Holidays

Beyond the Basics of Judaism

BEYOND THE BASICS: DELVING DEEPER INTO JEWISH EXPERIENCE This course is intended for graduates of “Intro” courses as well as for those who have a basic knowledge of Judaism but who wish to look more deeply into the introductory topics. These three parts roughly follow the outline of topics in Introduction to the Jewish Experience,…

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All sorts of Sukkahs!

In 2010 there was a contest called Sukkah City. People were invited to construct unusual sukkahs. Now the movie about this wild and crazy event is out; you can see a trailer here. What the contest illustrated is that sukkahs can come in all sorts of shapes, colors and materials. Even kosher ones! I thought…

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DIY Judaism: Let’s Practice Sukkot

Sukkot is one of the three Jewish pilgrimage festivals—that means very important! It’s fun for kids and adults alike. Imagine building a playhouse + decorating for an autumn festival + picnicking outside — you’ve got Sukkot. How do you get started with the fun? Come to a no-experience-needed gathering to learn about Sukkot. You’ll leave…

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