Thursday, August 21, 2014 Av 25, 5774
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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Fri. Sep 12
6:00 PM-9:00 PM
All Beth Sholom congregants, including families with children in grades k-12 participate in The Shabbat Experiences.

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Temple Brith Achim
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Jewish Learning Venture
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