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May 18, 2018  RSS feed

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Cong. Kol Ami

Book group: The Tree of Life Long Learning Book Group will meet Tuesday, May 29 at 7 p.m. in the Jay Fink Library. The group will discuss All the Rivers by Dorit Rabinyan, a controversial, award-winning story about the passionate but untenable affair between an Israeli woman and a Palestinian man, from one of Israel’s most acclaimed novelists.

Pizza & PJ Shabbat: Join in on Friday night, June 8 from 6-7 p.m. to celebrate Shabbat filled with guitar playing, singing, dancing, friendship and food. All young families are welcome. PJs are not required, but all are urged to dress comfortably. Following a pizza dinner, there will be a short musical service, led by Rabbi Howard Siegel and David Berger and followed by ice cream dessert. Cost for this event is $5 per person, with a $25 family maximum. Children 3 and under are free. This program is recommended for families with children ages 15 months through second grade, but everyone is welcome. RSVP to by Wednesday, June 6.

Jewish ethics: Rabbi Siegel leads a course in Jewish ethics on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to noon. This course will use Pirke Avot: Ethics of Our Ancestors as a springboard to discussion and debate on issues of the day in the light of Jewish moral/ethical demands. There will be no class June 20.

Talmud: A Talmud study class with Rabbi Siegel is offered on Thursdays from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Jewish law confronts everything from capital punishment to how to make rain. This is open to everyone from beginners through experts. Texts are provided. There will be no class June 21.

Knitting time: The Sisterhood Needle Workers hold weekly knitting sessions on Tuesdays from 1:30 - 3 p.m. in the boardroom. The knitters make fabric quilt wall hangings and knitting and crocheting squares to make quilts that are donated to charity. For more information, call the Kol Ami office.

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