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Come for an evening of togetherness, song and prayer!
Join Judy Callahan, Director of B'nai Simcha Preschool and Cantor Ruth for a half-hour Shabbat experience filled with music and movement for families with children age seven and under. Prior to services join us for a bring your own picnic dinner on the lawn at Katz Terrace.
Saturday, September 5 8:00 PM, Galpert Sanctuary
Schedule of Events:
8:00 PM: Havdallah
8:15 PM: "3-T" ProgramThe program will include the "3-T" Modules: "TEXT study" on the themes of the Holy Days with our clergy "TESHUVA," an opportunity for personal, inner work on our own forgiveness and renewal "TUNES" to ready our souls with melodies for this new year. The evening will conclude with the sounds of the High Holy Days, and allowing ourselves to hear the shofar.
9:30 PM: Refreshments
Please join us for a stimulating discussion of our September book selection and bring your suggestions for future readings. All PJTC members are most welcome! We will be reading Being Mortal, by Atul Gawande. Doctor and author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine cannot only improve life but also what matters in the end. Books are available at Vroman's at a 20% discount. We are listed as PJTC Book Club.
For everyone who is now or may be caring for a loved one
Join us for this special program, co-sponsored by the Jewish Federation of the Greater San Gabriel & Pomona Valleys, with a welcome from Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater and Keynote Speaker: Dr. Helena Chui, for small group discussions with keynote speaker, panelists and representatives from agencies throughout the region that provide support to caregivers.
Brunch will be served.
Click here to download the flyer. (.pdf)
The Pasadena Jewish Temple & Center (PJTC) is a synagogue and community center affiliated with the Conservative Movement whose members observe a wide range of Jewish beliefs and practices.
PJTC is dedicated to perpetuating all aspects of Jewish life and to fostering a sense of Jewish identity among its members, both as individuals and as a community. The Temple provides an active house of prayer, education and assembly. PJTC seeks to include and accept all those who wish to worship, study, or develop cultural or social ties to Judaism and warmly welcome interfaith, LGBTQ and non-traditional families into our community.