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Scholar in Residence Shabbat with Professor Zvi Zohar

Past Sessions
Saturday, November 19, 2022 25 Cheshvan 5783 - 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM - Rabbi and Rabbanit's Home
Saturday, November 19, 2022 25 Cheshvan 5783 - 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM - Kehillat Shaar HaShamayim
Friday, November 18, 2022 24 Cheshvan 5783 - 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM - Kehillat Shaar HaShamayim

You are invited to join us this Shabbat as Kehillat Shaar HaShamayim welcomes Professor Zvi Zohar for a special scholar-in-residence Shabbat!

Topics and registration (free) can be found in the links below! Please RSVP today if you plan to join!

We are honored and privileged to welcome such an esteemed scholar to our community!

Professor Zvi Zohar is a Senior Research Fellow of the Kogod Research Center at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America where he heads the Alan and Loraine Fischer Family Center for Halakha; the Chauncey Stillman Professor of Sephardic Law and Ethics at Bar-Ilan University; heads the Rappaport Center for Assimilation Research and the Strengthening of Jewish Vitality; and is editor in chief of the international Journal of Law, Religion and State. His main area of research is the history and development of halakha from the earliest times to present  with a special interest in the writings of Sephardic rabbis in modern times. Professor Zohar has published more than 100 books and scholarly articles in Hebrew, English, French, and German.

Professor Zohar is coming to visit our Kehillah through his own means, but we would like to respect him by contributing towards his travel costs. Please consider sponsoring the event at the link below, or submitting any donation through our donations page and writing "Professor Zvi Zohar" in the notes.


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