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ENGAGE: An Evening of Jewish Learning – St. Paul JCC and Talmud Torah Event

December 25, 2014

ENGAGE, An Evening of Jewish Learning! Saturday, January 10  •  7:00 PM  –  11:00 PM Open to the Community  •  Member Fee:$ 18.00   Non-Member Fee:$ […]

JCS Class Summaries–November 9, 2014

December 2, 2014

Littles This week at JCS we discussed Shabbat. We lit candles, ate challah, and learned some Secular Humanistic prayers. We read a Shabbat story, and […]

November 2014 Illuminator

November 24, 2014

The Illuminator, our newsletter, brings to life Or Emet’s mission of creating a caring and stimulating community celebrating humanistic Judaism. Click to view or download.

August 2014 Illuminator

November 12, 2014

The Illuminator, our newsletter, brings to life Or Emet’s mission of creating a caring and stimulating community celebrating humanistic Judaism. Click to view or download.

JCS Class Summaries–October 12, 2014

November 6, 2014

Littles The Littles class enjoyed dancing with Shira Schwartz for the first half of our time together, learning songs and dances that were about the […]

JCS Class Summaries–September 14, 2014

October 11, 2014

Littles This week at Or Emet’s JCS program we got to explore our new space, welcome a new face to our class, and welcome back […]

Radical Islam Comment

August 30, 2014

I have made comments like this before, so forgive me, but I have been studying religious fundamentalists for quite a few years. The recent brutal […]

What Does it Mean to Have an Interfaithless Marriage?

August 29, 2014

People have sometimes referred to my marriage as an “interfaith marriage.”  After all, my husband comes from a family of devout Christians. I come from […]

Coming Out as a Humanist Jew

August 29, 2014

I am a Humanistic Jew. Not everyone knows what that means. When asked what kind of Jew I am, people generally expect me to say […]

Panel Discussion on the Conflict in Gaza

August 6, 2014

Join Or Emet members and guests for a panel discussion on the current Israeli – Hamas conflict in Gaza on Sept. 5 at 7:30 in […]