Please join us on Thursday, October 16, 2014 for the screening of the film “Road to Eden,” a feature-length documentary exploring musician Dan Nichols’ journey through the deep South throughout the Jewish festival of Sukkot. Each day his journey challenges us with issues of homelessness, immigration, interfaith relations, environmental concerns, Middle East turmoil and civil rights, reminding us all that we’re still trying to reach the “Promised Land” together.
WHO: Meet filmmaker Doug Passon and musician Dan Nichols
WHAT: Film screening, Q&A with Doug and Dan, Concert, followed by dessert in the Sukkah
WHEN: Thursday, October 16. Doors open at 6:00pm for snacks in the Sukkah;
Film starts at 6:45pm
COST: Admission charge is a non-perishable food item and/or cash donation
for the The Foodbank, Inc. and the Dayton Jewish Food Pantry
WHERE: Temple Beth Or; 5275 Marshall Road; Dayton, Ohio; 937-435-3400
In addition to this inspiring interfaith event, Temple Beth Or again invites the entire community to join us for a second night with a special Friday night Simchat Torah / Shabbat service led by Dan Nichols. Join us in our Sukkah at 6:30 pm for a pre-Sabbath reception. Then our musical service will feature a celebration of the Torah as we complete the book of Deuteronomy and begin again with the words of Genesis.
For more information about the movie, along with an 8-minute trailer please go to www.roadtoedentour.com.