with Guest Speaker: Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi, PhD
Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi, PhD will speak on the subject: Does God Matter Now? What if you had a serious relationship with God? What if we understood
ourselves as individuals and as a community as part of a Covenant? Answering these questions is the basis for Covenant Theology, the idea that we are in Covenantal relationship and that it matters in every area of our lives. Rabbi Sabath will share insights on three major Covenant theologians and why God might matter to us, especially now.
Dinner/Conversation will follow after services. At dinner,
Rabbi Sabath will speak on: The Meaning of the Hour: On Jewish Ethics in Times of Distress
The Young Adult Community at Congregation Emanu-El invite you to a special Camp Nai Nai Nai Community Dinner + Late Shabbat!
This summer the Young Adult Community at Congregation Emanu-El has partnered with Moishe house to bring you Camp Nai Nai Nai: the ultimate Jewish summer camp for adults.
We want to invite all Jewish young adults from around the Bay Area to come together for intimate dinners – between 10 and 12 people – at some of the best restaurants in the Inner Richmond. This will be an opportunity to learn more about Camp Nai Nai Nai, and meet other friends who might be going a well.
Following dinner, we will head over to Congregation Emanu-El for Late Shabbat service. The service will be followed by a lively Oneg with food, drinks, and the opportunity to meet people from other dinners and make more friends who will be coming to camp this summer!!
Register at the link above by June 12th to save your seat at a dinner! We will email you about your reservation the week of the dinner.
To learn more about camp check out it here: https://www.facebook.com/events/297929027593041/
The Meaning of the Hour: On Jewish Ethics in Times of Distress
After services, at a shabbat dinner (advanced registration required), Rabbi Sabath will offer a presentation and discussion on what we might learn from the rabbinic leaders of other ages in facing the crises and challenges of our current age.
Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi, Ph.D.
Rabbi Sabath is a visionary thought leader, institutional builder, a strategic innovator and public speaker. Most recently Rabbi Sabath led a four-campus team at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC) as the National Director of Recruitment and Admissions. In 2013 she was appointed President's Scholar and most recently was also appointed Assistant Professor of Jewish Thought and Ethics. Rabbi Sabath taught courses on liturgy, modern Jewish thought, gender, and theology at HUC for over 16 years.
Prior to HUC, Rabbi Sabath served as Vice President of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem and for over a decade as a member of the Institute's faculty. Ordained in 1995, Rabbi Sabath also earned a Ph.D. in Jewish philosophy from the Jewish Theological Seminary.
Rabbi Sabath is a senior fellow of the Kaplan Center for Jewish Peoplehood, an alumna of the Wexner Foundation Graduate Fellowship and the Phi Beta Kappa Society. Rabbi Sabath lived in Israel for nearly 15 years and currently lives in Cincinnati with her husband, Rabbi Ofer Sabath Beit-Halachmi, and their three children.