Thursday, March 13, 2014

Inspire: A Weekend of Fun, Learning and Community at Congregation B’nai Jacob

The event will be held March 21-23, 2014

WOODBRIDGE - Congregation B’nai Jacob will present Rabbi Micha Odenheimer as their 2014 Inspire Scholar, according to a release  
"Odenheimer is the founder and director of Tevel B’Tzedek (The World in Justice), an Israeli peace corps," the release said. 
"A California native and Yale University graduate, he received his rabbinic ordination in 1984 and became a student and close friend of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach," the release said.  "After making aliyah in 1988, Odenheimer worked extensively on social justice issues as founder of the Israel Association for Ethiopian Jewry and at Tevel B’Tzedek."
Odenheimer also is an award-winning journalist who has reported on poverty, globalization and human rights for notable publications, including The Washington Post, The Guardian, The London Times, Jerusalem Report and Haaretz, the release said.

Inspire Weekend is sponsored by James M. Shure. the release said. 

Inspire Weekend Schedule

March 21  -  Friday night, following dinner, 8:30pm

Chasidic Teachings about Shabbat, the Cosmos, and the Meaning of Life

March 22 - Saturday, following Kiddush, 12:30pm

The Path of the Just: Judaism and Social Justice in the Age of Globalization

 Seudah Shlishit, 6:30pm Shlomo Carlebach and his Torah
March 23, Sunday morning, 10am, Shabbos in Somalia
Sunday morning, 11:30am, Special Program for Kids and Teens



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