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Light the Night Dec. 9 – Chanukah Beit Midrash

December 9, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Light the Night

Chanukah Beit Midrash
Wednesday December 9

7- 9 pm

We will light the menorah together and kindle the soul with learning and song.
The evening will be filled with learning and song devoted to Chanuka from different angles, as light through a prism.Offerings include:

Eliav Goldberg: Few against many? The Historical events leading to Hanukkah
Eliav Goldberg earned a masters in Jewish History from Bar Ilan University, and is currently teaching at OHDS while on shelichut in Berkeley along with his wife Ofrah and family.
Raffi Magarik: Niggunim for Chanukah
Raphael Magarik is a graduate student in English literature and Jewish Studies at the University to California, Berkeley and has taught for Kevah and Yeshivat Hadar. 

Rabbi David Rue: “Choshech ze Yavan” The Darkness is Greece
Rabbi David Rue has taught extensively in Yeshivot Bnei Akiva. He is a close student of Rav Druckman.

Carrie Sealine: A critical examination of the Hanukah story in light of Greek sources
Carrie Sealine is a Master’s student at the Center for Jewish Studies at GTU.

And learning with Rabbi Yonatan Cohen and Maharat Victoria Sutton


Congregation Beth Israel


Congregation Beth Israel
1630 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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