Questions and Conversations: Abe Lebovic on Lag B’omer
Where: 92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Ave.
212-415-5500 Price: $36
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Join rabbis and educators of Derekh Torah (92Y’s Judaism 101 class) for a quarterly series of conversations about Jewish Life.
Apr 6 — Rabbi Hayley Siegel on Passover
Passover is called “Z’man Cheiruteinu,” meaning the festival of freedom. In this spirit, we will study the lives of four central figures within the Passover story: Yocheved (Moses’ mother), Miriam, Batya (Pharaoh’s daughter) and the midwives Shifrah and Puah. Using the Bible, rabbinic sources and contemporary perspectives.
May 4 — Abe Lebovic on Lag B’omer
Learn about this holiday that marks the passing of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai and the roots of Jewish mysticism.
Rabbi Dan Bronstein is an ordained rabbi and holds a PhD in Jewish history. With over twenty years’ experience in Jewish education he now teaches for the departments of History and Sociology at Hunter College.
Rabbi Hayley Siegel received her rabbinical ordination from the Academy for Jewish Religion, the country’s only pluralistic, seminary located in Yonkers, New York, in May 2012. She is passionate about making Jewish tradition, history, custom and texts an organic, ongoing part of one’s life.
Abe Lebovic is a career Jewish educator, cantorial soloist, writer and actor.