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Sunday, January 20 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Chassidut and Modernity

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This presentation will examine the historical context within which Chassidut developed and explore how it has developed over time. We will then discuss how the ideas that propelled Chassidut into being are still relevant to the Modern Jew. Let's discuss how to bring concepts such as joy, ahavat yisroel, mysticism and an emphasis on spirituality can enrich our daily lives.

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Yechezkel Kornfeld

Rabbi Kornfeld moved to Seattle in 1975 as a shliach (emessary) of the Lubavitcher Rebbe (of blessed memory). He has served as the Rabbi of Island Synagogue- Kehillat Shevet Achim in Mercer Island- for about two decades. He was also a campus rabbi at UW and has taught at Hebrew High... Read More →

Sunday January 20, 2019 2:45pm - 4:00pm PST