Coffee & Conversation with Rabbi Shmuel Bowman

LJCC Senior Lounge 3960 Montclair Rd, Birmingham

Rabbi Shmuel Bowman is the executive director of Operation Lifeshield, an organization that provides life-saving shelters in Israel and which has received funding from the BJF’s IWJB committee for the last 13 years. Join us for an update on the war in Israel and to learn more about Operation Lifeshield’s critical work. RSVP below or email

“Be Aware” Situational Awareness Training

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

Join us at the N.E. Miles Jewish Day School for an introduction to Situational Awareness Training where members of the community will be taught how to recognize suspicious orpotentially dangerous behavior and threats, and what to do. Learn how to be an active participant in the safety of your community.  

Intro to Judaism

Temple Beth-El 2179 Highland Avenue, Birmingham

Interested in conversion to Judaism? Went to Hebrew School but don't remember a lot? Taught through a collaborative educational partnership with the Miller Introduction to Judaism Program of American Jewish University, this class is designed or all who are seeking to learn or connect with Judaism, whether you born Jewish, want to become Jewish, or just want to understand Judaism better. Please contact Rabbi Steven Henkin at for more information.