‘Key Issues in Contemporary Judaism’ starts
DERRY — Irina Rubinshteyn will give a free talk, “Growing Up as A Jew in the Ukraine,” at Etz Hayim Synagogue, March 27, 7 to 8 p.m. Rubinshteyn, a teacher at the synagogue, will talk about her experience of growing up in Ukraine and coming to the U.S. as a refugee.
She will share family stories and will play Ukrainian music.Gain a deeper understanding of the country that is now in the news. Refreshments will be served. No registration is required.
Jonathan Kane will give a free talk, “Israeli Technology” April 3, 7 to 8 p.m. Kane is the president and founder of IrZoom Inc., which designs and manufactures cutting-edge infrared and visible optics. He works closely with Israeli high-tech companies that allow vision beyond what the human eye can perceive. Refreshments will be served. No registration is required.
These talks are part of a series, “Key Issues in Contemporary Judaism.” Etz Hayim invites everyone to visit at 1 ½ Hood Road in Derry. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit etzhayim.org.
First Parish hosts an auction
DERRY — First Parish Church, 47 East Derry Road, hosts a New Beginnings auction April 13 at 12:30 p.m. at the church.
The day includes a live and silent auction with many items and gift certificates donated by area businesses and services. There will be raffles and refreshments.
Visit fpc-UCC.org for auction updates. Call 434-0628 for information.
Family Easter event set
DERRY — Journey Church will hold an Easter Eggs-Stravaganza for area families April 19 from 10 a.m. to noon at the church, 5 Tinkham Ave.
The event includes an egg hunt with 2,500 eggs containing treats. There is also a bounce house, coloring, other children’s activities and food.
The event is free and open to the community.
Call the church at 216-5155 for information or email the Rev. Jason McPherson at email@example.com.