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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
To RSVP for Shabbat dinner and lunch (by Jan. 24) and for more information contact email@example.com or 609-443-4454.