Sep
    30
    Mon
    ROSH HASHANAH MORNING SERVICE (FAMILY)
    Sep 30 @ 10:00 am

    Join KB for our unique family Rosh Hashanah services! This is a beautiful, humanistic holiday celebration. Accessible to all!

    It is appropriate for school age children through adult.  There is a separate younger children’s portion to the service geared to children 5 & under and their parents and includes a snack.

    Apples and honey and holiday refreshments are served after the service. No tickets are required but pre-registration is encouraged.

    Pre-Registration

    Visitors welcome.

    Oct
    6
    Sun
    ADULT SERVICE and PROGRAM (author Steve Almond speaks) and SUNDAY SCHOOL and OPEN HOUSE
    Oct 6 @ 9:15 am – 12:00 pm

    Bad Stories: Our Present and Future.  Author Steve Almond will speak about the power of bad stories to influence the reality we live in.  He is the author of many books, teaches at Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, and hosts the New York Times podcast “Dear Sugars” with fellow writer Cheryl Strayed.

    Open House Day: visitors welcome to visit classrooms and adult activities, RSVP info@kahalbraira.org

    Oct
    8
    Tue
    YOM KIPPUR EVE SERVICE (ADULT)
    Oct 8 @ 7:30 pm

    Join KB for our Adult Yom Kippur services! This is a beautiful, humanistic holiday celebration.   Kol Nidre, ancient and traditional melody will be chanted.  There will be a memorial section where you may offer names of loved ones departed.  The service is accessible to all and all are welcome. No tickets are required but we greatly appreciate pre-registration.

    Pre-Registration

    Visitors welcome.

    Oct
    9
    Wed
    YOM KIPPUR MORNING SERVICE (FAMILY)
    Oct 9 @ 10:00 am

    Join KB for our morning family friendly Yom Kippur service! This is a beautiful, humanistic holiday celebration suitable for adults and children.  Accessible to all!  No tickets are required but we greatly appreciate pre-registration.

    Pre-Registration

    Visitors welcome.

    YOM KIPPUR MID-DAY SERVICE (ADULT)
    Oct 9 @ 12:00 pm

    Join KB for our unique Yom Kippur services! This is a beautiful, humanistic holiday celebration. A memorial section is included to honor departed loved ones.  There is also a speaker and discussion section. Accessible to all!

    No tickets are required but we greatly appreciate pre-registration.

    Pre-Registration

    Visitors welcome.

    YOM KIPPUR AFTERNOON SERVICE AND BREAK-FAST
    Oct 9 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm

    Join us at 3:30 pm for an afternoon adult service with social justice themes.  At 4:30 pm, we hold a brief family service.  At 5:00 pm we will all join together for kiddos and a break-fast holiday meal.  All are welcome.

    Oct
    20
    Sun
    ADULT SERVICE and PROGRAM and SUNDAY SCHOOL and CELEBRATE SUKKOT and OPEN HOUSE
    Oct 20 @ 9:15 am – 12:00 pm

    Humanistic Judaism – What is it?  What do humanistic Jews believe?  Presentation and discussion.

    Open House Day: visitors welcome to visit classrooms and adult activities, RSVP info@kahalbraira.org

    Celebrate Sukkot, a fall harvest holiday.  Have lunch in the sukkah built by our school children.

    Nov
    3
    Sun
    ADULT SERVICE and PROGRAM (Spiritual But Not Religious?) and SUNDAY SCHOOL
    Nov 3 @ 9:15 am – 12:00 pm

    Spiritual But Not Religious?  Healthy Trend? or Crisis of Faith?  The self-identification of “spiritual-but-not-religious” (SBNR) is a growing trend, even a movement, in the United States and abroad.  Hear Graham Schweig speak about Reflections on Judaism’s Contribution to the Discussion.  Graham Schweig is Professor and Director of Studies in Religion, Department of Philosophy & Religion, Christopher Newport University, Virginia.

    Nov
    15
    Fri
    WEEKEND with HUMANISTIC RABBI DENISE HANDLARSKI
    Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

    Denise Handlarski, rabbi for Oraynu, Toronto’s Humanistic Jewish Congregation will spend the weekend with KB. Events include: workshops, tot shabbat, and Saturday night dinner. More details on schedule coming soon.

    Nov
    16
    Sat
    WEEKEND with HUMANISTIC RABBI DENISE HANDLARSKI
    Nov 16 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    Denise Handlarski, Rabbi for Oraynu, Toronto’s Humanistic Jewish Congregation will spend the weekend with KB.

    12:30 – 2 pm – KB Leaders luncheon

    All are welcome at these events:

    3:00 – 4:00 pm   Tot Shabbat (Families with children 6 and under)

    4:30 – 6:00 pm   Workshops

    6:00 pm Havdallah ceremony and potluck dinner – Future of Secular Humanistic Judaism