Unity Shabbat for Israel

  • Rabbi Shlomo Yaffe was born in Brooklyn, NY, and raised in Portland, ME, and Los Angeles, CA. He studied at Yeshivot (rabbinic colleges) in Miami, London, and New York and received rabbinic ordination from Yeshivat Tomchei Temimim Lubavitch, Brooklyn, NY in 1989. Rabbi Yaffe is Rabbi of Congregation B’nai Torah in Springfield/Longmeadow, MA and Dean of the Institute of American and Talmudic Law based in New York, NY. He has lectured, led seminars, and taught continuing legal education programs,
    in person and online, throughout North America, as well as in Africa, Australia, Latin America, and Europe. A focus of Rabbi Yaffe’s work has been the intersection of the concerns created by contemporary legal, scientific, medical, public and foreign policy issues with the ethics and values presented in three and a half millennia of Judaic law and thought. Rabbi Yaffe has authored a broad range of articles for, other online forums, and was lead author for the Jewish Learning Institutes "Learning with Integrity" course. Rabbi Yaffe has also served as a pulpit rabbi at Hull Hebrew Congregation, Hull, England, the Young Israel of Hartford, CT, and with Congregation Agudas Achim, one of the first Orthodox congregations in Connecticut, founded 1887. Rabbi Yaffe is a past scholar-in-residence to Chabad at Harvard, where he served the greater Harvard and MIT communities, and has been a visiting scholar in various communities. He presently leads discussions on Judaic medical ethics for Jewish students at the Harvard Medical School on behalf of Chabad at Harvard. He was a fellow of the post-ordination program at the Leeds Kollel in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England from 1990- 1992.

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  • There are three options to sign up for: 

    1 - Shabbat dinner and Lecture (5:00 pm) - a full 4-course delicious dinner + lecture topic :The First Hostage Crisis - Shechem, Dinah, and her brothers. 

    2 - Shabbat morning sermon (11:15 am) - Darkness is not swept out with a broom - Dealing with times of challenge by letting light into the dark corners of our lives.

    3 - Shabbat Day Kiddush (1:00 pm) - "Open Forum" - What would you like to know about Judaism?

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