'Day of Discovery' to Kick Off Year of Jewish Learning

Day of Discovery - Explore the Joy of Jewish Learning 

Mark your calendar for an exciting, upcoming community program: "Day of Discovery – Explore the Joy of Jewish Learning in Kansas City." This event will be held from 8:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., at the Jewish Community Campus on Sunday, August 23.  

Participants will have an opportunity to learn, study, and discover some of the community’s finest Jewish educators, rabbis, and cantors, who will lead sessions on a wide range of topics.  Thirty-four classes will be offered throughout the day and several first time presenters will participate. 

Registration and a continental breakfast take place from 8:45 – 9:30 a.m., study sessions begin at 9:30 and lunch will be served from 12:15 –1:05 p.m. A dessert reception with door prizes will conclude the day.

Registration for the event will begin in early August. Registration forms will be mailed in July. A listing of classes and information related to the day can be found the end of July at: www.kcrabbis.org. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Class and lunch payments must be received in advance; after the deadline registration fees increase and enrollment is open on a space-available basis.

The cost to participate in “Day of Discovery” is $20 per person, which includes classes, continental breakfast, a kosher box lunch and a dessert reception.  Childcare is available for children 3 months to 8 years with advance reservations.  Participants are asked to bring non-perishable food items for the Jewish Family Services Food Pantry High Holy Day food drive.

The program is co-sponsored by The Rabbinical Association of Greater Kansas City, Jewish Community Center’s Department of Jewish Life and Learning, CAJE/Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City, Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy, Village Shalom and area congregations.  Generous funding is provided by the Community Legacy Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Kansas City.

For more information, visit kcrabbis.org or contact Annette Fish, Administrator/Program Director, Rabbinical Association of Greater Kansas City, by email at afprogram@aol.com or by phone at 913-327-4622.