Come for a brief Shabbat service, dessert, and an interactive talk by Anne Ziff about a subject many of us avoid: talking about your end of life plans. Anne’s new book, Your End of Life Matters: How to Talk With Family and Friends, conveys the value of talking about last wishes long before the end is imminent. Whether it’s us... Read More
Teaching the Bible Today (p. 29-43) Abraham and Sarah and Isaac A Historical Atlas of the Jewish People, (1992) edt. By Eli Barnavi “The Migration of the Patriarchs, p. 2, 3 Johnson, Paul A History of the Jews (1986) p. 8-10 Sumerian roots and Abraham
On November 3, we will see a slideshow by longtime CHJ member Dave Shafer on a topic that for some is dear to your hearts, and stomachs. If you have ever paid $21.50 for 2nd Avenue Deli’s hot pastrami sandwich in New York, you know what sublime kosher food is. Still fighting that craving for... Read More
Set during the tumult of World War II, on the lush Malayan island of Penang, The Gift of Rain by Tan Twan Eng tells a riveting and poignant tale about a young man caught in the tangle of wartime loyalties and deceits. New members are always welcome.