Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Renewing Our Spirit - Online

(moving up the post because it seems I had originally omitted half the schedule)

Watch the upcoming Torah in Motion conference online: register here

Renewing Our Spirit - special e-TiM broadcast from Toronto

Saturday Night November 4, 8:15-10:30pm
Panel Discussion Engagement and Disengagement: The Future of Religion in the Land of Israel
Rabbi Chaim Brovender, Dr. Adam Ferziger, Rabbi Pinchas Hayman and Rabbi Francis Nataf
Moderator: Dr. Elliott Malamet

Sunday November 5,

9:00am Rabbi Gil Student
Blogs: The New Frontier of the Jewish Community
Mindy Ribner
The Art of Torah Greatness: How Rav Yitzchok Kirzner zl Transformed my Life

10:00am Dr. Samuel Heilman
Sliding to the Right: The Shift in Contemporary Orthodoxy
Rabbi Daniel Feldman
Embarrassing Others in Public: Jewish Ethics and the Protection of Dignity

11:15am Rabbi Dr. Marvin Schick
Can Jewish Education Save North American Jewry
Dr. Adam Ferziger
Brother or Other: Orthodoxy and the non-Observant Jew

1:15pm - PANEL
Dr. Adam Ferziger, Dr. Samuel Heilman, Dr. Marvin Schick, Rabbi Gil Student
Moderator: Dr. Elliott Malamet
Orthodoxy Encounters Modernity:An Honest Dialogue on the Issues that Face Us
Malka Adatto
The Decline of the Generations: The State of the Debate

3:00pm Rabbi Pinchas Hayman
Method Or Madness: The Impact of Education on the Willingness to Think
Rabbi Chaim Brovender
The Bigger Picture: Using Art to Inspire Service of G-d in Religious Education

4:00pm Rabbi Daniel Feldman
Competing Needs: Prioritizing our Charitable Dollars
Rabbi Francis Nataf
Religious Censorship in the Information Age
Mindy Ribner
What is Jewish Meditation? An Experiential Workshop

register here

Coming in December:

The Legacy of the Rav Joseph B. Soloveitchik
Saturday Night December 2, 8:15-10:30pm Eastern Time
Sunday December 3, 9:30-4:30pm Eastern Time
Speakers include:
* Rabbi Shalom Carmy , Professor of Bible, YU
* Rabbi Mordechai Feuerstein , Personal shamash of the Rav in the early 1970's
* Ethan Isenberg, Creator and Director of a new documentary film on the Rav
* Rav Hershel Schachter, Roch Kollel, Yeshiva University, pre-eminent student of Rav Soloveitchik
* Dr. David Shatz, Professor of Philosophy, Yeshiva University; editor MeOtzar Harav series

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