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September 23, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Intergenerational Sukkah Building and Decorating Celebration!

Come for bagels and coffee, and help build and decorate our fabulous (indoor - ah, New York life) sukkah! Crafts wil be available for all ages to make our sukkah beautiful. All are welcome!

Rabbi Burton Visotzky, "Aphrodite and the Rabbis"

October 17, 2018 - 7:00pm

Rabbi Burton VisotzkyRabbi Burton Visotzky will speak at WES on October 17 at 7PM on his book: Aphrodite and the Rabbis: How the Jews Adapted Roman Culture to Create Judaism as We Know It.  

Burton Visotzky, Professor of Midrash and Interreligious Studies at the Jewish Theological Seminary, the author of ten other books, has been featured on Bill Moyers' "Genesis" and Christiane Amanpour's "Back to the Beginning."


190 Amsterdam Avenue (at 69th Street)
New York, NY 10023
Phone: (212) 579-0777
Fax: (212) 579-2669
Email: admin [at] westendsynagogue.org
Affiliated with the Jewish Reconstructionist movement, Reconstructing Judaism

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