By Sharon Wisch-Ray
As Jews, one of our cultural tenets is to cherish the most senior members of our community. Many cultures are judged based on how they treat their elderly. Day in and day out, the Jewish Family Services senior program provides quality programming for aging ourtowners. Hope you enjoy these snapshots of some of the recent activities.
Rishi Gurevitch tells me that Friday, Jan. 10 is Shabbat 100 at Chabad of Arlington. You can join 100 friends, celebrate your Jewishness and enjoy the magic of Shabbat. Services begin at 6:30 p.m. and dinner will follow at 7. Cost is $18 for adults and $12 for children. Sponsorships are available at $72, $180, $360 levels. For more information or to RSVP, visit www.arlingtonchabad.org.
Teens to sing
Longtime URJ camp song leaders, Loui Dobin, Jonathan Dobin, Dan Lee and Deb Winter will be the speical musical guests for the NFTY Nashir Teen Song Leading Institute Jan. 10-12 at Beth El Congregation, 4900 Briarhaven Road. NFTY teens from across North America will be converging on Fort Worth for a weekend of events including: 7 p.m., Friday, Shabbat services and oneg; 6-9 p.m., Saturday, a camp-style dinner, havdallas and song session around the campfire (Please RSVP to Beth-El at 817, 332-7141); and 9:30 a.m., Sunday, religious school song sessions for students and parents.
Beth Israel to hear shaliach
Gilad Atlacevitz, community shaliach will speak at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 7 at Congregation Beth Israel, 6100 Pleasant Run Road in Colleyville. He will share the connection between his family’s story and the State of Israel. This wide-ranging, entertaining session will incorporate the personal account of Israeli wars his parents fought, Israel as a high-tech hub and how it all ties into making the world a better place.