Members of the newly created Congre-
gation Beth Shalom youth orchestra
practice for the 6 p.m. Friday, March 19,
Family Shabbat Experience.
Beth Shalom also has formed a youth
choir, with both coordinated and led by
of the synagogue's
orchestra — the
first one in
gogues in metro
Detroit — and
Rosie Mardit of
choir hope to
enhance the alterna-
taks a break from
tive services and -
being offered by
Beth Shalom," said synagogue president"
Nancy Glen: There are about 18 stu-
dents each in the orchestra and the choir.
Yaacov Bloch, interim director for
religious school and youth, will direct
the youth in leading the March 19 serv-
ice, to be followed by a Shabbat dinner.
"I love music and not only does it
provide our young people with an
,opportunity to further experience the
love of Jewish music, but their participa-
tion also adds a new dimension for
prayer for the Beth Shalom communi-
ty," Glen said.
For information on the Shabbat din-
ner or to join the orchestra or choir, call
Beth Shalom at (248) 547-7970.
— Shelli Liebman Dorfman, staff writer
At Beth Shalom
Eilu v'Eilu, the lifelong Jewish learning
project of the Michigan region of the
Rabbinical Assembly, will present
"Learning Talmud" with Rabbi Baruch
Lazewnik at Congregation Beth Shalom
10:30-11:30 a.m. March 14, 21, 28,
April 18, 25, May 2.
Sessions will focus on tefilah (prayer).
Readings from contemporary and classi-
cal scholars will be introduced.
Each class will be presented as an
independent unit. Students may attend
as many sessions as they wish. A basic
ability to read Hebrew is required for
the course, although English transla-
tions will be supplied.
The cost is $10 per session. For
information, call Mitch Parker, (248)
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