Having found students hungry for serious Jewish content, SoCalJSS is putting together an opportunity for young Jewish adults to come together and engage with their heritage. From the evening of Wednesday 19 January through midday on Friday 21 January, young Jewish adults will be able to engage with the texts of their heritage. This year’s theme will be the Ten Commandments, as the weekly Torah reading for the week in which these dates occur will include the giving of the Ten Commandments.
The Schedule (RSVP on Facebook):
Thursday 20 January:
– 10-5: Text Studies on the Ten Commandments
– Including a lunchtime discussion on Judaism and Vegetarianism (lunch will be provided)
– Going up to Jeff’s Gourmet Sausage Factory in LA and spending time at Judaica shops in the Pico area
– 8:30: Beer, Bible & Baked Goods: Why Isn’t Lying in the Ten Commandments?
Friday 21 January: 10-1 – The Fourth Commandment: Shabbat
Thursday 20 January will be chock full of classes for those thirsting for Jewish learning opportunities, as the day will be primarily focused on the Ten Commandments, of which there is a much to discuss. There will be guest rabbis speaking along with Rabbi Drew, including a lunchtime discussion on Vegetarianism & Judaism. In the evening, there will be a discussion involving the Bible, entitled “Beer, Bible & Baked Goods”.
On the morning of Friday the 21st, there will be a few sessions devoted to Shabbat. Wednesday evening will kick off the event with a Tu b’Shevat seder along with Beach Hillel.
To attend is free and the program will be taking place at the Alpert Jewish Community Center in Long Beach. For more information, please contact Rabbi Drew – Rabbi [at] SoCalJSS.org.