Congregational Second Night Seder

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

Join Rabbi Wright and Cantor Wittner for this intergenerational סדר/Seder("Order" in Hebrew) experience. This is a musical, mindful, and uplifting seder experience for everyone to enjoy together as our congregational community and guests. We hope you will join us! More details coming soon!

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.

Beit Midrash: Judaism’s Life-Changing Ideas

Zoom

Join our new season of the Beit Midrash! We’ll be meeting on Zoom every Thursday at 12 noon to discuss Rabbi Jonathan Sacks’ commentary in his book, Judaism’s Life-Changing Ideas on the weekly Torah portion. No experience necessary, just a desire to learn!

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.

Event Series Love, Pray, & Eat Shabbat Service

Love, Pray, & Eat Shabbat Service – TEE

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

Join us for our new once-a-month Shabbat morning experience at Temple Emanu-El, Love, Pray, & Eat! The Rabbi &/or Cantor will lead this casual Saturday morning service focusing on lessons from the Torah. Our worship will be interactive, engaging, and uplifting. A delicious catered lunch will follow the service. 10:00 AM - Shabbat service in Hess Chapel Followed by a catered lunch in Weil Hall. RSVP to Jan Hirsch, 972-358-6399 or cookiemom88@gmail.com

Free

TEFTY Passover: Matzah Pizza & Toffee Party

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

Join TEFTY Teens to make matzah pizza and matzah toffee at Temple Emanu-El. More details coming.

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.

Free

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.