Kol Hadash, Northern California Community for Humanistic Judaism

CALENDAR


June 2016

* 8 (Wednesday): 7:30 PM — Albany/Berkeley/El Cerrito/Richmond/Kensington/San Pablo Havurah
The group will meet at the home of Miriam Aroner in Albany. Please call or email her to say you're coming, and what you would like to bring to share.

* 12 (Sunday): 11:00 AM — Annual Members Meeting
Details TBD. Albany Community Center, Rms I & II.

* 24 (Friday): 7:30 PM — Shabbat
Shabbat ItemsPlease join us at our member-led humanistic Shabbat led by member Alana Shindler. This month we wil be celebrating Gay Pride month and reflecting on the tragedy in Orlando. Music and song-leading by Ben Brussell. We will celebrate the June birthdays of our members. Please bring something to share for the oneg. Albany Community Center, Room II.

 

July 2016

* 13 (Wednesday): 7:00 PM — Albany/Berkeley/El Cerrito/Richmond/Kensington/San Pablo Havurah
The group will meet at the apartment of Doris Mendell. Please call her to say you're coming, and what you would like to bring to share.

*17 (Sunday): 2:00 PM — Discussion Group
The group has been rescheduled to meet at the home of Norma Wynn. We welcome all members of Kol Hadash. Consider coming, even if you haven't been a regular attendee. Everyone has a hand in choosing the topic to be discussed. Please be sure to phone Norma well in advance to let her know you plan to join us. Bring your calendar, and a snack to share.

* 22 (Friday): 7:30 PM — Shabbat
Shabbat ItemsPlease join us at our member-led humanistic Shabbat. Music and song-leading by Ben Brussell. We will celebrate the July birthdays of our members. Please bring something to share for the oneg. Albany Community Center, Room II.

 

August 2016

* 26 (Friday): 7:30 PM — Shabbat
Shabbat ItemsPlease join us at our member-led humanistic Shabbat. Music and song-leading by Ben Brussell. We will celebrate the August birthdays of our members. Please bring something to share for the oneg. Albany Community Center, Room II.

 

September 2016

* 18 (Sunday): 11:00 AM — Bagel Brunch — Introduction to Humanistic Judaism
questions about humanistic JudaismThe talk today will be about Humanistic Judaism, its origins, differences with other branches of Judaism, and about our thirty-year old community. Please bring your appetite for a delicious lox and bagel brunch. Free of Charge. Albany Community Center, Rms I & II.

 

 

 

October 2016

* 2 (Sunday): 7:30 PM — Erev Rosh Hashanah
apples & honeySAVE THE DATE: Please join us at our member-led humanistic celebration of the first of our two High Holiday observances. Registration information and more to follow. Albany Community Center, Community Room..


* 11 (Tuesday): 7:30 PM —Erev Yom Kippur
Man with shofarSAVE THE DATE: Please join us at our member-led humanistic observance of Yom Kippur. Registration information and more to follow. Albany Community Center, Community Room.

 

 

* 16 (Sunday): 11:00 AM — Bagel Brunch — Humanistic Judaism & its Enlightenment Roots: Pt I
Baruch SpinozaThe European Enlightenment of the 17th and 18th centuries signaled a devotion to reason over religious revelation and authority. For many Jews this meant the shedding of traditional rabbinic Judaism and a search for new ways to be Jewish. Kol Hadash will explore both the general European Enlightenment and the Jewish Enlightenment (Haskalah) in a three-part series led by three of our members: philosopher Bernie Rosen, historian Marilyn Boxer, and Michael Prival, International Institute for Secular Humanistic Judaism. Please bring your appetite for a delicious lox and bagel brunch. Public: $10/ea. Albany Community Center, Rms I & II.

 

 

November 2016

* 13 (Sunday): 11:00 AM — Bagel Brunch — Humanistic Judaism & its Enlightenment Roots: Pt 2
Baruch SpinozaThe European Enlightenment of the 17th and 18th centuries signaled a devotion to reason over religious revelation and authority. For many Jews this meant the shedding of traditional rabbinic Judaism and a search for new ways to be Jewish. Kol Hadash will explore both the general European Enlightenment and the Jewish Enlightenment (Haskalah) in a three-part series led by three of our members: philosopher Bernie Rosen, historian Marilyn Boxer, and Michael Prival, International Institute for Secular Humanistic Judaism. Please bring your appetite for a delicious lox and bagel brunch. Public: $10/ea. Albany Community Center, Rms I & II.

 

* 18 (Friday): 7:30 PM — Shabbat
Shabbat ItemsPlease join us at our member-led humanistic Shabbat. Music and song-leading by Ben Brussell. We will celebrate the November birthdays of our members. Please bring something to share for the oneg. Albany Community Center, Room II.

 

December 2016

* 11 (Sunday): 11:00 AM — Bagel Brunch —Humanistic Judaism & its Enlightenment Roots: Pt 3
Baruch SpinozaThe European Enlightenment of the 17th and 18th centuries signaled a devotion to reason over religious revelation and authority. For many Jews this meant the shedding of traditional rabbinic Judaism and a search for new ways to be Jewish. Kol Hadash will explore both the general European Enlightenment and the Jewish Enlightenment (Haskalah) in a three-part series led by three of our members: philosopher Bernie Rosen, historian Marilyn Boxer, and Michael Prival, International Institute for Secular Humanistic Judaism. Please bring your appetite for a delicious lox and bagel brunch. Public: $10/ea. Albany Community Center, Rms I & II.

 

* 23 (Friday): 6:00 PM — Chanukah Party
Shabbat ItemsSAVE THE DATE: Our potluck Chanuka Party will be held with lots of latkes, applesauce, main dishes, sides and desserts. We will sing along with the magnificent Ben Brussel. More info to follow! Albany Community Center, Communty Room

 

January 2017

* 8 (Sunday): 11:00 AM — Bagel Brunch: Topic TBD
BagelsSAVE THE DATE for another great Bagel Brunch event. Please bring your appetite for a delicious lox and bagel brunch. Public: $10/ea. Albany Community Center, Rms I & II.

 

 

* 21 (Saturday): 11:00 AM — MORNING Shabbat
Shabbat ItemsPlease join us at our member-led humanistic Shabbat. Music and song-leading by Ben Brussell. We will celebrate the January birthdays of our members. Please bring something to share for the oneg. Albany Community Center, Room II.

 

February 2017

* 11 (Saturday): 11:00 AM — MORNING Tu B'Shvat Seder/Shabbat
Shabbat ItemsSAVE THE DATE: Please join us at our member-led humanistic Tu B'shvat Seder. More info to follow. Music and song-leading by Ben Brussell. We will celebrate the January birthdays of our members. Albany Community Center, Rooms I & II.

 

* 19 (Sunday): 11:00 AM — Bagel Brunch: Darwin Day Celebration
BagelsSAVE THE DATE for another great Bagel Brunch event. Please bring your appetite for a delicious lox and bagel brunch. Public: $10/ea. Albany Community Center, Rms I & II.

 

 

March 2017

* 12 (Sunday): 11:00 AM — Bagel Brunch: Topic TBD
BagelsSAVE THE DATE for another great Bagel Brunch event. Please bring your appetite for a delicious lox and bagel brunch. Public: $10/ea. Albany Community Center, Rms I & II.

 

 

* 24 (Friday): 7:30 PM — Shabbat
Shabbat ItemsPlease join us at our member-led humanistic Shabbat. Music and song-leading by Ben Brussell. We will celebrate the January birthdays of our members. Please bring something to share for the oneg. Albany Community Center, Room II.

 

April 2017

* 2 (Sunday): 11:00 AM — Bagel Brunch: Yom Hashoah — Holocaust Remembrance
BagelsSAVE THE DATE for another great Bagel Brunch event. Please bring your appetite for a delicious lox and bagel brunch. Public: $10/ea. Albany Community Center, Rms I & II.

 

 

* 15 (Saturday): 6:00 PM — Passover Seder
Shabbat ItemsSAVE THE DATE: Please join us at our member-led humanistic Modern Exodus Passover Seder. Registration and more info to come. Music and song-leading by Ben Brussell. We will celebrate the January birthdays of our members. Please bring something to share for the oneg. Albany Community Center, Room II.

 

May 2017

* 7 (Sunday): 11:00 AM — Bagel Brunch: Topic TBD
BagelsSAVE THE DATE for another great Bagel Brunch event. Please bring your appetite for a delicious lox and bagel brunch. Public: $10/ea. Albany Community Center, Rms I & II.

 

 

* 26 (Friday): (Friday): 7:30 PM — Shabbat
Shabbat ItemsPlease join us at our member-led humanistic Shabbat. Music and song-leading by Ben Brussell. We will celebrate the January birthdays of our members. Please bring something to share for the oneg. Albany Community Center, Room II.

 

June 2017

* 11 (Sunday): 11:00 AM — ANNUAL MEMBERS MEETING
members meetingDetails TBD. Albany Community Center, Rms I & II.

 

 

* 23 (Friday): (Friday): 7:30 PM — Shabbat
Shabbat ItemsPlease join us at our member-led humanistic Shabbat. Music and song-leading by Ben Brussell. We will celebrate the January birthdays of our members. Please bring something to share for the oneg. Albany Community Center, Room II.

 

July 2017

* 28 (Friday): 7:30 PM — Shabbat
Shabbat ItemsPlease join us at our member-led humanistic Shabbat. Music and song-leading by Ben Brussell. We will celebrate the July birthdays of our members. Please bring something to share for the oneg. Albany Community Center, Room II.

 

August 2017

* 25 (Friday): 7:30 PM — Shabbat
Shabbat ItemsPlease join us at our member-led humanistic Shabbat. Music and song-leading by Ben Brussell. We will celebrate the August birthdays of our members. Please bring something to share for the oneg. Albany Community Center, Room II.

 

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