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Yom Limmud at Beth Israel

Sunday, February 16, 2020 21 Sh'vat 5780

9:00 AM - 4:00 PMCongregation Beth Israel (5600 N. Braeswood)

The Jewish Federation of Greater Houston’s annual Yom Limmud will take place at Congregation Beth Israel, located at 5600 N. Braeswood.

Since 1995, the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston has brought together Jews from all denominations to one place at one time each year to learn, shop, schmooze, nosh, sing, and play together. More than 70 local rabbis, cantors, and Jewish professionals will present sessions on a wide variety of topics.

Yom Limmud is generously endowed by Chair King Backyard Store and the Barish Family. Online registration is available on the Federation website at Don’t miss this day to celebrate being Jewish!


Classes Led by Members of the Extended Emanu El Family

  • 9:30 a.m., Tu B'Shevat; Making the Desert Bloom led by Director of Congregational Learning Stefani Carlson and Helfman teacher Lisa Brooks
  • 9:30 a.m., Vaani T'filati L'cha: Finding Yourself in Prayer, led by Cantor Rollin Simmons & Rabbi Josh Fixler
  • 10:30 a.m., The Rabbi's Mixtape, led by Rabbi Oren Hayon
  • 1:30 p.m., Immigrant Justice in Texas: Local Jewish Responses, led by Rabbi David Segal of the Religious Action Center of Texas
  • 1:30 p.m., (Almost) Everything I Know About Mussar, I Learned From My Dogs, led by Director of Congregational Learning Stefani Carlson

Congregation Emanu El looks forward to welcoming Yom Limmud back to our congregation in 2021.

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