Scholar in Residence Weekend 2018

ABRAHAM JOSHUA HESCHEL AND THE SOURCES OF WONDER

Guest Scholar: Dr. Michael Marmur, Provost of Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion.

Dr. Marmur, a scholar of Abraham herschel who was monumental Jewish theologian and activist of the 20th century, sheds new light on Heschel’s life and work. We are honored to have Dr. Marmur with us.

Friday, June 1st

  • 6:30pm An Introduction to Heschel.  Special oneg to follow.

Saturday, June 2nd

  • 11:00am:  Heschel’s “The Sabbath”: A Palace in Time
  • 12:30pm:  Sandwich Lunch
  • 1:30pm:   Moral Grandeur and Activitism
  • 7:30pm:  (Havdalah) – Israel: Intersection of Jewish Tradition and Modern Israeli Culture. Dessert to follow.

Everyone in our community is invited and encouraged to participate in one or all sessions during this special event weekend. Take this unique opportunity to study with and meet Dr. Marmur.

The Scholar-in-Resident event is made possible by the generosity and vision of Enid and Paul Rosenberg in honor of Rabbi Ilene Harkavy Haigh.