"Gems of Holiness" Shabbaton

Submitted by ub on Tue, 05/01/2012 - 17:56

Honoring Rabbi Shohama Harris Wiener, D.Min.
May 4 - May 6, 2012

Please join us as we honor Rabbi Shohama for her 70th birthday and 10 years of service as our spiritual leader.

During this "Gems of Holiness" weekend, corresponding with Parshat Kedoshim (Holiness), we will celebrate the holiness of our community with song and dance, prayer and learning, gala festivities and tremendous love for our rabbi and community.

Attendees will include rabbis, cantors, rabbinic pastors and students from ALEPH, the Alliance for Jewish Renewal for which Rabbi Shohama serves as Rosh Hashpa'ah (Head of Spiritual Direction) and on the ALEPH Ordination Program's Academic Vaad.

Attendees will also come from the Academy for Jewish Religion, the New York seminary that Rabbi Shohama had served as Dean and President.

Funds raised through charitable contributions will support Rabbi Shohama's ongoing work of renewing the living spirit of Judaism, both through Temple Beth-El of City Island and the nonprofit Reclaiming Judaism ( for which Rabbi Shohama is senior clergy.
and then....
Saturday, May 5 at 7:00pm --.
Our Gala Dinner-Dance at the Pelham/Split Rock Golf Course.
honoring Rabbi Shohama Harris Wiener, D.Min for her 70th birthday and 10 years as our spiritual leader!

At this 78th Anniversary Dinner-Dance, we will also be honoring Violet Smith and Aimee Breen for their support
of Temple Beth-El of City Island.

480 City Island Avenue
P.O. Box 188
City Island, NY 10464