Jews wander. Jewish communities migrate. Half a century ago these communities migrated on various wheel spokes outward, their institutional identities and Torah scrolls in tow. In recent years, a new pattern has emerged, and America's cities are bursting again with Jewish life. This blog contains my reflections on the work of an urban rabbi in a city as complex - exciting, expansive, provincial, gritty, isolating, political and inspiring - as Baltimore.
Friday, June 6, 2014
"Of" in Action: Wes Moore Speaks at Beth Am Tomorrow!
Planned collaboratively with our neighbors and community stakeholders, I am proud to say Mr. Moore's visit and the program surrounding it is "Of the Neighborhood" in action.
If you're in B'More, I'd be honored to welcome you to our shul tomorrow.
Wes Moore Comes to Beth Am!
& Stories at Beth Am Saturday, June 7, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
9:30 am-12:15 pm - Wes Moore speaks during Shabbat Services
12:30-1:15 - Kiddush Lunch with Reservoir Hill neighbors
1:15-2:30 - Multi-generational, multi-cultural storytelling
about making life decisions
2:30-3:30 - Ice cream social and informal discussion to explore
further collaboration to engage young people in the community