Please join Beth El Temple for the kickoff event of their first in a series of three Friday Night Forums. Nurture your soul at Shabbat Evening services Friday March 9th at 7:30 p.m. followed by an intellectually stimulating presentation by their first distinguished scholar Dr. Josh Lambert. Dr. Lambert will be leading a lecture and discussion entitled “Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know about Modern Jewish Fiction but Were Afraid to Ask”. Dr. Lambert is the Dorot Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow in the Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University and author of “American Jewish Fiction: A JPS Guide”. He is a contributing editor for "Tablet" and a regular contributor to "The Forward", the "Globe and Mail", and the "Los Angeles Times".
This program is open and free to the community. All are welcome. All scholars’ books for the Friday Night Forums are available for purchase in the Beth El Temple office. For more information please contact 860-233-9696.
Beth El Temple is an egalitarian congregation affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. The synagogue strives to create, sustain and strengthen Jewish unity and continuity through personal involvement in meaningful worship, ritual, learning and social action. All are welcome. Located at 2626 Albany Avenue in West Hartford, Beth El is home to worshippers who live in more than a dozen Central Connecticut cities. For more information, please contact Beth El at (860) 233-9696, on the web at www.bethelwesthartford.org or friend us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/bethelwh.