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Scholar in Residence: Havadalah, Music, and Learning on the Environment
February 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Join this year’s Edwin and Marilyn Bierman Scholar in Residence, Rabbi Daniel Nevins, for Havdalah, music, and a learning session on “Blessed Like the Sand of the Sea and Stars of the Sky: The Natural Environment and Jewish Prayer.”
Rabbi Daniel Nevins is the Pearl Resnick Dean of the JTS Rabbinical School. He also serves as dean of the Division of Religious Leadership, which includes the H.L. Miller Cantorial School, the Center for Pastoral Education, and the Block-Kolker Center for Spiritual Arts. A graduate of JTS and of Harvard College, where he studied Middle Eastern History, he worked for 13 years as rabbi of Adat Shalom Synagogue in Farmington Hills, MI. A scholar of contemporary Jewish law, Rabbi Nevins serves on The Committee on Jewish Law and Standards, for which he has written responsa on topics of science, technology, bioethics, sexuality and disability. His writings can be found at www.rabbinevins.com. Rabbi Nevins lives in NYC with his family.
All lectures are free and open to the public.
Interested in other Scholar in Residence programming?
Friday, February 8: Shabbat dinner and lecture
Saturday, February 9: Afternoon learning