Monthly Archives: December 2016

Berman Night of Learning – January 5

Thursday, January 5, 2017 7:00 p.m. A Light Unto the Nations: The Challenge of Public Mitzvot with Rabbi Yonatan Dahlen The final in a series of classes examining the way we practice and view Chanukah in our modern world. Come … Continue reading

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Chanukah Happening – December 18

10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. at CSZ A special Chanukah festival for the entire family! The day will include: oil making, candle making with Hazon Detroit, make-and-take gifts, a gift wrapping station (bring your unopened gifts!), mitzvah projects (Project Night … Continue reading

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One For Each Night

Brief Kavannot (spiritual thoughts) for Chanukah presented by the Rabbinical Assembly-Michigan Region. Click HERE to read thoughts for each night of the holiday written by local Rabbis, including Rabbi Aaron Starr and Rabbi Yonatan Dahlen. [PDF]

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Shlock Rock Live! – December 19

Farber Hebrew Day School PTO and Congregation Shaarey Zedek present a pre-Chanukah family event Ticket cost if purchased before December 14, 2016: $8 per person or $36 per family of five or more. Ticket cost if purchased after December 14, … Continue reading

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MCUSY Chanukah Adventure – December 22

Thursday, December 22, 2016 5:00-8:00 p.m. Teens in grades 9-12 are invited for a fun evening of dinner, a dreidel tournament, and much more! Save $5 on your registration if you RSVP by December 11, 2016! Click here to register: … Continue reading

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Chanukah: Ancient Celebration, Modern Application – December 11

Sunday, December 11, 2016 9:30 a.m. Rabbi Aaron Starr leads a meaningful class as we explore the deeper meaning of Chanukah and explore how we can make thousand-year-old rituals new and meaningful for our families.

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Judaism Alive! – December 11, 2016

Sunday, December 11, 2016 9:30 a.m. Join Rabbi Yonatan Dahlen for monthly classes on mindfulness, mediation and Jewish mysticism, and how these subjects can heighten prayer and deepen connection to ourselves, God and the world around us.

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Meet Me @ The Maple – December 12

Monday, December 12, 2016 8:30-10:00 a.m. Great Lakes Coffee, 4135 West Maple Road, Bloomfield Hills Drop in during this time period for coffee and conversation with Rabbi Yonatan Dahlen, on issues of the day. No RSVP is needed.

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Rebel With a Cause: Anat Hoffman – December 8

Thursday, December 8, 2016 7:30 p.m. Berman Center for the Perfoming Arts at the JCC West Bloomfield Come to the other Berman Center to hear the story of Anat Hoffman. The Executive Director of the Israeli Religious Action Center (IRAC) … Continue reading

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Kadima Kinnus (sixth-eighth Grade students) December 9-11

Co-Chaired by Eighth Grade CRUSY¬†Programmers David Bromberg and Ellie Shafron, this is the convention for middle school students. It is the first taste of USY for students in sixth through eighth grades. It is also where the regional board and … Continue reading

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