Brotherhood Programs for 5779/2018-2019
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Looking ahead, these are some of the exciting, must-attend events scheduled for the 2018-19 year:
Sunday, November 18, 10:00 AM
Martin Tankleff shares the extraordinary story of his wrongful conviction and 17+ years of imprisonment for the murder of his parents.
Marty will discuss his incredible journey back from this gross miscarriage of justice and how he is helping reshape today’s criminal justice system. Marty will sit down with LT Brotherhood Board member Adam Deutsch. Together, Adam and Marty will discuss their friendship and some of the cases they are now working on together as part of the Georgetown University Prison and Justice initiative, that Marty leads and Adam is a guest lecturer.
Sunday, December 9, 10:00 AM
George Latimer, Westchester County Executive
Sunday, January 13th, 10:00 AM
Rachel Fisher is the Director of a documentary, “Joachim Prinz: I Shall Not Be Silent."
This is the first film to comprehensively chronicle and examine the life and mission of a famed German-American rabbi and civil rights activist who lived from 1902 to 1988.
Sunday, February 10, 10:00 AM
Chavie Weisberger, who was written about in The New York Times here will be our February guest speaker. A courageous woman who battled for the custody of her children after she came out as a lesbian to her ultra-orthodox ex-husband.
About Larchmont Temple Brotherhood
The LT Brotherhood originally formed in 1948 – the same year as Larchmont Temple and of course, the State of Israel. While we have an all-male Board, our membership is comprised of women and men who want to support our mission of Educating, Entertaining, and Inspiring the LT Community. We develop and sponsor community-building events that support Judaism and Jewish life through a stimulating and varied lecture series, an annual blood drive, our Yom Hashoah Candle Program, co-sponsored events with WRJ, and partnering with the School Board and the Youth Board. LTB is a member of the North American Federation of Temple Brotherhoods, a coalition of over 250 affiliated brotherhoods with 25,000 members across North America, dedicated to tikkun olam 'reparing the world" through the practice of Brotherhood.
Brotherhood invites any Temple member interested in learning more about what we do to attend a Brotherhood Board Meeting. They are usually held on the first Monday of the Month at 7:30 pm. Our first meeting will be on September 8, at 7:30 in the Axelrod Chapel. Anyone interested in slicing bagels for a breakfast or asembling boxes for Yom Hashoa Candles or helping out at a blood drive, please let us know.
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