Rabbi Nehemia Polen
Wednesday, March 16: Fundamentals of Chassidut: Core Teachings of the Baal Shem Tov
Wednesday, March 30: The Lubavitcher Rebbe and the Piaseczna Rebbe: Two Twentieth Century Hasidic Masters Respond to Modernity
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.
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.
Event Location: Shaarei Tefillah
35 Morseland Ave, Newton, 02459
$10.00 full-time teachers and students
$60.00 sign up for all 4 and get one free!