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Event Series Religious School

Religious School

Temple Emanu-El 2100 Highland Ave, Birmingham

Gail & Jeffrey Bayer Religious School K-7th Grade Register at: https://ourtemple.shulcloud.com/form/rs-registration-23-24.html

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 […]

Bubbie’s STEM Kitchen – Chanukah

N.E. Miles Jewish Day School 4000 Montclair Road, Birmingham

PJ Library & NEMJDS preschool event for ages 2-5yrs Cooking and science through a Jewish lens with stories and art sprinkled on top.

FREE

Falafel Sunday

Chabad of Alabama 3040 Overton Road, Birmingham

All you can eat falafel, pita, Israeli salads and more...