Jewish Herald Voice
Send event listings to [email protected], including contact person's name, phone number and email address. THURSDAY, SEPT. 6 Seven Acres' Volunteer Gift Shop is having a grand reopening, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in the gift shop in the Seven Acres lobby. The public is invited. For information, call Sue Cororve, director of Recreation and Volunteer Services, 713-778-5719. SUNDAY, SEPT. 9
First evening of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year
Artist talk and reception: Mike Kaplan | Gotta Dance Too: The Art of the Dance Movie Poster at Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston, 2 p.m. For more information, visit erjcchouston.org/deutser.THURSDAY, SEPT. 27 AJC's Southwest Diplomatic Marathon will provide opportunities for members of the community to interact with consular corps members. For information and to RSVP, call 713-439-1292 or email [email protected]
Mommy & Me Tot Shabbat on the first and third Shabbat (Saturday) morning of each month, 11 a.m.-noon, in Meyerland Minyan Synagogue Kid's Room. For children, infants-4 years old. For more information, email [email protected] or call 713-398-1566.
Weekly mah-jongg game, Mondays, 1 p.m., City of West University Senior Center, Rice Blvd. at Auden. For information, contact Eileen Barrett at [email protected]
Congregation Shaar Hashalom's Rabbi Stuart Federow hosts free, open to the public, discussions about Judaism or religion in general, on the second Thursday of each month, Victor's 1425 NASA Pkwy., Houston 77058 (next to the "space" McDonald's), at 7 p.m.
Line By Line With the Prophets sessions, guided by Rabbi Federow, are conducted on Sundays, 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., at Congregation Shaar Hashalom, 16020 El Camino Real, Houston.
Israeli folk dances are held at Congregation Shaar Hashalom on Mondays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Sessions will take place on March 7, 14, 21 and 28.
For information about sessions, contact the synagogue office, 281-488-5861, or at [email protected]
TOPSoccer, a community-based soccer skills training and team program for special needs youngsters, takes place every Sunday, 5-5:45 p.m., at the ERJCC, 5601 S. Braeswood Blvd., inside the indoor gym. Volunteers are needed. For information, contact Mark K., parent volunteer, at [email protected]
Big Tent Judaism announces that local Jewish institutions will host public-space programs to help those interested in starting the New Year with a fresh start. Contact Elise Passy at 832-779-1564 or [email protected]
Senior ladies' poker, daytime, twice weekly, Monday and Thursday, at homes in the southwest and Stella Link areas. More players are sought. email [email protected], or call 713-560-9494.
Bellaire Jewish Center Tuesday Lunch n Learn, noon. Contact bjchouston.org. Rabbi Gavriel Jacknin, 832-971-3781.
Holocaust Museum Houston's exhibition, "Life: Survivor Portraits," began during HMH's 18th anniversary. The series by local artist Kelly Lee Webeck includes 18 portraits by local survivors of the Holocaust. For information, go to hmh.org, email [email protected] or call 713-527-1640. "Life: Survivor Portraits" will remain on view through Oct. 12.
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