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2023 Scholar-in-Residence Weekend

RABBI DR. JOSEPH SKLOOT

The Rabbi Aaron D. Panken Assistant Professor of Modern Jewish Intellectual History at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, N.Y.

January 27th – 29th, 2023

The overall theme of the weekend is:

"Asking Big Questions: Confronting Death, Sex and Money in Twenty-First Century Judaism."

WALK-INS WELCOME BUT PRE-REGISTRATION IS ENCOURAGE FOR ALL PROGRAMS

For more information or any questions, please contact the Temple at 941.383.8428


Dr. Joseph Skloot received his Ph.D. in Jewish History at Columbia University, where his dissertation was entitled, “Printing, Hebrew Book Culture and Sefer Hasidim.”

Prior to his appointment to HUC-JIR's faculty, Dr. Skloot served as Associate Rabbi at Washington Hebrew Congregation. He was ordained a rabbi at HUC-JIR (2010), where his thesis was entitled, “The Stunning Controversy: Marcus Horovitz and Jewish Animal Slaughter," and where he was one of the inaugural Tisch Rabbinical Fellows. He received his BA in History, cum laude, at Princeton University (2005). His thesis at Princeton was entitled, “Moses of Hamilton Terrace: The Hertz Torah Commentary in Context and Interpretation.” 

Dr. Skloot is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including the Jacob K. Javits Graduate Fellowship from the U.S. Department of Education; the Weinrib Fellowship at the Center for Jewish Studies at Columbia University; the Center for Jewish Law and Contemporary Civilization Graduate Fellowship at Cardozo Law School; and the Kenneth Christopher Harris Award for Service to the Moral and Ethical Life of Princeton University. Dr. Skloot is chair of the Central Conference of American Rabbis Worship and Practice Committee, and his writing has been featured in two CCAR Press publications: The Sacred Table (2011) and Lights in the Forest (2014). He has presented at academic conferences including those of the Association for Jewish Studies and the Renaissance Society of America. Dr. Skloot is married to Rabbi Erin Glazer, Senior Rabbi of Temple Sinai, Summit, N.J. They have two children; a daughter Maya and a son Solly.


 

THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULE INCLUDES SUB-THEMES,  MEAL, SERVICE & PROGRAM INFORMATION:

 

EREV SHABBAT - January 27th @ 5:30 pm

"IN THE SHADOWS: THE SEARCH FOR MEANING AFTER THE SHOAH"

There will be a Shabbat Dinner following services

$35 per person - Must RSVP by January 23 at noon. 

RESERVATIONS FOR DINNER ARE NOW CLOSED. 

 

SHABBAT MORNING - January 28th @ 10:00 am

"GOD’S BODY: WHY GENDER IS EVERYTHING IN POST-MODERN JEWISH PHILOSOPHY (AND FOR US TOO!) “

Following the Service and Presentation, all in attendance are invited to partake of a light lunch at TBI’s FREE Shabbat Café

We ask that you RSVP for the Shabbat Cafe 

 

SUNDAY MORNING - January 29th @ 9:30 am

"BLOOD MONEY: THE NECESSITY AND HATRED OF JEWS IN EUROPEAN ECONOMIC HISTORY"

Men’s Club Breakfast Program  - 15 per person payable to the TBI Men’s Club

MUST RSVP by Wednesday, January 25 at noon

To reserve for the breakfast, please contact the office directly to pay by phone - 941.383.3428

 

 

THE SCHOLAR-IN-RESIDENCE WEEKEND IS FUNDED BY A GRANT FROM THE CHARLOTTE P. GRAVER FUND OF THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF SARASOTA COUNTY

Fri, February 3 2023 12 Shevat 5783