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Kicking Off Our Sixtieth Year
Shabbat Dinner
Friday, January 19 at 6 p.m.

Join us throughout 2018 as we celebrate the Sixtieth Anniversary of the founding of Temple David! Our celebrations begin with a Kickoff Shabbat on Friday, January 19, 2018.

Take a stroll down memory lane by viewing our display Temple David: This is Us throughout the weekend of January 19-21.


Request for Photos

If you have photos of events or special memories at Temple David that we can display for our 60th Anniversary, please send them to the Temple office. We will display the photos carefully but copies (rather than originals) are preferred.

Please contact Melissa Cooper at melissac@templedavid.org with any questions.


AND DURING OUR KICK-OFF WEEKEND

Friday, January 19

7:30 p.m.
Shabbat Service featuring Gathering Stones Together: The Importance of Jewish Archiving by Eric Lidji, Director of the Rauh Jewish History Program & Archives at the Heinz History Center.


Saturday, January 20

10 a.m.
Shabbat Service featuring Congregants Reminiscing about Six Decades of Temple David

Sunday, January 21

9-11 a.m.
Drop-in for interactive stations about our past 60 years.

11:30 a.m.
What Led to Temple David by Eric Lidji


 


Art in Residence weekend will be April 20-22. The exhibit The Seventh Day: Revisiting Shabbat is on loan from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Museum in New York. The weekend will consist of a Shabbat Dinner on Friday night with an opportunity to preview the exhibit, a wine and cheese reception with curator, Laura Kruger on Saturday night, and a Religious School program on Sunday. Watch your mail in January for more information on participating in this series of events.

The Seventh Day: Revisiting Shabbat is a fine arts exhibition that addresses the ever-changing and life enhancing merit of the celebration of the Shabbat. The three Abrahamic faiths; Judaism, Islam, and Christianity each adhere to the teachings of the Hebrew Bible. The act of ‘creation’ is our beginning. Genesis reveals and Exodus repeats “remember the Sabbath day and keep it holy.” Each generation, building on the shoulders of the past, fine tunes and/or embellishes the patterns of previous traditions.

This exhibition explores through a 21st-century perspective, the very meaning of the Sabbath with joy, ingenuity, intellectual commitment and profound beauty. Many leading international artists have created new works including ritual objects. Studio artists use their skills as painters, sculptors, and photographers to delight us with amazing insights and life enhancing beauty.

 

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