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Congregation B’nai Jacob Adult Education Winter 2018

Special Events

Martin Luther King Commemorative Weekend

The Shoreline Soul Gospel Choir, led by Angela Clemens, Friday, January 18 at 6:30 pm.  MLK Friday night service featuring the Shoreline Soul Gospel Choir, led by Angela Clemens, and the Sweet Singers of Congregation B’nai Jacob, led by Cantor Malachi Kanfer.  All are welcome to join us for an uplifting night of song and prayer.

Screening of “Marshall”

Sunday, January 20 at 4 pm, Michael Koskoff, screenwriter

A major film about the collaboration between a young Thurgood Marshall and a Jewish lawyer to defend an innocent black man in Bridgeport in 1940, against a backdrop of segregation and anti-Semitism.  Screenwriter and CT civil rights attorney Michael Koskoff will speak following the film.

Challah Baking

Wednesday, January 30 at 6:20pm (after minyan)

Leslie and Dana will demonstrate two ways to prepare your dough:  hand kneading and using a standing mixer with a dough hook.  Home baked challah is a real treat and much easier than you might think!  RSVP by January 25 to 203-389-2111 or cbj.receptionist@gmail.com.  No fee to participate but an $18 donation to BJ Kiddush Fund is suggested.

Learning and Prayer

Bread & Torah

EVERY Shabbat Morning Before Services, 9:00 – 9:45am

Rabbi Shapiro explores the weekly Torah portion and how its story relates to our own.  This year we will explore the Book of Jonah and the Five Megillot.  Lively discussion over bagels and coffee.  No experience necessary.

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