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Updated Friday, January 5, 2018


Please check Recent Events
every time you visit.

State of Israel 70 Years Later
Click here to see Rabbi’s Blog

New Book Café Brochure
for 2017-2018

We are traveling to ISRAEL - April 15-25, 2018
Celebrate Israel’s 70th Birthday
and Yom Haatzmaut
Click here for details.
Information Meeting December 7
7:30 at Hillcrest Jewish Center

Payments by credit cards restored.
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Friday/Saturday, January 5-6
Shabbaton - Scholar in Residence
Rabbi Uriel Romano
(Reservations required)

Sunday, January 7
Creation – Torah/Big Bang – 10:00 am @ HJC
Guest Speaker – Mark Freilich

Sunday, January 7 at 7:30 pm
Rabbi Manes Kogan speaks at ICCJ about his Korea trip

Sunday, January 14 - 10:00 am
Tribute to Debbie Friedman
RSVP by January 8

Saturday, January 27
Guest Speaker: Barry Wyner

Saturday, January 27 - 7:00 pm
Yoga Schmoga
RSVP by January 22

Sunday, January 28 -10:45-11:45
RE’FA’E’NI Service

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Our Chesed Committee provides comfort to the sick and others through home and hospital visits. If you know of someone who is in need of a chesed (friendly) call or visit, please contact Cathie ( or Vicki (

• Services and Shabbat Observance •

Our Shabbat services will begin at 9:00 am

Friday, January 5
Scholar-in-Residence Shabbaton

with Rabbi Uriel Romano
Candle Lighting 4:24 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat/Maariv 5:30 pm
Shabbat Dinner (By Reservation Only)

Saturday, January 6 – Parshat Shemot
Torah Study 9:00 am
Shacharit - Teaching
w/Rabbi Romano 9:30 am
followed by Kiddush Lunch
Junior Congregation 10:45 am
Mincha/Learning 4:00 pm
Maariv/Havdallah 5:24 pm

Friday, January 12
Candle Lighting 4:31 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat/Maariv 5:00 pm

Saturday, January 13 – Parshat Vaera
Torah Study 9:00 am
Shacharit 9:30 am
Junior Congregation 10:45 am
Mini Menschen 10:45 am
Mincha/Learning 4:20 pm
Maariv/Havdallah 5:31 pm

Shabbat Morning Mini Menschen
(see schedule)


Monday, Thursdays and Torah Reading Days:
6:30 am
Sunday and legal holidays:
8:30 am

Monday–Thursday 7:45 pm
Fridays–May 12–September 15 6:30 pm
Sunday 7:00 pm (rotates)

Sunday evening minyans are at 7:00 pm.
Services alternate between ICCJ and HJC
according to this schedule (click to view).

If you would like to say kaddish on a morning when there is no minyan, please contact Rabbi Fryer Bodzin directly. Email:

• Regular Activities •

Please check the calendar since some of these activities may not be held on certain days.

Please click on each for complete information.

Mini Menschen Services - For infants up to age 5
Shabbat mornings at 10:45 (see dates)

Knit & Schmooze—Thursdays, 10:00 am to noon

Rabbi’s Thursday Class:
Sex, Sexuality, Love, Gender, Desire, and the Rabbis

Thursdays, 12:30 pm–1:30 pm

Rabbi’s Friday Class:
Judaism 101 Part Two–The Lifecycle

Friday mornings, 10:00 am-11:00 am

BIM BAM, It’s Almost Shabbat (for children ages 0-3)
Friday mornings - 11:15 to noon, monthly (click her for details).

Just Ask the Rabbi - Wednesdays, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
This program is for post bar/bat mitzvah youth.

Exercise Classes—New time for Yoga. Please click here for details.


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