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Dr. Shnayer Leiman at Rinat Next Week

On Shabbat, December 12-13, 2014, Cong. Rinat Yisrael’s Adult Education Program presents a Scholar in Residence, Dr. Shnayer Leiman, world acclaimed teacher and lecturer, Prof. at YU’s Bernard Revel Graduate School, Brooklyn College (Ret).

Schedule:

Friday night dvar Torah before Maariv; Friday night at 7:45 pm Oneg Shabbat with lecture on The Emergence of Modern Orthodoxy in 19th Century Western Europe; Shabbat morning drasha at 9:00 am minyan, The Failed Eulogy of the Maggid of Vilna; Shabbat afternoon shiur after mincha (4:00 pm) on “Masorah and Halakhah.”

Professor Shnayer Leiman taught at Brooklyn College for more than thirty years. He is the author of The Canonization of Hebrew Scripture; co-author of Judaism’s Encounter with Other Cultures; and editor of The Canon and Masorah of the Hebrew Bible. His courses included Jewish history and literature, with special focus on the history of the Hebrew Bible, its interpretation in the medieval and modern periods, and on the Jewish confrontation with modernity. Dr. Leiman continues an active program of research and teaching at Yeshiva University’s Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies.

The synagogue is located at 389 W. Englewood Ave, Teaneck, NJ, 201-837-2795.

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