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Friday, March 1, 2002

Wednesday, March 20, 6-8:30 pm -- Admission Free 
Opening the Door: When Text and Art Embrace 
Viewing of exhibition, Ruth Weisberg: The Open Door Haggadah, with the artist, 6-7 pm

Text study session with Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell and artist Ruth Weisberg, 7-8:30 pm An interactive discussion of the collaborative creative process that shaped "The Open Door," the new CCAR Haggadah, during which participants are invited to discover how text study can open the way to spiritual exploration and artistic interpretation.

Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell directs the Pennsylvania Council of the UAHC. 
Ruth Weisberg, Dean of Fine Arts at the University of Southern California, works primarily in painting, drawing, and large-scale installations.

Information: 212-824-2282 -- New York Kollel

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