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Pesach Day 7

Friday, April 29

Office Closed
Preschool Closed
9:15 a.m. Pesach Morning 7th Day
6:00 p.m. Pesach Mincha/Maariv
7:40 p.m. Candlelighting

Pesach Day 8

Saturday, April 30

9:15 a.m. Pesach Morning 8th Day
11:00 a.m. (approx.) Yizkor recited
7:55 p.m. Pesach Mincha/Maariv
8:30 p.m. Pesach ends

Talmud Study with Rabbi Rachel

Sunday, May 1, 6:00 pm
Sundays at 6 pm after evening minyan, in the library. All levels welcome to hear the generations of rabbinic conversations surrounding Tractate Pesachim. We'll be using texts, podcasts, and other media to help us connect to this vibrant piece of literature! No experience needed. For more information, please contact Rabbi Rachel, 410-654-0803. 

Movie Night - Beneath the Helmet

Tuesday, May 3, 7:30 pm

Beneath the Helmet: From High School to the Home Front 
An inspiring coming-of-age film about five Israeli soldiers

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Book Club

Wednesday, May 4, 7:30 pm 

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Movie Night - Mekonen

Tuesday, May 10, 7:30 pm

The follow-up mini-documentary to Beneath the Helmet.

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Annual Meeting of the Congregation

Wednesday, May 11, 7:00 pm 

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Tot Shabbat Celebration for Rachael Schwartz

Shabbat Morning, May 21, 10:30 am 

Join us for a very special Tot Shabbat as we celebrate Rachael Schwartz's tenure as Preschool Director.

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