Or Emet will host a Shabbat service followed by a program about Jewish storytelling and the legend of the Lamed Vavnik from 7:30-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at the Minnesota JCC Sabes Center Minneapolis, 4330 S. Cedar Lake Road, Minneapolis. The service will be led by Eva Cohen, Or Emet’s ritual leader and a Humanistic rabbi-in-training.

Faith Oremland

Faith Oremland

After the service, Faith Oremland, a Twin Cities storyteller and longtime member of Or Emet, will address questions such as: Can stories change the world? Is the legend of the Lamed Vavnik true and are you a Lamed Vavnik? What was Isaac Bashevis Singer thinking when he wrote “Gimpel the Fool”? Please join us for a lively discussion! A social time will follow the program.

All attendees must wear a mask and show proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID test. Those who cannot attend in person may join over Zoom. Please register in advance here

Or Emet’s events and programs may change per CDC and state guidelines during the pandemic. All updates and changes will be posted in Or Emet’s events calendar.

Or Emet is a secular congregation celebrating and honoring Jewish culture, history and values from a humanistic, inclusive perspective. For more information about Or Emet, email info@oremet.org or visit oremet.org.

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