Full Circle Pop-Up Sale
Sunday, August 22 @ 10 AM-3PM
Full circle is having an end of summer sale this Sunday! Head over to the LJCC anytime from 10 AM - 3PM to check it out and shop!
Inter-Everything Family Friendly Hike
at Red Mountain Park
Sunday, August 22 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Join us for our third inter-everything group event; a family-friendly hike at Red Mountain Park! This is a chance to gather in community with other families and individuals who identify as interfaith/intercultural/interdenominational—inter-anything—while enjoying an outdoor activity at one of our city’s best greenspaces. We’ll meet at the entrance to the park at 9AM and end with a chance to picnic together. Along the way, we’ll even learn a little bit about the Park’s history as a former site of iron and ore mining! Bring a bagged lunch, if you’d like, and we’ll provide some additional snacks and goodies. RSVP to Margaret at firstname.lastname@example.org
Birmingham Hadassah Book Club:
Code Name Helaine, by Ariel Lawhon
Sunday, August 22 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Birmingham Chapter of Hadassah
New participants warmly invited!
Sunday, August 22 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Birmingham Holocaust Education Center
L’Chaim, Birmingham Holocaust Education Center’s annual fundraising event is honoring Phyllis G. Weinstein, BHEC founder. Presented by the BHEC in collaboration with Red Mountain Theatre, the L’Chaim event will be a combination of entertainment, education, and remembrance. Red Mountain Performing Ensemble students will perform musical selections. The event will be hosted by Birmingham native Alison Lebovitz, a motivational speaker, podcaster, author & TV host of “The A List with Alison Lebovitz” for WTCI-PBS, Chattanooga. L’Chaim will also feature a conversational one-on-one interview with Wolf Blitzer, host of CNN’s “The Situation Room” whose parents were Holocaust Survivors. You can purchase tickets here!
UPDATE: L’Chaim will no longer be an in-person event. L'Chaim will now be live-streamed from the Red Mountain Theatre due to this unpredictable time with COVID cases on the rise again. The event will go on!!! Sunday, August 22, 3pm. Link will follow soon.
Lunchtime Torah Study
Wednesday, August 25 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
This Torah study meets via Zoom and will cover that week’s Torah portion. All levels welcome.
Summer Beit Midrash: This is Real and
You Are Completely Unprepared
Thursday, August 25 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Our Thursday Beit Midrash is planning to continue meeting through the summer, on Mondays and Thursdays from 12-1PM. In preparation for the High Holidays they will be reading This is Real and You Are Completely Unprepared by Alan Lew.
Join using the link below and the password “Learning”
The Holocaust and the
Victims of Nazi Persecution
Thursday, August 26 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Birmingham Holocaust Education Center
This program will focus on the basic tenants of Nazi antisemitic and racial ideology and explain how this warped view of the world impacted the victims of the Holocaust era: Roma (Gypsies), disabled persons, persons of African descent, Poles, Soviet prisoners of war, homosexuals, Jehovah’s Witnesses, and political opponents of the Nazi regime.
Guest Speaker: Dr. William F. Meinecke, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
ShulHouse Rock Kick Off: First Family Shabbat
Friday, August 28 @ 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Join us for our first Family Shabbat of the year and ShulHouse Rock Kick off! ShulHouse Rock is this year’s umbrella for youth education, which is focused on engaged learning, collaborative programming, and meaningful holiday and Shabbat Conservative Experiences. Family Shabbat programs are geared for children of all ages, from birth-12th grade, and will include service participation opportunities for the older children, a whole family Shir Ha’dash (“New Song”) service, Tot Shabbat, and breakout activities with Hebrew learning and educational content. Don’t forget to stay after services for a special Kiddush Luncheon with kid-friendly foods.
Meet the Rabbi + Cooking Demo
with Temple Beth-El Sisterhood
Sunday, August 29 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Join Temple Beth El’s Sisterhood on Sunday August 29th for food, fun and a chance to get to know our new interim Rabbi; Rabbi Hillel Norry. Along with a chance for Q&A and conversation, Rabbi Norry will lead us in a short cooking demonstration, highlighting his vegan cooking skills!
Financial Assistance Available
for Jewish Community Members
Thanks to a grant from the Greatest Needs Fund of the Birmingham Jewish Federation’s COVID Relief Campaign, Collat Jewish Family Services is offering financial assistance to Jewish community members who are facing financial insecurity because of job loss, caring for family or other issues. Confidential assistance is available to members of the Birmingham Jewish community who need help with rent or mortgage payments, utilities, prescription costs or other needs. To learn more, please email CJFS Clinical Director Marcy Morgenbesser LICSW, email@example.com or call 205.879.3438.