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February 20, 2004 - Image 56

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2004-02-20

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B'nai Moshe Class
Focuses On Purim

Beth Shalom Sets
Purim Carnival

Rabbi Elliot Pachter, spiritual leader of
B'nai Moshe, will
teach a two-part
study series, "Purim
in the Talmud:
What We Didn't
Learn in Sunday
School About
Esther and
Mordechai," noon
to 1 p.m. Monday,
Feb. 23, and
Monday, March 1.
Tuition is $7 per session. Students
may register at the door.
Kolel Moshe will present "Purim
Subplots" on Monday, March 1, 7:30-
8:30 p.m., taught by Eric Grossman,
head of Bible for the Jewish Academy
of Metropolitan Detroit. Tuition is $7
at the door. Advance reservations are
not required.

Congregation Beth Shalom's annual
Purim carnival will be held 11 a.m.-3
p.m. Sunday, March 7.
Members of Beth Shalom Kadima
(grades 6-8) are conducting their
fourth annual mishloach manot sale,
fulfilling the mitzvah and helping
Kadima raise money for youth pro-
gramming and charity. Personalized
gift boxes are available.
To order, go to the synagogue Web
site, congbethshalom.org

Temple Beth El
Plans Purim Fun

Temple Beth El's Purim celebration will
begin Friday, March 5, with a family
Purim Shabbat dinner at 6 p.m.
Participants are invited to come in
costurne. Dinner will be followed by a
7:30 p.m. Purim Shabbat service, read-

ing of the megillah and a sing-along with
the youth and junior .choirs. The evening
will conclude with a Hamantashen Oneg
Shabbat. There is a charge for the din-
ner; reservations are needed by March 1.
For information, call (248) 851-1100.
The Purim celebrations will continue
with the Young People's Society-spon-
sored Purim Carnival, Sunday, March 7,
from noon to 2 p.m. Tickets for food
and booths will be available at the door.

Scholars Visit
Bais Chabad

Sara Tugman Bais Chabad Torah Center
will host Rabbi Nachman and Joan
Bernhard of Johannesburg, South Africa,
as scholars in residence for the weekend
of Feb. 27-29.
Rabbi Nachman Bernhard is active in
counseling, education, communal affairs
and social issues. He has been an outspo-
ken foe of Apartheid.
Mrs. Joan Bernhard specializes in
topics related to bereavement and to

Rabbi Bernhard will speak on "The
Battle Between the Sexes: Dare we Call a
Truce?" on Sunday at 10:30 a.m.
The Torah Center will provide
Shabbat accommodations for those not
within walking distance of the center.
For information, call (248) 855-6170.

Beth Shalom
Hosts Author

On Sunday, March 21, at 7 p.m.,
Congregation Beth Shalom will host
author Stephen Fried speaking on "The
Challenges and Pitfalls of Choosing New
General admission is $12; it's $36 for
patrons. A dessert reception and coffee
will follow the program.
Fried is a teacher at Columbia
University's graduate school of journal-
ism and two-time winner of the
National Magazine Award.
For information, contact the syna-
gogue office, (248) 547-7970.

Don '.t Miss...

Rabbi Lawrence Kushner


Friday, March 19 • Saturday, March


Through his lectures,
articles and fifteen books,
Rabbi Lawrence Kushner
has helped shape the present
agenda for personal and
institutional spiritual renewal.

20 •

Sunday, March


"When we say that God is everywhere, it does not mean that God is
invisible. It means that if we look closely, we can find God's presence
hidden everywhere... Because God is hidden in everything, all things
are connected to one another."

"Spirituality is religion experienced intimately. It's the core, the
INSPIRED... distilled essence of organized religion. Spirituality is where you
and God meet - and what you do about it."



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For further information,
contact Temple Emanu-El

6:30 p.m. Adults: $18 Children 12 & under: $12
Erev Shabbat Dinner:
Erev Shabbat Worship: 8:00 p.m. ALL ARE WELCOME "When God Makes a Surprise Appearance in Ordinary Events"
12:30 p.m. $12 per person
Shabbat Luncheon:
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Afternoon Study:
"Five Cities of Refuge"
7:30 p.m. $100 per person
Patron Dinner:
9:30 a.m. ALL ARE WELCOME "The Rymanover's Silent Aleph: Sinai Re-Imagined"
Morning Program:

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