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MARCH 4-5PM RITUAL/RALLY 5-6:30PM
Marchers should meet at Pulaski Park in Northampton or corner of Railroad Street and West Street in Hadley at 4PM.
(Marchers preferring a shorter walk should meet at Sheldon Field at 4:30PM.) The rally will take place at 5PM
at the boat launch on Damon Road, under the Northampton side of the Coolidge Bridge.
WHAT TO BRING
On our regular First Friday shabbat dinner together, Maya Laur and Sara Schley will report back on an impactful trip they took in August to San Antonio to work directly with Asylum seekers and immigrants in partnership with the non profit RAICES. Maya will share her writing to help "put a face on" a corner of the international migration challenges.
Talk proceeds pot-luck supper with shabbat table blessings and songs.
Glean with the Temple Israel crew at various locations at Atlas Farm in Deerfield. Harvest for a food distribution site which you have a connection to; or help us harvest for groups we already support. Take a weekly supply for yourself or a canning project. 8-9AM weekly on Sundays during the season. Contact Rabbi Andrea to go on the gleaners list for weekly announcements of meeting location and crops.
Plant, Taste & Celebrate Biblical & Caucasus Mountain Ancient Grains on the verge of extinction
Sept 8 and 15, 10 am - 4 pm
Jews and Allies: an Interfaith Workshop sponsored by The Interfaith Council of Franklin County
St James and Andrew on 8 Church Street
Interfaith Council of Franklin County (ICFC) resumes its monthly forums on September 18, Place TBD.
LOCAL FOOD Pot luck dinner at 5:30
Program at 6:15.
Speakers frojm several food and redistribution agencies will open our discussion on opportunities, needs and gaps in food security.
Two Sided Story follows newly bereaved Palestinian and Israeli parents as they participate in bi-national weekend seminars run by facilitators who had previously lost children to the conflict.The final in our summer film series, Love Your Neighbor, is a deep and difficult exploration of the price of war.
The wrenching and emotional film brings us into the pain and the context of this heart-breaking conflict.
Suggested donation $5-18 - no one turned away for lack of funds. Part of Temple Israel's Love Your Neighbor summer film series.
Leaving Memel - Refugees from the Reich tells the story of Judith Golden's family and what they experienced when the times changed and Hitler began demonizing Jews, homosexuals and Romani people in Europe. It's a small, personal memoir tucked inside a much larger, darker tale and has strong resonance today as anti-immigration fervor reaches new highs under our present leadership. It's also a story of survival, great timing and strong family bonds that make the difference between life and death.
Join film maker Harvey Stein as he raises interest in his next film project: Green Rebel - the Adventures of Kaptain Sunshine. The new film follows the career, hopes and anxieties of Israeli solar entrepreneur Yossi Abramowitz as he works to bring solar power to rural Africa.