the leading purveyor of rare wines to the American elite. But in April 2008, his lots of Domaine Ponsot Clos Saint-Denis red burgundy - dating as far back as 1945 - were abruptly pulled from auction. The problem? The winemaker was certain that this particular burgundy was first produced only in 1982. Journalist Peter Hellman would closely investigate, as a singular cast of characters - includi

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  • Monday
    Feb 26
    Keeping Up With The Kinder: Judaism Crash Course
    Monday, Feb 26th 7:30p to 9:00p
    Join Rabbi Yael for a “Judaism Crash Course” geared at parents who would like to strengthen their own Jewish knowledge, skills and comfort level. Open to individuals of any religious background. We will explore the Jewish holiday cycle and synagogue building, navigate through the Siddur (prayer book) and Chumash (Bible), and work together to connect with what our kids are learning in their Jewish education. Contact Rabbi Yael to join the fun.

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  • Tuesday
    Feb 27
    Oy! Caramba
    Tuesday, Feb 27th 7:30p to 9:30p
    Jewish Latin American fiction, ranging across many countries, is a rich trove of literary achievement. In this guided reading group, we will be reading stories in translation from Oy Caramba! a critical anthology edited by Ilan Stavans. Josh Hanft will facilitate the discussions.

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  • Tuesday
    Mar 6
    A Taste of the Zohar: Early Morning Study
    Tuesday, Mar 6th 8:15a to 9:15a
    Join us monthly, on Tuesdays at 8:15am (after morning minyan) for coffee and bagels and to learn with Rabbi Kalmanofsky. This year, we will have a taste of The Holy Zohar, the "Bible" of Kabbalah (Jewish mysticism). Thanks to the masterful translation by Daniel Matt, now English speakers can experience the most beautiful Jewish book ever written

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  • Thursday
    Mar 8
    Keeping Food Sacred In A Non-Kosher World
    Thursday, Mar 8th 7:00p to 8:30p
    Nowadays, strict Kashrut is less common than among our ancestors: only 31 percent of American Conservative Jews keep Kosher homes. But the need to sanctify our eating is as spiritually crucial as ever. In this series, we will discuss the classical norms as well as basic choices people might make to incorporate mindfulness, ethics and traditional Jewish norms into their lives. Even for those who do not keep strict Kashrut, there are many mitzvot to do. Judaism is never "all or nothing." Something is always b

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  • Friday
    Mar 16
    Amy Eilberg Scholar In Residence
    Friday, Mar 16th 6:30p to 9:00p

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  • Monday
    Mar 26
    Keeping Up With The Kinder: Judaism Crash Course
    Monday, Mar 26th 7:30p to 9:00p
    Join Rabbi Yael for a “Judaism Crash Course” geared at parents who would like to strengthen their own Jewish knowledge, skills and comfort level. Open to individuals of any religious background. We will explore the Jewish holiday cycle and synagogue building, navigate through the Siddur (prayer book) and Chumash (Bible), and work together to connect with what our kids are learning in their Jewish education. Contact Rabbi Yael to join the fun.

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  • Tuesday
    Apr 3
    A Taste of the Zohar: Early Morning Study
    Tuesday, Apr 3rd 8:15a to 9:15a
    Join us monthly, on Tuesdays at 8:15am (after morning minyan) for coffee and bagels and to learn with Rabbi Kalmanofsky. This year, we will have a taste of The Holy Zohar, the "Bible" of Kabbalah (Jewish mysticism). Thanks to the masterful translation by Daniel Matt, now English speakers can experience the most beautiful Jewish book ever written

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  • Thursday
    Apr 5
    Keeping Food Sacred In A Non-Kosher World
    Thursday, Apr 5th 7:00p to 8:30p
    Nowadays, strict Kashrut is less common than among our ancestors: only 31 percent of American Conservative Jews keep Kosher homes. But the need to sanctify our eating is as spiritually crucial as ever. In this series, we will discuss the classical norms as well as basic choices people might make to incorporate mindfulness, ethics and traditional Jewish norms into their lives. Even for those who do not keep strict Kashrut, there are many mitzvot to do. Judaism is never "all or nothing." Something is always b

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  • Monday
    Apr 16
    Keeping Up With The Kinder: Judaism Crash Course
    Monday, Apr 16th 7:30p to 9:00p
    Join Rabbi Yael for a “Judaism Crash Course” geared at parents who would like to strengthen their own Jewish knowledge, skills and comfort level. Open to individuals of any religious background. We will explore the Jewish holiday cycle and synagogue building, navigate through the Siddur (prayer book) and Chumash (Bible), and work together to connect with what our kids are learning in their Jewish education. Contact Rabbi Yael to join the fun.

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  • Tuesday
    May 1
    A Taste of the Zohar: Early Morning Study
    Tuesday, May 1st 8:15a to 9:15a
    Join us monthly, on Tuesdays at 8:15am (after morning minyan) for coffee and bagels and to learn with Rabbi Kalmanofsky. This year, we will have a taste of The Holy Zohar, the "Bible" of Kabbalah (Jewish mysticism). Thanks to the masterful translation by Daniel Matt, now English speakers can experience the most beautiful Jewish book ever written

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  • Thursday
    May 10
    Keeping Food Sacred In A Non-Kosher World
    Thursday, May 10th 7:00p to 8:30p
    Nowadays, strict Kashrut is less common than among our ancestors: only 31 percent of American Conservative Jews keep Kosher homes. But the need to sanctify our eating is as spiritually crucial as ever. In this series, we will discuss the classical norms as well as basic choices people might make to incorporate mindfulness, ethics and traditional Jewish norms into their lives. Even for those who do not keep strict Kashrut, there are many mitzvot to do. Judaism is never "all or nothing." Something is always b

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  • Monday
    May 14
    Keeping Up With The Kinder: Judaism Crash Course
    Monday, May 14th 7:30p to 9:00p
    Join Rabbi Yael for a “Judaism Crash Course” geared at parents who would like to strengthen their own Jewish knowledge, skills and comfort level. Open to individuals of any religious background. We will explore the Jewish holiday cycle and synagogue building, navigate through the Siddur (prayer book) and Chumash (Bible), and work together to connect with what our kids are learning in their Jewish education. Contact Rabbi Yael to join the fun.

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  • Tuesday
    Jun 5
    A Taste of the Zohar: Early Morning Study
    Tuesday, Jun 5th 8:15a to 9:15a
    Join us monthly, on Tuesdays at 8:15am (after morning minyan) for coffee and bagels and to learn with Rabbi Kalmanofsky. This year, we will have a taste of The Holy Zohar, the "Bible" of Kabbalah (Jewish mysticism). Thanks to the masterful translation by Daniel Matt, now English speakers can experience the most beautiful Jewish book ever written

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  • Thursday
    Jun 7
    Keeping Food Sacred In A Non-Kosher World
    Thursday, Jun 7th 7:00p to 8:30p
    Nowadays, strict Kashrut is less common than among our ancestors: only 31 percent of American Conservative Jews keep Kosher homes. But the need to sanctify our eating is as spiritually crucial as ever. In this series, we will discuss the classical norms as well as basic choices people might make to incorporate mindfulness, ethics and traditional Jewish norms into their lives. Even for those who do not keep strict Kashrut, there are many mitzvot to do. Judaism is never "all or nothing." Something is always b

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  • Monday
    Jun 11
    Keeping Up With The Kinder: Judaism Crash Course
    Monday, Jun 11th 7:30p to 9:00p
    Join Rabbi Yael for a “Judaism Crash Course” geared at parents who would like to strengthen their own Jewish knowledge, skills and comfort level. Open to individuals of any religious background. We will explore the Jewish holiday cycle and synagogue building, navigate through the Siddur (prayer book) and Chumash (Bible), and work together to connect with what our kids are learning in their Jewish education. Contact Rabbi Yael to join the fun.

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Tue, December 12 2017 24 Kislev 5778