In addition to minhah (afternoon prayer services) Monday through Wednesday, AJR offers regular lunchtime programs for its students and alumni on a wide variety of topics – see our Calendar for more details.

Ongoing and Past Events

  • ASL interpretter

    ASL Certification Program

    AJR and the Jewish Deaf Resource Center have partnered to offer a program for American Sign Language interpreters, Certified Deaf Interpreters, and Deaf prayer leaders that will teach the depth and meaning of Jewish liturgy, and certify students as interpreters of liturgy for the Deaf community. Contact our Academic Dean to learn more.

  • Center for Sacred Arts Launch

    The launch of AJR’s new Center for Sacred Arts in conjunction with a celebration for the publication of the book Under One Tent: Circus, Judaism, and Bible, edited by AJR faculty members.

  • Center for Judaism and Science Event 2023

    A conversation between an AJR rabbi and a molecular biologist about the intersection between Judaism and science.

  • religion and science flyer

    Religion and Science: Building Bridges to Lives of Meaning


    The program will include a short video welcome by Alan Alda

    In Conversation:

    Laura Lindenfeld with AJR Rabbis

    Why should religion and science care about each other? Exploring their partnership in the search for meaning.

    How does science impact Judaism? Storytelling the relationship.

  • Yuval Ron Concert

    Yuval Ron Concert

     On September 15, 2019 AJR hosted the Yuval Ron Ensemble for a celebratory community concert to launch the Peace Studies program.

Event Video Archive

2022 Celebration of Service

2021 Ordination

2021 Honoree Ceremony

2020 Ordination

2020 Honoree Ceremony

2020 A Taste of the AJR Ordination