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Bagels & Books Brunch with author Rena Blumenthal

October 27, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Sunday, Oct. 27 at 10:30am

Author Rabbi Rena Blumenthal will talk about her first novel, The Book of Israela, and lead us in a discussion about Biblical literalism, the Biblical characterization of God, sexism in religious metaphors; inherited traumas of the Holocaust, effects of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, etc.

Rena Blumenthal is a freelance rabbi based in New Paltz.  She worked at Vassar College for eleven years as the Assistant Director of Religious & Spiritual Life and Adviser to Jewish Students.  Prior to rabbinical school, she worked as a psychologist for fifteen years in New York City and Jerusalem.

All welcome to this free event, sponsored by Congregation Shir Chadash and Temple Beth-El



October 27, 2019
10:30 am - 12:30 pm


Temple Beth-El
Congregation Shir Chadash


Temple Beth-El
118 S. Grand Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 United States
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