On Wednesday, February 3, 2010, Susan Berman and Phil Gazley discuss International Humanitarian Issues. Susan worked for 2 months in the slums of Mumbai as a volunteer for American Jewish World Service. Her presentation “Mumbai? India? Volunteer? Can you make a difference?” will begin at 7pm. Phil Gazley is the Social Justice Ministries Coordinator for the Youth With A Mission (YWAM) Network of City Initiatives. His presentation “Modern Day Slavery – What you can do locally and globally” will begin at 8:15 pm. February 3, 7:00 – 9:30 pm at Congregation Bonai Shalom, 1527 Cherryvale Road, Boulder. Free.
This upcoming Wednesday and Thursday is the holiday of Shavuot, which is the anniversary of the giving of Torah at Mount Sinai.
In this week's Torah portion we read a section that begins by telling us the rewards for studying Torah and observing the commandments.