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Talmud Torah Award Shabbat

Date: Friday, April 5, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Sanctuary/Chapel, Lewis Family Religious Complex

Weekly Shabbat WorshipPre-Neg at 6:00 pm 
Kabbalat Shabbat Service honoring Jon Kislak at 6:30 pm

Followed by a festive Shabbat dinner at 7:45 pm

Congratulations to Jon Kislak, recipient of the
annual 2019 Dr. Lenore Kipper Talmud Torah Award,
honoring a congregant who has contributed significantly to the Temple
by engaging thoughtfully in our adult education programs.


 “I grew up at Temple Beth Am and celebrated life’s milestones here, including religious school, bar mitzvah and confirmation. In addition, all four of my children attended the Day School. I have seen Beth Am grow from the founding families to the flourishing community we have today. I am confident in the future.

"Temple Beth Am has provided me the opportunity to continue my Jewish learning. I joined a TBAM chavurah over 30 years ago, and our group continues to celebrate simchas together.

"I look forward to Saturday mornings. Torah provides us with the wisdom of our ancestors; study helps me apply Jewish values to my daily life.

"This community has given me so many opportunities to learn and grow. I feel lucky to call Temple Beth Am home.”

Click Here to RSVP Online for Shabbat Dinner

Cost for the dinner is $36.00 per person.
For information, contact Janice Baisman, 786.364.9445, jbaisman@tbam.org

Deborah Sacks Mintz, Artist and Scholar in Residence
At the dinner, Deborah will teach "Music as a Source of Comfort and Strength, Power and Struggle: A Text-Based Exploration"

A transformative prayer leader, musician and educator, Deborah Sacks Mintz has served innovative institutions around the country as a teacher of Torah and communal Jewish music. As the Community Singing Consultant of Hadar’s Rising Song Institute, Deborah serves as a resource to communities across North America and beyond who seek to deepen their practice of empowered song and connective prayer.

In addition to composing new Jewish music and teaching nationwide, Deborah can be found regularly performing and recording with a myriad of musicians and ensembles, including current and past collaborations with top Jewish artists such as Joey Weisenberg, Josh Warshawsky, Noah Aronson, Elana Arian and Nava Tehila. A Wexner Graduate Fellow, Deborah is pursuing rabbinical ordination at the Jewish Theological Seminary, and holds degrees in music and religious anthropology from the University of Michigan.

We welcome Deborah as she shares her voice with us all weekend.

Past Recipients of the Talmud Torah Award

2018        Nancy Kraemer
2017        Joe Jacoby
2016        Karen Willner
2015        Dianne & Stuart Gottlieb
2014        Jordan Bittel (z"l)
2013        Bob Price
2012        Edith Einspruch
2011        Marty & Shirley Levinson
2010        George Bosin (z"l) and Robert Sandler (z"l)
2009        Susan Henkin
Robyn C. Fisher
2007        Richard W. Hoffman
2006        Mark Oren
2005        David Schwadron
                Special Award to Rabbi Morris Kipper (z"l)
2004        Steve Simon
2003        Paul Distenfeld & Anabela Moskovitz
2002        Judith Bittel
2001        Edward Schwartz
2000        Peter Sobel
1999        Michael Margulies

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