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Upcoming Adult and Israel Engagement Events

City Shul and Jews of Colour - Canada present: KOSHER SOUL" WITH CHEF MICHAEL TWITTY!


NEW DATE - Tuesday April 24 from 6:30 to 8 pm. City Shul at BSU in McClure Hall, tickets available here.

Join us for an exclusive demo and talk by African American-Jewish culinary historian/Author of the NEW BOOK: THE COOKING GENE (HarperCollins, 2017) Writers are buzzing about The Cooking Gene. Twitty uses the book to explore his own African-American heritage and the nuances of Southern cuisine by taking readers way back—to places like farms, fields and Civil War battlefields. The book won "Best of Cookbooks" 2017 and Twitty absolutely redefines "Jewish food" by also using food as a chance to talk about painful realities of race, class, privilege and history.

There will be books available for purchase.

Tickets are $36/ adult and $18 for 18 yrs and under. Purchase tickets here.

SUN April 22, 7:30 PM at BSU: "Israel: reflections of an Outsider from the Inside " slideshow and talk with Rabbi Goldstein. Free and all welcome; No RSVP needed.​

SAT April 28, 7:30 PM at a member's home: La'asot Chaim (20s & 30s) present An Evening with Rabbi Galit Cohen-Kedem.
Straight talk form a young, dynamic progressive/ reform Rabbi who is creating a liberal, pluralistic Jewish community and a school in Holon, just outside of Tel Aviv. An opportunity for lots of conversation, q & a and food.The event includes light snacks & havdallah.

20s and 30s members only, register here.

SUN April 29, 7 PM at MNJCC: World-Renowned Torah scholar and Professor of English Literature Dr. Avivah Zornberg joins us from Israel for a richly textured exploration of biblical narratives, modern midrash and the biblical unconscious. Dr. Zornberg will speak on: "And I am a Stranger: Becoming Ruth." Ruth is a stranger in more senses than one. Who is this unknown woman who is destined to become mother of royalty? What is the process by which she finds her way into a foreign and unwelcoming culture and religious tradition? How does destiny come about? TICKETS HERE.
Co-sponsored by Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto, City Shul, Congregation Shir Libeynu, Danforth Jewish Circle, First Narayever Congregation, Kiever Synagogue, Makom: Creative Downtown Judaism, and Miles Nadal JCC. Partners: Annex Shul.

SUN May 6, 2 PM City Shul goes to the theatre: Mikveh with the Harold Green Theatre Company at the Toronto Centre of the Arts. Inside the secretive world of the ritual bath, eight women's stories unfold in this sensitive depiction of religious observance and evolving feminist consciousness. Talk-back w/Rabbi Goldstein after the show. Specially priced tix here.


Sun, 22 April 2018 7 Iyar 5778