OU’s Rabbi Weil to be Staten Island Scholar-in-Residence at Young Israel, May 6-7
Orthodox Union Executive Vice President Rabbi Steven Weil will serve as scholar-in-residence at the Young Israel of Staten Island for Shabbat May 6-7, Parshat Emor. The OU-member synagogue is located at 835 Forest Hill Road.
Rabbi Weil will speak during Shabbat morning services on “Much More Than a Priest.” Before Mincha at 6:45 p.m., he will discuss “Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus: The Jewish Version.” Shabbat afternoon following Mincha, he will discuss “The Millennial Generation: The Watershed Moment in Jewish History that Changed the Meaning of Sefiras HaOmer.”
Declared Rabbi Yaakov Lehrfield, Rav of the Young Israel of Staten Island, “The Young Israel of Staten Island is enthusiastically anticipating a Shabbos made extraordinarily special by the upcoming Scholar-in-Residence visit of Rabbi Steven Weil. Our community is honored to host Rabbi Weil, executive vice president of the Orthodox Union, a dynamic and prominent scholar at the forefront of Jewish leadership. Rabbi Weil's visit will serve as a crowning achievement in the Staten Island Orthodox community's well-known reputation for scholarship and rabbinic excellence.”
Last month, at its 112th Dinner and Awards Presentation, the OU honored Mordecai (Moti) and Halina Schwartz of the Young Israel of Staten Island with the Distinguished (Synagogue) President and First Lady Award.
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