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Upcoming Events for August/September 2014

  • August 28-October 5, 2014 at Theater J at the DCJCC:  “Yentl”, based on Isaac Bashevis Singer’s short story “Yentl the Yeshiva Boy”:  As a girl in 19th century Eastern Europe, Yentl is forbidden to pursue her dream of studying Talmud.  Unwilling to accept her fate, she disguises herself as a man.  But when she falls in love, Yentl must decide how far she’s willing to go to protect her identity.  For more information:
  • September 1-November 23, 2014 at the JCC of Greater Washington:  The Jewish Historical Society’s exhibit “Voices of the Vigil” telling the story of the Washington-area Jewish community’s efforts to assist their oppressed brethren behind the Iron Curtain – most notably through a 1970-91 daily vigil across from the Soviet Embassy. 



Congregation Beth El is affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism