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Friday Night Dinner with Rabbi Steve Greenberg

Congregation Bonai Shalom is excited to share a weekend of learning and inclusion with the Boulder community. We welcome Scholar-in-Residence, Rabbi Steve Greenberg to host a variety of inclusion RabbiSteve-Featured-1and gun safety events.  Rabbi Steve Greenberg is an acclaimed author, scholar, and teacher and is known as the first openly gay Orthodox rabbi. He is a Senior Teaching Fellow at The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL) and the founder of the Jerusalem Open House, the Holy City’s LGBT community center.  His 2004 book “Wrestling with God & Men: Homosexuality in the Jewish Tradition” has won numerous awards, and he was featured in the 2001 film “Trembling Before God.”

On Friday night, April 5th, Rabbi Greenberg will share his personal story at Congregation Bonai Shalom after Friday Kabbalat Shabbat services with the lecture “Birthday Suit Dreams: The Unlikely Invention of an Impossible Identity”.  Rabbi Greenberg will share some of his own journey and in the process explore the master stories in the book of Genesis which have authored, directly and obliquely, our sexual assumptions. RSVP and advanced payment is required for the dinner and discussion: $15/adult, $12/child under 13, $50 max./family, BYOB Kosher Wine. RSVP to office@bonaishalom.org or call 303-442-6605.

Congregation Bonai Shalom is an open, affirming and diverse community that values difference and individuality.  Among our members and guests we welcome gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning Jews and non-Jews.  Visit www.bonaishalom.org for more information and a complete schedule of events. Generously sponsored by Keshet, Congregation Bonai Shalom, and Boulder JCC.

About Kit Colorado

I am the Office Administrator at Congregation Bonai Shalom.

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