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OU West Coast Convention

Thursday, Dec, 12, 2013 - Sunday, Dec, 15, 2013 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM

Join us in Los Angeles from December 12-15 for the 2013 OU West Coast Convention.

THURSDAY NIGHT OPENING KEYNOTE EVENT DECEMBER 12 at Young Israel of North Beverly Hills

7:45pm  KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik

“On the Shoulders of Giants:How Our Past Informs Our Future”

Covenantal Zionism: A Reflection on the Life of Menachem Begin

FRIDAY MORNING – DECEMBER 13- Tzom Asara B’Tevet  

Faculty at local Schools:
Rav Schachter at Yeshiva Mesivta Birchas Yitzchak
Rabbi Weil at YULA Boys School
Dr. Debow at YULA Girls School & Shalhevet High School

FRIDAY NIGHT

Location: Bnai David-Judea – Mincha/Maariv 4:00pm     “Friday Night Davening of Unity & Song”  with the Happy Minyan and Yehuda Solomon

 ONEGS:

8:30pm-Location: The home of Rabbi Kalman & Dr. Jordana Topp- “The Pew Study Sinks In: What it Means for Our Community”-Rabbinic Panel: Rabbi Pruzansky and Rabbi Dratch

8:00pm – Dr. Debow at the Home of the Kanefsky’s - Raising Adolescents: Understanding Conflicts while Educating to Commitment

 8:00pm-Location: Shaarey Zedek Valley Village with Rabbi Hershel Schachter

SHABBAT MORNING – DECEMBER 14

Scholars in Residence @ Greater LA OU Shuls

Adas Torah:                          Rabbi Avram Bogopulsky

Beth Jacob-BH:                    Rabbi Marc Dratch

Bnai David-Judea:                Dr. Yocheved Debow

Mogen David:                        Rabbi Alan Kalinsky

Shaarey Zedek-Valley:         Rabbi Hershel Schachter

Westwood Kehilla:               Rabbi Yitzchak Feldman

Westwood Village Syn.:       Rabbi Reuven Bulka

Yeshivat Yavneh:                  Rabbi Steven Weil

YI-Century City:                    Rabbi Steven Pruzansky

YI-North BevHills:                 Dr. David Pelcovitz

SUNDAY SESSIONS, DECEMBER 15

Location: CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL 1150 S. Beverly Dr., LA  Open to men & women

9:30-12:30pm: The Annual Dr. Beth Sharon Samuels, A”H Memorial Beit Midrash

9:30am:

 Rebbetzin Yael Weil   “Not Afraid to Speak Her Mind:  The Life & Legacy of Miriam the Prophetess“

 9:30am: LEGAL Ethics -  One hour MCLE Credit

Rav Hershel Schachter &  Rabbi Steven Pruzansky; Moderator: Chaim Woolf, Esq “Ethical Challenges of an Orthodox Attorney”

 10:30am

Dr. Yocheved Debow    “A Torah Based Sexual Ethic”  Copies of Dr. Debow’s Book by OU Press will be available for discounted purchase

10:30am:

  Rabbi Steven Weil Insights from the Rav on Sefer Bereisheit: A Launch of the New Masoret Harav Chumash

11:30am Closing Plenary Session

Talking Tachlis: Dealing with Contemporary Challenges Facing Today’s Orthodox Families”

Panel:        Dr. Yocheved Debow; Rabbi Reuven Bulka; Dr. David Pelcovitz

Moderator: Rabbi Steven Weil

12:45pm: Mincha

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