Archive: May 2021

HaZaK

Posted on May 31, 2021

May 31, 2021 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – HOKHMAH (WISDOM) ZIKNAH (MATURITY) KADIMAH (LOOKING AHEAD) HaZaK is an Anshe Emet daytime program for mature adults with active minds. Co-taught by our clergy and other community educators, this year HaZaK is focusing on Jewish Ethics with the Melton curriculum “Ethics of Jewish Living.” Generously funded by Beatrice Mayer, z”l.

Supporting Our Community as We Face Anti-Semitism

Posted on June 1, 2021

June 1, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – The situation in Israel these past couple of weeks has been scary and challenging on a number of levels. We at Anshe Emet have especially been hearing concerns about anti-Semitism—in schools, communities, on social media, and beyond. Please join a conversation on Tuesday, June 1, at 7PM via Zoom for parents and teenagers (middle schoolers […]

Film Discussion: Shared Legacies: The African American-Jewish Civil Rights Alliance

Posted on June 3, 2021

June 3, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – Shared Legacies:  The African American-Jewish Civil Rights Alliance The film chronicles the coalition between Black and Jewish Americans before, during, and after the Civil Rights movement. Panel discussion includes: Rabbi Michael Siegel, Anshe Emet Synagogue Pastor Chris Harris, Bright Star Community Outreach Dr. Susannah Heschel, The Eli M. Black Distinguished Professor of Jewish Studies at […]

Welcome Jackie Maris: Kick-Off to Pride Month

Posted on June 4, 2021

June 4, 2021 @ 6:00 pm – Anshe Emet is proud to welcome, Jackie Maris, Chicago Education & Training Manager at Keshet, as we kick-off Pride Month. Jackie will join us Friday evening, June 4 at 6PM as our special Shabbat guest speaker. Jackie is a queer, South African Pisces with a love for education and community-building. She has worn various facilitator […]

Israel After the Ceasefire with special guests, Amir Tibon and Thair Abu Ras

Posted on June 6, 2021

June 6, 2021 @ 10:00 am – Join Anshe Emet as we welcome Ha’aretz journalist Amir Tibon and Thair Abu Ras, an Israeli Arab, in a discussion of Israel, post ceasefire.  Where are we now, where are we going? Amir Tibon is a senior editor and writer at Haaretz newspaper. From 2016 to 2020 he was the paper’s Washington correspondent, covering the […]

HaZaK

Posted on June 7, 2021

June 7, 2021 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – HOKHMAH (WISDOM) ZIKNAH (MATURITY) KADIMAH (LOOKING AHEAD) HaZaK is an Anshe Emet daytime program for mature adults with active minds. Co-taught by our clergy and other community educators, this year HaZaK is focusing on Jewish Ethics with the Melton curriculum “Ethics of Jewish Living.” Generously funded by Beatrice Mayer, z”l.

HaZaK

Posted on June 14, 2021

June 14, 2021 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – HOKHMAH (WISDOM) ZIKNAH (MATURITY) KADIMAH (LOOKING AHEAD) HaZaK is an Anshe Emet daytime program for mature adults with active minds. Co-taught by our clergy and other community educators, this year HaZaK is focusing on Jewish Ethics with the Melton curriculum “Ethics of Jewish Living.” Generously funded by Beatrice Mayer, z”l.

Special Juneteenth D’var with Tani Prell

Posted on June 18, 2021

June 18, 2021 @ 6:00 pm – This Friday, June 18, we welcome Anshe Emet member Tani Prell, Chicago Community Director for the national Jewish nonprofit 18Doors, as well as a DEI and anti-racism educator. Tani will join us to offer a special D’var Torah in honor of Juneteenth, a holiday celebrating the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United […]

HaZaK

Posted on June 21, 2021

June 21, 2021 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – HOKHMAH (WISDOM) ZIKNAH (MATURITY) KADIMAH (LOOKING AHEAD) HaZaK is an Anshe Emet daytime program for mature adults with active minds. Co-taught by our clergy and other community educators, this year HaZaK is focusing on Jewish Ethics with the Melton curriculum “Ethics of Jewish Living.” Generously funded by Beatrice Mayer, z”l.

A Dialogue on Heschel with Rabbi Michael Siegel and Rabbi Shai Held

Posted on June 22, 2021

June 22, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – The series on God in Search of Man concluded, we now join in a final dialogue between Rabbi Siegel and Rabbi Shai Held, author of the book, Abraham Joshua Heschel: The Call To Transcendence. Register Here Rabbi Shai Held–theologian, scholar, and educator–is President, Dean, and Chair in Jewish Thought at Machon Hadar in New York. Shai has […]