Shabbat Dinner Speaker Series with Rabbi Stephen A. KarolTemple Israel will be presenting a series of Friday evening dinner lectures given by Rabbi Stephen A. Karol, Rabbi Emeritus of Temple Isaiah in Stony Brook. He is the author of Finding Hope and Faith in the Face of Death:of a Rabbi and Mourner. Rabbi Karol was ordained in Cincinnati, and has served congregations in Buffalo, NY and Hingham, Massachusetts. He teaches at Temple Isaiah and also at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Stony Brook University. Rabbi Karol resides in Port Jefferson Station, NY, with his wife, Donna. Bob Dylan’s Jewish MusicJanuary 4, 2019 Based on Seth Rogovoy’sBob Dylan: Prophet, Mystic, Poet, and other resources, this presentation involves listening to and discussing some of Dylan’s lyrics with Biblical and Jewish references. Included are well-known songs such as Blowin’ in the Wind, Forever Young, All Along the Watchtower, and With God on Our Side, as well as lesser-known songs such as Highway 61 Revisited, Neighborhood Bully, Jokerman, and I Pity the Poor Immigrant. Generously sponsored by Leni and Harvey Goldsmith.Ten Tips for ‘Successful’ Jewish Parenting and Grand-parentingFebruary 8, 2019 This presentation emphasizes the ways in which adults can set an example of Jewish commitment and involvement for their children and/or grandchildren by how they live, what they do, and what they say. Generously sponsored by Stephanie and Ike Israel.'Turn, Turn, Turn’: What We Can Learn From the Book of EcclesiastesMarch 1, 2019 The Book of Ecclesiastes is profound and meaningful, especially for senior citizens, but its messages about wisdom, family values, and perspective can be meaningful to anyone. Generously sponsored by Dr. Howard Gordon in memory of Lynne Gordon.Shabbat Services at 5:30 PM are followed by dinner & lecture. There is no charge for these events. Please RSVP to Temple office to let us know which events you plan on attending.