On June 27, Federation sponsored a talk led by Dan Feferman which discussed the recent fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. The link below will take you to a Facebook recording of this insightful conversation.
Dan Feferman is a Jewish People Policy Institute Fellow and Major (res.) in the IDF.
Dan Feferman Talk Recording
Federation hosted a 3 part series where local rabbis discussed a variety of topics in honor of Shavuot. Below is from the final part which featured Rabbi Feferman and Rabbi Levin.
Rabbi Feferman hosted a lecture titled, "Climbing Up" and Rabbi Levin hosted a lecture titled, "Which are the 10 Commandments?".
Federation hosted a 3 part series where local rabbis discussed a variety of topics in honor of Shavuot. Below is from the second part which featured Rabbi Isaacs and Rabbi Griffel.
Rabbi Isaacs hosted a lecture titled, "Like a Hammer that Shatters Rock - Rabbinic Images of Revelation" and Rabbi Griffel hosted a lecture titled, "Where Does the Idea of 613 Commandments Come From?".
Miriam Elman, professor of Syracuse University's Maxwell School, discussed Antisemitism and the role that is being played in America's mainline churches.
Frank J. Mrvan, Indiana Congressman, and Aviv Ezra, Consul General to Israel for the Midwest, spent some time talking to federation community members about Israel and Indiana's business relationship.
Federation hosted a 3 part series where local rabbis discussed a variety of topics in honor of Shavuot. Below is from the first part which featured Rabbi Zalmanov and Rabbi Tracht.
Rabbi Zalmanov hosted a lecture titled, "Is it really the Torah or just the Rabbis?" and
Rabbi Tracht hosted a lecture titled, "The Origins of the Jewish Food Pantry".
On April 8, 2021 Federation hosted a communal Yom HaShoah Program which included all the congregations and welcomed any community member to join and remember with us.
Tune in below for an hour of inspiration and hope.
On March 21, Federation hosted a Passover Cooking Show, created & edited by Rachel Front. Tune in below to see Passover recipe ideas and inspiration!
On March 17 Carol Culberg led an AFC social hour with a lesson on crocheting. Check out the video below for a tutorial on how to create a scarf.
The video below is from a Zoom program that was live on February 28. Kivunim CEO and Co-Founder Gidi Zur and Kivunim Resource Development Director, Michal Nitzany, lead a discussion over what Kivunim is and what changes they are leading with this organization,
Kivunim is a program for youth with special needs in Israel where they are able to learn independent skills and techniques to enhance their lives.