The Adult Education committee at Temple Emanuel has prepared an exciting Scholar-in-Residence weekend, “Mediterranean Mosaic: Three Vignettes of Jewish Life and Culture,” scheduled for March 11-13. Registration is required – details are posted on the TE website. Highlights of the Weekend of Jewish Learning include:
- March 11 at 5:30 pm – Tot Shabbat, followed by Shabbat dinner at 6 pm and a Kabbalat Shabbat service featuring a presentation by Olga Markus: “My Israel: A Land of Miracles, Inspiration and Complexity”
- March 12 at 10:30 am – a presentation by Liran Yadgar: “The Jewish Game of Hearts: Judah HaLevi’s Voyage from Spain to the Holy Land,” followed by a dairy luncheon at noon
- March 13 at 10:00 am – bagel brunch, followed by a presentation by Dr. Philip Balma: “Hiding in Plain Sight: Italian Jews in Mussolini’s Film Industry (and Beyond).
On Saturday, March 26 at 7 pm, Temple Emanuel presents an adult Purim event: Margaritaspiel! This laid-back Purim celebration, created by the Chasen family and performed by members of TE, features songs with a Jimmy Buffet vibe accompanied by the TE Reefers Band. A beach-themed party will follow. Costumes are strongly encouraged. Tickets will be available at the door, but registration in advance is preferred – please see the TE website for details.
Finally, on Friday, April 22, Temple Emanuel will host a community seder, led by Rabbi Michael Farbman. You do not need to be a member of TE to participate, but registration is required – please see the TE website for complete information.
To register and for more information about these and other events, celebrations and services at Temple Emanuel, please go to the TE website: www.templeemanuel‐gnh.org, or call the temple office at 203-397-3000. Temple Emanuel is located at 150 Derby Avenue in Orange.