What happens when Jewish traditions, rituals, and culture collide with

modern-day perspectives, issues, and modalities?
 

Join us on a year-long exploration to discover a fascinating array of responses and uncover more thought-provoking
questions, as the Federation kicks off this new series.

PLEASE CONFIRM DATE & LOCATION WITH HOST ORGANIZATION!

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • What Does Judaism Say About… Space Travel?
    Tue, May 05
    Congregation Beth El Fairfield
    May 05, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    Congregation Beth El Fairfield, 1200 Fairfield Woods Rd, Fairfield, CT 06825, USA
    Explore modern-day issues through a Jewish lens with Rabbi Marcelo Kormis and the book, "What Does Judaism Say about...." by Rabbi Louis Jacobs. 9/17 - Reincarnation 11/5 - Happiness 12/10 - Homosexuality 2/4 - Racial discrimination 3/17 - Gambling 4/14 - Love 5/5 - Space travel
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  • What Does Judaism Say About... Gambling?
    Tue, Mar 17
    Congregation Beth El Fairfield
    Mar 17, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    Congregation Beth El Fairfield, 1200 Fairfield Woods Rd, Fairfield, CT 06825, USA
    Explore modern-day issues through a Jewish lens with Rabbi Marcelo Kormis and the book, "What Does Judaism Say about...." by Rabbi Louis Jacobs. 9/17 - Reincarnation 11/5 - Happiness 12/10 - Homosexuality 2/4 - Racial discrimination 3/17 - Gambling 4/14 - Love 5/5 - Space travel
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  • What Does Judaism Say About… Racial Discrimination?
    Tue, Feb 04
    Congregation Beth El Fairfield
    Feb 04, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    Congregation Beth El Fairfield, 1200 Fairfield Woods Rd, Fairfield, CT 06825, USA
    Explore modern-day issues through a Jewish lens with Rabbi Marcelo Kormis and the book, "What Does Judaism Say about...." by Rabbi Louis Jacobs. 9/17 - Reincarnation 11/5 - Happiness 12/10 - Homosexuality 2/4 - Racial discrimination 3/17 - Gambling 4/14 - Love 5/5 - Space travel
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  • What Does Judaism Say About… Homosexuality?
    Tue, Dec 10
    Congregation Beth El Fairfield
    Dec 10, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    Congregation Beth El Fairfield, 1200 Fairfield Woods Rd, Fairfield, CT 06825, USA
    Explore modern-day issues through a Jewish lens with Rabbi Marcelo Kormis and the book, "What Does Judaism Say about...." by Rabbi Louis Jacobs. 9/17 - Reincarnation 11/5 - Happiness 12/10 - Homosexuality 2/4 - Racial discrimination 3/17 - Gambling 4/14 - Love 5/5 - Space travel
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  • What Does Judaism Say About… Happiness?
    Tue, Nov 05
    Congregation Beth El Fairfield
    Nov 05, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    Congregation Beth El Fairfield, 1200 Fairfield Woods Rd, Fairfield, CT 06825, USA
    Explore modern-day issues through a Jewish lens with Rabbi Marcelo Kormis and the book, "What Does Judaism Say about...." by Rabbi Louis Jacobs. 9/17 - Reincarnation 11/5 - Happiness 12/10 - Homosexuality 2/4 - Racial discrimination 3/17 - Gambling 4/14 - Love 5/5 - Space travel
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  • A Flood of Ideas: A Symposium on Noah, the Great Flood, and Climate Change
    Nov 03, 2019, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    Sacred Heart University, West Campus, East Building Auditorium, 3135 Easton Turnpike, Fairfield, CT 06825, USA
    A panel of local clergy and renowned scientists discuss the Noah story in the Abrahamic religions and how it relates to modern-day concerns about climate change.
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  • FILM & TALKBACK: "Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles"
    Oct 28, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    TCS, 30 Hillspoint Rd, Westport, CT 06880, USA
    The highly-touted new documentary explores the "Fiddler on the Roof" story through contemporary issues. Post-screening talkbalk with Steven Skybell, starring as “Tevye” in the current National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene’s Yiddish production of "Fiddler on the Roof."
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  • Zion80 Kickoff Concert
    Wed, Sep 18
    The Acoustic
    Sep 18, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    The Acoustic, 2926 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06605, USA
    Jewish music meets Afrobeat! Featuring "Jazz Rabbi" Greg Wall of Westport, Zion80 has been hailed by The New York Times for creating “a truly soulful experience.” Black Rock dining discount for ticket-holders!
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  • What Does Judaism Say About… Reincarnation?
    Tue, Sep 17
    Congregation Beth El Fairfield
    Sep 17, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    Congregation Beth El Fairfield, 1200 Fairfield Woods Rd, Fairfield, CT 06825, USA
    Join Rabbi Marcelo Kormis for a look at modern-day issues such as homosexuality, racial discrimination, and space travel through a Jewish lens – monthly from September through May. Tuesdays, 8 AM: 9/17, 11/5, 12/10, 2/4, 3/17, 4/14, 5/5
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  • What Does Judaism Say About… Love?
    Tue, Apr 14
    Congregation Beth El Fairfield
    Apr 14, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    Congregation Beth El Fairfield, 1200 Fairfield Woods Rd, Fairfield, CT 06825, USA
    Explore modern-day issues through a Jewish lens with Rabbi Marcelo Kormis and the book, "What Does Judaism Say about...." by Rabbi Louis Jacobs. 9/17 - Reincarnation 11/5 - Happiness 12/10 - Homosexuality 2/4 - Racial discrimination 3/17 - Gambling 4/14 - Love 5/5 - Space travel
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