Congregation Bnai Israel lists summer programming
Fleischmanns — Congreg-ation Bnai Israel announces the arrival this weekend of Rabbi Moshe Edelman who will be sharing the pulpit alternate weeks with Rabbi Pomerantz.
Rabbi Edelman has been a member of the United Synagogue Senior Staff since 1992 after 19 years as a congregational rabbi in Port Jefferson and Cedarhurst. He speaks passionately about best practices to welcome households to the Jewish community and Jewish observance.
His fascinating topics include the following subject for the following dates:
Torah for Bernie Madoff: Sunday, July 11 at 10:45 a. m. The key to moral and ethical Jewish living; values and lessons from the Torah itself. The principle of Derekh Eretz Kadmah laTorah (moral behavior precedes Torah) as exemplified in a Shem and Yafet cover their naked father, Noah; Avraham defers to Lot in land selection; welcoming guests; Rivka’s kindness to Eliezer and to animals; Dinah seduction/rape story; Yosef and Potiphar’s wife (modesty and respect); the daughters of Tzelafchad (the rightful place of women.)
Judaism has a tradition of lying down, prostrating, bending, bowing, lying, Cha-Cha and Shuckling: Jewish Body Language. Sunday, July 18 at 10:45 a.m. Shaking, hands and feet movements. Come and learn and get some exercise too. Why we do what we do and when do we do it. Fun and learning in one hour.