OU Executive Vice President Rabbi Steven Weil will serve as Scholar-in-Residence this Shabbat, April 27, Parshat Emor, at Congregation Agudath Sholom in Stamford. The OU member synagogue is located at 301 Strawberry Hill Avenue.
Rabbi Weil will give the morning drasha, “Putting the Fun in Dysfunctional: The Challenges of Family Life in the Orthodox Community.” Following a kiddish after services, he will address, “The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: Opportunities in Light of the Dramatic Shift in Jewish Demographics.”
As the day moves on, Rabbi Weil will speak an hour before Mincha on “The Event That Irrevocably Changed the Destiny of Ashkenazic Jewry.” Later, at the seudat shlishit, he will address, “The Crisis of Orthodox Affordability: A Light at the End of the Tunnel.”
“We are honored to host Rabbi Weil this Shabbat in Stamford,” said Rabbi Daniel Cohen, spiritual leader of Congregation Agudath Sholom. “Agudath Sholom values our enduring partnership with the OU. Rabbi Weil's erudition and passion for Torah and Am Yisrael will be an inspiring opportunity to enrich our congregation, and broaden and deepen their appreciation of the significant role of the OU in our shul and the American Jewish community.”
For further information, contact the synagogue at (203) 358-2200.
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