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Tuesday, February 13

Wednesday, February 14

Thursday, February 15

Continuing Education Program

7 PM, Etz Hayim Synagogue, Derry

Etz Hayim's continues this series of programs with the topic "Israel Summer Opportunities." The program will discuss the wide range of opportunities for Israel summer travel, from a few days to a few months and from tours to immersion programs. A panel of folks "in the know" will give you the resources to plan your perfect summer Israel experience, and will discuss opportunities in Israel that are available to children and adolescents in the Summer of 2018. Noam Wolf, the Shlicha, will be in attendance. For more information, please contact Steve Soreff, M.D., at soreffs15@aol.com or 895-6120.

Friday, February 16

PJ Library Tot Shabbat

Etz Hayim Synagogue, Derry

6:30 PM, Candle lighting, songs, story read by "Bubbe Leslie.' 7 PM, Chalav & Oogiyot oneg (milk & cookies, of course), 7:15 PM – Kabbalat Shabbat service with congregation. Etz Hayim Synagogue along with PJ Library and the Jewish Federation of NH welcome everyone to come celebrate Shabbat. Please RSVP to the Jewish Federation of NH at 627-7679 or PJ Library – NH at pjlibrary@jewishnh.org

Pizza and Salad Social followed by Shabbat Service

6 PM, Temple Israel, Dover

Join us for Pizza and Salad, followed by our Friday Evening Shabbat Service! All welcome at no charge. More information: rabbisam@dovertemple.org, president@dovertemple.org or the temple office at 742-3976

Saturday, February 17

Sunday, February 18

Annual Purim Carnival

10 AM – 1 PM, Temple Beth Abraham, Nashua

Join us for a marvelous, zany, stupendous celebration of Purim in our annual Purim Carnival! Come to play the booths and wins prizes, see The Wizard of Oz Purim Shpiel, eat hamantashen and other delicious foods! Wear your costume - adults too! Tickets for the booths and food will be sold at the entrance. It's time to let your Haman and Esther come out for a totally fun morning. More information: 883.9844 or school@tbanashua.org

Men's Group Meeting

9:30 AM - 11 AM, Etz Hayim Synagogue, Derry

There will be bagels and a presentation for the Men's Group entitled "Bagels and Bucks," by Tom Ciulla, IAR, on concepts and strategies in the financial realm. Tom is an investment adviser and educator on fiscal matters. The focus of this presentation is to assist individuals in developing and implementing their own economic approach to gain financial independence and freedom. Please call or email Steve Soreff, M.D., to RSVP at 895-6120 or soreffs15@aol.com. If you are interested in being added to the Men's Group email group, please contact Jay Madnick at jay@madnick.info.

Monday, February 19


Tuesday, February 20

Wednesday, February 21

Learn More About Jewish Artists and Abstract Expressionism with Jennifer Cohen

7 PM, Congregation Ahavas Achim, Keene

Many have noted that Jewish artists are disproportionately represented in the Abstract Expressionist movement. We will look at some paintings by renowned Jewish painters, and talk a bit about the artists and the aesthetics of Abstract Expressionism. We will ask (but not answer!) some questions such as: 'Is there a Jewish art?' through the writings of Harold Rosenberg and others. More information: 352-6747

Thursday, February 22

Friday, February 23

Saturday, February 24

Lunch and Learn

12 PM, Temple Beth Abraham

Ellysheva Zeira from the Lower East Side Tenement Museum will be the presenter. More information: 883-8184

Saturday Night at the Movies

7 PM, Congregation Ahavas Achim, Keene

The movie to be shown will be "Lenny!" We will provide popcorn and other snacks. There will be brief framing comments, the film viewing, and a discussion afterwards. This event is free to CAA members. Non-members are asked to provide a $5 donation to defray costs of refreshments and movie rental. More information: 352-6747 pizza

Sunday, February 25

Monday, February 26

Tuesday, February 27

Wednesday, February 28

Purim Services and Dinner

6 PM, Temple Israel, Manchester

Reservations required, call the temple office at 622-6171

Purim Megillah Reading

6:15 PM, Temple Israel Portsmouth

Come and bring your inner child! Food and fun—costumes encouraged. More information: 436-5301.