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Melton Course – Press Pause: Rest, Assured

Jan 09, 2023 6:00PM—Feb 20, 2023 8:00PM

Beth Israel Congregation, 862 Washington Street, Bath

Cost $179

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The Jewish approach to mindfulness and self-care traces back to the roots of creation. The concept of a week comes from the Jewish marking of six days of work and one day of rest. In this unit, we will explore Shabbat and the role of time in Judaism. Rabbi Lisa Vinikoor leads this 6 week…

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Rumpus Time at TBE

Jan 15, 2023 12:00AM—Feb 26, 2023 2:00PM

Temple Beth El - 400 Deering Avenue

It’s winter in Maine and your kids are itching to work out their wiggles, but you would love nothing more than to sit down with a cup of something warm and read, work, or just stare into space while your kids enjoy some good clean fun, running wild in a wide open space. Rumpus Time…

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Family Havdalah

Feb 04, 2023 6:00PM—8:00PM

Temple Beth El - 400 Deering Avenue, Portland

Save the evening of February 4 for Havdalah and a movie! We’ll look for three stars, participate in the Havdalah ceremony, and then cozy up in the youth lounge and enjoy some treats together. PJ’s optional. For kids pre-k – 2nd grade. Please note that parents will be expected to stay for the duration of…

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Tu Bishvat Celebration at Etz Chaim

Feb 05, 2023 3:00PM—4:30PM

Etz Chaim Synagogue

Cost Free of charge

Tu B’Shevat is the Jewish holiday celebrating the birthday of all fruit trees. The holiday represents the stage in the yearly agricultural cycle when planting trees can begin, and serves as a reminder that the natural world contains the capacity for renewal. Families with children ages 0-7 and their siblings are invited to join us…

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Congregation Etz Chaim Tu b’Shevat Seder and Potluck Supper

Feb 05, 2023 4:30PM—6:30PM

Congregation Etz Chaim 34 Bacon St. Biddeford, ME 04005

Cost Free

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Join us in person at the synagogue or online for our annual Tu b’Shevat Seder (4:30-5:15), followed by a potluck supper (5:15-6:30). Please bring a dairy or veggie dish to share. Drinks, challah, and baklava provided. Registration is required for both in-person and online attendance.

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Beginner’s Plus Adult Pickleball – CLASS FULL

Feb 07, 2023 11:00AM—12:00PM

JCA Building 1342 Congress St Portland, ME 04102

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Winter Session 1: Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28, 2023 Time: 11am – 12pm Ages: 18+ years old Location: The Jewish Community Alliance building, 1342 Congress St, Portland, ME 04102 Instructors: Liz Winfeld / Dave Cousins What should I bring? Gym shoes, comfortable clothing, water bottle Fee: JCA members: $80/session (session = 4 weeks of play).…

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Shabbat Suppers from Chef Rebecca Schilling – SOLD OUT FOR FEB 10th

Feb 10, 2023

Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine 1342 Congress Street Portland, ME 04102

Cost $12 JCA Members / $18 Non Member

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Vegetarian Shabbat Meals by Chef Rebecca Schilling of Kitchen Table Provisions in Partnership with Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine Join us this winter in fostering togetherness and connection through food. Each week’s menu will include one entree, one side, and one dessert, all with easy heating and serving instructions. All menu items are made…

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Shabbat Hike with Lorin Troderman

Feb 11, 2023 10:00AM—12:00PM

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The intention is to walk and simply be together in the delight of Shabbat. We will not have a formal service, but we will stop along the way to sing gently, offer prayers and immerse in some Torah. Lorin will provide a handout with a few prayers and psalms but will not include a full…

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Rimon Coffee Meetup

Feb 12, 2023 10:00AM

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Coffee, cookies, and conversation with Rimon, the Portland Jewish Women’s Group RSVP to Stefanie.Levenson@gmail.com – Address given upon RSVP to private home in Cape Elizabeth

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Past | Archive

Spirits and Spirits

Feb 02, 2023 5:30PM—7:00PM

Maine Craft Distilling (123 Washington Ave, Portland)

Congregation Etz Chaim Sunday Family Education Program

Jan 29, 2023 10:30AM—11:30AM

Congregation Etz Chaim, 34 Bacon St. Biddeford, ME 04005

ARTIST TALK AND BOOK SIGNING – GARY GREEN

Jan 26, 2023 4:00PM

Maine Jewish Museum

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JCA Building 1342 Congress St Portland, ME 04102

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