Scholar-in-Residence Shabbat with Rabbi Jason Rubenstein at Kehillat Bet Hamidrash, Kempsville Conservative Synagogue.  The first session with Rabbi Rubenstein will take place on Friday evening, September 15, 2017, with sessions to follow during Shabbat lunch and Selichot services on Saturday, September 16, 2017.

Rabbi Jason Rubenstein is the Dean of Students at Yeshivat Hadar in New York, where he also teaches Talmud and Jewish Thought and develops curriculum, including web-based learning. Jason was ordained in 2011 by The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS), where he received the Bernard and Sydell Citron Scholastic Prize, the Professor Louis Ginzberg Talmud Prize, and the Rabbi Sidney Greenberg Prize. Jason holds a A.B. in Social Studies from Harvard College, where he received the Harvard Hillel Four Pillars Award for his commitment to Jewish learning, Israel, pluralism, and leadership, and a M.A. in Talmud from JTS. Jason is an alumnus of the kollel of Yeshivat Ma’ale Gilboa, the Wexner Graduate Fellowship, the Legacy Heritage Rabbinic Fellows program at JTS, and the Graduate Fellowship in Jewish Law and Legal Theory of the Cardozo Center for Jewish Law. He has also led multiple programs for the Nesiya Institute. In 2015, he was a recipient of The Covenant Foundation’s Pomegranate Prize for emerging leaders in Jewish education. 2015 was a good year - Tablet named him as one of “15 American Rabbis You Haven’t Heard of, But Should.” 

This program is made possible through funding of the United Jewish Federation, Tidewater Jewish Foundation, and the Simon Family Foundation.

 

Location: 
Kehillat Bet Hamidrash/Kempsville Conservative Synagogue
Other contact information: 
Alene Jo Kaufman alenejo@verizon.net
Date: 
Fri, 09/15/2017 - 6:00pm - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 11:30pm
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