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Saturday, September 26

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation, Shabbat Services

B’nai Jeshurun services are available via Zoom, live stream or dial in and are being led by our clergy. Shabbat morning: 9 a.m./Shabbat afternoon: 6 p.m. Visitbnaijeshurun.org/pray-with-us-shabbat for the Zoom and livestream links.

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation: Starbucks, Bread & Torah Online

9 to 10 a.m. Gain fresh insights into the Torah, and study with great teachers. Visitbnaijeshurun.org/virtual_learning to learn about all of B’nai Jeshurun’s virtual classes and links.

Neue Auctions Fine Art & Antiques auction

Neue Auctions is back on the virtual block with a Fine Arts & Antiques auction planned for 10 a.m. Sept. 26. The online-only auction features a wide selection of traditional art and antiques, silver, fine jewelry, decorations and furnishings.Internet bidding will be provided by Liveauctioneers.com, Invaluable.com and Bidsquare.com. For more information, visit www.neueauctions.com.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Technique Toolbox

Open level class. Great for varying levels of experience. Participants will work on various aspects of technique and musicality each class, including: posturas, brazeo (armwork), zapateado (footwork), turns, raveling/marking steps, and more. The class will be over Zoom and in-person at Wilhelm Dance, 19555 Center Ridge Road in Rocky River. Masks are required for in-person classes. Classes run from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays, Sept. 12 to Dec. 19. No classes Nov. 21 or 28. Limit 10 students in-person. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Cuadro Class

For all levels of dancers and musicians. In this class, students learn and develop improvisation skills in tangos and bulerias, tools to be able to react to musicians and/or dancers, understanding the structures of verses, and basic musical terminology to communicate between dancer and accompanist. The class will be over Zoom and in-person at Wilhelm Dance, 19555 Center Ridge Road in Rocky River. Masks are required for in-person classes, which are limited to 10 students. Classes run from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. from Sept. 12 to Dec. 19. No classes Nov. 21 or 28. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

YSU Department of Theatre and Dance virtual performance: “The Glass Menagerie”

Youngstown State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance fall term events will be virtual. Tennessee Williams’ play, “The Glass Menagerie,” directed by Matthew Mazuroski will be available at https://www.showtix4u.com/events/YoungstownStateUniversity at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3; and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4.

CWRU’s Maltz Performing Arts Center “LIVE! (streamed) @ Silver Hall”

Maltz Performing Arts Center at Case Western Reserve University will host a free streaming concert series, which includes performances through Sept. 30. Performances will be done on stage and broadcasted live to viewers at home. To see the lineup or stream a performance, visit case.edu/maltzcenter. Worry Stone will perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 26.

Congregation Shaarey Tikvah - weekly Havdalah services at 8 p.m.

We will come together for Havdalah at 8:25 pm this week. Join at zoom.us/j/121196610, or by calling 1-646-558-8656 and entering Meeting ID:121 196 610.

Cinematheque’s Virtual Multiplex: Online exclusive

The Cinematheque has multiple films available to stream from home. “Meeting the Beatles in India,” “#Unfit: The Psychology of Donald Trump,” “Sibyl,” “Buoyancy,” “African Violet,” and “Moroni for President” are available until Oct. 1 at https://www.cia.edu/cinematheque/film-schedule/2020/09. Prices vary. All purchases help support the Cinematheque. For more information, visit cia.edu/cinematheque/film-schedule.

Chagrin Valley Little Theatre to stream “The Dixie Swim Club”

Chagrin Valley Little Theatre will stream the archival video of its hit 2010 production of “The Dixie Swim Club” through Sept. 27. Admission is 'pay-as-you-can' and viewers can watch at any time they choose throughout the weekend. The admission password for the stream can be purchased by PayPal or credit card at CVLT.org. A $10 minimum is suggested and greater amounts are encouraged, helping CVLT to meet mortgage and utility obligations while its usual slate of events remain canceled.

Sunday, September 27

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation, daily morning and evening services

8 a.m. B’nai Jeshurun services are available via Zoom, live stream or dial in and are being led by our clergy. Visitbnaijeshurun.org/pray-with-us-shabbat for the Zoom and livestream links.

YSU Department of Theatre and Dance virtual performance: “The Glass Menagerie”

Youngstown State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance fall term events will be virtual. Tennessee Williams’ play, “The Glass Menagerie,” directed by Matthew Mazuroski will be available at https://www.showtix4u.com/events/YoungstownStateUniversity at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3; and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4.

Cinematheque’s Virtual Multiplex: Online exclusive

The Cinematheque has multiple films available to stream from home. “Meeting the Beatles in India,” “#Unfit: The Psychology of Donald Trump,” “Sibyl,” “Buoyancy,” “African Violet,” and “Moroni for President” are available until Oct. 1 at https://www.cia.edu/cinematheque/film-schedule/2020/09. Prices vary. All purchases help support the Cinematheque.

Chagrin Valley Little Theatre to stream “The Dixie Swim Club”

Chagrin Valley Little Theatre will stream the archival video of its hit 2010 production of “The Dixie Swim Club” through Sept. 27. Admission is 'pay-as-you-can' and viewers can watch at any time they choose throughout the weekend. The admission password for the stream can be purchased by PayPal or credit card at CVLT.org. A $10 minimum is suggested and greater amounts are encouraged, helping CVLT to meet mortgage and utility obligations while its usual slate of events remain canceled.

Monday, September 28

Abrepaso Flamenco: Flamenco Fundamentals

Learn the basics of flamenco technique, and get a taste of several different rhythms/styles in flamenco during Abrepaso Flamenco’s virtual fundamentals class. This class is designed for students with little to no flamenco experience. Classes run from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 14 to Dec. 21. No classes Nov. 16 or 23. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Flamenco Studies Zoom

This session will look at flamenco through the lens of the great artists that have shaped the form. Along with historical context and biographical info, we’ll listen and watch videos, emphasizing tools to more deeply appreciate and understand the endless array of YouTube sources at our disposal. The virtual class will run from 7:15 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays, Sept. 14 through Dec. 21. No classes Nov. 16 or 23. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Cuyahoga County Public Library: Beyond The Book Jacket with Jodi Picoult

Join the Cuyahoga County Public Library at 7 p.m. when New York Times-bestselling author Jodi Picoult will discuss her brand new novel, “The Book of Two Ways.” Tickets are available at eventbrite.com/e/a-conversation-with-jodi-picoult-tickets-115760688335.

Cinematheque’s Virtual Multiplex: Online exclusive

The Cinematheque has multiple films available to stream from home. “Meeting the Beatles in India,” “#Unfit: The Psychology of Donald Trump,” “Sibyl,” “Buoyancy,” “African Violet,” and “Moroni for President” are available until Oct. 1 at https://www.cia.edu/cinematheque/film-schedule/2020/09. Prices vary. All purchases help support the Cinematheque. For more information, visit cia.edu/cinematheque/film-schedule.

Tuesday, September 29

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation, daily morning and evening services

7:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. B’nai Jeshurun services are available via Zoom, live stream or dial in and are being led by our clergy. Visitbnaijeshurun.org/pray-with-us-shabbat for the Zoom and livestream links.

Case Western Reserve University - Siegal Lifelong Learning: The Many Stories of Modern Art

This six-session course will offer a chronological overview of key moments and themes in modern art through in-depth analyses of significant works in the collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art by artists such as Berthe Morisot, Wilfredo Lam, Jacob Lawrence, and Lee Krasner. Instructor: Cleveland Museum of Art Staff. From 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 29 through Nov. 3. case.edu/lifelonglearning/courses/courses-subject/art-music-theater/many-stories-modern-art-remote

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation: Torah Study with Susan Wyner

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Join in for a close reading of the Torah as we make our way through our most central text. We are currently studying the book of Deuteronomy. Visitbnaijeshurun.org/virtual_learning to learn about all of B’nai Jeshurun’s virtual classes and links.

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation: Men’s Club Happy Hour

5 to 6 p.m. Join the Men’s Club of B’nai Jeshurun each week as we discuss different topics. Open to everyone. Visitbnaijeshurun.org/virtual_programming for Zoom links and more information.

From Confusion to Clarity: Understanding Cleveland Housing Court, the Pandemic and the CDC’s Eviction Moratorium

Cleveland Housing Court Judge W. Moná Scott will host a virtual panel discussion at 5:30 p.m. The remote event will address relevant housing issues in Cleveland and the recent Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Eviction Moratorium Order. The conversation will be moderated by Cleveland.com Metro Columnist Leila Atassi and include Scott and her leadership team; The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland, Executive Director Colleen Cotter, Esq.; CHN Housing Partners, Executive Director Kevin J. Nowak and City of Cleveland Building and Housing Director, Ayonna Blue Donald. Attendees can register at eventbrite.com/e/cleveland-housing-court-cdc-eviction-moratorium-panel-discussion-tickets-121809815437; the event also will be livestreamed on Facebook at facebook.com/clevelandhousingcourt.

Cuyahoga County Public Library: Beyond The Book Jacket with Derf Backderf

Join the Cuyahoga County Public Library at 7 p.m. for a conversation with Derf Backderf, author of “Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio.” Visit beyondbookjackets.com/backderf.

Cinematheque’s Virtual Multiplex: Online exclusive

The Cinematheque has multiple films available to stream from home. “Meeting the Beatles in India,” “#Unfit: The Psychology of Donald Trump,” “Sibyl,” “Buoyancy,” “African Violet,” and “Moroni for President” are available until Oct. 1 at https://www.cia.edu/cinematheque/film-schedule/2020/09. Prices vary. All purchases help support the Cinematheque. For more information, visit cia.edu/cinematheque/film-schedule.

Global Cleveland 2nd Annual Sister Cities Conference

September 29- October 2. Opening Reception. Keynote speakers: Cleveland Public Library Director, Mr. Felton Thomas, City of Cleveland Cleveland City Council President, Mr. Kevin Kelley, Cuyahoga County's Chief Economic Development and Business Officer, Mr. Ted Carter, Cleveland Foundation President, Mr. Ronn Richard, Cleveland Clinic Director of Global Patient Services, Dr. Nizar Zein, Ambassador of Ireland to the United states, Honorable Daniel Mulhall, Ambassador of Mexico to the United States, Honorable Martha Bárcena Coqui. Presentation of Chinese 150th Immigration Anniversary Proclamation. Presentation of Mexican 100th Immigration Anniversary Proclamation. Musical performance by: Award winning Mexican harpist, César Secundino and Taiwanese-American pianist, Shulamite Konopinski. To register visit: https://hopin.to/events/gc-scc-2020?mc_cid=ad97d05dc7&mc_eid=a5cc07d428

Wednesday, September 30

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation, daily morning and evening services

7:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. B’nai Jeshurun services are available via Zoom, live stream or dial in and are being led by our clergy. Visitbnaijeshurun.org/pray-with-us-shabbat for the Zoom and livestream links.

Global Cleveland 2nd Annual Sister Cities Conference

Global Sister Cities Mayoral Panel, 8 to 9 a.m. COVID-19 Challenges and Best Practices Around the World, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Too Much, Too Little, Too Dirty: Fresh Water Globally, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Urban Sustainability and Planning Panel, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Civil Society and the growing threat of Ultra-nationalism, 11 a.m. to noon. Sustainable Energy in the 21st Century, 11 a.m. to noon. Mobility-What Works, What’s Next, 11 a.m. to noon. The Diversity of International Migration to NEO and How to make Cleveland the Most Internationally Welcoming City in the World, 1 to 2 p.m. The Cleveland Cultural Gardens: A National and International Treasure, 1 to 2 p.m. To register, visit hopin.to/events/gc-scc-2020?mc_cid=ad97d05dc7&mc_eid=a5cc07d428.

Congregation Shaarey Tikvah - Midweek Mishnah Classes

Join Rabbi Roland for an educational Midweek Mishnah Class at 10 a.m. No Hebrew needed. All adult learners are welcome. https://zoom.us/j/695805248, or call 1-646-558-8656 and enter Meeting ID: 695 805 248.

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation: Mishnah: The New Scripture with Rabbi Alan Lettofsky

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Most Jewish institutions and values, while based on the Bible, were created by the ancient rabbis. The Mishnah and its expansion into the full Talmud are the core texts for our Jewish foundations. Visitbnaijeshurun.org/virtual_learning to learn about all of B’nai Jeshurun’s virtual classes and links.

NCJW/CLE Learn the Power of Forgiveness with Mary Bornstein

Current research on forgiveness, a process that takes concentration and work, indicates that people who forgive have fewer physical symptoms, fewer chronic conditions, and better mental health. Mary Bornstein is a 35-year veteran in mental health and oncology social work. She was formerly director of Mt. Sinai Medical Center’s Social Work, Home Health Care and Geriatric Departments, has worked with support groups at The Gathering Place and is a Reiki Master. From 11 a.m. to noon. Register at wizevents.com/register/register_add.php?sessid=11759&id=7521.

Congregation Shaarey Tikvah - weekly Teen Hangout

Teen Hangout with Rabbi Roland/Rabbi Rachel at 4 p.m. https://zoom.us/j/994856324. Email Rabbi Rachel for the passwords for the Teen meetings. rbrown@shaareytikvah.org.

MetroHealth Community Meeting

Join at 6 p.m. for an online Community Meeting to hear the latest news about major initiatives including: the $60 million housing and retail development on West 25th Street. Construction on the first building, which will include affordable housing and an economic opportunity center, begins this fall; the Clark-Fulton Master Plan and how you can be involved; Cleveland’s first EcoDistrict, which aims to integrate sustainable development and social equity in overall planning efforts; construction of MetroHealth’s new hospital tower and campus transformation. In addition, we’ll have a special guest. Susan Fuehrer, President of MetroHealth’s Institute for H.O.P.E. (Health, Opportunity, Partnership and Empowerment) will explain how her team is working with community partners to identify and address the root causes of our neighborhood’s health issues and to eliminate barriers to care. Please register at Metrohealth.org/communitymeeting and email questions to transformation@metrohealth.org.

Open Parent Education Network (OPEN-Bees)

Exceptional children include those with giftedness, dyslexia, other learning disabilities or a comorbidity. Families of exceptional children often find it challenging to navigate through school and extracurricular activities. OPEN-Bees offers support, information and a positive teamwork approach. Join OPEN-Bees with Brenda Louisin of Lousin Child Advocacy LLC and learn how to improve your skills in understanding the importance of using a Prior Written Notice (PR-01). From 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 30. Visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81066464400?pwd=VCtraFFRQ2VaYWRaVmI2M0NlUHh5UT09.

Cuyahoga County Public Library: Beyond The Book Jacket with Sue Miller

Join the Cuyahoga County Public Library at 7 p.m. for a conversation Sue Miller, the New York Times best-selling author who will discuss her new novel, “Monogamy.” Visit beyondbookjackets.com/miller.

Shaker Library Yiddish book discussion: “The Leavers” by Lisa Ko

7 p.m. Sept. 30. A young boy must learn to adapt when he is adopted by a white couple after his mother abandons him while his mother must come to terms with the mistakes of her past. Set in New York City and China and told from two perspectives, this story highlights issues of migration, adoption, belonging, and the need to chart one’s own destiny. Call the Shaker Library at 216-991-2030 to register.

J Street CLE launch and virtual celebration

J Street, the political home for people who favor a negotiated, two-state solution to the Palestinian conflict in Israel, will launch J Street CLE, with a virtual celebration Sept. 30. 7:30 p.m., private reception with U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Cleveland, and Jeremy Ben-Ami, J Street founder and president; 8 p.m., Roger Cohen, New York Times columnist, and Ben-Ami will discuss the importance of J Street’s mission and the challenges facing U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. Visit jstreet.org/cle to register.

CWRU’s Maltz Performing Arts Center “LIVE! (streamed) @ Silver Hall”

Maltz Performing Arts Center at Case Western Reserve University will host a free streaming concert series, which includes performances every Wednesday and Sunday night through Sept. 30. Performances will be done on stage and broadcasted live to viewers at home. To see the lineup or stream a performance, visit case.edu/maltzcenter. OPUS 216 will perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 30.

Cinematheque’s Virtual Multiplex: Online exclusive

The Cinematheque has multiple films available to stream from home. “Meeting the Beatles in India,” “#Unfit: The Psychology of Donald Trump,” “Sibyl,” “Buoyancy,” “African Violet,” and “Moroni for President” are available until Oct. 1 at https://www.cia.edu/cinematheque/film-schedule/2020/09. Prices vary. All purchases help support the Cinematheque. For more information, visit cia.edu/cinematheque/film-schedule.

Thursday, October 1

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation, daily morning and evening services

7:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. B’nai Jeshurun services are available via Zoom, live stream or dial in and are being led by our clergy. Visitbnaijeshurun.org/pray-with-us-shabbat for the Zoom and livestream links.

Global Cleveland 2nd Annual Sister Cities Conference: Education

Jesuits Worldwide, 9 to 10 a.m. International High School Youth Panel, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sister Universities, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. International Education and Exposure through Books: Two Children’s Book Readings, 11 a.m. to noon. Foreign Service for the Next Generation of International Leaders, 11 a.m. to noon. Sister Libraries, 11 a.m. to noon. Sudanese-American Poet Safia Elhillo and Twelve Literary Arts on “The Weight and Opportunity of Living in the Hyphen,” 1 to 2 p.m. Namwali Serpell discusses her groundbreaking novel, “The Old Drift,” 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. To register, visit https://hopin.to/events/gc-scc-2020?mc_cid=ad97d05dc7&mc_eid=a5cc07d428

Cinematheque’s Virtual Multiplex: Online exclusive

The Cinematheque has multiple films available to stream from home. “Meeting the Beatles in India,” “#Unfit: The Psychology of Donald Trump,” “Sibyl,” “Buoyancy,” “African Violet,” and “Moroni for President” are available until Oct. 1 at https://www.cia.edu/cinematheque/film-schedule/2020/09. Prices vary. All purchases help support the Cinematheque. For more information, visit cia.edu/cinematheque/film-schedule.

Drexel Gala @ Home

The Drexel Theatre in Bexley will host its annual gala virtually this year Oct. 1, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Drexel Gala @ Home, from 6 to 9 p.m., will feature exclusive interviews produced by Magnolia Pictures for the film “John Lewis: Good Trouble” including conversations with John Lewis, Oprah Winfrey and some of the original Freedom Riders, according to the theater’s website. It will also include an interview with Jon Sherman, writer and director of “They/Them/Us,” which recently finished filming in Columbus, including at the Drexel Theatre. Additionally, the gala registration includes interviews with Raamala Mohamed, writer for “Little Fires Everywhere,” and Sarah Thompson, writer on “Scandal,” “How to Get Away with Murder” and “Grey’s Anatomy,” and a Drexel Gala @ Home playlist and Drexel Theatre branded face masks. The gala will help offset lost revenue due to the theater’s closure since the pandemic hit Ohio in March. Tickets start at $65. Registration ends Sept. 25. To register, visit drexel.net/gala.

Friday, October 2

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation, daily morning and Kabbalat Shabbat services

7:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. B’nai Jeshurun services are available via Zoom, live stream or dial in and are being led by our clergy. Visitbnaijeshurun.org/pray-with-us-shabbat for the Zoom and livestream links.

Global Cleveland 2nd Annual Sister Cities Conference: Business and Economic Development

Economic Development and International Co-investment in a Time of Pandemic, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Healthcare Innovations, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tech Today and Tomorrow, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Port Cities: Economic Lifelines for Cities and Global Lifelines during a Pandemic, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Newcomer Entrepreneurs in Cleveland, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. At the Heart of the City, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Poet Ilya Kaminsky discusses his masterpiece "Deaf Republic," noon to 1 p.m. Business Incubators Worldwide, 1 to 2 p.m. 11 Billion, 1 to 2 p.m. Naturalization Ceremony and Closing, 2 to 4 p.m. To register, visit https://hopin.to/events/gc-scc-2020?mc_cid=ad97d05dc7&mc_eid=a5cc07d428

YSU Department of Theatre and Dance virtual performance: “The Glass Menagerie”

Youngstown State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance fall term events will be virtual. Tennessee Williams’ play, “The Glass Menagerie,” directed by Matthew Mazuroski will be available at https://www.showtix4u.com/events/YoungstownStateUniversity at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3; and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4.

Saturday, October 3

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation, Shabbat & Sukkot Services (Adult B’nai Mitzvah)

B’nai Jeshurun services are available via Zoom, live stream or dial in and are being led by our clergy. Shabbat morning: 9 a.m./Shabbat afternoon: 6 p.m. Visit bnaijeshurun.org/pray-with-us-holidays-sukkot for the Zoom and livestream links.

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation: Starbucks, Bread & Torah Online

9 to 10 a.m. Gain fresh insights into the Torah, and study with great teachers. Visit bnaijeshurun.org/virtual_learning to learn about all of B’nai Jeshurun’s virtual classes and links.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Technique Toolbox

Open level class. Great for varying levels of experience. Participants will work on various aspects of technique and musicality each class, including: posturas, brazeo (armwork), zapateado (footwork), turns, raveling/marking steps, and more. The class will be over Zoom and in-person at Wilhelm Dance, 19555 Center Ridge Road in Rocky River. Masks are required for in-person classes. Classes run from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays, Sept. 12 to Dec. 19. No classes Nov. 21 or 28. Limit 10 students in-person. To register for the class, visit www.abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Cuadro Class

For all levels of dancers and musicians. In this class, students learn and develop improvisation skills in tangos and bulerias, tools to be able to react to musicians and/or dancers, understanding the structures of verses, and basic musical terminology to communicate between dancer and accompanist. The class will be over Zoom and in-person at Wilhelm Dance, 19555 Center Ridge Road in Rocky River. Masks are required for in-person classes, which are limited to 10 students. Classes run from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. from Sept. 12 to Dec. 19. No classes Nov. 21 or 28. To register for the class, visit www.abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

YSU Department of Theatre and Dance virtual performance: “The Glass Menagerie”

Youngstown State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance fall term events will be virtual. Tennessee Williams’ play, “The Glass Menagerie,” directed by Matthew Mazuroski will be available at https://www.showtix4u.com/events/YoungstownStateUniversity at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3; and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4.

7th annual Cleveland Young Professionals Week

Engage! Cleveland will present a virtual Young Professionals Week from Oct. 3-11. YP Week events take place every morning, afternoon, evening and even over the weekend. Morning events focus on fitness/wellness, afternoons spotlight prominent Cleveland leaders and evenings provide networking and social events to experience unique Greater Cleveland businesses. Visit engagecleveland.org/ypweek2020.

Sunday, October 4

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation, 2nd Day Sukkot Services

9 a.m. and 6 p.m. B’nai Jeshurun services are available via Zoom, live stream or dial in and are being led by our clergy. Visit bnaijeshurun.org/pray-with-us-holidays-sukkot for the Zoom and livestream links.

YSU Department of Theatre and Dance virtual performance: “The Glass Menagerie”

Youngstown State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance fall term events will be virtual. Tennessee Williams’ play, “The Glass Menagerie,” directed by Matthew Mazuroski will be available at showtix4u.com/events/YoungstownStateUniversity at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4.

7th annual Cleveland Young Professionals Week

Engage! Cleveland will present a virtual Young Professionals Week through Oct. 11. YP Week events take place every morning, afternoon, evening and even over the weekend. Morning events focus on fitness/wellness, afternoons spotlight prominent Cleveland leaders and evenings provide networking and social events to experience unique Greater Cleveland businesses. Visit engagecleveland.org/ypweek2020.

Monday, October 5

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation, daily morning and evening services

7:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. B’nai Jeshurun services are available via Zoom, live stream or dial in and are being led by our clergy. Visit bnaijeshurun.org/pray-with-us-shabbat for the Zoom and livestream links.

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation: What’s NU? With Rabbi Hal Rudin-Luria

10 to 11 a.m. Topical text study and discussion on the most relevant Jewish topics of the day. Visit bnaijeshurun.org/virtual_learning to learn about all of B’nai Jeshurun’s virtual classes and links.

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation: Parshat Hashavua with Professor Doron Kalir, CSU

Noon to 1 p.m. We will discuss the weekly Torah portion from a liberal viewpoint. In particular, we will examine implications of the text for today's community and the meaning of Emunah (faith) in the 21st century. Visit bnaijeshurun.org/virtual_learning to learn about all of B’nai Jeshurun’s virtual classes and links.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Flamenco Fundamentals

Learn the basics of flamenco technique, and get a taste of several different rhythms/styles in flamenco during Abrepaso Flamenco’s virtual fundamentals class. This class is designed for students with little to no flamenco experience. Classes run from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 14 to Dec. 21. No classes Nov. 16 or 23. To register for the class, visit www.abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Cuyahoga County Public Library: Beyond The Book Jacket with Emily Gray Tedrowe

Join the Cuyahoga County Public Library at 7 p.m. for a conversation with Emily Gray Tedrowe, author of the new novel “The Talented Miss Farwell.” Visit beyondbookjackets.com/tedrowe.

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation: Sukkah Night Live!

7:30 p.m. Live from all of our sukkahs and homes, join our clergy and musicians for an evening of song, story and revelry celebrating Sukkot. Visit bnaijeshurun.org/event/sukkah-nite-live.html to learn about all of B’nai Jeshurun’s virtual classes and links.

7th annual Cleveland Young Professionals Week

Engage! Cleveland will present a virtual Young Professionals Week through Oct. 11. YP Week events take place every morning, afternoon, evening and even over the weekend. Morning events focus on fitness/wellness, afternoons spotlight prominent Cleveland leaders and evenings provide networking and social events to experience unique Greater Cleveland businesses. Visit engagecleveland.org/ypweek2020.

Tuesday, October 6

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation, daily morning and evening services

7:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. B’nai Jeshurun services are available via Zoom, live stream or dial in and are being led by our clergy. Visit bnaijeshurun.org/pray-with-us-shabbat for the Zoom and livestream links.

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation: Torah Study with Susan Wyner

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Join in for a close reading of the Torah as we make our way through our most central text. We are currently studying the book of Deuteronomy. Visit bnaijeshurun.org/virtual_learning to learn about all of B’nai Jeshurun’s virtual classes and links.

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center ambassador training workshops

The Cleveland Rape Crisis Center will offering virtual ambassador training workshops that are free and open to the public through Dec. 16. These educational workshops are open to anyone who wants to learn more about how to support survivors of rape and sexual abuse, and become more involved in creating societal change. Each workshop includes the same content. For questions, contact Nicolle Huffman at nicolleh@clevelandrcc.org. The Oct. 6 workshop runs from 2 to 5 p.m.

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation: Men’s Club Virtual Sukkah Hop

Join the Men’s Club and your fellow sukkah friends on Zoom at either 5 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. and show off your sukkah. Let your children give us a tour to tell us how they built and decorated the sukkah. Moderators Richard Berkowitz, Brian Ettinger and Chad Cohen will coordinate each one-hour Open House. Come onto the Zoom call during either time slot and stay as long as you’d like. Visit bnaijeshurun.org/virtual_programming for Zoom links and more information.

Cuyahoga County Public Library: Beyond The Book Jacket with Catherine Gildiner

Join the Cuyahoga County Public Library at 7 p.m. for a conversation with Catherine Gildiner, a best-selling memoirist, novelist and psychologist in private practice. She'll be discussing, "Good Morning, Monster," which focuses on five patients who overcame enormous trauma – people she considers heroes. Visit facebook.com/events/579860859352587.

CWRU-Siegal Lifelong Learning: The American Jewish Community in the Age of the Coronavirus: Four Questions to Consider

Join Steven Windmueller for a look at American Jewish behavior in reaction to our country in crisis. Windmueller will discuss Jewish response to the COVID-19 pandemic; Israel's role in the pandemic; Israel's relationship with and the reshaping of the diaspora; Anti-Semitism during the age of Coronavirus; and a history of Jewish political behavior during a crisis and how that history may affect the 2020 election. From 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 6 through 27. For more information and to register, visit case.edu/lifelonglearning/courses/courses-subject/jewish-studies/american-jewish-community-age-coronavirus-four-questions-consider-remote.

7th annual Cleveland Young Professionals Week

Engage! Cleveland will present a virtual Young Professionals Week through Oct. 11. YP Week events take place every morning, afternoon, evening and even over the weekend. Morning events focus on fitness/wellness, afternoons spotlight prominent Cleveland leaders and evenings provide networking and social events to experience unique Greater Cleveland businesses. Visit engagecleveland.org/ypweek2020.

Chagrin Documentary Film Festival

The Chagrin Documentary Film Festival will return for its 11th year with at-home streaming and in-person viewing options from Oct. 6 to Oct. 11. The festival will feature 101 documentaries from 32 countries, including 19 world premieres and 21 Ohio premieres. Visit chagrinfilmfest.org to buy streaming passes and tickets, view the festival program and event guide, and find additional information.

Wednesday, October 7

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation, daily morning and evening services

7:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. B’nai Jeshurun services are available via Zoom, live stream or dial in and are being led by our clergy. Visit bnaijeshurun.org/pray-with-us-shabbat for the Zoom and livestream links.

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation: Mishnah: The New Scripture with Rabbi Alan Lettofsky

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Most Jewish institutions and values, while based on the Bible, were created by the ancient rabbis. The Mishnah and its expansion into the full Talmud are the core texts for our Jewish foundations. Visit bnaijeshurun.org/virtual_learning to learn about all of B’nai Jeshurun’s virtual classes and links.

Cuyahoga County Public Library: Beyond The Book Jacket with Sophie Hannah

Join the Cuyahoga County Public Library at 3 p.m. for a conversation with Sophie Hannah, author of "The Killings at Kingfisher Hill." Visit beyondbookjackets.com/hannah.

Deconstructing the Rockefeller Myth: A Cleveland Perspective

John Grabowski, Krieger Mueller Associate Professor of Applied History, CWRU. 7 p.m. This free lecture is part of the Cleveland Civics History Series offered by Case Western Reserve University's Siegal Lifelong Learning and co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland and the Cleveland History Center. For information, visit case.edu/lifelonglearning/lectures/cleveland-civics-history-series.

AJC: Audacious Ambition. Honoring CEO David Harris

A virtual event to honor AJC CEO David Harris’ 30 years at the organization will be from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 7. For more information, contact Joseph Dokum at dokumj@ajc.org or visit AJC.org/AudaciousAmbition.

12th Annual (VIRTUAL) Taste of Slavic Village

From 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $75 and will grant access to exclusive Slavic Village video content from local organizations, individuals and more. An exclusive Slavic Village gift box will be delivered to your house filled with food and more. To learn more visit: https://one.bidpal.net/virtualtaste/welcome

7th annual Cleveland Young Professionals Week

Engage! Cleveland will present a virtual Young Professionals Week through Oct. 11. YP Week events take place every morning, afternoon, evening and even over the weekend. Morning events focus on fitness/wellness, afternoons spotlight prominent Cleveland leaders and evenings provide networking and social events to experience unique Greater Cleveland businesses. Visit engagecleveland.org/ypweek2020.

Chagrin Documentary Film Festival

The Chagrin Documentary Film Festival will return for its 11th year with at-home streaming and in-person viewing options through Oct. 11. The festival will feature 101 documentaries from 32 countries, including 19 world premieres and 21 Ohio premieres. Visit chagrinfilmfest.org to buy streaming passes and tickets, view the festival program and event guide, and find additional information.

Thursday, October 8

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation, daily morning and evening services

7:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. B’nai Jeshurun services are available via Zoom, live stream or dial in and are being led by our clergy. Visit bnaijeshurun.org/pray-with-us-shabbat for the Zoom and livestream links.

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation: Ethical & Ritual Issues Through the Lens of Conservative Jewish Law with Rabbi Stephen Weiss

Noon to 1 p.m. Through the study of responsa (Jewish law papers) from the Law Committee of the Rabbinical Assembly, we will explore what Jewish tradition has to say about the most pressing and significant issues of our day. Class is always lively, filled with text study and discussion. Visit bnaijeshurun.org/virtual_learning to learn about all of B’nai Jeshurun’s virtual classes and links.

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation, ATID hosts Cinema in the Sukkah

7:30 p.m. Celebrate Sukkot with ATID as we shake the lulav and have a watch party. We'll view the movie "Ushpizin." This movie is about an Orthodox Jewish couple Moshe & Malli, who live in Jerusalem. They are childless and without means to celebrate the holiday of Sukkot. However, they are visited by two ex-convicts with an unexpected link to Moshe's past. Watch in your sukkah or add a Zoom background. Visit bnaijeshurun.org/virtual_programming for Zoom links and more information.

7th annual Cleveland Young Professionals Week

Engage! Cleveland will present a virtual Young Professionals Week through Oct. 11. YP Week events take place every morning, afternoon, evening and even over the weekend. Morning events focus on fitness/wellness, afternoons spotlight prominent Cleveland leaders and evenings provide networking and social events to experience unique Greater Cleveland businesses. Visit engagecleveland.org/ypweek2020.

Chagrin Documentary Film Festival

The Chagrin Documentary Film Festival will return for its 11th year with at-home streaming and in-person viewing options through Oct. 11. The festival will feature 101 documentaries from 32 countries, including 19 world premieres and 21 Ohio premieres. Visit chagrinfilmfest.org to buy streaming passes and tickets, view the festival program and event guide, and find additional information.

Friday, October 9

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation, Hoshanah Rabbah morning Service and Shabbat and Erev Shemini Atzeret service

7:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. B’nai Jeshurun services are available via Zoom, live stream or dial in and are being led by our clergy. Visit bnaijeshurun.org/pray-with-us-holidays-sukkot for the Zoom link.

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation, Kiddush in the Sukkah Before Dinner

7 p.m. Visit bnaijeshurun.org/pray-with-us-holidays-sukkot for the Zoom link.

7th annual Cleveland Young Professionals Week

Engage! Cleveland will present a virtual Young Professionals Week through Oct. 11. YP Week events take place every morning, afternoon, evening and even over the weekend. Morning events focus on fitness/wellness, afternoons spotlight prominent Cleveland leaders and evenings provide networking and social events to experience unique Greater Cleveland businesses. Visit engagecleveland.org/ypweek2020.

Chagrin Documentary Film Festival

The Chagrin Documentary Film Festival will return for its 11th year with at-home streaming and in-person viewing options through Oct. 11. The festival will feature 101 documentaries from 32 countries, including 19 world premieres and 21 Ohio premieres. Visit chagrinfilmfest.org to buy streaming passes and tickets, view the festival program and event guide, and find additional information.

Saturday, October 10

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation, Shabbat & Shemini Atzeret service; Yizkor

B’nai Jeshurun services are available via Zoom, live stream or dial in and are being led by our clergy. Shabbat morning: 9 a.m./Shabbat afternoon: 6 p.m. Visit bnaijeshurun.org/pray-with-us-holidays-sukkot for the Zoom link.

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation: Starbucks, Bread & Torah Online

9 to 10 a.m. Gain fresh insights into the Torah, and study with great teachers! Visit bnaijeshurun.org/virtual_learning to learn about all of B’nai Jeshurun’s virtual classes and links.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Technique Toolbox

Open level class. Great for varying levels of experience. Participants will work on various aspects of technique and musicality each class, including: posturas, brazeo (armwork), zapateado (footwork), turns, raveling/marking steps, and more. The class will be over Zoom and in-person at Wilhelm Dance, 19555 Center Ridge Road in Rocky River. Masks are required for in-person classes. Classes run from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays, Sept. 12 to Dec. 19. No classes Nov. 21 or 28. Limit 10 students in-person. To register for the class, visit www.abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Cuyahoga County Public Library: Beyond The Book Jacket with Susan Petrone, Michael Credico and E.F. Schraeder

Join the Cuyahoga County Public Library at 2 p.m. for a conversation with three local authors discussing their latest works: Susan Petrone, “The Heebie-Jeebie Girl”; Michael Credico, “Heartland Calamitous”; and E.F. Schraeder, “Ghastly Tales of Gaiety & Greed: Unauthorized and Haunted Cedar Point.” Visit beyondbookjackets.com/localauthors1.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Cuadro Class

For all levels of dancers and musicians. In this class, students learn and develop improvisation skills in tangos and bulerias, tools to be able to react to musicians and/or dancers, understanding the structures of verses, and basic musical terminology to communicate between dancer and accompanist. The class will be over Zoom and in-person at Wilhelm Dance, 19555 Center Ridge Road in Rocky River. Masks are required for in-person classes, which are limited to 10 students. Classes run from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. from Sept. 12 to Dec. 19. No classes Nov. 21 or 28. To register for the class, visit www.abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation: Erev Simhat Torah Service

7:30 p.m. Visit bnaijeshurun.org/pray-with-us-holidays-sukkot for the Zoom link.

CLUEbaret: A Comedic Musical Cabaret Saturday

7:30 p.m. The cast of CPH's box-office hit “Clue: A New Comedy” reunites in a hilarious musical broadcast to perform their favorite showtunes from Broadway musicals. All proceeds will benefit Cleveland Play House artistic and educational programs. Registration for CLUEbaret is required in advance. Viewing access is $25 price per household. The event will be broadcast online and can be viewed on a computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. For more information about CLUEbaret, visit www.clevelandplayhouse.com/cluebaret.

7th annual Cleveland Young Professionals Week

Engage! Cleveland will present a virtual Young Professionals Week through Oct. 11. YP Week events take place every morning, afternoon, evening and even over the weekend. Morning events focus on fitness/wellness, afternoons spotlight prominent Cleveland leaders and evenings provide networking and social events to experience unique Greater Cleveland businesses. Visit engagecleveland.org/ypweek2020.

Chagrin Documentary Film Festival

The Chagrin Documentary Film Festival will return for its 11th year with at-home streaming and in-person viewing options through Oct. 11. The festival will feature 101 documentaries from 32 countries, including 19 world premieres and 21 Ohio premieres. Visit chagrinfilmfest.org to buy streaming passes and tickets, view the festival program and event guide, and find additional information.

Sunday, October 11

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation, Simhat Torah service honoring Laurie & Ira Davis and Lynn Shesser & Gary Falk

9 a.m. B’nai Jeshurun services are available via Zoom, live stream or dial in and are being led by our clergy. Visit bnaijeshurun.org/pray-with-us-holidays-sukkot for the Zoom link.

7th annual Cleveland Young Professionals Week

Engage! Cleveland will present a virtual Young Professionals Week through Oct. 11. YP Week events take place every morning, afternoon, evening and even over the weekend. Morning events focus on fitness/wellness, afternoons spotlight prominent Cleveland leaders and evenings provide networking and social events to experience unique Greater Cleveland businesses. Visit engagecleveland.org/ypweek2020.

Chagrin Documentary Film Festival

The Chagrin Documentary Film Festival will return for its 11th year with at-home streaming and in-person viewing options through Oct. 11. The festival will feature 101 documentaries from 32 countries, including 19 world premieres and 21 Ohio premieres. Visit chagrinfilmfest.org to buy streaming passes and tickets, view the festival program and event guide, and find additional information.

Monday, October 12

Maintaining Healthy Relationships: Our New Normal

Presented by Kim Harris, RN of OhioHealth’s Wellness on Wheels. As our world changes, so does the way we manage our relationships. Kim Harris joins Jewish Family Services in Columbus from 10 to 11 a.m. to teach how to improve and maintain our relationships with ourselves, our partners, and our families. Topics covered will include self care, addressing changes in relationship dynamics, and establishing new routines for you and your loved ones. Register at jfscolumbus.org/community.

Lake Erie Ink: NaPoWriMo

From 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 12 through Nov. 16, for grades 6+. Write a novel in a month. Register at lakeerieink.org/evening-ink-2020.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Flamenco Fundamentals

Learn the basics of flamenco technique, and get a taste of several different rhythms/styles in flamenco during Abrepaso Flamenco’s virtual fundamentals class. This class is designed for students with little to no flamenco experience. Classes run from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 14 to Dec. 21. No classes Nov. 16 or 23. To register for the class, visit https://www.abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Lake Erie Ink: Comic Jam Sesh

From 6:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 12 through Nov. 16, for grades 6+. Create zany stories and collaborative comics. Register at lakeerieink.org/evening-ink-2020.

Cuyahoga County Public Library: Beyond The Book Jacket with Norm M. Nite

Join the Cuyahoga County Public Library at 7 p.m. for a conversation with Norm M. Nite, author of "The House That Rock Built: How It Took Time, Money, Music, Moguls, Corporate Types, Politicians, Media, Artists, and Fans to Bring the Rock Hall to Cleveland." Visit beyondbookjackets.com/nite

Abrepaso Flamenco: Flamenco Studies Zoom

This session will look at flamenco through the lens of the great artists that have shaped the form. Along with historical context and biographical info, we’ll listen and watch videos, emphasizing tools to more deeply appreciate and understand the endless array of YouTube sources at our disposal. The virtual class will run from 7:15 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays, Sept. 14 through Dec. 21. No classes Nov. 16 or 23. To register for the class, visit https://www.abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Tuesday, October 13

Lake Erie Ink: Comedic Writing

From 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 13 through Nov. 17, for grades 6+. Explore and create humorous works of fiction. Register at lakeerieink.org/evening-ink-2020.

Lake Erie Ink: In Other Worlds

From 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 13 through Nov. 17, for grades 6+. Write sci-fi and fantasy stories. Register at lakeerieink.org/evening-ink-2020.

Wednesday, October 14

Lake Erie Ink: Art School

From 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 14 through Nov. 18, for grades 6+. Learn the ins and outs of illustration. Register at lakeerieink.org/evening-ink-2020.

Cuyahoga County Public Library: Beyond The Book Jacket with Aimee Molloy

Join the Cuyahoga County Public Library at 7 p.m. for a conversation with Aimee Molloy, author of the new novel Goodnight Beautiful, a story of deceit and psychological suspense. Visit beyondbookjackets.com/molloy

Thursday, October 15

“Between the World Wars: Great Creativity and Growing Crisis”

4 to 5 p.m. Join a conversation with Todd Endelman, Zvi Gitelman, and Deborah Dash Moore to celebrate the publication of “Crisis and Creativity between World Wars, 1918–1939” edited by Todd M. Endelman and Zvi Gitelman, Volume 8 of The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization. They will be introduced by Jeffrey Veidlinger, Director of the Frankel Center of Judaic Studies. This compilation of Jewish primary sources produced between the world wars examines what was simultaneously a tense and innovative period in modern Jewish history. During these decades, Jews vigorously fought over religion, politics, migration, and their relation to the state and to one another. Todd Endelman and Zvi Gitelman’s selections capture the variety, breadth, and depth of Jewish creativity and true courage in those tempestuous years. The texts, translated from many languages, span a wide range of politics, culture, literature, and art. Join Todd Endelman and Zvi Gitelman in a fascinating discussion of the volume and enjoy a sample of its riches. Register at posenlibrary.com/frontend/posen-library-events.

Cleveland Play House presents “Theatre Thursday”

7 p.m. “Ohio Votes.” Theatre Thursday is a new LIVE interactive virtual program focusing on CPH's core values of artistry, community, and life-long learning, presented on the third Thursday of each month, hosted by CPH Artistic Director Laura Kepley and CPH Artistic Directing Fellow Stori Ayers. Theatre Thursday is a monthly interactive virtual event which will allow audiences to experience the artistry of CPH, connect directly with the makers of our work, and converse with staff and other audience members about the impact of our artistic work in our beloved community. Theatre Thursday is for CPH fans and anyone interested in learning more about the work of America's first regional theatre – onstage, backstage, in the classroom and in the community. Registration for Theatre Thursday is required in advance. Viewing access is "Pay What You Can," starting at $5. All events are live streamed via ZOOM and can be viewed on a computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. For more information about Theatre Thursday, visit www.clevelandplayhouse.com/theatre-thursday.

The Cleveland Orchestra fall 2020 program update "IN FOCUS" digital concert series

The Cleveland Orchestra: IN FOCUS is a new, original series of digital concerts performed at Severance Hall that music-lovers around the world will have the ability to stream on-demand across a variety of platforms, including through their smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, Xbox, and by visiting the Orchestra’s new Adella website or by downloading the Adella app. On Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. The Cleveland Orchestra: IN FOCUS will present its premiere concert through the Adella video streaming service. Future performances throughout the 2020-21 Severance Hall season will be recorded live at Severance Hall and made available for viewing at later dates to subscribers, donors, and membership holders. Visit clevelandorchestra.com for more information.

The William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage Virtual Series: Josh Malerman

Before he became an acclaimed novelist, Josh Malerman toured the country as the singer/songwriter of the rock band The High Strung. He wrote rough drafts for many of his novels while on tour – but never shopped any of them. It wasn’t until a friend sent some of his writing to contacts in the book business that Malerman became a published author. He is best known for the post-apocalyptic novel Bird Box, which was adapted into a feature film starring Sandra Bullock. Malerman’s other novels include the horror-western Unbury Carol and the dystopian thriller Inspection. Starts at 7 p.m. Register at https://www.cuyahogalibrary.org/Events/Writers-Center-Stage.aspx.

CWRU-Siegal Lifelong Learning: Reassessing a "Great American Icon": The Antisemitism of Henry Ford

Bruce Ogron, Attorney and Instructor of Lifelong Learning. 7:30 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 15 through Nov. 5. To register and for more information, visit case.edu/lifelonglearning/courses/courses-subject/jewish-studies/reassessing-great-american-icon-antisemitism-henry-ford-remote.

Saturday, October 17

Abrepaso Flamenco: Technique Toolbox

Open level class. Great for varying levels of experience. Participants will work on various aspects of technique and musicality each class, including: posturas, brazeo (armwork), zapateado (footwork), turns, raveling/marking steps, and more. The class will be over Zoom and in-person at Wilhelm Dance, 19555 Center Ridge Road in Rocky River. Masks are required for in-person classes. Classes run from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays, Sept. 12 to Dec. 19. No classes Nov. 21 or 28. Limit 10 students in-person. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Cuadro Class

For all levels of dancers and musicians. In this class, students learn and develop improvisation skills in tangos and bulerias, tools to be able to react to musicians and/or dancers, understanding the structures of verses, and basic musical terminology to communicate between dancer and accompanist. The class will be over Zoom and in-person at Wilhelm Dance, 19555 Center Ridge Road in Rocky River. Masks are required for in-person classes, which are limited to 10 students. Classes run from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. from Sept. 12 to Dec. 19. No classes Nov. 21 or 28. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Cleveland Classical Guitar Society: Bokyung Byun in Concert

7:30 to 8:30 p.m. This online concert marks the Cleveland Classical Guitar Society debut performance of Bokyung Byun, who will perform for CCGS patrons from her home in California. Visit cleguitar.org/event/byun-online for more information and to RSVP.

Sunday, October 18

National Kidney Foundation: Virtual Patient Symposium

The Virtual Patient Symposium is 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 18 via Zoom. Visit kidney.org/VirtualPatientSymposium.

Screening of Eric Bednarski’s 2019 documentary “Warsaw: A City Divided”

Previously unseen amateur 8mm footage of the Warsaw Ghetto alongside testimony from survivors and their descendants offers a new perspective on the creation of the Warsaw Ghetto and the fate of Warsaw’s Jewish inhabitants in Eric Bednarski’s 2019 documentary “Warsaw: A City Divided.” The Ohio State University’s Center for Slavic and East European Studies and the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus will screen the film online at 1 p.m. Oct. 18 followed by a Q&A with the director. “Warsaw: A City Divided” has been screened at film festivals around the world, including in Paris; Prague; Bucharest, Romania; Copenhagen; Chicago; Los Angeles and Jerusalem. It won the Best Documentary Audience Award at the Warsaw Jewish Film Festival. Registration is required at wexarts.org/talks-more/eric-bednarski.

Cuyahoga Community College’s Virtual Autumn Blaze 5K

Dash through the fall colors while doing some good this October during the virtual Autumn Blaze 5K by Cuyahoga Community College. Proceeds from the virtual race benefit Greater Cleveland Community Shares, the United Negro College Fund and United Way of Greater Cleveland. Tri-C launched the event in 2015 as part of its annual giving campaign to benefit the community. The virtual format of Tri-C’s sixth annual Autumn Blaze 5K allows runners or walkers to complete the race on their own at any location at any time over an eight-day period — Oct. 18 through Oct. 25. Finishers can submit their time to compete for medals by age group. To bring racers together, participants also can share photos on social media using #AutumnBlaze5K. Online registration is available at tri-c.edu/autumnblaze5k. Registration is $25 for community members or $20 for Tri-C students. All preregistered runners and walkers will receive a cooling face mask with the Autumn Blaze logo. Previously, the race has taken place at Western Campus. The event shifted to a virtual format this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Monday, October 19

How to Have Respectful Disagreements with People (even when they’re totally wrong)

Presented by Josh Lorch, LISW of Jewish Family Services. We live in a time and place that can feel very divided and we regularly come into contact with someone whose views are opposed to our own. How do we make our space a place where people can disagree and still get along? And how do we incorporate that process into the world around us? Join Josh from 10 to 11 a.m. for a discussion about respectful communication (and especially respectful disagreements) in these challenging times. Register at jfscolumbus.org/community.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Flamenco Fundamentals

Learn the basics of flamenco technique, and get a taste of several different rhythms/styles in flamenco during Abrepaso Flamenco’s virtual fundamentals class. This class is designed for students with little to no flamenco experience. Classes run from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 14 to Dec. 21. No classes Nov. 16 or 23. To register for the class, visit https://www.abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Flamenco Studies Zoom

This session will look at flamenco through the lens of the great artists that have shaped the form. Along with historical context and biographical info, we’ll listen and watch videos, emphasizing tools to more deeply appreciate and understand the endless array of YouTube sources at our disposal. The virtual class will run from 7:15 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays, Sept. 14 through Dec. 21. No classes Nov. 16 or 23. To register for the class, visit https://www.abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Cuyahoga Community College’s Virtual Autumn Blaze 5K

Dash through the fall colors while doing some good this October during the virtual Autumn Blaze 5K by Cuyahoga Community College. Proceeds from the virtual race benefit Greater Cleveland Community Shares, the United Negro College Fund and United Way of Greater Cleveland. Tri-C launched the event in 2015 as part of its annual giving campaign to benefit the community. The virtual format of Tri-C’s sixth annual Autumn Blaze 5K allows runners or walkers to complete the race on their own at any location at any time over an eight-day period — Oct. 18 through Oct. 25. Finishers can submit their time to compete for medals by age group. To bring racers together, participants also can share photos on social media using #AutumnBlaze5K. Online registration is available at tri-c.edu/autumnblaze5k. Registration is $25 for community members or $20 for Tri-C students. All preregistered runners and walkers will receive a cooling face mask with the Autumn Blaze logo. Previously, the race has taken place at Western Campus. The event shifted to a virtual format this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Tuesday, October 20

CWRU-Siegal Lifelong Learning: Text Me: Ancient Jewish Wisdom Meets Contemporary Technology

Jeffrey Schein, Director of Text Me and Amphibious Jewish projects; Senior Education Consultant of Mordecai Kaplan Center for Jewish Peoplehood. From 8 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 20 through Nov. 17. For more information and to register, visit case.edu/lifelonglearning/courses/courses-subject/jewish-studies/text-me-ancient-jewish-wisdom-meets-contemporary-technology-remote.

Cuyahoga Community College’s Virtual Autumn Blaze 5K

Dash through the fall colors while doing some good this October during the virtual Autumn Blaze 5K by Cuyahoga Community College. Proceeds from the virtual race benefit Greater Cleveland Community Shares, the United Negro College Fund and United Way of Greater Cleveland. Tri-C launched the event in 2015 as part of its annual giving campaign to benefit the community. The virtual format of Tri-C’s sixth annual Autumn Blaze 5K allows runners or walkers to complete the race on their own at any location at any time over an eight-day period — Oct. 18 through Oct. 25. Finishers can submit their time to compete for medals by age group. To bring racers together, participants also can share photos on social media using #AutumnBlaze5K. Online registration is available at tri-c.edu/autumnblaze5k. Registration is $25 for community members or $20 for Tri-C students. All preregistered runners and walkers will receive a cooling face mask with the Autumn Blaze logo. Previously, the race has taken place at Western Campus. The event shifted to a virtual format this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Wednesday, October 21

CWRU-Siegal Lifelong Learning: Do Jews Write the Songs That Make the Whole World Sing?

Sarah Sager, Cantor Laureate, Fairmount Temple. From 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 21 through Nov. 11. For more information and to register, visit case.edu/lifelonglearning/courses/courses-subject/jewish-studies/do-jews-write-songs-make-whole-world-sing-remote.

“Critical Years at the End of the Twentieth Century: 1973, 1977, 1989, and 1993”

The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization Series for the Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program at Case Western Reserve University event from 4 to 5 p.m. will focus on The “Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization Volume 10, Late Twentieth Century, 1973–2005,” edited by Deborah Dash Moore and Nurith Gertz, and will feature Deborah Dash Moore. The end of the 20th century hosted quite a few critical historical events which will be examined during this lecture. These events include the rise of feminism, the emergence of Holocaust consciousness and its permutations, Jewish Nobel prize winners for literature, the fall of the Berlin Wall, the election of Menachem Begin, and the creation of the Oslo Accords. Register at posenlibrary.com/frontend/posen-library-events.

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center ambassador training workshops

The Cleveland Rape Crisis Center will offering virtual ambassador training workshops that are free and open to the public through Dec. 16. These educational workshops are open to anyone who wants to learn more about how to support survivors of rape and sexual abuse, and become more involved in creating societal change. Each workshop includes the same content. For questions, contact Nicolle Huffman at nicolleh@clevelandrcc.org. The Oct. 21 workshop runs from 5 to 8 p.m.

Fostering Economic Equity: Fixing the Racial Imbalance in Consumer Finance

HFLA of Northeast Ohio is hosting a virtual community conversation to discuss the racially biased systemic inequities in consumer finance, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 21. The panel discussion will be moderated by The City Club of Cleveland CEO Dan Moulthrop. Prior to the panel discussion, Senior VP, West Territory Exec. of PNC Michael Taylor, will be awarded HFLA's Planting Seeds Award. Michael will share PNC's vision of Community Development Banking. Our knowledgeable panelists include: Nick Bourke, The Pew Charitable Trusts; Sarah Chenven, Credit Builders Alliance; Mark L. Joseph, PhD, National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities; Danielle Sydnor, Cleveland NAACP , We Win Strategies Group. For more information on guest registration or sponsorship, visit interestfree.org/events/fostering-economic-equity.

Cuyahoga County Public Library: Beyond The Book Jacket with Maggie Smith & Dave Lucas

Join the Cuyahoga County Public Library at 7 p.m. Oct. 21 on Facebook Live for a conversation with Maggie Smith and Dave Lucas. Smith is the award-winning writer of the viral poem “Good Bones” and the author of Keep Moving, which celebrates the beauty and strength on the other side of loss. Lucas is poet laureate for the state of Ohio and a full-time lecturer in Case Western Reserve’s Department of English. He is known for his difficult and highly stylized modern poetry and is recognized as one of the most influential poets of the 21st century. Visit beyondbookjackets.com/smith-lucas.

The Mike White Years by the Journalists Who Covered Him

Brent Larkin, Plain Dealer; Tom Beres, WKYC-TV (retired); and Leon Bibb, WKYC-TV, WEWS-TV. 7 p.m. This free lecture is part of the Cleveland Civics History Series offered by Case Western Reserve University's Siegal Lifelong Learning and co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland and the Cleveland History Center. For information, visit case.edu/lifelonglearning/lectures/cleveland-civics-history-series.

Cuyahoga Community College’s Virtual Autumn Blaze 5K

Dash through the fall colors while doing some good this October during the virtual Autumn Blaze 5K by Cuyahoga Community College. Proceeds from the virtual race benefit Greater Cleveland Community Shares, the United Negro College Fund and United Way of Greater Cleveland. Tri-C launched the event in 2015 as part of its annual giving campaign to benefit the community. The virtual format of Tri-C’s sixth annual Autumn Blaze 5K allows runners or walkers to complete the race on their own at any location at any time over an eight-day period — Oct. 18 through Oct. 25. Finishers can submit their time to compete for medals by age group. To bring racers together, participants also can share photos on social media using #AutumnBlaze5K. Online registration is available at tri-c.edu/autumnblaze5k. Registration is $25 for community members or $20 for Tri-C students. All preregistered runners and walkers will receive a cooling face mask with the Autumn Blaze logo. Previously, the race has taken place at Western Campus. The event shifted to a virtual format this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Thursday, October 22

Cuyahoga County Public Library: Beyond The Book Jacket with Dr. Michael Roizen

Join the Cuyahoga County Public Library at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 on Facebook Live when Cleveland Clinic Chief Wellness Officer and author Dr. Michael Roizen will discuss his cookbook/strategic eating plan – the sequel to the wildly popular “What to Eat When.” Visit beyondbookjackets.com/roizen.

Cuyahoga Community College’s Virtual Autumn Blaze 5K

Dash through the fall colors while doing some good this October during the virtual Autumn Blaze 5K by Cuyahoga Community College. Proceeds from the virtual race benefit Greater Cleveland Community Shares, the United Negro College Fund and United Way of Greater Cleveland. Tri-C launched the event in 2015 as part of its annual giving campaign to benefit the community. The virtual format of Tri-C’s sixth annual Autumn Blaze 5K allows runners or walkers to complete the race on their own at any location at any time over an eight-day period — Oct. 18 through Oct. 25. Finishers can submit their time to compete for medals by age group. To bring racers together, participants also can share photos on social media using #AutumnBlaze5K. Online registration is available at tri-c.edu/autumnblaze5k. Registration is $25 for community members or $20 for Tri-C students. All preregistered runners and walkers will receive a cooling face mask with the Autumn Blaze logo. Previously, the race has taken place at Western Campus. The event shifted to a virtual format this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Saturday, October 24

Lake Erie Ink: Stories of Suspense

Make Lake Erie Ink your first stop for Halloween and write a spooky story at this all ages workshop featuring guest writer D.M. Pulley. Before becoming a full-time writer, D.M. Pulley worked as a professional engineer, rehabbing historic structures and conducting forensic investigations of building failures. Pulley’s structural survey of a vacant building in Cleveland inspired her debut novel, “The Dead Key,” the winner of the 2014 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award. The disappearance of a family member formed the basis for her second historical mystery, “The Buried Book.” Pulley’s third novel, “The Unclaimed Victim,” delves into the dark history behind Cleveland’s Torso Killer. She lives in northeast Ohio with her husband and two children. From 10:30 a.m. to noon. For more information and to register, visit lakeerieink.org/stories-of-suspense.

Cuyahoga County Public Library: Beyond The Book Jacket with local writers

Join the Cuyahoga County Public Library at 7 p.m. for a conversation featuring three of Northeast Ohio’s favorite local authors: Deanna Adams (“The Truth About Justyce”); Abby Collette (“A Deadly Inside Scoop”); and Lucy Ness (“Haunted Homicide”). Visit beyondbookjackets.com/localwriters2.

Cleveland’s Classic Company: “Ghost Light- A Virtual Cabaret Fundraiser”

Great Lakes Theater (GLT) will present “Ghost Light – A Virtual Cabaret Fundraiser” on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 7:30 PM. The event will afford participants an opportunity to see their favorite Great Lakes Theater artists performing Broadway showstoppers and more from the comfort of their own home. Featuring a mix of songs and stories, the event will entertain and explore “things that haunt” – including “spooky” bits of Hanna Theatre history. “Ghost Light” guests are invited to enhance their viewing experience by adding on nosh from Chef Zack Bruell, prepared for pre-show pickup curbside from Cowell & Hubbard at Playhouse Square. A VIP PASS is also available that grants guests access to an exclusive after-party celebration following the cabaret. The after-party celebration features an interactive, live Q&A hosted by Producing Artistic Director, Charles Fee, with members of the “Ghost Light “artistic company. All proceeds benefit Great Lakes Theater's acclaimed mainstage and educational programming that impacts more than 100,000 students and adults annually. Great Lakes Theater, Cleveland’s classic company, has brought the pleasure, power and relevance of classic theater to the widest possible audience since 1962. Complete details and ticket purchasing options are available online at:www.greatlakestheater.org/ghostlightcabaret

Abrepaso Flamenco: Technique Toolbox

Open level class. Great for varying levels of experience. Participants will work on various aspects of technique and musicality each class, including: posturas, brazeo (armwork), zapateado (footwork), turns, raveling/marking steps, and more. The class will be over Zoom and in-person at Wilhelm Dance, 19555 Center Ridge Road in Rocky River. Masks are required for in-person classes. Classes run from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays, Sept. 12 to Dec. 19. No classes Nov. 21 or 28. Limit 10 students in-person. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Cuadro Class

For all levels of dancers and musicians. In this class, students learn and develop improvisation skills in tangos and bulerias, tools to be able to react to musicians and/or dancers, understanding the structures of verses, and basic musical terminology to communicate between dancer and accompanist. The class will be over Zoom and in-person at Wilhelm Dance, 19555 Center Ridge Road in Rocky River. Masks are required for in-person classes, which are limited to 10 students. Classes run from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. from Sept. 12 to Dec. 19. No classes Nov. 21 or 28. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Cuyahoga Community College’s Virtual Autumn Blaze 5K

Dash through the fall colors while doing some good this October during the virtual Autumn Blaze 5K by Cuyahoga Community College. Proceeds from the virtual race benefit Greater Cleveland Community Shares, the United Negro College Fund and United Way of Greater Cleveland. Tri-C launched the event in 2015 as part of its annual giving campaign to benefit the community. The virtual format of Tri-C’s sixth annual Autumn Blaze 5K allows runners or walkers to complete the race on their own at any location at any time over an eight-day period — Oct. 18 through Oct. 25. Finishers can submit their time to compete for medals by age group. To bring racers together, participants also can share photos on social media using #AutumnBlaze5K. Online registration is available at tri-c.edu/autumnblaze5k. Registration is $25 for community members or $20 for Tri-C students. All preregistered runners and walkers will receive a cooling face mask with the Autumn Blaze logo. Previously, the race has taken place at Western Campus. The event shifted to a virtual format this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Sunday, October 25

Cuyahoga Community College’s Virtual Autumn Blaze 5K

Dash through the fall colors while doing some good this October during the virtual Autumn Blaze 5K by Cuyahoga Community College. Proceeds from the virtual race benefit Greater Cleveland Community Shares, the United Negro College Fund and United Way of Greater Cleveland. Tri-C launched the event in 2015 as part of its annual giving campaign to benefit the community. The virtual format of Tri-C’s sixth annual Autumn Blaze 5K allows runners or walkers to complete the race on their own at any location at any time over an eight-day period — Oct. 18 through Oct. 25. Finishers can submit their time to compete for medals by age group. To bring racers together, participants also can share photos on social media using #AutumnBlaze5K. Online registration is available at tri-c.edu/autumnblaze5k. Registration is $25 for community members or $20 for Tri-C students. All preregistered runners and walkers will receive a cooling face mask with the Autumn Blaze logo. Previously, the race has taken place at Western Campus. The event shifted to a virtual format this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Monday, October 26

Talking Through Mental Health and the Refugee Experience

Presented by Kathryn Nydegger and Frehiwot Fitamo of Jewish Family Services. While serving refugees in the New Country, New Job program, Kat and Freh see firsthand how the refugee experience impacts the mental health of their clients. Join Jewish Family Services in Columbus from 10 to 11 a.m. as Kat and Freh discuss their observations, mental health systems across the globe, and the stigma surrounding mental health and accessing services in refugee communities. Utilizing their skills as certified Mental Health First Aiders, they will provide concrete steps and resources for supporting refugees who are in need of mental health support. Register at jfscolumbus.org/community.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Flamenco Fundamentals

Learn the basics of flamenco technique, and get a taste of several different rhythms/styles in flamenco during Abrepaso Flamenco’s virtual fundamentals class. This class is designed for students with little to no flamenco experience. Classes run from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 14 to Dec. 21. No classes Nov. 16 or 23. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Cuyahoga County Public Library: Beyond The Book Jacket with Jill Bialosky

Join the Cuyahoga County Public Library at 7 p.m. for a conversation with acclaimed poet Jill Bialosky. She will discuss "Asylum," which builds a narrative sequence from 103 elegant poems and prose sections that cohere in their intensity and their need to explore darkness and sustenance both. Visit beyondbookjackets.com/bialosky.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Flamenco Studies Zoom

This session will look at flamenco through the lens of the great artists that have shaped the form. Along with historical context and biographical info, we’ll listen and watch videos, emphasizing tools to more deeply appreciate and understand the endless array of YouTube sources at our disposal. The virtual class will run from 7:15 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays, Sept. 14 through Dec. 21. No classes Nov. 16 or 23. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Wednesday, October 28

“Voices of Jewish Women”

The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization Series for the Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program at Case Western Reserve University event from 4 to 5 p.m. will focus on “The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization, Volume 6: Confronting Modernity, 1750–1880,” edited by Elisheva Carlebach and will feature Elisheva Carlebach. Learn about a momentous period in Jewish women’s history (1750 – 1880), a time “in which every aspect of Jewish life underwent the most profound changes to have occurred since antiquity.” Representing a tumultuous era of changing borders, demographic shifts, and significant Jewish migration, this discussion will explore how Jewish women responded to the challenges with a range of responses to modernization, from welcoming to resistant. By defining Jewish cultural production inclusively, Carlebach illuminates heretofore neglected voices and Jewish choices. Register at posenlibrary.com/frontend/posen-library-events.

Thursday, October 29

Columbus Jewish News 18 Difference Makers Virtual Awards Ceremony

The Columbus Jewish News presents the second annual 18 Difference Makers Awards Ceremony, where we will recognize the contributions made by our honorees. Registration is free but required to access the virtual awards ceremony at 6 p.m. Oct. 29. Visit columbusjewishnews.com/differencemakers to meet this year’s honorees and to register.

Cuyahoga County Public Library: Beyond The Book Jacket with Elizabeth Berg

Join the Cuyahoga County Public Library at 7 p.m. for a conversation with Elizabeth Berg, New York Times best-selling author of “I'll Be Seeing You.” Visit beyondbookjackets.com/berg.

Saturday, October 31

Abrepaso Flamenco: Technique Toolbox

Open level class. Great for varying levels of experience. Participants will work on various aspects of technique and musicality each class, including: posturas, brazeo (armwork), zapateado (footwork), turns, raveling/marking steps, and more. The class will be over Zoom and in-person at Wilhelm Dance, 19555 Center Ridge Road in Rocky River. Masks are required for in-person classes. Classes run from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays, Sept. 12 to Dec. 19. No classes Nov. 21 or 28. Limit 10 students in-person. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Cuadro Class

For all levels of dancers and musicians. In this class, students learn and develop improvisation skills in tangos and bulerias, tools to be able to react to musicians and/or dancers, understanding the structures of verses, and basic musical terminology to communicate between dancer and accompanist. The class will be over Zoom and in-person at Wilhelm Dance, 19555 Center Ridge Road in Rocky River. Masks are required for in-person classes, which are limited to 10 students. Classes run from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. from Sept. 12 to Dec. 19. No classes Nov. 21 or 28. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Monday, November 2

The ABCs of Medication Assisted Treatment

Presented by Mike Gersz, MSEd., LPCC-S, LICDC-CS – Director of Outpatient Services at Maryhaven. 10 to 11 a.m. Education will be provided on the diagnostic criteria of Opioid Use Disorder. Training participants will learn about basic concepts involving the application of medication-assisted treatment and education will be provided on the different types of FDA-approved medication. Participants will examine their own biases towards these treatment approaches and data will be provided highlighting the benefits of MAT and MAT outcomes. Register at jfscolumbus.org/community.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Flamenco Fundamentals

Learn the basics of flamenco technique, and get a taste of several different rhythms/styles in flamenco during Abrepaso Flamenco’s virtual fundamentals class. This class is designed for students with little to no flamenco experience. Classes run from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 14 to Dec. 21. No classes Nov. 16 or 23. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Flamenco Studies Zoom

This session will look at flamenco through the lens of the great artists that have shaped the form. Along with historical context and biographical info, we’ll listen and watch videos, emphasizing tools to more deeply appreciate and understand the endless array of YouTube sources at our disposal. The virtual class will run from 7:15 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays, Sept. 14 through Dec. 21. No classes Nov. 16 or 23. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Tuesday, November 3

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center ambassador training workshops

The Cleveland Rape Crisis Center will offering virtual ambassador training workshops that are free and open to the public through Dec. 16. These educational workshops are open to anyone who wants to learn more about how to support survivors of rape and sexual abuse, and become more involved in creating societal change. Each workshop includes the same content. For questions, contact Nicolle Huffman at nicolleh@clevelandrcc.org. The Nov. 3 workshop runs from 5 to 8 p.m.

Saturday, November 7

Abrepaso Flamenco: Technique Toolbox

Open level class. Great for varying levels of experience. Participants will work on various aspects of technique and musicality each class, including: posturas, brazeo (armwork), zapateado (footwork), turns, raveling/marking steps, and more. The class will be over Zoom and in-person at Wilhelm Dance, 19555 Center Ridge Road in Rocky River. Masks are required for in-person classes. Classes run from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays, Sept. 12 to Dec. 19. No classes Nov. 21 or 28. Limit 10 students in-person. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Cuadro Class

For all levels of dancers and musicians. In this class, students learn and develop improvisation skills in tangos and bulerias, tools to be able to react to musicians and/or dancers, understanding the structures of verses, and basic musical terminology to communicate between dancer and accompanist. The class will be over Zoom and in-person at Wilhelm Dance, 19555 Center Ridge Road in Rocky River. Masks are required for in-person classes, which are limited to 10 students. Classes run from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. from Sept. 12 to Dec. 19. No classes Nov. 21 or 28. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Sunday, November 8

ORT Ohio to honor Heroes at 49th Annual ORT Virtual Brunch

ORT America-Ohio Region’s 49th Annual Brunch will be virtual, at 10 a.m. Nov. 8, honoring ORT’s heroes, our teachers, along with our community’s heroes during the COVID-19 pandemic. At the Virtual Brunch, the Ohio Region will also present a special video tour of the Kfar Silver Youth Village in Israel, and stream the live dedication of the Science Center funded by donors of the Ohio Region. For information about the 49th Annual ORT Brunch, contact Ohio Region Associate Director, Alyssa Giterman, 216-464-3022, AGiterman@ortamerica.org.

90 Years of Saving Lives in Israel: A virtual celebration of lifesaving work of Magen David Adom

Join Jason Alexander, Howie Mandel and other guests and performers from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. for a night to remember – and an opportunity to save lives in Israel. By supporting Magen David Adom, you can make a difference for the people of Israel, especially now, as they face the dual threats of coronavirus and attacks from terrorist groups. No organization in Israel saves more lives. So join us at “90 Years of Saving Lives in Israel” to celebrate Israel’s lifesavers and help save lives in Israel. Register at secure.afmda.org/site/SPageNavigator/Events/Virtual_Celebration_Home.html.

Monday, November 9

Abrepaso Flamenco: Flamenco Fundamentals

Learn the basics of flamenco technique, and get a taste of several different rhythms/styles in flamenco during Abrepaso Flamenco’s virtual fundamentals class. This class is designed for students with little to no flamenco experience. Classes run from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 14 to Dec. 21. No classes Nov. 16 or 23. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Cuyahoga County Public Library: Beyond The Book Jacket with Jennifer Rosner

Join the Cuyahoga County Public Library at 7 p.m. for a conversation with Jennifer Rosner, who will discuss her book “The Yellow Bird Sings” as part of the Mandel JCC Cleveland Jewish Book Festival. Visit beyondbookjackets.com/rosner.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Flamenco Studies Zoom

This session will look at flamenco through the lens of the great artists that have shaped the form. Along with historical context and biographical info, we’ll listen and watch videos, emphasizing tools to more deeply appreciate and understand the endless array of YouTube sources at our disposal. The virtual class will run from 7:15 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays, Sept. 14 through Dec. 21. No classes Nov. 16 or 23. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Tuesday, November 10

Cuyahoga County Public Library: Beyond The Book Jacket with Jess Walter

Join the Cuyahoga County Public Library at 7 p.m. for a conversation with New York Times best-selling author Jess Walter, who will discuss his new novel, “The Cold Millions.” Visit beyondbookjackets.com/walter.

CWRU-Siegal Lifelong Learning: Iconic American Jewish Leaders

Brian Amkraut, Executive Director, Siegal Lifelong Learning, CWRU. From 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 10 through Dec. 1. For more information and to register, visit case.edu/lifelonglearning/courses/courses-subject/jewish-studies/iconic-american-jewish-leaders-remote.

Wednesday, November 11

“Secularism and Religious Tradition”

The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization Series for the Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program at Case Western Reserve University event from 4 to 5 p.m. will feature “The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization, Volume 8: Crisis and Creativity between World Wars, 1918–1939,” edited by Todd M. Endelman and Zvi Gitelman, and will feature both volume editors. One conspicuous feature of the Jewish cultural and political landscape in the 1920s and 1930s was the robust health of Jewish movements that were avowedly secular in their outlook. The most prominent were Bundism, Labor Zionism, and Yiddishism. Professors Gitelman and Endelman will discuss how these secular movements confronted Jewish civilization's religious heritage. Register at posenlibrary.com/frontend/posen-library-events.

Thursday, November 12

Cuyahoga County Public Library: Beyond The Book Jacket with Ashley Blooms

Join the Cuyahoga County Public Library at 7 p.m. for a conversation with Ashley Blooms, author of "Every Bone a Prayer." Visit beyondbookjackets.com/blooms.

Friday, November 13

YSU Department of Theatre and Dance virtual performance: “Elegies: A Song Cycle”

Youngstown State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance fall term events will be virtual. William Finn’s “Elegies: A Song Cycle,” directed by Dr. Maria Fenty Denison, with music direction by Amanda Beagle, will be available at showtix4u.com/events/YoungstownStateUniversity at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21; and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22.

Saturday, November 14

Abrepaso Flamenco: Technique Toolbox

Open level class. Great for varying levels of experience. Participants will work on various aspects of technique and musicality each class, including: posturas, brazeo (armwork), zapateado (footwork), turns, raveling/marking steps, and more. The class will be over Zoom and in-person at Wilhelm Dance, 19555 Center Ridge Road in Rocky River. Masks are required for in-person classes. Classes run from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays, Sept. 12 to Dec. 19. No classes Nov. 21 or 28. Limit 10 students in-person. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Cuadro Class

For all levels of dancers and musicians. In this class, students learn and develop improvisation skills in tangos and bulerias, tools to be able to react to musicians and/or dancers, understanding the structures of verses, and basic musical terminology to communicate between dancer and accompanist. The class will be over Zoom and in-person at Wilhelm Dance, 19555 Center Ridge Road in Rocky River. Masks are required for in-person classes, which are limited to 10 students. Classes run from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. from Sept. 12 to Dec. 19. No classes Nov. 21 or 28. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

YSU Department of Theatre and Dance virtual performance: “Elegies: A Song Cycle”

Youngstown State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance fall term events will be virtual. William Finn’s “Elegies: A Song Cycle,” directed by Dr. Maria Fenty Denison, with music direction by Amanda Beagle, will be available at showtix4u.com/events/YoungstownStateUniversity at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21; and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22.

Sunday, November 15

YSU Department of Theatre and Dance virtual performance: “Elegies: A Song Cycle”

Youngstown State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance fall term events will be virtual. William Finn’s “Elegies: A Song Cycle,” directed by Dr. Maria Fenty Denison, with music direction by Amanda Beagle, will be available at showtix4u.com/events/YoungstownStateUniversity at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21; and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22.

Monday, November 16

Cuyahoga County Public Library: Beyond The Book Jacket with Connie Schultz and Sherrod Brown

Join the Cuyahoga County Public Library at 7 p.m. for a conversation with Connie Schultz and Senator Sherrod Brown. Visit beyondbookjackets.com/schultzbrown.

Tuesday, November 17

“Challenges to the Establishment of a Jewish State”

The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization Series for the Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program at Case Western Reserve University event from 4 to 5 p.m. will feature “The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization, Volume 9, Catastrophe and Rebirth, 1939–1973,” edited by Samuel D. Kassow and David G. Roskies which will be released in November 2020. This event will feature both volume editors. The establishment of a Jewish State presented growing challenges to the collectivist, statist, patriotic, Zionist narrative that dominated Israel's early years. Kassow and Roskies will examine Jewish writing during the Holocaust, the Renaissance of Jewish life in America after WWII and Jewish creativity behind the iron curtain in the Soviet Union before 1973 as they tie into the foundations and formation of the Jewish State of Israel. Register at posenlibrary.com/frontend/posen-library-events.

Thursday, November 19

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center ambassador training workshops

The Cleveland Rape Crisis Center will offering virtual ambassador training workshops that are free and open to the public through Dec. 16. These educational workshops are open to anyone who wants to learn more about how to support survivors of rape and sexual abuse, and become more involved in creating societal change. Each workshop includes the same content. For questions, contact Nicolle Huffman at nicolleh@clevelandrcc.org. The Nov. 19 workshop runs from 3 to 6 p.m.

Cleveland Play House presents “Theatre Thursday”

7 p.m. “Healing and Dealing with CPH CARE.” Theatre Thursday is LIVE interactive virtual program focusing on CPH's core values of artistry, community, and life-long learning, presented on the third Thursday of each month, hosted by CPH Artistic Director Laura Kepley and CPH Artistic Directing Fellow Stori Ayers. Theatre Thursday is a monthly interactive virtual event which will allow audiences to experience the artistry of CPH, connect directly with the makers of our work, and converse with staff and other audience members about the impact of our artistic work in our beloved community. Theatre Thursday is for CPH fans and anyone interested in learning more about the work of America's first regional theatre - onstage, backstage, in the classroom and in the community. Registration for Theatre Thursday is required in advance. Viewing access is "Pay What You Can," starting at $5. All events are live streamed via ZOOM and can be viewed on a computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. For more information about Theatre Thursday, visit www.clevelandplayhouse.com/theatre-thursday.

The City on the Hill: The Influence of Henry George on Tom L. Johnson and Other Mayors

Alexandra W. Lough, Author. 7 p.m. This free lecture is part of the Cleveland Civics History Series offered by Case Western Reserve University's Siegal Lifelong Learning and co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland and the Cleveland History Center. For information, visit case.edu/lifelonglearning/lectures/cleveland-civics-history-series.

The William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage Virtual Series: Susan Choi

Susan Choi is the author of five novels, including The Foreign Student, for which she won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction; American Woman, which was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize; A Person of Interest, which was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award; and, My Education, for which she received a 2014 Lammy Award. Choi’s fifth novel, Trust Exercise, won the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction. A recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation, she teaches fiction writing at Yale University. Starts at 7 p.m. Register at cuyahogalibrary.org/Events/Writers-Center-Stage.aspx.

Friday, November 20

YSU Department of Theatre and Dance virtual performance: “Elegies: A Song Cycle”

Youngstown State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance fall term events will be virtual. William Finn’s “Elegies: A Song Cycle,” directed by Dr. Maria Fenty Denison, with music direction by Amanda Beagle, will be available at showtix4u.com/events/YoungstownStateUniversity at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21; and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22.

Saturday, November 21

YSU Department of Theatre and Dance virtual performance: “Elegies: A Song Cycle”

Youngstown State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance fall term events will be virtual. William Finn’s “Elegies: A Song Cycle,” directed by Dr. Maria Fenty Denison, with music direction by Amanda Beagle, will be available at showtix4u.com/events/YoungstownStateUniversity at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21; and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22.

Cleveland Classical Guitar Society: Raphaël Feuillâtre in Concert

7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cleveland Classical Guitar Society presents the return of Raphaël Feuillâtre after his Cleveland debut in October 2019. This exclusive online concert will feature Feuillâtre performing from his home in France. For more information and to register, visit cleguitar.org/event/feuillatre-online.

Sunday, November 22

YSU Department of Theatre and Dance virtual performance: “Elegies: A Song Cycle”

Youngstown State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance fall term events will be virtual. William Finn’s “Elegies: A Song Cycle,” directed by Dr. Maria Fenty Denison, with music direction by Amanda Beagle, will be available at showtix4u.com/events/YoungstownStateUniversity at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22.

Monday, November 23

Online book club with Maureen Corrigan

Our fall Benefactors and Subscribers are invited to join an online book club with Maureen Corrigan, book critic for NPR’s Fresh Air and the author of the literary memoir Leave Me Alone, I’m Reading: Finding and Losing Myself in Books. She investigated “the Great American Novel we all think we’ve read, but really haven’t” in her book So We Read On: How the Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures. An associate editor of and contributor to Mystery and Suspense Writers, Corrigan won the 1999 Edgar Award for Criticism and served as a juror for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction. Starts at 7 p.m. Register at cuyahogalibrary.org/Events/Writers-Center-Stage.aspx

Monday, November 30

Abrepaso Flamenco: Flamenco Fundamentals

Learn the basics of flamenco technique, and get a taste of several different rhythms/styles in flamenco during Abrepaso Flamenco’s virtual fundamentals class. This class is designed for students with little to no flamenco experience. Classes run from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 14 to Dec. 21. No classes Nov. 16 or 23. To register for the class, visit https://www.abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Cuyahoga County Public Library: Beyond The Book Jacket with Craig Wright

Join the Cuyahoga County Public Library at 7 p.m. for a conversation with Craig Wright, a Yale professor who brings his famed Genius Course to the reader as he profiles brilliant individuals including Leonardo DaVinci, Mozart, Shakespeare, Vincent van Gogh, Harriet Tubman, Kanye West, Andy Warhol, Lady Gaga, Toni Morrison and Elon Musk, to reveal the 14 hidden habits of genius: work ethic, resilience, originality, childlike imagination, insatiable curiosity, passion, creative maladjustment, rebelliousness, cross-border thinking, contrarian action, preparation, obsession, relaxation, and concentration. Visit beyondbookjackets.com/wright.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Flamenco Studies Zoom

This session will look at flamenco through the lens of the great artists that have shaped the form. Along with historical context and biographical info, we’ll listen and watch videos, emphasizing tools to more deeply appreciate and understand the endless array of YouTube sources at our disposal. The virtual class will run from 7:15 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays, Sept. 14 through Dec. 21. No classes Nov. 16 or 23. To register for the class, visit https://www.abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Tuesday, December 1

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center ambassador training workshops

The Cleveland Rape Crisis Center will offering virtual ambassador training workshops that are free and open to the public through Dec. 16. These educational workshops are open to anyone who wants to learn more about how to support survivors of rape and sexual abuse, and become more involved in creating societal change. Each workshop includes the same content. For questions, contact Nicolle Huffman at nicolleh@clevelandrcc.org. The Dec. 1 workshop runs from 2 to 5 p.m.

Thursday, December 3

Cuyahoga County Public Library: Beyond The Book Jacket with Peter Cozzens

Join the Cuyahoga County Public Library at 7 p.m. for a conversation with historian Peter Cozzens, who will discuss his book, "Tecumseh and the Prophet: The Shawnee Brothers Who Defied a Nation." Visit beyondbookjackets.com/cozzens.

Women and Philanthropy: The Monied Women of Cleveland and their Impact

Einav Rabinovitch-Fox, Visiting Assistant Professor, Dept. of History, CWRU. 7 p.m. This free lecture is part of the Cleveland Civics History Series offered by Case Western Reserve University's Siegal Lifelong Learning and co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland and the Cleveland History Center. For information, visit case.edu/lifelonglearning/lectures/cleveland-civics-history-series.

Heart of a Champion virtual wine and food fundraiser

Heart of a Champion, a virtual event to benefit the Ohio Regional Training Center and MCORE Foundation, is planned from 8 to 9 p.m. Dec. 3 via Zoom. Event proceeds support the MCORE Foundation to enable discounted or free preventative heart screenings in underserved areas to identify heart abnormalities that could cause sudden cardiac arrest, and the Ohio RTC to support world class Olympic wrestling hopefuls train and achieve their Olympic dreams, according to a news release. The one-hour program will feature The Ohio State University head wrestling coach, Tom Ryan, who lost his son, Teague, to sudden cardiac arrest at age 5. Tickets are $150 each and include a proprietary bottle of AXR red wine (valued at $65) and a link for the online event, according to the release. Participants will pour their wine as Jean Hoefliger, head winemaker and partner of AXR winery, hosts the virtual wine tasting. The event will also feature a virtual silent auction with rare Napa Valley wines and experiences. The deadline for ticket purchases is Nov. 2 to ensure each participant has their wine prior to the event. Visit ohioheartofchampion.com to register.

Friday, December 4

YSU Department of Theatre and Dance virtual performance: “Chillin’ in a Winter Wonderland: An Evening of Seasonal Jazz and Pop Tunes”

Youngstown State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance fall term events will be virtual. “Chillin’ in a Winter Wonderland: An Evening of Seasonal Jazz and Pop Tunes,” a cabaret style event showcasing students in the Musical Theatre program will be available at showtix4u.com/events/YoungstownStateUniversity at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21; and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22.

Saturday, December 5

Abrepaso Flamenco: Technique Toolbox

Open level class. Great for varying levels of experience. Participants will work on various aspects of technique and musicality each class, including: posturas, brazeo (armwork), zapateado (footwork), turns, raveling/marking steps, and more. The class will be over Zoom and in-person at Wilhelm Dance, 19555 Center Ridge Road in Rocky River. Masks are required for in-person classes. Classes run from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays, Sept. 12 to Dec. 19. No classes Nov. 21 or 28. Limit 10 students in-person. To register for the class, visithttps://www.abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Cuadro Class

For all levels of dancers and musicians. In this class, students learn and develop improvisation skills in tangos and bulerias, tools to be able to react to musicians and/or dancers, understanding the structures of verses, and basic musical terminology to communicate between dancer and accompanist. The class will be over Zoom and in-person at Wilhelm Dance, 19555 Center Ridge Road in Rocky River. Masks are required for in-person classes, which are limited to 10 students. Classes run from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. from Sept. 12 to Dec. 19. No classes Nov. 21 or 28. To register for the class, visit https://www.abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Sunday, December 6

Cleveland Jewish News 18 Difference Makers Virtual Awards Ceremony

The Cleveland Jewish News 2020 18 Difference Makers virtual awards ceremony will be broadcast via Zoom at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 6. Registration is FREE, but required to gain access to the virtual awards ceremony. Please note: This is traditionally a ticketed event. In lieu of requiring ticket purchases, the Cleveland Jewish News is asking for your support of local Jewish journalism with the purchase of an optional $36 ticket for this unique virtual event during the pandemic, which includes a one year print and e-edition subscription to the Cleveland Jewish News ($63.95 value). Visit cjn.org/18dm to meet this year’s honorees and to register.

YSU Department of Theatre and Dance virtual performance: Ten-Minute Plays project

Youngstown State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance Ten-Minute PLays will open at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6. The event is organized by Matthew Mazuroski, showcases student directors and actors in workshop productions. The directors will explore the foundations of storytelling and develop their skills in working with actors on these exciting and innovative scripts. The free event will be available at showtix4u.com/events/YoungstownStateUniversity.

Monday, December 7

Abrepaso Flamenco: Flamenco Fundamentals

Learn the basics of flamenco technique, and get a taste of several different rhythms/styles in flamenco during Abrepaso Flamenco’s virtual fundamentals class. This class is designed for students with little to no flamenco experience. Classes run from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 14 to Dec. 21. No classes Nov. 16 or 23. To register for the class, visit https://www.abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Flamenco Studies Zoom

This session will look at flamenco through the lens of the great artists that have shaped the form. Along with historical context and biographical info, we’ll listen and watch videos, emphasizing tools to more deeply appreciate and understand the endless array of YouTube sources at our disposal. The virtual class will run from 7:15 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays, Sept. 14 through Dec. 21. No classes Nov. 16 or 23. To register for the class, visit https://www.abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Thursday, December 10

Cuyahoga County Public Library: Beyond The Book Jacket with Stuart Turton

Join the Cuyahoga County Public Library at 7 p.m. for a conversation with Stuart Turton, author of the bestselling The “7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle,” winner of the Costa Best First Novel Award. Visit beyondbookjackets.com/turton.

Saturday, December 12

Abrepaso Flamenco: Technique Toolbox

Open level class. Great for varying levels of experience. Participants will work on various aspects of technique and musicality each class, including: posturas, brazeo (armwork), zapateado (footwork), turns, raveling/marking steps, and more. The class will be over Zoom and in-person at Wilhelm Dance, 19555 Center Ridge Road in Rocky River. Masks are required for in-person classes. Classes run from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays, Sept. 12 to Dec. 19. No classes Nov. 21 or 28. Limit 10 students in-person. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Cuadro Class

For all levels of dancers and musicians. In this class, students learn and develop improvisation skills in tangos and bulerias, tools to be able to react to musicians and/or dancers, understanding the structures of verses, and basic musical terminology to communicate between dancer and accompanist. The class will be over Zoom and in-person at Wilhelm Dance, 19555 Center Ridge Road in Rocky River. Masks are required for in-person classes, which are limited to 10 students. Classes run from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. from Sept. 12 to Dec. 19. No classes Nov. 21 or 28. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Monday, December 14

Abrepaso Flamenco: Flamenco Fundamentals

Learn the basics of flamenco technique, and get a taste of several different rhythms/styles in flamenco during Abrepaso Flamenco’s virtual fundamentals class. This class is designed for students with little to no flamenco experience. Classes run from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 14 to Dec. 21. No classes Nov. 16 or 23. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Flamenco Studies Zoom

This session will look at flamenco through the lens of the great artists that have shaped the form. Along with historical context and biographical info, we’ll listen and watch videos, emphasizing tools to more deeply appreciate and understand the endless array of YouTube sources at our disposal. The virtual class will run from 7:15 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays, Sept. 14 through Dec. 21. No classes Nov. 16 or 23. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Wednesday, December 16

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center ambassador training workshops

The Cleveland Rape Crisis Center will offering virtual ambassador training workshops that are free and open to the public through Dec. 16. These educational workshops are open to anyone who wants to learn more about how to support survivors of rape and sexual abuse, and become more involved in creating societal change. Each workshop includes the same content. For questions, contact Nicolle Huffman at nicolleh@clevelandrcc.org. The Dec. 16 workshop runs from 5 to 8 p.m.

Thursday, December 17

The Cleveland Play House Presents “Theatre Thursday”

7 p.m. “Holiday Movie Night” Theatre Thursday is a LIVE interactive virtual program focusing on CPH's core values of artistry, community, and life-long learning, presented on the third Thursday of each month, hosted by CPH Artistic Director Laura Kepley and CPH Artistic Directing Fellow Stori Ayers. Theatre Thursday is a monthly interactive virtual event which will allow audiences to experience the artistry of CPH, connect directly with the makers of our work, and converse with staff and other audience members about the impact of our artistic work in our beloved community. Theatre Thursday is for CPH fans and anyone interested in learning more about the work of America's first regional theatre - onstage, backstage, in the classroom and in the community. Registration for Theatre Thursday is required in advance. Viewing access is "Pay What You Can," starting at $5. All events are live streamed via ZOOM and can be viewed on a computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. For more information about Theatre Thursday, visit www.clevelandplayhouse.com/theatre-thursday.

Saturday, December 19

Abrepaso Flamenco: Technique Toolbox

Open level class. Great for varying levels of experience. Participants will work on various aspects of technique and musicality each class, including: posturas, brazeo (armwork), zapateado (footwork), turns, raveling/marking steps, and more. The class will be over Zoom and in-person at Wilhelm Dance, 19555 Center Ridge Road in Rocky River. Masks are required for in-person classes. Classes run from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays, Sept. 12 to Dec. 19. No classes Nov. 21 or 28. Limit 10 students in-person. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Cuadro Class

For all levels of dancers and musicians. In this class, students learn and develop improvisation skills in tangos and bulerias, tools to be able to react to musicians and/or dancers, understanding the structures of verses, and basic musical terminology to communicate between dancer and accompanist. The class will be over Zoom and in-person at Wilhelm Dance, 19555 Center Ridge Road in Rocky River. Masks are required for in-person classes, which are limited to 10 students. Classes run from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. from Sept. 12 to Dec. 19. No classes Nov. 21 or 28. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Monday, December 21

Abrepaso Flamenco: Flamenco Fundamentals

Learn the basics of flamenco technique, and get a taste of several different rhythms/styles in flamenco during Abrepaso Flamenco’s virtual fundamentals class. This class is designed for students with little to no flamenco experience. Classes run from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 14 to Dec. 21. No classes Nov. 16 or 23. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Abrepaso Flamenco: Flamenco Studies Zoom

This session will look at flamenco through the lens of the great artists that have shaped the form. Along with historical context and biographical info, we’ll listen and watch videos, emphasizing tools to more deeply appreciate and understand the endless array of YouTube sources at our disposal. The virtual class will run from 7:15 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays, Sept. 14 through Dec. 21. No classes Nov. 16 or 23. To register for the class, visit abrepaso.org/calendar/classes.

Wednesday, December 23

Jim Brickman: Comfort and Joy at Home

Grammy-nominated songwriter, piano sensation and Shaker Heights native Jim Brickman continues his annual Christmas tradition this holiday season with the Comfort & Joy at Home 2020 Virtual Tour. A Portion of each ticket purchased to this LIVE event will benefit Columbus’ historic Southern Theatre. Fans and their families can enjoy this unique virtual concert experience from the comfort of home as Brickman blends yuletide memories and holiday carols with his own his songs such as “The Gift,” “Sending You a Little Christmas,” “Angel Eyes,” and “If You Believe.” Various package levels are available, including the option to interact live with Brickman in the ‘Zoom Room!’ Buy tickets at https://www.jimbrickman.com/columbus.

Ongoing programs

Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple - Shabbat (Friday) Evening Service

Every Shabbat (Friday) evening, Fairmount Temple offers a Shabbat service led by our clergy at 6:15 p.m. that you can stream at fairmounttemple.org/worship/live-stream.

Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple - Wednesday Morning Torah Study

Every Wednesday at 7:30 a.m., Morning Torah Study will be held via Zoom conferencing. To be added to the group list and receive the information on Zoom for the Wednesday Morning Torah Study, please contact Staci Cohen at scohen@fairmounttemple.org.

Beth Jacob Congregation shifts minyamin, classes to digital platform

Beth Jacob Congregation is offering virtual services and classes. They daven Shachris on Sundays at 8:30; Monday, Thursday and Friday at 6:45; and Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 a.m.;beth-jacob.whereby.com/daily-tefillah. Amud Yomi is 6:15 a.m.; beth-jacob.whereby.com/rgoldsteinclasses. Daf Yomi is at 6 a.m.; beth-jacob.whereby.com/dafyomi/kinyan. Lox & Learn is at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday; beth-jacob.whereby.com/rgoldsteinclasses. Kinyan Mesechta is at 9:20 p.m. Mondays and 8:20 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; followed by Maariv; beth-jacob.whereby.com/dafyomi/kinyan.

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation

B’nai Jeshurun services are available via Zoom, live stream or dial in and are being led by our clergy. Daily services, Monday through Friday; morning minyan, 7:15 a.m.; evening minyan, 6 p.m. Shabbat Services, Saturday; Shabbat morning, 9 a.m.; Shabbat afternoon, 6 pm. Daily services, Sunday; morning minyan, 8 a.m.; evening minyan: 6 p.m. Visit https://www.bnaijeshurun.org/pray-with-us-shabbat for the Zoom and livestream links.

Chabad of Cleveland

Use this Zoom link for all events: https://zoom.us/j/7262247760?status=success

Chassidus Chaburah: Freshen up your morning with a daily dose of Chassidus. Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.

Talmud with Machshava: Every Sunday, Halacha and Chassidus, 11:30 am, with Rabbi Chaikin

Women’s Tanya: Every Tuesday at 11 a.m., take a tour through the most spiritual realms, collecting some relevant keepsakes along the way with Rabbi Shmuli Friedman; zoom.us/j/7262247760.

Women’s Chassidus Insights into the weekly Torah Portion: Every Tuesday at 8 p.m. with Rabbi Chaikin

The Sichos Project with Rabbi Gancz: Every Wednesday at 8 p.m. Join the discussion using this link: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/524211947

Men’s Timely Tanya: Every Thursday at 8 p.m., study selections from the Tanya to help bolster your faith and get you through these trying days with Rabbi Shmuli Friedman; zoom.us/j/7262247760

Erev Shabbos Avos - 12 minutes of Ethics: From 5 to 5:15 p.m. listen to others share their favorite Pirkei Avot messages. If you would like to share your own, contact Rabbi Shmuli via their website (chabadofcleveland.com/tools/feedback.htm) to get a spot in the rotation. Join the discussion using this link: http://zoom.us/j/4876378020

The Kollel

Contemporary Issues with Rabbi Fried: (For Men and Women on Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon) Rabbi Fried with explore why we're here, where we're heading and how we're getting there. We will keep in mind that we travel step by step in order to get there in 120 years! Check with info@thekollel.org for schedule changes. https://zoom.us/j/715158425

Leap of Trust: Discovering faith and living with trust in G-d with Rabbi Yaakov Kirschbaum

(For men and women on Sundays from 8-9 p.m.) To join online, click the link and your computer/phone will take care of the rest! https://zoom.us/j/91056933101. Check with info@thekollel.org for any schedule changes.

The Mitzvah in the Parsha: ZOOM: Join Mrs. Chaya Morris on Mondays from 5-6 p.m. as we explore weekly parsha and mitzvot that tie to the weekly portion. https://zoom.us/j/94541740851

Parsha Brew: (For Men & Women, Tuesdays from 8:40-9:40am): Rabbi Morris offers an overview and an in-depth analysis of the weekly Torah portion. Start your Tuesday with a mug of coffee and a cupful of Torah brew. https://zoom.us/j/98190279352

Women of the Bible with Mrs. Nechama Fried: ZOOM: Wednesdays from 7-8pm, share Torah with other women in an open and insightful setting. https://zoom.us/j/96026013550

Chavrusah Learning Program: Chavrusah Learning Program is offering a class every Wednesday from 8-9 p.m. that consists of a night of dynamic one-on-one learning and facilitated group discussions. For more information or for technical questions, call 512-758-2144 or email info@TheKollel.org. Use bit.ly/learn_face2face to sign in.

The Book of Genesis: ZOOM: (For Men & Women from Thursdays from 8:45-9:45am): Rabbi Zuckerman offers an in-depth textual exploration of the Book of Genesis. https://zoom.us/j/930007718

The Siddur: ZOOM: Thursdays from 8-9pm, join Rabbi Greenspan as he explores the parameters of Rabbinic authority. https://zoom.us/j/308005366

Cinematheque’s Virtual Multiplex

Cinematheque at the Cleveland Institute of Art is offering a virtual multiplex for theatrical screenings at home. Visit cia.edu/cinematheque.

City Club of Cleveland offering recordings of past virtual forums

The City Club of Cleveland has a backlog of virtual and in-person forums at cityclub.org. All forums are available in video as well as podcast form. To view archives of past forums, visitcityclub.org/archives.

Cleveland Cinemas’ virtual screening room

Cleveland Cinemas opened its virtual screening room to the public where people can watch a range of films for a fee. Visitclevelandcinemas.com.

Cleveland City Dance offering virtual dance classes

Cleveland City Dance is living streaming dance classes so dancers can continue to grow in their art. Find a schedule of classes at clevelandcitydance.com/virtualclasses.html.

Cleveland Institute of Art online exhibits

“TITLE TBD” (titletbd.show) highlights urgent concerns of institutional and historical oppression, conflict transformation and peer support mechanisms; the show also is open to the public in the Reinberger Gallery by appointment only. “Doing A Gender” (doingagender.com) features work by four students that explores societal gender roles and was put together through CIA’s Creativity Works program. “Handled With Care” (handledwithcareshow.com) features work from 25 students who were in CIA’s Artist as Producer class, and the varied work revolves around a theme of love. “HOMEPAGE” ( homepage-exhibition.myportfolio.com/work) features work from students in CIA’s Advanced Video & Digital Cinema Projects class and focuses on social distancing.

Cleveland Institute of Music opening virtual showcase

The Cleveland Institute of Music is releasing an online showcase of student and faculty talent consisting of video recordings of its most iconic ensemble, opera and solo performances on its Facebook page. Visitfacebook.com/ClevelandInstituteofMusic.

The Cleveland Museum of Art online resources

Explore the wealth of digital resources CMA has to offer by visiting clevelandart.org/home-where-art-stay-connected.

The Cleveland Orchestra, WCLV Classical 104.9 ideastream weekday broadcasts

Created to provide musical nourishment for Northeast Ohio community, Lunchtime with The Cleveland Orchestra includes highlights from Orchestra recordings and past concerts – running from noon to 1 p.m. every weekday on the radio and online. In addition to weekday Lunchtime with The Cleveland Orchestra broadcasts, WCLV will continue running Cleveland Orchestra concerts at 8 p.m. Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays on the radio and online. Details of the existing broadcast schedule of previously recorded and on-demand concerts are available at ideastream.org/wclv/cleveland-orchestra,wclv.ideastream.org/topics/lunchtime-with-the-cleveland-orchestra andideastream.org/wclv/cleveland-orchestra-broadcasts.

Cleveland Orchestra Musicians on social media

With Severance Hall dark during the COVID-19 crisis, many Cleveland Orchestra musicians are recording performances at their homes and posting them on the Orchestra’s social media channels (facebook.com/clevelandorchestra, twitter.com/CleveOrchestra, instagram.com/cleveorch and youtube.com/clevelandorchestra). In addition, the Orchestra has adapted its school-based Mindful Music Moments program to reach community members of all ages across all of its social media platforms and website. This daily online initiative combines classical music with mindfulness prompts in an attempt to help reduce stress and anxiety, providing an accessible tool to boost social and emotional well-being.

College Now of Greater Cleveland

Those with concerns about how the pandemic will impact student loans or college admission status can contact College Now of Greater Cleveland and schedule a free virtual counseling session. collegenowgc.org

Columbus Museum of Art online resources

Join the CMA online as they experiment with new ways of virtually gathering, cultivating creativity and play, and building community resilience and connection together. Visitcolumbusmuseum.org/stay-connected for more information.

Congregation Shaarey Tikvah to host college student meet-ups

Congregation Shaarey Tikvah will host opportunities for college students to meet through Zoom for a check-in and learning with the date and time to be determined.

Congregation Shaarey Tikvah ongoing programs

Rabbi Roland will lead a virtual Kabbalat Shabbat at 6 p.m. every Friday; zoom.us/j/955142707 or call in to 1-646-558-8656 and enter Meeting ID: 955 142 707. Teen Hangout with Rabbi Roland is at 4 p.m. every Wednesday; zoom.us/j/994856324, email rbrown@shaareytikvah.org for passwords to join the meetings. Children are invited to join for Virtual T.O.D.A (The Open Dor Academy, our Shabbat morning children’s program) on Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. for 30 minutes of fun with Holly and Rabbi Brown; us04web.zoom.us/j/78073937917, email rbrown@shaareytikvah.org for passwords to join the meetings. The Rebbe's Tisch is a new program at 9 p.m. Thursdays, and Rabbi Roland will teach a song, tell a story, and share a bit of Torah from our Hasidic Masters; zoom.us/j/98342740389 or call 1-646-558-8656 and enter Meeting ID: 983 4274 0389. Midweek Mishnah classes continue virtually and are at 10 a.m. Wednesdays at 10 a.m.; zoom.us/j/695805248, or call 1-646-558-8656 and enter Meeting ID: 695 805 248; no Hebrew needed, all adult learners welcome.

CWRU-Siegal Lifelong Learning

CWRU-Siegal Lifelong Learning offers an array of remote courses and lectures that provide an opportunity for live exchange of ideas with expert faculty. case.edu/lifelonglearning

Daily Digital Inspiration

Rabbi Avi Goldstein of Beth Jacob Congregation in Columbus is offering a relevant and inspirational D'Var Torah every day that is no more than 3 minutes long in a WhatsApp group. To join, visitchat.whatsapp.com/Bj60wOyqqQA2lYv6MCFLuB.

Delicious Israel Virtual Israeli Food Tours

Delicious Israel offers virtual Israeli food tours, virtual Israeli cooking classes, and virtual Israeli wine or whisky tastings. For more information, visit deliciousisrael.com/virtual-tours.

Federation offering therapy during COVID-19 pandemic

In partnership with Jewish Family Services Association, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Access Jewish Cleveland Help Hotline is offering a therapist from JSFA to be available and on call from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at accessjewishcleveland.org or 216-292-INFO (4636).

The Gathering Place Exercise Classes for Those Currently Coping with Cancer

Through Sept. 29. Mondays from 7 to 7:30 p.m. and Thursdays 6:30 to 7 p.m., via GoToMeeting; Instructor: Michael Ciccarello, GFI, PT. Tuesdays from 12:30 to 1 p.m., via Zoom; Instructor: Stephen Cerne, BS, NSCA-CPT,ACSM/ACS-CET. Advanced registration required at 216-595-9546.

Great Lakes Science Center releases virtual early childhood programming

The Great Lakes Science Center has released a series of free early childhood STEM programming videos catered to families with children ages 5 and younger on its website. The videos feature a book families can read along with followed by a related experiment they can complete at home with common household items. Visit greatscience.com/engage/early-childhood-resources to watch the videos.

Hiram College Art and Design program’s Juried Student Art Show

Featuring the work of students from diverse art disciplines, including painting, sculpture, jewelry, photography, and video, the exhibition is open to the public and can be accessed through the College’s website at www.hiram.edu/artshow. Guests can also read the gallery director’s welcome, the juror’s statement, and sign the guest book.

InMotion offers virtual Parkinson’s assistance

InMotion, a Cleveland nonprofit that assists those with Parkinson’s disease, will continue its efforts through free virtual classes, support groups over teleconference calls and connecting with its clients and carepartners to guarantee they have access to proper care. Visitbeinmotion.org.

JCC of Greater Columbus offers virtual personal training at home

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus is offering clients the ability to purchase virtual home workout sessions. One hour-long session is $60, one 45-minute session is $48 and one 30-minute session is $33. Three 30-minute home written workouts is $30, and there’s a special where four 30-minute virtual sessions is $99. Clients are required to have access to some equipment at home. If interested, contact JCC Fitness Director Carlie Synder at csnyder@columbusjcc.org.

Jewish Family Services COVID-19 Support Group

If you would like to connect with others in the community, get some new ideas for building resilience, and talk through concerns related to COVID-19, join this virtual support group. We will share experiences, challenges, and coping tools in a safe, welcoming, and confidential space facilitated by two Jewish Family Services clinicians. This group meets every Wednesday evening at 5:30 p.m. on Zoom. It’s open registration so participants don’t have to commit to attending every Wednesday. Register at bit.ly/JFSGroup

Jewish Federations of North America provides daily content

The Jewish Federations of North America caters to the Jewish community with daily videos, resources, virtual meet-ups and nonprofit loans through its website at jewishtogether.org.

jHUB Tie Dye at Your House

Sign up for a jHUB tie dye project brought to your house! Schedule a socially distant one-on-one program with Danya who will bring all the materials to make a special jHUB tie dye shirt connected to the value of Hiddur Mitzvah, the beautification of a mitzvah (commandment).After you sign up, a calendar link will be sent to you to pick a day and time that works for your family's schedule. Sign up at eventbrite.com/e/jhub-tie-dye-at-your-house-tickets-108258070804.

Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage

The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage is taking a tour of the world and all of its offerings to curate cultural connections aligned with the museum’s mission and values. Explore exhibits, art, film, literature, lectures and more through their weekly blog posts. You can also sign up to receive a weekly e-newsletter that brings the cultural content into your home. Visit maltzmuseum.org/connect to learn more.

Mandel JCC of Cleveland

Stay connected with The J’s online community by visiting their following Facebook Pages and Groups: Mandel JCC Facebook Page, Mandel JCC Fitness Group, Mandel JCC Family Place Group, Mandel JCC J-Day Camps Facebook Page and Camp Wise Facebook Page.

Mandel JCC of Cleveland New School Days at The J Program

Designed to help kindergarten to sixth grade students navigate distance learning, the program is weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. The J’s professional staff will guide children on the path to success for their distance learning experience, and oversee students to ensure they are on task and connected to their school’s distance learning sessions and academic curriculum. Beyond this guiding supervision, School Days at The J offers structured activities, outdoor recreation, science, art and math electives, as well as vital peer social connections. Register at mandeljcc.org/schooldays.

NCJW/CLE ask Thriftique Showroom Manager Abbe

National Council of Jewish Women/Cleveland Thriftique Showroom Manager Abbe will be answering questions when it comes to thrifting and what her and her staff have been up to. Questions can be sent to her at thriftiqueshowroom@gmail.com and will be answered atfacebook.com/ThriftiqueShowroom/.

North Coast Harbor virtual run for Downtown Cleveland Recovery Response Fund

The 3rd Annual North Coast Harbor 15k, 10k & 5k run goes virtual for 2020, with the goal to raise money for the Downtown Cleveland Recovery Response Fund. Runners can run anytime, anywhere now through Oct. 31. For more information and to register, visit northcoastharbor.org/events/event/north-coast-harbor-15k-10k-5k-run.

The Park Preschool Virtual Program

Park Preschool offers the opportunity to connect with our creative teachers for a fun social and safe learning experience. For more information visit parksynagogue.org/park-preschool

The Park Synagogue Services

All Shabbat, as well as morning and evening minyans will now be conducted virtually through Zoom until further notice. Visit parksynagogue.org for more information.

PJ Library offers interactive virtual content

The PJ Library features virtual activities and live content available for children and at facebook.com/PJLibrary.

Prizmah Center for Jewish Day Schools online database

The Prizmah Center for Jewish Day Schools has various webinars and videos available featuring advice on how Jewish day schools can navigate through this period of online learning. Visitprizmah.org/gatherings to learn more.

Ramah offering programs to view at home

Ramah’s Ba-Bayit is a compilation of programs from Ramah camps and Israel programs. Interested individuals can access these videos from Zoom and Facebook Live to view at home. For more information, visit campramah.org/ramah-ba-bayit.

Shaker Arts Council Fall Zoom Art Classes and Webinars

Shaker Arts Council (SHAC) announces a Fall series of community virtual art classes and webinars. SHAC is presenting these classes Sept. 20 through Nov. 4 as part of Stay-in-Place Productions, the arts council’s response to COVID -19. There are classes for every age and cover many artistic genres including painting, drawing, theater arts, graphic novels, mixed media, paper-mache, poetry, and photography. All are offered within an affordable price range. There are four free webinars; one featuring a Zentangle demonstration, a webinar on meditation, an introduction to voiceover and a presentation by Peter Lawson Jones offering tips on building your acting career. For specific dates, times and to register visit: www.shakerartscouncil.org.

Shaw JCC of Akron Hosts All-Day Distance Learning Program

The Shaw JCC of Akron is offering a "Distance Learning Program," which will provide teacher support, as well as a safe environment, for children to attend their school’s virtual classes and complete their educational requirements.⁣⁣ This program will start on your child's first day of school and will run 5 days a week. Please contact Lyndsey Kirk to discuss details specific to your child's school. Visit our website at https://bit.ly/31IXMLn and call (330) 835-0064 or email lkirk@shawjcc.org.

Shaw JCC of Akron Hosting Ongoing Virtual Fitness Classes

The Shaw JCC of Akron is offering virtual classes in conjunction with in-person classes. Currently, the JCC is offering the following classes virtually, with a membership: Kettlebell, Zumba, Yoga, WERQ, Spinning and Turbokick. Starting is early October, the Shaw JCC will expand their virtual fitness offerings to include hundreds of virtual classes weekly.

Solon Center for the Arts

Take virtual arts classes at discounted rates. Visit solonarts.maxgalaxy.net/Home.aspx.

Solon Chamber offering various resources through pandemic

Solon Chamber of Commerce will be offering a number of resources during the COVID-19 pandemic. Find information and resources at solonchamber.com. In partnership with the city of Solon and the Solon Senior Center, the chamber compiled a list of Solon restaurants open for delivery and take-out to help support local businesses. For the full list, visitsolonchamber.com/stay-safe--shop-local.html.

Stories and Yoga with jHUB

Check out our interactive videos with easy to follow yoga stretches and stories for children. Learn about the Jewish value of Shimirat Ha’adamah (Protecting the Earth) while Danya reads "The Earth Book" by Todd Parr at youtu.be/U4UAWTeuVYY. Learn about the Jewish value of Hakarat HaTov (Recognizing the Good) while Danya reads "The Little, Little House" by Jessica Souhami at youtu.be/m5PKjvDq3WM.

Suburban Temple Kol Ami - Shabbat services

Rabbi Vann and Music Director Deb Rogers provide members with a beautiful service each Friday evening. Connect via Zoom or the Temple's Facebook page. suburbantemple.org/event/ShabbatOnline2020 or facebook.com/suburbantemple.

Suburban Temple Kol Ami - Storytime with Rabbi Shana

Every Friday at 5 p.m. Adults and kids are invited to get comfortable in your favorite chair or find your special spot on the floor and join Rabbi Shana for a story to welcome Shabbat. https://www.suburbantemple.org/event/StoryTime2020

Talespinner Children’s Theatre provides online content

Talespinner Children’s Theatre, a theater company based in Cleveland, has posted videos made by its educational staff to its YouTube channel and Facebook page for families and children to learn theater games, activities and crafts while at home. Visityoutube.com/channel/UCpmh1tWSlKfkinTWqUxksOQ and facebook.com/TCT4kids.

The Temple Tifereth Israel

Join with others to enjoy great poems together with Rabbi Roger Klein. Every Thursday afternoon from 4 to 5 p.m., Rabbi Klein will lead a Zoom discussion featuring the poetry he loves and invites you to bring some of the poems you love. Please email Jennifer Mendelson at jmendelson@ttti.org to sign up. No need to commit to every Thursday, but it is useful to know how many are interested in the adventures in poetry.

Thrive at Work offering free resources for remote work shift

Thrive at Work, a workplace consulting practice based in Cleveland, released a remote work toolkit and virtual community to help organizations and businesses tackle remote work, leadership, communication and juggling work and kids at home. The free resources include a virtual community for leaders; virtual office hours at 1 p.m. Wednesdays via Zoom; leadership coaching; and articles and guides to jumpstart remote work. All of the Thrive at Work resources can be accessed at thriveatworkteam.com/thrive-remotely.

Torat Emet Main Street Synagogue hosting podcast

Congregation Torat Emet’s Rabbi Ari Neuman is hosting a podcast, “The Characters You Do Not Know,” atanchor.fm/ari-neuman. He will cover the stores of minor characters in Tanach. The podcast is also available on Spotify, which is linked on the podcast’s homepage. Congregation Torat Emet is in Bexley.

Torat Emet Main Street Synagogue service times and classes

Shacharit8:25 a.m. Sunday and7:25 a.m. Monday-Friday. Mincha/Maariv: 6:50 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and6:55 p.m. Friday (following Pre-Shabbat Ruach at 6:25 p.m.). The Book of Amos with Rabbi Neuman: restarting Aug. 16, Sunday morning, 9 a.m.Contemporary Halacha: Restarting Aug. 11, Tuesday night at 8:30 p.m.Insights from the Weekly Parsha with Rabbi Zack: Monday and Wednesday 12:30-1:30 p.m.Mesillat Yesharim: The Path of the Just with Rabbi Neuman: Tuesday and Thursday 12:30-1:30 p.m. Visit toratemet.org.

Tri-C tuition assistance program

The college will cover Cuyahoga County residents’ tuition costs for one year of a Tri-C credit program or for the duration of a noncredit program. You can start or continue your education – or gain the skills you need to rejoin the workforce quickly – without incurring tuition expenses. Approximately 90% of tri-c's classes are offered in an online format. For more information visit tri-c.edu/paying-for-college/financial-aid-and-scholarships/full-tuition-assistance-program.html.

YMCA offering free classes, childcare for medical personnel, nursing home employees

The YMCA of Greater Cleveland is offering free, on-demand exercise videos for YMCA members and nonmembers accessible on its website at clevelandymca.org. The YMCA is also offering childcare for medical personnel, first responders, nursing home/assisted living employees and children services employees. Additional info can be found at bit.ly/2QJ5ZdO or the YMCA Payment Registrar Office by calling 216-263-6860.

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