13 2019

5:15 pm SOI Scholar-in-Residence Dinner with Rabbi Dr. Adam S. Ferziger

5:15PM - 7:45PM  

Congregation Sons of Israel invites you to join us Shabbat December 13-14 with our Guest Scholar in Residence, Rabbi Dr. Adam S. Ferziger.  Mincha will be at 4:15 p.m., followed by a Friday night dinner at 5:15 p.m.  Professor Ferziger, Bar-Elan University, will speak on “Israelization of Contemporary Judaism:  Reality, Provocation, or Challenge?”  Babysitting will be available during the talk.

Thanks to the generosity of several sponsors, the cost for the dinner is FREE for all CSOI members in good standing and $18 per person for non-members. Your RSVP is required by Dec. 2 to the SOI office at 610-433-6089 or  (Space is limited and this event will reach capacity. No walk-ins.)

Rabbi Ferziger will speak Shabbat morning on "Rupture, Reconstruction, and Revolution: The Transformation of Women in Orthodox Judaism", and in the afternoon at Shalosh Se'udos on "Why Would A Gadol be-Torah Study English Lierature at Harvard? Rabbi Dr. Aharon Lichtenstein and the Jewish 'Other'".

This program is in memory of Dr. Murray Schechter z"l, and we thank Marcia Schechter for graciously sponsoring this speaker.