Honouring Carole and Jay Sterling: October 13-14
One event on October 14, 2023 at 9:00 am
One event on October 14, 2023 at 7:00 pm
In Honour of Carole and Jay Sterling
Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Professor Dalia Marx
For decades, Carole & Jay Sterling have been devoted to leading and supporting Jewish organizations throughout North America, Israel, and across the Jewish Diaspora. In partnership with the World Union for Progressive Judaism, Holy Blossom Temple is delighted to celebrate their steadfast leadership.
Rabbi Dalia Marx, Ph.D., the Rabbi Aaron D. Panken Professor of Liturgy & Midrash at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Jerusalem. She is the editor of Tefillat HaAdam, the new prayerbook of Israel’s Reform Movement, which Holy Blossom Temple is proud to have helped to bring to publication.
Friday, October 13, 6:00 pm Kabbalat Shabbat, Congregational Shabbat Dinner, and Study
In Honour of Carole Sterling’s many years as the Chair of the World Union for Progressive Judaism, Rabbi Sergio Bergman, President of the WUPJ, will address the congregation.
7 pm Congregational Shabbat Dinner and Learning with Dr. Marx
Registration is now closed for Friday night’s dinner. If you have questions, please reach out to Rebekah Lobosco Gilli @ [email protected]
Saturday, October 14, 9:00 am Shabbat Morning Torah Study with Dr. Marx
“Gender in the Garden of Eden”
10:30 am Shabbat Morning Service with a special Aliyah in honour of the Sterlings, followed by a celebratory congregational Kiddush-lunch for all.
Saturday, October 14, 7:00 pm
WUPJ Havdalah and Reception in Honour of the Sterlings. The Sterlings will be receiving the World Union for Progressive Judaism’s International Humanitarian Award for their dedicated service to the local, national and global Jewish community
Registration is now closed for the Havdalah and Reception. If you have questions, please reach out to Rebekah Lobosco Gilli @ [email protected]