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This Sunday: Shavuot Celebration!

Celebrate Shavuot 

Join us on Shavuot morning for a most meaningful and delicious Shavuot Holiday Celebration featuring:

  • Dairy Kiddush Lunch
  • Ice Cream Party 
  • Reading of the Ten Commandments

This Sunday, May 24th at 11:30 am

If you wish to join us earlier for the holiday morning prayer service, that will start at 10:00 am.

RSVP: www.JBayArea.org/rsvp |  info@jbayarea.org | 713-398-2460

Free of charge | contributions appreciated 

Shavuot is the holiday that celebrates the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai. - Learn more about Shavuot

This Thursday: Fun Women's Event!

Cheesecake-Strawberry.jpgLadies, join the Bay Area Jewish Women's Circle for a fun pre-Shavuot cake decorating workshop!

Try your hand at cake decorating, while you gain insight into the holiday of Shavuot. 

Thursday, May 14th at 7:30 pm
At the home of Malky Schmukler in League City 

Suggested Cover: $10 | Sponsors $36 

Reserve online or email malky@jbayarea.org

Judaism Decoded off to a great start

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The new JLI course, Judaism Decoded, got off to a great start this week!

The courses are held Tuesdays, 7:30 to 9:00 pm. With five more lessons to go, it is not too late to jump in. 

Register online or contact us at JLI@JBayArea.org or call 713-398-2460. 

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ABOUT THE COURSE 

Judaism Decoded sheds light on the mysteries surrounding biblical interpretation. How do we know our interpretation is true? If it is true, why is it subject to differences of opinion? And with so many interpretations to choose from, how do we know which one reflects its original intent?

Discover the sheer elegance of the “source code” on which Torah law is built; enjoy the razor-sharp reasoning, intelligent debate, and compelling arguments of the Talmudic dialectic; and get a fascinating, behind-the-scenes glimpse of the most intellectually sophisticated religion in existence.

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