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LAST CALL! Community Dinner with Scholar-in-Residence Dr. Marc Shapiro

02/06/2018 11:53:52 AM


THIS SHABBAT, Parshat Mishpatim, February 9-10, we welcome as our Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence, Dr. Marc Shapiro, a very well respected professor of Judaic Studies, as well as the author of several books and articles on Jewish history, philosophy, theology, and rabbinic literature.

Please join us on Friday night for a delicious and social Community Shabbat Dinner. And join us as well over Shabbat for a thought-provoking series of talks and discussions on Orthodox intellectual values, Rav Kook, and the future of Modern Orthodoxy (see schedule below).

Reservations for the dinner should be made by today, Tuesday, February 6th.
Student: $18 | Dinner: $36 | Sponsor: $180

This Shabbaton includes:

  • Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat at 5:05 PM
  • Friday night dinner in shul at 6:30 PM (RSVP and payment required)
  • Lecture at 8:00 PM (free – all are welcome)
  • Shabbat morning sermon at 10:30 AM
  • Q & A discussion at Seudah Shelishit at 5:00 PM

Speaking Schedule & Topics

Friday Night, 8:00 PM:
  "Sense & Censorship: Is Historical Truth an Orthodox Value?"  

Shabbat Morning, 10:30 AM: 
   Sermon: "The Thought of Rav Kook"

Seudah Shelishit, 5:00 PM:
   Q & A with Dr. Marc Shapiro: "The Future of Modern Orthodoxy"

Dr. Marc Shapiro

Marc B. Shapiro holds the Weinberg Chair in Judaic Studies at the University of Scranton. A graduate of Brandeis and Harvard Universities, he is the author of numerous books, articles, and reviews and is a popular scholar in residence at synagogues around the world. He has written Between the Yeshiva World and Modern Orthodoxy and The Limits of Orthodox Theology, both of which were National Jewish Book Award Finalists. Other books of his include Saul Lieberman and the Orthodox and Studies in Maimonides and His Interpreters. His newest book, Changing the Immutable: How Orthodox Judaism Rewrites Its History, appeared in 2015.


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