OU Brings Rabbi Daniel Rapp to Kingsway Jewish Center, February 3-4

January 20, 2012

OU COMMUNITY SERVICES BRINGS RABBI DANIEL RAPP TO KINGSWAY JEWISH CENTER AS SCHOLAR-IN-RESIDENCE, FEBRUARY 3-4

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The Orthodox Union Department of Community Services | Jewish Community Programs, in partnership with the Kingsway Jewish Center, will present Rabbi Daniel Rapp as Scholar-in-Residence for Parshat Beshalach/Shabbat Shira, February 3-4 at the Center, located at 2810 Nostrand Avenue in Brooklyn. Rabbi Rapp will focus on “The Secrets to Powerful Prayer: Making our Tefillot Personal and Meaningful.” The weekend will be open to all members of the community.

On Friday night at the synagogue, Rabbi Rapp will discuss “Why Do We Pray?” Directly after Shabbat morning services, he will address “What is Kavanah?” Directly after mincha, Rabbi Rapp will discuss “Approaches to Improving One’s Kavanah During Tefillah.”

Rabbi Rapp currently serves as visiting Assistant Professor of Talmud at the Irving I. Stone Beit Midrash Program of Yeshiva University and as Associate Dean of its Undergraduate Judaic Studies program. A dayan at the Beth Din of America, Rabbi Rapp has lectured on a wide range of topics with a focus on the interface between halacha and the modern world. Rabbi Rapp received his BA, Cum Laude, from Yeshiva College of Yeshiva University, and his Juris Doctorate from Columbia University School of Law, where he was Articles Editor for the Columbia Business Law Review.

For further information, contact Hannah Farkas, OU Community Services Program Associate, at 212-613-8351.

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