Central District Events

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Latkes vs. Sufganiyot: Hanukkah Recipes and the Stories Behind Them

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26 Kislev 5782
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Join WRJ, Alpha Epsilon Phi, and Sigma Delta Tau for a spiritual Hanukah learning and cooking program with Rabbi Emily Langowitz, Program Manager for Jewish Learning and Engagement at URJ.

In this program, we will put to the test two alternative recipes to traditional latkes and sufganiyot (donuts). Rabbi Langowitz

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Havdalah and Hanukkah Candles

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1 Tevet 5782
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Join the WRJ District Presidents for Havdalah and Candle Lighting. We are so excited to come together in celebration of Hanukkah with a special District President lead Havdalah and Hanukkah Candle lighting.

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Music as Midrash: Exploring the Tunes of our Tefilah

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4 Tevet 5782
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Are you curious about how music plays a role in our connection to tefilah (prayer)? Do you find yourself tied to certain melodies?

Join WRJ for an interactive opportunity with Cantor Ellen Dreskin, to find out more about how the musical settings of our prayers influence our views on faith

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A Taste of Israel

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15 Tevet 5782
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The Israel Education Committee presents a fun-filled afternoon with cooking and dancing with Luisa and Seth Narins. We will learn how to make magluba, a traditional Middle Eastern upside-down dish consisting of vegetables, rice, and chicken. While our magluba is cooking, Luisa will teach us a dance to the pop