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"Global Judaism, Diversity, and Interfaith Harmony" a program presented by Rabbi Capers Funnye, Jr.

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 11:00am to Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 11:30am


 Beth Shalom Synagogue Celebrates Interfaith Harmony and Black History Month with a program featuring

Rabbi Capers Funnye, Jr.

Head Rabbi at Beth Shalom B’nai Zaken Ethiopian, Hebrew Congregation, Chicago, IL.

Beth Shalom Synagogue, is proud to announce that Rabbi Capers Funnye, Jr. will be present to discuss his Sacred Journey to Judaism with a unique program that draws attention to Global Judaism, Diversity, and Interfaith Harmony.

~Rabbi Capers C. Funnye, Jr., has been dubbed President Barack “Obama’s Rabbi” by The New York Times, 

This weekend is hosted by Beth Shalom and made possible by a generous grant received from the Sidney Krauss Charitable Trust Fund.

The program is free and open to the public. 

Location: Beth Shalom Synagogue; 5827 N. Trenholm Road, Columbia, SC 29206 

 Friday, February 6, 2015
11 AM - Meet and Greet\Press Conference\Presentation of Key to the City
- Refreshments -
Break
5:30-6:15 PM - Musical Shabbat Service
6:30-7:15 PM - “My Sacred Journey to Judaism” Rabbi Funnye, Jr.
- Refreshments -
 
Saturday, February 7, 2015
9:45 AM-12:00 PM – Shabbat Service
Sermon\D’var Torah - “Global Judaism” Rabbi Funnye, Jr.
12:15-1:15 PM – Kiddush Luncheon
1:30-2:30 PM - Open conversation with Rabbi Funnye, Jr.
Break
5:30-6:00 PM - Havdalah Service
- Refreshments -
6:15-7:30 PM - “Martin Luther King Jr. and
Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel” Rabbi Funnye, Jr.
 
Sunday, February 8, 2015
10:15-11:30 AM - Religious School Program and Photo Opportunity
“Varieties of Jewish Life” with Rabbi Capers Funnye, Jr.
- Refreshments -
 

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