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Third Annual Science & Judaism Shabbaton with Rabbi Dov Linzer, Dr. Jonathan Katz, and Dr. Alan Templeton

Bais Abraham Congregation presents

Third Annual Science & Judaism Shabbaton

November 9-10, 2018

Disruption: How Halacha Responds to New Tech

 Featuring Rabbi Dov Linzer, Rosh HaYeshiva of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School, and Dr. Jonathan Katz & Dr. Alan Templeton


Bais Abraham Congregation, a Modern Orthodox synagogue, is proud to host its Third Annual Science & Judaism Shabbaton. It will be a weekend of learning, discussion, and exploration of medical scientific advances with regard to their relationship to Judaism. All are welcome. We hope you join us!

Friday, November 9

4:45 pm   Mincha
6 pm   Dinner; RSVP required here. Please consider a sponsorship option when you sign up. Also, please specify if you need a vegetarian, vegan, or gluten free meal.
6:45 pm   Rabbi Linzer speaks on the topic of Electricity & Shabbat.

Saturday, November 10

9 am   Saturday morning Shabbat services.
11 am   Breakout sessions. Topics include Genetic Testing; Climate, Ancient & Modern; and New Eugenics. PJ Library activities for children.
12:15 pm   Community lunch (no RSVP necessary).
1 pm   Speaker Panel Discussion (babysitting available).
4 pm   Mincha, followed by Seudah Shlishit. Rabbi Linzer speaks on the topic of Automation & Robots.

For more information, please call Ruth Schachter at 314-721-3030.


Sh’ma: Listen! Speaker Series is generously funded by the Lubin-Green Foundation, a Supporting Foundation of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis.

The Sh’ma: Listen! Speakers Series promotes engagement with a wide spectrum of ideas as a means to deepen our community’s education and commitment to Jewish life. The views expressed by speakers are their own and not necessarily those of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis or the Center for Jewish Learning.

Sh’ma: Listen! Advisory Committee Chair
Rabbi Jeffrey Stiffman

Rabbi Tracy Nathan, Senior Educator, Center for Jewish Learning
Cyndee Levy, Director, Center for Jewish Learning

Jewish Federation of St. Louis
Gerald P. Greiman, Board Chair|
Andrew Rehfeld, President & CEO