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9:30 am

Shabbat Study

January 18 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am

Rebellion isn’t failure. As we raise our children (either our own or in community), we are bound to encounter the “rebellious child,” the young person who resists and defies our expectations and limitations. We can be left feeling frustrated, angry, disappointed with ourselves, and fearful of the conflict that the rebellion may elicit. But, rebellion

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Shabbat School

January 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

  During the months of January & February, students from across GJC’s many communities learn, sing, pray, eat, and spend time together on Shabbat mornings.  All GJC kids are welcome and encouraged to participate. The classes are taught by GJC's outstanding religious school faculty, and are geared towards the dual goals of experiential Jewish learning

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9:45 am

Minyan Masorti

January 18 @ 9:45 am - 12:30 pm

This weekly member-led traditional egalitarian minyan puts an emphasis on a complete traditional prayer service, with repetition of the Amidah in Shacharit and a full Torah reading. The minyan meets in the Temin Canteen Room, and all roles in the service are coordinated and filled by members, who also organize social activities, study, and celebrations

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10:00 am

Charry Service: Ralph Granger Memorial Shabbat

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Each year Germantown Jewish Centre dedicates a Shabbat to celebrating the life and legacy of Ralph Granger, beloved former custodian of GJC and a role model to our community, and rededicating ourselves to advancing race relations. Ralph Granger was well-loved and respected, a Christian African American who was known for his dignity and love for

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Shabbat Kid Space open

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Kids are welcome to play Shabbat-friendly games in a dedicated space – bring your own and some will be provided. Please respect the space, clean up after yourselves and put all games away after use.

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Dorshei Derekh

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This weekly member-led Reconstructionist minyan puts an emphasis on singing, with a full P’sukei d’Zimra (preliminary service), and interactive discussion during the d’var Torah. The minyan meets in the Maslow Auditorium, and all roles in the service are coordinated and filled by members, who also organize social activities, study, and celebrations throughout the year. To

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(EARLY) Ginat Shabbat

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

A adult-child Shabbat service for children up to age 6. Ginat Shabbat is a garden of delights for young families ready to move their bodies and take part in fun and engaging Shabbat activities! Kids pray from their own age-appropriate siddur, and the service includes prayer, sharing, and storytelling that highlight themes from the weekly Torah

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11:00 am

Musical Marching Minyan

January 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

GJC offers a high-spirited, action packed monthly musical prayer service for children younger than elementary school, but old enough to walk (or be carried by a willing adult!) Using guitar and other acoustic instruments to accompany storytelling, the children explore the weekly Torah portion or upcoming holiday in a full-body prayer experience! Led by Amy

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Jr. Congregation

January 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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1:15 pm

Ralph Granger Memorial Program

January 18 @ 1:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Germantown Jewish Centre invites you to our 36th annual Ralph Granger Memorial Shabbat, “Reimagining Our Journey Toward Racial Justice” with Reverend Dr. Gregory Edwards on Saturday, January 18. As GJC prepares to focus and expand our long term commitment to racial justice work, we’ve invited Rev. Edwards  to guide and inspire our work by examining

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