Our Synagogue

The Columbia Jewish Congregation has services every Shabbat on Friday night and Saturday morning...

CJC emphasizes diversity, inclusiveness and the warmth of community; we enthusiastically welcome...

chanukah pot luck dinner and latke challenge

Friday, December 11, 2015 -- Oakland Mills Interfaith Center

Let our little lights shine! Bring your WHOLE family, bring FRIENDS! Celebrate the Festival of Lights with the spectacular sounds of CJC’s Klezmer Band and Choir! Good food, latkes, dreidels and friends! Bring your menorah and candles to light! CJC will provide paper goods, beverages and plenty of LATKES from our LATKE CHALLENGE!

5:30pm     Dinner
6:15pm     TOT Chanukah Shabbat Service
7:00pm     L’Dor V’Dor Chanukah Service

Please go to SignUp Genius to confirm your attendance and register for the Pot Luck Dinner by December 7, 2015!

kesher: connection!
Study Session #2 — Tuesday, December 15, 2015 — Room 400
10:00am Sephardi Contributions to Jewish Civilization: An Exploration of Poetry, Writing and Jewish Teachings
Rabbi Ilyse S. Kramer

Cost for the one-day session (for non-CJC members): $10-$20 donation to Kesher: Connection!

Sunday, December 20, 2015 — 3:30pm
Founded in January 2010, Trio Sefardi is a confluence of three performers who share a love of, and wide-ranging experience with Sephardic music, playing with La Rondinella, the Western Wind, and National Heritage Fellowship winner Flory Jagoda.

CJC MEMBERS RECEIVE COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS for the concert and study sessions with reservation! Concert: $18 for non-member guests. For more information contact Rabbi Ilyse S. Kramer, ilysesk@gmail.com. To RSVP contact Robin, 410-730-6044 or robin@columbiajewish.org.

2016 cjc jewish film series
Four evenings of thought-provoking, varied, entertaining films, including refreshments & optional discussion. Each of the films being presented have been shown, or will be shown, at multiple Jewish film festivals around the country. Click here for films, dates and ticket information.

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