Monday, May 03, 2010

Announcements #151: Rabbi Saul Lieberman z''l Memorial Lecture

Rabbi Saul Lieberman z''l Memorial Lecture

This coming Wednesday, May 5, 6:30 p.m.

Rabbi Wayne Allen will speak on "Rabbi Lieberman's Analysis of the Term 'Halakhah' and Its Implications for Jewish Life"

Location: Drisha Institute
37 West 65th Street
(between Columbus Ave. and Central Park West)
New York, NY

Parking garage on 65th Street near Central Park West
Subway: 1/9 to 66th Street/Broadway OR
B or C to 72nd/Central Park West
Bus: M66 crosstown to Columbus Avenue

Reservations are requested: or 201-801-0707

Rabbi Wayne Allen, a Vice President of the UTJ, will explore Professor Lieberman's analysis of the origin of the term Halakhah.

Rabbi Allen, who has served Beth Tikvah Synagogue in Toronto for more than 20 years, is the author of the 2009 book, "Perspectives on Jewish Law and Contemporary Issues", which uses Talmudic and halakhic sources as well as archeology, philology, and medicine to address a wide range of challenges that face the modern Jewish world.

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