Waking Up White Book Study (starts July 1, 2020)

It is not enough for us to be non-racists, we must become anti-racists. How do we begin? How do we move from a comfortable position of not desiring to block racial equity, into an often-uncomfortable position of actively supporting racial equity? One way to start is by examining what it means to be a White person in America. In many ways, being White has more to do with racism in America than being a Person of Color. We still have openings for Wednesday afternoons for a study of the book, Waking up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race...Continue reading

The Book of Joy Book Club (starts Jun 16, 2020)

Starting Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at 7:00 p.m., Zachary Rugen will be hosting a virtual book club centered around the The Book of Joy, written by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and Douglas Abrams. This group will meet Tuesday evenings at 7:00 p.m. for six weeks. Continue reading to join.Continue reading

Deep Dive: Religion in the 21st Century (Episode 3)

A recording is now available for the third Deep Dive webinar from Rabbi Ariel and Fr. Javier. In this final installment, Rabbi Ariel and Fr. Javier explore what it means to be religious in the 21st century. Bonus: Early in this episode, Rabbi Ariel shares a little-known historical connection between the Beth Shalom congregation and St. Paul's.Continue reading