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18
Apr

President’s April 2018 Column

Happy Spring! We’ve been getting ready for Passover to start in just a few days.  Religious school held a model seder last weekend, and several people helped to clean the […]

18
Apr

Rabbi’s April 2018 Column

Shalom All, This month, for our weekly Torah readings, we find ourselves deep in the middle of the Book of Leviticus. The central portion of this book, Parshat Kedoshim, is considered by […]

18
Apr

Hero Among Us at Coe College

HERO AMONG US Cedar Rapids, IA Coe College Documentary Screening Announced! John Gualtier is living a quiet life in his hometown of Vinton, Iowa when a local schoolteacher discovers he […]

28
Mar

2018 Yom HaShaoh Michael Bornstein

The Thaler Holocaust Remembrance Fund is proud to announce our 2018 Yom HaShoah Guest Speakers, Michael Bornstein and his daughter, Debbie Holinstat. The authors of Survivors Club: The True Story […]

28
Mar

Iowa Goes to Israel

Iowa Goes to Israel Temple Judah & Temple B’nai Jeshurun in Des Moines are heading to Israel! June 9 – 18, 2018 All members are invited! Highlights include: Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, […]

06
Mar

President’s March 2018 Column

Happy March! We hope you all can join us for Purim next Wednesday, February 28th, with a fun reading of the Megillah along with a delicious pizza, salad, and hamantaschen […]

06
Mar

Rabbi’s March 2018 Column

Shalom All, Because of the idiosyncrasies of following both a Lunar calendar, for our Jewish year, and a Solar calendar, which sets the secular year and marks the seasons, our […]

05
Mar

Passover 2018

The first night of Passover is Friday, March 30th. The Temple Judah Community Passover Seder is Saturday, March 31st at 6:00 pm. RSVP to the Temple office by Wednesday, March […]

02
Mar

Beyond the Stage

“Beyond the Stage is a big-picture initiative forged between TCR and other thought leaders in the Cedar Rapids community. It’s intended to provoke mind-expanding experiences surrounding contemporary issues and themes, […]

28
Feb

President’s February 2018 Column

We have quite a few fun events planned at Temple Judah this month! We kick off the month with our Tu B’Shevat seder on Friday, February 2nd. Then, in addition to […]

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