Kabbalat Shabbat Service: HIAS Refugee Shabbat


Our congregation’s commitment to social action is far-reaching and well known. As Rabbi Karol has noted, “We at CRS always are called to help, and providing humanitarian relief is our Jewish response.” On this Kabbalat Shabbat, congregants will share reflections and the ways we may give our hands, hearts, and time to assist refugees and…

Purim Morning Text Study: Megillah, Media, & Midrash


Join Rabbi Weller for a Megillah reading and a discussion of modern media and midrash as illuminated by J.T. Waldman's graphic novel of Megillat Esther. This text study will examine the relationship between form, content, and commentary in Jewish media. Watch on our website Watch on Facebook

HUC Connect: Compelling Conversations at the Forefront of Jewish Learning


REGISTER Insight Into Awakenings: A discussion with Rabbis Joshua Stanton and Benjamin Spratt and HUC’s Betsy Stone, PhD, about revisioning Jewish practice and connection. Who are the Jews of the present and future? How can we co-create and adapt Reform Judaism? Who are our leaders and supporters? How might seminary education adapt to Jews of…

A Conversation with Scott Fried “Talking to the Creature on Your Walk Home: A Survival Guide for Parents & Grandparents of Teenagers”


REGISTER Explore how to best support our young people as they develop, with author Scott Fried. Scott will address fundamental questions such as how we can show up for our teens and help them thrive—even when we don’t have all the answers. Scott will also offer tips on how to create healthy conversations and practice…

“In A Different Key” Documentary Screening & Filmmaker Talkback


REGISTER The award-winning documentary In A Different Key is an extraordinary narrative history of autism: the riveting story of parents fighting for their children’s civil rights; of doctors struggling to define autism; of ingenuity, self-advocacy, and profound social change. Congregation Rodeph Sholom invites you to a screening and talkback with the filmmakers and award-winning journalists…