Sent:                               Wednesday, July 17, 2013 10:36 AM

Subject:                          Weekly update 7/17/2013

Hope this finds everyone drinking a lot of water and coping with the heat. 

Please note that our fax number has changed to 508-997-3173.  Hope this has not been an inconvenience for anyone.  The telephone number remains the same as always 508-997-7471. 

Looking for something different to do this weekend?  Take a ride to Yidstock 2013 taking place at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA.  July 18 – 21, 2013.  The best of Klezmer and new Yiddish music along with related events is happening all weekend.  For more information go to their website at:

Anyone interested in joining with Saint John Neumann’s book club and other Federation members for a review of the book “On Heaven and Earth” by Rabbi Abraham Skorka and Pope Francis on July 22, 2013.  Call the Federation office at 508-997-7471 for more information. 


Jewish Federation of Greater New Bedford’s Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday August 13, 2013 at 7:30pm.  Installation of new officers and board members, short business meeting, tour of new office and light dessert reception to follow. 

If you like good books and sharing them with children this might be what you’re looking for.  Federation in participation with the Harold Grinspoon Foundation’s PJ Library is looking for someone to coordinate our local PJ Library programs.  For further information call the Federation at 508-997-7471. 

Applications for the Executive Director’s position are still being accepted through August 15, 2013.  For further information please contact Ellen Hull at 508-997-7471.

Have a safe and cool week!

Jewish Federation of Greater New Bedford