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  • Rabbi’s Blog | Purim Fun Facts
    February 25, 2021
    We say:  “When Adar enters happiness increases.” Purim is celebrated on the 14th of Adar except in Jerusalem where it is celebrated on the 15th Adar.  The Jews of Shushan—a walled city—fought their enemies for an extra day. Persia is modern-day Iran. In Deuteronomy 25:19, we are commanded: “You shall blot out the remembrance of
  • Courageous Conversations Program
    February 25, 2021
    On Sunday, February 28, at 5:30 p.m. there will be an in-person event – Gun Ownership & Systemic Racism – Courageous Conversations Program. This program is an historical look into the intersection of systemic racism and gun control in America will be presented with the discussion of Jewish values. Lucas Bernard will present on the topic
  • Rabbi’s Blog | Purim: A Poignant Parody
    February 18, 2021
    We often think of Purim with its costumes, carnivals, groggers, and fairytale-like story (the heroes Mordechai and Esther are victorious over the wicked villain Haman) as a children’s holiday.  But the story, which is found in the scroll, or Megillah, of Esther is complex and quite adult in nature: a mixture of merriment and buffoonery,

  • February 11, 2021
    On Sunday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m., join the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience for a conversation with Julie Sternberg, award-winning author of children’s books and Baton Rouge native, as we discuss the inspirations for her upcoming book – her family’s department store (Goudchaux’s), their immigrant history, and growing up in the South. Register

  • February 11, 2021
    How does your identity impact the choices you make, the way you view the world and how you respond to others? Identity is complicated – it is race, gender, religion – but its also much deeper. It is lived experiences and stories and obstacles overcome. On Sunday, Feb. 21, at 4:30 p.m., join us to

  • February 11, 2021
    On Thursday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m., Rabbi Rachel Mikva  will explore biblical and rabbinical ideas on Jews and Race and the challenges of navigating race in America today. Please join this ISJL event at this

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Upcoming Events

  1. Tue 09

    Mussar Class w/ Rabbi Teri Appleby

    Come join in small group study
    Mar 09 @ 7:00 pm
  2. Wed 10

    Judaism’s Great Debates w/ Rabbi Batsheva Appel

    Not surprisingly, Jews do not always
    Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm
  3. Thu 11
  4. Thu 11

    Board Meeting

    Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm
  5. Fri 12

    Kabbalat Shabbat – Shared Service

    Friday, March 12. 6:30 pm, hosted
    Mar 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  6. Sat 13

    Covenant & Conversations

    Mar 13 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

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