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The LJCC is hiring! 

The Lawrence Jewish Community Congregation (LJCC), located in Lawrence, KS, seeks a part-time director for its Religious School – an individual who can direct and coordinate all aspects of our religious school program, which includes weekly school lessons, family oriented services, and Hebrew tutoring. The director will supervise part-time teachers and report to the LJCC board. Required qualifications include: one year+ of professional work experience in Jewish K-12 education,; working knowledge of Jewish values, culture, religious  practices; excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills; technical fluency in areas of social media, online communication, and organizational software. This is a part-time position through May, or 8 months from the anticipated start date. Compensation is approximately $1,000 per month, depending on experience.  Additional funds may be available for summer programming. For a complete position description contact Gregory Rudnick (grudnick74@gmail.com), or to apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to same. Review of applications begins on September 30.

Please use this link to apply bellow:

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Lawrence Jewish Community Congregation for High Holidays Services on September 18 to 20 and 27 to 28. Services will be lay-led, with Cantorial soloist Rachel Black, and offered remotely via Zoom.

*Please do not call the LJCC line with urgent questions since we don’t have a way to check those messages without being in the building.

The only way to register is to email  ljcc@sunflower.com with last minute High Holiday questions.

Requested (not required) donation: $36 for members, $72 for non-members. Checks can be made to LJCC at 917 Highland Drive, Lawrence KS 66044. or donate with PayPal with the above the Credit Card images on the side of this Page.

Join us (virtually) at the LJCC for High Holidays 5781! Most services will be led by Rachel Black, cantorial soloist, Sam Brody, and Carrie Caine.
as early as possible We’ll send more details about services and logistics by email. let us know if you have questions in the meantime by writing ljcc@sunflower.com. To register

As always, our services are offered at no cost and are open to all who wish to attend. We suggest a donation of $36 for members and $72 for nonmembers to help us defray the cost of offering services. Please donate only what you can comfortably afford.

We will be gathering together, over Zoom for:

Rosh Hashanah

● Erev Rosh Hashanah (Friday, September 18).
Mincha at 6:30, shofar-blowing at about 6:50 pm.
Erev Rosh Hashanah Maariv: 7 pm
● Rosh Hashanah Day 1 (Saturday, September 19)
Shacharit. 9:30 to 10:15 am.
● Torah service. 10:30 am.
● Musaf. 12:00 noon.
● Rosh Hashanah Day 2 (Sunday, September 20)
Shacharit. 9:30 to 10:15 am.
● Torah service. 10:30 am.
● Musaf. 12:00 noon.
● Tashlich. Is on your own this year due to COVID-19 rates increasing

Ring in the New Year with a Schmooze
Friday, September 18, 11 am. While you prepare your Rosh Hashanah feast, or while you’re kicking back and preparing mentally for the holiday, Zoom in to join your fellow community members for a pre-holiday schmooze.

Yom Kippur

● Kol Nidre: 7 pm (Sunday, September 27)
● Shacharit. 9:30 to 10:15 am (Monday, September 28).
● Torah service. 10:30 am.
● Musaf. 12:00 noon.
And more!

End of Yom Kippur Schedule Yizkor Mincha, Neilah 

-Yizkor. 1 pm, led by Leni Salkind, Cheryl Lester, and Ron Schneider

-Mincha, 5:30 pm, led by Jack Winerock and Cheryl Lester.

-Neilah, 6:45 (ish). Havdalah and Maariv, 7:45 (ish).

If you have questions, email ljcc@sunflower.com

LJCC Mission:  Our mission is to be an inclusive and thriving center of Jewish Spiritual, Cultural, and Social Life in the Lawrence area. We welcome a diverse spectrum of Jews and people interested in Judaism. Please see our upcoming events!

Find us on Facebook and Twitter at www.twitter.com/LawrenceJCC

Worship: Join us for weekly Friday night Zoom Services, monthly Zoom Saturday Torah services, High Holidays, holidays around the year, and other opportunities to sing, pray, read and contemplate in community. All services are remote at this time.

Yahrzeit Project The Lawrence Jewish Community Congregation is updating our shared list of the departed for Yizkor and Yahrzeits. Please use this online form to share information with us about the people we should include on the list:   Yizkor Please direct any questions to Carrie Caine or Cheryl Lester.  Email ljcc@sunflower.com to obtain their contact information.

Study: We offer Virtual Religious School instruction for children, preschool through confirmation, and we offer excellent family education activities as well as interfaith outreach activities.

Community: We provide numerous virtual social activities and cultural events, special classes, guest speakers, a variety of programs, and our annual Blintz Brunch the first Sunday in November.

Get Involved: Help us build our vibrant Jewish community. Learn about membership, committees, and opportunities to volunteer, and how you can make the Lawrence Jewish community your Jewish community.