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Update from Rabbi Hayyim Angel, National Scholar of the Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals

The Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals has been co-sponsoring a
ten-part series of weekly classes with Lincoln Square Synagogue in the
First Book of Samuel (68th Street and Amsterdam Avenue in Manhattan).
Wednesdays from 7:15-8:15 pm from January 29-April 2. With this series
winding down, we are discussing the possibility of future classes.
Stay tuned for further announcements.

As a bonus to all participants in the series at Lincoln Square
Synagogue, we distributed copies of my new book published through the
Institute, A Synagogue Companion.

By now, all Institute members should have received copies of A
Synagogue Companion. If you are interested in ordering multiple copies
to distribute at your school or synagogue at a significantly reduced


Rabbi Marc D. Angel to Lecture in Seattle

Rabbi Marc D. Angel will be lecturing at Congregation Ezra Bessaroth in Seattle, on Thursday night July 25. The topic is: "Passive and Active Religion: Reflections from the Sephardic Experience." He will also be giving a sermon at Ezra Bessaroth on Shabbat morning July 27, in memory of the Jewish martyrs of Rhodes and Kos who were murdered during the Holocaust. On Shabbat afternoon, he will speak on "Sephardim and Ashkenazim: Together and Apart." These programs are made possible with the support of Harley and Lela Franco, leaders in the Ezra Bessaroth community and supporters of our Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals.


Rabbi Marc Angel to Lecture in Jerusalem July 10, 2013

The David Cardozo Academy in Jerusalem invites the
public to attend the

Jerusalem Lecture Series on Jewish Philosophy

5773/2012-3

Rabbi Dr. Marc D. Angel
Founder and Director of the Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals (jewishideas.org)

Rabbi Emeritus of Congregation Shearith Israel, New York City

will be speaking on

Conversions, Autopsies and Women
How Hashkafa Impacts on Halakha:
Rav Kook versus Rav Uziel

Wednesday July 10, 2013 at 8pm

Yad Harav Nissim

44 Jabotinsky Street, Jerusalem

Free admission | Refreshments served | Lecture in English

For more information contact Avital Macales:054-768-5849 amacales@cardozoacademy.org


SUMMER BOOK SALE

Shalom and best wishes.

The Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals invites you to participate in its SUMMER BOOK SALE. Each of the following books is available for $7. This includes shipping costs within the United States. For orders outside the United States, each book is available for $9.

These are great books for your own summer reading and your home library...and they also make wonderful gifts.

THIS OFFER IS VALID UNTIL JUNE 20, 2013.


UNIVERSITY NETWORK EVENTS SPRING 2013

University Network Events – Spring 2013



January:


McGill: Bet Midrash Night #3: The Apocrypha – 01/15 @ 7:00 pm
This is part of a series of student-led, Bet-Midrash-style learning organized by Campus Fellow Menachem Freedman. In this third installment, current student Josh Freedman led a discussion called “Do Jews Burn Books? – What’s So Bad about the Apocrypha Anyway?”

Yale: Orthodoxy & Modernity: Perspectives from Campus – weekend of 01/18 to 01/20


REPORT FROM RABBI HAYYIM ANGEL, NATIONAL SCHOLAR OF OUR INSTITUTE

June 4, 2013

To our members and friends of the Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals:

I am delighted to have begun working for the Institute as of June 1. It is an honor and privilege to build a shared vision with my father, the Institute’s founder and director, Rabbi Marc D. Angel, and with all of you. After seventeen years of serving in the rabbinate, I am delighted to transition to a career of full-time Jewish education, which will include the robust position of National Scholar of the Institute, as well as a full-time appointment teaching Bible at Yeshiva University.


Exciting News from the Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals

Spring 2013

We are very pleased to announce that beginning June 1, 2013, Rabbi Hayyim Angel will serve as National Scholar of the Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals. A remarkable scholar and teacher, Rabbi Hayyim Angel will dramatically increase the programming of our Institute by offering classes, serving as scholar in residence in communities throughout North America, organizing public conferences, conducting seminars for Judaica teachers…and more. Along with his work for our Institute, he will be expanding his teaching at Yeshiva University.


University Network Events: Fall Semester 2012

University Network Events – Fall 2012

September:


UPenn: “Sukkathon 2012” building competition – week of September 24th


End of Year Campaign: Please Contribute Now

Autumn 2012

THE INSTITUTE FOR JEWISH IDEAS AND IDEALS NEEDS YOU! Thank you for your support and encouragement. You have helped the Institute in its work to foster an intellectually vibrant, compassionate and inclusive Orthodox Judaism. PLEASE KEEP THE INSTITUTE IN MIND WHEN YOU MAKE YOUR END-OF-YEAR CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS.

***We have an active and informative website, jewishideas.org, reaching many thousands of readers throughout the world
***We have published 14 issues of our journal, Conversations, creating a tremendous amount of intellectual excitement throughout the community
***We have a University Network, through which we provide publications and guidance to students free of charge, and with 27 Campus Fellows on 21 campuses


Summer Update from the Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals

Shalom and best wishes. I hope you are having a good summer. Thank you for your continued friendship, support and encouragement. Here are a few items that should be of interest to members and friends of the Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals.


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