Lunch & Learn: How to Read the Bible

Lunch & Learn: How to Read the Bible

Join in a conversation about “How to Read the Bible” in a series of lunch-hour discussions led by Rabbi David Sofian of Temple Israel, Reverend Dr. Rodney Kennedy of First Baptist Church and Reverend Dr. John Paddock of Christ Episcopal Church.  The clergy will discuss biblical stories in the context of each of their religions, comparing and contrasting and identifying similarities and differences.  Attend one session, two, or all three.  Each begins at 12:00 p.m. Noon.  Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch and bring friends as well!  No RSVP is necessary.

Thursday, October 23rd           Temple Israel – 130 Riverside Drive

Thursday, October 30th            Christ Episcopal Church - 20 West First Street

Thursday, November 6th          First Baptist Church – 111 West Monument Avenue

Rabbi David Sofian

Rev. Dr. Rodney Kennedy

Ryterband Brunch

American Jews & Science Fiction & Jewish Science Fiction: What’s the Difference?

Sunday, November 2nd, 9:45 a.m.
Dr. Frederic Krome 

Associate Professor - University of Cincinnati, Clermont

The Dorothee and Lewis Ryterband Lectures Series, sponsored by the Temple Israel Brotherhood, welcomes Dr. Krome.  Brunch begins at 9:45 a.m. and concludes no later than 11:45 a.m.  All curious about learning more about our Jewish community and the Jewish faith are welcome, members, non-members Jewish or not.  No prior knowledge is required or expected.

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Shabbat Shalommm Yoga

Shabbat Shalommm Yoga Returns

Friday, November 21 at Yoga logo6pm

Take time to relax, disconnect from the week, and prepare yourself for Shabbat.  This practice incorporates readings and text from the Shabbat liturgy with yoga postures in a meditative way.  Bring a yoga or exercise mat and a towel.  Class is $5/person; open to all levels and abilities.

November Temple Tablet

November’s Temple Tablet

2014_11_tablet_picRead November’s Temple Tablet:

    New Members Share Shabbat

    Ryterband Brunch & Lecture Series

    Mr. Donald Bush’s 20 years with Temple

    TIDY hosts Ohio Valley Regional Conclave

    Bat Mitzvah of Francesca Talia Doninger

    and more news about events and program

Improve Our World

Improve Our World

Temple members volunteer with many organizations in the Miami Valley, donating food, clothing, books, and time to help others and improve our community.

Adult Study

Adult Study

Our rabbis teach Torah and Talmud weekly. Temple’s Ryterband lectures host 18 local leaders and scholars each year. We also sponsor Hebrew classes for beginners to more advanced students. Nearly all of Temple’s adult education programs are open to non-members and members alike.

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