What’s Happening: Feb. 25, 2014

What’s Happening: Feb. 25, 2014



YOUNG ADULTS ON TAP, Jews on Tap is an opportunity to socialize, network, and just relax with other young adults. All are welcome, regardless of religious affiliation or background. Drinks and food available for purchase. Thurs., Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m. Olde Blind Dog Irish Pub. Info, Roey. shoshan@atlantajcc.org or (678) 812-4055.

“ISRAELI SOLDIER’S STORIES,” StandWithUs’ sixth annual “Israeli Soldiers Stories” brings Shay and Hen to GSU and UGA Feb 27. Both will share personal experiences serving in the IDF, their backgrounds, and life in Israel and answer questions. Thurs., Feb. 27, 12 p.m. & 7 p.m. Georgia State University & University of Georgia.

FRI., FEB. 28

VINO SHABBAT FOR JEWISH SINGLES, age groups 40s and 50s. Celebrate Shabbat, talk with friends and meet other Jewish singles. Enjoy gourmet challah, and vegetarian hors d’oeuvres. Discounted ENO cards, which provide access to more than 50 wines available by the glass, will be available for purchase. Shabbat prayers and blessings with Rabbi Glusman. Fri., Feb. 28, 6 p.m. $10/person. Vino Venue Wine Bar. Info, rabbi.glusman@atlantajcc.org, or (678) 812-4161.

“ACCESSIBILITY SHABBAT: TEFILLAH IN THE DARK,” Temple Sinai will host an Accessibility Shabbat, where we will welcome Shabbat in a special dark service in honor of Jewish Disability Awareness Month. All are welcome. Fri., Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m. Temple Sinai.

“GREAT EXPECTATIONS” TALKBACK, by Simpich Marionettes of Colorado Springs. See David Simpich single handedly bring Dickens’ masterpiece to life, followed by a post-show talkback with the artists Beer/wine bar during evening performances. Fri., Feb. 28, 8 p.m. $15/members, $25/ non-members. Center for Puppetry Arts. Tickets, www.puppet.org or (404) 873-3391.


BOYS DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT, HOSTED BY BBYO. A Havdalah service followed by a kickin’ dodge ball tournament. Listen to popular hits and a special guest speaker from the Atlanta professional sports community. Delicious tailgating spread provided. Open to all eighth to 12th grade boys, members and non-members. Sat., March 1, 7:30 p.m. $5/person. Zaban Park. Info, stacie.graff@atlantajcc.org, (678) 812-3972.


VISIT TO BOOTH MUSEUM, the Ketura Group of Greater Atlanta Hadassah plans a trip to the Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville on for a docent-led tour of the Windows of the Soul: A Portrait of America exhibit by Susan K. Friedland. Sun., March 2, at 1:15 p.m. $10/couvert. Info, Maxine Schein, (770) 565-9446, jmschein@ bellsouth.net, or Esther Low, (770) 977-8259, mitzva@bellsouth.net. RSVP by Feb. 26.

“RETURN TO RICH’S” PRIVATE TOUR, a privately booked look at the Breman Museum’s “Return to Rich’s: The Story Behind the Store,” which has received rave reviews. Sun., March 2, 2 p.m. $15/members, $25/non-members. The Breman Museum. RSVP, hbrill@bellsouth.net or (404) 376-1931.

AMANDLA! FOLK MUSIC OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA, Join GHA for a musical timeline celebration in observance of Black History month. Sun., March 2, 4 p.m. Free. Greenfield Hebrew Academy. RSVPs to speakers@ghacademy.org, with “Amandla” in the subject line.


“HÉLÈNE BERR, A YOUNG WOMAN IN OCCUPIED PARIS,” in conjunction with its ongoing exhibit running through March 15, “Hélène Berr, A Stolen Life.” From Alliance Française and Goethe-Zentrum. Round table discussion afterwards with Sally Levine of Georgia Commission on the Holocaust and Karen Edlin of Hemschech. Wed., March 5, 7 p.m. $5/non-members, free for members. Registration required at www.afatl.com.


LUNCH ‘N LEARN FT. RABBI HAYYIM KASSORLA, (Sephardic) Join Rabbi Kassorla from Congregation Or VeShalom for a lively class and discussion. The series features various Atlanta rabbis who are able to share unique perspectives on a topic of their choice. Bring a dairy lunch or purchase a kosher lunch from Goodfriend’s Grill. Thurs., March 6, 12 p.m. Free. Zaban Park. Info, rabbi.glusman@atlantajcc.org, (678) 812-4161.


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