Israel at 75: A 50 Year Retrospective with Rabbi David Golinkin

Kabbalat Shabbat Service, Dinner and Presentation

May 24 2024, 7:00PM to 9:00PM in the Mezzanine Hall.
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Join us in the Hendeles Chapel or via livestream for our Kabbalat Shabbat Service followed by a catered Shabbat dinner where our guest scholar, Rabbi Professor David Golinkin will give a presentation on "Israel at 75: A 50 Year Retrospective". 

Dinner registration is closed. 

Rabbi Professor David Golinkin is an American-born Conservative rabbi and Jewish scholar. He is President of The Schechter Institutes and President Emeritus of the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies. For 20 years, he served as Chair of the Va’ad Halakhah (Law Committee) of the Rabbinical Assembly which gives halakhic guidance to the Masorti Movement in Israel. He is the founder and director of the Institute of Applied Halakhah at Schechter and also directs the Center for Women in Jewish Law. 

Rabbi Professor Golinkin made aliyah in 1972, earning a BA in Jewish History and two teaching certificates from The Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He received an MA in Rabbinics and a PhD in Talmud from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America where he was also ordained as Rabbi.

In 2022, he received the Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize for his contributions to Israeli society in the field of Education.

In June 2014, Prof. Golinkin was named by The Jerusalem Post as one of the 50 most influential Jews in the world. In May 2019, he received an honorary doctorate from The Jewish Theological Seminary.

Event Details
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$48 adults, $28 children 5-13, No charge for children under 4
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