Global Day of Jewish Learning set for Nov. 5

The Global Day of Jewish Learning will be held on Sunday, November 5, from 10 am-noon, at the Jewish Community Center, 500 Clubhouse Rd., Vestal. The event is co-sponsored by Beth David Synagogue, the Jewish Community Center, the Jewish Federation of Greater Binghamton, Temple Concord and Temple Israel, and is open to the community. A light breakfast will be served and a suggested donation of $5-20 per person is requested to cover costs. Registration is requested by Wednesday, November 1, to allow adequate time for set-up for the event, but latecomers are welcome. Reservations can be made here.  

The program will also be available on Zoom (available here), or meeting ID 814 3128 8511 and passcode JFGB3377. The link will activated at 9:45 am. The breakfast begins at 10 am with the program beginning at 10:30 am. 

“Planning continues for this annual event inspired by the late Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz after he completed his translation and commentary of the Talmud in 2010,” said organizers of the event. “This global Jewish learning day will center on the theme ‘The Values We Hold Dear: A Roadmap for Inspired Jewish Living.’ The materials are provided by Limmud, which supports a diverse and cohesive Jewish community. Rabbis Micah Friedman and Zev Silber plan to lead the event. We hope that you will choose to attend.”