upcoming programs and events
Wednesday Study Group, meeting In Rabbi Scheinberg's office in the Kaplan Building. 9:15 - 10:30 am. Currently studying Exodus. No prior education required; no prior knowledge required; no reservation required. This class is free.
Wed., Oct 14, 7-9:30pm: Introduction to Judaism course begins (24 sessions) - see introjudaismNJ.com for more info about this course that fulfills the bulk of the educational requirements for conversion to Judaism. Beginning Wednesday, October 14, 7-9:30pm, and continuing for 24 weeks, taught by Rabbi Scheinberg and Shoshana Goldberg-Lee.
Sun. Nov. 8, 12pm-6pm USH will participate in the Hoboken Artists Studio Tour. For the second year, USH is a stop on the Hoboken Artists Tour. This year in addition to Susie Klein's stained glass windows, we are showcasing work of USH artists Lisa Zablocki, Vivian Greene, Alexandra Lee, Christian Gonzalez, Michaelson Alexis, Joe Epstein, Gary Spector, and Milton Ohring.. Stop by to see the artwork! More info on the Artists Studio Tour at http://www.hobokennj.org/artists-studio-tour
Tues. Nov. 17, 7:30pm - A one-night class on "Jewish Law and Jewish Values: Genetic Engineering." USH Rabbinic Intern Philip Gibbs will discuss ways that contemporary rabbis use theology, law and philosophy to tackle issues that used to seem impossible. Free, but RSVP appreciated to email@example.com.
Sun. Nov. 22, 7:00pm, a gathering for Israeli and American women.
Starting with challah making and refreshments, and at 7:30, the film "Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem" (film in Hebrew with English subtitles) will be shown. This 2014 film discusses issues of Judaism in comtemporary Israel through the story of an Israeli woman who struggles for three years to obtain a religious divorce from her devout husband. Rabbi Naomi Kalish will lead a discussion about the themes of the movie. All women are welcome; the program will be held in English. Sponsored by USH and the Hoboken Israeli Club. $10/person; rsvp to firstname.lastname@example.org.