Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Av 3, 5774
Organization:
Old York Road Temple-Beth Am

Location

971 Old York Road
Abington  Pennsylvania  19001
United States
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Our synagogue is truly a “Beth Am” – a house of the people. We are a Reform congregation of more than 800 families in Abington, dedicated to creating a warm, inclusive, and stimulating Jewish community.

Celebrating the Extraordinary Life of Rabbi Yechezkel Landau

October 8, 2013 7:00 PM

Celebrating the Extraordinary Life of Rabbi Yechezkel Landau - A Birthday Bash Unlike Any Other - 300 Years Later!

We invite you to participate with us in a two-week celebration of the tricentennial birth of one of the towering rabbinic figures in Jewish life during the middle of the 18th-century.  Rabbi Yechezkel Landau (1713-1793) also known by his most famous work, "Noda B'Yehudah", just happens to be the Great, Great, Great, Great, Great, Great, Great, Great, Great Grandfather of our congregants, Sue Fleishman and Lorna Tabby.  

 On October 1, Sue will speak about the remarkable saintly life of, and the extraordinary communal contributions made by her illustrious predecessor, who was also the Chief Rabbi of Prague.

 On October 8, Lorna will share with us fascinating excerpts and inspirational lessons from the personal writings of arguably the greatest Rabbi of his day and age.

 Time permitting, Rabbi Leib will share photos and stories from Beth Am's congregational tour to Central Europe (including Prague) earlier this year.

Part of Lincow Institute for Adult Jewish Study

For more information call 215-886-8000

More Events from Old York Road Temple-Beth Am

Thu. Oct 23
9:30 AM
Weekly one-hour class.
Sat. Oct 25
9:00 AM
Coffee, bagels and discussion
Sun. Oct 26
9:30 AM
Nosh on bagels and enjoy a discussion with the Brotherhood of Old York Road Temple-Beth Am at a 9:30 a.m. adult study session.  No prior experience necessary
Mon. Oct 27
7:00 PM
The monthly Photography Club of Old York Road Temple-Beth Am will meet at 7 p.m. Photographers of all levels and skills are welcome. Call 215-886-8000.
Wed. Oct 29
7:00 PM
Enjoy an evening of mah jongg with the Sisterhood of Old York Road – Temple Beth Am at 7 p.m.,  For more information call 215-886-8000.

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Jewish Learning Venture
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Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
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National Museum of American Jewish History
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