Prayer Gathering for the Release of Captives – TEE

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

It is a custom in Judaism to pray for the release of captives. On Friday evenings, we will gather in the Hess Chapel to read the over 200 names we have of those being held since October 7, and offer a prayer for their release. All are welcome.

Torah Study – TEE

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

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

TEFTY Rock Climbing

Birmigham Boulders 136 Industrial Dr, Birmingham

Join our NFTY Birmingham Chapter for our monthly event: Rock Climbing! RSVP to

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:

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.


Bubbie’s STEM Kitchen – Tu B’Shevat

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

PJ Library & NEMJDS preschool event for ages 2-5yrs Cooking and science through a Jewish lens with stories and art sprinkled on top.


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 […]

BJF Annual Meeting

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

The 2024 Annual Meeting honors Sally Friedman for 40 years of devoted service to the Birmingham Jewish Foundation(function(d, s) { var js, el = d.getElementsByTagName(s); window.BB_REG_FORM_ID = "af97a19d-f4be-4dc8-bb8c-a58d44a56d8f"; window.BB_REG_FORM_ENVIRONMENT_ID = "p-6y7bAPB6cE6nVgL2Gevslw"; window.BB_REG_FORM_HEADER_HEIGHT = 0; // If your page has a header/overlay, then you can set this value to your header height so that the payment form will scroll to the proper location when opened. js = d.createElement(s); js.src = ""; el.parentNode.insertBefore(js, el);})(document, "script");Award Recipients: -Julian and Adrienne Brook: N. E. Miles Lifetime Achievement Award -Sheri Krell: Susan J. Goldberg Distinguished Volunteer Award -Sarah Schaeffer: Joanie Plous Bayer Young Leadership AwardThe goal of the Sally Friedman Jewish Youth Fund is to help young Jews create a stronger connection to their Judaism and Israel through different paths: Participation in Jewish overnight camps Enrollment at the N.E. Miles Jewish Day School Jewish and Israel related activities Assisting Jewish youth in Israel