January 3, 2019 - Weekly News From The Chatham Synagogue / Netivot Torah


Friday, January 4, 2019
Tevet 27, 5779
Candle Lighting - 4:17pm
Saturday, January 5, 2019
Tevet 28, 5779
Shabbat Service - 9:30am
Shabbat Ends - 5:22pm

ToT Shabbat - 11am - 12pm
Youngsters and their families are welcome to join our Tot Shabbat featuring Jewish songs, games, and activities. ToT Shabbat takes place the first Saturday of the month and meets in the lower level of the Synagogue,
Torah Reading: 
Promises, Pharaoh, and Plagues. 
God promises to free the Children of Israel from slavery and make them his chosen people. Pharaoh refuses Moses and Aaron's request to free the Jews and, in return, God inflicts a series of plagues on the Egyptians.

Don't Forget to Send in Your High Holiday Donations

High Holiday
Mimi Lieber
Jerry & Lois Staffin

Year End Donation
Charles & Joyce Sarner

In Memory Of (IMO)
Bruce Shenker
IMO Elizabeth Field

Don Zaentz
IMO Dorothy Zaentz
Yoga at TCS/NT

Fridays at 9:30AM at the Synagogue
Donation of $10/class & 4 class commitment
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An Interfaith Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Sunday, Jan. 20th, 2 pm
at St. James, 117 Hudson Ave., Chatham
Free and open to all

Please join TCS/NT and the Chatham Interfaith Committee in a celebration of the birth and life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The keynote speaker will be Rabbi Israel "Sy" Dresner, father of TCS/NT member, Avi Dresner. Rabbi Dresner was a close friend and confident of Dr. King and participated in the historic Freedom Rides, working with Dr. King and, in 1961, was one of a group of clergy who traveled to the South in the first interfaith Freedom Ride. 
l-r: Dr. King, Rabbi Dresner

The program will also include music and readings from Dr. King's speeches. Click here to watch a short interview of Rabbi Dresner speak about his time fighting for civil rights and his friendship with Dr. King.

Out & About
Film: "Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World"
Sunday, Jan.12th - Potluck at 6pm, Film at 7pm
Old Chatham Quaker Meetinghouse
539 County Road 13, Old Chatham

Indie Lens Pop-Up, WMHT Public Media, and Old Chatham Quakers Outreach, Peace, and Justice Committee present "Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World," an examination of Native American influence in popular music. 

The film reveals some interesting connections between pioneers of American blues and jazz as well as Native Americans who impacted the rise of folk rock (Buffy Sainte-Marie) and rock and roll (Jimi Hendrix). Following the film there will be a discussion about the importance of diversity, and Native American culture.