Evening of Tshuva and Preparation for the High Holidays with Rav Avi Weiss

Sunday, September 17, 2017 • 26 Elul 5777

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM180 Stanton Street

 

Join us for an uplifting evening, of study, song, and prayer in preparation for Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur with one of the greatest Jewish educators and moral voices of our time - Rav Avi Weiss. All are welcome to join us for this exciting event! Bring your musical instruments!

Rabbi Avi Weiss is founding rabbi of the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale – the Bayit, Bronx, New York, and founder of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School.  He is also co-founder of the International Rabbinic Fellowship (IRF), an international organization of Modern Orthodox rabbis, and Yeshivat Maharat. Rabbi Weiss served as National Chairman of the Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry (SSSJ) from 1982 to 1991 and subsequently as National President of AMCHA – the Coalition for Jewish Concerns, raising a voice of moral conscience on behalf of the Jewish people and humankind throughout the world. Rabbi Weiss has authored numerous books, articles and editorials published in journals and newspapers around the world.

Following the program, at 10:00 pm, we will be having a musical Slichot service led by Rabbi Gavriel Bellino, rabbi of Sixth Street Community Synagogue. 

The event is dedicated LeRefuat: מאירה שרה בת פרידל חנה

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