Beth Shalom Synagogue will be holding a special Shabbat service and dinner to honor Dottie on Friday, August 3rd at 6pm. Current and former Rayner families and staff members are invited to attend.
Dottie has dedicated her professional life to the Rayner Center, where she has served – first as a teacher and then as Director – since 1989. Please join us in honoring her many years of service and contributions to our community. We invite you to participate in celebrating Dottie.
Rescue in Belgium
Historian Jan Maes from Belgium, who will discuss the roles of bystanders, victims, and perpetrators involved in an informal network of Protestants who tried to rescue Jews in Belgium between August 1942 and September 1944.
Their stories explore the complexities of how the Holocaust unfolded in this area
Sponsor: $180/ Admission $20
Celebrate Israel at 70
Hadassah Baton Rouge is sponsoring a program on Sunday, June 10th at Congregation B'nai Israel
Enjoy food, folk dancing and learning about Israel. Suggested contribution: $18/person. Everyone is WELCOME; Young and Old Alike.
Chabad of Baton Rouge will be hosting a great speaker, Mr. Yossi Goodman, from Montreal Canada, who will present on the ability to overcome challenges in life - the talk is titled, Beat the Odds. This event is free and open to all.
RSVP Required at ChabadBr.com or 225.267.7047
Pasta with a Purpose: BaRFTY Spaghetti Dinner & Auction for Abraham/ Fundraiser for Dream Street
Menu: Spaghetti, Italian salad, bread & a drink / dessert available for purchase When & Where: Saturday, March 10th 7pm - 8:30pm Beth Shalom Synagogue/ "to go" order pick up starts at 6:30pm Cost: $8 eat in or take out
For Reservations: email firstname.lastname@example.org /Make Checks Payable to: BaRFTY and mail to Ellen Sager/ 3341 Shadow Hill Drive/ Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Congregation B'nai Israel will again be partnering with the Big Buddy Program of Baton Rouge to help bring the holidays to children who are in need.
Volunteers will help the young children choose good gifts for their family members, and help them wrap the presents when they are done. The Shopping Spree will be held 5:00 - 8:00 pm at Macy's in the Mall of Louisiana.
Rabbi Daniel Schiff will give three presentations:
Friday, December 1, 2017
"Peace in Israel: The Conflict Through a Jewish Lens”
Saturday, December 2, 2017
“Reform, Conservative and Beyond: The Future of Jewish Denominations”
Kiddush Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Schiff
“What’s So Jewish About Jewish Ethics?"