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Welcome to JSCA

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Are you seeking to be more in touch with your Jewish heritage, in a comfortable, friendly setting with other thoughtful Jews to whom you can relate on a spiritual, intellectual, and social level?

The Jewish Secular Community of Asheville (JSCA) provides a warm, inclusive, secular, and humanistic environment in which to celebrate holidays, learn about both our traditions and our history, and discuss current issues throughout the year. You're invited to be our guest at our monthly Shabbat services or at the next JSCA event and judge for yourself.

Vision statement
An inclusive community valuing secular humanism and our Jewish cultural heritage.

Mission Statement
Educate, celebrate and nurture our members based upon the principles of humanistic Judaism.

COMING EVENTS

Shabbat Services
7:00PM First Friday of every month
A warm hug, a place to connect​ with friends (or make new ones)​, a safe place to sit quietly, to meditate, to grieve and to celebrate life. All these things can be ours when we gather to welcome Shabbat. Thanks to the work of our Ritual Committee, we celebrate Secular Shabbat on the first Friday of every month. We look forward to sharing​ thoughtful​ blessings and songs with you. There will be a delicious Oneg after the gathering, providing us with an informal opportunity to visit with one another.

Location:  Abiding Savior Lutheran Church,  801 Charlotte Highway, (74A), 1.5 miles south of the CVS/Ingles next to Cool Mountain Realty. Get Map and Directions [HERE]

JSCA Bridge Party
Typically the third Saturday of each month
1:00PM - 4:00PM

Please call or email Marilyn Harris at 609-560-9682
 
mlh@verion.net for more information.

Habitat for Humanity House, Greater Asheville
Friday, Nov.30, morning
The Social Justice Committee invites JSCA volunteers to help clean, paint and make another Habitat house ready for a new family.
RSVP
to Irv Snyder by Nov 1, twinbrud@yahoo.com

"The Nazis and Hollywood"
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Session 2:
  Saturday,
 Dec. 1, 2:00 PM - Vistas of Westfield Clubhouse, 61 Westfield Way, Candler.  This second session is about those who were able to escape (the exiles) and came to Hollywood.

Members:  No cost Non members/guests:  $10 pay at the door

Please RSVP to: Barbara Weitz weitzb@fiu.ed

PREPARING FOR THE INEVITABLE
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  Part l:  December 2, 2018, Abiding Savior Lutheran Church,  801 Charlotte Highway, (74A), 1.5 miles south of the CVS/Ingles next to Cool Mountain Realty. 

Chanukah Celebration
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Saturday, December 8, 2018
- Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville,1 Edwin Place, Asheville, NC.
Save the date, and plan on joining us for this fun-filled evening of celebration and delicious latkes!

Each member must register individually with your own password!

A 90 Minute Introduction to Tai Chi
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Thursday, January 3, 2019Town and Mountain Realty, 261 Asheland Ave. #103

Each member must register individually with your own password!

PREPARING FOR THE INEVITABLE
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Part ll:  Sunday, January 6, 2019 - Precise time and location TBD.

Passover Seder
Saturday, April 20, 2019 - First Congregational United Church of Christ, 20 Oak St., Asheville, NC
Please save the date and plan to join us for a memorable evening and delicious dinner!

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Board of Directors     

  • June Dreznick, President
  • Bob Winston, Vice President
  • Barbara Aaronoff, Secretary
  • Carol Falender, Treasurer



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