FRIDAY, JAN. 15
Springfield – Virtual Tot Shabbat with Marlene Rachelle, Temple Beth El, and PJ Library, Grab an instrument and a favorite stuffy as we welcome Shabbat together and fill our homes with music and fun; 5:30-6:15 p.m.; ALSO: Feb. 6 & 19 Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIldOGtrjIjG93LsyTK8ANSe6VKaVF50Myj
SUNDAY, JAN. 17
Central Mass. – Breakfast with Past Young Israeli Emissary (2006-2007) Ron Marom, “Following Values vs. Life Challenges,” for PJ/PJOW parents, 9 a.m., RSVP for Zoom link. To email@example.com
TUESDAY, JAN. 19
Northampton – “Wealth and Poverty in the Hebrew Bible,” four-part Zoom mini-course, 7-8 p.m., Congregation B’nai Israel, Register: https://www.cbinorthampton.org/form/wealthandpoverty
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 20
Western Mass. – Jewish Family Jam, Explore Jewish holidays, language, culture and values through music, movement and drumming, 10:30-11:30 a.m., (Also: Jan. 27, Feb. 3, 10, 17 & 24) http://jfswm.org/jewish-family-jam
Longmeadow – The Rebbe, a Model of Leadership Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy Zoom talk with Rabbi Abba Perelmuter,
7:30 p.m., talk is FREE; catered dinner by Yosi Awad available for $10 a person
(up to 4 people), each additional family member $5/person & special child dinner/$6; includes rolls, soup, choice of chicken or salmon, two side dishes & dessert; Pickup at LYA Jan. 21 between 2-3 p.m. and 4-5 p.m. RSVP for the free Zoom link and/or dinner by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (413) 567-8665; To reserve dinner RSVP by Sunday, Jan. 17.
FRIDAY, JAN. 22
Central Mass. – PJ Library Storytime with Lori and Friends on FB Live, Learn about Jewish holidays, traditions, values, and Shabbat through PJ Library stories with Lori and Friends; 9 a.m., RSVP here.
SUNDAY, JAN. 24
Amherst – “40 Years in Yiddishland: The Yiddish Book Center Celebrates the Klezmer Conservatory Band,” a video special celebrating the 40th anniversaries of the Yiddish Book Center and the KCB; the 90-minute special will be presented live via Zoom starting at 2 p.m. and will also stream live on the Yiddish Book Center’s Facebook page. For a virtual seat in the Zoom audience, which will allow you to submit questions, registration is required.
West Hartford – “Bimah to Broadway” in concert with Cantor Azi Schwartz, Senior Cantor of Park Avenue Synagogue in New York and a world-renowned vocal performer, whose craft of Jewish liturgical music has been described as emotionally moving, spiritually uplifting, and artistically dynamic; 8 p.m., Part of the 2021 Beth El Temple Online Music Season with Cantor Joseph Ness. Limited viewers. No charge.
Register now. Go to: http://betheltemplemusic.com/home/upcoming-events-list/event/from-bimah-to-broadway-with-cantor-azi-schwartz/
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3
Longmeadow – “Journey of the Soul: How to look at life, death, and the rest—in peace,” a Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) and Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy new six-session course, 7:30 p.m., each Wednesday; open to the public and designed for people at all levels of knowledge, including no background in Jewish learning; Cost: $100 a person (a couple’s discount is available). Call Rabbi Wolff at (413) 348-4978 or visitwww.myJLI.com for registration and for other course-related information.
THURSDAY, FEB. 4
Florida – Worcester Florida Party 2021, the annual get together for Worcester snowbirds or former Worcester residents now living in Florida, 11 a.m., at the Delray Country Club, 2200 Highland Ave., Delray Beach;
Register on website: worcesterfloridaparty.myevent.com or contact Alan Cooper
at ALANCOOPER1818@GMAIL.COM at (508) 789-5066.
SATURDAY, FEB. 6
Western Mass. – Shabbat Shabloom on Zoom! Join Aram Rubenstein-Gillis for a fun, song filled Shabbat morning sing-a-long time every 2nd Saturday on the month, 9-9:45am; Virtual Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86814409262 Registration: mailto:email@example.com
SATURDAY, FEB. 20
Western Mass. – Women’s Philanthropy Film Program, “Bess Myerson, The One and Only Jewish Miss America,” 7-10 p.m., firstname.lastname@example.org