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Events (88)

Towards a Better Climate Change Mythology Series

Tuesday, January 5 2021 - Tuesday, February 23 2021

Explore Jewish theological responses to climate change in this 8-part learning series with Rabbi Yedidya Sinclair.

Tikvah Scholars Program

Thursday, January 14 2021 - Monday, February 15 2021

The Tikvah Scholars Program is an immersive learning program located at Yale University. Applicaitons due February 15.

The Plagues Project

Friday, January 15 2021 - Sunday, April 4 2021

A collection of interpretation, analysis and modern midrash of the 10 Plagues from scholars and artists around the world.

Tikvah Online Academy

Sunday, January 17 2021 - Sunday, February 21 2021

Tikvah Online Academy offers online seminars for middle school, and high school students interested in big ideas.

RESOURCE: A Tu B’Shevat Seder for Kids

Tuesday, January 19 2021
12:00 PM - Thursday, January 28 2021 8:00 PM

Downloadable resources to celebrate Tu Bishvat with your family

Resources for Tu B'Sehvat from Ritual Well

Tuesday, January 19 2021
12:00 PM - Thursday, January 28 2021 9:30 PM

A variety of resources to create a meaningful celebration of the holiday of Tu Bishvat.

Resource: Host a Tu B'Shevat Seder

Tuesday, January 19 2021
12:00 PM - Thursday, January 28 2021 9:30 PM

Information and resources to host your own Tu B'Shevat seder.

To Israel with Love: A Culinary Journey

Wednesday, January 20 2021 - Wednesday, February 17 2021

Embark on a journey of taste, culture, ethnic diversity and folklore showcasing Israel's exploding international food scene.

The Big Bold Jewish Climate Fest

Sunday, January 24 2021 - Wednesday, January 27 2021

A 5-day (mostly) online festival around Tu B'Shevat to connect our Jewish values to action & address our climate crisis.

What Does the COVID Vaccine Mean for My Community?

Wednesday, January 27 2021
4:00 PM

Join our experts to learn about COVID relief efforts, the vaccine, & what it means for Jewish communities & those they serve.

Tu B'Shevat Seder

Wednesday, January 27 2021
7:30 PM

Join Judaism Your Way for a mystical night to celebrate Tu B'Shevat, the Jewish New Year of Trees.

Historical Jewish Press: Tour the Revitalized Site

Wednesday, January 27 2021
2:00 PM

A virtual tour of the newly revitalized Historical Jewish Press

Tu B'Shevat Seder

Wednesday, January 27 2021
7:30 PM

A mystical night to celebrate Tu B'Shevat, the Jewish New Year of Trees. Share a Tu B’shevat Seder packed with fun!

Have You Made Art About It Yet?

Thursday, January 28 2021
12:00 PM

Join us on Tu B'Shevat to celebrate the Earth for all of its generosity and the many blessings it offers us.

Everyone's Welcome: Building Communities w/o Walls

Thursday, January 28 2021
1:00 PM

We'll share program ideas, resources, and events that you can participate in virtually along with your entire community.

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Friday, January 29 2021
7:57 AM

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Sephardic Culinary History

Sunday, January 31 2021
10:00 AM

A special show focusing on Sepharadim in the Middle East.

Children During the Holocaust

Sunday, January 31 2021
1:00 PM - Sunday, January 31 2021 2:00 PM

A lecture on the challenges Jewish children faced during the Holocaust and their responses to their devastating reality. 

Campfire Chat: Inclusion Edition (Overnight Camp)

Monday, February 1 2021
7:00 PM

Join Federation, camp & inclusion experts, to gain insights to the array of inclusion programs for campers of all abilities.

My Body's Keeper - Talk and Q & A

Monday, February 1 2021
8:00 PM

Q&A with artist Sharoni Sibony on her exhibit My Body's Keeper, running all of February at mnjcc.org/visualarts.

Tu B'Shevat Celebration

Monday, February 1 2021
1:00 PM

Join us in celebration Tu B'Shevat with a uniquely intimate reflection of David Ben-Gurion.

Virtual Mission to Washington

Monday, February 1 2021 - Tuesday, February 2 2021

Join us in our nation’s capital and meet leaders & policymakers to learn about & advocate for issues key to our community.

My Body's Keeper: Q&A with Artist Sharoni Sibony

Monday, February 1 2021
8:00 PM

The artist's work weaves together Jewish icons and & her own objects of pain management, putting the crip in scripture.

Nashville Inclusion Survey

Tuesday, February 2 2021
9:00 AM

Join the Nashville Federation as it kicks off JDAM with the release of its first ever community-wide Inclusion Survey.

"Intelligent Lives" Film & Discussion

Tuesday, February 2 2021
7:30 PM

From Jan. 30-Feb. 5, stream the film "Intelligent Lives," and on Feb. 2 join in a lively dialogue about the film.

Queer Talmud for the Beginner's Mind

Tuesday, February 2 2021
4:00 PM - Tuesday, March 23 2021 8:00 PM

Designed for those who are new(er) to SVARA’s approach to Talmud study and want to learn in a queer-normative space!

Spiraling Through Time: Shmita 2021

Tuesday, February 2 2021 - Tuesday, March 16 2021

The next Shmitah year begins Rosh Hashanah. Join this 7-class series and learn how to personally and collectively prepare.

Campfire Chat: Inclusion Edition (Day Camp)

Tuesday, February 2 2021
7:00 PM

Join Federation, camp & inclusion experts to gain insights to the array of inclusion programs for campers of all abilities.

JDAM Kickoff with Itzhak Perlman

Wednesday, February 3 2021
7:00 PM

Join us as we kick off JDAM 2021 with a special conversation featuring world renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman.

Electrical Palestine

Wednesday, February 3 2021
11:00 AM

Political power & electrical power have much in common. At Israel's dawn both kinds were circulated through the electric grid

HOW THE ANCIENT ISRAELITES WORSHIPPED

Thursday, February 4 2021
1:00 PM - Thursday, February 4 2021 2:00 PM

Learn how how the biblical prescriptions of worship and ritual are relevant today.

Invisible Disabilities and Jewish Community

Thursday, February 4 2021
7:00 PM

Join Jewish Community professionals as they discuss how invisible disabilities have impacted their Jewish life and work

Israel in the Spanish-Speaking Media

Thursday, February 4 2021
7:00 PM

Learn about Fuente Latina’s mission to bring Israeli news coverage to a global Hispanic audience.

Networking & Community Building Workshop - Week 1

Thursday, February 4 2021
3:00 PM

Join this series of convenings for all people who are passionate about the advocacy agenda of the JDAM sessions.

A Culture of Belonging at Your JCC

Thursday, February 4 2021
12:00 PM

Learn how JCCs have risen to the challenge and been on the cutting edge of creating spaces for people with disabilities.

Family Shabbat Sing

Friday, February 5 2021
6:00 PM

Your time together will be full of singing, dancing, and stories. Activities geared toward children seven years and younger.

Yachad InclYOUsion Education Workshop

Sunday, February 7 2021
11:00 AM

We invite all teens to become a more inclusive & compassionate YOU! Receive a certificate upon participation in both sessions

JDAIM Art & Text Workshop Series w/ Sharoni Sibony

Sunday, February 7 2021
7:00 PM

The subject of this session is "Envisioning What Our Bodies Need."

Make Art About It: JDAIM Edition

Sunday, February 7 2021
7:00 PM

With a little guided text discussion to prompt us, we'll activate our creativity as a tool for personal and communal renewal.

The Magical Story of Disabilities in Israel

Sunday, February 7 2021
12:00 PM

Hear about Rabbi Kalman's moving journey and the deep impact one person can have on humanity when you follow your dreams.

Mental Health & Isolation

Monday, February 8 2021
3:00 PM

Learn strategies to help people weather this crisis and communities reduce stigma around mental health.

Everyone's Welcome: Building Communities w/o Walls

Tuesday, February 9 2021
1:00 PM

We will discuss supporting people with mental health conditions in faith communities.

Jewish Laughter Retreat

Wednesday, February 10 2021
9:15 AM - Friday, March 12 2021 9:55 AM

Laughter, Torah’s Living Wisdom, and Community help us increase our happiness.

Supporting & Including Youth with Disabilities

Wednesday, February 10 2021
7:00 PM

Hear perspectives on disability inclusion from the front lines of Jewish day schools and camps.

Ready Willing Able: Disability Advocacy in Israel

Wednesday, February 10 2021
12:00 PM

Learn how Israel's drive for disability inclusion in Israel can inform our own strategy at home.

Celebrate Jews w Disabilities & Diverse Identities

Thursday, February 11 2021
7:30 PM

Join us for a special evening celebrating Jewish diversity through storytelling and music featuring keynote, Matan Koch, Esq.

Studio Israel: Conversation Series

Thursday, February 11 2021
9:00 AM - Thursday, February 11 2021 10:00 AM

A conversation about contemporary Israel through fashion and design

A Culture of Belonging: Arts, Culture & Play

Thursday, February 11 2021
12:00 PM

To showcase the impactful work of JCCs across the continent, JCC Association will be hosting programs each Thursday in Feb.

SPEAKING RELIGIOUS TRUTH TO POLITICAL POWER

Thursday, February 11 2021
6:30 PM - Thursday, February 11 2021 8:00 PM

American Values, Religious Voices: 100 Days, 100 Letters is a national nonpartisan campaign connecting scholars to leaders

Networking & Community Building Workshop - Week 2

Thursday, February 11 2021
3:00 PM

Join this series of convenings for all people who are passionate about the advocacy agenda of the JDAM sessions.

Disabilities Taskforce-Ind. w/ DD in the Workplace

Friday, February 12 2021
10:00 AM

Join us for a meeting of UJA's Taskforce on Disabilities with a presentation on developmental disabilities in the workplace.

Truth, Difference & Loyalty Interfaith Symposium

Sunday, February 14 2021 - Thursday, February 18 2021

Hartman scholars and experts explore the ways faith engenders connections with others, even those who think differently.

Mindfulness for Neurodiverse Young Adults

Sunday, February 14 2021
10:00 AM

Join Sue Hutton, MSW - making mindfulness accessible to everybody while creating community at the same time.

Talking with Parents about Special Needs

Tuesday, February 16 2021
1:30 PM

Learn best practices for working with parents of special needs students. Register by Feb. 9.

The Artist in Modern Jewish Literature

Tuesday, February 16 2021
7:30 PM - Tuesday, March 16 2021 9:00 PM

Explore Jewish texts related to art and the artist, and between generations create a shared language for rich learning.

Disability and Community with Shelly Christensen

Tuesday, February 16 2021
11:00 AM

An important talk about the idea of "belonging" for people with disabilities.

Talk Saves Lives: An Intro to Suicide Prevention

Tuesday, February 16 2021
7:30 PM

Participants will learn common risk factors & warning signs associated with suicide & how to keep themselves & others safe.

Talk Saves Lives: An Intro to Suicide Prevention

Tuesday, February 16 2021
7:30 PM

Participants will learn common risk factors & warning signs associated with suicide & how to keep themselves & others safe.

Mobilizing Canadians for Inclusion

Tuesday, February 16 2021
3:00 PM

This interactive discussion will explore the state of disability inclusion in Canada.

Smart Business: The Case for Inclusive Hiring

Wednesday, February 17 2021
12:00 PM

Hear from corporate and nonprofit leaders about how employees with disabilities make organizations stronger.

Amazon and Innovation

Wednesday, February 17 2021
3:00 PM

After a year of change, we've all found ourselves planning a pivot at every turn. Could this be a time for great innovation?

Author Talk: We Walk…Life with Extreme Autism

Wednesday, February 17 2021
7:00 PM

Amy S.F. Lutz combines personal narrative, interviews and research to examine social issues through the lens of her son.

The Courtier Moment: Queen Esther’s Defining Role

Thursday, February 18 2021
1:00 PM - Thursday, February 18 2021 2:30 PM

Explore the stories of Joseph, Moses, Daniel, Mordechai & Queen Esther as they straddled two universes simultaneously.

Networking & Community Building Workshop – Week 3

Thursday, February 18 2021
3:00 PM

Join this series of convenings for all people who are passionate about the advocacy agenda of the JDAM sessions.

A Dream Never Dreamed: A Talk with Kalman Samuels

Thursday, February 18 2021
12:00 PM

Kalman Samuels, parent of a child with disabilities and founder of Shalva in Israel, shares a story of hope, courage & leadership.

Musicking & Mental Health: How Improvisation Helps

Thursday, February 18 2021
1:00 PM

The act of creating spontaneous music can be helpful for those living with mental health issues in ways that may surprise us.

Fighting Stigma with Effective Storytelling

Thursday, February 18 2021
8:00 PM

Join comedian Pamela Rae Schuller to learn the tools of impactful storytelling that are critical to effective advocacy.

Project Zug Pesah Cycle

Friday, February 19 2021

Each year, Jews spend the weeks leading up to Passover preparing themselves. Register by February 19 to get prepared!

JDAM Shabbat

Saturday, February 20 2021
10:00 AM

Shutaf Inclusion Programs in Jerusalem offers activities for children, teens, & young adults, with & without disabilities.

Yachad InclYOUsion Education Workshop

Sunday, February 21 2021
11:00 AM

We invite all teens to become a more inclusive & compassionate YOU! Receive a certificate upon participation in both sessions

JDAIM Art & Text Workshop Series w/ Sharoni Sibony

Sunday, February 21 2021
7:00 PM

The subject of this session is "Envisioning Jewish Time and Energy Cycles."

Monthly Minecraft with Milestones

Sunday, February 21 2021
2:00 PM

Come build with us! This group meets monthly and is designed for people with autism and other disabilities.

The 2021 Disability Rights Policy Agenda

Monday, February 22 2021
7:00 PM

Join us for a robust discussion on disability rights policy with nonprofit and congressional leaders.

Broadway Boogie

Monday, February 22 2021
3:00 PM

Dance to your favourite show tunes without having to leave your chair in this inclusive, low mobility, low impact class!

Introduction to the CLASSP Program

Tuesday, February 23 2021
4:00 PM

Learn about the Consorita for Learning & Service to Special Populations Program from providers, graduates & students.  

Effective Advocacy for Inclusive Policy

Tuesday, February 23 2021
3:00 PM

Hear disability rights leaders talk about strategies to cultivate new allies & reach across communities, movements & sectors.

We Walk: A Talk with Author Amy S. F. Lutz

Tuesday, February 23 2021
7:00 PM

Join a discussion about the place of disabled people in society and the Jewish community's responsibility to them.

#OwnVoices: Children's Books by Autistic Authors

Tuesday, February 23 2021
7:30 PM

A panel of autistic youth, moderated by ReelEducation Coordinator Shira Wolch, will be sharing their favourite books by autistic authors for ages 5-18.

Meeting the Needs of Campers with Special Needs

Tuesday, February 23 2021
1:30 PM

Learn best practices to support special needs kids in camp, afterschool & informal educational settings. Register by Feb. 16.

The Secret Jewish Wisdom of Hollywood Films

Wednesday, February 24 2021
6:30 PM - Wednesday, March 17 2021 8:00 PM

A wild ride through some of Hollywood's greatest hits to explore the Jewish ideas behind American pop culture.

Adamah at Home

Wednesday, February 24 2021

Applications due for March session of this 3-week program that builds food skills, ecological connection & Jewish community.

Benefits of Assistive Technology Tools

Wednesday, February 24 2021
2:00 PM

Assistive technology tools can help persons with disabilities improve functional capabilities, which increases independence​.

JDAM Closing: Making Inclusion a Reality

Thursday, February 25 2021
3:00 PM

Hear from legislators driving key legislation and how our action can help ensure civil and human rights for all.

Self-Advocate Gaming Group Playing "Among Us"

Saturday, February 27 2021
2:00 PM

Play the smash hit game while meeting new friends! Designed for people with autism and other disabilities.

Self-Advocate Card and Board Game Group

Sunday, February 28 2021
2:00 PM

Show off your trading cards, discuss strategies with other game enthusiasts. For people with autism & other disabilities.

JDAIM Art & Text Workshop Series w/ Sharoni Sibony

Sunday, February 28 2021
7:00 PM

The subject of this session is "Envisioning a Wider Bridge in Jewish Communal Care."

Jewish Changemakers Fellowship Session 1

Monday, June 7 2021 - Friday, June 25 2021

A 3-week program for Jewish young adults to expand their career, network and ability to affect change in their community.

Jewish Changemakers Fellowship Session 2

Monday, July 12 2021 - Friday, July 30 2021

A 3-week program for Jewish young adults to expand their career, network and ability to affect change in their community.
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