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Upcoming at MCJC Week of October 16

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, October 17 1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Tom 4:30 pm: Religious School 6:30 pm: Ritual Committee meeting at MCJC … Continue reading

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MEET SUNNY THE WONDER CHICKEN! — Saturday, October 20 (RSVP deadline Oct. 17)

MEET SUNNY THE WONDER CHICKEN! Havdala Potluck Picnic & Bonfire Saturday, October 20, 5 pm ELLENDALE Home of Ellen & Dale Morton 2321 S. Cherry Valley Road, Woodstock, IL. All MCJC members and their family and friends are invited to … Continue reading

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MCJC Collects Winter Coats for Those Who Need Them

MCJC is collecting winter coats, unused or in good condition, for adults and children. The coats will be distributed to low income families living in Woodstock and neighboring communities as part of the Woodstock Area Community Ministries 2018 Winter Coat Drive.  … Continue reading

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First PADS Dinner 2018-2019 season Wednesday, Oct. 24

Our first MCJC-sponsored PADS dinner of the 2018-2019 PADS season is Wednesday, October 24, 2018, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1320 Dean Street in Woodstock. Five to six individuals are needed to help serve the meal (6:00 pm to 8:00 pm). Please … Continue reading

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MCJC Makes Book Club Selection

On Thursday, Nov. 8, at 7:00 pm, MCJC will host a “One Book, One Community” discussion when it reviews Memento Park by Mark Savas.  Each year, in honor of Jewish Book Month, Spertus Institute selects a single book to be read and … Continue reading

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Elgin Chapter of Hadassah Hosts “Double-Chai” Tea with Two Great Presenters

Are you currently a Hadassah member but not affiliated with any chapter? Were you ever a Hadassah member in the past? Are you interested in learning more about Hadassah and the benefits of membership? The Elgin Chapter of Hadassah invites current & previous Hadassah members, associates and guests to attend … Continue reading

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Torah: Living in the Paradox: Universalism vs. Particularism

Lech Lecha 2018 Please join us for Shabbat worship and Torah study, 9:30 am. Throughout the Torah, in fact, throughout Hebrew scripture, there is this constant tension, an ongoing, irresolvable paradox between the universal and the particular. The Torah seems … Continue reading

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Upcoming at MCJC Week of October 9

For more information about any of these listings, please visit our website, either of the provided links, or the MCJC Calendar at mcjconline.org/events. Wednesday, October 10 1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Tom 4:30 pm: Religious School Friday, October 12 6:30 pm: Shabbat Potluck … Continue reading

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Torah: Noach

Noach Please join us for Shabbat worship and Torah study, 9:30 am. THE TROPE Torah: Genesis 6:9 – 11:32 – Click here. Haftarah: Isaiah 54:1 – 55:5 – Click here. This week our readings and Torah discussion focus on: Torah: Genesis 11: 1-5, p. … Continue reading

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Religious School Families Join with CKI Elgin in Special Project

Create blessings for our homeless neighbors. On Sunday, October 21, from 10-12, MCJC Religious School will meet offsite at CKI in Elgin for a special Fox Valley Synagogue Event. We will make Blessing Bags for the homeless in our communities.  Families can … Continue reading

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