The Santa Cruz Public Libraries Shelter in Faith series returns with a special Holidays Edition 

Tuesday, December 8th from 10-11:30am.

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In this installment of the popular virtual series, we’ll learn from local faith leaders representing diverse spiritual traditions about different holiday customs, celebrations, and their deeper meanings. Hear thoughtful perspectives, relevant experience, and practical solutions for navigating the stresses of the holiday season. Just like last time, there will be time for Q&A from all of you. Panelists for this presentation are:

  • Aisha Charves, Member & Sunday School teacher Islamic Center Santa Cruz (ICSC), Fulbright Fellow

  • Rabbi Eli Cohen, Chadeish Yameinu Jewish Renewal of Santa Cruz

  • Rev Jay Shinseki, Watsonville Buddhist Temple

  • Mother Tracy Wells Miller, Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, Aptos

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Shalom Chaverim! Hanukkah is just around the corner and it is time to prepare for the Festival of Lights. Please consider making a donation of gelt to Chadeish Yameinu. As a special thank you, we will send you Hanukkah candles for your menorah and some special treats to make your holiday sweet. Todah Rabah ! 

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Dilemmas of Faith: Lifelong Learning Program with Rabbi Debbie Israel : Co-Sponsored with Temple Beth El

Upcoming Sessions  [ ALL 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM]

1. Monday, November 2, 2020 • 15 Cheshvan 5781

2. Monday, November 9, 2020 • 22 Cheshvan 5781

3. Monday, November 16, 2020 • 29 Cheshvan 5781

4. Monday, November 23, 2020 • 7 Kislev 5781

5. Monday, November 30, 2020 • 14 Kislev 5781

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