TI/TC Joint Adult Ed. Group to present program on March 10

The Temple Israel/Temple Concord Joint Adult Education Group will present the hybrid program “Great Jewish Short Stories read live” on Sunday, March 10, at Temple Concord, 9 Riverside Dr., Binghamton. The program will feature a brunch and begin at 10 am. Liz Rosenberg, Deb Williams and Steve Gilbert will be the readers. For those unable to attend in person, the program will be streamed over Zoom at https://bit.ly/4aDvnJp, meeting ID: 884 9233 9659 and passcode 564599. A voluntary contribution between $5-$20 is welcome for in-person attendees of the brunch, and reservations are appreciated and can be made by calling Temple Concord at 607-723-7355 or Temple Israel at 607-723-7461.

Gilbert is a professor emeritus of psychology at SUNY Oneonta, a past president of Temple Israel, a frequent davener at TI and an amateur performer known as Ukulele Steve by residents of several local senior living facilities. Rosenberg is the author of numerous award-winning books for both adults and children, including poetry, novels, non-fiction and biography. She is a professor of literature and creative writing at Binghamton University, where she has won the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. Williams and her husband, Gil, have been selling used books online for more than 25 years. She is an amateur actor and directs Temple Concord’s Purim spiel each year, as well as organizing the synagogue’s annual November Artisan Marketplace. She is a member of Binghamton’s Shakespeare Dramatic Club.