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Jewish community of amherst

Jewish community of amherst

A history of the jca by irving seidman

The JCA is a Reconstructionist radical synagogue in Amherst, Massachusetts. The JCA welcomes you regardless of your level of observance or expertise. 259483ATTR: 259483ATTR: 259483ATTR: 25 ADULT EDUCATION IN THE FAMILY RELIGIOUS SCHOOL Curriculum SERVICES FOR SHABBAT
From guiding our young and learning from our elders to helping improve conditions in the greater community, the JCA is dedicated to providing rich spiritual, educational, and social opportunities to a diverse Jewish community in the…Amherst region. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse, spiritual, and participatory membership. We believe that a strong commitment to Jewish values is important…
The JCA is a peaceful, democratic synagogue that is part of the Jewish Reconstructionist Federation. Visit www.j-c-a.org for more information, and read Rabbi Ben Weiner’s most recent blog posts here:
Amherst’s Jewish Community is located at 742 Main St. Temples and Synagogues are among the services provided. The entry has been a part of our database since September 8, 2010 and was last updated on November 12, 2013. There are two more Temples and Synagogues in Amherst. Here’s a fast rundown of what’s accessible.

“ultimately i wanted to leave”: motherhood in the

From guiding our young and learning from our elders to helping improve conditions in the larger community, the JCA is dedicated to providing rich spiritual, educational, and social opportunities to a diverse Jewish community in the Amherst area. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse, spiritual, and participatory membership. We believe that a deep commitment to Jewish ideals and an embrace of our traditions’ spiritual richness allows our diverse community to face the challenges of today’s world. We are an inclusive and accepting group of members who are gay, homosexual, heterosexual, bisexual, and transgender, single, in-married, and inter-married, as well as people of various races, cultures, physical abilities, and economic means.

Joining the jewish community in palestine

The Orthodox Union’s Heshe and Harriet Seif Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus is a collaboration between Hillel and the Orthodox Union.

Childhood yiddish lessons

Rabbi Raffi Leicht (917.294.1429) or Ariella Leicht (917.294.1429) may provide more detail (516.241.2268)

Pictures at an exhibition: interview with pastel painter richard

Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies
Hillel also sponsors a number of other Jewish student organizations, including Kolot, the Jewish acapella community, which you can learn more about on the Hillel website.
(413) 584-6622 Kehilat Hillel Ha’azinu (KHH)
Image credit: The JCA is located in a historic structure that was once the First Congregational Church (replete with organ and traditional New England steeple). Emily Dickinson’s family was a prominent member of that church, as evidenced by the exquisite stained glass windows bearing their names.

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Our fair-share dues scheme allows people of all economic backgrounds to participate in our society. However, dues income only covers about 60% of the costs of paying workers and maintaining our lovely building. Grants and private supporters like you make up the difference.