Interim Rabbi Candidate Visits

Meet the Candidates!
Our second interim rabbi candidate will be with us on Zoom January 28-30. Please join us! Your input matters!

10th Annual Film & Discussion Series: A Dream of the Future

Monday, January 31, 7:00pm ET
Virtual screening & discussion of the film 2040. This hopeful documentary looks at the very real possibility that humanity could reverse global warming

Insights from the Weekly Torah Portion with Rabbi Jonathan

Thursdays at 1pm ET
Each week we highlight passages and interpretations from the weekly parashah that give us insight and strength to navigate the current crises. WATCH THE MOST RECENT CLASS HERE.

Commentary on the Weekly Torah Portion from Rabbi Jonathan’s Book, “Turn It and Turn It.”

Mishpatim | YHVH, Protector of the Powerless
In biblical Hebrew, when an emphatic statement is made, there are no words such as “surely” or “really,” and certainly no boldface or italics or exclamation points available. Instead, the verb is repeated twice. In the verse above, we know that the Hebrew is being unusually forceful because not one, but every verb in the verse is repeated twice.

A Jewish Book Club! with Rabbi Ellen Triebwasser

Tuesdays, 1-2:15pm ET
For January 25, please read chapters 8 and 9 of People Love Dead Jews: Reports from a Haunted Present, by Dara Horn. SOMETHING NEW: For all those who have been interested in the book group but cannot attend during the day, we will have one session to discuss the whole book on Wednesday, February 16 at 7:00pm. 

Witnessing for One Another with Rev. Blaze Ardman

Mondays, 1–2pm ET
Join us for this hour when people can come together to speak their stories, stories from their lives, past or current, to be witnessed and heard.

Calendar

Upcoming Events
  • January 27, 2022  1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Parshat Hashavua: Insights from the Weekly Torah Portion with Rabbi Jonathan Kligler

    When we study Torah we use it as a mirror, reflecting on our own lives and circumstances. Each week, in this adult learning class, we will highlight passages and interpretations from the weekly parashah that give us insight and strength to navigate the current crises.

    Register to receive Zoom link: https://www.wjcshul.org/virtual-shul/

    We will conclude each session with a healing prayer and an opportunity to recite the Mourner's Kaddish.

  • January 28, 2022  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    (Online) Friday Evening Shabbat Service

    Join Rabbi Jonathan and our far-flung community for our joyous and uplifting Shabbat services. Invite your friends and relatives to join in as well. We are in the process of discovering and developing how to celebrate Shabbat together when we are physically apart. 
    Join us at this link

  • January 29, 2022  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    (Online) Shabbat Service

    Join Rabbi Jonathan and our far-flung community for our joyous and uplifting Shabbat services. Invite your friends and relatives to join in as well. We are in the process of discovering and developing how to celebrate Shabbat together when we are physically apart. 
    Join us at this link

  • January 31, 2022  9:00 am - 9:15 am
    "A Shtickle Toyrah" (a bit of Torah)

    The teaching may be about the Torah portion we'll chant on the upcoming Shabbat, or about the haftorah (reading from the prophets) assigned to the portion, or about the wide expanse of Jewish wisdom from ancient and modern commentaries and authors. Anyone who has a favorite portion of Torah, or is interested in learning and then teaching, is invited to contact Rabbi Ellen Triebwasser.
    Register to receive Zoom link.

    (An adult learning offering.)

  • January 31, 2022  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Witnessing for One Another with Rev. Blaze Ardman

    Join us for this hour when people can come together to speak their stories, stories from their lives, past or current, to be witnessed and heard.

  • February 1, 2022  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Breathing, Awareness & Joy

    Breathing, Awareness and Joy is veteran acting teacher Carol Fox Prescott’s brilliant and inspiring process of performance instruction. Carol creates an inviting atmosphere for newcomers and veteran actors alike.This adult learning workshop will include Carol’s unique experiential exercises, the performance of short monologues and scenes, and processes designed to be fun, expansive and instructive about the art of acting…and living. Weekly, Tuesdays at 7pm, except for the second Tuesday of each month.

    More info and registration here

  • February 3, 2022  1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Parshat Hashavua: Insights from the Weekly Torah Portion with Rabbi Jonathan Kligler

    When we study Torah we use it as a mirror, reflecting on our own lives and circumstances. Each week, in this adult learning class, we will highlight passages and interpretations from the weekly parashah that give us insight and strength to navigate the current crises.

    Register to receive Zoom link: https://www.wjcshul.org/virtual-shul/

    We will conclude each session with a healing prayer and an opportunity to recite the Mourner's Kaddish.

  • February 4, 2022  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    (Online) Friday Evening Shabbat Service

    Join Rabbi Jonathan and our far-flung community for our joyous and uplifting Shabbat services. Invite your friends and relatives to join in as well. We are in the process of discovering and developing how to celebrate Shabbat together when we are physically apart. 
    Join us at this link

  • February 5, 2022  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    (Online) Shabbat Service

    Join Rabbi Jonathan and our far-flung community for our joyous and uplifting Shabbat services. Invite your friends and relatives to join in as well. We are in the process of discovering and developing how to celebrate Shabbat together when we are physically apart. 
    Join us at this link

  • February 7, 2022  9:00 am - 9:15 am
    "A Shtickle Toyrah" (a bit of Torah)

    The teaching may be about the Torah portion we'll chant on the upcoming Shabbat, or about the haftorah (reading from the prophets) assigned to the portion, or about the wide expanse of Jewish wisdom from ancient and modern commentaries and authors. Anyone who has a favorite portion of Torah, or is interested in learning and then teaching, is invited to contact Rabbi Ellen Triebwasser.
    Register to receive Zoom link.

    (An adult learning offering.)

  • February 7, 2022  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Witnessing for One Another with Rev. Blaze Ardman

    Join us for this hour when people can come together to speak their stories, stories from their lives, past or current, to be witnessed and heard.

  • February 7, 2022  6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    WJC Women's Group
  • February 8, 2022  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Breathing, Awareness & Joy

    Breathing, Awareness and Joy is veteran acting teacher Carol Fox Prescott’s brilliant and inspiring process of performance instruction. Carol creates an inviting atmosphere for newcomers and veteran actors alike.This adult learning workshop will include Carol’s unique experiential exercises, the performance of short monologues and scenes, and processes designed to be fun, expansive and instructive about the art of acting…and living. Weekly, Tuesdays at 7pm, except for the second Tuesday of each month.

    More info and registration here