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Upcoming Events at TBDJ

Please join us at our upcoming special events. 

We're always looking for new program ideas and speaker suggestions... if you have any, please send them to our Programming Committee at programming@tbdj.org.

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  • Friday ,
    FebFebruary  28 , 2020
     
     
    Scholar-in-Residence Jordan Gorfinkel

    Friday, Feb 28th (All day)
    Jordan Gorfinkel is an American cartoonist who is the artist behind "Everything's Relative", a comic strip published weekly in major newspapers since 1996. Gorf is also a producer of videos, music, live events and multimedia entertainment of all kinds, and performs acappella songs with such Jewish musical groups as the "Beat'achon" and "Kol Zimra". For most of the 1990's, Jordan guided the Batman comics franchise at DC Comics. In January 2019, he worked with Israeli illustrator Erez Zadok to release the "Passover Haggadah Graphic Novel", published by Koren Books in Yerushalayim. As our Scholar-in-Residence, Jordan offers a Shabbat Sermon entitled "Everything I Learned About Passover I Learned from Batman", and a pre-Mincha Shiur entitled "Moses and Superman - What Superheroes Teach Us About Judaism, and What Judaism Teachs Us About Superheroes." On Sunday, March 1, join us for cartoon workshops led by Jordan in which participants create their own cartoons featuring Jewish themes! $18 per person - preregistration at tbdj.org/gorf required.

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  • Saturday ,
    FebFebruary  29 , 2020
     
     
    Sermon by Scholar-in-Residence Jordan Gorfinkel

    Shabbat, Feb 29th 11:30a to 12:00p
    "Moses and Superman - What Superheroes Teach Us About Judaism and What Judaism Teaches Us About Superheroes". Following Musaf in the Main Sanctuary.

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  • Saturday ,
    FebFebruary  29 , 2020
     
     
    Shiur by Scholar-in-Residence Jordan Gorfinkel

    Shabbat, Feb 29th 4:15p to 5:15p
    "Everything I Learned About Passover I Learned from Batman". Before Mincha in the Main Sanctuary.

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  • Sunday ,
    MarMarch  1 , 2020
     
     
    Jewish Cartoon Workshops with Jordan Gorfinkel

    Sunday, Mar 1st 9:30a to 11:15a
    Think you have the talent to be a budding cartoonist? Join us for fun and creative cartoon workshops led by our Scholar-in-Residence Jordan Gorfinkel! $18 per person includes admission and all required art supplies. Kids from age 5 to 12 attend the morning session from 9:30am until 11:15am, and teens and adults attend the afternoon session from noon to 1:30pm. Pre-registration required. Jordan Gorfinkel is an American cartoonist who is the artist behind "Everything's Relative", a comic strip published weekly in major newspapers since 1996. Gorf is also a producer of videos, music, live events and multimedia entertainment of all kinds, and performs acappella songs with such Jewish musical groups as the "Beat'achon" and "Kol Zimra". For most of the 1990's, Jordan guided the Batman comics franchise at DC Comics. In January 2019, he worked with Israeli illustrator Erez Zadok to release the "Passover Haggadah Graphic Novel", published by Koren Books in Yerushalayim.

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  • Sunday ,
    MarMarch  1 , 2020
     
     
    Jewish Cartoon Workshops with Jordan Gorfinkel

    Sunday, Mar 1st 12:00p to 1:30p
    Think you have the talent to be a budding cartoonist? Join us for fun and creative cartoon workshops led by our Scholar-in-Residence Jordan Gorfinkel! $18 per person includes admission and all required art supplies. Kids from age 5 to 12 attend the morning session from 9:30am until 11:15am, and teens and adults attend the afternoon session from noon to 1:30pm. Pre-registration required. Jordan Gorfinkel is an American cartoonist who is the artist behind "Everything's Relative", a comic strip published weekly in major newspapers since 1996. Gorf is also a producer of videos, music, live events and multimedia entertainment of all kinds, and performs acappella songs with such Jewish musical groups as the "Beat'achon" and "Kol Zimra". For most of the 1990's, Jordan guided the Batman comics franchise at DC Comics. In January 2019, he worked with Israeli illustrator Erez Zadok to release the "Passover Haggadah Graphic Novel", published by Koren Books in Yerushalayim.

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  • Tuesday ,
    MarMarch  3 , 2020
     
     
    Purim Costume Sale

    Tuesday, Mar 3rd 5:30p to 7:30p
    Help TBDJ raise funds for Chai Lifeline by buying donated Purim costumes on Tuesday, March 3 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm! TBDJ is now collecting new and gently-used Purim costumes for this wonderful fundraiser. Please drop off your donations at the shul office from 9:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Thursday up until Monday, February 24. For more information, or to make other donation arrangements, please send a message to alyssagrunstein@gmail.com or rozrinzler@hotmail.com.

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  • Tuesday ,
    MarMarch  3 , 2020
     
     
    Wainberg Memorial Lecture Series - "Tanach in Two"

    Tuesday, Mar 3rd 7:45p to 9:00p
    Learn the major themes, stories and ideas of the entire Bible - one book at a time! Jewish text studies are being redefined by Tanach B'Shnata'im - "The Bible in Two Years." This enlightening series enables participants to learn and appreciate all 24 books of the Tanach in a sophisticated and cohesive manner over the course of two years. The curriculum has been carefully designed to appeal to both seasoned student and newcomer alike. This learning program is dedicated in memory of TBDJ Past President Dr. Mark Wainberg z"l - a beloved figure in our synagogue, in the Montreal Jewish Community and all over the world. Schedule of lectures: November 4, 2019 - Introduction November 11, 2019 - Torah - Breisheet/Genesis November 18, 2019 - Torah - Shmot/Exodus November 26, 2019 - Torah - Vayikra/Leviticus (Tuesday instead of Monday) December 2, 2019 - Torah - Bamidbar/Number - with Rebbetzin Rifki Freundlich) December 9, 2019 - Torah - Devarim/Deuteronomy February 10, 2020 - Nevi'im - Yehoshua/Joshua February 24, 2020 - Nevi'im - Shoftim/Judges March 3, 2020 - Nevi'im - Shmuel Alef / Samuel 1 (Tuesday instead of Monday) March 9, 2020 - Nevi'im - Shmuel Bet / Samuel 2 - with Vicky Szyf

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  • Tuesday ,
    MarMarch  10 , 2020
     
     
    Community Purim Seudah

    Tuesday, Mar 10th 5:00p to 11:00p

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  • Monday ,
    MarMarch  16 , 2020
     
     
    Wainberg Memorial Lecture Series - "Tanach in Two"

    Monday, Mar 16th 7:45p to 9:00p
    Learn the major themes, stories and ideas of the entire Bible - one book at a time! Jewish text studies are being redefined by Tanach B'Shnata'im - "The Bible in Two Years." This enlightening series enables participants to learn and appreciate all 24 books of the Tanach in a sophisticated and cohesive manner over the course of two years. The curriculum has been carefully designed to appeal to both seasoned student and newcomer alike. This learning program is dedicated in memory of TBDJ Past President Dr. Mark Wainberg z"l - a beloved figure in our synagogue, in the Montreal Jewish Community and all over the world. Schedule of lectures: November 4, 2019 - Introduction November 11, 2019 - Torah - Breisheet/Genesis November 18, 2019 - Torah - Shmot/Exodus November 26, 2019 - Torah - Vayikra/Leviticus (Tuesday instead of Monday) December 2, 2019 - Torah - Bamidbar/Number - with Rebbetzin Rifki Freundlich) December 9, 2019 - Torah - Devarim/Deuteronomy February 10, 2020 - Nevi'im - Yehoshua/Joshua February 24, 2020 - Nevi'im - Shoftim/Judges March 3, 2020 - Nevi'im - Shmuel Alef / Samuel 1 (Tuesday instead of Monday) March 9, 2020 - Nevi'im - Shmuel Bet / Samuel 2 - with Vicky Szyf

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  • Monday ,
    MarMarch  23 , 2020
     
     
    Wainberg Memorial Lecture Series - "Tanach in Two"

    Monday, Mar 23rd 7:45p to 9:00p
    Learn the major themes, stories and ideas of the entire Bible - one book at a time! Jewish text studies are being redefined by Tanach B'Shnata'im - "The Bible in Two Years." This enlightening series enables participants to learn and appreciate all 24 books of the Tanach in a sophisticated and cohesive manner over the course of two years. The curriculum has been carefully designed to appeal to both seasoned student and newcomer alike. This learning program is dedicated in memory of TBDJ Past President Dr. Mark Wainberg z"l - a beloved figure in our synagogue, in the Montreal Jewish Community and all over the world. Schedule of lectures: November 4, 2019 - Introduction November 11, 2019 - Torah - Breisheet/Genesis November 18, 2019 - Torah - Shmot/Exodus November 26, 2019 - Torah - Vayikra/Leviticus (Tuesday instead of Monday) December 2, 2019 - Torah - Bamidbar/Number - with Rebbetzin Rifki Freundlich) December 9, 2019 - Torah - Devarim/Deuteronomy February 10, 2020 - Nevi'im - Yehoshua/Joshua February 24, 2020 - Nevi'im - Shoftim/Judges March 3, 2020 - Nevi'im - Shmuel Alef / Samuel 1 (Tuesday instead of Monday) March 9, 2020 - Nevi'im - Shmuel Bet / Samuel 2 - with Vicky Szyf

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Thu, 27 February 2020 2 Adar 5780