The Rabbinate of Rabbi Avraham Shapira

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Jul 4, 2018
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1 hr 2 min 31 sec
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Venue: YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov

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The life and ideals of Rabbi Avraham Elkanah Kahana Shapira, and the challenge of a government-based Chief Rabbinate which is meant to represent the ideals of Judaism. What happens when government policy runs counter to the Chief Rabbinate's Jewish ideals? Case study: Disengagement. Geared toward group including many people without strong background in Torah text study.

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