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Congregation Beth Shalom

Jewish Community in Bozeman, Montana

Chutzpah klezmer band

Chutzpah klezmer band

MAJCO Shabbaton 2016

Theme: Religious diversity in Israel
Dates: October 21-23
Location: Congregation Beth Shalom, Bozeman, MT
Featuring: Rabbi Uri Regev, Dr. Franke Wilmer, and Israel Consul General Andy David

Registration is closed, but contact Beth Shalom Shabbaton Coordinator, Barbara doAmaral, or Rabbi Ed Stafman; there may be a spot available for you.

Registration includes all programs and the following meals: Friday evening Shabbat dinner, Saturday breakfast, Saturday kiddush luncheon, Sunday breakfast. Also included is unlimited learning, friendship, and fun.
Note that Saturday evening dinner is not included so that you might experience one of Bozeman’s many delicious restaurants (see sidebar, reservations highly recommended).

Tentative schedule of events

6pm Kabbalat Shabbat led by Rabbi Ed Stafman and Cantorial Soloist Amber Ikeman, and introductions by keynote speakers
7:45pm Shabbat dinner
8:30pm Meet & Greet Israeli Consul General Dr. Andy David, Rabbi Uri Regev & Dr. Franke Wilmer
8am Breakfast
8:30am Torah study led by Rabbi Francine Roston
9:30am Shabbat morning service led by Rabbinic Intern Laurie Franklin; Hallel led by Rabbi Francine Roston; D’var Torah by Rabbi Allen Secher with Torah readers Richard Wolff, Janel Cariño, Rabbi Francine Roston
D’var Torah: “A Tribute to Eli Wiesel” (whom Rabbi Secher knew personally)
11:30am Kiddush luncheon
12:30pm Israel Consul General Dr. Andy David
1:30pm Rabbi Uri Regev, Hiddush
2:30pm Panel: Israel Consul General Dr. Andy David, Rabbi Uri Regev, and Prof. Franke Wilmer
3:30pm Break
4pm Dr. Franke Wilmer, MSU Professor of Political Science
5pm Dinner break and exploring Bozeman
7pm Havdalah led by Rabbi Ed
Simchat Torah celebration led by the rabbis
Concert by klezmer band Chutzpah
8am Shacharit
8:45am Breakfast
9:30am Anat Hoffman, Director, Women of the Wall (live by video from Israel)
10:30am Speaker panel: Rabbi Uri Regev, Dr. Franke Wilmer
11:15am Speaker panel: Rabbis Laurie Franklin, Francine Roston, Allen Secher and Ed Stafman (Reflections on the What We’ve Heard)
noon MAJCO business meeting