Klal Yisrael

For the month of November, Beth Meyer will focus on the worldwide Jewish community - our differences, our similarities, our uniqueness and our Jewish connections. Consider joining us for one, any, or all of the events listed below.

Sunday, November 4:  Baj-El: The Hidden Jews of Ethiopia
Film screening and Q&A with the filmmaker 7:00PM
($5 in advance, $10 at the door/ $8 and $15 for non-members)

There are still Jews in Ethiopia - mostly practicing a pre-Talmudic form of Judaism in secret.  In this film, Irene Orleansky reveals the history, traditions and music of this remarkable community to the world.
You can register here.

Friday, November 9:  Multi-Cultural Shabbat dinner
Reservations are required; admission is either by cooking a dish, or by making a donation
Our congregation is made up of people with unique backgrounds - coming from a variety of countries, cultures and family traditions.  Food has always been central to sharing heritage. Share your family’s unique cultural heritage and learn about others. 
You can access the SignUp Genius here. Contact Josh (programming@bethmeyer.org) with any questions.

Sunday, November 11: Global Day of Jewish Learning
A brunch program at 10:00AM, and 2 afternoon study sessions
$12 for the brunch, $15 for non-members 
The afternoon study sessions are free of charge

The Global Day of Jewish Learning is a project of the Aleph Society and Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, uniting the Jewish communities around th world through study of our shared texts. The theme this year is Extraordinary Passages: Texts and Travel.
You can register here for the brunch.

Sunday, November 18:  Doing Jewish: A Story from Ghana
Film screening 4:00PM
($5 in advance, $10 at the door/ $8 and $15 for non-members)

Gabrielle Zilkha, a volunteer in Africa, found, in Ghana, a group of people who practiced for centuries special rites including circumcision and keeping Kosher dietary laws. Only recently had they discovered they were part of a worldwide religion with millions of followers – Judaism.
You can register here.