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Scholar-in-Residence Shabbat Dinner May 2017

Wed, 09/30/2015 - 11:13am -- dorrie berkowitz

Friday night, May 12

Kabbalat Shabbat Services at 5:50 pm  |  Shabbat Dinner (by reservation only) to follow services
Presentation (open to the public) at 8:15 pm  
"Can Our Ethics Keep up With our Pace?:  The Moral Aspects of the Sabbath World"

Shabbat morning, May 13

Shabbat morning services from 9:00 am-12:00 noon
D’VAR TORAH: "In Remembrance of Leaving Egypt: Shabbat and the Things that Hold Us Captive"

Shabbat afternoon, May 13

(following kiddush)
"Texts that Illuminate Shabbat: Study and Dialogue with Judith Shulevitz and Rabbi Tucker"


Judith Shulevitz is an essayist and editor who has helped found or relaunch several magazines, including Lingua Franca, New York Magazine, and Slate. Currently a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times, she has served as editor of Lingua Franca, founding cultural editor and columnist at Slate, deputy editor and columnist for New York Magazine, columnist for The New York Times Book Review, and a senior writer and editor at The New Republic. Her essays have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, The New Yorker, and other publications, and she has taught at New York University and Barnard College. She is the author of The Sabbath World: Glimpses of a Different Order of Time.

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