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Scholar-in-Residence Weekend: Rabbi Josh Weinberg

January 10, 2020 - January 12, 2020, 12:00 am

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Spend the weekend learning with Rabbi Josh Weinberg in advance of the U. S. election for the 38th World Zionist Congress elections.

 Rabbi Josh Weinberg is the Executive Director of ARZA (the Association of Reform Zionists of America) and Vice President of the URJ for Israel and Reform Zionism.  He has taught and lectured widely throughout Israel, the U.S. and Europe.  He was ordained from the HUC-JIR Israeli Rabbinic Program in Jerusalem. Rabbi Weinberg is passionate about anything connected to Israel and hopes to strengthen the connection between the Reform movement and the Jewish State.

RSVP appreciated for some events. RSVP below.

Friday, January 10

6:00 p.m. Shabbat Service

Living the Dream and Facing the Reality: Living Zionism Today.

Rabbi Weinberg will share how the dream of Zionism meets the reality of Israel in the 21st century.

 

Saturday, January 11

9:00 a.m. Bagels and Coffee

9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Can Israel be a Jewish Democratic state? What do our texts teach us

Using the weekly Torah portion and other text, Rabbi Weinberg will explore with us what Zionism is all about.

RSVP Appreciated.

 

Saturday, January 11

4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Songs and Stories of Israel

Join us for a late Shabbat afternoon filled with stories and songs and ending with Havdalah.

Dips, wine and cheese will be served.

RSVP Appreciated.

Sunday, January 12

9:00 a.m. Coffee and Muffins

9:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Challenges of Reform Judaism in Israel

A discussion led by Rabbi Weinberg.

RSVP Appreciated.


 

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