OU’s Rabbi Weil to Visit Young Israel of New Rochelle, 10/19-20

October 16, 2012

OU’S RABBI WEIL TO BE SCHOLAR-IN-RESIDENCE AT YOUNG ISRAEL OF NEW ROCHELLE, OCTOBER 19-20

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Rabbi Steven Weil, Orthodox Union Executive Vice President, will serve as Scholar-in-Residence at the Young Israel of New Rochelle from Friday, October 19-Saturday, October 20 (Shabbat Parshat Noach). The synagogue is located at 1149 North Avenue.

Friday night, Rabbi Weil will address “Challenges Facing Orthodox Jewry in the 21st Century.” He will speak twice on Shabbat morning, discussing “Against the Grain,” for the early hashkama minyan, and discussing “My Three Sons,” during the regular morning minyan. He will give a workshop Shabbat afternoon on “An Architectural Blueprint for Humanity.” During the third meal, Rabbi Weil will speak about “The Wandering Hebrew.”

Rabbi Reuven Fink, rabbi of the Young Israel of New Rochelle, stated, “Rabbi Weil is a very talented and accomplished Jewish leader. His eclectic erudition and eloquent speaking style make him a coveted scholar-in-residence. Rabbi Weil’s extensive and varied resume lend a sense of excitement and cachet to his personality. We are hoping to learn from him and gain a deeper insight into the state of, as well as the challenges, to Modern Orthodoxy today. We are very much looking forward to his sharing himself with us.”

For further information, contact the synagogue at 914-636-2215 or email office@yinr.org.

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