Jacksonville Jewish Food Festival
Sunday, May 7th, 2017 11:30 to 2:30 pm
Traditional - Israeli - Holiday - Dessert
Sponsorships and Ticket Information
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Tuesday, April 11 at 10:30 am, service
Monday, April 17 at 10:30 am, service with Yizkor
Save the Date and become part of Temple's Social Action.
Look for information soon about signing up as a volunteer. If you are interested in becoming a captain at one of approximately one dozen events, please contact Mike Elkin or Michelle Branly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Social Action April 1 6:00 pm
Explore Islam with Your Muslim Neighbors
Please join the Social Action Committee as we visit our Muslim neighbors at the Islamic Center of North East Florida (ICNEF) at 2333 St. Johns Bluff Road S. on April 1 at 6:00 pm. This special evening will include a tour of the center, dinner and a special presentation and discussion on Islam. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions and share concerns. Please click on these links for more information and to reserve your tickets. Tickets are limited and are going quickly! Reserve your space now.
Click HERE to register.
Friday Night Live 7:00 pm Shabbat Service
Friday Night Live Band will participate in the service on March 17, 2017.
Enliven your Shabbat spirit with the music of our own Friday Night Live Band at Erev Shabbat services. Your hands will be clapping and your toes a-tapping. It will be a spiritually exciting Shabbat experience.
Watch video of the band from the Soul Food Shabbat service.
Saturday Night at the Movies March 18, 7:00 pm
An Exploration of the Jewish Experience in America as Portrayed in Feature Films
This event will occur each month through June, 2017. The complete schedule is available here.
Every film is followed by a discussion led by Rabbi Shapiro. Refreshments will be served!
Temple 20's and 30's Group
View upcoming events on the Temple 20's and 30's Calendar.
Judaica Shopping - Come see the new Passover items.
Our Judaica Shoppers have covered the globe looking for unique and beautiful items to delight even the most discriminating shoppers. Come by and select all of your holiday gift giving needs or call to make an appointment.
24th Annual Julie R. Spitzer Women's Memorial Seder on Thursday, March 23 at 6:30 pm at Temple.
Light, vegetarian Passover fare will be served with a Chocolate Dessert Seder. We will be honoring Gail Jarrett. The proceeds of the Seder benefit Hubbard House--Miami $108, Rachel $72, Angel $64, Patron $36, Chai $18, Young Women Ages 6-12 $9. Make a reservation with your check payable to Temple Sisterhood by March 9, 2017.
Bakers Always Welcome! Sisterhood caters all types of events on behalf of Temple throughout the year.
Religious School - Whole School Family Learning Days
Purim March 12 and Passover April 9, 2017 9:30 am to 12 noon
Religious School families are exploring the Jewish holidays in cohorts of multi-aged learners studying together and experiencing interactive games and activities. All Whole School Family Learning Days are facilitated by faculty and our Grade 8/9 teens, with a cooking station led by our Sisterhood partners. Families create, collaborate and congregate for memorable moments of engagement!
Temple offers many opportunities for Adult Education. Click on the following section titles to learn more about content, dates and times.
Religion, Liturgy and Scripture (Introduction to Judaism, Wisdom, Ethics of the Fathers: Pirkei Avot, Torah Study)
Hebrew Classes (Read Hebrew America part 2 starts January 22, 2017.)
Programs and Special Events (Lunch and Learn, Saturday Night at the Movies, Jewish Literature Group, Jewish Meditation, Yoga)
Social Action at the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism Bienniel Conference
"Consultation on Conscience 2017" April 30 - May 2, 2017
This is the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism's biennial social justice leadership conference. It is open to congregational delegations as well as individuals looking to building relationships and deepen their engagement in the fight for progressive change. Visit the website for the conference.
Boy Scout Troop 12 at Temple
Earn your "Blaze Your Own Trail" badge....join one of Jacksonville's oldest troops. Founded in 1916 here at Temple, Troop 12 offers a personalized boy-led scouting program guided by experienced, active leaders. Whether you want to earn your Eagle or just have fun camping, Troop 12 offers it all.
The Troop meets Thursday evenings at 7pm throughout the year. If you are either 11 and have finished the 5th grade, OR earned your Arrow of Light, you are welcome to join us. Visit Troop 12 and see what we're about!
Keep up with all the activities. Read Temple's newsletter, the Messenger. You can keep up with current information and events, read back issues with messages from our professional staff and learn about Temple's other publications, Temple Times and the Religious School newsletters.
Look for photos of Temple events in our web page Photo Galleries
03.24.2017 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
03.24.2017 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Erev Shabbat Service
03.25.2017 9:00 am - 10:00 am
03.25.2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Shabbat Morning Service
Members of Temple and The Sanctuary@Mt. Calvary Church join to provide food and clothing to local residents.
The Temple - Congregation Ahavath Chesed
8727 San Jose Boulevard Jacksonville, FL 32217 P: (904)733-7078 F: (904)448-9285