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May 2, 2019
Yom HaShoah
May 8, 2019
Yom HaZikaron
May 9, 2019
Yom HaAtzma'ut
May 23, 2019
Lag B'Omer
May 27, 2019
Memorial Day
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1 2019

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May

15 2019

Power of Protest: The Movement to Free Soviet Jews

12:00AM  

JCC Indianapolis
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

The Movement to Free Soviet Jews, one of the most successful human rights movements in history, shows that voices rai…

May

1 2019

Torah Study with Rabbi Sendrow

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Shaarey Tefilla
3085 West 116 Street
Carmel, IN 46032

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

May

1 2019

Keynote featuring Isaiah Kuperstein, who will review events leading up to the Holocaust in comparison to world event…

May

1 2019

Class "Pirkei Avot Anthology: Ethics of Our Fathers"

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

Etz Chaim Sephardic Congregation
6939 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Pirkei Avot Anthology: Weekly exploration of Talmudic ethics, with open discussion, from the perspectives of a multit…

May

2 2019

Senior Lunch Program

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

JCC - Laikin Auditorium
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

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

We…

May

2 2019

Jewish Community Yom HaShoah Commemoration

1:00PM - 2:00PM  

Domont Auditorium, JFGI Education and Engagement Center
6705 Hoover Rd.
Door #1
Indianapolis, IN 46260

All are invited to come together to honor survivors of different generations and those who work toward advancing Holo…

May

3 2019

City of Carmel Holocaust Remembrance Program

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Tarkington Theater at the Center for Performing Arts
3 Center Green
Carmel, IN 46032

Esther Davidson will share her moving story about growing up in the shadow of Nazi-occupied Poland. She will be joine…

May

4 2019

Torah Today: Exploring the Laws of Daily Jewish Living

1:15PM - 2:15PM  

Etz Chaim Sephardic Congregation
6939 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Jacob Mark is exited to explore contemporary applications of Jewish law and living, based on a world-renowned curricu…

May

4 2019

Footlite Theater 'Children of Eden'

7:30PM - 10:00PM  

Hedback Theatre
1847 N. Alabama
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Congregation Beth Shalom has a block of 20 group-rate tickets available to this Jewish-themed musical production. Cos…

May

5 2019

Victory Day Celebration

12:00PM - 3:00PM  

JCC
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, 46260

Annual Victory Day Celebration

May

5 2019

Community invited to newly designed interactive Holocaust-themed museum exhibits created by 5th-8th graders for peers…

May

5 2019

YoPhI Teen Board Check Granting Ceremony

4:00PM - 5:30PM  

JFGI Education Center - Domont Auditorium
Enter Door 1
6705 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Join the inaugural Youth Philanthropy Indy (YoPhI) Teen Board as they present checks to grant recipients and share re…

May

6 2019

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May

7 2019

IsraelAid

12:00AM  



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IsraAid representative will be in town for several programs.

May

6 2019

Cocktail Judaism -- The Art of the Camps during WWII

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

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

Join Rabbi Dennis Sasso and his guest for conversation, humor, and spirits at Cocktail Judaism at Congregation Beth-E…

May

6 2019

YoPhI Teen Board Parlor Meeting

7:30PM - 8:45PM  

Carmel Home
Address Provided Upon RSVP
Carmel, IN 46032

RSVP - https://www.cognitoforms.com/JewishFederationOfGreaterIndianapolis/YoPhITeenBoardParlorMeeting

Are you a risi…

May

7 2019

Senior Lunch Program

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

JCC - Laikin Auditorium
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

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

We…

May

7 2019

Yom HaZikaron - Israel Memorial Day

6:30PM - 7:45PM  

Laikin Auditorium, Arthur M. Glick Jewish Community Center
6701 Hoover Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46260

It is customary to wear a white top and dark pants/skirt at an Israel Memorial Day ceremony.

May

8 2019

Hooverwood Guild Card Party

11:00AM - 1:00PM  

Broadmoor Country Club
2155 Kessler Blvd West Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46228

Lunch cost TBD

May

8 2019

Torah Study with Rabbi Sendrow

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Shaarey Tefilla
3085 West 116 Street
Carmel, IN 46032

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

May

8 2019

JFGI Board of Directors Meeting

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Laikin Auditorium, Arthur M. Glick, JCC
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN

JFGI Board Meeting/ Nominating Report Will Be Presented

May

8 2019

Parent Education Night: How to Support Your Child's Development at Home

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Hasten Hebrew Academy: Early Childhood Collaboration Space
6602 Hoover Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Learn how to support your child's development at home with Vicki Lehman from Child Care Answers. This event is open t…

May

8 2019

Class "Pirkei Avot Anthology: Ethics of Our Fathers"

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

Etz Chaim Sephardic Congregation
6939 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Pirkei Avot Anthology: Weekly exploration of Talmudic ethics, with open discussion, from the perspectives of a multit…

May

9 2019

Senior Lunch Program

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

JCC - Laikin Auditorium
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

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

We…

May

9 2019

Spiritual Chevruta

8:00PM - 10:00PM  



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Come learn and connect with this rich Jewish practice called chevruta. This exercise be transformed into a spiritual…

May

10 2019

CST Pot Luck Dinner

6:00PM - 7:30PM  

Congregation Shaarey Tefilla
3085 West 116th Street
Carmel, IN 46032

Greg and Megan Maurer will be sharing their very rich Friday night Shabbat tradition with those that attend our potlu…

May

10 2019

Shabbat Dinner - Moishe Pod Indy

7:30PM - 10:00PM  

Moishe Pod Indy
Broad Ripple Area
46220

Description:
RSVP at http://bit.ly/indytacoshabbat

 

It's taco Shabbat! Space is limited so RSVP early and come re…

May

11 2019

Torah Today: Exploring the Laws of Daily Jewish Living

1:15PM - 2:15PM  

Etz Chaim Sephardic Congregation
6939 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Jacob Mark is exited to explore contemporary applications of Jewish law and living, based on a world-renowned curricu…

May

11 2019

Parents' Night Out

6:00PM - 10:00PM  

JCC - B-Wing
67001 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

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

May

12 2019

CST Mother's Day Brunch

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Shaarey Tefilla
3085 W 116th Street
Carmel, IN

Join the CST Men's Club in honoring moms! Enjoy juice, hash browns, bagels, lox, herring, coffee, and more! $12/perso…

May

13 2019

Soviet Immigration and Our Community

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

JCC Laikin Auditorium
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Soviet Immigration and Our Community (click to view full flyer)
Presented by Jewish Family Services

Our community wa…

May

14 2019

Senior Lunch Program

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

JCC - Laikin Auditorium
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

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

We…

May

14 2019

Deborah Sisterhood Annual Meeting & Dinner with Guest, Lani Weissbach

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Etz Chaim Sephardic Congregation
6939 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Annual Sisterhood Meeting
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 ‖ 6:00 PM ‖ Etz Chaim

The evening will begin with a very brief a…

May

14 2019

Hope & Healing Grief Support Group

6:00PM - 7:30PM  

A-17
6701 Hoover Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Jewish community grief support group

May

14 2019

NEXTGen Monthly Happy Hour - May 2019

6:00PM - 8:00PM  



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

May

14 2019

Beth-El Zedeck Annual Open Board Meeting

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

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

Beth-El Zedeck Annual Open Board Meeting

May

15 2019

Torah Study with Rabbi Sendrow

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Shaarey Tefilla
3085 West 116 Street
Carmel, IN 46032

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

May

15 2019

Class "Pirkei Avot Anthology: Ethics of Our Fathers"

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

Etz Chaim Sephardic Congregation
6939 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Pirkei Avot Anthology: Weekly exploration of Talmudic ethics, with open discussion, from the perspectives of a multit…

May

16 2019

Senior Lunch Program

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

JCC - Laikin Auditorium
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

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

We…

May

16 2019

Bioethics and the Holocaust

6:30PM - 9:30PM  

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

How Healers Became Killers: Nazi Doctors and Modern Medical Ethics

See a full flyer

The terrible history of health …

May

16 2019

Ask Dr. Ruth Film Screening

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

JCC Indianapolis Laikin Auditorium
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Join us for a special preview screening of the Hulu Original Documentary, Ask Dr. Ruth. Learn the story of the incred…

May

17 2019

Shabbat Hakavod

6:00PM - 7:00PM  

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

Shabbat service at which Beth-El Zedeck will honor our teachers and high school seniors. Also, our new officers and B…

May

17 2019

Cantor Aviva Marer Installation

6:15PM - 8:15PM  

Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation
6501 N Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN

Join IHC for Cantor Marer's installation!

May

17 2019

Shabbat Dinner

8:00PM - 10:00PM  



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Come have a lovely dinner with other YPs of the Indianapolis community, hosted by IndyChai!

May

18 2019

Torah Today: Exploring the Laws of Daily Jewish Living

1:15PM - 2:15PM  

Etz Chaim Sephardic Congregation
6939 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Jacob Mark is exited to explore contemporary applications of Jewish law and living, based on a world-renowned curricu…

May

18 2019

IHC Dueling Pianos Fundraiser

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation
6501 N Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN

Join IHC for a dueling pianos fundraiser as part of Cantor Aviva Marer's installation.

May

19 2019

Hadassah Donor & Volunteer Recognition Luncheon

11:30AM - 1:30PM  

Broadmoor Country Club
2155 Kessler Blvd. West Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46228

Open to the entire community. Pasta, salad and salmon buffet suitable to all diets. Price to be announced.

May

19 2019

Chai Mitzvah Teens Session 7: Gratitude (Modim Anachnu Lach)

1:00PM - 2:15PM  

JFGI Education Center (formerly BJE)
6705 Hoover Rd.
Door 1
Indianapolis, IN 46260

 

 

May

19 2019

Israel in the Park

4:00PM - 7:00PM  

Coxhall Gardens
11677 Towne Rd.
Carmel, IN 46032

The greater Indianapolis Jewish community is excited to host a celebration of Israel Independence Day, “Israel in t…

May

19 2019

JAACI Event: Israel and the Middle East

7:15PM - 10:15PM  

TBA

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Professor Mordechai Kedar from Bar Ilan University will be speaking to the Indianapolis Jewish community. Sponsored b…

May

20 2019

JFGI Endowment (Joint Investment) Committee Meeting

5:00PM - 8:00PM  

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

JFGI Endowment (Joint Investment) Committee Meeting

May

21 2019

Older Americans Month - Lunch Celebration

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

JCC Indianapolis - Laikin Auditorium
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis,

Come join the Libby & David Fogle Lunch Bunch, featuring a special performance from the Shepherd's Choir, and celebra…

May

21 2019

Senior Lunch Program

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

JCC - Laikin Auditorium
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

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

We…

May

21 2019

Game Day

1:00PM  

JCC
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

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

May

21 2019

JCC Board of Directors Meeting

6:00PM - 7:30PM  

Bureau of Jewish Education - Domont Auditorium
6711 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

JCC Board of Directors Meeting

May

22 2019

Beth-El Zedeck ECC Pre-K Graduation

10:00AM - 12:30PM  

Joanie Waldman
600 West 70th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Beth-El Zedeck Early Childhood Center Pre-K Graduation ceremony and celebration

May

22 2019

Torah Study with Rabbi Sendrow

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Shaarey Tefilla
3085 West 116 Street
Carmel, IN 46032

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

May

22 2019

Class "Pirkei Avot Anthology: Ethics of Our Fathers"

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

Etz Chaim Sephardic Congregation
6939 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Pirkei Avot Anthology: Weekly exploration of Talmudic ethics, with open discussion, from the perspectives of a multit…

May

22 2019

Lag B'Omer Bonfire - Moishe Pod Indy

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

Moishe Pod Indy
Broad Ripple Area
46220

RSVP at http://bit.ly/mopoindylag

Join for a bonfire and s'mores to celebrate Lag B'Omer (33rd Day of Counting the O…

May

23 2019

Senior Lunch Program

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

JCC - Laikin Auditorium
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

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

We…

May

24 2019

Emma Goldman Yahrzeit Shabbat

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

Congregation Beth Shalom
849 W. 96th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46260

The sermon will recall this Russian-born Jewish woman who became an anarchist, activist and sometimes fiery advocate …

May

25 2019

Torah Today: Exploring the Laws of Daily Jewish Living

1:15PM - 2:15PM  

Etz Chaim Sephardic Congregation
6939 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Jacob Mark is exited to explore contemporary applications of Jewish law and living, based on a world-renowned curricu…

May

27 2019

Etz Chaim Memorial Day Observance

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Etz Chaim Cemetery
2295 South West Street
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Who: Veterans, Relatives, & Civilians Where: Etz Chaim Cemetery When: Monday, 27 MAY 2019 @ 1200 hrs Uniform:…

May

28 2019

Senior Lunch Program

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

JCC - Laikin Auditorium
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

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

We…

May

29 2019

Torah Study with Rabbi Sendrow

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Shaarey Tefilla
3085 West 116 Street
Carmel, IN 46032

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

May

29 2019

JCRC Annual Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

JCC Indianapolis
Arthur M. Glick JCC
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

JCRC will be hosting its annual meeting

May

29 2019

Class "Pirkei Avot Anthology: Ethics of Our Fathers"

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

Etz Chaim Sephardic Congregation
6939 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Pirkei Avot Anthology: Weekly exploration of Talmudic ethics, with open discussion, from the perspectives of a multit…

May

30 2019

Senior Lunch Program

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

JCC - Laikin Auditorium
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

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

We…