What’s Happening: Week of May 9, 2014

What’s Happening: Week of May 9, 2014

Sun., May 11

Courtyard Garden Dedication, please join us for the dedication of the Annette Zimmerman Easton Garden. Refreshments will be served. RSVP or make a donation in your place by contacting (404) 873-1743 or nsurpris@shearithisrael.com. Sun., May 11, 4 p.m. Congregation Shearith Israel.


Wed., May 14

Synagogue Scholars: Aryeh Stein, “The Ethics of Biomedical Research: What’s in It for Me?” Dr. Aryeh Stein, MPH, Ph.D is Professor in the Hubert Department of Global Health in the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. Wed., May 14, 7:30 p.m. Congregation Shearith Israel.

Rev Dada J.P. Vaswani, the 95 year-young, world-renowned spiritual guide, mentor, philospher and educator will be speaking at Ahavath Achim synagogue on Wed., May 14 at 7 p.m. on the topic “You Can Change Your Life.” The event is Free and open to the community. For more, visit www.adhuvaswani.org


Sun., May 18

Young Judea Color War Event, Join us for a Lag B’Omer Bikkurim (color war) for second – through 12th grade. Includes field day events, a campfire, s’mores, King of Pops and Israeli music and dancing. Sun., May 18, 3 p.m. Free. Congregation Or Hadash. Register, (404) 250-3338 or email jnix@or-hadash.org.  For info, www.facebook.com/atlantayoungjudaea.

Rocket Launch, Join Jewish Cub Scout Pack 1818 for this year’s Rocket Launch, Round-Up and Graduation. Build a rocket or bring 2L plastic bottles and some cardboard to build yours with the Pack. For more information and rocket building directions go towww.pack1818.com. Sun., May 18, 3 p.m. Garrard Landing Park



Tues., May 20

Mystical Power of Music and the Joy of Song

The Mount Scopus group of Greater Atlanta Hadassah welcomes Rabbi Karmi Ingber on Tues., May 20 at 7:30 p.m. as he presents “The Mystical Power of Music and the Joy of Song.” It will be a fun-filled evening, with the Rabbi playing his guitar and banjo. The meeting will be held at the Clubhouse at Huntington Condominiums, 3825 LaVista Road, in Tucker. Please RSVP by May 15 to Suzy Tibor (404) 636-8582 or suzytib@bellsouth.net


Wed., May 28

Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital will host a party on May, 28 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. as Betty Golden and her “Project of Love” donating hand-knitted hats to children battling cancer. For more, visit www.projectoflove.com


Wed., June 4

Shavuot Sunrise Hike, Welcome Shavuot with Cub Scout Pack 1818, North Atlanta’s Jewish Cub Scout Pack on a hike up Stone Mountain. Meet at the Confederate Hall parking lot, next to the walk-up trail at sunrise. Wed., June 4. Sunrise. www.pack1818.com



Volunteer tutoring opportunity with the Atlanta Jewish Coalition for Literacy. Min. 30 minutes one-on-one per week, beginning this fall. Nine metro area elementary schools. (404) 843-9600.

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