Next Shabbat: CNS Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Jason Klein - Shabbes Dinner & Davening!
Netivot Shalom's Scholar-in-Residence,
Rabbi Jason Klein on Friday, January 18, 2013
Join us for Dinner, Davening and special speaker,
Rabbi Jason Klein on Friday, January 18th,
Davening at 6:00 pm and Dinner at 7:00 pm
During Dinner, Rabbi Klein will deliver a talk entitled
"The Relationship Between Prophecy & Authenticity"
*Reservations required for dinner
After Birkat haMazon Learning on Saturday, Jan 19 (@ approx. 1:30 pm)
Rabbi Klein will lead a teaching entitled:
"A Text-Study on My Favorite Parsha"
Rabbi Klein is the incoming president of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association and executive director of University of Maryland Hillel (Baltimore County). Rabbi Klein's particular Jewish interests include text study, liturgy, music, creative rituals, and midrash. He is committed to Israeli-Palestinian peace and justice, inter-movement and interfaith dialogue and collaboration, gender and LBGT concerns, and issues of social justice in general.
**Dinner is $15 per adult and $5 per child. Please rsvp for to firstname.lastname@example.org and make payment by sending in a check to CNS or pay by credit card by going online to our website Please make note on payment "Rabbi Klein Dinner" on check memo line or description field.
I had a beautiful day today. I stood with my sister, a passionate rabbi serving the U.S. Navy as a chaplain, at the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. We remembered our grandfather of blessed memory, who fought for America and shared hard-earned wisdom with his children and grandchildren.
I looked to my right and saw the Washington Monument. Looked to my left at the Lincoln Memorial. I read quotes engraved on massive stones. And I felt, to my core, one sad feeling: too much war.
Too. Much. War.
The quotes and certain retellings of history would have me believe that we fought for pure purposes: we fought for religious freedom, we fought to end slavery, we fought for freedom for all humanity, we fought to end tyranny. But it's also true that we fought (and fight) for economic interests. It&…