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From BimBam: What Is Yom Kippur?

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Torah: The Certainty of Death — Judaism’s Embrace of the Cycle of Life

Ha’azinu Please join us for Shabbat worship and Torah study, 9:30 am. Rav Kook was famous for saying that you have to chew over a single word in the Torah at least 400 times before you can start to learn … Continue reading

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Upcoming at MCJC Week of September 18, 2018

For more information about any of these listings, please visit our website, either the provided links or the MCJC Calendar at mcjconline.org/events. Tuesday, September 18 7:00 pm: Kol Nidre Service Wednesday, September 19 9:00 am: Yom Kippur Morning Service 9:30 am – 10:30 … Continue reading

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Torah: Vayelech – and Video: High Holy Days: On Repentance

Please join us for Shabbat worship and Torah study, 9:30 am. This week our Torah video is special for the High Holy Days: High Holy Days: On Repentance. * * * * * This week’s Torah portion: Vayelech THE TROPE  … Continue reading

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Upcoming at MCJC Week of September 5

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, September 5 1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Tom 4:30 pm: Religious School 4:30 pm: High Holy Days … Continue reading

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Torah: Nitzavim

Nitzavim Please join us for Shabbat worship and Torah study, 9:30 am. THE TROPE Torah: Deuteronomy 29:9 – 31:30 – Click here. Haftarah: Isaiah 61:10 – 63:9 – Click here. This week our readings and Torah discussion focus on: Torah: Deut. 29: 9-11, p. … Continue reading

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High Holy Days Tickets for Non-Members

The High Holy Days at MCJC are unique and special. Our own members lead the services, making these co-creative and empowering experiences for all. Make this the year you become part of what makes the High Holy Days such a special … Continue reading

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A Message From Rabbi Tom: Breaking The Torah

September/October 2018 – Elul/Tishrei/Cheshvan Volume 5778-5779 Rabbi Harold Schulweis, may his memory be a blessing, tells a beautiful story of a 19th century Chassidic rabbi by the name of Rabbi Mordecai. Rabbi Mordechai was the poor rabbi of a very … Continue reading

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Co-President’s Column: Join Our Journey For Continuous Improvement

September/October 2018 – Elul/Tishrei/Cheshvan Volume 5778-5779 By Karen Koenig My full-time job revolves around the woodworking industry, where companies often incorporate the concepts of lean production and continuous improvement in their operation, not only to survive, but to thrive in … Continue reading

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Selichot Service & Discussion with Havdala

Saturday, September 1, 2018 5:00 PM at MCJC The High Holy Days are imbued with a special light that gives us the chance to make changes in our lives that seemed out of our reach during the rest of the … Continue reading

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