Congregation Beth Israel’s Rabbi, Mathew Marko, hails from Brooklyn N.Y. and survived 18 years in California. His career adventures have included acting professionally at the Hippodrome State Theatre in Florida and The Odyssey Theatre in Los Angeles, development and fundraising, teaching students as a much demanded substitute teacher in LA’s school district, and proprietor of a fine carpentry and custom furniture shop in Los Angeles.
Beth Israel is in Greenville, South Carolina.
Parashat Lech Lecha (Genesis 12:1–17:27) – features Abram’s Journey to the land of Canaan, his forced departure to Egypt, his covenant with God, the birth of Ishmael, Abram’s circumcision, and the changing of his name to Abraham.
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