Dr. Martin Luther King Virtual Commemorative Shabbat Service with Andrene Bonner
Friday, January 14 @7:30pm-9:00pm
Rabbi Mo and Cantor Amy will lead a beautiful, song filled service as we celebrate and remember the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
We are delighted to welcome our guest speaker Andrene Bonner:
The Intersection Between Martin Luther King, Jr. and Reform Judaism: A Jamaican Point of View
Andrene is a retired New York based educator, author and speaker born in Jamaica. She regularly participates in our Saturday morning Torah Study group.
Andrene has received numerous awards for educational leadership and community service to families, including being named a Motivational Teacher of the Year by the Black Scholars of Westchester in 2012. She holds graduate degrees in education, language and literacy and an undergraduate degree in theatre arts, dance, acting, and directing.
Last February she was a speaker at Queens College Black History Conference with a presentation on “Race, Class, Culture and Resistance in 1960s Jamaica”