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Shabbat Scholar: Dr. Benjamin Brown

Past Sessions
Saturday, December 14, 2019 16 Kislev 5780 - 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday, December 13, 2019 15 Kislev 5780 - 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

 

Please join us on Shabbat Vayishlach (December 13-14) when we will welcome Dr. Benny Brown, as our Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence.

Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat: 4:10 PM
Friday Night Kiddush: 5:10 PM
Dinner: 5:45 PM

 

Speaking Schedule & Topics


Chanukah Ideologies
Friday Night, 7:30 PM

 Struggle and the Attainment of Perfection
Shabbat Morning, 10:30 AM

Modern Ultra-Orthodoxy
A Q & A with Dr. Brown

Seudah Shelishit, 4:20 PM


We are now at capacity for the dinner.
Email us at info@sixthstreetsynagogue.org to find out about additional availability.

The presentations are free and all are invited.
 
 


Dr. Benjamin Brown is an Israeli professor, researcher of Jewish thought, a lecturer at the Department of Jewish thought at Hebrew University and a researcher at the Israel Democracy Institute. Dr. Brown is known for his studies on Orthodox Judaism, especially the ultra-Orthodox community, from the theological, Jewish-legal and historical perspectives.  Among other topics, he was the first to trace the development of the concept Daas Torah and its various usages in the haredi (ultra-Orthodox) world. In addition, he published many papers about Halakhah, the Musar movement and the Hasidic movement.

 

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