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March Events

Shabbat Morning Chevra Torah
March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 10 AM

Chevra Torah meets on Saturday mornings from 10:00 AM – 11:30 for an in-depth discussion of the weekly Torah portion, combining traditional commentaries with contemporary perspectives and the wisdom of our own experience. We’d love to have you join us. 

Se’udah Sh’lishit
March 2, 5:00 PM

In  the past, Jews would commonly have two meals per day but on Shabbat, there would be a third meal to help denote it as a unique day. Part of the tradition dates to more mystical times when Jews would study as the sun was setting and Shabbat was dwindling: this was considered a special time. We will celebrate  Se’udah Sh’lishit on March 2 with shared readings, songs, and stories, and of course a special (light) third meal. Afterward, we will have a Havdalah service to conclude the Sabbath. Then, we will  kick off the new week with songs and musical instrument jam.

Men’s Club
Tuesday, March 5,  9 AM at Panera’s, 12 Corners 

Our Men’s Club will meet for coffee on Tuesday, March 5  at 9 AM at Panera’s, 12 Corners, Brighton. RSVP to Michael (388-5211 or Open to all Temple Emanu-El men.

Discussion Oneg – Including People with Disabilities
Friday, March 8, following services. Speaker: Eliot Fix

This program is part of our Tikkun Olam program. Eliot fixed has worked year-round with a group of developmentally challenged adults. In the past a group from Temple Emanu-El has helped in running a model Seder for this group. We will do so again on Wednesday, April 10.

Dorot (Generations) – Purim
Sunday, March 10, 11:00 AM  

WHAT IS PURIM? How and why do we celebrate this festive occasion? Join us for a hands-on, family fun activity: making hamantashen, preparing goody-bags, listening to music, and learning together. All are welcome! Bakers, BYOA (bring your own apron). 

Sunday Brunch
Sunday March 17, 11 AM
Speaker: Andrea Anderson Gluckman Topic: What’s the Deal with Islamophobia? – Unpacking Fear and Loathing of Muslims and Islam
RSVP by Wednesday, March 13 –  click RSVP-online, or contact to Cathy Leora Dayan (585-645-5254,

Shabbat Services, Purim Celebration  and Potluck Dinner
Friday, March 22, 6:00 PM

Chag Sameach Purim! Celbrate Purim! Wear your costume. Join the fun. Hear a new Purim Spiel courtesy of Charles R. Sommers, creator of Radio WHT (“Radio What?” Exactly).
RSVP to Randy Perlson (585-388-5211, or click RSVP-online

Books and Bagels
Sunday,  March 31, 11 AM

Books and Bagels is a program that has met for many years. We get together, enjoy bagels, coffee and tea, and discus books we have read. Anyone can come and present a book, or come to listen and discus. Please RSVP by the Friday before, to Carl (585-266-6982. or click RSVP on-line to respond on-line.

Tikkun Olam Team Meeting
Sunday, March 31, 12:30 PM

Please join us and become part of our Tikkun Olam (“Repairing the World”) Team. During the coming year, our discussion onegs will focus on Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World).






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