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Welcome to the Asheville Jewish Community: Over 2,000 families – a dozen organizations • Unified in spirit • ASPIRING to something higher; Jews by birth – Jews by choice • COLLABORATING, celebrating, SUPPORTING • For ourselves and our kids; Reform and Conservative, Orthodox and un-affiliated; Pick a door and get involved..

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Tree Art Show in the JCC Lobby
Tree Art Show in the JCC Lobby
Jan 29 – Feb 2 all-day
Tree Art Show in the JCC Lobby
In celebration of Tu B’Shevat we will be showcasing “tree art” in the JCC lobby and at the aquatics center. Artworks will be shown from Monday, January 29th through Friday, February 2nd. We are calling for artists of all ages … Continue reading
Living Torah with Rabbi Justin Goldstein 8:30 am
Living Torah with Rabbi Justin Goldstein
Feb 1 @ 8:30 am – 9:15 am
Timeless Teachings for Walking in the World. Start your day off with inspired learning and meaningful conversations. Relevant and insightful lessons from the wellspring of Jewish wisdom. All are welcome. No experience necessary. Thursdays, 8:30 am at 75 N. Market … Continue reading
JFS Elder Club-Asheville 11:00 am
JFS Elder Club-Asheville
Feb 1 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
JFS Elder Club for socialization, exercise and activity with your peers; fresh kosher lunches; respite time for family caregivers. Meets at JFS in Asheville, Tuesday & Thursday, 11am – 2pm. Contact JFS at (828)253-2900 or email anne@jfswnc.org for more information. … Continue reading
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JCC: Musical Tot Shabbat 10:00 am
JCC: Musical Tot Shabbat
Feb 2 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
All are welcome to join our weekly musical Shabbat celebration for young children and families, led by Penny White. Children not enrolled in JCC children’s programs must be accompanied by an adult. Schedule can sometimes change, so please call 253-0701 … Continue reading
Friday Noon Study Group 12:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group
Feb 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
Friday Noon Study Group – Understanding Islam 12:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group – Understanding Islam
Feb 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Starting June 16, the Noon Study Group will be exploring Islamic  faith and culture. Free and open to the public.  All are invited to attend our discussions. Congregation Beth Israel 229 Murdock Ave. Asheville, NC 28804 Contact: Congregation Beth Israel office Phone: 828-252-8660Email: admin@bethisraelnc.org
Family Shabbat Service and Birthday Blessings 6:30 pm
Family Shabbat Service and Birthday Blessings: Music – Seth 6:30 pm
Shabbat Service with Rabbi Rachael Jackson 7:30 pm
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Yitro
Yitro
Feb 3 all-day
Shabbat Morning Services 9:30 am
Shabbat Morning Services
Feb 3 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Shabbat Morning Services @ CBHT
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
CBHT Brotherhood UNCA Basketball Game 4:30 pm
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Rabbis without Borders Conference (Rabbi Goldstein out)
Rabbis without Borders Conference (Rabbi Goldstein out)
Feb 4 – Feb 7 all-day
Rabbis without Borders Conference (Rabbi Goldstein out)
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
Adult Ed 10:00 am
Adult Ed
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Youth Education Program (Families) 10:00 am
Youth Education Program (Families)
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Youth Education Program (Families)
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
Duplicate Bridge 1:30 pm
Duplicate Bridge
Feb 4 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Duplicate Bridge @ Asheville JCC
Partners guaranteed and all playing levels are welcome. Earn master points at a fun loving, no pressure laid back game!  
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Mountain Music Jam 6:30 pm
Mountain Music Jam
Feb 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Mountain Music Jam @ Asheville JCC
Calling all fiddles, mandolins, banjos, guitars, stand-up basses, other compatible acoustic instruments, and heartfelt vocals to celebrate our OLD-TIME and BLUEGRASS heritage! We play at INTERMEDIATE level. We are not beginners, nor are we advanced/professional musicians. Come on out to … Continue reading
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Learn to Play Mahjongg! 9:30 am
Learn to Play Mahjongg!
Feb 6 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Learn to Play Mahjongg! @ JCC David Zimerman Room
Crack, bam, dot… dragons? It’s like a foreign language, but for those in the know, it’s the exciting game of Mahjongg. Always wanted to learn to play? Now is your chance. Instructor Susan Leader will teach you all you need … Continue reading
JFS Elder Club-Asheville 11:00 am
JFS Elder Club-Asheville
Feb 6 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
JFS Elder Club for socialization, exercise and activity with your peers; fresh kosher lunches; respite time for family caregivers. Meets at JFS in Asheville, Tuesday & Thursday, 11am – 2pm. Contact JFS at (828)253-2900 or email anne@jfswnc.org for more information. … Continue reading
Youth Education Program (Kids) 3:45 pm
Youth Education Program (Kids)
Feb 6 @ 3:45 pm – 7:00 pm
Youth Education Program (Kids)
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
Teen Hang Out w/Rabbi J 6:30 pm
Teen Hang Out w/Rabbi J
Feb 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Teen Hang Out w/Rabbi J
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
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Asheville Fine Art Show Submission Deadline
Asheville Fine Art Show Submission Deadline
Feb 7 all-day
Asheville Fine Art Show Submission Deadline
2nd annual HotWorks.org Asheville Fine Art Show May 19 & 20, 2018 New Location Indoors At WNC Agricultural Center Davis Event Center Fletcher, NC Professional Artist Applications Now Being Accepted Electronically Via Zapp here. Deadline to Apply February 7, 2017 … Continue reading
JFS Elder Club-Hendersonville 11:00 am
JFS Elder Club-Hendersonville
Feb 7 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Satellite location for our Elder Club, providing socialization, exercise, activities and peer friendship for older adults; fresh kosher lunches; respite time for family caregivers. Meets at Agudas Israel Congregation each Wednesday, 11am – 2pm. Contact our JFS office at (828)253-2900 … Continue reading
Meet the Midrash 12:00 pm
Meet the Midrash
Feb 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Meet the Midrash
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
Join TAG at Well Played 3:00 pm
Join TAG at Well Played
Feb 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join TAG at Well Played @ Well Played
It’s time for fun and games at Well Played, the first board game café in Asheville! With hundreds of games, it’s a special and fun gathering space for friends to connect. Drinks and snacks will be available. For menu and … Continue reading
“COLOR THAT SINGS” 8-week Beginning-Intermediate Painting 6:30 pm
“COLOR THAT SINGS” 8-week Beginning-Intermediate Painting
Feb 7 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
“COLOR THAT SINGS” 8-week Beginning-Intermediate Painting
Instruction in acrylic, watercolor and mixed media with in-class demonstrations for technique, slide lectures for inspiration and individualized instruction to make your art as powerful as you want it to be. For all levels. Instructor: Glenn Hirsch glennhirsch@earthlink.net 415.987.1226 www.glennhirsch.com. … Continue reading
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Living Torah with Rabbi Justin Goldstein 8:30 am
Living Torah with Rabbi Justin Goldstein
Feb 8 @ 8:30 am – 9:15 am
Timeless Teachings for Walking in the World. Start your day off with inspired learning and meaningful conversations. Relevant and insightful lessons from the wellspring of Jewish wisdom. All are welcome. No experience necessary. Thursdays, 8:30 am at 75 N. Market … Continue reading
JFS Elder Club-Asheville 11:00 am
JFS Elder Club-Asheville
Feb 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
JFS Elder Club for socialization, exercise and activity with your peers; fresh kosher lunches; respite time for family caregivers. Meets at JFS in Asheville, Tuesday & Thursday, 11am – 2pm. Contact JFS at (828)253-2900 or email anne@jfswnc.org for more information. … Continue reading
Board meeting 5:30 pm
Board meeting
Feb 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Board meeting
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
Board meeting 5:30 pm
Board meeting
Feb 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Board meeting
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
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JCC: Musical Tot Shabbat 10:00 am
JCC: Musical Tot Shabbat
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
All are welcome to join our weekly musical Shabbat celebration for young children and families, led by Penny White. Children not enrolled in JCC children’s programs must be accompanied by an adult. Schedule can sometimes change, so please call 253-0701 … Continue reading
Friday Noon Study Group 12:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group
Feb 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
Friday Noon Study Group – Understanding Islam 12:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group – Understanding Islam
Feb 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Starting June 16, the Noon Study Group will be exploring Islamic  faith and culture. Free and open to the public.  All are invited to attend our discussions. Congregation Beth Israel 229 Murdock Ave. Asheville, NC 28804 Contact: Congregation Beth Israel office Phone: 828-252-8660Email: admin@bethisraelnc.org
JCC: Welcome Shabbat for Seniors at The Crossings at Reynolds Mtn 1:30 pm
JCC: Welcome Shabbat for Seniors at The Crossings at Reynolds Mtn
Feb 9 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
JCC: Welcome Shabbat for Seniors at The Crossings at Reynolds Mtn @ The Crossings at Reynolds Mtn
Come join JCC Music Specialist Penny White as we welcome Shabbat with the elders of our community. We provide the juice, blessings, and challah – you provide the smiles and ruach (spirit in Hebrew). Everyone is welcome to sign up … Continue reading
Welcome Shabbat for Seniors at Deerfield Retirement Community 4:00 pm
Welcome Shabbat for Seniors at Deerfield Retirement Community
Feb 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Welcome Shabbat for Seniors at Deerfield Retirement Community @ retirement homes
Come join JCC Music Specialist Penny White as we welcome Shabbat with the elders of our community. We provide the juice, blessings, and challah – you provide the smiles and ruach (spirit in Hebrew). Everyone is welcome to share this … Continue reading
Family Shabbat & Potluck 6:00 pm
Family Shabbat & Potluck
Feb 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Family Shabbat & Potluck
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
Kabbalat Shabbat service; Music – Seth and Sarah Kim 7:30 pm
Shabbat Service with Rabbi Rachael Jackson 7:30 pm
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HaShofar Deadline
HaShofar Deadline
Feb 10 all-day
HaShofar Deadline
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
Mishpatim
Mishpatim
Feb 10 all-day
Shabbat Morning Services 9:30 am
Shabbat Morning Services
Feb 10 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Shabbat Morning Services @ CBHT
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
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Adult Ed w/Rabbi 10:00 am
Adult Ed w/Rabbi
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
SouperBowl 12:00 pm
SouperBowl
Feb 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Duplicate Bridge 1:30 pm
Duplicate Bridge
Feb 11 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Duplicate Bridge @ Asheville JCC
Partners guaranteed and all playing levels are welcome. Earn master points at a fun loving, no pressure laid back game!  
Israeli Film Series: Aka Nadia 2:00 pm
Israeli Film Series: Aka Nadia
Feb 11 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Israeli Film Series: Aka Nadia @ Grail Moviehouse
An Israeli woman living under false pretenses is haunted by her past in A.K.A. NADIA, a powerful meditation on the personal and political nature of identity. Born into a Palestinian family, the naïve and love-struck Nadia severs ties to her Jerusalem home … Continue reading
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Rosh Chodesh – Adar
Rosh Chodesh Av
Mountain Music Jam 6:30 pm
Mountain Music Jam
Feb 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Mountain Music Jam @ Asheville JCC
Calling all fiddles, mandolins, banjos, guitars, stand-up basses, other compatible acoustic instruments, and heartfelt vocals to celebrate our OLD-TIME and BLUEGRASS heritage! We play at INTERMEDIATE level. We are not beginners, nor are we advanced/professional musicians. Come on out to … Continue reading
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Learn to Play Mahjongg! 9:30 am
Learn to Play Mahjongg!
Feb 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Learn to Play Mahjongg! @ JCC David Zimerman Room
Crack, bam, dot… dragons? It’s like a foreign language, but for those in the know, it’s the exciting game of Mahjongg. Always wanted to learn to play? Now is your chance. Instructor Susan Leader will teach you all you need … Continue reading
JFS Elder Club-Asheville 11:00 am
JFS Elder Club-Asheville
Feb 13 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
JFS Elder Club for socialization, exercise and activity with your peers; fresh kosher lunches; respite time for family caregivers. Meets at JFS in Asheville, Tuesday & Thursday, 11am – 2pm. Contact JFS at (828)253-2900 or email anne@jfswnc.org for more information. … Continue reading
Youth Education Program (Kids) 3:45 pm
Youth Education Program (Kids)
Feb 13 @ 3:45 pm – 7:00 pm
Youth Education Program (Kids)
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
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valentines day
valentines day
Feb 14 all-day
Valentines Day
JFS Elder Club-Hendersonville 11:00 am
JFS Elder Club-Hendersonville
Feb 14 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Satellite location for our Elder Club, providing socialization, exercise, activities and peer friendship for older adults; fresh kosher lunches; respite time for family caregivers. Meets at Agudas Israel Congregation each Wednesday, 11am – 2pm. Contact our JFS office at (828)253-2900 … Continue reading
“COLOR THAT SINGS” 8-week Beginning-Intermediate Painting 6:30 pm
“COLOR THAT SINGS” 8-week Beginning-Intermediate Painting
Feb 14 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
“COLOR THAT SINGS” 8-week Beginning-Intermediate Painting
Instruction in acrylic, watercolor and mixed media with in-class demonstrations for technique, slide lectures for inspiration and individualized instruction to make your art as powerful as you want it to be. For all levels. Instructor: Glenn Hirsch glennhirsch@earthlink.net 415.987.1226 www.glennhirsch.com. … Continue reading
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Living Torah with Rabbi Justin Goldstein 8:30 am
Living Torah with Rabbi Justin Goldstein
Feb 15 @ 8:30 am – 9:15 am
Timeless Teachings for Walking in the World. Start your day off with inspired learning and meaningful conversations. Relevant and insightful lessons from the wellspring of Jewish wisdom. All are welcome. No experience necessary. Thursdays, 8:30 am at 75 N. Market … Continue reading
JFS Elder Club-Asheville 11:00 am
JFS Elder Club-Asheville
Feb 15 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
JFS Elder Club for socialization, exercise and activity with your peers; fresh kosher lunches; respite time for family caregivers. Meets at JFS in Asheville, Tuesday & Thursday, 11am – 2pm. Contact JFS at (828)253-2900 or email anne@jfswnc.org for more information. … Continue reading
Brotherhood Beerfest 5:30 pm
Brotherhood Beerfest
Feb 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
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JCC: Musical Tot Shabbat 10:00 am
JCC: Musical Tot Shabbat
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
All are welcome to join our weekly musical Shabbat celebration for young children and families, led by Penny White. Children not enrolled in JCC children’s programs must be accompanied by an adult. Schedule can sometimes change, so please call 253-0701 … Continue reading
Friday Noon Study Group 12:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group
Feb 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
Friday Noon Study Group – Understanding Islam 12:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group – Understanding Islam
Feb 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Starting June 16, the Noon Study Group will be exploring Islamic  faith and culture. Free and open to the public.  All are invited to attend our discussions. Congregation Beth Israel 229 Murdock Ave. Asheville, NC 28804 Contact: Congregation Beth Israel office Phone: 828-252-8660Email: admin@bethisraelnc.org
JCC: Welcome Shabbat for Seniors at Bella Vista Assisted Living 1:30 pm
JCC: Welcome Shabbat for Seniors at Bella Vista Assisted Living
Feb 16 @ 1:30 pm
JCC: Welcome Shabbat for Seniors at Bella Vista Assisted Living @ Bella Vista Assisted Living
Come join JCC Music Specialist Penny White as we welcome Shabbat with the elders of our community. We provide the juice, blessings, and challah – you provide the smiles and ruach (spirit in Hebrew). Everyone is welcome to share this … Continue reading
Welcome Shabbat for Seniors at Givens Estate 4:00 pm
Welcome Shabbat for Seniors at Givens Estate
Feb 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Welcome Shabbat for Seniors at Givens Estate @ Givens Estate
Come join JCC Music Specialist Penny White as we welcome Shabbat with the elders of our community. We provide the juice, blessings, and challah – you provide the smiles and ruach (spirit in Hebrew). Everyone is welcome to share this … Continue reading
Kabbalat Shabbat service; Music – Sarah Kim and Seth 7:30 pm
Shabbat Service with Rabbi Rachael Jackson 7:30 pm
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Terumah
Terumah
Feb 17 all-day
Shabbat Morning Services 9:30 am
Shabbat Morning Services
Feb 17 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Shabbat Morning Services @ CBHT
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
Youth and Tot Shabbat 10:30 am
Youth and Tot Shabbat
Feb 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:15 pm
Youth and Tot Shabbat
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
TAG Gourmet Dinner – A Night for Love 6:30 pm
TAG Gourmet Dinner – A Night for Love
Feb 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
TAG Gourmet Dinner – A Night for Love @ The home of Nadine and Ed Fidelman
Join us at the home of Nadine & Ed Fidelman to celebrate February as “the month of love.” The menu for the evening will include foods with aphrodisiac ingredients. In addition to the obvious chocolate, there are LOTS of other … Continue reading
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On the ground in Guatemala 11:00 am
On the ground in Guatemala
Feb 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
On the ground in Guatemala @ Habitat Tavern and Commons
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
Jewish Meditation & Chant Circle 1:00 pm
Jewish Meditation & Chant Circle
Feb 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Jewish Meditation & Chant Circle @ CBHT
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
Duplicate Bridge 1:30 pm
Duplicate Bridge
Feb 18 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Duplicate Bridge @ Asheville JCC
Partners guaranteed and all playing levels are welcome. Earn master points at a fun loving, no pressure laid back game!  
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CBI Office Closed
CBI Office Closed
Feb 19 all-day
CBI Office Closed
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
Mountain Music Jam 6:30 pm
Mountain Music Jam
Feb 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Mountain Music Jam @ Asheville JCC
Calling all fiddles, mandolins, banjos, guitars, stand-up basses, other compatible acoustic instruments, and heartfelt vocals to celebrate our OLD-TIME and BLUEGRASS heritage! We play at INTERMEDIATE level. We are not beginners, nor are we advanced/professional musicians. Come on out to … Continue reading
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Learn to Play Mahjongg! 9:30 am
Learn to Play Mahjongg!
Feb 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Learn to Play Mahjongg! @ JCC David Zimerman Room
Crack, bam, dot… dragons? It’s like a foreign language, but for those in the know, it’s the exciting game of Mahjongg. Always wanted to learn to play? Now is your chance. Instructor Susan Leader will teach you all you need … Continue reading
JFS Elder Club-Asheville 11:00 am
JFS Elder Club-Asheville
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
JFS Elder Club for socialization, exercise and activity with your peers; fresh kosher lunches; respite time for family caregivers. Meets at JFS in Asheville, Tuesday & Thursday, 11am – 2pm. Contact JFS at (828)253-2900 or email anne@jfswnc.org for more information. … Continue reading
Brotherhood Schmooze 12:00 pm
Brotherhood Schmooze
Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Youth Education Program (Kids) 3:45 pm
Youth Education Program (Kids)
Feb 20 @ 3:45 pm – 7:00 pm
Youth Education Program (Kids)
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
JFS Board meeting 5:00 pm
JFS Board meeting
Feb 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/jfswnc.org/alison?hceid=aW5mb0BqZnN3bmMub3Jn.5q23jsueg3egaajpgrdipitqqn&hs=121
Cookie Night at Hospice 6:00 pm
Cookie Night at Hospice
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cookie Night at Hospice @ CarePartners’ John Keever Solace Center
DATE CHANGED TO FEB 20! Help bake homemade cookies for hospice patients and their families at CarePartners’ John Keever Solace Center. The Solace Center provides compassionate, appropriate care and symptom control for terminally ill patients and support to their families. … Continue reading
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MANNA Packs for Kids. 9:00 am
MANNA Packs for Kids.
Feb 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MANNA Packs for Kids. @ Manna Food Bank
One in four children in our area don’t have access to three full meals a day. The MANNA Packs for Kids program provides emergency food assistance to public school students throughout all 16 counties in our service area. MANNA works … Continue reading
Dawning of the Day: A Jerusalem Tale by Haim Sabato 9:30 am
Dawning of the Day: A Jerusalem Tale by Haim Sabato
Feb 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Dawning of the Day: A Jerusalem Tale by Haim Sabato @ CONGREGATION BETH HATEPHILA
A humble man and a religious man, Ezra Siman Tov is also a teller of stories, stories that enthrall and captivate his friends in their old Nachlaot neighborhood of Jerusalem. His brother-in-law, Dr Tawil, gives him a grudging respect, the … Continue reading
JCC Israel Bookclub 10:00 am
JCC Israel Bookclub
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
JFS Elder Club-Hendersonville 11:00 am
JFS Elder Club-Hendersonville
Feb 21 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Satellite location for our Elder Club, providing socialization, exercise, activities and peer friendship for older adults; fresh kosher lunches; respite time for family caregivers. Meets at Agudas Israel Congregation each Wednesday, 11am – 2pm. Contact our JFS office at (828)253-2900 … Continue reading
Meet the Midrash 12:00 pm
Meet the Midrash
Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Meet the Midrash
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
JSCA BOOK DISCUSSION 2:00 pm
JSCA BOOK DISCUSSION
Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We are now in Black History month and it’s a great time to read and gather for the next JSCA Social Justice book discussion.  We will be discussing Small Great Things by Jodi Picot.  Please join us.
“COLOR THAT SINGS” 8-week Beginning-Intermediate Painting 6:30 pm
“COLOR THAT SINGS” 8-week Beginning-Intermediate Painting
Feb 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
“COLOR THAT SINGS” 8-week Beginning-Intermediate Painting
Instruction in acrylic, watercolor and mixed media with in-class demonstrations for technique, slide lectures for inspiration and individualized instruction to make your art as powerful as you want it to be. For all levels. Instructor: Glenn Hirsch glennhirsch@earthlink.net 415.987.1226 www.glennhirsch.com. … Continue reading
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Living Torah with Rabbi Justin Goldstein 8:30 am
Living Torah with Rabbi Justin Goldstein
Feb 22 @ 8:30 am – 9:15 am
Timeless Teachings for Walking in the World. Start your day off with inspired learning and meaningful conversations. Relevant and insightful lessons from the wellspring of Jewish wisdom. All are welcome. No experience necessary. Thursdays, 8:30 am at 75 N. Market … Continue reading
JFS Elder Club-Asheville 11:00 am
JFS Elder Club-Asheville
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
JFS Elder Club for socialization, exercise and activity with your peers; fresh kosher lunches; respite time for family caregivers. Meets at JFS in Asheville, Tuesday & Thursday, 11am – 2pm. Contact JFS at (828)253-2900 or email anne@jfswnc.org for more information. … Continue reading
Cultivating Kavannah 7:00 pm
Cultivating Kavannah
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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JCC: Musical Tot Shabbat 10:00 am
JCC: Musical Tot Shabbat
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
All are welcome to join our weekly musical Shabbat celebration for young children and families, led by Penny White. Children not enrolled in JCC children’s programs must be accompanied by an adult. Schedule can sometimes change, so please call 253-0701 … Continue reading
Friday Noon Study Group 12:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
Friday Noon Study Group – Understanding Islam 12:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group – Understanding Islam
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Starting June 16, the Noon Study Group will be exploring Islamic  faith and culture. Free and open to the public.  All are invited to attend our discussions. Congregation Beth Israel 229 Murdock Ave. Asheville, NC 28804 Contact: Congregation Beth Israel office Phone: 828-252-8660Email: admin@bethisraelnc.org
Kabbalat Shabbat Services 6:00 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat Services
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat Services
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
Kabbalat Shabbat service; Music – Choir, Billy and Frankie 7:30 pm
Shabbat Service with Rabbi Rachael Jackson 7:30 pm
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Shabbat Zachor
Tetzaveh
Tetzaveh
Feb 24 all-day
Shabbat Morning Services 9:30 am
Shabbat Morning Services
Feb 24 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Shabbat Morning Services @ CBHT
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
Hasidishe Kiddush 12:30 pm
Hasidishe Kiddush
Feb 24 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Hasidishe Kiddush
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
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Adult Ed w/Rabbi 10:00 am
Adult Ed w/Rabbi
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Purim Carnival 10:00 am
Purim Carnival
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Purim Carnival @ JCC
The Purim Carnival starts at 10 a.m. for kids 5 and under and runs from 12–3 p.m. for all ages. Join us for carnival games, costume parade, music, food and fun for everyone! Eat a Purim feast,  read the story of … Continue reading
Hamentashen Contest 12:00 pm
Hamentashen Contest
Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm
Hamentashen Contest @ JCC
Entries are due by 12 p.m. to the JCC lobby Who will win the coveted golden spoon this year? Will it be the defending champs or someone new? Channel your culinary creativity and bring your dozen hamentaschen to the JCC … Continue reading
Duplicate Bridge 1:30 pm
Duplicate Bridge
Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Duplicate Bridge @ Asheville JCC
Partners guaranteed and all playing levels are welcome. Earn master points at a fun loving, no pressure laid back game!  
A Rabbi, Priest and a duck walk into a bar… 4:00 pm
A Rabbi, Priest and a duck walk into a bar…
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
A Rabbi, Priest and a duck walk into a bar… @ Habitat Tavern and Commons
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
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Mishloach Manot Basket Sale
Mishloach Manot Basket Sale
Feb 26 – Mar 2 all-day
Mishloach Manot Basket Sale @ JCC
On Purim it is customary to give mishloach manot, or gifts of food, to friends and neighbors. We are bringing the tradition of mishloach manot to our JCC community. This popular fundraiser lets families exchange gift boxes with friends, classmates, … Continue reading
Mountain Music Jam 6:30 pm
Mountain Music Jam
Feb 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Mountain Music Jam @ Asheville JCC
Calling all fiddles, mandolins, banjos, guitars, stand-up basses, other compatible acoustic instruments, and heartfelt vocals to celebrate our OLD-TIME and BLUEGRASS heritage! We play at INTERMEDIATE level. We are not beginners, nor are we advanced/professional musicians. Come on out to … Continue reading
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Learn to Play Mahjongg! 9:30 am
Learn to Play Mahjongg!
Feb 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Learn to Play Mahjongg! @ JCC David Zimerman Room
Crack, bam, dot… dragons? It’s like a foreign language, but for those in the know, it’s the exciting game of Mahjongg. Always wanted to learn to play? Now is your chance. Instructor Susan Leader will teach you all you need … Continue reading
JFS Elder Club-Asheville 11:00 am
JFS Elder Club-Asheville
Feb 27 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
JFS Elder Club for socialization, exercise and activity with your peers; fresh kosher lunches; respite time for family caregivers. Meets at JFS in Asheville, Tuesday & Thursday, 11am – 2pm. Contact JFS at (828)253-2900 or email anne@jfswnc.org for more information. … Continue reading
Youth Education Program (Kids) 3:45 pm
Youth Education Program (Kids)
Feb 27 @ 3:45 pm – 7:00 pm
Youth Education Program (Kids)
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
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JFS Elder Club-Hendersonville 11:00 am
JFS Elder Club-Hendersonville
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Satellite location for our Elder Club, providing socialization, exercise, activities and peer friendship for older adults; fresh kosher lunches; respite time for family caregivers. Meets at Agudas Israel Congregation each Wednesday, 11am – 2pm. Contact our JFS office at (828)253-2900 … Continue reading
Meet the Midrash 12:00 pm
Meet the Midrash
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Meet the Midrash
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading
Purim PotLuck 5:30 pm
Purim PotLuck
Feb 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Erev Purim 6:00 pm
Erev Purim
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
“COLOR THAT SINGS” 8-week Beginning-Intermediate Painting 6:30 pm
“COLOR THAT SINGS” 8-week Beginning-Intermediate Painting
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
“COLOR THAT SINGS” 8-week Beginning-Intermediate Painting
Instruction in acrylic, watercolor and mixed media with in-class demonstrations for technique, slide lectures for inspiration and individualized instruction to make your art as powerful as you want it to be. For all levels. Instructor: Glenn Hirsch glennhirsch@earthlink.net 415.987.1226 www.glennhirsch.com. … Continue reading
CBI Celebrates Purim 6:30 pm
CBI Celebrates Purim
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
CBI Celebrates Purim
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. We have a wise rabbi who lives in a young man’s body. He inspires, … Continue reading