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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 […]

Special Or Emet Event!! Preview of New Comedic Play on Intermarriage

July 7, 2014

The Or Emet community will be the special guests of the very first preview of a new comedic play about intermarriage, “A Christmas Carol Passover”, […]

JCS Class Summaries–May 18, 2014

June 17, 2014

Littles [coming soon] Middles [coming soon] Juniors Our ninth and final lesson of the school year gave students the opportunity to consider Humanistic Judaism and […]

JCS Class Summaries–April 13, 2014

June 17, 2014

Littles This week we learned all about Passover! We studied the Seder plate, learned songs, and watched a cool music video about the afikomen. At […]

JCS Class Summaries–March 16, 2014

June 17, 2014

Littles This week at Or Emet’s JCS, we learned a hilarious Purim song in both English and Hebrew with Mrs. Sarah. We watched a Shalom […]

May 2014 Illuminator

May 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.

Videos of SHJ Rabbi Miriam Jerris April 12 2014 on Humanistic Judaism and the Pew Study

May 4, 2014

The videos of Rabbi Miriam Jerris’ April 12, 2014, lecture on Humanistic Judaism in light of the Pew Study of American Jews can be found […]

Humanistic Judaism: A Community for Secular Jews – St.Paul JCC, April 12

March 26, 2014

On April 12 at 7:30 PM at the St. Paul JCC, Miriam Jerris, Rabbi of the Society for Humanistic Judaism, will describe the current challenges […]