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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..

Summary Calendar below – follow link on menu for detailed information

Mar
27
Mon
Mountain Music Jam
Mar 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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 play or listen!

Mar
28
Tue
JFS Elder Club-Asheville
Mar 28 @ 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 info@jfswnc.org for more information.

Duplicate Bridge
Mar 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Weekly on Tuesdays we will practice Bridge… Shuffle, Play, Chat. We meet, shuffle, play and talk about the bidding and play of the hand and have a fun time all around.

Partners guaranteed and all playing levels are welcome. Earn master points at a fun loving, no pressure laid back game!

 

Yoram Dori, Political And Media Strategic Advisor, Speaks at the JCC
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Among his many roles and accomplishments, Mr. Dori worked for several years as the spokesman and media advisor of the World Zionist Organization and the Jewish Agency. Later he was appointed as media advisor to Nissim Zvili, then Secretary General of the Moshav Movement. During Mr. Zvili’s tenure as Secretary-General, and Yitzhak Rabin as party chairman, Mr. Dori served as a political advisor, media consultant and spokesman for the Labor Party. Mr. Dori is a special advisor for the ministry of environment for international affairs. He also served as a spokesperson for the World Jewish Restitution organization and played an important role in the media during the discussions on the Holocaust-era dormant accounts in Swiss Banks. Dori conducted Peres’ presidential campaign in 2007. He played an important role in the negotiations between the Labor party and the Likud and the creation of the National Unity Government before the withdrawal from Gaza strip. He was the closest political figure to Peres since the early 90th. After Shimon Peres death Dori is a popular interviewee in Israeli and foreign media. Please join us on March 28 at 7 PM in the JCC gym for a lecture by Dori on Israel’s role in the diaspora and Israel’s foreign policy in a changing world.

Mar
29
Wed
JFS Elder Club-Hendersonville
Mar 29 @ 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 or email DBergman@jfswnc.org for more information. Now accepting new members!

Meet the Midrash with Rabbi Justin Goldstein
Mar 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Out of the texts of the Torah, the Rabbis created teachings bringing deeper meanings to the wisdom of the Jewish people known as Midrash. Each week we will explore some of these teachings based on the weekly Torah portion. We will gain not only an understanding of what the Rabbis were teaching, but how and why they were able to offer these teachings.

Wednesdays 12 noon – 1pm

 

Mar
30
Thu
Living Torah with Rabbi Justin Goldstein
Mar 30 @ 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 St.

JFS Elder Club-Asheville
Mar 30 @ 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 info@jfswnc.org for more information.

Brotherhood Beerfest
Mar 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cultivating Kavannah
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm