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Book Launch: “Kohelet’s Pursuit of Truth”, by Rabbi Benjamin Segal

Thursday evening, January 12, 2017, 7:30 p.m. at Congregation Moreshet Avraham, 22 Adam Street, Jerusalem. With the Participation of: Dr. Micha Goodman, Hartman Institute and Ein Prat; Rabbi Benjamin Segal, The Schechter Institute.

“Multiple Narratives” A Conference on Bible, Education and Gender

In Honor of Our Beloved Teachers, Dr. George Savran and Dr. Brenda Bacon. Monday, January 9, 2017, 16:20-19:45

Jewish Life & Learning

Evolution: a Moral and Religious Imperative

We read in the second chapter of Breishit that Adam, the first fruit of creation, was fashioned from the adama, the earth. Later in the same chapter we read that the intention was for Adam work the land and protect it. However…

Why do Jews Use the Matronymic in Prayers for the Sick?

There is a widespread custom today to use the matronymic in the mee sheberakh prayers recited for the sick during the Torah service. It is not entirely clear when or where this custom began. Read Prof. David Golinkin’s latest Responsa.