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Chavurat Shalom: Spalding U’s Murden McClure to keynote Senior U

Tori Murden-McClure

Here are the upcoming events for Chavurat Shalom, and Senior University, during April:

April 5 – No Chavurat Shalom during Passover.
April 12 – Rabbi Nadia Siritsky will return to present an update on news from Jewish Hospital. Lunch will include barbecue chicken, roasted potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, fresh fruit, and yellow cake with a bourbon caramel sauce.
April 19 – Chavurat Shalom seniors are going to the Derby Dinner Playhouse to see Oklahoma! We will leave The Temple by 11 a.m. Reservations are required.
April 26 – Senior University, an opportunity to enrich mind, body and spirit. For more details, see the full Senior University lineup below.
Remember to RSVP or request a vegetarian meal no later than the Tuesday before each program to sarahharlan86@gmail.com or 502-423-1818.

Senior University: the annual daylong education program at The Temple, starts Thursday, April 26. This year’s theme is “Mind, Body, Spirit.”
• This year’s keynote speaker, Tori Murden McClure, president of Spalding University and the first woman to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean and ski to the geographic center of the South Pole, will open the program at 10 a.m. She will share what it means to challenge one’s whole self – mind, body, and spirit.
• Stephen Reily, director of the Speed Art Museum will discuss what’s new at the museum;
• Andy Weingarten, WAVE3 meteorologist will speak;
• Shanna Portman, yoga instructor from Eternal Health Yoga, will lead a chair yoga practice;
• Rabbi Or Zohar, a Reform rabbi from Israel, will teach on the subject of “Reform Kabbalah.”
• Feliza Bascara-Zohar, visiting from Israel, will lead an embodied prayer workshop;
• Tim Sullivan, Courier Journal sports writer, will speak about his profession;
• Cantor David Lipp of Adath Jeshurun, will play “music to feed your mind, body, and spirit.”
Mickey and Carol Heideman will provide mushroom barley soup for lunch.
Senior University runs from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm for this at The Temple. RSVP to 502-423-1818 by Wednesday, April 18. The cost is $12 for a full day of learning, lunching, and enriching your mind, body and spirit.

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