SCHENECTADY– Guest speaker Rabbi Stephen A. Karol will review Bob Dylan’s ‘Jewish’ at the Gates of Heaven free senior luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 13, from noon to 2 p.m. Karol will play and discuss some of Dylan’s lyrics that contain biblical and Jewish references at the temple, 852 Ashmore Ave., Schenectady. The program, facilitated by Rabbi Eleanor Pearlman, is open to the public.
The rabbi, rabbi emeritus of Temple Isaiah in Stony Brook, teaches at Temple Isaiah and also at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Stony Brook University. H e will base his talk on a book by Seth Rogovy entitled, Bob Dylan: Prophet, Mystic, Poet. The rabbi is the author of Finding Hope and Faith in the Face of Death: Insights of a Rabbi and Mourner.
Reservations may be made with Kathy Laws at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 518-374-8173. A $5 donation/ admission is suggested.