Wednesday, September 11, 2019

8 am
1 event

Bible and Bagels 

From: Wednesdays: September 11, 2019-June 17, 2020, 8:15-9:15 am


Led by Central’s Rabbinic Intern Sarah Berman
Join us as we continue our journey through the Torah, reading a chapter a week. We will pick up where we left off with the Book of Kings, but participation is encouraged at any time.


12 pm
1 event

Weekly Torah Study with Central Clergy

Location: Community House

From: Wednesdays: September 4, 2019-June 17, 2020, 12:00-1:15 pm


Led by Central’s Rabbi Mo Salth

This class explores the weekly Torah portion from ancient and modern perspectives.

Join anytime! No registration required.


1 pm
1 event

Samuel I and II

Location: Community House

From: Wednesdays: September 4, 2019-June 17, 2020, 1:30-2:30 pm


Led by Cantor Suzanne Skloot

Explore the text of Samuel I and II. Together we will look at and compare the translations of the Jewish Publication Society and the more recent translation by UC Berkeley professor Robert Alter, and learn why Alter believes that the character of David is the finest portrayal of a human life from antiquity. Our discussions will work to understand the agendas of the original authors and their subsequent editors.

Join anytime! No regiration required.


7 pm
1 event

How to Fight Anti-Semitism: A Conversation with New York Times Writer Bari Weiss

Location: Main Sanctuary

From: Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 7:00 - 8:30 pm


On the anniversary of one of the most fateful days in modern history, join Rabbi Buchdahl for a conversation with Bari Weiss, New York Times op-ed staff editor and author of the brand-new book, How to Fight Anti-Semitism. They will address the rise of anti-Semitism and the danger in allowing hatred and intolerance to grow unchecked.

This event is presented by Central Synagogue and UJA-Federation.

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