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Sisterhood Fall Brunch

Sunday, September 18, 2022 22 Elul 5782

10:00 AM - 12:00 PMSocial Hall

Recharging Community After the Pandemic
Speaker: Steve Kerbel
Register below by September 14

The last two-and-a-half years have tested and challenged us in ways we never expected, and we've risen to those challenges in ways we never could have foreseen. Zoom minyan? Livestreaming funerals and b'nei mitzvah? Virtual shiva visits, online learning - all of these have become regular elements in our Jewish communal lives.  

Now what? What stays and what goes? How do we come back together? What does our Jewish tradition teach us about the options and decisions we are faced with? As we enter a New Year and a new phase of the pandemic, we'll join together in study and conversation to address these issues.

Steve Kerbel is an independent education consultant in the Greater Washington DC area who has been involved in Jewish education, formal and informal, youth group, camp, day school and congregational school for 35 years. Steve’s clients have included the Olam Tikvah Religious School, Ramah Day Camp, the Center for Israel Education in Atlanta and the Haberman Institute for Jewish Studies in metropolitan Washington, DC. Steve has also been a full-time faculty member at the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville and an educational consultant to the Seaboard Region of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism and USY. Steve is the immediate past national President of the Jewish Educators Assembly.

Sisterhood will collect much-needed Power Pack items at the brunch to supplement the food needed by local students who experience food scarcity. Please donate any of the following single-serve items: Oatmeal packets; Single-portion cereal boxes; Chef Boyardee any flavor; Tuna kits with crackers included in the package; Chili in microwavable cups; Kid-friendly Hormel Compleats; Macaroni and Cheese; Shelf stable milk (chocolate or vanilla); 100% juice boxes; Granola bars; Fruit cups (in fruit juice). If you are not attending the brunch, you may leave your donations in the wooden box in the main lobby outside the Religious School at any time. We also welcome monetary donations. You can mail or bring a check payable to OT Social Action Committee with P3 in the memo line.

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Registration is closed. Walk-ins welcome.

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