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Shabbat Scholar in Residence: Dr. Marc Shapiro

Friday, February 9, 2018 • 24 Shevat 5778

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Please join us on Shabbat Mishpatim (February 9-10) as we welcome Dr. Marc Shapiro, as our Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence. Dr. Shapiro is 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.

Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat: 5:05 PM
Friday Night Kiddush: 6:00 PM

Dinner: 6:30 PM

Speaking Schedule & Topics

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

"R. Kook, the Irreligious, and the Land of Israel: Why It All Matters"
Shabbat Sermon, 10:30 AM

Q & A: "The Future of Modern Orthodoxy"
Seudah Shelishit, 5:00 PM

The presentation is free and all are invited.
Reservations must be made for the dinner (see below to register).



About 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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