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May 2017

Introduction to the Bible: Introduction to 4 Ezra, and Ancient Jewish Ideas of the Messiah, Life after Death, and the Resurrection of the Dead

May 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor, 2935 Birch Hollow Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48108 United States
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    The book 4 Ezra forms part of the Jewish Apocrypha, a group of Jewish writings stemming from the second century BCE to the first century CE. Although not in the current Hebrew Bible, they are part of the LXX, the Greek Bible, and were considered Holy Scripture by the authors of the New Testament. Fourth Ezra tells a story about a man named Ezra who survived the destruction of the first temple by Babylon in 586 BCE, and was…

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Low-Impact Exercise

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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The J, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108 United States
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Instructors: Maria Farquhar (Tue.), Julia Braden (Thu.) Low-impact exercise benefits every part of the body, including the mind. Exercises in this class are done with the aid of a chair while sitting and standing and may include bands or light weights. The workout contains balance and strengthening endurance exercises. To increase each person’s energy, different techniques are introduced: Chinese self-massage, Qigong practice to draw energy from nature, and Donna Eden’s energy exercise routines. For cool downs, some Tai Chi practices…

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Thursday Lunch & Learn: TheraPaws

May 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor, 2935 Birch Hollow Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48108 United States
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TheraPaws offers canine-assisted therapy and brings their therapy dogs to schools, hospitals, and other sites throughout Washtenaw County. Join us for this bi-monthly visit from our therapy dog friends.   Registration Click here to RSVP, or call Rachael at 971-0990.

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Yiddish Reading Group

May 26 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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The J, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108 United States
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There is a range of reading proficiency so don't hesitate to join us. We've read books by Sholem Aleichem, I.J. Singer, Sholem Asch, I. Bashevis Singer and others. We also read short stories and poetry from time to time. We hope you'll come! Our group meets every Friday from 1:30pm to 3:00pm. Contact Lily Ladin at (734) 662-6613 for more information.

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June 2017

Yiddish Reading Group

June 2 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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The J, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108 United States
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There is a range of reading proficiency so don't hesitate to join us. We've read books by Sholem Aleichem, I.J. Singer, Sholem Asch, I. Bashevis Singer and others. We also read short stories and poetry from time to time. We hope you'll come! Our group meets every Friday from 1:30pm to 3:00pm. Contact Lily Ladin at (734) 662-6613 for more information.

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Art Reception Mother – Daughter Artists Mary Schuman and Jona Shoe June 4

June 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Mother Daughter artists Mary Schuman and Jona Shoe exhibit their work at the JCC starting June 4-August 1. There is an opening reception Sunday, June 4 at 2-4 pm

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Low-Impact Exercise

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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The J, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108 United States
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Instructors: Maria Farquhar (Tue.), Julia Braden (Thu.) Low-impact exercise benefits every part of the body, including the mind. Exercises in this class are done with the aid of a chair while sitting and standing and may include bands or light weights. The workout contains balance and strengthening endurance exercises. To increase each person’s energy, different techniques are introduced: Chinese self-massage, Qigong practice to draw energy from nature, and Donna Eden’s energy exercise routines. For cool downs, some Tai Chi practices…

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Yiddish Reading Group

June 9 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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The J, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108 United States
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There is a range of reading proficiency so don't hesitate to join us. We've read books by Sholem Aleichem, I.J. Singer, Sholem Asch, I. Bashevis Singer and others. We also read short stories and poetry from time to time. We hope you'll come! Our group meets every Friday from 1:30pm to 3:00pm. Contact Lily Ladin at (734) 662-6613 for more information.

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Low-Impact Exercise

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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The J, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108 United States
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Instructors: Maria Farquhar (Tue.), Julia Braden (Thu.) Low-impact exercise benefits every part of the body, including the mind. Exercises in this class are done with the aid of a chair while sitting and standing and may include bands or light weights. The workout contains balance and strengthening endurance exercises. To increase each person’s energy, different techniques are introduced: Chinese self-massage, Qigong practice to draw energy from nature, and Donna Eden’s energy exercise routines. For cool downs, some Tai Chi practices…

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Third Thursday @ the J: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Arcades

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The J, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108 United States
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Arcades were everywhere in the 1980s, but fell out of fashion when home video game systems took off. Pinball Pete’s is one of the last remaining arcades left in Washtenaw County and has been part of the community for over 30 years. Join us as Pinball Pete’s manager outlines the history of arcades and discusses what the future looks like for these portals to a different time.     Registration This talk is offered free of cost, but please click…

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