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An Evening with Yousef Bashir and Leslie Adelson Lewin

Thursday, October 8 at 7:30 PM via Zoom

Please join us for an evening of conversation with Palestinian-American activist and author ,Yousef Bashir, and Newton advocate, Leslie Adelson Lewin. Bashir, born in the Gaza Strip and now living in Washington DC, is the author of Words of my Father: Love and Pain in PalestineThe memoir recounts Bashir's childhood in Gaza during the Second Intifada, and how he made a strong commitment to peace in the face of devastating brutality. Leslie Adelson Lewin grew up in West Newton and is the former Executive Director of Seeds of Peace, a peace building and leadership development organization.  

At the event, Bashir will discuss his book and, together, Bashir and Lewin will talk about their commitment to peace in the middle east and thoughts on what Israelis and Palestinians can do to foster peace. There will be ample opportunity for Q&A. We recommend reading Bashir's book ahead of time; it can be purchased here. This event is free. Thank you to the members of the Temple Shalom Israel Book Club and Engagement Committee who are sponsoring the event. 

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Open Your Eyes Mosaic

Supported by the Anita Winer Open Your Eyes Fund for the Arts, our breathtaking entryway tile mosaic  celebrates the generations who established, nurtured, and sustained our Temple Shalom community since its its founding in 1950.  Entitled Open Your Eyes, the mosaic lovingly represents Temple Shalom’s core values of inclusion, community, and tikkun olam (repairing the world). 

Take a Virtual Tour of the Mosiac and Watch a Talk with the Artist

Sat, September 19 2020 1 Tishrei 5781