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March 2021

Beth El Religious School

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 16, 2021

What will it look like to rock shul in our houses this year? Beth El is here to help your family meet your Jewish learning goals and support intentional Jewish family time. Religious school for children ages 4 - 16 meets Sunday mornings for up to an hour and a half over zoom, depending on the age of your child. We are focused this year on short bursts of quality content to avoid zoom fatigue. Participants in our school also…

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Sisterhood Passover Cooking Demo

March 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Sisterhood for a Cook-A-Long demonstration of two beloved Passover recipes; Natalie Sikora's famous carrot kugel and Jan Hirsch's delicious "matzah crack!" Engagement and Collaboration Coordinator, Margaret Norman, and Jan Hirsch will be demonstrating these recipes and inviting participants to watch and learn or cook-a-long.   Register in advance to receive the recipes and a list of ingredients: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkdeygrD8pGd2YnxBVDhDL9JUOfb4hCDUA

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“The New Jewish Canon”: A Conversation about Contemporary Judaism

March 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 31, 2021

The late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries have been a period of mass production and proliferation of Jewish ideas, and have witnessed major changes in Jewish life and stimulated major debates. Join this class to talk about the book, "The New Jewish Canon," which came out this year in July. This book offers a conceptual roadmap to make sense of some of this rapid change. The New Jewish Canon is an entry point for the Jewish intellectual and communal zeitgeist…

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The Tikkun Middot Project

March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, happening 9 times

Free

The Tikkun Middot Project is an innovative, national program to promote character development through mindful engagement with the Jewish Mussar tradition. Beth El is participating by building a small group that will meet to study, discuss, and practice character-forming techniques. Created by the Institute for Jewish Spirituality, the purpose of the program is to bring positive communal change by helping individuals acknowledge and reduce negative behavioural patterns. The course will help you be more skillful at navigating challenging situations by…

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JewCurious?

March 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 30, 2021

$25

Are you JewCurious? Have you heard that Judaism is about asking questions? Questions are the start of a great conversation. I would say, Judaism is about a great conversation. Come learn more about what that conversation sounds like by joining this JewCurious Class. This class is for everyone looking to get a broad overview of Judaism. This 101 class lasts for 20 weeks and is open to anyone who is curious. We'll explore the major narratives, history, practices, theology and…

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Shalem: “Game Change: Climate Hope and Action for a Secure Future” with John Northrop

March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join us for a special Shalem program on climate wellness! John Northrop is Birmingham Group Leader for Citizens’ Climate Lobby/Citizens’ Climate Education (CCL/CCE). CCL/CCE is an international, non-profit, non-partisan, 99 percent volunteer organization devoted to climate education, advocacy, and action. John is a former journalist, first as a photographer and reporter for the Birmingham News, later as environmental, then City Hall reporter for the Birmingham Post-Herald; he also has been a writer-photographer-editor for the Birmingham Reporter (an early 1970s Southside weekly) and…

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Beth El Religious School

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 16, 2021

What will it look like to rock shul in our houses this year? Beth El is here to help your family meet your Jewish learning goals and support intentional Jewish family time. Religious school for children ages 4 - 16 meets Sunday mornings for up to an hour and a half over zoom, depending on the age of your child. We are focused this year on short bursts of quality content to avoid zoom fatigue. Participants in our school also…

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Nosh and Learn Takeout Tour: Jewish Birmingham and Civil Rights

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Temple Beth-El, 2179 Highland Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35205 United States
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$36

Please join us for our 2021 Annual Fundraiser—a COVID-safe, family-friendly progressive driving supper throughout Birmingham.  The driving dinner and history tour will take place on Sunday, March 14, 2021 from 1:00-4:00pm.  The tour route and historical content is being developed in partnership with the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and a portion of the funds raised for this event will be donated to the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. The event, “Intersections of Judaism and Civil Rights in Birmingham,” is our first…

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“The New Jewish Canon”: A Conversation about Contemporary Judaism

March 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 31, 2021

The late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries have been a period of mass production and proliferation of Jewish ideas, and have witnessed major changes in Jewish life and stimulated major debates. Join this class to talk about the book, "The New Jewish Canon," which came out this year in July. This book offers a conceptual roadmap to make sense of some of this rapid change. The New Jewish Canon is an entry point for the Jewish intellectual and communal zeitgeist…

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JewCurious?

March 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 30, 2021

$25

Are you JewCurious? Have you heard that Judaism is about asking questions? Questions are the start of a great conversation. I would say, Judaism is about a great conversation. Come learn more about what that conversation sounds like by joining this JewCurious Class. This class is for everyone looking to get a broad overview of Judaism. This 101 class lasts for 20 weeks and is open to anyone who is curious. We'll explore the major narratives, history, practices, theology and…

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Podcast Dinner Club: Political theology, Messianism and Zionism with The Jewish Story

March 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

  Our new series of Podcast Dinner Clubs are ideal for busy people who love learning! Structured like a book club, we’ll meet each session with a different host and listen together to segments of a podcast, pausing for discussion. Podcast dinner clubs come with free snack drop-offs for those who register in advance, so that we can nosh and socialize! Registration information can be found on the Temple Beth El calendar, and if you’d like to learn about hosting…

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Beth El Religious School

March 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 16, 2021

What will it look like to rock shul in our houses this year? Beth El is here to help your family meet your Jewish learning goals and support intentional Jewish family time. Religious school for children ages 4 - 16 meets Sunday mornings for up to an hour and a half over zoom, depending on the age of your child. We are focused this year on short bursts of quality content to avoid zoom fatigue. Participants in our school also…

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Mensch Adventures

March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 16, 2021

Sunday afternoon, in-person, socially-distant, outdoor adventures for the sake of building empathy, integrity, kindness, and civic-mindedness. During our monthly adventures, we will focus on building our awareness of contemporary social challenges and Torah’s power to help us be better thinkers, feelers, and doers. Students will need to wear masks at all times and we ask that you bring your own kosher-style snacks and water bottles. This is a program organized out of Beth El for 4th-8th graders. It is open…

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“The New Jewish Canon”: A Conversation about Contemporary Judaism

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 31, 2021

The late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries have been a period of mass production and proliferation of Jewish ideas, and have witnessed major changes in Jewish life and stimulated major debates. Join this class to talk about the book, "The New Jewish Canon," which came out this year in July. This book offers a conceptual roadmap to make sense of some of this rapid change. The New Jewish Canon is an entry point for the Jewish intellectual and communal zeitgeist…

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JewCurious?

March 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 30, 2021

$25

Are you JewCurious? Have you heard that Judaism is about asking questions? Questions are the start of a great conversation. I would say, Judaism is about a great conversation. Come learn more about what that conversation sounds like by joining this JewCurious Class. This class is for everyone looking to get a broad overview of Judaism. This 101 class lasts for 20 weeks and is open to anyone who is curious. We'll explore the major narratives, history, practices, theology and…

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Beth El Religious School

March 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 16, 2021

What will it look like to rock shul in our houses this year? Beth El is here to help your family meet your Jewish learning goals and support intentional Jewish family time. Religious school for children ages 4 - 16 meets Sunday mornings for up to an hour and a half over zoom, depending on the age of your child. We are focused this year on short bursts of quality content to avoid zoom fatigue. Participants in our school also…

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“The New Jewish Canon”: A Conversation about Contemporary Judaism

March 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 31, 2021

The late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries have been a period of mass production and proliferation of Jewish ideas, and have witnessed major changes in Jewish life and stimulated major debates. Join this class to talk about the book, "The New Jewish Canon," which came out this year in July. This book offers a conceptual roadmap to make sense of some of this rapid change. The New Jewish Canon is an entry point for the Jewish intellectual and communal zeitgeist…

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JewCurious?

March 31 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 30, 2021

$25

Are you JewCurious? Have you heard that Judaism is about asking questions? Questions are the start of a great conversation. I would say, Judaism is about a great conversation. Come learn more about what that conversation sounds like by joining this JewCurious Class. This class is for everyone looking to get a broad overview of Judaism. This 101 class lasts for 20 weeks and is open to anyone who is curious. We'll explore the major narratives, history, practices, theology and…

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April 2021

Jewish Resilience with the Institute of Southern Jewish Life

April 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A Jewish proverb implores us: "Ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders. Come together for "Jewish Resilience," a 60 minute virtual program to learn how communities can build resilience with Jewish ritual, psychological understanding, and connection through helping others. We will explore our people's resilience through our Exodus from Egypt with a tactile mediation, draw wisdom from Jewish practices that encourage social support to keep us going, and identify resilience-building strategies that reach across generations. Register here:…

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Beth El Religious School

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 16, 2021

What will it look like to rock shul in our houses this year? Beth El is here to help your family meet your Jewish learning goals and support intentional Jewish family time. Religious school for children ages 4 - 16 meets Sunday mornings for up to an hour and a half over zoom, depending on the age of your child. We are focused this year on short bursts of quality content to avoid zoom fatigue. Participants in our school also…

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“The New Jewish Canon”: A Conversation about Contemporary Judaism

April 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 31, 2021

The late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries have been a period of mass production and proliferation of Jewish ideas, and have witnessed major changes in Jewish life and stimulated major debates. Join this class to talk about the book, "The New Jewish Canon," which came out this year in July. This book offers a conceptual roadmap to make sense of some of this rapid change. The New Jewish Canon is an entry point for the Jewish intellectual and communal zeitgeist…

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JewCurious?

April 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 30, 2021

$25

Are you JewCurious? Have you heard that Judaism is about asking questions? Questions are the start of a great conversation. I would say, Judaism is about a great conversation. Come learn more about what that conversation sounds like by joining this JewCurious Class. This class is for everyone looking to get a broad overview of Judaism. This 101 class lasts for 20 weeks and is open to anyone who is curious. We'll explore the major narratives, history, practices, theology and…

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Inter-everything Virtual Meet Up

April 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In February we met as an “inter-everything” group to share recipes, swap stories and “cook-a-long.” In April, on the heels of the Passover/Easter week, we’ll have a chance to gather around cutting-edge interfaith content for stimulating discussion and meaningful socializing. This workshop is planned with busy parents and individuals in mind; no pre-work required, just come ready to watch a short, interesting video, and to listen and share. Those who register by April 1st will receive a free drink kit…

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Beth El Religious School

April 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 16, 2021

What will it look like to rock shul in our houses this year? Beth El is here to help your family meet your Jewish learning goals and support intentional Jewish family time. Religious school for children ages 4 - 16 meets Sunday mornings for up to an hour and a half over zoom, depending on the age of your child. We are focused this year on short bursts of quality content to avoid zoom fatigue. Participants in our school also…

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“The New Jewish Canon”: A Conversation about Contemporary Judaism

April 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 31, 2021

The late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries have been a period of mass production and proliferation of Jewish ideas, and have witnessed major changes in Jewish life and stimulated major debates. Join this class to talk about the book, "The New Jewish Canon," which came out this year in July. This book offers a conceptual roadmap to make sense of some of this rapid change. The New Jewish Canon is an entry point for the Jewish intellectual and communal zeitgeist…

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The Tikkun Middot Project

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, happening 9 times

Free

The Tikkun Middot Project is an innovative, national program to promote character development through mindful engagement with the Jewish Mussar tradition. Beth El is participating by building a small group that will meet to study, discuss, and practice character-forming techniques. Created by the Institute for Jewish Spirituality, the purpose of the program is to bring positive communal change by helping individuals acknowledge and reduce negative behavioural patterns. The course will help you be more skillful at navigating challenging situations by…

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JewCurious?

April 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 30, 2021

$25

Are you JewCurious? Have you heard that Judaism is about asking questions? Questions are the start of a great conversation. I would say, Judaism is about a great conversation. Come learn more about what that conversation sounds like by joining this JewCurious Class. This class is for everyone looking to get a broad overview of Judaism. This 101 class lasts for 20 weeks and is open to anyone who is curious. We'll explore the major narratives, history, practices, theology and…

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Beth El Religious School

April 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 16, 2021

What will it look like to rock shul in our houses this year? Beth El is here to help your family meet your Jewish learning goals and support intentional Jewish family time. Religious school for children ages 4 - 16 meets Sunday mornings for up to an hour and a half over zoom, depending on the age of your child. We are focused this year on short bursts of quality content to avoid zoom fatigue. Participants in our school also…

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Mensch Adventures

April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 16, 2021

Sunday afternoon, in-person, socially-distant, outdoor adventures for the sake of building empathy, integrity, kindness, and civic-mindedness. During our monthly adventures, we will focus on building our awareness of contemporary social challenges and Torah’s power to help us be better thinkers, feelers, and doers. Students will need to wear masks at all times and we ask that you bring your own kosher-style snacks and water bottles. This is a program organized out of Beth El for 4th-8th graders. It is open…

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Yom Ha’atzmaut at Homewood Patriot Park

Free

Community program with Temple Emanu-El & Temple Beth-El

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“The New Jewish Canon”: A Conversation about Contemporary Judaism

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 31, 2021

The late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries have been a period of mass production and proliferation of Jewish ideas, and have witnessed major changes in Jewish life and stimulated major debates. Join this class to talk about the book, "The New Jewish Canon," which came out this year in July. This book offers a conceptual roadmap to make sense of some of this rapid change. The New Jewish Canon is an entry point for the Jewish intellectual and communal zeitgeist…

Find out more »

JewCurious?

April 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 30, 2021

$25

Are you JewCurious? Have you heard that Judaism is about asking questions? Questions are the start of a great conversation. I would say, Judaism is about a great conversation. Come learn more about what that conversation sounds like by joining this JewCurious Class. This class is for everyone looking to get a broad overview of Judaism. This 101 class lasts for 20 weeks and is open to anyone who is curious. We'll explore the major narratives, history, practices, theology and…

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JewCurious?

April 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 30, 2021

$25

Are you JewCurious? Have you heard that Judaism is about asking questions? Questions are the start of a great conversation. I would say, Judaism is about a great conversation. Come learn more about what that conversation sounds like by joining this JewCurious Class. This class is for everyone looking to get a broad overview of Judaism. This 101 class lasts for 20 weeks and is open to anyone who is curious. We'll explore the major narratives, history, practices, theology and…

Find out more »

Podcast Dinner Club

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Our new series of Podcast Dinner Clubs are ideal for busy people who love learning! Structured like a book club, we’ll meet each session with a different host and listen together to segments of a podcast, pausing for discussion. Podcast dinner clubs come with free snack drop-offs for those who register in advance, so that we can nosh and socialize! Registration information can be found on the Temple Beth El calendar, and if you’d like to learn about hosting a…

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Beth El Religious School

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 16, 2021

What will it look like to rock shul in our houses this year? Beth El is here to help your family meet your Jewish learning goals and support intentional Jewish family time. Religious school for children ages 4 - 16 meets Sunday mornings for up to an hour and a half over zoom, depending on the age of your child. We are focused this year on short bursts of quality content to avoid zoom fatigue. Participants in our school also…

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T Marie King with Beth El

April 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

More details coming soon!

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“The New Jewish Canon”: A Conversation about Contemporary Judaism

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 31, 2021

The late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries have been a period of mass production and proliferation of Jewish ideas, and have witnessed major changes in Jewish life and stimulated major debates. Join this class to talk about the book, "The New Jewish Canon," which came out this year in July. This book offers a conceptual roadmap to make sense of some of this rapid change. The New Jewish Canon is an entry point for the Jewish intellectual and communal zeitgeist…

Find out more »

JewCurious?

April 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 30, 2021

$25

Are you JewCurious? Have you heard that Judaism is about asking questions? Questions are the start of a great conversation. I would say, Judaism is about a great conversation. Come learn more about what that conversation sounds like by joining this JewCurious Class. This class is for everyone looking to get a broad overview of Judaism. This 101 class lasts for 20 weeks and is open to anyone who is curious. We'll explore the major narratives, history, practices, theology and…

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Book Talk with Dr. Joshua Rothman – The Ledger and the Chain: A Biography of the Domestic Slave Trade

April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join TBE community member and Chair of the University of Alabama History Department for a discussion of his new book, The Ledger and the Chain: A Biography of the Domestic Slave Trade. In his book Rothman explores the lives and stories of three prominent slave traders. This virtual event will include time for audience Q & A! Register here for Zoom information: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMvduCrqjIsE9GXDjLeh3AALiuja50ZdPtB

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May 2021

Beth El Religious School

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 16, 2021

What will it look like to rock shul in our houses this year? Beth El is here to help your family meet your Jewish learning goals and support intentional Jewish family time. Religious school for children ages 4 - 16 meets Sunday mornings for up to an hour and a half over zoom, depending on the age of your child. We are focused this year on short bursts of quality content to avoid zoom fatigue. Participants in our school also…

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“The New Jewish Canon”: A Conversation about Contemporary Judaism

May 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 31, 2021

The late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries have been a period of mass production and proliferation of Jewish ideas, and have witnessed major changes in Jewish life and stimulated major debates. Join this class to talk about the book, "The New Jewish Canon," which came out this year in July. This book offers a conceptual roadmap to make sense of some of this rapid change. The New Jewish Canon is an entry point for the Jewish intellectual and communal zeitgeist…

Find out more »

Beth El Religious School

May 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 16, 2021

What will it look like to rock shul in our houses this year? Beth El is here to help your family meet your Jewish learning goals and support intentional Jewish family time. Religious school for children ages 4 - 16 meets Sunday mornings for up to an hour and a half over zoom, depending on the age of your child. We are focused this year on short bursts of quality content to avoid zoom fatigue. Participants in our school also…

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“The New Jewish Canon”: A Conversation about Contemporary Judaism

May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 31, 2021

The late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries have been a period of mass production and proliferation of Jewish ideas, and have witnessed major changes in Jewish life and stimulated major debates. Join this class to talk about the book, "The New Jewish Canon," which came out this year in July. This book offers a conceptual roadmap to make sense of some of this rapid change. The New Jewish Canon is an entry point for the Jewish intellectual and communal zeitgeist…

Find out more »

The Tikkun Middot Project

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, happening 9 times

Free

The Tikkun Middot Project is an innovative, national program to promote character development through mindful engagement with the Jewish Mussar tradition. Beth El is participating by building a small group that will meet to study, discuss, and practice character-forming techniques. Created by the Institute for Jewish Spirituality, the purpose of the program is to bring positive communal change by helping individuals acknowledge and reduce negative behavioural patterns. The course will help you be more skillful at navigating challenging situations by…

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Beth El Religious School

May 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 16, 2021

What will it look like to rock shul in our houses this year? Beth El is here to help your family meet your Jewish learning goals and support intentional Jewish family time. Religious school for children ages 4 - 16 meets Sunday mornings for up to an hour and a half over zoom, depending on the age of your child. We are focused this year on short bursts of quality content to avoid zoom fatigue. Participants in our school also…

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Beth El Religious School

May 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 16, 2021

What will it look like to rock shul in our houses this year? Beth El is here to help your family meet your Jewish learning goals and support intentional Jewish family time. Religious school for children ages 4 - 16 meets Sunday mornings for up to an hour and a half over zoom, depending on the age of your child. We are focused this year on short bursts of quality content to avoid zoom fatigue. Participants in our school also…

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Mensch Adventures

May 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 16, 2021

Sunday afternoon, in-person, socially-distant, outdoor adventures for the sake of building empathy, integrity, kindness, and civic-mindedness. During our monthly adventures, we will focus on building our awareness of contemporary social challenges and Torah’s power to help us be better thinkers, feelers, and doers. Students will need to wear masks at all times and we ask that you bring your own kosher-style snacks and water bottles. This is a program organized out of Beth El for 4th-8th graders. It is open…

Find out more »

“The New Jewish Canon”: A Conversation about Contemporary Judaism

May 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 31, 2021

The late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries have been a period of mass production and proliferation of Jewish ideas, and have witnessed major changes in Jewish life and stimulated major debates. Join this class to talk about the book, "The New Jewish Canon," which came out this year in July. This book offers a conceptual roadmap to make sense of some of this rapid change. The New Jewish Canon is an entry point for the Jewish intellectual and communal zeitgeist…

Find out more »

“The New Jewish Canon”: A Conversation about Contemporary Judaism

May 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 31, 2021

The late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries have been a period of mass production and proliferation of Jewish ideas, and have witnessed major changes in Jewish life and stimulated major debates. Join this class to talk about the book, "The New Jewish Canon," which came out this year in July. This book offers a conceptual roadmap to make sense of some of this rapid change. The New Jewish Canon is an entry point for the Jewish intellectual and communal zeitgeist…

Find out more »

June 2021

The Tikkun Middot Project

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, happening 9 times

Free

The Tikkun Middot Project is an innovative, national program to promote character development through mindful engagement with the Jewish Mussar tradition. Beth El is participating by building a small group that will meet to study, discuss, and practice character-forming techniques. Created by the Institute for Jewish Spirituality, the purpose of the program is to bring positive communal change by helping individuals acknowledge and reduce negative behavioural patterns. The course will help you be more skillful at navigating challenging situations by…

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July 2021

The Tikkun Middot Project

July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, happening 9 times

Free

The Tikkun Middot Project is an innovative, national program to promote character development through mindful engagement with the Jewish Mussar tradition. Beth El is participating by building a small group that will meet to study, discuss, and practice character-forming techniques. Created by the Institute for Jewish Spirituality, the purpose of the program is to bring positive communal change by helping individuals acknowledge and reduce negative behavioural patterns. The course will help you be more skillful at navigating challenging situations by…

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October 2021

Jack Weinrib Bar Mitzvah

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Temple Beth-El, 2179 Highland Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35205 United States
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November 2021

James Henry Brook and Eli Brook B’nai Mitzvah

November 13 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Temple Beth-El, 2179 Highland Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35205 United States
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B'nai Mitzvah for James Henry Brook and Eli Brook

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