Saturday Morning Lecture Series

*** The schedule for the 5781 (2020-2021) Lecture series will be published in November 2020  
Below is last year’s lecture series schedule…
 “Shabbat Tarbudat” 5780 (2019-2020)-  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 (all lectures are in Hebrew apart from the second lecture):

November 23, 2019 –  Lecturer:  Ze’eva Zavidov
“On Leadership and Leaders in the Bible”

January 18, 2020 Lecturer: Rabbi Hillel Millgram (lecture in English)
“Good Intentions and the Road to Hell: פילגש בגבעה (the Concubine at Gibeah)”

February 1, 2020 –  Lecturer:  Yair Lootstein, esq. – Chairman of the Israeli Reform Movement
“The Israeli Reform Movement Today, Vision and Goals for the Future”
(in honor of Kehilat Har-El’s 62nd anniversary)

February 22, 2020 –  Lecturer: Yaacov Nof
“My Work as a Tour Guide with the Bible”

April 25, 2020 –  Lecturer:  Yossi Schwartz, esq.
“Did Aristotle Only Recognize the Laws of Logic? Is the Big Bang Theory Correct? Questions About Logic, Nature, and Society”
Due to the coronavirus, the lecture is cancelled.

May 16, 2020 – Lecturers: Lea & Karin Rakia
The Hebrew Letter in the Works of Painter David Rakia”

Due to the coronavirus, the lecture is cancelled.

June 20, 2020 – Lecturer: Carmit Federman
“Yemenite Judaism and the Dispute Between the Shamim and the Baladim
Due to the coronavirus, the lecture is cancelled.

September 5, 2020 – Lecturer: Yisraela Hirschberg, social worker
“For Transgressions Between People, Yom Kippur Doesn’t Atone Until One Makes Peace With His Fellow Person” (Mishna Yoma 8:9) – on Processes for ‘Restorative Justice’ – Responsibility, Apologizing, and Forgiveness”

Due to the coronavirus, the lecture is cancelled.