The final curtain will fall for My Grandfather’s Prayers, a fascinating and innovative program by renowned local puppeteer, Lisa Sturz, at 7:30 pm Wednesday, September 4th at the Black Horse/White Mountain. The story is about her grandfather a cantor in Budapest and in the United States. It demonstrates the poignancy of ancestral connections. Tickets are $15 in advance or $18 (at the door). For further information call: 828-669-0816.
Sunday, September 8
Curious about how to address or refer to people of diverse gender identities? Join Carolina Jews for Justice on Sunday, September 8, 2019, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., in Dave Hall of Congregation Beth HaTephila, for a workshop on “Language Justice: How to Talk about Gender Identity.” You’ll hear Rabbi Goldstein discuss the Jewish texts that recognize multiple genders, and you’ll learn from experts such as Allison Scott of the Campaign for Southern Equality, and others. A fuller description of some of the topics can be accessed here.
Join us on September 18, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Congregation Beth HaTephila, for a program we are co-sponsoring with Children First/Communities in Schools on its “Family Friendly Affordable Buncombe” initiative that addresses early childhood care, transportation, and affordable housing. Contact Laurie Chess at email@example.com more information.
Dr. Kenneth Stern, a noted authority on anti-Semitism, will be speaking at UNC-A on October 3, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in the Blue Ridge Room in Highsmith Student Union. The title of his talk is “Anti-Semitism through a Hate Studies Lens.” CJJ is a co-sponsor.