Pray. Eat. Love.
Friday, January 10 at 6:30 p.m. followed by Congregation Shabbat Dinner
Scholar-in-Residence Steven Windmueller, PhD, will deliver the D’var Torah at Friday night services: “Beth Emet, Rabbi Knobel, and the development of American synagogues and patterns in Jewish life.” Following services, a Shabbat dinner will pay tribute to Rabbi Knobel z"l. The evening will conclude with a dessert-time discussion with the scholar-in-residence moderated by Beth Emet Past President David Zarefsky. Shabbat dinner is $36 per person, Registration.
Kahal means community (Kahal Shabbat Morning Service)
Saturday, January 11 at 9:30 a.m.
Saturday morning services will include a community study opportunity centered on Rabbi Knobel’s legacy as a teacher and visionary. Rabbis Lisa Greene and Eleanor Smith will lead the discussion, recalling Rabbi Knobel’s teachings and his appreciation for the many lenses through which Torah can be studied, interpreted, and lived.
Get Your Funk On
Saturday, January 11 at 8:00 p.m.
As much as Beth Emet is known for its scholarly endeavors and social action work, it is known for its love of community fun. The celebratory weekend cranks the good times up a notch with a dessert and dance party featuring Suite Mollie, a local funk, soul, and R&B band. $36 per person. Registration.
The Next 70 Years
Sunday, January 12 beginning at 9:30 a.m.
The weekend concludes with a thought-provoking panel discussion on synagogue life today and in the future, moderated by our scholar-in-residence. Panelists include congregants Karl Berolzheimer, Jessica Kaplan, Robin Linn, and Max Yenkin.