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December 2022


December 19, 2022 - December 26, 2022

Festival of Lights commemorating the rededication of the Second Holy Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt. Begins at sundown on the Gregorian calendar day, December 18, 2022.

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January 2023

Asarah B’Tevet (Tenth of Tevet)

January 3

Begins at sundown on the previous Gregorian calendar day.

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February 2023

Tu B’shvat

February 6

A Jewish New Year of the Trees and the beginning of the agricultural cycle. Begins at sundown on the previous Gregorian calendar day.

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Goodbye, Lord: How We Changed God’s Pronouns in the Hebrew Bible and Why It Matters

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Rabbi Beth Lieberman will take us on a journey through the history of Jewish translations of the Hebrew Bible, offer a glimpse into the translation process for the forthcoming JPS TANAKH: Gender-Sensitive Edition, and explore its game-changing potential for the next generation. Rabbi Beth Lieberman served as literary editor and a revising translator of the JPS TANAKH: Gender-Sensitive Edition. She is the founder of Textish, an organization whose focus is producing innovative literary works of Jewish scholarship, culture, and practice,…

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March 2023

Erev Purim/Fast of Esther

March 6

Purim eve. Purim begins at sundown on this Gregorian calendar day.

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March 7
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Shushan Purim

March 8

In Jerusalem.

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Defiant Requiem: Film Screening

March 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Minsky Recital Hall, 2 Flagstaff Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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March 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm On March 29-30, the McGillicuddy Humanities Center and the School of Performing Arts welcome renowned conductor Murry Sidlin for a film screening and lecture as part of the 2022-23 MHC symposium on Recovery, Rediscovery, and Resilience. On Wednesday, March 29 at 7:30 pm in Minsky Recital Hall, Murry Sidlin will host a screening of the film Defiant Requiem. On Thursday, March 30 at 3:00 pm in Minsky, he will deliver a lecture, which will include a…

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July 2023

17th of Tammuz

July 6
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September 2023

Gedaliah Fast

September 18
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