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A Busy Marcheshvan

10/11/2018 03:45:50 PM

Oct11

 
Greetings Friends,
 
We are very much looking forward to a month filled with a huge variety of great programming. Please let us know you're coming and be sure to save the dates!
  • ESHEL Shabbaton - Join us this Shabbat as we host Eshel - an organization devoted to creating community and fostering acceptance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Jews and their families within Orthodox communities. The weekend will include discussions led by Dr. Michelle Sarna, Rabbi Yehuda Sarna, Miryam Kabakov (Eshel Executive Director), Rabbi Steve Greenberg (Eshel’s Founding Director), and several other guests. Shabbat, October 12-13th
     
  • Tuesday Night Study with Rabbi Natan Slifkin - Come learn from Rabbi Natan Slifkin, noted author of several works exploring the interface of Torah and natural science, who will speak on the topic of Rationalism vs. Mysticism - Schisms in Traditional Jewish Thought. Pizza and beer will be served. Tuesday, October 16th - 7:00p to 9:00p
     
  • Shabbat Scholar: Dr. David Bernstein - Next Shabbat we will welcome Dr. David Bernstein, the Dean of the Pardes Institue of Jewish Studies (an open, co-ed and non-denominational Jewish learning community, based in Jerusalem and with programs worldwide), as our Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence. Join us for a delicious and social Community Shabbat Dinner, and join us as well over Shabbat for a thought-provoking series of talks and discussions on pluralism, uncertainty, and a variety of contemporary issues. Shabbat, October 19-20th
     
  • Kommunity Kinder Kids' Shabbat Programming - Children and their parents are invited to Tot Shabbat with our newly hired Early Childhood Educator, Leat Klingman. Leat was born and raised in Israel and has taught in schools and synagogues in New York for the last 15 years. Join us for open play in the Beit Medrash at 10:00 AM, followed by the formal Tot Shabbat program promptly at 10:45 AM. Shabbats, October 20th and November 3rd
     
  • Jewish Harlem Lecture with Justin Ferate - The Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy will host a slide presentation and lecture on Jewish Harlem. Your armchair tour will be presented by Urban Historian, Justin Ferate, well known and highly respected for his professional in-depth knowledge about the myriad aspects of New York City. Wednesday, October 24th 6:30p to 8:30p
     
  • Imagining the Akeida - The piety, devotion, and protest of the Akeida - the binding of Issac - have inspired many artisans to recreate this famous biblical scene. Join artist Richard McBee as he presents his "top ten list" of the classics as well as ten pieces of his own. Pizza and beer will be served. Tuesday, Oct 30th 7:00p to 9:00p
     
  • The Paintings, Drawings, and Torah of Jessica Tamar Deutsch - Join us as we celebrate and discuss the drawings, paintings, and Torah of Jessica Tamar Deutsch. Jessica is a New York based artist. Her work explores the intersection of ancient Jewish practice and contemporary culture. She earned her BFA in illustration at Parsons School of Design. Deutsch has completed residencies with Art Kibbuts, Brandeis Collegiate Institute, and was included in The Jewish Week’s 36 under 36 in 2018. The Illustrated Pirkei Avot, A Graphic Novel of Jewish Ethics, is her first published book. Thursday, Nov 8th 8:00p to 10:00p


Mon, December 10 2018 2 Tevet 5779