Monday, March 11, 2013: Thai and Torah: Why Judaism? 6:00 pm We will be reading a selection from Rabbi Arthur Green’s “Radical Judaism.” In a country where the fastest growing religion is “none”, why should we stay engaged with Judaism? Veggie Pad Thai and Red Curry to return! RSVP here.
Maine Jewish Film Festival: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 7:00 pm We are going to go see a film called “Yossi” at the Maine Jewish Film Festival! RSVP to Hillel co-President Sarah Rockford for tickets and rides to Portland.
Yom HaShoah Program at the Holocaust and Human Rights Center. Sunday, April 7, 2013. We will meet at 9:30 am and drive down to Augusta to learn, commemorate, and explore together. Contact: Lauren Gluck.
Workers’ Justice from Faith-Based Perspectives: Monday, April 8, 2013, 4:15 pm in the Hillel Room. (Pugh Center) Join Professor Debra Campbell, Dean Kurt Nelson, and Rabbi Rachel Isaacs in a conversation about workers’ rights and business ethics. How do our sacred texts speak to current realities at Colby? How can we further sanctify our relationships with those on the Colby staff? Please join us for this important conversation. RSVP on the facebook event page.
Yom Ha’atzmaut Party: Friday, April 12, 2013: Join us for Israeli food, music, and fun in the Alfond Senior Apartments.
Upcoming Thai and Torah dates: Monday, April 15 (Abortion in Jewish Law) and Monday, May 6, 2013 (Israeli Declaration of Independence.)
Yom HaShoah Speaker and Vigil: Wednesday, April 17, 2013: Holocaust survivor, Ernie Weiss, will be speaking about his experiences. Candle light vigil to follow on the steps of Miller Library.
Shabbat: We have Shabbat candle lighting every week at 5:30 pm on the bridge, followed by a homemade Shabbat dinner in Pugh 252.
Rabbi Isaacs hosts Shabbat lunch every other week in her on campus apartment in Williams.
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