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Friday Night Pride

Get ready to celebrate the vibrant, queer thread that runs through this beautiful tapestry that is Germantown Jewish Centre!

Stay tuned for details!
6:00 PM   Pride Family JAM
6:30 PM   Sh'BBQ Potluck (Meat & Parve)
8:00 PM   Kol Zimrah Under the Stars


ShabbaTeeny Hanukah

Join in the fun at ShabbaTeeny Hanukah! A Shabbat Hanukah morning experience for families with children ages 0-4 with stories, songs, and schmoozing – Ramah Style! ShabbaTeeny will take place in room 204, and combine with GJC’s regular Ginat Shabbat children’s service.

A Civil Tongue: How to Talk About Tough Issues Facing Us Today

Do you find you sometimes don’t talk about important issues because you're afraid you’ll start an argument with family members, friends or co-workers that won’t end well? Have others ever stopped you from having such conversations, lest you “make trouble”?  In fact, that’s a phenomenon we’ve experienced within the walls of GJC in trying to balance freedom of expression—especially around issues of morality and justice—and shalom bayit, maintaining peace among people with divergent and often equally valid points of view.

The Jewish Tradition of Social Justice & How it is (and isn't) Enshrined in Israeli Law with Rabbi Idit Lev (RHR)

Rabbi Idit Lev of Rabbis for Human Rights will be visiting Germantown Jewish Centre November 3-4.  

During Kabbalat Shabbat on Friday, November 3, Rabbi Lev will give a talk titled "Justice, Justice Shall you Pursue: Activism in the Jewish Tradition". This talk will connect to the weekly Torah portion and focus on the unfettered pursuance of justice from the Jewish perspective. How does the Jewish tradition of activism inform our commitment to work in both Israel & the Occupied Territories?


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