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Announcements for Congregation B’nai Jacob 1/15/16

75 Rimmon Road, Woodbridge ● (203) 389-2111

Upcoming Events

Friday, January 15th at 7: 30 p.m. David Goodman & Afro Semitic Experience Jazz Group at Mishkan Israel – David Goodman brother of civil right martyr killed in 1964 will speak at annual remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King. Music combining Black-Jewish ritual themes.

Saturday, February 6th around 12:30 p.m. Jews in China: A Little Known Big Story – Led by Angelica Kaner. Dr. Kaner will talk about how Jews came to live and thrive in China. Born and raised in Hong Kong, she will read excerpts from a series of stories she had begun to write about her childhood.

Special Services

Saturday, January 30th at 10:15 a.m. Family Shabbat – Students will lead the ‘junior congregation’ service and learn to read Torah. This will be a fun, dynamic service and a great way to gain familiarity with the Shabbat service.

Ongoing Learning

Monday at 7:30 p.m. Maimonides: Life and Thought with Rabbi Shapiro – February 22, 29; March 7, 14, 28; April 4, 11, 18.

Every Week

Bread & Torah – Every Saturday at 9:00 a.m. (Except when Shir Hadash occurs). Come learn parshat hashavua (the weekly torah portion) over bagels and coffee in the library with Rabbi Shapiro before 9:45 a.m. services.

Mah Jong & Canasta – Every Tuesday & Wednesday. Anyone can come in and play. We will be offering coffee “and” but feel free to bring a dairy lunch. Please call to reserve a table.

Daily Minyan – As a reminder, daily minyan is at 7:45 a.m. & 6:00 p.m. and Sunday morning minyan is at 9:00 a.m. Friday night services are at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday at 9:45 a.m.

Gan Hayeled Sundays at 9:30 a.m. [During Religious School] – This is for three- and four-year olds and is a “drop offˮ experience. The curriculum is a play-based Judaic program, taking advantage of our long history of providing a warm, caring environment in which children can develop social skills while also learning about Jewish holidays, traditions and values.

All programs are open to the public. RSVP required when indicated.

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