Shabbaton Weekend Sept. 15-16

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Shabbaton Weekend Sept. 15-16

Dr. Benjamin Sommer, professor of Bible at the Jewish Theological Seminary, will be The Emanuel Synagogue’s scholar-in-residence on Friday, Sept. 15 through Saturday, Sept. 16.
On Friday, Sept. 15, Dr. Sommer will deliver a Thought for Shabbat during Minha/Kabbalat Shabbat/Maariv at 6 p.m. A Shabbat dinner prepared by Emanuel Sisterhood will be held at 7:15 p.m. RSVPs are required. At 8:30 p.m., Dr. Sommer will give a lecture, with light refreshments to follow.
On Saturday, Sept. 16, Dr. Sommer will give the sermon at Shabbat services. A Kiddush luncheon sponsored by Faith Helene will follow. That evening, Dr. Sommer will speak at 9 p.m., right before Selichot services.
The Shabbat dinner costs $20 per person for adults; children, ages 5-12 and college students, are $10 per person. Send checks payable to The Emanuel Synagogue to the office by Sept. 10.
Special thanks to our sponsors: The Gloria Bein Fund, The Zelermyer Fund, The Rona Gollob Fund, Emanuel Brotherhood, Emanuel Sisterhood. Hosted by the Adult Education Committee of The Emanuel Synagogue.

Click here to RSVP for the Sept. 15 Shabbat dinner.

 

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