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Shabbat Scholar: Dr. David Bernstein

Friday, October 19, 2018 10 Marcheshvan 5779

5:55 PM - 10:00 PM

Please join us on Shabbat Lech Lecha (October 19-20) when we will welcome Dr. David Bernstein, as our Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence. Dr. Bernstein is the Dean of the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, an open, co-ed and non-denominational Jewish learning community based in Jerusalem and with programs worldwide.

Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat: 5:55 PM
Friday Night Kiddush: 7:00 PM
Dinner: 7:30 PM


Speaking Schedule & Topics

"Living in an Uncertain World"
Friday Night, 9:00 PM

"Family Feud:
What The Relationship of Avraham and Lot
Might Say to a Divided Community."

Shabbat Morning, 10:30 AM

Q & A with Dr. Bernstein
Seudah Shelishit, 5:30 PM

The presentations are free and all are invited.
Reservations for the dinner are required (see below to register).


Dr. David Bernstein holds a B.A. and M.A. in History and a Ph.D. in Religious Education from New York University. He also attended Yeshivat HaMivtar.

David has been the Dean of Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies since 1998. Previously, he was the director of Midreshet Lindenbaum, popularly known as Brovender’s, for 12 years. David was a Jerusalem Fellow at the Mandel School for Jewish Education in Jerusalem from 1996-1998. Before making Aliyah in 1984, David was the director of informal education at the Ramaz Upper School in New York City, where he created and taught a 2-year curriculum integrating world and Jewish history.

When you register for a meal, please specify in the notes if you prefer a fish, gluten free, or vegan meal.

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