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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.
Mission Statement of the Jewish Secular Community of Asheville
To maintain a secular humanistic community where individuals
1:00-4:00PM Saturday April 21, 2018
Film Discussion: "The Cakemaker", Jewish Film Festival
DOCUMENTARY: JEWISH FAMILY BUSINESS
3:00PM - 5:00PM Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Documentary screening, *Taking Stock* about a Jewish family business
*Taking Stock* explores the conflicted connections between business and family, community and country
The film follows Clive Stillerman, a shopkeeper-philosopher from South
Film discussion: "Itzhak, Jewish Film Festival
No charge for JSCA members, $15- fee for guests.
Brief Shabbat Service/ Special Program by author and musician Will Melnyk
Listen to Walter William Melnyk (Will)
Walter William Melnyk (Will)
After an ‘abbreviated’ Shabbat service at Abiding Savior Lutheran Church 801 Charlotte Hwy, Fairview, NC 28730
He will give visual background as well as read from this special work. He will then thrill us by playing Pavel’s violin!
At the Oneg, he will have copies of his book which he will be happy to personally sign for you
Board of Directors
Three bubbes sitting on a park bench.
The first one lets out a heartfelt "Oy!"
A few minutes later, the second bubbe sighs deeply and says "Oy vey!"
A few minutes after that, the third lady brushes away a tear and moans, "Oy veyizmir!"
To which the first bubbe replies: "I thought we agreed we weren't going to talk about our children!"