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Trumping Hunger: Sunday, March 16
1 - 5 p.m.
Jewish Community Campus Social Hall
An afternoon of Social and Duplicate Bridge: $5 per person and at least one can of non-perishable food for Jewish Family Services Food Pantry
Reservations required by calling 913.327.8007
12:45 - 1:30 pm
Jewish Community Center - MAC Room
No registration required
6:00 reception | 6:30 presentation
Kansas City Public Library Central Location
Registration required: click here
Jewish Community Center
Registration kindly requested; call 913.327.8007
Dr. Greenberg, the Paul E. Raether Distinguished Professor of History at Trinity College, is the author of “Or Does It Explode?”: Black Harlem in the Great Depression (1991); Troubling the Waters: Black-Jewish Relations in the American Century (2006); and To Ask for an Equal Chance (2009), documenting African Americans during the Great Depression and edited A Circle of Trust: Remembering SNCC (1998).
Noon Hour Presentation - Wednesday, April 9
12:00 - 1:15 pm
Jewish Community Center - MAC Room
*Yes, bring lunch!
How a few brave women thwarted Pharaoh and changed the course of Jewish history from destruction to redemption.
Featuring Jacob Schreiber: JCC President & CEO
Wednesdays 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Studio 1 (upper level of the JCC)
$13/class - enjoy one free class and if you like it, enroll monthly!
For more information about the Nia experience, click here.
To register, call Lauren Levin at 913.327.8007
For more information about Nia at the JCC call Jill Maidhof, Director of Jewish Life & Learning at 913.327.8077
Two Jews, Three Opinions
If you're a news junkie, this highly popular class is for you! Receive articles in advance of each meeting and lend your voice and opinions to our lively discussions about current events in Israel and around the world.
Facilitated by Rabbi Scott White.
Classes meet on Wednesdays 12:30-1:45 pm in Club Room 3 (upper level of the Campus).
March 5, 12, 19, 26 (4 sessions) $40
April 2, 9, 23, 30 (NO class April 16 - Passover) (4 sessions) $40
May 7, 14, 21, 28 (4 sessions) $40
This class is made possible by a generous gift from the Porter-Hill-Gill Foundation:THANK YOU.
4. Monthly Great Jewish Literature Meetings
Diane Botwin and Audrey Asher lead highly focused discussions of literature with Jewish content: contemporary and historical poems, short stories and essays. Each reading can be done in one sitting and are available in advance, so that participants come to meetings familiar with the monthly selection(s).
10:30 am - 12:00 pm/Every third Sunday of the month (Please note - NO meeting on February 16th)
Club Room 3 (upper level of the campus)
Page numbers below cite to The Oxford Book of Jewish Stories, edited by Ilan Stavans; other readings may be acquired by clicking on the blue title of the selection. The Hill of Evil by Amos Oz can be acquired by contacting Lauren Levin, email@example.com or 913-327-8007
August 18 Excerpt from Poets on the Edge--Translator's Preface and starred poems by Yehudah Amichai, Yona Wallach, and Raquel Chalfi
September 15 Mermaids by Deborah Eisenberg
October 20 Lazar Malkin Enters Heaven by Steve Stern p. 397
What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank by Nathan Englander
November 17 Three stories from Beautiful as the Moon, Radiant as the Stars
December 15 The Gray Goose by Jonathan Lethem
Elvis, Axl and Me by Janice Eidus p. 432
January 19 Musical Moment by Yehoshua Kenaz (42 pgs.)
March 16 The Legacy of Raizel Kaidish: A Story by Rebecca Goldstein p. 407
Poetry by Marge Piercy: Tefillah
May 18 Poetry by Marge Piercy: Toldot, Midrashim
June 15 The Hill of Evil Counsel by Amos Oz (52 pgs.)
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