The Orthodox Union Department of Synagogue and Community Services will present Rabbi Steven Weil, OU senior managing director, to be featured speaker at the Congregation Bnai Brith Jacob Community Kollel Shabbaton in Savannah from Friday, November 20 to Saturday, November 21, Shabbat Parshat Vayetzei.
The OU-member synagogue is located at 5444 Abercorn Street.
Friday morning Rabbi Weil will be giving a lecture in the chapel on “The Longest Running Show on Broadway: An Analysis of the Nature and Purpose of Kriyas HaTorah (Torah Reading).” Later in the evening Rabbi Weil will have his main presentation following Shabbat dinner on “Welcome Back to the Eighth Century: The Shia, Sunni and the Deal” and will participate in a question and answer session, “Don’t Hold Back.”
Saturday morning he will deliver a sermon on “Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus, the Orthodox Version: Results of the Quality of Marriage in the Orthodox Community based on a recent study of 5,200 participants.”
In the afternoon he will give a class for women on “The Architectural Blueprint for Jewish History.” Saturday night Rabbi Weil will conclude the shabbaton with a community parlor meeting at a private home.
The Friday night Shabbat Dinner is $21 per adult, $16 per child. The Saturday night parlor meeting is $36 per person, $55 per couple. For more information call the synagogue office at 912-354-7721.