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Author Talk on Woody Allen Book Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 12:15pm - 2:15pm

Author Talk on Woody Allen Book

St. Lawrence English professor Peter Bailey will speak about his new book, A Compantion to Woody Allen. Baily is considered a renowned Allen expert. A Companion to Woody Allen presents a collection of 26 original essays on the director’s films. Contributions offer a number of divergent critical perspectives while expanding the contexts in which his work is understood. Copies of the book will be for sale. The book talk will be followed by a light lunch. Please RSVP to Paul Schaffer so that we order enough food.  

Festival of Sacred Music and Text Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Festival of Sacred Music and Text

The Festival of Sacred Music and Text brings together Potsdam’s many faiths to share sacred music and readings with one another and with the community. It is a unique celebration of the mutual respect and cooperation experienced among religious groups in Potsdam including Congregation Beth El.  This year's event will be held at SUNY Potsdam’s Dunn Hall. Admission to the festival is free, and a reception will follow the concert.

Pre-Shabbat Yoga Friday, November 7, 2014 - 8:30am - 9:30am

Pre-Shabbat Yoga

Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor, Efrat Ezra, will be leading the community in this Jewish inspired yoga class monthly.  Yoga along with Jewish spiritual practice helps to bring harmony to body, mind and spirit. The class will focus on breath, spiritual and physical wellbeing with a "Jewish twist". This class is open to all experience levels in yoga and Jewish practice. Please bring your own yoga or exercise mat. For questions or more information contact

Four College Hillel Shabbat Dinner Friday, December 5, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Four College Hillel Shabbat Dinner

The community is invited to share fallafel & salad with students from the Four College Hillel. Please come to meet and greet the local Jewish college student community as they lead us in a Friday night service. Fallafel, salad and dessert will be served at 6:00pm. Dinner will be followed by our Friday night Shabbat service.