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Egger Shabbaton Scholar in Residence
March 1, 2019 , 6:30 pm
Egger Shabbaton Scholar in Residence – March 1-3, 2019
Social Justice in our Contemporary Jewish World
Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz
President & Dean of Valley Beit Midrash in Phoenix, Arizona
Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz spent many years of his childhood in Princeton and his family were members of The Jewish Center. He studied at the University of Texas as an undergraduate, Harvard University for a Master’s degree in Leadership and Psychology, Yeshiva University for a second Master’s Degree in Jewish Philosophy, and at Columbia University for his Doctorate in Moral Development and Epistemology.
As a global social justice activist and educator, Rabbi Yanklowitz has volunteered, taught, and staffed missions in countries on five continents. He served at the World Economic Forum in Geneva and Davos, Switzerland as the rabbinic representative, a facilitator, and motivational speaker. Rabbi Yanklowitz is the Founder and President of Uri L’Tzedek, the Founder and CEO of The Shamayim V’Aretz Institute, and is the author of fourteen books. In 2012 and in 2013, Newsweek rated him one of the top 50 rabbis in America. In 2016, the Forward named Rabbi Yanklowitz one of The Most Inspiring Rabbis in America. In 2016, the Forward named him one of the 50 most influential Jews. Rabbi Yanklowitz, his wife Shoshana, and his four children live in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Schedule for the Shabbaton
FRIDAY MARCH 1 – Kabbalat Shabbat Services at 6:30pm followed
by Shabbat Dinner ($25 per person – RSVP to the TJC office by 2/22)
Study Session after Dinner: Mussar, Middot, & Social Change: Transforming our Inner World to Transform our Outer World!
SATURDAY MARCH 2 – Shabbat Morning Services at 9:30 AM
Rabbi Yanklowitz will speak to the Congregation -Sacred Attunement: How to See the Invisible Right before our Eyes: A Mystical approach to EthicsFollowing Shabbat Lunch – Judaism as a Call to Social Action: Developing our Unique Moral Voice
SUNDAY MARCH 3 – Special Session for all Teens – 11am – 12 noon
Ethical Consumption: Consideration for the 21st Century
Open to the Community! To register for the Friday night dinner, contact The Jewish Center 609-921-0100 Ext. 200 and pay by credit card.