Upcoming Events

 

KATY Event: Snow Tubing

February 2, 2020, 3:00 pm

Open to all 8th – 12th grade students and their friends. 

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Women's Coffee

February 5, 2020, 10:00 am
Panera
1700 Kingfisher Drive Suite 1, Frederick, MD 21701

Adult Education - Jews of Medieval Muslim Spain

February 6, 2020, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Beth Sholom Synogogue
1011 N Market St, Frederick, MD 21701

This class will address the issues of the freedoms and restrictions on Jewish life, medieval Jewish education, poetry, culture and more. Was this time period a “Golden Age” for the Jews?

Rabbi Leila Gal Berner received her Ph.D. from UCLA. She was first ordained by the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in 1989. In 2009, she was ordained by Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi z”l, founder of the movement for Jewish Renewal. She has taught at several major colleges and universities: Reed and Swarthmore Colleges; Emory, George Washington, and American Universities. She is currently Dean of Students of the ALEPH Alliance for Jewish Renewal Ordination Program.

Adult Education - Jews of Medieval Christian Spain

February 13, 2020, 7:30 pm
Beth Sholom Synagogue
1011 N. Market St., Frederick, MD 21701

This class will explore how Jews fared under a Christian king who had his own interests during the Spanish Reconquista (reconquering territories from the Muslims). What were Jewish-Christian relations like during this time? What led up to the Spanish Inquisition of the 15th century? This talk will be based on Rabbi Leila’s own dissertation research in medieval Catalonia.

Rabbi Leila Gal Berner received her Ph.D. from UCLA. She was first ordained by the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in 1989. In 2009, she was ordained by Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi z”l, founder of the movement for Jewish Renewal. She has taught at several major colleges and universities: Reed and Swarthmore Colleges; Emory, George Washington, and American Universities. She is currently Dean of Students of the ALEPH Alliance for Jewish Renewal Ordination Program.

Adult Education - Hidden Jews of the American Southwest

February 20, 2020, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Beth Sholom Synogogue
1011 N Market St, Frederick, MD 21701

This class will focus on the aftermath of the Expulsion of the Jews from Spain. Where did they settle? How did they survive? What were their customs? How do they live today?

Rabbi Leila Gal Berner received her Ph.D. from UCLA. She was first ordained by the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in 1989. In 2009, she was ordained by Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi z”l, founder of the movement for Jewish Renewal. She has taught at several major colleges and universities: Reed and Swarthmore Colleges; Emory, George Washington, and American Universities. She is currently Dean of Students of the ALEPH Alliance for Jewish Renewal Ordination Program.

Women's Coffee

March 4, 2020, 10:00 am
Panera
1700 Kingfisher Drive Suite 1, Frederick, MD 21701

Women's Coffee

April 1, 2020, 10:00 am
Panera
1700 Kingfisher Drive Suite 1, Frederick, MD 21701