Evening with Rabbi Shai Held

Top Pick September 26, 2017 Newton Free
(Courtesy photo)
(Courtesy photo)

Jews have been writing commentary on the Bible for literally thousands of years, and it can sometimes seem like “there is nothing new under the sun.” And yet Held’s “The Heart of Torah” is new and strikingly original.

Rabbi Held will be in discussion with Rabbi Gardenswartz featuring his recently published book “The Heart of Torah: Essays on the Weekly Torah Portion.”

A reception with book sale and signing follows. Rabbi Shai Held, theologian, scholar, and educator, is president, dean and chair in Jewish thought at Mechon Hadar, where he also directs the Center for Jewish Leadership and Ideas. Rabbi Held has been named multiple times to Newsweek’s list of the 50 most influential rabbis in America.

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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385 Ward St
Newton, MA 02459

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