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HalloweeM 42: WeeM, The Universe, and Everything

October 26 – 29, 2017

Preregistration is now closed. Come to WeeM and, if you haven't preregistered, please register at the door. If you preregistered but your payment was not received by October 12th, you will have to register at the door and no discounts for which you may have qualified will be honored.

Program Details*


The Paper Chase: A Comical Story of One Man’s Race to Beat the Clock


In 2009, on a weekend that saw wind chills fall below zero, 800 Jewish people were attending a conference at a resort in the Catskills when the heat went out. Among the many challenges that arose was the need to procure disposable plates and cutlery to feed those cold people — all within the two hours left before sunset. What followed was a frenzied race that proved to be a great story filled with twists and turns, suspense, and a lot of laughs. This story, which also includes a slide show and info about the Jewish laws governing the Sabbath and keeping kosher, was a hit at this year’s AG.

Presenter’s Name

Matthew Grob

Presenter’s Website

Presenter’s Bio

Matthew Grob is multi-faceted, like a gemstone. If you hold him up to the light at a certain angle, you maybe able to see your reflection. If you do, there will be six more weeks of winter. This story actually happened to him, and he has told it to audiences, including in a session at this year’s Annual Gathering in Hollywood, FL

Tentative Date Time

Thursday, October 26th 10 PM

*Note: The information above is a draft provided by the presenter and may be different in the WeeM Booklet.


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