Wednesday, December 13th, 6:30 p.m. at TIS
Thank You for Being a Friend…When Silver Becomes Golden
The Golden Girls was a timeless TV classic featuring four mature women living life to the fullest. It became a charming favorite, making it one of NBC's most successful shows. It contained plots that still feel relevant today covering topics such as HIV/AIDS, sexuality, gay marriage, teen pregnancy, and more.
Originally pitched as a show about four Jewish women living together in Miami, the network executives felt that it would not appeal to the masses and Sophia and Dorothy became Sicilians.
In this session, we will discuss the "Jewishness" of the characters, view snippets from the show, and address Jewish themes prominent in The Golden Girls. Join us as we laugh and discuss the escapades of Sophia, Dorothy, Blanche, and Rose through a Jewish lens.
And be prepared to tell us which character speaks to you the most.
Everyone likes a little nosh
We invite you to bring a little nosh to share with everyone. All items must be pareve, dairy, vegetarian, and heckshered (certified) kosher or vegan. If you have any questions, be in touch with Beth. (link )
Would you like to host Rosh Chodesh in your home?
If you would be willing to host a Rosh Chodesh gathering, please email Beth or call her at 619 697-6001, ext. 108.
Mark your calendars
- Thursday, January 11th
- Thursday, February 8th
- Monday, March 11th
- Wednesday, April 10th
- Thursday, May 9th
- Wednesday, June 5th
About Rosh Chodesh:
The first of each Jewish month—the celebration of the new moon, its slender crescent barely visible in the night sky—is a day historically associated with women’s renewal and celebration. In recent decades, Rosh Chodesh has become an occasion for Jewish women to gather for learning, ritual, and spiritual exploration, and to mark life passages.
A Rosh Chodesh group can provide a unique opportunity for women to share experiences. Talking about the joys and challenges of relationships with significant others, family and friends; the need for a spiritual dimension in our day-to-day lives; experiences with death and mourning; our Jewish upbringing, choice to be Jewish or grappling with the questions of those who are experiencing an inter-religious relationship–all are potential themes to explore. Sharing our unique stories allows each of us to broaden our own knowledge while creating a bond between group members.
We hope to have women of all ages. We believe that our diversity will be our greatest strength and allow us to learn and grow from one another. Our Rosh Chodesh meets (almost) monthly and offers women an exclusive and meaningful opportunity.