Announcements from the YAD Newsletter

Regional events that may be of interest:

Challah-Palooza- Jewish Family Service- Sept 7 • 4-7pm •
Challahs, honey, apples and more – just in time for the New Year! Join us for: • Holiday Foods scavenger hunt! • Honey tasting! • FREE holiday catering menu sampling and wine/beer tastings. • Taste challahs from specialty bakeries • Information about the holiday & Jewish community resources. FREE.
Couples Tshuvah Workshop- Jconnect Seattle
Sept 11 • 7-8:30pm • Hillel UW
The Jewish High Holidays offer an opportunity to take stock of ourselves, to reflect on our actions of the past year, and to make repairs to our relationships when needed. Through the process of tshuvah (repentance or “return”) we take responsibility for the times when we missed the mark and commit to growth and change. This workshop for couples will explore the concept of tshuvah and how it can support the growth and well-being of our intimate partnerships.This workshop is open to all couples: gay or straight, and both Jewish or interfaith. This class is co-facilitated by Rabbi Oren Hayon and our on-staff clinical counselor Danica Bornstein. FREE.
Rosh Hashanah-Jconnect Seattle
Sept 16-17 • 12-4pm • Hillel UW
We are excited to welcome you for the High Holidays. In addition to Traditional and Liberal services, we’ll have Rosh Hashanah dinner and more! Reservations are by donation, and grad students are always free!
High Holiday Learning Services- Living Judaism & Congregation BCMH
Sept 16-18 • Congregation BCMH Beit Midrash
Our unique flex format learner’s service allows you to create a High Holiday experience that’s tailor made for you. It doesn’t matter if you prefer classes, prayer (with sound-bite explanations) or a combination of both because you get to choose! Services will be held this year in the auxiliary chapel of congregation Bikur Cholim-Machzikay Hadath. FREE
Yom Kippur- Jconnect Seattle- Sept 25-26 • Hillel UW
Join us for Kol Nidre, Traditional and Liberal Yom Kippur Services, Neilah, Yizkor, and Break the Fast! All services will include opportunities for prayer, singing, study and reflection.
Big Pals- Jewish Family Service
See the world again through a child’s eyes by mentoring a boy or girl. Volunteer opportunity for Jewish men and women age 21+. More info or RSVP: Jane Deer-Hileman at
volunteer@jfsseattle.org or 206-461-3240
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