Mazel Tov to Henrike Frowein and Daniel Benjamin and their son, Jonah on Jonah becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, November 12, 2016
Thursday, November 17th, at 7:00 pm
Roth Center for Jewish Life
Dartmouth College Hillel, the Dickey Center, the Rockefeller Center, and the Upper Valley Jewish Community will hold a special community forum entitled:
What happened on Election Day? What Now?
Daniel Benjamin, the Norman E. McCulloch Jr. Director of The John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding, Linda Fowler, Professor of Government, Russell Muirhead, the Robert Clements Professor of Democracy and Politics, Frank J. Reagan Chair in Policy Studies, Emerita, will share their perspectives and lead us in discussion.
Hebrew School Next Week
Hebrew School will meet this Sunday, November 20.
Hebrew School will not meet on November 22 or November 27.
If you have any questions, please contact Madeline Cooper at 603-646-3887 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Come celebrate the 150th anniversary of our Czech Torah Scroll
Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 11:30 am
We'll hear about our Torah's extraordinary journey from Bnro Czech Republicto Hanover, NH and meet with Rabbi Kevin Hale, a sofer (scribe), who will be restoring our Torah for the benefit of generations to come.
The Friday, December 16 Family Potluck has been changed — like a miracle — into the UVJC Hanukkah Party and Dairy Potluck Dinner on December 18 from 5-7 pm.
Todah rabah to Tom Jacobs (photo), Natasha Troyka and her mom, and Tom Cochrane and his son or erecting and taking down our Sukkah. And thank you to the Hebrew School children for the beautiful decorations and Sukkah ruach.
Join us in supporting Syrian refugees
The social action committee is forming a subcommittee to support Syrian refugees. One aspect of this work will be to support the non-governmental Israeli group IsraAid and the Berlin Jewish community in their work with Syrian refugees in Germany. To join the subcommittee or for more information, please contact either Jeff Bell (email@example.com or 802 436 2801) or the social action committee at UVJCSocAction@gmail.com.
KOSHER CHICKEN MATZOH BALL SOUP AVAILABLE
Do you know someone under the weather? How about bringing them some HOMEMADE kosha chicken matzo ball soup. Bet they would really appreciate it.
The UVJC will be offering Friday Night Reform services throughout the year.
If you are interested in helping to plan, participate in or just attend the services, let us know so we can keep you informed of upcoming services.
Please let the Ruach Committee know of your interest by emailing to Carole at firstname.lastname@example.org to be included on our mailing list.
"Like" us on Facebook!
The UVJC now has a Facebook page, in addition to the Facebook group. "Like" our new page for updates, events, and more. To find our page, click here or search "Upper Valley Jewish Community" on Facebook.
Caring Community Volunteers available
The Social Action Committee has a volunteer database of over 50 people waiting to provide a helping hand to UVJC community members in need. Volunteers are able to help in many ways such as delivering a meal, grocery shopping, light house repairs, or visiting someone who is housebound.
To request help for yourself or someone you care about, or to volunteer, contact us at UVJCSocAction@gmail.com.
Sunday, December 4
The Murder of William of Norwich
by E. M. Rose
E.M. Rose's engaging book delves into the story of William's murder and the notorious trial that followed to uncover the origin of the ritual murder accusation - known as the "blood libel" - in western Europe in the Middle Ages.
Sunday, January 29
Caroline or Change
by Tony Kushner
This is a beautifully written musical drama by playwright Tony Kushner. It addresses the relationships of African-Americans and Southern Jews in the early “60s through finely crafted characters and their relationships in a small Louisiana town.
Literature Lovers usually meets at 7:00 pm the last Sunday of the month, unless otherwise noted. For location or more information, please contact Susan Cohen at (603) 643-3611, or email@example.com.
Shalom Walking Club
The Uvjc Shalom Walking Club will resume in the spring.