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Annual Rabbi Isaac Swift, zt’l, Memorial Lecture to Take Place at Ahavath Torah

Congregation Ahavath Torah and The Rabbi Isaac L. Swift Chair of Judaic Studies at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades invite the community to The Annual Rabbi Isaac L. Swift, zt’l, Memorial Lecture, HaRav Yitzchak Yehudah ben HaRav Avraham Dov, zt’l, with guest speaker Rabbi Mordechai Becher.

Rabbi Becher will speak about “Moving Mount Sinai: Revelation, Synagogues and Shukeling,” on Wednesday, June 5. There will be an 8:00 p.m. Mincha, with the lecture beginning at 8:15 p.m., followed by Maariv. This event is free and open to the community and will take place at Ahavath Torah, 240 Broad Avenue, Englewood.

Rabbi Mordechai Becher, originally from Australia, is senior lecturer of the Gateways Organization and an instructor at Yeshiva University. He received his ordination from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel and the Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem and holds an MA in medieval Jewish history from the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Yeshiva University, where he is currently a doctoral candidate. He taught at Ohr Somayach and Neve Yerushalayim in Jerusalem for 15 years, and served in the chaplaincy of the Israel Defense Forces.

For more information, call 201-568-1315. 

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