Very young children and their parents are invited to join us for another soft and cuddly Shabbat experience. It all gets started at 6:00 p.m. Parachutes, rattles, and toys sit at the center of our circle, while parents and kids share in the blessings of peaceful Shabbat. A delicious, kid-friendly Shabbat dinner accompanies this program. Please make reservations below or call our offices by Thursday, March 22, to reserve your spot on the floor.
The most daunting holiday meal? Maybe. But we think hosting Seder can be a pretty manageable task. Just let the B’nai Emunah Cooking School and instructor Molly Berger show you the way. In this evening workshop, we’ll dig our hands into essential recipes, learn skills that will save you time, and help you envision hosting a bountiful feast of your own. Along the way, we’ll enjoy good food and have a great time together. Call our offices or click below to register for this workshop. The program will begin at 6:00 p.m. The charge for materials is $18.
Conversation and community are essential qualities of a vibrant Shabbat dinner table. For this edition of Table Talks, we welcome noted educator Lee Gordon who will speak about his work co-founding the Hand in Hand Center for Jewish-Arab Education in Israel. Lee will be visiting Tulsa to accept the 2018 Brock International Prize in Education. Dinner is $14 for adults and reservations can be made by calling the Synagogue office or clicking the button below. The dinner will begin at 6:00 p.m. with the talk and treats scheduled for approximately 6:45 p.m.
The entire community is invited to join in celebrating Purim on Wednesday evening, February 28. Events begin at 5:30 p.m. with an optional delicious, festive dinner featuring homemade hamantaschen for dessert. At 6:15 p.m. we’ll gather in the Sanctuary for an Interactive Megillah reading for the whole family. The evening will culminate with the legendary Shushan-o-Casbah-Rama, a Purim carnival for kids young and old. Entertainers, magicians, jugglers, and face-painting abound as we celebrate with treats, hamantaschen, popcorn, cotton candy and so much more! Hope to see you there. Use the button below or call our offices to make your meal reservations soon. Cost for the meal is $14 for adults and $7 for kids 12 years of age and under. The service and carnival are free of charge. Participants are encouraged to come in costume.
The kitchen is always more fun when we fill it with good smells and good company. The B’nai Emunah Cooking School connects eager learners with talented teachers exploring various forms of culinary expression. From “Instant Pot Shabbat” to “Chicken Soup for the Bowl,” BECS workshops help animate your home cooking and make Jewish culinary tradition come alive. Our inaugural workshop will be held on Sunday, February 25 from 9:30 a.m. to noon and will focus on using the Instant Pot to make delicious home-cooked Shabbat meals. To register for this and future BECS workshops, click here.
Very young children and their parents are invited to join us for another soft and cuddly Shabbat experience. It all gets started at 6:00 p.m. Parachutes, rattles, and toys sit at the center of our circle while parents and kids share in the blessings of peaceful Shabbat. A delicious, kid-friendly Shabbat dinner accompanies this program. Please use the button below or call our offices by Thursday, February 22, to reserve your spot on the floor.
A pop-up Jewish delicatessen in Tulsa, Oklahoma! House-cured pastrami, freshly baked rye bread, half sour pickles—the only thing missing is the Formica counter-top. You’re hungry for this, and we’re ready to feed you. Fulfill the nostalgic longing of the Jewish people over a deli dinner. Visit tulsadeli.org to reserve spots for February, March, and April.
Love to dance? Love to sing? Love spending time with friends and family? Then Shabbat for Everyone is the place for you! Your feet will be stomping as the music carries us forward into the night. Top it all off with a delightful story, and you’ve got yourself one can’t-miss evening. No reservation is needed for the service at 7:00 p.m.
Love to dance? Love to sing? Love spending time with friends and family? Then Shabbat for Everyone is the place for you! Our monthly, kid-friendly Shabbat experience begins with a delicious dinner prepared by us, so you can just relax and enjoy. We then move into the sounds and movements of a joyous Friday night celebration. Your feet will be stomping as the music carries us forward into the night. Top it all off with a delightful story, and you’ve got yourself one can’t-miss evening. No reservation is needed for the service at 7:00 p.m. But please contact us via phone or use the button below by Wednesday, February 14, to guarantee your place at the dinner table.
While Twitter’s collision course with politics and grassroots organizing was inevitable from the very beginning, we are now living in an era of heightened sensitivities and round-the-clock news cycles. What does this all mean for the political observer? And how are we to understand this new reality? Comedian and political commentator Barry Friedman has some thoughts. Join us for this salon-style conversation; location to be announced. Coffee and treats will follow the talk. Please note that there is no cost for this event, but we ask that you call the Synagogue Office to let us know that you’re coming and to get directions to the private residence. The program begins at 7:00 p.m.
From the wedding canopy to the breaking of the glass, the Jewish wedding ceremony marks transition and transformation with remarkable poetry and power. In this workshop, we will take a closer look at the rites and rituals of the Jewish wedding to gain insight into these rooted practices. Doing Jewish is part of our Basic Judaism series on Sunday mornings at The Synagogue. The hour-long workshop begins at 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary. For more information, please contact Rabbi Kaiman.
With an opening in the not too distant future, A Gathering Place for Tulsa is set to become one of the great public parks in the United States. Director Tony Moore joins us at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday morning to share an “inside-look” perspective on this transformative initiative. The Sunday Morning Seminar will be preceded by a Free-Eggs-to-Order breakfast at 9:30 a.m. in the Synagogue kitchen. No reservations are necessary. For questions, contact Rabbi Kaiman.
Our community Farm-to-Table Tu Be-Shevat Shabbat will take place on Friday, February 2, 6:30 p.m. at the Synagogue. Celebrate Shabbat and Tu Be-Shevat with other millennial Tulsans in the Jewish community. Learn about the holiday and local environmental issues, and enjoy a delicious farm to table Shabbat Dinner, at $14 per person. RSVP to Sara Levitt at email@example.com or call (918) 583-7121. We look forward to celebrating with you!
Join us for our latest edition of Tu Be-Shevat, a holiday which asks us to consider the state of the planet and our responsibilities for stewardship and sustainability. We will be partnering with Booksmart Tulsa and Magic City Books to host David Owen, staff writer for The New Yorker, and author of three important books on environmental issues. Many other organizations will be joining us, including the Tulsa Girls Art School, to focus on climate change, rising sea levels, violent weather, and extinction.
Here’s a good way to start 2018 off right, a pile of hot pastrami! Throw in a few pickles, fries and tasty babka, and you’ve got yourself a basket from the Seventeenth Street Deli. Come one, come all, and don’t forget to bring a friend. Visit tulsadeli.org to make your reservation. Interested in acquiring the ancient wisdom of the deli oral tradition, contact Rabbi Kaiman to join our cooking team!
In the age of Wikipedia and Rabbi Google, the way we ask and answer questions is always changing. As a fire hose of information hits us full in the face, how can we use these vast resources to answer our basic questions about Judaism? On Sunday, January 28, at 11:00 a.m., we will explore the plethora of online Jewish resources available at our fingertips. Bring along an internet browsing device to enhance the experience of this inter-connected workshop. “Doing Jewish” is part of our Basic Judaism series on Sunday mornings at The Synagogue. For more information, please contact Rabbi Kaiman.
Giant pillows, rattling toys, and colorful blocks combine for an interactive Shabbat experience for our very youngest members. Parents, grandparents, and caretakers delight as they watch little faces discover community and comfort in the warmth of the Synagogue. A kid-friendly dinner follows the short service. It all gets started at 6:00 p.m. Call or use the button below to make meal reservations.
With the purchase of a health insurance company by one of the nation’s largest retail and pharmacy chains, the landscape of healthcare in the United States seems to be on the brink of further upheaval. What does this mean for patients and providers? How do our healthcare systems intersect with our values? Dr. John Schumann opens up a conversation with Doug Stewart from Blue Cross + Blue Shield as we consider these questions in this salon-style conversation held in the Schumann family home. Coffee and treats will follow the discussion. Please note that there is no cost for this event, but we ask that you call the Synagogue Office to let us know that you’re coming and to get directions. The program begins at 7:00 p.m.
Celebrate the end of Shabbat with your friends at the Synagogue. Say goodbye to Shabbat decked out in your coziest PJs, with a pizza dinner, arts and crafts projects, and more. Pajama Havdalah is geared toward young families, but all are welcome at $5.00 per person. RSVP to Morah Sara Levitt at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (918) 583-7121. Starting time is 6:00 p.m.
In partnership with Sisterhood, a delegation from the Synagogue will march in this year’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day parade. Standing shoulder to shoulder with brothers and sisters across Tulsa, this is an important public event for our entire community. All are encouraged to attend. If you would like to take part in the Synagogue’s delegation, contact our Rabbis through the Synagogue Office and plan to meet in the parking lot of Spaghetti Warehouse by 10:30 a.m.
A monthly communal celebration filled with song, dance, and story, Shabbat for Everyone is an experience for the whole family. By 7:00 p.m. we’re singing and swaying as we welcome Shabbat with open arms and open hearts. No reservation is necessary for the 7:00 p.m. celebration.
A monthly communal celebration filled with song, dance, and story, Shabbat for Everyone is an experience for the whole family. We always start with a delicious communal dinner among friends and community at 6:15 p.m. By 7:00 p.m. we’re singing and swaying as we welcome Shabbat with open arms and open hearts. If you’d like to take part in the meal, please make reservations by calling the Synagogue office or using the module below. No reservation is necessary for the 7:00 p.m. celebration.
We invite all members of the community to bake their favorite cookies and bars at home for this project any time during the month of December. If you begin early, please wrap your contribution securely and freeze it at home. Please drop your baked goods at the Synagogue anytime on December 22 or on December 24, by 9:00 a.m. We will tray everything for eventual distribution wherever essential services are offered on Christmas Day. If you would like to participate, please contact Rabbi Fitzerman at (918) 583-7121 or email@example.com. Volunteers will also help prepare and deliver 24 complete turkey Christmas meals for families in hospice care who may not have the ability to provide a festive holiday meal for themselves. Kitchen volunteers will cook a meal worthy of the season, and later a separate group will make the deliveries. If you’d like to be part of 24 for 24 please contact Rabbi Kaiman at (918) 583-7121 or firstname.lastname@example.org
It is the darkest time of year, but don’t let that get you down. Join friends, family, and community for a joyous celebration of the Chanukah season. We invite our neighbors, friends and fellow faith communities to join us in dancing, singing, and warm treats. The evening will culminate in a giant sparkling circle of light. No reservation is necessary for the 6:30 p.m. outdoor party.
Friends, family, and community come together around the beautiful tables of the Seventeenth Street Deli. It's a pop-up restaurant experience featuring house-cured pastrami and corned beef, fresh rye bread and a whole slew of culinary treats. The set menu is $25 for adults and $12.50 for a kids half-portion. Reservations can be made at tulsadeli.org