Friday, August 11, 2017

Tot Shabbat with the ISJL Fellows (Fri, Aug 18)

children holding hands

Tot Shabbat!

When: Fri, August 18th, at 5:30 p.m.

(before regular services)

Who is leading: Our ISJL Fellows 

Meet the Fellows:

Harrison Bleiberg
Harrison Bleiberg grew up in Mountain Brook, Alabama and recently graduated from Emory University with a B.A. in Jewish Studies and a minor in Mediterranean Archaeology. During his time at Emory University, Harrison was recognized for planning award winning service and educational programs serving the local community. Harrison has previously worked at Temple Emanuel in Birmingham, The Atlanta Jewish Academy, JScreen, and URJ Greene Family Camp where he spent over ten summers as a child. Harrison fell in love with youth leadership and Jewish education after working at Greene Family Camp and engaging with younger Boy Scouts as an Eagle Scout. As a lifelong Southerner and traveler, Harrison is excited to visit communities all across the South, and make new connections in the world of Jewish education!

Gabi Cohn
Gabi Cohn grew up in Fairfax, Virginia. She earned her Bachelors' Degrees in Psychology from Columbia University's School of General Studies and Modern Jewish Studies from The Jewish Theological Seminary of America's List College. During her time in New York, Gabi helped to create an Annual NYC-Wide Progressive College Student Shabbaton to bring together Jewish students from across universities to learn and pray together at HUC-JIR. She also worked to create JQ, a Jewish LGBTQA club through Columbia's Hillel. Off campus, Gabi taught Sing and Sign Mommy and Me classes around the city. She also worked as a development intern at VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired as part of a Fellowship in Jewish Social Entrepreneurship at JTS. Gabi spent ten years working at her synagogue's day camp as a counselor for kindergarteners and later program coordinator for preschool and kindergarten and supervisor of the extended day program. Gabi is excited to continue to serve as an Education Fellow and work with a wide variety of Southern Jewish communities.

Religious School Orientation and Blood Drive (Sun, Aug 13)

Religious School Orientation

Our parent orientation meeting will be 10 a.m. at Beth Shalom. We
welcome your involvement and suggestions and look forward to seeing all of you!

Please bring the registration form Mindy sent.

Blood Drive

Our blood drive will be 12 p.m. to about 2 p.m. Please come donate blood!