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. Humanistic Jewish education grows out of the philosophy of Humanistic Judaism…. 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
March 29 was our last day of Sunday School and Adult Ed. It was a glorious finale with a model seder for the kids and one of Dr. Deborah Varat’s fascinating discussions of Jewish artists and their works. There is still plenty more great programming left in the year, however.