Holiday Machzor Lending Library, Social Action Food and "Read-with-Your-Child" Children's Book Drive Temple Beth-El
Sunday, September, 13, 9:30-11:30 AM and 2-4 PM
High Holiday Food Drive 2020 Temple Beth-El
Sunday, September 13, 9:30-11:30 am and 2-4 pm
Drop off your donation at the drive through at Temple Beth-El.
S'lichot - Havdalah, Service, & Movie
Saturday, September 12 at 5:30 PM
S'lichot are prayers of forgiveness that help us prepare for the High Holy Days. Join in our virtual communal S'lichot observance.
5:30 PM Havdallah
5:45 PM Service
6:15 PM Film: "Ushpizin"
The Birmingham Lions of Judah Program
Sunday, September 13 at 7:00 PM via Zoom
The Birmingham Jewish Federation is pleased to invite our Lions of Judah to a premier High Holiday cooking event featuring Paula Shoyer- The Kosher Baker. Event open to all Birmingham Lions of Judah and the special women in their lives
Rosh Hashanah Community Picnic and Shofar Blowing
Sunday, September 13 at 12:30 PM
Location: The J Field
"Hate and Racism; What Our Faiths Teach Us"
Tuesday, September 15 at 7:30 PM via Zoom
The Jewish Community Relations Council and the LJCC invite you to join us for an interfaith discussion on "Hate and Racism; What Our Faiths Teach Us", moderated by Bethany Slater, Director of Programming and Jewish Education, Temple Beth El. Register to recieve the Zoom link here!
JFNA's Communal Kvell
Wednesday, September 16th from 12:30-1:15PM CST.
Federations from across North America will be coming together for a program filled with inspiration, storytelling and entertainment.
Be inspired by how our Jewish community stepped up during the current crisis, at home and around the world. You and countless others have made this day possible. So what are you waiting for? Register for the event here!
Temple Beth-El Rosh Hashanah Day 1 Prayer Walk at The Birmingham Botanical Gardens
September, 18, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Temple Beth-El Rosh Hashanah Day 2 at The Birmingham Botanical Gardens
September, 19, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Words to Action
Tuesday, September 22 at 5 PM via Zoom
Words to Action: Empowering Students to Address Anti-Semitism is an interactive education program for middle, high school and college students designed to empower and equip them with constructive and effective responses to combat anti-Semitism and anti-Israel bias.
Virtual Bereavement Support Group
Begins October 9, 2020
A free virtual support group for those suffering the loss of a loved one is being offered this fall by CJFS. The first meeting is at 1 pm on Thursday, Oct. 8. CJFS Social Worker Gail Schuster, LICSW, who will lead the group, will work with participants to determine the most mutually convenient schedule for subsequent meetings. Thanks to a generous grant from the Birmingham Jewish Foundation, there is no charge for this program, but registration is required. For more information, please contact Gail Schuster, email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 205.879.3438.