Oct
22
7:30 PM19:30

CTJ Book Club - The Jew in the Lotus

Our book club meets every other month to discuss a "Jewish" book - Jewish content, author, topic, etc. For more information and to get on our reminder list contact dorittravel@gmail.com

October 22nd, 7:30pm We are reading "The Jew in the Lotus: A Poet's Rediscovery of Jewish Identity in Buddhist India" by Rodger Kamenetz

December 17, 7:30pm Discussion of "A Zionist Among Palestinians by Hillel Bardin"

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Knitzvot
Oct
15
2:00 PM14:00

Knitzvot

Learn to knit! And do a mitzvah!  We're knitting hats to be presented to veterans on Veterans Day, November 11th.

Basic knitted hat patterns available, as well as someone to help you start knitting.  Yarn and needles available. Or bring your own.Spend some time with friends and help others at the same time. Drop in for a few minutes or stay a few hours. Whatever works for you. Completed hats are also welcome.

Contact Laura Pinsky for more information: laurap4rbiz@verizon.net

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Making Peace In the Mideast Through the Environment
Oct
5
7:00 PM19:00

Making Peace In the Mideast Through the Environment

CTJ is privileged to host Israeli Gidon Bromberg and Jordanian Munqeth Mehyar, two of the directors of Ecopeace an organization cooperating at the grassroots and national level between Israelis, Palestinians, and Jordanian. Ecopeace works on water issues such as:

  • Grassroots community activism on ‘environmental peacemaking’

  • Work to rehabilitate the Jordan River - the river holy to Christianity, Judaism, and Islam and yet woefully polluted and debilitated today.

  • Effort to develop a cross-border “Peace Park” on an island in the Jordan between Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinian Authority.

  • Efforts to save the Dead Sea

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Yoga Field Trip & Coffee
Oct
5
4:30 PM16:30

Yoga Field Trip & Coffee

CTJ’s Yoga Aficionados, Cantor Beth Garden and Zvia Hempling host a carefully curated monthly Yoga field trip to an LA area Yoga studio, then out for coffee or lunch somewhere nearby. Plans will be announced via email and carpools arranged as needed. Please email bmitzvah@ctjmb.org to get on the info list! Time on calendar is not accurate

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