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Nov 11, 2019
Veterans Day
Nov 28, 2019
Thanksgiving Day
Oct

22 2019

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Nov

14 2019

21st Ann Katz Festival of Books and Arts

12:00AM  

JCC - Laikin Auditorium
6701 Hoover Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Most events start at 7:00 pm. Most are at the JCC

Oct

27 2019

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Nov

4 2019

Partnership2Gether Discovery Program for Lifelong Learners
 

Western Galilee, Israel and Budapest, Hungary

Empty nesters, retirees, and lifelong learners: Experience the Partnership2Gether communities of the Western Galilee …

Oct

31 2019

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Nov

3 2019

Congregation Shaarey Tefilla Art Festival

12:00AM  

Congregation Shaarey Tefilla
3085 W. 116th Street
34343
Carmel, IN 46032

More information will come. Each day of the event will have a special program in addition to the Art Festival

Nov

2 2019

2- Join this Brotherhood-sponsored event of wine tasting and “heavy” appetizers with Rabbi
Justin at the home of …

Nov

2 2019

Fiddler on the Roof Jazz Concert

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

JCC Indianapolis
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Renowned saxophone player Rob Dixon leads a group of musicians in a jazz concert featuring music from the well-loved …

Nov

3 2019

Celebrating with Curious George

11:00AM - 2:00PM  

JFGI Center for Jewish Engagement & Learning (CJEL)
6705 Hoover Road
(enter through Door 1)
Indianapolis, IN 46260

The JFGI Center for Jewish Engagement and Learning will host The True Wartime Escape: Margaret and H.A. Rey’s Journ…

Nov

3 2019

Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George's Creators

2:30PM - 4:00PM  

Laikin Auditorium @ JCC
6701 Hoover Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46260

“Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators” details the incredible adventures that inspired …

Nov

4 2019

Antisemitism: The Evolution of the Longest Hatred

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Congregation Beth-El Zedeck
c/o Congregation Beth-El Zedeck
600 W. 70th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Historian Deborah Lipstadt, an internationally-renowned expert on the Holocaust, will address the evolution of antise…

Nov

5 2019

Meeting for Rabbis and Jewish Professionals with Dr. Deborah Lipstadt

8:00AM - 10:00AM  

Congregation Beth-El Zedeck
c/o Congregation Beth-El Zedeck
600 W. 70th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Rabbis and other Jewish professionals will have the opportunity to meet and have a conversation with Dr. Deborah Lips…

Nov

5 2019

Senior Lunch Program

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

JCC - Laikin Auditorium
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Join the Libby & David Fogle Lunch Bunch on Tuesdays and Thursdays for great food, conversations and programming!

We…

Nov

5 2019

Charleston In Indiana

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

An evening for high school students and their families to learn about the College of Charleston and their Jewish Stud…

Nov

5 2019

JCC Executive Committee Meeting

6:00PM - 7:30PM  

JCC Indianapolis - A-15 Leventhal Meeting Room
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

JCC Executive Committee Meeting

Nov

6 2019

CBS Ladies Night Out

6:00AM - 8:00AM  

Please join the CBS Sisterhood for an evening out. Check the CBS website calendar to learn more,

Nov

6 2019

Breakfast & Learn How the USHMM Fights Modern Hate & Genocide

9:00AM - 10:00AM  

Indiana Interchurch Center
1100 W 42nd Street
Indianapolis , IN 46208

Hear from United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on how they are acting a world leader in fighting modern day hate…

Nov

6 2019

Torah Study with Rabbi Sendrow

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Shaarey Tefilla
3085 West 116 Street
Carmel, IN 46032

Come spend time with Rabbi Sendrow and learn more about Torah. He makes Torah Study enjoyable through group discussions.

Nov

6 2019

JFGI Endowment Committee Meeting

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis
6705 Hover Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis Endowment Committee Meeting

Nov

6 2019

Rabbi Sandy Sasso: Writing for Kids About Spiritual Matters

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

JCC Indianapolis
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Rabbi Sandy Sasso on “Through the Looking Glass: Writing for Kids About Spiritual Matters.” Sandy Sasso is the au…

Nov

7 2019

43rd Indy International Festival

8:00AM - 5:30PM  

Indiana State Fairgrounds

Indianapolis, IN

43rd Indy International Festival - 2019 Festival Theme: Food and Games Around the World

Nov

7 2019

Senior Lunch Program

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

JCC - Laikin Auditorium
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Join the Libby & David Fogle Lunch Bunch on Tuesdays and Thursdays for great food, conversations and programming!

We…

Nov

7 2019

Dennis Ross

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation
6501 N Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN

Dennis Ross is an American diplomat and author. He has served under President George H.W. Bush, President Bill Clinto…

Nov

7 2019

Unorthodox (part of Jewish Podcast Talks in Indy Series)

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Jewish Community Library, JFGI Education and Engagement Center
6705 Hoover Rd.
Door #1
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Unorthodox, produced by Tablet Magazine, is "the world’s leading Jewish podcast™ - but you don’t have to be Jew…

Nov

8 2019

43rd Indy International Festival

9:00AM - 10:30PM  

Indiana State Fairgrounds

Indianapolis, IN

43rd Indy International Festival - 2019 Festival Theme: Food and Games Around the World

Nov

8 2019

CBS Shabbat Services

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

Congregation Beth Shalom
849 W. 96th St.
Indianapolis, IN

Please note that there are NO services on the first Friday of the month.

Nov

8 2019

Chabad YJP (Young Jewish Professionals) Shabbat Dinner

6:30PM - 9:00PM  

Chabad Center for Jewish Life
2640 west 96 st
Indianapolis, IN 46268

Young Jewish Professionals enjoy good food and discussion around the Shabbat table. Evening is hosted by Rabbi Dovid …

Nov

8 2019

MoPo - Cozy Shabbat

7:00PM - 9:30PM  

Moishe Pod Indy
Broad Ripple Area
Address Provided with RSVP
Indianapolis, IN

RSVP by emailing mopoindy@gmail.com 

For Jewish 20-somethings in the Indianapolis area:

As the weather gets colde…

Nov

9 2019

43rd Indy International Festival

9:00AM - 10:30PM  

Indiana State Fairgrounds

Indianapolis, IN

43rd Indy International Festival - 2019 Festival Theme: Food and Games Around the World

Nov

9 2019

Heartland Film Festival presents a selection of award-winning Shorts.

Nov

10 2019

Judaism to Go with Rabbi Dennis Sasso: Behaving II

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth-El Zedeck
c/o Congregation Beth-El Zedeck
600 W. 70th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Behaving II: From Cradle to Grave – the Jewish Life Cycle

Nov

10 2019

JEdI Council Day of Learning

12:00PM - 4:00PM  

JFGI Center for Jewish Engagement & Learning (CJEL)
6705 Hoover Road
(enter through Door 1)
Indianapolis, IN 46260

All educators who work in Jewish settings in the Greater Indianapolis area are invited to join us for an afternoon of…

Nov

12 2019

Senior Lunch Program

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

JCC - Laikin Auditorium
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Join the Libby & David Fogle Lunch Bunch on Tuesdays and Thursdays for great food, conversations and programming!

We…

Nov

12 2019

NEXTGen hosts a community Happy Hour for Young Adults to meet in a fun, social setting every second Tuesday of the mo…

Nov

12 2019

Celebrating Eva

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

JCC Indianapolis
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Celebrating Eva! A celebration of the life and memory of Eva Kor. Join the community in sharing her impact on the wor…

Nov

12 2019

Board of Directors Meeting

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beth-El Zedeck
c/o Congregation Beth-El Zedeck
600 W. 70th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Congregation Beth-El Zedeck Board of Directors meeting

Nov

13 2019

Torah Study with Rabbi Sendrow

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Shaarey Tefilla
3085 West 116 Street
Carmel, IN 46032

Come spend time with Rabbi Sendrow and learn more about Torah. He makes Torah Study enjoyable through group discussions.

Nov

13 2019

Community Reads: Ronald Balson

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

JCC Indianapolis
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Our “Community Reads” New York Times best-selling author Ronald Balson will talk about his historical mystery nov…

Nov

14 2019

Senior Lunch Program

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

JCC - Laikin Auditorium
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Join the Libby & David Fogle Lunch Bunch on Tuesdays and Thursdays for great food, conversations and programming!

We…

Nov

14 2019

God vs. Gay? Understanding, and Ending, the Conflict

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

University Library IUPUI - Lilly Auditorium
755 W. Michigan St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Religious faith and LGBTQ equality are often pitted against one another in our public and private lives. Yet, Rabbi D…

Nov

14 2019

Ball State University Jewish Studies Program Special Guest Speaker

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Ball State University
Bracken Library
Room 104
Muncie, IN 47306

Proclaiming Monotheism in a Polytheistic World: Jewish Biblical Interpretation and Battlestar Galactica

A lecture by…

Nov

14 2019

Unorthodox (part of Jewish Podcast Talks in Indy Series)

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Jewish Community Library, JFGI Education and Engagement Center
6705 Hoover Rd.
Door #1
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Unorthodox, produced by Tablet Magazine, is "the world’s leading Jewish podcast™ - but you don’t have to be Jew…

Nov

15 2019

Each year the JCRC partners with the Indiana Civil Rights Commission (ICRC) for the official State Holocaust Remembra…

Nov

15 2019

Shabbat Celebration with PJ Library and GUCI

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Goldman Union Camp Institute
9349 Moore Road
Zionsville, 46077

Celebrate Shabbat with PJ Library at GUCI! Meet and greet is from 5:30-6, Tot Shabbat with a GUCI song leader is from…

Nov

15 2019

CBS Shabbat Services

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

Congregation Beth Shalom
849 W. 96th St.
Indianapolis, IN

Please note that there are NO services on the first Friday of the month.

Nov

16 2019

CBS Tot Shabbat

9:00AM - 10:00AM  

Congregation Beth Shalom
849 W. 96th St.
Indianapolis, IN

Preschoolers and their special adult are invited to spend a Shabbat morning led by Rabbi Kerber filled with stories, …

Nov

16 2019

CBS Tot Shabbat with Rabbi Justin Kerber

9:00AM - 10:30AM  

Congregation Beth Shalom
849 W. 96th St.
Indianapolis, IN

Pre-schoolers and kindergarteners and their special adult are invited to spend a Shabbat morning filled with stories,…

Nov

16 2019

Parents' Night Out

6:00PM - 10:00PM  

JCC Indianapolis
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

The Parent’s Night Out (PNO) program aids in creating stronger family systems by offering parents of children with …

Nov

17 2019

Artisan Bazaar

10:00AM - 3:00PM  

JCC - Laikin Auditorium
6701 Hoover Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Free and free parking

Nov

17 2019

Judaism go Go: Behaving III

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth-El Zedeck Library
600 W. 70th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46260

What you need to know; what you need to do; what you need to take on your Jewish journey. Introduction to Judaism ser…

Nov

17 2019

Rabbi's Youth Advisory Council at Beth-El Zedeck

12:15PM - 1:30PM  

Education Director: George Kelley
Congregation Beth-El Zedeck
600 W 70th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46260

The RYAC affords our Beth-El Zedeck promising youth an opportunity to develop leadership skills and deepen engagement…

Nov

17 2019

Chai Mitzvah Teens - November 2019

1:00PM - 2:15PM  

JFGI Center for Jewish Engagement & Learning (CJEL)
6705 Hoover Road
(enter through Door 1)
Indianapolis, IN 46260

This Month's Topic: Tzedakah vs. Charity

 

For the 2019-2020 school year, we will be exploring the Jewish practic…

Nov

17 2019

Beth Shalom Book Discussion

3:00PM - 4:30PM  

Nov

18 2019

Interested in learning about multigenerational leadership in the Jewish non-profit sector? Join JPro for a lunch and…

Nov

19 2019

Senior Lunch Program

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

JCC - Laikin Auditorium
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Join the Libby & David Fogle Lunch Bunch on Tuesdays and Thursdays for great food, conversations and programming!

We…

Nov

19 2019

Game Day

1:00PM  

JCC
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Game Day is a program sponsored by JFS for participants in both the Libby & David Fogle Lunch Bunch and Seniors In Place.

Nov

19 2019

JCRC Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

JCC Room A-25

JCRC Board Meeting

Nov

20 2019

Torah Study with Rabbi Sendrow

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Shaarey Tefilla
3085 West 116 Street
Carmel, IN 46032

Come spend time with Rabbi Sendrow and learn more about Torah. He makes Torah Study enjoyable through group discussions.

Nov

20 2019

JFGI Board of Directors Meeting

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Hooverwood

JFGI Board of Directors Meeting

Nov

21 2019

Senior Lunch Program

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

JCC - Laikin Auditorium
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Join the Libby & David Fogle Lunch Bunch on Tuesdays and Thursdays for great food, conversations and programming!

We…

Nov

21 2019

Bruce H. Frank - Martin L. Larner Leadership Program Meeting

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

G-10 Laikin Auditorium
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Frank-Larner Leadership Program Meeting

Nov

21 2019


 

Nov

21 2019

Moishe Pod Indy - #Living Your Best Life

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Moishe Pod Indy
Broad Ripple Area
Address Provided with RSVP
Indianapolis, IN

For Jewish 20-somethings in the Indianapolis area:


We'll be joined by Rabbi Shelley Goldman to learn a little about…

Nov

21 2019

Unorthodox (part of Jewish Podcast Talks in Indy Series)

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Jewish Community Library, JFGI Education and Engagement Center
6705 Hoover Rd.
Door #1
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Unorthodox, produced by Tablet Magazine, is "the world’s leading Jewish podcast™ - but you don’t have to be Jew…

Nov

22 2019

CBS Shabbat Services

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

Congregation Beth Shalom
849 W. 96th St.
Indianapolis, IN

Please note that there are NO services on the first Friday of the month.

Nov

24 2019

December Decisions for Grandparents

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

CJEL - Jewish Community Library
6705 Hoover Road
(enter through Door 1)
Indianapolis, IN 46260

This year Chanukah and Christmas fall at the same time.  What does this mean for you as a grandparent of interfaith …

Nov

24 2019

Judaism to Go: Belonging I

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth-El Zedeck
600 W. 70th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46260

An introduction to Judaism series with Rabbi Dennis Sasso. This discussion will cover: Modalities of Jewish Identity-…

Nov

24 2019

Nice Jewish Brunch #AMI

10:00AM - 12:00PM  



46260

Brunch series for the LGBTQ+ Jewish community

Nov

24 2019

YoPhI Service Learning - November 2019

1:00PM - 3:30PM  

Pack Away Hunger
5230 Park Emerson Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46203

Join 3rd - 8th graders for a meaningful and fun afternoon of service. Event begins at 1 pm, with lunch available st…

Nov

24 2019

Off the Bima presents a Tribute to Jewish Hollywood

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Congregation Beth-El Zedeck
600 W. 70th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46260

IHC's Cantor Aviva Marer and Beth-El Zedeck's Cantor Melissa Cohen spearheaded a successful musical showcase a few mo…

Nov

24 2019

Interfaith Thanksgiving Dinner

5:00PM - 8:00PM  

North United Methodist Church
3808 N. Meridian Street
Indianapolis , IN 46260

Join us for a lively evening featuring Kenyan fare as we celebrate the way our diverse faith traditions are working t…

Nov

26 2019

Senior Lunch Program

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

JCC - Laikin Auditorium
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Join the Libby & David Fogle Lunch Bunch on Tuesdays and Thursdays for great food, conversations and programming!

We…

Nov

26 2019

Pumpkin Pie Charity Bake

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Chabad Center for Jewish Life
2640 west 96 st
Indianapolis, IN 46268

Cteens will have a great time baking home-made pumpkin pies and donating them to Popsie's Pantry for distribution to …

Nov

27 2019

Torah Study with Rabbi Sendrow

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Shaarey Tefilla
3085 West 116 Street
Carmel, IN 46032

Come spend time with Rabbi Sendrow and learn more about Torah. He makes Torah Study enjoyable through group discussions.

Nov

28 2019

Senior Lunch Program

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

JCC - Laikin Auditorium
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Join the Libby & David Fogle Lunch Bunch on Tuesdays and Thursdays for great food, conversations and programming!

We…

Nov

29 2019

CBS Shabbat Services

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

Congregation Beth Shalom
849 W. 96th St.
Indianapolis, IN

Please note that there are NO services on the first Friday of the month.