Community Lunches

Launching a New Year of Community and Learning Lunches

Each month, we will host a Lunch and Learn on the 2nd Tuesday, and a Lunch and Culture on the 4th Tuesday.
The catered lunches are open to all congregants and their guests. $5 suggested donation for lunch.


Lunch and Learn

November 13, 2018 – Explore Jewish texts and perspectives on giving-thanks and appreciation with Rabbi Regev

December 11, 2018 – Hanukkah text study with Cantor Keys

January 8, 2019 – What is Midrash and how does it work, with Rabbi Regev

February 12, 2019 – Discover Israelite and other Ancient Near Eastern Law Codes with Rabbi Mates-Muchin

March 12, 2019 – Holiness Code text study with Cantor Keys

April 9, 2019 – Special speaker from from Aleh Negev, Israel’s village for medical and rehabilitative care for children with developmental and physical disabilities with Rabbi Mates-Muchin

May 14, 2019 – A close reading of Israel’s Declaration of Independence, its early drafts, and its prophetic sources with Rabbi Regev

June 11, 2019 – The Book of Ruth with Rabbi Mates-Muchin


Lunch and Culture

November 27, 2018 – Film and Discussion: Award-winning short film, The Rabbi’s Daughter: - The story of three daughters of an orthodox rabbi, directed by the daughter of a rabbi, with Rabbi Regev

NO December

January 22, 2019 – Film and discussion on immigration issues with Cantor Keys and filmmaker Fred Finkelstein: Leaving Memel – the story of his mother and her two sisters coming to America.

February 26, 2019 – The Way of Man: A Film about Martin Buber with Rabbi Mates-Muchin

March 26, 2019 – Children of the Sun: the eutopia built for the children of the Kibbutz movement in Israel, with Rabbi Regev

April 23, 2019 – Explore Jewish views and values of a plant-based diet

May 28, 2019 – Ladino Songs: Music of the Sephardic Jews with Cantor Keys, Cantor Richard Botton of NYC and pianist Irene Jacobson

June 25, 2019 – Film and Discussion: Einstein in the Holy Land, with Rabbi Mates-Muchin