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Shir Shalom seminar explores biblical mysteries, in memory of Chickie Rosenberg

WOODSTOCK — Woodstock Area Jewish Community Congregation Shir Shalom welcomes scholar-in-residence Rabbi Sheldon Zimmerman, currently Rabbi of the Jewish Center of the Hamptons and previous president of Hebrew Union College-Institute of Religion, who will lead a series of thought-provoking sessions entitled “Revealing Some Mysteries of the Bible.”
On Friday, June 24 from 6-7 p.m., join the session “Mysteries in the Bible? What Mysteries?”, followed by Shabbat worship and Oneg Shabbat.
On Saturday, June 25 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., the series explores “Am I my Brother’s Keeper? Does the Torah give an Answer?” From 1:30-3 p.m., explore the second session of the day: “Let There Be Light: Whatever Happened to that Light?”
On Sunday, June 26 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., a brunch will be held. To concluding session is “Love the Stranger: Is this the most Important Mitzvah in the Torah?”
Rabbi Zimmerman has a special gift, an ability to connect his teaching to contemporary issues, problems, and challenges. He is known to make those listening feel a personal connection as he discusses subjects to which they can readily relate. All are invited to join in this stimulating series, provided by the generosity and vision of Paul Rosenberg, in memory of his wife, Chickie. For more info, call 802-457-4840 or email [email protected]
Congregation Shir Shalom is located at 1680 West Woodstock Road (US Rte 4), Woodstock. The weekend’s events are free.

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