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Alyson Solomon to tell of her journey into the rabbinate

Rabbi Alyson Solomon

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — Beth Israel’s Men’s Club will host Rabbi Alyson Solomon, Beth Israel’s Associate Rabbi, at its Wednesday, June 21 Dinner Forum. Rabbi Solomon will provide an overview of her journey to the rabbinate, across the globe and the denominations. Her presentation will be followed by an “Ask the Rabbi” session.

Prior to entering rabbinical school, Rabbi Solomon received her undergraduate degree in International Diplomacy and World Affairs and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Occidental College in Los Angeles.

During college, Rabbi Solomon was awarded a grant to study the Jews of India, lived and created stone sculpture in Zimbabwe, interned at the United Nations and wrote her thesis on Jacobo Timmerman, the activist journalist of Argentina. She also served as Ruth Messinger’s assistant, then President of American Jewish World Service in New York.

Rabbi Solomon was ordained by Hebrew College in Boston in 2009. Upon ordination, she served Congregation B’nai B’rith in Santa Barbara as their first Assistant Rabbi. She than became a VP at the Jewish Federation of Los Angeles and worked on a city-wide initiative called NuRoots to engage 20 and 30 year old individuals in building Jewish communities that spoke to their interests and aspirations.

This 6:30 p.m. dinner forum is open to the entire San Diego community, both men and women. Temple or Men’s Club membership is not a requirement to attend. A buffet dinner will be served. The dinner fee is $15.00 with an RSVP and $18.00 without and RSVP. You can RSVP via the following link, https://cbisd.org/programs/mens-club-dinner-forum-june-2017/.

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