OU Presents Positive Jewish Marriages in Great Neck with Rabbi Steven Weil of Beverly Hills, Nov 18
The Orthodox Union, in conjunction with the Great Neck Synagogue, will present a program on Positive Jewish Marriages, The Ethics of Intimacy, on Sunday, November 18 beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the synagogue, 26 Old Mill Road. The program will be free-of-charge and includes breakfast.
The guest speaker will be Rabbi Steven Weil, Senior Rabbi of the prestigious Beth Jacob Congregation, an OU synagogue in Beverly Hills, CA. Rabbi Weil is a highly sought after presenter on The Art of Strengthening Marriages in Los Angeles and other major cities.
Positive Jewish Marriages is a national program of the Orthodox Union's Department of Community Services and Special Programs, which presents Positive Jewish Parenting conferences as well. These programs are designed to strengthen the Jewish family.
According to Frank Buchweitz, OU National Director of Community Services and Special Programs, “Positive Jewish Marriages is geared for happily married couples who want to communicate and relate on an even deeper emotional level. The focus is on the positive aspects of marriage, highlighting characteristics found in happy couples.”
The purpose of the Great Neck Synagogue program, Mr. Buchweitz explains, is to “is to enrich relationships, unite in decision making, strengthen bonds, enhance communication skills, and learn to understand and accept differences in a positive light.”
Rabbi Weil is a graduate of Yeshiva University and has an MBA in finance from New York University. Currently he serves as the Dean of the Harkham-Hillel Hebrew Academy, a Los Angeles elementary school with 700 students. Rabbi Weil is also the 2007-2008 Scholar-in-Residence for the National Young Leadership Cabinet of the United Jewish Communities. Under his leadership, Beth Jacob Congregation has added more than 400 families and is now the largest Orthodox congregation outside the metropolitan New York area.
For more information contact the OU at 212-613-8188 or the synagogue at 516-487-6100.