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Yiddish OperaThe Roots of Modern Broadway
Exploring Yiddish Opera

Join Cantor Marcus Feldman and David Asher Brown for a riveting night of music that has not been heard in its prime in over 100 years! This will be a night of music and community that is not to be missed -- rounded out by a good old-fashioned sing along of your Yiddish favorites!

Wednesday May 07, 2014 - 7:30 pm

Listen to event archive here: audio archive

Cara Wilson-GranatSinai Temple's YomHashoah Commemoration
with Cara Wilson-Granat, author of:

"Dear Cara: Letters From Otto Frank; Anne's Father Shares His Wisdom"

April 27, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Cara Wilson-Granat began writing to the father of Anne Frank when she was 12 years old after she had been chosen by a talent scout to audition for the movie, The Diary of Anne Frank. Their correspondence and profound friendship extended well over 18 years when she and Otto Frank finally met in person in Basel, Switzerland where he lived. Cara’s message carries a theme of the gifts that this extraordinary Holocaust survivor gave her and others worldwide: tenacity and hope in the face of life’s unending challenges. No matter what, we must never give up

Listen to event archive here: audio archive


Jeffrey GoldbergAre The United States and Israel on a Collision Course over Iran?
A Program and Discussion with Jeffrey Goldberg

April 01, 2014

If the U.S. fails to stop Iran from getting a nuclear weapon, Israel's future  could be in doubt. Can the Obama Administration be trusted? What will Israel do to stop Iran? What would Iran do if it ever did go nuclear? Join us for an insider's view and discussion.


Listen to event archive here: audio archiveLorin Klaris

Journeys of the Stars of David
with Abigail Pogrebin

March 13, 2014

What is your connection to Judaism?  Do you spend hours in synagogue or relate to bagels and lox?  Join us for an engaging dialogue with Abigail Pogrebin and Rabbi David Wolpe as they examine the relationships that some of the most accomplished Jews in America have with Judaism and how Pogrebin's own religious identity was changed by what she heard from them.

Listen to event archive here: audio archive

Amanda Susskind100 Years Of Anti-Semitism In The US
With Amanda Susskind, Regional Director for the Pacific-Southwest Region, ADL

February 12, 2014, 7:30 p.m.

Through the lens of ADL’s 100-year history, ADL Regional Director Amanda Susskind uses images and personal narrative to bring this information alive, describing key events in the past 100 years decade by decade.

Listen to event archive here: audio archive



Rabbi Daniel GreyberThe Role of the Forgotten Mourner
With Rabbi Daniel Greyber, Beth El Synagogue

Thursday, January 9, 2014, 7:30 p.m.

What are the rules for dealing with the loss of a friend, a mentor, or a colleague? Jewish law has clearly defined roles for family members to grieve a loss, but it does not define a role for a friend in the grieving process.

Through his book, Faith Unravels: A Rabbi's Struggle With Grief and God, Rabbi Daniel Greyber discusses losing two close friends and his experience being a “forgotten mourner,” unsure how to grieve within the very tradition he had grown to love. By sharing his profound story of faith lost and regained, Rabbi Greyber’s insights will appeal to people of many faiths and to anyone coping with grief.

Listen to event archive here: audio archive


Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Yom Hashoah CommemorationYom HaShoah Commemoration


Kati Marton
Acclaimed Journalist and Humanitarian

Sunday April 7, 2013 - 10:00 am


Listen to archive here: mp3 archive




Yom HaShoah Commemoration

How to Be A Friend to A Friend Who's SickHow to Be A Friend to A Friend Who's Sick

Letty Cottlin Pogrebin
American Author & Journalist

in a conversation with

Leonard Nimoy
Legandary Actor-Director-Photographer

Wednesday April 24, 2013 - 7:30pm

Listen to archive here: mp3 archive


A Genetically Connected People

with Harry Ostrer, M.D., Professor of Pathology and Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Director of Genetic and Genomic Testing, Montefiore Hospital

Who are the Jews, a race, a people or just co-religionists? Join us for an evening of discovery with Dr. Harry Ostrer, medical geneticist and authority on Jewish genetics, as he reveals insights that genetics has provided about the histories of contemporary Jewish people in a time when assimilation is changing the face of world Jewry. Book signing to follow.

March 14, 2013
7:30 p.m.

  • Sinai Temple Members: $8
  • Non-Members: $16

Register online at www.sinaitemple.org or contact Rebeka Small, Program Director at (310) 481-3243.
RSVPs appreciated and MANDATORY to park inside the building.

The Jewish Roots of American Concert Music

with Dr. Robert Greenberg

February 13, 2013

7:30 p.m.

Join Dr. Robert Greenberg, renowned teacher and composer, as he leads us through a musical lecture-demonstration that will compare the lives and music of Aaron Copland and George Gershwin, and the manner by which these two American-born Jewish composers synthesized African-American and other indigenous American music into their own work and, in doing so, helped create the first really identifiably "American concert music." A night of music and learning that is not to be missed!

  • Sinai Temple Members: $8
  • Non-Members: $16

Register online at www.sinaitemple.org or contact Rebeka Small, Program Director, at (310) 481-3243.
RSVPs appreciated and MANDATORY to park inside the building.

Listen to the archive here: mp3 archive

Mayoral Town Hall 2013Sinai Temple and Jewish Journal present:

Los Angeles Mayoral Town Hall

Meet the candidates.
Hear the dialogue.
Be informed

With Eric Garcetti, Wendy Greuel, Kevin James, Jan Perry & Emanuel Pleitez.

Moderated by Rabbi David Wolpe

January 29, 2013 - 7:30 pm
at Sinai Temple

Listen to the archive here: mp3 archive


Part 1: Homosexuality and Jewish Law

January 15, 2013
7:30 p.m.

The controversy surrounding homosexuality in Judaism is a source of serious deliberation and debate. Rabbi David Wolpe will explain how homosexuality is seen by different Jewish legal authorities, and together we will explore implications for present day policies, both civil and religious.

Free of charge and open to the public.

Register online at www.sinaitemple.org or contact Rebeka Small, Program Director, at (310) 481-3243.
RSVPs appreciated and MANDATORY to park inside the building.

Part 2: Homosexuality and the Sinai Temple Community

May 23, 2013
7:30 p.m.

Sinai Temple is a diverse community, steeped in culture, history and tradition. What should be our approach to the question of homosexuality? Rabbi David Wolpe will lead a discussion on how different kinds of relationships and ideologies fit into Sinai Temple’s landscape in these times.

Listen to Event Audio here!- mp3 archive


Spirituality On Tap



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2012 Past Events


Saba SoomekhFrom The Shahs To Los Angeles

Three Generations Of Iranian Jewish Women Between Religion and Culture

with Dr. Saba Soomekh & Rabbi David Wolpe

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

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Iranians In Exile: Our Experience

With Roya Hakakian

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

7:30 p.m.

With over 5 million Iranian expatriates abroad or in exile since '79, the journey from Iran is full of untold stories that are very relevant to our politics and times.  From the universal experience of crafting new hybrid identities in America to confronting a serial assassination campaign against exiled opposition leaders, the Iranian exile community has a unique perspective on life in diaspora. Roya Hakakian gives voice to this experience as a Jewish-Iranian, poet, author and activist, a source for unconventional wisdom on Iran who seeks to change the foundations of American understanding on Iran, human rights and the exile community.

  • Sinai Temple Members: $8
  • Non-Members: $16

Register online at www.sinaitemple.org or contact Rebeka Small, Program Director, at (310) 481-3243.
RSVPs appreciated and MANDATORY to park inside the building.

Ethan BronnerThe 2012 Abner & Roslyn Goldstine Scholar-In-Residence Lecture Series

With Ethan Bronner

December 7-9, 2012

Ethan Bronner is the National Legal Affairs Correspondent for The New York Times, a position he took up last spring following four years as its Jerusalem Bureau Chief. Bronner’s tour in Jerusalem was his third there as a correspondent. He served for The Boston Globe in the first half of the 1990s and for Reuters in the mid-1980s. Before taking up his most recent Jerusalem posting, Bronner was Deputy Foreign Editor of The Times. Bronner is the author of “Battle for Justice: How the Bork Nomination Shook America” which was named one of the 25 best books of 1989 by The New York Public Library. He is a graduate of Wesleyan University and of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He has served on Wesleyan’s board of trustees and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is married to Naomi Kehati, an Israeli-born psychologist. They have two sons, Eli and Gabriel.

Friday, December 7 - Event Audio - mp3 archive
7:30 p.m.

Israel’s Foreign Policy Challenges: The Palestinians, Iran & The Arab Spring

Saturday, December 8 - Event Audio - mp3 archive

Shabbat Luncheon, 12:00 p.m.

Israel’s Domestic Challenges: The Secular-Religious Divide, The Role of Women, The Ultra-Orthodox & The Israeli Arab community

Sunday, December 9 - Event Audio - mp3 archive
Breakfast, 9:30 a.m.

To be announced!

For more information, please contact Rebeka Small, Program Director at (310) 481-3243 or rsmall@sinaitemple.org

Jews & Mormons: A Zion Relationship

With Mark Paredes

Thursday, October 18, 2012

7:30 p.m.

Mark Paredes, member of the Mormon Church’s Jewish Relations Committee and blogger on Jewish-Mormon relations for the Jewish Journal and Meridian Magazine, will give insight on the long-standing history and relationship between Jews and Mormons. The evening will encompass the history of Jewish-Mormon relations, Jewish-Israelite themes in LDS doctrine and practice, and current issues in Jewish-Mormon dialogue.


Listen to audio archive here: mp3 archive

Daniel SilvaThe Fallen AngelBest Selling Author Daniel Silva in a conversation with Rabbi David Wolpe on his newest release,

"The Fallen Angel"

July 24, 2012
Sinai Temple


listen to audio archive here:

mp3 archive

Dr. Avivah ZornbergDr. Avivah Zornberg

Through the Looking Glass: Women and Redemption
We will explore the far-ranging implications of an extraordinary midrash about a woman, a man, and a mirror in the killing fields of Egypt.
May 1, 2012
Sinai Temple

Book signing following the lecture.


Father Patrick DesboisSinai Temple’s Yom HaShoah Commemoration

with Father Patrick Desbois, author of “The Holocaust by Bullets: A Priest's Journey to Uncover the Truth Behind the Murder of 1.5 Million Jews”

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Sinai Temple

Join us for an evening of insight into a Catholic Priest’s journey as he uncovers millions of undocumented Jewish victims of the Holocaust.

listen to audio archive here:

Part 1 - mp3 archive - Part 2 - mp3 archive


Dr. Chrisandra ShufeltHeart Disease & Women: What You Need To Know

Heart disease is the leading killer of women in the United States. Come learn about risks specific to women, how symptoms may be different in women and steps towards preventing heart disease in a program that might just save your life.

Dr. Chrisandra Shufelt

Assistant Director, Women's Heart Center and Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiac Center Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Assistant Professor, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Assistant Clinical Professor, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Sinai Temple

For women only.

Discussion with Cantor Arianne Brown to follow.

Co-sponsored by the Program Department and Sisterhood’s Z’Havah




Dr. Jim Sears

Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Sinai Temple

Dr. Jim is most passionate about educating parents about the vital role nutrition plays in improving a variety of medical and behavioral issues in children. Join us for insight on what is poisoning your kids, how to educate at home about nutrition, and the foods your child should eat every day.

Free of charge and open to the public.

Please contact the Program Department at programs@sinaitemple.org or 310-481-3243.

RSVP appreciated and MANDATORY to park inside the building!

Our Sinai parenting programs have been made possible by a generous gift from Joseph & Shiva Daneshgar

One People, Many Paths:  What Does Judaism Say About Homosexual Relationships?

Rabbi Elliot DorffDr. Abner WeissJoin Rabbi David Wolpe as he moderates a discussion presenting differing views of the same-sex marriage debate within Judaism.  Featuring Rabbi Elliot Dorff of American Jewish University and Rabbi Dr. Abner Weiss of Westwood Village Synagogue, the conversation promises to touch on the deep-rooted historical aspects of the issue, as well as where Judaism is heading in the 21st century.

Thursday, February 16, 2012
Sinai Temple

listen to audio archive here:

mp3 archive


Rabbi Sharon BrousJudaism and the iPad Generation

Responding to Radical Discontinuity and Spiritual Disorientation with
Rabbi Sharon Brous, Founding Rabbi of IKAR

Rabbi Sharon Brous will explore visions of the Jewish future and hope to answer the question:  How can the relevance, power and possibility of Judaism be translated to the next generation?

Wednesday, February 1, 2012
7:30 pm at Sinai Temple

listen to audio archive here:

mp3 archive

ChemerinskyThe Crumbling Wall Separating Church & State

With Erwin Chemerinsky

Wednesday January 25, 2012

listen to audio archive here:

mp3 archive

2011 Past Events


December 9-11, 2011



The Honorable Irwin Cotler

Member of the Canadian Parliament, former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Professor of Law Emeritus (McGill University)

Friday, December 9th
9:15pm (following FNL services)
Jewish Values & The Pursuit of Justice

Saturday, December 10th
Shabbat Luncheon, Noon
The Iranian 4-Fold Threat

Sunday, December 11th
Breakfast, 9:00am
The Delegitimization of Israel

For more information, please contact the Program Department at 310-481-3243 or programs@sinaitemple.org

Advance registration appreciated and MANDATORY for Saturday program and to park inside the building!


Martin FletcherFeaturing Martin Fletcher, Middle East News Correspondent

Martin Fletcher, one of the most respected foreign correspondents in television news, was born in London to Austrian parents. He has covered almost every conflict and natural disaster in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East for 35 years, winning five Emmies, a Columbia University DuPont Award, several Overseas Press Club Awards and a cameraman’s award from Britain’s Royal Society of Television. Fletcher is the author of Breaking News and Walking Israel, along with his latest novel, The List. He currently lives in Israel, where he is NBC News Bureau Chief in Tel Aviv.

We are proud to present the Millie Tynan Mitzvah Award to CHARLOTTE KAMENIR.

When: Sunday, November 20, 2011, 9:30 a.m.
Tickets: $25.00
Contact: Barbara Goelman, 310-481-3217 or bgoelman@sinaitemple.org for more details or to RSVP

Countdown to Crisis: Iran, Israel and the Future of the Middle East

From a conversation with Atlantic journalist Jeffrey Goldberg in conversation with Rabbi David Wolpe

Sunday, January 16, 2011, 9:30 am


Presented by the Sinai Temple Blumenthal Library and Chai Society

Listen to the archive here: mp3

Goldstone and the Gaza Flotilla - Can an Ethical Confrontation be Won? January 09, 2011

Archive here: mp3 [lecture] | mp3 [qna]

Resa AzlanIran, Israel, and the U.S.: Conflict or Cooperation?

Dr. Reza Aslan

Thursday January 06, 2011
7:30 pm Sinai Temple

Dr. Aslan is an internationally acclaimed Iranian-American writer and scholar of religions. He has been featured on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Colbert Report, ABC and many more.

Dialogue with Rabbi David Wolpe and book signing following the lecture.

Archive: mp3


2010 Past Events

Paul Root WolpeThe Abner and Roslyn Goldstine
Scholar-in-Residence Lecture Series

Jewish Ethics and Biotechnology

with Paul Root Wolpe

December 10 - 12, 2010


Archives here: mp3 12.10.10
  mp3 12.11.10
  mp3 12.12.10 - part I
  mp3 12.12.10 - part II

Cantor Gole Anthem - AIPAC 2010

Click Here to listen to Cantor Joseph Gole singing Hatikvah at AIPAC Monday evening (04.05.10) in front of 7,800 people. It was the Gala Dinner at the Washington DC Convention Center and Prime Minister Netanyahu spoke along with Senators Charles Schumer from New York and Lindsey Graham from South Carolina. In attendance was 70% of the United States Senate and House of Representatives.

Rabbi Wolpe 05.23.10

Rabbi Harold Kushner and Rabbi David Wolpe addressing the Rabbis of the Conservative movement in New York on May 23:

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Rabbi Wolpe - Hammer Lectures

May 2, 2010

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Unity In Concert

UPDATE: This is a recording of a live broadcast.

On Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at 6:15pm JewishJournal.com broadcasted LIVE from Sinai Temple. "Unity in Concert - Meet the Faiths", a discussion moderated by PBS National Talk Show Host, Tavis Smiley. This intellectual and enlightening discussion about faith and community in the 21st century of renowned religious leaders featured:

Rabbi David Wolpe –Senior Rabbi of Sinai Temple and prolific author.
Najeeba Syeed-Miller - CEO of the Center for Civic Engagement and Dialogue.
Reverend Cecil “Chip” Murray – Civic leader and retired Pastor of First AME Church
Pastor Rick Warren – Spiritual leader of Saddleback Church and author of NY Times best selling book, “Purpose Driven Life”

After the broadcast, the event featured a concert, open to the public.
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Brigitte Gabriel

Bestselling author of Because They Hate and They Must Be Stopped
Thursday, April 29, 7:30pm
at Sinai Temple

with special introduction by
Consul General of Israel in Los Angeles,


Dialogue with Rabbi David Wolpe following the lecture

Lecture:  mp3 | wma
QnA Session:  mp3 | wma

Yours, Anne

Sinai Temple's Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Excerpts from Yours, Anne

Music by Michael Cohen, Libretto by Enid Futterman

A musical based on the life and works of Anne Frank and the play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett

Produced by special arrangement with
Rodgers and Hammerstein Theatricals
Featuring testimony from Hidden Child Survivor John Gordon

Directed by Cantor Arianne Brown

Sunday, April 11 at 7 pm


galit dayan

What About God and the Exodus?

With Dr. Galit Dayan and Rabbi David Wolpe

Tuesday, March 17, 7:30pm
at Sinai Temple

Join us for a lively debate between Dr. Galit Dayan, Expert Egyptologist and Israeli Consul General’s Wife, and Rabbi David Wolpe for views about archeology, the Bible and the Exodus.

mp3 | wma

8 words

NICE... TOUGH... and 8 Other Words Parents Should Avoid

LCSW and Director of Student Support Services, K-12 at Stephen S. Wise Elementary School and Milken Community High School


Wednesday March 10th 7:30pm Sinai Temple

mp3 | wma


March 7th, 2010
Sinai Temple Israel Center Advocacy Day

Opening Speaker:
Author and Economist George Gilder addressing
The Role of Israel in the Defense of Western Civilization

We address the facts in two afternoon break-out sessions of your choice:
The Background of the Middle East Crisis, The Challenge of Iran,
Issues in the United States-Israel Relationship

You will learn how to become a pro-Israel advocate through the media,
your community, and on campus!

Speakers included: Rabbi David Wolpe,
Roz Rothstein and Roberta Seid (StandWithUs), Elliot Brandt (AIPAC) ...and many more!

For more information, contact Rabbi Nicole Guzik at nguzik@sinaitemple.org

Listen to the archive below:
mp3 | wma

Read about the success and influence Sinai Temple’s Young Professional Program at:

Los Angeles Blueprint

Sinai Temple’s ATID: The 'Future' for 20-and-30-Somethings

Esther, the Intermarried Beauty Queen Who Saved the Jews and stopped the Iranian Threat

Esther, the Intermarried Beauty Queen Who Saved the Jews and stopped the Iranian Threat


J.J. Goldberg, Editorial Director of the newspaper

The Forward, and author of three books about American Jews

Sunday, February 28th

10:30am at Sinai Temple

Purim is the only holiday that celebrates a Diaspora Jewish community. In a sense, then, by deconstructing the Purim story we dissect ourselves, which sounds painful. A light-hearted but serious look at the holiday’s message for contemporary American Jewry.

Dialogue with Rabbi Wolpe following the lecture
Listen to the archives below:

mp3 | wma


Special Author Event with Jonah Lehrer

Sinai Temple and the Westwood branch of the Los Angeles Public Library invite you to spend the evening with the following Jewish Authors as they discuss their newest books. All events take place at the Westwood Library, 1246 Glendon Ave. LA 90024.

Special Author Event
Jonah Lehrer and Rabbi David Wolpe

“Understanding Ourselves and the Science Behind the Decisions We Make” Sponsored by Sinai Temple Blumenthal Library and the Chai Society of Sinai Temple Science journalist Jonah Lehrer, author of How We Decide and Proust Was a Neuroscientist, in conversation with Rabbi David Wolpe.

Tuesday, February 23, 7:30 pm
Gold Hall, Sinai Temple

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mp3 | wma

What About God... and Science?

The Rabbi Samuel N. Sherman Memorial Lecture

What About God and Science?


Dr. Gerald Schroeder,
Bestselling Author of Genesis and the Big Bang and The Science of God,
Professor Norbert M. Samuelson,
Harold and Jean Grossman Chair of Jewish Studies,
Arizona State University
and Rabbi David Wolpe

Thursday, February 11
7:30pm at Sinai Temple

Learn how rabbis and scholars have been reconciling the tension between science and Jewish theology for thousands of years. Three eminent scholars will discuss where the latest scientific advances fit into this ongoing conversation.

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Maureen Dowd

Rabbi Wolpe

Manners and Morals in Politics and Culture

Sinai Temple hosted this provocative conversation with a major voice on the cultural scene: the funny, wry, informative Maureen Dowd.
Thursday, January 7, 2010
Sinai Temple

New York Times Op-ed columnist, Maureen Dowd, in conversation with Rabbi David Wolpe on politics, Washington manners and morals, the relationship of men and women, and how our culture is changing in the digital age.

Special introduction by our generous sponsor, Kirk Douglas.

Click Here to Listen



2009 Past Events

Rabbi Harold Kushner

What About God and the Things that Frighten Us?

with Rabbi Harold Kushner
bestselling author of
“When Bad Things Happen to Good People”

Tuesday, October 20
7:30 p.m.

There are a lot of things in the world that frighten us, but the more we let them frighten us, the less capable we become at dealing with them. Fear shrinks our souls and diminishes our judgment and our humanity. In his latest book, Rabbi Harold Kushner helps us find the resources within us and around us to cope with our fears.

Listen Now

mp3 | wma

Scholar in Residence Series

November 13, 2009

Friday, 9:00 pm (Following Friday Night Live Service): "Zionism in the 21st Century" with Shulamit Reinharz

mp3 | wma

Rabbi Leder

Rabbi Steven Z. Leder

Raising Menschy Children in a Culture of Excess

December 01, 2009

mp3 | wma

Friday Night Live

The Ted and Hedy Orden & Family

Listen to Rabbi David Wolpe's sermon from February 13, 2009
"Valentines Day and the Real Meaning of Love"

mp3 | wma

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Bret Stephens

CAMERA (The Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America) and Sinai Temple present:

The Rabbi Samuel N. Sherman Memorial Lecture

Bret Stephens, Former Editor-in-Chief of The Jerusalem Post, and current columnist for The Wall Street Journal

Israel After Gaza: An Update from the Front

Bret Stephens, who has just returned from the Gaza border, will offer both eye-witness commentary on current developments there and analysis of the unfolding crisis.

Dialogue with Rabbi David Wolpe following the lecture
Tuesday, March 3rd - listen to archive here mp3 file.

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Vanessa Van Petten

***Our Sinai parenting programs have been made possible by a gift from
Shiva and Joseph Daneshgar***

Rabbi Mordecai Finley, PhD
2008 Past Events

Michael Oren
2006 Past Events

... Yom Hashoah Special Guest : Daniel Mendelsohn
Listen to the Yom Hashoah lecture and discussion with Rabbi David Wolpe and Daniel Mendelsohn, author of “The Lost – A Search For Six of the Six Million.”

Rabbi Wolpe & Daniel Mendelsohn Lecture
Daniel Mendelsohn - Q&A with Audience

... Scholar In Residence Weekend With Rabbi Joseph Telushkin (Winner of the 2006 National Jewish Book Award)






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