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Most recent updates at Beth-Jacob.org/YEupdate.
Shabbat Youth Services
- Minyan Katan: 9 am at Beth-Jacob.org/MK for families with children ages 0 – 5
- Youth Tefilah: 11 am at Beth-Jacob.org/YT for kids in elementary school through 6th grade
Shabbat Morning Classes
We put together “Kiddush Kits” to help it feel a little more like Shabbat. The kits can be used on their own, or in conjunction with our online kiddush! If you can’t pick one up but would like one, let us know on the sign-up form.
If you would like to sponsor a future week’s kiddush kits, the cost is $400; go to Beth-Jacob.org/donate and choose “I would like to sponsor a kiddush” under “Choose a Fund”.
If you would like a kit, you must sign up at Beth-Jacob.org/KiddushKit by WEDNESDAY of that week; Kits can be picked up on Friday at Beth Jacob between 2-4 pm.
- 21st Century Judaism
Noon at Beth-Jacob.org/21 – Judaism has come a long way, but where is it going? How can it speak to us as we journey ever onward into an uncertain future? Find out on Mondays at noon with Rabbi Rubin!
- Swimming in the Sea of Talmud
7:30 pm at Beth-jacob.org/Talmud – Join Rabbi Rubin for a deep dive into the repository of the rabbinic tradition on Monday evenings. Experience with Talmud study helpful, but not essential. All texts will be accessible in the original as well as via translation.
- On One Foot: An Introduction to Judaism
Noon at Beth-Jacob.org/1foot – This course with Rabbi Rubin and Rabbi Tamar is ideal for students seeking a basic orientation to fundamental Jewish concepts. The class is open to Beth Jacob members as well as the general community. Please go to Beth-Jacob.org/Intro to register.
- Morning Mishnah
After Minyan (Around 8 Am) at Beth-Jacob.org/Mishnah – A new class with Rabbi Tamar! Delve deep into the words of our oral tradition and its place in our lives today. See you Wednesdays after Minyan!
Check out our archive of Divrei Torah. These are available for those who missed them the first time, or who want to revisit them.
Many congregants have medical equipment in their homes that they needed temporarily, but no longer need. Many items are only gathering cobwebs (crutches, shower chairs, wheel chairs or “travel” chairs, etc.). Most of us would love for them to be used and are willing to lend them out.
Beth Jacob has set up a way to share your equipment or borrow what you need; go to Beth-Jacob.org/MedEquip. Add your name and item to the list, or, if you need an item, contact the person who has it. Refuah Shleimah!
Beth Jacob Congregation teens went to DC along with other Twin City Jewish Teens for the “March for our Lives”, and we printed these shirts and sweatshirts! Proceeds help to support the cause (eliminating gun violence). Shirts are $10 each; sweatshirts $25. Want one?
Thursday Dec 29, 6:30pm
Celebrate the Festival of Lights with the Winter Light exhibit at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, and experience the stunning light exhibition of acclaimed British artist Bruce Munro. The large-scale outdoor installations of colors and sounds create a unique and powerful experience that marries artistry and nature. What better way to celebrate Hanukkah than with thousands of colorful radiant lights in the gardens!
Meet at Beth Jacob at 6:30 for a chartered bus to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, tour the grounds and enjoy the exhibit. Eat early, bring a picnic, or enjoy vegetarian food for purchase at the Arboretum. The bus ride will be full of Hanukkah reverie, with snacks, songs, and even a bus-friendly candle lighting!
The price is $10 per person. Register today!
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.