Makom Dinner 7:00 pm
Makom & Or Chadash Joint Service 7:45 pm
Makom & Or Chadash Joint Service @ Temple Sholom of Chicago
Feb 15 @ 7:45 pm
Or Chadash (LGBTQ Members & Allies), Makom (20s/30s), and the Makom Band have collaborated to create and lead services that blend the traditions of Or Chadash, Makom and those of Temple Sholom. This service is open to all! 7:45-8:45pm – Service 8:45-9:45pm – Oneg
Join us for an unpretentious discussion delving in to a Torah portion over a beer.
This Torah on Tap is led by a Rabbi at Anshe Sholom
Educated by Tara Westover
Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Her family was so isolated from mainstream society that there was no one to ensure the children received an education, and no one to intervene when one of Tara’s older brothers became violent. When another brother got himself into college, Tara decided to try a new kind of life. Her quest for knowledge transformed her, taking her over oceans and across continents, to Harvard and to Cambridge University. Only then would she wonder if she’d traveled too far, if there was still a way home.
“Beautiful and propulsive . . . Despite the singularity of [Tara Westover’s] childhood, the questions her book poses are universal: How much of ourselves should we give to those we love? And how much must we betray them to grow up?”—Vogue
“Westover has somehow managed not only to capture her unsurpassably exceptional upbringing, but to make her current situation seem not so exceptional at all, and resonant for many others.”—The New York Times Book Review