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Scholar in Residence Shabbos with Rabbi Ari Lamm

Friday, March 13, 2020 17 Adar 5780

6:47 PM - 7:59 PM Next DayYoung Israel of Forest Hills

Rabbi Ari Lamm is the Chief Executive Officer of the Bnai Zion Foundation, dedicated to building alliances between the Jewish people and its natural friends and allies in communities of faith. Prior to his tenure at Bnai Zion, Rabbi Lamm served as Special Advisor to the President of Yeshiva University where he oversaw strategic initiatives emerging from the Office of the President. He is also formerly the William Fischman Resident Scholar at the Jewish Center in Manhattan.

A graduate of Yeshiva University, Rabbi Lamm earned his MA, as a US-UK Fulbright Scholar, in Jewish Studies and Eastern Christianity from University College London, an MA from Princeton University in Religion, and semikhah from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. He is currently pursuing his PhD in ancient Judaism and Christianity at Princeton University. He is a founding editor and contributor at Lehrhaus, a premier online publication for contemporary Jewish thought (, and an alumnus of the Wexner Graduate Fellowship in Jewish Studies.

His writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, The Jerusalem Post, Tablet Magazine and First Things Magazine.

FRIDAY March 13
6:42pm – Candle Lighting
6:47pm – Mincha/Kabbalas Shabbos/ Maariv
7:30pm – Dinner in the Ballroom (by prepaid reservation) Rabbi Lamm will speak after the dinner Title: "Megillat Esther From Elizabeth I to Abraham Lincoln".

SHABBOS March 14
8:45am – Shacharis in the Main Shul. Rabbi Lamm willdeliver the Drasha after the davening.

KIDDUSH in the ballroom after davening
6:35pm - Mincha
7:05pm – Shalosh Seudos
Rabbi Lamm will speak on "Judaism and the Gettysburg Address"
7:43pm – Maariv

7:51pm – Shabbos ends


Friday Night Dinner is by pre-paid reservation only using the form below.  All other parts of the program are free.



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All Sponsorship Includes 2 Free Adult Seats at Lunch. 

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