Jewish Life Lectures and Special Events
Navigating Today’s World with the Rivertowns Jewish Consortium
We offer lectures and discussions that provide opportunities for the Jewish community and the wider public to engage with Jewish history, spirituality, values, text, and creativity.
See below for more details and a calendar of upcoming events!
Tuesday, December 12 2023
From Baptism to B’ Mitzvah: exploring Rituals in Judaism and Christianityview
Challenging Times, Ageless Insights: Navigating Today’s World with the Rivertowns Jewish Consortium*
Select Fridays, 10:00–11:30 am
“Challenging Times, Ageless Insights” allows participants to engage with clergy in exploring contemporary issues through a Jewish lens. These discussions will provide insights, debate, and if we are successful, even more questions.
*The Rivertowns Jewish Consortium is a group that includes Greenburgh Hebrew Center, Mishkan Ha’am, Rosh Pinah Chavurah of the Rivertowns, Temple Beth Abraham, Temple Beth Shalom, and Woodlands Community Temple.
From Baptism to B’ Mitzvah: exploring Rituals in Judaism and Christianity with Rev Garth Evans, St. Barnabas, and Rabbi Jay Stein, Greenburgh Hebrew Center
These discussions by two clergy leaders will explore lifecycle events and rituals through the lens of two different faiths.
Project Genesis: In Project Genesis, two clergy friends from different faiths discuss interpretations of select stories found in the books of the Old Testament. These sessions allow us to unpack and analyze the multiple meanings of these stories and how their lessons can apply to modern life.
From Baptism to B’ Mitzvah: exploring Rituals in Judaism and Christianity
Tue, Dec 12, 2023
10:00am - 11:00am