Sunday, May 5, 2013

Shavuot at Beth Israel: A Night of Learning

Beth Israel Congregation Shavuot 

Learning, Eating, and Celebrating Together

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 from 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

(Kelsey Street Entrance)





Schedule for Beth Israel Congregation Tikkun Le'il Shavuot

 Potluck Dairy Dinner (please bring dairy dishes and desserts!)

A short skit by Beth Israel Congregation Hebrew School

Melanie Weiss, M.A: Contemporary Reflections on the Book of Ruth

Michelle Sears (Colby '13): Bringing Feminism, Halakhah, and Social Status Together: Women’s Ordination in American Judaism

Simcha Halpert-Hanson: The Power of a New Name: Choosing for Oneself

Dr. Robert Weisbrot (Colby College Professor): The Legacy of Clara Lemlich: Radical Jewish Woman in the US Labor Movement.

Charlotte Wiesenberg (Colby '13): The New Promised Land:Maine's Summer Camps for Jewish Youth in the Mid-Twentieth Century.

Miles De Klerk (Colby '13): Jews, Maronite Christians, and Food in Waterville's History

Rabbi Rachel Isaacs: Comparing Ezra and Ruth: An Intra-Biblical Debate About Intermarriage?