April 25, 2017

Main Library Community Room

Apr 25

Tue 10:30 am

Spring Sing-Along

Families with children of all ages are welcome to join us for a special sing along program where we will sing and tell stories that celebrate spring and more!

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Main Library, Community Meeting Room

Apr 25

Tue 4:00 pm

Buzz Around Town

Families are welcomed to come learn about bees from a real beekeeper, meet with Westwood Conservation, and make 'seed bombs'! Simple bumble bee crafts will also be available for our young bee-friends. Westwood DPW will also be there to share in the fun!

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Author Talk: Rabbi Emeritus Henry A. Zoob

For many readers of the Bible, there are two major obstacles to the enjoyment of scripture: comprehension and relevancy. In A Lifetime of Genesis, Rabbi Zoob seeks to help the reader overcome these obstacles. In clear, logical prose, Rabbi Zoob explains the course of the Covenant of Abraham in Genesis and how each major player- Abraham,Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, Sarah, Rebekah, Rachel, and Leah—has an impact on the development and continuity of the Covenant of Abraham. He solves the relevancy problem by sharing stories from his life that are connected to the patriarchal and matriarchal events and themes in each previous chapter. Rabbi Zoob hopes that his use of this midrashic process to discover personal insights will encourage the reader to do the same Rabbi Zoob served as the rabbi of Temple Beth David of Westwood for thirty-six years. He became the temple’s Rabbi Emeritus in July 2006. This program is generously sponsered by the Friends of the Westwood Public Library.

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