Adult Outreach Program, Alexandria: Cuba - Up Close & Personal with Rabbi Sunny Schnitzer

Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm


Beth El Hebrew Congregation
3830 Seminary Road
Alexandria, VA

Contact: Shelly Rosenstein


All weekly group meetings are held at Beth El Hebrew Congregation every Wednesday at 10:30am (unless otherwise noted). Newcomers are always welcome! Coffee, Tea, and dessert will be provided.

Fee: $4/ $2 J or synagogue member) pay at door unless otherwise specified.
Please note: Beginning June 1st, the fee for Outreach Programs will be $5 for all participants (unless otherwise noted).

Cuba: Up Close and Personal with Rabbi Sunny Schnitzer
Presented by Sunny Schnitzer, Rabbi, Bethesda Jewish Congregation; President, The Cuba America Jewish Mission

While visiting Cuba is currently all the rage and many American Jewish tourists stop by the Havana synagogues, the Cuban Jewish community faces unique pressures concerning its future. Will new freedoms and the tourist economy trickle down to alleviate the poverty experienced by most Cubans? Will freedom to emigrate reduce the Cuban Jewish population further? Will it survive the 21st Century? Join Rabbi Sunny Schnitzer, a 15-time visitor to the island, for an in-depth look at Cuban Jewish history, an update on Cuba today, and the outlook for the future.

RSVP: or 703.537.3062

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