Jewish ethics explored at Oseh Shalom sessionA session of...

Religion Notes

March 09, 1996|By Jill L. Kubatko

Jewish ethics explored at Oseh Shalom session

A session of study in Jewish ethics will be held from 2 p.m. to 5: 30 p.m. tomorrow at Oseh Shalom, 7515 Olive Branch Parkway, Laurel.

The session will be conducted by Rabbi Leila Gal Berner, director of the Center of Jewish Ethics at Reconstructionist Rabbinical College.

The goal of the Center for Jewish Ethics, through its Tree of Life Project, is to make Jewish ethical teachings accessible and useful to modern Jews by showing how these ethics are applied to the principals of daily life. To register, call 554-9349.

Trinity African Methodist to celebrate Woman's Day

The Women of Trinity African Methodist Episcopal Church will celebrate the 94th annual Woman's Day tomorrow, at the church, 2140 Hoffman St., Baltimore. The theme is "Women Determined to Serve the Living God in Word and Action."

Services will be held at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Roselyn Ushery and at 3: 30 p.m. with the Rev. Vashti McKenzie. Information: 342-2320.

Seminar set for those seeking Catholic change

The Call to Action groups of Baltimore and Northern Virginia will co-sponsor a seminar in Columbia on March 16 titled "Deeper than the Tree Trunk: Discovering Our Roots."

The seminar is designed to bring together people who are seeking change in the Catholic faith and will address issues such as the ordination of married priests and increased participation of women in leadership positions in the church.

Dr. Anthony Padovano, an internationally known speaker with a doctorate in theology and literature; the Rev. William Callahan, the co-director of Catholics Speak Out; and Sister Bridget Mary Meehan, author of 12 books and a workshop leader, will speak. Call to Action Baltimore was founded in 1990 and is the local branch of Call to Action. Information: 744-VAT2.

Interfaith series to be held at Chizuk Amuno

Chizuk Amuno Congregation and the Institute for Christian and Jewish Studies is co-sponsoring an interfaith series called "Exploring Our Traditions: An Interfaith Conversation."

Two programs are scheduled for 7: 30 p.m. March 19 and 26 at Chizuk Amuno Congregation's Krieger Auditorium, 8100 Stevenson Road.

On March 19, Rabbi Gustav Buchdahl of Temple Emanuel in Baltimore and the Rev. Carl Edwards of Immanuel Episcopal in Glencoe will consider the pastoral and theological challenges that emerge as they work with people who are facing death in "Is Death the Last Word?" Attention will be given to different understandings of religious categories such as "redemptive suffering," "resurrection" and "immortality."

On March 26, the topic will be "Right and Wrong: How Do We Decide?" Speakers include Rabbi Nina Beth Cardin of the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York and the Rev. Roger Gench of Baltimore's Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church. They will examine the character of ethical deliberation in their respective traditions by profiling their communities' responses to moral questions. Information: 486-6400.

Cantors' celebration coming to Oheb Shalom

Temple Oheb Shalom will present an evening of music, "Four Cantors Celebrate Jerusalem 3000," at 7: 30 p.m. March 24 at Oheb Shalom, 7310 Park Heights Ave.

This benefit concert will feature operatic, Broadway and Hasidic music performed by four nationally and internationally recognized cantors, including Oheb Shalom's Cantor Luterman, who performs operatically across the country, will share the stage with Nathan Lam, Sol Zim, Faith Gurney and a 32-piece orchestra.

Proceeds will benefit Oheb Shalom's Religious Education and Youth Programming. Information: 358-0105.

Pub Date: 3/09/96

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