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JCA TRIVIA NIGHT!

Apr 10, 2021 8:00PM—9:30PM

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JCA TRIVIA NIGHT! A virtual trivia night hosted by professional emcee’s from TriviaHub Saturday, April 10th | 8 PM – 9:30 PM Free! Advanced registration required by Thursday, April 8th at midnight to receive the Zoom link and event instructions. The JCA invites all adults to a fun night of virtual trivia and prizes! If…

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Yom HaShoah

Apr 08, 2021

Yom HaShoah: Hebrew name means Holocaust Remembrance Day. What’s it about? Europeans commemorate the Holocaust on the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, Jan. 27, 1945, but the Israeli government wanted a date that would honor Jewish resistance to the Nazi genocide of World War II. After some debate, the Jewish community as a whole…

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Torah Conversations – An online study group facilitated by Ellie Miller

Apr 08, 2021 10:00AM—11:00AM

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Torah Conversations – An online study group facilitated by Ellie Miller Thursdays, 10:00 – 11:00 AM We will not be able to admit late arrivals to the meetings.   Use this Zoom link to join the weekly class:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83513247242   To join the study group email list and to receive the weekly reading and schedule updates,…

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Conversational Yiddish – 6 week online course

Apr 07, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Cost $60

CONVERSATIONAL YIDDISH A 6-week online course offered through YI-Jewish – A division of Yiddishkayt Initiative Wednesdays, 7 – 8 PM EST March 31; April 7, 14, 21, 28; May 5 This hands-on course emphasizes the humor and depth of the Yiddish culture and encourages course participants to personally engage in the materials, utilizing the curricula…

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Community Yom Hashoah Observance – Holocaust Remembrance Day

Apr 07, 2021 6:30PM—7:00PM

Live on Zoom

Cost 0.0

Join Maine’s Jewish community for a brief commemoration of Holocaust Remembrance Day, through memorial prayers, poems and songs, with poet and historian Anna Wrobel, and Rabbi Carolyn Braun of Temple Beth El. Advanced registration required by 4/7 at 4 PM to receive the Zoom link.

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MJFF Zoom Discussion with Filmmaker Yair Lev

Apr 06, 2021 2:00PM—3:00PM

Cost Free

MJFF Special Weekend Edition Free Yom Hashoah Film Streaming & Discussion (in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day)   April 4 – 7 You Only Die Twice When Israeli director Yair Lev’s mother inherits a house from a distant relative, she discovers that her father died ‘twice’ – as Ernst Bechinsky in Palestine and Ernst Bechinsky…

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Israeli Folk Dancing – Online sessions with Barbara Merson

Apr 04, 2021 2:30PM

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ISRAELI FOLK DANCING – Online sessions with Barbara Merson Sundays, weekly – starting Jan. 10th 2:30 – 4:00 PM Looking for a fun way to get some exercise this winter? Join us on Sundays on Zoom for a free Israeli dance class. Dancers of all experience levels are welcome! Each class will start with a…

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MJFF Special Weekend Edition for Yom Hashoah – Films & Discussion

Apr 04, 2021—Apr 07, 2021

Cost Free

MJFF Special Weekend Edition YOM HASHOAH FILMS, DISCUSSION & OBSERVANCE – Holocaust Remembrance Day Presented by the Maine Jewish Film Festival and the JCA   Free film streaming Sunday, April 4th at 9 am – Weds., April 7th at midnight   Euphoria of Being When choreographer Reka Szabo reads a memoir by dancer Eva Fahidi,…

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The Yellow Bird Sings – A book talk with novelist Jennifer Rosner

Apr 01, 2021 7:00PM

Thursday, April 1st at 7:00 PM EST Advanced registration required by Weds. 3/31 – The Zoom link will be email to registered participants on Weds. afternoon 3/31. What did Holocaust survivors go through on a daily basis in order to stay alive, and how did these experiences shape their consciousness? Jennifer Rosner’s debut novel attempts to…

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Conversational Yiddish – 6 week online course

Mar 31, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Cost $60

CONVERSATIONAL YIDDISH A 6-week online course offered through YI-Jewish – A division of Yiddishkayt Initiative Wednesdays, 7 – 8 PM EST March 31; April 7, 14, 21, 28; May 5 This hands-on course emphasizes the humor and depth of the Yiddish culture and encourages course participants to personally engage in the materials, utilizing the curricula…

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