Beth El to hold scholar-in-residence

Beth El to hold scholar-in-residence

BETH EL SYNAGOGUE in East Windsor is hosting Rabbi Elliot Goldberg as scholar-in-residence Jan. 31-Feb. 1. Goldberg is a Jewish education consultant with more than 20 years of experience in day schools and a lifetime of summers at Camp Ramahs.

Goldberg will speak on three occasions. The first is at Shabbat dinner, 7:15 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31. His topic: “I Don’t Believe in the God I Learned about as a Child, are there Other Options?” Dinner is by reservation only; vegan and vegetarian meals are available upon request. $20 adult, $15 child if reservation received before Jan. 24, $23 adult, $18 child until
Jan. 28.

At a kiddush lunch at 12:15 p.m. on Feb. 1 Goldberg will present “Riding with the Tide: Strategies for Swimming in the Sea of the Talmud,” an experiential program which will recreate a Talmudic conversation. Lunch is free but reservations are required.

The closing lecture will be held on Saturday evening at 7:30 p.m. Goldberg will discuss “Yehuda Amichai: Israel’s Favorite Poet.”

The scholar-in-residence program is supported by the Jack and Francine Gang Adult Education Fund. Sponsorships are available, please contact Danna Livstone at

To RSVP for Shabbat dinner and lunch (by Jan. 24) and for more information contact or 609-443-4454.

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