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Drashot: Shabbat/Holiday teachings from our Rabbinic Staff

Arranged by book of the Chumash, with Holidays at the bottom (click here to jump).  Click on the title to open a pdf of the talk.  Please continue to check back as more teachings are uploaded.

 

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Holidays and Special Occasions

K'vod Habriyot Series: Sources & Recordings

PART I: Homosexuality

Shabbat | 10/31/2015 | Homosexuality Shiur with Rabbi Steven Exler and Rabbinic Intern Bracha Jaffe                        

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Tuesday | 11/3/2015 | Homosexuality Panel Discussion with Rabbi Steve Greenberg, Dr. Michelle Friedman, Rabbi Shmuel Goldin | Moderated by Rabbi Steven Exler

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PART II: Agunah

Shabbat | 11/21/2015 | Agunah Shiur with Rabbi Steven Exler and Rabbinic Intern Dan Margulies

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Tuesday | 11/24/2015 | Agunah Panel Discussion with Rabbi Simcha Krauss, Ms. Blu Greenberg, Rabbi Jeremy Stern | Moderated by Rabbi Steven Exler

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PART III: Conversion

Shabbat | 12/12/2015 | Conversion Shiur with Rabbi Steven Exler 

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Tuesday | 12/15/2015 | Conversion Panel Discussion with Rabbi Adam Starr, Ms. Bethany Mandel, Rabbi Jeff Fox | Moderated by Rabbi Steven Exler

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Sunday, March 1, 2015 - Rabbi Dr. Benjamin Lau: "Whose Torah is it? Torah in the Hands of Nonbelievers from Ezra Until Today"

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Mon, 27 March 2017 29 Adar 5777