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9:20 AM

Marbim Basimchah: Month-Long Jewish Laughter Retreat

Wednesday, Feb. 17 @ 9:20 AM - 9:50 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:20 AM on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until Friday, Mar. 12, 2021

The Talmud teaches that with the beginning of the month of Adar, we are encouraged to increase our happiness. How do we cultivate joy in the midst of isolation, loss, and fear? Laughter, Torah’s Living Wisdom, and Community. For the month entire month of Adar, Rabbi Getzel Davis and Laughter Coach Shimon Darwick will offer…

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12:00 PM

Rising Crime in Israel’s Arab Communities: Urgent Concern and Complex Realities?

Wednesday, Feb. 17 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Since 2018, ​Arab citizens have cited rising rates of violent crime as their ​biggest community concern. Police-minority relations, economic gaps, and the high percentage of Arab youth ​neither in higher education nor the workforce are some of the underlying causes of this complex and sensitive issue. This past year, COVID-19 led to further increases due to school closures and economic strain strengthening black-market and…

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4:00 PM

Artists of the Harlem Renaissance

Wednesday, Feb. 17 @ 4:00 PM

Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes, Bill Traylor, Jacob Lawrence | From Frederick Douglass to Ta-Nehisi Coates: A workshop series exploring race using texts as a window into history with Susan Stein Artists of the Harlem Renaissance: Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes, Bill Traylor, Jacob Lawrence | From Frederick Douglass to Ta-Nehisi Coates: A workshop series…

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7:30 PM

Athletes Against Antisemitism Panel featuring Zach Banner, Josh Bell, and Alysha Clark

Wednesday, Feb. 17 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for a special virtual event! A two-part conversation on combatting antisemitism, racial justice and moving forward in unity with NFL offensive lineman Zach Banner, MLB first baseman Josh Bell and WNBA champion Alysha Clark. In the summer of 2020, Zach Banner, offensive tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers, made headlines with a viral Twitter…

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8:00 PM

Safeguarding Youth from Abuse: 5 Communication Tips for Parents

Wednesday, Feb. 17 @ 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

This session is now full, but be sure to look out for more Sacred Spaces webinars coming soon.   This webinar is designed for parents to learn 5 key safety messages in abuse-prevention that they can communicate to their child or teen. Topics will include consent, body safety, respecting boundaries, healthy relationships, and online safety.…

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