Judaic Events - Winter - Spring 2020

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Feb 09, 2020

Celebrate Tu B’Shevat with JTConnect

11:00 am at Emaunel Synagogue 160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford

Tu B’Shevat is the 15th day of the Jewish month of Shevat, This holiday is also known as the Birthday of the Trees. It is customary to eat new fruits and plant trees.
 

​JCL will join JTConnect for a Tu B'Shevat Seder. We will enjoy eating fruit, nuts, and other delicious foods that are native to Israel to celebrate this important day.

Feb 29, 2020

Shabbat Interactive Service

10:30 am at Beth El Temple, 2626 Albany Avenue, West Hartford 

Nancy Rosen, a renowned educator, leads the service with song, movement, and sign language. Halfway through the service, we are invited to the main sanctuary for the Torah procession.

Sara deBeer, a celebrated local professional storyteller, eloquently shares a meaningful and relevant folktale with our participants. At the conclusion of the service, JCL provides a light Kiddush luncheon. 

 

The public is invited.

Mar 08, 2020

Celebrate Purim!

Time TBA at B'nai Tikvoh Sholom, 180 Still Road, Bloomfield

We will create beautiful Purim baskets to donate to the Anja Rosenberg Kosher Food Pantry.

Mar 22, 2020

Maccabiah Games

10:30 am at Congregation Beth Israel, 701 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford

The Maccabiah Games, first held in 1932, are an international Jewish and Israeli multi-sport event now held quadrennially in Israel. It is the third-largest sporting event in the world, with 10,000 athletes competing.

Join us for a mini version of the Maccabiah Games; Congregation Beth Israel religious school students will prepare and we will join them for a variety of fun, interactive games.

Mar 29, 2020

Walking the Passover Story

2:00 pm at Beth El Temple, 2626 Albany Avenue, West Hartford

Passover is the story of the Exodus of the Jews from slavery in Egypt. Nancy Rosen, with storyteller Sara deBeer, will lead our guests through different stations, including a story, Passover themed trivia, bingo,  and delicious Passover nosh.

May 16, 2020

Shabbat Interactive Service

10:30 am at Beth El Temple, 2626 Albany Avenue, West Hartford 

Nancy Rosen, a renowned educator, leads the service with song, movement, and sign language. Halfway through the service, we are invited to the main sanctuary for the Torah procession.

Sara deBeer, a celebrated local professional storyteller, eloquently shares a meaningful and relevant folktale with our participants. At the conclusion of the service, JCL provides a light Kiddush luncheon. 

 

The public is invited.

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