Wednesday, February 28, 2018


Sandwich Making

Location: Atrium

From: all day

8 am
1 event

Bible & Bagels

Location: Community House

From: Wednesdays | 8:15-9:00am

Details:

Taught by Rabbi David Kalb

Bible & Bagels was born more than 25 years ago when a small group of Central congregants got together with the goal of studying the Torah verse by verse.  Each week the class convenes to take another small step forward in understanding our most important text. This fall will mark the completion of our very first line-by-line review of the Torah!

Join anytime! No registration required.

 

10 am
1 event

Pirke Avot, Eighteen Centuries Later: Engaging Rabbinic Wisdom through Poetry and Discussion

Location: Announced upon registration

From: Wednesdays, February 21 - March 21, 10:30 am

Details:

Taught by Jessica Greenbaum

Join award-winning poet Jessica Greenbaum for a unique approach to studying Wisdom of the Sages; A Modern Reading of Pirke Avot. This edition by Rabbi Rami M. Shapiro offers renewed, vitalized translations of iconic teachings on justice, integrity, and virtue, by sixty-five rabbis. No prior poetry or Judaic knowledge required. This class is free and open to members and non-members.

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12 pm
1 event

Weekly Torah Study

Location: Community House

From: Wednesdays | 12-1:15pm

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Taught by Rabbi Mo Salth

This class explores the Torah portion that is read on Shabbat for that week.  Students are encouraged to share their insight and opinion during each class as we mine our tradition and investigate life’s deepest questions. The class uses the Plaut Modern Commentary on the Torah and many other texts and commentaries to understand the weekly portion from an ancient and modern perspective.

Join anytime! No registration required.

 

1 pm
1 event

Kings, Prophets, & Rebellions: Schism & Unity in the Bible

Location: Community House

From: Wednesdays | 1:30-2:30pm

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Taught by Cantor Suzanne Skloot

Journey through one of the earliest Jewish dramas – a divided people and a community searching for a common purpose – and uncover the contemporary wisdom in these epic tales. Cantor Suzanne Skloot will be your guide through this fascinating era of Jewish history.

Join anytime! No registration required.

 

3 pm
1 event

Family Purim Celebration

Location: Central Synagogue

From: 3:00 pm - 6:00pm

Details:

3:00-4:00 pm • Sensory Sensitive Carnival • Pavilion
Families who have children with sensory sensitivities
Enjoy a carnival with a smaller crowd, quieter games, less background noise, and an available low-sensory space. If you have more specific questions or would like a social story (a short story that explains what to expect) to read with your child in advance, please contact Rena Allen.

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3:30-4:00 pm • Mini-Megillah Reading • Main Sanctuary
Families with children up to 2nd grade
Megillah Reading with Clergy and Costume Parade.


4:00-6:00 pm • Purim Carnival • Pavilion
Families with children through 2nd grade
Purim Carnival featuring games, food, face painting, and mitzvah opportunities for you and your little ones.

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4:00-6:00 pm • Purim Carnival • Pavilion
Families with children in 3rd-6th grades
A “Big Kids” Purim Carnival featuring pizza, snow cones, and carnival and arcade games you won’t want to miss!

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6 pm
1 event

Celebrate Purim

Location: Main Sanctuary

From: 6:00 pm - 6:30pm

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Watch the Purim story come to life in our annual Purim Spiel starring LCLJ students and hear our clergy read the Megillah!