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Shabbat Morning Torah Learning with Rabbi Tom

Saturdays at 9:30 am. The ancient Jewish sages imagined the Torah as a love letter from God to all of humanity. Join us every Saturday morning to pray the Shabbat Shachrit service and to dive into that love letter through an in-depth study and discussion … Continue reading

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PADS DINNER IN APRIL

The next MCJC-sponsored PADS dinner is April 25, 2018, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1320 Dean Street in Woodstock. This is the last MCJC-sponsored PADS dinner for the October 2017-April 2018 PADS winter season. Five to six individuals will be needed to help … Continue reading

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Bring Music of the Jewish Soul Home

Jewish Music, Memory and Identity All music is soul music, an expression of someone’s soul, and Jewish music is no exception. It expresses the Jewish soul, the joy, sadness, hope, longing, aspiration, anticipation, fun, excitement and love that flows from … Continue reading

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Please join MCJC at The Greater Chicago Jewish Festival June 10, 2018

The Membership Committee needs YOU! We are looking for 4-6 volunteers to staff our table in shifts at the GREATER CHICAGO JEWISH FESTIVAL Sunday, June 10, 2018, in St. Paul Woods, Cook County Forest Preserve, 11 am – 6 pm. … Continue reading

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Upcoming at MCJC Week of April 17

Upcoming at MCJC Week of April 17 Please see the MCJC CALENDAR on our website for more information on any of these dates:  Wednesday, April 18 1:00 pm: Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Tom 4:30 pm: Religious School Friday, April 20 6:30 … Continue reading

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Torah: Words Create Worlds — Tazriyah/Metzorah 2018

Judaism, Rabbi Sacks writes, is less a religion of holy people and holy places than it is a religion of holy words. In my comments on this week’s Torah portion, Tazriyah/Metzorah, I explore how words create worlds. THE TROPE Tazriyah … Continue reading

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Upcoming at MCJC Week of April 10

Week of April 10 Please see the MCJC CALENDAR for more information on any of these dates:  Wednesday, April 11 1:00 pm: Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Tom 4:30 pm: Religious School Friday, April 13 6:30 pm: Community Shabbat & Potluck Dinner. … Continue reading

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Searching for Your Jewish Treasures

Who doesn’t love a treasure hunt? You never know what you might discover on the way to locating “the” treasure. What if you discover more treasures in your life than you ever imagined possible? So try searching for your Jewish … Continue reading

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MCJC-sponsored PADS dinner March 28

By Bruce Weiss, Social Action Committee Chair The next MCJC-sponsored PADS dinner is this week, Wednesday March 28 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1320 Dean Street in Woodstock. There are only two more MCJC-sponsored PADS dinners for the October 2017-April 2018 … Continue reading

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PADS DINNER IN APRIL

Bruce Weiss, MCJC Social Action Committee Chairperson The next MCJC-sponsored PADS dinner is April 25, 2018, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Redeemer Lutheran Church 1320 Dean Street in Woodstock. This PADS dinner is our last of the season. If you would like to … Continue reading

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