Please join the Family Minyan's monthly Shabbat morning service, which is geared toward kindergarten through 6th-grade students and their families. Under the guidance of congregant Rhea Basa, children lead major parts of the service including the Torah reading and discussion. Parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and family friends are all welcome!
After Kabbalat Shabbat Services in the Glick Chapel at 5:45 p.m., the Family Institute is holding a Siyum Celebration. Siyum means completion, and we are celebrating the completion of another incredibly memorable and productive 2013‑2014 school year at the Family Institute. We are so proud of our students and families
There will be a mandatory parent meeting for all Family Institute parents at 5:00 p.m. in the Abbell Library prior to kabbalat shabbat services and dinner.
The Family Institute for Jewish Living and Learning meets on Friday afternoons during the school year and on Sunday mornings, 10:00-12:00, for individualized Hebrew language instruction and mentoring. Meeting on Fridays creates an organic opportunity to transition into and experience Shabbat, in real time. As we welcome Shabbat together, we experience the transition from doing to simply being. We learn that Shabbat is about letting go of our usual weekday mode of working, acquiring, and
Join us this month as we welcome visiting Rabbi Emma Kippley‑Ogman, who is our guest speaker for Shabbat Vayakhel. Everyone is welcome - including alumni and community members - at the Family Institute dinners each month following the weekly Kabbalat Shabbat Services in the Glick Chapel which starts on Fridays at 5:45 p.m. Please contact Cantor Rachel Rosenberg for more i
Children and adults of all ages will be doing an abridged megillah reading on Sunday morning, March 16. (See the video of last year's reading.) Participants have committed to attending a fun drama workshop on March 2 and a rehearsal on March 9 as well as the megillah reading itself on Sunday morning, March 16. There are g
Children and adults of all ages will be doing an abridged megillah reading on Sunday morning, March 16. (See the video of last year's reading.) Advance registration with Beth Niestat is required for the fun drama workshop on March 2 (with bagel, cream cheese, and fruit snacks) and the rehearsal on March 9. Contact Beth at beth
We will be doing an abridged megillah reading on Sunday morning, March 16, and would love to have children and adults of all ages participate! (See the video of last year's reading; and yes, we'll be sure to have folks practice at the microphone and improve sound for this year!) If you are interested in having a line or two to read (in Englis