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PADS Dinner Upcoming Wednesday, November 28

The next MCJC-sponsored PADS dinner is Wednesday, November 28 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1320 Dean Street in Woodstock. The menu for the November 28 dinner is soup,  chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, salad, rolls, and dessert. Gene Lindow and Adam … Continue reading

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Join FaithBridge for the 9th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Interfaith Prayer Breakfast

Last Sunday evening, MCJC members joined the FaithBridge Interfaith Thanksgiving program “Living in Unity: Within Diversity All Are One,” held in McHenry at the Tree of Life Unitarian Universalist Congregation. Especially after the warm community support MCJC had at our Solidarity Shabbat … Continue reading

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Torah: Living in the Duality Between Self & Immortality

Vayishlach 2018 Please join us for Shabbat worship and Torah study on Saturday, November 24 at 9:30 am. Elie Wiesel taught that Jacob lived in the duality of the mundane and the celestial. During the day he talked only of … Continue reading

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Torah: Stopping to Move

Vayetzei 2018 Please join us for Shabbat worship and Torah study, on Saturday, November 17 9:30 am. Rabbi Sharon Brous of IKAR, an empowered, non-denominational Jewish community in Los Angeles, points out the irony that sometimes we need to stop … Continue reading

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Upcoming at MCJC Week of November 13

For more information about any of these listings, please visit our website, either the provided links or the MCJC Calendar at mcjconline.org/events. Wednesday, November 14 1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Tom 4:30 pm: Religious School Friday, November 16 Community Shabbat Potluck Dinner – … Continue reading

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MCJC Students Send Thank Yous to First Responders

On Sunday, November 4, our MCJC students spent part of their morning doing a Mitzvah. They made thank you and get well cards for the first responders of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting. Thanks to the JUF of Chicago for distributing … Continue reading

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Upcoming at MCJC Week of November 6

For more information about any of these listings, please visit our website, either the provided links or the MCJC Calendar at mcjconline.org/events. Wednesday, November 7 1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Tom 4:30 pm: Religious School Friday, November 9 6:30 pm: Community Shabbat Potluck … Continue reading

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Torah: Toldot

Please join us for Shabbat worship and Torah study on Saturday morning at 9:30 am. THE TROPE Torah: Genesis 25:19 – 28:9 – Click here. Haftarah: Malachi 1:1 – 2:7 – Click here.

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Thank you MCJC & our friends and neighbors! What a beautiful Shabbat we shared

“This is why I weep and my eyes overflow with tears” ~ (Lamentations 1:16). We are all still in mourning for our murdered brothers and sisters from Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue. But in the words of Matthew Arnold, we … Continue reading

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Join your neighbors for FaithBridge’s 12th Annual Thanksgiving service

Join your Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Baha’i, Muslim, and (fill-in-your-affiliation) neighbors for FaithBridge’s 12th Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service. Living in Unity; Within Diversity All are One. This evening of song, drumming, and unifying words — to give thanks, enjoy fellowship and make … Continue reading

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