September 2017 – May 2018
Sunday September 17: First day of classes at the Morris Winchevsky School.
Thursday September 21: Rosh Hashonah Celebration — Please note that this year we will be holding our observance in the evening. For more information: http://winchevskycentre.org/?p=2095.
Friday September 29: Yom Kippur Observance.
Sunday October 1: Morris Winchevsky School’s Community Sukkes Celebration.
Friday October 13: Alternative Shabbes potluck: Intergenerational Dialogue — Jewish secular activism, organized jointly with young people from IfNotNow.
Sunday November 5: MWS/UJPO-Toronto Annual General Meeting, including a presentation by Julia Barnett about the SEDQ (Global Jewish Network for Justice) conference in South Africa.
Friday November 10: Alternative Shabbes potluck: Book launch for UJPO member Max Wallace’s new book, In the Name of Humanity: The Secret Deal to End the Holocaust.
Wednesday November 22 & 29:
“Beyond Polarized Kvetching: How to Effectively Communicate on Israel/Palestine.”
Workshops with Emily Green and Lia Tarachanksy (Dates & times to be confirmed).
Sunday December 10: UJPO’s 90th Anniversary celebration, combined with Hannukah Shmannukah, featuring David Abramovitz (Date & time to be confirmed).
Sunday December 17: MWS Chanukah celebration.
Friday January 12, 2018: Alternative Shabbes potluck: Kairos Blanket Exercise – For more information: https://www.kairosblanketexercise.org.
Friday February 9, 2018: Alternative Shabbes Potluck: Discussion of gentrification, poverty and policing in Lawrence Heights.
Sunday February 11, 2018: MWS Purim Party.
Friday March 9, 2018: Alternative Shabbes potluck: Drag performance and discussion with Kevin Nixon.
Saturday April 7, 2018: Winchevky Centre’s Annual Third Seyder.
Friday April 13, 2018: Alternative Shabbes potluck: Environmental theme (TBD).
Friday May 11, 2018: Alternative Shabbes potluck: LGBTQ theme (TBD).