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Scholar-in-Residence: Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin

April 27 - April 29

Co-Sponsored by Mount Zion’s Brotherhood

Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin is one of American Judaism’s most-published and most-quoted thought leaders. Ever since his first book, Putting God on the Guest List: How to Reclaim The Spiritual Meaning of Your Child’s Bar or Bat Mitzvah (Jewish Lights Publishing), Rabbi Salkin has been known for his writing, teaching and activism. He spends his waking hours pondering and teaching about such questions as: “What is the Jewish mission in the world today?” “Why is Zionism a problematic word for so many people?” “How can we help non-Jews find role models in Jewish history?” and “How do we make Judaism meaningful to teens?”


During Shabbat Services (7:30 pm): Where do Modern Men Fit into Modern Judaism?


Shabbat Lunch and Learn (1:00 pm): Anti-Semitism: The Oldest Ism

Havdalah (8:00 pm):  Fixing the Broken Hallelujah: The Music of Leonard Cohen


For Religious School families and all interested (10:00 am): My “Theme is God”: Putting the Mitzvah into B’nei Mitzvah

For Teens and all interested (12:30 pm): How to talk about Israel with your friends


April 27
April 29
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