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 Executive Seminar

July 16-20, 2017

Sunday 7/16

Monday 7/17

Tuesday 7/18

Wednesday 7/19

Thursday 7/20

7:45-8:30

Shaharit (Learner’s Service Option)

Shaharit

8:45 - Shaharit (Learner’s Service Option)

Shaharit

8:30-9:15

8:30-9:30 - Breakfast and Orientation

Breakfast

9:30 am - Light Breakfast

Breakfast

9:15-12:45

9:30-12:45 - Distinctiveness and Difference:. Maintaining Jewish Boundaries in Tractate Avodah Zarah

Distinctiveness and Difference:. Maintaining Jewish Boundaries in Tractate Avodah Zarah

10:00 am Opening and Welcome

10:15-11:40 am

God's Body in Our Lives: Can Anthropomorphism Help Our Relationship with the Divine? With Rabbi Elie Kaunfer

Beit MIdrash at Hadar

OR

Strains of Secularism: Or, What To Do When One of the Talmud's Great Rabbis Is More Radical Than We Are  with Rabbi Jason Rubenstein

Downstairs Classroom

11:40 am

We are but Dust: Confession, Accusation, Hope with Rabbi Aviva Richman

Beit MIdrash at Hadar

Distinctiveness and Difference: Maintaining Jewish Boundaries in Tractate Avodah Zarah

12:45-2:00

Lunch and Minhah

Lunch and Minhah

Lunch and Minhah

Lunch and Minhah

2:15-3:45

What Could Prayer Be with Rabbi Elie Kaunfer

Beit Midrash at Hadar

R. Akiva's Learning Journey with Rabbi Elie Kaunfer

LSS Pre Function Room

OR

Praying on the Margins: Prayers of Protest with Rabbi Aviva Richman

LSS LL201

2:00-3:15 pm

Do We Really Think Monotheists Believe in the Same God? with Rabbi Ethan Tucker

Triple Classroom Downstairs

OR

What Goes Down, Must Come Up: The Me’or Einayim on Spiritual Progress with Dena Weiss

Beit MIdrash at Hadar

OR

Always, Already There: The Futile Search for God  with Rabbi Aviva Richman

Kindergarten Room

A Jewish Concept of Original Sin with Rabbi Aviva Richman

LSS LL201

OR

King and Kook: Do the Ends Justify the Means? with Dena Weiss

LSS Pre Function Room

4:00-6:00

Torah is like Fiction, not Science: a New Approach to Maimonides with Rabbi Jason Rubenstein

LSS LL201

OR

Is Holiness Forever? Sanctity of Space in Jewish Law and Thought with Rabbi Ethan Tucker

LSS Pre Function Room

Moral Critique, Literary Genius: Re-reading David and Bathsheba with Rabbi Shai Held

Beit Midrash at Hadar

3:30 pm-4:45 pm

Thirsting for the Living God with Rabbi Shai Held

4:45 pm

Closing Remarks and Farewell

Beit MIdrash at Hadar

Intermarriage: Sources, Terms and Decisions with Rabbi Ethan Tucker

Beit MIdrash at Hadar

6:00-7:00

Registration

6:15 - Orientation

6:15 - Dinner and Schmooze at Lincoln Square Synagogue

LSS Terrace

Dinner at Home of Elisheva Urbas and David Morris

Closing Dinner

6:45-7:30

Dinner

7:30-8:45

(Where) Is God in the Book of Esther? with Rabbi Shai Held

8:45 Arvit