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Micah’s Redesigned Website Launches Soon!

We are very excited to announce that our redesigned website is go live very soon! Featuring brighter colors, smoother navigation, a member portal, and updated language to reflect where we are right now. Stay tuned for more information!

You can read more about the redesign process in the September/October 2020 edition (page 6) of the Vine!

By |October 15th, 2020|Highlights|0 Comments

The Jewish American Table

November 3 – 25 at 6:30 pm 

We aspire for Micah to be a place where we can be both fully Jewish and fully American. As a way of recognizing this November season, we will be offering something new.

Modeled on our Omer and Elul series, we will gather each evening virtually from Election Day Eve through “Erev” […]

By |October 15th, 2020|Highlights|0 Comments

Who Leads the Way?: Americans and Israelis Define Jewish Identity

Monday, October 26, 1:00 pm

Israeli and American Jews see their Judaism differently. How does this impact public policy in Israel, our status as American Jews, and ideas of Jewish peoplehood? The American Jewish Committee (AJC) presents a conversation on Zoom between former MK Ruth Calderon, founder of Elul and author; Rabbi Shira Stutman, Senior Rabbi at […]

By |October 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lunch and Learn: Changing the Course of Diabetes in Indian Country

Wednesday, November 11, 12:00 – 1:30 pm

This month’s Lunch and Learn speaker Andrew “Andy” Narva, MD, was the director of the National Kidney Disease Education Program at the National Institutes of Health from 2006 through 2019. The National Kidney Foundation honored him as the recipient of the 2018 Public Service Award for his work with […]

By |October 1st, 2020|Highlights|0 Comments

WATCH: Seeking Shelter: Stories from the Border

In response to new federal immigration policies in the early days of the Trump administration, Temple Micah launched Sukkat Shalom (“a shelter of peace”), a support group for immigrants and refugees. The challenges have evolved but the urgent work continues.

During Sukkot, Sukkat Shalom organized a screening and discussion to watch a short film produced by […]

By |September 30th, 2020|Highlights|0 Comments

WATCH: American Atonement for Racism: A Conversation with Dr. Eddie Glaude & Dr. Gayle Wald

Monday September 28, 3:00 pm

American Atonement for Racism: A Communal Vidui

We are honored to welcome Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr., professor of African American Studies of Princeton University, as our very special guest speaker. Dr. Glaude will be in conversation with Micah member, Professor Gayle Wald on our Day of Atonement to address what American Atonement […]

By |September 28th, 2020|Quick Links|0 Comments

Underwear Drive 5781

By |September 25th, 2020|Highlights|0 Comments

WATCH: The COVID-19 Pandemic: What about the Fall? Panel Discussion

On Wednesday, September 9, Temple Micah hosted a panel discussion with three medical experts (and Micah members) exploring the COVID-19 pandemic on YouTube Live. Dr. Richard Katz, Dr. Manya Magnus, and Dr. David Skorton shared their thinking on where we are with the spread of the pandemic, development of a vaccine, safety guidelines, and answered many questions from viewers.

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By |August 24th, 2020|Quick Links|0 Comments

Black Lives Matter

On August 28, 2020 over 600 Jewish organizations, synagogues, and congregations signed this ad in The New York Times: “We say unequivocally: Black Lives Matter.”

Temple Micah is proud to join them in signing. And we are proud to support the Movement for Black Lives. Our Jewish community must continue to rise up for Black lives, […]

By |August 20th, 2020|Highlights|0 Comments

WATCH: Faith in a Time of Turmoil Panel Discussion

Wednesday, June 17, 7:00 pm

A conversation between Rabbi Larry Hoffman and Dr. Diana Butler Bass, moderated by Rabbi Daniel Zemel. How do your religious beliefs help inform the way you think about and respond to this pandemic? What Truths have been uncovered for you since the outbreak of the pandemic? After a war or a catastrophic event […]

By |June 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments