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Joliet Jewish Congregation sets services, activities for current month

Published: Friday, Aug. 16, 2013 10:34 a.m. CDT

JOLIET — Shabbat Services for the Joliet Jewish Congregation will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday evenings, while Saturday services are at 9 a.m. There will, however, be no Friday services on Aug. 23 and 30.           

The Joliet Jewish Congregation is located at 250 North Midland Ave., Joliet, and can be reached by phone at (815) 741-4600, which is the number to call to RSVP for events.

For more information, visit the website at www.jolietjewish congregation.com. The congregation is led by Rabbi Charles Rubovits.

The Joliet Jewish Congregation Board meeting will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20. The Dinnerless-Diner Raffle Drawing will also take place that evening.

Religious/Hebrew School will resume at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 25. Please call the office for more information.

The congregation hosts a Lunch and Learn every Thursday, unless otherwise stated. This wonderful way to study the Hebrew Bible takes place from noon to 1:30 p.m. The cost is $5 per week and those attending should  RSVP.

The congregation’s Hadassah book club meets monthly at a congregant’s home to discuss Jewish works and authors. This month, the club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28. The selection is “The Dovekeepers” by Alice Hoffman. Please call the office for details and to RSVP.

Joliet Jewish Congregation’s monthly potlucks take place at 6 p.m. on the third Friday of each month — Aug. 16, this month — with services following at 7 p.m.

Please call the office with your RSVP and what dish you plan to bring.

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