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March 2021

NCJ – Six Jewish Values to Change your Life

March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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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

One event on March 31, 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 20 Wednesday, February 3 Wednesday, February 17 Wednesday, March 3 Wednesday, March…

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Adult Hebrew – Beginners – 2nd Semester

March 3 @ 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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Youth Family Professional Meeting

March 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 4, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 1, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on May 6, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on June 3, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Organized by the Center for Jewish Engagement and Learning. For more information, contact Mike Steklof: mike@buffalojewishfederation.org

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An Avenger in Paris: the Tale of Herschel Grynszpan

March 4 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Learn about Herschel Grynzspan, a young Jewish refugee in France, and the unleashing of kristallnacht by the Nazis in 1938. Gil Wolfe is the Irvin and Rosemary Smith Professor and Chairman of the Dept. of Neurology at Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, where he also holds the title of Distinguished Professor. Although his main focus is neurology and neuromuscular disorders, he enjoys reading about history, especially as it pertains to Israel and world conflicts. Zoom…

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Teens: Campfire & Havdalah

March 6 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

8th - 12th graders are invited to enjoy s’mores and fun around a campfire (at a private residence in Williamsville) Register at bit.ly/bjtiwinter Contact Mike at mike@buffalojewishfederation.org with questions.

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TBT presents: Ms. Debra Cenziper

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Ms Debra Cenziper will discuss her most recent book: CITIZEN 865: THE HUNT FOR HITLER'S HIDDEN SOLDIERS IN AMERICA This book is based on true accounts of the search for Nazis executed by the Office of Special Investigations (OSI) living undercover here in the United States. Ms. Cenziper is an investigative reporter for the Washington Post, Director of Investigative Reporting at the Medill School Journalism, Media & Investigative Marketing Communication at Northwestern University, and Pulitzer Prize winner in 2007 RSVP…

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PJOW Erie Canal Challenge

March 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 21, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on April 11, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Calling all 8-12 year olds!!!  Join other tweens across Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse for entertaining challenges as we travel the Erie Canal.  Play Western New York Among Us, compete in the first ever Great Erie Canal Bake Off: Passover, and participate in a Virtual Scavenger Hunt Extravaganza!  Connect with friends new and old and have fun! Sunday, March 7   3 - 4 PM: Western New York Among Us Play the popular game Among Us with friends from Buffalo-Rochester-Syracuse.  Who will…

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Mussar for Moms II

March 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 7, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on March 21, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on April 11, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on April 25, 2021 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 a continuation for women parenting PJ Library age children from Fall 2020. honor/kavod         Simplicity/histapkut enthusiasm/zirizut…

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Winter Roots Series 2021

March 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on February 21, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on March 9, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Beets, carrots, parsnips and turnips are among those vegetables commonly know as root crops.  They offer a prolonged harvest season, a long storage life, produce a large amount of food in a small amount of space, and are staples in an Eastern European diet. The Buffalo Jewish Federation's Winter ROOTS Series pays homage to these staples, appreciating the sustenance they bring during a long winter season.  In that spirit, ROOTS co-chairs, Leslie Shuman Kramer and Rise' Kulick, invite you to…

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Meet Toby from “The Office”

March 9 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Join us for a fun conversation and Q&A with Paul Lieberstein - writer, executive producer, and cast member on The Office. Paul portrayed Toby Flenderson, Human Resources Representative for the Scranton branch of paper distributor Dunder Mifflin, for 9 seasons. Working alongside Steve Carell, Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, Mindy Kaling and others, Lieberstein helped "The Office" gain it's reputation as one of the greatest TV shows of all time. Register: bit.ly/TOBYFROMTHEOFFICE Presented by Buffalo Jewish Federation in partnership…

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Adult Hebrew – Intermediate – 2nd Semester

March 10 @ 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

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

March 10 @ 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

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

March 10 @ 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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JRT Presents: Beau Jest

March 11 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Join JRT March 11-31 for a Covid-safe virtual staged reading of James Sherman’s hilarious Beau Jest! This production stars Patrick Cameron, Arin Lee Dandes, Darleen Pickering-Hummert, Steve Jakiel, Nick Stevens, and Adam Yellen and is directed by Steve Vaughan. Once tickets are purchased the show is available to stream at any time until 10:00pm on March 31st. “What's a nice Jewish girl to do when her parents expect her to marry a nice Jewish doctor even though she’s already in…

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Cooking Series with Chef Marshall Goldstein

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

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

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

January 14, 2021 @ 7 PM “Not Just another Phyllo dough Recipe”, phyllo, pistachios and more. Join Chef Marshall Goldstein for a live demonstration and conversation about Phyllo dough. Learn tips and trick for making the perfect dough and experiment with toppings and ingredients that will turn your plain phyllo dough into something delicious. The recipe will be emailed prior to the event so you can cook-along with Chef Marshall if you like. Chef Marshall has an Associate’s degree from…

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Finding your own Happiness

March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Happiness is not a gift given to you.  It is not something you crash into or something that magically happens.  Finding over-the-top endomorphic-producing happiness takes hard work.  The good news is that holding yourself accountable for your own happiness is 100% within your control. Join Peggy Sullivan, Women's Leadership Speaker, Mindset Expert, and Founder of SheCAN!, to learn and gain insight on how to flex your happiness muscle to create a more profound and sustainable happiness that will lead to…

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Shabbat ShaFamily

March 12 @ 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 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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Women Gathering – Well Circle – 2021

March 15 @ 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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Living a Jewish Year

March 16 @ 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

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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Passover the Food Board: A modern take on the Seder Plate

March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

With family gatherings still discouraged we find ourselves in a familiar place once again, looking for new ways to celebrate the Holidays and stay connected with family and friends. Join Sharon Kostiner from the JCC in conversation Amy Stopnicki, a successful food blogger and winner of the 2016 Gourmand Culinary Award for her book, Kosher Taste (Feldheim), for a virtual event that will focus on creating fun food boards you can serve or gift during Passover. It’s an unconventional ode to…

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Passover Cooking Class w/Michael Solomonov

March 16 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

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Adult Hebrew – Intermediate – 2nd Semester

March 17 @ 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

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

March 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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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

One event on March 31, 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 20 Wednesday, February 3 Wednesday, February 17 Wednesday, March 3 Wednesday, March…

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Adult Hebrew – Beginners – 2nd Semester

March 17 @ 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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BJF Executive Committee Meeting 2021

March 18 @ 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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JRT Presents: Beau Jest

March 18 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Join JRT March 11-31 for a Covid-safe virtual staged reading of James Sherman’s hilarious Beau Jest! This production stars Patrick Cameron, Arin Lee Dandes, Darleen Pickering-Hummert, Steve Jakiel, Nick Stevens, and Adam Yellen and is directed by Steve Vaughan. Once tickets are purchased the show is available to stream at any time until 10:00pm on March 31st. “What's a nice Jewish girl to do when her parents expect her to marry a nice Jewish doctor even though she’s already in…

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My Grown Up and Me

March 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 18, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on November 15, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on December 6, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on January 24, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on February 21, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on March 21, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on April 11, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on May 2, 2021 at 11:00 am

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

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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PJOW Erie Canal Challenge

March 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 21, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on April 11, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Calling all 8-12 year olds!!!  Join other tweens across Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse for entertaining challenges as we travel the Erie Canal.  Play Western New York Among Us, compete in the first ever Great Erie Canal Bake Off: Passover, and participate in a Virtual Scavenger Hunt Extravaganza!  Connect with friends new and old and have fun! Sunday, March 7   3 - 4 PM: Western New York Among Us Play the popular game Among Us with friends from Buffalo-Rochester-Syracuse.  Who will…

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Mussar for Moms II

March 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 7, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on March 21, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on April 11, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on April 25, 2021 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 a continuation for women parenting PJ Library age children from Fall 2020. honor/kavod         Simplicity/histapkut enthusiasm/zirizut…

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HRC Descendants of Holocaust Survivors Group Meetings

March 22 @ 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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JCRC Interfaith COVID-19 Seder

March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

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Jews and Diversity: How to Ask about Jewish American Heritage Today?

March 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

What did Jews and Jewish tradition contribute to America? Answers to this question vary from Andrew Heinze's historical and seemigly neutral claim that "the american soul" (whcih is also the title of his 2004 book) in the last century was shaped by Jewish psychiatrists, psychoanalysts, and philosophers, who emigrated from Europe during the war and post-war times, to a defensive (to say the least) 'Jews will not replace us" during the events in Charlottesville in 2017. Questions of heritage are difficult…

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Adult Hebrew – Intermediate – 2nd Semester

March 24 @ 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

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

March 24 @ 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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BJF Board of Governors Meeting 2021

March 25 @ 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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JRT Presents: Beau Jest

March 25 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Join JRT March 11-31 for a Covid-safe virtual staged reading of James Sherman’s hilarious Beau Jest! This production stars Patrick Cameron, Arin Lee Dandes, Darleen Pickering-Hummert, Steve Jakiel, Nick Stevens, and Adam Yellen and is directed by Steve Vaughan. Once tickets are purchased the show is available to stream at any time until 10:00pm on March 31st. “What's a nice Jewish girl to do when her parents expect her to marry a nice Jewish doctor even though she’s already in…

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NCJ – Six Jewish Values to Change your Life

March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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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

One event on March 31, 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 20 Wednesday, February 3 Wednesday, February 17 Wednesday, March 3 Wednesday, March…

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April 2021

Youth Family Professional Meeting

April 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 4, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 1, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on May 6, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on June 3, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Organized by the Center for Jewish Engagement and Learning. For more information, contact Mike Steklof: mike@buffalojewishfederation.org

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Middle School Leadership Council

April 1 @ 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

One event on March 2, 2021 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 2 Thursday, April 1 Thursday, May 6 Thursday, June 3

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Photography of the Holocaust – The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross

April 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

In commemorating the six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust, and the heroism of survivors join Galicia Jewish Museum Chief Curator Tomasz Strug, Robert Hirsch artist, curator, educator, historian, and Dr. Shawn Kelley, Professor of Philosophy/Religious Studies, Department Chair, Daemen College to discuss the photography of the Holocaust, specifically focusing on The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross. From 1940 to 1944, Ross documented life inside the Lodz Ghetto. Officially, Ross worked for the ghetto’s Jewish Administration’s Statistics department,…

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Adult Hebrew – Intermediate – 2nd Semester

April 7 @ 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

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

April 7 @ 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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Shabbat ShaFamily

April 9 @ 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 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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BIJFF: Ben-Gurion Epilogue

April 10 @ 6:00 pm - April 13 @ 6:00 pm
Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

We are excited to present a Film and Talkback Series program through the JCC of Greater Buffalo. Watch selected films independently and register to participate in ZOOM discussions led by BIJFF committee members. More information can be found at bijff.com Ben-Gurion Epilogue Saturday, April 10 @ 6 pm - Tuesday, April 13 @ 6 pm Tuesday Talkback w/ Clinton Bailey on Tuesday, April 13 @ 4 pm

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My Grown Up and Me

April 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 18, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on November 15, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on December 6, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on January 24, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on February 21, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on March 21, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on April 11, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on May 2, 2021 at 11:00 am

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

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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PJOW Erie Canal Challenge

April 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 21, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on April 11, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Calling all 8-12 year olds!!!  Join other tweens across Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse for entertaining challenges as we travel the Erie Canal.  Play Western New York Among Us, compete in the first ever Great Erie Canal Bake Off: Passover, and participate in a Virtual Scavenger Hunt Extravaganza!  Connect with friends new and old and have fun! Sunday, March 7   3 - 4 PM: Western New York Among Us Play the popular game Among Us with friends from Buffalo-Rochester-Syracuse.  Who will…

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Mussar for Moms II

April 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 7, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on March 21, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on April 11, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on April 25, 2021 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 a continuation for women parenting PJ Library age children from Fall 2020. honor/kavod         Simplicity/histapkut enthusiasm/zirizut…

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Women Gathering – Well Circle – 2021

April 12 @ 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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CJEL Leadership Council

April 13 @ 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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Living a Jewish Year

April 13 @ 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

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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Adult Hebrew – Intermediate – 2nd Semester

April 14 @ 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

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

April 14 @ 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

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

April 14 @ 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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BIJFF: The Passengers & The Samuel Project

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - April 27 @ 6:00 pm
Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

We are excited to present a Film and Talkback Series program through the JCC of Greater Buffalo. Watch selected films independently and register to participate in ZOOM discussions led by BIJFF committee members. More information can be found at bijff.com The Passengers & The Samuel Project Saturday, April 24 @ 6 pm - Tuesday, April 27 @ 6 pm Tuesday Talkback: The Passengers on Tuesday, April 27 @ 7 pm

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Mussar for Moms II

April 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 7, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on March 21, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on April 11, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on April 25, 2021 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 a continuation for women parenting PJ Library age children from Fall 2020. honor/kavod         Simplicity/histapkut enthusiasm/zirizut…

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Made in Buffalo: From Buffalo to Broadway

April 25 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Made in Buffalo presents From Buffalo to Broadway: Waiting in the Wings A Live Virtual Event Starring Cheryl Stern! Join us for our revamped Made in Buffalo Event - back for 2021! Stay tuned for more details :)

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HRC Descendants of Holocaust Survivors Group Meetings

April 26 @ 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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BIJFF: Syndrome K & Sublet

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - April 30 @ 6:00 pm
Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

We are excited to present a Film and Talkback Series program through the JCC of Greater Buffalo. Watch selected films independently and register to participate in ZOOM discussions led by BIJFF committee members. More information can be found at bijff.com Syndrome K & Sublet Tuesday, April 27 @ 6 pm - Friday, April 30 @ 6 pm

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BJF Executive Committee Meeting 2021

April 29 @ 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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Lag B’Omer

April 30
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One event on May 12, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on April 30, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on May 19, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on May 9, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on May 26, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on May 16, 2025 at 12:00 am

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Lag B’Omer falls on the 33rd day of the Omer, a minor festival falling between Passover and Shavuot, commemorating the end of a plague which killed thousands of Rabbi Akiva’s students; also the yahrzeit of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, author of the Zohar.

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May 2021

BIJFF: Shared Legacies & Starry Sky Over A Roman Ghetto

May 1 @ 6:00 pm - May 4 @ 6:00 pm
Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

We are excited to present a Film and Talkback Series program through the JCC of Greater Buffalo. Watch selected films independently and register to participate in ZOOM discussions led by BIJFF committee members. More information can be found at bijff.com Shared Legacies & Starry Sky Over A Roman Ghetto Saturday, May 1 @ 6 pm - Tuesday, May 4 @ 6 pm Tuesday Talkback: Shared Legacies panel discussion on Tuesday, May 4 @ 7 pm

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My Grown Up and Me

May 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 18, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on November 15, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on December 6, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on January 24, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on February 21, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on March 21, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on April 11, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on May 2, 2021 at 11:00 am

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

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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BIJFF: The Last Supper & Aulcie

May 4 @ 6:00 pm - May 7 @ 6:00 pm
Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

We are excited to present a Film and Talkback Series program through the JCC of Greater Buffalo. Watch selected films independently and register to participate in ZOOM discussions led by BIJFF committee members. More information can be found at bijff.com The Last Supper & Aulcie Tuesday, May 4 @ 6 pm - Friday, May 7 @ 6 pm

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Youth Family Professional Meeting

May 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 4, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 1, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on May 6, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on June 3, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Organized by the Center for Jewish Engagement and Learning. For more information, contact Mike Steklof: mike@buffalojewishfederation.org

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Middle School Leadership Council

May 6 @ 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

One event on March 2, 2021 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 2 Thursday, April 1 Thursday, May 6 Thursday, June 3

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BIJFF: An Irrepressible Woman & Mish Mish

May 8 @ 6:00 pm - May 11 @ 6:00 pm
Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

We are excited to present a Film and Talkback Series program through the JCC of Greater Buffalo. Watch selected films independently and register to participate in ZOOM discussions led by BIJFF committee members. More information can be found at bijff.com An Irrepressible Woman & Mish Mish Saturday, May 8 @ 6 pm - Tuesday, May 11 @ 6 pm Tuesday Talkback: An Irrepressible Woman on Tuesday, May 11 @ 7 PM

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BIJFF: The Crossing & Incitement

May 11 @ 6:00 pm - May 14 @ 6:00 pm
Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

We are excited to present a Film and Talkback Series program through the JCC of Greater Buffalo. Watch selected films independently and register to participate in ZOOM discussions led by BIJFF committee members. More information can be found at bijff.com The Crossing & Incitement Tuesday, May 11 @ 6 pm - Friday, May 14 @ 6 pm

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Living a Jewish Year

May 11 @ 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

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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Teen Leadership Fellowship

May 12 @ 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

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

May 12 @ 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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BJF Board of Governors Meeting 2021

May 13 @ 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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Shabbat ShaFamily

May 14 @ 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 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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HRC Descendants of Holocaust Survivors Group Meetings

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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June 2021

Youth Family Professional Meeting

June 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 4, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 1, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on May 6, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on June 3, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Organized by the Center for Jewish Engagement and Learning. For more information, contact Mike Steklof: mike@buffalojewishfederation.org

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Middle School Leadership Council

June 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

One event on March 2, 2021 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 2 Thursday, April 1 Thursday, May 6 Thursday, June 3

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Teen Leadership Fellowship

June 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

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

June 10 @ 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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HRC Descendants of Holocaust Survivors Group Meetings

June 21 @ 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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BJF Executive Committee Meeting 2021

June 24 @ 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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July 2021

Women Gathering – Well Circle – 2021

July 8 @ 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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HRC Descendants of Holocaust Survivors Group Meetings

July 19 @ 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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CJEL Leadership Council

July 20 @ 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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August 2021

Women Gathering – Well Circle – 2021

August 9 @ 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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HRC Descendants of Holocaust Survivors Group Meetings

August 16 @ 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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September 2021

Rosh Hashanah Day 1

September 7
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One event on September 19, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on September 7, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on September 26, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 16, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on October 3, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on September 23, 2025 at 12:00 am

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Rosh Hashanah celebrates the Jewish New Year. It begins at sundown on the eve of the Hebrew month of Tishrei 1 and ends after nightfall on Tishrei 2.  This is one of the holiest holidays of the year.  Students are generally absent from school to observe the holiday.

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HRC Descendants of Holocaust Survivors Group Meetings

September 13 @ 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

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

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One event on November 15, 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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Erev Yom Kippur

September 15
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Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the Jewish year and means “Day of Atonement.”  It begins several minutes before sunset and concludes after nightfall the following day.  Many who observe the holiday will attend synagogue and will abstain from eating and drinking, as well as other normal activities.

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Yom Kippur

September 16
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Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the Jewish year and means “Day of Atonement.”  It begins several minutes before sunset and concludes after nightfall the following day.  Many who observe the holiday will attend synagogue and will abstain from eating and drinking, as well as other normal activities.

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Erev Sukkot

September 20
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Sukkot is a weeklong Jewish festival that comes five days after Yom Kippur. Sukkot celebrates the gathering of the harvest and many Jews celebrate by eating (and some even sleeping) in a foliage-covered booth (known as a sukkah).

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Sukkot Day 1

September 21
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Sukkot is a weeklong Jewish festival that comes five days after Yom Kippur. Sukkot celebrates the gathering of the harvest and many Jews celebrate by eating (and some even sleeping) in a foliage-covered booth (known as a sukkah).

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Sukkot Day 2

September 22
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Sukkot is a weeklong Jewish festival that comes five days after Yom Kippur. Sukkot celebrates the gathering of the harvest and many Jews celebrate by eating (and some even sleeping) in a foliage-covered booth (known as a sukkah).

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Sukkot Intermediate Days

September 23 - September 27
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Sukkot is a weeklong Jewish festival that comes five days after Yom Kippur. Sukkot celebrates the gathering of the harvest and many Jews celebrate by eating (and some even sleeping) in a foliage-covered booth (known as a sukkah).

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BJF Board of Governors Meeting 2021

September 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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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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Shemini Atzeret

September 28
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Shemini Atzeret is the 8th day of Sukkot – It is a separate, yet connected, holy day devoted to the spiritual aspects of the festival of Sukkot.

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Simchat Torah

September 29
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Simchat Torah marks the conclusion of the annual cycle of public Torah readings, and the beginning of a new cycle.  It is often celebrated in synagogue during evening and morning services.

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October 2021

BJF Executive Committee Meeting 2021

October 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on October 14, 2021 at 5:00 pm

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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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HRC Descendants of Holocaust Survivors Group Meetings

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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

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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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BJF Board of Governors Meeting 2021

October 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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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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November 2021

HRC Descendants of Holocaust Survivors Group Meetings

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on January 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

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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

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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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Hanukah

November 28 - December 6
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One event on December 10, 2020 at 12:00 am

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

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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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