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Torah: Chukat

Please join us 9:30 a.m. Shabbat morning for study and worship. THE TROPE Torah: Numbers 19:1 – 22:1 – Click here. Haftarah: Judges 11:1 – 11:33 – Click here.

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Jewish Festival Thank Yous from MCJC Membership Committee…

Thank you to Rabbi Tom and MCJC membership ambassadors Steve and Sharon Danzig, Larry and Elaine Steinberg (who also donated MCJC pens), Burl and Annette Cohn, and Norm and Paula Ezkoz. You were superheroes for bearing with the rainstorms and … Continue reading

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Upcoming at MCJC June 20 – July 15, 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. Wednesday, June 20 1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Tom (Please note: Lunch & Learn cancelled until … Continue reading

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COMMITTEE ANNOUNCEMENTS

MCJC Committees will be busy over the summer. Committees are a great way to get involved with the work of the congregation — and WE NEED YOU!! BUILDING & GROUNDS Our second MCJC outdoot clean-up date comes up Sunday, August … Continue reading

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MCJC Membership 2018-19: Information Update Form

  FOR MEMBERSHIP REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT Please print and fill in this form and mail to: McHenry County Jewish Congregation, 8617 Ridgefield Rd., Crystal Lake, IL 60012, Attn: Membership: Membership 2018-19_Registration_Payment_Form

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Torah: The Torah’s Call for Radical Egalitarianism

Peoplehood functioned as a placeholder and a worldview that upheld and solidified the core movements, institutions, and practices of twentieth century American Jewry. Jewish identity appears to be slowly but steadily moving away from a paradigm of Jewish peoplehood toward … Continue reading

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Greater Chicago Jewish Festival Coming Up June 10

Every two years, The Greater Chicago Jewish Festival brings together great Jewish entertainment, art, crafts, foods, fun and a wonderful community spirit. This year’s event is Sunday, June 10, 11 am – 6 pm in Cook County Forest Preserve (Oakton … Continue reading

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This Week! Saturday, June 9 — MCJC Goes to Dinner & GreenRoom Improv!

Join the Diamond’s Group and your MCJC family for an evening of dinner at Kosta’s in Algonquin followed by a rollicking good time at GreenRoom Improv, recently named by the Northwest Herald as “The Best Place to Go in the … Continue reading

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Torah: People and Land in Relationship (Shelach 2018)

The People of Israel’s relationship to the Land of Israel is often compared to that of lovers. At times this relationship is romanticized and idealized, immune to everyday realities. Other times, the relationship is defined by frustrations and a sense … Continue reading

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Upcoming at MCJC Week of June 12

Wednesday, June 13 1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Tom Friday, June 15 6:30 pm: Community Shabbat Potluck Saturday, June 16 9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion Wednesday, June 20 1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi … Continue reading

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