Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary Hosts 21st Annual Hausman/Stern Kinus Teshuva Lectures

Sep 30, 2005 — Rabbi Eliahu Baruch Shulman and Rabbi Dr. Aharon Lichtenstein are the featured speakers at Yeshiva University-affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary’s 21st Annual Hausman/Stern Kinus Teshuva lectures given between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur in New York City and Jerusalem.

Rabbi Lichtenstein, the Rabbi Henoch and Sarah D. Berman Professor of Talmud and Rosh Kollel and director of the Caroline and Joseph S. Gruss Institute in Jerusalem will discuss “Teshuva: Norm and Crisis” on Sunday, Oct. 9 at 7:30 pm in Israel. The lecture will be simulcast in Weissberg Commons on Yeshiva University’s Wilf Campus at 12:30 pm.

Rabbi Shulman, rosh yeshiva at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), will give his address on “The Quality of Mercy” at 8 pm on Monday, Oct. 10, at Weissberg Commons. Rabbi Shulman’s address will be broadcast live on the Internet at WWW.YU.EDU/TORAH.

Rabbi Shulman is the spiritual leader of the Young Israel of Midwood in Brooklyn, NY. He received his rabbinic education in the yeshivot of Mir and Lakewood.

Rabbi Lichtenstein serves as the co-rosh yeshiva of Yeshivat Har Etzion in Alon Shvut, Israel. The son-in-law of the Rav, Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, Rabbi Lichtenstein has assumed the mantle as his generation’s eminent Torah U’Madda personality. He holds a doctoral degree is English from Harvard University and served on the faculty of YU before making aliya in 1971.

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

More information on the lectures is available by email at lectures@yu.edu or by phone at 212-960-5263.

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