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Oct 20, 2021 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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Welcome home! Whether you moved here a month ago, a year ago, or are thinking about moving to this awesome area, we invite you to join us for a 30 minute introduction to Shalom Austin. Get a feel for the local Jewish community, learn about Shalom Austin programming and additional opportunities for your involvement. Staff […]

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Oct 20, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Torah Study Through a Mussar Lens Rabbi Amy Cohen This module meets on October 6 & 20, November 3 & 17, December 1 & 15. Join Rabbi Amy Cohen, the Chief Social Services Officer at Shalom Austin for Torah study through a Mussar lens. This bi-weekly class will begin and end with a reflective experience, […]

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Oct 24, 2021 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Loewy Family Playground, 7022 Hart Lane
Austin, Texas 78731 United States
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Grab Starbucks, Wholy Bagel or both...then head across the street to join us for a morning of swings, slides and socializing! Register here.

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Oct 26, 2021 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Parlor & Yard, 601 W 6th St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Test your knowledge of pop culture, history, naming that tune and more at our first IN-PERSON Trivia Night! Bring old friends to form a team or make a team from new friends. Then, prepare for spooky and Fall-inspired questions! We encourage everyone to be vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, please wear a mask at our […]

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Oct 27, 2021 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Shalom Austin, 7300 Hart Lane
Austin, TX 78731 United States
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Register here. Event Chairs: Eileen Ladd and Dana Shapiro Spaeth Big Time: Stories by Jen Spyra Joining us live, virtually! (Please note, the book contains adult themes and content.) The debut collection of raucous, dark, strange, satirical stories from the former Late Show with Stephen Colbert writer and New Yorker contributor, featuring a foreword by Stephen Colbert. A bride […]

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Nov 01, 2021 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Module 2: Jewish Sociology and Jewish America Today Rabbi Will Hall This module meets on November 1, 8, 15, 29. Ever had a question about Jews and intermarriage? Race? Engagement? Identity? Just as we study Jewish texts, we can also analyze Jewish people, their trends, and our collective past and present. Together we'll explore these […]

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Nov 03, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Torah Study Through a Mussar Lens Rabbi Amy Cohen This module meets on October 6 & 20, November 3 & 17, December 1 & 15. Join Rabbi Amy Cohen, the Chief Social Services Officer at Shalom Austin for Torah study through a Mussar lens. This bi-weekly class will begin and end with a reflective experience, […]

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Nov 04, 2021 7:00 pm
Olive & June, 3411 Glenview Ave
Austin, 78703
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Jewish Family Service, a branch of Shalom Austin, strengthens the Greater Austin community by empowering all individuals and families through affordable and culturally sensitive social services to foster wellness and dignity across the lifespan. The evening will include honoring the memory of Mitch Sudolsky, by recognizing the incredible impact he made on JFS by serving […]

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Nov 08, 2021 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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with Kyra Schuster, Curator at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Join us on Zoom for a discussion on how to find and gather physical artifacts, capture testimony, and trace family history…and how to care for it all. There will be plenty of time for questions. Curator Kyra Schuster joined the United States Holocaust Memorial […]

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Nov 08, 2021 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Module 2: Jewish Sociology and Jewish America Today Rabbi Will Hall This module meets on November 1, 8, 15, 29. Ever had a question about Jews and intermarriage? Race? Engagement? Identity? Just as we study Jewish texts, we can also analyze Jewish people, their trends, and our collective past and present. Together we'll explore these […]

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AJFF: AJFF Presents “Asia”

Sukkot

AJFF: AJFF Presents “Asia”

AJFF: AJFF Presents “Asia”

AJFF: AJFF Presents “Asia”

 L’dor V’dor Ladies

AJFF: AJFF Presents “Asia”

AJFF: A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff

AJFF: A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff

AJFF: A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff

AJFF: A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff

Understanding the American Progressive Critique of Israel

AJFF: A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff

AJL @ Lunch: Torah Study Through a Mussar Lens

AJFF: A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff

AJFF: A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff

AJFF: A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff

AJFF: A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff

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Coffee & Conversation with Dr. Allison Chase, Ph.D.

Blue Knot Speaker Series: Brett Hurt

NCJW: There’s No Place for Homelessness

JFS: Wise Aging Group (Sample Session)

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ECP Family Fun Day!

Schusterman Center: Gale Family Foundation Fall Lecture with Dr. Anthea Butler

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Welcoming Wednesday

AJL @ Lunch: Torah Study Through a Mussar Lens

JFS: Wise Aging Group (Sample Session)

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PJ Park Pop-In

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YAD Fall Trivia Spooktacular

Late Night with Book Lovers

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NMJHS and TJHS: “West of Hester Street” Webinar

NMJHS and TJHS: “West of Hester Street” Webinar

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As we start thinking about summer 2021, JCamps is our first choice! It is the only place that our family knows and trusts completely and where we feel most comfortable and safe during this uncertain time. And of course, our kids always have a blast!
Jennifer Melrose | Mom of 3

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