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Adult Education Opportunities

Coffee and Check-in with the Clergy - resumes Tuesday, October 13th at 10:30 am (weekly). Everyone is welcome to join in the conversations! 

Linden Ponds Study - Resumes Monday, October 19th at 10:30 am (every other week)

The book for this session is Renegade Rabbi by Rabbi Manual Gold

  • October 19, November 2, November 16, November 23, December 7 & 21

Please join CSS Sisterhood for a virtual demonstration of baking Jerusalem Bagels and making Super Simple Veggie Soup.      Wednesday, October 14 at 7pm

Sisterhood will provide you with all of the dry ingredients for the baked bagels. Once we know who is interested in this fun, bake-along evening, we will drop off the dry ingredients which will have been lovingly measured out and bagged by our gloved, masked and socially distancing volunteers. The recipes for the bagels and soup will be provided. The Zoom link will be sent out in a later email.  Bake along! Stir along! Enjoy!

Please RSVP by October 7th.  Hosted by Sisterhood of Congregation Sha'aray Shalom

Pulitzer prize-winning reporter and author,  Jonathan Kaufman will be presenting his book on Wednesday, October  21, at 7:30 p.m.

(via ZOOM thru Temple Etz Chiam) ~ Registration is required

An epic, multigenerational story of two rival dynasties who flourished in Shanghai and Hong Kong as twentieth-century China surged into the modern era, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist.  The Last Kings of Shanghai, about two Baghdadi Jewish families who came to dominate commerce in pre-Communist Shanghai (and, in one case, later in Hong Kong).  Their story includes their involvement in supporting the refugees who found safety in Shanghai during the Shoah.Jonathan Kaufman teaches journalism at Northeastern University, after a long career at the Boston Globe and the Wall Street Journal, among others. 

“Who Will Tell our Stories” - Discussion Webinar, Sunday, November 8, at 3 p.m. 

In November 1940, days after the Nazis sealed 450,000 Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, a secret band of journalists, scholars and community leaders decided to fight back.  Led by historian Emanuel Ringelblum and known by the code name Oyneg Shabes, this clandestine group vowed to defeat Nazi lies and propaganda not with guns or fists but with the ultimate weapon:  the truth. (96 min.)

Viewing Options: View the documentary in its entirety any time from Sunday, Oct 25 through Sunday, Nov. 8. (Link to follow.)

For students, view an edited version of the documentary any time through the Facing History and Ourselves website: View the edited version of the documentary using On Demand (free through the Discovery Channel).

Tue, October 20 2020 2 Cheshvan 5781