Entries by Barry

Challah Baking

Thursday, January 26, 6:30 pm Do you like challah? Would you like to learn to make it, or try a new recipe? Come to Beth Jacob’s monthly Challah Baking Class! Each class is taught by a different Beth Jacob Challah Baker. Come to one, two, or join us every month! RSVP at Beth-Jacob.org/challah.

Bracha and Bagels

Bracha and Bagels Wednesday Mornings after minyan (approx. 8 am) With Rabbi Tamar Grimm Explore contemporary teshuvot (responsa) to gain a deeper sense of how Jewish law has evolved and adapted in order to make Judaism relevant for our lives in a modern context. Delicious breakfast provided!

Jew in the Pew

2nd & 4th Saturday Mornings With Rabbi Lynn Liberman – 9:15-10 am Join Rabbi Lynn Liberman to discuss the weekly Torah portion through the lens of thought-provoking commentaries. Class usually meets on 2nd & 4th Saturday mornings in the chapel. Save

Name Artwork

Click image to view larger. Help us celebrate 30 years! Support Beth Jacob, and be a permanent part of a piece of art that Congregational Educator D.Marcos Vital is creating to commemorate our 30th Anniversary. Your and/or your immediate families’ name/s will be incorporated into an original piece of art commemorating our 30th Anniversary, to be displayed in the […]

Johana Schwartz’s D’var Torah

Many people have requested the text of the D’var Torah that Johana Schwartz gave in shul on shabbat, July 25. Below is a link, and thanks again to Johana for her D’var! Johana Schwartz D’var Torah

Yehudit Shendar to Speak

Give Art a Chance: The Triumph of an Art Historian and Art Curator  Shabbat, April 11 Yehudit Shendar guides President Obama on a tour of the Museum of Holocaust Art at Yad Vashem. World renowned art historian and author Yehudit Shendar will give the D’var Torah this week. Shendar, who received her MA in art history […]

Laura McCreary’s Words on Becoming Jewish

Let me tell you a story. So it’s a Monday night in April and I’m getting ready to go to my first Passover seder. And despite the little notebook in my pocket that tells me that maror is the bitter herbs and charoset is a mixture of apples and nuts, I have exactly zero idea […]

Minyan In Solidarity with Women of the Wall

On Friday morning, Beth Jacob hosted the Twin Cities Rosh Hodesh service in celebration of Women of the Wall.  Nearly 100 people gathered in our chapel for joyful tefillah, together as a wider community, to honor the courage of the women who gather each month to work to make the Kotel a place where Jews […]