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November 17 — 23, 2019

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Sunday, November 17

The Igbo Jews of Abuja: A photo exhibit by Shai Afsai

12:00 AM
There is a widespread belief among the Igbo of Nigeria that they are descendants of the tribes of Israel, and since the end of Nigeria's Civil War (1967-1970) several thousand Igbo have embraced the Jewish religion. Shai Afsai’s exhibit features …

Sunday Fundays at JCDSRI

9:30 AM
Fun, relaxed and engaging mornings for children ages 1-4 years old. Open, free play as well as special activities. This session features Music and Rhythm with Mr. Mike, JCDSRI Music Teacher.

Temple Torat Yisrael Sprouts

9:30 AM
We'll lead preschoolers in fun Jewish learning including stories, songs, crafts and a snack. $12 per session. Call the Torat Yisrael office to register at 885-6000 or sign up that day.

Temple Emanu-El presents "From Poland to Persia Part I: Who Studies Hebrew at the Krakow JCC"

4:00 PM
Toby Liebowitz has spent the past several summers teaching Hebrew at the Krakow JCC. On November 17, she will share with us about her experiences teaching Hebrew to Polish Jews.

Evening with Psychologist Miriam Shapira from Israel

7:00 PM
I am very excited that we have the opportunity to spend the evening of November 17th with Miriam Shapira, MA.Miriam Shapira is a clinical psychologist in Israel. She is a therapist with a special …

To be rescheduled: Core Connects RI Book Group

7:30 PM
Please join us for a discussion of the amazing book, "Small Miracles Extraordinary Coincidences from Everyday Life" by Yitta Halberstam (Author), Judith Leventhal (Author), Bernie S. Siegel (Preface) A collection of inspirational stories shares …

Project Shoresh Partners in Torah Night

7:45 PM
Come join us for a lively, informal, partner-based study group, where you study your choice of texts together, English or Hebrew, ancient or modern, with on-site facilitators available to answer …

Monday, November 18

The Igbo Jews of Abuja: A photo exhibit by Shai Afsai

12:00 AM
There is a widespread belief among the Igbo of Nigeria that they are descendants of the tribes of Israel, and since the end of Nigeria's Civil War (1967-1970) several thousand Igbo have embraced the Jewish religion. Shai Afsai’s exhibit features …

J-Street RI Hosts "Breaking the Silence"

7:00 PM
J Street Rhode Island will be hosting an evening with the group "Breaking the Silence."  American-raised former "lone soldiers" will speak about their experiences in the Palestinian Territories. …

RI Coalition for Israel Presents "Celebrate the IDF!"

7:00 PM
Four visiting active soldiers will speak about their experiences in the Israel Defense Forces. Come and be inspired by their bravery, determination and sense of purpose! Their will be a Q&A session and refreshments will be served (dietary laws …

Tuesday, November 19

The Igbo Jews of Abuja: A photo exhibit by Shai Afsai

12:00 AM
There is a widespread belief among the Igbo of Nigeria that they are descendants of the tribes of Israel, and since the end of Nigeria's Civil War (1967-1970) several thousand Igbo have embraced the Jewish religion. Shai Afsai’s exhibit features …

Wednesday, November 20

The Igbo Jews of Abuja: A photo exhibit by Shai Afsai

12:00 AM
There is a widespread belief among the Igbo of Nigeria that they are descendants of the tribes of Israel, and since the end of Nigeria's Civil War (1967-1970) several thousand Igbo have embraced the Jewish religion. Shai Afsai’s exhibit features …

Temple Sinai Sisterhood Luncheon

12:00 PM
Members of the Temple Sinai Sisterhood will get together for lunch on Wednesday, November 20th at noon at the Longhorn Steakhouse at 400 Bald Hill Road in Warwick. Please RSVP to laurel197@aol.com by …

Mah Jongg at Torat Yisrael

6:30 PM
Come, Learn and Have Fun! Open to all. Free of charge.

Temple Beth-El Adult B'Nei Mitzvah Class

7:00 PM
Join Cantor Seplowin for a year of study and preparation toward becoming an adult Bar or Bat Mitzvah. Those interested in learning Hebrew only without becoming Bar or Bat Mitzvah are welcome to …

Temple Sinai Adult B'Nei Mitzvah Class

7:00 PM
Rabbi Goldwasser is starting an Adult B'Nei Mitzvah class that will meet once each month at Temple Sinai for adult men and women who would like to participate in an adult B'Nei Mitzvah service in the spring of 2020. Both men and women are welcome, …

Thursday, November 21

The Igbo Jews of Abuja: A photo exhibit by Shai Afsai

12:00 AM
There is a widespread belief among the Igbo of Nigeria that they are descendants of the tribes of Israel, and since the end of Nigeria's Civil War (1967-1970) several thousand Igbo have embraced the Jewish religion. Shai Afsai’s exhibit features …

"Thankful for" PJ Library Drop-in Program

4:00 PM
Thankful for PJ Library Drop-in ProgramThere is so much to be thankful for this time of year. Join PJ Library in thanking others with Thanksgiving-themed stories, crafts, and snacks. Drop in any time …

Temple Beth-El Intro to Judaism

7:00 PM
Learn the fundamentals of Jewish thought and practice in 18 weeks through a mix of study, discussion and practical experiences. This course is perfect for interfaith couples, non-Jews considering …

Temple Sinai Adult Education - Isaiah's Demand for Social Justice

7:00 PM
Rabbi Jeff Goldwasser and Prof. Arthur Urbano of Providence College will once again present a course for Christians and Jews at Temple Sinai and at Holy Apostles Catholic Church. This four-session course, Isaiah's Demand for Social Justice, will …

Friday, November 22

The Igbo Jews of Abuja: A photo exhibit by Shai Afsai

12:00 AM
There is a widespread belief among the Igbo of Nigeria that they are descendants of the tribes of Israel, and since the end of Nigeria's Civil War (1967-1970) several thousand Igbo have embraced the Jewish religion. Shai Afsai’s exhibit features …

JCDSRI Board Meeting

8:00 AM
Monthly Member Board Meeting

Simchat Tot at JCDSRI

9:30 AM
Children ages 0-3 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are welcome to join in song, dance and play and meet new friends.

Kosher Senior Cafe at Temple Sinai

11:00 AM
Temple Sinai offers hot kosher meals and opportunities for seniors to socialize every Friday. Jewish Collaborative Services of RI offers programs at 11:00 a.m., and the meal is served at noon. Programs include lectures and films, music, bingo, dance …

Temple Emanu-El Family Friday Camp Shabbat

5:30 PM
Celebrate the arrival of Shabbat with family and friends! We begin at 5:30 with snacks and Shabbat-friendly crafts, followed by services at 5:45. These services are geared towards children ages …

Shabbat Hallelu at Temple Beth-El

6:30 PM
Experience the joy of Shabbat with Cantor Judy Seplowin and Hallelu Band as the doors to worship through musical presentation and congregational singing. Light refreshments and sangria …

Temple Habonim Shabbat Services with Jodi Blankstein & Adam Dehner

7:30 PM
Cantorial soloist Jodi Blankstein and guitarist Adam Dehner will be joining us for a special artistic Shabbat, infusing pieces by artists such as Fleetwood Mac, Phish, Bob Marley and others into the traditional Shabbat menu.

Temple Torat Yisrael Kabbalat Shabbat Service

7:30 PM
Kabbalat Shabbat Service followed by an Oneg.

Congregation Beth David Kabbalat Shabbat Service

8:00 PM
Light Kiddush served after service.

Saturday, November 23

The Igbo Jews of Abuja: A photo exhibit by Shai Afsai

12:00 AM
There is a widespread belief among the Igbo of Nigeria that they are descendants of the tribes of Israel, and since the end of Nigeria's Civil War (1967-1970) several thousand Igbo have embraced the Jewish religion. Shai Afsai’s exhibit features …

Temple Torat Yisrael Taste of Shabbat

9:00 AM
9:00 AM: Torah Discussion 9:45 AM: Shabbat Service followed by a light Kiddush

Temple Sinai Saturday Minyan Breakfast and Torah Study

9:30 AM
All are welcome every Saturday to the Temple Sinai Minyan breakfast at 9:30, followed by Torah study from 10-11 a.m. Shabbat services follow Torah study.

Temple Emanu-El Tot Shabbat

11:00 AM
Tot Shabbat is a weekly Shabbat morning experience filled with singing, dancing, learning, PJ Library stories/crafting, playing, and praying! Each week we will explore various themes. It is sure to …

Kids' Night Out

5:00 PM
Kids' Night Out Saturday, November 235:00-10:00pmDwares JCC | 401 Elmgrove Avenue, Providence Calling all parents!Kids’ Night Out is a chance for children to spend the evening with …

JCDSRI Havdallah Program

5:30 PM
Family Havdallah Program for the community. The evening includes a meal, learning and activities for children.

Temple Emanu-El presents "From Poland to Persia Part II: A Journey from East to West"

7:30 PM
Hazzan Farid Dardashti will deliver a multi-media presentation about his personal journey from East to West. Through stories, songs, and photos, Hazzan Dardashti will share about growing up in Iran, Persian-Jewish practices, and his journey from …

BMOP in Concert: Klezmer Madness at Jordan Hall

8:00 PM
The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the nation’s premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music, presents Klezmer Madness: a one-night only concert of contemporary music by three …

Parashat Chayei Sara

Parashat Chayei Sara

November 17 — 23, 2019

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