Saturday Torah Study

Temple Emanu-El 2100 Highland Ave, Birmingham, AL, United States

Join us to study Torah with Rabbi Wright and Cantor Wittner.

Eli Rothenberg’s Bar Mitzvah

Chabad of Alabama 3040 Overton Road, Birmingham, AL, United States

Bar Mitzvah of Eli Rothenberg

Event Series Jewish History Class

Jewish History Class

Temple Emanu-El 2100 Highland Ave, Birmingham, AL, United States

Led by Rabbi Adam Wright, this class introduces learners to the major events, personalities, and trends in Jewish history, from the ancient Near East to the present. Spanning three millennia and five continents, the class explores and investigates the origins of the Jewish people, its experience as an autonomous community and as a displaced minority in the Diaspora religious system and its foundational texts, as well as its encounters with different cultures and ideas.

Event Series Run For Their Lives BHAM

Run For Their Lives BHAM

JCC Soccer Field 3960 Montclair Rd, Mountain Brk, AL - Alabama

About Run for Their Lives: Run for Their Lives is aiming to be a global movement of local communities, building a wide awareness of the hostages that are currently held by Hamas. We do it by meeting weekly in each neighborhood, and going for a short run or a walk, wearing a branded outfit so that we stand out. We are doing it quietly, not disturbing the peace of our communities, but making sure to stand out and to address questions. We welcome everyone who supports this goal to join us. Why are we doing this? There are over 200 people captured by Hamas, most of them civilians, including children, women, and elderly. Keeping them captive is inhumane, and they must be released NOW. We believe that the world leaders can help by putting pressure on Hamas, by showing Hamas that the world condemns this captivity of civilians. Making this a global movement can help draw the attention of people of impact. Who leads this? Local communities are working independently, and can decide on their own processes and principles to follow. It started with a group of Israelis in the Bay Area, CA, and we’re supporting local communities by guiding […]

Movie-Talk Village: Shared Legacies

Temple Beth-El 2179 Highland Avenue, Birmingham, AL, United States

In honor of Black History Month, on Feb 18, Movie-Talk Village will present “Shared Legacies,” by Shari Rogers at 6:30. This 2020 production is a compelling and transformative documentary of Jewish-Black cooperation during the Civil Rights struggle. Gail and Abe Schuster will host and we will welcome some special guests from the local African-American community, among whom will be Lisa McNair, the sister of Denise McNair, who was one of the four girls killed at 16th Street Baptist in 63.