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LET's TALK | October 11-15 Baltimore, MD | Be part of the Conversation of the Century, an open gathering of 21st Century Jews and today's most innovative leaders, teachers and performers. No labels, no boundaries - just expansive learning, joyful prayer, music, celebration, and passionate discussions about building a vibrant Jewish future. Learn more...  Register today!

 

 Jewish Education Loan Fund (JELF). Do you need money for your education, college or graduate school, vocational training, to update your job skills or make a career change? JELF may be able to help provide interest-free, last dollar loans, based on the financial need, to Jewish students. To apply, visit www.jelf.org and complete the online application available between March 1 and April 30. If you have questions contact JELF at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 770.396.3080.

Atlanta Jewish Social GroupsMetro Atlanta Jewish Singles: The purpose of this group is to provide a venue for Atlanta's Jewish singles 35 years old and up to meet, mingle, and make friends...Read More. Single Jewish Parents in Atlanta: This group is designed for single Jewish parents looking to connect, make friends, enjoy, and relate with similar others...Read More.  

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The Jewish Encounter | Jewish Encounter 1.0a-c | A 20-week introduction to Judaism class for Jews and non-Jews, couples and singles, who are interested in exploring the role of Jewish identity in their lives begins in the spring @Congregation Beth Shalom... read more.

Training Wheels Program | Hadassah’s “Training Wheels” is a Jewish educational program for the 3-5 year olds. The program brings our preschool children together with their families to learn how to celebrate Shabbat and the Jewish holidays. Sessions are held throughout the year (Now through May 2013) at various local community facilities. Highly recommended... this is great program for our interfaith families! Click this link for calendar and more information.

 

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pathwaysPATHWAYS (The Interfaith Family Network of Greater Atlanta) serves as the local umbrella organization that brings together a full complement of education and support for interfaith couples and families, and their extended families, whether they are just beginning their journey, newly-married, raising a Jewish family, or grandparents whose adult children have intermarried. Click the Pathways logo to learn more about programs and services.

Jewish Outreach.net | Times & Seasons | Explore. Connect. Find your Path.
Whether you're dating, married, raising a family, or a grandparent, we're here to welcome you, support your journey, connect you to Jewish life, and to provide Jewish learning opportunities designed especially for interfaith couples and their extended families. Programs for interfaith couples and their families since 1988. Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it | 770.973.3528. Learn More.

mjccaspecial Mothers Circle | A free, 16-session course for mothers who are not Jewish but who are raising Jewish children. Learn the how-to’s of raising Jewish children and creating a vibrant Jewish home. Takes place at the MJCCA (through-April 2013) on Tuesday mornings from 10:00AM to 12:00PM, 2 times per month. Schedule and information can be found on their website here.

 MJCCA Jewish Learning | The Lisa F. Brill Institute for Jewish Learning is Atlanta’s largest adult Jewish education program. Here, you will find a broad range of diverse learning opportunities taught by some of Atlanta’s most outstanding Jewish scholars, rabbis, and educators. Our programs offer a contemporary approach to the timelessness of tradition and text. Read More.

Lunch 'n Learn | 12-1:00PM @Zaban Park. Make your lunchtime a little more meaningful and a lot more fun! You’re invited to join local congregational rabbis (each month from August 2012 to May 2013) for lively discussions on a variety of topics, including the weekly Torah portion, current events, Israel, Jewish customs and ceremonies, Jewish holidays, and more. These classes are free and open to all. Kosher lunch is available for purchase from Goodfriend’s Grill. View schedule and RSVP.

lifespanlogo lifespan3 lifespan1As a nonprofit, volunteer organization, LIFESPAN Resources strives to enable independent living as long as possible, and to provide opportunities for retired persons to use their knowledge, skills and experience through life-enriching programs and other services.

jfcslblkYour Tools for Living at JF&CS in Dunwoody | 770.677.9300 | jfcsoz

Aviv Older Adult Services | Developmental Disabilities and Job Opportunities | Counseling Services | Sober Shabbat Dinner Series | ECONOMIC Relief | Do you know of anyone affected by the current economic downturn? Please help us spread the word that community resources are available to help with needs due to the current economic crisis. For confidential consultation, contact JF&CS today.


>>>> Ahavath Achim Congregational Retreat 2013, April 19-21, 2013 | Read more


etgarEtgar 36 is dedicated to developing the future Jewish political voice by taking Jewish teens on journeys throughout America, developing their identities, and empowering them to get involved politically and socially to change the world. Learn more about us | 404.456.6605!billyp

    >>>> ETGAR 36...The Documentary! Read more

 2013 SUMMER JOURNEY registration now being accepted. Etgar 36: June 23-July 30 | The full 36 day trip. The journey begins in Atlanta and goes to the West Coast. We will fly from San Francisco to Chicago and then travel to and down the East Coast, ending back in Atlanta. Register here. Etgar 36 West: June 23-July 14 | A 22 day trip. The journey begins in Atlanta and goes to the West Coast, ending in San Francisco. Register here.

usylogo2USY Summer Program | Poland Seminar for Adults, July 1-8 3013. Since 1986, USY has taken thousands of teens to Poland on the Israel Pilgrimage/Poland Seminar and Eastern Europe/Israel Pilgrimage. Now, parents, alumni, and other interested adults have the opportunity to share in the unique experience of spending a week in Poland with USY... Read more.

 

italychervinJewish Heritage Tour of Italy w/Dr. Steven Chervin | October 13 – 22, 2013, 9 days, 8 nights with stays in Venice, Florence, and Rome. Discover Italian culture and cuisine. Join Steve Chervin and Renee Werbin for an exciting and educational tour through 20 centuries of the stunning Jewish heritage of the oldest Jewish community in the Diaspora! We’ll also visit the Piazza San Marco in Venice, the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, and the Vatican Museums in Rome, among other sites. Experience masterpieces of art and architecture, religion, music, history, and cuisine that you will never forget! For more information, contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .



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You can affect Israel's future and promote America's interests in the Middle East by urging your Members of Congress to support these important initiatives. Take Action. Become a part of the organization The New York Times calls "the most important organization affecting America's relationship with Israel." Become an AIPAC Member. I hope you will consider joining us. Visit AIPAC in Atlanta on Facebook

AA Synagogue partners with AIPAC, America’s pro-Israel lobby, in educating our community on issues affecting the U.S.-Israel relationship. We encourage you to learn more by contacting AIPAC at (202) 639-5200 or by clicking logo.


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