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Upcoming Events

Harnessed Love: Works by Rita Blitt

Wednesday, June 3
Galleria of the Jewish Community Campus

7:00 pm: Tour of Exhibition

7:30 pm: Showing of Caught in Paint, documenting the collaboration between Rita Blitt and acclaimed choreographer David Parsons, followed by a post-show discussion with Rita and David. This event is free and open to the community. For more information, contact Jill Maidhof, 913-327-8077 or by e-mail.

Author Series:
Pepper, Silk & Ivory - Amazing Stories About Jews and the Far East

Now in the Social Hall!
Sunday, June 7 at 7:00 pm

Listen to author and storyteller Rabbi Tokayer weave a tapestry of adventure and intrigue: the juvenile delinquent who became known as the uncrowned Jewish king of China, the secret behind one of the world's most famous logos, and the American baseball player who spied for the United States in Japan and MORE! Presentation followed by a sampling of kosher teas from the Far East, almond cookies, book sale and signing. Free and open to the community. For more information, contact Jill Maidhof, 913-327-8077 or by e-mail.

Scholar in Residence Daniel C Matt

Weekend of June 12-14

Daniel Matt, one of the world’s leading authorities on Kabbalah, has been featured in Time Magazine and has appeared on National Public Radio and the History Channel. He has published over a dozen books, including The Essential Kabbalah (translated into seven languages), Zohar: Annotated and Explained, and God and the Big Bang: Discovering Harmony between Science and Spirituality.

Friday, June 12   6:45 pm, Kehilith Israel Synagogue
Shekhinah: The Feminine Half of God
Rock Balayla followed by Friday Night Dinner, Adults $15/Children 13 and under $10
Reservations for dinner required by Monday 6/8; call 913.642.1880 or register online www.kisyn.org

Saturday, June 13   9 am, Kehilith Israel Synagogue
Raising the Sparks: Finding God in the Material World
Worship service followed by Kiddush luncheon and Dr. Matt Q & A

Sunday, June 14, Jewish Community Center White Theatre
8:45 am Coffee, tea and bagels followed by small group discussion for those with previous experience studying Kabbalah
10:30 am God and the Big Bang
Q &A followed by book sale and signing 

For more information, contact Jill Maidhof, 913-327-8077 or by e-mail.

 

 

 

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