Event Series Religious School

Religious School

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

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

Jewish Aspects of the New Testament

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

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 […]

Temple Tots Playdate

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

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 monika@ourtemple.org.

“Peter and the Wolf”

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

Temple Emanu-El and the Birmingham Jewish Federation invite all children and their families to enjoy "Peter and the Wolf"- a symphonic fairytale. Performed by the Alabama Symphony Orchestra and narrated by Keith Cromwell of Red Mountain. This free event is generously sponsored by Karen and Joel Piassick. Parking is available in the Temple Emanu-El parking deck. A reception to follow the performance.

Movie-Talk Village

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

Join the Movie-Talk Village for a screening of "Armageddon Time."

Gen XYZ

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

Lunch and program: Ray Reach

Lunchtime Torah Study via Zoom

Zoom

Led by Monika Singletary, this Torah study meets weekly via Zoom and will cover that week's Torah portion. We enhance our study with readings from the Talmud, Mussar, various rabbinical commentaries, and Drash. All are welcome to join us to explore the text!

Free