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Hanukah

December 22 - December 30

Hanukah is the eight-day, wintertime “festival of lights,” celebrated with a nightly menorah (special candelabra for Hanukah) lighting, special prayers and fried foods. The Hebrew word Hanukah means “dedication,” and is thus named because it celebrates the rededication of the Holy Temple.

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10:00 am

Zionism, Pogroms and Emigration to the “Golden Land”

December 22 @ 10:00 am - 10:50 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until December 22, 2019

JDC Learning Center, 831 Maple Road
Amherst, NY 14221 United States
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A study of Jewish History of the Late 19th Century In the late 19th century, in response to an intensifying wave of pogroms and state-tolerated anti-Semitism, the Zionist movement emerged with its solution to the “Jewish Problem.” While some Jews embraced the Zionist message, others vehemently disagreed with its mixture of secularism and nationalism. In […]

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11:00 am

Judaism’s Positivity Bias

December 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until December 22, 2019

JDC Learning Center, 831 Maple Road
Amherst, NY 14221 United States
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The Jewish Formula for Resilience and Success You’re likely familiar with the “The Power of Positive Thinking,” “Think and Grow Rich,” or “Positive Psychology.” Judaism’s positivity bias, rooted in the Torah, predates and is infinitely deeper than any of these modern messages. The Jewish Positivity Bias has been one of the pillars that made us […]

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Menorah Workshop

December 22 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Home Depot, 2065 Niagara Falls Blvd
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Children are invited to a FREE Menorah Workshop at The Home Depot There is limited space - RSVP required 716-703-8770 or mitzvahtankbuffalo@gmail.com

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