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Dinner & Lecture with Rabbi Norman Cohen

Friday, March 23, 2018 • 7 Nisan 5778

7:15 PM - 9:00 PM

Annual Rabbi Martin Weiner Lecture

Rabbi Norman J. Cohen
CONFRONTING PHARAOH: MOSES’ POWER STRUGGLE

6 pm: Kabbalat Shabbat Services
7:15 pm: Dinner
$10 members; $13 nonmembers
8 pm: Lecture and Q&A— free for all

Dr. Cohen serves as Professor Emeritus of Midrash at the New York campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. He lectures widely on the Modern Interpretation of the Bible.

Rabbi Martin Weiner notes:

“Rabbi Cohen is among the most inspiring teachers with whom I have ever studied. He is a master at bringing the world of rabbinic commentaries to enlighten our lives today. How vital is the challenge now of speaking truth to power!”

Rabbi Cohen’s visit is made possible by the Rabbi Martin S. Weiner Educational Fund. The fund supports educational programs for Sherith Israel and our community. Contributions are most welcome.

Dr. Norman J. Cohen serves as Professor Emeritus of Midrash at the New York campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. He served as Provost of HUC-JIR from 1996-2009, Interim President of HUC-JIR from Dec.,1999 - June, 2000 and as Dean of the New York School from 1988--1996. He was ordained by HUC-JIR in 1971 and received his Ph.D. from HUC-JIR in the field of Midrash in 1977. He lectures widely on the Modern Interpretation of the Bible.

Dinner catered by congregants David and Mary Sperber of Town’s End Restaurant and Bakery.
Fish or vegetarian option.

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