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Events for Monday April 3, 2017


Screening, 'Mekonen: The Journey of an African Jew', Beth El Synagogue of East Windsor

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Monday April 3, 2017
7:00 PM

On Monday April 3, 2017 at 7:00 pm, Beth El Synagogue of East Windsor presents, 'Mekonen: The Journey of an African Jew'.  At the age of 12, Mekonen Abebe, immigrated to Israel from Ethiopia.  This mini-documentary from JerusalemU will follow First Lieutenant, Mekonen Abebe, a 21 year old officer in the IDF's 101st Paratrooper Brigade, as he travels back to Africa to visit his father's grave for the first time and explore his roots.   This uplifting and inspiring film shows how anything is possible with the right attitude, tools and support.  A discussion will follow the film.
 
To RSVP, please call the Synagogue Office. 
 
Beth El Synagogue is located at 50 Maple Stream Road, East Windsor, NJ, 08520; 609-443-4454; www.bethel.net.