Parsippany Shabbaton to Feature Rabbi Berel Wein

Rabbi Berel Wein

PARSIPPANY — Rabbi Berel Wein, an internationally acclaimed scholar, historian and speaker will be the Scholar-in-Residence for the 6th Dr. George S. Rotter Memorial Shabbat at Congregation Shaya Ahavat Torah.

The Shabbaton will begin on Friday, October 23, with Shabbat services at 5:45 p.m., followed by a sumptuous Shabbat dinner at 6:45 p.m. Rabbi Wein will give his keynote presentation following dinner, speaking on “The Greatest Jewish Heroes Throughout History.”

The Shabbaton continues on Saturday, October 24, with services at 9:00 a.m. Rabbi Wein will again address the congregation following a deluxe kiddush lunch, speaking of “My Rabbinic Journey: A Personal Reflection.”

Rabbi Wein, known internationally, has been identified with the popularization of Jewish history through his more than 1,000 lectures on CD and now MP3 format. Rabbi Wein is the author of ten books, all of which have received popular and critical acclaim, as have his seminars, educational tours and, most recently, dramatic and documentary films. He is the founder and director of The Destiny Foundation which is dedicated, through its films and multimedia, to educate and inspire Jewish identity through Jewish history

Congregation Shaya Ahavat Torah is located at 113 Hawkins Avenue, and has recently expanded its community eruv to include the nearby Holiday Inn and the Ramada Inn.

For more information and reservations, contact Naomi Rotter by clicking here or Rabbi Shalom Lubin at (973) 896-6577.

This article was reprinted from Jewish Link NJ, with permission.