LUNCH & LEARN WITH RABBI STRAUS
Lunch with Rabbi Straus—you bring the lunch and
Rabbi Straus will serve up interesting conversation!
Tuesday, February 18 | 12:00 PM
Hosted by Sid Steinberg at Post & Schell, P.C.,
Four Penn Center, 1600 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Phila.
RSVP to Sid Steinberg
Thursday, February 20 | 12:15 PM
Hosted by Marilee Wolf at Berkshire Hathaway,
763 W. Lancaster Ave, Suite 200 (2nd floor), Bryn Mawr.
Office located between Super Cuts and ATT
RSVP to Marilee Wolf
LEARN & LUNCH WITH RABBI NEWBURGE
Friday, March 13 | 11:30 AM
It’s a mitzvah! Come learn about some of Judaism’s important but lesser known commandments and the role they play in Jewish lives today. We will provide the main entrée, please bring a salad, side dish, or dessert.
RSVP to Cindy Marshall
Tuesday, March 10 | 12:15 pm
A thought-provoking lunchtime discussion of selected articles from The Daily Forward. Bring your own lunch; beverages will be provided.
PARADIGMS OF PARTING:
THE LIVES AND DEATHS OF THE HEROES AND SAGES
WITH RABBI RICHARD HIRSH
Thursdays, March 12, 19 and 26 | 10:00 am at MLRT
Using stories from biblical, rabbinic, and chasidic texts, we will explore how biblical heroes, talmudic sages, and chasidic masters face the inevitability of impermanence. Rabbi Hirsh has served in many different academic, editorial and congregational positions in his forty-year career, including MLRT!
HASSEL ADULT EDUCATION LECTURE: From Showboat to Sondheim-A Brief History of American Musical Theater
Sunday, March 1 | 9:30 am Bagels & Coffee
10:00 am Lecture with Karl Middleman
Karl teaches at Temple University and Cabrini College, has lectured for the Philadelphia Orchestra over 50 times, and has presented public lectures on over 300 different topics.
SAVE THE DATE: Israeli Judaism with Iris Drechsler on April 26
CONVERSATIONS ... ON CURRENT EVENTS:
JOIN THE DISCUSSION, an honest dialogue on the critical issues of the day. We ask participants to come prepared for an open and honest exchange of views—political correctness is not required, but respectful dialogue is. Please email Gordon Fink or David Edman so that background materials may be sent to you in advance.
Contact: Gordon Fink
SHORT STORY DISCUSSIONS:
"Face from Atlantis" by Nadine Gordimer
Thursday, March 5 | 12:15 pm
Nancy was born in South Africa in 1923 and is a well-known activist. Her many accolades include a Booker Prize and a Nobel Prize for literature.
SHABBAT WITH YOUSEF BASHIR
Friday, February 28 | 8:00 pm
Yousef Bashir, a Palestinian-American author from the Gaza Strip, will introduce his book, The Words of My Father: Love and Pain in Palestine. Yousef is an accomplished author, vigorous advocate of Israeli-Palestinian peace, and a sought-after speaker. Join us for Shabbat with this accomplished author and advocate!
BROTHERHOOD SHABBAT WITH DR. PAUL ZEITZ
Friday, March 13 | 8:00 pm
Dr. Paul Zeitz is an author, physician, epidemiologist and tenacious award-winning advocate for global justice as well as human rights. Dr. Zeitz has dedicated his career to catalyzing large-scale movements with global impacts. He is currently working on the “Build A Movement 2020”
campaign for waging justice in the USA and globally. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of Waging Justice: a Doctor’s Journey to Speak Truth and Be Bold will be donated to sustainable development.
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.
Tikkun Olam Network - TON
Sunday, March 29 | 11:15 am
Join us at our next meeting to help Repair the World together.
Liz Stoller and Beth Allen
World Zionist Congress Elections Early 2020
YOU can directly help the Reform Movement to have a stronger presence in Israel by getting involved in the upcoming World Zionist Congress election – your vote and support is critical to growing the Reform Movement’s presence in Israel. This is the only democratic opportunity you have to influence Israeli society, as we continue our efforts toward equality, pluralism and tolerance.
If you want to learn how you can help, contact Sherrill Neff or Ken Brier, the MLRT Congregational Captains for #VoteReformWZC, and join our team.