Join us for a morning of learning to kickoff the Rabbi Gordon tucker Fund for jewish Learning, Thought and Culture.
There will be two sessions, the first session is from 9:45 am-10:45, the second session is from 11:00 am-12:00 noon.
You may attend one or both sessions. Please indicate, below, your session choices from these topics.
Rabbi Shai Held—President and Dean, Hadar Institute
“The Land of Israel as Precious Gift and Dangerous Temptation: A Biblical Perspective”
Rabbi Jane Kanarek—Associate Dean and Professor of Rabbinics, Hebrew College
“Reading the Talmud in the Diaspora: Reclaiming Lost Stories”
Rabbi Ethan Tucker—President and Rosh Yeshivah, Hadar Institute
“Center and Diaspora: The Relationship of the Jewish Center in the Land of Israel to the Jewish Presence Throughout the Globe”
9:15 am Registration and Breakfast
9:45-10:45 First Learning Session (all three topics are being offered at this time*)
11:00-12:00 Second Learning Session (all three topics are being offered at this time*)
12:15-1:00 Concluding Discussion
Concluding remarks by Yair Ettinger—Israeli Journalist and Visiting Fellow,
Shalom Hartman Institute of North America
We are also having programming for children:
- Shorashim will meet at the regular time and students will have the option to stay until 1:00 PM to participate in special Israel-themed activities.
- For those children who do not attend Shorashim, there will be special Israel-themed activities from 9:45-1:00 PM (grades K-6)
- Babysitting available (must pre-register below)
This event is free of charge and open to the entire community! Looking forward to seeing you!