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Scholar in Residence Weekend with Rabbi Keven Tzvi Friedman

Past Sessions
Sunday, 17 November, 2019 19 Cheshvan 5780 - 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Saturday, 16 November, 2019 18 Cheshvan 5780 - 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday, 16 November, 2019 18 Cheshvan 5780 - 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM
Saturday, 16 November, 2019 18 Cheshvan 5780 - 8:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Friday, 15 November, 2019 17 Cheshvan 5780 - 4:40 PM - 8:30 PM

The Weinstein Family Scholar in Residence Fund at Beth Emeth is proud to present and welcome Rabbi Keven Tzvi Friedman!

Rabbi Friedman, a J.D. from Hofstra University’s law school, worked as a litigation attorney for more than 14 years before becoming ordained at the Conservative movement’s Jewish Theological Seminary. He has facilitated an Intro to Mussar Va’ad Group and also has taught Mussar Character Development and Hockey at Camp Ramah In the Berkshires in 2018 and 2019.

November 15–17 (Friday-Sunday). Full schedule below:

Friday, November 15
4:40 pm: Kabbalat Shabbat Service followed by a Shabbat Dinner (at 6 pm) with Keynote Address: “Mussar: What it is and How it Developed Throughout the Ages”

Dinner cost: Adults $28 and Children $12*
Dinner menu choice of chicken, fish, vegetarian, *kids menu

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Saturday, November 16
Sermon during Morning Services (which begin at 8:45 am): 
“Mussar Middot/Character Traits Come to Life in Story and in our Torah Portion”
Enhanced kiddish following services

4:45 pm: Seudah Shlisheet: 
Dvar Torah by Rabbi Friedman
 (RSVP required - Register below)

7:30 pm: A Real Melave Malka! featuring Jonno Lightstone & Klezkonnection
With spiritual insights from Rabbi Friedman & Rabbi David Grundland
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Sunday, November 17
Continental Breakfast following Morning Services (8 am):
Featuring a talk by Rabbi Friedman: “Bikur Cholim — Halacha, Insights, and Practical Discussion”
 (RSVP required - Register below)

In commemoration of the 30th Yahrzeit of Ronald Weinstein z"l

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