Austin Founder Lions Club

Austin's Jazz History by Neil Blumhofe

  • 11 Jun 2015
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • 700 Dawson Rd, Austin TX 78704


Austin's Jazz History
New Lions Officer Induction

June 11, 2015

Featured Speaker: Neil Blumhofe

Introduced by Lion Scott Hendrix

Neil F. Blumofe 

Come hear about the history and vibrant jazz music scene in Austin Texas.

Prior to this interesting program will be the Installation of Officers for the 2015-2016 year for the Austin Downtown Founder Lions Club.

Neil Blumofe is the Senior Rabbi of Congregation Agudas Achim in Austin, Texas, a growing congregation of 620+ families. He holds Rabbinic Ordinations from the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) in New York and the Academy for Jewish Religion in Los Angeles. Rabbi Blumofe also holds the diploma of Hazzan (Vocal Cantorial Arts) from JTS. 

Rabbi Blumofe is active in the Austin community — producing and performing at the historic Cactus Café in the “Jazz and the Art of” series for Views and Brews, sponsored by KUT radio. His weekly Liner Notes on various jazz artists can be heard on KUTX, 98.9, every Sunday morning at 8:00. 

He is on the Executive Board of the Texas Freedom Network, and on the Board of the Interfaith Action of Central Texas. Rabbi Blumofe has been a Rabbis Without Borders fellow in New York, and is a member of the Institute for Jewish Spirituality.  He looks forward to being part of the Rabbinic Leadership Initiative in Jerusalem at the Shlomo Hartman Institute this summer. He is grateful to his cherished community for the privilege to lead and to learn everyday at Agudas Achim.

Featured Lunch Menu:
Spaghetti with meat sauce
Garlic Bread
Iced Tea & Coffee
Please register by 5 p.m. on Tuesday   

We order meals based on your reservations and must pay for them even if you do not show up. Please keep this in mind if your plans shift and cancel your reservation so we can adjust the headcount.

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