Chanukah happenings & other community events
Find the latest news & events happening around the Michiana Jewish community
Liberal Jewish Fellowship
Join Rabbi Joshua Rubin for services this month with the Liberal Jewish Fellowship at 425 Cushing Street in South Bend.
Saturday, December 10, 10:45 a.m., Shabbat Morning Service, Kiddush to follow
Sunday, December 18, 8:15 p.m., Sunday Night Reset Service, Online only: facebook.com/ljfellowship
Saturday, December 24, 10:45 a.m., Shabbat Hanukkah Service, Kiddush to follow
Jewish Federation of St. Joseph Valley
Not Saying Goodbye – Just CONGRATULATIONS!
The wonderful Sheri Alpert is moving on from her position as Administrative Assistant at the Federation. But we are delighted she’ll continue to serve as our Michiana Jewish Film Festival Director, and begin working with other JCCs on their respective Film Festivals. Wishing you the most success in all your endeavors, Sheri!
Love sincerely, your JFED Family.
Michiana Jewish Historical Society
The Michiana Jewish Historical Society is proud to announce 2023 as our YEAR OF THE STORY with the kickoff at our annual meeting on December 11, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. at The History Museum, 808 West Washington Street, just west of downtown South Bend.
Are you curious about where your family came from? The Kurt and Tessye Simon Foundation and Michiana Jewish Historical Society invite you to hear Adam Brown, Administrator of the AvotaynuDNA Project, speak on The Genetic History of the Jewish People, Friday, December 9th at 5:30 PM via Zoom, as part of Temple Beth-El’s Kabbalat Shabbat service.
Brown will discuss the latest findings revealing the genetic interconnectedness of current Jewish communities worldwide, as well as the fascinating diversity of their origins and migrations. You may remember that Brown was interviewed in the film Children of the Inquisition, shown at Temple last year.
Please RSVP to email@example.com to receive the Zoom link.
Sinai Sisterhood is having a Chanukah sale! The gift shop at Sinai will be open on Sunday, December 4th from 1:00 to 4:00 PM and Monday, December 5th from 3:30 to 6:30 PM.
Browse a nice selection of menorahs, candles, chocolate coins, dreidels, wrapping paper, ribbon, gift tags, cards, decorations, crafts, books, stickers, socks & leggings, hair ribbons, serving platters, hot pads, paper plates, napkins and LOTS MORE!
Payment accepted via cash or check made out to: SINAI GIFT SHOP.
Light up your Chanukah with the gift of music! Don’t miss the return of singer-songwriters Hadar Orshalimy and Sheldon Low, zooming in for a very special Kabbalat Shabbat service on Friday, December 23rd at 5:30 PM.
Sponsored by the Kurt and Tessye Simon Foundation.
Temple B’nai Shalom
Save the date! The return of Temple B’nai Shalom Chanukah Latke Lunch is coming, December 18th at noon! $12 for ages 12+, $6 for ages 5-11 with a limit of $36 per family.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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