Mahjong Open Play

Levite Jewish Community Center 3960 Monteclair Road, Birmingham, Alabama, United States

Mahjong brings fun and fellowship and is open to members and non-members. Lunch can be ordered and delivered by Tara at Bo's Kosher Cafe.

Temple Beth El Board Meeting

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

TBE Board Meeting

Honor Our Parents Shabbat Service at LJCC

LJCC Senior Lounge 3960 Montclair Rd, Birmingham, AL, United States

CJFS welcomes you to attend a multigenerational daytime Shabbat service and lunch at the LJCC, co-sponsored with Birmingham Jewish Foundation and LJCC. Service led by Chabad Rabbi Yossi Friedman. RSVP to save your spot at lunch! Volunteers needed to transport and accompany individuals who cannot drive. Contact to RSVP or volunteer.


Shabbat Service of Healing

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

Join us as we pray for those in need of healing at this moving Shabbat service.

Saturday Torah Study

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

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

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:

Noah’s Ark at the Zoo

The Birmingham Zoo 2630 Cahaba Rd, Birmingham, Alabama, United States

It’s time again to join us at The Birmingham Zoo for Noah’s Ark at The Zoo, where we learn all about Parashat Noach with Rabbi Wright. We will sing songs, learn the story of Noah’s Ark, have a special meet and greet with some of the animals at the zoo, do arts and crafts, and more! We hope you will join us! This program is perfect for those in grades K-3.

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 […]