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Shabbat Worship Services • Friday, April 12 • 6:00pm  

Sermon: “The Plague of Separation: On Staying Connected in Difficult Times”
On the difficult conversations regarding Israel and antisemitism in our world.

Shabbat Dinner Talk: “Two Engines of Jewish Creativity—Anxiety and Hope” • Click here to RSVP

Understanding where Jewish ethics converges with our mental and emotional health.

Torah Study • Saturday, April 13 • 9:00am • Multi-Access • Bagels served  • Click here to RSVP

Torah Study: “tzarevet—heartburn and indigestion!”
How an obscure reference in the weekly portion speaks to us today.

Morning Talk • Sunday, April 14 • 9:45am  • Click here to RSVP

“The Struggle for Decency in Difficult Times”
Touches on our community’s difficulties regarding Israel and antisemitism.


Michael Marmur is Associate Professor of Jewish Theology at HUC-JIR/Jerusalem. Until July 2018 he served as the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Provost at HUC-JIR, having previously been Dean of the Jerusalem campus. After some 20 years in administrative capacities, he now concentrates his energies on teaching and writing.

Born and raised in England, Rabbi Marmur completed a B.A. Degree in Modern History at the University of Oxford before moving to Israel in 1984. While studying for an M.A. in Ancient Jewish, History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, he completed his studies in the Israel Rabbinic Program of HUC-JIR in Jerusalem, and was ordained in 1992. For six years following his ordination, he worked as rabbi and teacher at the Leo Baeck Education Center in Haifa. He has been an employee of HUC-JIR since 1997.

Michael Marmur served for three years as Chair of the Board of Rabbis for Human Rights, and is still a member of its Board. He has lectured and taught courses in several countries around the world.


Sat, July 13 2024 7 Tammuz 5784