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As Israel’s premier happiness expert, Tal Ben-Shahar will go down in history as being Harvard’s most popular professor, teaching Positive Psychology. In addition, Tal has authored several books, including New York Times Bestseller Happier. Tal will share his unique insights into the importance of happiness and positivity within our communities as well as his experiences living in both America and Israel. This is a UJA program, in partnership with Ansche Chesed. LOCATED AT TEMPLE EMANU-EL STREIKER CENTER.Find out more »
Join us on Shabbat as AC member Rachel Tiven speaks in the Sanctuary.
Rachel is the CEO of Lambda Legal, America's oldest and largest LGBT legal organization, and has spent many years as an attorney and advocate for LGBT and immigrant communities.
שִירוּ לַיהוָה, שִיר חָדָשׁ; שִירוּ לַיהוָה, כָל-הָאָרֶץ Sing to God a new song, sing to God, all the earth! - Psalm 96 Don’t play what’s there, play what’s not there. - Miles Davis This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before. - Leonard Bernstein On the last Friday of June, we will welcome Shabbat with the help of Mike Cohen Jazz Trio - Mike Cohen, woodwinds, Brian Gelfand, keyboard,…Find out more »
Monday evenings in the summer, from 8 to 10pm. $5 suggested contribution. Join us on the Ansche Chesed roof to hear emerging and established Jewish writers read from their recent work. Beverages and books are available for purchase. If it rains, come anyway. We have a perfect indoor space. REBEKAH FRUMKIN, The Comedown (https://amzn.to/2IzoGyq) A blistering dark comedy, Rebekah Frumkin's The Comedown is a romp across America, from the Kent State shootings to protest marches in Chicago to the Florida…Find out more »
Monday evenings in the summer, from 8 to 10pm. $5 suggested contribution. Join us on the Ansche Chesed roof to hear emerging and established Jewish writers read from their recent work. Beverages and books are available for purchase. If it rains, come anyway. We have a perfect indoor space. EILEEN POLLACK, The Bible of Dirty Jokes (https://amzn.to/2KNQagt) When Ketzel Weinrach’s beloved brother Potsie goes missing in Las Vegas, she not only must try to find him, she must confront her…Find out more »