Ohev Shalom Presents D. Joel Hecker as our Scholar-in-Residence

Dr. Joel Hecker

Scholar in Residence 2016-2017dr-joel-hecker

December 9-11, 2016

An associate professor of Jewish mysticism, Dr. Hecker is among today's most prominent scholars of kabbalah.

Friday night - 12/9/16
7:00 p.m.  Kabbalat Shabbat
8:00 p.m.  Oneg and Lecture

Saturday Morning - 12/10/16
9:00 a.m.  Shabbat
11:30 a.m.  Kiddush Lunch and Lecture

Saturday Evening - 12/10/16
5:30 p.m.  Havdalah & Seudah Shlishit

Sunday Morning - 12/11/16
9:30 a.m.  Brunch and Talk

Babysitting and rides available.

Complete Information is available here

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