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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Ahavas Achim University will host Rabbi Menachem Penner as scholar-in-residence on Shabbat, November 10-11. Rabbi Penner, dean of Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, is an inspirational and dynamic speaker charged with producing the future rabbinic leaders of the American Jewish community.

Rabbi Penner will speak on Friday night at 8:30 p.m., followed by an oneg Shabbat, on “What the Avot (and the Yankees) Can Teach Us About Tefillah.”

On Shabbat morning, in the main sanctuary, Rabbi Penner will give a drasha before Mussaf entitled “Finding Meaning in Shabbat Mussaf.”

On Shabbat afternoon at 4:45, at Seudah Shlishit, he will speak on “Disabilities in the Jewish Community: One family’s Journey.”

Rabbi Menachem Penner is the Max and Marion Grill Dean of Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary at Yeshiva University and the Men’s Undergraduate Torah Studies Programs at Yeshiva University. Rabbi Penner received his semicha from RIETS in 1994 and his BA from Yeshiva College in 1991. The parent of a child with special needs, he speaks across the country on issues of children with disabilities.

Ahavas Achim University is located at 216 South First Avenue in Highland Park. For information, please call 732-247-0532 or email [email protected].