Erev Simchat Torah Services and 3rd Grade Consecration
Oct
21
6:30 PM18:30
OEC

Erev Simchat Torah Services and 3rd Grade Consecration

 5:45 pm light dinner

Erev Simchat Torah! We will sing, dance with the Torah, and have a ball. Third grade students will lead us in a musical cantata and joyous hakafot (dancing) as we celebrate the completion of the Torah reading cycle. Rabbi Kalev will be serving up some Lemonanas for the adults and we’ll have ice cream sundaes for the kids! Plus some fun songs and games


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CTJ Book Club
Oct
23
7:30 PM19:30

CTJ Book Club

CTJ is reading The Hare with Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal, a highly acclaimed historical best seller about art, history and family. Our book club meets every other month.  We read a book by a Jewish author or on a Jewish theme. For more information or to get on the reminder email contact dorittravel@gmail.com

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Raised From the Dead and Otherworldly Tales with Rabbi Shelby
Oct
24
7:00 PM19:00

Raised From the Dead and Otherworldly Tales with Rabbi Shelby

Witches casting spells, spirits from the cemetery roaming the world, children who had died brought back to life - is this really Jewish?? Yes! These stories and more are in our texts. Come explore the supernatural within Judaism and learn about the pagan influences inherent in our religion. Join Rabbi Shelby for a lively discussion.


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Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel
Oct
26
7:00 PM19:00

Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel

Members - Free; Non-members $36

Sponsored by a congregant in honor of an amazing High Holy Day Season, we’re priviledged to watch this first run movie. Share this sports documentary about Israel’s underdog National Baseball team which includes several jewish American Major League players - most with a tenuous relationship to Judaism, let alone having ever set foot in Israel. the team laughs, cries, and does much soul-searching, discovering the pride of representing Israel on the world stage.

Trailer


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Nov
1
5:45 PM17:45

Tot Shabbat Friday November 1

Tot Shabbat is a special service for preschoolers and the adults who love them.
This half-hour service lead by Cantor Beth and Rabbi Carrie features music, songs,
stories, dance and play in our sanctuary. After the service, join us for a mini Kiddush or stay for our First Friday Family program.

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Nov
3
6:30 PM18:30

Mahjong at CTJ

Come play once a month in our social hall.  All levels are welcome! We have a few experienced players who love to share their knowledge. We want to keep this fun tradition alive that all of our grandma's played!!! It keeps your mind sharp and we socialize and have fun. Please rsvp to lizglozman@gmail.com, so we know how many card table to set up!!! $5. 

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Nov
7
7:00 PM19:00

Raised From the Dead and Otherworldly Tales with Rabbi Shelby

Witches casting spells, spirits from the cemetery roaming the world, children who had died brought back to life - is this really Jewish?? Yes! These stories and more are in our texts. Come explore the supernatural within Judaism and learn about the pagan influences inherent in our religion. Join Rabbi Shelby for a lively discussion.


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Nov
21
7:00 PM19:00

Raised From the Dead and Otherworldly Tales with Rabbi Shelby

Witches casting spells, spirits from the cemetery roaming the world, children who had died brought back to life - is this really Jewish?? Yes! These stories and more are in our texts. Come explore the supernatural within Judaism and learn about the pagan influences inherent in our religion. Join Rabbi Shelby for a lively discussion.


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Coffee Chat Kindergarten
Oct
13
5:30 PM17:30
OEC

Coffee Chat Kindergarten

Coffee chats are an opportunity to meet your child's teachers learn what the students will be learning, the teacher's expectations and goals for the year and ask any questions you might have. In addition, you will get to meet other parents with students in your child's class, and schmooze with Rabbi Kalev, Rabbi Carrie, and Cantor Beth.Celebrate, decorate the CTJ Sukkah and join together in a dairy meal.  


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Habitat for Humanity Build with the Jewish Community (Culver City)
Oct
13
9:00 AM09:00

Habitat for Humanity Build with the Jewish Community (Culver City)

Habitat as Humanity for Humanity is building a Shelter for Sukkot with the Jewish Community. Builders needed but slots are limited, so please reserve your spot to participate at the Globe Ave job site in Culver City. No experience necessary, tasks for all skill levels are available but you must be 16 or over. Families with children under 16 may tour at lunchtime, hear about the journey of a future resident family, and learn more about how you may help. Support this build and for more information contact stacy.young@ctjmb.org

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Mahjong at CTJ
Oct
6
6:30 PM18:30

Mahjong at CTJ

Come play once a month in our social hall.  All levels are welcome! We have a few experienced players who love to share their knowledge. We want to keep this fun tradition alive that all of our grandma's played!!! It keeps your mind sharp and we socialize and have fun. Please rsvp to lizglozman@gmail.com, so we know how many card table to set up!!! $5. 


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Coffee Chat 1st & 2nd Grade
Oct
6
9:00 AM09:00
OEC

Coffee Chat 1st & 2nd Grade

Coffee chats are an opportunity to meet your child's teachers learn what the students will be learning, the teacher's expectations and goals for the year and ask any questions you might have. In addition, you will get to meet other parents with students in your child's class, and schmooze with Rabbi Kalev, Rabbi Carrie, and Cantor Beth.


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Tot Shabbat
Oct
4
5:45 PM17:45
OEC

Tot Shabbat

Tot Shabbat is a special service for preschoolers and the adults who love them. This half-hour service lead by Cantor Beth and Rabbi Carrie features music, songs, stories, dance and play in our sanctuary. After the service, join us for a mini Kiddush or stay for our First Friday Family program.


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Coffee Chat 3rd & 4th Grade
Sep
22
9:00 AM09:00
OEC

Coffee Chat 3rd & 4th Grade

Coffee chats are an opportunity to meet your child's teachers learn what the students will be learning, the teacher's expectations and goals for the year and ask any questions you might have. In addition, you will get to meet other parents with students in your child's class, and schmooze with Rabbi Kalev, Rabbi Carrie, and Cantor Beth.


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Leil Selichot Movie and Service
Sep
21
8:00 PM20:00

Leil Selichot Movie and Service

Saturday, September 21, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Movie, Discussion & Havdallah

Selichot service from 10:00 PM - 10:30 PM.

A beautiful, musical Havdalah followed by the award winning movie “1945”.  This Hungarian movie begins on a summer day in 1945 after the end of World War II when a man and his grown son return to a village in Hungary from which they were deported. The townspeople who are suspicious, remorseful, and fearful, expect the worst and behave accordingly. The town clerk fears the men may be heirs of the village's deported Jews and expects them to demand their illegally acquired property back.  


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ShabarBQ
Sep
20
6:00 PM18:00
OEC

ShabarBQ

For members only - we’d love to have you join!!

We love to BBQ around here. Bring the family and let’s grill with Rabbi Kalev! Party will take place in the CTJ parking lot.  Make new friends, and see old ones! RSVP so we know how many kosher hot dogs to buy.


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Discussion of Machzor Lev Shalem
Sep
17
7:00 PM19:00

Discussion of Machzor Lev Shalem

Learn your way around our new High Holy Day prayer book with Rabbi Kalev. Similar to our siddur (prayer book) with explanations, stories, and texts to deepen our time at High Holy Day services.  Get more out of our Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services with this introduction and group discussion.


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Knitzvot
Sep
16
2:00 PM14:00

Knitzvot

Where there's a need there's a knitter - but knitters need YARN! Please consider donating yarn or gift cards to Joanne's to support Knitzvot's efforts. The next project will benefit patients at Torrance Memorial, providing baby and adult hats and blankets to those in most need of comfort. For more information contact Judi jilene@roadrunner.com.


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Coffee Chat - 5th & 6th Grade
Sep
15
9:00 AM09:00
OEC

Coffee Chat - 5th & 6th Grade

Coffee chats are an opportunity to meet your child's teachers learn what the students will be learning, the teacher's expectations and goals for the year and ask any questions you might have. In addition, you will get to meet other parents with students in your child's class, and schmooze with Rabbi Kalev, Rabbi Carrie, and Cantor Beth.


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