Marv Axelrod on WCOM 103.5fm, 3/20/14, 6-6:630pm

Thursday, March 20th from 6-6:30pm Kol Haskalah’s own Marv Axelrod will be interviewed live on WCOM, 103.5fm (Carborro, wcomfm.org) about his experiences with and vast knowledge of humanistic Judiasm.
Please contact Marv directly if you have any questions: (919) 973-2070.
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Pesach: April 19th, 2014

Join us as we celebrate Pesach with humanistic Haggadah and songs!

April 19th from 4:30 to 8:00 PM (Service at 5:30pm)

Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (ERUUF)***

Fellowship Hall
Durham, NC

EVERYONE IS WELCOME! BRING FAMILY AND FRIENDS

  • Cost for Members: $17.50 adults (15 or older) $8.00 ages 10-14 $6.00 ages 5-9, Under 5 Free($50 maximum per family; $5 less/person for vegetarians)
  • Cost for Non-Members: $25.00 adults (15 or older) $8.00 ages 10-14 $6.00 ages 5-9, Under 5 Free($65 maximum per family; $5 less/person for vegetarians)
  • NOTE: Reservation AND check must be received by April 10th. Please send your check (made out to Kol Haskalah) to: Marielle Belhassen, 961 Palace Garden Way. Raleigh, NC 27603.

Please bring a dish to share that will serve at LEAST 8 OTHER PEOPLE.
We look forward to tasting your holiday specialty! Please bring your own serving utensils (labeled.)
We will provide chicken, matzos, sacramental wine, grape juice, and cold drinks. You are welcome to bring your own wine for the dinner. For more info., please call 968-7888 or email info@kolhaskalah.org. or mbelhassen@nc.rr.com.

Volunteers are needed for set-up, clean-up and help with errands, etc. Please email Marielle at mbelhassen@nc.rr.com if you can help. Thank you!

****** ERUUF, 4907 Garrett Rd, Durham (6/10 mile east of 15-501, on the left) Click http://www.eruuf.org/contact-us/directions-and-parking for directions/parking info***

 

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Chanukah Celebration 2013 Photos

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A Conversation with NC Senator Josh Stein

Monday, November 18 at 5 p.m: a conversation with NC Senator Josh Stein about his experiences as a Jewish member of the NC legislature. The event, co-sponsored by Kol Haskalah, will take place at UNC Hillel, 210 W. Cameron Ave. in Chapel Hill. His niece, Hannah Eichner, is our fourth grade Sunday School teacher!

image c/o http://joshstein.org/

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Chanukah and Christmas:The Winter Holiday Lights in Our Life

Please Join Us!

 Chanukah and Christmas–The Winter Holiday Lights in Our Life

Sunday–Nov 17th

10AM-Noon

Murphy Hall, UNC Campus

Jenn Sessler and Marv Axlerod will discuss the differences and similarities between Christmas and Chanukah–two holidays that add light and festivity to the winter season.  Discussion will include traditions, meanings, history and modern Humanistic Jewish perspective.

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Come Celebrate Chanukah with Us

CHANUKAH PARTY!
Friday, December 6th, 6:30 pm

Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (ERUUF)***

Fellowship Hall
Durham, NC

Enjoy eating latkes, a candle-lighting ceremony and songs led by the Mitzvah and Sunday School students as well as a silent auction and a homemade menorah decorating contest for youth.

Make a menorah at home and bring it to the celebration. Each member who displays their creation will get to pick from a prize bag.

Plan to bring a dish to share for a potluck supper as well as a non-perishable food item to donate.

Items needed for silent auction: suggestions include gift certificates from local businesses; jewelry or other hand crafted goods; new and unused housewares or clothing/accessories; coupons for your time and expertise (babysitting; gardening, leaf removal or household chores; computer assistance, whatever skills you wish to share). All proceeds from the auction will go towards sustaining Kol Haskalah.  Contact Jenn Sessler: jrosesg@gmail.com to donate auction items.

Volunteers needed for set-up and preparation (latke-making!) at 4:30 p.m. The festivities will get underway at 6:30 p.m.

Contact Marielle Belhassen to lend a hand for this event: mbelhassen@nc.rr.com.

 

*** ERUUF, 4907 Garrett Rd, Durham (6/10 mile east of 15-501, on the left) Click http://www.eruuf.org/contact-us/directions-and-parking for directions/parking info***

 

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High Holiday Events 2013

Please join us as we observe the High Holidays!

Call (919) 968-7888 or click here to send an email for Kol Haskalah High Holiday Tickets and/or to make childcare reservations.

HIGH HOLIDAY SERVICES SCHEDULE

Rosh Hashanah Eve
Wednesday, September 4th, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sanctuary, Eno River Unitarian Universalist Church (ERUUF)
4907 Garrett Road, Durham, NC

Rosh Hashanah Children’s Service
Sunday, September, 8th, 10:00 am – 10:30am
(Adult Honey Tasting and Open House, 1030am-12noon)
Murphey Hall, UNC Campus

Yom Kippur Eve (Kol Nidre)
Friday, September 13th, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sanctuary, Eno River Unitarian Universalist Church (ERUUF)

Yom Kippur Day
Saturday, September 14th, 2:00 pm -4:00 pm.
Adult Discussion
Small Chapel at ERUUF

Yom Kippur Day
Saturday, September 14th, 4:30 pm
Nizkor
Potluck Break the Fast to follow in the Fellowship Hall

Tickets

Tickets are required for the High Holidays Services on Sept. 4th (Rosh Hashanah Evening Service) and Sept. 13th (Yom Kippur Kol Nidre Evening Service.)

Prices are as follows:

Members and family living with them                    Free

Members of other SHJ congregations                    Free

Non-members (college age and younger)               Free

Non-members (over college age)                             $72 per person

*Tickets include admission to both High Holidays Services.

**Non-members who join the congregation within three months of High Holiday Servies, will have the cost of the tickets deducted from their membership fees.

Location

All events (except Rosh Hashanah Children’s Service) to take place at the Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4907 Garret Road, Durham, NC.  Rosh Hashanah Children’s Service to take place at UNC, Murphey Hall.

Childcare included with notification.

Call (919) 968-7888 or click here to send an email for Kol Haskalah High Holiday Tickets and/or to make childcare reservations.

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Kol Haskalah Members participate in Mitzvah Day

Members of Kol Haskalah participated in Mitzvah Day by helping clean up Liberty Park and working at the Durham rescue mission.

The Metz family at the Durham Rescue Mission on Mitzvah Day.

Kol Haskalah member picking up trash along a creak in Liberty Park

Ari Smith picking up trash on Mitzvah Day, 2012, at Liberty Park, Durham, NC.

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Chanukah Party – Saturday December 8, 2012

Share latke-making, potluck supper, silent auction, candle-lighting ceremony and songs by Mitzvah and Sunday school students and menorah decorating contest for youth.

Saturday, December 8th at 4:30 PM

ERUUF (Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship), 4907 Garrett Road, Durham, NC

For More Information Call: 919-929-5233

We will be holding a Silent Auction at our Chanukah Celebration to raise funds for Hurricane Sandy Relief. Please check out the items offered below and come ready to bid! You can win great items (perfect timing for holiday gift giving!) and perform Tikkun Olam while eating latkes and celebrating with friends and family!

Silent Auction Items

All Items are Brand New with Tags/Original Packaging.

Junior Drake Zip Wallet in Violet, MSRP $148.00

Red by Marc Ecko Broadway Crossbody in Saddle, MSRP $59.00

BCBG Generation Alli Messenger in Black Whisper, MSRP $98.00

Steve Madden Candy Shop Tote in Pewter, MSRP $98.00

Perlina Joyce Nylon Animal Tote in Brown, MSRP $98.00

Anne Klein Eyelet Odyssey Satchel in Mello Yellow, MSRP $89.00

Cushion-Cut Amethyst Earrings, MSRP $59.99

Cushion-Cut Garnet Earrings, MSRP $59.99

1/4 Ct. Diamond Earrings in 14K Yellow Gold, MSRP $149.99

Black Agate and Pearl Earrings, MSRP $29.99

10 Strand Pearl Bracelet Set, MSRP $44.99

LEGO City Policeman Watch with mini figure, MSRP $24.99

 

 

 

 

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SUKKOT CELEBRATION

Come join us for pizza and other delicious treats in our Sukkah!

SUKKOT CELEBRATION

Saturday, October 6th, 1:00 pm

Home of Scott Randell

3019 Annandale Road

Durham, NC

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