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Gospel Shabbat Service & Concert: Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

July 4, 2024
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Martin Luther King giving a speech

Congregation B’nai Jacob, along with First Church of Christ, Woodbridge; the Greater New Haven African American Historical Society; the JEDI Taskforce of the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven; Shoreline Soul; The Towers of New Haven; Valley Soul; and the Woodbridge DEI Committee are pleased to be celebrating the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. together at the 3rd Annual Gospel Shabbat service, concert and dinner on Friday evening, January 12, 2024.

The choir, under the direction of professional singer and choir director Angela Clemmons, will be comprised of members from the various organizations and community.  The energetic and charismatic Clemmons has worked as a professional singer for over 35 years, including as a background singer with Aretha Franklin, Justin Timberlake, Celine Dion, Elton John and many others.  Join in what promises to be an uplifting, spiritual community event.

The service and concert are open to the public and free of charge.  The Shabbat dinner that follows requires registration and payment in advance.

For more information and to register, visit  Congregation B’nai Jacob is located at 75 Rimmon Road, Woodbridge, CT.

This program has been made possible, in part, through a generous grant from the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven.

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