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Judaism Behind the Veil with Jim Sherman

April 28, 2019

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With Jim Sherman Sundays in the Adult Lounge 9:30 a.m. Minyan, 10 a.m. breakfast & class Feed your mind and your belly! Jim Sherman leads this spirited discussion while Scott Gordon cooks breakfast. This series was designed to deepen your understanding of some common questions including the what, why and where of Judaism and more! September 30—The Hereafter October 28—Love thy Neighbor November 25—Jewish Ethics December 30—Jewish Mysticism January 27—The Hebrew Bible/The Tanach February 24—Jewish Philosophy March 31—Rabbinic Literature April…

Next Chapter Series

April 28, 2019

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JFS invites women who are navigating or embarking on a mid-life journey to another session of the popular Next Chapter Series on Sunday, April 28 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. in the JFS Board Room. Participation is free.

Harry Kay Leadership Summit with Rabbi Sid Schwarz

April 29, 2019

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For the 2019 Harry Kay Leadership Summit, we will welcome Rabbi Sid Schwarz, social entrepreneur, head of several non-profits, teacher and author.  His most recent book is Jewish Megatrends: Charting the Course of the American Jewish Future. Rabbi Sid created and directs Kenissa, Communities of Meaning Network, which is building the capacity of emerging spiritual communities across the United States.  He also created and directs the Clergy Leadership Incubator, a program that trains rabbis to be visionary, spiritual leaders and institutional…

Moving from Anxiety to Optimal Well-Being

May 1, 2019

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This is an interfaith luncheon featuring Dr. Sulik who is speaking on how to help people move from anxiety to optimal wellness and find out what other congregations are doing in the area of mental health, and gather resources to bring back to your own community.  Kosher and halal guidelines provided. Cost:$10

84th Annual Rose Rees Peace Awards

May 1, 2019

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The Rose Rees Peace Awards honor exceptional high school seniors from 25 local schools who have demonstrated a special interest in and commitment to international relations and world peace. The award commemorates Rose Rees, a past president of NCJW-Greater Minneapolis Section. Rees’ passion for world peace was a guiding principle of NCJW, as well as at the World Affairs Council of Minneapolis, which she founded. Each year, NCJW honors selected seniors from participating schools (as well as their family members,…

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP

May 1, 2019

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Jewish Family Service of St. Paul, in partnership with Sholom Home, facilitates a grief support group.

Maroon & Gold Shabbat

May 3, 2019

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Join Minnesota Hillel, and the wider campus Jewish community, at the 5th Annual Maroon & Gold Shabbat

Jewish Gangsters in America

May 3, 2019

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Or Emet is pleased to host Or Emet member Howard Schneider for a presentation on the growth and demise of Jewish gangsters in the 20th century. In addition to noting criminal, sociopathic, and Jewish-friendly behaviors, Schneider will examine the class and cultural context for their emergence and how mainstream Jewish community members responded. There will be time for us to explore our reactions- pride or disdain for these “tough Jews”? Schneider will also speak about the history of Jewish mobsters…

Adath Reads: The Adath Book Club with Heidi Schneider

May 5, 2019

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Sundays in the Library with Heidi Schneider, our Adath Librarian Looking for your next favorite book? Join the Adath Book Club for thoughtful and engaging discussions. You don’t have to be an Adath member to be a part of our book club – ALL are welcome. Sept: “The Hilltop” by Assaf Gavron Nov: “Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein” by Jamie Bernstein Dec: “What We Talk About When We Talk About Ann Frank” by Nathan Englander Jan:…

The State of Hate: Examining the Rise of Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia

May 9, 2019

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The past few years have seen a steady increase in hate speech and incidents aimed at Jews and Muslims. This event, which will be held at Temple Israel, will feature national and local presenters who will share their study of, and experiences with, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism. This event is free and open to the public; register at www.templeisrael.com/stateofhate. Our main speaker will be George Selim, a Senior Vice President of the Anti-Defamation League, who served the White House and Department…