Sat., June 1

Dive Into Shabbat, summer series kick-off at the MJCCA pool and splash pad; bring a picnic or purchase food. Sat., June 1, 5 p.m. Free. Zaban Park. brian.glusman@atlantajcc.org.

CBT Graduation Shabbat, honoring 8th graders, high school and college graduates; provide grad’s name and school for recognition. Sat., June 1. Congregation Beth Tefillah. (404) 843-2464 ext. 104 or chabadga.com.

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Sun., June 2

Jewish Genetic Disease Screening, a simple blood test with genetic counseling for 19 preventable genetic diseases. Sun., June 2, 10 a.m. Free. MJCCA’s Zaban Park. sandra.bass@atlantajcc.org.

Flip Flop Day at the J: Pool Party, enjoy the outdoor pool and splash park, music, inflatable bouncy house plus giveaways. Sun., June 2, 11 a.m. Free. Zaban Park. (678) 812-4061.

“Transitioning Towards Life’s End, According to Our Sacred Tradition,” panel hosted by The Carlton. Sun., June 2, 2 p.m. Free, open to the community, RSVP requested. The Carlton in Sandy Springs. dcarroway@insigniaseniorliving.com or (404) 843-8857.

Atlanta Balalaika Orchestra Concert, traditional instruments from Eastern Europe in concert. Sun., June 2, 3 p.m. $10/members, $15/non-members. MJCCA’s Zaban Park. (678) 812-4002 or box.office@atlantajcc.org.

Benjamin Warsaw in Concert, performing works of Chopin, Gershwin and more; part of the 32nd year of Ahavath Achim Synagogue’s Cultural Arts Performance Series. Sun., June 2, 3 p.m. Contributions support the Al Davis Cultural Arts Fund. AA Synagogue. millenderi@bellsouth.net.

Mon., June 3

Ken Stein

Ken Stein

Middle Eastern Politics at Our Doorstep, “The Implications of the Boston Bombing.” A lecture with Ken Stein and Todd Stein, followed by a Q&A session. Mon., June 3, 7:30 p.m. Free. MJCCA’s Zaban Park. (678) 812-4000.

Thurs., June 6

Edgewise Speaker Series: David R. Bores,  former Woodstock police chief and lieutenant colonel in the Army speaking on “The Threat of Islamism in the U.S. Today.” Thurs., June 6, 10:30 a.m. Free for MJCCA members, $5/non-members. Zaban Park. (678) 812-4064

Shark Tank, ProtéJ Edition- Atlanta Entrepreneurs Pitch for non-profit ventures to a panel of celebrity “Sharks”; hors d’oeuvres & drinks served. Thurs., June 6, 6:30 p.m. $18/person. Selig Center. (404) 873-1661.

Sat., June 8

Graduates Luncheon, recognizing Shabbat and Kiddush graduates. Sat., June 8. Chabad of Cobb. Submit info for a spot in the newsletter at chabadofcobb.com or (770) 565-4412.

Sun., June 9

House Tour,  the second-annual Mt. Scopus Hadassah tour. Sun., June 9, 10 a.m. $15/person, $20/at door. Map pickup at private residence. (404) 549-8397.

Fabulously Funny Interactive Comedy Magic Show with Magic Debbie. Sun., June 9, 10 a.m. Oy Toys on Grimes Bridge Rd. oytoys.com.

OVS Sisterhood Closing Meeting, includes lunch and short film screening. Sun., June 9, 11:30 a.m. $18 by May 30, $25 after. Congregation Or VeShalom. office@or-veshalom.org.

Etz Aviv Hadassah’s Lakeside Picnic and BBQ, rescheduled after cancelation due to rain. Sun., June 9, 12 p.m. Private residence. (678) 521-5999.

Birnbaum Summer Institute on Teaching the Holocaust, 22nd annual course. Begins Sun., June, 9, 1 p.m. Apply for education scholarships at institute2013.eventbrite.com

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