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 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.


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.

What Matters presented by CJFS & The Shomer Collective


An exploration of end of life planning for people of all ages to learn how to prepare both practically and spiritually. What Matters sparks thought and encourages conversation about what is important to us now, so that when/if we cant make decisions later, our family knows our priorities.

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 […]

Death Over Drinks

CJFS 3940 Montclair Rd #205, Birmingham, Alabama, United States

CJFS invites you to join Shomer Collective's Rabbi Melanie Levav for 'Death Over Drinks'. Join other guests in this interactive program, inspired by Jewish wisdom, that encourages seeing mortality as a frame for celebrating the fullness of life.


Coffee & Conversation with Rabbi Shmuel Bowman

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

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 vkimerling@bjf.org