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March 3, 2021


National Study of Secular/Humnistic Communities
The Secular Communities Survey is the largest-ever study of the community life of secular and nonreligious people in the United States. The survey also measures people’s political views and their degree of civic engagement. The survey will be open from March 1 to April 11, 2021. More information about the survey and a link to take it (requires 15-20 minutes) is at  https://secularcommunities.hfa.ucsb.edu/. Help make our Humanistic Jewish voices be heard!

Shabbat Happy Hour:
A Year in Quarantine
Friday, March 5, 7:30pm
What new habits will we keep and what will we toss as we reflect on this past year. Join us virtually for a drink as we toast to ourselves, our resilience, and our strength.

Sunday School (online)
Sunday, March 7
*Teachers will send Zoom links directly to class families. 

-9:30-10:30am Youth Education Committee Meeting
-9:30-11:00 2nd/3rd Grade Class, Ms. Jackson
-9:30-11:30 4th/5th Grade Class, Mr. Burk
-9:30-11:30 6th/7th Grade (includes Sunday School Class with Mr. Friedman + Mitzvah Prep Class with Rabbi Adam)

-10:00-10:30 Preschool Jewish Discovery: Passover
-9:30-11:30 8th/9th/10th Grade Confirmation Class, Mr. Hirsch and Ms. Samlan

Youth Education Committee Meeting (online)
Sunday, March 7, 9:30am
Kol Hadash’s Youth Education Committee (YEC) is like a PTO for our Youth Education program.  We meet about every six weeks during Sunday School while our children are in class. Come to one or all the meetings -- and, get to know other parents, too.

Preschool Jewish Discovery: Passover
Sunday, March 7, 10:00am
Free monthly enrichment class open to everyone! Children ages 2-6 with a grown up join Rabbi Adam Chalom and experienced preschool teacher Lynn Miller as they explore a Jewish holiday or cultural value along with interactive songs, books and hands-on activities. At-home resources will also be provided.

Women's Chat Group
Monday, March 8, 1:30pm
The Kol Hadash Women's Group gets together every other Monday to check in on each other, suggest cultural things to do during quarantine, and to simply chat. all are welcome. Please feel free to join us or let Leora Hatchwell know you're interested.

Adult Education:
Jewish Nationalism
Tuesday, March 9, 7:30pm
In response to continued exclusion by 19th century European Nationalism, Jews evolved their own national movements. One celebrated Yiddish culture with a political program to improve society where Jews lived, while the other imagined creating a new state in the land of Israel around a revived Hebrew language.

If you have missed past sessions, you can view them by following this link.

Online Community Passover Seder
Sunday, March 28, 5:30pm
Join your Kol Hadash family and friends for Passover this year! Rabbi Chalom will lead our online Passover Seder on the second night of Passover (Sunday, March 28) using The Liberated Haggadah by Peter Schweitzer. Seder passages will be posted on the Zoom video conference, but you can also purchase your own PDF of The Liberated Haggadah (and support City Congregation for Humanistic Judaism) by following this link.

Don't worry about food! Bluegrass Restaurant has a special Passover takeout menu for us this year. Follow this link for details.

There is no charge for our online Seder, though donations/sponsorships are always welcome. Click the registration button below to register.
 
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