The Lubavitcher Rebbe and the Piaseczna Rebbe: Two Twentieth Century Hasidic Masters Respond to Modernity with Rabbi Nehemia Polen

March 30, 2016 Newton $10.00 - $60.00 0
Hasidic men wait for a procession (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)
Hasidic men wait for a procession (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Rabbi Nehemia Polen
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Wednesday, March 30: The Lubavitcher Rebbe and the Piaseczna Rebbe: Two Twentieth Century Hasidic Masters Respond to Modernity

7:30-9:00pm
Congregation Shaarei Tefillah, 35 Morseland Avenue, Newton

2 sessions – come to one or both! Each session will stand-alone.
$20 per session
$10 per session for full-time students and teachers
$60 for all sessions with Rabbi Polen and Rabbi Tabasky! Save $20 by registering for all 4.
Register here.

Open to men and women.

Rabbi Nehemia Polen is Professor of Jewish Thought at Hebrew College. A widely published author, his books include “The Holy Fire: The Teachings of Rabbi Kalonymus Kalman Shapira, the Rebbe of the Warsaw Ghetto,” “Filling Words With Light: Hasidic and Mystical Reflections on Jewish Prayer,” and “The Rebbe’s Daughter,” for which he received the National Jewish Book Award. Polen holds a doctorate from Boston University, where he studied with and served as a teaching fellow for Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel, and received his rabbinic ordination from Ner Israel Rabbinical College.

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When
Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where
Congregation Shaarei Tefilah
35 Morseland Ave
Newton, MA 02459
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Price
$20.00 regular admission
$10.00 full-time students and teachers
$60.00 register for all 4 and get one free

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