Rabbi Steven Weil, Executive Vice President of the Orthodox Union, will visit Baltimore as Scholar-in-Residence from Friday, November 2-Saturday, November 3 at Beth Tfiloh Congregation, 3300 Old Court Road.
Rabbi Weil will be the Friday Night Live Guest Speaker for “The Minyan Families and Friends” beginning after 5:30 p.m. Shabbat services at the synagogue. He will discuss “Hurdles and Opportunities: Orthodox Jewry Facing the Challenges of the 21st Century.”
Shabbat morning, Rabbi Weil address “Putting the Fun in Dysfunctional.” Before mincha, he will speak about “The Wandering Jew.” These presentations will be open to all members of the Jewish community.
Rabbi Mitchell Wohlberg, Rabbi of Beth Tfiloh congregation, stated, “Beth Tfiloh Congregation is honored to be having Rabbi Steven Weil as our guest speaker and Scholar-in-Residence. Beth Tfiloh Congregation, with 1,350 families, is the largest Modern Orthodox synagogue in the United States. It has been a member of the Orthodox Union for a quarter century. Rabbi Weil’s presence is meant to strengthen the bonds between Beth Tfiloh, the Orthodox Union, and the Baltimore Jewish community. In a time of division within the Jewish world and within the Orthodox community, Rabbi Weil was invited to Beth Tfiloh to help bring unity into our community’s midst. Rabbi Weil comes to us not only as an Orthodox leader, but as an Orthodox role model from whom we can all learn and emulate.”
Sharon and Jake Benus, and Liba and Avi Benus, serve as the Dinner Chairs.
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