Brunch with OT Poet/Journalist Rick Black - Cancelled
Sunday, Feb. 22, 9:40 am (after services). Join Men’s Club for brunch for a fascinating session with OT member Rick Black. A poet, book artist and photographer, Rick is the founder and owner of Turtle Light Press, a small publishing company that specializes in handcrafted poetry books and fine art prints.
His poetry collection, Star of David, won Poetica Magazine’s 2012 poetry chapbook contest and he was named poet-of-the-month for April 2012 by Cornell University’s Mann Library. Rick Black, who worked as a reporter in the Jerusalem bureau of The New York Times, has also garnered several international awards for his haiku poetry. To leanr more about his work, click here.
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His poetry collection, Star of David, won Poetica Magazine’s 2012 poetry chapbook contest and he was named poet-of-the-month for April 2012 by Cornell University’s Mann Library. Rick Black, who worked as a reporter in the Jerusalem bureau of The New York Times, has also garnered several international awards for his haiku poetry. Go to http://www.turtlelightpress.com/products/star-of-david/ to learn more about his work.
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January 11: OT Olympics #1: Bowling with Abba
January 25: OT Olympics #2: Northern VA Synagogue Basketball Tournament
February 8: Annual “World Wide Wrap” at services
February 14: Seaboard Blue Yarmulke Dinner
February 21: Boy Scout Shabbat
February 22: Brunch with OT Poet/Journalist Rick Black
February TBA: GMU Basketball w/ABBA
March 1: Pack Yom HaShoah Yellow Candles
March 8: Begin Yellow Candle delivery to OT home
March 22: Civilian Service Brunch – OT’s Jim Finkel on his experiences dealing with genocide & war crimes
April 12: OT Olympics #3 – Walk/Hike at Burke Lake
April/May weeknight: Washington Nationals game
April 26: Earth Day Electronics Recycling, OT
May 3: ABBA Steak & Vodka Dinner
May 31: Family Miniature Golf Outing
June 5: Men’s Club Shabbat dinner and annual meeting at OT after services
July 8 – 12: FJMC International Convention, Deauville Resort, Miami Beach
July 19 or Aug 2: NoVA Synagogue Soccer Tournament Fundraiser for Kids of Sderot, Terror Victims in Israel