A conservative, egalitarian synagogue

Fund Kickoff

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 9:42am -- Robin Arzt


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”

Full schedule:

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!