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February 16, 2013

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Christian Schools Information Night

All Saints Anglican Church, Friend Street, Amesbury, is hosting an information meeting Thursday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. about the value and importance of Christian schools and homeschooling. It will bring together members from multiple churches in the area and representatives of four local Christian schools. The meeting will be held in the lower church hall.

Christian schools afford an opportunity to combine education, faith, values and character in an integrated whole for grades K-12. Testimonies will be given from families from several local churches about what has been valuable to them for their children. Others will speak of their experience in home schooling.

Representatives from Classical Conversations Home Schooling Group and Portsmouth, Boxford, Bradford and Covenant Christian academies will be on hand to discuss the distinctives of each school. Free and open to the public.

‘Radio Rabbi’ on Saturday mornings

Rabbi Avi Poupko is hosting his own radio show on local WNBP (1450 AM and 106.1 FM).

The show, which airs Sundays at 7 a.m., is called “Radio Rabbi.” Poupko will discuss everything from Jewish humor and history, headlines of the week, to reports from Israel and the Middle East. He offers a Jewish perspective on current challenges facing this country as a whole and the Newburyport community in particular. Every week Poupko will interview a special guest and feature an “Ask the Rabbi” segment.

A replay of the show is available at www.radiorabbi.podbean.com.

For more information, contact him at rabbi@ahavas-achim.org.

Greek meal to be served Feb. 23

Yiayia’s Kitchen will be serving up a Greek meal at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 7 Harris St., on Saturday, Feb. 23, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The menu will include Moussaka (eggplant, ground beef, special sauce and béchamel), rice, salad, and for dessert Galaktokoureko (sweet butter and milk filling in phyllo). Admission is $12 per person. For further information or to reserve a place, call the church office at 978-465-5757.

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