Saturday Morning Lecture Series

“Shabbat Tarbudat” 5778 –  Saturday Morning Lecture Series
Entrance is free!

9:30 AM: Shabbat Morning Services, led by Rabbi Ada Zavidov and Cantor Evan Cohen
with musical accompaniment
11 AM: Kiddush
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Lecture


List of Lectures (Lectures are in Hebrew Unless Otherwise Noted):

November 4, 2017 –  Lecturer:  Dr. Gavriel Alexander
“I Was There!  The Fall of the Berlin Wall, Thursday, November 9, 1989”

December 16, 2017 Lecturer: Dr. Elan Ezrachi
On his new book: “Awakened Dream – 50 Years of Complex Unification of Jerusalem”

January 20, 2018 –  Lecturer:  Rabbi Gilad Kariv, esq., executive director of the Israel Movement for Reform & Progressive Judaism
“The Reform Movement in Israel – Present and Future

Marking the 60th anniversary of the founding of Kehilat Har-El, the oldest congregation of the Reform Movement.

March 10, 2018 –  Lecturer: Orly Shevach, MA, Environmental Education
“We and the Trees Around Us – The Contribution of Trees to Our Quality of Life and Welfare”

April 21, 2018 –  Lecturer:  Prof. Yuval Shahar, head of the Medical Informatics Research Center at Ben Gurion University. 
“Computer Systems and the Technology of Artificial Intelligence in Medical Decision Making.”

May 5, 2018 – In honor of Jerusalem Day: “The House on Hamon Street” – a special performance of stories written and told by Yuval Hamon, including a presentation about his family’s history.

May 26, 2018 – Lecturer: Debby Millgram, MA, Guidance Counseling.
“Guidance Counseling, a Model Ulpan, and the Israeli Education System”
(the lecture will be held in English)

June 23, 2018 – Lecturer: Cantor Prof. Eliyahu Schleifer
“Beautiful Jewish Traditions and Beloved Texts Created as a Result of Mistakes”