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SIGD & More Celebration

November 4, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Part one of two amazing evenings! Join us as we celebrate the Beta Israel celebration of SIGD, and other Jewish-African communities, starting with Happy Hour, a joyful Kabbalat Shabbat service featuring melodies of Jewish African communities (eg. Beta Israel, Abuyadya, Lemba, Morocco), and culminate with a scrumptious, homemade, authentic Ethiopian dinner in community.  Whether these communities are familiar or unfamiliar to you, lets learn about and celebrate them together!

5:30 Happy Hour with a N. African flair.

6:30  Kabbalat Shabbat service led by Iris Bendahan and featuring vocalist/percussionist Renee Benmeleh, and the melodies of Jewish Africa.

Ongoing: Poster exhibit of African Jewish communities.

7:30 pm  Ethiopian Shabbat dinner. Suggested donation for dinner only $36*

Join us on Saturday for Part 2: Black & Jewish Renewal Celebration!

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL!! Both Ethiopian Shabbat dinner on 11/4 AND Soul Food Seudah Shlishit on 11/5 ONLY $50.  When you register you can enter the amount you’re able to donate.


November 4, 2022
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Congregation Beth David
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Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA 95070
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