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Israeli Ambassador to speak in Stoughton
Ahavath Torah Congregation in Stoughton will offer a Shabbaton, a weekend of special educational programs over the Sabbath, on Friday and Saturday, October 12 and 13, featuring Israeli Ambassador Yoram Ettinger. The theme for the Shabbaton is "A Second Thought." Cost for Friday night dinner is $15 per adult, $10 per child (5 - 12), under 5 no charge. Paid RSVP required, as seating is limited.
Friday October 12, Kabbalat Shabbat (prayer services) at 6 PM followed by dinner. Ambassador Ettinger will speak on The US-Iran-Israel Triangle.
He is a consultant to members of Israel’s Cabinet and Knesset, and regularly briefs US legislators and their staff on Israel’s contribution to vital US interests, on the root causes of international terrorism and on other issues of bilateral concern.
More About Ahavath Torah Congregation
Ahavath Torah Congregation Synagogue, located on Central Street, just past the intersection with Pearl Street, serves 250 Jewish families from Stoughton and the surrounding communities of Bridgewater, Canton, Easton, Foxboro, Norton and Randolph. The family-oriented Jewish (Conservative) Congregation was founded in 1919 and has been located at the current building since 1970.
Ahavath Torah houses the Rabbi Henry Gerson Religious School. Class times are Tue, from 4pm to 6pm and Sun, from 9am to noon. The number for the religious school is 781-344-8755. The Synagogue also has adult education classes, Jewish youth organizations and a sisterhood and a brotherhood.
The current Rabbi is Jonathan Hausman.