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To learn more about the Path of the Mensch, please contact Rabbi Carter.Brooklyn Brownstone Communal Yom Ha Shoah Commemoration Many of you joined us for the Brooklyn Brownstone Communal Yom Hashoah Commemoration on Sunday evening, featuring June Hersh, author of Recipes Remembered: A Celebration of Survival.These are some of the questions we will address together as we approach the High Holy Days. Learn About Shmira with PSJC Hevra Kadisha Saturday, November 3 | PM (after Kiddush) Have you ever wondered if joining the Park Slope Jewish Center Hevra Kadisha is for you? The Rabbi Who Killed His Purim Guest: An Exploration Of The Talmud Through The Jewish Year Beginning November 7 | PM Introduction to Judaism: An Exploration for Curious Adults Join this 20-session course on Jewish life, thought and practice Mishneh Torah - Laws Of Teshuvah Saturdays | PM October 14, December 19, January 6, February 3, March 3, April 14 and May 5 Please register here for this study group.Introduction to Judaism: An Exploration for Curious Adults Join this 20-session course on Jewish life, thought and practice - Fall 2017Path of the Mensch Beginning in November November 9 - April 5 The world of Mussar is opening before you and you are invited to enter.How do we talk about Teshuvah (Repentance) and Forgiveness with our children? In this class, we will practice mindfulness meditation through a Jewish lens with Jewish texts as our inspiration.How do we make sure that this year, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur help us and our families actually start a new and good year? Through guided meditations, sitting, walking, and chant, learn mindfulness techniques and discover Judaism’s rich history with this ancient practice.He totally felt ostracized by the big group” of students at the religious school.JYCA is a social justice organization that empowers Jewish youth with social action education, leadership training and protest involvement.
“My youngest son likes JYCA, but traditionally he has felt like an outcast,” added Esteen, who is black.
We believe in the importance of life-long learning.
We believe that an adult understanding of Judaism requires adult study and spiritual/intellectual engagement.
“Being with each other as Jews of color is a radical act,” says JYCA East Bay program coordinator Sarah Gladstone.
JYCA, which stands for Jewish Youth for Community Action, is piloting a program called JAM in which Jewish teens of color participate in bonding activities and discussions about their cultural and religious identities. The program is for Jews between the ages 13 and 18 who identify as black, Latino, Asian, Pacific Islander, Native American, Mizrahi, Sephardic and/or mixed.