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January 2023

Stories from the Narrow Bridge — Meeting people in their time of nee

January 8, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Please follow this link to register. Sari Shernofsky to speak on "Stories from the Narrow Bridge: Meeting People in their Time of Need" on January 8, 2023 “All the world is just a narrow bridge and the main thing is to have no fear at all.” For Sari Shernofsky, these words of Rev Nachman of Breslov were a call to pursue training as a multi-faith hospital chaplain. For fifteen years, Sari worked in hospital and hospice setting where she offered…

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February 2023

Zoom Lecture: Like Everyone Else But Different: The Jewish Glass is Half Full

February 5, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Morton Weinfeld, Professor of Sociology and Chair of Canadian Ethnic Studies at McGill University recently published an updated edition of his book, Like Everyone Else But Different. His February 5 talk is titled Like Everyone Else But Different: The Jewish Glass is Half Full. Register here.

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March 2023

Zoom Lecture: Standing Up to Anti-Semitism

March 5, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Pat Johnson, writer, organizer and entrepreneur will highlight his work with Upstanders Canada, an organization he founded to mobilize non-Jewish Canadians to stand up against anti-semitism and anti-Zionism. His March 5, 2023 talk, Standing Up to Anti-Semitism will explain coordinated steps anyone can make to create a positive difference. Register here.

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April 2023

Lecture: Hope: How Do We Find Hope in a World with Unending Problems

April 9, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Rabbi Suzanne Singer, former journalist and Reform Rabbi from Temple Beth El in California, will wrap up the series on April 9. With a history of leadership at Kolot Mayim, Rabbi Singer will talk about Hope: How Do We Find Hope in a World with Unending Problems. Register here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAsde2trTwqHdzayMlphe4ZBa4ypZb20Y_9

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November 2023

Lecture: Dr. Joshua Grayson, In Search of Lost Roots

November 5, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Register here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rcO6vpzsoHdO3tyWZVHeIWcokPuFZm_XB#/registration Want to know more about your Jewish roots? Join us for genealogist Dr. Joshua Grayson’s talk 'In Search of Lost Roots: How One Researcher Traced His Family Across Three and a Half Centuries'. Inspired by the search for his own ancestry, Dr. Grayson is the founder and director of Lost Roots Family History, a website and search service for those who want to explore their Jewish roots.

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December 2023

Dr. Jennifer Caplan, Funny You Don’t Look Funny: The Generations of Jewish Humour from the Silent Generation to Millennials

December 3, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Register here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0lcOGurjsrGtTlLtHTzGKSf_udijt6rlhV#/registration If you’re a fan of Jewish humour, you won’t want to miss Dr. Jennifer Caplan’s presentation, 'Jewish Humour from the Silent Generation to Millennials'. Her talk will explore how Jews have used and continue to use humour as a cultural touchstone. Dr. Caplan is Associate Professor and Chair of Judaic Studies at the University of Cincinnati. She is the author of the recently published ‘Funny, You Don’t Look Funny.'

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January 2024

Lecture: Rabbi Dr. Tirzah Firestone, Healing Intergenerational Jewish Trauma

January 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Register here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMtcOCrpzgsGdLZYVQFxIatu8c2ZnGtZSjl#/registration Rabbi Dr. Tirzah Firestone is the author of the recent best seller, 'Wounds Into Wisdom', a call to action to transform our family trauma legacies. Rabbi Tirzah is a Jungian psychotherapist and leader in the international Jewish Renewal Movement. As a second-generation Holocaust survivor, Rabbi Tirzah will weave her personal story with testimonies of recovery while integrating neuroscience, psychology and relevant Jewish teachings to help us understand and heal collective and intergenerational Jewish trauma.

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February 2024

Lecture: Rabbi Mike Uram, ‘Next Generation Judaism: What We Can Learn from Millennials’

February 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Register here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUtdu-oqTwpG9DO9tiIrvRAlPgujiDdIB-M#/registration Rabbi Mike Uram is passionate about young people and the future of Judaism. The former Executive Director of Penn Hillel, Rabbi Mike is the author of "Next Generation Judaism: How College Students and Hillel Can Help Reinvent Jewish Organizations. Rabbi Mike is also the first ever Chief Learning Officer for Jewish Federations of North America. Join us for this inspiring talk.

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March 2024

Lecture: Rabbi Dr. Nachshon Siritsky, Our Evolving Jewish Understanding of G!d and Gender

March 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Register here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZApceCurTwpHN29AtNRWbKgXU7A031g1XmN#/registration Join Rabbi Nachshon Siritsky as they reflect upon ancient and contemporary understandings of G!d and gender, from biblical days to our own time. How can our shifting understanding of gender and cultural norms draw upon Judaism’s traditional teachings? Rabbi Nachshon is the spiritual leader of the Reform Jewish Community of Atlantic Canada. Ordained by Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion, Rabbi Nachshon identifies as transgender and non-binary and is a passionate educator and advocate for 2SLGBTQIA+…

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April 2024

Lecture: Bonnie Stern & Anna Rupert, Don’t Worry Just Cook: A Delicious Dialogue on Intergenerational Jewish Cuisine

April 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Register here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMof-Cpqj4vGtfOQsxWn0T4LMASf7-95nct#/registration Bonnie Stern is one of Canada’s best known culinary experts and the author of many best-selling cookbooks. For her latest book, she has teamed up with her daughter Anna who as Bonnie says, "knows how the next generation thinks about food and cooking.” Don’t miss this fascinating mother-daughter conversation about intergenerational Jewish cooking.

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