FEATURING CANTORS SHIRA LISSEK & MAGDA FISHMAN SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15, 5 P.M. Please join Cantor Shira Lissek for a Winter Concert Fundraiser*, benefiting Temple Israel, as she welcomes her close friend, Cantor Magda Fishman, along with some remarkable musicians. The evening will include performances of Barbra Streisand classics, as well as incredible Jewish music selections. Visit templeisraelnc.org for more information about sponsorships and tickets. * In recognition of their decades of service and dedication to Temple Israel, Ruth & Alan Goldberg will be presented with the Shofar Award during this event.

Thursday, December 5 | 7:00 PM Levine-Sklut Judaic Library @ the CJE

The Center for Jewish Education is proud to announce our inaugural “LOLA” (Love Our Local Authors) event. Don’t miss on this unique opportunity to hear different authors, speaking on a vast variety of topics and from different genres, all in one sitting. Each of our six featured authors will give a brief talk about their books. Afterward, attendees can visit one, or two, or all six authors. Think of it as speed-dating for book lovers! Books will be available for purchase and signing. Refreshments will be served. This is event is FREE, however, registration is requested. Please RSVP by Nov. 30 at www.jewishcharlotte.org/cje.

JANE A. GABIN, JUDY GOLDMAN, ZEEV NEUWIRTH, JOE POSNANSKI, JUDY SELDIN-COHEN, ADAM SPITZ

Join Shalom Green for an exciting opportunity to learn more about environmental initiatives on Shalom Park and how Jewish communities nationwide have worked together to promote a stronger, more sustainable future.

Please Join Us Wednesday, December 4 • 7:00-8:30pm Sam Lerner Center for Cultural Arts at Shalom Park SPEAKER PANEL:

Jennifer Roberts is a four-term County Commissioner, former Charlotte Mayor and climate leader. She is currently the director of ecoAmerica’s Path to Positive Communities program. Founded in 2006, ecoAmerica is a not for profit organization that builds institutional leadership, public support, and political will for climate solutions in the US.

Rabbi Judith Schindler served as Senior Rabbiof Temple Beth El from 2003-2016 and as Associate Rabbi from 1998-2003. She is the Sklut Professor of Jewish Studies at Queens University of Charlotte. She is co-author of the book Recharging Judaism: How Civic Engagement is Good for Synagogues, Jews, and America.… Continue reading