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Congregation Beth El

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March 2018
Congregation Beth El, 1301 Oxford Street,
Berkeley, CA 94709 United States

Current Threats to Immigrants-Community Forum

Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 1:00pm Location: CONGREGATION BETH EL SOCIAL HALL 1301 OXFORD STREET, BERKELEY, CA DACA DETENTION AND DEPORTATION TEMPORARY PROTECTED STATUS (TPS) Come learn how recent immigration policies affect members of our community. Meet representatives from organizations working for immigrant justice. 1:00 PM: Nosh and Networking 1:30 PM: Presentation by a panel of experts on current immigration issues 3:15 PM: Opportunity to learn about groups doing political, educational, and direct service work with immigrants. Find out how you can participate. Please RSVP to immigrationworkshop2018@gmail.com (Walk-ins Welcome) BE INSPIRED, GET INVOLVED ALL ARE WELCOME AT THIS INTERFAITH EVENT Co-hosted by Congregation Beth El, Kehilla Community Synagogue, Temple Sinai, the JCC East Bay, and Chochmat HaLev.

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April 2018
Chochmat Halev, 2215 Prince Street
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Dr. Aviva Zornberg – “Sing – Now! – to God!” – Miriam and Moses

Aviva Zornberg Sunday April 22, 2018 - 7:00pm The history of Miriam, the prophetess who speaks enviously of her brother Moses, offers an intimate glimpse of the tensions between brother and sister, both leaders, both prophets. Midrashic material will illuminate this mysterious relationship. $15 members of co-sponsoring organizations $20 general public Dr. Avivah Zornberg is one of the most dynamic and compelling interpreters of the Bible alive. She weaves together ideas from literature, secular philosophy, psychology and the ancient teachers’ take on the texts. It is entirely engaging and built for the 21st century. Books, including Zornberg’s newest book: Moses: A Human Life and Bewilderments: Reflections on the Book of Numbers will be on sale at the event thanks to Afikomen Judaica. Co-sponsored by Beyt Tikkun, Congregation Beth El, Congregation Beth Israel, Congregation Netivot Shalom, Kehilla Community Synagogue, Kevah, Urban Adamah, and Aquarian Minyan. Powered by Eventbrite

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