Friday, October 24, 2014 Tishri 30, 5775
Organization:
Beth Sholom Congregation

Location

8231 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027
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Beth Sholom Congregation is a warm and welcoming Conservative congregation. Offers diverse egalitarian religious experiences and activities and learning and services for all ages. The beautiful Frank Lloyd Wright designed sanctuary is located in

Penn Lectures in Judaic Studies

February 5, 2013 7:30 PM

From Jesus to Abraham Abulafia to Amnon Yitzhak: Why are Messiahs Needed?

Lecturer:  Chaim (Harvey) Hames, Ben-Gurion University

Why and when did the figure of the messiah become so central? Are all messiahs false? We will look at some messianic claimants as a way to understand this phenomenon of Jewish messianism, how it developed in the Middle Ages, and why it is still relevant today.

 

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Sat. Oct 25
10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Saturday October 25 at 10 am
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9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Rummage Sale Sale Dates:  Sunday Dec. 7th  - 9 :00 am to 3 pm

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Klein Jewish Community Center
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Share Shabbat Dinner
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