LEARN TO READ HEBREW: Learn to read Hebrew just in time for Rosh Hashana in a six-week program that will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday evenings through Oct. 1 at the Chabad Jewish Center, 4141 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie. The $50 fee includes textbooks. The instructor is Rabbi Mendel Ceitlin

This class is geared toward those who are currently unable to read Hebrew, as well as those who would like to improve their fluency. For information, email mendelc@jewishlouisiana.com, or visit www.jewishlouisiana.com.

YOUTH SYNOD MEETINGS: Young adults are invited to a meeting of the Ninth General Synod at 7 p.m. Aug. 28, at Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 6325 Cromwell Place.

In Metairie, there will be a general meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, at St. Philip Neri Parish, 6500 Kawanee Ave. For information, visit synod.arch-no.org.

BLESSED TRINITY WOMEN’S DAY: “Women on Fire for the Lord” is the theme of the annual Women’s Day celebration at Blessed Trinity Catholic Church at 3 p.m., Sunday, SAug. 24 at 4230 S. Broad St.

PRAYER VIGIL: Christ Epiphany Catholic Church will have a seven-hour prayer vigil to Our Lady of Sorrows on Wednesday, Aug. 27 at St. Katharine Drexel Family Life Center and Prayer Center, 2000 St. Bernard Ave. The vigil, held the last Wednesday of the month, is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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