Havdalah, Melave Malka (post-Shabbat celebration, with Indian treats) & Photo Presentation by Laura Ben-David – “Lost & Hidden Jewish Communities: The Bnei Menashe” Take a virtual journey with the Bnei Menashe, an exotic group of Jews from a remote region in India. Be inspired by the incredible odyssey that culminates in their Aliyah to Israel. A multimedia presentation with beautiful photographs and personal anecdotes that bring the experience to life.
Community Shabbat Dinner & Dessert Lecture with Laura Ben-David: “CONFESSIONS OF A NUANCED SETTLER” Find out why an open-minded American immigrant to Israel chose to make her home in a ‘settlement’ in Judea. Hear some rather surprising – and entertaining – stories, anecdotes and opinions about her experiences with Israelis and Palestinians through the prism of life in Israel as a ‘settler’.
Join Rabbi & Rabinessa Kelman for a Meaningful, Song-Filled Seder. Thursday Night, April 9: Evening Services, 8pm Seder Begins Promptly Afterward $54/Adult, Students & Children join for FREE! Bring a friend! After your first ticket, additional adult tickets, 1/2 price. Space is limited — RSVP soon to secure your seats! Co-Sponsorships ($180) include admission for 2 adults.
Celebrate Shavuot with the cuisine and the Torah of the Jewish communities of Spain. Come enjoy a delicious dairy lunch featuring pre-Inquisition traditional Renaissance Spanish delicacies. Stay for the dessert buffet & our Annual Shavuot Afternoon Learning Program on topics inspired by Jewish Spain and the Torah scholars who lived there.
Shavuot Morning Services, including the reading of Megillat Rut (The Book of Ruth), begin at 9am on Sunday, June 9.
Mayor González’ Panezicos (Bread Rolls)
Manjarejos de Ajos (Garlic Snacks)
Juana Núñez’ Lechugas y Rábanos(Lettuce & Radish Salad)
Pedro de la Caballeria’s Huevos Haminados (Vermilioned Eggs)
Catalina de Teva’s Cazuela de Berenjenas Rellenas (Stuffed Eggplants)
Diego García Costello’s Wife’s Empanada de Pescado (Fish in Pastry)
Mayor Gonzalez’ Cazuela de Huevos y Zanahorias(Egg & Carrot Dish)
Aldonza Lainez’ Olla de Nabos con Queso (Turnip & Cheese Dish)
Marquesa Badia’s Faves Tenres(Tender Beans)
Afternoon Learning Program
Naomi Israel – “Exposed by an Eggplant”:A Culinary History of Spanish Jewry, during Lunch
Friday, March 27, 10am – $12 in advance, $15 at the door
POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS Chef Kriti discusses how Jews from Arab lands brought their dishes and flavors to Israel and influenced a new international Israeli cuisine. Co-sponsored by the Santa Fe Jewish Film Festival