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AUGUST 19-20 2022

FridayFri, 19 AugAugust, 2022

Musical Shabbat with the JCOGS Band + Dinner Talk with Rabbi Sid Schwarz

Friday, Aug 19th 6:00p to 8:30pAn uplifting musical service with the JCOGS Band to welcome in Shabbat in community, followed by a special oneg dinner, and talk and discussion with Rabbi Sid Schwarz.


SaturdaySat, 20 AugAugust, 2022

Davenning Out of the Box

Shabbat, Aug 20th 10:00a to 11:30aA prayer service like no other, followed by a talk back, text study, and catered oneg lunch with The Bagel.


SaturdaySat, 20 AugAugust, 2022

What is Prayer? Talk Back and Text Study

Shabbat, Aug 20th 11:45a to 7:00pWhat is Prayer? Talk Back and Text Study



about rabbi sid schwarz

Rabbi Sid Schwarz is a social entrepreneur, author and teacher. He is currently a Senior Fellow at Hazon, a national organization based in New York.

Rabbi Sid founded and led PANIM: The Institute for Jewish Leadership and Values for 21 years; its work centered on integrating Jewish learning, Jewish values and social responsibility. He is also the founding rabbi of Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation in Bethesda, MD where he continues to teach and lead services. Dr. Schwarz holds a Ph.D. in Jewish history and is the author of two groundbreaking books--Finding a Spiritual Home: How a New Generation of Jews Can Transform the American Synagogue (Jewish Lights, 2000) and Judaism and Justice: The Jewish Passion to Repair the World (Jewish Lights, 2006).

Rabbi Sid directs the Clergy Leadership Incubator (CLI), a program that trains rabbis to be visionary spiritual leaders. He also created and directs the Kenissa: Communities of Meaning Network which is identifying, convening and building the capacity of emerging spiritual communities across the country.

Sid was awarded the prestigious Covenant Award for his pioneering work in the field of Jewish education and was named by Newsweek as one of the 50 most influential rabbis in North America. Sid's most recent book is Jewish Megatrends: Charting the Course of the American Jewish Future (Jewish Lights, 2013).

Sat, July 2 2022 3 Tammuz 5782