** Program Guide Available with Education and Event Information! Click here **
Scholar-in-Residence Community Dinner Friday February 17th: We are thrilled to welcome Talmud scholar Dr. William Kolbrener to our community on February 17th and 18th . If you would like to join us for a community dinner at BJC at 6:30 PM, please RSVP at http://tinyurl.com/SiRFeb17 by February 10th. Dinner will be fleishig buffet with vegetarian and gluten-free options. All are welcome to join for dessert and learning at 8:00 PM (no reservation necessary). Childcare is available.
Save the Date for Special Shabbaton with Scholar-in-Residence!
Scholar-in-Residence Shabbaton with Dr. William Kolbrener
William Kolbrener earned an MA from Oxford University and a PhD from Columbia University; he is currently a professor in the Department of English Literature at Bar Ilan University in Israel. An internationally renowned authority on Renaissance poetry and philosophy and the eighteenth-century proto-feminist Mary Astell, Kolbrener also publishes and lectures widely on Jewish life and learning. Among other academic works, he is the author of Open Minded Torah and the upcoming The Last Rabbi: Joseph Soloveitchik and the Talmudic Tradition.