Welcome to Congregation Rodeph Sholom
Congregation Rodeph Sholom is a community of diverse Jews who adhere to the principles of the Conservative Movement. Our community draws members from many towns throughout Fairfield County, including Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Trumbull, Stratford, Westport. We have a vibrant membership and a sincere and approachable clergy and staff who create a warm atmosphere for spiritual nurturing and connection.
What’s Jewish About The Beatles!
It’s time to Get Back into talking about The Beatles! On Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m., join Rabbi Eisenberg, along with alumnus and Beatles superfan Paul Friend, for Part II of their What’s Jewish About the Beatles Zoom class as they talk about the Fab Four and how they relate to Judaism.
Part I, which could be found here, was a huge success, and you don’t have to travel Across the Universe, down The Long and Winding Road or in a Yellow Submarine to listen to Part II.
To all Come Together and discuss Something about The Fab Four, email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and Help with the Zoom link.
Rabbi Nelson, Alicia Nelson Join Us for Coffee and Conversation on Feb. 24
On Wednesday, Feb. 24, join Rodeph Sholom for another Coffee and Conversation Zoom event.
At 10 a.m., Rabbi David and Alicia Nelson will share Brazil’s fascinating Jewish history. Rabbi Nelson served as the Assistant Rabbi at the Israeli Religious Association of Rio de Janeiro for two years.
Spend some time listening to Rabbi Nelson and Alicia Nelson as they tell some of the stories they have amassed in their 50-year love affair with the only Portuguese-speaking country in a Latin continent.
To reserve your spot at this highly anticipated Coffee and Conversation and to pick up the Zoom information, email the synagogue at email@example.com.
Winter Concert Series Rolls Along as Brett Boles Stops By on Feb. 28
Our Zoom Winter Concert Series continues on Sunday, Feb. 28 at 5 p.m., as we welcome Brett Boles, an award-winning musical theatre composer, lyricist, author and music director.
His original musical Foreverman premiered at NYMF where it garnered awards for Outstanding Orchestrations and the New World Stages Development Prize. Brett has also collaborated with composer Natalie Tenenbaum on an adaptation of Benjamin Button, which has had showings at the York Theatre Off-Broadway and the Southwark Playhouse in London. He has also written original material for three of the four original Broadway Matildas, which they premiered at 54 Below. Brett’s work has been performed by Broadway greats including Jeremy Jordan, Josh Young, and Janine DiVita.
To read more about Brett Boles, visit our Facebook page by clicking here.
All Rodeph Sholom members and Boles family members should be on Zoom at 4:45 p.m.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to get our Zoom link and to reserve your spot at this Zoom Winter Concert Series event that is not to be missed!
What’s Jewish About the Beatles?
If you’re a Beatles fan, or music fan in general, you’re not going to want to miss this! Listen to Rabbi Eisenberg, along with alumnus and Beatles superfan Paul Friend, as they talk about the #FabFour and how they relate to Judaism.
To listen to What’s Jewish About the Beatles, click here!
COFFEE & CONVERSATION ABOUT JEWISH-OWNED BRIDGEPORT BUSINESS
During our most recent Coffee & Conversation we learned firsthand stories from those who followed in the family footsteps. Renee Millstein Jacobs spoke about Baena Brothers, Meredith Baum Reuben chatted about Eastern Bag and Paper, David Hochberg reminisced about Hochberg Jewelers, Claire Weiner Herer talked about Klahr Glass, and Jacqui Lipnick Garelick mentioned memories from Lipnick Plumbing Supply.
To listen to the Coffee & Conversation, click here.
Our doors are temporarily closed due to COVID-19; however, our hearts are open to our members and friends. You may contact us at email@example.com. While we continue to shelter in place, stay healthy and safe.
To access all of Rabbi Eisenberg’s videos please visit his Youtube Channel:
It was an exciting and memorable Coffee & Conversation, as we shared fond memories about Bridgeport’s Madison Ave. during the 1950’s and 1960’s. Scroll through our slideshow and see some photos from Nyden’s, Benny Levine, and Tastee’s Delicatessen.
To view the livestream event, click HERE!
To learn more about these photos, click HERE to visit our Facebook page.
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