Community Learning

Sunday Morning Series on SATURDAY: Prophecy in the Bible

With Gideon Amir

Saturdays, December 3, 10 & 17, 2016

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

From Deborah and Samuel to the great biblical prophets Isaiah, Jeremiah and Amos, Gideon Amir will lead us in a study of mission, criteria for success and differences. More information here.

 

 

Contemporary Israeli & Jewish American Literature: Reconstructing Jewish Identity after the Holocaust

Led by Haya Laufer & Luther Jett

Saturday, January 7, 2017

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

This course focuses on post-Holocaust literature in America and Israel.

This session will look at Adam Resurrected by Yoram Kaniuk

More information here

 

Clergy Corner

Our wonderful clergy -- Rabbi Fred Scherlinder Dobb and Founding Rabbi Sid Schwarz and Hazzan Rachel Hersh -- have much to say to us.

Find links to the 2016/5777 High Holiday Sermons here.

Cllck here for Rabbi Fred's dispatches from the 2015 World Zionist Congress (long but worth it). Click here for Rabbi Fred's August 2015 presentation to Ecological Society of America on "Old-time religion and cutting-edge climate: Jewish and interfaith intersections with ecological science."  Click here for Rabbi Fred's interview with the Reconstructionist "Cutting-Edge Judaism" podcast on sustainability. Click here for Rabbi Fred's recent interview on Interfaith Radio. Click here for Rabbi Fred's 180s (thought provokers). You can also read Rabbi Fred's comments in Moment magazine's Ask the Rabbis

Click here for Rabbi Sid's d'var torah on "Yitzhak Rabin: Reflections on Loss, Despair and Hope"

For materials from our recent Shabbaton on the theology of Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan, click here

Find links to High Holiday Sermons here.

Here are Hazzan Rachel's remarks at the 20th Anniversary Celebration

To view a Learner's Service, featuring Hazzan Rachel, click the "More" button below.

 

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Congregational Happenings

Days of Light & Connection
Adat Shalom enters a season of "Light and Connection" from December 1, 2016 through January 31, 2017. Read Rabbi Fred’s article, as seen in the December eScroll, here.

Sign up to participate in a Days of Light & Connection Parlor Meeting here.

On-Line Auction 
Begins January 19, 2017. Donate your items here.

Members’ Chanukah Art Show
From painting to prints, photography to pastels,(and everything in-between) this exhibition features a wide range of media and approaches. Come see for yourself! Art work is for sale and makes a great gift.
Meet the artists December 17 after services from 1:00-2:30 PM.

Participate in this year's Purim Shpiel!
Come to the Kick-Off meeting, Sunday January 8, 2017 at 1:00 PM in the Sanctuary

Save the Date! Congregational Retreat
Friday, May 26 - Sunday, May 28, 2017

Vehicle Donations Welcome
There are a variety of ways to make charitable contributions to the congregation. Now, you can donate your vehicle to the congregation through an easy online service. This is a great way of making a contribution by donating a car that you no longer wish to use. Please consider our vehicle donation program.
Please use this link to initiate the donation process.