In this time of social distancing, it's important that we find ways to stay connected and maintain the strength of our great community. Below is a collection of resources that can help you stay engaged and entertained. We will update this page regularly with new resources. Remember, social distancing doesn't have to mean social isolation! 

 

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MAY 22 - 30
DAYS OF GRATITUDE

Days of Gratitude is a worldwide initiative to help build resilience through intentional expressions of gratitude. Culminating on the Festival of Shavuot, Days of Gratitude will feature a rotating menu of daily activities and prompts designed to help you and those around you share gratitude.

This online presentation from AJC Advocacy Anywhere features Yossi Klein, author and Senior Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute.

You’re invited to the first-ever National Jewish Community Observance of Memorial Day. The commemoration will feature greetings to the Jewish community from senior ranking military officials, messages from bereaved families, prayers honoring the fallen heroes of all wars and more.

 

Dr. Wilf is a thought leader on matters of foreign policy, economics, education, Israel and the Jewish people. Her most recent book is “The War of Return,” about the perpetuation of the Palestinian refugee issue.

MAY 26 | 12:00 PM
COVID & THE STARTUP NATION

As the global tech community comes together to combat the coronavirus, Israeli startups are taking an active role in everything from prevention and diagnostics to the global supply chain and improving lives in quarantine. This special webinar will feature industry experts providing an insider’s view.

MAY 28 | 11:30 AM
HOT TOPICS WITH JILL

Join Jill Maidhof, former director of Jewish Experiences at The J, and dig into an article or piece of text, revealing issues and ideas impacting our lives as members of the Jewish community. This week's topic is "An Interfaith Exploration of End of Life Rituals; Part II."

 

Spend the night digitally immersed in music, comedy, food, learning and conversation - all presented by some of the greatest artists, rabbis and thinkers of our generation. Choosing personal adventures through a digital festival experience, you can unpack the mysteries of the Jewish calendar’s best-kept secret.

JUNE 3 | 11:30 AM
VIRTUAL GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP

This ongoing group hosted by JFS gives an opportunity to address issues of loss and grief within a Jewish spiritual context in a warm, confidential environment.

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Thank You To All Kansas City Jewish Community Organizations

Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City | Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Kansas City | Jewish Family Services | Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City | Jewish Vocational Service | JCRB|AJC Kansas City | Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy | KU Hillel | Menorah Heritage Foundation | Midwest Center for Holocaust Education | Rabbinical Association of Greater Kansas City | Village Shalom

Your Support Matters Now More Than Ever

The importance of a strong and vibrant Jewish community has never been more clear than it is today, during these uncertain times. Please consider donating to the Coronavirus Emergency Relief Fund to support those in the greatest need, including supporting our partner agencies and the programs that provide critical community services. 100% of all contributions will directly support those impacted by the pandemic, and/or programs providing critical community services to the most vulnerable and at risk in our community.