CHUM Spring Assembly
Thursday, May 21st
6:30pm-7:00pm: Fellowship & Treats
7:00-8:00pm: Meeting & Speaker
Speaker: Rabbi Alan Shavit-Lonstein
Topic: Planting Beyond Ourselves: An Ancient System of Growing a Caring Community.
Join us as we explore Jewish text relating to the Sabbatical Year and discuss how their lessons can inform many faith communities in their pursuit of social justice.
Rabbi Alan Shavit-Lonstein is originally from South Africa, and immigrated with his family to the United States as a young child. He enjoys running, and has completed several marathons, in addition, he is a avid SciFi fan. He and his wife Becky are blessed with three children, Noah, Naveh and Naomi.
For two years, Rabbi Shavit-Lonstein was rabbi of the Tri-City Jewish Center, in the Quad Cities of Illinois and Iowa. He was a rabbi at the Temple of Aaron from 2002 to 2014. He currently teaches around the Twin Cities, striving to make Jewish learning accessible to people of all ages and backgrounds, In addition, he works at the Apple Store in Ridgedale.