FROM TU B'SHEVAT TO SHAVUOT, OU RADIO TO PRESENT RABBI WEINREB'S HOLIDAY LECTURE SERIES,
STARTING WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31
In the spirit of the upcoming special days on the Jewish calendar, from Tu B'Shevat which falls on this Saturday, February 3, to Shavuot in May, the Orthodox Union's Executive Vice President Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb, will present a series of ten lectures to offer psychological perspectives on the holiday period. In addition to being a renowned rabbi, Rabbi Weinreb also practiced clinical psychology for many years.
The recorded lectures will be posted on the OU website, www.ou.org, and on OU Radio, www.ouradio.org.
"These lectures will follow the style of my Tisha B'Av presentations. I will draw from a wide number of Torah and secular sources and relate them to our everyday experience," declared Rabbi Weinreb.
Listeners will also enjoy Rabbi Weinreb's five-minute discourse on a famous Jewish personality that will accompany each lecture.
Rabbi Weinreb will present on the following topics:
•January 31, Tu B'Shevat (Its Relevance for a Brooklyn Boy)
•February 14, Adar (The Happy Month)
•February 21, Parshat Zachor (Evil)
•February 28, Purim (Wine, Worries and Woes)
•March 7, Parshat Parah (Mysticism and Kabbala)
•March 21, Pesach (Judaism's Most Important Institution is Not in the Synagogue)
•April 11, Yom HaShoah (Can Remembering the Holocaust Heal Us?)
•April 18, Yom Ha'atzmaut--Israel Independence Day
•May 2, Lag B'Omer ("Paradigms of Grief: Traditional Definitions and New Understandings" -- A lecture in Honor of the First Yahrzeit of My Mother a"h)
•May 15, Shavuot (Ruth the Stranger)
For more information contact 212.613.8348 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.