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June 2020

Sat
27
Jun

Under the Rainbow: Shabbat at Pride (at home)

Join us via Zoom in June 27th at 10 AM for an ASL interpreted & closed captioned joyful, soulful community Shabbat gathering.  Zoom link provided soon.

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July 2020

Sun
12
Jul

VIRTUAL – Shalom Baby Circle Time

Start your day with PJ Library! Join parents and their babies/toddlers for a casual online gathering with some songs, stories, and conversation. Feel free to wear your pajamas (this includes both kids and adults!)

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Sun
12
Jul

Tell Your Own Story with PJOW

Calling all PJOW kids! You’re invited to tell your own story with PJ Our Way on Sunday, July 12 at noon. Join us to: • Chat with special guest, PJOW author Donna Gephart! • Explore how to record and remember this unusual time in our history. • Write a letter to your future self. Space is limited - Click this link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMof-yvqzkrGNCMuFSdA0eeavqFOPMx9SFZ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/296670834808695/

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Mon
27
Jul

Israel In Our Hearts and Homes

Israel-focused activities for the whole family, brought to you by PJ Library and MJF! From the rapturous joy of freedom on Passover to the solemn introspection of Yom Kippur, the Jewish calendar has practices that reflect the range of our journey through time. On the 17th day of the Hebrew month called Tammuz until the 9th day of Av (this year corresponding to July 9th–July 30th) is the time where Jews reflect on the loss of our most honored home—the…

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August 2020

Tue
11
Aug

It’s Chanukah in August!

JFCS, 5905 Golden Valley Rd
Golden Valley, MN 55422
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Join PJ Library and help fill the Hag Sameach Warehouse with highly needed donations. We are collecting gift items now for the winter holidays. There will be contactless donation drop off and some Chanukah-themed decorations and goodies for the kids! Tuesday, August 11th: 5 - 7 pm Wednesday, August 12th: 10 am - noon Tuesday, August 18th: 5 - 7 pm Wednesday, August 19th: 10 am - noon Jewish Family and Children’s Service - 5905 Golden Valley Road JFCS’ Hag…

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Wed
12
Aug

It’s Chanukah in August!

JFCS, 5905 Golden Valley Rd
Golden Valley, MN 55422
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Join PJ Library and help fill the Hag Sameach Warehouse with highly needed donations. We are collecting gift items now for the winter holidays. There will be contactless donation drop off and some Chanukah-themed decorations and goodies for the kids! Tuesday, August 11th: 5 - 7 pm Wednesday, August 12th: 10 am - noon Tuesday, August 18th: 5 - 7 pm Wednesday, August 19th: 10 am - noon Jewish Family and Children’s Service - 5905 Golden Valley Road JFCS’ Hag…

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Mon
17
Aug

NextGen Back to School Supply Drive

PRISM, 1220 Zane Ave N
Golden Valley, MN 55422 United States
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We are partnering with PRISM to support its Back-to-School Success Program. Each year, PRISM supplies quality backpacks and school supplies to families in need. NextGen President Katie Cera and Coordinator Aly Jones will be stationed at a table in the PRISM parking lot, ready to receive your donations! NextGen Board Members will be helping sort donations as they come in. Please wear a mask and practice physical distancing. You can bring individual items from the lists below OR a backpack pre-filled for…

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Tue
18
Aug

It’s Chanukah in August!

JFCS, 5905 Golden Valley Rd
Golden Valley, MN 55422
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Join PJ Library and help fill the Hag Sameach Warehouse with highly needed donations. We are collecting gift items now for the winter holidays. There will be contactless donation drop off and some Chanukah-themed decorations and goodies for the kids! Tuesday, August 11th: 5 - 7 pm Wednesday, August 12th: 10 am - noon Tuesday, August 18th: 5 - 7 pm Wednesday, August 19th: 10 am - noon Jewish Family and Children’s Service - 5905 Golden Valley Road JFCS’ Hag…

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Wed
19
Aug

It’s Chanukah in August!

JFCS, 5905 Golden Valley Rd
Golden Valley, MN 55422
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Join PJ Library and help fill the Hag Sameach Warehouse with highly needed donations. We are collecting gift items now for the winter holidays. There will be contactless donation drop off and some Chanukah-themed decorations and goodies for the kids! Tuesday, August 11th: 5 - 7 pm Wednesday, August 12th: 10 am - noon Tuesday, August 18th: 5 - 7 pm Wednesday, August 19th: 10 am - noon Jewish Family and Children’s Service - 5905 Golden Valley Road JFCS’ Hag…

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Fri
28
Aug

Shabbat picnic in the park

Washburn Fair Oaks, 200 E 24th St
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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Join us for songs, blessings, candle lighting, and schmoozing! We miss you! Washburn Park is located across the street from the MIA and can be reached by the nearby #2, #11, #17, and #18 busses. If you need ASL interpretation or have other access needs, or would like to join but don't feel comfortable meeting in person, please reach out to mgraham@jfcsmpls.org ASAP so I can accommodate you. Wear a mask at the food table and wait for your turn!…

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September 2020

Wed
2
Sep

This Loss is Different

ZOOM, MN United States + Google Map

Facing the High Holy Days and the Loss of a Loved One in the Time of COVID For those who have lost a loved one during this pandemic, the usual rituals have not been available to lend comfort. Join us in an opportunity to come together virtually to consider the meaning of loss and its impact upon us as we prepare to celebrate the Jewish High Holy Days on Wednesday, September 2, from 7:30 to 8:30PM. In addition to exploring…

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Sun
13
Sep

The Perfect Blend: NextGen & Hag Sameach gift prep with a coffee bar

JFCS, 5905 Golden Valley Rd
Golden Valley, MN 55422
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Join NextGen to assemble and wrap coffee tumbler gifts for Hag Sameach. Enjoy fun flavored coffees, hot chocolates and tea while you work, along with individually wrapped snacks. We will have tables set up to allow for physical distancing, while still having the opportunity to socialize and have fun while doing a service project. The event is scheduled for two shifts on September 13: * 9:30-11 * 11:30-1:00 Limit of 15 people per shift. SIGN UP HERE! We are asking…

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Sun
13
Sep

Community-wide Shalom Baby Shower (virtual)

Save the date! Join Minneapolis PJ Library and St. Paul PJ Library as we welcome you and your little ones (ages 0-2) to the Jewish community. Join us for a special morning with baby blessings from local Rabbis, grab your shakers from the swag bag and shake along with a local musician, create picture frame baby art, learn to communicate together with baby sign language, and calm your babies with some baby yoga.

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Mon
14
Sep
$15

Parenting for Racial Justice: Two Part Virtual Series

Parenting for Racial Justice: Two Part Series In order to teach our children about racism and to have ongoing meaningful discussion, we much first educate ourselves. Join us for this two part series about racism and parenting. Join us for one or ideally both sessions as the content and conversation will build upon each other. Part 1: The Parents In this class we will focus on understanding racism as a complex system of oppression that impacts everyone negatively. We will…

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Mon
21
Sep
$15

Parenting for Racial Justice: Two Part Virtual Series

Parenting for Racial Justice: Two Part Series In order to teach our children about racism and to have ongoing meaningful discussion, we much first educate ourselves. Join us for this two part series about racism and parenting. Join us for one or ideally both sessions as the content and conversation will build upon each other. Part 1: The Parents In this class we will focus on understanding racism as a complex system of oppression that impacts everyone negatively. We will…

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