Jewish Community Center
of Greater Kansas City
Happy Hanukkah
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Jewish Life & Learning: Adult Programs


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Spins Dreidel Display

1. Bring your dreidel to the main reception desk at the J, where it will be identified and receive tender loving care.

2. Your dreidel will be part of a wonderful encased and locked display in the Campus lobby.

3. Retrieve your dreidel on December 15 or 16 in time for your home Hanukkah celebrations.

Questions? Call 913-327-8077


Tangled Roots: Voices, Visions & the Spirit of HOME

December 7
12:30 Opening of Interactive Exhibition in Galleria
1:30 Performance and Artist Talk Back in White Theatre

Over the course of the summer and fall of 2014, eight prominent artists are gathering to explore Jewish sources on the many aspects of HOME. Join us in viewing and becoming part of the visual and performing arts pieces reflecting their shared experience.

To meet the artists, watch their progress and contribute to the conversation visit

What Does HOME Mean to You?

8 prominent artists have explored & interpreted the topic of home. Be part of their exciting exhibition, Tangled Roots

Save (and prepare for) The Weekend Of June 12- 14, 2015

Scholar in Residence Daniel C Matt - Watch for times and locations

Daniel Matt, one of the world’s leading authorities on Kabbalah, has been featured in Time Magazine and has appeared on National Public Radio and the History Channel. He has published over a dozen books, including The Essential Kabbalah (translated into seven languages), Zohar: Annotated and Explained, and God and the Big Bang: Discovering Harmony between Science and Spirituality.

Currently, Dr. Matt is nearing completion of his immense project of translating and annotating the Zohar, the masterpiece of Kabbalah. He is now composing the ninth volume of The Zohar: Pritzker Edition (Stanford University Press), which will complete the Zohar’s commentary on the Torah. For this work, Daniel has been honored with a National Jewish Book Award and a Koret Jewish Book Award. The Koret award called his translation “a monumental contribution to the history of Jewish thought.”

For twenty years, Daniel served as professor at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California, and has also taught at Stanford University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Daniel lives in Berkeley with his wife Hana.

To enhance your experience with Dr. Matt, we recommend that you read The Essential Kabbalah and/ or God and the Big Bang.

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