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Join Parenting Through a Jewish Lens w Rabbi Berkman!

Class meets six Sundays from 5:00 to 6:30 pm beginning November 3. For a list of dates click here.

Parenting Through a Jewish Lens (PTJL) offers timeless texts to learn from and other parents to lean on. With PTJL, you will:

    Explore the many ways that Jewish values can enrich your family life
    Join a group of your parenting peers to discuss topics that matter
    Find time for personal inspiration and reflection

PTJL is recommended for parents of kids ages 0 to 9. Includes free child care and pizza dinner for the kids. Parents of all backgrounds are welcome!

Couple discounts and financial assistance available! For more information visit the website or email.

See what parents are saying about Parenting Through a Jewish Lens: “The idea that Judaism has resources and wisdom to address parenting situations we find ourselves in is both comforting and inspiring.”

“I really appreciated the opportunity to speak candidly amongst peers about the challenges and joys of parenting in these times.”

Upcoming Events

All Events
  • Saturday
    Sep  21
    Mindfulness & Meditation
    Shabbat, Sep 21st 9:00a to 10:15a
    Learn how to bring more meaning to our Judaism through meditation. Led by experienced guide Donna Rubenoff.

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  • Saturday
    Sep  21
    S’lichot: Beginning to Return: A S'lichot program of reflection and music
    Shabbat, Sep 21st 7:00p to 9:45p
    Join us as we officially welcome the season of teshuvah (repentance and return). Connect with others, connect with yourself, and connect to the beauty of our tradition which offers us the continual opportunity for transformation and growth.

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  • Wednesday
    Sep  25
    Annual Social Action Kickoff Meeting
    Wednesday, Sep 25th 7:00p to 8:30p
    Please join the Social Action committee for our annual SOCIAL ACTION KICK OFF MEETING on Weds Sep 25th, 7:00 pm. We'll have dessert (feel free to bring something to share), conversation, and lots of brainstorming for our activities this year. We will also highlight GBIO and the many ways you can get involved. Rabbi Schaefer will be there and helping to facilitate, a really lovely opportunity for all of us to work with him. And, we only have full-group meetings a couple times each year--so this is the one to come to!

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  • Thursday
    Sep  26
    Soul Cycle: Spiritual Insights into the Jewish Holiday Cycle
    Thursday, Sep 26th 6:30p to 8:00p
    Select Thursdays, 6:30 pm The cycle of the Jewish year provides us with a road-map for spiritual growth and development. Come nourish your soul with song, meditation, and learning as we journey through the Jewish year. Each session will focus on a couple stories and prayers as we mindfully attune our souls to themes of the season.

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  • Saturday
    Oct  5
    5th Annual High Holy Days Retreat: Breathe, Return, and Renew
    Shabbat, Oct 5th 11:00a to 3:00p
    Come along and open your heart for a day of reflection during the High Holy Days. Program includes sitting and walking meditation, Jewish text study, mindful eating in silence, and more...Registration required.

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  • Monday
    Oct  7
    Book Swap and Pizza Party
    Monday, Oct 7th 6:00p to 7:30p
    We are looking for volunteers of all ages to help with removing the Rosh Hashanah Siddurim from the TOS Sanctuary, and replacing them with the prayer books for Yom Kippur. With enough help, this should take only about 30 minutes. Following the book swap, the Brotherhood of Temple Ohabei Shalom will be sponsoring a light Pizza dinner (no cost) immediately following the book swap in the TOS Sanctuary foyer. Everyone is welcome.

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  • Sunday
    Oct  20
    Simchat Torah B'yachad
    Sunday, Oct 20th 5:00p to 8:00p
    Simchat Torah is the holiday where we celebrate the year-long cycle of reading Torah from beginning to end. This celebration is for all ages! What’s the best way to celebrate Simchat Torah? Singing! Dancing! Community! Teaching! Join us.

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  • Wednesday
    Oct  30
     
     
    Monthly Women’s Rosh Chodesh Group with Rabbi Audrey Marcus Berkman

    Wednesday, Oct 30th 7:00p to 8:30p
    Come celebrate the beginning of each new Jewish month with women of all ages from 13 - 113. We’ll have the chance to schmooze, learn, enjoy activities and just connect with one another, offering a variety of ways into Jewish learning, community and living.

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  • Sunday
    Nov  3
    Parenting Through a Jewish Lens with Rabbi Audrey Marcus Berkman
    Sunday, Nov 3rd 5:00p to 6:30p
    Join fellow parents of children ages 0 to 9 to discuss topics that matter to you as a parent; explore Jewish values that can enrich your family; reflect on the joys and challenges of raising kids today; and find support, encouragement, and connection. Registration required. Childcare available.

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  • Thursday
    Nov  7
    You, The Jury
    Thursday, Nov 7th 7:00p to 8:30p
    Three-part class involving Torah study in a courtroom setting. Attorneys Len Davidson and Larry Green create closing arguments. Judge/Rabbi Schaefer will preside over the sessions. Class attendees will serve as jurors in deciding the following three cases following presentation of closing arguments: Session 1: People v. Abraham Session 2: Esau v. Rebecca and Jacob Session 3: Moses’ Motion for Reconsideration Come to one, two, or all three!

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