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Bernstein scholar-in-residence weekend




Past Scholar in Residence

2017-2018       Dr. Wendy Zierler, Ph.D

                        Topic:  #JewishWomenToo.  Finding women's voices in our sacred texts in the #MeToo Generation


2016-2017        Rabbi Larry Hoffman, 

                         Topic: From Ethnicity to Identity: Who is Jewish and Why? - A conversation about who is included in the Jewish Tent in the

                         21st Century


2015-2016         Rabbi Sally Priesand, First Ordained Female Rabbi in North America

                          Topic - "Woman and Judaism


2014-2015         Rabbi Steve Greenberg, First Orthodox Openly Gay Rabbi

                          Topic - " Constructing the Welcoming Tent: Judasim and the LGBTQ Community


2012-2013         Rabbi Richard Sarason, Professor of Rabbinics and Liturgy, HUC-JIR

                          Topic - "The Way We Pray


2011-2012          Professor Frank Bialystock, Professor of Jewish Studies, University of Toronto

                           Topic - "The Jews of Canada"


2010-2011          Rabbi Elyse Goldstein, Spiritual leader of the City Shul, Toronto

                           Topic - "Israel: Reflections of and Outsider from the Inside"


2009-2010          Rabbi David Nelson, Assistant Professor of Religion, Bard College

                           Topic - "Judaism, Physics and God: Searching for a Sacred Metaphors in a Post-Einstein World"


2008-2009          Rabbi Michael Cook, Professor of Judeo-Christian Studies, HUC-JIR

                           Topic - "Enhancing Jewish well-being in a Christian Enviroment


2007-2008          Rabbi Andrea Weiss, Associate Professor of Bible at the New York campus of HUC-JIR

                           Topic - New Women's Torah Commentary

Sun, June 16 2019 13 Sivan 5779