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Sunday, November 10 • 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Choosing Judaism: The Example of Los Neuvos Judios de Guatemala

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Why would someone choose Judaism at all? Especially in an isolated place where there are few other Jews, no Jewish books, events, or even a deli? An entire community has arisen in Guatemala who found Reform Judaism through the internet and through other converts. Come and share their passion and, through their choice, ask if, how and what you would do to "choose Judaism" for yourself. We will see a. beautiful 20 minute documentary made at the last set of conversions at Adat Israel: Asociacion Judía Reformista de Guatemala as a starting point, and then discuss conversion in general.

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Elyse Goldstein

Rabbi Elyse Goldstein founded City Shul (www.cityshul.com), downtown Toronto's Reform congregation, in 2011 after 20 years as Rabbinic Director of Kolel. She is the volunteer and founding Rabbi of Adat Israel: Asociacion Judía Reformista de Guatemala and has officiated at over 30... Read More →

Sunday November 10, 2019 3:30pm - 4:15pm EST