Beit Midrash (A Place for Study) “The Heart of Torah” Taught by Rabbi Shai Held Tuesday January 15 at 7:30 p.m.
This series kicks off with Rabbi Shai Held, one of the most gifted Torah teachers of our generation, and an outstanding moral voice in the Jewish community. Theologian, scholar, and educator–Rabbi Held is President, Dean, and Chair in Jewish Thought at Hadar, where he also directs the Center for Jewish Leadership and Ideas. Rabbi Held has been named multiple times to Newsweek’s list of the 50 most influential rabbis in America. Rabbi Held’s first book, Abraham Joshua Heschel: The Call of Transcendence, was published by Indiana University Press in 2013; The Heart of Torah, a collection of essays on the Torah in two volumes, was published by JPS in 2017.