RIETS, CJF Present Annual High Holiday Lectures

Rabbi Yosef Blau and Rabbi Dovid Miller to Deliver NYC – Jerusalem Kinus Teshuva Lectures on Oct. 4

Rabbi Yosef Blau and Rabbi Dovid Miller will be the featured speakers at Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary’s (RIETS) 27th Annual Hausman/Stern Kinus Teshuva lectures. The lectures, given between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, will take place in New York City and Jerusalem on Tuesday, October 4, the seventh of Tishrei. The lecture series is run by Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future.

Rabbi Yosef Blau
Rabbi Yosef Blau

Rabbi Blau, Senior Mashgiach Ruchani at YU, will speak on “Multiple Kedushot Ha-yom of Yom HaKippurim – A Guide to Responding to a Complex World” at The Jacob and Dreizel Glueck Beit Midrash, 515 West 185th Street, New York, NY. Rabbi Blau will be introduced by Rabbi Yona Reiss, Max and Marion Grill Dean of RIETS. The New York portion will begin at 8:30 p.m. and will be followed by a collation in Weissberg Commons, 2495 Amsterdam Ave.

Rabbi Dovid Miller
Rabbi Dovid Miller

Rabbi Miller, Benjamin and Charlotte Gottesfeld Chair in Talmud and associate director of YU’s Caroline and Joseph S. Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, will lecture on the topic “As Free Will Has Been Granted to All…” (Rambam Hilchot Teshuva 7:1) at 40 Duvdevani Street in Bayit Vegan, Jerusalem at 8 p.m.

Both lectures will be webcast live at www.yutorah.org.

The Hausman/Stern Kinus Teshuva lecture series was established by philanthropist Judy Hausman and the late Gerson Hausman, supporters of YU and RIETS, to honor the memory of Elias J. and Mary Stern and Moshe and Chava Hausman.

Light refreshments will be served at both events. For more information on the lectures, parking or directions please contact waintman@yu.edu or call 212-960-5400, ext. 6014.


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