Neighborhood Church Presents Author Event with Rabbi Susan Silverman

first_img Top of the News Make a comment Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Community News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * First Heatwave Expected Next Week Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  More Cool Stuff Herbeauty10 Of The Most Notorious Female Spies In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyBaby Boom: The Stars Are Getting Busy In QuarantineHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Hollywood Divas Who Fell In Love With WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA Mental Health Chatbot Which Helps People With DepressionHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA 74 Year Old Fitness Enthusiast Defies All Concept Of AgeHerbeautyHerbeauty 4 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it center_img Subscribe Faith & Religion News Neighborhood Church Presents Author Event with Rabbi Susan Silverman Article and Photo courtesy of NEIGHBORHOOD CHURCH Published on Saturday, March 19, 2016 | 7:42 pm Community News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Business News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Neighborhood Church’s Author Event presents Rabbi Susan Silverman, author of Casting Lots: Creating a Family in a Beautiful, Broken World on Thursday, April 7th, 7:00 p.m. at the Ross Chapel.Today, there are an estimated 153 million children in the world without parents. Only 250,000 are adopted worldwide each year. Susan Silverman has made it her mission to change these odds.At the time a mother of two girls, Silverman and her husband decided to add to their family by adopting a little boy from Ethiopia. Along with her sister Jody, Silverman flew twelve hours on an Ethiopia Air flight, listening to Johnny Cash’s “Folsom Prison Blues.” When they arrived at the orphanage in the sprawling city of Addis Ababa, they walked through a wide, metal gate and were greeted by children of all ages. That was it: Silverman was ready to live the story she would tell and re-tell her son Adar.In Casting Lots: Creating a Family in a Beautiful, Broken World, Silverman chronicles this journey and tackles the many daunting facets of adoption, including transracial adoption, with wit, grace, and the occasional pitch-perfect Silverman swear word. She also sheds light on the “adoption cliff”-the steep drop-off in international adoptions by U.S.-based parents in the past decade.Susan Silverman is a Reform rabbi, author, and activist. She is the co-author, along with her husband Yosef Abramowitz, of Jewish Family and Life: Traditions, Holidays, and Values for Today’s Parents and Children. She has written for and appeared in The Forward, The Boston Globe, The New York Times, The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post, The Jerusalem Post, The New York Post, Al Jazeera, and CNN, among others. She also partners with her sister, comedian and actress Sarah Silverman, on lectures and panels to address issues they are passionate about.Neighborhood Church, 301 N. Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena, (626) 449-3470 or visit neighborhooduu.org. EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img

first_img Top of the News Make a comment Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Community News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * First Heatwave Expected Next Week Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  More Cool Stuff Herbeauty10 Of The Most Notorious Female Spies In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyBaby Boom: The Stars Are Getting Busy In QuarantineHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Hollywood Divas Who Fell In Love With WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA Mental Health Chatbot Which Helps People With DepressionHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA 74 Year Old Fitness Enthusiast Defies All Concept Of AgeHerbeautyHerbeauty 4 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it center_img Subscribe Faith & Religion News Neighborhood Church Presents Author Event with Rabbi Susan Silverman Article and Photo courtesy of NEIGHBORHOOD CHURCH Published on Saturday, March 19, 2016 | 7:42 pm Community News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Business News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Neighborhood Church’s Author Event presents Rabbi Susan Silverman, author of Casting Lots: Creating a Family in a Beautiful, Broken World on Thursday, April 7th, 7:00 p.m. at the Ross Chapel.Today, there are an estimated 153 million children in the world without parents. Only 250,000 are adopted worldwide each year. Susan Silverman has made it her mission to change these odds.At the time a mother of two girls, Silverman and her husband decided to add to their family by adopting a little boy from Ethiopia. Along with her sister Jody, Silverman flew twelve hours on an Ethiopia Air flight, listening to Johnny Cash’s “Folsom Prison Blues.” When they arrived at the orphanage in the sprawling city of Addis Ababa, they walked through a wide, metal gate and were greeted by children of all ages. That was it: Silverman was ready to live the story she would tell and re-tell her son Adar.In Casting Lots: Creating a Family in a Beautiful, Broken World, Silverman chronicles this journey and tackles the many daunting facets of adoption, including transracial adoption, with wit, grace, and the occasional pitch-perfect Silverman swear word. She also sheds light on the “adoption cliff”-the steep drop-off in international adoptions by U.S.-based parents in the past decade.Susan Silverman is a Reform rabbi, author, and activist. She is the co-author, along with her husband Yosef Abramowitz, of Jewish Family and Life: Traditions, Holidays, and Values for Today’s Parents and Children. She has written for and appeared in The Forward, The Boston Globe, The New York Times, The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post, The Jerusalem Post, The New York Post, Al Jazeera, and CNN, among others. She also partners with her sister, comedian and actress Sarah Silverman, on lectures and panels to address issues they are passionate about.Neighborhood Church, 301 N. Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena, (626) 449-3470 or visit neighborhooduu.org. EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img

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