Events

Nov 11, 2020
Veterans Day
Nov 26, 2020
Thanksgiving Day
Nov

1 2020

Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center JCC Lane Dworkin Rochester Jewish Book Festival 2020

Nov

1 2020

 

As we approach one of the most contentious, divisive elections in our nation's history, join us for a thought-provoki…

Nov

8 2020

Exploring Uncertainty 11/8

3:30PM - 4:30PM  

 
Exploring Uncertainty: A Program for PJ Library Parents
Nov

9 2020

Kristallnach Commemoration

6:30PM - 7:30PM  

Online via Zoom

 

Featuring Guest Speaker Julie Kohner

CEO of Voices of the Generations and daughter of a Holocaust Survivor, Juilie …

Nov

10 2020

 

This course is intended both for those engaging with Jewish traditions for the first time and those who wish to under…

Nov

10 2020

 

Every year, 20 teens — some Black, some Jewish — learn how to fight racism and antisemitism while building leader…

Nov

10 2020

JFOGR 2020-2021 Investment Sub Committee Meeting

12:00PM - 1:30PM  

Zoom Meeting

Jewish Federation Of Greater Rochester 2020-2021 Investment Sub Committee Meeting

Nov

12 2020

A Post-Election Conversation with Abraham H. Foxman

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Online via Zoom

 

Abraham H. Foxman is world-renowned as a leader in the fight against antiSemitism, bigotry, and discrimination. Mr. F…

Nov

13 2020

Temple Emanu-El Shabbat Service 11/13

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Online via Zoom

Our online Shabbat services are led by Rabbi Drorah Setel with cantorial soloist, Charlene Sommers. All are welcome t…

Nov

14 2020

hevra Torah meets every Saturday morning for an in-depth discussion of the weekly Torah portion, combining traditiona…

Nov

14 2020

Temple Emanu-El Social Justice Torah Study Online 11/14

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

Online via Zoom

Rabbi Drorah Setel leads this weekly discussion group, which focuses on the relationship between the weekly Torah p…

Nov

15 2020

Bring your own bagels and coffee and call this a brunch! Rochester City Council Member Mitch Gruber will speak to us …

Nov

16 2020

JFOGR 2020-2021 Board Of Directors/Governors Meeting

12:00PM - 1:30PM  

Zoom Meeting

Jewish Federation Of Greater Rochester 2020-2021 Board Of Directors/Governors Meeting

Nov

16 2020

Temple Emanu-El Lunchtime Meditation Online 11/16

12:15PM - 12:45PM  

Online via Zoom

Our weekly meditation sessions continue and new folks are always welcome to join. Visit our website, emanuelrochester…

Nov

17 2020

JFOGR 2020-2021 Finance Committee Meeting

12:00PM - 1:30PM  

Zoom Meeting

Jewish Federation Of Greater Rochester 2020-2021 Finance Committee Meeting

Nov

19 2020

 

Join Rishi as she teaches us the art and the spirit behind challah baking. Don't forget to save some challah for our …

Nov

19 2020

JFOGR 2020-2021 Executive Committee Meeting

12:00PM - 1:30PM  

Zoom Meeting

Jewish Federation Of Greater Rochester 2020-2021 Executive Committee Meeting

Nov

19 2020

Kick Off Event - Plug into Peacefulness

4:00PM - 6:15PM  

Temple B'rith Kodesh (Reform)
2131 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY

 

Plug into Peacefulness Kick Off Event - Join us at TBK for an official start to the weekend. Get ready for drive thru…

Nov

19 2020

 

Are you a Jewish 20/30 something? How YOU doin?!
 

We're PIVOTING our 20/30s Friendsgiving event (pun absolutely in…
Nov

19 2020

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Nov

20 2020

Shabbatograms

5:00PM  

 

Drop off a small Shabbatogram bag to friends and neighbors to start off the Sabbath with a friendly message and treat…

Nov

20 2020

 

Welcome a peaceful Shabbat into your body, mind and spirit.  Gentle yoga movements and restorative yoga are infused …

Nov

20 2020

 

Join Rabbi Michael Silbert for a conversation about this week's Torah Portion, Shabbat, and more. 

Registration Req…

Nov

20 2020

 

Join Joy Getnick in a post election conversation about voting as a Jewish person in America. Recommended age is 18+ f…

Nov

20 2020

 

Join Itamar Bigman, one of the Jewish Federation's ShinShinim and learn the secrets to delicious cooking. He will be …

Nov

20 2020

 

Join the 4th and 5th grade Derech HaTorah girls as they give us a glimpse into their Parashah classes via livestream!…

Nov

20 2020

 

Get ready to "plug in", and join Cantor Braun from Temple Sinai and Chazzan Levin of Temple Beth El in a Pre-Shabbat …

Nov

20 2020

 
What is Mindfulness Meditation? What is it not? Prepare for our Shabbat together with Jewish Artist and Spiritual lea…
Nov

20 2020

 

Get ready for the weekend and join Oren, one of our ShinShinim, as she tells a few of her favorite Shabbat stories -…

Nov

20 2020

 

Looking for a Friday evening virtual/in person Shabbat service? Join Temple Beth El as they open their congregation …

Nov

20 2020

 

Looking for a Friday evening virtual Shabbat service? Join Temple B'rith Kodesh as they open their (virtual) congreg…

Nov

20 2020

Our online Shabbat services are led by Rabbi Drorah Setel with cantorial soloist, Charlene Sommers. All are welcome t…

Nov

20 2020

 

Join Temple Brith Kodesh's Rabbi Stein in an interesting discussion about Judaism, Thanksgiving, and the modern world…

Nov

20 2020

 

Join Rabbi Nechemia Vogel for a morning conversation about Shabbat, mysticism, and Judaism. Recommended ages 13+.

R…

Nov

20 2020

 

Join Rabbi Avi Kiliminick for a conversation about Torah, and the food we eat.
Age recommendation: 18+

Registration …

Nov

21 2020

 

Calling all 20's and 30's - join us Saturday night for an evening of laughter and fun from Israeli (now local) comedi…

Nov

21 2020

 

Get ready to bake!

Calling all 8-12 year olds who love to bake. We will be making a delicious sweet treat. Once you …

Nov

21 2020

 

Join legally blind Jewish musician, Charlie Kramer and our JROC Band Teens for a spin on his signature program, Si…

Nov

21 2020

 

Looking for a Saturday evening virtual/in person Havdalah service? Join Temple Beth El as they open their congregat…

Nov

21 2020

 

Looking for a Saturday morning Shabbat service? Join Temple Beth El as they open their congregation doors on Saturda…

Nov

21 2020

TBE Program - Tot Shabbat

9:30AM - 10:00AM  

 

Temple Beth El and Rabbi Jeremy Winaker will be leading Tot Shabbat via Zoom, where he will focus on thankfulness and…

Nov

21 2020

Temple Emanu-El Chevre Torah Study Online 11/21

9:30AM - 11:30AM  

Online via Zoom

Chevra Torah meets every Saturday morning for an in-depth discussion of the weekly Torah portion, combining tradition…

Nov

21 2020

Temple Emanu-El Social Justice Torah Study Online 11/21

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

Online via Zoom

Rabbi Drorah Setel leads this weekly discussion group, which focuses on the relationship between the weekly Torah p…

Nov

22 2020

 

Join Rabbi Dovid Lagunov from Light of Israel For a Conversation

Registration Required - Click Here to Register

Rab…

Nov

22 2020

Challah French Toast Breakfast

9:00AM - 9:30AM  

 
Save some of the challah you bake during our Thursday Challah Bake with Rishi and start your Sunday morning with a c…
Nov

22 2020

 

Drop off donations! We are looking to help out The Brighton Food Cupboard, Brighton Your Wardrobe, And Pencils & Pape…

Nov

22 2020

Exploring Uncertainty 11/22

3:30PM - 5:00PM  

 
Exploring Uncertainty: A Program for PJ Library Parents
Nov

22 2020

Notorious RBG event

11:30AM - 12:30PM  

Online via Zoom

There is no charge for this event. A closed 2021 ANNUAL CAMPAIGN PLEDGE is required for participation- Payment is …

Nov

22 2020

 

Join Rabbi Goldstein for a conversation post Shabbat

Registration Required - Click Here to Register

Rabbi Chaim Dov…

Nov

22 2020

Temple Emanu-El Rabbi’s Book Club Online 11/22

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Online via Zoom

Join Rabbi Drorah Setel and others for a discussion of this month’s book. All are welcome to join us! Visit our web…

Nov

22 2020

 

Join Rabbi Hirsh as we take a closer look at the concept of Tzedakah and what it really means in the modern world. Re…

Nov

23 2020

Rabin: 25 Years Later.

12:00PM - 1:30PM  

Online via Zoom

 

This event is presented by P2G and is open to the Rochester and Modi’in communities. Hear from Israeli Journalist …

Nov

23 2020

Temple Emanu-El Lunchtime Meditation Online 11/23

12:15PM - 12:45PM  

Online via Zoom

Our weekly meditation sessions continue and new folks are always welcome to join. Visit our website, emanuelrochester…

Nov

27 2020

Temple Emanu-El Shabbat Service 11/27

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Online via Zoom

Our online Shabbat services are led by Rabbi Drorah Setel with cantorial soloist, Charlene Sommers. All are welcome t…

Nov

28 2020

This course is intended both for those engaging with Jewish traditions for the first time and those who wish to under…

Nov

28 2020

Temple Emanu-El Chevre Torah Study Online 11/28

9:30AM - 11:30AM  

Online via Zoom

Chevra Torah meets every Saturday morning for an in-depth discussion of the weekly Torah portion, combining tradition…

Nov

28 2020

Temple Emanu-El Social Justice Torah Study Online 11/28

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

Online via Zoom

 Rabbi Drorah Setel leads this weekly discussion group, which focuses on the relationship between the weekly Tora…

Nov

30 2020

Temple Emanu-El Lunchtime Meditation Online 11/30

12:15PM - 12:45PM  

Online via Zoom

Our weekly meditation sessions continue and new folks are always welcome to join. Visit our website, emanuelrochester…