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Shabbat Worship and Upcoming Events

Shabbat "Achrei Mot-Kedoshim" ~ "שבת "אחרי מות-קדשים  

Friday,​​​ April 23
5:30 pm - Tot Shabbat with Cantor Franco and a few ECC families, on Facebook Live here.
6:30 pm - Erev Shabbat with Rabbi Sank Ross and Cantor Franco, on our Website or on Facebook Live here.

Saturday, April 24
10:00 am
- Shabbat Morning (Bar Mitzvah of Brad Grundfast), on our Website or on Facebook Live here.
11:30 am - Shabbat Morning (Bat Mitzvah of Emily Muhlstock), on our Website or on Facebook Live here.
10:30 am - Shabbat Havurah Morning
Worship on Zoom. For this participatory experience, please register here.*
*Please preregister no later than 30 minutes before Shabbat Morning Havurah to assure you can be approved in a timely manner.  
Link to this week's parasha (Torah portion) and haftarah.

JBC Author Series: Jason B. Rosenthal 

Thursday, April 22 at 8:00 pm
An inspiring memoir of life, love, loss and new beginnings by the widower of bestselling children's author and filmmaker, Amy Krouse Rosenthal, whose last act of love before her death was setting the stage for her husband's life without her in a column in The New York Times. In My Wife Said You May Want to Marry Me, Jason describes what came next. 
To learn more and to register, click here

Tot Shabbat
Friday, April 23 at 5:30 pm
Join Cantor Franco and a few ECC families from your home for a "Taste of Shabbat" with prayers and song on Facebook Live.

Torah Study (with Rabbi Sank Ross)
Saturday, April 24 at 9:00 am
Register in advance using this link*
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining. 

*Please preregister no later than 30 minutes before Adult Torah Study to assure you can be approved in a timely manner. 


JBC Author Series: Judy Batalion
Tuesday, April 27 at 8:00 pm
The Light of Days brings to light the extraordinary accomplishments of brave Jewish women - some still in their teens - who helped transform the Jewish youth groups into resistance cells to fight the Nazis.
To learn more and to register, click here


Social Action Spotlight: Danielle Butin, Founder & CEO of The AFYA Foundation
Thursday, April 29 at 7:00 pm
The Community Synagogue's Social Action Committee is excited to speak with AFYA's Founder and CEO, Danielle Butin. Danielle will be telling her story – how a vacation to Africa inspired the creation of AFYA – and to build excitement for how our community can support AFYA's ongoing efforts around the world. To learn more and to register, click here

JBC Author Series: David Biespiel

Tuesday, May 4 at 8:00 pm
A Place of Exodus is a memoir – a rumination on the meaning of home, memory, and the moments that make us who we are. For every Jew who grew up in America wondering why it was so much work being Jewish, whether it was all necessary, and whether or not you can really go home again, well, Biespiel doesn't have all the answers, but he certainly shares your questions.
To learn more and to register, click here

OMG, Can You Believe?
Part of the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning
Thursdays, May 6 – June 17 (no class June 3) at 10:00 am
Faculty: Rabbi Sank Ross
Cost: $72 Members | $149 Non Members

In this 6-week exploratory course, we'll seek answers to the BIG questions around God and God's relationship to Humankind. This course will give you the tools to continue asking deep questions, probing your own beliefs and rethinking the "God-question" that confronts us throughout our lives. 
To learn more and to register, click here

Thu, April 22 2021 10 Iyar 5781