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"JOURNEY OF 1000 LIGHTS" Sunday, 16th December

PURCHASE TICKETS: http://1000lights.brownpapertickets.com A rare concert of thoughtful and reverent musical selections interspersed with poetic commentary – combining music of different styles and ethnicities that speak of the Immigrant Experience from which our Republic Democracy evolved. Gracing the stage at the intimately wonderful Kuumbwa Jazz Center on December 16 for an afternoon performance are some of Santa Cruz area’s most accomplished artists: Akindele Bankole, Lori Rivera and Ivan Rosenblum. Renowned local musicians Keshav Batish (percussionist) and Laurie Tanenbaum (violinist) will also join in. This is the second annual benefit concert to support Chadeish Yameinu, Jewish Renew

Schedule of School Offerings

This Autumn, CY Community School offers classes in Jewish holidays, Hebrew Play/Reading, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Family learning, and much more! We help our young people become critical thinkers, empowered to develop personal perspectives. Our youth integrate Jewish values with the challenges facing today’s global community. Rabbi Eli Cohen is an inspirational bridge between religious traditions & progressive values, carrying the depth and joy of Jewish spirituality into our emerging paradigm. Children, Families & Adults, Join Our Commitment to Lifelong Learning & Renewal Kitah Aleph (beginning) Weekly - Thursdays, 3:30 - 4:30 pm Kitah Gimel (3rd Year Hebrew) Study of Jewish Holidays, Prayers &

The Tent of Abraham presents~ Growing Our Capacity to Understand and to Stand With One Another - Jan

~A Three Part Series~ Building Peace through dialogue and action Come, gather under the Tent of Abraham in which, through education and dialogue, we aim to help create a world where people of different Faiths, or no Faith, can live in harmony and peace. ASK THE HARD QUESTIONS That do you want to ask someone of a different faith? Sunday, November 4, 2018 2:00 pm–5:00 pm Hosted by Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist 125 Canterbury Drive Aptos BUILD UNDERSTANDING What do our Sacred Texts say to us about conflict? Sunday, January 27, 2019 2:00 pm–5:00 pm Hosted by Chadeish Yameinu at the Veteran’s Memorial Building 846 Front Street Santa Cruz BECOME ALLIES IN LEARNING How To Resolve Confl

What is Jewish Renewal

- and Who Is Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi? Join us for informative video and group discussion. Tuesday - November 13 and 20; December 11 and 18 CY Members $90, Non-members $120 To Register submit requested donation at link provided for series. ALL ARE WELCOME!! For more information, contact Rabbi Eli at rabbiasst@gmail.com #education

Beginning Hebrew Reading

Know your Aleph from your Bet... Follow along at services... Impress your relatives at Cousin Marvin's daughter's Bat Mitzvah!! Wednesdays- November 7 and 14; December 5 and 12 $90 CY members, $120 non-members To Register submit requested donation at link provided for series. ALL ARE WELCOME!! For more information, contact Rabbi Eli at rabbiasst@gmail.com #education

Essential Jewish Prayers and Songs

Rabbi Eli Cohen - Learn some of the most essential Jewish prayers and songs with an option of paired study to practice reciting them comfortably. CY Members $120, non-members $160. Wednesday, November 7 and 14; December 5 and 12 To Register submit requested donation on Support page on Website. ALL ARE WELCOME!! For more information, contact Rabbi Eli at rabbiasst@gmail.com #education

Chevra Kadisha Training

Introduction to Taharah & Shmira - November 18, 2018 Morning Session: Taharah Liturgy and Ritual 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Those not wishing to become volunteers need not attend the afternoon session. Potluck Lunch and Q&A with members of the Chevra (Please bring a vegetarian dish to share.) Afternoon Session: Tahara Demonstration 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Reservations Required. Those attending the demonstration should also attendcthe morning session. For reservations or more information, please contact Rose Ashford at rose@ashfields.net or call (831) 661-5014. Often called a “Burial Society” the term Chevra Kadisha is better translated Sacred Society or even Holy Friends. In a congregationa