Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Announcements #146: Fifth Avenue Synagogue Pre-Pesach Yom Iyun

Fifth Avenue Synagogue Pre-Pesach Yom Iyun

Fifth Avenue Synagogue invites you to a Day of Learning – Yom Iyun

An opportunity to study and learn with distinguished rabbis and scholars

Sunday March 14, 2010
Mishna Class with Rabbi Sol Trau: 8:00 a.m., Shacharit: 8:30 a.m., Breakfast and Welcoming Remarks: 9:15 a.m.
Sessions: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Early Mincha: 1:15 p.m.

Admission is free ● Complimentary breakfast ● Families, singles & children welcome ● RSVP to (212) 838-2122 or
Great Children’s Program, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ● Questions? Email Jacob Gold at

Click here for more detailsSesson A - 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Rabbi Yaakov Kermaier, Rabbi, Fifth Avenue Synagogue, and President, New York Board of Rabbis, The Five Cups of Wine on Seder Eve: History, Halacha, and Hope in the Haggadah;
Rabbi Seth Grauer, Asst. Rabbi, Fifth Avenue Synagogue, iSeder: How to make your Pesach Seder inspire your iPod generation children and grandchildren;
Rabbi Dr. Michael Rosensweig, Rosh Yeshiva, Yeshiva University, and Resident Scholar, Fifth Avenue Synagogue, The Nature of Eating Matzah on Pesach;
Rabbi Avraham Priel, Rabbi, Midrash Yosef Shalom, The Differences between Sephardim and Ashkenazim in Laws and Customs;
Mrs. Leah Kohn, Co-Founder and Director, Jewish Renaissance Center, The 4 Sons: A Torah View of Human Psychology, Behavior, and Potential

Session B - 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
Rabbi Dr. Sol Roth, Rabbi Emeritus, Fifth Avenue Synagogue, The Essential Jewish Character;
Layaliza Soloveitchik; Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District, New York, The Warp and the Weft: Kol Dmama Daka and the Fabric of Jewish Life;
Rabbi Simcha B. Berger, Founder, Yeshiva Gedolah, Bridgeport, Connecticut, How to Make the Pesach Seder Meaningful;
Rabbi Dr. Jonathan Feldman, Associate/East Side Director, Manhattan Jewish Experience, Will American Jewry be Gone in 50 Years and What Can We Do About It?;
Rabbi Yigal Sklarin, Talmud & Jewish History Teacher, Ramaz, Using Italian Renaissance Art to Understand Halacha: The Laws of Mezuzah in Renaissance Italy

Session C - 12:00 noon-1:00 p.m.
Professor William Schwartz, University Professor of Law, Yeshiva University, Why Isn’t the Common Law and Its Lawyers as Exalted as Its Torah Counterparts?;
Rabbi Bezalel Rudinsky, Spiritual Leader of Yeshivas Or Reuven of Monsey; Redemption and Passover;
Barry Mannis, Member, AIPAC National Board of Directors, Stopping Iran's Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons: A Policy Briefing & Call to Action;
Mindy Lankry, Wife of Rabbi Aaron Lankry, Sephardic Synagogue of Fifth Avenue, Modern Day Aishet Chayel; Being a Woman of Valor in Today’s World;
Rabbi Elie Abadie, M.D., Rabbi, Edmond J. Safra Synagogue, The Interface of Halacha and Medicine.

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