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Lecture by Rabbi Yanklowitz: Cultivating Hope & Light! On Orthodoxy, Justice, and Same Sex Marriages

Date: Monday, January 25, 2021
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Location: Via Zoom

In this one hour session, Rabbi Shmuly will share Torah on cultivating hope in light in difficult times. We'll explore how our inner life is interconnected with our outer life. Further, Rabbi Shmuly, through stories and texts, will open a window into developments in progressive Orthodoxy (feminism, same sex marriages, universalism, etc.). 

More about Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz
Rabbi Yanklowitz has twice been named one of America’s Top Rabbis by Newsweek and has been named by The Forward as one of the 50 most influential Jews and one of The Most Inspiring Rabbis in America. Rabbi Yanklowitz is the author of nineteen books on Jewish ethics and his writings have appeared in outlets as diverse as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the Guardian, and the Atlantic among many other secular and religious publications. He has served as speaker at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland and a Rothschild Fellow in Cambridge, UK.

Rav Shmuly received a Masters from Harvard University and his Doctorate from Columbia University. He serves as the President & Dean of Valley Beit Midrash (Jewish learning center), the Founder & President of Uri L’Tzedek (the Orthodox Social Justice movement), the Founder and CEO of Shamayim (Jewish animal advocacy), and the Founder and President of YATOM, (Jewish foster and adoption network). Rabbi Shmuly, his wife Shoshana, and their four children live in Scottsdale, Arizona. They are also foster parents.

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Participant Information
Member: Free
Non-Member: $15.00. However no one is turned away for lack of funds. Please email for financial aid.

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