News & Events

Bar Mitzvah: Aidan Zack

December 10

Aiden Zack, son of Aaron and Connie Zack, will become a Bar Mitzvah on December 10, 2022. Aiden attends Leawood Middle School, where he is preparing to become a professional Futbol

(soccer) player for the premier league in Europe. When he is not training, he enjoys spending time with his friends, playing golf, basketball, swimming and Xbox. For his Mitzvah project he

will be working with Sporting Blue Valley to help train underserved youths in the game that he loves, soccer.

We can't wait to celebrate Birthdays and Anniversary Blessings at the December 9 Erev Shabbat Service! Contact or call 913.663.4050 to RSVP.

To share your simcha in enews, please click here to submit your information.

At-a-Glance Calendar

Hanukkah at B'nai Jehudah

There are so many ways to celebrate Hanukkah with your B'nai Jehudah family!

December 11

Pajamikka Hanukkah during Yalla

Herschel and the Hanukkah Goblins puppet show begins at 11:00 am and is open to everyone!

December 17

Hanukkah Warm Up at the Overland Park Arboretum

Tickets are selling fast, buy yours soon!

December 18

Hanukkah GLOW Party

December 23

180 Menorahs

Register for a delicious Hanukkah dinner by Dec. 9!


Click here for more Hanukkah

Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Zedek

Tuesdays December 6 and 13 | noon-1:00 pm | B’nai Jehudah

Join Rabbi Michael Zedek for a wonderful discussion about his upcoming book Hiding in Plain Sight: A Journey to Everyday Spirituality. Both sessions will focus on the book. Bring a sack lunch, B'nai Jehudah will provide dessert.

Register at

First Aid/CPR Training

December 11 | Noon-2:00 pm | for 6th-12th graders

at B'nai Jehudah

Immediately after Yalla!, we will enjoy a pizza lunch at B'nai Jehudah, followed by a first aid/CPR training session. This class is great for anyone who wants to learn life saving skills - especially if you are a babysitter! $15/student

Click here to register

Mitzvah Moment: Clothing Drive

through Dec. 11 | drop off at B'nai Jehudah

B'nai Jehudah is collecting new and gently used clothing and shoes of all sizes - from infants to adults - to help KC Welcome Alliance welcome immigrants/asylum seekers from our southern border. KC Welcome Alliance, an interfaith group composed of Christians, Muslims and Jews, will provide food, clothing, shelter and assistance with securing transportation to their US sponsors and relatives. Please help us care for other families and individuals through this mitzvah moment!

The people we are helping are in the U.S. legally and with proper papers.

Shabbat Happenings

December 9

5:00 pm: Share Shabbat

6:00 pm: Erev Shabbat Service - Simcha Shabbat celebrating December birthdays and wedding anniversaries

December 10

10:30 am: Shabbat Morning service celebrating the bar mitzvah of Aidan Zack

Please join us in worship in the building or virtually on Facebook Live or on Vimeo

Share Shabbat

December 9 | 5:00 pm | B'nai Jehudah

Start your Shabbat with fun stories, singing with Ms. Laura and lots of movement for little ones! Registration is encouraged, not required. This month's theme is Hanukkah!

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