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November 2020

JFS Parenting Program: Toddlers

November 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Join Us! The Incredible Years Parenting Program for Parents of Toddlers (1-3 years old) This is for parents and caregivers who want to: Promote their child's language development Help children learn to manage their emotions Encourage children's social skills and independence Establish effective routines Connect with a peer support community Wednesdays, 2-4 PM via Zoom - September 16 - December 16 Certificates and prizes awarded up on successful completion of program. To learn more or enroll: parenting@jfsbuffalo.org or 716-883-1914

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BJF Executive Committee Meeting

November 30 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
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One event on May 12, 2020 at 11:45 am

One event on September 10, 2020 at 11:45 am

One event on October 7, 2020 at 11:45 am

One event on November 30, 2020 at 11:45 am

One event on December 17, 2020 at 11:45 am

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11:45 AM: Lunch Noon - 1:30 PM: Meeting Wednesday, March 4, 2020: JCC Benderson Building, Board Room Tuesday, May 12, 2020: Virtual Thursday, September 10, 2020: Virtual Wednesday, October 7, 2020: Virtual Monday, November 30, 2020: Virtual Thursday, December 17, 2020: Virtual

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Racial Justice Working Group

November 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 5, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 19, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 16, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 30, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on December 21, 2020 at 4:00 pm

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All meetings will be 4:00-5:00 PM and held Virtually. Next Meetings: Monday Sept 14th Monday October 5th (Note Sept 28th is Yom Kippur) Monday October 19th Monday November 2nd Monday November 16th Monday November 30th Monday December 14th If needed, Monday December 21st

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December 2020

Shopping with Goldie

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on November 19, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on December 1, 2020 at 10:00 am

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Shop from home with Goldie in Israel! A personalized & unique shopping experiences with 3 opportunities to join via Zoom: Thursday, November 5 at Noon - JOIN HERE Thursday, November 19 at 11 AM - JOIN HERE Tuesday, December 1 at 10 AM - JOIN HERE Moshe, Goldie's husband, is devoted to making tapestries, Judaica, blessing, giclee, paintings, jewelry and more.  His works have been displayed all over the world. Don't miss this opportunity to make some of these treasures…

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JFS Parenting Program: Preschoolers

December 1 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 15, 2020

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Join Us! The Incredible Years Parenting Program for Parents of Preschoolers (3-6 years old) This is for parents and caregivers who want to: Support their child to make friends and succeed in school Help children manage their emotions Increase cooperation and reduce behavior problems Encourage their child's independence Connect with a peer support community Tuesdays, 12-2 PM via Zoom - September 15 - December 15 Certificates and prizes awarded up on successful completion of program. To learn more or enroll:…

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Living a Jewish Year

December 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on December 1, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 12, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 9, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 16, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 13, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 11, 2021 at 6:30 pm

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This year-long program will guide participants through a substantive Jewish learning experience emphasizing how a celebration of Jewish time can help individuals integrate Judaism into the natural rhythms of their lives. Participants will experience living the Jewish calendar through the celebration of a variety of holidays and festivals. Additionally, the curriculum is designed to explore and discuss a different Jewish middah/character trait each month, using ancient and modern Jewish texts, stories and simple activities, as a starting point of the…

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JFS Parenting Program: Toddlers

December 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Join Us! The Incredible Years Parenting Program for Parents of Toddlers (1-3 years old) This is for parents and caregivers who want to: Promote their child's language development Help children learn to manage their emotions Encourage children's social skills and independence Establish effective routines Connect with a peer support community Wednesdays, 2-4 PM via Zoom - September 16 - December 16 Certificates and prizes awarded up on successful completion of program. To learn more or enroll: parenting@jfsbuffalo.org or 716-883-1914

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Intro to Judaism

December 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 17, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

In collaboration with the Buffalo Board of Rabbis and Cantors, this exceptional course is designed for: couples of multiple faiths considering marriage, individuals interested in conversion, or individuals (Jewish and non-Jewish) interested in learning more about Jewish religion and history. This course will expolore the Jewish calendar and life cycles, worship and beliefs, the Bible, Rabbinic literature, anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, Zionism and the State of Israel. Facilitated by Local Clergy and Educators Cost: $72

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Adult Hebrew – Intermediate – 1st Semester

December 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 13, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

This intermediate level Hebrew course is to further develop skills for those who already know the Hebrew alphabet and can read several words and phrases. The focus of this course is on Hebrew prayer. Must have taken the Beginning Hebrew class and have the ability to read alef-bet Cost: $175/12 weeks (books purchased separately) Facilitated by Yonina Foster Register: bit.ly/CJEL2020

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Being Jewish in 2020

December 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

How has your life changed in 2020? How have the pandemic, George Floyd, and the upcoming election affected you? Join Ben Wolfson, and Rabbi Ori Bergman to discuss what it's like to be a teen today and how Judaism can help us make sense and meaning of our lives. Cost: $36 Register: bit.ly/CJEL2020 Dates: Wednesday, October 7 Wednesday, October 14 Wednesday, October 21 Wednesday, October 28 Wednesday, November 4 Wednesday, November 18 Wednesday, December 2 Wednesday, December 9 Wednesday, December…

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NCJ Mussar – Fall 2020

December 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on October 21, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 4, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 18, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 2, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 16, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Mussar is a Jewish path of contemplative practices that have evolved over the past thousand years. Through Mussar, we work on our own personal self-directed curriculum in an effort to cultivate inner traits, Middot in Hebrew. This program includes group and partner text study, meditation, and daily practices. This program is geared towards individuals ages 21 - 36 years old. Facilitated by Mike Steklof Cost: Free Register: bit.ly/CJEL2020 Dates: Wednesday, October 7: Meet in person in Sukkah Wednesday, October 21…

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Adult Hebrew – Beginners – 1st Semester

December 2 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 13, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

This basic introductory Hebrew reading course is for beginners interested in learning the Hebrew alphabet, grammar and vocabulary with a focus on reading prayers for Shabbat, synagogue services and traditional blessings. No previous experience necessary. Cost: $175/12 weeks (books purchased separately) Facilitated by Yonina Foster Register: bit.ly/CJEL2020

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Youth/Family Professionals Meeting

December 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on October 8, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 5, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on December 3, 2020 at 4:00 pm

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Organized by the Center for Jewish Engagement and Learning Thursday, September 10 (teen leaders included) Thursday, October 8 Thursday, November 5 (teen leaders included) Thursday, December 3

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BJF Awards Ceremony & Annual Meeting

December 3 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Please join us for Buffalo Jewish Federation's Awards Ceremony & Annual Meeting Hosted by Brenda Feldstein & Alon Kupferman, 2020 Emerging Leadership Award Winners Also: Installation of new Federation Officers and Governors The Judith & Daniel Kantor Professional Service Award The Ann Holland Cohn Community Impact Award Register here: bit.ly/BJFMEETING

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Middle School Leadership Council

December 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 3, 2021

One event on October 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

The Middle School Leadership council is the premier leadership opportunity for 6th-8th graders in Jewish Buffalo. Consisting of nominated representatives from different organizations, this group meets virtually once a month to plan community-wide events for their peers. Facilitated by Mike Steklof Dates: Thursday, September 3 Thursday, October 15 Thursday, November 5 Thursday, December 3 Thursday, January 7 Thursday, February 4 Thursday, March 4 Thursday, April 1 Thursday, May 6 Thursday, June 3

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My Grown Up and Me

December 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on October 18, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 15, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on December 6, 2020 at 10:00 am

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My Grown Up and Me is a monthly Jewish gathering for infants/toddlers and the adults who love them! Join us one Sunday morning a month for a 30 minute virtual gathering (over Zoom) which will include music, activities to do at home with our little ones, and a bit of PJ Library Story Time flair.  Linger longer to schmooze with other families. This program is idea for parents with children ages 3 and under. September 13: A New Year October…

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Women Gathering – Mussar for Moms – Fall 2020

December 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on November 8, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on November 22, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 6, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 20, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Do you want to increase awareness of yourself through a Jewish lens and build confidence to be the best parent and person that you can be? This gathering of women, facilitated by Evie Weinstein, will use conversations based on Jewish texts along with contemplative daily practices to set each of us on a personal path towards self-discovery and transformation. This program is for women parenting PJ Library age children.

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JFS Parenting Program: Preschoolers

December 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 15, 2020

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Join Us! The Incredible Years Parenting Program for Parents of Preschoolers (3-6 years old) This is for parents and caregivers who want to: Support their child to make friends and succeed in school Help children manage their emotions Increase cooperation and reduce behavior problems Encourage their child's independence Connect with a peer support community Tuesdays, 12-2 PM via Zoom - September 15 - December 15 Certificates and prizes awarded up on successful completion of program. To learn more or enroll:…

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Discussion of IHRA Definition of Antisemitism

December 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Join the Holocaust Resource Center and Jewish Community Relations Council for a virtual discussion/adoption of IHRA definition of Antisemitism. Stay tuned for more details.

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Chanukah Cooking Class

December 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Join Michael Solomonov, Executive Chef and Co-Owner of Zahav, for a virtual cooking class on some Chanukah favorites. The menu includes Apple Shrub, Abe Fisher’s Potato Latke, Roman Artichoke with Arugula and Olive Oil Poached Salmon, Sfengi with Cinnamon Sugar. Followed by a Zoom Talkback with Chefs Corey Kadish and Stephen Forman, co-owners of Thyme-N-Honey, a food consultant company specializing in teaching and demonstrations of classical and modern cooking techniques. Check out their website: buffalocookingclass.com *recipes will be available in…

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JFS Parenting Program: Toddlers

December 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Join Us! The Incredible Years Parenting Program for Parents of Toddlers (1-3 years old) This is for parents and caregivers who want to: Promote their child's language development Help children learn to manage their emotions Encourage children's social skills and independence Establish effective routines Connect with a peer support community Wednesdays, 2-4 PM via Zoom - September 16 - December 16 Certificates and prizes awarded up on successful completion of program. To learn more or enroll: parenting@jfsbuffalo.org or 716-883-1914

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Intro to Judaism

December 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 17, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

In collaboration with the Buffalo Board of Rabbis and Cantors, this exceptional course is designed for: couples of multiple faiths considering marriage, individuals interested in conversion, or individuals (Jewish and non-Jewish) interested in learning more about Jewish religion and history. This course will expolore the Jewish calendar and life cycles, worship and beliefs, the Bible, Rabbinic literature, anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, Zionism and the State of Israel. Facilitated by Local Clergy and Educators Cost: $72

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Adult Hebrew – Intermediate – 1st Semester

December 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 13, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

This intermediate level Hebrew course is to further develop skills for those who already know the Hebrew alphabet and can read several words and phrases. The focus of this course is on Hebrew prayer. Must have taken the Beginning Hebrew class and have the ability to read alef-bet Cost: $175/12 weeks (books purchased separately) Facilitated by Yonina Foster Register: bit.ly/CJEL2020

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Being Jewish in 2020

December 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

How has your life changed in 2020? How have the pandemic, George Floyd, and the upcoming election affected you? Join Ben Wolfson, and Rabbi Ori Bergman to discuss what it's like to be a teen today and how Judaism can help us make sense and meaning of our lives. Cost: $36 Register: bit.ly/CJEL2020 Dates: Wednesday, October 7 Wednesday, October 14 Wednesday, October 21 Wednesday, October 28 Wednesday, November 4 Wednesday, November 18 Wednesday, December 2 Wednesday, December 9 Wednesday, December…

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Teen Leadership Fellowship

December 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 9, 2021

One event on November 18, 2020 at 7:00 pm

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Fellowship participants will develop practical skills and gain awareness of community history, civic responsibility, race/diversity, and personal potential all through the lens of applied Jewish wisdom. This program is facilitated by Hadar Borden, Director Blackstone LaunchPad at the University at Buffalo. Cost: $118 Register: bit.ly/CJEL2020 Dates: Wednesday, October 14 Wednesday, November 18 Wednesday, December 9 Wednesday, January 13 Wednesday, February 10 Wednesday, March 10 Wednesday, April 14 Wednesday, May 12 Wednesday, June 9

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Adult Hebrew – Beginners – 1st Semester

December 9 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 13, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

This basic introductory Hebrew reading course is for beginners interested in learning the Hebrew alphabet, grammar and vocabulary with a focus on reading prayers for Shabbat, synagogue services and traditional blessings. No previous experience necessary. Cost: $175/12 weeks (books purchased separately) Facilitated by Yonina Foster Register: bit.ly/CJEL2020

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Hanukah

December 10 - December 18
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One event on December 10, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on November 28, 2021 at 12:00 am

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

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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Light the 1st Candle with CJEL!

December 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Celebrate the first night of Chanukah virtually with the Center for Jewish Engagement and Learning. Watch Here: http://bit.ly/bufcandlelighting

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Women Gathering – Well Circle – Fall 2020

December 10 @ 7:45 pm - 8:45 pm
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One event on October 20, 2020 at 7:45 pm

One event on November 16, 2020 at 7:45 pm

One event on December 10, 2020 at 7:45 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Are you interested in learning about yourself from the inside-out, cultivating relationships, and uncovering personal connections to inherited wisdom in rituals?  This monthly peer-led gathering using curriculum from At The Well connects women to body, soul, and community through wellness, learning and Jewish spirituality. *For women in their 30s and 40s ➡REGISTER: BIT.LY/CJEL2020

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Light the 1st Candle with NCJ!

December 10 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Celebrate the first night of Chanukah virtually with Nickel City Jews! Watch Here: http://bit.ly/ncjcandlelighting  

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NCJ Chanukah Meditation

December 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Celebrate Chanukah virtually with a meditation led by Rabbi Adam Scheldt. For Nickel City Jews. Watch Here: facebook.com/nickelcityjews

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Miriam’s Well Chanukah Celebration

December 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Residents of the Women’s Jewish Group Home are invited to celebrate Chanukah virtually with Yonina Foster. Contact Mike at mike@buffalojewishfederation.org for more details.

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Parent Program: December Dilemmas

December 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Celebrate Christmas? Celebrate Chanukah? Celebrate both or more? Facilitated by Kirstie Henry, join other parents in Buffalo for a virtual frank discussion about the December holidays. Register Here: bit.ly/decdilemma

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Future Men’s Group Home Chanukah Celebration

December 13 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Future Residents of the Men’s Jewish Group Home are invited to virtually light candles and celebrate Chanukah with Zack Steinberg and Mike Steklof. Contact Mike at mike@buffalojewishfederation.org for more details.

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Andrew Kier Wise, Ph.D.: Before Buffalo

December 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Before Buffalo: Boris Reinstein’s American Experience in South Dakota (1882-1884) Based on original research, this presentation will explain the significance of Boris Isaevich Reinstein’s two years in America (1882-1884), long before he became a prominent figure in Buffalo. Boris (1866-1947) was born in the Belarusian city of Mogilev, but spent most of his youth in the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don. After the deadly pogroms of 1881-1882, Boris and his family joined thousands of other Russian Jews who emigrated to America. The Reinsteins…

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Racial Justice Working Group

December 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 5, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 19, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 16, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 30, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on December 21, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

All meetings will be 4:00-5:00 PM and held Virtually. Next Meetings: Monday Sept 14th Monday October 5th (Note Sept 28th is Yom Kippur) Monday October 19th Monday November 2nd Monday November 16th Monday November 30th Monday December 14th If needed, Monday December 21st

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HRC Descendants of Holocaust Survivors Group Meetings

December 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on January 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 22, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 26, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 24, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 13, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 13, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Monthly meetings for descendants of Holocaust Survivors - held virtually. December 14, 2020 January 18, 2021 February 15, 2021 March 22, 2021 April 26, 2021 May 24, 2021 June 21, 2021 July 19, 2021 August 16, 2021 September 13, 2021 October 18, 2021 November 15, 2021 December 13, 2021

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JFS Parenting Program: Preschoolers

December 15 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 15, 2020

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Join Us! The Incredible Years Parenting Program for Parents of Preschoolers (3-6 years old) This is for parents and caregivers who want to: Support their child to make friends and succeed in school Help children manage their emotions Increase cooperation and reduce behavior problems Encourage their child's independence Connect with a peer support community Tuesdays, 12-2 PM via Zoom - September 15 - December 15 Certificates and prizes awarded up on successful completion of program. To learn more or enroll:…

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Donut Making Workshop w/Bloom and Rose

December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Join chef Zach Rosenbloom from Bloom and Rose to learn how to make homemade donuts. Watch Here: bit.ly/donutmaking

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JFS Parenting Program: Toddlers

December 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Join Us! The Incredible Years Parenting Program for Parents of Toddlers (1-3 years old) This is for parents and caregivers who want to: Promote their child's language development Help children learn to manage their emotions Encourage children's social skills and independence Establish effective routines Connect with a peer support community Wednesdays, 2-4 PM via Zoom - September 16 - December 16 Certificates and prizes awarded up on successful completion of program. To learn more or enroll: parenting@jfsbuffalo.org or 716-883-1914

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Intro to Judaism

December 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 17, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

In collaboration with the Buffalo Board of Rabbis and Cantors, this exceptional course is designed for: couples of multiple faiths considering marriage, individuals interested in conversion, or individuals (Jewish and non-Jewish) interested in learning more about Jewish religion and history. This course will expolore the Jewish calendar and life cycles, worship and beliefs, the Bible, Rabbinic literature, anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, Zionism and the State of Israel. Facilitated by Local Clergy and Educators Cost: $72

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Adult Hebrew – Intermediate – 1st Semester

December 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 13, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

This intermediate level Hebrew course is to further develop skills for those who already know the Hebrew alphabet and can read several words and phrases. The focus of this course is on Hebrew prayer. Must have taken the Beginning Hebrew class and have the ability to read alef-bet Cost: $175/12 weeks (books purchased separately) Facilitated by Yonina Foster Register: bit.ly/CJEL2020

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Being Jewish in 2020

December 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

How has your life changed in 2020? How have the pandemic, George Floyd, and the upcoming election affected you? Join Ben Wolfson, and Rabbi Ori Bergman to discuss what it's like to be a teen today and how Judaism can help us make sense and meaning of our lives. Cost: $36 Register: bit.ly/CJEL2020 Dates: Wednesday, October 7 Wednesday, October 14 Wednesday, October 21 Wednesday, October 28 Wednesday, November 4 Wednesday, November 18 Wednesday, December 2 Wednesday, December 9 Wednesday, December…

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NCJ Mussar – Fall 2020

December 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on October 21, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 4, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 18, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 2, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 16, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Mussar is a Jewish path of contemplative practices that have evolved over the past thousand years. Through Mussar, we work on our own personal self-directed curriculum in an effort to cultivate inner traits, Middot in Hebrew. This program includes group and partner text study, meditation, and daily practices. This program is geared towards individuals ages 21 - 36 years old. Facilitated by Mike Steklof Cost: Free Register: bit.ly/CJEL2020 Dates: Wednesday, October 7: Meet in person in Sukkah Wednesday, October 21…

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Adult Hebrew – Beginners – 1st Semester

December 16 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 13, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

This basic introductory Hebrew reading course is for beginners interested in learning the Hebrew alphabet, grammar and vocabulary with a focus on reading prayers for Shabbat, synagogue services and traditional blessings. No previous experience necessary. Cost: $175/12 weeks (books purchased separately) Facilitated by Yonina Foster Register: bit.ly/CJEL2020

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BJF Executive Committee Meeting

December 17 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
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One event on May 12, 2020 at 11:45 am

One event on September 10, 2020 at 11:45 am

One event on October 7, 2020 at 11:45 am

One event on November 30, 2020 at 11:45 am

One event on December 17, 2020 at 11:45 am

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

11:45 AM: Lunch Noon - 1:30 PM: Meeting Wednesday, March 4, 2020: JCC Benderson Building, Board Room Tuesday, May 12, 2020: Virtual Thursday, September 10, 2020: Virtual Wednesday, October 7, 2020: Virtual Monday, November 30, 2020: Virtual Thursday, December 17, 2020: Virtual

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PJOW 4th & 5th Grade Game Night

December 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 10, 2021

One event on December 17, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Monthly gathering for kids in grades 4-5. Come together in a virtual space to play games and spend time together. Facilitated by Mike Steklof Cost: Free Dates: Thursday, October 8 Thursday, November 12 Thursday, December 17 Thursday, January 14 Thursday, February 11 Thursday, March 11 Thursday, April 8 Thursday, May 13 Thursday, June 10

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PJOW – 6th & 7th Grade Game Night

December 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 10, 2021

One event on December 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Monthly gathering for kids in grades 6-7. Come together in a virtual space to play games and spend time together. Facilitated by Mike Steklof Cost: Free Dates: Thursday, October 8 Thursday, November 12 Thursday, December 17 Thursday, January 14 Thursday, February 11 Thursday, March 11 Thursday, April 8 Thursday, May 13 Thursday, June 10

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Community Chanukah Concert

December 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Gather with talented musicians from across Jewish Buffalo as we celebrate the last night of Chanukah with music. Watch Here: bit.ly/chanukahconcert

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Women Gathering – Mussar for Moms – Fall 2020

December 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on November 8, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on November 22, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 6, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 20, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Do you want to increase awareness of yourself through a Jewish lens and build confidence to be the best parent and person that you can be? This gathering of women, facilitated by Evie Weinstein, will use conversations based on Jewish texts along with contemplative daily practices to set each of us on a personal path towards self-discovery and transformation. This program is for women parenting PJ Library age children.

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Racial Justice Working Group

December 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 5, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 19, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 16, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 30, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on December 21, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

All meetings will be 4:00-5:00 PM and held Virtually. Next Meetings: Monday Sept 14th Monday October 5th (Note Sept 28th is Yom Kippur) Monday October 19th Monday November 2nd Monday November 16th Monday November 30th Monday December 14th If needed, Monday December 21st

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January 2021

Adult Hebrew – Intermediate – 1st Semester

January 6, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 13, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

This intermediate level Hebrew course is to further develop skills for those who already know the Hebrew alphabet and can read several words and phrases. The focus of this course is on Hebrew prayer. Must have taken the Beginning Hebrew class and have the ability to read alef-bet Cost: $175/12 weeks (books purchased separately) Facilitated by Yonina Foster Register: bit.ly/CJEL2020

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NCJ – Six Jewish Values to Change your Life

January 6, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on January 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 3, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 17, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 3, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 17, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Were you a past participant in a Nickel City Jews Mussar cohort? Do you want to revisit the study and practice of Mussar? Together with Rabbi Ori Bergman, , we will explore Humility (Anavah), Faith (Emunah), Responsibility (Achrayut), Balance (Ezone), Audacity (Chutzpah) and gratitude (Hakarat Hatov.) We will meet bi-weekly and on off weeks participants will meet with their assigned learning (chavruta) partner. Cost: Free Dates: Wednesday, January 6 Wednesday, January 20 Wednesday, February 3 Wednesday, February 17 Wednesday, March…

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Adult Hebrew – Beginners – 1st Semester

January 6, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 13, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

This basic introductory Hebrew reading course is for beginners interested in learning the Hebrew alphabet, grammar and vocabulary with a focus on reading prayers for Shabbat, synagogue services and traditional blessings. No previous experience necessary. Cost: $175/12 weeks (books purchased separately) Facilitated by Yonina Foster Register: bit.ly/CJEL2020

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Middle School Leadership Council

January 7, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 3, 2021

One event on October 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

The Middle School Leadership council is the premier leadership opportunity for 6th-8th graders in Jewish Buffalo. Consisting of nominated representatives from different organizations, this group meets virtually once a month to plan community-wide events for their peers. Facilitated by Mike Steklof Dates: Thursday, September 3 Thursday, October 15 Thursday, November 5 Thursday, December 3 Thursday, January 7 Thursday, February 4 Thursday, March 4 Thursday, April 1 Thursday, May 6 Thursday, June 3

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Shabbat ShaFamily

January 8, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on June 12, 2020 at 5:30 pm

One event on September 11, 2020 at 5:30 pm

One event on October 16, 2020 at 5:30 pm

One event on November 20, 2020 at 5:30 pm

One event on January 8, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on February 12, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on March 12, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on April 9, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on May 14, 2021 at 5:30 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Let's meet up on Facebook LIVE (facebook.com/buffalojewish) for Kabbalat Shabbat with our new program SHABBAT SHAFAMILY - a musical and family-friendly virtual Shabbat.  This is for YOU and your kids (of all ages)! Friday, May 14, 2021 With Friends from the JCC Early Childhood Department and Betsy Abramson Friday, April 9, 2021 With Friends from Hillel and Rabbi Sara Rich Friday, March 12, 2021 With Friends from Temple Beth Tzedek Friday, February 12, 2021 With Friends from Temple Beth Zion…

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Living a Jewish Year

January 12, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 1, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 12, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 9, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 16, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 13, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 11, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

This year-long program will guide participants through a substantive Jewish learning experience emphasizing how a celebration of Jewish time can help individuals integrate Judaism into the natural rhythms of their lives. Participants will experience living the Jewish calendar through the celebration of a variety of holidays and festivals. Additionally, the curriculum is designed to explore and discuss a different Jewish middah/character trait each month, using ancient and modern Jewish texts, stories and simple activities, as a starting point of the…

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Intro to Judaism

January 13, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 17, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

In collaboration with the Buffalo Board of Rabbis and Cantors, this exceptional course is designed for: couples of multiple faiths considering marriage, individuals interested in conversion, or individuals (Jewish and non-Jewish) interested in learning more about Jewish religion and history. This course will expolore the Jewish calendar and life cycles, worship and beliefs, the Bible, Rabbinic literature, anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, Zionism and the State of Israel. Facilitated by Local Clergy and Educators Cost: $72

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Adult Hebrew – Intermediate – 1st Semester

January 13, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 13, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

This intermediate level Hebrew course is to further develop skills for those who already know the Hebrew alphabet and can read several words and phrases. The focus of this course is on Hebrew prayer. Must have taken the Beginning Hebrew class and have the ability to read alef-bet Cost: $175/12 weeks (books purchased separately) Facilitated by Yonina Foster Register: bit.ly/CJEL2020

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Teen Leadership Fellowship

January 13, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 9, 2021

One event on November 18, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Fellowship participants will develop practical skills and gain awareness of community history, civic responsibility, race/diversity, and personal potential all through the lens of applied Jewish wisdom. This program is facilitated by Hadar Borden, Director Blackstone LaunchPad at the University at Buffalo. Cost: $118 Register: bit.ly/CJEL2020 Dates: Wednesday, October 14 Wednesday, November 18 Wednesday, December 9 Wednesday, January 13 Wednesday, February 10 Wednesday, March 10 Wednesday, April 14 Wednesday, May 12 Wednesday, June 9

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Women Gathering – Well Circle – 2021

January 13, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on February 11, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 12, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 12, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 10, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 8, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 9, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Are you interested in learning about yourself from the inside-out, cultivating relationships, and uncovering personal connections to inherited wisdom in rituals?  This monthly peer-led gathering using curriculum from At The Well connects women to body, soul, and community through wellness, learning and Jewish spirituality. *For women in their 30s and 40s ➡REGISTER: BIT.LY/CJEL2020

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Adult Hebrew – Beginners – 1st Semester

January 13, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 13, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

This basic introductory Hebrew reading course is for beginners interested in learning the Hebrew alphabet, grammar and vocabulary with a focus on reading prayers for Shabbat, synagogue services and traditional blessings. No previous experience necessary. Cost: $175/12 weeks (books purchased separately) Facilitated by Yonina Foster Register: bit.ly/CJEL2020

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CJEL Leadership Council

January 14, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on January 14, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 13, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on July 20, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map
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PJOW 4th & 5th Grade Game Night

January 14, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 10, 2021

One event on December 17, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Monthly gathering for kids in grades 4-5. Come together in a virtual space to play games and spend time together. Facilitated by Mike Steklof Cost: Free Dates: Thursday, October 8 Thursday, November 12 Thursday, December 17 Thursday, January 14 Thursday, February 11 Thursday, March 11 Thursday, April 8 Thursday, May 13 Thursday, June 10

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PJOW – 6th & 7th Grade Game Night

January 14, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 10, 2021

One event on December 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Monthly gathering for kids in grades 6-7. Come together in a virtual space to play games and spend time together. Facilitated by Mike Steklof Cost: Free Dates: Thursday, October 8 Thursday, November 12 Thursday, December 17 Thursday, January 14 Thursday, February 11 Thursday, March 11 Thursday, April 8 Thursday, May 13 Thursday, June 10

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HRC Descendants of Holocaust Survivors Group Meetings

January 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on January 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 22, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 26, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 24, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 13, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 13, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Monthly meetings for descendants of Holocaust Survivors - held virtually. December 14, 2020 January 18, 2021 February 15, 2021 March 22, 2021 April 26, 2021 May 24, 2021 June 21, 2021 July 19, 2021 August 16, 2021 September 13, 2021 October 18, 2021 November 15, 2021 December 13, 2021

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Intro to Judaism

January 20, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 17, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

In collaboration with the Buffalo Board of Rabbis and Cantors, this exceptional course is designed for: couples of multiple faiths considering marriage, individuals interested in conversion, or individuals (Jewish and non-Jewish) interested in learning more about Jewish religion and history. This course will expolore the Jewish calendar and life cycles, worship and beliefs, the Bible, Rabbinic literature, anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, Zionism and the State of Israel. Facilitated by Local Clergy and Educators Cost: $72

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Adult Hebrew – Intermediate – 2nd Semester

January 20, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 14, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

This intermediate level Hebrew course is to further develop skills for those who already know the Hebrew alphabet and can read several words and phrases. The focus of this course is on Hebrew prayer. Must have taken the Beginning Hebrew class and have the ability to read alef-bet Cost: $175/12 weeks (books purchased separately) Facilitated by Yonina Foster

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NCJ – Six Jewish Values to Change your Life

January 20, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 3, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 17, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 3, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 17, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Were you a past participant in a Nickel City Jews Mussar cohort? Do you want to revisit the study and practice of Mussar? Together with Rabbi Ori Bergman, , we will explore Humility (Anavah), Faith (Emunah), Responsibility (Achrayut), Balance (Ezone), Audacity (Chutzpah) and gratitude (Hakarat Hatov.) We will meet bi-weekly and on off weeks participants will meet with their assigned learning (chavruta) partner. Cost: Free Dates: Wednesday, January 6 Wednesday, January 20 Wednesday, February 3 Wednesday, February 17 Wednesday, March…

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Adult Hebrew – Beginners – 2nd Semester

January 20, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 14, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

This basic introductory Hebrew reading course is for beginners interested in learning the Hebrew alphabet, grammar and vocabulary with a focus on reading prayers for Shabbat, synagogue services and traditional blessings. No previous experience necessary. Cost: $175/12 weeks (books purchased separately) Facilitated by Yonina Foster

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BJF Board of Governors Meeting 2021

January 21, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on March 25, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on May 13, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on September 23, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on October 28, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

All meetings will be held via Zoom Thursday, January 21 Thursday, March 25 Thursday, May 13 Thursday, September 23 Thursday, October 28

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Intro to Judaism

January 27, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 17, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

In collaboration with the Buffalo Board of Rabbis and Cantors, this exceptional course is designed for: couples of multiple faiths considering marriage, individuals interested in conversion, or individuals (Jewish and non-Jewish) interested in learning more about Jewish religion and history. This course will expolore the Jewish calendar and life cycles, worship and beliefs, the Bible, Rabbinic literature, anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, Zionism and the State of Israel. Facilitated by Local Clergy and Educators Cost: $72

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Adult Hebrew – Intermediate – 2nd Semester

January 27, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 14, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

This intermediate level Hebrew course is to further develop skills for those who already know the Hebrew alphabet and can read several words and phrases. The focus of this course is on Hebrew prayer. Must have taken the Beginning Hebrew class and have the ability to read alef-bet Cost: $175/12 weeks (books purchased separately) Facilitated by Yonina Foster

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Adult Hebrew – Beginners – 2nd Semester

January 27, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 14, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

This basic introductory Hebrew reading course is for beginners interested in learning the Hebrew alphabet, grammar and vocabulary with a focus on reading prayers for Shabbat, synagogue services and traditional blessings. No previous experience necessary. Cost: $175/12 weeks (books purchased separately) Facilitated by Yonina Foster

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Tu B’Shevat

January 28, 2021
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One event on February 10, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on January 28, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on January 17, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on February 6, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on January 25, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on February 13, 2025 at 12:00 am

One event on February 2, 2026 at 12:00 am

One event on January 23, 2027 at 12:00 am

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

The 15th of Shevat on the Jewish calendar is the day that marks the beginning of a “new year” for trees. This day marks the season in which the earliest-blooming trees in the Land of Israel emerge from their winter sleep and begin a new fruit-bearing cycle.

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The Ballerina of Auschwitz

January 28, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

In Commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the TELLL Fund invites you to a Live Zoom event for an Inspirational, Historic & Unforgettable Evening with Dr. Edith Eva Eger "The Ballerina of Auschwitz" NY Times Bestselling Authoress, Eminent Trauma Psychologist & Survivor of Auschwitz To Register: bit.ly/TELLLFUND_EGER Registration is FREE but your donation to the TELLL Fund for events such as these is greatly appreciated. Sponsored by:  JDC Book Club, Buffalo Jewish Federation, The TELLL Fund, Toratherapeutics, Holocaust Resource Center…

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HRC’s International Holocaust Remembrance Day Event

January 31, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Screening of Broken Dreams + 30 minutes of Comments/Q&A with the Director- Tomasz Magierski

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February 2021

Intro to Judaism

February 3, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 17, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

In collaboration with the Buffalo Board of Rabbis and Cantors, this exceptional course is designed for: couples of multiple faiths considering marriage, individuals interested in conversion, or individuals (Jewish and non-Jewish) interested in learning more about Jewish religion and history. This course will expolore the Jewish calendar and life cycles, worship and beliefs, the Bible, Rabbinic literature, anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, Zionism and the State of Israel. Facilitated by Local Clergy and Educators Cost: $72

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Adult Hebrew – Intermediate – 2nd Semester

February 3, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 14, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

This intermediate level Hebrew course is to further develop skills for those who already know the Hebrew alphabet and can read several words and phrases. The focus of this course is on Hebrew prayer. Must have taken the Beginning Hebrew class and have the ability to read alef-bet Cost: $175/12 weeks (books purchased separately) Facilitated by Yonina Foster

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NCJ – Six Jewish Values to Change your Life

February 3, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 3, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 17, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 3, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 17, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Were you a past participant in a Nickel City Jews Mussar cohort? Do you want to revisit the study and practice of Mussar? Together with Rabbi Ori Bergman, , we will explore Humility (Anavah), Faith (Emunah), Responsibility (Achrayut), Balance (Ezone), Audacity (Chutzpah) and gratitude (Hakarat Hatov.) We will meet bi-weekly and on off weeks participants will meet with their assigned learning (chavruta) partner. Cost: Free Dates: Wednesday, January 6 Wednesday, January 20 Wednesday, February 3 Wednesday, February 17 Wednesday, March…

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Adult Hebrew – Beginners – 2nd Semester

February 3, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 14, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

This basic introductory Hebrew reading course is for beginners interested in learning the Hebrew alphabet, grammar and vocabulary with a focus on reading prayers for Shabbat, synagogue services and traditional blessings. No previous experience necessary. Cost: $175/12 weeks (books purchased separately) Facilitated by Yonina Foster

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Middle School Leadership Council

February 4, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 3, 2021

One event on October 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

The Middle School Leadership council is the premier leadership opportunity for 6th-8th graders in Jewish Buffalo. Consisting of nominated representatives from different organizations, this group meets virtually once a month to plan community-wide events for their peers. Facilitated by Mike Steklof Dates: Thursday, September 3 Thursday, October 15 Thursday, November 5 Thursday, December 3 Thursday, January 7 Thursday, February 4 Thursday, March 4 Thursday, April 1 Thursday, May 6 Thursday, June 3

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Rabbi Isaac Klein Scholar in Residence Month

February 6, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until February 27, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

This year, Temple Beth Tzedek is proud to host a 4-part FREE virtual event for the entire community featuring Dr. Rafael Medoff. Dr. Medoff is the author of The Jews Should Keep Quiet: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Rabbi Stephen Wise, and the Holocaust Part 1: Saturday, February 6, 2021 @ 7 PM FDR and The Holocaust: New Research, New Controversies Part 2: Saturday, February 13, 2021 @ 7 PM The Jewish Vote: Myth and Reality Part 3: Saturday, February 20, 2021…

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Living a Jewish Year

February 9, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 1, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 12, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 9, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 16, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 13, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 11, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

This year-long program will guide participants through a substantive Jewish learning experience emphasizing how a celebration of Jewish time can help individuals integrate Judaism into the natural rhythms of their lives. Participants will experience living the Jewish calendar through the celebration of a variety of holidays and festivals. Additionally, the curriculum is designed to explore and discuss a different Jewish middah/character trait each month, using ancient and modern Jewish texts, stories and simple activities, as a starting point of the…

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Intro to Judaism

February 10, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 17, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

In collaboration with the Buffalo Board of Rabbis and Cantors, this exceptional course is designed for: couples of multiple faiths considering marriage, individuals interested in conversion, or individuals (Jewish and non-Jewish) interested in learning more about Jewish religion and history. This course will expolore the Jewish calendar and life cycles, worship and beliefs, the Bible, Rabbinic literature, anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, Zionism and the State of Israel. Facilitated by Local Clergy and Educators Cost: $72

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Adult Hebrew – Intermediate – 2nd Semester

February 10, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 14, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

This intermediate level Hebrew course is to further develop skills for those who already know the Hebrew alphabet and can read several words and phrases. The focus of this course is on Hebrew prayer. Must have taken the Beginning Hebrew class and have the ability to read alef-bet Cost: $175/12 weeks (books purchased separately) Facilitated by Yonina Foster

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Teen Leadership Fellowship

February 10, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 9, 2021

One event on November 18, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Fellowship participants will develop practical skills and gain awareness of community history, civic responsibility, race/diversity, and personal potential all through the lens of applied Jewish wisdom. This program is facilitated by Hadar Borden, Director Blackstone LaunchPad at the University at Buffalo. Cost: $118 Register: bit.ly/CJEL2020 Dates: Wednesday, October 14 Wednesday, November 18 Wednesday, December 9 Wednesday, January 13 Wednesday, February 10 Wednesday, March 10 Wednesday, April 14 Wednesday, May 12 Wednesday, June 9

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Adult Hebrew – Beginners – 2nd Semester

February 10, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 14, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

This basic introductory Hebrew reading course is for beginners interested in learning the Hebrew alphabet, grammar and vocabulary with a focus on reading prayers for Shabbat, synagogue services and traditional blessings. No previous experience necessary. Cost: $175/12 weeks (books purchased separately) Facilitated by Yonina Foster

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BJF Executive Committee Meeting 2021

February 11, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on March 18, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on April 29, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on June 24, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on October 14, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

All meetings will be held via Zoom Thursday, February 11 Thursday, March 18 Thursday, April 29 Thursday, June 24 Thursday, October 14

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PJOW 4th & 5th Grade Game Night

February 11, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 10, 2021

One event on December 17, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Monthly gathering for kids in grades 4-5. Come together in a virtual space to play games and spend time together. Facilitated by Mike Steklof Cost: Free Dates: Thursday, October 8 Thursday, November 12 Thursday, December 17 Thursday, January 14 Thursday, February 11 Thursday, March 11 Thursday, April 8 Thursday, May 13 Thursday, June 10

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PJOW – 6th & 7th Grade Game Night

February 11, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 10, 2021

One event on December 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Monthly gathering for kids in grades 6-7. Come together in a virtual space to play games and spend time together. Facilitated by Mike Steklof Cost: Free Dates: Thursday, October 8 Thursday, November 12 Thursday, December 17 Thursday, January 14 Thursday, February 11 Thursday, March 11 Thursday, April 8 Thursday, May 13 Thursday, June 10

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Women Gathering – Well Circle – 2021

February 11, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 11, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm

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Are you interested in learning about yourself from the inside-out, cultivating relationships, and uncovering personal connections to inherited wisdom in rituals?  This monthly peer-led gathering using curriculum from At The Well connects women to body, soul, and community through wellness, learning and Jewish spirituality. *For women in their 30s and 40s ➡REGISTER: BIT.LY/CJEL2020

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Shabbat ShaFamily

February 12, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on May 14, 2021 at 5:30 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Let's meet up on Facebook LIVE (facebook.com/buffalojewish) for Kabbalat Shabbat with our new program SHABBAT SHAFAMILY - a musical and family-friendly virtual Shabbat.  This is for YOU and your kids (of all ages)! Friday, May 14, 2021 With Friends from the JCC Early Childhood Department and Betsy Abramson Friday, April 9, 2021 With Friends from Hillel and Rabbi Sara Rich Friday, March 12, 2021 With Friends from Temple Beth Tzedek Friday, February 12, 2021 With Friends from Temple Beth Zion…

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Rabbi Isaac Klein Scholar in Residence Month

February 13, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until February 27, 2021

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This year, Temple Beth Tzedek is proud to host a 4-part FREE virtual event for the entire community featuring Dr. Rafael Medoff. Dr. Medoff is the author of The Jews Should Keep Quiet: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Rabbi Stephen Wise, and the Holocaust Part 1: Saturday, February 6, 2021 @ 7 PM FDR and The Holocaust: New Research, New Controversies Part 2: Saturday, February 13, 2021 @ 7 PM The Jewish Vote: Myth and Reality Part 3: Saturday, February 20, 2021…

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HRC Descendants of Holocaust Survivors Group Meetings

February 15, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 13, 2021 at 7:00 pm

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Monthly meetings for descendants of Holocaust Survivors - held virtually. December 14, 2020 January 18, 2021 February 15, 2021 March 22, 2021 April 26, 2021 May 24, 2021 June 21, 2021 July 19, 2021 August 16, 2021 September 13, 2021 October 18, 2021 November 15, 2021 December 13, 2021

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Intro to Judaism

February 17, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 17, 2021

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In collaboration with the Buffalo Board of Rabbis and Cantors, this exceptional course is designed for: couples of multiple faiths considering marriage, individuals interested in conversion, or individuals (Jewish and non-Jewish) interested in learning more about Jewish religion and history. This course will expolore the Jewish calendar and life cycles, worship and beliefs, the Bible, Rabbinic literature, anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, Zionism and the State of Israel. Facilitated by Local Clergy and Educators Cost: $72

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Adult Hebrew – Intermediate – 2nd Semester

February 17, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 14, 2021

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This intermediate level Hebrew course is to further develop skills for those who already know the Hebrew alphabet and can read several words and phrases. The focus of this course is on Hebrew prayer. Must have taken the Beginning Hebrew class and have the ability to read alef-bet Cost: $175/12 weeks (books purchased separately) Facilitated by Yonina Foster

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NCJ – Six Jewish Values to Change your Life

February 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on March 17, 2021 at 7:00 pm

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Were you a past participant in a Nickel City Jews Mussar cohort? Do you want to revisit the study and practice of Mussar? Together with Rabbi Ori Bergman, , we will explore Humility (Anavah), Faith (Emunah), Responsibility (Achrayut), Balance (Ezone), Audacity (Chutzpah) and gratitude (Hakarat Hatov.) We will meet bi-weekly and on off weeks participants will meet with their assigned learning (chavruta) partner. Cost: Free Dates: Wednesday, January 6 Wednesday, January 20 Wednesday, February 3 Wednesday, February 17 Wednesday, March…

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Adult Hebrew – Beginners – 2nd Semester

February 17, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 14, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

This basic introductory Hebrew reading course is for beginners interested in learning the Hebrew alphabet, grammar and vocabulary with a focus on reading prayers for Shabbat, synagogue services and traditional blessings. No previous experience necessary. Cost: $175/12 weeks (books purchased separately) Facilitated by Yonina Foster

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Rabbi Isaac Klein Scholar in Residence Month

February 20, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until February 27, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

This year, Temple Beth Tzedek is proud to host a 4-part FREE virtual event for the entire community featuring Dr. Rafael Medoff. Dr. Medoff is the author of The Jews Should Keep Quiet: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Rabbi Stephen Wise, and the Holocaust Part 1: Saturday, February 6, 2021 @ 7 PM FDR and The Holocaust: New Research, New Controversies Part 2: Saturday, February 13, 2021 @ 7 PM The Jewish Vote: Myth and Reality Part 3: Saturday, February 20, 2021…

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