The Jewish Federations of North America announces the 2018 National Young Leadership Summer Mission to Israel, July 2-8, 2018. Registration is now open. The cost of the mission is $2,999 (according to double occupancy & airfare not included). Questions? Contact nyl@JewishFederations.org with any ideas or questions. This mission is open to those between the ages of 25 and 45.
The Jewish Federations of North America announces an Israel Anniversary Mission from October 17-24, 2018. Witness firsthand the impact our work has on the country we helped establish. Throughout your journey, you’ll taste the earth of Israel and feel it’s storied paths beneath your feet, sip its wine and hold its fruit in your hand. The land cost for double occupancy includes General Assembly registration, and is $3,595. A bus especially for participants from intermediate-sized communities may be available. Learn more now at https://jewishfederations.org/calendar/israel-at-70-anniversary-mission-258765.
The Synagogue Softball League is looking for new players! If you or someone you know would like to play softball on Sunday mornings from late February thru June, please email Josh Danzig at: email@example.com. The league is open to men and women over the age of 14, and you must be Jewish or married to a Jew. It is an overhand slow-pitch league that is fairly competitive though welcoming of all skill sets. You don’t have to be a member of a synagogue, though there is a nominal fee to help cover costs.
Congregation Gates of Prayer is honored to host the monthly meetings of PFLAG on the second Thursday of each month from 7:30-9:00 p.m. PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. Monthly meetings are a way for parents, family, and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people as well as members of the LGBT community to meet in a loving, non-judgmental, confidential and understanding environment. Anyone in the community is welcome to attend.