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Three Unique Learning Opportunities with Shani Rosenbaum*

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November 16: 7:30 pm - So This is How You Pray?: Chana, Mary Oliver, and Some Paradigms of Prayer 
November 30: 7:30 pm - Can I Eat this? A Halacha-Poetry workshop 
December 14 (5th night of Chanukah): 7:30 pm "Sitting in the Darkness: A Chanukah Evening of Spirit and Song"

* Shani Rosenbaum is a fifth-year student pursuing rabbinic ordination at Hebrew College. Shani grew up in Worcester, MA and Seattle, WA, and received her BA in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies from Brandeis University in 2012. Following a year as a Dorot Fellow in Israel, she served at several Jerusalem-based non-profits, first at Encounter cultivating constructive engagement with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; and then at OLAM, promoting Jewish involvement in global service and international development. Shani has studied at Midreshet Lindenbaum, Matan, Beit Midrash Har'el, and in the Pardes Kollel, and teaches Rabbinics through Hebrew College's Open Circle. She recently completed a rabbinic internship at Temple Israel in Sharon, and this past summer conducted a "Jewish Law and Ethics Hackathon for the Age of COVID-19" with T'ruah: the Rabbinic Call for Human Rights. Shani currently serves as Managing Editor for a forthcoming volume of essays celebrating Hebrew College's centennial. She lives in Cambridge, MA with her spouse, Aaron Press Taylor and her growing collection of ancient Jewish texts and young adult novels.

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B’nai Israel Synagogue is an egalitarian, Conservative congregation with a hameishe, welcoming atmosphere. We are a member-driven congregation where Shabbat, holiday and daily minyan services are lay-led and highly participatory. Our inclusive, multi-generational congregation encourages Jewish lifestyle, life-long learning and Tikkun Olam. We embrace all who wish to be part of our community.

Mon, November 23 2020 7 Kislev 5781