We will start our Religious School on October 18. It will be happening online due to the ongoing pandemic, and will be tailored to provide brief online as well as offline and hands on instruction, taking into account family’s educational needs during these unprecedented times. The Principal and Rabbi look forward to welcoming our children back and bringing Judaism and joy to our youngest and younger community members.
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Note: jLab is for blog posts about creative, fun, or interesting Jewish or congregation-related topics. To submit a post, you must be a member of our congregation, and the topic must be Jew-ish, related to our congregation or the wider Jewish community. If you have something to share, please submit it here. Of Task Force […]
The Board has made the very difficult decision to temporarily close the synagogue to physical presence. Agudas Achim wants to be proactive in protecting our community and doing our part to minimize the spread of this disease.
Most portrayals of Jews in fiction are weak. It doesn’t matter if they’re on television, the stage or in print, Jewish characters seem to fall into a few broad classes. Token Jews show up for ethnic diversity. Sometimes, nothing about them seems Jewish other than the mention that they are. Sometimes, they drip Yiddishisms and Jewish steriotypes, but their purpose is to be Jewish, not to convey anything about Jews other than the fact that they’re different.
TV interview on Rising Antisemitism in “Ethical Perspectives on the News” by the Inter-Religious Council of Linn County. Featuring Rabbi Esther Hugenholtz and Lisa Heineman, Professor of the University of Iowa.
We are introducing a page where we can experiment: jLab. It is a page with blog posts about creative, fun, interesting or random Jewish or congregation-related topics. It is basically a online place where you can post anything that does not fit in the regular structure of this website. The only two rules are: you […]