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A Vibrant Jewish Community in the Lehigh Valley


CBS entrance Events Congregation Brith Sholomembraces and inspires Jews of all ages in the heart of the Lehigh Valley, through the communal celebration of Jewish living, exceptional Jewish learning, and social connections in the context of a loving, spiritually engaging, and passionate traditional and evolving Judaism. Sholom is affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, the Jewish Theological Seminary, the Ramah Camping Movement, specifically Camp Ramah in the Poconos and the Schechter Day School Network. Our congregation also actively participates in and interacts with a variety of Jewish institutions in the Lehigh Valley and surrounding community.

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Shabbat Dinners for 2015-16
Harvest Shabbat Dinner - November 6, 2015 @ 6:00 PM
Southern Fried Chanukah - December 11, 2015 @ 6:00 PM
Bienvenue Shabbat - January 8, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
Benvenuto Shabbat - February 5, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
A Fishy Shabbat - March 11, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
Chinese Reprise Shabbat - April 8, 2016 @ 6:00 PM

Adult Classes

Wisdom of the Talmud
Every Saturday afternoon after lunch
Class discussion lead by Rabbi Michael Singer

Living La Vida Tova - The Sequel - Jewish Ethics
Monday evenings @ 7:30 PM Oct 12, 2015 - May 23, 2016
Class taught by Rabbi Michael Singer

Forgotten Books of the Bible Part 2
Class will focus on 2nd Samuel and Kings 1 & 2
Wednesday afternoons @ 1:30 PM Oct 14, 2015 - Dec 23, 2015
Class taught by Rabbi Michael Singer

Jews and Genes: Jewish Medical Ethics in the contemporary Genetic Frontier
This course will explore five main topics in contemporary genetics:

Stem Cells
Genetic Mapping and Identity
Genetic Testing
Genetic Intervention
Genetics and Public Policy
Based on the new book edited by Rabbi Elliot Dorff and Laurie Zoloth
Class taught by Rabbi Michael Singer

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