Rabbi Steven Weil to be Scholar-in-Residence on Shavuot, June 3-5 at Young Israel of North Beverly Hills

29 May 2014

Orthodox Union Senior Managing Director Rabbi Steven Weil will once again serve as Scholar-in-Residence for the holiday of Shavuot at the Young Israel of North Beverly Hills (YINBH). Lectures will be given at the OU member synagogue, located at 9261 Alden Drive in Beverly Hills.

This year, Shavuot begins Tuesday night, June 3, and extends to Thursday, June 5.

On Tuesday evening after dinner, Rabbi Weil will speaking on the topic “Infanticide? The Real Story Behind Jephte’s Daughter,”followed by “Saved From The Abyss: The Generation That Almost Ended Jewish History.”

On Wednesday morning Rabbi Weil will deliver his drasha on “The Charles Bridge Crucifixion Over the Danube.” In the afternoon he will discuss “Religion at What Cost? Yahareig Val Yaavor.”

Thursday morning, Rabbi Weil will present “The Man Who Brought Down the Thousand Year Empire,”followed by the afternoon shiur on “A Tale of Two Women.”

Rabbi Pini Dunner, mora d’asra of YINBH, shared, “The Young Israel community of North Beverly Hills is enormously excited to have the privilege of spending Shavuot with Rabbi Weil. He combines erudition with warmth and accessibility, and presents complex matter masterfully and interestingly, so that people at every level can access the tremendous knowledge he has to share.”

For further information, go to www.yinbh.org or contact the synagogue at office@yinbh or call 310.276.7650.