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Temple Adat Elohim in Thousand Oaks will conduct a very special Shabbat service highlighted by the installation of the congregation's new Senior Rabbi Ted Riter on Friday, Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m. This occasion marks the first installation of a senior rabbi at Adat Elohim in more than 20 years.
Guests for the service will include Rabbi Kenneth J. Weiss (rabbi emeritus of Temple Mount Sinai in El Paso and the current rabbi of the San Diego Hebrew Homes), Rabbi David M. Frank (senior rabbi at Temple Solel -- Riter's former congregation) and Cantor Kathy Robbins (also of Temple Solel). They will be joined on the bimah by the Adat Elohim clergy: Rabbi Rebecca Dubowe and Cantor Peter Halpern.