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PJ Library Song & Storytime- Monday, November 4 at 11 AM at the Crossroads Community Center (16000 NE 10th St, Bellevue)

PJ Library Song & Storytimes are fun, free gatherings where young children and their adult caregiver enjoy singing, activities and storytelling. Classes will be led by Betsy Dischel from Red Ukulele. The theme for November 4 will be Shabbat.

 More dates to add to your calendar! All of these will be held at Crossroads Community Center: December 9 (Chanukah theme); January 13 (Mitzvah); February 3 (T’Bshvat); March 2 (Purim); April 6 (Passover); May 11 (Lag B’omer); June 1 (Shavuot)

 Sponsored by Solomike Early Childhood Center of TBT in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle.

TBT Movie Night: The Artist- Thursday, November 7 at 6:45 Snack & Schmooze/ 7 PM Movie

The Artist is a heartfelt and entertaining valentine to classic American cinema set in Hollywood during the twilight of its silent era. Love, friendship and an exquisite story make it one of the most feel good and original films of our time. The Artist won five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director. Click here to watch the trailer.

Rabbi Sydney Danziger Installation Weekend- Friday, November 15 – Sunday, November 17

Rabbi Sydney Danziger Installation Weekend

Friday, November 15 – Sunday, November 17

Help make this weekend extraordinary as special guests, Rabbi Harry Rosenfeld and Rabbi Joe Black, join us for Rabbi Sydney Danziger’s installation as TBT’s senior rabbi.

Friday, November 15  

6 PM – Pre-Neg (like an Oneg, but before services!)

6:30 PM – Installation Service with Rabbi Harry Rosenfeld, Rabbi Joe Black, Rabbi Jim Mirel, and Cantor David Serkin-Poole

8 PM – Shabbat Dinner

Saturday, November 16

9 AM – Special Joint Torah Study with Rabbi Harry Rosenfeld

10:30 AM – Shabbat Services, Bat Mitzvah of Maya Colchamiro

6:30 PM – Concert for all ages featuring Rabbi Joe Black. Co-sponsored by Camp Kalsman

Sunday November 17   

9:30 AM – Religious School Tefillah led by Rabbi Joe Black

10:30 AM – Guest Lecture with Rabbi Harry Rosenfeld

Cybersecurity Presentation- Tuesday, November 19 at 7:30 PM

This presentation will include an overview of global cyber threats and best practices. David Aucsmith has been a representative to numerous international, government and academic organizations. He is co-chair of the FBI’s Information and Technology Study Group, a member of the President’s Task Force on National Defense and Computer Technology and a member of the Dept of Defense’s Global Information Grid Senior Industry Review Group.

Shabbat with Hadassah National President- Friday, November 22 at 6:30 PM

Don’t miss this special Shabbat with guest speaker, Ellen Hershkin, the national president of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America. Ellen Hershkin will speak on Anti-Semiistism and Zionism today. She is a passionate speaker on how American Jews can connect with the people of Israel, even when we have mixed feelings about the government. Hadassah is also sponsoring the oneg that night, which is sure to be filled with delicious homemade treats. 

TefiLAB Shabbat- Saturday, November 23 at 10:30 AM

On the first Shabbat evening and the third Shabbat morning of each month we experiment with prayer. We dream creatively together about how we use different musical modes, our sanctuary space, the prayer book, our wonderfully talented TBT members and anything else that can enhance our worship experience in TBT’s living laboratory of prayer.

Hebrew & Jewish Identity- Sunday, November 24 at 10:45 AM

Join Hebrew teacher, Rona Frank for a fascinating series of talks on Jewish heritage. These classes are part of an ongoing series on Sunday mornings. Each talk will cover a different topic and will not rely on material from previous discussions – you are welcome to come to just one, or attend all of them! The next talk will be on December 8 and the topic will be Bereshit: Diving into the Opening of the Torah.

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service- Wednesday, November 27 at 6:30 PM

For over 30 years, congregations in the Lake Hills area of Bellevue have entered into a Covenantal relationship of support which focuses on our shared vision of a sacred and affirming community. We worship, learn and serve together in many different ways. Each year, we gather together with our Interfaith Covenant Community for a Thanksgiving Service to celebrate our work and to help fund our neighborhood “Hearts and Hammers” project. Come and join Temple B’nai Torah, Saint Louise Catholic Church, Church of the Resurrection and Cross of Christ Lutheran Church as we join our hearts and hands together in service to our community.

Endless Opportunities

AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities: Meet Seattle’s Program Coordinators- Thursday, November 7, 10:30 AM – 12 PM at Temple De Hirsch Sinai, Seattle (1441 16th Ave, Seattle)

Age Friendly Seattle is committed to making our city more livable through city supported infrastructure including transportation, housing, outdoor spaces, health services and programs to promote social and civic participation, respect, and social inclusion. Come learn from Lenny Orlov and Sarah Demas about this initiative and how you might become involved.

Walk the Winding Path of Psalm 121 with Rabbi Avi Fine- Tuesday, November 12, 10:30 AM – 12 PM at Temple De Hirsch Sinai, Bellevue (3850 156th Avenue SE, Bellevue)

How can the imagery and themes of a Psalm guide us in living our lives? We will spend time exploring one Psalm in depth to see how we apply Jewish Tradition’s teaching that looking up to see the mountains can help us with feeling lonely or possibly abate some of our fears before setting out on a journey? This is also a great opportunity to get to know TDHS’s newest rabbi.

Experience Ethiopia through Eric Radman’s Photo Journey- Tuesday, November 19, 10:30 AM - 12 PM at Congregation Herzl-Ner Tamid (3700 E Mercer Way, Mercer Island)

Local photographer, Eric Radman has been documenting the world with his camera for over 20 years. In this fast-paced multi-media slideshow on ancient African Tribes, we will go inside Ethiopia to learn about their culture, customs and way of life.