Lunch and Learn: Illuminating the Scroll of Esther
Date: Mar 07, 2017 - Mar 07, 2017
Time: 12:15 p.m.
Sponsor: JTS Learning in Your Community
Category: JTS in Your Community
Illuminating the Scroll of Esther: In Art and in Story
Rabbi Matthew Berkowitz, Director of Israel Programs, JTS
Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 12:15 p.m.
B’nai Torah Congregation
6261 SW 18th St.
Please bring your own pareve or dairy lunch.
About the scholar
Rabbi Matthew Berkowitz is based at The Schocken Institute in Jerusalem. In this capacity, he is responsible for the academic and experiential contours of the Israel program for both rabbinical and cantorial students; he works on recruitment of students for all of JTS’s five schools; and continues to work closely with friends of JTS toward engaging them more deeply in the institution’s mission. Rabbi Berkowitz made aliyah with his family in 2008, is one of the founders of Kol HaOt: Illuminating Jewish Life, and authored and illuminated The Lovell Haggadah.
Save the date for the final session: April 4 with David Wachtel