List of March 2021 Events and Programs in the Community

 

Adult Education and Programming                                                                                                                       

Adult Education with Rabbi Boxt – February 21, 10am

Discussion Group at Heska Amuna: Booth at the End – Thursday nights at 8 pm Contact Peggy Littmann at 865-522-0701 for more information

Greater Knoxville Jewish Men’s Club’s Lunch and Kibitz on Wednesday, March 3 at 12 pm 

Greater Knoxville Jewish Men’s Club’s Evening Schmooze on Thursday, March 18 at 7 pm

Hadassah Book Club: The Giver of Stars by JoJo Moyes. Tuesday, March 16 at 7:30 pm. Contact Barbara Mintz at Barbara@bmintz.com for zoom registration. 

How the Passover Seder Can Answer the Question "Who is a Jew?" by Jack Love Monday, March 15, 7 p.m. email: program@jewishknoxville.org for link

JFS Virtual Coffee Klatch – Thursdays, 10am  Email lberry@jewishknoxville.org for the zoom link.

Knoxville Jewish Anti-Racist Media Club: Environmental Racism: Seeing and Addressing Disparities for Tikkun Olam, Thursday, March 25 from 6:30 pm – 8 pm. Email: onegreaterjewishknoxville@gmail.com for readings and zoom link.

Midweek Hebrew (Temple Beth El) – Wednesdays from 4:30 pm – 6 pm

 

Mincha and Torah Chat at Heska Amuna – Mondays February 1, 8, 15, 22

 

Mindfulness with Rabbi Ferency – Fridays,12pm

 

Talmud Study Group at Heska Amuna – Wednesdays, 7 pm

 

Tiffany Shlain “The Making of a Mensch!” (Temple Beth El) Thursday, March 11, 8 pm

 

Torah Live with Rabbi Boxt – Tuesdays from 1-1:30 pm (Streamed on Facebook)

 

Young Jewish Adults of Knoxville Happy Hour - Monday, March 22 at 7pm  RSVP to program@jewishknoxville.org for link

 

Children’s Education

PJ Our Way Show & Tell on Monday, March 1 (Theme: Favorite Game), 8 (2 truths & a lie), 15 (favorite toy), 22 (Passover seder plate or other Passover item) at 7 pm. 

PJ Library Show &Tell on Wednesday, March 3 (Theme: Plagues) 10 (drawing of your family), 17 (favorite song), 24 (Passover seder plate or other Passover item) at 5 pm 

PJ Library and PJ Library Our Way Tikkum Olam (Recycled) Crafts on Thursday, March 4 (Craft: Frog Origami Race) 11 (bottle cap tambourine), 18 (Moses Basket), 25 (tiered matzah holder and seder plate) at 5 pm on Facebook Live

 

Family Activities

Passover Chocolate Seder (Hadassah), Sunday, March 21 at 4 pm RSVP to hadassahknoxvilleac@gmail.com

$36.00(Hadassah members) per family 

$45.00 (non- Hadassah member) per family

 

Passover Craft Activity: No-sew reclining Pillow
Sunday, March 14 at 3 pm
Make a no-sew pillow for reclining on Passover.
Box with all supplies for $10 or get the supply list yourself and join us. Open to adults and families. 
To get the supplies and zoom link, email program@jewishknoxville.org 

 

Tikkun Olam - Social Action / Justice

Knoxville Jewish Anti-Racist Media Club: Environmental Racism: Seeing and Addressing Disparities for Tikkun Olam, Thursday, March 25 from 6:30 pm – 8 pm. Email: onegreaterjewishknoxville@gmail.com for readings and zoom link.

 

Holidays

Passover Chocolate Seder (Hadassah), Sunday, March 21 at 4 pm RSVP to hadassahknoxvilleac@gmail.com

$36.00(Hadassah members) per family 

$45.00 (non- Hadassah member) per family

Passover Seder and Musical Concert (Partnership together) Sunday, March 21 at 12 pm. Registration Link: tinyurl.com/64uae48c. 

 

 

Weekly Services

Evening Minyan at Heska Amuna 

For Zoom links, see Nu News or contact the Heska Amuna Synogague office at (865) 522-0701 

 

Havdallah at TBE – Saturdays, 6 pm

Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/405314387  Meeting ID: 405 314 387 Password: 178744 

 

Healing service with Rabbi Boxt and Steve Lewis. Tuesday, March 9 and March 23 at 7 pm

Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84169561845 Meeting ID: 841 6956 1845

 

JCOR, Virtual Sisterhood Friday Night Shabbat, Friday, March 5 and 19, 6 pm contact Penny Lukin at plukin@comcast.net or 865-671-0780 for information 

 

Kabbalat Shabbat at Heska Amuna – Fridays, 6:30 pm

For Zoom links, see Nu News or contact the Heska Amuna Synogague office at (865) 522-0701 

 

Kabbalat Shabbat at TBE – Fridays, 7 pm

Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/835560058 Meeting ID: 835 560 058 Password: 788114 

 

Ma’ariv at Heska Amuna – Tuesdays, 8 pm

For Zoom links, see Nu News or contact the Heska Amuna Synogague office at (865) 522-0701 

 

Mincha and Torah Chat at Heska Amuna – Mondays, 4 pm

For Zoom links, see Nu News or contact the Heska Amuna Synogague office at (865) 522-0701 

 

Mincha and Talmud Chat at Heska Amuna – Thursdays, 2pm

For Zoom links, see Nu News or contact the Heska Amuna Synogague office at (865) 522-0701 

 

Saturday Morning Services at JCOR, every other Saturday at 10 am. Contact Rabbi Rashkovsky at vicrash@yahoo.com

 

Shabbat at Heska Amuna – Saturdays, 10am. For Zoom links, see Nu News or contact the Heska Amuna Synogague office at (865) 522-0701 

 



Visit the  Community Calendar to see upcoming events.


 

Young Adults

 

Hillel at the University of Tennessee is a recognized student organization that gives Jewish students the opportunity to interact and be a part of a Jewish community on campus. We host a wide range of Judaic events, including Shabbat dinners, holiday celebrations, and other social events. Additionally, Hillel at UTK serves to link students to Jewish life in Knoxville.

 

Young Jewish Adults of Knoxville (YJAK) is for post-college Jewish men and women in their 20s & 30s. YJAK works to make and strengthen Jewish connections and create opportunities for young Jews to become involved in the Jewish community and in Knoxville Jewish Alliance. Activities include direct service projects, social programs, leadership developments, educational programs and meaningful Israel experiences.

Social and Cultural Activities

 

Friendshippers get together for lunch once a month to enjoy a variety of lively cultural, musical, and educational presentations.

 

The Fern and Manfred Steinfeld Program in Judaic Studies at the University of Tennessee presents lectures on timely topics throughout the year.

 

Knoxville Israeli Folk Dancers meet weekly.  Beginners are welcome.  Contact Fay Campbell or check the Community Calendar for more information.

 

Pickle Ball at the AJCC.  Open play on three indoor courts on Sundays from 1-3 PM (please check the community calendar for any changes to the schedule).  For more information, contact office@jewishknoxville.org.

 

 

Social Action Organizations

 

Hadassah - Health, humanitarian relief, education & support of Israel


Partnership2Gether - Israeli exchange & cultural programs


Community Relations Committee - Maintaining a positive relationship with our non-Jewish neighbors