We hope you, your family, and friends are safe and sound. Here is this week’s Library Minyan Weekly Update for January 8, 2021.
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As we move to the Book of Sh’mot the boys ponder the nature of choices and then make their choice to discuss and chant the Sephardi haftarah from Jeremiah instead of the Ashkenazi alternative from Isaiah. Larry wonders about the plethora of tevirs and Rick has an “aha!” moment that you won’t want to miss.
The Mishnah Study Group will be gathering to learn on January 9th with Henry Morgan.
Library Minyan Talk: Carl Laemmle and the Jews of Baden-Wurttemberg
On December 29th, the Library Minyan of Temple Beth Am featured Deborah Flecher Blum who spoke about: “Carl Laemmle and the Jews of Baden-Wurttemberg.” Sharing the findings of her research for the documentary she and Warren Blum are producing, she spoke about how Carl Laemmle, her grandfather’s cousin and founder of Universal Studios — born in Laupheim, Baden-Wurttemberg — rescued hundreds of Jews from the area in the late 1930s. If you missed it, please find it at facebook.com/libraryminyan/