THURSDAY, APRIL 13 | Doors open 7:00 pm | Film: 7:15 pm
Eliezer and Uriel Shkolnik are father and son as well as rival professors in Talmudic Studies.When both men learn that Eliezer will be lauded for his work, their complicated relationship reaches a new peak. (English subtitles)
Discussion led by Rabbi Rachel Ain & Joseph Cedar, the film’s Award -winning screen writer & director. Joseph Cedar’s new film “Norman” starring Richard Gere opens in April.
The seating will be staggered so that all can have a clear view, even with subtitles. Refreshments follow.
WOMEN’S LEAGUE GALA ART AUCTION FUNDRAISER
This special evening will also include:
· A Live Auction featuring art in all price ranges and media including paintings by well-known artists like Ansel Adams, Chagall, and Agam. Marlin Art, a well-known auction house, will run the auction and share their profits with SPS. If you’ve never been to an Art Auction, give it a try – they are very entertaining and no purchase is necessary.
· Marvel Comics Super-Hero Artist John Stanisci will do live demonstrations of his drawings.
· Refreshments will include wine, cheese and desserts
Women and Men are invited to this year’s TORAH FUND LUNCHEON honoring VERA WINITCH
Sunday, April 23rd
Registration begins at 12 pm
and the luncheon begins at 12:30
. Join at SPS as we honor Vera and other women in the MetroNorth area as we raise monies for Torah Fund, the special fund through Women’s League of Conservative Judaism which supports all of our schools of higher education in the Conservative Movement, world wide. For more information and to register, click here
Yom HaShoah Commemoration and Yom HaAtzmaut Celebration
As Jews it is very important to remember and then to celebrate two defining moments in Modern Jewish history; the Holocaust and the creation of the State of Israel.
Be at SPS on Monday night April 24 for our annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration.
Pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the darkest period of Jewish history.
* Survivors Candlelight March
* Lighting of Memorial Candles
* SPS Kol Rinah Adult Choir
* SPS Rinah Youth Choir
Guest Speaker: RABBI JOSEPH POLAK will discuss The Children, the Children…The Legacy of the Infant & Toddler Survivors
Rabbi Polak’s memoir “After the Holocaust the Bells Still Ring” received the prestigious National Jewish Book Award this past year. He is a survivor of the Westerbork and Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camps and serves currently as the Chief Justice of the Rabbinic Court of Massachusetts.
SPS Teenagers: Would you like to volunteer to escort a survivor during the candlelight march or to the bimah for the lighting of the memorial candles? Please call/email Harriet Janover 212-593-3300
ISRAEL INDEPENDENCE DAY Yom Ha’atzmaut Kabbalat Shabbat Musical Celebrations: East Meets West
6:15 pm services followed by Shabbat dinner.
Led by: Rabbi:Rachel Ain Cantor Dov Keren Cantor Magda Fishman (Temple Beth El) Accompanied by: Avram Pengas – Greek bouzouki & singer Assaf Glezner – pianist & singer David Silliman – percussionist. Shabbat dinner & program follows at 7:30pm
Donation: $18 per person Advance paid dinner reservations requested (firstname.lastname@example.org