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.

New Year’s Day

The Birmingham Jewish Federation & The Birmingham Jewish Foundation will be Closed in Observance of New Year's Day

Shiva for Garth Potts

Sidewalk Films 1821 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, AL, United States

Garth Potts, executive director at the Levite Jewish Community Center from 1991 to 2013, died December 25 at age 76. Sit shiva for Garth at the LJCC on Tuesday, January 2, 3-7 p.m.. Minyan will begin at 6 p.m.

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!

Jewish Community Relations Council Parents’ Coffee

Birmingham Jewish Federation 3966 Montclair Rd, Birmingham, AL, United States

An opportunity for parents of school age children to meet with JCRC Director Joyce Shevin and Chair Sarah Schaeffer to learn more about the work JCRC does with schools and how JCRC can assist parents and students with issues and concerns regarding the intersection of religion in public schools or incidents of hate , bullying and antisemitism.

Tot Shabbat

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

Join Cantor Wittner and Elizabeth Bloch for a fun and musical Tot Shabbat! Dinner will follow the service. RSVP to Kathryn Pautler at kathryn@ourtemple.org or 205-933-8037. August 2023 - Weekend of Welcome September 2023 - Tot Shabbat in the Sukkah December 2023 - Chanukah Tot Shabbat March 2024 - Purim Tot Shabbat April 2024 - Passover Tot Shabbat

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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.

Walk This Way: Intentional Walking at TBE

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

Join TBE's Intentional Walking Village on the first Saturday of every month. Participants are invited to meet in the upper parking lot, and can join for all or part of the walk. 8:45- 9:30 - We will begin with a brief discussion of the week's Parsha, followed by intentional walking. 9:30-10:30 - More exercise Questions? Reach out to sheribkrell@gmail.com or eitaliaander@gmail.com