Congregation Tifereth Israel

2022 Scholar-in-Residence

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Friday, April 1

5:00 pm | Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma’ariv

6:30 pm | Technology, Memory, and the Past that Lives Within the Present

In which medieval dead Jews open up their closets, modern living Jews open up their browser histories, and ancient Jews unlock the purpose of memory by revealing the religious meaning of technology itself.

Saturday April 2

9:30 am | Shabbat Morning Services

~11:30 am | D’var Torah: On Being a Jewish Writer

Personal reflection and words of Torah about being an American Jewish author.

~12:30 pm (after services) | Eternal Life: History and Purpose in a World that Outlasts Us.

Explore Dara Horn’s novel about an immortal woman whose life traces back to a vow made in Roman-occupied Jerusalem, as we ask: what is the meaning of history, and the larger purpose of our temporary lives?

5:45 pm | Sponsors-Only Reception and Seudah Shlishit with Dara Horn

6:30 pm | Antisemitism and Jewish Memory: A Follow-Up Conversation

Dara Horn discusses antisemitism in 2022, her new book, and the state of the Jewish world, again in conversation with Rabbis Skolnik and Braver

7:45 pm | Community Musical Havdalah


Sponsorship Information
Click HERE to register and/or become a sponsor

Suggested Donation – $36
Recognition as a sponsor in event handout

Supporter – $108
Suggested Donation Level + 2 Shabbat Boxed Lunches

Bronze – $180
Supporter Level + invitation to Saturday Evening Sponsors’ Reception

Silver – $360
Bronze Level + 1 signed copy of People Love Dead Jews

Gold – $540
Silver Level + 1 signed copy of Eternal Life

Platinum – $1,080
Gold Level + 4 Shabbat Box Lunches, and your name acknowledged live during event and in all event advertising