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CANCELLED – Shabbaton Weekend with Rabbi Menachem Creditor – Shared by AJ & KI

April 24, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Do the the Covid-19 Pandemic this event has been cancelled.

Join us for a Shabbaton Weekend with Rabbi Menachem Creditor. Rabbi Creditor serves as the Pearl and Irma Meyer Scholar in Residence at UJA-Federation New York, and was the founder of Rabbis Against Gun Violence. His online videos and essays have over 1 million views, and he was named by Newsweek as one of the fifty most influential rabbis in America. His 21 books and 6 albums of original music include the global Jewish anthem “Olam Chesed Yibaneh” and the Rabbis Against Gun Violence anthology “None Shall Make Them Afraid.” He has been involved in the leadership of American Jewish World Service, AIPAC, the Rabbinical Assembly, and the One America Movement, an organization dedicated to bringing together Americans of different faiths and opinions.

Friday, April 24th – 6:00 PMKabbalat Service and dinner at Keneseth Israel, 2531 Taylorsville Road. Evening services will NOT take pace at AJ on Friday, April 24th. 

Dinner cost: $18.00 per adult. $10 per child ages 6 – 12, Free for children ages 5 and below.

Dinner reservations: rsvp@kenesethisrael.com. Payment: www.kenesethisrael.com/payment.

During the dinner, Rabbi Creditor will speak on: “Loud, Proud, and Jewish – Exploring unapologetic Jewish Pride that stands within and for – not against – the world.”

Saturday, April 25th – 9:30 AMD’var Torah at Adath Jeshurun, 2401 Woodbourne Avenue. Morning services will NOT take place at KI on Saturday, April 25th.

Rabbi Creditor will deliver the D’var Torah on:”Devolved Authority: Given the tendencies of local Jewish communities to both conform and react to surrounding environments, where is the focus of Jewish authority located? How might this dynamic suggest a practical leadership dynamic for contemporary society and in the workplace?”

Saturday, April 25th – 12:15 PMShabbat Scholar at Adath Jeshurun, 2401 Woodbourne Avenue. 

Rabbi Creditor will speak following the kiddush lunch. His topic: “Individuals and the Common Good: How tailored can the religious experience be, and when does change happen on the communal level? What’s the breaking point that leads to change?”

Sunday, April 26th – 10:00 AMDiscussion over Breakfast at Keneseth Israel, 2531 Taylorsville Road.

10:00 AM – breakfast at KI. There is no charge for the breakfast, however reservations are required at: rsvp@kenesethisrael.com.

Rabbi Creditor’s topic: “Is There a Jewish Future?- Given shifting demographics in the American Jewish community, a growing divide between Israel and the American Jews, and the seeming trend of young Jews to move to urban areas, what is the future of American Jewish Life?”

Contact Keneseth Israel at 502-459-2780 or Adath Jeshurun at 502-458-5359 for questions.

Sponsored by: AJ’s Rabbi Simcha Kling Education Fund in memory of Rabbi Simcha Kling, and KI’s David & Reva Waldman Kahn Scholar-in-Residence Fund in memory of Dave & Reva Waldman Kahn.


April 24, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Keneseth Israel
2531 Taylorsville Rd
Louisville, KY 40205 United States
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