Sunday, Oct. 20 at 9 am
Sholem Aleichem: The Man Who Created Tevye
Learn more about Sholem Aleichem, the remarkable man whose work has endured to a wider audience than he ever could have imagined, when Jeremy Dauber, professor of Yiddish Literature at Columbia University, joins us to speak about his new book, The Worlds of Sholem Aleichem: the Remarkable Life and Afterlife of the Man Who Created Tevye the Dairyman. Coffee and bagels at 9:00 am; the Hassel Adult Education program will begin at 9:30 am. Main Line Reform Temple, 410 Montgomery Ave., Wynnewood. 610-649-7800
Monday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 pm
New Voices for Pluralism in Israel
A new coalition for pluralism, including Israelis of all Jewish backgrounds, is actively changing Israeli society for the better. Behind the headlines about religious extremism and coercion, these Israelis are rethinking the relationship between religion and state and creating new realities in Jewish life in Israel. NIF's Religious Pluralism Grants Officer Shira Ben Sasson Furstenberg will give an overview of these issues and the work on the ground advancing religious pluralism. Come hear how Israelis are successfully working together to promote tolerance, inclusion, and respect for diversity. Presented by New Israel Fund Philadelphia in Partnership with Congregation Beth Am Israel and Main Line Reform Temple. RSVP at www.nif.org/PhillyOct21 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org, 212-613-4426. Congregation Beth Am Israel, 1301 Hagys Ford Road, Penn Valley.
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 6:30-9 pm
Dinner and Discussion
Preparing for Death: Living your Life
Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church
Main Line Reform Temple joins together with Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church for dinner followed by a presentation by Stephen R. Treat, senior staff therapist and former director and CEO of Council for Relationships, on exploring ways to manage the limitations, physical and otherwise, that aging inevitably presents. We will discuss how to face the future and move forward with grace and dignity. Cost for dinner is $20. RSVP to The Middleton Center, 610-525-0766 or email@example.com. Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, 625 Montgomery Ave., Bryn Mawr.
Friday, Oct. 25
Celebration Honoring Our Founders: An Evening of
Stories and Memories
Explore MLRT's history and view memorabilia from our past during this special Shabbat celebration that includes a roundtable discussion with founding members. Reception and traditional Mediterranean dinner at 6:00 pm; Shabbat Evening Service at 8:00 pm. RSVP for dinner ($18/person) to Beth Lloyd at 610-649-7800 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Main Line Reform Temple, 410 Montgomery Ave., Wynnewood. 610-649-7800
Sunday, Oct. 27 at 3 pm
A Magical-Musical Menagerie
A costumed cast of characters present a magical program of Cowboys, Fairies, Elves and Valkyries and more. Don't miss this hilarious (and educational) program lovingly created for families to enjoy together. Featuring "Character" pieces from Carmen to Hansel and Gretel, Don Quixote to Don Juan, Dorothy to the Grinch; classical songs, arias from opera, Broadway musicals and film classics. Q & A time for the audience and singers to interact.
Lyric Fest; committed to sharing great music with kids. With Guest Artists: Rebecca Carr, Jeffrey Halili, Jessica Lennick, Chad Somers, Jason Switzer, Chrystal Williams.
For Tickets Visit: www.lyricfest.org Adults $10, Children $5. Main Line Reform Temple, 410 Montgomery Ave., Wynnewood. 610-649-7800