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Social Action News

This has been a very difficult year for Sonoma County. The fires have had a huge emotional, financial, and physical toll on our Beth Ami community and the larger community. We have tried to address some of these needs in our efforts to make for a better world. Thanks to our members Susan Miller, Cheryle… Read more »

Rosh Chodesh Av

All Rosh Chodesh women… Hannah Caratti has agreed to host “Welcoming Rosh Chodesh Av with Hebrew Chanting and Yoga” on Monday, July 24!  Wear comfortable clothes that you can stretch and move in. We’ll be in Hannah’s studio 7:00-7:45pm. Be sure to bring “layers” and some snacks to share as we talk about Rosh Chodesh and sing some of our songs on… Read more »

Racial Justice Allies

Hello everyone, Thank you so much for dedicating your time to coming to our meeting this past Wednesday, for your openness to share and to listen, and for your interest in taking action. I am including in this e-mail: (1) Date and time of next meeting, (2) List of possible next actions to be discussed… Read more »

Scholars in Residence Weekend with 3 Dynamic Speakers from StandWithUs

2016 SCHOLARS-IN-RESIDENCE WEEKEND Three Dynamic Speakers from STANDWITHUS Johanna Wilder • Michael Harris • Max Samarov JANUARY 16 AND 17 • Congregation Beth Ami 4676 Mayette Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95405 Mark your calendars so you won’t miss the 2016 Scholars-in-Residence weekend at Beth Ami.  Three dynamic speakers from StandWithUs will keep us informed on… Read more »

Who should define anti-Semitism? by Tammi Rossman-Benjamin

reprinted from http://www.jewishjournal.com/opinion/article/who_should_define_anti_semitism “Anyone who does not recognize the Jewish people and the State of Israel — and their right to exist — is guilty of anti-Semitism”  – Pope Francis “I think a good baseline [for when anti-Zionism becomes anti-Semitism] is: Do you think that Israel has a right to exist as a homeland for… Read more »

Israel Committee Upcoming Events

Jan 9-11 Scholar-in-Residence Weekend with Gary Kenzer, Executive Director, Honest Reporting  FREE Enjoy a weekend of learning and doing with HonestReporting’s USA Executive Director Gary Kenzer.  The first national North American Executive Director of Honest Reporting, Mr. Kenzer has been working for the organization since September 2006. Previously, he was national director for Magen David Adom… Read more »

Upcoming Events

See below for Israel events in October, December, and January 1:00 pm Saturday Oct. 11  Jonathan Carey.  FREE Mr. Carey is Founder and Executive Director of the is US-Israel Law Exchange (an organization to engage practicing attorneys and law students and faculty with Israel’s case through educational webinars and immersive trips to Israel), President and… Read more »