Celebrating nature at the Tu B’Shvat seder is a joyous event filled with music and good food.
Teen Tzedakah Group shows off backpacks ready for Mercy Center school kids.
Members all play a role in making the congregation work. Read about how CHJ is organized.
Rosh Hashanah eve service ends with a blessing and an Oneg.
Our shofar maven, Dave Shafer, show Sunday School kids how it’s done.
Tu B’Shvat, the New Year of Trees, falls on the fifteenth day of the month of Shvat. It originated in a pagan festival honoring Asherah, goddess of farmers and fertility. Her chief festival took place at the end of the rainy season, when the sap begins to rise in the fruit trees of Israel. –… Read More
Sunday School at the Congregation for Humanistic Judaism offers instruction for grades kindergarten through Bar/Bat Mitzvah. In small classes, and through art, music, technology, texts, and games, students learn about Jewish culture, history, and holidays, receiving a rich Jewish experience from a humanistic perspective. Read about What’s Happening at Sunday School this year here. Humanistic… Read More
Humanistic Judaism offers contemporary Jews a true alternative to the other branches of Judaism. Our services reflect a bold, creative approach to Judaism as a cultural, historical affiliation. On the High Holidays we take pride in celebrating and reflecting on our Jewish identity, in examining who we are as Jews in the modern world. As… Read More
Thank you all for making CHJ happen for another year. I was a little worried after the printer’s mix-up resulted in our not having enough programs for the Kol Nidre Service, one of the year’s first and most important events. Fortunately, the Ritual Committee’s moving services and music saved the evening, and everything since then has gone smoothly with many flashes of brilliance.