Shabbat Evening Service with Guest Speaker Michael W. Twitty

January 13, 2023    
6:15 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us as we welcome Michael W. Twitty, culinary historian and James Beard Award-winning author, as our special guest speaker.  His new book, KosherSoul: The Faith and Food Journey of an African American Jew, explores African-Jewish cooking and how “food makes people.” This January 13 Shabbat Evening Service honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   Join us – either in person or  virtually here.   We welcome you!

The special and tasty oneg will be prepared by our temple member Jeremy Umansky, chef/owner of Larder Delicatessen & Bakery. He will prepared four tastings using recipes from Michael Twitty’s book, KosherSoul.

This is also the first day that we are collecting toiletries for those in need. The drive runs from Friday, Jan. 13-Sunday, Jan. 22
We are collecting trial-sized toiletries to be distributed the Homeless Stand Down, a one-day event in Cleveland providing essential goods and services to those in need.  You can help two ways: Dropping off donations in the bin outside our temple doors, Jan. 13-22. Sample-sized items needed: shampoo, conditioner, soap, comb, bandages, Chapstick, deodorant, hand sanitizer, lotion, toothbrush, toothpaste, and tissues. Donating online: You can click here to make an online donation with every $10 donation used to buy one complete toiletry kit.