Virtual Arts, Ideas & Jewish Life
Outdoor Adventure with jHUB, the Mandel JCC, and PJ Library
October 1 - 11
Feeling cooped up inside your house? Are the kids tired of staring at screens? Get up and out, explore the outdoors and learn a little bit about the Jewish fall holidays. Held on the campus of the Mandel JCC in Beachwood, you’ll follow the map, read a story, participate in fun activities and explore some of the meaning behind the holidays. Once you register you will receive a map and instructions via email. You will then choose the day and time you’d like to participate –October 1-11, 8 am - 7 pm (whenever is convenient for you and your family – Sunday afternoon, Thursday after work, first thing Monday morning, after naps, before bed, etc.).
Email Danya Shapiro at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
When: Running October 1 - 11
Where: Mandel JCC • 26001 S Woodland Rd. Beachwood, OH
Intro to Judaism - Virtual Program
In partnership with the Greater Cleveland Board of Rabbis
Explore Jewish observance of the holidays and life-cycle events, major periods in Jewish history and significant Jewish concepts through lecture, engaging text study, meaningful dialogue and exploration in the community. Class will be taught virtually, in four blocks with a different rabbinic instructor for each block. Open to the community. Instructors: Rabbis Shana Nyer, Jonathan Berger, Chase Foster and Melinda Mersack.
When: Thursdays • 7-9 pm
PART ONE: October 22 – November 19, 2020
PART TWO: December 3 – January 7, 2021 (no class Dec 24, 31)
PART THREE: January 14 – February 18, 2021
PART FOUR: March 4 – April 8, 2021 (No class April 1)
Fee: $225 (10% discount for Mandel JCC members)
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Menemsha Films has brought some of our favorite Jewish-themed movies to the Cleveland Jewish FilmFest over the years. Check out ChaiFlicks, their new online format for viewing Jewish films. CLICK on the link below from your iPad, tablet, laptop, or desktop, sign up for your FREE 30-day trial, and start enjoying great entertainment.
Jewish Lit: The Quarantine Book Club
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