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The Challenges of a Democratic Faith: American and Jewish Sources

July 21, 2020

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Dates: Tuesdays, July 14, 21, 28 Time: 7-8 p.m. Teacher: Earl Schwartz Location: Online via Zoom Cost: $36 (There are no financial barriers to participation) In this series, we explore American and Jewish sources on the virtues societies ought to embody. We compare and contrast American, Jewish, and American-Jewish narratives and value concepts relating to ought-to-be societies, reflect on how they are to be constructed, and how they are sustained. Registration: Register on the TTSP website (linked below).

Talking to Kids about Racism

July 21, 2020

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Session 1: Teaching Ourselves: Thursday, July 9, 10-11 a.m. Session 2: Teaching our Children: Tuesday July 21 at 10-11 a.m. As adults, it is our responsibility to teach our children about racism. This two-part program will give you tools to guide these important conversations with the children in your lives. Session 1: Teaching Ourselves Led by Dr. Hannah Shacter Lichtsinn Before teaching our children about racism and its impact on our world, we first need to educate ourselves. In this…

Echad / אחד

July 23, 2020

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Dates: Thursdays, 6-7 p.m.; July 9, 16, 23 & 30 and Aug. 6 & 13 Teacher: Rabbi Yosi Gordon Location: Online via Zoom Cost: $72 (There are no financial barriers to participation) Echad/אחד is the capstone of the Sh’ma. Judaism has survived, and Jews have died, for the oneness of God. Our course will use classical and modern texts to explore what onesness means, and why oneness is considered essential in our tradition and lives. There will be surprises and…

“How to Be An Antiracist” Book Discussion

July 23, 2020

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NCJW‘s #GoodTalk Antiracism project is partnering with YALA Twin Cities and TCJewfolk’s Book Club B’Bayit and Women Repair the World, a project of Minneapolis Jewish Federation Women’s Philanthropy and Hadassah Upper Midwest, to invite our community to dig deeper into important conversations about how racism affects our communities and how we can more deeply understand and work to dismantle systemic racism. Our conversation will be graciously facilitated by Siatta Dunbar and Risa Rothmann. Please consider ordering your copy of Ibram X. Kendi’s…

Adath Teen Talk

July 25, 2020

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Saturday, after Shabbat Morning Services (11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)  Adath Teen Talk on Zoom Join Rabbi Weininger and other teens who want to dive deeply into issues that come up around faith, politics, technology, questions from books, and how we understand God to be operating in our lives right now. You’ll have a regular opportunity to present your ideas and get feedback as we all deepen our curiosity. | Zoom

From the Black Plague in the 1300s to the 2020 COVID Pandemic: Have We Evolved?

July 26, 2020

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With Rabbi Barry Cytron, Adath Senior Scholar • Sunday, July 26 • 10:30 a.m. • RSVP to [email protected] for Zoom link Perspectives from the worlds of religion, art, and medicine with Vic Sandler, MD and Rachel McGarry, Ph.D., Associate Curator, Minneapolis Institute of Art   Rabbi Barry Cytron: As Adath’s Senior Scholar, Rabbi Cytron has divided his career between serving as a congregational rabbi and college professor. He was ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary in 1970. Victor M Sandler MD :…

Dementia Caregivers Support Group

July 27, 2020

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JFS, in partnership with Sholom Home East and the Alzheimer’s Association, facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one suffering from dementia.

The Challenges of a Democratic Faith: American and Jewish Sources

July 28, 2020

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Dates: Tuesdays, July 14, 21, 28 Time: 7-8 p.m. Teacher: Earl Schwartz Location: Online via Zoom Cost: $36 (There are no financial barriers to participation) In this series, we explore American and Jewish sources on the virtues societies ought to embody. We compare and contrast American, Jewish, and American-Jewish narratives and value concepts relating to ought-to-be societies, reflect on how they are to be constructed, and how they are sustained. Registration: Register on the TTSP website (linked below).