Congregation Beth Shalom is pleased to welcome Mark Cohen, Ph.D. as the 2011 Sidney & Geraldine Kalin Scholar in Residence.
Professor Cohen will conduct the 3rd annual Kalin Scholar program at Shabbat Services on Friday, December 2nd at 6:30 pm and Saturday, December 3rd at 9:30 am.
Friday's talk is entitled "Jews, Muslims, and Modern Myths of Muslim Antisemitism." A special Oneg will follow.
Saturdays, address is entitled "Islamophobia and the Jewish Community. An expanded kiddush lunch will follow. Please rsvp for the lunch to the office at 712-255-1990.
Professor Cohen currently services as the Khedouri A. Zilkha Professor of Jewish Civilization in the Near East at Princeton University. In 2010 he was the first winner of the Goldziher Prize for scholarship promoting better understanding between Jews and Muslims.
The public is welcome to attend these events.
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Friday, November 04, 2011
The Annual Meeting of Congregation Beth Shalom and the Sioux City Jewish Federation will be held on November 20th at Congregation Beth Shalom. A brunch will be served at 11:00 am; the business meeting will begin at 11:30. There is no charge for this event. Reservations are appreciated, please call the office at 255-1990.
Broadway at the Orpheum in Sioux City will be showing Fiddler on the Roof on November 16th at 7:30 pm. The Federation has accessed group pricing for our members. Please call the office at 712-255-1990 if you are interested in learning more about this event.
Congregation Beth Shalom will host our famous SUPER LATKE FEAST on Sunday, November 13th from 11:30 to 6:30 pm. All you can eat latkes, plus a deli style meal with tuna salad, egg salad, challah, cheesecake, plus all the trimmings for only $10 for adults and $5 for children. What a bargain! Also, don't forget the fabulous bake sale, perfect timing this year to stock up for Thanksgiving.
We hope to see all our members and community friends at this annual event!