LUNCH WITH THE RABBIS
LUNCH WITH RABBI STRAUS - CENTER CITY
Tuesday, May 14 | 12:00 pm
Hosted by Sid Steinberg at Post & Schell, P.C., Four Penn Center, 1600 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Philadelphia.
RSVP to Sid.
LEARN & LUNCH WITH RABBI GERI NEWBURGE
Friday, May 17 | 11:30 am
Come explore the history and significance of Jewish customs and rituals. Please plan to bring a side dish, salad or dessert. Sandwiches and wraps provided.
RSVP to Cindy.
LUNCH WITH RABBI STRAUS - KING OF PRUSSIA
Monday, May 20 | 12:15 pm
Hosted by Steven Handleman at Parkview Towers, 1150 First Avenue, Suite 450 (4th Floor), King of Prussia, PA. (This is the building adjacent to, and to the right of the Valley Forge Radisson and Casino.)
RSVP to Steven.
CONVERSATIONS (on Current Events…..)
Tuesday, April 2 | 7:30 pm
JOIN THE DISCUSSION, an honest dialogue on the critical issues of the day. MLRT members began meeting three years ago, and prior topics have included gun violence and the US Bill of Rights, the minority experience in America, the Iran nuclear deal and other important issues. We ask participants to come prepared for an open and honest exchange of views—political correctness is not a requirement, but respectful dialogue is an expectation. If you are interested, or planning to attend for the first time, please send us your email address so that background materials may be sent to you in advance. Everyone in the MLRT adult community is welcome.
Contact: Gordon Fink or 610-664-5174
David Edman or 610-247-0461
PREVENTING & IDENTIFYING HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Tuesday, April 30 | 7:30 PM
PA Department of Transportation Secretary Leslie S. Richards, joined by Sarah Robinson and Jamie Pizzi, fellows at the Commercial Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Institute at Villanova University, will discuss ways to identify, prevent and address human trafficking across the commonwealth and across the country. This program is open to all. RSVP requested to Liz Stoller.
HASSEL ADULT EDUCATION LECTURE
"JEWISH" ART IN THE PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART
LECTURE WITH DR. JERRY KUTNICK
SUNDAY, MAY 5 | 9:30 AM Bagels & Coffee 10:00 AM
Dr. Jerry Kutnick served as Dean for Academic Affairs and Director of the Gratz College Division of Continuing Education. Dr. Kutnick is an Associate Professor of History and Jewish Thought, the author of the Hebrew University’s study of Jewish Education in North America, and an expert on American Jewry and American Zionism. He received his B.A. and M.A. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and his Ph. D. from Brandeis University.
Tuesday, May 14 | 12:15 pm
Join Rabbi Straus for a thought-provoking lunchtime discussion of selected articles from The Daily Forward. Bring your own lunch; beverages will be provided.
READING JEWISH BOOKS
Short Story Discussions
We welcome new readers and core members to our enduring Short Story class. We meet on Thursdays after Bible study once a month to discuss provocative stories by Jewish authors, recent and classic, traditional and edgy. We learn so much about ourselves when we delve into a well- constructed short story.
Thursday, May 16 | Noon
"Everything But," Elisa Albert
Contact: Sally Brown
JEWISH BOOK COUNCIL AUTHOR NETWORK
Main Line Reform Temple is a member of the Jewish Book Council. This marvelous organization makes it possible for us to bring in Jewish writers to highlight their wonderful new books. We hope you will be able to meet and greet these diverse and interesting authors who have written about the many facets of our rich Jewish life.