Congregation Agudath Sholom invites you
Sephardic Celebration Weekend
Shabbat Weekend - December 9 - 10
Featuring Rabbi Albert Gabbai
Rabbi Gabbai is the leader of Congregation Mikveh Israel, the Spanish Portuguese Synagogue in Philadelphia, the second oldest synoagogue in the country, founded 1740. Rabbi Gabbai was born in Egypt of Sephardi Ancestry and travels and lectures througout the word.
Explore the rich heritage of Sephardic tradition and the interface with American society.
Friday Night Sumptuous Sepahrdic Dinner - 5:45 PM (following Mincha, Kaballat Shabbat and Maariv - 4:13 PM)
Rabbi Gabbai will address: Unusual and Interesting Sephardic Customs Around Jewish Lifecycle Events
Children's Programming during the lecture.
Adults - $25, Children (12 and under) $15
Shabbat morning sermon: The Rape of Dena: A Sephardic Interpretation (Services begin at 9:00 AM)
Seudah Shlishit: When Worlds Collide: How Spanish Portuguese Jews Adapted Their Heritage to American Life (4:30 PM)
Congregation Agudath Sholom
301 Strawberry Hill Avenue
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