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Sidewalk Films Jewish Film Festival

Sidewalk Films 1821 2nd Ave N, Birmingham

The movie lineup will be announced in September 2023. For more information please contact Sheri Krell

Event Series Religious School

Religious School

Temple Emanu-El 2100 Highland Ave, Birmingham

Gail & Jeffrey Bayer Religious School K-7th Grade Register at:

Event Series Jewish Aspects of the New Testament

Jewish Aspects of the New Testament

Temple Emanu-El 2100 Highland Ave, Birmingham

Learning with Rabbi Wright. The New Testament narrative presents the ideas, belief systems, trends, and rituals of the “Judaisms” during the late Second Temple period. The narrative also provides details about the development of Rabbinic Judaism, the democratization of Jewish sects, Jewish life under Roman authority, and meaningful Jewish rituals that we continue to observe today. By studying the New Testament, learners will gain greater insight into the origins of first-century “Judaisms” Therefore, the New Testament can expose and help contemporary Jews understand Judaism as practiced today more deeply. For example, New Testament Literature introduces the ritual of giving a boy his name during his circumcision: “Now the time came for Elizabeth to give birth, and she bore a son. Her neighbors and relatives heard that God had shown great mercy to her, and they rejoiced with her. On the eighth day, they came to circumcise the child, and they were going to name him Zechariah after his father. But his mother said, ‘No, he is to be called John’” (Lk. 1:57-59). Moreover, the New Testament also introduces the ritual of passing around the Kiddish Cup for Shabbat and other Hagim meals: “Then he took a cup, after giving thanks […]

Event Series Temple Tots Playdate

Temple Tots Playdate

Temple Emanu-El 2100 Highland Ave, Birmingham

Join other families with kids 4 and under in our new Shalom Baby Playroom on the second floor for informal schmoozing and playing! Questions? Contact Monika Singletary at

Tikkun Olam with CJFS and LJCC

Levite Jewish Community Center 3960 Monteclair Road, Birmingham

Join friends in a family community service project with CJFS and the LJCC. Inspire your child with youth speaker Ethan Hill (, who serves the Birmingham homeless community through collection and distribution of items listed below. Help Ethan put survival kits together for the homeless. Want to donate to the cause? New Sleeping Bags (can be purchased from Academy Sports for 10.00) Baby wipes Bottled Water Deodorant (Men & Women) Canned meats/Meat Packets (I.e Vienna sausage, spam, chicken in cans with pop tops, tuna or chicken salad packets)