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Please join as we recognize and honor Irv Levy and Dr. Greg Daniel and their families, for their generous investment in the JCC and for recognizing the importance of meeting needs of urban communities in Buffalo. “With the growth of our downtown core, we are seeing an increased demand for full service community centers that […]Find out more »
This course is for students who already know the Hebrew alphabet and can read several Hebrew words and phrases. Students will review prior learning and be taught additional Hebrew prayers for Shabbat and holidays. The history of the Hebrew language and structure will also be explored, in addition to modern Hebrew vocabulary related to holidays, […]Find out more »
Join us to hear Dr. Noam Pines from UB's Department of Jewish Thought Kristallnacht was a series of unprecedented pogroms which marked the culmination of Nazi antisemitic policy toward German Jews, in which thousands of Nazi party members and German civilians destroyed synagogues, looted Jewish shops, and physically assaulted and abused Jewish people. The lecture […]Find out more »
Mussar is a Jewish path of contemplative practices and exercises that have evolved over the past thousand years. Through Mussar, each individual works on their own personal self-directed curriculum in an effort to practice the way they want to be in the world. Mussar for Teens Challenges and Choices: A Jewish Teen's Guide to a […]Find out more »
This basic introductory Hebrew reading course is for beginners interested in learning the Hebrew alphabet, grammar and vocabulary. During the process of teaching the letters and vowels, students will start reading prayers for Shabbat, synagogue services and traditional blessings. The goal of the course is for students to become familiar enough with Hebrew to be […]Find out more »