Week of Events
Sundays, beginning March 26, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Participants will learn from Rick Berkman about Israel's history to understand Israel today, using materials from the Shalom Hartman iEngage curriculum. No previous Israel knowledge required. Sponsored by Israel ConnectRS. Contact Ned Hanover for information. Register here.
At Berkman Mercaz Limud (“learning center”) we foster a sense of love and joy engaging with being Jewish. Building friendships and helping our students feel connected to one another as part of a shared community is foundational and essential to all our programs. To enrich that engagement, we impart Jewish knowledge across a wide spectrum […]
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. - Berkman Mercaz Limud students & families will have the chance to learn from our soferet, and most importantly, deepen their connection to Torah through hands-on scribal arts and Torah restoration workshops.
Join us as in-person as we learn and play Mah Jongg. All levels are welcome! Don't forget your 2022 card! Please join us Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Please contact Andi Shuster, firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information
In Jewish communities worldwide, a Shehecheynu (our blessing for gratitude) is said the first time a fruit or vegetable is served each season. This month the RS Jewish Cookbook Club will celebrate spring vegetables like peas, asparagus, artichokes, and greens. Find a Jewish recipe featuring or highlighting vegetables, prepare it, and bring it to share […]
Our entire community will have an opportunity to help scribe a letter, word, or verse in one of our Torah scrolls, as we join together for an afternoon of programming.
Come build queer CommUNITY at Torah Queeries: Nosh and Drash. Please bring your own dinner, and we will eat together as a community at 6:30 PM, followed by discussion with the Rabbi at 7:00 PM. And, you can join us either for dinner or discussion if you cannot stay for the whole evening! Although we […]
Rabbi Emeritus Bill Kuhn will lead the discussion on Thou Shalt Innovate (How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the World) by Avi Jorisch on Wednesday, May 3 at 7:00 p.m. This book tells the story of how this tiny country leverages its technology to better the lives of billions of people around the world.
Join together for a morning Minyan. Click here for the Zoom link. Open to all. Contact Tomas Isakowitz for information.
This class is meant to give adults a gateway into studying and chanting any Torah or Haftarah portion. RSVP to Yolanda Jordan
Please join us each Friday evening from 4:30-5:30pm for Jewish mindfulness meditation. Our practice includes awareness of breath and body (yoga) to help us welcome Shabbat in the spirit of shalom. Come anytime. Beginners welcome. Join Zoom Meeting
Curious about Shabbat rituals and their meaning? Ever wonder why we bow, cover our eyes, or light candles? Join us for an educational community Shabbat dinner after services on May 5th to learn more about the meaning and origins of Shabbat rituals. Hear clergy members share their own Shabbat traditions and get your questions answered […]
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The cornerstone of our learning is our Saturday morning Torah Study. We discuss the weekly Torah portion and have a lively and spirited conversation as we relate this ancient text to our daily lives. No special training or prerequisite courses are necessary for you to attend. Neither is there an entrance requirement for the understanding […]
Canceled Tot Shabbat
Gather for singing, storytelling, and oneg at Tot Shabbat. RSVP to Andi Miller.