The Chai Times #71 // Ever hear of the Codex

Feb 17, 2023 8:54 pm


Wishing you an uplifting Shabbat,

Rabbi Mendy & Mussy

p.s. As always, we would love to chat with you over coffee or drinks, about Judaism, or just life - reply to this email.


Of interest:

The Impact of an Instagram Post.

The Codex Sassoon could end up being the most expensive historical document to hit the auction block. A look at the oldest, nearly complete, Hebrew Bible.

The 1912 Mystery of the Body on the Oklahoma Tracks. A rabbinic murder mystery.


📅  Upcoming Events: 

Shabbat Services: 

  • Shabbat morning services 10:30 am
  • Torah discussion and reading 11:00 am
  • Followed by Kiddush and Cholent

1/24 - 2/7 2/21 - 2/28 : The Dating Course


Something isn't working, dating is hard and it's not leading to the results you want. Come learn Judaim's secrets to dating and how to get what you want out it.

2/18: YJP Couples Night - Murder Mystery & Havdalah


2/20: New Moon Circle - for girls


2/23: Soul Strings - Chassidic Music of the Soul Experience


First Friday's Shabbat Dinner - March 3

Purim - March 6-7


Community Events:

Krav Maga Intro Class

Come get a one-day introduction to Krav Maga (Israeli self defense) techniques in a safe environment by Bernardo C, an instructor who has 16 years of experience serving in the Israeli Defense Forces as both a soldier and a trainer. Those in our community of all ages, genders, body types, and fitness levels are strongly encouraged to sign up for this course. Together we will build a stronger, safer Jewish community here in Austin.

This event is being put on by Legion Alpha, a non-profit concerned with the rise in antisemitism and committed to helping Jews defend themselves. They provide training in a variety of methods. Visit for more info.

#OpenShabbat at SXSW - March 10

- 🍷 SXSW is rapidly approaching: Last year they SOLD OUT at 400 seats. Don’t wait for the last minute this year. RSVP Here


🌱 Chai Society: 

Special thanks to our Chai Society Monthly giving members.

Individuals who donate monthly to support YJP events and activities.

Yankee Andrusierׁ • Carolina Bueno Marc Cooper Nate Firebaugh • Aviva Frank Paulina Flasch Matt Ford • Pavel Gitnik • Sarah Guccione Ari & Sandra Hoffman Michael Nadel • Yoni Oettinger Chaim & Amanda Pollak Daniel Speiss • Cindy & Mark Sichel • Noah Kagan • Avremi Zippel

Join the Chai Society here - make an $18 monthly donation and support the programs and events you love.

Together, we’re High Energy!


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